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"Don't Yuck Someone's Yum": Readers Send Their Own Eating Rules to Pollan

maria lorraine | Oct 7, 2009 04:43 PM

After Pollan published his Rules for Eating in his book "In Defense of Food," he asked readers to post their own eating rules. Yesterday, the New York Times listed 20 of those "Reader Rules" in a snappy little slide show.

Among the rules from readers:
Don’t eat egg salad from a vending machine.
Don’t yuck someone’s yum.
Never eat anything that took more energy to ship than to grow.
It’s better to pay the grocer than the doctor.

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