Diet for a New America, by John RobbinsMP3 Audio Sample play pause Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Synopsis Reviews Awards Media Short Synopsis Diet for a New America is a startling examination of the food we currently buy and eat in the United States, and the astounding moral, economic, and emotional price we pay for it. Full Synopsis From John Robbins, a new edition of the classic that awakened the conscience of a nation. Since the publication of Diet for a New America , beef consumption in the United States has fallen a remarkable nineteen percent. While many forces are contributing to this dramatic shift in our habits, Diet for a New America is considered to be one of the most important. Diet for a New America is a startling examination of the food we currently buy and eat in the United States, and the astounding moral, economic, and emotional price we pay for it. Author John Robbins.
Diet for a new America
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Diet for a New America. Privacy Information. But once we become aware of the impact of our food choices, we can never really forget. Of course we can push it all to the back of our minds, and we may need to do this, at times, to endure the enormity of what is involved. But the earth itself will remind us, as will our children, and the animals and the forests and the sky and the rivers, that we are part of this earth, and it is part of us. All things are deeply connected, and so the choices we make in our daily lives have enormous influence, not only on our own health and vitality, but also on the lives of other beings, and indeed on the destiny of life on earth. Robbins does not play on guilt, but shows us how our own well-being is linked to the development of radically new sensibilities to non-human life.
Books Beginner's Guides. Diet for a New America is considered by many to be the bible of vegetarianism because it's both incredibly comprehensive and deeply moving. What's more, the content has been meticulously researched, with Robbins offering dozens of pages of footnotes. If you're looking for a book with solid, hard proof of how vegetarians easily get plenty of protein, why meat is the 1 killer in the U. Diet for a New America has been credited with launching the second wave of vegetarianism in the U. It's still timely today.
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Diet for a New America is a bestselling book by John Robbins. Colin Campbell , and John A. Robbins has to say about diet in this country is unremarkable: we eat too much meat and dairy products. Much of what Mr. Robbins has to say about the inhumane treatment of animals on factory farms is correct. But Mr.