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The Resource In defense of food : an eater's manifesto, producer and director, Michael Schwarz ; producer and telescript, Edward Gray ; produced by Kikim Media

In defense of food : an eater's manifesto, producer and director, Michael Schwarz ; producer and telescript, Edward Gray ; produced by Kikim Media

Label
In defense of food : an eater's manifesto
Title
In defense of food
Title remainder
an eater's manifesto
Statement of responsibility
producer and director, Michael Schwarz ; producer and telescript, Edward Gray ; produced by Kikim Media
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"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
Cataloging source
FPR
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Rhonda Collins, Gail Huddleson ; director of photography, Vicente Franco ; original score, Christopher Hedge
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles (for the hearing impaired)
PerformerNote
Featuring, Michael Pollan
Runtime
116
Technique
live action
Label
In defense of food : an eater's manifesto, producer and director, Michael Schwarz ; producer and telescript, Edward Gray ; produced by Kikim Media
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Michael Pollan
  • Originally produced in 2015 for KQED
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Western diet -- Too much sugar -- Lessons from nature -- What can we do? -- The low fat campaign -- A food desert blooms -- Mostly plants -- Longest living Americans -- Our microscopic partners -- Not too much -- Secrets of the buffet line -- Soda politics -- The French paradox -- Conclusion
Control code
sky2ocm79636375
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781627895743
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887027113
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
IDOF601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
In defense of food : an eater's manifesto, producer and director, Michael Schwarz ; producer and telescript, Edward Gray ; produced by Kikim Media
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Based on the book by Michael Pollan
  • Originally produced in 2015 for KQED
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The Western diet -- Too much sugar -- Lessons from nature -- What can we do? -- The low fat campaign -- A food desert blooms -- Mostly plants -- Longest living Americans -- Our microscopic partners -- Not too much -- Secrets of the buffet line -- Soda politics -- The French paradox -- Conclusion
Control code
sky2ocm79636375
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.)
Isbn
9781627895743
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887027113
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
IDOF601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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