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In defense of food : an eater's manifesto (In defense of food)

by Hedge, Christopher (Composer)


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""Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." These simple words go to the heart of food journalist Pollan's thesis. Humans used to know how to eat well, he argues, but the balanced dietary lessons that were once passed down through generations have been confused and distorted by food industry marketers... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The Western diet
  • Too much sugar
  • Lessons from nature
  • What can we do?
  • The low fat campaign
  • A food desert blooms
  • Mostly plants
  • Longest living Americans
  • Our microscopic partners
  • Not too much
  • Secrets of the buffet line
  • Soda politics
  • The French paradox
  • Conclusion.