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DIET FOR A NEW AMERICA —
25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION

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

Originally published in 1987, Diet for a New America awakened the conscience of a nation with its startling examination of the food we buy and eat — and the moral, economic, and medical price we pay for it. Drawing a clear line connecting America’s factory farm system with disease, animal cruelty, and ecological crises, Robbins makes perhaps the most eloquent argument for vegetarianism ever published. Robbins walked away from his family’s business — the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire — to pursue his dream of promoting a healthy society that practices “compassionate stewardship of a balanced ecosystem.” In Diet for a New America he presents both a disturbing portrait of our current system and a vision for the future that will educate and empower readers to change.

Published in a Joint Venture with H J Kramer

An Interview with John Robbins about the 25th Anniversary of Diet for a New America

Endorsements

“Should be read by everyone interested in healthy living.”
Andrew Weil, MD, author of Spontaneous Healing

“Profoundly fulfilling and moving...the pioneering match of...Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring.”
Washington Post

“A reading must for all caring Americans.”
Harvey and Marilyn Diamond, authors of Fit for Life

“A breakthrough in the science of health and a joy to read.”
John A. McDougall, MD, author of The McDougall Program

“This well-documented exposé of America’s ‘factory farms’ should prompt even die-hard meat-and-potatoes lovers to reevaluate their diets.”
Publishers Weekly

“One of the most profound studies ever written of how our eating habits affect our lives and indeed all of life on our planet.”
Vegetarian Times

“Robbins takes us on a multifaceted journey which should cause all sensitive people to question their eating habits most searchingly. I couldn’t put it down.”
Cleveland Amory, author of The Cat Who Came for Christmas

“I promise you what you perceive behind the supermarket meat counter will never be the same.”
Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet