Six Arguments for a Greener Diet

Six Arguments for a Greener Diet
These web sites will provide a wealth of information on the topics covered in Six Arguments for a Greener Diet. Explore!

Agriculture | Animal Welfare | Antibiotics | Environment | Nutrition and Health | Vegetarian Diets | Where to buy or eat food that is locally grown or produced humanely


U.S. Department of Agriculture
(Agricultural Research Service, Economic Research Service, food consumption data, etc.)

GRACE Factory Farm Project
The Meatrix Web Animated Movie

Sierra Club
(Factory Farms)

Animal Welfare

Compassion in World Farming

Compassion Over Killing

Farm Sanctuary

Humane Society of the United States

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals


Alliance for the Purdent Use of Antibiotics

Keep Antibiotics Working


Environmental Defense
(global warming, air and water pollution, toxic chemicals)

Environmental Working Group
(farm subsidies, chemical contaminants)

Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch
(choosing safe and abundant seafood)

Natural Resources Defense Council
(pesticides, land use, global warming)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(pesticides, air and water pollution, etc.)

Nutrition and health

American Childhood Cancer Organization

American Institute for Cancer Research
(diet and cancer; recipes)

Centers for Disease Control
NHANES dietary intake studies
healthy recipes

5 A Day
(produce industry's web site, with recipes)

Harvard School of Public Health's "Nutrition Source"
(reliable, independent source of information)

National Institutes of Health
Medline Plus (sensible, mainstream information)
PubMed (abstracts of medical research)

U.S. Department of Agriculture resources (Dietary Guidelines for Americans, Food Guide Pyramid, food safety)
Nutritional value of foods
Food and nutrient consumption

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
(nutrition labeling, antibiotics used in livestock, contaminants in food)

Vegetarian diets


Meatless Monday

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

Vegetarian Resource Group


Where to buy or eat food that is locally grown or produced humanely

Community-supported agriculture
(subscriptions for local produce)

Local Harvest Farmers' Markets

Farmers' markets

Humane Farm Animal Care

Locally grown meats

Eating Green