56: Over Fed + Under Nourished
Dr. Raymond Berdugo (PCP of Kaiser Permanente), and Dr. Angie Sadeghi (Gastroenerologist) talk about how a whole food plant-based diet directly improves the health of their patients, from the inside out. We also talk about some of the myths associated with products such as detox teas, and diets like Paleo or Keto.
Dr. Berdugo's Links:
Blog Article: https://positivechoice.org/an-introduction-to-a-whole-foods-plant-based-diet-why-should-you-try-it/
Positive Choice Integrative Wellness Center: http://www.positivechoice.org
KP Nutrition and Wellness Info: http://www.kphealthyme.com
KP Plant Based Handout: http://www.kphealthyme.com/Healthy-Eating-Active-Living-Programs/Education-libraries/Plant-Based-Diet.aspx
KP 2013 Online Journal Article: http://www.thepermanentejournal.org/issues/2013/spring/5117-nutrition.html
55: Blissful Gatherings
Meet Lila and Alexa - the beauties and brains behind Blissful Gatherings. These ladies are young, focussed, and devoted to living a healthy vegan lifestyle and they are determined to show the world how to eat right, be satisfied and save animals all at the same time! (Plus, they both have BEAUTIFUL Instagram pages!)
Blissful Gatherings Links:
54: From Liberia To Guyana
When I asked Cynthia Pean what inspired her to eat food that heals, she responded with, "My mother died of cancer, my grandmother died of cancer, my mother was a diabetic, my aunt is a diabetic...". In this Episode, Cynthia talks about the knowledge she's gained about healing foods all while combining influences from her Liberian and Guyanese roots.
Cynthia Pean's Links:
53: Sagency Wellness
Meet Haz Adiguzel: Owner of Sagency Wellness in San Diego. Haz is a Licensed Acupuncturist, Licensed Massage Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher and so much more! In this episode, Haz talks discusses some of the benefits of herbs and how combining them in different ways can increase or decrease their effectiveness. Sagency Wellness is Downtown San Diego's premier blend of the best of the ancient and new; offering acupuncture, Eastern-inspired bodywork, Kundalini Yoga and plant remedies.
52: Stripping The Layers
** This episode contains language and/or subject matter that is not suitable for children. **
In this episode, Vegan Danielle is interviewed by friend (and fellow vegan), Trish Ferrer for a follow-up on Episode 16 "The Autobiography". Trish peels back some of Danielle's many layers by asking questions about her past that she probably wouldn't have shared otherwise. This episode is unscripted, un-formatted and unedited!
51: Ahimsa Healers
"Drink celery juice and watch your life transform!" Jamie and Courtney are two holistic practitioners that work with a wide spectrum clients to help them heal and change their lifestyle through a plant based diet! Hear how both of them positively transformed their lives after becoming more aware with their bodies' signals.
Jamie and Courtney's Links:
50: Pollinated Palette
Rachel DeRose-Hosler has had a lifelong passion for health and wellness! Living life to the fullest with the least amount of stress helps to lead a fun and exciting and prosperous life. Having a passion for this, she has chosen to share her happiness and keys to living life to the fullest. Aside from her own practices, she also works with her friend Karl Kyler, to support the San Diego chapter of Anonymous For The Voiceless!
** This episode contains mildly harsh language and may not be suitable for young children **
Anonymous for the Voiceless:
49: Where Do You Get Your Protein?
NPC Bikini Competitor, Nancy Rodriguez talks about how veganism has helped her preform in her competitions. She also walks us through what it's like to compete and what the judges are looking for!
Nancy Rodriguez's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fit_nannyy/
48: Be Brave; Do Epic Shit!
Sonya Looney is a sponsored professional outdoor adventure athlete and American mountain biker. She's passionate about cycling, adventure travel, personal growth, plant-based nutrition, health and wellness, and being of service to others to help them find the best and bravest version of themselves.
Sonya also finished her Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering and worked as a solar design engineer in Boulder, CO. You guys - This chick is a BAD ASS!
For more about Sonya:
FaceBook (Personal): https://www.facebook.com/looneysonya/
FaceBook (Plant Powered Tribe): https://www.facebook.com/groups/plantpoweredtribe
47: Pesto Prime
Previous NPC Fitness Champion, Alex Massir, talks about how veganism played a positive role in competing and working out. We also talk about his San Diego restaurant, Pesto, which features tons of vegan options and Alex mentions a future concept for quick food delivery: "Pesto Prime".