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Food. There’s a lot of it round, and all of us like to eat it. So why ought to anybody have to defend it?
Because within the so-called Western weight loss program, meals has been changed by vitamins, and customary sense by confusion–most of what we’re consuming in the present day is longer the product of nature however of meals science. The result’s what Michael Pollan calls the American Paradox: The extra we fear about vitamin, the much less wholesome we see to grow to be. With In Defense of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and really previous) reply to the query of what we must always eat that comes all the way down to seven easy however liberating phrases: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto reveals us how we are able to begin making considerate meals selections that can enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be wholesome, and produce pleasure again to consuming.
“Michael Pollan [is the] designated repository for the nation’s food conscience.”—Frank Bruni, The New York Times
” A remarkable volume . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] offers those prescriptions Americans so desperately crave.”—The Washington Post
“A tough, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that food can be redced to its nutritional components without the loss of something essential… [a] lively, invaluable book.”—Janet Maslin, The New York Times
“In Defense of Food is written with Pollan’s customary bite, ringing clarity and brilliance at connecting the dots.”—The Seattle Times
Michael Pollan’s most up-to-date meals ebook Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation–the story of our most trusted meals professional’s culinary education–was revealed by Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it served because the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the identical identify.
Pollan can also be the creator of How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence