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Food Matters

Food Matters by Mark Bittman.

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Food Matters
A Guide to Conscious Eating,
with More Than 75 Recipes
by Mark Bittman
(Simon & Schuster, $25)

reviewed by Kimberly Y. Masibay in issue #97, p. 28

In his new book, award-winning cookbook author Mark Bittman proposes an eating plan to improve the health of people, planet, and pocketbook.


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    Pielove | 03/26/2009

    Plobvert, if Bittman is too simple have you tried reading Michael Pollan?

  • Plobvert | 02/04/2009

    The following quotes from your issue #97 pretty much sum up the entire book.

    The Reading List
    New must-buys for food lovers. BY KIMBERLY Y. M ASIBAY

    "A trip to the
    supermarket can stir up a stew
    of questions about where our
    food comes from; how animals
    and crops are raised; how our
    choices affect our health and our

    "It’s simple: Cut out the junk. Eat
    fewer animals. Feast on lots of
    real whole foods—fruits, veggies,

    While the book was an interesting read it would have made a better article.
    Bittman simply spends too much time going over the same facts chapter after chapter. It is nice to see people tackling these issues and I fully support the effort but the book was too long for the simple message it set out to convey.

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