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Victoria Moran has been a Main Street Vegan® for 31 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.

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:

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Adair Moran: A Main Street Vegan from birth, Adair grew up in Kansas City, Missouri, and became a New Yorker at age seventeen. She works in NYC as an actress, playwright, aerialist, and stunt performer, appearing on TV shows such as Royal Pains, Blue Bloods, House of Cards, Jennifer Jones, and Gotham, where she is the stunt double for the young Bruce Wayne. When not performing, writing, or being set on fire, she is a NY State Licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator and founding partner of Urban Utopia Wildlife Rehabilitation, New York City’s first wild mammal rehab. Adair lives with her husband, vegetarian actor Nicholas A. Moran (creator of the “Nick’s Holiday Pancakes” recipe featured in Main Street Vegan), and their two rescued dogs, Oliver and Tala. You can learn more about Adair’s performing career at and learn about the good work of Urban Utopia at Follow her on Twitter @AdairMoran and Urban Utopia @uuwrwildlife.

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Formal photo of Victoria and Adair by David Rodgers