Events / Special Event

Enlightened Eaters

Wed, September 11, 2013

12:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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A Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter at the New York Times, Michael Moss reveals the alarming story of the rise of the processed food industry and its link to the emerging obesity epidemic. In Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, we learn how companies use habit-forming additives to encourage addiction, and, most importantly, how we can fight back.

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ENLIGHTENED EATERS is an educationally minded series of readings, workshops, discussions, and other programs focusing on health, nutrition, sustainability, and environmental issues. This event is free to students, with a suggested donation of $20 for nonstudents. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Snacks will be provided and guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch.