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J Morris Hicks

Oz takes "confusion over clarity" to a new level - TIME

J Morris Hicks | September 5, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: gupta and oz, last heart attack, oz myths about food

The Oz Diet. No more myths. No more fads. What you should eat -- and why. Leading off with a title like that, you're no doubt expecting to see some much-needed clarity on this crucial topic -- but Dr....

J Morris Hicks

"The Last Heart Attack" on CNN -- My Review

J Morris Hicks | August 30, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: bill clinton diet, CNN special last heart attack, esselstyn, reverse heart disease, sanjay gupta

Overall it was a fabulous, life-saving, telecast -- but... While watching the show from near Boston during Hurricane Irene, my first thought was that both Irene and the "Sanjay Special" had fallen short of meeting expectations. Thankfully in the...

J Morris Hicks

"Audacious" Campbell and Esselstyn on CNN -- Says Dr. Gupta

J Morris Hicks | August 26, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Campbell, Esselstyn, reversal of heart disease, Sanjay Gupta

Leading up to tomorrow's telecast on CNN, Dr. Sanjay Gupta posted a very powerful few paragraphs on the CNN website this week. As I read it, it occured to me that this may very well be the first time that...

J Morris Hicks

Brian Williams, super-foods, and "confusion over clarity."

J Morris Hicks | August 24, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: brian williams super-foods, confusion over clarity, health promoting foods

Those employed in the "system" actually think that they are helping -- but in fact they are only adding to the confusion. On the NBC Evening news (8-22-11), Brian Williams introduced a piece about healthy eating saying "What if...

Jess Parsons

Billy T James did not have to die at age 42

Jess Parsons | August 21, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: Bill Clinton, Billy T James, dr mcdougall, Elvis, heart attack, nutrition, plant based diet, vegan diet

Last night I watched Billy T: Te Movie. It's a must watch for anyone interested in New Zealand Maori and European culture - or multiculture of any sort.Introducing or remembering Billy T James Here's some classic Billy T comedy...

J Morris Hicks

Jamie Oliver and Michelle Obama..."Eat Your Veggies"

J Morris Hicks | August 16, 2011 | Celebrities

Doing some good things, but still lacking the "clarity" that we need. Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver is featured in the cover story of the August 2011 Delta Sky Magazine that I read inflight earlier this week. As it states...

J Morris Hicks

Einstein, Hippocrates, Thoreau...those guys had it right.

J Morris Hicks | August 8, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: Einstein a vegetarian, leadership, Sustainable eating

Some great thinkers have been on the right track for a long time. Humankind lived in harmony with nature for several hundred thousand years until just recently -- within the past few hundred years. And, according to the research...

Jess Parsons

Voldemort goes Vegan!

Jess Parsons | July 25, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: compost, entertaining, Harry Potter, organic farming, vegan

I enjoyed the final final really the last Harry Potter movie just a few days ago.  (I was surprised to find that the critics enjoyed it even more than I did.) I won't spoil the end for anyone...in fact,...

Jess Parsons

Voldemort goes Vegan!

Jess Parsons | July 25, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: compost, entertaining, Harry Potter, organic farming, vegan

I enjoyed the final final really the last Harry Potter movie just a few days ago.  (I was surprised to find that the critics enjoyed it even more than I did.) I won't spoil the end for anyone...in fact,...

Chef AJ

A COOL salad for a hot day

Chef AJ | July 19, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, parsley, raw vegan, salad dressing

With things heating up all over the country, who feels like turning on the oven?  Not me!!!  That's why I love this salad.  Unlike other grains, quinoa takes only 10 minutes to cook.  Enjoy!!!  ...

Chef AJ

Chocolate Glazed Balsamic Strawberries

Chef AJ | July 13, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Health, Lifestyle

Read More: Chef Aj, pastries, raw food, raw vegan, strawberries

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy this fat-free and sugar-free no fuss dessert.  ...

Chef AJ

Hail To The Kale

Chef AJ | June 29, 2011 | Celebrities, Food, Green, Health

Read More: Chef Aj, kale, raw food

This dressing will make a kale lover out of anyone.  The secret is to chop it very fine and massage the dressing in.  The dressing will keep in the refrigerator for about a week and is good on everything from...

Chef AJ

Chocolate covered Frozen Bananas

Chef AJ | June 25, 2011 | Add category, Celebrities, Food, Health

Read More: bananas, cacao, Chef Aj, chocolate truffles, nuts

This are even better than the ones sold at Disneyland, and they're much healthier too....

J Morris Hicks

Michelle, it's time to tell the world about "meat & dairy."

J Morris Hicks | June 24, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: Bill Clinton, cancer, heart disease, meat and dairy, Michelle Obama, wrong diet for our species

Dear Michelle, I love what you're trying to do regarding the health of the children. I am just wondering when you think you might be ready to tell the world the truth about the "low-fat dairy" and "healthier meats"...

J Morris Hicks

Dr. Oz shares his story...as the huge "colon cancer screening business" just got bigger.

J Morris Hicks | June 9, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: anticancer diet, colonoscopy business, Dr. Oz colon cancer, screening for cancer

Survives cancer scare following first colonoscopy at age 50 It's a sad situation when we have to spend $50 billion a year in this country to screen for a disease (colon cancer) that should never have to happen in...

J Morris Hicks

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg -- his diet -- and his enormous potential to change the world

J Morris Hicks | June 5, 2011 | Celebrities, International

Read More: bill clinton, change the world, oprah, shawn lankton, vegetarian, zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg says that for 2011, he's only eating meat that he kills. With the possible exception of Oprah, Mark Zuckerberg may have the ability to influence the behavior of more people than any other single person in the...

J Morris Hicks

Dear Oprah, Want to help change the world? -- like only you can?

J Morris Hicks | May 27, 2011 | Celebrities

Read More: change the world, health of the planet, Oprah Winfrey, whole plant-based food

I recorded two of your last five shows and watched both of them this week -- the visit at the Double RL Ranch with Ralph and your finale on May 25. Being a former senior executive working for Mr....

J Morris Hicks

Roger Ebert -- a powerful endorsement of "Forks Over Knives"

J Morris Hicks | May 16, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Forks over Knives Ebert, healthy eating

This powerful movie opened in theaters all across the USA on 5-13-2011. As far as documentary film reviews go  -- from the best in the business, it simply doesn't get any better than this. It has been nearly five...

J Morris Hicks

Dr. Oz - back to the same old fad weight-loss diets...

J Morris Hicks | May 8, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Dr. Oz, Dukan Diet, Forks over Knives, weight-loss diets

On 4-29-2011, I excitedly reported on a Dr. Oz Show segment that featured the new movie Forks Over Knives along with the movie's primary stars -- Dr. Campbell, Dr. Esselstyn, Dr. Barnard, Dr. Popper, Dr. McDougall and Rip Esselstyn, author of...

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD

Interview with Forks Over Knives Executive Producer, Brian Wendel

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD | May 4, 2011 | Celebrities, Health

Read More: Brian Wendel, documentary, dr barnard, dr esselstyn, dr matt lederman, dr mcdougall, dr popper, dr t colin campbell, dr. alona pulde, forks over knives, rip esselsyn, whole food plant-based diet

Brian Wendel is the Executive Producer of an extremely powerful, unstoppable new documentary, Forks Over Knives. Releasing in Los Angeles and New York theatres on May 6th and nationwide on May 13th, this is a film you do not...