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By 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 a person have to shield it?

Because within the so-called Western nutrition, nutrition has been changed via meals, and customary feel via confusion--most of what we’re eating this day is longer the made of nature yet of meals technological know-how. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yank Paradox: The extra we fear approximately foodstuff, the fewer fit we see to turn into. With In protection of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very outdated) solution to the query of what we must always devour that comes right down to seven easy yet releasing phrases: "Eat nutrients. no longer an excessive amount of. in general plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto indicates us how we will begin making considerate meals offerings that may improve our lives, magnify our feel of what it skill to be fit, and convey excitement again to eating.

"Michael Pollan [is the] exact repository for the nation's foodstuff conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The ny Times

" A striking quantity . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] deals these prescriptions americans so desperately crave."
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"A tricky, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that foodstuff should be redced to its dietary elements with out the lack of anything essential... [a] energetic, priceless book."
--Janet Maslin, The big apple Times

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

Michael Pollan’s most recent booklet Cooked: A ordinary historical past of Transformation--the tale of our such a lot relied on foodstuff expert’s culinary education--was released by means of The Penguin Press in April 2013.

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Or the Italians. Or the japanese. Or the Indians.

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