Anxiety and depression have become highly relevant with the rise in the use of technology and social media. Victoria discusses the potential causes and solutions that can be put into place to balance out times of emotional turmoil, we well as how to reduce the stigma around mental health issues.
Beata grew up in Communist Poland where meat was rationed and people were looking for alternative ways to get it. She tells the story of childhood experiences where her family would slaughter pigs in their own backyard to get around the mandatory rations. When she was a young adult, she came to the US as an exchange student and experienced even more difficulties (I'll allow her to explain).
Today, Beata is a mother, a vegan, and an advocate for plant-based cooking and eating! In this podcast, she also shares how she cured her daughter of what seemed like an incurable respiratory disease, by switching her to a plant-based diet.
Rich Hardy has been a professional environmental and animal activist for over 25 years, including his over two-decade-long uncover work, which documents animal suffering from a multitude of businesses.
In this episode, Rich talks about some of his findings (non-graphic), along with his accomplishments today and goals for "tomorrow".
* By the way, it's "Surfers Against Sewage"; I stumbled upon my words in the first few minutes 😀
Elaine and Don discuss how waste in the food industry contributes to the hunger and food insecurity facing hundreds of thousands of men, women and children in the US, along with the efforts to combat the problem in San Diego.
Geoff Palmer is a Natural Bodybuilding and Natural Physique Champion, the CEO and founder of Clean Machine Plant Based Fitness Nutrition and an author among some of his other titles. He has been vegan for 34 years and made it on the Top 100 Most Influential Vegans by Plant Based News.
In this episode, Geoff shares some staggering stats about the pharmaceutical industry, drug dependency and common preventable diseases. He also shares some of his personal scientific research that led him to the ingredients he uses in his products.
Plated Earth Food Fables are short historical fiction stories about produce and its ability to connect people, culture, and history. This Food Fable tells the story of an ancient Persian creation myth about how humans were born from a rhubarb plant.
Monk is a vegan 3-time Pro Physique Body Builder, Personal Trainer, Inspirational Speaker, Meditation Instructor and father.
He grew up with some of his own personal challenges, some of which he was born into, and some of which were of his own making, but he's used these experiences to help create who he is today!
Did you know that an estimated 5.25 TRILLION pieces of plastic are in the ocean right now? An estimated 100,000 marine animals plus about 1,000,000 seabirds that are killed every year due to plastic in our oceans! Meet Nora, the founder if KIIN athletic; the boutique athletic wear brand featuring clothing made from recycled bottles! In this episode, we talk all about Nora's journey into veganism along with her love for the environment, and how these two came together to create KIIN! PS: The pants are so thick, Nora challenges us to do the "Bend Over in the Sun, and Take a Photo" to prove their high quality won't go see-through on you! Trust me, I tried it and it works!
Lindsi and Monica started the No Worries Movement by raising funds from shirts and hats that would go towards saving dogs and adopting them to forever homes. Today, they continue the Movement by using proceeds from their restaurants, NoW Cafe and NoW Sushi, to help fund the creation of their up-and-coming animal sanctuary in Texas!
Victoria Mahdion is vegan and has a podcast. I am vegan and have a podcast. Together we recorded this episode to discuss some prominent vegans suddenly not being vegan anymore (because apparently fish and eggs have the magical cure-all for underlying mental and physical disorders).
Victoria is probably a bit more understanding towards these situations, where I feel money and greed have taken precedence over the animals, and therefore have less sympathy.
Specialty Produce is a family owned and operated food service and retail fresh produce supplier located in San Diego, CA. A premium provider for more than thirty years, Specialty Produce continues to be a leader in service, product quality and technology.
The Specialty Produce team includes more than one hundred enthusiastic and dedicated employees.
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