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An Eater's Manifesto

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An edition of In Defense of Food (2008)

In Defense of Food

An Eater's Manifesto

1 edition
  • 4.06 ·
  • 16 Ratings
  • 117 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading
  • 26 Have read
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English
Pages
256

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What to eat, what not to eat, and how to think about health: a manifesto for our times"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food, the well-considered answers he provides to the que

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First Sentence

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Eater'sManifesto
I. The Age of Nutritionism
One: From Foods to Nutrients
Two: Nutritonism Defined
Three: Nutritionism Comes to Market
Four: Food Science's Golden Age
Five: The Melting of the Lipid Hypothesis
Six: Eat Right, Get Fatter
Seven: Beyond the Pleasure Principle
Eight: The Proof in the Low-Fat Pudding
Nine: Bad Science
Ten: Nutritionism's Children
II. The Western Diet and the Diseases of Civilization
One: The Aborigine in All of Us
Two: The Elephant in the Room
Three: The Industrialization of Eating: What Do We Know
1) From Whole Foods to Refined
2) From Complexity to Simplicity
3) From Quality to Quantity
4) From Leaves to Seed
5) From Food Culture to Food Science
III. Getting Over Nutritionism
One: Escape from the Western Diet
Two: Eat Food: Food Defined
Three: Mostly Plants: What to Eat
Four: Not Too Much: How to Eat
Acknowledgments
Sources
Resources
Index

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 206-228) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
613
Library of Congress
RA784 .P643 2008

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
256
Dimensions
8.3 x 5.8 x 1.1 inches
Weight
10.4 ounces

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