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In Defense of FoodFull Episode
In Defense of Food
Web Extra: A Treacherous Landscape
How to tell the difference between foods that are healthy and those that just claim to be.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 24s
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Web Extra: Carmen’s Veggie Delight
Carmen Sabaté shows the secrets to making a delicious vegetarian dinner.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 27s
Web Extra: Zen Monkey
Can a breakfast food made in an LA kitchen go national without artificial preservatives?
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 11s
Web Extra: Broccoli Man
Thomas Bjorkman is using science to deliver a much fresher broccoli to your table.
Clip: Ep1 | 4m 17s
From California to New York, the big money battle over regulating sugary drinks.
Clip: Ep1 | 6m 24s
How food manufacturers cash in with products they say contain the magic keys to health.
Clip: Ep1 | 5m 12s
The Government's Role in Our Food System
Government policies already play a big role in shaping our diet. Should they be tweaked?
Clip: Ep1 | 1m 27s
Bigger Picture Campaign
A young poet shares the painful toll that diabetes has taken in her family.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m
Redesigning the Lunch Line & Buffet
See me, eat me: how the order in which we see foods plays a big part in what we choose to
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 3s
Size of the Plate
An easy way to help yourself eat less: just change the size of your plate.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 48s
An 11 year-old boy who's gained weight decides to do something about it—and succeeds.
Clip: Ep1 | 4m 14s
A Food Desert Blooms
In the South Bronx, where healthy food is hard to find, kids are growing it themselves.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 27s
Dr. Kellogg and the Crusade Against Protein
Dr. John Harvey Kellogg vilified protein and prescribed bizarre treatments to fight it.
Clip: Ep1 | 2m 54s
Calorie Conveyor Belt
Learn how the food industry exploits our cravings for salt, sugar and fat.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m
Lessons From Nature
People everywhere have constructed healthy diets from foods they get from nature.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 38s
The Healthy Fats We Need
The modern diet tends to be deficient in a class of healthy fats called Omega-3s.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 21s
The Secrets of Fiber
Africans tend to eat a lot more fiber than African-Americans, and have less colon cancer.
Too Much Sugar
The most harmful aspect of the modern diet may be that it floods our bodies with sugar.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 25s
Michael Pollan’s Seven Words
The path to a healthier diet is really very simple. Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 8s
The Pitfalls of Nutritionism
Focusing on the nutrients in a food misses what’s most important.
Clip: Ep1 | 3m 7s
Michael Pollan explores a cure for today’s industrially driven Western diet.
Preview: Ep1 | 1m 35s
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