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Plant-based nutrition
Plant-based nutrition
Hever, Julieanna, author.
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Complete idiot's guide to plant-based nutrition.
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alpha, a member of Penguin Random House LLC, 2018.

Physical Description:
xvii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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!"--publisher's website.
General Note:
"First American edition, 2018" -- from verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-325) and index.
The benefits of a plant-based diet. What is plant-based nutrition ; Breaking down the macroconfusion ; Getting your vitamins and minerals ; You are what you eat (not what you don't) ; What's on the menu? -- Living a plant-based life. Stop counting, and start eating ; Controversies clarified ; Shopping savvy ; Plant-perfect fitness ; To supplement or not to supplement? -- Special considerations. Plant-based pregnancy and beyond ; Phyto-rich kids ; Super-plant seniors ; Plant-strong athletes ; Winning at weight loss ; Dodging disease with diet -- The plant-based recipe box. Plant-based in the real world ; The plant-based kitchen ; How to nutrify any recipe ; Morning, noon, and light fare ; Mouthwatering mains ; Grab-and-go foods ; Sensational sweets -- Appendixes. A: Glossary ; B: Sample meal plans ; C: Nutrition charts.
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