Learn How to Thrive on a Vegan or Vegetarian Diet and Stop Being Vulnerable to Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

But Isn’t a Vegan Diet the Healthiest Diet?

As a vegan or vegetarian, you’re less likely to have high blood pressure, cholesterol, heart disease, or type 2 diabetes. But, you still sometimes worry that you aren’t getting all of the nutrients you need for optimal health

It is true that if you don’t eat a balanced diet, you could wind up with vitamin or mineral deficiencies. That could lead to anemia, hypoglycemia, diabetes, dental problems, or osteoporosis.

That’s why we created The Vegan and Vegetarian Mastery ProgramIt will teach you how to thrive on a vegan diet, and say goodbye to all of the risks, worries, and headaches of whether or not you’re eating the right thing.

Some people want to preview our info first. So we created a free 7-day email course. Sign up now and get brief excerpts of our lessons (the same ones our students pay for), but with no cost or obligation.

Meet the Experts Who Authored Our Nutrition Lessons

Virginia Messina, MPH, RD

Virginia Messina, MPH, RD, has been a nutrition instructor at Central Michigan University and a dietitian for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She has authored (or co-authored) The Convenient Vegetarian, Help! My Child Stopped Eating Meat, and Vegan for Life: Everything You Need to Know to be Healthy and Fit on a Plant-based Diet.

Jill Nussinow

Jill authored the award-winning cookbook, The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment. She’s a Registered Dietitian who writes and edits for Natural Food Network magazine and Vegan Culinary Experience magazine, She’s also been a nutritionist and cooking teacher at the McDougall program for the past 7 years.

Meredith McCarthy

Meredith’s most recent book, Sweet and Natural, won the Versailles World Cookbook Fair Award. Formerly the associate editor of Natural Health magazine, Meredith directed The East West Center For Macrobiotics for 19 years. She’s also worked with Dr. Dean Ornish and Dr. John McDougall.

Nomi Shannon

Nomi’s best selling book, The Raw Gourmet, has sold over 150,000 copies. She’s received awards for Best Educator, Favorite Chef, Favorite Recipe Book, and been featured in Alive magazine and Get Fresh. Before that, she ran The Hippocrates Health Institute’s certification course.

Michael Klaper, MD

Dr. Klaper wrote all of our lessons on vitamins and minerals. Author of the book Vegan Nutrition, he’s Director of the Institute of Nutrition Education and Research, and a featured expert in two PBS productions, “Food for Thought,” and the award-winning, “Diet for a New America”. (Disclaimer)

Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN

Dr. Loscalzo has been an integrative health care practitioner for over two decades. She’s a Doctor of Chiropractic with Certifications in Acupuncture, Clinical Nutrition and Herbal Medicine. She’s the author of Power Breakfast Ideas, Deliciously Quick Lunch and Dinner, Healthy Halloween Treats, Dessert: Making it Rich Without Oil and Dried and Gone to Heaven.

Brenda Davis, RD

Brenda Davis, RD, has authored or co-authored 9 books on nutrition including “Becoming Vegan”, “Becoming Vegetarian”, and “Becoming Raw”. Her books have sold over 2/3 million copies and are printed in 8 languages. She’s a member of the Vegetarian Hall of Fame. She’s also a past chair of the Vegetarian Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association.

Jo Stepaniak, MSEd

Jo is the author and co-author of sixteen books on compassionate living and vegetarian cuisine, including Vegan Vittles: Down-Home Cooking for Everyone. She was inducted into the Vegetarian Hall of Fame at the 2008 NAVS Vegetarian Summerfest. Her award-winning column Ask Jo! appears on her Web site, “Grassroots Veganism”.

… and more!!

Some health secrets you’ll discover when you subscribe…

  • How to absorb more zinc and calcium from beans, grains, nuts, and seeds
  • What to do to absorb more iron from your meals so you don’t wind up anemic and exhausted
  • A mistake vegans make that robs their bodies of calcium
  • Absorb more nutrition from your meals and feel rejuvenated
  • Save money on health food and eat well when you are traveling
  • The secret to enjoying beans without flatulence
  • What healthy vegans and vegetarians eat in a typical day

Vegan Mastery Program

Learn how to prepare quick and easy nutritious vegan meals, so you can thrive on a vegan lifestyle. Lessons come from top doctors, registered dietitians and other health experts across the world who are ready to help you master a vegan diet and avoid any pitfalls that can lead to deficiencies and health concerns.

Here’s What Students Are Saying…

“Each lesson has provided me with so much information such as proper food combining, when to eat certain foods, signs of B-12 deficiency, cooking with less oil, great recipes, how to get more iron, and how acid in food can effect your body. Most of all I can whip up a bean recipe in minutes. I spend less money at the grocery store because I know what is healthy and what is not. I was doing so many things wrong. I have learned so much.”

Anita Robinson, Parkville MD

“I’ve not only been blown away by the lessons, but by the recipes as well! My husband has cancer and your information has been  invaluable in helping me tweak his diet to support his recovery. I also love the way you handle the Q&A calls, Trevor. You keep on task in a kind and gentle manner.”

Mary Montanye, Bellvue, CO

“The Mastery Program has been well worth the price, and has provided a tremendous boost to my health as attested by my lab  results; it’s helped me lose the descriptor ‘diabetic’.”

Judith A. Becker, Saint Cloud, FL

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We chose people who were experts about the lessons they wrote, even if they didn't agree with our other contributors on every point. For example, some of our contributors eat mostly raw foods while others eat mostly macrobiotic. Some shun oil while others stir fry their vegetables. As a result, none of our contributors has endorsed all of the lessons written by other experts.