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023: Kathy Freston On Encouraging A ‘Veganish’ Approach, Oprah, & Her Writing Process

In this episode of Conversations with Vegan Women Leaders, we interview Kathy Freston, a New York Times bestselling author of multiple health and wellness books, including The LeanQuantum Wellness, and Clean Protein.

Her advocacy for a more healthy, sustainable, and just food system is inspired by her concern for human health as well as animal and environmental welfare.

Kathy appears frequently on national TV, including Ellen, Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, The Talk, Extra, and Oprah, and her work has been featured in Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Self, W, Fitness, and The Huffington Post.

Her latest book, with Gene Stone, is 72 Reasons to Be Vegan.

In this interview Kathy discusses:

• How she evolved from going hunting with a boyfriend to becoming a prominent vegan activist

• Why she takes a ‘progress over perfection’ approach to going vegan

• How she handles criticism, especially from other vegan activists

• Her thoughts on spiritual leaders and veganism

• Finding your best self in love relationships rather than relying on your partner to complete or fix you

• Writers’ block, procrastination and her writing process

• And more

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