Interviews

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Q & A with Dr Graham: Are Oils Healthy Foods?


Many have been misinformed about the supposed health benefits of refined oils. Whether the oil comes from olives, coconuts, or sesame seeds, it's still just pure fat. In this video excerpt of a Q & A session Dr. Graham offers his insights as to how often we can healthfully use oils in our diets. Transcript included.See More …

Reversing Type 2 Diabetes in Less Than 6 Months - Case Study : The amazing mental, physical and emotional transformation that can occur with a strategic approach to plant-focused high-carbohydrate nutrition.

by Cyrus Khambatta, Ph.D.

Cynthia, a Type 2 Diabetic, significantly reduced her symptoms and medications by following a plant-based 80/10/10 Diet, including drastically reducing fat intake to less than 15% of total calories, significantly increasing carbohydrate intake from plant sources and increasing activity levels in a slow and sustainable manner.

Find out more about the Conquering Diabetes Retreat and learn the exact method Cynthia used to change her life completely.See More …

Retreat TV: Food & Lifestyle Retreat


Discover our Food & Lifestyle Retreat! Dr Graham, Shari Letterman, Lisa "Lightningbolt" Holt, and Kevin Cosmo discuss the retreat experience in this webinar replay. Includes photos of the retreat meals, fitness, facilities, atmosphere and more. Transcript included.See More …

Raising Raw Kids Live Online Event

by Dr. Graham

Wonder how to apply 80/10/10 to your children? Struggle with understanding what is best regarding a raw vegan diet for children? Join Dr. Graham and host Kevin Cosmo covering pregnancy to puberty in our first live webinar lecture!See More …

World Record Holder Denis Mikhaylove Interview


Denis started 80/10/10 mid-2010. He went from desk job to athlete, from beginning runner to winning 100-mile races in the mountains... and on March 8, 2105 he broke the Guinness World Record for distance on a treadmill in 12 minutes. Read the interview for more about his fascinating transformation.See More …

Louise Koch (Fruity Lou) Interview


Louise Koch (Fruity Lou), author of Naturligt Rask - Alt om kosten (Naturally Well with 80/10/10), overcame numerous debilitating health issues by adopting the 80/10/10 raw vegan (811rv) lifestyle. Louise runs the annual Fresh Food Festival in Denmark, where she has been a public speaker for several years. Her website includes inspiring success stories, lifestyle coaching, lifestyle related videos, and her natural health books. She has taken Dr. Graham's example and passionately invested everything she has into helping not just herself but countless others to enhance their quality of life through attaining greater health.See More …

Paul & Yulia Tarbath


Paul, Yulia, and their 11 month old baby girl, Elanie spend a lot of their time in South East Asia. Yulia started eating this way in 2009, overcoming Candida and depression with a matter of days. Never being into athletics, they started to enjoy endurance sports, including a marathon and triathlon.See More …

Conquering Diabetes with Fruit-Based Diet - Interview : Robby Barbaro


Robby Barbaro manages his type 1 diabetes with the 80/10/10 low-fat fruit-based diet. He lives in Santa Monica, CA, is operations manager for Forks Over Knives. His records and shares his diet, blood sugar readings, insulin and more. Managing his diabetes is not the only benefit he's enjoyed from this diet and lifestyle. See More …

Interview of Diane Ligon


Diane Ligon lives in Manhattan in New York City. She's a member of the 80/10/10 Family and has done a huge range of freelance work in acting, teaching and writing. She started her raw vegan journey four years ago, and has best results with 80/10/10.See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 4 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

Fourth section of this five-part interview of Dr. Graham originally published October 5, 2014, entitled: 80/10/10 Interview: One Simple Tactic to Stop Food Cravings, Without Starving or Over-Exercising (Part 4). Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

Interview of Ronnie Smith


Ronnie Smith lives in Glasgow, Scotland, work for the Civil Service and also teaches guitar. He is the main organizer of the UK Fruitfest, a raw vegan festival in the UK. He started his 80/10/10 journey in 2011. See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 3 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

Third part of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham originally published September 7, 2014, entitled: 80/10/10: Best Foods to Boost Energy and Athletic Performance? (Part 3). Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

"Vegans Are Too Weak and Are Too Low Energy To Train With Me," says Ido Portal


Ido Portal, a phenomenal practitioner of movement, refuses to work and train with vegans, claiming that all vegans are too weak and have too low energy to train at elite fitness levels. Perhaps Ido hasn't met the vegans that are on this YouTube channel. Tim Shieff, vegan and world champion free running champion allays the concerns held by many that going vegan involves losing strength and stamina.See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 2 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

Part two of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham was originally published August 16, 2014, was originally entitled: 80/10/10: Cut Down Fat and Recover Twice as Fast from Workouts? (Part 2). Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

Dr. Graham Interviewed by Olahua Blog : Part 1 of 5

by Nicole Lana Lee

This first part of a five-part interview of Dr. Graham was originally published August 11, 2014, was originally entitled: 80/10/10: The Hottest and Most Overlooked Diet For Athletes? (Part 1) Reprinted with permission from Ola Huna: Health Secrets Made Simple.See More …

80/10/10 Certified Chef - Katy Craine


Katy Craine attended her first FoodnSport event in 2010, and has been involved in almost every event since. A Simply Delicious Culinary Skills graduate, she has been co-chef with Chef Alicia Ojeda at our Washington retreats, head chef at our Costa Rica retreats, co-written several of the Simply Delicious Raw Recipe Series with Dr. Graham, and more. Discover how she did it, what she's doing now, and more about her life in this interview.See More …

What Grant Campbell Eats in a Day : Grant Campbell: Accomplished Athlete and Seasoned 80/10/10 Raw Vegan

by Neda Guiv

80/10/10 isn't about eating less than 10% of total calories from fat and from protein in every meal, or even every day, but rather as an average over the course of a month. Even for the week, Grant's fat intake was still below 10% of total calories despite the quantity of durian consumed on this day.
Grant Campbell (aka Raw Aussie Athlete), ultramarathoner, fruit connoisseur and our very own Director of Education has been an 80/10/10 raw vegan since 2005 and a devoted vegan since 1999.
What then, does a seasoned fruit lover and elite athlete eat in a day? Let's take a look! See More …

80/10/10 Athlete: Freelee : All-Around Athlete


"I tried a high-fat raw vegan lifestyle but just felt so sluggish and depressed. I wasn't obtaining enough carbohydrates to meet my energy requirements, so I began to binge on sweet foods. Yes I felt better than when I was on a standard diet but still not great, and it wasn't sustainable. When I switched to high fruit, the heavens opened! I felt like a new person; I knew I had found the answer!"See More …

Interview with Dr. Graham


This interview was originally featured on the raw natural hygiene community forum, moderated by 811 Allstar Grant Campbell. Learn more about Dr. Graham, as a person, and health enthusiast in this personal interview.See More …

80/10/10 Allstar: Harley Johnstone : Ultra-Endurance Mountain Bike Champion



Harley Johnstone spent his first 24 years battling up-and-down energy levels and a host of maladies including chronic fatigue, asthma, Crohn's disease, hypoglycemia, mild arthritis, sleep disorders, depression, drug addiction, alcohol abuse, anorexia, acne, and more. These challenges led him to explore veganism and eventually raw veganism in 2005.See More …