One leg= mushrooms and plant foods
Two legs= foul
Four legs= cows, pigs, and other mammals
In this rule Pollan points to a traditional Chinese proverb for our dose of nutritional wisdom, but adds that it ought also to account for the healthfulness of fish.
Actually, just yesterday morning there was a piece on CBS about the connection between weight, diet, and Alzheimer’s disease. In it, Dr. Daniel Amen credits a fruit and vegetable rich diet with the ability to stave off dementia. Here’s the link:
I have just four words: beans and rice baby!
The tips are courtesy of Michael Pollan’s book Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual. New York: Penguin, 2009.
Happy, Healthy Eating!