Congressman Tim Ryan's Real Food Revolution

October 15, 2014 5:31 PM

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Congressman Tim Ryan's Real Food Revolution

Nutrition is something I think about a lot. I study it. I talk to my kids about it. I attend conferences about it. It's a way to rewire ourselves from the inside out. So when my friend Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan told me he had written The Real Food Revolution: Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm (Hay House), I knew I had to get a copy. It's excellent! Tim's no purist, food snob, or extremist -- he loves ice cream and chicken wings -- but he does his best to follow Michael Pollan's advice from In Defense of Food: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Tim's book is clear, down-to-earth, packed with scientific data and expert information (no empty calories here!) and flavored with his personal anecdotes and great sense of humor.

Why should a U.S. Congressman care so much about food? Because the majority of Americans are ill-served by our nation's food system. Tim believes we need to get away from industrialized food and back to healthy eating. "Let's come together with the tens of millions of other like-minded Americans who...

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