Check out journalist Michael Pollan's latest work, In Defense of Food. It's a very interesting read which goes quickly. It's sort of social commentary meets common sense in healthy eating. Pollan writes this healthy manifesto in a fresh prose style that is approachable yet extremely informative. The big question Pollan poses is why, in this world of scientific advancements and nutritional research are we more uncertain than ever about what to eat and how to eat?
Pollan doesn't only answer this question, he traces the roots of "nutritionism" in our society and shows us where it all went a little fuzzy.