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 may still someone have to safeguard it?

Because within the so-called Western nutrition, foodstuff has been changed via nutrition, and customary experience by way of confusion--most of what we’re eating at the present time is longer the made of nature yet of foodstuff technology. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yankee Paradox: The extra we fear approximately food, the fewer fit we see to develop into. With In security of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very previous) resolution to the query of what we should always devour that comes right down to seven easy yet freeing phrases: "Eat meals. now not an excessive amount of. generally plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto exhibits us how we will commence making considerate foodstuff offerings that might improve our lives, magnify our experience of what it capacity to be fit, and convey excitement again to eating.

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

" A striking quantity . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] bargains these prescriptions americans so desperately crave."
-The Washington Post

"A difficult, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that nutrition might be redced to its dietary parts with out the lack of anything essential... [a] full of life, useful book."
--Janet Maslin, The big apple Times

"In safety of Food is written with Pollan's regularly occurring chew, ringing readability and brilliance at connecting the dots."
-The Seattle Times

Michael Pollan’s latest booklet Cooked: A typical background of Transformation--the tale of our so much depended on nutrition expert’s culinary education--was released by means of The Penguin Press in April 2013.

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