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Cardiologist, Dr. Kim Williams

Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

Release Date: 01/07/2020

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

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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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

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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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

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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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

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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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

Dr. Scott Stoll, founder of the Plant-based Nutrition Conference,  part of the Plantrician Project, joins me to explain that doctors often don't get the nutritional information needed in medical school.  Enter The Plantrician Project!  

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

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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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

Fearless Vegan Evan, President of Animal Hero Kids, challenges President Trump to go vegan in the month of January. If he does, Evan and the organization that backs him and several other kids, Million Dollar Vegan, will donate $1million to veterans. I got the scoop live from New York!  More info: ElysabethAlfano.com

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

What do Alec Baldwin, Joaquin Phoenix and supermodel Joanna Krupa have in common? PETA. And, over the years, PETA has stirred up quite a bit of controversy, usually drawing headlines about their unwavering intention to make the world a kinder place by encouraging human compassion to sentient animals that can feel pain and share with us a range of emotions.

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

This podcast is a cross between Awesome Vegans and Marketplace. T.K. Pillan , co-founder of the largest vegan/vegetarian restaurant chain, Veggie Grill, joins me to dish on the numbers behind the plant-based traction in the marketplace. Veggie Grill has 34 locations, including a recent opening in Chicago. T.K. is also a partner in PowerPlant Ventures which invests in a growing number of plant-based businesses. For more information visit http://powerplantvc.com and http://elysabethalfano.com.

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Awesome Vegans with Elysabeth Alfano

What’s the best plant-based ingredient to cook with?  It is the one that has paved the way for the plant-based revolution that we have today. Dan Curtin, CEO of Field Roast and Lightlife, joins me on the pod to discuss my all-time favorite product: Tempeh and the history and future of the plantbased movement! 

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The podcast to kick off your New Year’s Resolutions! Vegan Cardiologist, Past President and current Fellow and Trustee of the American College of Cardiology and Head of the Cardiology Department at Rush Medical Center,  Dr. Kim Williams joins me for an episode of Awesome Vegans in Chicago. 

Dr. and I dish on  the scientific facts from proven studies about the benefits of a plant-based diet, including lower mortality rates.  Dr. Kim discusses the four properties in animal-based products that cause heart disease, his 7 indicators for heart health, and his favorite party tricks.  (Spoiler alert: it’s an app to test your heart health! Don't you want that?!).

Finally, Dr. Kim shares with Elysabeth why he feels it is “our patriotic duty" to be vegan. For more information, visit http://ElysabethAlfano.com