In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

Michael Pollan

#1 New York occasions Bestseller

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

Because within the so-called Western vitamin, nutrition has been changed by way of meals, and customary experience via confusion--most of what we’re eating this present day is longer the manufactured from nature yet of nutrients technological know-how. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yankee Paradox: The extra we fear approximately food, the fewer fit we see to turn into. With In security of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very outdated) resolution to the query of what we should always consume that comes all the way down to seven basic yet releasing phrases: "Eat meals. now not an excessive amount of. usually plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto exhibits us how we will commence making considerate nutrients offerings that may increase our lives, amplify our feel of what it capability to be fit, and produce excitement again to eating.

"Michael Pollan [is the] special repository for the nation's meals conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The long island Times

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

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

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

Michael Pollan’s most modern publication Cooked: A usual background of Transformation--the tale of our such a lot relied on nutrients expert’s culinary education--was released by way of The Penguin Press in April 2013.

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