Passionate about media, Colleen Holland is the publisher and co-founder of VegNews Magazine. A graduate of UCLA and the Natural Gourmet Institute culinary school, Colleen is one of just six people worldwide to have been inducted into both the Vegetarian Hall of Fame and the Animal Rights Hall of Fame. A 20-year ethical vegan, she is a die-hard foodie and yogi. Check out her website here.
Don Forrester, M.D. and Caldwell Esselstyn, M.D.
Plant Based Hero Award
From Chef AJ/Get Healthy LA, pictured here with my son Darren Middlesworth
Ari Solomon, Mercy for Animals
Gene Baur is an author and activist in the animal rights and food movement. Baur is president and co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, a farm animal protection organization. He is vegan and has been involved with animal rights since he co-founded Farm Sanctuary in 1986.
Don Forrester, M.D.
Dr. Forrester provides engaging presentations and seminars plus clinical care. He carryies a federal service trademark — Clinical Catalyst™ — to emphasize my belief that all medical organizations are “service” organizations. Check out his website here.
Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn
Caldwell Blakeman Esselstyn Jr. is an American physician, and the author of Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease (2007), in which he argued for a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet that avoids all animal products and oils, as well as reducing or avoiding soybeans, nuts and avocados. The diet has been advocated by former U.S. President Bill Clinton!
Dan Beuttner, Kathy Freston, Rich Roll
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Michael Greger, M.D.
Michael Herschel Greger is an American physician, author, and professional speaker on public health issues, particularly the benefits of a whole foods, plant-based diet and the harms of eating animal products. He is a vegan and the creator of NutritionFacts.org.