Erica Wides is back for a brand new episode of Let’s Get Real with her good friend Kristin Wartman; Let’s Get Real’s resident nutrition guru and food policy wonk! She has her own little office down here in the ‪#‎Foodiness‬ Fallout Shelter, where she sits and works on her forthcoming book “Formerly Known as Food”, and then her and Erica hang out and eat grass-fed burgers. Today they are “discussing” the new ‪#‎USDA‬ food guide “‪#‎MyPlate‬” recommendations.

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“The idea we can eat 12 tablesoppons of sugar a day and be healthy is ridiculous.” [11:00]

“When we have high levels of insulin circulating in the body, it affects the brain.” [26:00]