By Michael Pollan
Food. there is lots of it round, and all of us like to devour it. So why may still an individual have to safeguard it?
simply because within the so-called Western nutrition, meals has been changed via food, and customary experience by means of confusion--most of what we’re eating this present day is longer the made of nature yet of nutrients technology. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yank Paradox: The extra we fear approximately nutrients, the fewer fit we see to develop into. With In security of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very outdated) solution to the query of what we should always consume that comes right down to seven basic yet releasing phrases: "Eat nutrients. no longer an excessive amount of. ordinarily plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto exhibits us how we will be able to commence making considerate meals offerings that might improve our lives, magnify our feel of what it potential to be fit, and convey excitement again to eating.
"Michael Pollan [is the] special repository for the nation's foodstuff conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The manhattan Times
" A striking quantity . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] deals these prescriptions american citizens so desperately crave."
-The Washington Post
"A tricky, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that foodstuff could be redced to its dietary elements with no the lack of anything essential... [a] energetic, valuable book."
--Janet Maslin, The manhattan Times
"In security of Food is written with Pollan's time-honored chew, ringing readability and brilliance at connecting the dots."
-The Seattle Times
Michael Pollan’s latest book Cooked: A normal historical past of Transformation--the tale of our so much relied on nutrition expert’s culinary education--was released via Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it serves because the idea for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by way of a similar name.
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In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan