REVIEWS & ENDORSEMENTS
Arguing the health concerns as well as the moral and ethical concerns, “The Protein Myth” is a thoughtful and much recommended read for those considering the vegan debate. ~ John Burroughs, Midwest Book Review
Beware: this book may shock you and shake up your worldview to the point that you actually change your eating habits. ~ Simply Green
It was after much disputed research leading to the US Surgeon General’s (and British) warnings against cigarettes in 1962 that the public, and the medical profession, finally stopped denying the fatal results of smoking. The same thing needs to happen, says David Gerow Irving, about the dangers of eating meat. “Meat and dairy products cause cancer, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes,” he assures us in The Protein Myth. This book shows us the connections between wisdom and biology, corporations and ethical choice. It is not an entertainment (although some of the bizarre research projects scientists dream up may make you laugh — in disbelief), but it repays the effort of close reading. Keep it on hand for the references as well as text, for all those times when you need to explain to acquaintances why you choose not to eat your non-human brothers and sisters. ~ Barbara Julian, GreenMuze
This thought-provoking book looks at the connection between consumption of animal protein and Western diseases….Contains descriptions of the animal exploitation prevalent in factory farming systems and research facilities and also looks at how animal protein consumption creates world poverty, profits the drug companies, contributes to global warming and affects other aspects of planet health. Hopefully the publication of this book will highlight the benefits of a plant based diet and encourage a much-needed debate on the subject. ~ Pauline Lloyd, The Vegan News
David Irving’s scholarly and well documented, but easy to read work, The Protein Myth, drew us immediately into the content. There are in-depth discussions on the health care establishment (government, industry, and charitable organization) who are working against the interests of the public’s health, much as they had done with smoking in the past. The Protein Myth is a must read book for every single person, and a wonderful reference book. ~ Frank and Mary Hoffman , allcreatures.org
The book is predominately a compilation of facts, backed up with solid scientific research. Irving argues for a close review of current dietary recommendations and a major change in the way Americans think about the foods they habitually consume. The sanity of his presentation makes this a good choice for non-activists looking for real information. Vegetarians and animal activists will welcome its arrival. ~ Anna Jedrziewski, New Age Retailer
The Protein Myth - Is this the work of a sensationalist or the very true, very real facts that are behind many of society’s ills that we are all slowly being forced into accepting? If you enjoy eating and if you wish to enjoy a healthy life, this is a must read. ~ Jan Mawdesley, Blue Wolf Reviews
David Irving reveals the science which can eliminate our common chronic killing diseases. His blistering exposé of the politics, institutions, corporations, and governments which are geared to thwart this life-saving message is a powerful read. ~ Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr., MD, Author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease. Called by President Bill Clinton the leader of the movement to which the former president turned to reverse his heart disease.
The Protein Myth is a powerful indictment of the healthcare establishment for ignoring the evidence that could save the lives of millions of people. At the same time, it's a vivid portrayal of how our treatment of animals is ruining the health of the nation and stealing the public's wealth. The Protein Myth shows that compassion toward other species is not merely an act of kindness. It is what is required to restore our health and move us toward a world without slavery, genocide or war. ~ John Robbins, Author of The New Good Life: Living Better in an Age of Less, The Food Revolution, and Diet for a New America. He is the recipient of the Rachel Carson Award, the Albert Schweitzer Humanitarian Award,
An incisive analysis of current key public health concerns, deserving a must-read recommendation. ~ Dr. Samuel S. Epstein, Author of The Politics of Cancer, Cancer-Gate: How to Win the Losing Cancer War, and Whatâ€™s in Your Milk? Recipient of the 1998 Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel prize), the 1998 Project Cen
David Irving has written a masterpiece of investigation into the mysteries of why people continue to eat a diet that damages their long-term health. This is a must-read for all health-care and public policy professionals, and especially for all students in those fields. Better yet, it is a must-read for anyone who eats. ~ George Eisman, MA, MSC, RD, Author of the popular The Most Noble Diet, Don't Let Your Diet Add to your Cancer Risk, and A Basic Course in Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition. He is the Founder of the Association of Vegetarian Dietiti
Reading and following the message in The Protein Myth could be the best health insurance policy you could buy for you and your family. This common sense approach to health management will be the best investment you could ever make in your future. ~ Howard Lyman, Author of Mad Cowboy: Plain Truth From the Cattle Rancher Who Wonâ€™t Eat Meat; No More Bull; and President of Voice for a Viable Future. He gained national recognition in 1998 when he and Oprah defea
This book is LONG overdue. For decades, those of us who've made our diet humane and healthy have had to answer the insatiable question, 'but how do you get enough protein?' The simple answer lies within the covers of this book — along with a shocking and gut-provoking exposé of the dangers inherent in the ancient tradition of consuming animal flesh. From human health to animal cruelty to environmental safety to world peace, The Protein Myth challenges us to reconsider our diets and our ethics — both of which are crucial to creating a better world for ourselves and generations to come. ~ Laura Moretti, Founder & Editor The Animals Voice. Elected to US Animal Rights Hall of Fame
The Protein Myth dispels misinformation that is making more than a billion people sick and destroying planet Earth. This book will also be a big step to stopping the hazardous high animal food, low-carb diet craze. Those seeking the truth will find this book a worthwhile read. ~ John McDougall MD, Founder of the McDougall Program, a place where the proper diet and lifestyle changes produce miracles of healing. He is a nationally renowned nutritionist and the author of several national best sell
The Protein Myth thoroughly debunks most everything we've been told about food, and does a great job summarizing the latest research, as well as following the money trail that brings such high profits to a few while causing sickness and suffering to so many. This is a great book to help liberate yourself from the medical delusions that harm us, and cause so much animal suffering." ~ Will Tuttle, Ph.D., Author of the #1 Amazon best-seller, The World Peace Diet.