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Health Without Meat: A Vegan Makes The Case

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Quick, what's the quintessential American meal? If you said a burger, you would not be alone.

And maybe now that plant-based burgers have come close to the taste of ground beef, more people will consider going vegetarian or full vegan. Kathy Freston is a vegan activist, ready to help people follow her path. Rather than focus on how, she and co-author Gene Stone get to the WHY of veganism in the book 72 Reasons to Be Vegan: Why Plant-Based. Why Now.

Kathy Freston ticks off some of the key items on a very long list.

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