Michael Pollan: Twinkies vs. Carrots

Ever wondered why a Twinkie costs less than a carrot? How could a product with over 40 artifical ingredients possibly cost less than a vegetable that comes from the ground?endsnippet

The simple answer is it comes down to government subsidies -- our government is helping the makers of Twinkies and not the growers of whole foods and produce.

Watch Michael Pollan explain in this two-minute video:

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