Archive for the 'Food And Health' Category

RULE NO. 62: EAT SLOWLY…

September 2nd, 2014

Rule No. 62 – Eat Slowly. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 61: SERVE THE VEGETABLES FIRST …

September 1st, 2014

Rule No. 61 – Serve the Vegetables First. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 60: CONSULT YOUR GUT…

August 31st, 2014

Rule No. 60 – Consult Your Gut. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 59: DON’T GET TOO HUNGRY…

August 30th, 2014

Rule No. 59 – Don’t Let Yourself Get Too Hungry. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 58: A LITTLE HUNGER IS GOOD…

August 29th, 2014

Rule No. 58 – It’s Okay to Be a Little Hungry. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 57: MAKE AN APPLE YOUR BENCHMARK…

August 28th, 2014

Rule No. 57 – If You’re Not Hungry Enough to Eat an Apple, Then You’re Probably Not Hungry. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

WHAT’S A FAST-FOOD DISDAINER TO DO…?

August 27th, 2014

When I decided that my life was a matter of some 80 pounds that were slowing killing me, the first decision I made was that I would never walk into another fast food restaurant again, and the place I avoided the most, because I really, really like the hamburgers, was Burger King. So, Burger King […]

THE JOURNEY VS. THE DESTINATION…

August 27th, 2014

I’ve long adhered to the philosophy that the journey is more important than the destination, that the experience is more valuable than the the result. In my mind, this dovetails with Michael Pollan’s Food Rule No. 53: Pay More, Eat Less, that is, consume less of a more costly product to savor the benefits and […]

THIS IS NOT WHAT MEATLOAF HAD IN MIND…

August 27th, 2014

This morning, while walking Buster, I picked up one of those supersize drink cups some dimwit had tossed into the woods. The cup was from Truenorth and was printed with a cute cartoon in which the last panel read— Truenorth Factoid No. 33:, The Good Life… Chips, Soda and Clean Family Entertainment, Another Trueday In […]

RULE NO. 56: DON’T EAT WHEN YOUR BORED…

August 27th, 2014

Rule No. 56 – Eat When You Are Hungry, Not When You Are Bored. (Food is a costly antidepressant.) From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 55: STOP WHEN YOUR HUNGER IS GONE…

August 26th, 2014

Rule No. 55 – Stop Eating Before You’re Full. Don’t ask, Am I full? Ask instead, Is my hunger gone? From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 54: EAT LESS…

August 25th, 2014

Rule No. 54 – Eat Less. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

SUGAR (LIKE SALT AND FAT) IS A POISON…

August 24th, 2014

[Dr. Robert] Lustig has spent the past 16 years treating childhood obesity. His meta-analysis of the cutting-edge research on large-cohort studies of what sugar does to populations across the world, alongside his own clinical observations, has him credited with starting the war on sugar. When it reaches the enemy status of tobacco, it will be […]

RULE NO.53; PAY MORE, EAT LESS…

August 24th, 2014

Rule No. 53 – Pay More, Eat Less. (Corollaries: Better to pay the grocer than the doctor, or Better to pay the farmer than the pharmacist.) From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 52: HAVE A GLASS OF WINE AT DINNER…

August 23rd, 2014

Rule No. 52 – Have a Glass of Wine with Dinner. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 51: CAFFEINE IS NOT AN ADDITIVE…

August 22nd, 2014

Rule No. 51 – Enjoy Drinks That Have Been Caffeinated by Nature, Not Food Science. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 50: DON’T LIE TO YOUR BODY…

August 21st, 2014

Rule No. 50 – Avoid Ingredients That Lie to Your Body. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 49: BE SKEPTICAL…

August 20th, 2014

Rule No. 49 – Regard Non-Traditional Foods with Skepticism. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 48: EAT MORE LIKE NON-AMERICANS…

August 19th, 2014

Rule No. 48 – Eat More Like the French. Or the Japanese. Or the Italians. Or the Greeks. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

RULE NO. 47: SKIP THE SUPPLEMENTS…

August 18th, 2014

Rule No. 47 – Be The Kind of Person Who Takes Supplements – Then Skip the Supplements. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

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