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

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

by Brenda Davis, Vesanto Melina
     
 

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

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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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570672958
Publisher:
Book Publishing Company, The
Publication date:
09/05/2013
Pages:
283
Sales rank:
316,835
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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