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Today Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian welcomes executive chef, cooking teacher, caterer and former diabetic, Jason Wyrick, to share tips for a healthier and compassionate vegan Thanksgiving and his new book, Vegan Tacos. Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Autographed copies of Laura Theodore’s CDS and her cookbooks Jazzy Vegetarian Classics and Jazzy Vegetarian are now available! Watch SEASON FOUR of Jazzy Vegetarian on the CREATE NETWORK premiering on December 11, 2014! SEASON FOUR is full of celebrity guests and celebratory meals. (Check local listings). Chef Jason Wyrick is an executive chef, cooking teacher, caterer and a former diabetic. He has co-authored the New York Times best-selling book 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart with Neal Barnard, MD, and has taught alongside many medical and dietary professionals. A former diabetic who cured his diabetes and lost 100 pounds by going vegan, Jason was the first vegan culinary instructor in the world-famous Le Cordon Bleu program.
Host Laura Theodore, the Jazzy Vegetarian, welcomes Ellen Jaffe Jones who is The Veg Coach. We’ll chat about her new book, Eat Vegan on 4 Dollars a Day. I’ll share some of my favorite budget conscious but oh-so-delicious recipes! Be sure to watch Jazzy Vegetarian on National Public Television. 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 two regional Emmys, the National Press Club First-Place Award for Consumer Journalism, and United Press International’s First-Place Award for Investigative Reporting. As a result of her personal quest for better health, Ellen is a certified personal trainer and running coach. Her new book talks about how a plant-based diet can be good for your health while being easy on your budget! Discover how to give your shopping cart a makeover, learn how to forgo expensive processed foods and get the most flavor out of delicious, high-quality basic ingredients. Ellen Jaffe Jones has scoured the shelves of popular supermarkets and big-box stores and calculated exactly how it costs to eat healthfully and deliciously for $4 per person per day—less than an average meal at a fast food outlet. Each recipe is accompanied by the cost per serving. And from soups and salads to entrées and desserts, the flavors are as impressive as the savings.
Dana Laake and her special guest Amber Lynn Vitse, CN, will discuss proteins, plant protein options, and organic plant protein.
Amber Lynn Vitse is a Certified Nutritionist in integrative nutrition, and also brings her training in Ayurvedic medicine to the team. For 16 years she has worked in product retail, as well as maintained her own wellness practice, often working with doctors and alternative health practitioners promoting optimum health, inside and out. In the last several years she has been writing for several natural health publications, educating retailers and consumers on what quality really means in both foods and products. Amber is excited to be a member of the Garden of Life Education team and continue the mission of empowering extraordinary health.
Dr. John McDougall
John A. McDougall is an American Irish physician and author whose philosophy is that degenerative disease can be prevented and treated with a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based/vegan diet – especially one based on starches such as potatoes, rice, and corn – which excludes all animal foods and added vegetable oils. Passionate? Incredibly. Compelling? Totally. Convincing? Yes – because of the science Dr. McDougall brings to the table. If you have EVER wondered or want to know more about the benefits of a plant-based diet and want to educate yourself, make joining us a “must do.” You will be glad you did. Our thanks to the Tucson-based Healthy You Network for introducing us to Dr. McDougall and for helping make this interview possible. This show sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona.
The Lucky Mojo Hoodoo Rootwork Hour is a real, live call-in show where the general public gets a chance to ask about actual problems with love, career, and spiritual protection, and we recommend and fully describe hoodoo rootwork spells to address, ameliorate, and remediate their issues. We begin this show with a Discussion Panel focussed on the topic of Plant Allies (part 2). You will learn a lot just by listening -- but if you call in and your call is selected, you will get a free consultation from three of the finest workers in the field, cat yronwode, ConjureMan Ali, and a special guest from AIRR, Khi Armand.
Today, I’m welcoming Carla Jutson, President and CEO of Meals on Wheels (MOW), Inc. of Tarrant County. As you may know, MOW is my charity of choice, because of the impact it had on my mother’s life. Before she died, the daily visit from the MOW volunteer was a huge bright spot in her day. Carla and I will talk about the programs and services that MOW offers; the process of identifying and providing help to individuals; the social and financial impact of MOW services and how you can get involved.
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During this hour with Marnie and guest, Elena Wilkins you'll discover:
1. Why a plant based diet is optimal for health and weight loss.
2. The 3 keys to preparing your mind for a successful transition.
3. How to make your plant based diet easy in a world of fast fried foods.
4. Why vegans who consume a whole foods diet do not lack any nutrients or need supplements.
5. How and where to shop to make a plant based diet affordable.
6. The basic food staples and how to prepare your pantry.
7. The 5 kitchen gadgets you’ll want to invest in early on.
8. Where to find support for a successful lifestyle change.
9. How to be a vegan in a non-vegan world. How to build bridges of understanding with family, friends and beyond.
10. Three keys to helping kids transition to a plant based lifestyle.
Elena teaches people how to transition to a plant based diet to improve health and achieve permanent weight loss. Learn more at http://www.vega-licious.com
Join Tina and guest Laura Burak RD, as they talk about fun, healthy, easy meals. There's so much information out there and it can feel overwhelming. Laura will help us to appreciate the power of food, without sacrificing the pleasure that eating brings to life. Chat-Room and phone lines will be open 516-387-1936.
Laura is a registered dietician and a bona fide food lover. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition from Penn State, and completed her dietician internship and nutrition Master's degree program at New York University. For the past 13 years, Laura has worked with patients of all ages, from all cultures and backgrounds.
Before moving out of NYC, Laura spent 5 years working for the private practices of Joy Bauer Nutrition and Brown and Medina Nutrition as a nutrtional counselor, and as a clinical dietician at the Hospital for Special Surgery. Prior to that, she worked for 5 years in the intensive care units as a critical care dietician at Beth Israel Hospital in downtown Manhattan.
Laura finds no greater pleasure than when she helps a client struggling with their weight management, chronic disease, or ailment. She relates to her clients and their struggles, and they work together in the most realistic way to improve their lives.
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