Elysabeth Alfano

Vegan Knights Motorcycle Club: Easy Riders Take to the Road to Save Animals
Vegan Knights Motorcycle Club: Easy Riders Take to the Road to Save Animals
When you think of a motorcycle club, you imagine a group of guys and gals, riding on big, black Harleys, sporting leather and chains, rolling up to a bar for beers and burgers, but do you also imagine them asking the waitress to make it a vegan plant-based burger? Well cut your engi...
Eat These 5 Foods to Live Longer, Says Blue Zones Author Dan Buettner
Eat These 5 Foods to Live Longer, Says Blue Zones Author Dan Buettner
What food will add four years to your life? What are the top five foods everyone should eat? What do many recipes for longevity have in common?  Those were the pressing questions we wanted to ask of New York Times best-selling author of Blue Zones Dan Buettner, who is also a National Geographic Fellow, and explorer...
Exploring the Hidden History of Vegetarianism and Veganism in the U.S.
Exploring the Hidden History of Vegetarianism and Veganism in the U.S.
As the saying goes, ‘To know where you are going, you have to know where you have been.’ During a time when veganism and plant-based diets are skyrocketing, its important to look back on the history of the movement.  In my most recent interview on the Awesome Vegans Influencer Series, Kay Stepkin, founder of the world’s only vegan museum, shares facts about the nations’ vegan and vegetarian past a
In One Year of The Game Changers, More Athletes Are Going Plant-Based
In One Year of The Game Changers, More Athletes Are Going Plant-Based
Call it The Game Changers effect. In the one year since the documentary about plant-based athletes first debuted, more professional athletes, including NBA and NFL stars, and Olympic hopefuls, NCAA stars, and weekend warriors alike have chosen to make the switch to a plant-based diet for performance. The...
Powered by Plants, Ultra-Endurance Athlete Colin O’Brady Solo Transverses Antarctica
Powered by Plants, Ultra-Endurance Athlete Colin O’Brady Solo Transverses Antarctica
Feeling overheated lately? You are not alone–with temps and temperaments rising across the country, you're probably craving an ice-cold lemonade or air-conditioner on high. We follow The Beet’s Awesome Vegans interviewer Elysabeth Alfano, to Antarctica, or at least her interview with the ultra-endurance athlete and author of The Impossible First Colin O’Brady...
The 7 Best Tips to Never Binge Again by the Psychologist Who Wrote the Book
The 7 Best Tips to Never Binge Again by the Psychologist Who Wrote the Book
We've all been there. Stressed, tired, or bored and polishing off the whole bag of potato chips or the entire pint of ice cream for no good reason other than the fact that we felt like it. Binging can be fine as an occasional indulgence, but if it happens often, you may need to self-script to talk yourself out of it, like taking your mind of an itch that needs to be scratched...
Marco Antonio Regil Was the Face of McDonald’s and Nestle. Then He Watched Glass Walls and Gave it Up
Marco Antonio Regil Was the Face of McDonald’s and Nestle. Then He Watched Glass Walls and Gave it Up
Turning on the TV these days can be overwhelming, especially with the current news. Then, there is an occasional bright spot when someone does something positive, especially a celebrity who is determined to break out of the safe, lucrative, or predictable path, and speak his or her truth. Enter Marco Antonio Regil, S...

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