Two well-respected and world-renown dietitians present the practical tools you need to make food choices that promote optimal health. You'll find the latest information on protein, calcium, iron, good fats, vitamins (including B12), protective phytochemicals, and more. And you'll learn how to get these nutrients in a well-balanced vegetarian diet. Easy to follow charts and graphs complement the nutritional data.
Helpful suggestions are given on meeting the nutritional requirements for specific age groups and dietary concerns such as pregnant or nursing moms, babies, children or teens, as well as seniors. Also includes is up-to-date information on the advantages vegetarians have when it comes to their health and disease prevention.
Over 50 easy recipes with contributions from chefs Joseph Forest, Ron Pickarski, Jo Stepaniak, and Yves Potvin show how delicious a plant-based diet can be.
Renown authors such as Howard Lyman (Mad Cowboy) and John Robbins (Diet for A New America) as well as medical professionals, Michael Klaper, MD and Tom Barnard, MD, recommend this book.
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