Diet for a New America: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness and the Future of Life on Earth | Page 11 of 319

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protect yourself against heart attacks, cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, strokes, and the other scourges of our time. It shows you how to keep your body free from cholesterol, saturated fat, artificial hormones, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, pesticides, and the countless other disease-producing agents found all too often in many of today’s foods. It shows you how you can enjoy eating food that leaves your mind and heart clear and unpolluted.

As Americans we are indeed privileged to have the option of selecting the optimum diet. But for most of the world, the struggle is a far different one; it is for survival itself. Diet for a New America shows you how your food choices can be of tremendous benefit, not only to your own life, but to the less fortunate of the world as well. It calls for no self-deprivation but simply the understanding that the healthiest, tastiest, and most nourishing way to eat is also the most economical, most compassionate, and least polluting. Heeding this message is without doubt one of the most practical, economical, and potent things you can do today to heal not only your own life but also the ecosystem on which all life depends. You benefit, the rest of humankind benefits, the animals benefit, and so do the forests and the rivers and the soil and the air and the oceans.

There is enormous suffering today that stems from people’s feeling isolated and alienated from nature. Diet for a New America is a statement of our interexistence with all forms of life and provides a means to experience the profound healing powers of our interconnectedness. You’ll learn how to care for your health and to improve the quality of your life. You’ll see that the very eating habits that can do so much to give you strength and health are exactly the same ones that can significantly reduce the needless suffering in the world and do much to preserve our ecosystem. And you’ll discover the profound liberation that comes from bringing your eating habits into harmony with life’s deepest ecological basis. You will become increasingly sensitive and increasingly able to live and act as an agent of world spiritual awakening.

Few of us are aware that the act of eating can be a powerful statement of commitment to our own well-being and at the very same time to the creation of a healthier habitat. In Diet for a New America you will learn how your spoon and fork can be tools with which to enjoy life to the fullest, while making it possible that life itself might continue. In fact, you will discover that your health, your happiness, and the future of life on earth are rarely so much in your own hands as when you sit down to eat.

When I declined to be a top cog in the Great American Food Machine and turned down the opportunity to live the American Dream, it was because I knew there was a deeper dream. I did it because I knew that with all the reasons that each of us has to despair and become cynical, there still beats in our

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