Marion Nestle contends that the modern grocery store is a place where the giants of agribusiness compete for your purchases with profits—not health or nutrition—in mind. Her acclaimed book, What to Eat, helps readers navigate the supermarket aisles and make sensible food choices, from produce to packaged foods. Is organic food better? Are carbohydrates bad? What are “functional foods?”
This event is part of the Girls Night Out at The New York Academy of Sciences series.
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Recorded at the New York Academy of Sciences, New York City, on February 16, 2010. Total runtime: 89 minutes.
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