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Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. is a Plant -Based Dietitian and an ACE-Certified Personal Trainer who has owned To. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition [Julieanna Hever] on nutrition charts which are a scholarly look at the facts regarding plant based nutrition. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition book. Though the book was very thorough and full of facts, the eARC was lacking in the magnificent.
The medical journal paper referenced in the book is a good companion piece to the book if you are interested in the actual measurements. There are so many fabulous, easy ways to incorporate nutritious foods into your diet that are chock full of good stuff. No trivia or quizzes yet. After we read The China Study we decided to switch to a whole foods, plant-based diet, but it was hard at first to know what to eat to make sure we got all the right nutrients. Most important here is her chapter on Dodging Disease with Diet. Words from Other Birds. There are about one million vegans in the U.
I recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more, even A great introduction to plant-based nutrition. I might add that for many years I was essentially a carnivore, and ate very little fruits and vegetables.
I still think the book is worth reading. View 2 comments. Jun 07, Kat Lynch rated it liked it Shelves: The Idiot's Guide format works well with Hever's friendly writing style. Some of the contradictions in her instructions, however, could be frustrating for readers.
In one section, Hever argues that there's no need to count calories as a vegan; then a few pages later, stresses that calorie restriction is important to health and longevity. How is one su The Idiot's Guide format works well with Hever's friendly writing style. How is one supposed to restrict the calories they're supposedly not counting?
I haven't tried the recipes yet, so my opinion might change, but for now I think this is a reasonable starting point for the average person considering a low- or no-animal-product diet.
Convinced you want to eat plant-based but have questions about whether you can get enough nutrition that way? Julieanna Hever to the rescue!
She'll answer all your questions about nutrition as pertaining to a plant-based diet. This book is perfect for someone who wants detail—for example, the book goes through every single vitamin, what it does for you, and what foods contain it. I read the first edition a few years ago when I was starting my plant-based journey, and I'm happy to see this book u Convinced you want to eat plant-based but have questions about whether you can get enough nutrition that way?
I read the first edition a few years ago when I was starting my plant-based journey, and I'm happy to see this book updated with the latest research and a clean new design. Sep 03, Joshua Sears rated it it was amazing Shelves: After we read The China Study we decided to switch to a whole foods, plant-based diet, but it was hard at first to know what to eat to make sure we got all the right nutrients.
This book was very helpful in that regard.
Now instead of looking at food and just thinking about how it will taste, we also are more conscious about its nutritional properties. Jan 23, Kimberlyhdm rated it really liked it. Clearly written, well presented argument for, basically, eating more plants instead of heavily processed meat substitutes, dairy, and other unhealthy food. I've already started enjoying some of the recipes and plan to cook more of them.
Nov 06, Connie rated it liked it Shelves: I am glad to have an understanding of what it means to eat only plants in contrast to other health-focused nutrition. We're not going to do this in its entirety by any means, but it will definitely color my choices for what I purchase and what I cook from day to day.
Just what I was looking for. Lots of good info I recommend this book to everybody.
Julieanna explains everything you need to know. Can't wait to read all her books. Jul 21, Amber rated it really liked it Shelves: Wasn't looking to go vegan, but this is helpful in learning about plants and their nutrition values. The book debunks about certain foods like dairy, soy, etc.
I have read numerous books on raw diets in the past, vegetarian, and now plant-based books or videos.
I know since I was 18 have started getting acid reflux to name one condition that has stuck with me regardless of taking pills to stop or eliminate the issue in years when really you are relying on these meds that can cause other health related issues.
I know I have been quite un The book debunks about certain foods like dairy, soy, etc. This book is quite informative, and packed with loads of information which I just want a simplified book on plant lifestyle. With that note, I am reading through it quite fast because I've read similar concepts or information in other books, or can be quite a bore when you are trying to get to the gist of it.
Now restaurants had to substitute their salads with green leaf lettuce instead of Romaine but other stores are still selling with disclaimers, yet right now, I will go with cabbage and green leaf salads.
I agree with reading the labels--I have became sick from eating foods with vital wheat gluten in vegan meats I've purchased this year and realized it was not the pasteurized eggs but the vegan meat! It took me nearly 10 months to realize this. Sometimes substitutions can do your body worse than better. Find those hidden ingredients. We get fooled with casein seen in vegan so called products, which is a milk protein and sugars using chemical names instead.
We are also fooled by the term "natural" it is best to go with "organic"! Overall, the book was okay. View 1 comment. From the publisher - Packed with 45 recipes and a wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods, genuine supplement needs, and more, this helpful guide gives you everything you need to know about the advantages of a plant-based diet.
Whether you're vegan, vegetarian, or omnivore, what you eat affects your well-being. And the science shows 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.
Getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for yourself--and it's easier than you might think! This book includes: Oh, how I loved this book I was so excited to be approved that I stayed up until 2 am and finished it last night!!
There are so many fabulous, easy ways to incorporate nutritious foods into your diet that are chock full of good stuff. You don't have to go or be vegan to enjoy this book, anyone and I mean anyone can get something from reading it and going on the road to a healthier life.
The authors kept the information pretty basic--what you need to know to eat healthy in a practical sense rather than lots of scientific discussions. The authors talked about why a whole-food, plant-based diet is desirable, the nutrition you need protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and how it's generally easy to meet the minimum require "Plant-Based Nutrition" provides the basic information needed to understand the benefits of eating a whole-food, plant-based diet and how to do it.
The authors talked about why a whole-food, plant-based diet is desirable, the nutrition you need protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals and how it's generally easy to meet the minimum requirements from whole, plant foods. They talked about what supplements you might need to take and which do more harm than good. They talked about dietary guidelines, nutrition myths and controversies obviously just the most common ones , understanding nutrition claims on products at the store and how to shop successfully.
They described the benefits of exercise and some basics about length and types of exercise. They talked about special nutrition considerations during pregnancy and for babies, children, seniors, athletes, and weight loss. They covered how a whole food, plant-based diet helps heal chronic conditions like diabetes, heart disease, cancer, high blood pressure, and more.
They provided tips for eating out at restaurants, for the holidays and such, and information on how to convert recipes to animal-product-free versions with dairy, egg, meat, oil substitutes. Then we got 45 recipes from various people. In general, they seemed to serve about 4 people and didn't look too complicated. Overall, this book is a good resource if you want basic information about a whole-food, plant-based diet.
I received a free ebook review copy of this book from the publisher through NetGalley. If you are making an idiot's guide to plant-based nutrition, the single most important obstacle is going to be the food. You can't make this a lifestyle with a handful of mediocre recipes. This has 45 of them, which sounds like a lot until you break it into a section on smoothies really?
I'm not hosting a 6-course meal for Martha Stewart. Just give me some friggin grub to eat. This comes up short. I got this because of Ray Cronise's name on If you are making an idiot's guide to plant-based nutrition, the single most important obstacle is going to be the food.
I got this because of Ray Cronise's name on it. If you don't know him, he's the mastermind behind Penn Jillette's weight loss. I followed it based on what I could figure out from Penn's book and dropped 80 lbs myself. I did it with 31 vegetable recipes I found. I had more practical recipes than this did.
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Part 2 describes Living a Plant-Based Life.
Part 3 discusses Special Considerations. Part 4 features the Plant-Based Recipe Box. In extolling the virtues of a plant-based diet, Hever explains that it is neither vegetarian nor vegan.
Both are plant-based but define themselves by what is excluded. Following this program, one reduces the risk of degenerative diseases, achieves "optimum weight," and avoids damaging high cholesterol. She debunks protein myths surrounding a total plant-based regimen and counters critics who claim it does not supply sufficient vitamins and minerals. She also focuses on the benefits of antioxidants in a plant-based diet and the dangers inherent in antinutrients like trans fats, oils, sugar, sodium, msg, and artificial sweeteners.
The Power Plate emphasizes the ideal diet by dividing the plate into four quadrants: Shown on page 73 of the book, her pyramid is also available on The Plant-Based Dietitian website.
In Hever's plan for living a plant-based, whole-foods lifestyle, there is no need to count calories for weight loss. It is important to recognize hunger and to eat only when hungry and then eat nutrient-dense foods.
Other Tricks of the Trade include chewing food slowly, minimizing consumption of fats, avoiding concentrated sweets like fruit juices and dried fruits, and not eating right before bedtime.
Based on her research, the author has determined, "Dairy does more harm than good when it comes to your health, contributing to cancer, heart disease, and other chronic diseases.
In Shopping Savvy, Hever surprises when she recommends no reading of Nutrition Facts labels because they are confusing and misleading. Instead, she advises closely scrutinizing the ingredients list to know what's in the product. She also recommends products with the fewest ingredients and antinutients and no ingredients difficult to pronounce. Also provided are tips for selecting fresh produce and a discussion about the nutritional benefits of eating frozen foods.