Every day you pick up the paper and there's another report about something you either should be eating or shouldn't. Omega 3-fatty acids, soy milk, broccoli - good. Trans fats, soda, fast food - bad. What if instead we just ate what made us happy? In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, the things people eat for pleasure -- from quintuple espresso cheesecake brownies to putrefied shark meat.
Barry Glassner tells Steve Paulson that Americans seem to think the value of a meal lies principally in what it lacks - no sugar, fat, carbs, calories, etc. He explores the myths that make us the food police.