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Food Matters by Mark Bittman.

Food Matters by Mark Bittman.

By Fine Cooking Editors, editor

January 14th, 2009

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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Comments (2)

Pielove writes: Plobvert, if Bittman is too simple have you tried reading Michael Pollan?
pie Posted: 1:54 pm on March 26th

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

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"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. Posted: 2:37 pm on February 4th

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