In the world of optimal nutrition and weight loss there are misconceptions aplenty. We spoke to Dr. Jinger Gottschall, research and science advisor for the American Council on Exercise, who clears up the confusion by spelling out some facts about diet and exercise.
We know we should eat plenty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains, but how much is ‘plenty’? Lean meats, beans, eggs and nuts are also recommended, but in what quantities? And should we cut saturated fats, salt and added sugars altogether? Navigating healthy nutrition can be confusing. Michael Pollan, the author, activist and food guru,
As a long-time champion for change in industrialized agriculture, you’re passionate about helping people better understand the problems associated with our global food system. How is COVID-19 drawing attention to the issue? KL: Until we completely change the way we grow food, outbreaks and pandemics like we’re dealing with now are likely to keep happening. And