Podcast #68: Is Vegan Meat Healthy – The Pros and Cons

January 14, 2020

“I try to encourage people to shift to plant protein. I think that’s the No. 1 thing that people can do in their lifetime to positively impact climate change.” Ethan Brown, Founder Beyond Meat Many companies are entering the plant-based meat business, and sales are booming. But is vegan meat healthy? And what about all…

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Podcast #67 – Time Restricted Eating: New Studies & Health Benefits

December 17, 2019

Unlike diets that tell you what to eat, time-restricted eating focuses on when to eat. Today’s podcast is devoted to the latest studies on time-restricted eating and the recently revealed health benefits. Time-restricted eating is becoming an increasingly popular way to lose weight. Furthermore, this fasting technique is showing a lot of promise. In the…

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Ordinary Vegan Podcast #66: A Discussion with Colleen Patrick Goudreau

November 24, 2019

  Every November, we commemorate World Vegan Month. What better way to celebrate than welcoming long-time animal advocate, author, and all-around inspiring vegan, Colleen Patrick Goudreau. Not only that, she is an acclaimed speaker, and her award-winning podcast, Food for Thought, has been changing hearts and minds for over 14 years.  Colleen is also a recognized…

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Podcast #64: Fat Burning Foods To Help Lose Weight

September 30, 2019

In Podcast #63 “How Not To Diet”, Dr. Greger discussed fat burning foods to help lose weight. Today’s podcast is a follow-up to a few of the foods he mentioned. First, we discuss which foods contribute to weight loss and why it works. For example, there are certain foods that increase energy expenditure. Meaning, they have…

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Podcast #62: Anti-Inflammatory Food To Fight Inflammation

September 16, 2019

  Today’s podcast explores the root of all disease, chronic inflammation. Also, the anti-inflammatory food that can help reduce and fight inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body’s response to infection and tissue damage, and it is crucial to the healing process. But over the last 15 years, studies show that when chronic inflammation lingers,…

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Podcast #61: Is Your Tap Water Safe To Drink & The Safest Water To Drink

August 19, 2019

Is your tap water safe to drink?  Contaminated water has become an alarming issue not only in the United States but all over the world.  Uncontaminated water is essential for human survival, healthy ecosystems, and sustainable development.  The tap water we drink isn’t just coming from your local stream. It comes from lakes, rivers, reservoirs,…

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Podcast #60: Legumes List, Health Benefits & Recipes

August 18, 2019

On today’s podcast we focus on the healthiest beans you can eat from my legumes list. Legumes provide a magnitude of essential nutrients that can help you live a longer and healthier life. And science proves that beans contribute to longevity because they cool down systemic inflammation. Inflammation contributes to many long-term diseases including cardiovascular…

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Podcast #59: Wabi-Sabi – Embracing Imperfection In A Vegan Diet

June 19, 2019

Today, I want to encourage the pursuit of imperfection.  It is called wabi-sabi, and accepting imperfection is the fundamental principal.  That does not mean to embrace failure. It means to embrace learning and to be willing not to get it entirely right.  “Wabi means simplicity, humility, and living in tune with nature. It describes someone…

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