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Connections: The story of an unlikely advocate for plant-based eating

We talk with Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President, and candidate for New York City Mayor. Adams was a captain in the NYPD who has been an outspoken critic of police.

He will be a virtual guest of Rochester Lifestyle Medicine to talk about how adopting a plant-based diet helped him lose weight, reverse his diabetes, and lower his cholesterol. But first, he joins us on Connections to discuss all of this and more.

Our guests:

  • Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President and candidate for NYC Mayor
  • Ted Barnett, M.D., founder and CEO of Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Group, founding president of Rochester Lifestyle Medicine Institute, partner with Borg and Ide Imaging, and board member for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.

Connections with Evan Dawson

Connections is our daily, live talk show. It airs live weekdays, noon-2 p.m., and re-airs at 9 and 10 p.m. You can also find us wherever you find your podcasts.

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