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Omnivore’s Dilemma


Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

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Book Summary:

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.

Our Cocktail Party Statements:

Aaron: Corn: it’s what’s for dinner

Phil: American is subsidizing the wrong farms

Karin: The solution to America’s eating disorders

 

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