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Taking aim at Alice Waters, Michael Pollan & Co., and rethinking that Diet Coke

August 30, 2009 |  1:25 pm


From today's Opinion page:

Keep your self-righteous fingers off my processed food: By demanding we all pay more to fund their agendas in these harsh economic times, foodie snobs and lefty social critics may as well tell us to eat artisanal cake.

And Monday's Health section:

America's sweet tooth is growing. Like many other mammals, we are hooked on sugar because it is packed with energy and our bodies have evolved ways of encouraging us to consume more of it.

Photo: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times