Love Food, Leave Nutritionism

Michael Pollan discusses 'In Defense of Food' for the Authors@Google series on March 4, 2008.

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

This isn't a complex approach to diet, but it's been undermined by the young and inexact science of nutrition. More generously and accurately the simple act of eating good food has been confused by the popular media's interpretation of nutritional science. If you're tired of diet fads and contradictory claims about nutrition then you'll enjoy this video.

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