Here you will find a growing list of Coaches, Teachers and Role models in the raw, vegan, Vegetarian and whole food community. From the unique to the conventional, not everyone will speak your 'language'. That's why there will be a wide variety.
Find your connection and watch their videos, read their books and allow them to inspire and motivate you. I do!
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Dan the Man, the "LifeRegenerator", is a Certified Detoxification Specialist and has been studying plant based nutrition for the last 15 years.
Dan has over 1,500 free videos on his LifeRegenerator YouTube channel that are based around raw food nutrition, juicing, detoxification, fitness and spirituality.
He has been a tremendous inspiration and guide in helping people to take responsibility for their health in the simplest and most natural way - with the food we eat!
Fully Raw Kristina
FullyRaw is the creation of Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, a pioneer in the local, organic food co-operative movement. The founder of the largest raw, organic produce co-operative in the U.S., she has been 100% raw for over nine years. An exemplification of all that she wishes to create, she is a leading visionary in the raw movement, especially in Houston, TX. She attended both Vanderbilt University and Rice University, and she graduated from Rice University on the top 5% of her class in 2009 with a triple major in Kinesiology specializing in Health Science, Raw Foods, and Fasting.
Dr. Douglas Graham, a lifetime athlete and raw fooder since 1978, is an advisor to world-class athletes and trainers from around the globe. He has worked professionally with top performers from almost every sport and every field of entertainment, including such notables as tennis legend Martina Navratilova, NBA pro basketball player Ronnie Grandison, track Olympic sprinter Doug Dickinson, pro women's soccer player Callie Withers, championship bodybuilder Kenneth G. Williams, Chicken Soup for the Soul coauthor Mark Victor Hansen, and actress Demi Moore.
David Wolfe — Health, Eco, Nutrition, and Natural Beauty Expert
David “Avocado” Wolfe is the rock star and Indiana Jones of the superfoods and longevity universe. The world’s top CEOs, ambassadors, celebrities, athletes, artists, and the real superheroes of this Earth realm—Moms—all look to David for expert advice in health, beauty, herbalism, nutrition, and chocolate!
Matt Monarch, The Raw Food World, has been at the forefront of the Raw Foods Movement for over 18 years. Matt resides in Vilcabamba, Ecuador, which is known as the "Valley of Longevity", where he holds four Raw Food Retreats a year at his beautiful resort. http://www.therawfoodretreat.com
Dr Gabriel Cousens, founder of the Tree of Life Center and Retreat has advocated a nutritionally based raw food diet for babies and children He instituted a study of the medical history of infants and children and advocates for raw food education. A 2009 documentary, Simply Raw, followed six people with diabetes who go through a thirty-day raw vegan program in an attempt to cure their disease with a raw food diet and without drugs Surgeon and alternative medicine.
“Don’t call me expert,” Markus Rothkranz keeps saying, but emails pour in daily from all over the world about how his books and videos have dramatically changed people’s lives. From helping people who are overcoming prostate, bladder, breast and even pancreatic cancer, to helping people find the courage to achieve personal and financial freedom beyond their wildest dreams! True wellness is so much more than money. It means finding the partner of your dreams, and having the freedom to travel and do what you want. So many people feel stuck in a rut. Helping people get out of those ruts is what Markus Rothkranz excels in spectacularly.
I’ve been writing and publishing about natural health, plant-based, and the raw diet since 1998! My first book, The Sunfood Cuisine, was published in 2002, when I was 25.
On this website, you will find my in-depth analysis of many current health controversies.
Here’s a short list of the books and programs I’ve written:
The Raw Secrets (which you can read for free on this website).
- Raw Food Controversies
- The Sunfood Cuisine
- The Greatest Cure on Earth (a program about fasting)
- How to Learn Any Language in a Flash
- How to Heal Dental Disasters
I promote a plant-based diet, ideally without salt, oil and sugar
Leanne Ratcliffe, popularly known throughout YouTube as Freelee, is a fitness expert and fierce advocate of raw food movement coupled with veganism. Freelee rose to prominence when she declared that she gained perfectly toned body by following an extreme vegan diet consisting of bananas and potatoes. She is the creator of two YouTube channels where she talks about her diet, exercises and making positive changes in lifestyle. She has also given a series of inspirational talks on the difficult times in her life with the hope that it will have a good effect on her viewers.
Denise Pendexter is a Certified Health Coach who teaches people how to detox their mind, body and spirit and eat better. Available as a Personal Chef. She's been studying and working with plant medicine, and all things natural since she was a little girl. She's studied with medicine healers and holistic practitioners. Her learning evolved into becoming certified at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Try her 3-Day Detox or get clarity with a tarot card reading. Connect with Denise at 561/350-0544 or via email, email@example.com to schedule an initial consultation today.
Stacey Carl is a certified Raw Vegan Nutritionist, Progressive Kinesiologist and Holistic Health Coach. Her passion is helping people overcome their health issues by following a whole food plant based lifestyle and clearing any emotional pain, blocks, limiting beliefs and fears holding them back from embracing their wholeness and living a life free of pain both physically and emotionally. To find out more about working with Stacey head over to www.raw-health-coach.com to schedule a free consultation.