Today I took a rare escape from my desk to walk to the library during lunch and pick up a book I’ve been eagerly awaiting that was finally on hold for me: Alicia Silverstone’s The Kind Diet.
Along the lines of Skinny Bitch, The Kind Diet talks about losing weight and saving the world by adopting a plant-based diet. The toll meat takes on our bodies is no surprise to me; I’ve been a vegetarian for 9 years. But both of these books are strongly pro-vegan and are filled with interesting information about the dairy industry that I tend to ignore–much in the way meat eaters ignore my vegetarian rants.
I already eat an almost vegan diet since yogurt is occasional, cheese is rare, and butter is non-existent in my kitchen, but I don’t expect to adopt the lifestyle or the label.
Then again, I’m only in Chapter 1. So we’ll see…