When I say I'm vegetarian, friends raise their eyebrows over my occasional hamburger and call me a fake. When I say I'm a flexitarian, it's dismissed as lazy vegetarianism. When I say I'm a locavore, well, people are just confused.
The truth is, none of these dietary labels are accurate in the first place. For me, food is highly personal, and my needs and intuitions change over time - daily, sometimes.
Currently, my diet could be described as a semi-locavore lacto-ovo-pesce-pollo-flexitarian. But who really understands or wants to hear that?
If anything, I'm an intuitive eater. (An intuitian? Intuivore? Hmm.)
If there's any algorithm to my dietary choices, it looks something like this:
What's your dietary style? Why do you make the food choices that you do?
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