Meaning The notion that to be fit and healthy you need to eat good food. Origin This phrase has come to us via quite a tortuous route. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote, inPhysiologie du Gout, ou Meditations de Gastronomie Transcendante, 1826: “Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je...

Atkin’s, The Zone, Vegetarian, Weight Watchers, South Beach, Raw Food, Mediterranean, Low-Carb, Low-Fat, Juice Cleanse, and Paleo are just a few of the hundreds of different types of diets around. One may diet to gain weight, to adhere to certain beliefs, to lower cholesterol, to...

MANY people have been making the case that Americans have grown fat because they eat too much starch and sugar, and not enough meat, fat and eggs. Recently, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee lifted recommendations that consumption of dietary cholesterol should be restricted, citing research...