Category — Eat Like an Animal
You don’t have to be Michael Pollan to recognize we have some problems with how we eat these days. As Director of the Cincinnati Zoo, I see hundreds of people every day through my office window, and I can assure you that the reports are true: we’ve gotten bigger.
Well, the answer to our food crisis is in keeping it simple – and eating like an animal. [Read more →]
February 3, 2012 1 Comment
I don’t know if you’ve ever noticed, but almost everybody feeds their pets food that’s good for them. They buy specifically formulated diets, and rarely feed junk food to their dogs, cats, birds, or other pets.
And this is triple true at the Zoo. Our animals literally eat better than people do. (Our nutritionist says “If we won’t eat it, we won’t feed it!” - Watch Cincinnati.com video on Cincinnati Zoo nutrition.)
That’s because for some weird, hard to explain reason, people very often eat the wrong things. [Read more →]
February 3, 2012 No Comments