Celebrating Vegan Seniors, with 96-Year-Old Activist Natasha Brenner

July 20, 2018
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July 23rd is National Gorgeous Grandma Day, so this show is all about celebrating the powerful and compassionate elders of the vegan and animal rights community!

Dietitians Vesanto Melina and Brenda Davis on Vegan Nutrition for Seniors

Listen to a short clip of leading Registered Dietitians Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina discussing the unique nutritional needs of older folks, and how these can be met on a plant-based diet.

Vegan Centenarian Dr. Ellsworth Wareham

We also play a clip for you of a news feature on retired cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Ellsworth Wareham, who is 103 years old (100 years old at the time of recording) and has been vegan for half a century. The clip also features experts detailing how a plant-based diet can aid in achieving long-term health and longevity.

 

Featured Guest: Natasha Brenner

Based in New York City, 96-year-old Natasha Brenner is a passionate vegan and animal rights advocate who went vegetarian in 1992 and vegan in 2012. She shares her perspective on veganism and animal rights with us in her characteristically warm, frank, and funny style.

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