The Vegiterranean Diet: The New and Improved Mediterranean Eating Plan--with Deliciously Satisfying Vegan Recipes for Optimal Health

The Vegiterranean Diet: The New and Improved Mediterranean Eating Plan--with Deliciously Satisfying Vegan Recipes for Optimal Health

by Julieanna Hever


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The Mediterranean diet has been the gold standard dietary pattern for decades, and with good reason: it has been linked with lowered risks of cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's. Now, Julieanna Hever takes the Med to a whole new level! By focusing on whole-plant foods that promote long-term wellness and ideal weight management, you can reap the benefits of the most researched and beloved diet—made even healthier. The Vegiterranean Diet offers:
comprehensive nutrition info
shopping lists with everyday ingredients
more than 40 delicious, budget-friendly recipes
flexible meal plans (great for families, too!)
strategies for overall health

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738217895
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 12/23/2014
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 597,761
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. is a Registered Dietitian and the host of the new talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Veria Living Network. Julieanna is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine.

Julieanna served as a Special Consultant for the documentary Forks Over Knives and contributed recipes to the New York Times bestselling Forks Over Knives books. As the Executive Director of EarthSave, International, Julieanna brings whole food, plant-based nutrition to the forefront of efforts to improve the current global health crisis. Julieanna has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, The Marie Osmond Show, Reluctantly Healthy, and E! News; she co-stars on The Chef and The Dietitian and lectures extensively throughout the United States.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. Neal Barnard vii

Introduzione ix

How to Use This Book xiii

Parte 1 The Traditional Mediterranean Diet

1 The Birth of the Mediterranean Diet 3

2 The Benefits and Myths of the Mediterranean Diet 15

Parte 2 The New and Improved Mediterranean Diet

3 The Three C's of How We Eat: Compassion, Carnism, and (Over)Consumption 41

4 The Veg Ten: Basics of the Vegiterranean Diet 61

Parte 3 Vegiterranean Every Day

5 The Vegiterranean Food Pyramid and Plate 89

6 Nutrizione: Essential Building Blocks of the Vegiterranean 109

7 Stile de Vita: Strategies, Meal Plans, and Navigating the World 143

8 Un Giorno nella Vita: The Vegiterranean Kitchen 167

9 Buon Appetito! The Recipes 181

Resources 241

Nutrients Charts and Tables 243

Metric Conversion Chart 250

Acknowledgments 251

About the Author 253

Notes 255

Index 263

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