It’s All About Food 2015

Michelle McMacken, MD, Medical Weight-Loss Program

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Michelle McMacken, MD, Medical Weight-Loss Program and Plant-Baed Nutrition Michelle McMacken, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine. An honors graduate of Yale University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, she has more than ten years’ experience practicing primary care, directing a medical…

The Swingin’ Gourmets, Holiday Favorites

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Gary De Mattei, Holiday Favorites REAL co-founder, Gary De Mattei joins Caryn Hartglass to talk about favorite vegan holiday recipes.         TRANSCRIPTION: Hello everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to It’s All About Food. How are you today? I’m not going to tell you how I am, just yet but you’ll…

Julianna Carella, Michael Greger

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Part I: Julianna Carella, Auntie Dolores Julianna Carella founded Auntie Dolores, The Every Day Edible in 2008, bringing 20+ years of culinary work with cannabis and entrepreneurship in the health space. In 2013, Julianna developed Treatibles CBD-infused pet products, which were introduced under the Auntie Dolores line of products. Julianna is an avid proponent of…

Beverly Bennett, Pure Power of MACA

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Part I: Beverly Bennett, Pure Power of MACA Maca—grown in the high plateaus of the Andes mountains in central Peru and Bolivia—has been cultivated for over three thousand years. Widely praised as a superfood and credited with boosting stamina, energy, libido, and fertility, maca also functions as an adaptogen, a natural substance that stimulates the…

Madeline Alcott and Matthew Liebman

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Part I: Madeline Alcott, Petit Vour Madeline Alcott is the founder of Petit Vour, a luxury vegan beauty box subscription and boutique. Former nomadic teacher, Madeline’s business came to life after many years of green beauty enthusiasm and a dream of creating the ultimate ethical beauty destination.         Part II: Matthew Liebman,…

Jay Astafa, Kip Andersen & Keegan Kuhn

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  Part I: Jay Astafa, Vegan Chef Jay Astafa stumbled upon veganism as a teen, after witnessing the horrors of factory farming conveyed via an undercover investigation conducted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). It was after this that Jay began fooling around with food. Immersed in the restaurant business since he…

Michelle Schwegmann and Josh Hooten, Eat Like You Give A Damn

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Part 1: Michelle Schwegmann and Josh Hooten, Eat Like You Give A Damn Josh Hooten and Michelle Schwegmann are the co-owners of The Herbivore Clothing Company, a vegan clothing, cookbook and lifestyle store in Portland, Oregon’s own Vegan Mini-Mall, and online at herbivoreclothing.com. Founded in 2002, Herbivore makes clothing and accessories for people who like…

Bob Comis, The Last Pig

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Part I: Bob Comis, The Last Pig For the first few decades of his life, Bob Comis was oblivious to the suffering of non-human (and human) animals. Thanks to the courage and bravery of undercover investigators who secretly capture and share footage of the twin horrors of factory farming and industrial slaughter, Bob was roused…

Judith Haskins and Élise Desaulniers

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  Part I: Judith Haskins, Spiritual Meaning of Disease and Science Judith Haskins, younger daughter of Shirley and Morris Hyman, grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York City. She attended Music and Art High School and earned her degree in comparative literature from City College of New York and masters degree…

Jenny Brown, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary

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Part II: Jenny Brown, Woodstock Farm Sanctuary Jenny Brown is a longtime animal rights activist and Co-Founder of Woodstock Farm Sanctuary in High Falls, NY–one the country’s most recognized and respected sanctuaries for farmed animals. She previously worked in film and television until when she went undercover in Texas to film farmed animal abuse. That…

Liz Ross and Keith Mullin

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Part I: Liz Ross, Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color Liz Ross is the founder of Coalition of Vegan Activists of Color (COVAC), which collaborates with individuals and community organizations to mobilize vegans of color to initiate vegan outreach and animal rights initiatives. COVAC also promotes veganism while collaborating with other social justice organizations. Liz…

James Aspey, Voiceless365

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Part I: Caryn talks about fasting, making maki, food borne illness and the law, the VegNews Comfort Food Shindig, and… bowel movements. Part II: James Aspey, Voiceless365 James Aspey is a 28-year-old vegan, animal rights activist from Sydney, Australia. In 2014, he embarked on an unprecedented and life changing challenge. James took a 365 day…

Joel Bourne, The End of Plenty

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Part I: Joel Bourne, The End of Plenty Joel Bourne is an award-winning journalist and former Senior Editor for the Environment at National Geographic. He’s covered major environmental issues for the magazine, including the global food crisis of 2008, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and California’s recurrent water woes. With a degree in agronomy, Bourne…

Bruce Friedrich and Alycee Lane

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    Part I: Bruce Friedrich, Animal Rights and Effective Advocacy Bruce Friedrich, Farm Sanctuary’s director of policy and engagement, oversees Farm Sanctuary’s work on legislation, litigation, policy, and engagement. Before joining Farm Sanctuary, Bruce worked for two years as a public school teacher in inner-city Baltimore (where he was his school’s “Teacher of the…

Lani Muelrath, The Plant-Based Journey

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Part I: Caryn Hartglass, Delicious Brunch and Travel Food Ideas Caryn talks about great recipes for brunch and the foods she brought along on a recent weekend trip to the beach.                   Part II: Lani Muelrath, The Plant-Based Journey Lani Muelrath, MA, is an award-winning teacher, author,…

Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook

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Karin Dina, The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook: An Essential Guide to Understanding Raw Food Diets Karin Dina is a chiropractic doctor who has been studying and practicing raw food nutrition for over 25 years. Karin studied naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University, graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic West, and has an honors degree in biology.…

Jim Hicks & Colleen Holland

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Part I: J. Morris Hicks, 4Leaf Guide to Vibrant Health J. Morris Hicks is the author of Healthy Eating, Healthy World and the creator of the 4Leaf concept. Shortly after learning all about the many alarming truths regarding our food choices in 2003, Jim realized that there needed to be a better way to explain…

Matthew Liebman & Robin Lamont

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  Part I: Matthew Liebman, “Ag-Gag” Laws Matthew Liebman is a senior attorney in the litigation program and works on all aspects of ALDF’s civil cases, including investigating reports of animal cruelty, conducting legal research, developing new legal theories, and appearing in court. He has litigated cases including ALDF v. Conyers, which resulted in the…

Ajayan Borys and Grace Kim

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Part I: Ajayan Borys, Effortless Mind Meditation Ajayan has been exploring and teaching a variety of meditation practices since 1970. In the early 70′s, he spent several years studying in residence under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, founder of the Transcendental Meditation Program®. For the next ten years, Ajayan taught the TM Program®. Since then he has…

Christy Morgan, Definition Magazine

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  Part I: Caryn Hartglass. Sea Shepherd, Sea Slaves Caryn reviews the New York Times series called The Outlaw Ocean, specifically the last 2 articles: “‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock and A Renegade Trawler”, “A Renegrade Trawler Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes” with the brave folks at the Sea…

Emilia Lonardo, Trans Fats

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Part I: Emilia Lonardo, Trans Fats Emilia C. Lonardo, Ph.D. is a Principal Consultant with Lonardo StatReg Associates, LLC, advising and lecturing on ingredient safety and FDA regulatory requirements. Dr. Lonardo brings over 30 years of professional experience. From 2012 to 2015, Dr. Lonardo served as Vice President of Consumer Product Safety and Science Policy…

Marc Pierschel and Jeff Wirth: The End of Meat

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Marc Pierschel and Jeff Wirth: The End of Meat Jeff Wirth is a filmmaker, photographer, and all around documentarian from the Pacific North West, United States. Jeff spends most of his time traveling around the world doing video and photo work for a handful of grassroots and NGO groups and organizations. Although he likes to…

Rowena Jayne, The Joy of REAL Food

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Part I: Caryn talks about returning back to New York after being away for a month, the REAL anniversay, The “no-poo” method, planning dinner parties for guests, the Paleo diet and Gluten, referring to the recent New York Times article, The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten. Part II: Rowena Jayne, The Joy of REAL Food…

Caryn Hartglass: On the road in the South Bay, California

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Caryn reports in from Monte Sereno California, where she has been for the month of June. She talks about food while traveling, things to look out for in restaurants, the light and dark sides of coffee and tea and recommends reading Michele Simon’s new report, Has the American Society for Nutrition Lost All Credibility?  …

Dreena Burton & Victoria Moran

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Part I: Dreena Burton, Plant-Powered Families Dreena Burton has been vegan for almost 20 years, in that time writing four bestselling cookbooks charting her journey as a plant-powered cook and at-home mother of three. Always passionate about creating nutritious recipes, she is an advocate of using the “vegan basics” to create healthy, delicious food for…

Camille DeAngelis & Alan Roettinger

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  Part I: Camille DeAngelis, Bones & All Camille DeAngelis is the author of Bones & All, Mary Modern, and Petty Magic. She is a certified vegan lifestyle coach and educator, and is currently veganizing an 18th-century Scottish cookbook. Camille lives in Boston, and you can find her on the web at www.cometparty.com.    …

Del Sroufe & Laura Simonson

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Part I: Del Sroufe, China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook Del Sroufe has worked in vegan and vegetarian kitchens for more than twenty-three years, most recently as chef and co-owner of Wellness Forum Foods, a plant-based meal delivery and catering service that emphasizes healthy, minimally processed foods. He teaches cooking classes and is the author…

Caryn Hartglass: Girl Scout Cookies & more

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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust Caryn goes over the good and the not so good about Girl Scout Cookies; Trans-Pacific Partnership; Fat, fibre and cancer risk in African Americans and rural Africans, Appeal to block Vermont’s first-in-the-nation law requiring the labeling…

Joshua Katcher and Hallie Rich

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  Part I: Joshua Katcher, The Discerning Brute Joshua Katcher is an adjunct professor at Parsons The New School for Design and has taught Sustainable Fashion at the Laboratory Institute of Merchandising. He is currently writing his first book, Fashion & Animals, and has lectured on that topic at Princeton, The American University of Paris,…

Jody Rasch & Jane Velez-Mitchell

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  Part I: Jody Rasch, Vegfund Jody Rasch is a consultant in the areas of social investing and microfinance. Prior to this he headed the Social Performance Group at Moody’s Corporation working on projects including microfinance and social investing. He developed the Moody’s Social Performance Assessment (SPA) which provides a gap analysis of practices for…

Lorelei Wakefield, Vegetarian Diets for Companion Animals

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  Part I: Lorelei Wakefield, Vegetarian Diets for Companion Animals Lorelei Wakefield, VMD, is a vegan veterinarian and founder of Veterinary Concierge Care which provides private VIP home care for NYC’s beloved dogs and cats. She also runs Wakefield Vet, a consultation service for non-profit groups as well as individual animal caregivers needing advice outside…

David Coman-Hidy and Julia Barnard

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Part I: David Coman-Hidy, The Humane League David Coman-Hidy is the Executive Director of The Humane League. Under his leadership, The Humane League has grown into a national presence with offices spanning from coast to coast—winning campaigns against some of the largest foodservice and retail corporations in the world and reaching millions of young people…

Jessica Nadel and Christina Ross

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Part I: Jessica Nadel, Greens 24/7 Jessica Nadel writes the popular blog Cupcakes and Kale. She has a passion for healthy, local, plant-based eating and thinks that in a diet of vibrant, nourishing meals there is room for a cupcake or two, as well. She is also the proprietor/baker at Oh My Bakeshop, a natural…

Wayne Weiseman and Donna Zeigfinger

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  Part I: Wayne Weiseman, The Permaculture Project Wayne Weiseman is a Permaculture teacher, designer, consultant and author. He lives in Carbondale, Illinois with his wife, Frances and daughter, Halima. He was certified to teach Permaculture by Bill Mollison, the founder of Permaculture, and is recognized by the Worldwide Permaculture Network as an instructor of…

Simon Lester and Jaimela Dulaney, MD

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Part I: Simon Lester, Pascha Chocolate Simon Lester is an Entrepreneurial CEO & strategist who focuses on consumer facing industries & investment opportunities. He founded PASCHA born from a desire to create the simplest, purest and most delicious chocolate, without any of the additives or ingredients that might trigger allergic reactions for those with food…

Ricki Heller, Living Candida-Free

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  PART I: Ricki Heller, PhD, RHN, is an award-winning blogger, educator, recipe developer, and the author of Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free. An associate editor for Simply Gluten-Free magazine, she lives in Ontario. Visit her online at rickiheller.com. Please listen to earlier interviews with Ricki Heller. 2013 Interview 2012 Interview PART II: Caryn gives her…

Gary De Mattei and Kittee Berns

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Part I: Gary De Mattei, The Transition Kitchen Gary De Mattei is co-founder of Responsible Eating And Living and the host of the Transition Kitchen. The Transition Kitchen is part of the REAL GOOD NEWS IN REVIEW web series. TK will be showing all who are interested just how easy and delicious it is to…

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and Ann Gentry

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Part I: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, The Ultimate Guide to Eating Healthfully and Living Compassionately A recognized expert on all aspects of living vegan, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau is an award-winning author of seven books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan’s Daily Companion, On Being Vegan, and The 30-Day Vegan…

Ted Genoways, Factory Farming; Tracy Russell, Green Smoothies

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Part I: Ted Genoways, The Chain, Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food Ted Genoways served as the editor of The Virginia Quarterly Review from 2003 to 2012. He is a contributing editor at Mother Jones and editor-at-large at OnEarth, and his essays and poetry have appeared in The Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Harper’s, The…

Peter Laufer, Truth behind Food Labeling

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Peter Laufer, Truth behind Food Labeling Peter Laufer, winner of major awards for excellence in reporting, is an independent journalist, broadcaster and documentary filmmaker working in traditional and new media. He is the James Wallace Chair in Journalism at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hello everybody, I’m Caryn…

Matthew Glover & Jane Land, Veganuary

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Matthew Glover and Jane Land, Veganuary Matthew is the co-founder of Veganuary. After being vegetarian for 10 years, Matthew watched ‘the video the meat industry doesn’t want you to see’ and was shocked to see the cruel realities behind the dairy and egg industries. He then went vegan. And now he wants the whole world…

2014 Year in Review, Turmeric, Soups and a Song!

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In this show, Caryn covers some of the highlights in 2014 along with her favorite books. She talks about making soup, new and old good information about tumeric, vegan restaurants in Bethlehem, PA and ends with a song – Baby It’s Cold Outside.