Since when did education and prevention become politically dirty words?
Is our country so divided that encouraging our kids to eat their vegetables is now a form of government intrusion on our rights? Read more
Public health attorney, Michele Simon, is your lawyer. Taking on large corporate giants to fight for improvements within the food industry, Michele is making a difference for your future.
Author of the book, Appetite for Profit: How the Food Industry Undermines our Health and How To Fight Back, Michele teaches us about food politics, corporate tactics, and policy resolutions. In 2007, Michele’s groundbreaking report lead to a ban on alcoholic energy drinks.
She is President of Eat Drink Politics, an industry watchdog consulting business. With a Master’s degree in Public Health from Yale and a law degree, I am thrilled to know this female activist is on the right side of the battle over our nation’s food supply.
Rory Freedman’s life as an outspoken vegan food activist really took off when her book, Skinny Bitch: A No-Nonsense, Tough Love Guide for Savvy Girls Who Want to Stop Eating Crap and Start Looking Fabulous, became an instant bestseller. The book is co-authored by Kim Barnouin.
With more than 3 million copies sold, Skinny Bitch remained on the New York Times bestseller list for 3 years. Nobody has done a better job of exposing the atrosities of the food industry while encouraging people, namely women, to eat more of what they enjoy in a more compassionate way.
Dr. T. Colin Campbell almost became a household name when he co-authored the national bestseller, The China Study: Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long-Term Health. He is considered one of the foremost experts on diet and health.
While at the forefront of nutritional research for more than 40 years, he has written more than 300 research papers. He is a Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University.
The Chinese Institute of Nutritional Sciences is the leading institution in China in charge of policy and research. T. Colin Campbell serves on their research advisory board and was the director of the most comprehensive study on health and nutrition ever conducted. It was called, The China Project.
Raised on a dairy farm, he thought he would prove in his research that the good old American diet was good for us. What he found was just the opposite.
Made famous after producing and starring in the documentary, Supersize Me, Morgan Spurlock made a difference in the way Americans characterize fast food. He shocked some, validated theories, and horrified many when he embarked on a 30 day eating journey with remarkable results. Nothing but McDonalds fast food for 30 days.
Morgan went on to executive produce and star in the reality TV series, 30 Days. He has launched his second season of A Day in the Life which explores the lives of some of the world’s most interesting people.
A high spirited Dad with a zest for controversy, he uses the media to send important messages with the hope of influencing our personal choices for the better.
Dr. Ornish is the founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute and a leading researcher for over 30 years. He has influenced the diet of President Clinton who is now leading a vegan lifestyle. An author of six bestsellers, his program for improving health through lifestyle change is now covered by Medicare. His research is proving that the more you improve your food choices and lifestyle, the more your health improves and the better you feel. Read more
Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to our body’s fuel: FOOD.
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