Why is the question, “What it eat?”, so complicated?

I love Marion Nestle’s answer in her book , What to Eat. As a professor of nutrition at NYU and a former adviser for several USDA, FDA and Health and Human Services committees, she has a unique perspective.

Nutrition topics are often controversial, and here is the short reason why: the science is complicated. Complicated . . . → Read More: Why is the question, “What it eat?”, so complicated?

Empty Harvest, Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Mark Anderson

The subtitle, understanding the link between out food, our immunity and our planet, summarizes the mission of Jensen and Anderson in creating an awareness of the intimate relationship between our food supply, our health and environmental issues that concern us today. They provide a clear and compelling case that healthy soil delivers healthy crops that . . . → Read More: Empty Harvest, Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Mark Anderson

The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan

“What should we have for dinner? This book is a long and fairly involved answer to that seemingly simple question. Along the way, it also tries to figure out how such a simple question could ever have gotten so complicated.” (pg. 1) Michael Pollan is a fabulous writer and this is an enjoyable, easy to . . . → Read More: The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan

What to Eat, Marion Nestle

What to Eat is a concise review of all the questions you might want to ask a trusted nutrition expert as you walk through the grocery store with her. Nestle’s approach is very practical and she does an excellent job of untangling issues of health claims, food industry marketing and moral or ethical issues. She . . . → Read More: What to Eat, Marion Nestle

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