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The Lean: A Revolutionary (and Simple!) 30-Day Plan for Healthy, Lasting Weight Loss

The Lean

Wellness expert Kathy Freston lets readers in on her secret: losing weight doesn't have to be difficult, and it can last. With this book she shares the powerful concept of The Lean--a radically effective approach to positive change--with a practical 30-day plan to transform your health and jump-start weight loss in the most gentle, easy, and automatic way possible.

Read The Lean to get everything you need for a leaner, healthier you. In the book you'll find:
     • 30-day plan that's simple, effective and supported by science
     • Over 40 delicious, healthy recipes and meal plans
     • Surprisingly tasty ingredient swaps that stop cravings
     • Insight, tips, and resources for healthier living
     • More than a diet, the book includes easy exercises and gentle lifestyle changes
       for achieving permanent weight loss

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"Leaning in" is about nudging yourself ever so gently toward healthy habits and weight loss. It's about choosing to eat foods that are delicious, filling, and help you reach your goals. As you read The Lean, share these images on Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest to get support from your family and friends!

H2Oh!
The Lean Day 1: Wade into Water
Drink 8 glasses of water each day to start losing weight.

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Starting Right
The Lean Day 2: Believe in Breakfast

Have a healthy, hearty breakfast to kickstart metabolism.

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Eat Apples
The Lean Day 3: Add Apples

Eat an apple a day and watch pounds melt away.

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Ciao!
The Lean Day 4: Come Clean!

Trash the tempting treats.

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Go Nuts
The Lean Day 5: Going Nuts!

A handful of nuts and seeds is filling and nutritious!

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Soy What?
The Lean Day 6: Swap Out Dairy

Trade milk and butter for soy, almond or coconut-based versions for lower cholesterol.

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Just the Flax
The Lean Day 7: Discover Flax

Grind up miraculous flax for fiber and more.

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Mind Dive
The Lean Day 8: Think for Five

Consider triggers for overeating.

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I Sparkle
The Lean Day 9: Skip Soda

Lose the soda to lose calories, sugar and harmful chemicals.

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Cut The Baloney
The Lean Day 10: Meatless Lunch

Eat lunch without animal products for better health and a better world.

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Vitamize
The Lean Day 11: Invite in Vitamins

Take vitamins for balanced nutrition.

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Huff Puff
The Lean Day 12: Ease into Exercise

Get moving to burn calories.


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Say Cheese
The Lean Day 13: Change Cheeses

Try cheese alternatives to cut the saturated fat.

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Superfood
The Lean Day 14: Select Superfoods

Discover the superheroes of food.

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Kind to Heart
The Lean Day 15: Accentuate the Positive

Examine negative self-image and love yourself.

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Tossed
The Lean Day 16: Savor Salads

Enjoy a salad--it's a big bowl of love.

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Ca-SHEW!
The Lean Day 17: Discover Cashew Cream

Try this delicious, guilt-free cream alternative in soups, sauces, and desserts.

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Swap Meat
The Lean Day 18: Veg Out at Dinner

Eat veggies with plenty of protein instead of animal products.

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Whee
The Lean Day 19: Find the Fun

Whoop it up and have some fun!


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Pump it Up
The Lean Day 20: Toning Up

Lift weights for a hotter bod.


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Connected
The Lean Day 21: Consider Connections

Think about where food comes from.

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I Blend
The Lean Day 22: Sipping Smoothies

Mix it up with a secret weapon to fight off hunger.

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Sugar Free
The Lean Day 23: Swap Out Sugar

Try stevia or agave for that sweet tooth fix.

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Believing It
The Lean Day 24: See Success

Visualize weight loss for real results.

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Got Juice
The Lean Day 25: Enjoy Juice

Juice up veggies and fruit to shed pounds.

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Get Low
The Lean Day 26: Discover "Low GI"

Eat lower on the Glycemic Index to tame the sugar beast.

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Grease Decrease
The Lean Day 27: Out with Oil

Enforce a personal oil embargo to fend off fats.

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Purpose
The Lean Day 28: Pursuing Purpose

Do something positive today to feel better.

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Plan it!
The Lean Day 29: Healthy Habits

Schedule the day to make it easier.

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Progress
The Lean Day 30: Progress, not Perfection

Keep leaning into the small steps to make a difference.

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