I LOVE this guy!  And I LOVE this video!  We watched this on Netflix … but you can also see it on PBS SoCal by becoming a member. 

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”

With that seven-word maxim, US-based journalist Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) distills a career’s worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the damage being done to people’s health by today’s industrially driven Western diet. In Defense of Food debunks the daily media barrage of conflicting claims about nutrition. Traveling the globe and exploring the supermarket aisles to illustrate the principles of his bestselling “eater’s manifesto,” Pollan offers a clear answer to one of the most confounding and urgent questions of our time: What should I eat to be healthy?

Michael Pollan is the author of five New York Times Best Sellers: The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, The Botany of Desire (which was also adapted for PBS in 2009), In Defense of Food, Food Rules and, mostly recently, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. In 2010 he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine.



Study Wants To Pay You To Eat An Avocado Every Day For Science according to Elyse Wanshel of the Huffington Post, 30 August 2018.  WHAT, get paid to eat avocadoes?!?!?!

If you love avocados but hate paying for them, we have some kick-Hass news for you.

A new study called the “Habitual Diet and Avocado Trial” wants to pay people to eat an avocado every day for six months.

Researchers from Loma Linda University, Pennsylvania State University, Tufts University and the University of California, Los Angeles, are evaluating whether avocados can help a person lose belly fat, according to a post published Tuesday on Loma Linda University’s website.

A thousand research subjects (or 250 people per campus) will be split into two groups: one in which subjects will eat an avocado every day for six months, and another in which subjects will eat only two avocados per month for the same period.

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