The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide to a Healthy Vegetarian Diet, Volume 10 (Google eBook)

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Book Publishing Company, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 373 pages
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Becoming Vegetarian Has Been considered the preeminent reference for vegetarian nutrition. This revised edition contains the latest information on protein, calcium, iron, good fats, vitamins (including B12), protective phytochemicals, and more. Also up-to-date information on the advantages vegetarians have when it comes to their health. Includes a vegetarian food guide and over 50 easy recipes with contributions from chefs Joseph Forest, Ron Pickarski, Jo Stepaniak, and Yves Potvin (Yves Veggie Cuisine).

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Very well-researched and very clearly written. - Goodreads
A good reference book, but hard to read cover to cover. - Goodreads
There were also a few good recipes included. - Goodreads

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User Review  - flippinpages - LibraryThing

This is the first book I read before I became vegan almost 13 years ago. Great for anyone just starting out or those simply wanting more information. Easy to understand nutritional information. Really ... Read full review

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User Review  - mbsblue - Goodreads

Great book, but its fairly advanced. The best thing about this book is how comprehensive it is. If one part seems too sciencey, just skip over and move on. Read full review


Title Page
Maximizing the Vegetarian Advantage
Power from Plantslegumes nuts and seeds
Recommended Zinc Intakes
Bone Boostersmilks greens and other calcium champions
Recommended Vitamin D Intakes
Recommended B 12 Intakes and Dietary Value Standard for Food Labels
Designing the Diet the vegetarian food guide
Suggested Pattern and in Foods
Vegetarian for Life
Recommended Number of Servings During Pregnancy and Lactation
Vegetarian Victory over Weight
Vegetarian Diplomacy
From Market to Meals

Energy Plusgoodness from grains
Perfect Protectorsvegetables and fruits
Fat Feudswhos winning?
FineTuning the Vegetarian Dietvitamin B 12

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About the author (2003)

Vesanto Melina is a registered dietitian and co-author of The Food Allergy Survival Guide, Becoming Vegetarian, and Becoming Vegan. She is co-author of the 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. Vesanto is an internationally known speaker and consultant to individuals, government, and the food industry on vegetarian nutrition and foods. She has taught nutrition on the faculty of the University of British Columbia and Bastyr University.

Davis is a registered dietitian and former Chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association.

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