The vegetarian way: total health for you and your family

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Crown Trade Paperbacks, May 14, 1996 - Cooking - 400 pages
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The Vegetarian Way is the vegetarian bible: an authoritative, comprehensive, single source reference book for the growing number of people who are embracing a vegetarian diet, as well as for the more than 12 million Americans who are already committed vegetarians. Inside you'll find the good news and compelling reasons for being a vegetarian, from proper weight maintenance to prevention of chronic diseases; complete up to the minute scientific findings on vegetarian nutrition, including ways to be sure you're meeting requirements for protein, calcium, iron, vitamin B(subscript 12), and other nutrients; a nine step plan for becoming vegetarian; menus for vegetarians with special needs, such as pregnant women, the elderly, diabetics, and athletes; practical advice for living a vegetarian life, from traveling and eating out to packing school lunches, socializing, and managing a mixed diet household; and more than fifty delicious recipes. The Vegetarian Way will appeal not only to vegetarians, but also to parents who want their families to eat a vegetarian diet, and to countless others who want to cut down on the amount of animal products they eat.

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The vegetarian way: total health for you and your family

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Here is a wonderfully succinct yet complete beginner's guide to eliminating animal products from one's diet. The authors--Virginia Messina is a registered dietitian and Mark Messina holds a doctorate ... Read full review

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Very informative, but quite dry and a bit outdated. Read full review

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Messina is a leader in the health and nutrition community and wrote the definitive text on vegetarian diets for nutritionists and health educators.

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