Hope’s Edge: The Next Diet for a Small Planet

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TarcherPerigee #ad - Ecology. Now frances and her daughter, Anna, pick up where Diet for a Small Planet left off. Food. Together they set out on an around-the-world journey to explore the greatest challenges we face in the new millennium. Traveling to asia, latin america, and europe, africa, they discovered answers to one of the most urgent issues of our time: whether we can transcend the rampant consumerism and capitalism to find the paths that each of us can follow to heal our lives as well as the planet.

Featuring nearly seventy recipes from celebrated vegetarian culinary pioneers-including Alice Waters, Laurel Robertson, Mollie Katzen, Nora Pouillon, environmental, and Anna Thomas-Hope's Edge highlights true trailblazers engaged in social, and economic transformations. Frances Moore Lappe. Thirty years ago, frances Moore Lappé started a revolution in the way Americans think about food and hunger.

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Diet for a Small Planet 20th Anniversary Edition

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Ballantine Books #ad - 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 Ballantine Books.

Diet for a Small Planet 20th Anniversary Edition #ad - 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 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.

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Eating Animals

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Back Bay Books #ad - Traveling to the darkest corners of our dining habits, every chicken we fry, Foer raises the unspoken question behind every fish we eat, and every burger we grill. A must-read for anyone who cares about building a more humane and healthy world, in the words of the Los Angeles Times, Eating Animals is a book that, places Jonathan Safran Foer "at the table with our greatest philosophers.

Ballantine Books. Back Bay Books. For years he was content to live with uncertainty about his own dietary choices-but once he started a family, the moral dimensions of food became increasingly important. Faced with the prospect of being unable to explain why we eat some animals and not others, Foer set out to explore the origins of many eating traditions and the fictions involved with creating them.

Eating Animals #ad - Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is a groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name. Bestselling author jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian.

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Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto-The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest

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Simon & Schuster #ad - In this urgent dispatch, corporations, scientists, he suggests that a fertile partnership between consumers, and farmers could still allow the biotech harvest to reach its full potential in helping to overcome the problem of world hunger, providing nutritious food and keeping the environment healthy.

In food, Inc. Acclaimed journalist peter pringle shows how both sides in this overheated conflict have made false promises, engaged in propaganda science, and indulged in fear-mongering. A handful of corporate "life science" giants, such as Monsanto, are pitted against a worldwide network of anticorporate ecowarriors like Greenpeace.

Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto-The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest #ad - The battles are conducted in the mystifying language of genetics. And yet the possible benefits of biotech agriculture to our food supply are too vital to be left to either partisan. It could create new allergies, destroy biodiversity, upset ecosystems, and produce uncontrollable mutations. The greens warn that "playing God" with plant genes is dangerous.

Worst of all, the antibiotech forces say, a single food conglomerate could end up telling us what to eat. The companies claim to be leading a new agricultural revolution that will save the world with crops modified to survive frost, pests, drought, and plague. Back Bay Books. Ballantine Books.

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Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives

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Vintage UK #ad - Yet few eaters are conscious of the processes that are required to bring food into a metropolis. This original and revolutionary study examines the way in which modern food production has damaged the balance of human existence, among them obesity, and reveals a centuries-old dilemma that holds the key to a host of current problems, the inexorable rise of the supermarkets, and the destruction of the natural world.

Original and inspiring, this is a warning call to the waste and destruction caused by today's food systems, and a guide to correcting its errors. The rise and impact of such american hallmarks as industrialized food and meat production, fast food restaurant chains, the supermarket, and processed edibles on city life is examined alongside the historical roots and the contemporary issues at each stage of the food cycle, from farm to plate to landfill.

Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives #ad - Covering ground from rachel carson to frank lloyd wright, the women's movement to Wal-Mart, this is an eye-opening and provocative look at the environmental and health issues surrounding eating in the city The gargantuan effort needed to feed cities across the world on a daily basis has a massive and vastly underappreciated social and physical impact on both human populations and the planet.

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Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier

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Penguin Books #ad - Back Bay Books. Penguin Group USA. Using intrepid reportage, eloquent case for the city's importance and splendor, Glaeser makes an urgent, keen analysis, and cogent argument, offering inspiring proof that the city is humanity's greatest creation and our best hope for the future. A masterpiece. Steven D. Random House UK.

. A pioneering urban economist presents a myth-shattering look at the majesty and greatness of citiesAmerica is an urban nation, unhealthy, poor, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, environmentally unfriendly . Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics"Bursting with insights. The new york times Book Review Ballantine Books.

Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier #ad - . Or are they? in this revelatory book, edward Glaeser, declares that cities are actually the healthiest, greenest, a leading urban economist, and richest in both cultural and economic terms places to live. He travels through history and around the globe to reveal the hidden workings of cities and how they bring out the best in humankind.

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Recipes for a Small Planet

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Ballantine Books #ad - Recipes for a Small Planet #ad - Penguin Group USA. Now, here is Ms. Ellen buchman ewald was an inspiration for france's Moore Lappe's successful nutrition regimen, outlined in DIET FOR A SMALL PLANET. Ewald's long-awaited cookbook, basic and complete, containing hundreds of delicious, ecology, body- and planet-conscious recipes for better health, and above all, better eating.

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Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters

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Columbia University Press #ad - Ballantine Books. He concludes with human perceptions of smell and flavor and their relationship to the neural basis of consciousness. As we eat, the brain conceptualizes smells as spatial patterns, and from these and the other senses it constructs the perception of flavor. Back Bay Books. He analyzes flavor's engagement with the brain regions that control emotion, and cravings, and he even devotes a section to food's role in drug addiction and, building on Marcel Proust's iconic tale of the madeleine, food preferences, its ability to evoke deep memories.

Shepherd then considers the impact of the flavor system on contemporary social, behavioral, and medical issues. Shepherd embarks on a paradigm-shifting trip through the "human brain flavor system, " laying the foundations for a new scientific field: neurogastronomy. Everyone from casual diners and ardent foodies to wine critics, and researchers will delight in Shepherd's fascinating, scholars, chefs, scientific-gastronomic adventures.

Neurogastronomy: How the Brain Creates Flavor and Why It Matters #ad - Random House UK. Penguin Group USA. Used book in Good Condition. Leading neuroscientist Gordon M. Challenging the belief that the sense of smell diminished during human evolution, which constitutes the main component of flavor, Shepherd argues that this sense, is far more powerful and essential than previously believed.

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End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat

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Ebury #ad - Regulation isn't working, turtles, dolphins and other wildlife seabirds, fishermen must cheat or lose money, sharks are killed unnecessarily and fish stocks are collapsing despite the warnings. Back Bay Books. The end of the line looks at the problem and proves that we, as consumers, have to change if the situation is to improve.

Ballantine Books. We have reached a pivotal moment for fishing, with seventy-five percent of the world's fish stocks either fully exploited or overfished. Penguin Group USA. If nothing is done to stop the squandering of fish stocks the life of the oceans will face collapse and millions of people could starve.

End of the Line: How Overfishing Is Changing the World and What We Eat #ad - Trawling on an industrial scale in the North Sea takes 16 lbs of dead marine animals to produce just 1lb of sole. Random House UK. Fish is the aspirational food for western society, has an attitude to conservation 10, although as technologically advanced as space travel, but those who eat and celebrate fish often ignore the fact that the fishing industry, the healthy, weight-conscious choice, 000 years out of date.

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Diet for a Small Planet: The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat

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Ballantine Books #ad - Random House UK. Used book in Good Condition. Back Bay Books. Penguin Group USA. 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.

Diet for a Small Planet: The Book That Started a Revolution in the Way Americans Eat #ad - 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 Ballantine Books.

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.

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Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism California Studies in Food and Culture

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University of California Press #ad - Back Bay Books. Random House UK. While such fare may be tastier and grown in more ecologically sustainable ways, this approach can also reinforce class and race inequalities and neglect other possible explanations for the rise in obesity, including environmental toxins. Arguing that ours is a political economy of bulimia―one that promotes consumption while also insisting upon thinness―Guthman offers a complex analysis of our entire economic system.

She also focuses the lens of obesity on the broader food system to understand why we produce cheap, over-processed food, as well as why we eat it. University of California Press. Ballantine Books. Weighing in takes on the “obesity epidemic, ” challenging many widely held assumptions about its causes and consequences.

Weighing In: Obesity, Food Justice, and the Limits of Capitalism California Studies in Food and Culture #ad - Guthman takes issue with the currently touted remedy to obesity―promoting food that is local, organic, and farm fresh. Julie guthman examines fatness and its relationship to health outcomes to ask if our efforts to prevent “obesity” are sensible, efficacious, or ethical. Used book in Good Condition.

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