Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World (Paperback)

Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World

By Kathy Freston

Hachette Books, 9781602861596, 304pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2011

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Description

Kathy Freston wasn't born a vegan. The bestselling author and renowned wellness expert actually grew up on chicken-fried steak and cheesy grits, and loved nothing more than BBQ ribs and vanilla milkshakes. Not until her thirties did she embrace the lifestyle of a veganist--someone who eats a plant-based diet not just for their own personal well-being, but for the whole web of benefits it brings to our ecosystem and beyond. Kathy's shift toward this new life was gradual--she leaned into it--but the impact was profound. Now Kathy shows us how to lean into the veganist life. Effortless weight loss, reversal of disease, environmental responsibility, spiritual awakening--these are just a few of the ten profound changes that can be achieved through a gentle switch in food choices.

Filled with compelling facts, stories of people who have improved their weight and health conditions as a result of making the switch, and Q&As with the leading medical researchers, Veganist concludes with a step-by-step practical guide to becoming a veganist...easily and gradually. It is an accessible, optimistic, and illuminating book that will change the way you eat forever. No less delicious, still hearty and satisfying--just better for you and for all.



About the Author

Kathy Freston is the author of four previous books, two of them--The One and Quantum Wellness--instant New York Times bestsellers. She appears frequently on national television, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Ellen, Good Morning America, The View, The Martha Stewart Show, and Extra. Her articles appear regularly on the Huffington Post and Alternet, and her work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Self, W, and Fitness, among other publications. She and her husband divide their time between New York and Los Angeles.
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