Category Archives: Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan on Nutritionism

The wonderfully articulate Michael Pollan has written another book. Although he presents little new to anyone who read his previous book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A natural history of four meals, he is such a wonderful writer, with such clever ways … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan Podcast

I just found this great podcast of an April, 2006 National Public Radio (NPR) interview with Omnivore’s Dilemma author, Michael Pollan: Author Michael Pollan: ‘The Omnivore’s Dilemma’ available at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5342514 The Science Friday segment is a great encapsulation of all … Continue reading

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Even more Michael Pollan

“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. That, more or less, is the short answer to the supposedly incredibly complicated and confusing question of what we humans should eat in order to be maximally healthy. I hate to give away … Continue reading

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Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma

“ ‘You are what you eat’ is a truism hard to argue with, and yet it is, as a visit to a feedlot suggests, incomplete, for you are what what you eat eats, too. And what we are, or have … Continue reading

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