After being diagnosed with diabetes, Lathe Poland sought answers. He didn't fit the picture of an adult onset diabetes sufferer and quickly learned that much of what he knew about healthy eating was based on myths or fifty-year-old science.And while America's modern food culture might be killing us, Poland also found the upside--there is a lot that can be done!
Looking at what science does and does not know about diet and health, best-selling author Michael Pollan proposes a new way to think about what to eat, informed by ecology and tradition rather than by the nutrient-by-nutrient approach.
American food is in a state of crisis. Obesity and diabetes are on the rise, food costs are skyrocketing, family farms are in decline, and our agricultural environment is in jeopardy. Explore a thriving local food movement as our world becomes a more flavorless, disconnected, and dangerous place to eat.
Dr. Lustig explains that the problem is the quality and not the quantity of food people eat. The real culprit is processed food, loaded with added sugar and stripped of its natural fiber and nutrients. He is leading the groundswell to expose the high sugar content in processed food, and the dangers and costs to our health.