Plant-Based Nutrition, 2E
by Julieanna Hever M.S., R.D.; Raymond J. Cronise
Pub Date 09 Jan 2018
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Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for your health--and it's easier than you might think!
The science confirms that a diet rich in whole, plant-based foods can help your body thrive. In fact, a growing number of physicians advocate a completely plant-based diet for many of their patients who suffer from diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. In this all new edition, leading plant-based dietician, Julieanna Hever, and Ray Cronise, the mastermind behind magician Penn Jillette's 100-pound weight loss transformation, team up to give you everything you need to know about following a plant-based diet, including:
A wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods in the plant kingdom
A new Food Triangle, representing a completely new way of looking at food and nutrition
New perspectives on macronutrients, and why categorizing protein, carbs, and fats as food groups causes unnecessary confusion about what to eat
The latest science on oxidative priority and how it explains why many common recipes drive unintentional weight gain
Healthspan and longevity recommendations based on the latest research
45 all new recipes from celebrity chefs: Matthew Kenney, Dreena Burton, Jazzy Vegetarian, Kathy Patalsky, Robin Robertson, Fran Costigan, Jason Wyrick, and Matt Frazier
Sample menus to get you started on a plant-based lifestyle
Tips for stocking your kitchen, boosting the nutritional content of your favorite dishes, and dining out healthfully
About the Authors
Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, the Plant-Based Dietitian, is a Registered Dietitian who has been in private practice in Los Angeles since 2005, specializing in weight management, disease prevention and management, and sports nutrition. She is the host of the wellness talk show series What Would Julieanna Do? on Z Living Network, has given a TEDx talk, and is author of The Vegiterranean Diet and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. She is the co-author of the cookbook, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, and a recipe contributor to both New York Times Best-Selling Forks Over Knives books. Julieanna has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, The Marie Osmond Show, and E! News.
Ray Cronise is a scientist-innovator focused on disrupting diet and nutrition advice. He’s the mastermind behind Las Vegas magician, Penn Jillette’s plant-based diet 100 pound weight loss. A former NASA scientist and Matthew Kenney Culinary graduate, he’s teamed up with leading academic researchers at institutions such as Harvard and the National Institutes of Health to publish work at the intersection of healthspan and plant-based diets. He’s been featured by Wired Magazine, TEDMED 2010, ABC Nightline, The Atlantic,The Daily Beast, Men’s Journal, The Guardian, Presto: How I Made 100 Pounds Magically Disappear, and The 4-Hour Body.