Deconstructing Food

April 2, 2013

Noted food author Michael Pollan gives some simple advice: Don't eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food. But making food choices in 2013 isn't always that easy. Our grocery store shelves are filled with hundreds of kinds of processed food, overwhelming us with promises of 'dinner in minutes' and 'now vitamin-fortified!' What exactly is in our processed food - and how did we go from our great-grandmother's dinner plate to ours?