J Morris Hicks

J Morris Hicks

Posted August 16, 2011

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Jamie Oliver and Michelle Obama..."Eat Your Veggies"

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Doing some good things, but still lacking the "clarity" that we need.

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver is featured in the cover story of the August 2011 Delta Sky Magazine that I read inflight earlier this week. As it states on the cover:

"The Real Food Movement. Jamie Oliver is leading the crusade to rethink the way we eat--and cook." Then, on page 50, the article by Peter Smith is entitled "Eat Your Veggies" and leads off with:

"TV has helped the cause, but this revolution is not being televised. The crusade to get us to eat real food (that we make) is gaining traction in kitchens, cafeterias and boardrooms the world over."

I applaud what Jamie Oliver is trying to do, and I am sure that he is helping some people eat a healthier diet -- by adding more whole plants to their daily routines. But, a quick review of his website at JamieOliver.com tells me that Jamie has a recipe for any kind of animal product that you might like to cook.

On the one hand, Jamie tells us we should eat more vegetables, but he doesn't tell us how much of them we should eat to promote vibrant health or reverse heart disease. Like Michelle Obama, he fails to tell us about the health dangers of routinely eating animal foods, and neither of them even mention that our meat and dairy laden diet is simply not sustainable for very much longer. Continue reading this article...

—J. Morris Hicks…blogging daily at HealthyEatingHealthyWorld.com



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