Thursday, April 7, 2011

Om's Favorite Heroine, Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. (and she's 71!!)

Ruth Heidrich, Ph.D. has been a raw foodist for more than seven years. She holds a doctorate degree in Health Management and is a certified fitness trainer. She is an eight-time Senior Olympics gold medalist, a six-time Ironman Triathlon finisher, and has held three agegroup world records for fitness at the renowned Cooper Clinic in Dallas. She still competes in track, road races, and triathlons and has won more than 900 trophies and medals since her diagnosis of breast cancer in 1982. She is the author of A Race For Life, The CHEF Cook/Rawbook, several videos, and her most recent book, Senior Fitness. Dr. Heidrich is a founding member and pastpresident of VSH.

Filming and editing by Dr William Harris M.D. on October 21, 2006 at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Society of Hawaii

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