It’s All About Food 2017

Glen Merzer, Off the Reservation

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Glen Merzer is an author, playwright, and screenwriter. Merzer grew up in Bellmore, N.Y., on Long Island, and attended college at New College of Florida in Sarasota. After college, he became a stand-up comic in San Francisco circa 1980, working with such comics as Dana Carvey, A. Whitney Brown, and Will Durst.  He then attended…

Joel Fuhrman, MD and Mike Boss

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  Part I: Dr. Fuhrman, Fast Food Genocide Joel Fuhrman, M.D., is a board-certified family physician and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. Dr. Fuhrman is the research director of the Nutritional Research Foundation. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers…

Sept. 26: Pedram Shojai and Craig Cochran

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Part I: Pedram Shojai Prosperity Pedram Shojai, OMD is a man with many titles. He is the founder and CEO of Well.Org, the editor of Be More! magazine, the author of the NY Times bestseller The Urban Monk (Rodale, 2016) and Rise and Shine (Process, 2011), the producer and director of the movie Vitality, the…

Eric Toensmeier, Project Drawdown and Gary De Mattei, Autumn in NY

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  Part I: Eric Toensmeier, Project Drawdown Eric Toensmeier is the award-winning author of Paradise Lot and Perennial Vegetables, and the co-author of Edible Forest Gardens. He is an appointed lecturer at Yale University, a Senior Biosequestration Fellow with Project Drawdown, and an international trainer. He has studied useful perennial plants and their roles in…

Dean Sherzai, M.D., PhD. & Ayesha Sherzai, M.D.: The Alzheimer’s Solution

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Part I: Dean Sherzai, M.D., PhD. and Ayesha Sherzai, M.D., The Alzheimer’s Solution *Recent findings about the impact of lifestyle changes—diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, and healthy challenges for our brain—support the premise of this new book by leading experts in brain health. The Alzheimer’s Solution asserts great news about a dreaded disease: 90% of…

Wildman Steve Brill with Violet Brill, and Celine Ikeler, the Karma Baker

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Part I: Steve Brill with Violet Brill, Edible/Medicinal Wild Plants and Mushrooms PLUS Hands-on Environmental Education for Kids Naturalist-Author “Wildman” Steve Brill has been leading foraging tours in parks throughout the Greater NY area since 1982, for the public, for schools, libraries, parks departments, day camps, scouting groups, teaching farms, museums, environmental organizations, and more.…

Stacey Murphy, Grow Your Own Vegetables

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Part I: Caryn Hartglass, The Solar Eclipse, Restaurant Chains, Hampton Creek and Supplements. Caryn shares her thoughts on the Solar Eclipse, Restaurant Chains: Ruby Tuesdays and Brother Jimmy’s BBQ, the Hampton Creek Just Mayo saga and she discusses Dr. Fuhman’s DHA+EPA and Immune Biotect supplements. Part II: Stacey Murphy, Grow Your Own Vegetables Stacey Murphy…

Helen Rosenthal and Ghanim Al-Sulaiti

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Part I: Helen Rosenthal, New York City Council Helen Rosenthal is the Councilmember for District 6. Helen’s office helps thousands of residents stay in their homes, providing monthly housing clinics with free legal service. Through her legislation, Helen has almost doubled the income requirement to qualify for rent stabilization for both seniors and people with…

Ann Hodgman, Vegan Food for the Rest of Us

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Part I: Ann Hodgman, Vegan Food for the Rest of Us. Ann Hodgman is the author of 40 children’s books and 5 cookbooks, most recently Vegan Food for the Rest of Us. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Gourmet, and just about…

JL Fields and Jasmine Leyva

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Part I: JL Fields, The Vegan Air Fryer JL Fields is the founder and culinary director of the Colorado Springs Vegan Cooking Academy. She is a Master Vegan Lifestyle Coach & Educator, Food for Life instructor, chef instructor in the culinary program at the University of New Mexico-Taos, personal chef, career coach, and a corporate consultant offering wellness…

Laura-Jane Koers and Laurelee Blanchard

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Part I: Laura-Jane Koers, Cook Lively Laura-Jane Koers is a food writer, stylist, and photographer and the blogger behind TheRawtarian.com, known for doable, approachable plant-based recipes. She also hosts the Raw Food Podcast on iTunes. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.            Part II: Laurelee Blanchard, Leilani Farms Laurelee Blanchard,…

The Vegan Mos, NYC Vegan

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Get the Fresh Fruit Tart recipe Caryn talks about in this episode! Michael Suchman and Ethan Ciment – The Vegan Mos, NYC Vegan Michael Suchman is a recovering lawyer. After practicing in the field of Corporate Litigation for 12 years, he was tired of representing corporations over the interests of individuals. Since stopping practicing, he…

Philip Wollen, The Kindness Trust

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Philip Wollen, The Kindness Trust In his early thirties, Philip Wollen was Vice President of Citibank. The Financial Press rated him in the Top 40 “The Brightest and Best” headhunted executives in Australia. Traveling the world he saw egregious cruelty on such a massive scale that it affected him profoundly. By the age of 40…

Patti Breitman, Carol Adams, Ginny Messina, and, Eunice Wong

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Part I: Patti Breitmen Carol Adams, Ginny Messina, Even Vegans Die Patti Breitman is a co-founder of Dharma Voices for Animals and director of The Marin Vegetarian Education Group. She is the co-author of many books including Even Vegans Diet (with a foreword by Dr. Michael Greger). She is on the advisory councils of the…

David Yeung, Green Monday

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David Yeung, Green Monday David Yeung is the co-founder and CEO of Green Monday, a social venture founded in Hong Kong that takes on climate change and global food insecurity through public advocacy, impact investing, corporate consulting, and specialized retail. Under Green Monday, David launched Green Common, the world’s first plant-based green living emporium. Green…

Robbyne Kaamil and Carl Pope

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Part I: Robbyne Kaamil, Saving Benjamin Robbyne Kaamil is the Executive Producer of the PBS television show, Urban Animals. She is a passionate animal rights activist who has written several award winning public service announcements for PETA which ran on Fox, ABC and Bounce television affiliates nationwide. She co-wrote the song, “Free the Monkeys”, with…

Amber Bodily and Ian McDonald

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Part I: Amber Bodily, Holistic Health: Start at the Feet Amber Bodily is a natural health practitioner who has helped 100s of thousands of people regain their health and well-being.  She is a Master Footzonology practitioner and instructor, Master Herbologist and Master Aromatherapist. She also writes a popular column on natural ways to boost your…

Del Sroufe, Allie Feldman Taylor and John Phillips

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  Part I: Del Sroufe, The China Study Family Cookbook Del Sroufe is the author of The China Study Family Cookbook, The China Study: Quick & Easy Cookbook, Forks Over Knives—The Cookbook, and Better than Vegan. Sroufe is also the co-owner and chef at the Wellness Forum, where he delivers great tasting, plant-based meals to…

Milton Mills, MD and Ted Genoways

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Part I; Milton Mills, MD, Health and Politics Critical Care Physician, Inova Fairfax Hospital Member, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine National Advisory Board Member of the Board of Directors, Plant-based Prevention Of Disease, Inc. Milton Mills, MD practices urgent care medicine in the Washington DC area, and has served previously as Associate Director of Preventive…

Damien Mander, International Anti- Poaching Foundation

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Damien has lived an extraordinary life for a 37 year old. At 19, as a garbage collector in Melbourne he joined the Australian Defence Force, graduating through one of the most arduous courses as a RAN clearance diver. With the ADF’s counterterrorism restructure following 9-11, Damien joined the elite TAG-East force, training as a sniper.…

Ken Voelker, Elmhurst Milked

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Part I: Ken Voelker, Elmhurst Milked Ken Voelker is Elmhurst Milked’s Vice President of Marketing and Brand Development. He brings twenty years of dairy experience and 30 years of retail grocery experience to the company, having started his career at Tops Market in 1988. After successfully running his own business for nine years, Ken joined…

Barbara J. King and Casey T. Taft

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PART I: Barbara J. King, Personalities on the Plate: The Lives & Minds of Animals We Eat Barbara J. King is emerita professor of anthropology at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, and now is a full-time freelance science writer. Barbara has written or edited many books on anthropology and animal behavior.…

John Joseph and Brian Kateman

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Part I: John Joseph, The Evolution of a Cro-Magnon In his autobiography, John recounts his hard times and spiritual redemption. A traumatic childhood in foster homes was just the beginning of John’s evolution. Before fronting one of the most important bands in the underground punk scene, the Cro-Mags, as well as Bloodclot, John faced homelessness,…

Neal Barnard, MD and Will Bonsall

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Part I: Neal Barnard, The Cheese Trap Neal Barnard, M.D., F.A.C.C., is an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., and president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Dr. Barnard has led numerous research studies investigating the effects of diet on diabetes,…

Gary De Mattei, Vegan Musings

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REAL Co-founder, Gary De Mattei is back to join Caryn Hartglass and muse on a variety of themes including Veggie Pride, Food Addictions, Nut and Seed Butters on Corn Thins at Midnight and a lot more! Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date news regarding food and our…

Kim Campbell and Pamela Rice

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Part I: Kim Campbell, The PlantPure Kitchen Kim Campbell is the daughter-in-law of Dr. T. Colin Campbell, considered by many as the “science father” of the rapidly growing plant-based nutrition movement. She works with her husband, Nelson, in a health and wellness business promoting a whole-food, plant-based diet. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell…

Alan Roettinger, Eat Smart, Live Joyfully

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Alan Roettinger is a writer, food designer, blogger, and public speaker. He has served clients as a private chef in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Raised in Mexico City, he acquired a taste for exotic food early on and soon developed a passion for flavor and beauty that drives his diverse, creative culinary style.…

Jim May, The Stevia Story

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Jim May, The Stevia Story James A. May is the founder, President and CEO of Wisdom Natural Brand, producer of SweetLeaf brand products and Wisdom of the Ancients herbal teas. Originally learning from the natives of Paraguay, he is now a recognized authority on several South American herbs. Jim introduced stevia, Yerba Maté and other…

Tom Regan, Subject-Of-A-Life

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Tom Regan, Subject-Of-A-Life Tom Regan, an American philosopher who specializes in animal rights theory, died at the age of 78, on February 17, 2017. Caryn spoke briefly about Tom and aired a rebroadcast of her interview with him back in 2012. Since 2009, It’s All About Food, has been bringing you the best in up-to-date…

Caryn Hartglass & Gary De Mattei, Valentine’s Day

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REAL Founders are back to tune in love on Valentine’s Day! They share their favorite Valentine’s Day recipes and share food stories while traveling in Northern California.             Transcription: Caryn Hartglass: Hi everybody! I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to It’s All About Food and you know what we like…

Marina Yanay-Triner, Soul in the Raw

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Part I: Marina Yanay-Triner, Soul in the Raw Marina Yanay-Triner of Soul in the Raw is a vegan blogger, educator, and recipe creator. She promotes a high-raw vegan lifestyle. Her goal is to show people how easy raw veganism can be, and how fun and creative it is to add more raw foods to their…

Linda Long, Vegan in Kuwait

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Linda Long, Vegan in Kuwait Linda Long has had a lifelong relationship with the food industry, starting as a waitress and short order cook at the age of 12 in her parents’ truck stop in Pennsylvania. A home economist who taught high school foods in the early part of her career, and spending a decade…

Gene Stone and Mike Shanahan

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  Part I: Gene Stone, The Trump Survival Guide Gene Stone has been a book, magazine, and newspaper editor, is also the author of more than forty books. He lives in New York City.               Part II: Mike Shanahan, Gods, Wasps and Stranglers, The Secret History and Redemptive Future…

Deanna Minich, Whole Detox

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Part I: Deanna Minich, Whole Detox: A 21-Day Personalized Program to Break Through Barriers in Every Area of Your Life DR. DEANNA MINICH is a health educator and author with more than twenty years of experience in nutrition, mind-body health, and functional medicine. Dr. Minich holds Master’s and Doctorate degrees in nutrition and has lectured…

Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

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Part I: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn Ellie Laks is the Founder of The Gentle Barn Foundation, a national organization that rescues and rehabilitates unwanted animals, and heals people with the same stories of abuse and neglect. She is a celebrated animal welfare advocate, humane educator, and the author of My Gentle Barn: Creating a…

Caryn Hartglass, Thoughts for the New Year 2017

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Caryn will give some inspiring thoughts for 2017 with tips to keep on track with your goals. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hi, everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass, and you’re listening to It’s All About Food. It’s a new year, 2017. Happy New Year. I wanted to start talking about the New Year and planning for the New…