Why Erin Ireland turned her company vegan

02.09.2019 - By Plant Proof - Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories

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In Episode 54 I sat down with Erin Ireland and spoke about why she personally transitioned to a vegan lifestyle and how this affected her business. On top of that we speak about her daughter Roen's diet and the common questions she gets about raising a vegan child from birth.

In this episode we covered

• What she's been up to in Sydney and her favourite places she's eaten at
• What life was like for Erin growing
• What Vancouver is like as a city including the vegan scene
• The foods she ate as a kid
• Why she eventually changed the foods on her plate
• How her personal lifestyle changes have influenced those around her
• The ins and outs of her baking business and how this changed when she transitioned to a vegan lifestyle
• The biggest hurdles during her personal and business transition
• Tips for anyone transitioning to plant based or vegan foods
• Her daughter Roen's diet and any associated challenges socially
• Common questions Erin gets about Roen's diet including supplements, foods, breast feeding etc.
• and much much more
RESOURCES:
Erin's website It's To Die For
Erin's Vancouver Vegan Eats Recommendations
Where to get Erin's Banana Bread
Heart Beets Run Club in Vancouver

Transitioning to a plant based lifestyle in 5 hours per Erin's recommendations. Set up a binge watching afternoon and get through the below (invite your friends or family over that are interested too and make a day/night of it).
Conspiracy
Earthlingsor Dominion
What the Health

Science from intro to think about:
Egg Board article about Just Mayo: Read here
Meta Analysis looking at the effect of Dietary Cholesterol on Serum Cholesterol (full paper)
Swapping Saturated fats for Unsaturated or Unrefined carbohydrates to lower disease risk: Read a summary here of what I mentioned in the intro.

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