What can Jane Austen teach us about health? Prepare to have your bonnet blown...
From the food secrets of Pride and Prejudice to the fitness strategies of Sense and Sensibility, there's a modern health code hidden in the world's most popular romances.
Join Bryan Kozlowski as he unlocks this "health and happiness" manifesto straight from Jane Austen's pen, revealing why her prescriptions for achieving total body "bloom" still matter in the 21st century. Whether that's learning how to eat like Lizzie Bennet, exercise like Emma Woodhouse, or think like Elinor Dashwood, explore how Austen's timeless body beliefs are more relevant, refreshing, and scientifically sensible now than ever before. After all, it's still a truth universally acknowledged - Jane Austen's heroines don't get fat.
PRAISE FOR JANE AUSTEN DIET & BRYAN KOZLOWSKI
"Surprisingly fun and witty."
-Elizabeth Yuko, SheKnows
"Who knew that Jane Austen was a health and fitness visionary?...this is a wonderful gift for any Austen fan."
-Danielle Bauter, Coast Magazine
"Hands down the most spirited and satisfying wellness guide I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Jane was a genius--and so is this delightful book."
--Lauren Mechling, Vogue contributing editor and author of How Could She
"As someone who has lived with Jane Austen for most of my life, here is something entirely new, modern, and delightfully inspirational."
-Myretta Robens, The Republic of Pemberley
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that the secret to health and happiness is hidden in Jane Austen."
"A delectable salmagundy of culinary history, illuminating quotes, dietary science and intriguing recipes that made this gourmand's heart sing. Delicious in every way."
- Joceline Bury, Jane Austen's Regency World
"The Jane Austen Diet isn't just another book of rules and regulations telling you what and what not to eat. It is ultimately a well-researched guide to free yourself from obsessive dieting and shift your focus to enhancing your physical, mental, and emotional health for a better quality of life with plenty of laughs along the way."
-Lauren Wicks, cookinglight.com
"Refreshingly fun - a must read for anyone jilted by modern diet culture."
-Sally Tamarkin, SELF
Bryan Kozlowski is a passionate champion of "lit wit" - bringing the wisdom of classic literature into everyday life. From Charles Dickens to children's cookbooks, his books celebrate the modern magic of living literarily. His works have appeared in Vogue, the New York Times, and the Washington Post.
Jane Austen was an English novelist whose works of romantic fiction, set among England'Äôs high society with their country estates and emphasis on social standing, earned her a place as one of the most widely read writers in English literature. Her timeless stories of the landed gentry have been turned into a host of movies and television shows, and translated into multiple languages. Her realism and stinging social commentary have cemented her historical importance among scholars and critics alike. Readers, young and old, have enjoyed being a part of that era through Austen'Äôs rich and memorable characters as they romp through her detailed novels of English country life in the nineteenth century.