Brenda Davis, R.D. weigh the pros and cons of a whole foods diet versus the paleo diet and why the paleo diet gains popularity over other alternatives.
The internationally renowned dietitian Brenda Davis explores the health benefits of vegan diets compared to other dietary options; explains the protein and amino acid requirements at various stages of life; describes fats and essential fatty acids and their value in plant-based diets; investigate the facts and fallacies of carbohydrates; reveals the truth about wheat, gluten and grains; point out where to get calcium, iron, zinc and other minerals without animal products; clarifies the importance of obtaining vitamin B12; and shows how to achieve optimal nutrition during pregnancy and lactation and how to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and exceptional physical condition in a vegan diet. Although much of the emphasis is on the health benefits of vegan diets. Plant-based nutrition really benefits the entire planet, and each bite makes a difference.
Brenda Davis, registered dietitian and nutritionist, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She has worked as a public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant and academic instructor in nutrition. He is currently in a diabetes intervention research project in Majuro, Marshall Islands. Brenda spent 8 months at Majuro in 2006 and returns for periods of 4 to 6 weeks every year or two. Brenda was president of the Dietary Practice Group of Vegetarian Nutrition of the American Dietetic Association. In July 2007, she was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. Co-author of nine books: award winners, Becoming Vegan: Comprehensive Edition (2014) and Becoming Vegan: Express Edition (2013), and bestsellers, Becoming Vegan (2000), Becoming Vegetarian (1994, 1995), The New Becoming Vegetarian (2003) and Defeating Diabetes (2003), Dairy-free-Delicious and Delicious (2001) and Becoming Raw (2010) and Raw-food Revolution Diet (2008). Brenda lives in Kelowna, British Columbia with her husband Paul. She has two adult children, Leena and Cory.
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