9780915811816

Diet for a New America How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780915811816

  • ISBN10:

    0915811812

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-04-14
  • Publisher: HJ Kramer

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Summary

From John Robbins comes a new edition of the classic that awakened the conscience of a nation. "A powerful indictment of our dietary practices that should be read by everyone interested in healthy living".--Andrew Weil, author of "Spontaneous Healing". 27 photos. 30 charts.

Author Biography

John Robbins is considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the dietary link to the environment and health. He is the founder of EarthSave International, a nonprofit organization that supports healthy food choices, preservation of the environment, and a more compassionate world. The recipient of the 1994 Rachel Carson Award, he has received a standing ovation at the United Nations.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Foreword (by Joanna Macy)p. viii
Introduction (by John Robbins)p. xiii
Part 1
All God's Critters Have a Place in the Choirp. 20
Brave New Chickenp. 48
The Most Unjusly aligned of All Animalsp. 73
Holy Cowp. 97
Any Way You Slice it, It's Still Bolognap. 122
Part Two
Different Strokes for Different Folksp. 148
The Rise and Fall of the Protein Empirep. 170
Food for the Caring Heartp. 203
Losing a War We Could Preventp. 248
An Ounce of Preventionp. 274
Part Three
America the Poisonedp. 308
All Things Are Connectedp. 350
Afterwordp. 382
Footnotesp. 388
Indexp. 425
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