How to Be a Conscious Eater: Making Food Choices That Are Good for You, Others, and the Planet
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About the Author
Sophie Egan is the Director of Health and Sustainability Leadership and Editorial Director at The Culinary Institute of America. Based in San Francisco, Sophie is a contributor to The New York Times' Well blog, and has written about food and health for Time, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Bon Appétit, WIRED, and Sunset magazine, where she worked on The Sunset Cookbook and The One-Block Feast book. She holds a master of public health from the University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on health and social behavior, and a bachelor of arts with honors in history from Stanford University. In 2016, she was named one of the UC Global Food Initiative's 30 Under 30.
"...smart and sensible approach to eating consciously..." --Michael Pollan, New York Times bestselling author
"If you've ever stalled out in the refrigerated aisle debating the environmental merits of oat vs. almond milk, add this book to your bedside table. Sophie Egan provides clear, non-judgmental information... It's a practical guide that empowers readers to understand the plethora of labels and claims out there and make informed food choices every time you go to the store." --Bon Appetit.com"The clearest, most useful food book I own. Thank you, Sophie, from my stomach, farm animals everywhere, and my great-great-grandchildren."
--A.J. Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author "Thought-provoking... Egan displays a talent for making the environmental complexities of food choices comprehensible... [A] thorough primer to combining health consciousness and environmental responsibility." - Publishers Weekly starred review "Egan (Devoured: How We Eat Defines Who We Are) presents a voice of reason in the cacophony of advice about food and diet that surrounds us...Recommended for everyone who eats, particularly those who hope to improve their own health and the planet's by doing so."--Library Journal starred review "Readers will find much to take away, including reminders that our consumer behavior can drive change and that what's good for us and good for the planet often align."--Booklist