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John Robbins was the first person many of us enountered in considering the plant based diet world. We were privileged to work one Immersion program with John Robbins, a world famous author who gave up the riches of the Baskin Robbins family to pursue his interest in health and plant based nutrition. Many of the plant based pioneers of today were fi...
Dr. Lederman, an Internal Medicine physician, has strived to eliminate medication and reverse diease in his patients through diet and lifestyle changes.  He is coauthor, with his wife Alona Pulde MD, of Keep it Simple, Keep it Whole and he has appeared in Healing Cancer and Forks Over Knives where the work of Dr. Lederman and Dr. Pulde at ...
Dr. Barnard has authored many nutrition books and conducted research on reversing diabetes though diet in conjunction with Georgetown University. He founded the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) in 1985, a group which promotes preventitive medicine and encourages high standards for ethics and effectiveness in reasearch. PCRM also...
Pam Popper PhD worked with us on the first lifestyle programs in 2010 and 2011. It was wonderful to become friends with Pam. We certainly found her perspectives very thought provoking and insightful. She is a naturopath, a nutritionist and is recognized as an expert on nutrition, medicine and health. Pam is a woman on the move with a mission to imp...
Dr. T. Colin Campbell PhD, Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell University has been a leader in the study of nutrition for many decades. He is an honest scientist whose research led him to repudiate all that he previously believed regarding the role of nutrition and health. Dr. Campbell, along with his son, is the author of the world famous book The C...
Known as The Plant-Based Dietitian , Julieanna Hever has written several books including  The Complete Idiots Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition and serves as a nutritionist columnist for VegNews Magazine . Outside of her private practice in Los Angeles, Julieanna Hever has been a guest on numerous television and radio shows, including Dr. Oz, and...
Chef AJ, author of Unprocessed, has followed a plant-based diet for over 33 years. With her unique ability to create healthy foods that taste great, she teaches how to easily bring more fresh fruits and vegetables into a diet to prevent and reverse many lifestyle diseases. Chef AJ is a chef and culinary instructor in Los Angeles, California. The qu...
Alona Pulde's health care knowledge spans the globe. With a Masters degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Emperor's College in Southern California and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Albany Medical College, her holistic approach combines the Eastern and Western practices of health and wellness. She and her husband, Matt Lederman, MD, are co...
We were privileged to meet Doug Lisle, who came to Austin, Texas to speak at a few lifestyle programs, including one we helped with in Hawaii. He is a gifted speaker. We know that he speaks at numerous weekend immersion programs. Douglas is a coauthor of the book The Pleasure Trap , which was featured in the film Forks Over Knives . His understandi...
Dr. Neil Nedley authored Proof Positive , which promoted nutritional and lifestyle therapies to treat and prevent heart dsiease, cancer, hypertension, diabetes, kidney failure, high cholesterol and many other diseases. He is President of Weimar Center of Health and Education, which runs a residential lifestyle center, academy and college outside of...