Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Food Rules

I picked up this little book called "Food Rules" by Michael Pollan. Actually I have tons and tons of eating guide style books and workout books. I read everything I can about everything out there by everyone imaginable.

You may have noticed that there are a lot of conflicting books and ways of thinking.
AND there are a lot that are very similar. I have been following the clean eating books as much as I dare. I love what they teach.
I HATE - (did I say hate?) YES I DID - I HATE counting calories!

the scientific method of weight loss of counting calories in and calories out - never works for people like me. we screw up the math first of all. and secondly - we hate having to be so exact and researching the places we can find the exact amount of calories that were in that home made chicken fajita on a whole wheat tortilla. I do NOT want to spend 30 minutes trying to figure out how many calories it was.
I want a few basic guidelines and I want it to work.

So here's this little book that literally took me about 30 minutes (or less) to read. it's simple!

I HIGHLY recommend finding a copy and finding one rule a week to master.

Rule #1 - is EAT FOOD

Mr. Pollan goes into a little more detail about what food is
I am challenging you to take rule number one this week and find out what food is.

So, Question of the day:
What defines Food? Please tell me in the comment section.

By the way, everyone who answers the questions we post here, gets entered into the monthly drawings for a free stuff!
So ... feel free to share and tell me - how do you define food?

1 comment:

  1. Food to me is grown and is from nature not something processed and manufactured. Raw fruits and vegetables are the best food available.