Posts by: Leslie Kenton
Award winning writer, nutritionist, broadcaster, lecturer, shamanic teacher, and social activist, Leslie Kenton is well known for her work in television and journalism throughout the English-speaking world. A living example of vitality, she is described as 'the most original voice in health and beauty' and 'the guru of health and fitness'. She is highly respected for her no-nonsense approach and her in-depth reporting. She has written over thirty-five best-selling books on health including Raw Energy and The New Raw Energy, 10 Day Clean-Up Plan, The Joy of Beauty, and The X Factor Diet – which entered the bestseller list in its first week. Her books are regularly translated into other languages. Passage To Power - Natural Menopause Revolution made major shifts in the way doctors and women are approaching the treatment of PMS, osteoporosis and menopausal problems. Recent books include Healing Herbs, Age Power, Skin Revolution, and Powerhouse Diet. Love Affair, a memoir, was published by Random House in the UK in February, 2010, and in the United States in January, 2011, by St Marin's Press. Her next book, The Cura Romana Weightloss Plan, was published in the UK by Bantam on January 6, 2011. She is currently writing Creativity Unleashed for Random House due to by published in 2012. Leslie was Health and Beauty Editor of Harpers & Queen for 14 years. Her network television programs include Raw Energy, a cookery series, and Ageless Ageing, both of which she conceived, wrote and presented herself. She has made short films on health and spiritual topics for the BBC. A recent TV documentary To Age or Not To Age, screened in the Southern Hemisphere, made television history when, in only 5 weeks, the diet and exercise protocol she designed reversed parameters of aging in people between 30 and 60 in medically measurable ways. Leslie conceived and created the worldwide ORIGINS product range for cosmetic giant Estee Lauder and other health-care and beauty product ranges in Europe and Japan. In the UK she formed her own company to import and promote the internal regenerative skin care product Imedeen - taking sales from zero to £2.3 million in less than 24 months. She has undertaken consultancy and development for corporations including Guinness and Boots in the UK, Unilever in the USA, and Sunstar in Japan. Trained in Chinese medicine, nutrition, and bioenergetics, Leslie is a member of AAMET and NTCB in the United States and a certified homeo-theraputics consultant. In the UK, her contribution to natural health was honored by her being asked to deliver the McCarrison Lecture at the Royal Society of Medicine. She was first Chairperson of the Natural Medicine Society in the UK. Leslie lectures and teaches throughout the world viewing the techniques and information she shares as tools for helping each of us realize our own potentials - for energy, health, expanded consciousness and personal freedom. She believes the more we come to live from our own essential being, the greater are the gifts we bring to friends and families, our community, and the planet itself. A former consultant to the European Parliament for the Green Party, Leslie has created teaching modules for Britain's Open University. She has received 'Technical Writer of the Year' and several other awards for her work. Leslie divides her time between homes in Primrose Hill, London, and South Island, New Zealand. Her websites include www.lesliekenton.com and curaromana.com and www.loveaffair-the book.com.