Loved this book - best advice I've seen about how to eat in a long time!!
As others in this forum have said this is one book that should be read by every American. The first and the second parts tell us what is wrong with the current way of eating and the third part focuses on what we can do to get over the nutritionism. If found some of the information in the book truly eye opening. Ex: Low fat milk vs Normal milk, the book talks about why low fat milk might be worse than full fat milk(hint: oxidized cholesterol in low fat milk) or soy milk vs tofu etc.
The rules to follow to avoid the perils of the western diet are simple and straightforward but would need effort to get used to.
I agree wholeheartedly. What is there in the food we eat? Which is why I started this amazing meal replacement programme 2 years ago with incredible results. Today my whole family is using it. We are unbelievably healthy, eat whatever we like, have immense energy and have no need to see the doctor whatsoever. For more information on this amazing lifestyle feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org or SkypeMe at nehrruths
It is good to know what to eat and what not to because some of these foods we eat brings alot of sickness.
these very reviews makes me want to buy this book.
i haven't read this book, the title attracted me.
i hope it would be interesting. Has anyone read this??
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hanad hi all the people first praise is due to allah then i will tell somae thing about food when u start food first begain name af allah then eat u will get more power allhamdulilah
I think this book is about health and recommends that which type of food is good for health
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Is this an ESL forum??
i love these kinds of books...all people have the right to know what is going on on the other side of the earth,BEYOND THEIR REACH!
Somewhat a rehash of The Omnivore's Dilemma, except this book has the word "percent" on nearly every page. The great storytelling is gone, and in its place is a fairly dry discussion of trends in nutritionism and why you should ignore most of them. Still interesting in places but overall a very fast skim if you've already read the Dilemma. The takeaway is: eat a wide variety of whole foods, preferably those you have grown &/or cooked yourself.
The University of Wisconsin - Madison is reading In Defense of Food for its Go Big Read Campaign. http://www.gobigread.wisc.edu/
I am currently reading this book and it is excellent and I love Michael Pollan... however if you are one who isn't thrilled by statistics I would suggest his book "The Botany of Desire." It was my personal favorite of his books and is more of a personal account of his experience with food and plants versus the economics and nutritional aspects of nature.
I am putting up a course under the revitalized general education program of the university, and I am definite that it will be about food - culture, nutrition, access, technology, etc. I am sure In Defense of Food will be a good reference material. Is there any one who can share his/her copy with me? USD 15 + the add- ons of freight can go a long way if I can access to a used copy. My address is: Malou A., School of Technology, University of the Philippines Visayas, Miagao, Iloilo Philippines 5023.