Book Review : The Omnivore’s Dilemma

“The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals” is written by Michael Pollan. I have listed to the audio book narrated by Scott Brick. Its fairly a long length of audio to listen to, about 16 hours. I have taken really long time to finish this. I started reading this with an intention on knowing something about nutrition. As I found out going through, its a book revealing the hazards of food industry. This book is  concerned mainly with the food industry in USA. He starts the book  with how corn gained its prominence in modern times. He talks of how the corn gets converted to poultry and stake. He talks about the health of the animals in the industrialized farms. This is the 1st part. In the second part he goes into farms where animals are naturally fed and farmed. He discusses the topic of omnivore’s dilemma at length in this part towards the end. In the third part he tries gathering food by hunting and ends book by preparing a dinner of his hunted items.

Rating :3/5. Its a lengthy book written in narrative style, at some places seem dramatic. He divides his views into three types of meal and explains his experience of all those meal and leaves up to readers to  try and see if they could digest the same.

 

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