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Diet for a New America (2-Volume Set)
Diet for a New America (2-Volume Set)
Diet for a New America (2-Volume Set)
Item#: 8988404165-73
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Product Description
Korean Title: Yookshik, Geon-gang-eul Mangchigo Sesang-eul Mangchinda
Author: John Robbins
Translator: Hye-sook Son, Moo-yeol Lee
Publisher: Arumdri Media
2-volume set | 210*148mm

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About This Book

How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth

From Publishers Weekly
This well-documented expose of America's "factory farms" should prompt even die-hard meat-and-potatoes lovers to reevaluate their diets. Asserting that "we are ingesting nightmares for breakfast, lunch and dinner," Robbins, who is medical director of the California Institute for Health and Healing, details how livestock is raised under increasingly industrialized conditions by "agribusiness oligopolies." Grazing and foraging have given way to debeaking, tail-docking, dehorning and castration, and treatment with pesticides, hormones, growth and appetite stimulants, tranquilizers and antibioticswhich, in turn, are assimilated by humans. The author correlates our "protein obsessed" society with a higher incidence of arteriosclerosis, osteoporosis, cancer and other degenerative diseases, as well as freakish occurrences like premature puberty from estrogen contamination. As Robbins debunks nutritional myths perpetuated by the powerful meat and dairy industries (indicting as well his family's Baskin-Robbins ice-cream empire), this is sure to prove controversial.

Vegetarian Times magazine
From the outset of reading this volume I was enthralled. The book is a pleasure to read, as engrossing as the most exciting novel. Yet this is no novelit deals directly with the most important personal issues and decisions of our lives. When I finished reading Diet for a New America, I knew that in my hands lay one of the most profound studies ever written of how our eating habits affect our lives, and indeed all of life on our planet . . . If you read only one book this year, let it be this one.

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