In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

By Michael Pollan

#1 New York occasions Bestseller

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

Because within the so-called Western nutrition, foodstuff has been changed via foodstuff, and customary feel by way of confusion--most of what we’re eating this present day is longer the made of nature yet of nutrients technological know-how. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yank Paradox: The extra we fear approximately food, the fewer fit we see to develop into. With In safety of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very previous) solution to the query of what we should always consume that comes all the way down to seven uncomplicated yet releasing phrases: "Eat nutrients. now not an excessive amount of. as a rule plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto indicates us how we will be able to commence making considerate meals offerings that would increase our lives, amplify our feel of what it capacity to be fit, and produce excitement again to eating.

"Michael Pollan [is the] precise repository for the nation's nutrients conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The manhattan Times

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

"A difficult, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that foodstuff could be redced to its dietary elements with no the lack of whatever essential... [a] full of life, worthy book."
--Janet Maslin, The ny Times

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

Michael Pollan’s most up-to-date e-book Cooked: A traditional heritage of Transformation--the tale of our so much relied on meals expert’s culinary education--was released through The Penguin Press in April 2013.

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