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Vegan TV Show!

Stumbled into this. so keep your eyes peeled. doesnt air until april though! i'm kinda excited.

Obesity is skyrocketing

and may soon surpass smoking as the nation's top preventable killer. The U.S. Surgeon General is begging Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables. VegTV is specifically designed to help Americans switch to a healthier diet to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and a host of obesity-related illnesses. The added bonus: you save money! A vegetable-rich diet is much cheaper than meat!

On VegTV, award-winning TV news journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell teams with best-selling cookbook author and nutrition expert Marie Oser to whip up delicious meals that are very low-fat, rich in fiber, and completely cholesterol-free. TV and movie stars, from Alicia Silverstone to James Cromwell, tell viewers why they have already made the switch to the vegetable-based diet.

VegTV uses only fruits, veggies, nuts, grains, and legumes, with an emphasis on soy, in the kitchen. Our recipes are totally free of meat, fish, eggs, dairy, and refined sugar. The result is a real alternative for consumers who want to throw fad diets out the window forever and get fit and healthy without sacrificing taste.

VegTV's sponsors are leaders in the fast-growing world of healthy products with mainstream appeal. They include: Dole Foods, Vegetarian Times, Kitchens Best, Gardenburger, Billington's Unrefined Sugar, Melissa's, I.M. Healthy Soynut Butter, Cedarlane Natural Foods, Tribest Corporation, Solterra Studios, AFM Safecoat Paints, Naked Juice, Sur La Table, and Chambers Family Farms, among others.

VegTV makes healthy eating delicious, creating traditional style meals with easy-to-use and widely available alternatives. Our studio audience puts them to the taste test. From lasagna, burgers, and nachos, to ribs, fondue, and fabulous desserts...all made entirely without a drop of cream, lard, beef stock, or refined sugar. Viewers can download recipes, watch streaming videos, participate in on-line discussions, and find all the products needed to switch to a healthier lifestyle on, hosted by Vegsource, rated the #1 food site on the Internet by a top ranking service.

VegTV airs every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Eastern/10 a.m. Central/9 a.m. Mountain and 8 a.m. Pacific on Healthy Living Channel, available on Echostar's Dish Network Channel 223 and cable systems around the country. The hosts of this show are also its executive producers and are available for interviews.


SOURCE: Eastwind Enterprises/VegTV

CONTACT: VegTV Marie Oser, 805-446-2908 or 805-402-3087 Customize your Business Wire news & multimedia to match your needs. Get breaking news from companies and organizations worldwide. Logon for FREE today at

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