Confusion on What to Eat in Food Rules by Michael Pollan
– Food Rules In Food Rules, Michael Pollan explains how a lot of people are confused on what to eat. “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants” so he teaches us on what to eat. He tells us about how western diets are high in processed food, high in sugar and high in salt. In addition, diabetes type 2 , cancer, cardiovascular disease and obesity are the cause of so called western disease . Another type of diet that Michael says do not cause is the traditional diet because its natural food. It says averting western diets helps improve health….
World Class Operations: Pets.com
– … Awareness escalated, had become talked about and was selling products and only a month later pets.com raised more than 80 million dollars in IPO’s. Soon after this huge leap the owners noticed there was a problem with the business model which did not perform as well as it was expected to have performed because they noticed that the demand wasn’t to the common level. They may have been perplexed. Pets.com did not pay attention to the basic details of demand and supply. The problem may not have risen had they followed AIDA model (Awareness -> Interest -> Desire -> Action)….
The Changing Culture of Food and Society
– In the words Michael Pollan (2008), he argues that “We forget that, historically people have eaten for a great many reasons other than biological necessity. Food is [therefore] about pleasure, community, family and spirituality, our relationship to the natural world, and about expressing our identity” (p. 8); and plays an important role on why we form a relationship with food. I can relate with Pollan’s ideology on the basis of my own cultural experience within the Black communities, and how life formed associations with food has shaped my viewpoint on health and wellness….
Local Food vs Globalization
– Food products of giant multinational corporations such as McDonald’s have huge impacts on people’s food preference since fast food became so popular and is familiar all over the world that people’s food preference are often set by their eating experience of the fast food in their childhood. For some people, the fast-food tastes become the standards. On the other hand, more high-graded restaurants that serve local specialties with the local ingredients receive stars on the Michelin and other restaurant guides for gourmands….
School Cafeteria Food
– Have you ever tasted school cafeteria food. I don’t think you would want to. In school story books, do you have characters saying that the food tasted good at school cafeterias. Nope. Why is this. Cafeteria food is often cheap, bought in bulk, high in calories, malnutritious, and microwaved. Student polls and opinions prove this. Therefore, this leads to a suggestion: Healthier, tastier foods and a better, advanced lunch system should be implemented. First of all, students aren’t motivated to eat unhealthy, not-tasty food….