Green Festival Speakers
Ani Phyo is a health expert, consultant, and wellness coach, and is an award-winning author of five popular and best-selling eco-lifestyle books: “Ani's 15-Day Fat Blast”, “Ani's Raw Food Asia”, “Ani's Raw Food Essentials”, “Ani's Raw Food Desserts”, and “Ani's Raw Food Kitchen” (awarded “Best Vegetarian Cookbook USA 2007”). She is the recipient of four Best of Raw 2008 Awards for Best Chef, Favorite Cookbook and Favorite Educator. She has also won Sexiest Raw Vegan Woman for 2008, 2009, and 2010. In addition to hosting “Ani's Raw Food Kitchen Show”, the award-winning #1 uncooking show on YouTube, Ani has hosted webisodes for The City of Los Angeles, Vegetarian Times Magazine, VegNews.com, The Virtual Channel Network, and Panjea TV as a lifestyle and wellness correspondent. Ani has appeared on shows including the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern, ABC7 in Los Angeles with Lori Corbin, San Francisco's View From the Bay featuring Spencer Christian, Better with host Audra Lowe, and NBC New York's LX New York. She has been featured in numerous magazines including Food & Wine, Food Network, BBC, Alternative Medicine, Oxygen, American Fitness, VegNews, Delicious Living, Vegetarian Times, and Get Fresh. Ani lives in Los Angeles with her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Kanga, whom she rescued in 2002. Fifty pounds underweight when she adopted her, Ani healed Kanga back to health with whole foods by applying the same principles that she uses for humans to her beloved dog. Ani is currently working on her next book along with planning projects for TV and the web.