Michael Pollan Talks Health Care Reform, Cheap Food on the Daily Show (Video)


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Michael Pollan headed to the Daily Show last night to talk about the high cost of cheap food, how health care reform may make insurance companies interested in healthier diets and better food, and the enduring pitfalls of the western diet. Pollan also utters the "worst sentence" that Jon Stewart has "ever heard said." Watch after the jump.Pollan was on the show to promote his new book, Food Rules.

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Pollan's discussion on the potential positive effects of health care reform on the food industry--perhaps more subsidization of 'real foods' as opposed to the cheap, unhealthy processed stuff that lines the aisles now, and even perhaps some formal prohibition of sugar-packed foodstuffs like sodas.

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