FOLLOW YOUR HEART Veg Market Story - Michael Besancon
Michael Besancon - one of the founders of the iconic Los Angeles vegan business Follow Your Heart Market & Cafe and products like Vegenaise - went on to become a top executive at Whole Foods Market.
In this talk he describes the epiphanies that caused him to go veg, how he and friends started and grew Follow Your Heart, and how the market for plant-based products has exploded during his career.
Yes, hippies can become millionaires, too!
This is Besancon's full talk from our 2005 Healthy Lifestyle Expo.
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Do Vegans Need DHA Supplements?
Today we look at credible research around omega 3 fatty acids, and get down and dirty about the risks and benefits of DHA.
Taking a supplement should never be done casually or on a "just in case" basis. Supplements are not without risks.
How did DHA become an issue of concern to some vegans? Is there an unethical agenda behind the push to get vegans to supplement with DHA? Watch the video to find out the answer to this question. Hint: it's yes! :).
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Why Go Vegan? Neal Barnard MD
Ready to kickstart your health?
Neal Barnard MD tells you how - and why.
Know someone considering the plant-based life? Send them this video.
Dr. Barnard has facts - and awesome credibility to bring this message forward. He's one of the most accomplished, engaging and intellectually honest experts out there.
This is Dr. Barnard's full talk from our 2011 Expo.
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It's so easy to be vegan now!
Especially when you have food heaven right around the corner from you.
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Plants Cure Heart Disease - Robert Ostfeld MD
Cardiologist Robert Ostfeld, MD, MSc is the founder and director of the Cardiac Wellness Program at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City, where he encourages patients to embrace a whole-foods, plant-based diet.
He earned his MD at Yale and his MSc in epidemiology at Harvard, and he is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
This is Dr. Ostfeld's full talk from our 2014 Expo - on how to end heart disease.
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