The 30 Day Vegan Challenge is a great introduction to Veganism.
Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is a public speaker on the vegan lifestyle, and is also the author of The Joy of Vegan Baking and Color Me Vegan.
In her latest book, The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, she offers advice on the practical aspects of following a vegan lifestyle, providing you with tools to help you make the transition to this way of eating.
This book is designed to address every question you may have about eating a vegan diet and to help you tackle the challenges that can arise when starting to follow a vegan lifestyle.
Patrick-Goudreau explains the benefits of a vegan diet – such as a higher intake of fiber and antioxidants – and outlines the health advantages of this way of eating.
She says that when you eat a vegan diet you will also be significantly decreasing your intake of saturated fats, trans fats, and heavy metals as well as reducing your risk of exposure to food-borne illnesses.
She highlights the research regarding the use of vegan diets for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of cardiovascular disease.
By the end of thirty days she claims that you will actually start to see positive changes in the biochemical markers of cardiovascular disease.
The information in this 30 Day Vegan Challenge is also aimed at debunking common nutrition myths by providing readers with knowledge regarding the best sources of protein, calcium, iron, and omega-3 fats in a vegan diet.
Also included are tips and advice about eating out, traveling, holiday meals, social events, packing lunches for school and work, baking without eggs, and achieving weight loss on a vegan diet.
Vegetables, fruit, bread, oatmeal, pasta, rice, chickpeas, tofu, tempeh, mushrooms, soy yogurt, soy milk, flaxseeds, peanut butter, tahini, eggless mayonnaise, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, salsa, dark chocolate.
Banana chocolate chip muffins
Chickpea burgers with tahini sauce
Marinated Portobello Mushroom Steaks
Readers are advised to choose an activity that appeals to them such as dancing, tennis, rollerblading, aerobics or going to the gym.
The 30-Day Vegan Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Eating Cleaner, Getting Leaner, and Living Compassionately retails at $22.
The 30-Day Vegan Challenge is a practical guide to help you get started with a vegan lifestyle.
It provides tips and advice on subjects including meeting your nutritional requirements and dealing with the social challenges associated with following a vegan diet.