We’ve all heard the discussions around low-fat, plant-based diets [sometimes referred to as whole foods, plant-based]. The question remains: is it all hype, or are these sentiments true?
Chef AJ and Glen Merzer, co-authors of the new book Own Your Health: How to Live Long and Avoid Chronic Illness, join me to discuss this lifestyle, answer the aforementioned question once and for all, and discuss how we can strategically move veganism forward in a culture that has normalized eating animal products.
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NBSV 114: A technological argument against animal products with Dr. Karthik Sekar
38:16Where do technology and animal products intersect [and how do they?] Dr. Karthik Sekar offers a technological argument against animal products, their problematic relationship to the environment [and the animals], and how the future of plant-based replacements has the capacity to exceed animal-based products in every way. Humanity has great impetus to shift past animal products, and this is a part of the process that bears huge potential to help us do so. Tune in to find out how you can be part of it.
NBSV 113: Daniel Weiss on athletic performance, and how it relates to body composition and veganism
48:30Daniel Weiss joins me to delve into how body composition and athletic performance intersect, how veganism affects athletic performance, how to improve your body composition and energy with your nutrition and training, and more. Daniel turned his passion for nutrition, food, exercising, and human behaviour into helping active people overcome mindset blocks, lose excuses, and develop healthy relationships with food while pursuing health, body composition, and performance goals.
NBSV 112: West African cuisine, the plant-based diet, and where they intersect
44:45How has West African -specifically Ghanian- cuisine [and its plant-based nature], influenced US and Caribbean food cultures? Nana-Serwa Mancell is the Founder and chef of Veghana, a meal delivery and catering company based in Dubai that serves vegan West African cuisine. Nana believes that West African Food deserves a place among the popular global cuisines, and that it has an enormous amount to offer anyone on a plant-based diet. We discuss this crucial shift, and much- much more!
NBSV 111: Truly F*cked Up Parts of the Fitness Industry part II with Zoe Peled
55:29What do noses have to do with weight loss? How do we talk about "problem" areas? Watch out: the holidays are coming + you best repent for your food choices! Back by popular demand for a 2nd edition, alongside my coaching colleague @zoemarg, we commit to calling out more falsities that need to be addressed, including the potentially problematic use of the word "goals", how we can dismantle the "good vs.bad" paradigm, and much [much] more. Time to kick the BS to the curb! Listen now via link in bio
NBSV 110: Chrissy King on merging social justice with the fitness industry
25:32What are some ways we can approach diversity and inclusion within the fitness industry, and what work still needs to be done? Adapted from a Zoom conversation for an alive Magazine article (about how the COVID-19 pandemic, and recent discussions about diversity and inclusion, have changed the fitness industry for good), Chrissy King joins me to discuss her work as a writer, speaker, strength coach, and educator, with a passion for creating a diverse and inclusive wellness industry.
NBSV 109: Ren Jones on diversity + inclusion in the fitness industry
29:03“Fitness is rooted in two things: patriarchy, and access.” Ren Jones is a certified trainer and certified nutrition coach in Charlotte, North Carolina. His personal philosophy toward changing behaviors is centered around self-compassion over discipline. Ren joined me for a crucial discussion about some of the most important issues facing the fitness industry today, a discourse that by no means can be contained to one podcast episode [and will be featured in many more to come.]
NBSV 108: Shawn Stratton of the International Vegan Film Festival: past, present + future
34:24The International Vegan Film Festival [IVFF] and World Tour was founded in 2018. It is the largest vegan film festival of its kind in the entire world, exploring themes around animal welfare, environment, and health and nutrition. Shawn Stratton, director of the International Vegan Film Festival and World Tour, joins me to discuss the festival’s past, present, and future; his vegan story; and life as a plant-based endurance athlete.
NBSV 107: Veganism and abortion - a critical discussion
1:17:21It is a comparison ever-present in the vegan community, though it is rarely critically addressed: veganism and abortion. In light of the recent legislation in Texas around reproductive rights [and lack thereof], my coaching colleague Zoe and I talk about the intersections between veganism and abortion, why the comparison may be problematic, and above all: why anti-abortion vegans are blatant hypocrites.
NBSV 106: Chef AJ & Glen Merzer on the science of low-fat, plant based diets
39:27We’ve all heard the discussions around low-fat, plant-based diets [sometimes referred to as whole foods, plant-based]. The question remains: is it all hype, or are these sentiments true? Chef AJ and Glen Merzer, co-authors of the new book Own Your Health: How to Live Long and Avoid Chronic Illness, join me to discuss this lifestyle, answer the aforementioned question once and for all, and discuss how we can strategically move veganism forward in a culture that has normalized eating animal products.
NBSV 105: Demystifying [and mastering] vegan meal planning with Sophia DeSantis
38:08Vegan meal planning: you’ve heard the term, and it’s one that can both inspire and elude. Sophia DeSantis is here to show us how to move from overwhelmed to empowered when it comes to vegan meal planning. The fun-loving mom behind Veggies Don’t Bite!, Sophia outlines how to break past traditional meal planning and create a meal system that is sustainable, will help you move from overwhelmed to empowered, and furthermore, how to successfully reach *all* of your wellness goals.