The New Becoming Vegetarian: The Essential Guide to a Healthy Vegetarian Diet, Volume 10

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Healthy Living Publications, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 373 pages
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The New Becoming Vegetarian provides practical tools to help you make food choices that promote optimal health. In this new edition, you'll find the latest information on protein, calcium, iron, good fats, vitamins (including B[subscript 12]), protective phytochemicals, and more -- and you'll learn how to get these nutrients in a well-balanced vegetarian diet. Book jacket.

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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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Very educational
Teaches everything you could want to know about being a vegetarian. Very difficult to read cover to cover as it gets dry at times.

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About the author (2003)

Vesanto Melina, M. Sc., R.D., was trained at the University of Toronto and the University of London, England, and taught nutrition at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and Seattle's Bastyr University. She was a coordinator for the vegetarian section of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics (Dietitians of Canada and the American Dietetics Association) and is co-author of the nutrition classic Becoming Vegetarian (now in eleven countries and three languages), as well as Cooking Vegetarian, Becoming Vegan and Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer. Vesanto is widely known in the mediapress, TV and radio. She is an internationally known speaker and has presented workshops on the topic of vegetarian nutrition to over 1,800 dietitians throughout. North America. Vesanto received the prestigious Clintec award for leadership in dietetics. She regularly consults for government and industry and for individual clients. To complement her scientific expertise is Vesanto's joy in creating food that is healthy, delicious and simple to prepare. Her website is

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

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