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Archive for September, 2008

Kevin Gianni’s Rawkathon

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

This is going to be fun. Kevin Gianni has once again put together an impressive line-up of raw food experts for a free teleseminar series.

Living and Raw Food Experts

I’m registered and intend to listen to every speaker either live or within the 24-hour replay window. So, I hope you’ll join me then come back here to post your comments on what you heard.

New York’s Menu: Calories Count

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

A single word comes to mind as I sit to write on this topic: “Vindication!”

When NY first set in motion the legislative process of requiring calorie counts on menus, especially those of fast food establishments, many scoffed, declaring it would make no difference.

Here on the blog, I and others, expressed that its efficacy in changing the diets of others was beside the point. Rather, it’s an issue of our right to information and the attendant decision-making empowerment it engenders.

Well, the good news is, it’s done both! People are aghast at the actual numbers. And who can blame them?! This is why we wanted to know. ;)

Article: MSNBC reports on the shocking numbers.

CNN: Raw Food and Angela Stokes

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

As a nice counterbalance to the 20/20 story on orthorexia, CNN’s Sanjay Gupta, M.D., has now taken a look at the raw food diet as well.

Angela Stoke‘s story of successful weight loss and energy gain through the raw food lifestyle is encouraging and should help paint a more positive picture of the movement.

Last year Sanjay Gupta did a big piece on life extension and calorie restriction in which he displayed similar equanimity. Further, he willingly submitted to public testing and evaluation of his own diet. Bravo! :)


 

Michael Moore’s Slacker Uprising

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Haven’t had a chance to watch it yet, but thought you all might like to know Michael Moore’s new documentary about the 2004 elections, Slacker Uprising, is now available for free download.


 
get full movie here


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