The Planet Friendly Diet- Sustainable for Optimized Health and Minimized Carbon Footprint


How sustainable is your lifestyle? While I am all about green living, I must admit to the indulgence in the convenience and comfort of the occasional K-cup. With the guidance of former athlete and fitness guru, author Cat Smiley and her recently released book, The Planet Friendly Diet, I can take actionable steps toward sustainability. This book is specifically designed for laying the foundation for optimized health and minimized carbon footprints on the planet.

The Planet Friendly Diet 

Sustainable for Optimized Health & Minimized Carbon Footprint



Changing a behavior to be successfully replaced with a more positive behavior takes approximately three weeks. Cat Smiley's The Planet Friendly Diet, Your 21-Day Guide to Sustainable Weight Loss and Optimal Healthserves to motivate, educate and empower us to join in on a 21-day journey to "sustainable weight loss and optimal health. With the influences of cleaner eating habits and (thank goodness for) easy-to-follow recipes, transform your life with a well-developed process to establish a sustainable diet plan and better quality diet incorporating meat-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free ingredients.

Guided to not only lose weight, Smiley helps us to find our #happysize, in order feel great, avoid processed foods to eliminate toxins from our diets for a well-deserved detox and reboot. Following The Planet Friendly Diet's
 program and using the accompanying nutrition guide will "transform short-term success into sustainable, lifelong results". Included in the program are single-portion recipes for healthy lifestyles including diabetic, kosher and halal dietary requirements. The meals are all-

designed to eliminate food waste 
* from fresh, every day ingredients
* cost less than $5
* under 500 calories
* t
aking no more than 20 minutes to prepare 

Fully illustrated with mouthwatering images of each internationally inspired recipe, it's like having a dedicated nutrition coach and a personal chef while you not just learn how to cook, but also how to understand the science behind your food choices. Whether readers are looking to give their eating patterns a complete makeover or start a change towards a healthier life, The Planet Friendly Diet will help them lose weight, get fit and feel great – while contributing to the wider good of our delicate planet as well!

About the Author

Cat Smiley, is an award-winning body transformation specialist and owner of Canada's popular weight-loss retreat for women, Whistler Fitness Vacations (The Planet Friendly Diet is the official nutrition plan for her retreat). A former world-class skier, Cat has been named as Canada's top trainer three times by the International Sport Science Association, and is a renowned body transformation specialist. She is a popular fitness and weight loss expert for many publications, and her fitness column Kick Startwas nationally syndicated across Canadian community newspapers. Her goal is to inspire and educate people to find their happy size and live a healthier life through empowering them to make their own nutrition choices. Visit Cat’s website, catsmiley.com for blog posts and videos about lifestyle, recipes and nutrition, fitness workouts and travel.

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Denise Murray Wong

Hi! I'm Denise, a media-friendly, New York based, freelance writer with a background in Early Childhood Education. My blog, niecyisms and nestlings focuses on everyday living, family, parenting life and style, and healthy lifestyles. Denise and her husband, along with their three wonderful children and two rescued cats live in the rural mountains within the beautiful scenic Hudson Valley of Upstate, NY.