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Marie Oser and Dr. Don talk about her book, “The Skinny on Soy”

Marie Oser and Dr. Don talk about her book, “The Skinny on Soy”

Today at 3 PM PST Dr. Don talks with Marie Oser. Marie is a best-selling author, healthy lifestyle expert and environmental advocate with a focus on nutrition and its role in disease prevention. Marie is a food and health writer and has authored five books. Oser specializes in creating easy to execute, original gourmet recipes with a solid nutritional bottom line and small environmental footprint. Her work is well researched and clearly explains the supporting science for her readers in interesting and concise language. Marie is President, Host and Executive Producer of VegTV, a video production company producing original content for TV and the Internet. VegTV has been producing, promoting and distributing healthy lifestyle videos since 2000. VegTV hosts about 1,000 original videos on nine channels featuring celebrity interviews, cooking segments, raw foods, lifestyle, health, interviews with prominent authors and medical experts, travel, the environment, fashion and animal welfare. She is Managing Editor at Ecomii a leading environmental site with more than 1.5 million unique visitors a month. At The Food & Health Alternative, she and her team of experts report on creative natural solutions for issues affecting health and wellbeing and cutting edge strategies for optimal health. At the Food & Health Alternative her contributors (over twenty experts) include many prominent authorities in their field such as, Michael Greger, M.D.,Neal Barnard, M.D., Elizabeth Kucinich and fitness guru, Marco Borges. Vegetarian since 1971 and vegan since 1990, Marie left a career in television advertising to pursue her interest in food, health, nutrition and the environment. Marie has extensive media experience in both print and television and has been featured in the New York Times, The Discovery Channel and CNN. Marie has also appeared on CNN Headline News, ABC, QVC, WUSA, WNBC, KCAL, KOVR, HGTV, FINE LIVING, TECH TV and NPR. Marie began writing for major metros and national magazines in 1990, and was a features writer and regular contributor to national publications, such as Vegetarian Gourmet, Vegetarian Times, Great Life, Natural Health, Today’s Dietician and Spa magazine. Marie was the first vegan columnist at Vegetarian Times, having created the Vegan Gourmet monthly column, which ran with her byline for almost 3 years. A nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, her weekly column, The Enlightened Kitchen was carried by the Philadelphia Inquirer for more than a year before it was picked up by King Features Syndicate and subsequently the Scripps Howard News Service. • Luscious Low Fat Desserts, Chariot Publishing • Soy of Cooking, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. • More Soy Cooking, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. • The Enlightened Kitchen, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. • The Skinny on Soy, Vegan Publishers See larger image...

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Karin Dina: Raw Food Nutrition Handbook

Karin Dina: Raw Food Nutrition Handbook

November 11th, 2015. Karin and Rick Dina are doctors of chiropractic who have 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. Rick worked at Hippocrates Health Institute, graduated from Life Chiropractic College, and practiced at True North Health Center in Santa Rosa, California. The Dinas are codevelopers and instructors of the series of Science of Raw Food Nutrition classes taught at Living Light Culinary Institute in Ft. Bragg, California. They have an international nutrition consulting and lab work analysis practice and are dedicated to teaching a functional and scientifically sound approach to raw, plant-based diets. This book is a compendium of the latest information from peer-reviewed research and their own clinical experience on why raw diets are so beneficial and how to construct a raw diet that will provide all the necessary nutrients. The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook covers issues such as getting enough protein, understanding calorie density and nutrient density, focusing on whole plant foods, hydration, and food combining. The Dinas provide examples of some of the most popular raw food diets and discuss the nutritional adequacies of each one. They also share some of the success strategies they’ve used over the years to help people stay raw over the long term, make sense of conflicting nutritional information, and engage family and friends in their dietary journeys. See larger image The Raw Food Nutrition Handbook: An Essential Guide to Understanding Raw Food Diets New From: $7.80 USD In...

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Mark Reinfeld: Vegan Fusion Acadamy

Mark Reinfeld: Vegan Fusion Acadamy

November 4th, 2015 Our Mission is to promote the benefits of the vegan lifestyle for the preservation of our health and the environment and to create a more peaceful world.Teaching others how to prepare stellar vegan cuisine is our way of bringing about positive change on the planet – a change that can be felt immediately and for generations to come.Through our cookbooks, trainings, consulting services, retreats and our online course, we aspire to empower people to take their health back into their own hands. Please read Mark’s articles Plant-Based Living is the Healing of the Nations and Earth Day Every Day – Going Green with Vegan Cuisine to learn more about why we do what we do. Vegan Fusion promotes the many benefits of vegan cuisine for our health and for the preservation of our planet. We offer plant based vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and raw food cooking classes, including 2 day vegan cooking workshops, teacher trainings, 5 and 10 day vegan cooking immersions, retreats, vacations and culinary tours internationally and our on-line healthy cooking class video series and membership program. We also offer vegan and raw food consulting services and can assist in menu and recipe development for our Innovative Global Cuisine. We have published various books, including Vegan Fusion World Cuisine, The Complete Idiots Guide to Eating Raw, The 30-Minute Vegan, The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East, The 30-Minute Vegan’s Taste of Europe, The 30-Minute Vegan’s Soup’s On!, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Low-Fat Vegan Cooking, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Green Smoothies, and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Juice Fasting. Please check out our media page for more information. In addition we have packaged our vegan cooking workshops into an on-line video series for those who cannot attend our classes in person. Our program Cooking Healthy Lessons includes instructional videos, a 12 month membership, webinars, a manual / cookbook, tools, tips, techniques and much more. See larger image The 30-Minute Vegan: Over 175 Quick, Delicious, and Healthy Recipes for Everyday Cooking New From: $7.45 USD In...

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Halloween with Julieanna Hever and Dr. Don

Halloween with Julieanna Hever and Dr. Don

    October 28th, 2015 Julieanna Hever, M.S., R.D., C.P.T. , also known as The Plant-Based Dietitian, is a passionate advocate of the miracles associated with following a whole food, plant-based diet-the established effects of which provide positive healthful benefits. Julieanna is the host of Veria Living Network’s What Would Julieanna Do?, author of the best-selling book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, and the nutrition columnist for VegNews Magazine. She is the co-author of the The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Vegan Cooking, which she wrote with Chef Beverly Lynn Bennett. Julieanna was recently featured on The Dr. Oz Show, The Steve Harvey Show, E! News, Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell, TEDxCONEJO 2012, Fox 13 Seattle Morning News, and Reluctantly Healthy, co-stars on The Chef and The Dietitian, on numerous radio shows, and lectures extensively throughout the United States and internationaly. Julieanna counsels a variety of clients throughout the world from her Los Angeles, California-based private practice including elite athletes, adults, and children with various nutritional and/or medical concerns. She is published in prominent journals, magazines, blogs, and newsletters. As co-producer and star of the “infotainment” documentary To Your Health, Julieanna interviewed a host of the plant-based world’s most respected doctors and researchers to bring this important information to film and television audiences. Julieanna is also a Special Consultant for the best-selling documentary, Forks Over Knives, and she has contributed recipes to both Forks Over Knives‘ books. Her recent work as the Executive Director of EarthSave, International, provided an opportunity for Julieanna to bring whole food, plant-based nutrition to the forefront of efforts to improve the current global health crisis. Julieanna received her Bachelors degree from UCLA and Masters of Science in Nutrition at California State University, Northridge, where she also completed her Dietetic Internship. She has taught as part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certification Program, worked as a clinical dietitian at Century City Doctors Hospital, and has consulted for numerous businesses. See larger image The Vegiterranean Diet: The New and Improved Mediterranean Eating Plan–with Deliciously Satisfying Vegan Recipes for Optimal Health New From: $6.05 USD In...

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Dan Miller & Elisabeth Rae talking about ‘Eating Plants’.

Dan Miller & Elisabeth Rae talking about ‘Eating Plants’.

  October 21st, 2015. Dan’s lifelong understanding of living with obesity since childhood, illuminated the fact that sustained weight loss and seeking optimum health is a lifestyle adaptation and may require tools and support. Dan earned his Certificate in Plant-based Nutrition from Cornell University – T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies and has been accredited and certified as an AFPA Wholistic Nutrition Consultant and certified Drugless Practitioner. Course of study includes: Ozone & Bio-Oxidative Therapy, Environmental Science, Gerson Therapy, Hippocrates Institute, School of Juicing Wellness, and Tree of Life Center Ayurveda & Raw Food treatment protocol. Dan is grateful for an opportunity to meet, educate and assist all ages (but with a focus on ‘baby-boomers’ like himself) who wish to take control of their own healthcare and subscribe to a sustainable, wholistic grass-roots lifestyle approach to recovered health — without the need for prescription drugs, surgical intervention, or invasive treatments. Elisabeth (Betty) was educated at Tennessee Technological University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology – Magna cum Laude. She is also a licensed & certified Complete Health Improvement (CHIP) Facilitator and an accredited AFPA Wholistic Nutrition Counselor with additional certification as a Forks Over Knives Plan/Rouxbe Plants For Life Chef. Course of study includes: Lifestyle Science, Plant-Based Nutrition, Environmental Science & Geology, Animal Rights Activist.  Nutritional Science and Lifestyle medicine encompasses the natural world plant kingdom and when used as a strategic tool, reverses degenerative disease and eradicates food addictions. A complementary and health promoting Lifestyle transition is accomplished through education that empowers and encourages clients toward a more fervent concern for Wholistic self-preservation by embracing the kitchen to promote disease reversal and creating strategies to develop sustainable lifestyle choices. As 22+ year alternative health researchers, alternative wellness advocates and PlantBased WholeFood nutritional consultants, Dan & Elisabeth are understanding and passionate about health-promoting strategies that provide sustainable options to help clients regain control of their lives and prevent or reverse chronic, degenerative diseases. They eagerly seek to help families slash healthcare and food costs, and reduce chronic illness by empowering individuals to live a health-promoting lifestyle to avoid degenerative dis-ease and the associated invasive, ineffective allopathic medical treatments.  Working closely with Inventors, Researchers, Quantum Physicists, Scientists, Engineers, Wholistic Healers, Herbalists, Naturopath’s, Homeopath’s, Chiropractor’s, Plant-based Physicians, Plant-based Clinicians, Community Outreach Advocacy and a whole range of alternative health & healing practitioners & Clinical Institutes, they honed their focus through the years. With a concentration in Ozone & Oxygen Therapies, Dan mentored under Dr. William Turska N.D., N.M.D. and studied Bio-Oxidative Therapies with Dr. George Freibott and Dr. James Hutton. After partnering with his wife Elisabeth Rae in 1995, they found direction in Environmental & Health Technologies with a particular interest in...

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