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    Cooking Books -> Vegetarian

    The Vegetarian Handbook

    by:
    Null, Gary




    Publisher:
    St. Martin's Press
    Published: December 1989
    ISBN: 0312039484
    Format:Paperback
    Pages:0


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    Book Description
    From Publishers Weekly
    The author of The Complete Guide to Health and Nutrition here succeeds in presenting what he calls "a comprehensive statement on the value of vegetarianism." Passionately argued, this well-documented, readable volume makes a thorough, albeit somewhat familiar, case for vegetarianism as a way of eating and a way of life. There are discussions against eating animal products, such as eggs, cheese and milk, on the wasteful economics of raising animals for food, on why people become vegetarians, and how poor nutrition causes illness and good nutrition protects against disease. Utilizing grains and legumes, Null suggests nutritious food combinations that are high in complete protein, in a diet devoid of animal products. The 95 unusual recipesincluding the Peter Pan rice casserole, which calls for peanut butter, brown rice, sunflower seeds and shallots, seasoned with a blend of thyme and tarragonare inexpensive, facile and low in fat and cholesterol.
    Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

    From Library Journal
    Null provides documented research on the history, philosophy, and politics of vegetarianism. For the uninitiated, his statements may sometimes appear accusatory, but he supports most claims with material from current sources. The appendix, containing a list of food combinations that provide high levels of usable protein, is likely to be this book's single most valuable contribution. Unfortunately, many of the recipes will be inaccessible to American cooks who are uncomfortable converting ounces... read more --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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