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In Defense of Food

by Michael Pollan

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Published by Penguin Group USA, Inc. in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24266078M
ISBN 109781429581233, 9781429581264

  We obsess about nutrition yet we don't know how to eat. In his new book, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan steers us out of this . In Defense of Food is a close examination of the rise of nutritionism in our culture, and a historical account of the industrialization of expert in food ecology, author Michael Pollan takes a look at the way in which the food industry shifted our dietary focus from “food” to “nutrients,” and thus narrowed the objective of eating to one of maintaining physical health – a goal.

Buy a cheap copy of In Defense of Food book. Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants. With those seven words, journalist Michael Pollan distills a careers worth of reporting into a prescription for reversing the Free shipping over $ Michael Pollan is the author of seven previous books, including Cooked, Food Rules, In Defense of Food, The Omnivore's Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, all of which were New York Times 's also the author of the audiobook Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World.. A longtime contributor to the New York Times Magazine, he also teaches writing at .

The last section of In Defense of Food presents a new way of thinking about food and eating that's quite beautiful, attractive, and simple to understand, and this is really the gem of the book, though you have to read the rest to fully understand why. Luckily, the solutions Pollan posits are far less complicated than the problems he outlines.   In Defense of Food An Eater's Manifesto (Book): Pollan, Michael: #1 New York Times Bestseller from the author of How to Change Your Mind, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and Food Rules 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 Because in the so-called Western diet, food has been replaced by nutrients, .


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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 too much/5(K).

In Defense of Food debunks the daily media barrage of conflicting claims about nutrition. Traveling the globe and the supermarket aisles "Eat food. Not. In Defense of Food saw almost immediate success, maintaining a six-week run following its publication on The New York Times’ bestseller list. Pollan is the author of several other works regarding the food industry, and has also appeared in interviews and documentaries, as well as his show, “Cooked.”.

This book, "In Defense of Food," is galvanizing, offering a holistic re-orientation to the whole realm of food and all that's involved in it. Pollan gives us a useful new villain, "nutritionalism" (a term previously coined by another author), which is our (and more so, "the pro's" - researchers, dieticians, etc)tendency to want to think of.

But In Defense of Food is a simpler, blunter and more pragmatic book, one that really lives up to the "manifesto" in its subtitle. St Petersburg Times - Colette Bancroft It's a smart, refreshing take on the traditional January topic: diet advice from a man who clearly loves to eat.

A portion of this book first appeared in The New York Times Magazine under the title “Unhappy Meals.” LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION DATA Pollan, Michael. In defense of food: an eater’s manifesto / Michael Pollan.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN: 1. Nutrition. Food habits. Size: KB. Some of this reasoning turned up in Pollan's best-selling "Omnivore's Dilemma." But "In Defense of Food" is a simpler, blunter and more pragmatic book, one that really lives up to the "manifesto.

About In Defense of Food #1 New York Times Bestseller from the author of How to Change Your Mind, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and Food Rules 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.

In Defense Of Food Summary J Ma Niklas Goeke Self Improvement 1-Sentence-Summary: In Defense Of Food describes the decline of food in exchange for diets driven by science and nutritional data, how this decline has ruined our health and what you can do to return to food as a simple, cultural, natural aspect of life.

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (released internationally as In Defence of Food) is a book by journalist and activist Michael Pollan.

It was number one on the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller List for six weeks. The book grew out of Pollan's essay Unhappy Meals published in the New York Times : Michael Pollan. In Defense of Food is something of a companion to that, addressing the balance between what we eat and what we should eat, something I’ve looked at in the past.

Does this book come up with some worthwhile conclusions about our food and what we spend on it. Let’s dig in and find out. A Deeper Look At In Defense of Food. Eat food. Not too much. His writing on food and agribusiness has won various honors, including the Reuters/World Conservation Union Global Award in Environmental Journalism, the James Beard Award, and the Genesis Award from the American Humane Association.

Reviews of In Defense of Food 1. Rating /5. This book was extraordinary to me. Following close on the heels of the very successful publishing of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and the release of the movie Food Inc., Michael Pollan’s latest book, In Defense of Food, is one that.

Michael Pollan is the author of five books: Second Nature, A Place of My Own, The Botany of Desire, which received the Borders Original Voices Award for the best nonfiction work of and was recognized as a best book of the year by the American Booksellers Association and Amazon, and the national bestellers, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and In Defense of Food.4/5().

Buy a cheap copy of In Defense of Food: An Eater's book by Michael Pollan. Amazon Significant Seven, January Food is the one thing that Americans hate to love and, as it turns out, love to hate.

What we want to eat has been ousted by Free shipping over $Cited by:   In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto by Michael Pollan. The message of this book is simple: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan gives it away right at the start, so I don. Michael Pollan’s most recent food book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation--the story of our most trusted food expert’s culinary education--was published by Penguin Press in Apriland in it served as the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the same name/5().

Book Review: In Defense of Food By J. David Santen Jr. The Oregonian, February 8, My wife glanced at the cover of Michael Pollan’s new book, “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto” (The Penguin Press, $, pages).

On it, a head of lettuce is banded (or branded) with the slogan “Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants.”.In Defense of Food debunks the daily media barrage of conflicting claims about nutrition. Traveling the globe and exploring the supermarket aisles .On DecemPBS aired In Defense of Food, a special based on journalist Michael Pollan’s book In Defense of Food: An Eater’s hout the special, Pollan focuses on ways to reverse the damage to people’s .