Welcome to the website for “Becoming Vegan: Express Edition” and “Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition” – brand new editions of the very popular classic, “Becoming Vegan” (Book Publishing Company, 2000) by Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina. We are delighted that you stopped by and hope that you thoroughly enjoy your visit.<
Whether you’re considering going vegan for your health, out of concern for the environment, or to avoid contributing to the suffering of animals, “Becoming Vegan: Express Edition” is the resource that you will keep coming back to. It answers all the questions you, your family and your friends might have about vegan health and nutrition. If you are a health professional or a person who is looking for in-depth information, “Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition” will provide the detail you are looking for. It sets the standard on vegan nutrition, with exhaustive analysis and full refereeing.
In both editions, internationally acclaimed vegan dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina present the latest findings on the following:• using plant foods to protect against chronic diseases • obtaining sufficient protein without meat, eggs, or dairy products • maintaining a healthy weight and discovering the keys to fitness • designing balanced vegan diets for infants, children, and seniors • incorporating “good” fats and learning where to find them • meeting calcium needs without dairy products • maintaining excellent vitamin B12 status. • ensuring a healthy vegan pregnancy and ample nutrition for breast-feeding
Entirely revised, these seminal classics offers fresh insights on the treatment of animals in food production and other industries. They also include new evidence of the health benefits of a vegan diet, expanded information on phytonutrients, and a thoroughly updated food guide. The streamlined “express” version is extensive yet easily understandable for anyone who wants to learn how to construct a nutritionally balanced plant-based diet, while the “comprehensive” edition provides a meticulous overview of research and is suitable for advanced nutrition study.
The first clip below shows protein on a vegan diet; the third plant sources of calcium, both with Brenda Davis, Registered Dietitian. The second clip is a presentation at the 14th International Vegan Festival (2014) by Vesanto Melina, Registered Dietitian.