Vegan Lifestyle

Veganism is a way of life that seeks to abstain from the use of animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose. It practices living on the products of the plant kingdom and to do the least harm and the most good. See how a vegan diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, can be healthful  and supply you with the nutritional needs with these titles from our digital collections.

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With the interest in vegan living on the rise, it's time for a book that goes beyond the recipes. How does a newbie adopt a vegan approach when it comes to dating, entertaining, decorating, travel, and beyond? Author Elizabeth Castoria, the former editorial director of VegNews, offers a useful, friendly introduction to the vegan lifestyle for those who want to dabble or for those already committed to living animal-product-free. She shows how simple it is to be vegan, from the food (plants, fruits, nuts, and grains all explained) and nutrition (which supplements are needed), to the etiquette (what to do at an omnivore's dinner party), travel (where to find the best vegan airport food in the United States), fashion (there's no need to swear off designer duds), and more. To close the book, there are 50 recipes for the beginner vegan. With familiar ingredients and straightforward instructions, and with options from Tofu Scramble and Cheesy Kale Chips to Pasta with Artichoke Alfredo and Fabulous Fudge Brownies, there is no missing meat or dairy with this satisfying vegan food. Presented in concise, practical easy-to-read pieces, with tips and tricks to employ in all parts of life-and filled with helpful illustrations and humorous ones too-How to Be Vegan presents a vegan lifestyle that is more accessible than ever before.

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Whether you're a practicing vegan or a meat eater looking to improve your health, The Easy Vegan offers dozens of recipes to reinvigorate your everyday meals. With more than 440 recipes, from appealing appetizers to delicious desserts, The Easy Vegan takes a healthy approach to some of the most common recipes, and adds some delicious new surprises from Vegan Shepherd's pie to Mac and "Cheese" to savory pies, cakes, dressings, chutneys, and more.,

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If you're 50 or over and thinking (or already committed to!) a vegan diet and lifestyle that will benefit your health, animals, and the planet, look no further than this essential all-in-one resource. Authors Carol J. Adams, Patti Breitman, and Virginia Messina bring 75 years of vegan experience to this book to address the unique concerns of those coming to veganism later in life, with guidance on: • The nutritional needs that change with aging • How your diet choices can reduce your odds of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions • Easy steps for going vegan, including how to veganize your favorite recipes and navigate restaurant menus, travel, and more • How to discuss your decision to go vegan with friends and family • The challenges of caring for aging or ailing relatives who are not vegan • And many other topics of particular interest to those over 50. Warmly written, down-to-earth, and filled with practical advice, plus insights from dozens of seasoned over-50 vegans, Never Too Late to Go Vegan makes it easier than ever to reap the full rewards of a whole-foods, plant-rich diet.

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While she's an actress with a PhD in neuroscience, at the end of the day Mayim Bialik is a mom, one who knows what it's like to be a busy parent with little time to spend in the kitchen. She shares the concerns of parents everywhere: when it comes to nutrition and feeding your family, you want healthy meals, but also food that everyone—kids and parents—can enjoy, and a balanced lifestyle that's inexpensive and fuss-free. Not only does Mayim's Vegan Table share more than 100 easy plant-based recipes for dishes that are as good to eat as they are good for you, but Mayim has also teamed up with pediatrician Jay Gordon

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