Vegan Nutrition Q&A with Registered Dietitian, Virginia Messina

“A vegan diet is an effective and meaningful way to put your beliefs into practice,” say Virginia Messina and Jack Norris, authors of Vegan for life: Everything you need to know to be Healthy and fit on a Plant-Based Diet. But putting your beliefs into practice isn’t always easy with so many myths circulating about protein, iron, calcium, omega’s … Continue reading

Vegan Fitness & Nutrition: Ultramarathoner Brendan Brazier, Dr. Occhipinti, & Chef Chloe Coscarelli

On this week’s show, fitness trainer and former co-host of Animal Voices, Rob Moore, returns to discuss fitness and nutrition with some of today’s top experts. First, we’ll reconnect with Brendan Brazier, Canadian ultramarathon champ and creator of Vega, who’s been busy veganizing Hollywood. In case you haven’t heard, Wolverine, aka Hugh Jackman, has become a fan … Continue reading

Sustainable Soul: Bryant Terry’s Food Remix

Where do you find recipes for joy, empowerment, and celebration? Eco-chef, Bryant Terry, passionately points the way with Vegan Soul Kitchen: Fresh, Healthy, and Creative African American Cuisine. In this interview, Terry digs into soul food’s green past and explains why healthy grub is the essential antidote to today’s “food deserts.” From the Black Panthers’ … Continue reading

A Perfect Blend of Sweet and Savoury: The Dish on Compassionate Cooks

Colleen Patrick-Goudreau, founder of Compassionate Cooks, is “one to know” in the vegetarian and animal movements, and with good reason. Through her friendly and intensely informational “Food for Thought” podcasts, cooking videos, and written publications (such as the award-winning The Joy of Vegan Baking), Patrick-Goudreau debunks stereotypes about vegetarianism and animal rights, all without being … Continue reading

Vegan Muscle Power

To some, the idea of an herbivorous bodybuilder might seem laughable, but Kenneth Williams is living proof that mass and veganism can go hand-in-hand. Tune in to learn the surprising story of how he became vegan, and the even more surprising story of how he started bodybuilding. Also, Evelyn Molina-Williams talks about how she overcame … Continue reading

Veg 101 and Aftershock: Confronting Trauma in a Violent World

First up, we speak with Bev Miller, R.D., about the Toronto Vegetarian Association’s free “Vegetarian 101: Moving Towards a Healthy Heart Diet” nutrition talks. The March 17 talk is dedicated to “Protein, carbohydrates, and fats,” and the final session on March 31 will tackle “Making healthy lifestyle habits.” Get a taste of Bev’s accessible and lively … Continue reading

Vegan Fitness: Ultramarathon Champion, Scott Jurek & Author, Dr. D. Enette Larson-Meyer

Course record holder and consecutive seven-time champion of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run; course record holder and defending two-time champion of the Badwater Ultramarathon; the first US runner ever to win Greece’s famed 246K Spartathlon; first-time guest of Animal Voices. Scott Jurek is one of the most accomplished, driven and inspiring vegans on the … Continue reading