Are you considering going vegan, but you're not sure how to start? Are you already committed to an animal-free diet, but are unclear about how to get proper nutrients? Vegan for Life
is your comprehensive, go-to guide for optimal plant-based nutrition. Registered dietitians and long-time vegans Jack Norris and Virginia Messina debunk some of the most persistent myths about vegan nutrition and provide essential information about getting enough calcium and protein, finding the best supplements, and understanding the "real deal" about soy.
Covering everything from a six-step transition plan to meeting calorie and nutrient needs during pregnancy and breastfeeding, Vegan for Life is the guide for aspiring and veteran vegans alike, complete with an easy-to-use food chart, tasty substitutions, sample menus, and expansive resources.
"The practical companion to Eating Animals: a definitive nutrition guide for vegans, including everything from guidelines for making a healthy transition to a vegan diet to kickstart plans, nutrient-dense menus and essential information hot-button issueslike soy, protein, and B vitamins"--
Number of Pages: 283
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine, Health + Wellness
Sub-Genre: Nutrition, Diets, Vegetarian, General
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Jack Norris & Virginia Messina
Street Date: July 12, 2011
Item Number (DPCI): 248-65-9566