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Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Could Democrats and Republicans Actually Agree?

Stephen Wells of Animal Legal Defense Fund Sits Down with Elysabeth Alfano and Shares the Surprise! As much of an animal advocate as I am, when it comes down to the most important thing for animals, it isn’t the rescues. It is to get the laws changed for animal protection. This is why today’s guest, lawyer and Executive Director of […]

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Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

Violinist Rachel Barton: ‘The Gold Standard for Health is Plants Only’

On this episode of Awesome Vegans,  Rachel Barton Pine, world-renowned violinist and vegan, joins host Elysabeth Alfano. With over 30 CDs to her credit, Rachel has played in concert halls all around the world. She is also the founder of the RBP Foundation. When people think about vegans, perhaps they think about hippies and extremists.  Rachel blows that stereotype to smithereens, showing […]

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Dr. Neal Barnard on Changing the Status Quo for Better Health

Dr. Neal Barnard on Changing the Status Quo for Better Health

Dr. Neal Barnard is Founder of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the author of 20 books, such as The Vegan Starter Kit: Everything You Need to Know about Plant-based Eating. He has achieved massive reductions in the use of animals in experimentation and has worked to ensure that nutrition is an important factor in preventive medicine. We discuss his […]

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How Not To Die: Tips from Dr. Greger for your New Year’s Resolutions

How Not To Die: Tips from Dr. Greger for your New Year’s Resolutions

Can eating meat cause cancer? Can eating a whole-food plant-based diet decrease depression? For once and for all, Is soy good or bad for you?!? The Dr. is in…or should I say the nutrition nerd is in the house. Yes, Dr. Michael Greger with encyclopedic knowledge of nutrition joins me to kick off the new year with some nutrition facts for our […]

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The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

The One and Only Jane Velez-Mitchell

Elysabeth Alfano interviews the fab Jane Velez Mitchell, founder of the #JaneUnChained News Network.  With a career in journalism spanning decades, in 2014 Jane focused her energies on covering animal rights issues on her newsfeed style website JaneUnChained.com and her FB Channel, Jane Velez Michell.  As a longtime vegan and voice for animals, just as she was on her CNN […]

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Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

Gene Baur: What About Adopting a Turkey Instead of Eating One?

I like to think of Gene Baur, Co-Founder and President of the Farm Sanctuary in New York State and the Los Angeles area, as the original.  While he isn’t the first animal activist, who else has funded their sanctuary by selling veggie dogs out of the back of their VW van at Grateful Dead concerts?  Classic! Gene is more than […]

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The Magic of Motivational Speaker of Jason Wrobel

The Magic of Motivational Speaker of Jason Wrobel

On this episode of Awesome Vegans, Elysabeth Alfano heads to the home of chef, actor, TV host, motivational speaker and overall magical man, Jason Wrobel.  While we talk a lot about food on this episode, we also talk about finding one’s purpose, and how we all make our way to being our best selves and being of service to ourselves, others, […]

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Is Masculinity is an Anxiety Disorder? Former Chicago Bear, David Carter

Is Masculinity is an Anxiety Disorder? Former Chicago Bear, David Carter

Tough guy and former Chicago Bear, David H. Carter, sits down with Elysabeth Alfano to discuss The Bears, his diet, workouts, food deserts, strength and masculinity.  Maybe it’s not what you think! Enjoy this candid, no-holes-barred conversation with this loveable giant interview from the Switch4Good No Dairy Athlete Summit. David Carter is an inspiration for manly men everywhere.  Listen in, watch […]

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Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

Racecar Driver Leilani Munter’s Fast Track to a Healthier Planet

What’s the best way to encourage people to gear up and go plant-based?  Give them free Impossible Burgers at your Nascar Tent!  Vegan Strong racecar driver Leilani Munter dishes with host Elysabeth Alfano about population growth, her work with the Oceanic Preservation Society, her favorite plant-based comfort foods and her upcoming last race of the year.  Using her 200 mile-an-hour […]

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Chicago Bears, Pat O’Donnell on Going Plant-Based

Chicago Bears, Pat O’Donnell on Going Plant-Based

Want to feel better and have the energy and stamina to get stronger? Well then, I’ve got your number! Number 16 that is! Yep, Number 16 is in on the pod!  NFL Chicago Bears Punter, Pat O’Donnell, Mr. Number 16, follows mostly a plant-based diet…but I don’t want to steal his thunder.  I will let him tell you in his […]

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