Diet for a Small Planet (20th Anniversary Edition): The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat

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Random House Publishing Group, May 18, 2011 - Cooking - 528 pages
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The book that started a revolution in the way Americans eat

The extraordinary book that taught America the social and personal significance of a new way of eating is still a complete guide for eating well in the twenty-first century.

Sharing her personal evolution and how this groundbreaking book changed her own life, world-renowned food expert Frances Moore Lappé offers an all-new, even more fascinating philosophy on changing yourself—and the world—by changing the way you eat.

The Diet for a Small Planet features:
• simple rules for a healthy diet
• streamlined, easy-to-use format
• food combinations that make delicious, protein-rich meals without meat
• indispensable kitchen hints—a comprehensive reference guide for planning and preparing meals and snacks
• hundreds of wonderful recipes

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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

About the author (2011)

Frances Moore Lappé is the author or co-author of many books about world hunger, living democracy, and the environment. Beginning with the three-million copy Diet for a Small Planet in 1971, her books include Democracy’s EdgeGetting a Grip (in two editions), EcoMind, and World Hunger: 10 Myths.

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