Analysis of the Impact of Nutrition on Society As Depicted in the Writings, Western Diet and Food as Thought

The essays, “Escape from the Western Diet” by Michael Pollan, and “Food as Thought: Resisting the Moralization of Eating” by Mary Maxfield could not be more contrasting essays. Pollan writes on his views and feelings towards nutrition, the “Western Diet”, and its repercussions. In response, Maxfield expresses her contrasting feelings and opinions, mainly targeting Pollan’s … Read more

Michael Pollan’s View of the Nutritional Effects of Western Food as Illustrated in His Writing, Escape From The Western Diet

In today’s era, healthy food can be difficult to find. What foods are good for us? Is Organic Food really worth buying? In his essay ‘’Escape from the western diet’’ Pollan argues about the nutrition of the western diet, that it is not healthy and can cause many illnesses including cancer and diabetes. Pollan goes … Read more