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 team up to give you everything you need to know about following a plant-based diet.Discover a wealth of information on the most nutrient-dense foods in the plant kingdom, and develop a brand new perspective on macronutrients, and why categorizing protein, carbs, and fats as food groups causes unnecessary confusion about what to eat.With sample menus to get you started on a plant-based lifestyle and tips for stocking your kitchen, boosting the nutritional content of your favourite dishes, and dining out healthily, following a plant based diet has never been so easy!
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, author of The Vegiterranean Diet and the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, 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 Time 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. Julieanna has previously served as a Special Consultant for the best-selling documentary, Forks Over Knives and as the Executive Director of EarthSave, International, which has also provided an opportunity for Julieanna to bring whole food, plant-based nutrition to the forefront of efforts to improve the current global health crisis. To learn more, visit Julieanna at her website: www.PlantBasedDietitian.comRay Cronise is a scientist-innovator focused on disrupting diet and nutrition advice. He's the mastermind behind Las Vegas magicians, 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.