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Living Vegan For Dummies - Alexandra Jamieson

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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.

  • Features expert guidance in living a vegan lifestyle and explaining it to friends and family
  • Includes proper dietary guidelines so you can get the nutrition you need
  • Gives you several action plans for making the switch to veganism
  • Provides parents with everything they need to understand and support their children's choices
With the tips and advice in Living Vegan For Dummies, you can truly live and enjoy a vegan way of life!

About the Author

Alexandra Jamieson, CHHC, AADP, is a professionally trained vegan chef and board-certified holistic health counselor. She has appeared on Oprah, The Final Word, 30 Days, and The National Health Test with Bryant Gumbel. She was also featured in the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me.

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    Comments about Living Vegan For Dummies:

    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

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    Introduction.

    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.

    Index.

    ISBN: 9780470522141
    ISBN-10: 0470522143
    Series: For Dummies (Lifestyles Paperback)
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 384
    Published: 13th November 2009
    Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 18.8  x 2.08