Sid Garza-Hillman is the author of Approaching the Natural: A Health Manifesto and Raising Healthy Parents: Small Steps, Less Stress, and a Thriving Family. He holds a BA in Philosophy from UCLA, is a public speaker, podcaster (What Sid Thinks Podcast), certified nutritionist & running coach, and founder of smallsteppers.com. He is the Stanford Inn & Resort’s Wellness Programs Director and Race Director of the Mendocino Coast 50K all-vegan trail ultramarathon.
Making the Trade: Perceptions of Restriction in the Vegan Lifestyle – One common perception is that being vegan is a restrictive move and involves ‘giving up’ certain things. In this informative, accessible and humorous talk, author/nutritionist/podcaster/philosopher Sid Garza-Hillman calls this perception into question and makes the case that perhaps the opposite may be true. He covers nutrition, modern world stress, and much more!