The subtitle says it all: Everything you need to know to be healthy and fit on a plant-based diet. Registered dietitians Jack Norris and Virginia Messina serve up an easy-to-read guide that helps you thrive on the healthiest diet around.
And when I say you, I mean pretty much everyone. Find helpful chapters for athletes, children and teens, pregnant and nursing women, and folks over fifty. There's even a chapter on making the transition even if your transition takes you no further than Meatless Mondays.
The chapters on nutrition earn Vegan for Life a place among my regular reference books. Learn about how and why to get iron, zinc, calcium, and what Norris and Messina call "the gorilla in the room": vitamin B12.
The authors set out to bust ten myths about vegan diets, from