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Discover your passion for compassion as your hosts Jay and Alana explore the world of a plant based, vegan lifestyle. This journey will explore new and easy ways for you to adopt a more compassionate way of living. Vegan food, travel, sharing great ideas and discussions all for the animals, your health and the environment we live in. Nothing Artificial, Just Pure Vegan Talk!

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Discover your passion for compassion as your hosts Jay and Alana explore the world of a plant based, vegan lifestyle. This journey will explore new and easy ways for you to adopt a more compassionate way of living. Vegan food, travel, sharing great ideas and discussions all for the animals, your health and the environment we live in. Nothing Artificial, Just Pure Vegan Talk!

    Arguments Against Veganism and OMG It's Plastic!

    Arguments Against Veganism and OMG It's Plastic!

    This week Jay and Alana discuss the common arguments against veganism.  Everything from "We're Omnivores" to "We Have Canine teeth" and everything in between.  Jay and Alana discovered a great speech by Ed Winters a.k.a Earthling Ed who had a great talk on the arguments against veganism at Bath University in March.  Hear what the vegan activist has to say.  Plastics are everywhere and after researching the ill effects on our environment, Jay and Alana have a few ideas on what you can do to minimize or eliminate the use of plastics.

    • 41 min
    Veganize Me! (EP 6)

    Veganize Me! (EP 6)

    This week Jay and Alana start the show with a run down of what happened at this years VegFest in Novi Michigan a show brought to you by VegMichiigan.  Alana and Jay go on to explore easy ways to transform your pantry and refrigerator with items that are Vegan.  Beans, Fruits and Legumes Oh My!  Everything from egg replacers to ways to sweeten your coffee is discussed this week.  

    • 34 min
    Factory Farms! (EP 5)

    Factory Farms! (EP 5)

    This week Jay goes behind the scenes of Factory Farming and how they impact our health, environment and most importantly animal welfare.  Over 95% percent of farm animals are raised in factory farms and more than 150 billion animals are killed each year for food.  94% of Americans agree that animals raised for food deserve to live free from abuse and cruelty. Yet the majority of the nearly 10 billion farm animals raised each year in the U.S. suffer in conditions that consumers would not accept if they could see them.  Michele Merkel from Food & Water Watch discusses what we can do from a legal standpoint to change the narrative of factory farming and its abuses.

    • 28 min
    GMO's Are They Safe And Let's Talk Organic (EP 4)

    GMO's Are They Safe And Let's Talk Organic (EP 4)

    This week Jay and Alana discover and learn more about GMO's, How safe are they?  Is there a controversy? Why do we use GMO's?  A new study was released this week that clearly shows the benefits of a whole food plant based diet.  Jay and Alana also discuss everything Organic.  What is Organic, Organic farming, What foods are organically grown?  The benefits of organics and what you can do to add them to your grocery list.

    • 34 min
    What's In Your Food! (EP 3)

    What's In Your Food! (EP 3)

    Jay and Alana discover this week that food labels and ingredients are very hard to read.  In addition to determining the real ingredients of what we eat.  Everything from food additives, coloring and dough conditioners.  What can Vegans eat and what are some of the delicious alternatives to some of your favorite grocery finds.

    • 35 min
    Resistance Is Futile...You Will Be Vegan

    Resistance Is Futile...You Will Be Vegan

    This week Jay and Alana dive into the staggering statistics of how harmful the animal agriculture industry has been to our planet, health and animals.  How wasteful is the meat industry?, How much water do we waste just to produce a pound of packaged chicken? Carbon emissions on the rise, Methane even worse than CO2 emissions all this and more discussed this week.  Many celebrities, athletes and compassionate humans making the commitment to change to a plant based lifestyle. James Cameron, Tom Brady and players from the Tennessee Titans, NBA all stars, Movie stars Natalie Portman, Laverne Cox and more chose Veganism as a way to fight climate change

    • 34 min

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