The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Omnivore's Dilemma

The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Book - 2009/10/15
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Penguin Putnam
The New York Times bestseller that?s changing America?s diet is now perfect for younger readers

?What ?s for dinner?? seemed like a simple question?until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers? adaptation of Pollan?s famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter,The Omnivore?s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It?s time to take charge of our national eating habits?and it starts with you.



Random House, Inc.
The New York Times bestseller that?s changing America?s diet is now perfect for younger readers

?What ?s for dinner?? seemed like a simple question?until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting and gathering, this young readers? adaptation of Pollan?s famous food-chain exploration encourages kids to consider the personal and global health implications of their food choices. In a smart, compelling format with updated facts, plenty of photos, graphs, and visuals, as well as a new afterword and backmatter,The Omnivore?s Dilemma serves up a bold message to the generation that needs it most: It?s time to take charge of our national eating habits?and it starts with you.

Baker & Taylor
The New York Times best seller adapted for young readers delves into facts about food, life expectancy as it relates to consumption, and global health implications resulting from food choices made by people around the world, encouraging kids to consider their own personal food choices and eating habits.

Publisher: New York : Dial Books, 2009/10/15
Edition: Young readers ed
ISBN: 9780803734159
0803734158
Branch Call Number: J 338.1097 CHE
Characteristics: 298 p.
Alternative Title: Secrets behind what you eat

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bbruegge Oct 24, 2014

Note that this is the Children's edition.

This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. - BB 100 P 2009

Jengi Jan 14, 2012

An interesting book to read that clarifies the meaning of "organic" and offers alternative lifestyle choices with regards to food.

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dsethlewis
Dec 10, 2009

See my review of this book on Slow Food USA's website.

http://www.slowfoodusa.org/index.php/slow_food/blog_post/a_young_omnivores_dilemma/

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white_dove_229 Jun 19, 2013

white_dove_229 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 50

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