Day 20 - The French Paradox....NOT!

’m the first to admit that I love to drink a glass of wine every so often, but I don’t do it because I think that’s how the French stay healthy. I do it because, well, sometimes I just enjoy a glass of wine. But what do the French really eat and how different are their attitudes towards food? This week I went to two get togethers: a French club and a holistic health conference with all American practitioners. I have always known the difference between how Europeans and North Americans eat, but my awareness has been heightened during this Challenge. Watch the video to see my observations as well as to learn about how the French really eat!

Here’s a good shot of what a typical French buffet dish might look like (always accompanied by lots of other things):


Now let’s contrast that to what the American table looked like:


About Adrienne Hew


Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.