In This Episode, Danielle Van talks About:
How having a heart attack put her on the path of self-learning and veganism that saved her life,.
[ 3:37] Hendersonville’s Power of Foods Potluck and Lecture
[10:22] The vegan scene in Houston, TX
[13:00] Danielle’s experience growing up in the food industry
[14:08] How her upbringing shaped her opinion of the American Standard Diet
[16:26] Danielle’s father’s reaction to her going vegetarian
[20:00] The heart attack that saved Danielle’s life
[26:41] The challenge that opened up Danielle’s eyes and caused her to go vegan
[30:50] Danielle’s upcoming book, “Get Your Life Together Girl”
[31:47] Why our relationship with ourselves is so important
[35: 58] Danielle’s advice for new vegans: Give yourself some grace.
[38:13] Did You Know: Fun facts about your heart
About Lisa McDonald:
Danielle A. Vann is an 18-time international award-winning author, a nominee of the prestigious Texas Library Association’s Bluebonnet longlist, an Associated Press award-winner, an Oklahoma Broadcasting Educational Award of Excellence award-winner, an Emmy-nominated news writer, speaker, and literacy advocate.
While Danielle has found success in the literary world, her upbringing in the food industry is what has most changed her life. After suffering a heart attack at age 37, she tossed everything she thought she knew out the door and began a life-alternating journey to control her health through food and knowledge.
Danielle has penned six books. She is currently working on a self-help book that includes ways to take back your life and your body. She has been featured on NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, iHeartRadio, Sirius Radio, top nationally syndicated radio programs, in Foreword Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Story Monster Ink magazine, and numerous other publications and podcast.
Roving Vegans Adventure:
On this week's Roving Vegans adventure, we attended the Power of Foods potluck and educational lecture. Dr. Sven Jonnson gave a powerful lecture on How to Prevent and Reverse Chronic Disease through Nutrition. It was enlightening and so powerful.
Click here to listen to Dr' Jonnson's presentation here.
Click here to listen to Dr. Jonnson's interview on the Roving Vegans
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