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Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet
Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet by Kate Geagan 1605299898 9781605299891
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Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet by Kate Geagan

Over the past 20 years America has been steadily marching toward a diet that is more drenched in fossil fuel than any key nutrient. Experts estimate that it now takes roughly 7 to 10 calories of fossil fuel energy to bring one calorie of food energy to the American plate. Not only have our eating habits turned us into an increasingly overweight society, but the alarming truth is that our food choices are having as much of an impact on the planet as the cars we drive.Go Green Get Leanis the perfect eating plan for our time. Revealing easy-to-follow steps anyone can take to eat for a healthy body and planetand drop up to 9 pounds in the first 2 weeksKate Geagan helps readers see the questionable value of convenience foods, and explains why going green doesnt require a drastic vegan overhaul. Because there are many nutritional benefits to be drawn from some non-plant-based food choices, she points readers to the best selections, including occasional splurges they can enjoy in good conscience. In learning to make trulyLEANchoices, Kate offers the following straightforward formula: Before eating food, ask yourself:Local or global? What was theEnergy used to bring it to my plate? (Include processing, packaging, transportation, and temperature of food.)Animal or plant? (Plant foods are greener.) Is thisNecessary? (Is this food critical to my health and weight goals?) This trailblazing workthe first to offer a specific weight-loss plan along with the promise of a lowered carbon footprintmakes it possible for readers to help the environment and their waistlines at the same time.

Author: Kate Geagan

Language: English

Edition: 1 Original

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 320

Publisher: Rodale Books

Publication Date: 2009-03-17

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ISBN: 1605299898


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