Diet for a New America

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Stillpoint, 1987 - Social Science - 423 pages
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This text looks at our dependence on animals for food and what this means in terms of the profoundly inhumane and unhealthy conditions under which animals are raised and prepared for consumption. In an account of these conditions, and of the physical, emotional and economic price we, as consumers, are paying, John Robbins offers a fresh code for living that enhances rather than diminishes health, economic well being and humanitarianism.

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

I rarely put FIVE stars on a book. This one is brave, brilliant, and will change the nastier parts of our world immediately. I dare anyone to read, for but one example, the chapter on "the most ... Read full review

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User Review  - ontoursecretly - LibraryThing

Robbins' pet project filled with pseudo-science and touches of corn-syrup sympathy, disconnected anecdotes and studies that provide no narrative or proofs. An easy pitfall for newborn vegans written ... Read full review


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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.

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