Diet for a small planet

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Ballantine Books, 1978 - Cooking - 411 pages
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Here again is the extraordinary bestselling book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating-- one that remains a complete guide for eating well in the 90s. Featuring: simple rules for a healthy diet; a streamlined, easy-to-use format; delicious food combinations of protein-rich meals without meat; hundreds of wonderful recipes, and much more.

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User Review  - Kendra - Goodreads

This book was excellent, but frustrating in the fact that a lot of the issues she wrote about 40 years ago are still problematic today. When I was reading it, the debate regarding food stamps was in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vampire-lk - Goodreads

Good book! The parts I read for my school assignment was very interesting! Lappé still remains on of the most known/assigned books on this subject according to my prof!! Read full review


Earths Labor Lost
A Protein Mythology
How Much Is Enough?

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Frances Moore Lappe, author of fifteen books, has received seventeen honorary doctorates and was the fourth American to receive the Right Livelihood Award, called the Alternative Nobel Prize. She is cofounder of Food First, the American News Service, and the Small Planet Institute,

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