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The Food Revolution: John Robbins review.

The effects of thefood you eat on your health, the health of your family, and the health of your planet..

Book Review by Pam Gordon

The Food Revolution How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and the World 

by JohnRobbins

John Robbins presents an abundance of facts and statistics the food industryworks hard to hide.

John Robbins has done it again! Find out the truth about the effects of thefood you eat on your health, the health of your family, and the health of your planet.Robbins shows us the harm the Standard American Diet (SAD) causes our world and all of itsinhabitants. In addition to health and factory farm information, Robbins presents anexpose on genetically engineered foods that will have you terrified for the future of ourplanet. A must-read experience for anyone who wants a healthier life on earth.

John Robbins, heir to the Baskin-Robbins ice cream fortune, literally walkedaway from the money and the company to make a difference in our world. And make adifference is exactly what John Robbins has done, first with his book Diet for a NewAmerica, then with his new The Food Revolution: How your Diet Can help Save yourLife and the World.

John Robbins presents an abundance of facts and statistics the food industryworks hard to hide. You will cry; you will cringe; you will anger; you will hope, but youwill never look at your food, your health, or your planet in the same way again.

Statistics, quotes, personal experiences, and excellent narrative make a bookthat is hard to put down, even to a long-time advocate of healthy diets and/orenvironmentalist.

Robbins writes, "I believe the time has come to take a stand. There willalways be more to learn, and there will always be studies that seem to conflict with eachother. We can wait for 100 percent certainty, but people will continue to suffer and dieby the millions while we split hairs."



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He continues with one of his many statistical points, complete with footnotes:

"What We Know
"Where most Americans get their information about foods: Advertising

"Amount spent annually by Kellogg’s to promote Frosted Flakes: $40 Million

"Amount spent annually by the dairy industry on the "milkmustache" ads: $190 million

"Amount spent annually by McDonald’s advertising its products: $800million

"Amount spent annually by the National Cancer Institute promoting fruitsand vegetables: $1 million"

In addition to health and factory farm information, Robbins presents an exposeon genetically engineered foods that will have you terrified for the future of our planet.

About genetically engineered Frankenfoods:
Who is minding the store?
Monsanto.
Who is passing the buck?
FDA.
Who is educating the American people and the inhabitants of the world?


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 John Robbins with quotes like the following: "Is That So?
”’Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our interest is inselling as much of it as possible. Assuring its safety is the FDA’s job.’ –Phil Angell,Monsanto’s Director of Corporate Communications, New York Times

"’Ultimately, it is the food producer who is responsible for assuringsafety.’  –FDA Federal Register, Statement of Policy, Foods Derived from New PlantVarieties.’"

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