My plans moving forward, a thank you to Season 2's lineup of all-star guests, and to Vegan Stories Podcast listeners for allowing us to come into your lives, share our stories, and articulate our passions!
The entrepreneur, chef, author, speaker, instructor, TV show host, weight-loss program creator, host of a daily live YouTube show, and long-time ethical vegan who went from eating "junk food" to eating SOS (Salt, Oil, Sugar) free and losing a lot of weight, discusses all of this as well as her appearance as a comedian on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson!
Lianna Levine Reisner ... the Network Director of Plant Powered Metro New York explains how she, her husband, and three children adopted a whole food plant-based nutrition lifestyle, the various health benefits that she attained, and how she and her colleagues at PPMNY are helping to bring about positive change in New York and beyond!
Dr. Michael Klaper ... an acute-care medicine practitioner for over three decades, he currently serves as the full-time director of the non-profit organization, the Moving Medicine Forward Initiative, that sponsors his lectures at medical schools across five continents. His presentations awaken young physicians-to-be to understand that the food their patients are eating is usually the primary cause of their chronic illnesses and that a whole food, plant-based diet can be an effective means to arrest and even reverse their disease and restore them to health!
Author of Forks Over Knives: the Cookbook, Better Than Vegan, and The China Study Quick and Easy Cookbook, shares the story of his struggle with weight loss and gain, how he managed to lose over 200 pounds on a low-fat, plant-based diet, and offers whole-food, plant based cooking tips.
Ryan Lum and Anji Bee ... who have produced content as Happy Healthy Vegan since 2013, promoting health, fitness, and the protection of animals and our environment, discuss veganism as well as their cookbooks, music, and more!
Dr. Joel Kahn ... practicing cardiologist, Clinical Professor of Medicine, founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity, author of six books, and restaurateur, discusses his forty-four years of veganism and shares his thoughts on living heart healthy!
Jasmin Singer ... worldwide leading expert on veganism, coveted speaker on topics including radical body positivity, personal narrative as a means of social justice, and how to change the world for animals, discusses her new book, The VegNews Guide to Being a Fabulous Vegan, and so much more!
World-renowned co-author of The China Study, one of the most comprehensive studies of health and nutrition ever conducted, and recognized by The New York Times as the “Grand Prix of epidemiology,” discusses his life, career, and his most recent book, The Future of Nutrition: An Insider's Look at the Science, Why We Keep Getting It Wrong, and How to Start Getting It Right, that was published in December 2020!
Jane Velez-Mitchell ... founder and content editor of JaneUnChained, a multi-platform social media news outlet that produces original video content on animal rights and the vegan/compassionate lifestyle, passionately discusses her path to veganism and being a voice for the voiceless and disenfranchised!
This visionary author, educator, and inspirational speaker discusses some of the main ideas in his acclaimed Amazon #1 best-selling book, The World Peace Diet, which has been called one of the most important books of the 21st century, and has been published in 16 languages!
Victoria Moran ... has been vegan for over three decades, and is an author, film producer, radio show/podcast host, and founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training and certifying vegan lifestyle coaches, educators, and entrepreneurs since 2012!
A thank you to everybody who has been listening, supporting, and providing feedback, as well as my guests who have shared their inspirational stories and made these episodes possible. In addition, a current status to let you know my plans for Vegan Stories Podcast moving forward.
Ravi Subramanian ... his and his family's transition from vegetarian to vegan by ditching dairy, and one of the focus areas of his scholarly research and teaching interests, environmental sustainability!
Dr. Paul Simonoff ... incorporating a plant-based nutrition approach in his cardiology practice, where he hopes to promote health and well-being with significant life-sustaining results among patients and the community at large!
Brenda Carey ... the creator and host of Kindness Magazine, which is the latest incarnation of Vegan Health & Fitness Magazine, is using her passion and compassion to help make the world a better, kinder, and healthier place!
Laura Christine Sainz ... the CEO & Founder of Live Vegan Vibrantly teaches, trains, educates, and empowers individuals to successfully thrive with a healthy whole-food, plant-based lifestyle while living meaningful, passionate lives!
At 86-years young, this highly-prolific, super-accomplished, legendary vegan, activist, author, mathematician, and 2005 vegan hall-of-fame inductee, discusses his most recent book that was published on September 29th, Vegan Revolution: Saving Our World, Revitalizing Judaism.