Being Vegetarian For Dummies

Being Vegetarian For Dummies

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"Informative, entertaining, and right on target." John Robbins, author, Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution Great advice and nutrition information for a vegetarian lifestyle Enjoy all the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Now its even easier to go meatless! If youre a vegetarian in the making, what should you know to do it right? This book shares practical tips for switching to a meat-free diet and for making healthful food choices at home, at restaurants, or while traveling to get the nutrients you need and to enjoy your meals. Discover how to: Choose the vegetarian lifestyle right for you Adapt your diet if youre an athlete or pregnant Get the protein and other nutrients you need Shop for a vegetarian kitchen Create new traditions for holiday meals The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! www dummies.com Register to win cool prizes Browse exclusive articles and excerpts Get a free Dummies Daily e-mail newsletter Chat with authors and preview other books Talk to us, ask questions, get answersshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764563351
  • 9780764563355
  • 1,795,155

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Vegetarianism for Beginners: Getting Started. Chapter 1: Vegetarianism Defined. Chapter 2: Dont Worry Its Good for You! Chapter 3: Vegetarianism Benefits All of Us. Chapter 4: Making the Switch to Vegetarianism. PART II: Vegetarian NutriSense. Chapter 5: Protein Particulars. Chapter 6: The Calcium Connection. Chapter 7: Iron Intake. Chapter 8: Vitamin B12 Basics. Chapter 9: Other Vitamins and Minerals. PART III: Surviving Among the Carnivores. Chapter 10: All Revved Up and Ready to Go. Chapter 11: Being Vegetarian in a Nonvegetarian Family. Chapter 12: Being Vegetarian in a Nonvegetarian World. Chapter 13: Practical Tips to Help You Along. PART IV: Meals Made Easy. Chapter 14: The Vegetarian Routine. Chapter 15: Eating Well When Time Is Short. Chapter 16: Reinventing Your Favorite Recipes. Chapter 17: Entertaining: Holidays and Special Occasions. PART V: Movin on Out!. Chapter 18: Vegetarian Etiquette: Minding Your Peas and Quinoa. Chapter 19: Dining in Restaurants and Other Venues. Chapter 20: Staying on Course When You Travel. PART VI: Vegetarianism for Special Needs. Chapter 21: Taking Care of Mommy-to-Be. Chapter 22: Bringing Up Baby. Chapter 23: Vegetarian Diets for Children and Teens. Chapter 24: Aging Healthfully: Vegetarianism for Older Adults. Chapter 25: Maintaining Your Competitive Edge: Vegetarian Diets for Athletes. PART VII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 26: Ten Great Ways to Get Involved. Chapter 27: Ten Sound Reasons for Going Vegetarian. Appendix A: Helpful Resources for Vegetarians. Appendix B: Terms and Definitions. Index. Book Registration Information.show more

About Suzanne Havala

Suzanne Havala, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian and nutrition expert who has written several books on vegetarianism and health.show more

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