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Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

by Michael Pollan (Author)

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Precisely what it says: some good rules for people who eat food. And some tips on how to avoid those things that are just masquerading as food. ( )
  bibleblaster | Jan 23, 2016 |
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Quite an interesting little book on nutrition. ( )
  ebethiepaige | Oct 17, 2015 |
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Quite an interesting little book on nutrition. ( )
  ebethiepaige | Oct 17, 2015 |
Very useful and practical advice for eating well and healthfully. Fad diets are so lame and I honestly think they do more harm than good on the body and the mind. Much better to follow these common sense "rules" when it comes to food, which create a more enjoyable mealtime experience, as it should be! ( )
  kirako | Oct 16, 2015 |
Just finished. I want to get my own copy because ideally, I'd read a little every morning with breakfast. That would get me into an eat-wisely frame of mind for the day.

My absolute FAVORITE rule is "Be the Kind of Person Who Takes Supplements -- Then Skip the Supplements." Runner-up is "It's Not Food if It's Called by the Same Name in Every Language (Think Big Mac, Cheetos, or Pringles." ( )
  Deborah_Markus | Aug 8, 2015 |
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For my mother,
who always knew butter was better for you
than margarine
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Eating in our time has gotten complicated---needlessly so, in my opinion.
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"It's not food if it came from the window of your car."
"The banquet is in the first bite."
"If it came from a plant, eat it; if it was made in a plant, don't."
"Eat only foods that will eventually rot."
"Better to pay the grocer than the doctor."
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A Look Inside Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

Michael Pollan's definitive compendium, Food Rules, is here brought to colorful life with the addition of Maira Kalman's beloved illustrations.

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Presents a set of rules for eating wisely in accordance with a variety of ethnic and cultural traditions, sharing guidelines for making grocery choices and dining out.

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