On titles. “Pollanisms” are fun. Foodie haiku.
The astute reader has doubtless noticed the Pollan-esque titles. This practice will continue, however annoying, at least for a while.
“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants” is the now familiar tag line for In Defense of Food. It’s Pollan distilled, seven words in a terse 2-3-2 form that has inspired much imitation and even a contest. Like haiku, a few words can have unexpected power.