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Michael Pollan: In Defense of Food 2

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Uploaded on Mar 17, 2008

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In this segment, Michael Pollan talks about how we (Americans) have come to view food through the lens of nutritionism. Focused upon the good and bad nutrients within foods, this is our measure of what we deem healthy to eat, while also largely ignoring other reasons for eating, like pleasure and enhancing a sense of community.

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