Food Rules: An Eater's Manual's notes, summary and lessons

By Michael Pollan

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  • Don't eat anything your great-grandmother recognize as food.

    Page: 7
  • Avoid food products that make health claims.

    Page: 19
  • Avoid food you see advertised on television.

    Page: 25
  • Eat only foods that have been cooked by humans.

    Page: 37
  • Eating what stands on one leg is better than eating what stands on two legs, which is better than eating what stands on four legs

    Page: 55
  • Sweeten and salt your food yourself.

    Page: 75
  • The whiter the bread, the sooner you'll be dead.

    Page: 81
  • Eat all the junk food you want as long as you cook it yourself.

    Page: 85
  • Pay more, eat less.

    Page: 99
  • Eat when you're hungry, not when you're bored.

    Page: 105
  • Spend as much time enjoying the meal as it took to prepare it.

    Page: 113
  • Leave something on your plate.

    Page: 133
  • Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

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