I could have talked with Howard Jacobson for hours… we had a wonderful conversation, but a short one due to time constraints. I liked that we got straight down to business: Why do this plant-based thing? Howard knows a thing or two. He has a broad, insightful perspective that is positive and companionable. Plus, he’s…

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Bob started Go Vegan Radio twenty years ago and is celebrating the anniversary on every show this year. This is a good podcast to listen to on a long journey or while painting your front room. Expect a lengthy discussion, which sometimes means Bob is talking directly to you, the listener, while he waits for…

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Karina is a vegan fitness and nutrition coach, also specializing in health and aging. She advocates the scientific, ‘myth-busting’ approach to health, fitness and nutrition. Our shared interests are obvious! You can listen to our conversation here. We certainly were agreed that food can be your medicine when you select for high nutrient and phytochemical…

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One of the four most commonly given reasons for adopting a plant-based diet is concern for the well-being of animals, sometimes referred to as animal welfare. This term has a very broad definition – from ensuring livestock animals have had a drink of water before they are transported, to making sure your companion animal is…

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You might wonder why adopting a largely plant-based diet is now seen as essential if we are to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. The simple answer is that plant-based foods have less impact on natural resources and produce less pollution and greenhouse gas emissions than animal-based foods. Plant-based foods also can provide enough food to…

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Book Larder is a Seattle-based independent bookshop and is one of a handful of cookbook-dedicated shops in the Northern Hemisphere. I admire the focus (all things cookery) and persistence (open throughout the lock-down measures) of the very friendly team as well as the huge range of cookery books they supply. I was fortunate that Book…

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One of the four most commonly given reasons for adopting a plant-based diet is concern for the environment. It’s a very good reason. The health of the planet is in a perilous state; much of it caused by human activity. No one means to cause harm. Simply, we have adopted lifestyles that are comfortable for…

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Sarah, of the Bowl Of Life podcast, is an exuberant voice about the return of good health after adopting a plant-based way of eating. There is nothing like feeling better to make a person joyous! I admire that she and her husband, Joe, are making vegan family meals to share with their children, too. We…

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Years ago, the only commercial alternative to dairy milk was soya milk. Unfortunately, much of it tasted like wet sawdust. But all of that has changed. Soya milk has grown up! It comes unsweetened or sweetened, in vanilla, chocolate, strawberry or banana flavours, thick or thin and in large or small cartons. Most importantly, it…

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I spoke with Larissa and Vickie and at least one of their companion animals! They live up to their promise of ‘a peaceful place for vegetarians, vegans, and the veg-curious.’ Browse through their archives and you will see they are not shy of dealing with all manner of plant-focussed topics. Put them on your ‘go…

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