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"In Defense of Food

Defending Food, Plants and Fat

Jae Berman, MS, RD, CSSD | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Berman, MS, RD, CSSD

Man oh man, nutrition is confusing. Sorry pals, but it is. I know I am your nutrition expert and you come to me with all your burning questions, but t...

Why You Should Be Excited About This New Food Documentary

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 10.08.2015 | Taste

Michael Pollan, the journalist who ignites national conversations about food, and the sage behind "Food, Inc." and "The Omnivore's Dilemma," has a new...

Meatless Monday: Filling Michael Pollan's Prescription

Ellen Kanner | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Ellen Kanner

In his 2008 book, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan gave us the prescription in seven words -- "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." It's that si...

This Is Why You're Bad at Eating

Food Politic | Posted 04.16.2014 | Home
Food Politic

Food companies are just telling us what we want to hear. How's that been working out for us?

Weekly Pulse: 911 Is a Joke (Because It's Broke)

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger As the Great Blizzard of 2010 blanketed New York City, most residents were blissfully unaware that th...

"Food Rules": A Completely Different Way To Fix The Health Care Crisis

Michael Pollan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Pollan

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's 'Food Rules': Tips For Eating Healthily (VIDEO

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Pollan, author of the popular "Omnivore's Dilemma" and more recently "In Defense of Food," has a new handbook out, "Food Rules," which is full...

Michael Pollan Wants You to Eat Food

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jerusha Klemperer

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.

In Defense of Michael Pollan and a Civil, More Nuanced Food Debate

Paula Crossfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paula Crossfield

As a political observer following the shift occurring in our understanding about agriculture, I can't help but be reminded that change does not come p...

Meatless Monday: Farmers Market Bounty

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

For Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, the economy's dark days are over. Then there's the rest of us, for whom no bailout appears forthcoming and for ...

Michael Pollan On Colbert: I Was Busted Buying Fruity Pebbles, Colbert Is Pasty (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Michael Pollan, the author of "In Defense of Food," appeared on the "Colbert Report" last night and in between obnoxious barbs from the lovable host d...

A Food Revolution in the Making, from Victory Gardens to the White House Lawn

Michael Pollan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Pollan

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.