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Tag: Michael Pollan

Food and Politics: Democracy Now Hosts Prop 37 Debate, Interviews Michael Pollan on GMO Labeling

For the first time in US history, California voters this November will have the opportunity to vote for mandatory labeling of foods containing GMOs. Democracy Now hosted a Prop 37 debate this week, and interviewed food writer Michael Pollan on the health, environmental, and social issues surrounding GMO labeling and biotechnology-driven agriculture. As election day nears, industry’s slick and deceptive campaign against the labeling initiative continually saturates the CA airwaves. Democracy Now’s coverage offers a grass-roots education and rebuttal opportunity: read, watch, consider, and share!

Fresh: the Movie (Review)

I finally had an opportunity to watch Fresh, the real-food whole-food farm-revolution documentary. It follows Food, Inc.’s footsteps, clamoring poignantly for a better food system. Fresh is a great introduction to some of the core food revolution issues, especially for newcomers to the movement. It’s also an extremely omnivore-friendly film; indeed, in my veganist opinion, animal-food enthusiasts are perhaps overrepresented. However, if you’re new to the real food movement — or just starting to explore idea of ditching the standard American (factory farmed) diet — Fresh is well worth watching.

The Michael Pollan Diet: Eat Less

Goal number three in the Michael-Pollan-plan for health and wellness is to not eat too much. But you don’t have to torture yourself with calorie-counting to lose weight. Eating when you’re hungry and cooking delicious meals can make it easier to eat less.

Michael Pollan Launches a Web Site

[social_buttons]Michael Pollan’s new web site was launched this week. The author of the Omnivore’s Dilemma and other books, Pollan has collected a lot of information and made it available to [ … ]

Eating Less Requires Training

β€œEat food. Not too much. Mostly plants,” says Michael Pollan. While I’m pretty good at eating real, non-processed food and basing my diet on plants, I struggle with the β€œnot [ … ]