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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto Michael Pollan s last book, The Omnivore s Dilemma, launched a national conversation about the American way of eating now In Defense of Food shows us how to change it, one meal at a time Pollan proposes a new answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words Eat food Not too much Mostly plants Pollan s bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy, and bring pleasure back to eating,,



10 thoughts on “In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

  1. says:

    Actually, there is enough good material in this book that it probably warrants another star or two But I was so alarmed at the amount of misinformation here that one star is the best I can do Michael Pollan is right about some of the big stuff Nutrition research is badly flawed It has sometimes led


  2. says:

    In the Buddhist tradition there is a level of hell whereby the dead, known as hungry ghosts, are trapped with enormous stomachs and tiny throats unable to swallow anything but the smallest bites of food Their particular brand of torture is that they are always eating and yet their hunger is never satisf


  3. says:

    Michael Pollan image from his site One of thepernicious aspects of nutritionism is that it encourages us to blame our health problems on lifestyle choices, implying that the individual bears ultimate responsibility for whatever illnesses befall him It s worth keeping in mind that a farpowerful predictor of h


  4. says:

    I am conflicted about this book On the one hand, I agree with Pollan s thesis food science has not served us well over the past 100 years, and we really should Eat Food Not too much Mostly plants I believe that partially because of Pollan s arguments, and the revelatory reporting he did for


  5. says:

    I hated reading this book And that s sad because I agree with his basic premise Just eat real food Not too much Mostly plants And I would add, try and get off your ass once in awhile But this book was excrutiating to read I read the first 50 pages, gave up, and went to the last section on his very basic food rules, ga


  6. says:

    Books like this make me afraid to eat Then they make me mad at the way I ve been eating Finally, they make me a better eater At the start, the idea seems simple Eat food Not too much Mostly plants When I read that I thought, okay I can stop reading I know that already, so I ve got this shit down.But what is food today It m


  7. says:

    Michael Pollan is absolutely on to something with his central thesis namely, that the American diet has been taken over by edible foodlike substances ie, hyper processed foods and the American approach to health as it relates to eating has been taken over by nutritionism ie, the idea that food is nothingthan the sum of its nutr


  8. says:

    4 Another informative, entertaining audio on my lake walks Included in his final recommendations of what to consume a glass of wine with dinner I really like this guy.


  9. says:

    One of the most remarkable meals I ve ever eaten was here Now, Dunkeld is a long way to go for a meal, even if you do live in Melbourne and a ten course meal served over many hours with matching wines that costs an arm and three toes possibly isn t something everyone would think of as value for money However, unlike the said value for mo


  10. says:

    Thoughts soon.


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