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In Defense of Food: Nutrition, Food Science and the American Diet


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Acclaimed author and journalist Michael Pollan argues that what most Americans are consuming today is not food but “edible food-like substances.” His latest book is called In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto.

In this interview with Amy Goodman, Pollan discusses nutrition, food science and the current American diet. According to Pollan:


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