Vegan and vegetarian nutrition, running and training tips, and healthy lifestyle and habit change with well-known guests like Rich Roll, Brendan Brazier, Heather Crosby, Leo Babauta, Rip Esselstyn, Pamela Fergusson, Dan Buettner, make for an entertaining, informative, no-preach listen.
How to Think Differently About Goals This Year
45:11As you approach the new year, it's only natural to think about your health and fitness goals. But would you have more success if you approached them differently? In today's episode, Matt and Doug share a few lessons from the last few years of goal setting, and how they're thinking about resolutions for 2022. Huge thank you to today's episode sponsors: TEN THOUSAND: Makers of high-quality, super comfortable training shorts. Ten Thousand is offering NMA Radio listeners 15% off your first purchase. Go to ten thousand.cc and enter code NOMEAT to receive 15% off. ROUBXE: Where learning the core techniques and knowledge behind plant-based cooking empowers people and athletes to live a sustainable, well-fueled (and delicious) plant-based lifestyle. Visit to learn more about their plant-based programs. EVERLYWELL: Everlywell is offering a special discount of 20% off an at-home Food Sensitivity, Metabolism, Sleep & Stress, Thyroid, and other lab tests at nomeat
NMA Chats: Eat, Move, and Rest Your Way to Foundational Health
56:47What are the three fundamental aspects of health? According to Erin and Dusty Stanczyks, it's eating, moving, and resting. In today's episode, Matt Tullman sits down with the health coaches and YouTube stars helping hundreds of thousands of people transform their lives.
How to Increase Your Happiness
1:02:28What is happiness, and how can you experience more of it? In today's episode, Doug and Matt share their thoughts on pleasure, long-term goals and meaning, kids, and intentional vs. forced suffering, and how each relates to happiness. Plus, they share a few things they're doing to try to live a happier, more fulfilled life. SPONSOR SHOUTOUTS: This episode is brought to you by Rouxbe, where learning the core techniques and knowledge behind plant-based cooking empowers people and athletes to live a sustainable, well-fueled (and delicious) plant-based lifestyle. Visit https://rouxbe.com/nomeatathlete/ to learn more about their plant-based programs. This episode is also brought to you by Everlywell. Everlywell is offering a special discount of 20% off an at-home Food Sensitivity, Metabolism, Sleep & Stress, Thyroid, and other lab tests at everlywell.com/nomeat
NMA Chats: Type One Determination with Lauren Plunkett, RDN
1:02:49In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Lauren Plunkett, about the power of a plant-based diet, her personal journey with Type 1 Diabetes, and her new book, Type One Determination. Thank you to today's sponsors: MyFitnessPal: Get three free months of a premium membership at nomeat.myfitnesspal.com with promo code NOMEAT. Manly Bands: To get 25% off your Manly Band now through Cyber Monday, go to manlybands.com/NOMEAT or use promo code NOMEAT.
Our Successful Health Habits of 2021
50:42With the completion of Doug's first race since February of 2020, life, habits, and health have come full circle. In today's episode, Matt and Doug share the mindset and habit shifts that have stuck with them over the past year, and how they'll shape the future.
NMA Chats: How a Plant-Based Diet Fuels Professinal Hocky Player Jacquie Pierri
50:02Growing up playing hockey on a boy's team, Jackquie Pierri has never been one to shy away from chasing her goals, even if others try to stand in her way. In today's episode, Matt Tullman chats with Jackie about how — despite initial pushback — she has proven to her team and community that you can thrive as a plant-based professional hockey player.
Mastering Your Blood Sugar with Cyrus Khambatta, PhD, and Robby Barbaro, MPH
1:07:58As type 1 diabetics, Cyrus Khambatta and Robby Barbaro have an immediate understanding of how foods impact blood sugar levels. And what they've discovered through their own experiences and studies has led them to dedicate their lives to helping people master blood sugar for optimal health. In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with Robby and Cyrus as they break down exactly what athletes, health nuts, and pre-diabetics should understand about the relationship between food and blood sugar for short-term gains and long-term health. They share their stoplight approach to foods, post-workout meals, commonly misunderstood foods, and more.
Brain Health and Cognitive Decline Prevention with Dr. Dean Sherzai
1:05:58If there's one thing most of us fear, it's cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease. So what can we do to prevent it? In today's episode, Matt Tullman speaks to Dr. Dean Sherzai, a behavioral neuroscientist, on the lifestyle changes you can make to support long-term brain health and help prevent chronic cognitive issues.
Going Vegan for Beginners with Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD
1:08:58If you had a blueprint for going vegan, what would it look like? In today's episode, Matt and Doug chat with Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD, about everything from amino acids and visible protein, to whether the vegan diet is truly as healthy as people claim.
Rewriting the Medical School Curriculum with Muzammil Ahmad
44:17What role does nutrition play in medical school? For 4th year medical student, Muzammil Ahmad, not enough. In today's episode, Doug chats with Muzammil about his mission to correct some of the outdated information taught about the plant-based diet in medical school, and highlight nutrition as a critical prevention tool.