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  • Muesli

    Dr. Maximilian Bircher-Benner was born in Switzerland in 1867. He studied medicine in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. He created muesli based on a dish he and his wife was served on one of his mountain hikes.

    He operated a small private clinic and advocated a diet based on fruits, vegetables and grains. He believed that people should consume a large proportion of uncooked food.

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  • Almond Milk

    Almond milk can be made easily and quickly with a blender or food processor.

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  • About Richard Harding

    Richard has been a lecturer in nutrition in Newcastle, Australia at WEA Hunter and has been involved in the design of nutrition courses for degree and diploma qualifications in Health Sciences.

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  • John Robbins

    John Robbins is dedicated to creating an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling and socially just human presence on this planet. He serves on the Boards of many non-profit groups working toward a thriving, just, and sustainable way of life.

    He now works with his son, Ocean Robbins, in developing the Food Revolution Network.

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  • Dr Caldwell Esselstyn

    Dr Esselstyn is US surgeon who has researched the effects of diet and health. He is one of the doctors along with Colin Campbell and Dean Ornish that Bill Clinton has credited with his health transformation.

    He won an Olympic gold medal in rowing at the 1956 Olympics. He was an army surgeon in Vietnam, a member of the Board of Governors of the Cleveland Clinic, one of the world’s top cardiac centres and was named in 1994-1995 as one of the top doctors in USA.

    Dr. Esselstyn argues that a plant-based, oil-free diet can not only prevent and stop the progression of heart disease, but also reverse its effects.

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  • Dr Neal Barnard

    Neal Barnard, MD, is a clinical researcher, author, and health advocate. He has been involved with a number of clinical trials investigating the effects of diet on health.

    He is an associate professor of medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and the president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

    His book, Dr Neal Barnard's Program to Reverse Diabetes Now, outlines a whole-food, plant-based diet that reverses diabetes, prevents and reverses heart disease and other common ailments.

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  • Dan Buettner – Blue Zones

    In the early 1970s, National Geographic magazine approached the world-renowned physician, Alexander Leaf, asking him to visit, study, and write an article about the world's healthiest and most long-living people.

    More recently, Dan Buettner began his research into Blue Zone examining communities in Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon and Loma Linda, California.

    He published an article Secrets in Longevity in National Geographic Magazine's November 2005 edition In April 2008, Buettner released a book on The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who've Lived the Longest, through National Geographic Books. A second edition has recently been published.

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  • The Scientific Basis of Vegetarianism – William Harris, MD

    Dr Harris was born in 1930. He is a pilot, trampoline exponent and long term nutritional advocate.

    His book The Scientific Basis of Vegetarianism is a landmark study in nutrition.

    Animal source food is adaptive when there's not enough food, but in a world with abundant and diverse plant foods, animal source food is obsolete and only causes problems.

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  • Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead – Joe Cross

    FatSickAndNearlyDeadJoe Cross – 40 kg overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope.

    He trades in the junk food and hits the road with juicer and generator in tow, vowing only to drink fresh fruit and vegetable juice for the next 60 days. Across 3,000 miles Joe has one goal in mind: To get off his pills and achieve a balanced lifestyle.

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  • Professor Katharine Milton – Professor of Physical Anthropology at University of California(Berkeley).

    Professor Katharine Milton – Professor of Physical Anthropology at University of California(Berkeley).

    She has published many papers regarding nutrition and dietary ecology in primates, including apes, early humans and modern humans. Other research interests include conservation biology, nutrient and anti-nutrient components of wild plant and digestive physiology.

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