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The National Agricultural Library is one of four national libraries of the United States, with locations in Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections and serves as the nexus for a national network of state land-grant and U.S. Department of Agriculture field libraries. In fiscal year 2011 (Oct 2010 through Sept 2011) NAL delivered more than 100 million direct customer service transactions.

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The vegetarian alternative: a guide to a healthful and humane diet  [1978]

Sussman, Victor Stephan;

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The fundamentals of a sensible vegetarian diet are examined, reviewing nutrition, health, ethics, philosophy and kitchen techniques. Vegetarians can be divided into three groups: the lacto-vegetarian, who uses milk; the lacto-ovo-vegetarian, who uses milk and eggs; and the vegan or total vegetarian who eats no food of animal origin. The most important nutritional guideline for vegetarians is to eat a wide variety of foods. Scientists and researchers, looking at the possible dietary causes of many diseases of western industrialized countries, are discovering that vegetarian diets may be a link to preventive health. Additionally, vegetarian diets, if properly maintained, can easily provide adequate amounts of protein, vitamins, minerals and calories. Those switching to vegetarian diets can do so without purchasing costly new equipment, except perhaps a food processor. Sample recipes include soybean pate, deep fried tofu and falafel

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Bibliographic information

Language:
English
Type:
Bibliography
In AGRIS since:
1982
Extent:
286 p.
Publisher:
Rodale Press
ISBN:
08-785-72279
All titles:
" The vegetarian alternative: a guide to a healthful and humane diet "
Other:
" Bibliography: p. 273-278. Includes index. *US (NAL TX392.S9 F and N B-2107) "