[ eBook ] Food Rules: An Eater's Manual Author Michael Pollan – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual A DEFINITIVE COMPENDIUM OF FOOD WISDOMEating Doesn T Have To Be So Complicated In This Age Of Ever Elaborate Diets And Conflicting Health Advice, Food Rules Brings A Welcome Simplicity To Our Daily Decisions About Food Written With The Clarity, Concision And Wit That Has Become Bestselling Author Michael Pollan S Trademark, This Indispensable Handbook Lays Out A Set Of Straightforward, Memorable Rules For Eating Wisely, One Per Page, Accompanied By A Concise Explanation It S An Easy To Use Guide That Draws From A Variety Of Traditions, Suggesting How Different Cultures Through The Ages Have Arrived At The Same Enduring Wisdom About Food Whether At The Supermarket Or An All You Can Eat Buffet, This Is The Perfect Guide For Anyone Who Ever Wondered, What Should I Eat


About the Author: Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also the director of the Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism Excerpted from Wikipedia.



10 thoughts on “Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

  1. Patricia Patricia says:

    A tiny book I read it in the span of the bus ride downtown to my mother s house I wouldn t pay the 11.00 price for this book, but it was fun to get from the library and read.Some of my favorite rules Avoid foods you see advertised on televisionEat only foods that have been cooked by humansIt s not food if it arrived through the window of your carIt s not


  2. Margitte Margitte says:

    More an article than a review, but thanks for reading it.APERITIF to the bookDid you know about the neurons in your stomach Have you gotten over your incommoded phobia with death defying, defeating and fighting it, then get back to learning and observe the reason why your brain is actually in your stomach Get reacquainted with oxidation in the greater scheme of


  3. Paquita Maria Sanchez Paquita Maria Sanchez says:

    Watch out, folks, this is a variation on the drunken book review called the my doctor prescribed me syzzurp review The M.D.P.M.S review An appropriate acronym on so many levels So, I have been sick for a month No exaggeration a month I thought I could tough it out like a champ and avoid the combined cost of a doctor s visit, medication, and missing work That is, until


  4. Molly Molly says:

    I read this super short book at lunch, upon the recommendation of a gorgeous 72 year old woman who claimed to be married to the hottest 80 year old you ve ever seen Granted, I read it while eating ramen, but I


  5. Lynne King Lynne King says:

    I have had The Protein Power Lifeplan on one of my kitchen shelves for over ten years now and I read it regularly as it gives sound advice on how to eat healthily.However, when I saw Food Rules An Eater s Manual and read the review, I knew that I had to have this and purchased it on a whim yesterday I then decided to briefly look at it on my Kindle with a view to reading it at a fut


  6. David Schaafsma David Schaafsma says:

    So I get the feeling everyone in the world that still reads newspapers in some form knows Michael Pollan s work in some form He s a journalist who started to make food his thing, wrote the heady Omnivore s Dilemma that I got for last birthday but since I had not read it and the wife had, she gave it to the used book store and that was okay then, but now I wish I had it to begin reading and


  7. Jeanette (Again) Jeanette (Again) says:

    My rating is based on a combination of a the book s content and b the book s usefulness to me The usefulness is what brings it to a higher rating I ve been studying health and nutrition on my own for many years now, so the content was not new to me I bought the book to have on hand for motivation and reminders of what I already know The way the information and rules are presented makes it perfect


  8. Kimberly Kimberly says:

    What a delightful read The art was absolutely charming and was completely in keeping with the light, upbeat, positive approach that the author followed Some of the rules were fairly obvious, but who doesn t need a little reminder now and then Other rules wereintrospective such as65 Give Some Thought to Where Your Food Comes From The corollary of this notion is to be grateful for your food The author not


  9. Niki Niki says:

    This book was a super quick read with 64 food rules which each had a paragraph or two explaining them indetail It has some great reminders and a few new ideas Some of my favorites are Avoid food products that make health claims you shouldn t have to advertise how healthly something is , Eat only food that will eventually rot, Treat meat as a flavoring, Eat all the junk food you want as long as you cook it your


  10. Crystal Crystal says:

    This book is an abridged version of Pollan s book In Defense of Food and gives excellent advice about what to eat and not to eat as far as being natural and healthy He s not an extremist but, what he says makes good sense He advises that if it comes through a car window, it s not food If your food is made in a plant rather than coming from a plant, you shouldn t eat it He mentions edible food like substances which is


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