The Plant-Based Nation's Podcast

The Plant-Based Nation's Podcast

REVAMPED for 2021! This show is for the veg-curious explorer. Join us as we discuss some of the latest topics in the plant-based community. Join us as we use a plant-based lens to explore topics relating to social justice, animal welfare, environmental policy, current events, and so much more!

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April 7, 2021 66 min

In today's episode, Tabby and Holly discuss Akashinga "The Brave Ones"; Africa's first armed, all woman, all plant-based, anti-poaching unit. It is estimated that by 2024, all elephants will be extinct in the wild- in large part due to poaching. In 2013 alone, approximately 35,000 elephants were poached across Africa. Akashinga currently protects a very small portion of the continent, but the ground that they protec...

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In this episode, Holly and Tabby talk about the history of animal domestication and offer loads of tips and tricks to become a better "animal guardian" to ALL animals. The ladies take a deep dive into Do Unto Animals (Stewart, 2015) and discuss several other resources to help guide you on your path towards animal guardian enlightenment. Learn how to connect with your beloved cats and dogs, how to co-habitate with wildlife, ...

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March 2, 2021 7 min

Listen to five RECENT headline highlights, gathered by show hosts Tabby and Holly. Stay "in the loop" on important news affecting the plant-based community. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode. 

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This is a two-part episode. In part 2, Holly and Tabby wrap up their discussion on the psychology of the slaughterhouse worker by exploring psychological strategies like "cognitive dissonance" as demonstrated by the famously controversial "Stanford Prison Experiment." The hosts reflect on how plant-based lifestyles can influence and enhance one's ability to practice mindfulness. Be sure to rate, review, and subs...

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This is a two-part episode. In part 1, Holly and Tabby discuss the consequences that workers and communities face when working in a slaughterhouse. The ladies explore what happens, psychologically, to a person that works in a slaughterhouse. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode. 

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January 25, 2021 9 min

Listen to five RECENT headline highlights, gathered by show hosts Tabby and Holly. Stay "in the loop" on important news affecting the plant-based community. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode.  SHOP OUR AFFILIATE LINKS AND VISIT OUR VIRTUAL TIP JAR WHEN YOU VISIT OUR HOMEPAGE @ WWW.PLANTBASE...

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January 17, 2021 91 min

We are BACK with new content for 2021. In this video, Tabby and Holly review a video now circulating in the plant-based community that addresses some of the biggest anxieties surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. We also have a glossary of terms available to you, our listener, via our website to save you some time in looking up any terms used in the episode or video. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us ...

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April 13, 2020 36 min

This minisode series captures a conversation between PBN hosts, Holly and Tabby as they discuss their "new normal" during the COVID-19 crisis. Holly and Tabby share tips on how they're maintaining their mental health through this stressful time. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode.  SHOP OU...

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April 13, 2020 19 min

This minisode series captures a conversation between PBN hosts, Holly and Tabby as they discuss their living life through a "new normal." Between the panic shopping and self-quarantine, the ladies offer advice on different ways one can cope during this stressful time. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this e...

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April 13, 2020 23 min

This minisode series captures a conversation between PBN hosts, Holly and Tabby as they discuss their "new normal" during the COVID-19 crisis. In this final part of the three-part COVID-19 minisode series special, Holly and Tabby talk about ways that they're maintaining their physical health through the COVID-19 crisis. Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and vis...

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The BBC published an article that explores the use of plant-based proteins in pet food (i.e. dog and cat food).  Plant-based pet foods have been available internationally for several decades and yet many consumers remain unaware that such products exist. The ethics of feeding mainstream vs alternative foods to our beloved cats and dogs remains an ongoing debate within the plant-based community. Tabby introduces several points made ...

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March 2, 2020 39 min

Can carnists enjoy the nutritional benefits of a vegan diet without committing to a vegan lifestyle? To answer this question, Tabby discusses the outcome of a pilot study that explored the impacts that a vegan diet can have on the human body. Tabby also highlights some research available to consumers and physicians that are interested in learning more about the benefits of a vegan diet.  News Grab @ 03:32, Switch Out @ 30:...

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February 17, 2020 40 min

Joaquin Phoenix recently used his Oscar acceptance speech as a platform to shine some light on the grim realities of the dairy industry. Well done, sir! In this episode, the ladies dig in deep to explore the myth of "happy cows" within the dairy industry. Holly leads this discussion as she talks about a recent class-action lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's, a company that was promoting this myth with false advertising. ...

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February 2, 2020 60 min

Holly and Tabby met over the holiday season to record episode 05. On this episode, Tabby introduces an article discussing recently proposed legislation that would restrict what products can include "milk" in the label. This sort of legislation, if approved, could have serious ramifications for any plant-based milk company that wants to sell their product in Virginia.

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December 31, 2019 47 min

Tabby announces a few housekeeping items today, including the slight adjustment to the PBNpod show format. Going forward, Tabby and Holly will discuss one headline or research article per episode and they will take turns leading these discussions on every episode. The goal is to keep the show to about 45 minutes, which is a little tough to do if they are to devote enough discussion time per News-Grab item in every episode. To star...

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December 8, 2019 91 min

Nuclear waste, racism, social change, vegaphobia, and more!

Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode.  SHOP OUR AFFILIATE LINKS AND VISIT OUR VIRTUAL TIP JAR WHEN YOU VISIT OUR HOMEPAGE @ WWW.PLANTBASEDNATIONPOD.COM

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    November 28, 2019 63 min

    Holly and Tabby discuss cities and climate change. Holly addresses the social conflict over eating meat in a Brazilian school district. 

    Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode.  SHOP OUR AFFILIATE LINKS AND VISIT OUR VIRTUAL TIP JAR WHEN YOU VISIT OUR HOMEPAGE @ WWW.PLANTBASEDNATIONPOD.COM

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    November 24, 2019 62 min

    We explore a genetic bottleneck within the dairy industry and the recent passage of California's Assembly Bill no. 44. 

    Be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to the show. Reach out to us @plant_based_nation and visit our website for a list of resources referenced in this episode. Although not expected, tips to support the show are definitely appreciated! Leave us a tip via Paypal, today.

     

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