It’s All About Food

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

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…