In Defense of Food

Food Fads

Clip: Episode 1 | 5m 12s

Food manufacturers have long used the latest scientific theories about food, many of them badly flawed, to sell their products. The Kellogg brothers’ invention of corn flakes stemmed from the mistaken belief that eating protein foods for breakfast made people sick. And by adding vitamins, manufacturers sold us everything from beer to white bread as if they were health foods..

Aired: 12/28/15

Rating: NR

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