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56 - The Future of the Stock Market with Claire Smith

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Release Date: 01/08/2020

68 - Balance Your Hormones With Dr. Neal Barnard show art 68 - Balance Your Hormones With Dr. Neal Barnard

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Dr. Neal Barnard is back! Repeat guest (Episode 22), new information. We probe him for the groundbreaking and life-altering information included in his new book Your Body in Balance. It’s all about managing your hormones through plant-based nutrition because it turns out, our hormones affect our health way more than we ever imagined. Man, woman, adult, or child, this information is applicable to everyone. Listen in to start your journey to better health and to simply feel good again in your body.   What we discuss in this episode:   - Dr. Barnard’s latest book,   - Recent...

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If a simple dietary change could limit the destructive effects of cancer, reverse chronic conditions, and heal your body, how quickly would you make the switch?    We’ve all been touched by chronic disease, whether we’ve been personally diagnosed or watched a loved one struggle through an illness.    has dedicated his career to proving that a diagnosis doesn’t have to be a death sentence and that prevention is possible.    Dr. Campbell is the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University, where he also founded the...

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67 - Beat Coronavirus with Dr. Michael Klaper show art 67 - Beat Coronavirus with Dr. Michael Klaper

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66 - Healing Autoimmune Diseases  with Dr. Brooke Goldner show art 66 - Healing Autoimmune Diseases with Dr. Brooke Goldner

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Dr. Goldner was resigned to live out her life in the clutches of lupus—she expected to become disabled by her forties, deal with chronic pain, and never have children. Her perspective changed after meeting her husband and attempting to get trim for a Maui honeymoon. She shocked herself by healing her disease simply by eating a high-raw, whole-food, plant-based diet. For Goldner—and the hundreds of seriously ill patients she has treated since then—it really is that simple. Food can heal. This episode is for anyone who struggles (or knows someone who is struggling) with a health issue...

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65 - Cutting the Cheese With Miyoko Schinner show art 65 - Cutting the Cheese With Miyoko Schinner

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Sailesh Rao works with systems. He spent 20 years of his career working to bring the internet to life. Now, he’s using his systemic approach to fulfill a pinky promise to his granddaughter—make the world vegan by 2026. To Sailesh, it’s all interconnected—the environment, our health, and the animals—once we install certain systems of normalized non-violence, these global issues can be resolved. Sailesh’s calm, solutions-based perspective and compassionate heart are evident in his work, making his arguments appealing to both the number-crunching crowds and the bleeding hearts. His...

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Is your diet keeping you sick?   Dr. James Loomis is a whole-foods plant-based internal medical practitioner spreading the message that food is the best way to combat illness and disease.   After experiencing a decline in his own health, Dr. Loomis made the switch and saw miraculous results: a significant drop in weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure in under three months.   He says that most problems that walk into his office can be traced back to inflammation and stress, often resulting from the Standard American Diet.   The former internist for both the St. Louis...

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How does a Montana cattle rancher end up on The Oprah Winfrey Show and Capitol Hill as an advocate for organic, plant-based farming? Howard Lyman weaves the captivating story of his life before and after making the Switch4Good. He’s best known for educating Oprah (and her 40 million viewers) about the hazards of mad cow disease back in 1996 which prompted a Texas cattlemen association to sue for “hurting their businesses.” Spoiler alert: the association lost. Despite this massive attention, Howard is a stand-up guy who humbly preaches the need for our society to make a change and do the...

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62 - Secrets to Mastering Diabetes with Robby Barbara & Cyrus Khambatta show art 62 - Secrets to Mastering Diabetes with Robby Barbara & Cyrus Khambatta

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Chances are, you probably know a diabetic—you could be diabetic yourself. Between prediabetes, Type 1, 1.5, 2, and gestational diabetes, this disease has unfortunately become a common one. But for many, it doesn’t have to be a life sentence.    Robby Barbaro and Cyrus Khambatta are the founders of the Mastering Diabetes Program—a concept that relies heavily on plant-based food to better manage Type 1 and prevent and reverse all other forms of diabetes. Both Type 1 diabetics, they reveal their personal stories and their knowledge in Episode 9, and they are returning to share...

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Ask anyone who has been plant-based for more than twenty years, and they all point back to this seminal work by John Robbins—Diet for a New America. But this is not John’s singular claim to fame. He grew up as the sole heir to the Baskin-Robbins fortune, but as he was groomed to take over the family business, he became increasingly unsettled by the fact that the company wasn’t selling happiness—in his words, it was selling lies.    Unable to promote a product that endangered the animals, the planet, and one’s health, John walked away from the fortune, adopted a plant-based...

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Investing your money can be a scary and confusing process. 

 

Where should you invest? What type of investments should you make? How can you be sure that your investments don’t contribute to unethical practices?

 

Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, are growing in popularity due to their ease of trading while maintaining diversification benefits. And more ETFs are starting to focus on social good along with financial returns. 

 

A new ETF, VEGN, aspires to tackle the concerns of vegans, animal rights activists, and environmentalists by steering clear of investing in companies that participate in animal abuse, destruction of the environment, and climate change.

 

Today’s guest, Claire Smith, is part of the team that launched VEGN.

 

She talks with Dotsie and Alexandra about how she’s using her financial and investment experience to grow the first vegan index on the market.

 

They discuss what an ETF is, how VEGN differs from the S&P 500, and how you can invest responsibly.  

 

Tune in to hear how Claire is putting her money where her mouth is and how she’s making trading more ethical.

 

What we discuss in this episode:

 

- Five easy steps to switch to a plant-based diet

 

- Claire discusses what the US Vegan Climate ETF is all about

 

- How well do responsible portfolios perform?

 

- How the screening process works and what they do with the information

 

- The development of the index through a quantitative analysis

 

- What was Claire’s inspiration in creating the company?

 

- Check out the advisor site at www.beyondinvesting.com and learn more about VEGN at www.veganetf.com.

 

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