Book Reviews

Every three or four weeks I plan to post my review of a book that relates to processed food in some fashion. If you wish to purchase the item from Amazon, click on the image of the book cover. See below a list of those reviews that have been posted to date:

Let Them Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World by B. Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta posted January 9, 2018.

Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense by Bob Holmes posted December 5, 2017 

Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet by Mackay Jenkins posted November 14, 2017

Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America by Michael Ruhlman posted October 17, 2017  

Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J Jacobs posted September 26, 2017

Badditives! The 13 Most Harmful Food Additives in Your Diet–and How to Avoid Them by Linda and Bill Bonvie posted August 2, 2017

Cuisine & Empire: Cooking in World History by Rachel Laudan posted July 5, 2017

Waste Free Kitchen Handbook: A Guide to Eating Well and Saving Money by Wasting Less Food  by Dana Gunders posted June 7, 2017

The Secret Life of Fat: The Science Behind the Body’s Least Understood Organ and What It Means for You by Sylvia Tara posted May 3, 2017

Chemicalism by Simon Kadwill-Kelly posted April 7, 2017

The Case against Sugar by Gary Taubes posted March 9, 2017

Real Food/Fake Food: Why You don’t Know What You’re Eating & What You Can Do About It by Larry Olmstead posted February 8, 2017

100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why It Matters Today by Stephen Le posted January 11, 2017.

In Defense of Processed Food: It’s Not Nearly as Bad as You Think by Robert Shewfelt announced December 19, 2016.


The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science by J. Kenji Lόpez-Alt posted December 13, 2016.

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman by Lindy West review posted November 15, 2016

Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies—How What We Eat Defines Who We Are by Sophie Egan review posted October 27, 2016