Thursday, January 14, 2010
New "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan
From a prominent guru of healthy eating, this is Michael Pollan's new handbook of easy-to-remember tips for what he calls "simple ways to navigate the treacherous landscape of modern food and the often-confusing science of nutrition."
He wants us to eat more food rather than food products, processed, chemical and additive enhanced abominations that populate our grocery shelves and fast-food menus.
His really, really short version of how to have a healthy diet goes like this:
Eat real food, not too much of it, and more plants than meat.
In his new guidebook, he presents 64 straightforward guidelines, each with a short explanation.
This link takes you to an online essay he wrote this week, highlighting a few of the rules: