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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals - Michael Pollan
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
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A national bestseller that has changed the way readers view the ecology of eating, this revolutionary book by award winner Michael Pollan asks the seemingly simple question: What should we have for dinner? Tracing from source to table each of the food chains that sustain us--whether industrial or... show more
A national bestseller that has changed the way readers view the ecology of eating, this revolutionary book by award winner Michael Pollan asks the seemingly simple question: What should we have for dinner? Tracing from source to table each of the food chains that sustain us--whether industrial or organic, alternative or processed--he develops a portrait of the American way of eating. The result is a sweeping, surprising exploration of the hungers that have shaped our evolution, and of the profound implications our food choices have for the health of our species and the future of our planet.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143038580 (0143038583)
ASIN: 143038583
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 450
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
This is one of the most important books that I think I’ve ever read. It really opened my eyes to some things and made me think about changes that I want to make moving forward. EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ IT.
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4.0 What Am I Going to Have for Dinner Tonight?
Bullet Review:In this day and age, there are hundreds of ways to answer the question "What am I eating for dinner tonight?" These range from the nearby McDonald's and Burger Kind to the supermarket to the local farmer's stand. Michael Pollan takes a look at four ways to have a meal - one industrial ...
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4.0 The Omnivore's Dilemma
An interesting read about the source of the food that we eat and how we have forgotten that nature is a cyclical and holistic system that requires us to work with it and not try to circumvent it. I preferred it to Eating because it doesn't present any way of eating as essentially better just diff...
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