The fun and easy way to live a vegan lifestyle
Are you thinking about becoming a vegan? Already a practicing vegan? More than 3 million Americans currently live a vegan lifestyle, and that number is growing. Living Vegan For Dummies is your one-stop resource for understanding vegan practices, sharing them with your friends and loved ones, and maintaining a vegan way of life.
This friendly, practical guide explains the types of products that vegans abstain from eating and consuming, and provides healthy and animal-free options. You'll see how to create a balanced, nutritious vegan diet; read food and product labels to determine animal-derived product content; and stock a vegan pantry. You'll also get 40 great-tasting recipes to expand your cooking repertoire.
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Easy to read, both informative and interesting even if you're not going totally vegan. It covers lots of areas including how to cope in a non-vegan world, without being too obsessive and weird - a good all-round guide
Part I: ?Ve-gan? at the Beginning.
Chapter 1: The Lowdown on Vegan Eating and Living.
Chapter 2: Understanding the Impact of Vegan Living.
Chapter 3: Transforming to Veganism.
Part II: Building a Healthy Vegan Diet.
Chapter 4: Essential Nutrients for Healthy Success.
Chapter 5: Protein Protocols.
Chapter 6: Transforming Food into Health-Supportive Meals.
Part III: Sticking to Your Guns: Staying Vegan.
Chapter 7: Cooking and Shopping Like a Vegan.
Chapter 8: Coexisting with the Meat Eaters in Your Home.
Chapter 9: Planning Your Meals to Stay on Track.
Chapter 10: Comfort Foods: Veganizing Meat, Dairy, and Other Old Favorites.
Chapter 11: Beyond Food: Embracing the Whole Vegan Lifestyle.
Part IV: Tasting Is Believing: Vegan Recipes.
Chapter 12: Breakfasts of Vegan Champions.
Chapter 13: Sides and Lighter Meals.
Chapter 14: Main Course Recipes.
Chapter 15: Just Desserts.
Part V: Living Vegan in the Real World.
Chapter 16: Walking the Vegan Walk (without Being Preachy!).
Chapter 17: Vegans on the Move: Travel and Hotel Issues.
Chapter 18: Dining Out.
Chapter 19: Navigating Tricky Social Situations.
Part VI: Veganism for All Walks of Life.
Chapter 20: Pea in a Pod: The Healthy Vegan Pregnancy and Postpartum Period.
Chapter 21: Bouncing Baby Vegans.
Chapter 22: Vegan Diets for Kids, Tweens, and Teens.
Chapter 23: The Vegan Athlete.
Chapter 24: Aging Gracefully and Veganly.
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 25: Ten Reasons for Eating a Vegan Diet.
Chapter 26: Top Ten Questions (and Answers) about Going Vegan.
Chapter 27: Ten Ways to Make Vegan Living Extraordinary.
Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 13th November 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 18.7 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1