Episode 474, original air date April 6th, 2022, on Unity Online Radio. Listen now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast app. Please note that the 475 Main Street Vegan Episodes are archived by date behind the newer episodes of the Victoria Moran Podcast. We hope you’ll enjoy both.

David Jenkins, MD, PhD, DSc is a true scientist. A professor in nutritional sciences at the University of Toronto, Dr. Jenkins has six degrees from Oxford University and a research interests in carbohydrate and fiber metabolism, functional foods and neutraceuticals, and plant-based diets. He is known beyond the academic world as the creator of the eco-Atkins diet, a lower-carbohydrate way to eat as a vegan, and the dietary Portfolio for cholesterol-lowering.

More about our guest:
David Jenkins has devoted his research to plant based diets and the value of carbohydrate foods including fiber and the glycemic index for diabetes and CVD risk reduction. He believes in the value of plant based diets for health and environmental reasons. 

To learn more, visit the following websites:




More about the American Vegan Society:

Since 1960 the American Vegan Society (AVS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has worked to promote veganism to a growing public audience. Our initiatives have helped make  “vegan” a household word today. We are working toward a compassionate world. AVS serves as a leading source of accurate vegan information for those inquiring about the lifestyle, whether in person or via media channels. We provide positive, helpful encouragement to anyone transitioning to vegan. Our goal is to increase public knowledge and understanding of veganism in the US.  We continue the vision of AVS founder H. Jay Dinshah

Where to find them: 

Website: https://americanvegan.org/

The American Vegan Center: https://americanvegan.org/avc/

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanVeganSociety and https://www.facebook.com/AmericanVeganCenter 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/americanvegans/ and https://www.instagram.com/americanvegancenter/ 

Twitter: @AmericanVeganS



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