Ask A Vegan

Episode #119: FTC Study on Food Marketing to Children, FDA on food contamination, Diverticulitis

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20130106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode the following are discussed: FTC Releases Follow-Up Study Detailing Promotional Activities, Expenditures, and Nutritional Profiles of Food Marketed to Children and Adolescents. F.D.A. Offers Broad New Rules to Fight Food Contamination. Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food. Genetically…

Episode #118, Kitchen Organizing, Rice Paper, Soy Lecithin, Holiday Dinner Menu

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-16Dec2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode I give an update on my kitchen organizing project with herbs and spices. I talk about rice paper and soy lecithin and recipes I use them for. The REAL Holiday Menu 2012 is covered in detail along with some recommendations for resolutions.

Episode #117: Artificial Sweeteners & Weight Gain; Restless Leg Syndrome; Inspiring words for healing and eating healthier; Vegan Omelette and Epic Lasagna

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121202.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadHello, everybody, I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening in the 117th episode of Ask A Vegan. It’s the 2nd of December 2012. I’ve been enjoying counting these episodes. I can’t believe that so many have already happened. I’m not a point where I’ve started to transcribe these podcasts. And…

Episode #115: GMO Labeling, November Holidays, More REAL Recipes

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121111.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTRANSCRIPT: Hello everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to the 115th episode of Ask A Vegan. Time marches on doesn’t it? Things just add up. We have so many podcasts now on the Responsible Eating And Living website; over 300 hours of information. I hope from time to…

Episode #113 Multiple Sclerosis, Probiotics, Mushrooms

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121028.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn a earlier Ask A Vegan Episode 2/5/2012, I spoke about MS. and Dr. Terry Wahls website. In light of a recent NY Times article, A Controversial ‘Cure’ for M.S. Disappointed with no mention of diet in the article I thought it important to discuss the subject again as…

Episode #112: Wheat Belly, Sick Reasons For Eating Meat

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121021.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI had the opportunity to speak with Dr. William Davis about his book, Wheat Belly on my IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD show last week but we ran out of time and I wanted to talk more about the book. I review it during this ASK A VEGAN EPISODE. Listen…

Episode #111: NY Times Food & Drink Issue; Homemade Bread Starter, Vegan Cheese, Vegan Yogurt

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadInspired by the Food And Drink issue of the New York Times Magazine I discussed the Michael Pollan’s article on the food movement, famers markets, community, and government action, the Food from California’s Central Valley and eating in Greenland omnivores only or as a vegan. Other topics covered in…

Episode #110: School Lunches, Exercise Programs, Counting Calories, FTC Green Guides

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20121007.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThe following articles and topics were covered in this 110th episode: No Appetite for Good-for-You School Lunches Do Exercise Programs Help Children Stay Fit? GOP bill would repeal Agriculture Dept. calorie caps on school lunches What’s wrong with counting calories. FTC Issues Revised “Green Guides” Will Help Marketers Avoid…

Episode #108: Arsenic in Rice, GMOs in Corn, Calcium in Milk, Horses and Drugs

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120923.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download9/23/2012: In this program I covered a number of topics in the news this week. The links for the articles covered are below. Consumer Reports, CR Investigate Arsenic In Your Food FDA, Total Diet Study – Analytical Results, CFSAN/Office of Food Safety*, April 2001; Updated July 2008, January 2011,…

Episode #107: Pink Slime (again), Veggie Libel Laws, Obesity Gene, No Happy Cows

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120916.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPink Slime is back in the news with BPI’s Lawsuit against ABC. I discussed BPI’s “Making of Ground Beef” POSTER and a related article from the Civil Liberties Defense Center dated January 9, 2012 called Veggie Libel Laws: Attempts At Silencing Animal Rights Advocates. I talked about Havard School…

Episode #106, Tuna, Sea Shepherd, Kaparos, Organic Foods, Soda, Rouge Tomate

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120909.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTuna is not a vegetable! I discuss the article AQUA 2012: Soybean Oil is a Good Alternative to Fish Oil in Tuna Diets. While focusing on the ocean, I bring up the brave work of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and encourage listeners to find out more about them…

Episode #105: Egg yolks, Food Safety, Semantics, Cheese, GF Yeast Bread

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120902.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadIn this show I discuss the new article Egg Yolk Consumption and Carotid Plaque in the Atheriosclerosis Journal, the Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Targeting FDA along with the infectious disease outbreaks being reported by the Center For Disease Control and Prevention. Inspired by a listener’s comments I talk…

Episode #103: Food System Regulation, Weight Status, Blood Tests

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120819.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadToday’s show began with a discussion about regulation. Does our food system need more or less or? I review the “surprising” results of the new Pediatrics report “Weight Status Among Adolescents in States That Govern Competitive Food Nutrition Content”, published online August 13, 2012. Also I present some information…

Episode #102: Yes to Labeling!

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120812.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadProp. 37 is coming up for a vote in California and I talked about the importance of voting “Yes” and who is willing to put in lots of cash to get you to vote “No.” After prerecording an IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD interview with Jenny Brown I spoke a…

Episode #101: The BIG Picture

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120805.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download In this program I reflect on a number of issues in the news regarding Chick-fil-A, Hazing in the military and Animal Testing. I point out the importance of stepping back and seeing the BIG picture, connecting eating animals, violence and exploitation with the major problems we face today.…

Interview with Josh De Mattei, Crohn’s Disease and Summer Foods

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120722.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download7/22/2012 Episode #100: I had the opportunity to discuss vegetarian and vegan diets with 13-year-old Josh De Mattei. We had a lively discussion about dairy, where it comes from, soda, sugar, artificial sweeteners, salt, healing, factory farms and green vegetables. After the interview I talked about alternative therapies for…

Feeding Kids, GMO Apples, Japanese Festivals, Bastille Day, FAO, Lyme Disease

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120715.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download7/15/2012 Episode #99: A listener who recently went vegan wants her child to eat vegan too. I give some helpful tips on how to feed kids vegan. I also recommend a couple of books by Ruby Roth for children to learn about why some people don’t eat animals. I…

Breathing, Milk, Fall Gardens, Big Food, Apple Peels

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120708.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download7/8/2012 Episode #98: In this program I discuss Mark Bittman’s recent blog, Got Milk You Don’t Need It, the Public Library of Science, PLoS, Medicine Series on Big Food, Planning Your Fall Garden, a new study on Ursolic Acid in Apple peels for weight loss, and another reminder about…

Healthy Eating While Traveling; Corn; New JAMA Weight-loss study

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120701.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download7/1/2012 Episode #97: After spending a week traveling in Cape Cod I share how I ate and what simple dishes I created. I cover some news items, including corn: more corn planted than ever before, heat and droughts may damage crops, GMO corn and summer corn for eating; and…

Cape Cod, Lobsters, Hot Dogs, The Vegan Imperative!

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120624.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download6/24/2012 Episode #96: This week’s show is broadcast live from Cape Cod. I’m talking about animal exploitation and the vegan imperative followed by summer, Coney Island, Nathan’s hot dogs and superior vegan alternatives, ratatouille, and while here on the coast, the plight of lobsters and other sea life.

Broccoli, Food Stamps, Tuna, Seeds, Bees

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/ASK-A-VEGAN-20120617.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download6/17/2012, Episode #95: Under or over the Linden Tree by my terrace, now in bloom and so fragrant I talk about the Supreme Court’s twist on broccoli; food stamps and corporations; mercury in tuna; collecting kale seeds, the benefits of chia seeds: The Seed Experience; honey, beeswax and bee…

Animal Sanctuaries, Egg Replacers, Silken Tofu, Banana Bread

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120610.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download6/10/2012, Episode #94: In this show, Caryn Hartglass and Gary De Mattei cover a lot of ground. They talk about attending two Catskill Animal Sanctuary events this week – the 11th Annual Shindig at the Sanctuary and the Barn Raiser Event in NYC, and they go into the purpose…

Manhattan’s Veggie Pride Parade, Mayor Bloomberg’s Newest Ban, Rice Paper, Hibiscus Flowers.

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120603.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadJune 6, 2012: In this hour I reviewed last week’s wonderful Veggie Pride Parade in Manhattan. I discussed how the attitude towards cigarette smoking has changed in the last 50 years and compared what is needed to be done with diet. I gave my spin on Mayor Bloomberg’s new…

Gary De Mattei Interviews ASK A VEGAN host, Caryn Hartglass

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120520.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download5/20/2012: Responsible Eating And Living Creative Director interviews the host of the Ask A Vegan show, Caryn Hartglass. Caryn talks about her journey from vegetarian to vegan. They discuss transition foods, farmers markets, CSA’s, locally grown food, grilling and vegan cheese.

Eating Trends Reflect Marketing Trends; Breathing; Mothering (nurturing) Our Own Bodies

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-13may2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download5/13/2012: Happy Mother’s Day. We are all mothers, in a way, creating all the time, especially the cells within our bodies. Let’s celebrate! I continued to talk about the subjects from the two panels I participated in yesterday: Corporate Power, Diet and Animal Agriculture, and Women, Feminism, and the…

Walking the Walk, Farm Life in Costa Rica

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120506.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMay 6, 2012: I spoke with my friend Beth Corwin who moved to Costa Rica with her family nine years ago from the U. S. She shares her reasons for leaving the U.S. and choosing Costa Rica, her joys and challenges with living in Central America. For more on…

Broadcast from Costa Rica

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120429.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download4/29/2012: I recorded this show while visiting a farm in very rural area of Costa Rica. Enjoy the background music by the birds and bugs!

Going Vegan, Is It Really That Big A Deal?

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/ASK-A-VEGAN-22APRIL2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI reviewed the recent New York Times blog post, The Challenge of Going Vegan, especially the over 1000 responses (and counting) to it. I debunked popular myths and covered the most popular topics including vegans being “preachy”, the connection behind rainforest destruction and soy beans, needing a chef, requiring…

Reflections on Passover and Easter, Earth Day, Starbucks, VegWeek, and Slavery

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/ASK-A-VEGAN-8APRIL2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadI shared my thoughts on the meaning of the current holidays, Passover and Easter, and of course, the food involved in the celebrations. I always connect the story of slavery and redemption in the Passover story to the unfortunate exploitation of people and animals today. I shared the recipe…

Remembering Marti Kheel, Illness as a Vegan, Food and Culture, Organic Farming, Sunflowers

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-April-1-2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCaryn discusses her brief meeting and conversations with vegan, ecofeminist, activist, scholar and founder of Feminists for Animal Rights, Marti Kheel before she passed in November 2011. Caryn talks about the health expectations involved in eating a healthy vegan diet and, why and what to do when those expectations…

Pink Slime, Pink Salmon, Methyl Iodide and Rhubarb

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-March-25-2012.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadListen to the REAL voice of reason on pink slime (lean finely textured beef and ammonium hydroxide); hot dogs; methyl iodide, methyl bromide and strawberries; maple syrup; fish and sodium tripolyphosphate; salmon and canthaxanthin; and deforestation in Paraguay for beef production. The REAL food to try for the week:…

Red Meat; Sleep; Mood Improvements; Fennel and Daikon

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/AskAVegan20120318.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMarch 18, 2012: I reviewed the recent study from Harvard School of Public Health on “Red Meat Consumption and Mortality”, talked about sleep and sleeping pills, improving your mood with veggies; Broccoli Sprouts, Broccoli Juice; and what to do with Fennel and Daikon. I discussed questions recently posed including:…

Online Shopping, Dairy Farming, Ensure, Ligans, Ginger and Shallots

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan20120311.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download3/11/2012 – Join me on my second live broadcast from REAL Worldwide Radio where I give time saving tips with online shopping, talk about the economics of dairy farming, where to get your healthy lignans and delicious things to do with ginger and shallots.

Glutamate, GE Corn, Sugar and Bioplastics

http://responsibleeatingandliving.com/shows/Ask-A-Vegan-20120304.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMarch 4, 2012: Responsible Eating And Living presents it’s first live broadcast featuring the ASK A VEGAN show. In response to a listener’s question regarding nutritional yeast being an excitotoxin, I talked about glutamate and glutamic acid including MSG, Monosodium Glutamate and other foods with glutamate, whether or not…