Food Myths

I ask you. What can you believe in if you can’t believe in the superior goodness of iron-rich spinach?

This is an interesting piece from The Guardian about the influence lobbyists and the government have had in (mis)shaping our beliefs about nutrition. Makes you wonder what nutrition beliefs are next to be debunked. If it’s potatoes, this Irish girl will weep.

The article includes a great old video about Popeye, heroism, bullies and gloppy cans of spinach.I hope you’ll watch it. It’s fun.

Related Posts


Do you have a bucket list? Mine is a culinary bucket list and my list is extensive. So… the good news for me is that I can’t, as they say, lay down my knife and fork for a very long time. My list, as you might […]

Binge Cooking Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

  Uh-oh!  I’m in a dangerous place. I’m binge cooking cookies. Fortunately, I have neighbors who are willing to humor me and take some of my cookie glut off my hands. I recently posted a chocolate cookie recipe from Dorie Greenspan’s new book, Dorie’s Cookies. Now […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.