Inside Story: Eat, drink and be wary

In his latest book, Dr John McKenna asks the question: what is good food?

21st September, 2013
John McKenna, author of Good Food. Photo: Maura Hickey

I grew up in the rural North of Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s. I was raised on a simple but wholesome diet, as my mother was an excellent cook and a nurse who was keenly interested in nutrition. We got most of our produce from the local farmers and the rest from the local shop. Apart from the odd treat, our diet was made up mostly of wholefoods, raw milk and organic produce. While...

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