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    Jul 2010
    Las Vegas

    Michael Pollan Food Rules

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    I was reading Michael Pollan's book Food Rules today. He has a great grip on the state of the commercialized food industry. My favorite rules:

    • Don't ingest food made in places where everyone is required to wear a surgical cap.
    • It's not food if it arrived through the window of your car.
    • Pay more, eat less. (buy quality food)
    • Cook.
    • Break the rules once in a while. (20% rule)

    Do others have favorites?
    Food should be fun--Thomas Keller

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    Feb 2010
    I stopped reading after that "mostly plants" line.
    Stabbing conventional wisdom in its face.

    Anyone who wants to talk nutrition should PM me!

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    Sep 2009
    North Bay, Ontario, Canada
    He gets into these rules in 'In Defense Of Food' as well. And yes, he very plainly has to spell them out to make sure he doesn't confuse the simpletons who might not be able to put two and two together. The 'rules' make complete sense for the most part.

    What do you mean michelena's isn't real food?!?!?! :P
    I grok, therefore I am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stabby View Post
    I stopped reading after that "mostly plants" line.
    I felt that way too, even though I have read other MP books and thoroughly enjoyed them. The best of the bunch is "The Omnivore's Dilemma" IMO.

    Stats as of 3/1/12:
    5'10" female, 38 y/o
    Currently 140 lbs., approx 25% body fat
    WEIGHT GOAL: lose a bit more body fat and tighten up the rear end...basically, I want to look great naked. Everywhere else is looking great, but my ass/hips/thighs are being a bit stubborn. TMI?
    DAILY MACRO TARGETS: Cal: 1,857. Protein: 100g (400cal). Carb: 75g (300cal). Fat: 128g (1156cal).
    EXERCISE GOAL: incorporate 2-3 strength training sessions and 1 sprint session per week.

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