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Victoria Moran

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383: From Paul McCartney to Oprah, herself, The Sexiest Vegan Over 50, Victoria Moran, Shares Her Plant-Powered Adventures

Food Heals

Listed by VegNews among the “Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors” and voted “Peta's Sexiest Vegan Over 50” in 2016, Victoria Moran has written thirteen books including Main Street Vegan and Creating a Charmed Life. Vegan for 38 years and an obesity survivor, Victoria is the founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy. With her Andrea Zuckerman-like style for never giving up, and Woodward and Bernstein sense of journalism, Victoria has led a fascinating life. From meeting Paul McCartney to being featured twice on Oprah, this vegan is an incredible example of what tenacity and truth can lead to in life! Victoria is one of the cofounders of the Compassion Consortium, an online Interfaith spiritual center for people who care about animals. After hosting 475 weekly episodes of the Main Street Vegan Podcast, she is about to launch The Victoria Moran Podcast: Meetings With Remarkable Women.    Thank You to Our Sponsors! Just Thrive Health Probiotics  A Proven, Potent and Effective Spore Probiotic to Help You Be Your Healthier You. Guarantees survivability through the stomach & upper digestive system. Just Thrive’s breakthrough, award-winning probiotic contains the proprietary strain, Bacillus Indicus HU36®, which produces antioxidants directly in the digestive system where they can be best absorbed by your body. Go to www.justhrivehealth.com, use the coupon codefoodheals15, get 15% off your first order, and add a spore-based probiotic to your healing and detox routine today. Sambucol Sambucol is made from premium European black elderberries which are natural sources of powerful antioxidants and key vitamins like A, C, and E. They really are Nature’s superberries and help support a healthy immune system! They have syrups, gummies, chewable tablets, drink powders, capsules, and more. All of their products are vegan - except their throat lozenges which contain honey – they are all gluten free, dairy free, nut and soy free, with no artificial colors or flavors. Use my code FOODHEALS15 at SambucolUSA.com to get 15% off your order of $9.99 or more. Organifi Organifi, is a line of organic superfood blends that offers plant based nutrition made with high quality ingredients. Organifi takes pride in offering the best tasting superfood products on the market at a price that works out to less than $3 a day. You can experience Organifi’s high quality superfoods without breaking the bank. Go to www.organifi.com/foodheals and use code foodheals for 20% off your order. True Leaf Market Since 1974 True Leaf Market has been the choice of over a million growers for Heirloom and Organic garden seeds. True Leaf Market offers a great selection of cover crop seeds, including their all purpose garden cover crop mix: their most popular cover crop seeds for home gardeners. Order Online at TrueLeafMarket.com, use promo code FH15 to save 15% on cover crop seeds. Thrive Causemetics Thrive Causemetics was born out of a friendship. Makeup artist and product developer, Karissa Bodnar, lost her dear friend Kristy to cancer at just 24 years old. Kristy’s compassionate and vivacious spirit inspired Karissa to establish Thrive Causemetics, a beauty brand and philosophy that goes beyond skin deep by empowering women. No parabens, sulfates, or phthalates. Certified 100% vegan and cruelty-free. Right now, you can get 15% off your first order when you visit ThriveCausemetics.com/FOODHEALS

1hr 6mins

1 Sep 2022

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Victoria Moran: Choosing a Charmed Life

Choose You Now

Among the Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors (VegNews), Victoria Moran has written 13 books including The Love-Powered Diet and Main Street Vegan. Featured twice on Oprah and voted "Peta's Sexiest Vegan Over 50" (2016), she is the founder of Main Street Vegan Academy, training vegan lifestyle coaches, educators and entrepreneurs since 2012. Victoria is a co-founder of the Compassion Consortium, an online spiritual center for humans who honor all beings. She lives in New York City. Website: https://mainstreetvegan.net/ Become a member of our Patreon page: patreon.com/chooseyounow to have access to exclusive content and send us your questions and comments at chooseyounowpodcast@gmail.com. For more about my Nutrition services and resources, visit me at PlantBasedDietitian.com


10 Jul 2022

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NBSV 126: Healthy aging, lasting legacies, and more: a discussion with vegan legend Victoria Moran

No-Bullsh!t Vegan

What constitutes a “vegan legend”? Let’s start with almost 40 years of veganism, being listed by VegNews among the “Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors’, establishing the Main Street Vegan Academy…and more. Meet Victoria Moran. Victoria first joined me on the podcast for episode 46, and this is our second discussion. We talk about the Main Street Vegan Academy training and certification program [where she is Founder/Director], healthy aging, leaving a lasting legacy, and the intersection of compassion with both faith and spirituality.


5 Jul 2022

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Ep100. Staying youthful and energised on a plant-based diet, with Victoria Moran

The Simply Vegan Podcast

For our 100th episode, we chat to author and coach Victoria Moran from Main Street Vegan about how she stays youthful, fit and healthy at 72. She discusses the danger of assuming being vegan will help you live forever, why we shouldn't always try to be perfect and how we must accept we will get sick sometimes. Victoria shares insights into what she eats in a day to help her feel energised, including celery juice as championed by the Medical Medium, smoothies, sweet snacks and salads. She touches on her Ayurvedic lifestyle, the supplements she takes and how herbal remedies help her stay well. We also touch on the spiritual side of veganism, why Victoria feels her purpose on Earth is to help the animals, and how eating a whole food, plant-based diet gives you life force energy to enable you to be the best version of you. Our best-selling magazine, Vegan Food & Living, is packed with nutritional vegan recipes and expert advice. You can join us today and try an issue for just 99p, by visiting veganfoodandliving.com/podcast, or using code PODCAST when you order with us. Choose between our print and digital plus membership to receive the latest issue to your door or to your device, along with having easy access to 1000’s of plant-based recipes at your fingertips in our fully searchable digital magazine archive. Music by Purple PlanetSupport your favourite podcast and help us to keep going!• Become a patron at patreon.com/simplyvegan and access exclusive episodes, live chats and free downloads• Visit veganfoodandliving.com and try our delicious recipes• Tag us in your social posts, @veganfoodandliving• Share this episode with a friend• Try an issue of Vegan Food and Living magazine for just 99pMusic by Purple Planet


2 Jun 2022

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Victoria Moran - Yoga Icon, Vegan Advocate, Author & Director of Main Street Vegan Academy

The One Way Ticket Show

Listed by VegNews among the “Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors,” Victoria Moran has written books including Main Street Vegan and Creating a Charmed Life. Featured twice on Oprah and host of the Main Street Vegan podcast, Victoria is director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training Vegan Lifestyle Coaches and Educators. She is also a founder of the Compassion Consortium, a spiritual center for people who value all beings. A yoga practitioner for fifty years and a Yoga Alliance RYT-200, Victoria is working on her 14th book, Age Like a Yogi. To mark our show’s 10th anniversary in March 2022, we’re issuing a “one way ticket to optimal mental, physical and spiritual well-being” all month long. Each of our 10 guests this month will talk to that based on their area of expertise. On this episode, Victoria shares the rewards of practicing yoga, the joys of adopting a vegan diet, the importance of being part of "the life community", the beautiful purity of companion animals and more. Victoria is just one of the engaging personalities featured on The One Way Ticket Show, where Host Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they would go if given a one way ticket, no coming back. Their destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind. Steven's guests have included: Nobel Peace Prize Winner, President Jose Ramos-Horta; Legendary Talk Show Host, Dick Cavett; Law Professor, Alan Dershowitz; Fashion Expert, Tim Gunn; Broadcast Legend, Charles Osgood; International Rescue Committee President & CEO, David Miliband; Former Senator, Joe Lieberman; Playwright, David Henry Hwang; Journalist-Humorist-Actor, Mo Rocca; SkyBridge Capital Founder & Co-Managing Partner, Anthony Scaramucci; Abercrombie & Kent Founder, Geoffrey Kent; Travel Expert, Pauline Frommer, as well as leading photographers, artists, chefs, writers, intellectuals, etc.

1hr 6mins

3 Mar 2022

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EP 82: Full Circle with Victoria Moran

The Vegan Life Coach Podcast

It was a full-circle moment sitting down with Victoria Moran, who was listed by VegNews among the “Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors.” One of my very first opportunities to be interviewed was given to me by Victoria in 2016 for her Mainstreet Vegan Radio show (now also a podcast)!Featured twice on Oprah, Victoria Moran has written 13 books including Main Street Vegan and Creating a Charmed Life.Victoria is the host of the Main Street Vegan podcast and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training Vegan Lifestyle Coaches and Educators. A yoga practitioner of fifty years and a Yoga Alliance RYT-200, Victoria is working on her 14th book, Age Like a Yogi.Victoria has one of the most beautiful and inviting spirits of anyone I've ever had the fortune of knowing. Enjoy our fascinating conversation covering a wide range of topics related to veganism and spirituality!Full Show Notes Click HERE

1hr 4mins

2 Nov 2021

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186. Victoria Moran — A City Silent

Stories of COVID™

Victoria lives in New York City, and witnessed first hand the transformation from bustling metropolis to a city in lockdown.  While jarring at first, she quickly took advantage of all the opportunities technology provided us to connect, learn, and create during this new era.  Interviewed 8 June 2021. Learn more about leaving a story for future generations at https://storiesofcovid.co--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/stories-of-covid/support


18 Jun 2021

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Ahimsa and a Vegan Spiritual Path with Victoria Moran

Hope for the Animals

We start off the podcast with Hope offering some perspective and depth into the concept of Ahimsa. This Sanskrit word is being utilized in the vegan community to help consider non-violence and veganism in a deeper context than just food choices. Later in the podcast, we will have long-time animal activist, author, podcaster, and yogi Victoria Moran. Victoria and Hope discuss veganism and spiritualty, training vegan lifestyle educators through Victoria’s Main Street Vegan Academy, and the new Compassion Consortium, which is bringing together people of faith for vegan-focused spiritual services.  We are excited to announce that UPC’s Hope for the Animals Podcast will now air on the Vegan Broadcasting Network (VBN). The podcast will be featured on Sundays at 10:00 AM (PST) and Tuesdays 6:00 PM (PST). Vegan Broadcasting Network (VBN radio) is a webcast radio station that streams both live and automated programming worldwide. VBN was created as a place where listeners can tune in and hear conscious music and the latest news on vegan, animal rights, and social justice issues. Resources:Main Street VeganCompassion ConsortiumVeganism and the Spiritual Life RetreatA Prayer for CompassionVegan Broadcasting Network (VBN)


18 Mar 2021

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Episode 94- Yoga Goes Vegan with Main Street Vegan's Victoria Moran & Integral Yoga Institute NY's Chandra

Yoga Is Vegan

Victoria Moran has been a Main Street Vegan® for 37 years and she held the title of Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50, alongside the male winner, Joel Kahn, MD, in 2016/17. She is the bestselling author of thirteen books, including Creating a Charmed Life (in 30 languages around the world); the gentle weight loss classic, The Love-Powered Diet, reflecting the author’s own struggle with and recovery from compulsive eating; The Good Karma Diet, celebrating a high-green, high-raw, high-energy food style; the iconic Main Street Vegan; and her latest, The Main Street Vegan Academy Cookbook, coauthored with JL Fields. Victoria’s college thesis became Compassion the Ultimate Ethic: An Exploration of Veganism, originally published in 1985 and the first work on vegan philosophy and practice to come from a major publisher.Victoria is also an inspirational speaker, corporate spokesperson, certified holistic health counselor (HHC, AADP), and founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training and certifying vegan lifestyle coaches. A graduate of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation/eCornell program in plant-based nutrition and a certified Holistic Health Coach (HHC, AADP), she hosts the Main Street Vegan radio show/podcast, awarded the Outstanding Vegan Media Outlet award in 2015 and noted by Feedspot in January 2019 among #3 in the Top 25 Vegan Podcasts. If interested in our academy, click here to apply. And she is lead producer of Thomas Wade Jackson’s exquisite documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, to introduce vegan living to people of faith.Cited by VegNews among the Top 10 Contemporary Vegetarian Authors, Victoria appeared twice on The Oprah Winfrey Show and her articles have appeared in Yoga Journal, Mothering, Natural Health, Woman’s Day, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, VegNews, and Vegetarian Times. Her work has been noted in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, Self, Elle, Glamour, Allure, and O, the Oprah Magazine. Moran lives with her husband, writer and musician, William Melton, in a LEED-certified green condominium in New York City’s thriving Harlem neighborhood. They’re co-humans to a rescue-dog, Forbes, and rescue pigeon, Thunder.Chandra/Jo Sgammato is a certified Integral Yoga instructor and has served in a variety of capacities, including General Manager, Executive Director and Board Member at Integral Yoga Institute of New York for more than 20 years. A former book publishing executive and bestselling author, she is also the founder of Yoga At School, a program that brings Integral Yoga into schools throughout the five boroughs. She has produced numerous programs on the wide array of Yoga's gifts to the world. In this episode Yoga Is Vegan's Holly Skodis, Victoria Moran and Chandra discuss the following:Yoga Goes VeganThe six branches of Integral Yoga; Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Karma Yoga, Jnana Yoga, & Japa YogaListen to Victoria Moran's episode 16 on the yoga is vegan podcast Bhakti Center NYCManu Dawson Yoga is Vegan Episode 11Transcendental MeditationMeat out Day - created by the founder of the Farm Animal Rights Movement Dr. Alex HershaftSwami SatchidanandaDr. Dean Ornish Yoga Goes Vegan: An All-Day Gathering and Retreat If you are financially in need, you can apply for a grant by emailing Chandra to request one.Nutiva Organic Vegan GheeJoin Holly Skodis and Co-host John Caldwell Saturdays 12pm EST in the Plantbased Club on Clubhouse. Download the Clubhouse app and reserve your handle. Once you are in follow @hollyskodis and @vegsurfer and click the bell in the bio for notifications. Subscribe & Listen: Listen & Subscribe on SpotifyConnect with Victoria:Website: mainstreetvegan.netConnect with Chandra: Website: iyiny.org


11 Mar 2021

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Health Through The Teachings of Yoga with Victoria Moran - PTP399

Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness

In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Victoria Moran about improving your health through the teachings of yoga. Many of us have had to pivot in our jobs, businesses, and personal lives in the last year. Victoria shares how she has pivoted both in her business and with her daily routines. We talk about Ayurveda and yogic ideas and how they overlap with other cultures can be incorporated with your cultural traditions and how there is also a disconnect at times. Make sure you listen through to the end if you are wondering why more yogis are not vegan. Listed among VegNews Magazine’s “Top 10 Living Vegetarian Authors” and voted PETA’s “Sexiest Vegan Over 50” in 2016, Victoria Moran has written thirteen books, including The Love-Powered Diet, Main Street Vegan, and the international bestseller, Creating a Charmed Life. Featured twice on Oprah, Moran hosts the award-winning Main Street Vegan podcast on Unity Online Radio, produced the 2019 documentary, A Prayer for Compassion, and is director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training Vegan Lifestyle Coaches and Educators. A vegan of thirty-seven years, Victoria lives in New York City with her husband, Rev. William Melton, founder of The Compassion Consortium, a vegan Interfaith ministry, their rescue dog Forbes, and rescue pigeon, Thunder. In this episode we discuss:  Pivoting  Looking for the little miracles  Shifting to online  Whole person health  Ayurveda  Schedules and routines  Sleep  Incorporating Ayurveda with your own culture  Feeding a dog an omelette  Spiritualism without the religion Why Aren’t more yogis vegans


9 Mar 2021