Sunday, January 24, 2010

Are we getting obsessed with food books?

I meant to blog about this last week when I was reading the Sunday Washington Post.

The non-fiction list had an unuslly large number of books on the topic of food and diet . Here is a list from last week.

Cook This, Not That! Kitchen Survival Guide

(Rodale, $19.99). By David Zinczenko & Matt Goulding. Saving money and calories by eating at home.

Food Rules: An Eater's Manual

(Penguin, $11). By Michael Pollan. A portable guide for making tough choices in the store or on the go.

Eat This Not That! The No-Diet Weight Loss Solution

(Rodale, $19.99). By David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding. The updated 2010 edition.

Flat Belly Diet!

(Rodale, $15.99). By Liz Vaccariello. with Cynthia Sass. The editors of Prevention Magazine offer tips on food choices and a positive attitude.

Eat This Not That! Supermarket Survival Guide

(Rodale, $19.95). By David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding. Spotting nutritious options.

The Mayo Clinic Diet: Eat Well. Enjoy Life. Lose Weight.

(Good Books, $25.99). The renowned nutrition and health experts counsel moderation.

Not really food books

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace
(Penguin, $15) By Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

Eat Pray Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
(Penguin, $15). By Elizabeth Gilbert

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