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Food Rules

5 Rules For Pairing Wine With Food

Food52 | Posted 12.05.2014 | Taste
Food52

It's good to have some guidelines -- you have to know the rules to break them.

5 Reasons You Should Break Your Own Diet Rules

Jen Picicci | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

You are your most valuable asset, and you're also stuck with yourself for a long, long time. With that in mind, use last night's cookie hoedown as a way to figure out the ways in which you need to take better care of yourself instead of yelling at yourself for the next three days.

Quit Turning Your Food Rules Up to 11

Jen Picicci | Posted 11.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jen Picicci

What you need is a middle ground. It's really okay to have a green smoothie for breakfast but at lunch eat a giant meat sandwich. Or once in a while you can have a piece of cheesecake for dinner and still be totally okay with it and still love yourself.

Fish And Cheese: 23 Times They Beat The Odds Together

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.02.2014 | Taste

There are always exceptions to the rules.

Is It Ever Okay To Drink Red Wine With Fish?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Taste

Don't be afraid to break the rules every once in a while.

10 Essential Rules To Healthy Eating

Posted 05.14.2014 | OWN

You know an apple is a healthier snack than a candy bar, but how do you make the big changes and eat real food all the time? Start here with these...

How To Eat Cheese Fondue The Right Way

Bon Appetit | Posted 03.31.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

What, you thought the classic cold-weather dish was easy, casual, straightforward?

Epic Stop-Motion Short Uses Produce To Spell Out Food Rules

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 12.24.2013 | Green

During the 2008 world food crisis, before our planet had even crossed the seven billion mark, we grew enough food to feed 11 billion people. So why di...

Key Food Safety Rules Delayed Again

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration says it will revise sweeping food safety rules proposed earlier this year after farmers complaine...

It's OK: Let Elmo Be a Carrot Pusher

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.

7 Unforgivable Food Faux Pas You MUST Avoid

Thrillist | Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste
Thrillist

Stop making these cringe-worthy food faux pas.

Crunch-Time Rules for Parenting and Eating

Christina Loccke | Posted 05.13.2013 | Parents
Christina Loccke

As a food writer, I follow trends in healthful eating; as a parent, I know when I shouldn't indulge my children's whims. Still, when I read the results of a new poll on eating and exercising, I saw myself in nearly every rule that was guaranteed to backfire.

Michael Pollan Has The Answer To Eating Healthy

Posted 12.23.2011 | Green

Environmental and food advocate Michael Pollan has the answer to being healthy: eat food, not too much and more plants than meat. In the above vid...

Michael Pollan Has Some Food Rules to Live By

Laura Klein | Posted 02.06.2012 | Home
Laura Klein

Pollan's collection of rules keeps it simple: No medical or calorie counting rules (don't people get tired of counting calories?). And my favorite rule is the super simple number 24: When you eat real food, you don't need rules.

9 Books To Get Your Mom

Madeleine Crum | Posted 12.05.2011 | Books

When you were too restless to sleep, she read you the same story a million times, never wavering in her theatric enthusiasm. Instead of battling the m...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Calls Michael Pollan The 'Big Bossy Food Nazi'

Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

Michael Pollan appeared on The Colbert Report last night to talk about his book Food Rules, with illustrations by Maira Kalman. He brought along some ...

The Do's And Don'ts Of Leftovers

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Is your leftover pasta sauce growing fuzz in the back of the fridge? Do you still wonder if that last pizza slice is any good? You smell and think, "t...

How To Behave In Restaurants

TIME | Posted 08.22.2011 | Home

I can't pretend to be the most elegant of men. My manners, as you would expect of any zealot, are half feral at best....

Pollan on Pollen

Annie Spiegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Annie Spiegelman

For me gardening is therapeutic, it's also the source of the freshest food I get to eat and it's also beautiful. To me it's more beautiful than a perennial border. The satisfaction for me is gustatory as well as aesthetic and therapeutic.

The Case For The Post-Meal Cigarette

Gourmet Live | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It goes back to the dawn of modern agriculture, yet it's never been terribly well documented. It's a widespread and common practice, accessible to eve...

"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.

Mother's Day: 7 Of My Favorite Books As A Mom And A Publisher (PHOTOS, POLL)

Lena Tabori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lena Tabori

These books cover what I love as a mom and have published for Welcome Books--for mothers new and old.

A Food Hater's Manifesto

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natalia Brzezinski

According to Pollan, the "Western diet"-- overprocessed and chemically-saturated food -- is not only making us fat, it is killing us.

20 New Anticancer Rules

David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D.

Michael Pollan's recent little gem of a book Food Rules inspired me to compile my own "rules" about what I'd like every person to know about how they can help avoid cancer.

Michelle Obama Steps Up As Health Champion

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

I cheered when I learned of First Lady Michelle Obama's new initiative, Let's Move, aimed at the mounting epidemic of childhood obesity. It's a breakthrough for government to address obesity's systemic causes.