Reviews of In Defense of Food

The Holy Church of Food

His master stroke is a ringing declaration of nutritional independence: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

In Defense of Food

He's way too polite to tell us what to eat. Instead, he uses his familiar brand of carefully researched, common-sense journalism to persuade, providing guidelines and convincing arguments.

Just eat what your great-grandma ate

Pollan's advice is sensible and even inspiring.

In Defense of Food

A writer of great subtlety, Pollan doesn't preach to the choir; in fact, rarely does he preach at all, preferring to let the facts speak for themselves.