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Welcome to the New Year’s show!
To start the show, we chat about what our own personal New Year’s resolutions are to advocate for the animals in 2016.
Tips and Advice for Going Vegan in 2016
With the New Year upon us, it’s time for fresh starts and new beginnings, and with that, perhaps, can come the resolution to go vegan for 2016! The animals, the earth, and your health will thank you for it. In this segment, we offer you some of our own advice in taking the steps to go vegan in a healthy, positive and sustainable manner.
These tips include:
- Get educated about the issues.
- Get educated about nutrition.
- Get support.
- Tour the grocery store with new eyes, and make grocery shopping fun!
- Get in the kitchen.
- Explore plant-based options in restaurants.
And for added measure, here are some great online resources for going vegan:
- Vegan: Your First Three Weeks
- JL Goes Vegan: Resources for Going Vegan
- How To Transition To a Vegan Diet Without Giving Up Anything You Love
- Becoming Vegan: 12 Tips From the Experts
Activist Profile: Jasmin Singer
For our feature interview, we have Jasmin Singer on the show. A long-time activist for the animals, she is the executive director of Our Hen House, which is a media hub to change the world for animals, and she produces a popular weekly podcast and an online magazine, along with her wife, animal rights lawyer Mariann Sullivan.
Jasmin has been published in dozens of print and online publications, has appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and HuffPo Live, and can be seen in the award-winning documentaries Vegucated and The Ghosts in Our Machine. And just this week, she was named one of the “40 People Under 40 To Teach Us About Each Other” by The Advocate magazine
As an added accomplishment, she has her first book coming out in February, which is a memoir of her life entitled “Always Too Much and Never Enough”.
In this interview, we present to you an Activist Profile of Jasmin Singer. She speaks about how she got started in the world of animal activism, what fuels her passion to keep fighting for the animals, how a person can find their niche to become an animal advocate, self-care as an activist, intersectionality between other social justice movement, body image issues in the vegan community, plus much more!