By Michael Pollan
#1 New York instances Bestseller
Food. there is lots of it round, and all of us like to consume it. So why may still someone have to protect it?
Because within the so-called Western nutrition, foodstuff has been changed by way of food, and customary feel by means of confusion--most of what we’re eating this day is longer the fabricated from nature yet of meals technology. the result's what Michael Pollan calls the yank Paradox: The extra we fear approximately nutrients, the fewer fit we see to turn into. With In safeguard of Food, Pollan proposes a brand new (and very outdated) resolution to the query of what we should always devour that comes right down to seven basic yet releasing phrases: "Eat nutrients. now not an excessive amount of. as a rule plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto indicates us how we will begin making considerate foodstuff offerings that may improve our lives, amplify our experience of what it skill to be fit, and convey excitement again to eating.
"Michael Pollan [is the] detailed repository for the nation's nutrition conscience."
-Frank Bruni, The big apple Times
" A amazing quantity . . . engrossing . . . [Pollan] deals these prescriptions american citizens so desperately crave."
-The Washington Post
"A tricky, witty, cogent rebuttal to the proposition that nutrients may be redced to its dietary parts with no the lack of anything essential... [a] vigorous, valuable book."
--Janet Maslin, The ny Times
"In safeguard of Food is written with Pollan's typical chunk, ringing readability and brilliance at connecting the dots."
-The Seattle Times
Michael Pollan’s most modern publication Cooked: A common background of Transformation--the tale of our so much relied on nutrients expert’s culinary education--was released by means of The Penguin Press in April 2013.