"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

So launched Michael Pollan's shot-heard-round-the-world essay in the New York Times a year ago. Talk about a pain-free and cost-free prescription for good health. No calories to count. No points to calculate. No meetings to attend. No food lists to memorize. No books to buy. No money-back satisfaction guarantees. I can hear you thinking, It sure sounds simple. But is there devil in the details? What, exactly, does he mean? Let me walk us through the three mostly-simple concepts. ...more

Reading The Omnivore's Dilemma was a huge eye-opener. Another book I'd recommend highly is John ...more