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212: Eco-Detectives

212: Eco-Detectives

Lacie Ward and Hannah Elauria are the two best friends, turned business partners who co-founded the local San Diego brand, Lum A Terra, which focuses on supporting brands who are socially conscious and attempting to "light the world."

In this podcast, Lacie and Hannah share some staggering facts about the fashion industry, and offer a few tips on how we can be more eco-conscious with our clothing.

Plus, stay tuned, because we decided to record a few minutes of a LIVE podcast at their Sip & Swap event at EVE Encinitas.

Website: https://www.lumaterramedia.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lum.a.terra/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LumATerraMedia/

Ecosia: https://www.ecosia.org/?c=en
Tanks Good News: https://tanksgoodnews.com/
Live Kindly: https://www.livekindly.co/

211: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse

211: Refuse, Reduce, Reuse

Liz Murphy is the chef and founder at Santosha Nutrition. After 10 years in the hotel & restaurant industry, Liz decided to stop being part of the problem and choose to fight food waste & become a warrior for change. Struggling with auto-immune diseases & food intolerances, Liz took control of her own health and came to the confirmation that the vegan lifestyle is the best for our bodies, the animals and our planet.

Santosha is a Sanskrit word that means contentment, and it's the company's mission to provide education & resources to those seeking to create a better world through plant-based food and environmentally sustainable practices. Through cooking classes, farm to table experiences, private dinners & education about changing the food system, Liz aims to spread Santosha.

In this episode, we not only talk about Liz' mission, but some of the ways we, as consumers, can minimize our own waste!

Santosha Nutrition:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/SantoshaNutrition
Website: http://www.santoshanutrition.com
Sponsor Liz' Cookbook: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cookbook-santosha-kitchen-contentment#/

Food Waste: https://www.usda.gov/foodwaste/faqs
Upcoming Events: https://www.facebook.com/pg/santoshanutrition/events
Imperfect Produce: https://www.imperfectfoods.com/
The Plot: https://theplotrestaurant.com/
Sonora Refillery: https://diyrefill.com/
Food 2 Soil: https://www.inikasmallearth.org/food2soil.html
Solana Center: https://www.solanacenter.org/
Sand And Straw: https://www.sandnstraw.com/

199: Non-Toxic Lifestyle

199: Non-Toxic Lifestyle

Dr. Christian Gonzalez is a Naturopathic Doctor, an Oncology Expert and an Environmental Professional. He is also a proponent of a Whole Food Plant Based diet, and believes in reducing toxicity in our bodies, not only with healthy food choices, but with consciousness and meditation.

Dr. Christian's Links:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctor.g_/
Heal Thy Self Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heal-thy-self/id1455361893

Dominion: https://www.dominionmovement.com/
Earthlings: http://www.nationearth.com/
Switch 4 Good: https://switch4good.org/

198: Vegan Strong

198: Vegan Strong

Bill Muir, AKA Sgt. Vegan has been vegan since 1992, after he was already in the punk scene and identified as straight-edge. As a defiant act, he figured since he wasn't drinking or doing drugs, it wouldn't be that much harder to give up animal products.

Twenty-seven years later, Bill Muir now has a Certificate in Vegan Culinary Arts from Atlantic Union College and a BS in Nursing from Drexel University and has authored the book, Vegan Strong. He has also been Honorably Discharged from the Armed Services and serves our Nations's Heroes as an RN at the West LA Medical Center.

In this episode, Bill shares his story of compassion and non-violence through all areas of his life.

Website: https://sgtvegan.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sgt_vegan/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/sgtvegan
Amazon Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1719406901/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

197: Plant-Based Addict

197: Plant-Based Addict

In 2012, Adam Sud’s life was completely out of control. Once weighing nearly 350lbs and struggling with multiple addictions, serious chronic diseases, and mental health disorders. His life nearly came to an end when he attempted suicide by drug overdose.

He checked into rehab and with the help of his parents and a plant-based diet, he began a journey that led to a remarkable recovery. Adam is now a diabetes and food addiction coach for Mastering Diabetes; a program that focuses on reversing insulin resistance to master type 1, Type 1.5, pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes using low fat, whole food, plant-based nutrition.

He also works with Engine 2 and Whole Foods Market’s Total Health Immersion Team. He is an international speaker for the plant-based movement and addiction recovery movement. Adam has worked in recovery centers using plant-based nutrition as a tool for strengthening recovery and relapse prevention.

He is also the founder of the non-profit, Plant-Based for Positive Change that is dedicated to advancing the research of diet and mental health / addiction and is running the very first research study to investigate the effects of a plant based diet intervention on early addiction recovery outcomes. He firmly believes that the simplest change on your fork make the most profound change of your life and that self-love is the root of all recovery.

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/plantbasedaddict
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasedaddict
GoFundMe: http://www.gofundme.com/infinite-study
Website: http://www.plantbasedforpositivechange.org
Mastering Diabetes: https://www.masteringdiabetes.org/

189: MN Spine & Sport

189: MN Spine & Sport


Dr. Scott Schreiber has been in practice since 2004. He is double board certified in rehabilitation and clinical nutrition. He graduated in 2004 from University of Bridgeport with a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.

Dr. Schreiber has spent thousands of hours in post-doctoral training including acupuncture, the McKenzie method, kinesiotaping, spider tech tape, rock tape, functional movement screen, post-surgical rehabilitation, and nutrition. In addition to his chiropractic practice, Dr. Schreiber is a licensed nutritionist and a certified nutrition specialist.

In this episode, Scott talks about how he incorporates a plant-based diet into his patients' healing regimen and shares a few of their (anonymous) success stories.

Website: https://www.mnspineandsport.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mnspineandsport/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/mnspineandsport
Email: drschreiber@mnspineandsport.com

168: Namaste Chef

168: Namaste Chef

Chef Jordan Wagner graduated from Culinary School in San Francisco in 2011 with a Culinary Arts Degree. He's worked in restaurants as well as catering companies, wineries and retirement communities, and is currently the Chef of Kappa Delta Sorority at SDSU.

In this podcast, Jordan tells his story of how he discovered Whole Food Plant Based cooking and what keeps him going today!

For more Chef Jordan Wagner:
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/NamasteChef9
Cooking Classes: https://www.cozymeal.com/chefs/793/chef-jordan-w

140: Natural Delights

140: Natural Delights

Alondra Ruiz is a successful San Diego Real Estate Agent and the co-owner of Natural Delights in East County, San Diego. But, Alondra's life hasn't always been so healthy. When she was a young child, she lived on the streets with her mother and found most of her meals by digging in dumpsters and trashcans around the town.

In this Episode, Alondra shares her crazy story on how her family members literally saved her as a child, and of course, how she made her most recent transition to veganism. In addition to Alondra, her 11 year old nephew, Gael and 17 year old niece, Esmy have become vegan (on their own) after watching some of the same documentaries she watched!

Website: https://www.naturaldelightsjuicebar.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/naturaldelightsjuicebar/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/mela.ruiz.7505

64: Vegan News

64: Vegan News

Victoria and Vegan Danielle give a run-down of the hottest topics in global vegan news.


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