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by WorldLink staff

?Do you think it’s worth paying more for food if it might mean paying less for health care? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, food journalist Michael Pollan discusses the relationship between cheap food and the rising cost of health care in America.

?Nourish is a national educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability. With a distinctly positive vision, Nourish celebrates both food and community. Learn more at


Michael Pollan is the author of In Defense of Food, Food Rules, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and other best-selling books. Pollan currently serves as the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.
Stay tuned for more selections from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, a collection of short films that explore the story of our food.
Be part of the food revolution. Nourish yourself. Nourish the world.

?Visit the Nourish website and Follow Nourish on Twitter.

Nourish is a program of WorldLink, a non-profit organization dedicated to education for sustainability. Heifer International is a sponsor of the Nourish initiative.


Casey Neese