Here is a list of points I feel are important to highlight from the video in regards to what is OK to eat when it relates to your health and our environment. My eyes have been opened to a number of health issues ever since I attended an Anthony Robbins seminar 2 months ago and has become even more of a priority than I thought it already was.

I’ve always had what I considered a personal mantra of “prevention is better than a cure.” This is a lengthy video but it’s worth a listen for your health and your children’s health. The thing I like about this author is that he’s not saying he knows everything and that you should listen to him only. He tries to point you in the right direction and offers suggestions on where else to get nutritional education.

Michael Pollan, author of Omnivore’s Dilemma & In Defense of Food
Check out the reviews on Amazon.com, pretty impressive.

  • “What will kill most of us is chronic diseases related to diet.”
  • Learning about the present nutritional goods (omega 3/proteins) and evils (transfats/carbs).
  • Defines Orthorexia as an “unhealthy obsession with healthy eating.”
  • Reducing nutrients from vegetables into the form of supplements isn’t always useful.
  • Nutritional science is really in it’s infancy stage.
  • The average American is 12 lbs heavier today than they were in the 1980’s.
  • Transfats are lethal, butter vs margarine debate.
  • Use cultural wisdom to learn from our ancestors, who then used trial and error to decide what to eat.
  • “Eat food, not to much, mostly plants.”
  • “Shop the perimeter of the grocery store and stay out of the middle.”
  • Americans are the fastest eaters on the planet. Eat slowly and with others.

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