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Michael Pollan Offers 64 Rules for Eating Well

Take Michael Pollan’s 64 new food rules and eat them. The American author/journalism professor’s Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual has just been released. It’s the third in a food series that started with The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals in 2006 and continued with In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto in

Rules for People Who Want to be Told What, When and How to Eat

It doesn't get much easier than this. Each page has a simple rule, sometimes with a short explanation, sometimes without, that promotes Pollan's back-to-the-basics-of-food (and-food-enjoyment) philosophy.

The Ethical Epicure: Books that serve up insight about what’s on your plate

His work has been updated and made youth-friendly in a new edition, "The Omnivore's Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat." The target audience is 8- to 12-year-olds, though it might also appeal to adult readers turned off by drier nutrition- and environment-oriented tomes.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Originally written for adults and now adapted for teens, this "must read" tells you much of what you need to know about the foods you put into your body on a daily basis.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Based on Pollan's best-selling adult book of the same title, this (slightly) shortened version will appeal to thoughtful, socially responsible teens.

Chatting with Michael Pollan of The Omnivore’s Dilemma

Keep your eyes peeled in October for the release of Michael Pollan’s follow up to The Omnivore’s Dilemma, a young reader’s edition. The new version will be a bit more user friendly, but also updated with more current information. I got the chance to chat with Michael recently and pick his brain on the state

Michael Pollan is Coming for Your Kid’s Plates

Not bedtime reading, but certainly food for thought, made slightly easier to chew thanks to graphs, and drawings.