I hope you didn’t miss New York Times Magazine’s food and health feature.
I hope you were able to pour yourself a nice cup of coffee and enjoy one of the most eye opening food features I’ve seen in a long time.
If you missed that incredible food special last weekend, don’t worry, we’ve collected all the links to make it easy for you to grab the information.
This is a series of article you DO NOT want to miss and you’ll surely be going back to these articles over and over again because they are packed with a lot of really great information.
New York Times has gone all out and has invited a number of notable food experts to debate of the obesity crisis in American and the food supply in the richest country in the world.
>>>> You’ll find food experts like:
1) British Chef Jamie Oliver, also known as “The Naked Chef”.
2) Lisa Lillien, who’s not an expert but has a healthy appetite for food, and who is otherwise known as the Hungry Girl.
3) Bread baking expert, Jeff Ford of Cress Spring Bakery.
I can tell you that for a foodie and healthy nut like myself this edition of the New York Times is like a Bible!
Don’t worry if there is a lot to ingest, my job is to break all this on a daily base on Eat Smart Age Smart and make this as easy as possible for you to understand and most importantly to apply in your life.
>>> Here are 11 great articles from New York Times Magazine’s October Food Issue you might NEED to read:
Main article: Putting American’s Diet on a Diet by Alex Witchel: This 6 page article features British Chef Jamie Oliver and a profile on him and his involvement with food, in addition to his latest Jamie Oliver Project.
1) Rules to Eat by Michael Pollan: This article features some tips on how to choose what you eat and what food to buy. There’s also a link to his readers’ responses indicating their own food rules as well as his.
2) The Calorie-Restriction Experiment by Jon Gertner: This is a lengthy 6 page article that features a clinical study what happens to people who cut their calorie intake by 25 per cent.
3) The Fruits of Family Trees: This 5 page article talks about the relationships with food we learn from our family growing up.
4) California’s Food Banks Go Locavore by Douglas Mcgray: This 4 page article talks about the history of local food banks and how they have progressed through the years.
5) Coming Out in Middle School by Michael P. Marshal: This page features a collection of letters in response of the September 27 The School Issue, “Junior High: Coming Out of Middle School”.
6) The Make-Believe Solution by W. Steven Barnett: This is a letter about a story in the September 27 The School Issue, “Preschool: Can the Right Kinds of Play Teach Self-Control?”.
7) Big Man on Campus by Peter Glazer and Greg Levine: In this letter, Glazer and Levine talk about what their reaction to the story, “Questions for Mark Yudof: Big Man on Campus”.
#8) No Polenta, No Cry by ZZ Packer: This article talks about what this woman will (wine is okay) and will not eat (good-bye french fries) and why.
9) Grain Elevator by Jeff Ford of Cress Spring Bakery: This article talks about the successful bread that Jeff Ford makes, what his customers are like and how his business has evolved over the years.
10) Phys Ed: Is Quercetin Really a Wonder Sports Supplement? By Gretchen Reynolds: This article reveals what Quercetin is all about and what it’ll do and won’t do.
11) 20 Food Rules: Your Dieteray Dos and Don’ts: This is a brilliant collection of someone of the best comments left by New York Times’ readers in response to Michael Pollan’s article.