Free movie available on PBS. One of the best films on health and nutrition that I've seen in the past 5 years. It discusses the growth of nutritionism and how the industrial food system has hijacked these concepts to sell more food that is literally killing us.
Premiered December 30, 2015
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." With that seven-word maxim, US-based journalist Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) distills a career’s worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the damage being done to people’s health by today’s industrially driven Western diet. In Defense of Food debunks the daily media barrage of conflicting claims about nutrition. Traveling the globe and exploring the supermarket aisles to illustrate the principles of his bestselling “eater’s manifesto,” Pollan offers a clear answer to one of the most confounding and urgent questions of our time: What should I eat to be healthy?
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