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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.

Web Extra: A Treacherous Landscape

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In Defense of Food

Web Extra: Carmen’s Veggie Delight

Carmen Sabaté shows the secrets to making a delicious vegetarian dinner.

Web Extra: Carmen’s Veggie Delight

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In Defense of Food

Web Extra: Zen Monkey

Can a breakfast food made in an LA kitchen go national without artificial preservatives?

Web Extra: Zen Monkey

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In Defense of Food

Web Extra: Broccoli Man

Thomas Bjorkman is using science to deliver a much fresher broccoli to your table.

Web Extra: Broccoli Man

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In Defense of Food

Soda Politics

From California to New York, the big money battle over regulating sugary drinks.

Soda Politics

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In Defense of Food

Food Fads

How food manufacturers cash in with products they say contain the magic keys to health.

Food Fads

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In Defense of Food

The Government's Role in Our Food System

Government policies already play a big role in shaping our diet. Should they be tweaked?

The Government's Role in Our Food System

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In Defense of Food

Bigger Picture Campaign

A young poet shares the painful toll that diabetes has taken in her family.

Bigger Picture Campaign

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In Defense of Food

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

Redesigning the Lunch Line & Buffet

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In Defense of Food

Size of the Plate

An easy way to help yourself eat less: just change the size of your plate.

Size of the Plate

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In Defense of Food

Childhood Obesity

An 11 year-old boy who's gained weight decides to do something about it—and succeeds.

Childhood Obesity

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In Defense of Food

Dr. Kellogg and the Crusade Against Protein

Dr. John Harvey Kellogg vilified protein and prescribed bizarre treatments to fight it.

Dr. Kellogg and the Crusade Against Protein

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In Defense of Food

Calorie Conveyor Belt

Learn how the food industry exploits our cravings for salt, sugar and fat.

Calorie Conveyor Belt

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In Defense of Food

A Food Desert Blooms

In the South Bronx, where healthy food is hard to find, kids are growing it themselves.

A Food Desert Blooms

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In Defense of Food

Lessons From Nature

People everywhere have constructed healthy diets from foods they get from nature.

Lessons From Nature

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In Defense of Food

Too Much Sugar

The most harmful aspect of the modern diet may be that it floods our bodies with sugar.

Too Much Sugar

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In Defense of Food

The Secrets of Fiber

Africans tend to eat a lot more fiber than African-Americans, and have less colon cancer.

The Secrets of Fiber

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In Defense of Food

The Healthy Fats We Need

The modern diet tends to be deficient in a class of healthy fats called Omega-3s.

The Healthy Fats We Need

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In Defense of Food

Michael Pollan’s Seven Words

The path to a healthier diet is really very simple. Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Michael Pollan’s Seven Words

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In Defense of Food

The Pitfalls of Nutritionism

Focusing on the nutrients in a food misses what’s most important.

The Pitfalls of Nutritionism

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In Defense of Food

Trailer

Michael Pollan explores a cure for today’s industrially driven Western diet.

Trailer

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