In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

Michael Pollan

#1 New York instances Bestseller

Food. there is lots of it round, and all of us like to consume it. So why should still someone have to protect it?

Because within the so-called Western vitamin, meals has been changed by way of food, and customary feel via confusion--most of what we’re eating this present day is longer the fabricated from nature yet of nutrients technology. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yankee Paradox: The extra we fear approximately foodstuff, the fewer fit we see to develop into. With In safety of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very previous) resolution to the query of what we must always devour that comes right down to seven basic yet releasing phrases: "Eat foodstuff. no longer an excessive amount of. as a rule plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto indicates us how we will commence making considerate nutrients offerings that may improve our lives, amplify our feel of what it ability to be fit, and produce excitement again to eating.

"Michael Pollan [is the] specified repository for the nation's nutrition conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The big apple Times

" A extraordinary quantity . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] bargains these prescriptions american citizens so desperately crave."
-The Washington Post

"A tricky, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that meals may be redced to its dietary elements with no the lack of whatever essential... [a] energetic, important book."
--Janet Maslin, The big apple Times

"In security of Food is written with Pollan's usual chunk, ringing readability and brilliance at connecting the dots."
-The Seattle Times

Michael Pollan’s most up-to-date e-book Cooked: A ordinary background of Transformation--the tale of our such a lot relied on nutrients expert’s culinary education--was released through The Penguin Press in April 2013.

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