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Each week host Nancy Wiegman talks to local, regional and national writers about their latest projects. Nancy's Bookshelf airs Fridays at 10 a.m.

Lani Muelrath : The Plant-Based Diet

The Plant-Based Diet: A Step-by-step guide for transitioning to a healthy lifestyle and achieving your ideal weight. LaniMuelrath is certified in plant-based nutrition from Cornell University. She is a guest lecturer at San Francisco State University and associate faculty and Butte College.  Her previous book was Fit Quickies. In her new book, Lani discusses how to be full without being fat; where to get your protein; where to get your calcium without milk; the problems with dairy products and concentrated animal feeding operations. She includes recipes for making the transition to a plant-based diet and achieving ideal weight.  

Nancy Wiegman has a master's degree in French linguistics from Indiana University and taught yoga and foreign languages at CSU Fresno and the College of Charleston before moving to Chico in 1990.