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In defense of food [electronic resource] : An Eater's Manifesto. Michael Pollan.

Pollan, Michael. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781101147382 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2008.

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Summary, etc.: #1 New York Times Bestseller Food. There's plenty of it around, and we all love to eat it. So why should anyone need to defend it? Because in the so-called Western diet, food has been replaced by nutrients, and common sense by confusion—most of what we're consuming today is longer the product of nature but of food science. The result is what Michael Pollan calls the American Paradox: The more we worry about nutrition, the less healthy we see to become. With In Defense of Food, Pollan proposes a new (and very old) 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. Coming from The Penguin Press in 2013, Michael Pollan's newest book...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin Books, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 427 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Health & Fitness.
Genre: Electronic books.

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