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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.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Big Picture||p. ix|
|Your Body Will Find and Maintain Its Ideal Weight-Effortlessly||p. 1|
|Straight from the Source: Dean Ornish, MD, on Losing Weight||p. 21|
|Ben's Story: Weight Loss Was an Unexpected Benefit||p. 28|
|You Will Lower Your Risks for Cancer, Heart Disease, and Diabetes-and Even Reverse Diseases Already Diagnosed||p. 37|
|Straight from the Source: T. Colin Campbell, PhD, on Diet and Cancer||p. 41|
|Meg's Story: Surviving Cancer with a Plant-Based Diet||p. 50|
|Straight from the Source: Caldwell Esselstyn, MD, on Heart Disease||p. 57|
|Robert's Story: Reversing the Family Heart-Attack Pattern||p. 61|
|Straight from the Source: Neal Barnard, MD, on Diabetes||p. 73|
|Natala's Story: Her Diabetes Cure||p. 81|
|You Will Live Longer-and Better||p. 88|
|Ruth's Story: You Can Be Fit at Any Age||p. 100|
|You Will Take Yourself Out of Harm's Way||p. 106|
|Straight from the Source: Michael Greger, MD, on Factory Farming and Superbugs||p. 109|
|You Will Save Money||p. 127|
|You Will Radically Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Do the Single Best Thing You Can for the Environment||p. 144|
|You Will Be Helping Provide Food to the Global Poor||p. 158|
|You Will Reduce Animal Suffering||p. 166|
|Bruce's Story: A Journey Begins||p. 168|
|Gene's Story: The Rescuer||p. 174|
|Josh's Story: Undercover at a Chicken Factory||p. 176|
|Undercover at an Egg Farm||p. 181|
|You Will Be Following the Wisdom of the Great Spiritual Traditions||p. 194|
|You Will Evolve-and Take the World with You||p. 216|
|Afterword: Making the Shift||p. 236|
|Frequently Asked Questions, Answered by the Doctor||p. 250|
|Three Weeks of Meals||p. 260|
|Shopping List||p. 266|
|Cookbooks and Websites||p. 279|
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