One of the things about reading a book like the Omnivore’s Dilemma is that suddenly you start to notice things around you in life that the book is pointing out. I’m always amazed by these little coincidences. I think there should be a term for this phenomenon.
The book described some interesting tidbits about Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids. You hear about Omega 3 fatty acids all the time, but I never knew much about Omega 6 fatty acids. Then I saw an article about both. I read it. It provided more interesting information on the topic. If I wasn’t reading the Omnivore’s Dilemma I probably never would have read the article. I never would have noticed it or maybe I just wouldn’t have cared.
In the book the author goes to pick mushrooms. I didn’t realize that people did this on a regular basis. But it turns out my friend Adam does. He brought a huge mushroom to dinner—and we had all the concerns raised in the book about whether it was poisonous. The […]