Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

A DEFINITIVE COMPENDIUM OF FOOD WISDOM

Eating doesn't have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more 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?"

Title:Food Rules: An Eater's Manual
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780143116387
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    Food Rules: An Eater's Manual Reviews

  • Patricia

    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 favorit...

  • Margitte

    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 ...

  • Paquita Maria Sanchez

    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 s...

  • Molly

    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 ...

  • Lynne King

    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 Rul...

  • David Schaafsma

    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 Omni...

  • Jeanette (Again)

    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 f...

  • Charlie Miller

    Essentially just 64 different ways of saying don't eat processed food. I hope it finds the right people. Mercifully short to be fair...

  • Kimberly

    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...

  • Niki

    This book was a super quick read with 64 "food rules" which each had a paragraph or two explaining them in more detail. It has some great reminders and a few new ideas. Some of my favorites are:Avoid ...