Tag Archives: Michael Pollan

Food and our health

For some, food is a means to instant gratification and not much more. But food on a personal level is mostly about health. Garbage in, garbage our, as they say.

The way many of us eat is killing us. Here, at DRB, we grew up eating the “Western Diet,” too. And we’ve suffered for it with obesity and high blood pressure. When we started reading and researching to start this blog, we gradually adopted healthier eating. Eventually, we tried Keto and lost 40 pounds. All good. But eating healthy, and not too much of anything, is what we’re about now that we are aging.

This video and the course behind it from Coursera, is a great introduction to the issues we face as Western Diet consumers.

Press reset

“Suddenly, saving our planet is within reach.”

— David Attenborough

We have just watched the brand new David Attenborough “witness statement” documentary on Netflix—his review and analysis of a life spent observing nature over 70+ years. We are greatly moved by his conclusions and recommendations, which add so much to our understanding of how we should be doing food.

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