Food vs. Edible Foodlike Substances…

Michael Pollan points out that companies make less money on “Real” food as opposed to the high prices manufacturers are asking for highly processed “Edible Foodlike Substances”.

  • Point: Edible Foodlike Substances costs more than Real food.

rolled oats$1.99 for 1 pound of rolled oats.

cheerios $4.00 for 12 ounces of Cheerios

He Also Says A Good Rule Of Thumb Is:

  • Don’t eat anything that doesn’t rot…



He likes to show off a pack of Twinkies that he bought in 2000… Still edible.


  • Don’t Eat Anything Your Great Grandma Wouldn’t Immediately Recognize As Food.


pancakes on a stick

For Those Of You That Disagree… There’s THIS

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