The Food Revolution

  • by John Robbins
  • Narrated by John Robbins
  • 6 hrs and 30 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Here, the man who started the "food revolution" with the million-plus-selling Diet for a New America, boldly posits that, collectively, our personal diet can save ourselves and the world. If, according to chaos theory, the beating of a butterfly's wing can cause a hurricane in another part of the world, try this out for chaotic cause and effect: monarch butterflies are dying in droves due to genetically-engineered corn growing in the Midwest. There is also a direct correlation between the Big Mac in your hand and the mile-wide river now running across the North Pole. Learn the truth about foods we are eating that are, in Robbins' words, "unsafe on any plate."

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What the Critics Say

“The message is enough to scare you straight off processed foods.” (AudioFile)
“Well researched and lucidly written… this book is sure to spark discussion and incite readers to examine their food choices.” (Publishers Weekly)
“Those who want to know more about vegan diets will gain many insights from his provocative book.” (Library Journal)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Good but filled with repetitive lofty rhetoric

I enjoyed the book and feel it was well researched and organized, but the constant repituous sermon prose was very irritating.
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- Eric

One of the most important books you'll ever read!

What made the experience of listening to The Food Revolution the most enjoyable?

The most amazing experience with this book was the eye-opening information on how we learn about health throughout our lives! If you want to live healthy and lose weight - READ THIS BOOK!


What other book might you compare The Food Revolution to and why?

Another worthwhile book to read besides this one is The China Study


Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The Food Revolution inspired me to help the world by changing my own diet - it's incredible what an impact our own food choices have not only on our own health but the entire world and starving people on other parts of our planet!


Any additional comments?

Love, love, love, love this book!

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- Andrea

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-21-2012
  • Publisher: Phoenix Books