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Meet TC's Joan Gussow, the Woman Who Fed Michael Pollan His “Eat Food” Line

 

The nutrition website Food52 interviewed TC’s Joan Gussow, Mary Swartz Rose Professor Emerita of Nutrition Education, about her pathbreaking work in the field of nutrition. Gussow was among the first to talk about “our need to really look at what we're eating and to change how we think about it” – in other words, the eat-locally-think-globally food movement, writes the author Caroline Lange, who points out that Gussow gave Michael Pollan, the author of his famous manifesto, In Defense of Food, the “eat food ” part of his famous line, “Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.” Gussow serves as an adjunct professor in the Nutrition Program in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies.

To read the story, click here.

Published Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Joan Gussow
Joan Gussow

 

The nutrition website Food52 interviewed TC’s Joan Gussow, Mary Swartz Rose Professor Emerita of Nutrition Education, about her pathbreaking work in the field of nutrition. Gussow was among the first to talk about “our need to really look at what we're eating and to change how we think about it” – in other words, the eat-locally-think-globally food movement, writes the author Caroline Lange, who points out that Gussow gave Michael Pollan, the author of his famous manifesto, In Defense of Food, the “eat food ” part of his famous line, “Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.” Gussow serves as an adjunct professor in the Nutrition Program in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies.

To read the story, click here.

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