The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, 1st Edition

  • Julieanna Hever MS RD CPT
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  • ISBN-10: 1101540486
  • ISBN-13: 9781101540480
  • DDC: 613.262
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Vegans face their own special challenges when it comes to nutrition and 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 Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Plant-Based Nutrition.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: The Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet.
2: What Plant-Based Nutrition Is All About.
3: Breaking Down the Macronutrients.
4: Getting Your Vitamins and Minerals.
5: You Are What You Eat (Not What You Don't).
6: What's on the Menu?.
7: Living a Plant-Based Life.
8: Stop Counting, and Start Eating.
9: Controversy Clarified.
10: Shopping Savvy.
11: Plant-Perfect Fitness.
12: To Supplement or Not to Supplement?.
13: Special Considerations.
14: Plant-Based Pregnancy and Beyond.
15: Phyto-Rich Kids.
16: Super-Plant Seniors.
17: Plant-Strong Athletes.
18: Winning at Weight Loss.
19: Dodging Disease with Diet.
20: The Plant-Based Recipe Box.
21: Plant-Based in the Real World.
22: The Plant-Based Kitchen.
23: How to Nutrify Any Recipe.
24: Morning, Noon, and Light Fare.
25: Dinner Delights.
26: Super Snacks.
27: Sensational Sweets.
Sample Meal Plans.
Nutrition Charts.