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What is Healthy Food, Really?

Posted by nikh

Michael Pollan talks about the problems we face with supermarket-sold food. Yoghurt, for example, confuses the consumer by looking like health food, when in fact many yoghurt products today contain potentially harmful quantities of sugar.

Nutritionism has become a kind of “religion”, in which we allow ourselves to be told by a certain group of people what is good nutrition and what is bad nutrition.

Over the last decades, we have demonized (in a scientifically wrong way) certain nutrients, which has led to generations of people suffering from obesity.

Listen to the video, and read Pollan’s books: