The Lean

The Lean

A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30-day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss

Book - 2012
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Kathy Freston, the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Veganist," urges "leaning in" for a leaner body--small changes that yield big results--in this simple but effective weight-loss plan
Freston shows you a radically effective approach to positive change, with an incredibly easy 30-day plan to transform your health. By setting an intention for what you want, and then nudging yourself ever so gently in that direction, you can make choices that are delicious, filling, and supportive of your weight-loss goals
Publisher: New York, NY : Weinstein Books, [2012]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781602861732
1602861730
9781602861749
Branch Call Number: 613.25 Freston 2012
Characteristics: xvii, 332 pages ; 24 cm

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Margaret_L
Feb 01, 2013

There are lots of great ideas here, but Freston's approach seemed a bit extreme to me. I am sure her suggestions would lead to rapid weight loss, but it doesn't seem very realistic. I'm all for veganism, but going vegan AND getting rid of all the fun foods in your house seems rather spartan to me (seriously, a teaspoon of sugar/maple syrup etc. in your tea is about 20 calories - it's not going to make you fat!). Maybe some people are truly addicted to fat and sugar, and those people might want to take her seriously. But if you are already at a healthy weight, please take her suggestions with a grain of salt (or a spoonful of sugar and some vegan margarine).

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MarieGaffney
Dec 11, 2012

What a great way to get prepared for a Lent without meat! If it can be done on Fridays and Ember Days, why not all of Lent for better fasting and better health!

nutty7688 Aug 03, 2012

Some great ideas, with basic to easy steps.

debwalker Mar 31, 2012

Two rules:

1. All you need is the willingness to take just one step.
2. As you add the healthier foods to your diet, eat the new foods first.

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