Victoria Moran has been a Main Street Vegan® for 32 years and is an obesity survivor, maintaining a 60+-pound weight loss for all this time. She’s the bestselling author of twelve books, including Creating a Charmed Life (in 30 languages around the world) and the plant-based weight loss classic, The Love-Powered Diet, and the iconic Main Street Vegan. Her latest book is The Good Karma Diet: Eat Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion. Her college thesis became Compassion the Ultimate Ethic: An Exploration of Veganism, originally published in 1985 and the first work on vegan philosophy and practice to come from a major publisher. Victoria is also an inspirational speaker, corporate spokesperson, certified holistic health counselor (HHC, AADP), graduate of the T. Colin Campbell Foundation/eCornell program in plant-based nutrition, host of the Main Street Vegan radio show/podcast, awarded Outstanding Vegan Media Outlet 2015, and founder and director of Main Street Vegan Academy, training and certifying vegan lifestyle coaches.
Right now, Victoria is one of the 10 finalists in the 2016 “Peta’s Sexiest Vegan Over 50 Contest.” Please vote for her at www.tinyurl.com/sexiestveganover50. If she’s fortunate enough to win, she intends to devote the following year to nonstop work to end speciesism and ageism. Thanks so much for your support!
Cited by VegNews among the Top 10 Contemporary Vegetarian Authors, Victoria appeared twice on The Oprah Winfrey Show and she’s one of the celebrity coaches for PCRM’s 21-Day Vegan Kickstart. Her articles have appeared in Yoga Journal, Mothering, Natural Health, Woman’s Day, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, VegNews, and Vegetarian Times. Her work has been noted in USA Today, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Post, Self, Elle, Glamour, Allure, and O, the Oprah Magazine. She was named Vegan of the Year 2012, sharing that honor with male counterpart Michael Greger, MD, and she speaks extensively for vegetarian/vegan festivals, health events, women’s conferences, associations, corporations, and religious groups.
Moran lives with her husband, writer and musician, William Melton, in a LEED-certified green condominium in New York City’s thriving Harlem neighborhood. They’re co-writers of the feature film in pre-production, Miss Liberty, and co-humans to a rescue-dog, Forbes. To keep in touch, please:
- Follow Victoria on Twitter: @Victoria_Moran and @MainStreetVegan
- “Like” her on Facebook: Main Street Vegan
- Share with her on Instagram: @MainStreetVegan
- Subscribe to the Main Street Vegan Podcast on iTunes (Special note: All of us who at the Main Street Vegan Podcast are proud to announce that our nomination in the “Favorite Podcast” category of the VegNews’ 2016 Veggie Awards. If you’d like to vote for us, and/or other worthy nominees, please go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/veggieawards.)
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Formal photo of Victoria and Adair by David Rodgers