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Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World | [Kathy Freston]

Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World

Kathy Freston wasn't born a vegan. The best-selling 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 30s 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.
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Kathy Freston wasn't born a vegan. The best-selling 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 30s 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 10 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.

©2011 Kathy Freston (P)2011 Tantor

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    Josef of Wilton CT 05-13-12
    Josef of Wilton CT 05-13-12 Member Since 2005

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    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I was interested in learning about eating vegetarian. Start a healthy diet and life style. Instead, the book is a political forum against the meat/food industry. Had I paid full price, I would be asking for a refund. There is more time spent on animal torture than giving me vegetable food ideas!


    What was most disappointing about Kathy Freston’s story?

    the time spent on statisitcs on the meat industry and diseases. Yes, I'm sure the stats are there but I did not need to hear scare tactics.


    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    laurie 05-16-12
    laurie 05-16-12
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    What did you love best about Veganist?

    I liked the research, and most of the health claims are true as are the environmental impacts.


    Would you recommend Veganist to your friends? Why or why not?

    No. The narration was annoying, and the emphasis on guilt over our food choices I feel would cause people to shut out the possibility of going even vegetarian.


    Would you be willing to try another one of Karen White’s performances?

    No. I think she rehashes information over and over, and says very little that I did not already know. Her delivery is poor, and places too much emphasis on guilt as well as coming across as morally superior.


    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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    Chana Skokie, IL, United States 04-02-12
    Chana Skokie, IL, United States 04-02-12
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    I did not enjoy the narration at all, I felt there was way too much intonation, and it was hard to concentrate on the content. As to the content- I didn't find it very interesting, even though I have a vegan husband and am interested in the topic in general. I was disapointed.

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful

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