Introduction to an Inspiration (Episode 43)

December 5, 2007

Gary Null

In this exclusive Premium episode of Raw Vegan Radio, we introduce one of the top alternative health promoters, Gary Null. Gary has and continues to be an inspiration to Raw Vegan Radio. On this show, we wanted to share a relevant thought provoking interview from Gary’s successful radio show, Natural Living.

Time magazine called him “The New Mr. Natural.” My Generation magazine dubbed him one of the top health gurus in the United States. For over three decades, Gary Null has been one of the foremost advocates of alternative medicine and natural healing.

A multi award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Null has written over 70 books on nutrition, self-empowerment and public health issues, including his most recent, Power Aging. His syndicated public radio show, Natural Living with Gary Null, earned 21 Silver Microphone Awards and is the longest-running, continuously aired health program in America (27 years). Currently, The Gary Null Show can be heard on the Internet at from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm ET. Null also broadcasts on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays on WPFW (89.3 FM) from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST in Washington D.C. In addition, he can be heard in Los Angeles on Something’s Happening with Roy of Hollywood on KPFK (90.7 FM) from 12:00 am to 5:30 am PST. Lastly, Dr. Null can be heard on Sunday evenings on the Health Radio Network at 8:00 pm EST, broadcast over a growing national network of radio stations.

The Gary Null Show is not a “chit-chat” show but, rather, an on-air health forum featuring knowledgeable guests and well-researched scientific information that is presented objectively and in layperson’s terms. The program’s combination of provocative interviews, controversial commentary, and listener call-ins motivate listeners to change their lives for the better.

Gary Null holds a Ph.D. in human nutrition and public health science. He has been a consistent voice on how to live a longer, more vital life through work that embraces the body, mind and spirit. Gary believes that much of what our society accepts as inevitable markers of aging are actually manifestations of a preventable disease process. Gary’s philosophy has influenced countless Americans to achieve a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle. He is also the author of the New York Times bestsellers, Get Healthy Now! and The Encyclopedia of Natural Healing.

As the senior editor and lead investigator for the “Caveat Emptor” plus host of ABC Radio Network and WABC radio, Gary Null captured the attention of hundreds of thousands of people who saw that he was unafraid to address controversial issues involving public health and alternative health practices in this country. As a reporter, Gary conducted more than 100 major investigations into issues such as AIDS, chronic fatigue, heart disease, cancer, diet and exercise, stress management, arthritis, vaccines, and allergies. Television programs such as 20/20 and 60 Minutes have used his material.

As a documentary filmmaker, Gary has achieved critical acclaim. He’s produced over 20 films and videos on health and nutrition topics, including the following award-winning productions: Age Is Only A Number; Overcoming Depression and Anxiety Disorders Naturally (for which he received a coveted Gold CINDY [Cinema In Industry] Award); Deconstructing The Myth of AIDS (winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at both the New York and Los Angeles International Independent Film and Video Festivals); Fatal Fallout (winner of both Best Director and Best Documentary awards at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival) and Drugging of Our Children (Winner of 2005 Best Documentary at World Houston International Film Festival and Key West Indy Fest).

Additionally, Gary Null’s special programs, such as Kiss Your Fat Goodbye, Get Fit Now and Seven Steps to Perfect Health, are regularly featured during Public Television fundraising drives, spurring strong viewer contributions whenever broadcast.

Gary Null was a founder and director of health and nutrition certificate programs at Pratt Institute and The School of Visual Arts. He was also the founder of the National Health Resources Council and the Nutrition Institute of America, where he has also served as a Director of Nutrition. As an athlete, Gary has trained thousands of marathon runners and walkers through his Natural Living Walking and Running Club. He is a TAC Master Champion athlete and twice MAC Track and Field Masters Athlete of the Year.

Gary Null has been featured in numerous publications, including The Daily News, Time, People, Fitness, Time Out, and Vegetarian Times. Throughout the years, he has garnered much recognition for his dedication, advocacy and in-depth coverage of vital health issues, receiving the Truth in Journalism Award for Investigative Reporting and The Human Rights Award from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights. His scholarly and academic papers have been published in such journals as The Townsend Letter for Doctors, The Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition.

Gary Null lives in New York City and Florida.Featuring an interview with DR JEAN SHINODA BOLEN - behavior, consciousness: Jungian analyst; Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California at San Francisco; internationally known author and lecturer on women’s mythology and health, life threatening illnesses and their role in the development of consciousness. Her books include “Close to the Bone”, “The Tao of Psychology”, “Goddesses in Every Woman”, and “Urgent Message From Mother” (due spring 2008) <>

History of Cooked Food with Victoria Boutenko(Episode 42)

December 2, 2007



In this Premium episode of Raw Vegan Radio, Victoria Boutenko (author of Raw Family, Greens For Life, 12 Steps to Raw Food) joins us to discuss the history of cooked foods siting anthropological evidence.

An adjunct professor at Southern Oregon University, Victoria Boutenko (of the well known Boutenko family) is the author of Green for Life, Raw Family and 12 Steps to Raw Food. The Boutenko family embarked on a diet of entirely raw foods in 1994, when they became seriously ill. This diet enabled them to heal all of their health problems.

Now, Victoria travels all over the world sharing her inspiring story and teaching classes on the raw-food diet.
Based on the latest scientific research, Victoria Boutenko explains the numerous benefits of choosing a diet of fresh rather than cooked foods.

Embracing the raw food lifestyle is more than simply turning off the stove. Such a radical change in the way we eat affects all aspects of life. Victoria touches on the human relationship with nature, the value of supporting others, and the importance of living in harmony with people who don’t share the same point of view on eating.

Victoria is constantly seeking new information and incorporates knowledge from relevant scientific studies to explain the importance of eating a raw vegan diet. In addition, Victoria discusses how she continues to refine her own raw food diet by finding the optimal balance of greens. She concludes with her current research in the area of optimal baby nutrition. Another classic episode with Victoria, not to be missed.

Valya Boutenko (Episode 41)

October 27, 2007

Valya Boutenko

On today’s show, we feature an exclusive interview with Valya Boutenko. You’ll learn how the Boutenko family dealt with the pros and cons following a raw food diet. Additionally, Valya speaks about how her life changed growing up as a raw foodist. Insightful and enlightening interview, not to be missed.

Valya Boutenko, a raw foodist for 13 years, has recently graduated from Southern Oregon University with a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art. Valya is a certified raw food chef who specializes in desserts. She is the co-author of the books, Raw Family, and Eating Without Heating as well as the co-producer of the award winning movie, Interview With Sergei. She has been researching the ways to inspire children to eat healthier. She practices nonviolent communication and is a student of Byron Katie. Valya enjoys gardening, dancing, sewing, and painting.

Learn more about Valya and her “Raw Family” by visiting her website

Dr. Robert Young and The pH Miracle (Episode 40)

September 29, 2007

Robert YoungPremium
Dr. Robert O. Young, Ph.D., D.Sc., in Microbiology and Nutrition, has devoted his life to research in the causes of “disease,” and to helping people balance their life and well-being (which he calls the “innerlight”). As a microbiologist and nutritionist, he has investigated the links between over-acidification of the body and the development of morbid microorganisms (bacteria, yeast, fungi, and molds), whose metabolic poisons produce the wide range of symptoms we generally call “diseases.” His mission is to create a greater understanding of the necessity for correct acid-alkaline balance in the body, based on healthy lifestyle, nutritious food, and nutritional supplementation.

Dr. Young heads the InnerLight Biological Research Center, dedicated to the healing through good nutrition, and has gained national recognition for his research into diabetes, cancer, leukemia, and AIDS. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiologists and the American Naturopathic Association as well as a featured speaker at recent Anthony Robbins’ LIFE MASTERY programs.

In this exclusive Raw Vegan Radio Premium interview, Dr. Young discusses obtaining proper PH balance while following a raw vegan diet. Further, Dr. Young advocates the optimal raw foods to eat to obtain ultimate health. He theorizes foods to avoid and how improving the quality of your water could change your health. Essential information to those who are looking to obtain superior levels of health. For more information on Dr. Young, visit the PH Miracle Living website.

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