Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Michael Pollan's advice

I'm watching a video from some "keto" influencers on YouTube, and it strikes me as a little weird how much they are pushing various products.

I want to avoid bro-science, and I want to keep the "instructions" for my diet pretty simple.  That is, "avoid starches and sugars."

However, if I was going to add something to that, it would be Michael Pollan's advice to "eat real food".  My dinner of salmon and greenbeans is real food.  Following that up with some kind of bar or cup from some food corporation feels counterproductive.  

You might lose weight eating whatever is the low-carb equivalent of gogurt yogurt tubes (the example Pollan uses as the paragon of processing in his book), but I wouldn't recommend it.