Michael Pollan’s “Rules to Eat By”

Michael Pollan's Rules to Eat By
Graphic via: The New York Times

Navigating through the food landscape can be a challenge in our industrialized society as we decide what’s for dinner from an array of thousands of choices.

In Michael Pollan’s article “Rules to Eat By” in The New York Times Magazine’s Food Issue earlier this month, he reinforces the importance of relying on culture, or “accumulated wisdom of the tribe.” So, when he posted a request for readers’ rules about eating on Well, The New York Times’  health blog, he received over 2,500 responses. Check out the comments on the blog or just read his favorites.

My favorite is Sonya Legg’s: “Never eat anything that is pretending to be something else….”


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