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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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H.O.P.E. The Project releases inspiring new series on the healing power of plants

H.O.P.E. The Project releases inspiring new series on the healing power of plants

H.O.P.E. The Project, the people behind the award-winning plant-based documentary H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters, has released a new series on YouTube at 5pm GMT on 7th February. The series, entitled Plant Power Stories, aims to inform and inspire people about the benefits of a whole food plant-based lifestyle and features individuals whose lives have been completely transformed by changing their eating habits. The first episode follows the inspirational […]

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Watch Dr. Greger on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Watch Dr. Greger on Live with Kelly and Ryan

Watch Dr. Greger on this JanYOUary 2018 segment on Live with Kelly and Ryan. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Preventing Brain Loss with B Vitamins

Preventing Brain Loss with B Vitamins

One week on a plant-based diet can significantly drop blood levels of homocysteine, a toxin associated with cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. Without vitamin B12 supplementation, though, a long-term plant-based diet could make things worse. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller Image credit: https://theheartysoul.com/3-vitamins-prevent-brain-loss/

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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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Vegan Director/Songwriter Releases Powerful New Music Video

Vegan Director/Songwriter Releases Powerful New Music Video

A powerful, moving song dedicated to school shooting victims and survivors. The song was written three days after Parkland and is from the perspective of a girl who died in a school shooting, expressing her anger, sadness and also hope. The song ends with a call to activism to create safer schools for children. Visit website: http://www.edkoppmusic.com

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Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test

Best Brain Foods: Berries & Nuts Put to the Test

Randomized controlled studies put nuts, berries, and grape juice to the test for cognitive function. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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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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