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    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Web Extra: A Treacherous Landscape

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Web Extra: Carmen’s Veggie Delight

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Web Extra: Zen Monkey

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Web Extra: Broccoli Man

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Soda Politics

    In Defense of Food

    Soda Politics

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

    Soda Politics

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Food Fads

    In Defense of Food

    Food Fads

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

    Food Fads

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food The Government's Role in Our Food System

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Bigger Picture Campaign

    In Defense of Food

    Bigger Picture Campaign

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

    Bigger Picture Campaign

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Redesigning the Lunch Line & Buffet

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Size of the Plate

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Childhood Obesity

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Dr. Kellogg and the Crusade Against Protein

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Calorie Conveyor Belt

    In Defense of Food

    Calorie Conveyor Belt

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

    Calorie Conveyor Belt

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food A Food Desert Blooms

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Lessons From Nature

    In Defense of Food

    Lessons From Nature

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

    Lessons From Nature

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Too Much Sugar

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food The Secrets of Fiber

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food The Healthy Fats We Need

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food Michael Pollan’s Seven Words

    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

    Video thumbnail: In Defense of Food The Pitfalls of Nutritionism

    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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