Plant-Based Diet For Dummies

Plant-Based Diet For Dummies

by Marni Wasserman, Consumer Dummies


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118830673
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 360
Sales rank: 146,108
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Marni Wasserman is a culinary nutritionist and health strategist. She owns and operates her Food Studio and Lifestyle Shop in Toronto where she teaches people how to make everyday eating simple and delicious. She also writes for Tonic Toronto magazine, Huffington Post, Chatelaine Magazine, and her blog at

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with a Plant-Based Diet 5

Chapter 1: What Is a Plant-Based Diet? 7

Chapter 2: Seeing the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet 19

Chapter 3: The Macro and Micro Essentials of a Plant-Based Diet 33

Chapter 4: Packing an Extra Punch with Power Foods 53

Part II: Embracing Plant-Based Living 67

Chapter 5: Taking the Plunge into a Plant-Based Diet 69

Chapter 6: Looking at What’s on Your Plate 81

Chapter 7: Overhauling Your Kitchen Contents 99

Chapter 8: Being a Savvy Shopper 117

Chapter 9: Boosting Your Plant-Based Diet with Supplements 131

Part III: Plant-Based Recipes for Success 143

Chapter 10: Brilliant Breakfasts 145

Chapter 11: Lovable Lunches 159

Chapter 12: Super Suppers 175

Chapter 13: Guiltless Desserts 187

Chapter 14: Sensational Snacks 201

Chapter 15: Sauces, Sides, Dips, and Dressings 213

Part IV: Plant-Based for All Stages of Life 227

Chapter 16: Navigating Restaurants and Special-Occasion Dining 229

Chapter 17: Eating Plant-Based When You’re Pregnant 241

Chapter 18: Raising Children on a Plant-Based Diet 251

Chapter 19: The Plant-Fueled Fitness Enthusiast 267

Chapter 20: Getting Older, Getting Wiser about Your Plant-Based Diet 281

Chapter 21: Purely Fit on a Plant-Based Diet 291

Part V: The Part of Tens 301

Chapter 22: Ten Foods That Are Surprisingly Not Plant-Based 303

Chapter 23: Ten Plant-Based Foods That Boost Your Immunity 307

Chapter 24: Ten Plant-Based Beauty Treatments to Use on Your Skin 311

Chapter 25: Ten Bad Things about Eating Meat 317

Index 323

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