Diet for a small planet

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Ballantine Books, Mar 12, 1975 - Cooking - 411 pages
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User Review  - KLSimpson - LibraryThing

Loved this book. This was one of the first vegetarian books I read, and it was truly inspiring. Lappe has changed some of her views since writing this (food combining), but it's a wonderful primer on animal rights and vegetarianism. I haven't tried any of the recipes, but they sound good. Read full review

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User Review  - pansociety - LibraryThing

The classic has been updated, containing the author's prognosis of the world hunger situation and the continuing need for eating "lower on the food chain"; the recipes have been made easier, more varied, and tastier. Read full review

Contents

Earths Labor Lost
3
Our Green Revolution
8
Sources of Pesticide Residues in
34
How Much Meat Does Each Americanr
41
A Protein Mythology
61
The Problem of a Limiting Amino
67
How Much Is Enough?
69
The FoodProtein Continuum
78
Calorie Cost Per Gram of Usable
128
How to Get Protein
139
Summary of Complementary Protein
153
TABLES
281
A Definitions and Basic Cooking Instructions
353
The Fate of U S Protein Resources 13
357
Protein Cost Comparisons
359
F Whole Wheat Flour Compared to White
377

Where to
87
Protein Tables and Tips for Complementing
95
How the Food Groups RateProteinWise
118
Sources for the Tables
395
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About the author (1975)

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, www.smallplanetinstitute.org.

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