Becoming Vegan, Express Edition: The Everyday Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition

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The completely revised edition of a seminal classic offers fresh insights on the treatment of animals in food production and other industries, the latest findings on the health benefits of a vegan diet, expanded information on phytochemicals, and a thoroughly updated food guide.
This streamlined "express" version is extensive in scope, yet manageable for anyone who wants to easily understand how to construct a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet.
 

Here are the latest findings on: using plant foods to protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses; obtaining essential protein without meat, eggs, or dairy products; discovering "good" fats and where to find them; meeting dietary needs for calcium without dairy products; understanding the importance of vitamin B12; designing balanced vegan diets for infants, children, and seniors; and making the most of vegan pregnancy and breast-feeding.  

Readers will find a sound blueprint to follow for better health for themselves and the planet.

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About the author

Brenda Davis is a registered dietitian in private practice and co-author of the The New Becoming Vegetarian, Becoming Raw and Defeating Diabetes. A recognized leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker, Brenda specializes in essential fatty acid nutrition and diabetes health. She has published numerous articles on these and other topics relating to vegetarian nutrition.

Vesanto Melina is a registered dietitian and co-author of The Food Allergy Survival Guide, New Becoming Vegetarian, Cooking Vegan and Raising Vegetarian Children. She co-authored the joint position paper on vegetarian diets for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dietitians of Canada.Vesanto is also a consultant to the government of British Columbia.

Vesanto Melina is a registered dietitian and co-author of The Food Allergy Survival Guide, New Becoming Vegetarian, and Raising Vegetarian Children. She co-authored the most recent Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets and coordinated the vegetarian section of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics, 6th Edition, both joint projects of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada.

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Publisher
Book Publishing Company
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Published on
Aug 12, 2013
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Pages
228
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ISBN
9781570679032
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Social Science / Agriculture & Food
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Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
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Eligible for Family Library

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