It’s All About Food

Sid Lerner, Deb Kimless

3/5/2013: Part I: Sid Lerner Meatless Mondays Sid Lerner is founder and chairman of The Monday Campaigns, with national health behavior initiatives such as Meatless Monday, Healthy Monday, and Kids Cook Monday, in association with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Syracuse University Maxwell School of…

Susan Levin, Dawnyel Pryor, Jennie Steinhagen

2/26/2013: Susan Levin and Dawnyel Pryor PCRM’s Food For Life Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., is director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine, especially better nutrition, and higher standards in research. As director of nutrition education, Ms. Levin researches and writes…

Tom Dotz, Bob Arnot

2/19/2013: Part I: Tom Dotz Neuro-Linguistic Programming Tom Dotz founded the NLP Institute of California in 1990, growing it in four years to the largest organization of its kind in the U.S. In 1998 he acquired NLP Comprehensive, initiating new programs to keep it at the forefront of NLP. Tom has studied NLP since 1978,…

Joel Fuhrman, Sarah Gross, Nira Poliwoda

2/12/2013: Joel Fuhrman, MD The End Of Diabetes 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. He is the author of several books, including the New York Times bestsellers Eat to Live: The Amazing Nutrient-Rich Program for Fast and Sustained…

Mitchell Davis, The Shannons

2/5/2013: Part I: Mitchell Davis Taste Matters Mitchell Davis is the Vice President of the James Beard Foundation, a cookbook author, a food journalist, and a scholar with a Doctorate in Food Studies from New York University. A graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, Davis spent two years cooking and eating in France…

Adam Gollner, Jill Eckart

1/29/2013: Part I: Adam Gollner The Fruit Hunters Adam Leith Gollner is the author of The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Obsession, Commerce and Adventure. His writing appears in The New York Times, Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Orion, the Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, and Good Magazine, among others. He used to be editor of Vice…

Wenonah Hauter, Meria Heller

1/22/2013: Part I: Wenonah Hauter Foodopoly Wenonah Hauter is the Executive Director of Food & Water Watch. She has worked extensively on food, water, energy, and environmental issues at the national, state and local level. Her book Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America examines the corporate consolidation and control…

Bhavani Jaroff, Talya Lutzker

1/15/2013: Part I: Bhavani Jaroff i Eat Green Bhavani Jaroff has over thirty years experience as a natural foods chef. Her career began while a student at the N.Y.S. College of Ceramics at Alfred University. At the time, there was not a vegetarian meal plan on campus so Ms. Jaroff designed and implemented a Vegetarian…

Linda Long, Charlene Spretnak

1/8/2013: Part I: Linda Long Virgin Vegan 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…

REAL Favorite Cookbooks of 2012

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With so many vegan cookbooks coming out all the time, there are so many to choose from. Here are our REAL Favorite Cookbooks of 2012. 1. Ramses Bravo, BRAVO! Health-Promoting Meals From The TrueNorth Kitchen This is my personal favorite because Ramses Bravo has created recipes that are not only delicious but so good for…

Best REAL Reads of 2012

It’s time for the Best Of 2012 IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD podcasts. There were 80 interviews this year with doctors, nutritionists, athletes, chefs and authors, all of them about food! I read a lot of books this year for my IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD interviews. Below are my favorites. My next post will be about…

Interviews with Ellen Kamhi and Jon Krampner

12/18/2012: Part I: Ellen Kamhi Natural Nurse Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, The Natural Nurse® has been involved in Natural Medicine since 1973, when she directed a program in Ethnobotany at Cochise College in Douglas, Arizona. Dr. Kamhi attended Rutgers and Cornell Universities, sat on the Panel of Traditional Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical School, and…

Interviews with Chad Sarno and Fran Costigan 12/11/2012

12/11/2012: Part I: Chad Sarno Crazy Sexy Kitchen Chad Sarno is a chef, consultant, speaker, and committed plant activist. He has brought his unique culinary style to projects spanning public education at some of the world’s premier wellness retreats, and culinary expos to the launch of an international boutique restaurant chain from Istanbul to London.…

Interviews with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau and Freya Dinshah 12/4/2012

12/4/2012: Part 1: Colleen Patrick-Goudreau The 30 Day Vegan Challenge The award-winning author of five books, including the bestselling The Joy of Vegan Baking, The Vegan Table, Color Me Vegan, Vegan’s Daily Companion, and The 30-Day Vegan Challenge, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau has guided people to becoming and staying vegan for over 12 years through sold-out cooking…

Interviews with Michelle McCabe and Noam Mohr

11/27/2012: Part I: Michelle McCabe Food Policy & Obesity Michelle McCabe is a Research Assistant at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University. She works with Roberta Friedman, Director of Public Policy, to research and create policy briefs and maintain the Legislative Updates. Michelle advocates for a healthy school food environment…

Interviews with Anne Dinshah and Terry Hope Romero, 11/20/2012

11/20/2012: Part I: Anne Dinshah Dating Vegans: Recipes for Relationships Anne Dinshah is a lifetime vegan and author of Dating Vegans. Her other books include Healthy Hearty Helpings, The 4 Ingredient Vegan (co-author with Maribeth Abrams), and the newly released Apples, Bean Dip, and Carrot Cake: Kids! Teach Yourself to Cook (co-author with Freya Dinshah).…

Interviews with James Colquhoun and Courtney Meder

Part I: James Colquhoun, HUNGRY FOR CHANGE From the producers of the documentary films “Food Matters” James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch say that everyone on a diet ought to get “Hungry for Change” instead. Their first film, “Food Matters” has been seen by millions who have rediscovered their health with the core message of…

Interviews with Tom Regan and Ricki Heller 10/23/2012

10/23/2012: Part I: Tom Regan The Case for Animal Rights Thomas Howard Regan was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1938. He is an American philosopher and author (professor emeritus of philosophy at North Carolina State University) who specializes in animal rights theory. Tom Regan wrote multiple books on the philosophy of animal rights.…

Interviews with Dr. Melanie Joy and Dr. William Davis 10/16/2012

10/16/2012: Part I: Melanie Joy Carnism Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is the founder and president of Carnism Awareness & Action Network (CAAN). Dr. Joy is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, celebrated speaker, and the author of the award-winning primer on carnism Why We Love Dogs, Eat…

Interviews with John Robbins and Mark Reinfeld 10/9/2012

The song Caryn Hartglass talks about with Mark Reinfeld at the end of this program is Phidyle by Henri Duparc. It can be heard below. 10/9/2012: Part I: John Robbins No Happy Cows Groomed to follow in the footsteps of his father, John Robbins chose a different path for himself, becoming a social activist and…

Interviews with Maia Dowe and Jon Hinds 9/25/2012

9/25/2012: Part I: Maia Kobb Dowe Recovery From Autism Maia graduated from Russell Sage with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Upon graduation she took a position at the New York Hospital / Cornell Medical Center (now New York Presbyterian Hospital) where she worked in the Burn Trauma Unit / ICU becoming a Charge Nurse…

Interview with Robert Klitzman 9/18/2012

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9/18/2012: Robert L. Klitzman, MD Am I My Genes? Robert L. Klitzman is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and the Director of the Masters of Bioethics Program at Columbia University. He co-founded and for five years co-directed the Columbia University Center for Bioethics, and is the Director of the Ethics and Policy Core of the HIV…

Talia Fuhrman and Miyoko Schinner

Episode #166 Part I: Talia Fuhrman, Healthy Eating: Fun, Delicious, Easy Talia Fuhrman, daughter of author Joel Fuhrman M.D., has a degree in nutritional sciences from Cornell University. She is on a mission to help people understand that eating healthfully can be fun, delicious, and easy. A lover of cooking and journalism, she understands that…

Interviews with Del Sroufe and Sebastiano Cossia Castiglioni

Episode #165 9/4/2012: Part I: Del Sroufe Forks Over Knives Cookbook Plant-based chefs are no longer a novelty – there are lots of people who have learned to make fabulous vegan dishes – and many are so good that most people don’t notice that the food is prepared differently. The problem is that many of…

Interviews with Brian Clement, Zel Allen and Greg Singer

Episode #164 8/29/2012: Part I: Brian Clemente Food is Medicine Dr. Brian Clement, Ph.D., N.M.D. is director of the Hippocrates Health Institute, the world’s first and fore-most residential complementary health care facility. The institute was founded in Boston a half a century ago and relocated to West Palm Beach, Florida in 1986. As director, Clement…

Interviews with John Schlimm and Jenny Brown 8/22/2012

Episode #163 8/22/2012: Part I John Schlimm Grilling Vegan Style John Schlimm, a member of one of the oldest brewing families in the United States, is the international award-winning author of several books, including The Tipsy Vegan and The Ultimate Beer Lover’s Cookbook. He holds a master’s degree from Harvard and lives in Pennsylvania. LISTEN…

Interview with Julie Guthman 8/15/2012

Episode #162 8/15/2012: Julie Guthman Weighing In, Obesity, Food Justice and the Limits of Capitalism Julie Guthman (Ph.D., Geography, University of California, Berkeley) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Community Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has written extensively on contemporary activist efforts to transform the way food is produced,…

Interviews with Nava Atlas and Alan Goldhamer 8/8/2012

Episode #161 8/8/2012: Part I Nava Atlas Wild About Greens Nava Atlas is the author and illustrator of many books on vegetarian cooking, most recently Vegan Express, Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook, and The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet. The Vegan Holiday Kitchen will be published in the fall of…

Interview with Susan Prolman 8/1/2012

Episode #160 8/1/2012: Susan Prolman Sustainable Agriculture Susan Prolman, Executive Director of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, guides the organizational development and implementation of NSAC’s strategic vision. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and a member of the DC Bar. She has advocated for a more sustainable approach to agriculture for a…

Interviews with Christy Morgan and Rich Roll 7/25/2012

Episode #159 7/25/2012: Part I: Christy Morgan Blissful Bites A vegan macrobiotic chef, Morgan offers environmentally-conscious eaters a variety of easy, palate-pleasing, healthy, and environmentally-friendly recipes in her cookbook, Blissful Bites: Vegan Meals that Nourish Mind, Body, and Planet. Also known as

Interviews with Jay Rosengarten and Dara Lovitz

Episode #158 7/18/2012: Part I: Jay Rosengarten EVOO Jay is the President of Olisur Inc. He is responsible for the marketing and distribution of the companies extra virgin olive oil in the US and Canada. He is the founder and President of The Rosengarten Group. He has over 35 years of hands-on management experience in…

Interviews with Gary Steiner and Sue Coe, 6/21/2012

Episode #157 6/20/2012: Part I: Gary Steiner Animal Rights and The Vegan Imperative Gary Steiner is John Howard Harris Professor of Philosophy at Bucknell University. He is the author of Descartes as a Moral Thinker: Christianity, Technology, Nihilism, Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents: The Moral Status of Animals in the History of Western Philosophy and Animals…

Interviews with Will Tuttle and Victoria Moran

Episode #156 6/13/2012: Part I: Will Tuttle World Peace Diet Dr. Will Tuttle is an award-winning speaker, educator, author, and musician. His music, writings, and presentations focus on creativity, intuition, and compassion. Dr. Tuttle presents about 150 events yearly at conferences, retreats, and progressive churches and centers throughout North America. A former Zen monk with…

Interviews with Linda Riebel and Roberto Martin

Episode# 155 6/6/2012: Part I: Linda Riebel The Green Foodprint Linda Riebel, is a psychologist and environmental educator. At Saybrook University in San Francisco, where she has been on the faculty since 1993, she helped create the sustainability program. A graduate of Wellesley College, she is a member of the American Society of Journalists and…

Interviews with Jim VanDerPol and Jason Das

5/30/2012: Part I: Jim VanDerPol Conversations with the Land Jim VanDerPol farms and writes in a western Minnesota world very different from the one in which he was raised in the 1950s and 1960s. The small, diversified farms and tight-knit communities of his youth have been replaced by town jobs and gigantic equipment operating on…

Interviews with Rae Sikora, JC Corcoran and Dreena Burton

Part I: JC Corcoran, Rae Sikora, Plant Peace Daily Jim (JC) Corcoran co-founded and served as president of VegMichigan, the state’s largest vegetarian organization, for seven years. He is a retired fire captain/paramedic/training officer, has a BS in Emergency Medicine and is certified in the Living Foods Lifestyle. Jim also is a certified fitness instructor…

Interviews with Ruby Roth and Aaron Bobrow-Strain

5/16/2012: Part I: Ruby Roth Vegan Is Love Ruby Roth is an artist, designer, and writer living in Los Angeles. A vegan since 2003, she was teaching art in an after-school program when the children’s interest in healthy foods and veganism first inspired her to write her first acclaimed book “That’s Why We Don’t Eat…

Interviews with Amber Shea Crawley and Ryan Andrews

4/25/2012: Part I: Amber Shea Crawley Practically Raw: Flexible Raw Recipes Anyone Can Make Amber Shea Crawley is a linguist, chef, and author specializing in healthful vegan and raw food. Known for her flexible recipes and friendly voice, she was classically trained in the art of gourmet living cuisine at the world-renowned Matthew Kenney Academy,…

Interview with Peter Seidel 4/18/2012

4/18/2012: Peter Seidel Invisible Walls: Why We Ignore the Damage We Inflict on the Planet and Ourselves Before obtaining a MS in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology as a student of architect Mies van der Rohe and planner Ludwig Hilberseimer, Seidel worked as a farmhand, factory worker, Alaska salmon fisherman, and carpenter. In 1957,…

Interviews with Jennifer Cockrall-King, Erica Meier and Alejandro Junger, MD

4/11/2012: Part I: Jennifer Cockrall-King Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution. Jennifer Cockrall-King (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a freelance journalist and food writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, National Post, Canadian Geographic, Maclean’s, and other major publications. She blogs about food and her research trips at foodgirl.ca.…

Interviews with Atina Diffley and Karen Le Billon

4/4/2012: Part I: Atina Diffley Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works. Atina Diffley is an organic vegetable farmer who now educates consumers, farmers, and policymakers about organic farming through the consulting business Organic Farming Works LLC, owned by her and her husband, Martin. From 1973 through 2007, the Diffleys owned and operated Gardens of…

Caryn Ginsberg, Animal Impact

Caryn Ginsberg, Animal Impact\ After a corporate career that included senior positions in strategy and marketing, Caryn Ginsberg co-founded Priority Ventures Group which has helped businesses and nonprofits achieve better outcomes for over 16 years. Caryn brings over 20 years experience with clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to leading nonprofits and smaller organizations to…

Celebrating The 3rd Anniversary of IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD!

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On this show I celebrate 3 years of hosting the weekly IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD program with the Progressive Radio Network. I started on March 25, 2009. Since that time I have hosted 145 shows, interviewing 155 unique guests. I am so grateful for this experience, I have learned a great deal and have been…

Interviews with Kim Barnouin and Amie Hamlin

LISTEN TO THE ENTIRE PROGRAM BELOW AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST.  Listen to: PART I WITH KIM BARNOUIN Listen to: PART II WITH AMIE HAMLIN 3/14/2012: Part I: Kim Barnouin Skinny Bitch Book of Vegan Swaps She is the co-author of the New York Times Bestseller Skinny Bitch, and Skinny Bitch in the Kitch,…

Interview with Eric Weltman

3/7/2012: Eric Weltman Food And Water Watch Eric Weltman is Senior Organizer for Food & Water Watch in New York. He has over 20 years of experience leading social justice campaigns and building progressive power. Eric has helped direct ground-breaking coalitions, organize high-visibility media events, write influential publications, and manage successful initiatives to pass legislation,…

Interviews with Donna Michelle Beaudoin and Doron Petersan

2/29/2012: Part I: Donna Beaudoin Sister Vegetarian Donna Michelle Beaudoin is an Author and Motivator who inspires and puts the burning passion in you to lead a healthy, drama-free lifestyle as a vegetarian or vegan. She is the author of Sister Vegetarian’s 31 Days of Drama-Free Vegetarian and Vegan Living. She is a 45 yr…

Interviews with Barbara Gates and Milton Mills, MD

2/22/2012: Part I: Barbara Gates Lean & Green Kids Barbara Cole-Gates is the Director of Lean & Green Kids. She is the mother of two smart and spirited teens, Jack and Lucy. She earned her BFA from San Diego State University in drama/acting, and now and again works as a professional actress in Southern California…

2/15/2012 Interview with Molly Phemister

2/15/2012: Molly Phemister Eatcology Molly Phemister is the founder of eatcology.com, a blog focused on the nexus of ecology, design, and community food systems. She holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Virginia, as well as a Master of Education and a BA in Art. She is a published author, most notably…

Interviews with Priscilla Feral and Nick Brannigan

2/8/2012: Part I: Priscilla Feral Friends Of Animals Priscilla Feral is the Friends of Animal President, who works out of FoA’s International Headquarters in Darien, Connecticut. 2/8/2012: Part II: Nick Branningan Genetically Modified Food Nick Brannigan is the author of I’m Eating WHAT?!?: The Health Risks of Genetically Modified Food and 10 Real World Solutions…

2/1/2012 Interview with Dawn Moncrief

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…

1/25/2012 Interviews with Hannah Kaminsky and Alan Roettinger

1/25/2012: Part I: Hannah Kaminsky Sweet Vegan Hannah Kaminsky began playing in the kitchen at a very young age, encouraged by her drive to create accessible and delicious animal-free eats. By her senior year of high school, she was already busy working on her first cookbook, a vegan dessert book titled My Sweet Vegan. Now…

1/4/2012 Interview with Shira Lane

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…

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

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.…

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…

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

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…

Interviews with Laurie Sadowski and Betsy DiJulio

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…

11/23/11 Interview with Richard Oppenlander

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…

Interviews with Dr. Michael Greger

  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.…

11/9/2011 Interviews with Ken Babal and Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

11/9/2011: Part I: Ken Babal, CN Mushrooms for Health and Longevity Ken Babal is a licensed clinical nutritionist with over 25 years experience. He is a consultant to the natural food and supplement industry and a former instructor for Southern California School of Culinary Arts. Ken Babal has written over 100 articles that have appeared…

Deborah Merlin and Brenda A. Morris

PART I: Deborah Merlin, VICTORY OVER ADHD Deborah Merlin’s mission was to become an advocate for her special needs twins. Medical professionals only offered drugs. She sought alternative methods, did extensive ADHD and other health-related research, and kept impeccable records. In 1993, she co-chaired the Westside Cities Council to help promote Public Law 99457, part…

10/19/2011 Interview with Dr. Hans Diehl

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW   Chosen as “One of America’s 20 Super-Heroes of the Health Movement,” Dr. Hans Diehl directs the Lifestyle Medicine Institute in Loma Linda and lectures at the College of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Rockford and at the School of Medicine of Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA. Offering…

Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Eat To Live

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Joel Fuhrman M.D. is a board–certified family physician, best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional and natural methods. As one of the country’s leading experts on nutrition and natural healing, Dr. Fuhrman has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows including: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CNN, Today,…

10/5/2011 Tracye McQuirter and Marisa Miller Wolfson

10/5/2011: Part I -Tracy McQuirter, By Any Greens Necessary. A vegan trailblazer, public health nutrition expert, speaker, and author, Tracye McQuirter, M.P.H., is passionate about inspiring people to live healthier, happier lives. Her best-selling book is titled By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose…

Ellen Jaffe Jones and Gene Stone

Part I – Ellen Jaffe Jones, Eat Vegan On $4 A Day Ellen Jaffe Jones is a cooking instructor with The Cancer Project, a program of the prestigious Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. She spent eighteen years in TV news as an investigative reporter, morning anchor, and producer for network affiliates around the country, winning…

Bart Potenza and Joy Pierson, and Jesse Boss

Part I – Bart Potenza and Joy Pierson, The Healthy Candles Since 1988, Bart Potenza and his partner Joy Pierson have created three successful vegetarian dining establishments. Candle Cafe was the first restaurant to be certified by the Green Restaurant Association and both restaurants are at the forefront of campaigns to green the restaurant industry.…

9/7/2011 Interviews with Demetria Clark and Karyn Calabrese

  09/7/2011: Part I – Demetria Clark, Herbal Healing For Children Demetria Clark started learning about herbal healing at a very young age from friends and mentors she had during her youth and in childhood. She has formally studied and apprenticed with Rosemary Gladstar (in beginner and advanced trainings), apprenticed with Jane Smolnik, studied the…

Barry Estabrook, Karen Giblin and Mache Seibel

Part I – Barry Estabrook, Tomatoland Stints working on a dairy farm and a commercial fishing boat as a young man convinced Barry Estabrook that writing about how food was produced was a hell of a lot easier than actually producing it. He lives on a 30-acre tract in Vermont where he gardens, tends a…

8/24/2011 Interview with Jack Norris and Virginia Messina

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Jack Norris is a Registered Dietitian and President of Vegan Outreach. Jack won VegNews magazine’s Columnist of the Year award for 2003 and 2004. He writes a nutrition blog at JackNorrisRD.com. He is the author of Vitamin B12: Are You Getting It? and maintains www.VeganHealth.org. He co-founded Vegan Outreach in 1993. Vegan Outreach produces Why…

8/17/2011 Interviews with Mia McDonald and Lois Dieterly

  08/17/2011: Part I: Mia McDonald Executive Director, Brighter Green Based in New York, Brighter Green is directed by Mia MacDonald, a public policy analyst and writer who has worked as a consultant to a range of international non-governmental organizations—including the Ford Foundation, the World Wildlife Fund, the Green Belt Movement, the Sierra Club, and…

Interview with Bruce Friedrich, 8/10/2011

Bruce Friedrich is senior director for strategic initiatives at Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization. Bruce has previously worked as a public school teacher in inner city Baltimore, as vice president for policy at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, and at a homeless shelter and soup kitchen in inner city…

Zoe Weil, Humane Education

Zoe Weil is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). A humane educator since 1985, Zoe has been giving people the tools to make humane and sustainable choices and solve entrenched challenges through her classes, workshops, and training programs. She created the first humane education certificate program and Master of Education…

Hope Bohanec, Eco-Eating

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Hope Bohanec has been active in animal protection and environmental activism for over 20 years. She is the Grassroots Campaigns Director for the international animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals www.idausa.org. Hope was the Sonoma County Coordinator for Proposition 2 and soon after that victory, founded Farm Animal Protection Project www.farmanimalprotection.org. Hope offers an…

7/20/2011 Interviews with Kelly Rudnicki and Juliette West

  Kelly Rudnicki is the creator of the blog foodallergymama.com. The mother of five small children, Rudnicki lives in suburban Chicago and spends much of her time promoting food allergy awareness. She has also worked as a television news producer and in corporate public relations. Vegan Baking Classics is her second book. Vegan Baking Classics…

George Black & David Stowell, Veganopolis

David Stowell and George Black are professional vegan chefs with a twenty-two-year-long commitment to creating accessible, cruelty-free cuisine for all. After starting out in 2003 with a small delivery cart, they ran the popular Veganopolis Cafeteria from 2005 to 2008, and developed a huge international following for their delicious, no-nonsense, versatile vegan cooking. (Their Veganopolis…

Ayindé Howell, i eat grass

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I am always thrilled to meet adults who have been vegan since birth – there are not many, although this is changing. Ayindé Howell is one and he is bright and articulate. I have not had the opportunity sample any of his culinary creations yet but talking about the jerk tofu sandwich had my mouth…

Interview with Linda Watson, 6/29/2011

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I really enjoy talking with people who love what I love. I discovered I have a lot in common with Linda Watson, author of the new book, Wildly Affordable Organic: Eat Fabulous Food, Get Healthy, and Save the Planet—all on $5 a Day or Less. She loves her beans like I do, organic whole foods…

Jill Nussinow, Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment

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Jill Nussinow, Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment Jill Nussinow, a.k.a. The Veggie Queen TM, is a Registered Dietitian who has been teaching vegetarian cooking at Santa Rosa Junior College, in Sonoma County and throughout the country since 1985. Her award-winning cookbook, The Veggie Queen: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment, was published in 2005. Her first…

Interview 6/15/2011 with Sandra Steingraber

An internationally recognized authority on environmental links to cancer and reproductive health, Sandra Steingraber, PhD, is the author of Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment, a new edition of which was just published by Merloyd Lawrence Books/Da Capo Press. It has been adapted into a feature-length documentary film by The…

Will Tuttle, The World Peace Diet, revisited for 2011

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Dr. Will Tuttle is an award-winning speaker, educator, author, and musician. His music, writings, and presentations focus on creativity, intuition, and compassion. He is the author of The World Peace Diet which has been called one of the most important books of the 21st century: the foundation of a new society based on the truth…

Interview 6/1/2011 with Neal Shartar

Neal Shartar is the Director of Food Services at New Hampton School (NHS) and uses only the freshest and finest ingredients in his food. This is not your typical high school cafeteria fare. Neil prides himself in serving only the best to his students and faculty: fair trade organic fruits and vegetables; gluten free and…

Interview 5/18/2011 with Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association

Ronnie Cummins is founder and Director of the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), a non-profit, U.S. based network of 850,000 consumers, dedicated to safeguarding organic standards and promoting a healthy, just, and sustainable system of agriculture and commerce. The OCA’s primary strategy is to work on national and global campaigns promoting health, justice, and sustainability that…

Natural Vegan Kitchen with Christine Waltermyer

Part I: Natural Vegan Kitchen with Christine Waltermyer Christine Waltermyer is the founder and director of The Natural Kitchen Cooking School, offering Chef’s Training Programs, personal chef service and in-home cooking classes in Princeton, NJ and Manhattan. With over a decade of experience in the field of natural cooking, Christine is a masterful chef and…

Chef Chat Mingkwan, Asian Fusion

Chat Mingkwan grew up in Bangkok, Thailand. He has apprenticed in provincial French cuisine at La Cagouille in Rayon, France, traveled extensively in Southeast Asia, and worked in restaurants in the San Francisco area. Currently Chat runs Unusual Touch, a business specializing in catering, food consulting, and restaurant design, Thai cooking classes, and culinary expeditions…

Interview with Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Campbell and Brian Wendel

Forks Over Knives with Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Campbell and Brian Wendel FORKS OVER KNIVES examines the profound claim that most, if not all, of the so-called “diseases of affluence” that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting our present menu of animal-based and processed foods. The major storyline in the film traces…

Steve Meyerowitz, Sprouts the Miracle Foods

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Steve was pronounced “Sproutman” by Vegetarian Times Magazine in a 1979 feature article that explored the why’s and wherefores of his 100% sprout diet. While over 2 decades time, most diets change, Steve is still a big “believer” in healthy diet and lifestyle. Steve got interested in natural foods after a 20 year effort to…

Joe Cross, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead

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Joe Cross is an Australian entrepreneur and investor who invests in early stage high potential growth companies. Most recently, Joe founded Reboot Your Life, a lifestyle brand that provides information, tools, media and entertainment, consumer products and community support that encourage people to consume more fruits and vegetables in order to improve their health and…

Marion Nestle, Food Matters

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Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University, which she chaired from 1988-2003. She also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in…

Sarah Gross and Nira Paliwoda, NYC Vegetarian Food Festival

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival with Sarah Gross and Nira Paliwoda Sarah Gross, founder of the charitable vegan chocolate company Rescue Chocolate teamed up with Nira Paliwoda, fellow foodie and event planner, to create the premiere NYC Vegetarian Food Festival. Foodies, locavores, vegetarians, vegans, flexitarians, and those who simply want to find out more about living…

Isa Chandra Moskowitz, Appetite for Reduction

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Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s latest cookbook is Appetite for Reduction: 125 Fast and Filling Low-Fat Vegan Recipes. Her previous titles include Veganomicon, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar, Vegan Brunch, and Vegan with a Vengeance. She lives in Omaha, NE. Visit her recently re-launched website, The Post Punk Kitchen, at…

Phil Howard, Community, Food and Agriculture

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Dr. Howard teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Community, Food and Agriculture, as well as a graduate course in Research Methods as an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. His research focuses on the ‘food system.’ The food system involves all of the steps required to produce food and get it to our plates–from farming…

Interview with David Kirby, Animal Factory, 3/6/2011

David Kirby has been a regular contributor to the Huffington Post since its founding in 2005, has been a professional journalist for over 15 years. Kirby has also written for a number of national magazines. In addition, Kirby was a foreign correspondent in Mexico and Central America from 1986-1990, where he covered the wars in…

Robert Cheeke, Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness

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Robert Cheeke uses the platform of bodybuilding to communicate the message of meat-free, steroid-free health, fun and fitness. One of the nicest people you will ever meet, Robert is the epitome of a lean, clean, meat-free machine. His new book, Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness, and his website, www.veganbodybuilding.com provide information and inspiration on achieving your…

Interview with Gary Francione, 2/16/2011

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Gary Francione is Distinguished Professor of Law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Scholar of Law and Philosophy at Rutgers University. He has been teaching animal rights and the law for 25 years has lectured on the topic throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, including serving as a member of the Guest Faculty of the Universidad…

Rynn Berry, Vegetarian, Vegan and Raw Diets – the history

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Rynn Berry, Vegetarian, Vegan and Raw Diets – the history Rynn Berry specializes in the study of vegetarianism from an historical perspective. He is the author of six books on vegetarianism: The New Vegetarians, Famous Vegetarians, Food for the Gods: Vegetarianism and the World’s Religions, Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover, and The Vegan Guide…

David Burton and David Lawrence Dewey, Deadly Food Additives

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Raised in the sticks of Southeastern Connecticut, David has always been amazed by the human body and how it functions. Burton received his Associates of Science degree in Nursing in 2005 and has since been working as a registered nurse in the hospital setting on medical, surgical, cardiac, and intensive care units. For 2 years…

Sharon Nazarian, Big City Vegan

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Sharon Nazarian founded Big City Vegan in 2006. A former financial advisor and jewelry designer, Sharon loves fashion (her DVR is full of What Not to Wear episodes), vegan food and experimentations in the kitchen (some successful, some not so much – we’ll only share the successful ones), dancing, pop culture and healthy and compassionate…

Marc Bekoff, Animal Manifesto

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Marc Bekoff is Professor Emeritus of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. He has won many awards for his scientific research including the Exemplar Award from the Animal Behavior Society and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Marc has written more…

Jennifer Cornbleet, Raw for Dessert

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Jennifer Cornbleet is a nationally recognized raw food chef and instructor. She is a best-selling author and sought-after speaker dedicated to making the world of raw fod an easy and accessible addition to 21st Century kitchens. Jennifer’s enthusiasm for the culinary arts began at an early age and her preference for the flavors of pure,…

Joseph Keon, Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk

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Joseph Keon, PhD, has been a wellness consultant and nutrition and fitness expert for over twenty-five years. He is considered a leading authority on public health and has written three books, Whitewash: The Disturbing Truth About Cow’s Milk and Your Health, Whole Health: The Guide to Wellness of Body and Mind and The Truth About…

David Burton, InGREEDIENTS

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Raised in the sticks of Southeastern Connecticut, David has always been amazed by the human body and how it functions. Burton received his Associates of Science degree in Nursing in 2005 and has since been working as a registered nurse in the hospital setting on medical, surgical, cardiac, and intensive care units. For 2 years…

Robin Robertson, Vegan Unplugged

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Robin Robertson is a food writer and author of 19 cookbooks. She has worked with food for over 25 years as a restaurant chef, caterer, and cooking teacher. She is a regular columnist for VegNews Magazine and has also written for Vegetarian Times, Cooking Light, Better Nutrition, and Health Naturally, among many others. Her cookbooks…

Cathe Olson, Lick It!

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Cathe Olson is the author of several natural foods cookbooks. She has had articles published in national magazines such as Mothering, Natural Awakenings, Vegetarian Voice, and VegFamily Magazines. Cathe is also the Library Media Technician in charge of an elementary school library. She directed the Central Coast Writers’ Conference for four years and has served…

Fran Costigan, More Great Good Dairy Free Desserts Naturally

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Fran Costigan is a nationally recognized culinary instructor, author, consultant, recipe developer and innovative pastry chef who marries healthy eating with sumptuous tastes. Fran’s new book, More Great Good Dairy Free Desserts Naturally , offers a complete course in exceptional desserts that are vegan by design, not by taste! Fran’s recipes use organic minimally processed…

Kathy Stevens, Catskill Animal Sanctuary

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Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, spent her childhood on a Virginia horse farm. It was in many ways an idyllic youth, one that instilled in her a deep love of and respect for all animals. Kathy left the south for graduate school in Boston, MA, where she spent eleven years as…

Noam Mohr, Climate Change

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Noam Mohr is a physicist at Queens College with degrees from Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania. He has worked on global warming campaigns for the U.S. Public Interest Research Group and EarthSave International, publishing a number of reports on climate change including A New Global Warming Strategy, Flirting with Disaster, Pumping Up the…

Jenny Brown, Woodstock Animal Sanctuary

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Founders Jenny Brown and Doug Abel moved to Woodstock as full-time residents in May 2004. Doug is a film editor and Jenny previously worked as a producer, director and post-production supervisor. They met while working for the filmmaker Errol Morris in Boston, while Doug played a key role in editing the Academy Award award-winning documentary…

Debbie Merrill, Raw Foods On The Roll: Getting America Healthy

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Debbie Merrill is making a name for herself as the Rolling Raw Vegan Guru. As host of her own popular TV show along with her diet program called Raw Foods On The Roll: Getting America Healthy she is teaching people how to “eat less and live more” everyday and for the rest of their lives.…

Brian and Jodi Calvi, Farm of Life

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Husband and wife team Brian and Jody Calvi, are health enthusiasts. Their respective histories with disease and long fights for recovery inspired them to open Farm of Life. They are grateful for the healing journey they’ve experienced, and feel their higher purpose is to give back to others in need. Brian and Jody assist guests,…

Jim May, Stevia and Yerba Maté

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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 health-conscious herbal products to the…

John Joseph, Meat is for Pussies

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His early life was tumultuous, but changing how he thought about food saved him from the same early death many of his peers faced. Today, almost 30 years since first swearing off meat, John is training for an Ironman Triathlon, rocking insane mosh pits with the Cro-Mags, and hitting the gym every day. Needless to…

Maribeth Abrams, The 4-Ingredient Vegan

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Maribeth Abrams is a nutritionist, cooking instructor, public speaker, corporate chef for Vitasoy USA and spokesperson for the North American Vegetarian Society. Known for her enthusiastic demeanor, Maribeth has appeared on radio and television discussing food and nutrition, hosts the cooking DVD Tofu 1-2-3 with Olympic athlete Carl Lewis, and is the author of the…

Steve Brill, Foraging with the “Wildman”

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Leading American foraging expert “Wildman” Steve Brill has been guiding foraging tours in an d around New York City since 1982, both for the city and independently, but he’s best known for having been arrested and handcuffed by undercover park rangers for eating dandelion in Central Park. He also lectures for schools and youth programs,…

Neal Barnard, The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook

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Neal Barnard, M.D., is a physician, clinical reseacher, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University of Medicine and principal investigator of a major study on diet and type 2 diabetes, funded by the National Institutes of Health. He is the author of numerous books and has hosted a popular public television program…

Brian Delaney, Calorie Restriction

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Brian M. Delaney is the president of the Calorie Restriction Society International and has studied the CR diet for more than eighteen years.. He lives in New York City and Stockholm.

Alan Roettinger, Speed Vegan

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Alan Roettinger has been a private chef for over 28 years, serving a broad spectrum of high-profile clients, from entertainers to presidents. A world traveler, he absorbed elements from many cuisines to synthesize a unique, creative, personal style. Alan’s first cookbook, Omega-3 Cuisine, showcases his ability to bring health and flavor together, offering a wide…

Mark Reinfeld, Taste of Asia

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Mark Reinfeld is founding chef of the celebrated Blossoming Lotus restaurant. His Vegan Fusion World Cuisine won a Gourmand Award for Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the USA. He lives in Kaua’i, Hawaii. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hi there, I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to It’s All About Food. Good to be back, I was gone…

Mike Gilliland, Sunflower Farmers Markets

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Mike Gilliland has been involved in the natural and organic food business for 24 years. He co-founded Wild Oats Markets and served as its Chief Executive Officer from 1987 to 2001, growing the company from a single store in Boulder, Colorado to a billion dollar publicly-traded enterprise with 115 stores throughout the US and Canada.…

John Robbins, The New Good Life

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John Robbins is the author of THE NEW GOOD LIFE: Living Better Than Ever in an Age of Less. He is also author of the international bestseller DIET FOR A NEW AMERICA: How Your Food Choices Affect Your Health, Happiness, and the Future of Life on Earth, THE FOOD REVOLUTION: How Your Diet Can Help…

Terry Hope Romero, Viva Vegan!

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Terry Hope Romero is co-author of bestselling books Veganomicon, Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World and Vegan Cookies Invade Your Cookie Jar. Her first solo cookbook of Viva Vegan! came out in spring 2010. She contributes to VegNews‘s “Hot Urban Eats” column and has hosted the public access/podcast vegan cooking show the Post Punk Kitchen.…

Ani Phyo, Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen

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Ani Phyo is the host of the award winning most popular uncooking show on YouTube, Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen Show, and is the author of internationally acclaimed best-seller Ani’s Raw Food Kitchen: Easy, Delectable, Living Food Recipes. Ani inspires global audiences with her fast, easy, delicious, healthy recipes and eco green lifestyle.

Moby, Gristle

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Moby was born in New York City, but grew up in Connecticut, where he started making music when he was 9 years old. he released his first single, ‘go’ in 1991(listed as one of rolling stones best records of all time), and has been making albums ever since. his own records have sold over 20,000,000…

Steve Blake, Natural Health Tips from Dr. Steve

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Steve Blake has a doctorate in holistic health, a doctorate in naturopathic medicine, a master’s degree in herbology, and numerous massage certifications. He is a professional member of the American Herbalists Guild. He was the founder and director of the Maui Holistic Health Center. He was the speaker on the popular radio series, “Natural Health…

Rhio, Hooked on Raw

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Rhio, a leading proponent of the raw/living foods lifestyle, through her lectures, radio shows and website provides information about health-related issues and raw and living foods. Rhio is also the author of Hooked on Raw, a comprehensive 358-page book on the raw/live food lifestyle. It has 32 chapters, half of which feature 350 gourmet, live…

Tal Ronnen, The Conscious Cook

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Chef Tal Ronnen is one of the most celebrated vegan chefs working today. In the spring of 2008, he became known nationwide as the chef who prepared vegan meals for Oprah Winfrey’s 21-day vegan cleanse. He has since catapulted to fame, catering Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s vegan wedding, Arianna Huffington’s party at the…

William Harris, The Scientific Basis of Vegetarianism

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William Harris, M.D., an E.R. physician, hang glider, sailplane pilot, parachute jumper, and former Big Ten Trampoline Champion, says his toughest challenges come from battling the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and other dominant forces working against America’s good health. In 1998, he wrote The Scientific Basis of Vegetarianism and sent it to every member…

Vesanto Melina, Becoming Raw

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Vesanto Melina is an internationally known nutrition consultant and speaker, academic instructor and writer, and has worked with groups and organizations listed below. She has been based in Vancouver B.C. and in Seattle Washington and has taught nutrition on the faculty of the University of British Columbia and at Seattle’s Bastyr University. Speaking engagements and…

Michael Klaper, Nutrition Education and Research

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Dr. Klaper is a physician with training in surgery, anesthesiology, orthopedics, emergency room medicine and obstetrics. Dr. Klaper is the Director of the non-profit Institute of Nutrition Education and Research and has performed research on the pros and cons of vegan nutrition and other dietary styles of health enthusiasts. He also is a member of…

Laura Dakin, Alan Roettinger

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Sea Shepherd’s Laura Dakin and Speed Vegan author, Alan Roettinger The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s ship the Steve Irwin was docked at Chelsea Pier in Manhattan for a few days. Caryn spoke with Laura Dakin, the current head cook for the Steve Irwin about the organization and what they do and what kind of vegan…

Sarah Gross, Rescue Chocolate

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Sarah Gross has always shared her home with dogs and has felt a lifelong empathy for animals. Research about the horrendous conditions on factory farms led her to become a vegetarian and then a vegan while still in middle school. Throughout high school, she volunteered at her local animal shelter in Shreveport, Louisiana. For 3…

A. Breeze Harper, Sistah Vegan

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As a Ph.D. Student in geography at the University of California, Davis, Breeze Harper explores how Critical Race, Postcolonial, and Feminist theories, can be employed as analytical tools within Critical Food Geographies. She engages mostly in qualitative research and believes that this is a useful complement to much of the statistical information about health in…

Brenda Davis, The Raw Revolution

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Brenda Davis, registered dietitian and nutritionist, is a leader in her field and an internationally acclaimed speaker. She has worked as a public health nutritionist, clinical nutrition specialist, nutrition consultant and academic nutrition instructor. She is currently on a diabetes intervention research project in Majuro, Marshall Islands. Brenda spent 8 months in Majuro in 2006…

Robert Goodland, Livestock and Climate Change

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Robert Goodland retired as lead environmental advisor at the World Bank Group after serving for 23 years where he was nicknamed “The Conscience of the World Bank”. In 2008 he was awarded the first Coolidge Memorial Medal by the IUCN for outstanding contributions to environmental conservation. He is the co-author of Amazon Jungle-Green Hell to…

Charlotte Gerson, The Gerson Therapy

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Charlotte Gerson founded The Gerson Institute in 1977. It is a non-profit organization located in San Diego, California, dedicated to the alternative, non-toxic treatment of disease, using the Gerson Therapy. The Gerson Therapy is a safe, natural treatment developed by Dr. Max Gerson in the 1920’s that uses organic foods, juicing, coffee enemas, detoxification and…

T. Colin Campbell, The China Study

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T. Colin Campbell, author of The China Study was trained at Cornell (M.S., Ph.D.) and MIT (Research Associate) in nutrition, biochemistry and toxicology and spent 10 years on the faculty of Virginia Tech’s Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition before returning to the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell in 1975 where he presently holds his…

Joe Connelly, VegNews

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When VegNews Magazine publisher Joseph Connelly founded the Syracuse Area Vegetarian Education Society in 1996, he had no idea to where it would lead. He soon had the inspiration of converting SAVES’ newsletter into something more comprehensive, but the dream lay dormant for four years. After meeting Colleen Holland, VegNews evolved out of SAVES in…

Steven M. Wise, An American Trilogy

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Steven M. Wise is President of the Nonhuman Rights Project, Inc. He holds a J.D. from Boston University Law School and a B.S. in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary. He has practiced animal protection law for 30 years throughout the United States and is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. Steve teaches “Animal…

Ruby Roth, That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals

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Ruby Roth is the author of That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals. She’s an artist, author and a teacher living in Los Angeles and a vegan since 2003. She’s been teaching art in an after school program where children’s interest in healthy foods and veganism first inspired her to write That’s Why We Don’t Eat…

Victoria Moran, The Love-Powered Diet

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Hi. I’m Caryn Hartglass, and this is “It’s All About Food.” I want to thank you for joining me today. I have a wonderful guest today – Victoria Moran. I’ve met her numerous times, and she’s the author of a number of books, the most recent being – is this the most recent? Creating a…

Patti Breitman, Marin Vegetarian Education Group

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Patti Breitman, Marin Vegetarian Education Group Patti Breitman is the co-author of How To Eat Like a Vegetarian Even If You Never Want To Be One, and How To Say No Without Feeling Guilty. She is the founder and director of Marin Vegetarian Education Group, a former food columnist for the magazine VegNews. She’s a…

Jeffrey Smith, Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods

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International International bestselling author and independent filmmaker Jeffrey M. Smith is the leading spokesperson on the health dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). His meticulously researched books and films document how the world’s most powerful Ag biotech companies bluff and mislead safety officials and critics to put the health of society at risk. His first…

Jo Stepaniak, Vegan Recipes And Nutrition

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Jo Stepaniak is an American writer specializing in veganism and nutrition. She is the author of several books on the subject, including The Vegan Sourcebook. Stepaniak was elected to the Vegetarian Hall of Fame in June 2008 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, at the 34th Annual Vegetarian Summerfest of the North American Vegetarian Society. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass:…

Michael Greger, Vegan MD

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A founding member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Michael Greger, MD, is a physician, author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. He has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the International Bird Flu Summit, the National Institutes of Health, testified before Congress, and was invited as…

Stephane Groleau and Meghan Kelly, Veganics

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Veganics! Stephane Groleau and Meghan Kelly founded the Veganic Agriculture Network in 2008 to promote farming and gardening that is free from chemicals and animal by-products. Their website www.goveganic.net features profiles of veganic farms in North America, and introduces people to the main concepts of farming and gardening in a way that is environmentally sustainable…

pattrice jones, Aftershock: Confronting Trauma in a Violent World

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pattrice jones was born and raised in the U.S. port city of Baltimore. She lives in rural Maryland, where she teaches at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and helps to operate the Eastern Shore Sanctuary and Education Center. pattrice serves on the editorial board of the Journal for Critical Animal Studies and is a…

Mike Hudak, Western Turf Wars

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Mike Hudak is an environmental advocate, author, public speaker, photographer. He is the author of Western Turf Wars, the book you need to understand how governmental mismanagement of ranching is destroying America’s public lands with your tax dollars. TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: Hi, I am Caryn Hartglass and this is It as All About Food. Thanks…

Brendan Brazier, Thrive

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Brendan Brazier is one of only a few professional athletes in the world whose diet is 100 percent plant-based. He’s a professional Ironman triathlete, bestselling author on performance nutrition, and the creator of an award-winning line of whole food nutritional products called VEGA. He is also a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion. Nominated in…

Mark Rifkin, Balanced Nutrition Solutions

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Mark Rifkin, Balanced Nutrition Solutions Mark Rifkin, M.S., R.D., L.D.N, has been a vegetarian since 1984, and has a Master of Science in Health Education. He has been conducting presentations on nutrition and food-related topics since 1997. Mr. Rifkin is interested in applying the benefits of vegetarian diets to preventing and treating chronic conditions such…

Carol Adams, The Sexual Politics of Meat

Caryn Hartglass: Hi, I’m Caryn Hartglass and this is It’s All About Food. Thanks for listening today, I wanted to talk a little bit about something I read in the news really quickly. In the Miami Herald, “Beach to Bird, Caca-doodle don’t”. And it sounds like a silly little trivial article but there’s really some…

Rynn Berry, Vegetarian History

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Rynn Berry specializes in the study of vegetarianism from an historical perspective. He is the author of six books on vegetarianism: The New Vegetarians, Famous Vegetarians, Food for the Gods: Vegetarianism and the World’s Religions, Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover, and The Vegan Guide to New York City. His sixth book—Becoming Raw, he co-authored…

Caryn Hartglass, Episode 4

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Caryn: Hi. I’m Caryn Hartglass. I’ve been vegetarian for over 30 years and I’ve been a vegan for about 20 years. My motivation for this type of diet is basically based on compassion. When I realized that animals were killed for food, it was something that I really didn’t want to participate in and so…

Caryn Hartglass, Episode 3

TRANSCRIPTION: Caryn Hartglass: What I’m going to be talking about today: I’m going to go through my week and tell you what I’ve been eating and some tips on healthy, diverse eating. Delicious eating. I had a request by one of the listeners to talk about vitamin B12. I’ll be going into that in detail,…

Caryn Hartglass, A Week of Eating Vegan

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Caryn made a journal this week, writing down all of the food she ate and shares all the delicious details. She takes a question about eating vegan and raw while traveling internationally. TRANSCRIPTION: Hi, I’m Caryn Hartglass and welcome to It’s All About Food. I love food and I love talking about food. So today…

Caryn Hartglass, Opening Show

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This is the premiere episode of It’s All About Food. TRANSCRIPTION: Hi, I’m Caryn Hartglass, and what this show is about, is vegetarianism, and I will be talking about many aspects of the plant-based diet, and how it affects not only our health, but the health of our home planet Earth. So thanks for joining…