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.
About the Author
Carol J. Adams, M. Div., is the author of the pioneering The Sexual Politics of Meat, now in a 20th anniversary edition, as well as more than 100 articles in journals, books, and magazines on the issues of vegetarianism and veganism, animal advocacy, domestic violence and sexual abuse.
Patti Breitman is an animal and health advocate and an expert public speaker. She is a former food columnist for "VegNews" magazine and writes an occasional blog on VegSource.com. Patti teaches cooking classes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, where she lives. She is the author (with Connie Hatch) of How to Say No without Feeling Guilty.