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My Passover Tears

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The Passover holiday begins today and so does my ambivalence. I love traditions, story telling, special holiday foods. But I am so torn with the contradictions! The message of Passover, liberation from slavery, is something that resonates strongly for me. Should the holiday just be about the liberation of the Jewish people from slavery in…

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2/1/2012 Interview with Dawn Moncrief

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2/1/2012: Dawn Moncrief A Well-Fed World A Well-Fed World Founding Director / Board Director – Dawn Moncrief has been a social justice advocate (for people and animals) since the mid-90′s. She has two master’s degrees from The George Washington University: one in International Relations, the other in Women’s Studies, both focusing on economic development. Her…

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Trust in our food, A New Diabetes Drug, Traffic Light Labeling, Monsanto, GMO protests and Coconut Oil

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1/29/2012: Frequently asked how we can be confident whether our food is organic, I discussed whether or not we can trust the quality of food or other consumable products we purchase. I replied to a listener’s concern about a recent article questioning the compassionate/ethical values of a vegetarian diet and talked about convenience of the…

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MLK, Violent Animal Rights Protests, Cooking in Small Spaces, Dealing With Univited Guests (bugs, rodents)

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1/15/2012 This show compared Martin Luther King non-violence philosophy with an animal rights group burning cattle trucks; dealing with uninvited guests (bugs, rodents), cooking in small spaces, and highlights in the news: sugary beverage tax to combat diabetes study; Americans eating less meet; the Hostess company filing bankruptcy. LISTEN to hear the entire program.

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1/11/2012 Interviews with Betsy Carson, Toni Fiore, Miyoko Schinner, Terry Hope Romero, Johanna McCloy

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1/11/2011: PART I: Betsy Carson, Toni Fiore, Miyoko Schinner, Terry Hope Romero Vegan Mashup The filmmaker Betsy Carson has a passion for sharing the benefits of a plant-based diet, and is fueled by a lack of vegan programming options. Since 2005 she has produced 52 episodes of the popular public television program Totally Vegetarian. And…

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1/4/2012 Interview with Shira Lane

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1/4/2011: Shira Lane The Milk Documentary Shira Lane: born in Israel, raised in Australia and returned to Israel to serve the Israeli Army. In 2001 Lane graduated from Entertainment and Performing Arts School, Beit-Zvi. In 2002 her television career launched with Israeli TV Drama series ‘Tipol Nimratz’. When the TV show run ended, Lane sought…

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12/28/2011 Interviews with Laura Theodore and Latham Thomas

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12/28/2011: Part I: Laura Theodore The Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore is a radio host, television personality, and award-winning jazz singer and songwriter. She currently hosts the Jazzy Vegetarian cooking show on public television and Jazzy Vegetarian Radio, a talk and music show focusing on easy-to-prepare, plant-based recipes, earth-friendly entertaining tips, celebrity interviews, and upbeat music.…

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Michele Simon, Eat Drink Politics

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Michele Simon, Eat Drink Politics Michele Simon is a public health lawyer who has been researching and writing about the food industry and food politics since 1996. She specializes in legal strategies to counter corporate tactics that harm the public’s health. She is president of Eat Drink Politics, an industry watchdog consulting firm. Michele Simon…

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12/14/2011 Interviews with Nava Atlas and Bryanna Clark Grogan

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12/14/2011: Part 1 – Nava Atlas Vegan Holiday Kitchen Have yourself a happy vegan holiday! This exciting, inviting cookbook by veteran author Nava Atlas brilliantly fills the biggest gap in the vegan repertoire with more than 200 delectable, completely doable recipes for every festive occasion. Atlas, one of the most respected names in vegetarian and…

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JOY!

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11/27/2011: Alan Roettinger joined me in this show. The hour was devoted to talking about joy: how humans are meant to experience joy and ways to experience bliss. LISTEN to hear the entire program.

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Interviews with Laurie Sadowski and Betsy DiJulio

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Part 1 – Laurie Sadowski, Allergy-Free Cook Bakes Bread Laurie Sadowski is a certified personal trainer and nutrition and wellness specialist, food writer, and musicologist. She spends her time spreading awareness about balanced living, cooking, and baking, and continuing her research in modern music and art.     Part 2 – Betsy DiJulio, The Blooming…

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11/23/11 Interview with Richard Oppenlander

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11/23/2011: Dr. Richard Oppenlander COMFORTABLY UNAWARE Author of “Comfortably Unaware: Global Depletion and Food Choice Responsibility,” Dr. Oppenlander is a sustainability and wellness advocate, writer, and speaker committed to improving the health of our planet. Through literary work or in person, he brings an eclectic combination of experiences regarding this topic spanning the past 40…

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Interviews with Dr. Michael Greger

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  LISTEN TO THE LATEST INTERVIEW FROM NOVEMBER 16, 2011 with Dr. Michael Greger     LISTEN TO THE EARLIER JULY 22, 2009 INTERVIEW with Dr. Michael Greger   11/16/2011: Dr. Michael Greger Vegan MD Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues.…

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Oil crisis – you mean oil is not healthy?

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11/13/2011: The confusion about ‘healthy’ oils continues. I responded to listeners, giving my view on oil and fats, and gave some delicious recipe ideas for pie crusts made with seed butters. I discussed a listener’s concern with nail polish. With Thanksgiving coming up, I reminded people of the plight turkeys go through to become the…

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“The Doctors are Out”

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“Doctors are Out” OR “I’m not a Health and Wellness Expert, I just play one on TV.” I don’t watch a lot of television. Yesterday morning I was informed about a discussion on The Doctor’s show regarding vegan and raw food so I went to their website and watched the clip. Jillian Michaels was very…

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Only REAL disclaimers please.

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  SAD is the acronym for Standard American Diet and it is sad indeed. The health of Americans is degrading quickly with some predicting that today’s generation of children will not live as long as their parents.  Our diet is killing us and the planet – with animal agriculture warming the atmosphere and degrading the…

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Dear Hilton Hotels: No such thing as a free breakfast…

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Dear Hilton Hotels: I appreciated receiving an email from you today thanking me for choosing Hampton Inn & Suites in Bethlehem and letting me know that you want to make all my stays as comfortable and rewarding as possible. I received a message like yours back in March 2011 from the Hilton Garden Inn/Chelsea, in…

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This bugs me.

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The August 15&22, 2011 issue of The New Yorker includes an article in the Dept. Of Gastronomy section by Dana Goodyear, entitled “GRUB, Eating bugs to save the planet”. Many react with the ‘ick’ factor when hearing about things others will eat that we in this country have not considered before as food.  As a…

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Life is Tremendous!

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Between the Fourth of July and Bastille Day, another celebration is taking place in this hot month of July, right here in my apartment in New York City — Today, Wednesday, July 13, I am celebrating four years cancer-free. It was a harrowing time for me, when on October 3, 2006, I was diagnosed with…

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The Power of Green

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I truly believe that my healthy diet and a daily juice with fresh items like kale, collards, parsley, chard, spinach, celery, lemon and ginger help me beat my battle with ovarian cancer. Below I talk about the power of GREEN!  

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