The latest information on eating a nutritious plant-based diet Two of North America's foremost vegetarian dietitians present up-to-date findings on: * how a vegan diet can protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses * getting all the protein you need without meat * why good fats are vital to health and how to get them * meeting your needs for calcium without dairy products * what vegans need to know about B12 * balanced vegan diets for infants, children, and seniors * pregnancy and breast-feeding tips for vegan moms * considerations for overweight, underweight, and eating disorders * achieving peak performance as a vegan athlete * how to deal gracefully with a nonvegan world Plus: The Vegan Food Guide At a glance-how to get all the nutrition you need in your daily meals Every day, more people are shifting toward a plant-based diet without meat, eggs, and dairy products, and avoiding animal products in their cosmetics, clothing, and other household items.
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August 02, 2010
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