Walking dangerously parallel to a path first trod by Michael Pollan when he complained that feminism is one of the unwitting culprits of obesity in American children, researchers in India are starting to blame Indian mothers for spreading childhood obesity. Mothers are overfeeding their kids, suggests a new study…
Low-fat diets are dead, at least according to one writer. The problem: we've been hearing this for at least ten years, and they still haven't actually died.
Michael Pollan is a bona fide food celebrity, and rightly so: much of America's changing attitudes towards food is due to his peruasive and intelligent writing. But what's his deal with those pesky "feminists?"
Billed as "a healthy, eco-friendly action plan suitable for every budget and commitment level," reading through "The Girl's Guide to Eating Green" made me realize how much the conversation about sustainable food and living stalls at the same points.