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In defense of food : an eater's manifesto

Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[This book] shows us how, despite the daunting dietary landscape Americans confront in the modern supermarket, we can escape the western diet and, by doing so, most of the chronic diseases that diet causes. -Dust jacket.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Pollan
OCLC Number: 243769675
Notes: Originally published: New York : Penguin Press, c2008.
Description: Sound disc : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Eater's manifesto --
Age of nutritionism: From foods to nutrients; Nutritionism defined; Nutritionism comes to market; Food science's golden age; Melting of the lipid hypothesis; Eat right, get fatter; Beyond the pleasure principle; Proof in the low-fat pudding; Bad science; Nutritionism's children --
Western diet and the diseases of civilization: Aborigine in all of us; Elephant in the room; Industrialization of eating, what we do know, From whole foods to refined, From complexity to simplicity, From quality to quantity, From leaves to seeds, From food culture to food science --
Getting over nutritionism: Escape from the Western diet; Eat food, food defined; Mostly plants, what to eat; Not too much, how to eat.
Responsibility: Michael Pollan.

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[This book] shows us how, despite the daunting dietary landscape Americans confront in the modern supermarket, we can escape the western diet and, by doing so, most of the chronic diseases that diet causes. -Dust jacket.

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