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If Our Bodies Could Talk

How to Defend Being Vegan

Jan 28, 2016 | 58 videos
Video by The Atlantic

Too expensive, not natural, too hard to follow—these are all common arguments against a vegan diet. Russell Simmons, founder of Def Jam and author of The Happy Vegan, has been a vegan for 17 years, and he has heard them all. In this episode of If Our Bodies Could Talk, Simmons teaches senior editor James Hamblin how he defends the plant-based diet that many love to hate.

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Authors: Nicolas Pollock, James Hamblin, Jaclyn Skurie

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Off-beat perspectives on health topics from Dr. James Hamblin.