What Our Food Choices Really Say About Our Beliefs

Season 6 Episode 605
Aired on 03/29/2015 | CC
Best-selling author and food expert Michael Pollan says that food is an important link to other people, from those we dine with to those who produce what we eat. In light of that connection to others through food, Michael says mealtime is an opportunity to express what you believe in and learn about others' values as well. "What we choose to eat and what we choose not to eat is one of the ways we get to embody what we care about," he says. "For example, whether you eat animals or not is a big, big question for people. Do you want to eat in a way that supports, you know, the environment and clean water and clean air? Or do you care about labor and the people who feed us and how they're treated? And you have an opportunity to express that."

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