VZ 275: Vegan Athletes on The Rise! Crushing the Competition on a Plant Based Diet

Vegan Athletes on the Rise

The Number of Plant-Based Vegan Athletes is Growing! Recently there seems to be an explosion of the number of vegan athletes who are grabbing headlines by crushing the competition in their respective sports and who cite their vegan plant-based diets as significant competitive edge. In this episode of our podcast, we’re going to discuss this […]

VZ 119: Building a PlantPure Nation

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  We were fortunate to be able to attend a screening of the documentary PlantPure Nation this past week. The film was directed by Nelson Campbell, son of renowned researcher and whole-plant-foods advocate T. Colin Campbell.  As Campbell (the younger) explains, PlantPure Nation is a grass-roots movement aimed at changing the way America eats by […]

VZ 090: Joe Cross Is Back In “Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead 2”

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In this episode of the Vegetarian Zen podcast, we’ll be reviewing the documentary Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead 2.  Filmed 5 years after the original Fat Sick & Nearly Dead, this film updates Joe Cross’s progress, features lots of interviews of real people who were inspired to get healthy through juicing, and has more great […]

VZ 054: “Fed Up” Documentary Review

“Fed Up” is a powerful new documentary from Katie Couric, producer Laurie David, and director Stephanie Soechtig. The premise of the film is both simple and complex: what if everything we’ve been told about diet and exercise for the past 30 years is wrong? The research that went into “Fed Up” is extensive and revealing, […]

VZ 038: Discussing the Documentary “Super Size Me”

Did you know that when “Super Size Me” was filmed back in 2004 only seven McDonald’s menu items (hash browns, sausage, chicken McNuggets, coffee, tea and diet coke) did not contain sugar?  How about the fact that a today’s ten-piece order of chicken McNuggets contains 470 calories, 30 grams of fat and 900 milligrams of […]

VZ 015: A Review of the Documentary Film Forks Over Knives

Are foods derived from animals the only source of protein for humans?  Is drinking cow’s milk necessary for humans in order to get enough calcium?  If you answered “no” to both of these questions, you would be correct. You would also be among a small segment of the American population who agrees with you. These […]