RACHEL MELTZER WARREN, MS, RD, is a nutrition writer, educator, and counselor. A recovered "bad vegetarian" teen, Rachel's is focused on helping young people and their families develop a taste for healthful, delicious eating early on. When she's not talking about meat-free meals, Rachel writes for magazines like Women's Health, Fitness, and Every Day With Rachael Ray, and is a nutrition consultant for the Harlem Children's Zone.
"Detailed yet concise, this guide to vegetarianism encompasses a
broad range of possible choices for teens interested in adopting
plant-based diets.... An upbeat, informative resource that will
come in handy for many a teen
" - Kirkus
"As a part-time vegetarianI'd be full-time if the whole family just would get on board and pepperoni would stop existingI find Rachel's advice super helpful." - Parents.com, Mom Must Read"
"The timing's never been better for a well researched book on the subject specifically targeted to that audience. Rachel Meltzer Warren, a professional nutritionist and former 12-year-old vegetarian herself, has compiled a 200-page paperback crammed with useful information." - Wilmington Star-News
"Offers the scoop on easy recipes, ordering food at restaurants, and getting enough iron, protein and other nutrients" - Newsday
"With a friendly tone and a ton of nutritional information, this guide will be easy for teenagers to digest." - School Library Journal
"[Warren] offers sound advice for girls who are considering being or have chosen to go vegetarian or vegan and for those who waver about where they stand on the topic." - Booklist
"Looking for a basic intro to eliminating meat from your diet? You'll find it in 'The Smart Girl's Guide to Going Vegetarian' ... It's got humor, nutritional information, tips, and encouragement" - Bookworm Sez
"If you're a teen girl facing skeptical parents, busy schedules, limited cafeteria eats and changing nutritional needs, then let 'The Smart Girl's Guide to Going Vegetarian' be your GPS. Author and registered dietitian nutritionist Rachel Meltzer Warren packs this paperback with information" - Chicago Tribune
"As a part-time vegetarian-I'd be full-time if the whole family just would get on board and pepperoni would stop existing-I find Rachel's advice super helpful." - Parents.com, Mom Must Read