It’s not necessary to make eating so difficult. Food Rules gives much-needed simplicity to the complicated diets and contradicting health recommendations that are so prevalent today. This important manual lays out a set of simple, remembered guidelines for eating sensibly, one per page, accompanied by a succinct explanation in writing that has come to be the trademark of New York Times bestselling author Michael Pollan. It is a simple manual that incorporates a number of customs, illustrating how various societies throughout history have come to share the same enduring knowledge about food. This is the ideal resource for anyone who has questioned, “What should I eat?” whether at the grocery store or an all-you-can-eat buffet.