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    Evaluating a Dilemma: The Omnivore's Dilemma

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    The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan begins with an introduction, "Our National Eating Disorder," which establishes the themes, history, and purposes for reading. He begins by detailing the recent history and conflicting advice given to the public regarding food, food policies, and nutrition. Having read these first several pages of this book, do you think that there is a national eating disorder? Is there a dilemma on what to eat? Evaluate the arguments put forth in the Introduction by Pollan, and whether you agree or disagree based on your observations and experiences.

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    As you evaluate the arguments by Pollan, I agree that we as a nation have implemented a "National Eating Disorder" mentality based on media messages. As a vegetarian, I am constantly lured by new fads because I want to live healthy and longer. ...

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    Some brief ideas are presented to evaluate the arguments by Pollan in "The Omnivore's Dilemma".