Physical Description:ix, 292 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Edition:First trade edition.
Publisher:New York :Grand Central Life & Style,2015.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I The Plant-Strong Facts -- 1. Animal Protein Is Dead Wrong -- 2. Plants Are Plentiful in Protein -- 3. Plant-Based Proteins Are Completely Complete -- 4. Vitamin B12: Not a Problem! -- 5. Plants Are Iron-Strong -- 6. Plants Are Bone-Strong -- 7. Humans Are Herbivores -- 8. The Many Myths of Meat -- 9. The Bugs in Your Gut Dig Plants -- 10. Craving Meat Isn't Natural -- 11. The Problem with Paleo -- 12. Eating Plants Is Easy -- 13. Eating Plants Is Thrifty -- 14. The World Is a Plant-Based Cornucopia -- 15. The Mediterranean Myth -- 16. Real Men and Real Women Eat Plants -- 17. Plant-Strong: The Athlete's X-Factor -- 18. Lose the Moderation Mentality -- 19. Plants are Eco-Friendly -- 20. Avoid Contamination. Eat Plants. -- 21. Chocolate! You Bet! -- 22. Plants Light Up Your Love Life: Men -- 23. Plants Light Up Your Love Life: Women -- 24. It's Never Too Late to Start a Plant-Based Diet -- 25. It's Never Too Early to Start a Plant-Based Diet -- 26. Take Plants, Not Supplements -- 27. Barbecue + Meat=Danger -- 28. Oil Is the New Snake Oil -- 29. There's Something Fishy About Fish Oil -- 30. Poops from Heaven -- 31. Carbs are King! -- 32. Don't Believe Everything You Read About Soy -- 33. Eating "Animals" Isn't Nice -- 34. Eat Plants. Lose Weight. Feel Great. -- 35. Be Done with Dumb Diets -- Conclusion: Bring on the Plants! -- Part II The Recipes -- Breakfast -- Sides and Appetizers -- Pizzas and Flatbreads -- Sandwiches -- Warm Comfort Foods -- Cool Comfort Foods -- Tacos! Burritos! Quesadillas! -- Pasta Creations -- Burgers and Fries -- Dressings and Dips -- Hummus and Spreads -- Pasta Sauces -- Salads -- Salsas -- Soups -- Desserts and Chocolates -- Bonus Engine 2 Recipes -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- About the Author.
"In this #1 New York Times bestseller (originally published as My Beef with Meat), Rip Esselstyn arms readers with the 36 most powerful facts that prove, once and for all, that a plant-based diet can save your life. Do you want to: Prevent cancer, heart attacks, stroke, and Type 2 Diabetes? Eat plants! Have stronger bones than milk could ever give you? Eat plants! Avoid dangerous carcinogens and contaminants? Eat plants! Lose weight and look great? Eat plants! On top of these arguments are 150 other reasons why plants rule--as in 150 delicious, mouth-watering Engine 2 recipes, including 10 that are exclusive to this new edition. Prepare to eat well, be healthy, and live plant-strong!,"--Amazon.com.
Rip Esselstyn is the New York Times bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet. He attended the University of Texas where he was an All-American swimmer. After spending ten years as one of the world's top professional triathletes, Rip became a firefighter in Austin, Texas. He joined Whole Foods Market as a Healthy Eating Partner in 2009, and today he travels year-round telling the world about the benefits of eating plant-strong with the Engine 2 diet. Visit Rip's website at www.engine2diet.com.