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Aug 18, Minutes Middle Grade 10 and up. Be careful of your dinner! He is a master at drawing back to reveal the greater issues.
He brilliantly anatomizes the corn-based diet that has emerged in the postwar era. He also wants us to be aware of the choices we make and to take responsibility for them.
And I do mean everyone. This magisterial work, whose subject is nothing less than our own omnivorous i. If you eat, you should read this book.
It is interested not only in how the consumed affects the consumer, but in how we consumers affect what we consume as well…. Entertaining and memorable.
The Secrets Behind What You Eat
Readers of this intelligent and admirable book will almost certainly find their capacity to delight in food augmented rather than diminished. Michael Pollan has spent much of the last five years visiting these places on our behalf.
Along with wonderfully descriptive writing and truly engaging stories and characters, there is a full helping of serious information on the way modern food is produced. This is journalism at its best. Michael Pollan addresses that fundamental question with great wit and intelligence, looking at the social, ethical, and environmental impact of four different meals.
Eating well, he finds, can be a pleasurable way to change the world.
The findings he reports in this this book are often unexpected, disturbing, even horrifying, but they are facts every eater should know. This is an engaging book, full of information that is most relevant to conscious living.
But although we have choices, few of us are aware of exactly what they are.
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He tears down the walls that separate us from what we eat, and forces us to be more responsible eaters. Reading this book is a wonderful, life-changing experience. Read An Excerpt. Hardcover —. Add to Cart Add to Cart.
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