From my September 2013 interview with NPR’s On Point
We all know the mantra of healthy eating these days. Lots of vegetables and fruit on the plate. Not much meat. Organic if you can. And local is lovely. We like to picture that armful of dinner ingredients fresh from the farmers market.
But what about all the people who don’t get close to that. And maybe can’t afford it. There’s a new buzz around processed food that’s being made and pitched as healthy. Burger King’s low-cal fries. Fake meat. Seaweed chips. Factory-engineered health goop.
This hour, On Point: could processed food be re-engineered to save our health? Or is that dreaming?…listen here (beginning at 15:20).