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The Food Revolution
     --- How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
by John Robbins
published by Conari
© 2001by John Robbins


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From Library Journal
Robbins, author of the classic Diet for a New America, believes that plant-based nutrition and particularly vegan diets (free of meat, milk, and eggs) lead to long life and good health. Citing statistics, research studies, and selected quotes that extol the benefits of such diets, he also argues that animal products are responsible for such diseases as obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and cancer. Robbins deplores the inadequate sanitation and inspection in meat-processing plants and argues that many of the illnesses and stomach ailments that people complain about result from animal agriculture and the pathogens it introduces into our bodies. He also raises concerns about the dangers of fad diets that advocate high carbohydrates, high protein, or high fat. Those who want to know more about vegan diets will gain many insights from his provocative book. -- Irwin Weintraub, Brooklyn College Library, New York City.

Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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