5 dodgy shifts in the way we do food.

With the risk of sharing too much from Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food, I have more to share!  For the next few days, I’ll be writing about the 5 big shifts in our food systems that Pollan points to as being at the root of our health crisis in the west.

Sometimes I start to feel a little helpless and hopeless in regards to our countires agricultural and food practices.  So, in response to these 5 changes, I’ll also offer my ideas/plans for countering these harmful practices.
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Questions I get asked A LOT (and their answers)

These are the questions I get asked most often about my food choices.   I think most people are just curious, some concerned, and others looking for a little intellectual food rumble.  No worries though,  I confident and happy with how I eat—feels great to be a veghead!

But where do you get your protein? 

 If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me this question I’d be rollin’ in it.  This is a perfect example of how the FDA’s relationship with the meat industry has effected the way we think about meat.  Most North Americans consume way more protein than necessary, which I would argue is way harder on our bodies and the environment than consuming a little less than recommended.    Not that I eat less than I need—I eat oodles of protein rich foods.

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