Why avoid meat, fish or dairy products? What benefits might a vegan diet bring? What is the difference between not being sick and enjoying optimal health? Read about outrages of our food industry in the section Food Horror Stories. Discover delicious, nutrition-packed alternative foods that can help you toward a healthier future as well as help our environment. A Vegan Primer explains the basics for getting started as a vegetarian or vegan, offering recipes, diet tips and carefully researched information. This book gives you the tools to take care of your body and by extension to manage stress and improve your mental outlook as well.