The Everyday Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition

Brenda Davis, RD & Vesanto Melina, MS, RD

Whether you’re considering going vegan for your health, out of concern for the environment, or to avoid contributing to the suffering of animals, Becoming Vegan: Express Edition has all the information you need in order to provide nutritious vegan meals for yourself, your family, and your friends.

Internationally acclaimed vegan dietitians, Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina, present the latest findings on the following:
• using plant foods protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnesses
• obtaining essential protein without meat, eggs, or dairy products
• maintaining a healthy weight and discovering the keys to fitness
• incorporating “good” fats and learning where to find them
• meeting calcium needs without dairy products
• understanding the importance of vitamin B12
• balancing vegan diets for infants, children, and seniors
• ensuring a healthy vegan pregnancy and ample nutrition for breast-feeding

Completely revised, this seminal classic offers fresh insights into the implications of becoming vegan—for individuals, for animals, and for our fragile planet. It includes new information on the health benefits of vegan diets and a blueprint for clean eating. This streamlined “express” version is extensive yet easily understandable for anyone who want to construct an optimal plant-based diet.

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