in defense of food
Fun side note -- my boss and principal investigator from Stanford, Dr. Christopher Gardner, is featured in both videos! Very
The book that told us to "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants" will get the film treatment.
Missing from the conversation -- the mostly plants part, the positive health and environmental impacts of lowering meat consumption
Food companies are just telling us what we want to hear. How's that been working out for us?
I set out to collect and formulate some straightforward, memorable, everyday rules for eating, a set of personal policies that would, taken together or even separately, nudge people onto a healthier and happier path.
Michael Pollan, author of the popular "Omnivore's Dilemma" and more recently "In Defense of Food," has a new handbook out
Some people want to be told what to eat. Ever get asked about "the Slow Food diet?" I do. Countless times I've explained that there is no slow food diet, that it's not meant to be a dogmatic philosophy.
Indeed, farmers have had mostly corporate interests reaching out to them via the Monsantos of the world, the Farm Bureaus
I've spent much of my life wondering why people who can handle a monthly paycheck will turn around and blow a large sum when they get the chance.
Michael Pollan, the author of "In Defense of Food," appeared on the "Colbert Report" last night and in between obnoxious
If we want to make significant progress in reducing global warming we will need to wean the American food system off its heavy diet of fossil fuel and put it back on a diet of solar energy.
"The problem is that every step of additional processing makes the food less nutritious," he replied. "So they add lots of nutrients back in to the processing so they can make health claims. But they only add what they know is missing.