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Packed with 45 meatless recipes and a wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods, genuine supplement needs, and more, this helpful guide gives you everything you need to know about the advantages of a plant-based diet.
Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, what you eat affects your well-being. And the science shows that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for yourself-and it's easier than you might think!
This book includes:
+ Up-to-date information on the vitamins and minerals you need for optimal health and how to get them from the plant kingdom.
+ Age-appropriate nutritional considerations for all stages of life.
+ Plant-based nutrition specifics for trying to lose weight or battling disease.
+ Tips for stocking your kitchen, boosting the nutritional content of your favorite dishes, and dining out healthfully.
+ Sample menus to get you started on a plant-based lifestyle.
+ 45 plant-based recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner-even snacks and sweets!
Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, the Plant-Based Dietitian, is a Registered Dietitian who has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 2005, specializing in weight management, disease prevention and management, and sports nutrition. She is the host of the wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Z Living Network, has given a TEDx talk, author of The Vegiterranean Diet and the best-selling book The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. She is the co-author of the cookbook The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and a recipe contributor to both New York Times best-selling Forks Over Knives books. Julieanna has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, The Marie Osmond Show, and E! News. Julieanna has previously served as a special consultant for the best-selling documentary Forks Over Knives and as the executive director of EarthSave International, which has also provided an opportunity for Julieanna to bring whole food, plant-based nutrition to the forefront of efforts to improve the current global health crisis. To learn more, visit Julieanna at her website: www.PlantBasedDietitian.com