In defense of food an eater's manifesto

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Physical Desc
1 videodisc (116 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
9781627895743, 1627895744


General Note
Based on the book by Michael Pollan.
Creation/Production Credits
Editors, Rhonda Collins, Gail Huddleson ; director of photography, Vicente Franco ; original score, Christopher Hedge.
Featuring, Michael Pollan.
Date/Time and Place of Event
Originally produced in 2015 for KQED.
"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers, nutritional scientists, and journalists. As a result, we face today a complex culinary landscape dense with bad advice and foods that are not "real." Indeed, plain old eating is being replaced by an obsession with nutrition that is, paradoxically, ruining our health, not to mention our meals. Pollan's advice is: "Don't eat anything that your great-great grandmother would not recognize as food." Looking at what science does and does not know about diet and health, he proposes a new way to think about what to eat, informed by ecology and tradition rather than by the nutrient-by-nutrient approach.--From publisher description.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; stereo.
In English with optional English subtitles (for the hearing impaired)

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, M. (2016). In defense of food: an eater's manifesto . PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael. 2016. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto. New York: PBS Distribution.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto New York: PBS Distribution, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Pollan, Michael. In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto PBS Distribution, 2016.

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