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Baritone Lucas Meachem

Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

Release Date: 09/03/2019

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

What food will add four years to your life? What are the top five foods everyone should eat? From the Four Seasons-Santa Barbara, Blue Zones Founder and author of The Blue Zones Kitchen, Dan Buettner sits down with Elysabeth Alfano on her eponymous radio show, the only plant-based radio show in the nation, to dish on how Americans are forgoing 10-14 years of healthy longevity and how to fix this. Plus, Chef Leslie Durso brings them loads of delicious dishes designed for #AgingBackwards.

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Hormones are tricky and drive us all crazy.  Dr. Neal Barnard, in conversation on The Elysabeth Alfano Show, the only plant-based radio show in the nation, sets the record straight! For women of all ages, Dr. Barnard addresses aligning our hormones with a plant-based diet to positively impact not only our health, but our fertility.  Plus, he even addresses hormonal balance for menopause.  Finally,  Elysabeth and Neal put to rest any question of meat being good for you.

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From the weekly show, The Elysabeth Alfano Show on WCGO Radio and the Smart Talk Radio Network, Founder and Presiplant of Before the Butcher and UnCut Burgers, Danny O'Malley dishes on Burgers, Business, and Being Better. Plus Find VegLove Founder Karin Charbonneau talks matchmaking. The Elysabeth Alfano show is the ONLY plant-based radio show in the nation AND you can get it on your local radio station. Just tell your station to get The Elysabeth Alfano show on the Smart Talk Radio Network (free).

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From Sundance, nestled on a couch during a snowstorm in Park City, Elysabeth sits down with the cast of the Game Changers movie: James "Lightning" Wilks, Former NFL player, Lou Smith, Strongman Patrik Baboumian and International Anti-Poaching Foundation Founder, Damien Mander.  Plus, Dr. Terry Mason, also part of the film, joins Elysabeth on her new radio show on WCGO. The Elysabeth Alfano Show is the only commercially syndicated plant-based radio show in the nation. Info: http://ElysabethAlfano.com

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Can dogs be vegan? Why, Yes They Can! Scientist, entrepreneur, investor and  bio-hacker (ooh, sexy!) and CEO of Wild Earth Dog Food, Ryan Bethencourt shares startling facts about the connection between our pets and the horrible abuses of farmed animals. Packed with interesting information about the pet industry and the direction of the plant-based tech industry, listen in to Ryan Bethancourt and Elysabeth Alfano. It is no wonder that Ryan was such a hit on Shark Tank and that Mark Cuban invested BIG!! 

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Shark got your tongue? Not for this hot momma! Jenny Goldfarb, AKA Mrs. Goldfarb,  wowed Marc Cuban on “Shark Tank” with her plant-based corned beef. Now Elysabeth joins Jenny at her house to dish on the booming business of plant-based deli meats and how this mother and home-cook came to realize that she wanted to do more than cook for her family of four.  After Elysabeth breaks down the week’s news, these two get into it, ending the show with recipe and food tips worth their weight in Marc Cuban g

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Vegan Cardiologist, Past President and trustee of the American College of Cardiology and Head of the Cardiology Department at Rush Medical Center, Dr. Kim Williams joins Elysabeth Alfano in Chicago. They dive into the scientific facts about plant-based diet. Dr. Kim discusses the four properties in animal-based products that cause heart disease, his 7 indicators for heart health, and his favorite party trick. Finally, Dr. Kim shares why it is “our patriotic duty" to be vegan. More ElysabethAlfano.com

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You are in for a treat because tonight it is a vegan’s night at the opera!  Grammy-Award winning Baritone and Animal Rights Advocate Lucas Meachem joins me from the road just before he is about to perform on stage. Spanning his career, Lucas has performed at the Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel, at the Vienna Opera House, the Paris Opera House, the Los Angeles Opera, the Washington National Opera, Michigan Opera Theater, the Canadian Opera, Napa Opera and the Metropolitan Opera House. It is hard to believe that Lucas actually got his start in a Paris Karaoke bar where he was discovered!

Lucas is currently performing at the San Francisco Opera house playing Mercutio in Romeo and Juliette.  He will also be a featured speaker at the upcoming California Vegetarian Food Festival on Sept 21.  I will be interviewing Lucas live, so I hope you will join us at this free event. For sure we will be discussing his favorite routine of eating an Impossible Whopper before every performance! 

Enjoy this candid interview with Lucas who talks about his love of animals and music and how he believes that veganism is the next social justice movement of our time.  He also discusses the benefit of not accepting the status quo and thinking through why we eat what we do and does that really serve us best. 

For more information and to watch the full interview, visit ElysabethAlfano.com.