Analysis Of The Book ' From Food On Nutrients ' By Michael Pollan

1380 Words Oct 11th, 2016 6 Pages
Is standing up for what is right or wrong good or bad? Michael Pollan stands up for people who have no earthly idea of what they put in their bodies. Michael Pollan author of “From food to Nutrients” gives us his opinion of how food has shaped society as it is today. How it has revolutionized over the past century, and how changes have been made to an American’s everyday life. People may not have any idea of what they put into their bodies, but should they know? Society has gotten along great without anyone telling them what they should and should not eat. Michael Pollan’s point of view is reasonable, but what about from the business’s point of view. They are taking the biggest hit if we tell people what they can and can not eat! Is it reasonable to make the change to something that has not had a problem in many years before today? You can not live without food, but there are foods you can live without. For example, the candy you pick up, and the greasy fast food you eat are not foods our body needs. Sugar is not good for you, in fact it clogs your arteries and leads to health problems. People do not understand what they are actually putting in their bodies! In fact, some people would consider fast food restaurants as poison foods. There are no health benefits to what they serve you other than satisfaction. Michael Pollan the author of “From food to Nutrients” makes an effort to tell his point of view of food today. The difference from food in the past to what it is in the…

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