288: The huge food issues affecting our health | Mark Bittman, award-winning food journalist
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Mark Bittman: "Now there's this [new] kind of malnutrition, where people are getting too many of the wrong calories and not enough nutrients.”

Bittman, an award-winning food journalist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the problems lurking in food you probably don’t know about, plus:

*Why your food isn't as nourishing as you think*

*Why kids should learn about where their food comes from to stay healthy*

*What you can do now to help build a better food system*

*How much corn you're really eating without knowing it*

*What we can learn from other countries about the value of food*

Referenced in the episode:

- Bittman's book, Animal, Vegetable, Junk.

- Bittman's website.

- One of Bittman's favorite food organizations, The Heal Food Alliance.

- Another initiative Bittman loves, the Good Food Purchasing Program.

- The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) website, where you can buy local food directly from a farmer.

- Senator Cory Booker's twitter.

- Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's twitter.

- Senator Elizabeth Warren's twitter.

- Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's twitter.

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