Do you want to be super-healthy while following a plant-based diet?
Am I eating enough protein? Can I get enough omega-3 fats? Are packaged vegan foods a good option? Should I be worried about my vitamin B12 intake? These are just some of the common concerns vegans have. In Optimum Nutrition for Vegans, Patrick Holford, leading nutrition expert and author of groundbreaking bestseller The Optimum Nutrition Bible, thoroughly examines these issues and many more, drawing on the latest scientific research, as well as decades of experience, to help you stay optimally nourished on a plant-based diet. The topics covered include: The best sources of protein and what you need to know about combining proteins Why certain essential fats can be lacking in a vegan diet - and what you need to eat, or supplement, to avoid a shortfall The richest sources of essential vitamins and minerals - and why these should be at the heart of your diet, rather than pre-packaged and fortified vegan foods How to avoid eating too many carbs - and why it's so important to choose the right ones in the right quantity
Following a plant-based diet is all about delicious food, too, so you'll find over 100 great recipes to help you put the optimum nutrition principles into practice. Comprehensive, fascinating and practical, Optimum Nutrition for Vegans is essential reading for anyone following a largely plant-based diet.
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