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

In this episode the following are discussed: FTC Releases Follow-Up Study Detailing Promotional Activities, Expenditures, and Nutritional Profiles of Food Marketed to Children and Adolescents. F.D.A. Offers Broad New Rules to Fight Food Contamination. Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Food. Genetically Monetized Food. Dark Ecology. Diverticulitis Can…

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

Hello, everybody, I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening in the 117th episode of Ask A Vegan. It’s the 2nd of December 2012. I’ve been enjoying counting these episodes. I can’t believe that so many have already happened. I’m not a point where I’ve started to transcribe these podcasts. And I think, ultimately, they are all…

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

TRANSCRIPT: Hello everybody. I’m Caryn Hartglass and you’re listening to the 115th episode of Ask A Vegan. Time marches on doesn’t it? Things just add up. We have so many podcasts now on the Responsible Eating And Living website; over 300 hours of information. I hope from time to time you visit our It’s All…

Episode #113 Multiple Sclerosis, Probiotics, Mushrooms

In a earlier Ask A Vegan Episode 2/5/2012, I spoke about MS. and Dr. Terry Wahls website. In light of a recent NY Times article, A Controversial ‘Cure’ for M.S. Disappointed with no mention of diet in the article I thought it important to discuss the subject again as well as an earlier NY Times…

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

I had the opportunity to speak with Dr. William Davis about his book, Wheat Belly on my IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD show last week but we ran out of time and I wanted to talk more about the book. I review it during this ASK A VEGAN EPISODE. Listen to the interview with Dr. Davis…

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

The following articles and topics were covered in this 110th episode: No Appetite for Good-for-You School Lunches Do Exercise Programs Help Children Stay Fit? GOP bill would repeal Agriculture Dept. calorie caps on school lunches What’s wrong with counting calories. FTC Issues Revised “Green Guides” Will Help Marketers Avoid Making Misleading Environmental Claims F.T.C. Issues…

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

In this show I discuss the new article Egg Yolk Consumption and Carotid Plaque in the Atheriosclerosis Journal, the Center for Food Safety Lawsuit Targeting FDA along with the infectious disease outbreaks being reported by the Center For Disease Control and Prevention. Inspired by a listener’s comments I talk a bit about semantics. Based on…

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

Today’s show began with a discussion about regulation. Does our food system need more or less or? I review the “surprising” results of the new Pediatrics report “Weight Status Among Adolescents in States That Govern Competitive Food Nutrition Content”, published online August 13, 2012. Also I present some information on blood tests and things New…

Episode #102: Yes to Labeling!

Prop. 37 is coming up for a vote in California and I talked about the importance of voting “Yes” and who is willing to put in lots of cash to get you to vote “No.” After prerecording an IT’S ALL ABOUT FOOD interview with Jenny Brown I spoke a bit about her new book LUCKY…

Episode #101: The BIG Picture

In this program I reflect on a number of issues in the news regarding Chick-fil-A, Hazing in the military and Animal Testing. I point out the importance of stepping back and seeing the BIG picture, connecting eating animals, violence and exploitation with the major problems we face today. On the lighter side, I give some…

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

7/22/2012 Episode #100: I had the opportunity to discuss vegetarian and vegan diets with 13-year-old Josh De Mattei. We had a lively discussion about dairy, where it comes from, soda, sugar, artificial sweeteners, salt, healing, factory farms and green vegetables. After the interview I talked about alternative therapies for Crohn’s disease and some of my…