by Tara Parker-Pope
In March, the best-selling author Michael Pollan asked readers of the Well blog for help. He wanted your food rules — the folklore, wisdom and common sense that guide your family eating habits.
Well readers rose to the challenge, offering more than 2,600 rules (and counting) for healthful eating. Mr. Pollan, who is soon releasing a book on the topic, this week offers a preview in The New York Times Magazine of 20 of his favorite rules.
A reader, Carol Jackson, offered: “You don’t get fat from food you pray over.”
“It’s better to pay the grocer than the doctor,” John Forti wrote.
“No second helpings, no matter how scrumptious,” Karen Harmin suggested.
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