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The reducetarian solution : how the surprisingly simple act of reducing the amount of meat in your diet can transform your health and the planet  Cover Image Book Book

The reducetarian solution : how the surprisingly simple act of reducing the amount of meat in your diet can transform your health and the planet

Kateman, Brian, (editor.). Bittman, Mark, (author of foreword.). Crocker, Pat, (writer of supplementary textual content.).


Summary: "Brian Kateman coined the term 'Reducetarian--a person who is deliberately reducing his or her consumption of meat--and a global movement was born. In this book, Kateman, the founder of the Reducetarian Foundation, presents more than 70 original essays from influential thinkers on how the simple act of cutting 10% or more of the meat from one's diet can transform the life of the reader, animals, and the planet. This book features contributions from such luminaries as Seth Godin, Joel Fuhrman, Victoria Moran, Jeffrey Sachs, Bill McKibben, Naomi Oreskes, Peter Singer, and others. With over 40 vegan, vegetarian, and 'less meat' recipes from bestselling cookbook author Pat Crocker, as well as tons of practical tips for reducing the meat in your diet (for example, skip eating meat with dinner if you ate it with lunch; replace your favorite egg omelet with a tofu scramble; choose a veggie burrito instead of a beef burrito; declare a meatless day of the week), The Reducetarian Solution is a life--not to mention planet!--saving book"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0143129716
  • ISBN: 9780143129714
  • Physical Description: xviii, 302 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2017]

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Mind. The bizarre forces that drive people to eat too much mean / David Robinson Simon ; The element of surprise / Tania Luna ; A little less lonely in my corner of the world / Joanna Zelman ; Cannibalism is natural too / Richard Wrangham ; On where and how to draw the line / Dale Peterson ; Tricked! / Seth Godin ; Less meat, more dough / Paul Shapiro ; A nudge in the right direction / Per Espen Stoknes and Bradley Swain ; The future of food / Josh Balk ; The moral arc of animal rights / Michael Shermer ; He won't reduce his meat eating! / Susan Page ; Beyond carnism / Melanie Joy ; Simple strategies for success / Terra Wellington ; Why we crave meat in the first place / Marta Zaraska ; The pornography and sexual politics of eating meat / Carol J. Adams ; The inner lives of farmed animals / Jacy Reese and Peter Singer ; Buddhism and butchery / David Barash ; Deviant eats: learning from misfits / Alexa Clay ; From MRES to McRibs: military influence on American meat eating / Anastacia Marx de Salcedo ; Going "cold tofu" / Marc Bekoff ; Christianity's complicated relationship to food / Karen Swallow Prior ; Technicolor meatscapes: welcome to a post-animal bioeconomy / Meera Zassenhaus ; Effective reducetarianism / William MacAskill ; You can do anything! / Myq Kaplan ; An anthropological survey of carnivory and morality / Avi Tuschman ; The power of film to expose the meat industry and change lives / Mark Devries ; Three mental hacks to help you be a reducetarian / Nick Cooney ; Turning to technology: meat and artificial intelligence / Stuart Armstrong -- Body. How much meat are we designed to eat? / Chris Stringer and Brenna Hassett ; Listen to your body / Elise Museles ; You are what your microbes eat / Alanna Collen ; How to satisfy young fussy eaters / Ginny Messina ; The meat lobby, the politicians, and U.S. nutrition / Jeffrey Sachs ; From compulsive eating to conscious eating / Victoria Moran ; The challenge of feeding less meat to dogs and cats / Pete Wedderburn ; What champion athletes eat to stay on top of their game / Gene Baur ; The omega-3 paradox: how we became deficient in the most abundant fat on the planet / Susan Allport ; How to live long and die well / Gene Stone ; Fall in love with plants / Sharon Palmer ; Food, reproduction, and the evolution of the human body / David Bainbridge ; Seeking the optimal diet to maximize disease reversal and longevity / Joel Fuhrman ; A deadly game of telephone: from the research lab to your Facebook feed / Howard Jacobson ; Building your body with plants / Robert Cheeke ; Human health and the mythology of meat / David L. Katz ; Meatless Monday: one day a week, cut out meat / Sid Lerner ; It's time to eat! / Lindsay Nixon ; Antibiotic resistance at the meat counter / Lance B. Price ; Wisdom from Margaret Mead / Bee Wilson ; Farm to school and salad bars: getting kids eating more fruit and veggies! / Ann Cooper -- Planet. Roll your own: weekday vegetarian / Graham Hill ; Meat is precious / Bill McKibben ; Less meat takes a bite out of global hunger / Dawn Moncrief ; When a global catastrophe strikes / David Denkenberger ; An uncertain phosphorus future / Will Brownlie ; Tipping the energy scales / Dale Jamieson ; Replenishing a thirsty planet / Wendy Pabich ; The humane meat myth / James McWilliams ; Food from the sea / Nancy Knowlton ; The nitrogen story / Mark A Sutton and Clare M. Howard ; The false dichotomy of living well and living gently / Naomi Oreskes ; Through alien eyes / Nigel Henbest and Heather Couper ; Global mega-trends and the role of the food business / Andrew Winston ; Feeding the world and making room for all species / Emma Marris ; It's about much more than meat / Joan Dye Gussow ; Insects, they're what's for dinner / Daniella Martin ; Making the invisible visible: exploitation of livestock workers supports the meat industry / Molly Anderson ; Help save the planet: take the 1/2 CO2E challenge! / Oscar E. Fernandez ; The food desert phenomenon / Hillary Shaw ; The global map of who eats too much meat / Benjamin Hennig and Danny dorling ; Perishing possessions / Tristram Stuart ; Growing food in a community garden / Karen Washington ; How language, food, and identity intersect / Samuel Boerboom -- Recipes / Pat Crocker.
Subject: Self-care, Health Popular works
Vegetarianism Health aspects
Meat Health aspects
Food habits Popular works
Nutrition Popular works

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