Podcast #96: Vegan Swaps & Recipes for Animal Products

February 23, 2021

Are you thinking of adding more plants to your diet in 2021?  Today’s podcast shares some easy vegan swaps to ease the transition. Finding substitutions for animal products is perhaps the most difficult part of vegan cooking. But it can also be the healthiest thing you can do. For example, when you switch one tablespoon…

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Podcast #95: Alcohol and Cancer Risk – Should You Be Concerned?

February 9, 2021

In today’s podcast, Dr. Noelle LoConte discusses the relationship between alcohol and cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, alcohol use is one of the most preventable risk factors for cancer. They further state that alcohol use accounts for about 6% of all cancers and 4% of all cancer deaths.  For many cancers, the more…

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Podcast #88: Simple Soup Enhancing Tips To Liven Up Your Vegan Soups

October 14, 2020

Several studies that have tested the effects of consuming soup on a regular basis found that routinely eating soup can reduce energy intake, enhance satiety, and promote weight loss. Vegan soups are especially satiating because high fiber vegetables are high volume foods. This is called energy density. Energy density is the number of calories in…

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Podcast #85: Cultivating Happiness in Stressful Times

September 1, 2020

News flash: 2020 has been a rough year on everybody. And according to a recent happiness study, people in the US are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years. The study found that just 14% of American adults say they’re very happy. This statistic is down from 31% who said the same…

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Podcast #74: Best Foods For Respiratory System Health

March 30, 2020

  Did you know what you eat can benefit your lung function and improve your respiratory system health? Today we explore food and exercises to improve conditions in the air passageways to make your lungs stronger. We often don’t consider the important role our lungs play in keeping us well. It is not until we…

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Podcast #69: How To Break A Bad Habit with Dr. Judson Brewer

January 28, 2020

We all have bad habits that we struggle with, from unhealthy eating to smoking.  Today’s podcast examines how to break a bad habit with psychiatrist and addiction expert, Dr. Judson Brewer.  Judson Alyn Brewer, M.D., Ph.D. had devoted his career to the mechanisms of habit, and his discoveries have been life changing for many people.…

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Ordinary Vegan Podcast #66: A Discussion with Colleen Patrick Goudreau

November 24, 2019

  Every November, we commemorate World Vegan Month. What better way to celebrate than welcoming long-time animal advocate, author, and all-around inspiring vegan, Colleen Patrick Goudreau. Not only that, she is an acclaimed speaker, and her award-winning podcast, Food for Thought, has been changing hearts and minds for over 14 years.  Colleen is also a recognized…

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