Consumed by Michelle Stacey
Why Americans Hate, Love, and Fear Food

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An analysis of American cultural attitudes toward the things we eat examines and explores America's unique love-hate relationship with food and the belief that food can kill or cure us, offering the message that we need to discover eating's pleasures. 15,000 first printing.
 

About Michelle Stacey

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Michelle Stacey, the author of Consumed: Why Americans Love, Hate, and Fear Food, is a journalist who writes extensively for publications including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, and Allure.
 
Published April 1, 1994 by Simon & Schuster. 237 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Stacey, a magazine journalist, contends that Americans have become paranoid about food, especially about fat, and that our fears have taken the pleasure out of eating.

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Elle columnist Stacey interviews chefs, scientists, high-fat lovers, health gurus and others to examine America's obsession with food.

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Los Angeles Times

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Stacey focuses on the trend toward food-wrangling, toward bending what we eat to do our will--a hopeless and somewhat comic task, finally, since nobody gets out of here alive, regardless of what they eat.

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