Food: Listen to Grandma
Program #SHIV023. Recorded in Boulder, CO on March 22, 2017.
In response to the question, "How do you activate people who say, 'Well, you know, I’m not an expert on these issues. I don’t know what chemicals are involved. It’s all a bit too complicated for me." Vandana Shiva, says "As far as issues of food are concerned and toxics in food are concerned, people don’t have to wait for experts to tell them. Just listen to your grandmother. Every grandmother said, “You are what you eat.” And now scientists are finding out that the gut decides our health, and the health of our gut is decided by the food we eat. When we eat toxics, we are killing our gut bacteria and we are killing our brain, we are killing our body’s metabolic systems." Interviewed by David Barsamian.
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