Food Choices for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet

Praise for the Book

Praise for the Green Foodprint




2013 Nautilus Book Awards, Silver Award




Linda Riebel offers her readers a highly accessible and judgment-free book that helps newcomers to the world of sustainable food with easy-to-follow guidelines. Whether your motivation is saving the planet, improving your health, or just eating in line with your values, this book will help you get there. Michele Simon, JD, MPH, Author of Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines Our Health and How to Fight Back

The Green Foodprint shows that you can personally tackle global warming from the dinner table–and feel healthier while doing it. Laura Stec, Chef and author of Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming

Add this to the favorites shelf if you want to do your share to slow down the planetary degradation and be part of the solution. Patti Breitman, co-author of How to Eat Like a Vegetarian Even If You Never Want to Be One

The Green Foodprint is a wonderful little book, packed full of powerful yet simple advice on how to make the best food choices for oneself and the planet. The best thing about this book, and what makes it unique, is that it gives readers a wide variety of options to choose from so they can make their food choices earth-friendly. The focus of the book is on the good news–on solutions that are already well established and that are practical and often simple.  I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants to learn how they can eat more healthfully while also helping to save our planet. Melanie Joy, Ph.D., author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows

 In today’s complex world, even eating is a political act. In The Green Foodprint, Linda Riebel explains where our food comes from, why it matters and what we can do about it. This concise, comprehensive and easy-to-read resource helps guide us towards healthier choices and a more sustainable future. Buzz Hofford, District Manager, BonAppetit Management Company and Owner, Sustainable Foods Network

My patients want to know how to improve their diets to support their recovery from breast cancer, but don’t have the time or energy to dig through all the latest information about food, health, and the environment. This bookgives them what they need, whatever their individual requirements may be. The Green Foodprint will go on the recommended reading list for my patients. Lyn Freeman, Ph.D., Director, Mind Matters Research

The Green Foodprint provides the information you need to make informed and humane food decisions–it will empower you with important knowledge and practical tips that will help you make a difference. Mark Berman, MD

The Green Foodprint is a remarkable book that can change how we think and live– Dr. Riebel gives us crisp practical advice in highly readable sections brimming with interest, humor, color, and memorable examples. Here is a book we should all read and read again. Highly recommended.  Ruth Richards, MD, Ph.D., editor of Everyday Creativity and New Views of Human Nature