Episode 6: Real Food Lessons from Slovenia and More!

by Kaayla Daniel on February 14, 2013

Podcast with Dr. Sylvia Onusic, Tara Rayburn, and Marilyn McCray

by Dr. Kaayla Daniel

Episode 6 of the Food Rights Hour podcast is a four-part episode that includes an interview about real food lessons from Slovenia and a public health alert with Dr. Sylvia Onusic, a healthy habit with Tara Rayburn, and a marketing tip with Marilyn McCray.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speaker(s) and not those of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund.

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Segment 1: Real Food Lessons from Slovenia


Lake Bled; photo courtesy of Sylvia Onusic

For the first segment, Dr. Sylvia Onusic and host Dr. Kaayla Daniel discuss the rich culinary diversity of Slovenia, a country that stands at the crossroads of Europe.

Why do Slovenes value real food and remain locavores? Why are traditional foods protected by law in Slovenia? What might Dr. Weston A. Price have noted about Slovenia? Listen to the podcast to find out!

About the Guest

Sylvia Onusic, PhD, is a nutritionist and writer/journalist who spoke at Wise Traditions 2010 on “Traditional Foodways of Slovenia.” An active and valuable contributor to the blog on hartkeisonline.com, she wrote “Milk-o-Matic”, the website’s most visited story in 2009. Dr. Onusic holds a BS in Home Economics, Foods and Nutrition Education; an MS in the field of Health Administration and Policy; a PhD in Public Health Education, and she completed dietetic studies at Penn State University. Dr. Onusic was a Fulbrighter to the Republic of Slovenia in the field of Public Health and completed her research while working at the National Institute of Public Health of Slovenia. She visits Europe often and will lead a tour to Slovenia this spring. Her website is foodtourslovenia.wordpress.com.

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Segment 2 – Marketing Tip: How to Benefit from Farm Events

Learn how to use events at farms to help farms and fund-raising organizations–with public relations expert Marilyn McCray.

About the Guest

Marilyn McCray is a writer and independent marketing consultant. A self-confessed foodie, McCray cooked at a dude ranch and has served on the Restaurant Committee of the Santa Fe Wine and Chile Fiesta. Her love of food has taken her to Boggy Creek Farm in East Austin, an urban farm where she assists with the Saturday farm stand, selling organic vegetables and visiting with the locals and chefs who frequent the farm. She has been on the leadership team of Slow Food Austin, the local convivium of Slow Food International, promoting the benefits of the slow life. She enjoys participating in events organized by the Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, TOFGA, and recently spoke at the Culinary Tourism Summit sponsored by the Texas Forest Trail Region. She has written press materials and secured media coverage in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Austin American Statesman and many more outlets. Her website is mccrayandco.com.

 

Segment 3 – Healthy Habits: How to Share the Real Food Message

Listen to Healthy Habit Coach Tara Rayburn and learn how to share the real food message with friends and family without preaching.

About the Guest

Tara Rayburn is The Healthy Habit Coach. She is the Weston A. Price Chapter Leader for Las Vegas, and a well-known speaker, author, coach, wife and mom-on-a-mission. Her message is simple: “change a habit, change a life.” Tara believes that by changing just one habit, we can each become “ripples” of health in our world. For almost ten years, she has been teaching others worldwide how to create healthy habits using nutrient-rich foods and therapeutic-grade essential oils. To learn more about Tara and to contact her, visit her website at thehealthyhabitcoach.com.

 

Segment 4 – Public Health Alert: Soy Formula is Still NOT Safe

Hear public health advocate, Dr. Sylvia Onusic, and your host, Dr. Kaayla Daniel, debunk a recent study advocating soy formula.

About the Guest

Sylvia Onusic, PhD, is a nutritionist and writer/journalist who spoke at Wise Traditions 2010 on “Traditional Foodways of Slovenia.” An active and valuable contributor to the blog on hartkeisonline.com, she wrote “Milk-o-Matic”, the website’s most visited story in 2009. Dr. Onusic holds a BS in Home Economics, Foods and Nutrition Education; an MS in the field of Health Administration and Policy; and a PhD in Public Health Education, and she completed dietetic studies at Penn State University. Dr. Onusic was a Fulbrighter to the Republic of Slovenia in the field of Public Health and completed her research while working at the National Institute of Public Health of Slovenia. She visits Europe often and will lead a tour to Slovenia this spring. Her website is foodtourslovenia.wordpress.com.

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Kaayla Daniel

Dr. Kaayla Daniel, PhD, CCN, is the Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. She is the author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food, which has been endorsed by leading health experts, including Drs. Joseph Mercola, Larry Dossey, Kilmer S. McCully, Russell Blaylock and Doris J. Rapp. Kaayla has been a guest on The Dr.Oz Show, PBS Healing Quest, NPR’s People’s Pharmacy, and many other shows. She is known as The Naughty Nutritionist™ because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.    To follow her on Facebook: facebook.com/DrKaaylaDaniel To subscribe to her edu-taining blog: http://drkaayladaniel.com

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