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Authors: Pamela A. Popper,Glen Merzer

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     Dr. Sanjay Gupta, “More Treatment, More Mistakes,”
New York Times
, July 31, 2012,




r. Pam Popper is a naturopath; an internationally recognized expert on nutrition, medicine, and health; and the executive director of The Wellness Forum. The company offers educational programs designed to assist individuals in changing their health outcomes through improved diet and lifestyle habits; to assist employers in reducing the costs of health insurance and medical care for employees; and to educate health care professionals about how to use diet and lifestyle for preventing, reversing, and stopping the progression of degenerative disease.

Dr. Popper serves on the Physicians’ Steering Committee for the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C. She is also one of the health care professionals involved in the famed Sacramento Food Bank Project, in which economically disadvantaged people were shown how to reverse their diseases and eliminate medications with diet.

Dr. Popper is part of Dr. T. Colin Campbell’s teaching team at eCornell, teaching part of a certification course on plant-based nutrition. She has been featured in many widely distributed documentaries, including
Processed People
Making a Killing
, and
Forks Over Knives
, which opened in theaters in May 2011. She is one of the coauthors of the
Forks Over Knives
companion book, which is on the
New York Times
best-seller list.


len Merzer is coauthor with Howard Lyman of
Mad Cowboy
, and with Howard Lyman and Joanna Samorow-Merzer of
No More Bull!
He is also coauthor of Chef AJ’s
, and of the forthcoming
Better Than Vegan
, with Chef Del Sroufe. He is also a playwright and screenwriter, with three plays published by Samuel French, Inc. He has been a vegetarian for almost forty years, and a vegan for almost twenty.

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