In Defense of Food

Web Extra: A Treacherous Landscape

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m 24s

Michael Pollan offers some practical tips for navigating supermarket aisles, where prominent health claims adorn so many packaged products. Though this attention-getting strategy has been effective in boosting sales, the profusion of health claims has fostered confusion about food and health. And the actual health benefits of these products are often questionable at best.

Aired: 12/29/15

Rating: NR

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