Inspired by Kathy Freston‘s new book, Veganist; Lose Weight, Get Healthy, Change the World, Oprah Winfrey and her entire Harpo staff (over 300 people!) are going vegan for one week, starting today!
Oprah will have Freston, along with Michael Pollan, on her show today to discuss the book and the benefits of an animal-free diet. In addition, Lisa Ling, well-known investigative journalist and reporter for Oprah’s show, will take an on-camera tour of a meat-processing plant —yuck.
I am extremely excited that a public figure like Oprah is joining the ranks of Bill Clinton, Ellen Degeneres, Alicia Silverstone and other celebs by supporting veganism, even if only for a week. Who’s next? I vote Obama!
I am looking forward to the show tonight, as well as getting my hands on Freston’s new book! Now I Just have to go find a friend with cable …