Food Matters is not just the name of one of Bittman's book titles. It is the best-selling food writer's philosophy. When facing a health crisis himself, he had to come up with a new plan to not just eat healthy but also to live healthy. But how could someone cut out all those scrumptious tastes that we crave? Bittman's solution - to eat vegan (no meat or dairy) before 6pm, making breakfast and lunch the focus of a flexible diet that still allowed him to enjoy whatever he wanted at dinner. Key ideas and recipes are included to get you on the path to eating better and more mindfully.