Diet for a Poisoned Planet: How to Choose Safe Foods for You and Your Family: The 21st Century Edition

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Like Silent Spring, Diet for a Poisoned Planet took on an entire industry and went onto become a classic work of environmental writing. Now reissued in a new millennium edition, the work's in-depth look at the contaminants in individual food items is updated with the latest Total Diet Study findings. A motivating book, Diet for a Poisoned Planet changes people viscerally. Steinman tells his own story of fishing in the Santa Monica Bay as a child and how he went on to testify before Congress as an expert witness ...
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Like Silent Spring, Diet for a Poisoned Planet took on an entire industry and went onto become a classic work of environmental writing. Now reissued in a new millennium edition, the work's in-depth look at the contaminants in individual food items is updated with the latest Total Diet Study findings. A motivating book, Diet for a Poisoned Planet changes people viscerally. Steinman tells his own story of fishing in the Santa Monica Bay as a child and how he went on to testify before Congress as an expert witness on the contamination of his own body by the fish he ate. The book is written by a true expert who has been a member of a National Academy of Sciences committee to advise Congress on seafood safety legislation.

In the spirit of Shopping for a Better World, and its bestselling namesake, Diet for a Small Planet, the revolutionary and controversial Diet for a Poisoned Planet provides concerned consumers with a thoroughly researched guide to the foods that are safest and most dangerous.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781560259220
  • Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/28/2006
  • Edition description: 21st Century Edition
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author


In addition to being one of America's foremost environmental authors and consumer advocates, David Steinman is publisher and founder of The Freedom Press, which publishes Healthy Living, one of the nation's leading health magazines, in additional to many trade books. He has advised Congress on health issues, and his work has been widely featured, syndicated, cited and reviewed in major news magazines and newspapers, and he's been a frequent guest on many regional and national TV and radio programs.
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