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STARS UNITE AROUND NEW BOOK THAT AIMS TO SAVE THE PLANET BY PUTTING MORE PLANTS ON OUR PLATES
Flatiron Books presents Food Is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World
NEW YORK, NY (March 20, 2018) – Hollywood has united around a new book that aims to help readers transition to a more plant-based diet as a way to help solve our world’s most pressing environmental crises.
In Food Is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World, author and activist Matthew Prescott, a leader in the global movement to make farming and eating more sustainable, shows how each of us has the power to save the planet through what we eat. This lavishly designed resource and recipe collection shows how anyone can help solve the world’s major environmental crises simply by enjoying more plant-based foods.
Food Is the Solution features nearly 300 pages of investigative reporting, compelling infographics, beautiful environmental photography, and over 80 great-tasting recipes. Academy Award-winning director James Cameron penned the foreword, and the book includes essays and endorsements from: Sir Paul McCartney, Jesse Eisenberg, Richard Linklater, Dr. Oz, Alice Waters, Keegan Michael-Key, Tea Leoni, Pamela Anderson, Moby, Chef Jose Andres, Wolfgang Puck, Dr. Michael Greger, Mayim Bialik, Rosie O’Donnell, Kristin Davis, Paul “Pee-wee Herman” Reubens, Whole Foods founder John Mackey, Elle Macpherson, the heads of virtually every major environmental organization, and many others.
“All the best scientific evidence shows that diets heavy in meat and dairy are taking an enormous toll on our planet,” says author Matthew Prescott. “Imagine a world in which we are all healthier: where the air is clean, forests dense, water pure, and animal life healthy. That world is a happier world, a better world—and we can each help create it by adding more plant-based foods to our plates.”
“The way we eat reflects how we are taking care of the planet,” says famed chef and food advocate Alice Waters. “This book can guide us toward real change.”
“Devour this book. Eat it up. It might just save your life and the world,” says Michael Greger, MD, New York Times-bestselling author of How Not to Die.
“The first recommendation for my patients with heart disease is a primarily plant-based diet,” says Dr. Mehmet Oz. “This book can help us all live healthier while treating the planet better.”
“Matthew Prescott proves that food can be delicious while also helping mend the social and ecological fabric of our world,” says Michael Symon, host of ABC’s The Chew.
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Kimberly Escobar, Publicist
ABOUT MATTHEW PRESCOTT
Matthew Prescott is a leading figure in the global movement to reform how we farm and eat. A sought-after speaker and thought leader, he’s spent over a decade and a half sharing his ideas with Ivy League universities, Fortune 500 companies and consumers.