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#80 More Than A Diet, A Lifetyle with A History with Dr Ian McDonald

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Many think that veganism is a passing fad, a diet with an expiration date. Untrue, says, Dr. Ian McDonald, veganism and vegetarianism have a long history, traced back until the fifteenth century. On today's episode, we're going to explore how the hunter gatherer's expressed remorse over eating animals, mock meats way before the current state of faux meats, Paris' role in laying the groundwork for the modern veg movement, and what the future holds. Plus, in the first segment, I'll keep you updated on all things McDonald's vegan options. What are they offering? Do I support it? Do you agree with me? As always, let me know over on instagram if you agree. Find Ian McDonald: Theveganoption.org veghist.org https://twitter.com/veganoption https://www.facebook.com/veganoption https://itunes.apple.com/podcast/the-vegan-option-internet/id472440610 Mentioned on the Show: ➜McVegan: http://www.refinery29.com/2017/10/175432/mcdonalds-new-vegan-burger-vegetarian-options ➜More McVegan: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mcdonalds-vegan-burger-mcvegan_us_59d92818e4b046f5ad98a0ed ➜Episode 69- Cruelty Free Beauty: https://soundcloud.com/liveplanted/069-cruelty-free-beauty-the-who-what-why-of-supporting-brands-w-morals-ethics ➜Ep 14 of The Vegan Option: https://soundcloud.com/veganoption/veghist-ep14-diet-reform ▶️ Let's get social! Instagram: www.instagram.com/liveplanted/ Twitter: twitter.com/LivePlanted Facebook: www.facebook.com/LivePlanted/ ✮Support the podcast- Give us a review & subscribe in iTunes (preferably a 5✮!) The more reviews, the greater chance someone else will hear the podcast. Or share the podcast on social media- lets get the word out!

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October 18th, 2016

24:24
Laura Wright is the creator, writer, photographer, and chef behind the highly awarded food blog 'The First Mess'. Laura believes eating plant foods keeps you connected to the earth. In fact, she takes the notion of …

#033- Vegan Student Caitlin Shoemaker aka From My Bowl

October 11th, 2016

27:03
GIVEAWAY details below. Caitlin Shoemaker is a graduate student studying to become a physical therapist. She's the creator of the wildly popular …

#032- Update + Where is Sarah

October 4th, 2016

8:29
Season 1 was all about getting Live Planted off the ground. Season 2 is about making it grow. Full show notes with more information on why Live …

#031 - Monique Koch of Brown Vegan on a Down the Earth Approach to Veganism

September 27th, 2016

32:46
Monique Koch of Brown Vegan is a unique type of person, when going vegan in 2010 she couldn't find resources to help families navigate their way in a …

#030- High Carb Hannah & Dman Derek Howlett on Living Tiny, Minimalism, & Weight Loss

September 20th, 2016

40:34
GIVEAWAY details below. Happy 30 episodes! We're a podcast about practical vegan living and I can't think of any one I would rather have on episode …

#029- 4 Best Vegan Cookbooks + News

September 13th, 2016

26:55
This week we welcome Eric, Alyssa's practical vegan husband, to the show. Hear the story on why Eric is actually the original vegan here and what pushed him to make the change 4 years ago. He's coming to the show to …

#028- How to Survive a Party as a Vegan

September 6th, 2016

22:51
Today Alyssa has her first go solo on the podcast. She'll tell you why she's solo and what's on the horizon for the podcast in the intro. Then she …

#027- Keys To Vegan Success + Rainbow Bakery

August 23rd, 2016

56:59
In the first half we give you our keys to success for staying vegan and making it easy on yourself. Many people hear 'vegan' and they think restrictions, hard work, lettuce. We breakdown how to make it easy on …

#026- Cara Livermore of Chickpea Mag + Productivity Tips

August 16th, 2016

1:06:36
GIVEAWAY details below. Hear how to stay productive in today's busy world in a practical way. We break down our favorite tips for staying productive without losing your sanity. It's not about working 24/7, it's about …

#025- The Meat Paradox with Erin Sisson

August 9th, 2016

58:23
Erin Sisson rejoins the podcast for the whole hour to chat about the psychology of eating meat. We have a round-table discussion about why we love …

#024- Vegan Protein + Triathlete Antoine Desroches

August 2nd, 2016

57:17
We break down the importance of protein and answer the cliche question of 'where do vegans get their protein'? Hear how much you need, vegan sources and even a little history about how animal protein because the main …

#023- Candice Hutchings aka The Edgy Veg + Green Cleaning

July 25th, 2016

1:02:33
This episode of Live Planted is brought to you by The Green Bee Cleaning Company in Arvada, Colorado. Mention this podcast to save 20%! Visit …

#022- Effective Communication Skills + Interview with Artist Dana Ellyn

July 19th, 2016

1:02:53
We are talking all about communication this week... learn how to stop apologizing and start being assertive. We discuss the importance of knowing …

#021- Essentially Brittany + Superhuman Vegans

July 11th, 2016

1:05:52
First we talk about how to not fall for the vegan hype... don't believe people when you hear "you'll NEVER get a cold" as a vegan or "you will lose a …

#020- Behind the Scenes, Finding your Voice and What We Are Up To

July 4th, 2016

36:00
This week we skip the interview and let you in a bit of what goes on behind the scenes. We share insights to how we've struggled with creating content and the confidence we've found since starting the podcast. Here …

#019- Mark Devries, Producer and Director of Speciesism, The Movie and FactoryFarmDrones.com

June 27th, 2016

57:55
We were so excited to talk to Mark Devries, Producer and Director of Speciesism, The Movie (2013). We talk to him about the everyday pain farmed …

#018- Father's Day Chat with Alyssa's Dad and Cory from Lean Green Dad

June 20th, 2016

47:46
We hear from Alyssa's Dad this Father's Day! Then we chat with Cory from LeanGreenDad.com about raising vegan children: how to do birthday parties, on the go food for a busy life, how to talk to kids and tons more! …

#017- REED Segment and we talk to Vegan Health Coach, Karen Cottenden

June 13th, 2016

57:41
Find out what we are Reading, Eating/Drinking, Excited about and Doing! In the second half we talk to vegan health coach Karen Cottenden. We chat about how the vegan world has changed since she made the switch 27 years …

#016- Adventures, Gorilla News, and we talk to Vegan Anarchist, Robert Inhuman

June 6th, 2016

1:02:32
We share stories from our recent vegan adventures, Sarah's visit to volunteer at Sunrise Animal Sanctuary, and Alyssa went to the Bluegrass VegFest. …

#015- Shopping staples to stock your pantry and Ryan of Happy Healthy Vegan

May 30th, 2016

56:21
We share our staples: what we keep in the pantry and shop for regularly: fruits, veggies, grains, protein, canned, frozen, we tell you what you need. …

#014- How to eat vegan at any restaurant & Michelle Kovach of Crackling Crust Microbakery

May 24th, 2016

55:36
We share tips for how you can eat vegan at any restaurant. Then we chat with Michelle Kovach of Crackling Crust Microbakery about fermenting, sourcing local, foraging, baking sourdough and more! Find Michelle: …

#013- Animal Intelligence and Jackson Foster of Plantriotic

May 16th, 2016

58:32
First we share an amazing story of a goose who recruited help from a police officer to free her baby, then we talk facts about the intelligence of …

#012- Cleveland VegFest speakers, learnings, and people we talked to.

May 13th, 2016

1:11:06
We went to the Cleveland VegFest last weekend and share some clips from speakers Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, Richard Oppenlander, Gary Francione, and …

#011- Our thoughts on Cafe Gratitude & how Anthony Seta saved his life with a plant based diet.

May 2nd, 2016

58:12
We share our thoughts on Cafe Gratitude, a vegan restaurant that recently started raising cattle for beef on their farm. Then we chat with Anthony Seta, who started the Cincinnati Ethical Vegans group, about his …

#010- Reasons NOT to go vegan & Plant Based Chef, Maggie Ehler from OrganicBlahBlahBlah.com

April 25th, 2016

1:04:39
First, we share reasons (excuses) for not going vegan. Then we talk with owner of OrganicBlahBlahBlah.com and Certified Plant Based Chef, Maggie Ehler. She lives in Los Angeles and fills us in on the restaurant scene …

#009- New REED Segment & Plant Power Couple: Brittany and Terrence Roche

April 18th, 2016

1:04:16
Introducing the REED Segment! Hear what we are Reading, Eating/drinking, Excited about, and Doing. Then we chat with the Plant Power Couple! Brittany and Terrence Roche call themselves amateur athletes and travel …

#008- Park + Vine's Danny Korman and Vegan News Round Up

April 11th, 2016

1:03:08
We interview Cincinnatian Danny Kroman, owner of Park + Vine, a green general store. We talk about making the vegan- environmental connection, vegan business, the Cincy vegan community and more! Later, Alyssa and Sarah …

#007- YouTuber Lauren Toyota joins us in the second half, first we tell you the truth about soy

April 3rd, 2016

53:03
In the first half we debunk the many myths of soy! Then in the second half we talk to Lauren Toyota, former producer and host of MuchMusic and MTV Canada. Now she runs two YouTube channels, Hot for Food with her …

#006- Permaculture goats, what we eat in a day, and tiny living & gardening with 'VeganFruition'

March 28th, 2016

1:13:11
We share the news of the dog attack on local permaculture goats, then hear our favorite go to meals. Later we are joined by 'VeganFruition' and they …

#005- Nurse and Diabetes Educator Erin Sisson, Orca update, Personal Triumphs

March 21st, 2016

1:00:40
We are joined by Erin for the first part for talk about health and nutrition and then we cover exciting Sea World News, and Personal Triumphs! ▶️Connect with Live Planted here: Website: liveplanted.com Email: …

#004- The Realities of Fish and GazelleInTents shares their vegan story

March 14th, 2016

1:09:52
In the first half we answer a listener question about the realities of fish. Should you or shouldn't you eat fish? We discuss the science based facts …

#003- Positives of Going Vegan, The Real Cost of Meat and Convo with YouTuber Drew Likes Rice

March 7th, 2016

1:02:38
In the first half, Alyssa and Sarah talk about positive benefits they've seen since going vegan and the real cost of meat. Then in the second half, we are joined by YouTuber Drew Likes Rice! Where to find …

#002- How we met, making vegan friends, travel tips

February 29th, 2016

1:02:26
This week we talk about how we met, making vegan friends, news stories: Senator Cory Booker, Steve-O, Kat Von D, the short film The Herd, and 8 Vegan Foods Your Pronouncing Wrong. In the second half Alyssa shares great …

#001- Get to know Alyssa and Sarah

February 22nd, 2016

1:09:12
Welcome to the Live Planted Podcast! In this first episode get to know Sarah and Alyssa, find out our vegan stories, personal discoveries since being vegan, and a little vegan current events. Mentioned on the …
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