Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to Be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-Based Diet
Are you considering going vegan, but you're not sure how to start? Are you already committed to an animal-free diet, but are unclear about how to get proper nutrients? Vegan for Life is your comprehensive, go-to guide for optimal plant-based nutrition. Registered dietitians and long-time vegans Jack Norris and Virginia Messina debunk some of the most persistent myths about vegan nutrition and provide essential information about getting enough calcium and protein, finding the best supplements, and understanding the "real deal" about soy.
Covering everything from a six-step transition plan to meeting calorie and nutrient needs during pregnancy and breastfeeding, Vegan for Life is the guide for aspiring and veteran vegans alike, complete with an easy-to-use food chart, tasty substitutions, sample menus, and expansive resources.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - samanthadeirdre - LibraryThing
This book is a great intro to a vegan diet. Written by a pair of nutritionists who are vegan themselves, it provides an easy-to-decipher break down of the nutritional needs of vegans, including ... Read full review
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I've been an "almost vegetarian" since before I can remember. According to my mother, I never really liked meat; she'd give me a hamburger, only to find me eating the bun and condiments with the dog ... Read full review
2 Protein from Plants
The Gorilla in the Room
4 Calcium Vitamin D And Bone Health
Making the Best Choices
Maximizing Vegan Sources
7 The Vegan Food Guide
8 Maknig the Transition to a Vegan Diet
Health Benefits of a Vegan Diet
13 Managing Weight Heart Disease and Diabetes
14 Sports Nutrition
15 Is It Safe to Eat Soy?
16 Why Vegan?
A Quick Guide to Cooking Grains Beans and Vegetables