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203: Proteinaholic

203: Proteinaholic

 

Dr. Garth Davis, MD, starred on the hit TLC show Big Medicine. He's certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. He's the author of the book, "Proteinaholic", which talks about the problems associated with America's obsession with protein.

In this episode, Dr. Garth talks about his personal journey into a Whole Food Plant Based lifestyle as well as it's integration into his programs at the surgery center. Dr. Garth also shares information brought forth by reputable studies showing the dangers of a Keto or Low-Carb diet, and explains how and why they're ineffective over extended periods of time.

Dr. Garth Davis:
Website: http://proteinaholic.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drgarthdavis
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/drgarth/

References:
PCRM: https://www.pcrm.org/
Dr. Angie Sadeghi (Episodes 13 & 56): https://drangiehealth.com/
Forks Over Knives: https://www.forksoverknives.com/contributors/garth-davis-md/#gs.exi615

199: Non-Toxic Lifestyle

199: Non-Toxic Lifestyle

Dr. Christian Gonzalez is a Naturopathic Doctor, an Oncology Expert and an Environmental Professional. He is also a proponent of a Whole Food Plant Based diet, and believes in reducing toxicity in our bodies, not only with healthy food choices, but with consciousness and meditation.

Dr. Christian's Links:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doctor.g_/
Heal Thy Self Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/heal-thy-self/id1455361893

References:
Dominion: https://www.dominionmovement.com/
Earthlings: http://www.nationearth.com/
Switch 4 Good: https://switch4good.org/

198: Vegan Strong

198: Vegan Strong

Bill Muir, AKA Sgt. Vegan has been vegan since 1992, after he was already in the punk scene and identified as straight-edge. As a defiant act, he figured since he wasn't drinking or doing drugs, it wouldn't be that much harder to give up animal products.

Twenty-seven years later, Bill Muir now has a Certificate in Vegan Culinary Arts from Atlantic Union College and a BS in Nursing from Drexel University and has authored the book, Vegan Strong. He has also been Honorably Discharged from the Armed Services and serves our Nations's Heroes as an RN at the West LA Medical Center.

In this episode, Bill shares his story of compassion and non-violence through all areas of his life.

Website: https://sgtvegan.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sgt_vegan/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/sgtvegan
Amazon Book Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1719406901/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

197: Plant-Based Addict

197: Plant-Based Addict

In 2012, Adam Sud’s life was completely out of control. Once weighing nearly 350lbs and struggling with multiple addictions, serious chronic diseases, and mental health disorders. His life nearly came to an end when he attempted suicide by drug overdose.

He checked into rehab and with the help of his parents and a plant-based diet, he began a journey that led to a remarkable recovery. Adam is now a diabetes and food addiction coach for Mastering Diabetes; a program that focuses on reversing insulin resistance to master type 1, Type 1.5, pre-diabetes, and type 2 diabetes using low fat, whole food, plant-based nutrition.

He also works with Engine 2 and Whole Foods Market’s Total Health Immersion Team. He is an international speaker for the plant-based movement and addiction recovery movement. Adam has worked in recovery centers using plant-based nutrition as a tool for strengthening recovery and relapse prevention.

He is also the founder of the non-profit, Plant-Based for Positive Change that is dedicated to advancing the research of diet and mental health / addiction and is running the very first research study to investigate the effects of a plant based diet intervention on early addiction recovery outcomes. He firmly believes that the simplest change on your fork make the most profound change of your life and that self-love is the root of all recovery.

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/plantbasedaddict
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/plantbasedaddict
GoFundMe: http://www.gofundme.com/infinite-study
Website: http://www.plantbasedforpositivechange.org
Mastering Diabetes: https://www.masteringdiabetes.org/

196: Vegan Dogs?

196: Vegan Dogs?

Lindsay Rubin is the Vice President of v-dog; the vegan and family-owned, dog food brand based out of San Francisco.

In this episode, Lindsay not only shares her personal story of veganism, but also squashes some common misconceptions about the ideal doggie diet!

Website: https://v-dog.com
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/Vdogfood
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vdogfood
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vdogfood/
Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user56587092

Shout out to Chia the Vegan Pit! https://www.instagram.com/chiatheveganpit/

195: Organic WFPB

195: Organic WFPB

Ben Honeycutt is a sixteen year old speaker on the topic of the importance of the organic WFPB diet and extending quality of life. He's in the Future Farmers of America program and is a cross country runner. Ben is also studying nutrition, with the goal to be a Naturopathic Doctor.

Ben's mother, Zen Honeycutt founded Moms Across America after Ben started experiencing health issues as a child. Today, Ben and his mother work together, advocating for better health for all!
Attend Ben's talk in Irvine, Ca on 11/24: https://www.iucc.org

193: Choice Juicery

193: Choice Juicery

 

Choice Juicery CEO and bad-ass babe, Nastasha McKeon prides herself on being a "momtrepreneur" — balancing the hustles of being a business owner, mother, and certified plant-based nutritionist.

In this episode, Nastasha tells her personal story on how and why she became vegan, but also how she is able to run the fully vegan, gluten-free, organic brand, Choice.

Website: http://www.choicejuicery.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/choicejuicery/
PS. They're hiring! Check this out: https://www.instagram.com/p/B3Cas_7nMoS/

191: Nomad Vegan Eats

191: Nomad Vegan Eats

 

Jasmine Singh & Rebecca Newell are the sauce bosses behind Nomad Vegan Eats; the Whole Food Plant-Based "cheese" company, servin' up crunch wraps, nachos and so much more! Everything is made with love, and organic ingredients right here in San Diego!

Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/nomadeats/help-us-create-our-liquid-gold-empire?ref=discovery&term=liquid%20gold
Website: http://www.Nomadveganeats.com

To Buy:
Just Peachy: 1354 N. Coast Hwy, Encinitas, Ca 92024
Healthy Creations: 376 N El Camino Real, Encinitas, Ca 92024
Mission Square: 6171 Mission Gorge Rd. unit 111 San Diego, Ca 92120
Artisan's Palate: 26459 Ynez Rd. Suite C Temecula, Ca 92591
Jimbo's Carmel Valley: 12841 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130

Sundays @ Leucadia Farmer's Market
Tuesdays @ San Marcos Farmer's Market
Wednesdays @ Carlsbad Farmer's Market

189: MN Spine & Sport

189: MN Spine & Sport

 

Dr. Scott Schreiber has been in practice since 2004. He is double board certified in rehabilitation and clinical nutrition. He graduated in 2004 from University of Bridgeport with a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.

Dr. Schreiber has spent thousands of hours in post-doctoral training including acupuncture, the McKenzie method, kinesiotaping, spider tech tape, rock tape, functional movement screen, post-surgical rehabilitation, and nutrition. In addition to his chiropractic practice, Dr. Schreiber is a licensed nutritionist and a certified nutrition specialist.

In this episode, Scott talks about how he incorporates a plant-based diet into his patients' healing regimen and shares a few of their (anonymous) success stories.

Website: https://www.mnspineandsport.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mnspineandsport/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/mnspineandsport
Email: drschreiber@mnspineandsport.com

186: Reversing Vascular Disease

186: Reversing Vascular Disease

 

Dr. Rizwan Bukhari is a Dallas-based vascular surgeon and has been treating patients for over 20 years. A proponent for a Whole Food Plant Based Diet, his goal is to prescribe his patients with plants, not prescriptions.

Dr. Riz is also an animal activist and not only speaks about his views on animal testing in the medical industry, but will be participating in a protest against the Cattle Feeder's Annual Conference. Dr. Riz is also a member of PCRM, ACLM, Plant Pure Communities and Walk with a Doc.

For more information about Dr. Rizwan Bukhari:
Website: http://ntxvascular.com/ OR https://plantbaseddfw.com/
FaceBook: https://www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/

Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM): https://www.pcrm.org/
PlantPure Nation: https://www.plantpurenation.com/
American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM): https://www.lifestylemedicine.org/
Walk with a Doc: https://walkwithadoc.org/
Food as Medicine Summit, Dallas: https://www.foodasmedicinesummittx.com/

 


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