Plant-Based Nutrition: Idiot's Guide

The healthy vegan diet-made easy.

Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition. This book provides answers. There are about one million vegans in the U.S. and about 50,000 new ones every year.

A growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

In The  Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, readers will find:

  • Where to get nutrients that others get from meat and dairy.
  • How to avoid the vegan pitfall of overfed but undernourished.
  • How to spot hidden animal ingredients in packaged foods.
  • Tips for eating at restaurants.
  • Special considerations for children and seniors.

  • Author Julieanna Hever M.S. R.D.
  • Binding Paperback
  • List Price $19.95
  • Publication Date 2018-01-09
  • Publisher Alpha
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Product Description: Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for your health—and it’s easier than you might think!
 
The science confirms that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In this all new edition, leading plant-based dietician, Julieanna Hever, and Ray Cronise, the mastermind behind magician Penn Jillette’s 100-pound weight loss transformation, team up to give you everything you need to know about following a plant-based diet, including:
 
A wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods in the plant kingdom
 
A new Food Triangle, representing a completely new way of looking at food and nutrition
 
New perspectives on macronutrients, and why categorizing protein, carbs, and fats as food groups causes unnecessary confusion about what to eat

The latest science on oxidative priority and how it explains why many common recipes drive unintentional weight gain

Healthspan and longevity recommendations based on the latest research

All new recipes from celebrity chefs: Matthew Kenney, Dreena Burton, Jazzy Vegetarian, Kathy Patalsky, Robin Robertson, Fran Costigan, Jason Wyrick, and Matt Frazier
 
Sample menus to get you started on a plant-based lifestyle

Tips for stocking your kitchen, boosting the nutritional content of your favorite dishes, and dining out healthfully


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