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Diet Fads and American Eating

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Diet Fads and American Eating

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Diet Fads and American Eating

Diet Fads and American Eating

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Author Michael Pollan says the current aversion to carbohydrates is just the most recent manifestation of America's long-standing love affair with fad diets. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer.

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