Jeanne Blad, Co-Chair of Michiana VegFest: “Why I’m Vegan”

Why become a vegan?  Like many of us, I grew up with a typical American diet, meat, eggs, poultry, fish, and vegetables.  When I married, our family continued that way of eating. My doctor started talking about my high cholesterol when I was in my early 40’s.  I had a family history of early heart […]

Karen Sommers, Chair of Michiana VegFest

“Why I’m Vegan” Periodically over the past 15 years I had made the decision to become a vegetarian, much to my family’s dismay. However, I was not successful each and every time. Fast forward to 2014 when I was offered the opportunity to work with Ornish Lifestyle Medicine and direct their Intensive Cardiac Rehab program, […]