Speakers and Rawfood Chefs

Food Demo with Wild Edibles by Ted Savchenko and Jane Kabarguina
Jane and Ted will show you what kind of plants you can collect from the forest at this particular season and what kind of dishes you can cook out of them
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Effects of Siberian Quiet Qi-Gong combine with Raw Nutrition by Ted Savchenko
Deep in the midst of a solid, frozen Siberia, in the secretive science lab in 1952 a healing technique was born so revolutionary and powerful that it was immediately put by the authorities under wraps out of fear of collapsing the whole medical system. It was nicknamed Homeopathic Breathing, and is capable of safely and completely healing about 150 diseases which more than 90% of humanity are suffering from. Dr. K. Buteyko, a young medical doctor, who was suffering from malignant high blood pressure himself changed his breathing pattern and was healed on the spot. This dramatic experience led the doctor to the discovery of a lifetime, which he successfully formed in a complete super powerful healing system which includes Raw Nutrition to speed up recovery.
   
Turbo Charge Your Life by Tim VanOrden
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to hear Tim's talk: "Turbo Charge Your Life!" In this talk you will not only learn strategies to increase your energy, improve your emotional and physical health, and reduce illness, but Tim will share with you his own tried and true motivational tips to help you identify and overcome the obstacles that are preventing you from living your life to the fullest. Topics of discussion include: * How to Get Started * Why Diets Fail *Overcoming Obstacles * Dietary Misconceptions * Meeting Nutritional Needs * Fueling Your Body and Mind * Success on a Plant Based Diet Tim VanOrden is shattering the myths and misconceptions that surround a plant based diet. Since the creation of the Running Raw Project (www.runningraw.com) in 2005, Tim has transformed himself from a sedentary, couch potato suffering from severe depression and chronic fatigue syndrome into one of the world's fittest men over forty. Now, a sought after coach and presenter in the fields of motivation, nutrition, and athletic performance, Tim has inspired countless people around the world to improve their health and change their lives.
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Chaga - The King of Medicinal Mushrooms by Blair Kovacs
A health revolution is taking place. More and more people are looking toward the forest instead of the pharmacy when it comes to their personal health and well-being. The Chaga Mushroom is in the same family of fungi as the Reshi, Shitake, Maitake and Oyster mushrooms but 25% - 50% more potent. Chaga is one of the most powerful antioxidants, a super adaptogen and a soothing anti-stress nerve tonic. Enjoyed as a soothing, mild, earthy tea Chaga has been used holistically to treat and prevent everything from diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and even caner as far back as the 16th century. Healer Blairish Azure – Gentle Waters presents an informative lecture on the history, applications and use of The Chaga Mushroom.
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Appliances in the Raw Vegan Kitchen by Maree Price and Dennis Gournias by Maree Price and Dennis Gournias
Maree and Dennis of Upaya Naturals will be speaking about and showing off various kitchen appliances used in the raw vegan lifestyle. You don't need to be raw or vegan, just open to learning about awesome new ways to make delicious food! Juicing, blending, slicing and dehydrating will become daily adventures with these kitchen appliances! If you don't know which juicer, blender or dehydrator to purchase, then this presentation is a must. There will be also be time for questions and answers. Maree and Dennis have been living the raw vegan living food lifestyle for over 10 years, combined with their background as Health Practitioners & Nutrition Counsellors, they have a wealth of knowledge & experience! Upaya Naturals is the largest Canadian Supplier of raw vegan foods, superfoods, health products, including juicers, blenders, dehydrators, foods, books and much, much more!
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The importance of high quality vegan protein for optimal health by Martine Thuillard
Nature Zen’s priority is to offer everyone the best organic, raw vegetable-based foods available on the market. Its mission is to create a range of vegetable-based foods of the highest quality, 100% preservative free, hypoallergenic and hypotoxic, that respect the ideal ratios for optimal digestion. Nature Zen proposes new healthy food choices that are suitable for everyone, even people who have health problems on any level. At Nature Zen, we believe that Nature is endowed with extraordinary wisdom. To get the most from the benefits of everything in Nature, we simply need to take food as it comes, alter and transform it as little as possible, and seek optimum food association. During the lecture, you will understand the importance of high quality protein, when to eat it and the best combinations for an optimal health. You will also learn how to prepare it during the demo.
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The clothes you wear can help you lose weight, keep cancer away and give you a more vibrant and healthier life. by Regg Miller
Did you know that what is next to your body is just as important as the foods you eat? Unwanted toxins trapped by synthetics are stopping weight loss and could be responsible for rashes, breathing disorders, allergies, thyroid problems and a plethora of other ailments.. Digestion and removal of wastes and toxins are the most critical parts of being healthy. Nothing could be more harmful to health than remaining soaked in one's own perspiration while engaging in strenuous muscular exertion. As commonsense should tell us, since our sweat is a metabolic waste product, very acidic, just like our urine, and equally foul-smelling, we should want it as far away from our skin as we can get it... But those massive marketing machines of athletic names have seduced us into thinking, somehow, that manufacturing cheap polyesters that spread your sweat, stick to your skin and cannot breathe (ie. Plastics) is healthy and the masses have swallowed, hook, line sinker for shiny, plastic, sleek, colorful, fashiony outfits.. I only need to ask you to envision trying to breathe with a plastic bag over your head. Duh!!!! How far away is your last breath? Or would you climb onto the treadmill or get on a yoga mat while someone is drenching your clothes with urine? Yet, we’ve been walked shamelessly down this path to believe this is not the case and for decades have covered our bodies in non-cellular, plastic clothing... that does not Wick. Doesn’t it logically follow that we are suffocating and toxifying our bodies beyond belief?? Learn how Big Business has influenced you to wearing synthetic apparel against your skin. And by doing so, potentially affecting you in exactly the same way that processed foods can harm you from inside your body. I’m going to give you some hard facts about how wearing natural and man-made fabrics can affect your health.
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How to Exercise for Energy, Vitality and Health by Igor Klibanov
Are you exercising, but not seeing the results that you want? The truth is that exercise must be tailored to your unique body. This talk is perfect for you if you want: - More energy so that you can do the activities you love - To be stronger and get through the day easier - More muscle tone to look better - Be healthier so that you can enjoy playing with your kids, grandkids, travelling, and more. In this talk, you will learn: - The 3 biggest exercise mistakes you are likely making that are preventing you from getting the results that you want - How to figure out exactly what your exercise program is missing - The 3 principles that will allow you to design your own effective exercise programs.
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Healing with Nature by Garry tibbo
author of 5 weeds, 5 trees, 5 tools is a practical guide for survival especially when everything you need to survive is within one mile of where you live ... food, medicine, how nature eats by seasons and that there are certain compounds that we can eat on a regular basis, straight from nature, and things that we can do to improve our food supply and become self-sufficient. Gary Tibbo lives in suburbia, Toronto and doesn't need a grocery store and he doesn't depend on others for money. He healed his diseases. He is happy. He is the future! Almost everything he eats comes from his little suburban property, and most of it is from his garden. Nature supplies it for free. In fact, it wasn't until he started consuming wild plants and weeds that his serious "incurable" health problems began going away. He relied on his automotive shop for income, until one day he realized he didn't have to be a slave to society when he started making money recycling unwanted things. This was 14 years ago. If the economy totally collapsed and there was no more electricity and grocery stores, Garry wouldn't be affected one bit. Wild plants are FREE FOOD and MEDICINE. Come and hear how he does it!
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Raw Vegan For a Day - Recipe Demo DAY 1 of 2 (SATURDAY 1:00 PM) by Bianca Johnson and Jill Stella
One of the best ways to honour the body is to develop a morning ritual or practice. I cannot think of a better way to start the day then to feed the body with hydration and nourishment from quickly and lovingly prepared raw foods. Join Truly Organic Foods recipe developers Bianca Johnson and Jill Stella for BREAKFAST and LUNCH at the Toronto Raw Vegan Festival. Together they will engage and share simple, easy to make and sustaining recipes that will carry you throughout the day and inspire your morning ritual. Everyone that attends our demo will leave with a copy of the recipes shared, a grocery list to match, new culinary inspiration and lots of yummy samples in your belly! Bianca Johnson is a holistic nutritionist with a love for organic, plant based cuisine. Her passion lies in the kitchen where she loves to create, and inspire with her friends and family. She believes in healing the body with whole foods, medicinal herbs, and a daily yoga practice. Bianca hopes her recipes will spark an interest and have you in your kitchen again, nourishing your body from the abundance of delicious food that nature has provided us with. Jill Stella values play, creativity, simplicity and improvisation when preparing meals. She believes that it is a blessing to know that the food we eat can dramatically rebuild, regenerate and energize our bodies and minds. She draws inspiration from the words of Michael Pollan – "The wonderful thing about food is that you get three votes per day. Every one of them has the potential to change the world." Truly Organic Foods is an online store focused on selling high quality, certified organic, carefully sourced foods. With an emphasis on raw vegan nutrition, they are proud to offer a variety of teas, herbs, ancient grains, medicinal mushrooms and nutritious snacks for a healthy lifestyle. In addition to providing high quality foods and supplements, Truly Organic Foods activity shares research, resources and recipes with their growing online community. Their blog features updates on health conscious events, celebrated super foods as well as recipes from the talented recipe developers Bianca, Jill, Maya and Nataliya. Visit www.trulyorganicfoods.com for more details on the recipe demos taking place at the Raw Vegan Festival on Saturday and Sunday, and be sure to visit their table (located on the top floor main room in the centre island, as soon as you walk in the door.) Owners Lee and Kent are looking forward to meeting you!
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Raw Vegan For a Day - Recipe Demo DAY 2 of 2 (SATURDAY 1:00 PM) by Maya Eid and Nataliya Chernytska
There is nothing more satisfying then sharing and preparing fresh and nutritious food with loved ones. Join Truly Organic Foods recipe developers Maya Eid and Nataliya Chernytska for DINNER and DESSERT, as they will be presenting two simple recipes that will energize, nourish and satisfy your sweet and savoury tooth. Everyone that attends our demo will leave with a copy of the recipes shared, a grocery list to match, new recipes you'll be excited to recreate for your friends and family, and lots of yummy samples in your belly! Maya Eid is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and health supportive chef. After working for a decade in the Advertising industry, Maya was propelled to blend her background in design with her passion for health by finding creativity in the kitchen, and inspiring others on how to cleverly cook using whole food ingredients and a little imagination. After dealing with her own health challenges like fatigue, hormonal imbalance, and digestive issues, Maya became increasingly interested in the notion that food is medicine. She now shares her knowledge to empower her clients to take health into their own hands. She is the founder of NutsandBowls.com, an online blog of health supportive recipes, wellness and lifestyle advice. Nataliya Chernytska is a private yoga instructor, health coach and a raw food chef. She got her intensive training from Rishikesh, India where she spent 180 days studying yoga. Prior to that, she went to Santa Monica to get inspired about living foods at Matthew Kenney Culinary school that emphasizes the use of whole, organic, unprocessed, plant-based foods to archive healthy, aesthetically refined and flavourful cuisine. Recently, Nataliya became a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition based in New York, USA. Nataliya is passionate about helping people on their healing journey and has found that yoga and natural foods can make a difference in a person's overall well-being. Truly Organic Foods is an online store focused on selling high quality, certified organic, carefully sourced foods. With an emphasis on raw vegan nutrition, they are proud to offer a variety of teas, herbs, ancient grains, medicinal mushrooms and nutritious snacks for a healthy lifestyle. In addition to providing high quality foods and supplements, Truly Organic Foods activity shares research, resources and recipes with their growing online community. Their blog features updates on health conscious events, celebrated super foods as well as recipes from the talented recipe developers Bianca, Jill, Maya and Nataliya. Visit www.trulyorganicfoods.com for more details on the recipe demos taking place at the Raw Vegan Festival on Saturday and Sunday, and be sure to visit their table (located on the top floor main room in the centre island, as soon as you walk in the door.) Owners Lee and Kent are looking forward to meeting you!
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Supporting Healthy Digestion & Sugar Balance with Pure Essential Oils by Ray Shim
Discover how pure essential oils, produced authentically with their therapeutic qualities intact, enhance vitality of delicious and nutritious meals and help support healthy digestion and glucose balance. Find out how the pure essential oils serves as a powerful enabler to augment the effectiveness of both whole food supplements and nourishing recipes.
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Sprouting by Pauline Halstead
Sprouting - fast, easy, fun and cheap: -what sprouting is -nutritional facts of the process of sprouting -different beans and seeds - particular benefits of some specific ones -how to use sprouts -simple recipes
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How to Heal Yourself by Brian Gangel
An “eye-popping” review on the most important health issues of our time: the dental dilemma, parasites, virus & bacteria everywhere!, the toxic food supply, digestive death, sleep issues, stress & the adrenal connection & finally Vastu (the secret science). Join us for this exciting event. It promises to be a drink from the fire hydrant! Brian Gangel is the founder and owner of New Millennium Living Ltd. and the Fernlea Natural Healing Sanctuary. He is Canada’s Leading Expert in QRA™ Quantum Reflex Analysis, a certified Herbalist, Iridologist, Health Coach, Nutritional Consultant, , Mas- ter in Vastu Sciences, LifePath Instructor, Culinary Nutritionist and Raw Food Chef.
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Raw desserts (Food Demo) by Alanna Alves
I have a passion for all things sweet and a love for learning about healthy foods. I've been a rawfood/vegan dessert chef for many years and absolutely love it, especially the taste testing! Join me while I prepare a delicious chocolate cherry brownie with a delectable smashed cherry sauce
   
Improving Your Eyesight with Forgiveness by Jane Kabarguina
While researching on the topic of Improving Eyesight Naturally Jane found out the connection between glaucoma and other major eye illnesses and ability to remember what still hurts us. If you want to get rid of what was bothering and hurting you for years this lecture is for you. Jane is well known author of the book "How to Return Beauty and Clear Vision Back to Your eyes", her articles are translated to 11 languages. Her methods are very simple and powerful.
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