Written by Michelle Kretzer
you been wanting to go vegan but just aren't sure how to start? You're not
alone. More and more people are discovering that they can feel better, live longer, and stop contributing
devastation and cruelty to animals with a plant-based diet—but
that they need a little guidance in making the switch.
the Physicians' Committee
for Responsible Medicine's Kickstart
Intensive. This two-and-a-half-day
program features classes, discussions with nutrition experts, cooking
demonstrations, and complimentary meals to get aspiring vegans well on their
way. Billed as a "life-changing experience," Kickstart Intensive
covers topics such as breaking food addictions, permanent weight control, and power foods for the brain. Attendees
will receive a personal year-long support system to help keep them on track,
including conference calls and online resources.
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Intensive will take place from October 4 to 6 in Washington, D.C. For more
information or to register, visit
the Kickstart Intensive website. Can't make the event? Request a free copy of
starter kit for helpful
information, recipes, and tips to make going vegan as easy as eating asparagus,
bananas, and cauliflower.
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