The book starts with the explanation of different classification of vegetarians and moves on to tell you what becoming a vegetarian involves and also about the food you should consume and things you should avoid.
Only a few of us are aware of the fact that vegetarians are not vegans. Vegans are people who neither use animal products nor consume them. But vegetarian do consume animal products like milk and use wool and silk. This book informs you about the differences between vegans and vegetarians also. It explains the health benefits of becoming a vegetarian; it reduces risk of cancer and high blood pressure, and proves it with stats and numbers.
The concept of health food, would have earned you a sneer from the average Chennaiite fond of crispy Vadas and Masala Dosas. Today slowly and steadily, with eating right and healthy taking prominence across the world, many in the city have switched sides from deep-fried and golden to fresh and green.
Cholayil Sanjeevanam promotes healthy living through Ayurveda and Yoga. Good health starts with good food. Sanjeevanam also has under its umbrella a 100% Veg. Health Restaurant serves up healthy and tasty food designed along the naturopathic principles and is supported by a panel of eminent doctors and dieticians. The food is prepared only in earthen, bronze and copper vessels by specially trained, experienced cooks, without using ingredients considered detrimental to health.