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Kathy Freston On Chicken And Obesity

Written by Vegetarian Star on Tuesday, May 15th, 2012 in Authors, Food & Drink, Nutrition-Health-Fitness.

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She’s already recommended skipping the chicken for environmental health.

Now vegan coach and author of The Lean Kathy Freston has written an article at the Huffington Post on how skipping chicken can also do wonders for human health, especially obesity.

Most chickens are bred with genes that make them grow bigger, faster.

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Kathy Freston, author of vegan diet and health book The Lean, appeared on HLN’s Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell to discuss how adopting a vegan lifestyle can help combat obesity, a disease one researcher has predicted will affect 32 more million people within two decades.

Although there’s no one cure for the disease, Freston suggests something as simple as an apple a day may keep the pounds away.

Of course, it helps if you eat it versus only balancing it on your head as Velez-Mitchell does in the segment.

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Kathy Freston Visits “The Talk” With Vegan Superfoods (Video)

Written by Vegetarian Star on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 in Authors, Film & TV, Food & Drink, Videos.

Kathy Freston visited the set of The Talk to share with fellow vegetarian Sara Gilbert and other hosts some of her ideas for incorporating vegan foods into a diet.

Warning: If you haven’t eaten in awhile, Freston’s demonstration of substituting vegan cheese for dairy using a freshly baked vegan pizza may send you straight to the kitchen before finishing the video.

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Kathy Freston "The Lean"

Kathy Freston, the author who spurred a challenge for everyone to gradually get into the vegan diet with her last best-selling book, Veganist: Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, is now instructing those looking to shed pounds how to do it in an animal-friendly manner.

The Lean: A Revolutionary (And Simple) 30-Day Plan For Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss, is divided into 30 segments, each advocating a different “tip” for achieving and maintaining healthy weight and includes “Trade Your Milk and Butter for Plant-Based Versions,” “Make Your Lunch Without Animal Products,” and “Take the Animals Off the Dinner Plate.”

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Author of Veganist and other books that advocate eating a plant-based diet for better health Kathy Freston has interviewed Dr. Neal Barnard of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine on the organization’s 21-day vegan kickstart program.

The online tool features meal plans, physician tips, vegan celebrity commentary and much more to get you started on a diet free of animal products that will leave you, the animals and the planet feeling better.

The best part of all is that this coaching tool is free to anyone with access to the web.

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Kathy Freston Shares Recovery Steps For Breaking Bad Food Habits

Written by Vegetarian Star on Friday, August 5th, 2011 in Authors, Food & Drink.

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Addicted to meat?

Author Kathy Freston has a 7 step program she shared at the Huffington Post to help those who can’t stop hiding the beef jerkys underneath the bed at home and Ho-hos inside the file cabinet at work.

Freston explores the idea of being addicted to several unhealthy foods, such as dairy and excess sugar.

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Oprah Ended Show On Good Vegetarian Note

Written by Vegetarian Star on Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 in Film & TV, Food & Drink, TV Hosts.

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Oprah Winfrey can be seen for the final time today on her daytime television show after 25 years in production.

Many blogs and news sources are reflecting on how Oprah has impacted the lives of millions throughout the years, discussing some of her most memorable and even controversial shows.

In both 1996 and 2011, Oprah touched on the meat industry and vegetarianism. A lot changed during those 15 years and perhaps that’s why the show in 2011 ended on a little more positive note.

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Hayley Marie Norman "Fired Up" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

Actress Hayley Marie Norman is a vegan and regular contributor to the blog, This Dish Is Veg.

Norman had the privilege of attending the premiere of Forks Over Knives, a film about preventing and reversing major health conditions through a plant-based diet and has written about her experience.

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