Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants…

It’s that simple =)

“There’s more money in re engineering food then just selling food. Eg. Selling oats doesn’t make you as much money as selling oatmeal bars with milk-like filler

Eat Foods, Not Nutrients”

As a culture we eat based on the nutrients -vs- the item actually being food. There is more going on deep in the soul of a carrot than just beta carotene.

Just because something has the right amount of non saturated fats, calories, sodium, etc…But the item is so processed and made for shelf life it’s not digestible food anymore. It’s basically nutrients wrapped in an edible food-like substance wrapper.

Michael Pollan wrote “In Defense of Food” – Watch his entertaining and funny lecture about some REALLY super true information about how it got to be this way in the past 30 years and how to make some simple easy changes.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4


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One Response to Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants…

  1. Budd September 18, 2011 at 5:21 am

    Good point. I hadn’t toghhut about it quite that way. 🙂

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