Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
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You Eat What You Are -- Americans are in the midst of a food paradox. We have access to more, better and cheaper food than ever before. But at the same time, we're surrounded by junk food and a rise in obesity and heart disease. The show examines our massive but balky food network with economist Tyler Cowen, who argues that agribusiness and commercialization are not nearly the villains that your foodie friends might have you think. The show also hears from food author and philosopher Michael Pollan, who weighs in on a number of food topics and urges, along with chef Alice Waters, a renewed appreciation for the American farmer.