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Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-Based Diet

by Brenda Davis (Author), Vesanto Melina (Author)



Book Description
This book is the essential resource for anyone following a vegan diet. Foremost
vegetarian dietitians present up-to-date findings on: protection against cancer
& heart disease, getting enough protein without meat, why good fats are vital
and how to get them, meeting calcium needs without dairy products, what vegans
need to know about vitamin B12, balanced vegan diets for infants, children, and
seniors, pregnancy and breast-feeding tips for vegan moms.

About the Author
Brenda Davis is a registered dietitian in private practice and co-author of the
The New Becoming Vegetarian and Defeating Diabetes. She is a recognized leader
in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. Chairperson of the
Vegetarian Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association from 1999-2000,
Brenda specializes in essential fatty acid nutrition and lifecycle challenges,
and has published numerous articles on these and other topics relating to
vegetarian nutrition. Vesanto Melina is a registered dietitian and co-author of
The Food Allergy Survival Guide, New Becoming Vegetarian, and Raising Vegetarian
Children. She co-authored the most recent Position Paper on Vegetarian Diets and
coordinated the vegetarian section of the Manual of Clinical Dietetics, 6th
Edition, both joint projects of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada.


Product Details

Paperback: 281 pages
Publisher: Book Publishing Company (TN); 1 edition (April 10, 2000)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1570671036

 

 

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