Becoming Vegan by Brenda Davis
The Complete Guide to Adopting a Healthy Plant-Based Diet

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The authors of Becoming Vegetarian explore the benefits of avegan diet (eating without meat, eggs or dairy products). More andmore people are being motivated to become vegans because of the impactof their nutritional choices on their health, the environment, animalrights, and human hunger. As registered dietitians, Davis and Melinaare well-qualified to provide the latest information on:

how a vegan diet can protect against cancer, heart disease, and other chronic illnessesgetting all the protein you need without meatmeeting your needs for calcium without dairy productswhat vegans need to know about B12why good fats are vital to healthy and how to get thembalanced diets for infants, children, and seniorspregnancy and breast-feeding tips for vegan momsconsiderations for overweight, underweight, and eating disordersachieving peak performance as a vegan athletehow to deal gracefully with a non vegan world


About Brenda Davis

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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.
Published April 10, 2000 by Book Publishing Company. 281 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Cooking, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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