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In Defense of Food

Bigger Picture Campaign

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m

In the Bay Area’s Bigger Picture Campaign, young poets like Erica McMath Sheppard are collaborating with health care workers to raise awareness about the links between unhealthy diets and rising rates of type 2 diabetes. In her poem "Death Recipe" she acknowledges the power of junk foods in her own life and reveals the tragic toll diabetes has taken on her family.

Aired: 12/23/15

Rating: NR

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