The Simple Life In A Nutshell Analysis

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In the reading In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan and The Simple Life In A Nutshell (Biologic Living) by Dr. J.H. Kellogg, they both dig deep into the past to try and explain to us the readers what we should and should not be putting into our bodies, how to make the most of these foods, creating a sound body and mind, although they have the same goals they have vastly different ways of achieving these goals . “The doctor in the future will give no medicines, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the causes and prevention of disease.” –Thomas Edison. Both Pollan and Kellogg believe that the foods we eat are directly in correlation with the diseases most common to us. Pollan points out that we live off a Western Diet, high in saturated fats, red meats. empty carbohydrates and low in fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seafood, and poultry this diet can be directly linked to diabetes (which effects 9.3 percent of people in the United States), obesity which according the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases more than 2 in 3 adults are considered to be overweight or obese.…show more content…
He claims that you should avoid eating all types of meats in general according to him these are unnatural foods that contain deadly germs that can cause colitis which in inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. A lot of the foods that we eat that contain cow’s milk which is used in everyday items and goods including yogurts and cheese can cause you to have a Casein Allergy. Teas, coffee, chocolate contain poisonous alkaloids which impair digestion damages the nerves and promotes disease of the liver kidney and blood vessels. He is basically pointing out that if we cut out certain everyday things in our life’s we could eliminate common allergies and
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