Navigation Links
New Book Presents Health Professionals With A Fully-Referenced, Meticulous Overview of the Research on Plant-Based Diets As A Healthy Choice
Date:7/31/2014

Summertown, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

Two years in the making, Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (Sept. 2014) is a in-depth overview of the research behind the latest scientific findings on the viability of vegan diets. Dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina, well-respected authorities on plant-based nutrition, put forth an impressive case that well-planned vegan diets are safe and adequate for people at all stages of life, including those with unique nutritional needs such as athletes and pregnant or lactating women.

Well-planned is the key operative word. The authors explore the health benefits of vegan diets compared to other dietary choices; explain protein and amino acid requirements at various stages of life; describe fats and essential fatty acids and their value in plant-based diets; investigate carbohydrate facts and fallacies; reveal the truth about wheat, gluten, and grains; pinpoint where to obtain calcium, iron, zinc and other minerals without animal products; clarify the importance of obtaining vitamin B12; and show how to attain optimal nutrition during pregnancy and lactation.

Nutritional guidelines are provided for infants, children, teens, and adults, including seniors; and a section is devoted on how to achieve and maintain healthy weights and exceptional fitness on a vegan diet. Numerous tables and graphs covering nutrient intakes, composition breakdowns, and food sources based on vitamin and mineral content illustrate each section. A handy graphic of the vegan plate offers a daily plan for healthful eating. Equally beneficial are the sample menus designed for people of various caloric needs.

Brenda Davis is a leader in her field and an esteemed, popular speaker. Since 2006, she has been actively involved in a lifestyle-based diabetes research study conducted by the Canvasback Missions Inc., Loma Linda University, and the Marshall Islands Ministry of Health. Vesanto Melina co-authored the joint position paper on vegetarian diets for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and Dietitians of Canada. Their best-selling books are in print in seven different languages and sold in more than 15 countries. Dietitians, physicians, nutritionists and nutrition educators will find this book to be an invaluable resource in meeting the needs of clients and students.

Becoming Vegan was originally published in 2000 by Book Publishing Company, whose genre are books on plant-based cooking and nutrition and healthy living. Due to the immense volume of research, two new editions were written to meet the different needs of consumers and professionals. Last year Becoming Vegan: Express Edition was released offering new evidence of the health benefits of a vegan diet and expanded coverage of all the essential nutrients. This “streamlined” version is extensive, yet easily understandable for anyone who wants to construct a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet. More information can be found at becomingvegan.ca.

While much of the emphasis is on the health advantages that vegan diets offer, an opening chapter is devoted to the impact of animal agriculture on the environment, and the degree of inhumanity that has dominated the industry. Plant-based nutrition truly benefits the entire planet, and every bite makes a difference.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12060331.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Gene Signal presents data at ARVO 2012 showing topical aganirsen is active in retinal disease
2. Mount Sinai presents treatment trends, vaccine research, prognosis data at ASCO
3. AGA presents cutting-edge research during DDW®
4. SLEEP 2012 presents latest in sleep medicine and research June 11-13 in Boston
5. Vygone Presents a Revolutionary Electro Waveform Device to Help Treat Molluscum Contagiosum Lesions
6. Vygone Presents A New Product To Deal With Genital Warts And Other Herpes Virus Related Skin Problems
7. AOSSM presents annual research awards
8. New technology represents next-generation tool for detecting substandard and counterfeit medicines
9. BioMed Central presents Challenges in Malaria Research: Progress Towards Elimination
10. Prototype represents a step toward enhanced soft-tissue tomography
11. Ageism presents dilemmas for policymakers worldwide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Leading CEOs from biotech, pharmaceutical, and ... 31st at The Four Seasons Hotel Boston. , The Boston CEO Conference ... exclusive access to key decision makers who influence deal making and investment. Attendees ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... Somnoware, a leading provider of digital ... its Somnoware Sleep Device Interface (SDI). Somnoware SDI is a sleep device integration ... platform, initializing devices and importing studies are just one-click operations. This plugin streamlines ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... via ... antimicrobial, mesh back 24/7 task chair specifically designed for clinical areas. Genie Copper ... thrilled to partner with Cupron® to provide customers with a game changing chair ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh in ... Peace Agreements being discussed by President Donald Trump and the rest of the world. ... speed up peace talks in the continuous battle between Israel and Palestine. The world’s ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... Francisco, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 26, 2017 , ... ... Francisco, is proud to announce a new, informational blog post on insurance options. If ... surgery, checking insurance plans may help save time and money. Visiting an in-network provider ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/9/2017)... 9, 2017  Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral ... Intellectual Property Office has granted Oramed a patent ... Exenatide". The patent covers Oramed,s invention of an ... is an incretin hormone that stimulates the secretion ...
(Date:5/8/2017)... May 8, 2017  Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO)., ... ("WRB"), a health care service center company based ... WRB specializes in relationship management programs for leading pharmaceutical ... WRB will join Envoy Health ... services for manufacturers, biotech firms, and other service companies. ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... May 5, 2017  Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... 100,000 square feet to its Welch Allyn campus. ... commitment to bring more than 100 new jobs to ... Allyn has maintained a significant presence for more than ... new positions, a large portion of which will be ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: