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The Politics of Food / conversation with history – Michael Pollan (free Video – 58m)

In Over-nutrition on May 8, 2012 at 12:31 pm

From Keen Talks you can watch this video.

Michael Pollan discusses the agricultural industrial complex that dominates consumer choices about what to eat. He explores the origins, evolution and consequences of this system for the nations health and environment. He highlights the role of science, journalism, and politics in the development of a diet that emphasizes nutrition over food.

“Pollan also sketches a reform agenda and speculates on how a movement might change Americas eating habits. He also talks about science writing, the rewards of gardening, and how students might prepare for the future.”

Adding kiwi and grape seeds to burgers to reduce the meat bad effect

In Over-nutrition on April 30, 2012 at 3:31 pm

Dr Greger: “Dietary interventions, including increasing fruit and vegetable intake and decreasing meat intake, may not only help slow the progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, but may actually improve lung function.”

Poultry and Penis Cancer

In Over-nutrition on April 30, 2012 at 9:35 am

Dr Greger: “The largest study to date on poultry workers found a significantly increased risk of dying from penile cancer, thought to be due to exposure to oncogenic (cancer-causing) chicken viruses, which raise consumer concerns as well.”

Michael Pollan (the Omnivore Dilemma): interview

In Over-nutrition on April 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Watch the interview to the author of the book “the Omnivore Dilemma“: Michael Pollan.

“The UC Davis Mondavi Center presents bestselling author and UC Berkeley journalism professor Michael Pollan. He explores the ecology of eating to unveil why we consume what we consume in the twenty-first century. Michael Pollan is the author, most recently, of The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals.”

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