In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto with Michael Pollan - UCTV - University of California Television
In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto with Michael Pollan
Premiere Date: 5/12/2008; 55 minutes


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"Eat Food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These words to live by from the award-winning author Michael Pollan resonate at the heart of his newest work, "In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto." He considers what science does and does not know about diet and health, proposing a new way of thinking about food that is informed by ecology and tradition. Pollan is Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. (#14209)

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