Healthy Homeschool Living: Nutrition and Nutritionism

Today, I will be pondering the vast difference between Nutrition and Nutritionism.  Nutritionism is a useful concept coined by Michael Pollan in his excellent 'In Defence of Food' documentary.  It is this documentary which began my journey into more healthful living. What is Nutrition and Nutritionism? Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of…


Healthy Homeschool Living: Food and Food-Like Products

Firstly, what do I mean by Food and Food-Like Products?  Surely, if it is edible, it is food; if it is not edible, it is not food.  Simple, right?  Well, no actually. The problem is we are not eating food anymore, we are eating food-like products (Alejandro Junger MD) Finding Food and Food-Like Products in…


Healthy Homeschool Living: Introduction

I mentioned that for a short time I wanted my blog to take a different turn.  Sooooo, for the next couple of months I will be sharing all I have been learning about Healthy Homeschool Living.  In September (or sooner if I run out of things to say) blogging will return to normal.  I want…

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