How to Not Be Cynical About the World
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WARNING: Life-changing revelation! In this episode, I explain why it's fruitless to be surprised that a fig tree produces figs. Trust me. You'll want to hear this. 

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Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Ordinary Vegan Podcast
Nancy Montuori
Ordinary Vegan Podcast #96-Vegan Swaps & Recipes for Animal Products
Are you thinking of adding more plants to your diet in 2021? Today's podcast shares some easy vegan swaps to ease the transition. Finding substitutions for animal products is perhaps the most difficult part of vegan cooking. But it can also be the healthiest thing you can do. For example, when you switch one tablespoon of aquafaba for one egg, you cut out 5 grams of fat and 75 calories. So if you are looking for equally delicious and healthy vegan swaps, look no further. Podcast #96 will introduce you to many vegan swaps and recipes along with: * Healthy Eating Checklist * Oil Substitutes * Best Vegan Banana Bread: Oil-Free & Super Moist * Whipped Cream and Meringue * Egg Replacements * Quick Black Bean Veggie Burgers (recipe below) * The Best Vegan Binding Agents * Cream and Sauce Substitutes * Sunflower Pasta Alfredo Sauce (recipe below) * Gelatin Precautions I hope today's simple vegan swaps helps your transition to a plant-based diet. For recipes and inspiration, please follow me on Instagram and Facebook. You can purchase my vegan, organic line of CBD products from hemp on my website. The National Institutes of Health released a study that "revealed very high rates of clinically significant insomnia along with more stress, anxiety, and depression since the Covid-19 pandemic." All-natural CBD from hemp can enhance the serotonin receptors. Low serotonin levels are commonly associated with people who have depression and anxiety. Anxiety is a key factor behind insomnia. I hope my CBD can help you get a good night's sleep. Additionally, you can find my cookbook "The Easy 5 Ingredient Vegan Cookbook" HERE. I would also like to thank Forager for sponsoring this podcast. Don't forget to go to Foragerproject.com/cultivatehealth for your FREE cup of yogurt. Please stay safe and stay well.
20 min
Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness
Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness
Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim
Animal Protection Laws with Camille Labchuk and Jessica Scott-Reid - PTP397
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Camille Labchuck and Jessica Scott-Reid all about animal protection laws in North America. If you have ever wondered if there are laws protecting wildlife, livestock, or even your pets, this is the podcast for you. We talk about the work Camille did with Animal Justice to “Free Willie” and what they are working on now. They both talk to us about transportation laws, fur farming, Ag Gag laws, adopting animals and so much more. Camille Labchuk is an animal rights lawyer and executive director of Animal Justice—Canada’s only animal law advocacy organization. Under her leadership, Animal Justice fights legal cases in courtrooms across the country, works to pass groundbreaking new laws, and ensures industries are held accountable for illegal animal cruelty. Camille has litigated to advance animals’ legal interests at all levels of court, including before the Supreme Court of Canada. She regularly testifies before legislative committees, and was instrumental in passing a precedent-setting national ban on whale and dolphin captivity in 2019. She has filed false advertising complaints against companies making misleading humane claims; documented Canada’s commercial seal slaughter; and exposed hidden suffering behind the closed doors of farms and zoos through undercover investigations. Camille also regularly defends and protects the rights of animal advocates. Camille is a frequent lecturer on animal law, co-host of the Paw & Order podcast, and a regular contributor to national publications like the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. Jessica Scott-Reid is a journalist and animal advocate. She covers animal and vegan topics for media across Canada and beyond, including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Winnipeg Free Press, Sentient Media, Planet Friendly News, and Tenderly Magazine. She is also a co-host of the Paw & Order Podcast. In this episode we discuss: Finding plant-based PETA Animal Justice Animal protection laws Transportation laws of live stock Farming laws Laws for pets Adopt don’t shop Hot topics for upcoming laws Fur farming Mink farming and COVID Whale and dolphin band Ag Gag Laws Animal Justice Academy
42 min
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
The Exam Room by the Physicians Committee
Physicians Committee
Best Foods to Prevent a Heart Attack
What are the best foods to prevent a heart attack? How quickly can the heart repair itself after changing the way you eat? Find out as Dr. Columbus Batiste joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll on The Exam Room podcast! Someone in America has a heart attack every 40 seconds. That means that by the time you listen to this episode 72 people across the country will have had one. Learn what you need to know to not become one of them! Dr. Batiste shares his top heart healthy foods and answers listener questions when Chuck opens The Doctor’s Mailbag. Get ready to raise your health IQ and have your heart pumping stronger than ever! * How can you prevent a heart attack even when they run in your family? * What is the best diet for reducing the risk of heart disease? * How many nuts can you eat on a heart healthy diet? * Is boiled, steamed, or raw the healthiest way to eat greens? * And many more! If you have a question you’d like to ask the doctors on the show, tweet it to @ChuckCarrollWLC using #ExamRoomLive. — — — Dr. Columbus Batiste IG: @healthyheartdoc Twitter: @iamhealthyheart — — — International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine 2021 Lowest price available until March 1 Register: https://pcrm.org/icnm — — — Chuck Carroll IG: @ChuckCarrollWLC Twitter: @ChuckCarrollWLC Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/ChuckFacebook — — — Barnard Medical Center Telemedicine Schedule Appointment https://bit.ly/BMCtelemed 202-527-7500 — — — Physicians Committee Twitter: @PCRM IG: @PhysiciansCommittee Facebook: https://wghtloss.cc/PCRMFacebook YouTube: https://bit.ly/PCRMYouTube — — — Share the Show Please subscribe and give the show a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or many other podcast providers. Don’t forget to share it with a friend for inspiration!
48 min
Plant Prescription Podcast
Plant Prescription Podcast
Muzammil Ahmad, MSc & Cass Warbeck, BSc
Optimal nutrition for children, behavioural change and healthy habit formation with certified pediatrician Dr. Yami
Today we welcome Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster to the podcast. She is a board-certified pediatrician and certified lifestyle medicine physician, a diplomat for the American College of Cardiology, has a certificate in plant-based nutrition and is a certified Food for Life Instructor. She is so passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles and especially the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic diseases. Dr. Yami strives to educate families on the importance of healthy food choices and shows them how easy and fun it can be!  In this episode we cover:  * Why a plant-based diet can be optimal for children  * Are plant-based diets sufficient for all stages of life  * Do children need dairy for strong bones  * The best type of milk for infants and children  * If meat is a necessary for protein  * Children's natural aversion to meat  * Strategies to teach your children to like healthy food  * Why parents should not cook separate meals for their children  * Advice for parents who are worried their children don’t eat enough  * Should you be worried about soy  * Whether a plant-based diet stunts growth  * How to help your child develop a healthy relationship with food  * Should young children be exposed to allergenic foods  * Supplements   You can connect with Dr. Yami on Instagram: @thedoctoryami and her YouTube channel can be found at Veggie Doctor TV  Her website is here: https://www.doctoryami.com and Dr. Yami is also the founder of VeggieFitKids.com, so be sure to check that out!  Episode resources:  * Dr. Yami’s Podcast: Veggie Doctor Radio  * Dr. Yami’s Tedx Talk: Chicken to Chickpeas: A 30-Day Experiment Changed my Life  * Dr. Yami’s book: A Parent’s Guide to Intuitive Eating  * Book: Born to Run  * Documentaries: Forks over Knives, The Cove, Earthlings  Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram.  IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled.  Facebook: @theplantprescription and @dr.plantbased.  Music credit: Scott Holmes.  *Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*
1 hr 9 min
The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
Tabitha Farrar
Thanks for Listening!
I've not written a blog for months. I've been moving house, had little internet connection, and been generally busy, and tired. I'm glad that this past couple of weeks I had felt like I have the time and space to start writing again, so there will be blogs to come, soon. I wanted to put something down to express my gratitude for all of you who have listened to and supported my podcast over the past three years. I didn't think that it would go anywhere, or that anyone would really listen to it. Well, you did. So thank you. I've had such support for the podcast, that I feel extremely guilty about announcing that I will not be producing any more episodes. But, as I discovered in the last 6 months or so, feeling guilty about stopping is not a good enough reason to keep going. I'd rather than stop completely than keep it going, but only publish episodes sporadically. Podcasts are a lot of work. Finding people to interview, scheduling interviews, and editing audio after interviews. If I am quick, an episode may take 6 hours start to finish (including scheduling etc), but many episodes take more like 10. It is a time thing. It's not that I don't have time. I can always make time. These days, my "free" time — time to do absolutely nothing productive at all — is increasingly precious and glorious to me. I am growing less inclined to give it up. I'm more selfish about my time — unapologetically, I enjoy that I enjoy being just me, without being the 'doing stuff' me. This 'wanting to do nothing' is actually exactly something that scared me when I had anorexia. I was scared that if I allowed myself to rest, I would always want to rest. I would forget how to be productive. My 'value' would decrease. Because when I was sick, I thought my value was in my ability to never rest, and always be productive. (Which, if you think about it, in a famine, would be about right.) The wonderful thing about being human in a brain that doesn't have anorexia any more, doesn't perceive that resources are scarce, and therefore doesn't believe that value is in productivity, is that I have the freedom to see the real value of being human. I know that sounds incredibly deep and ridiculous, but it is true. The other night, I was going to make this podcast. I had an hour or so. I was making my way up my back porch steps, and one of the puppies followed me up and "pawed" me on the leg, asking for attention. Years ago, when my value was in being productive, I either wouldn't have noticed him, or I would have noticed him, and gone inside anyway. These days, I'm more inclined to sit on the floor and play with the dogs because they asked than I am to go inside and start editing audio. Sometimes it is a puppy. Sometimes it is a horse. Sometimes it is a pattern that the wind has made in the snow that I need to stare at. Sometimes, very often, it is snuggling with Matt. I never take for granted my recovered brain. A brain that allows me to see the value in happiness, and being human. Never, ever, take it for granted. I feel blessed to have known a brain in starvation mode, if only because it allows me to know the bliss of not being there. Anyway. That's my way of saying there will be no more podcasts. Just because it is the right time to stop. I appreciate you for listening.
7 min
Switch4Good
Switch4Good
Dotsie Bausch and Alexandra Paul
114 - Seeds, Omega 3s and Big Dairy with Dr Pamela Fergusson
Dr. Pamela Fergusson, RD, PhD, is a plant-based dietitian with 15+ years of experience that spans several continents. As a super mom of four, she takes a practical, evidence-based, and gentle approach to her consultations with clients, but when it comes to standing for what’s right, she’s not afraid to be vocal. She’s spoken out about dairy advertising to children in Canada, and she’s also written papers to educate other dietitians about working with transgender and non-binary clients. On top of that, she’s a self-published cookbook author, sunflower seed fanatic, and winner of the Toronto Marathon’s speed-walking division. This conversation is fun, informative, and just might incentivize you to start speed-walking. What we discuss in this episode: - Progressive changes to Canada’s 2019 Food Guide - Dairy industry’s influence in Canada - Dairy advertising to children - Soy and tofu - Working with transgender or non-binary clients - Simple tips to eat healthier - Keystone habits - The issues with cashews and benefits of seeds - Speed-walking - Pamela’s Sunflower Seed Cookbook - Follow Pamela on Instagram @drpamela.rd Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/ - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/ - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
1 hr 4 min
Plant Proof -  Evidence based nutrition
Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition
Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories
Approaching climate change like a game of chess with Dr Jonathan Foley
In *Episode #119* I sit down with *Dr Jonathan Foley*, one of the worlds most highly regarded Climate and Environmental Scientist's. Jonathan has published over 130 peer reviewed papers in the the field of sustainability in highly prestigious journals such as _Science_ and _Nature_. He is also an author, a highly sought after guest speaker and is the Executive Director at Project Drawdown, a not-for-profit organisation which is widely considered as the worlds leading resource for information on climate solutions. However, as brilliant as his resume is, his communication is arguably what makes his work so incredibly powerful. * In this episode we cover:* * How the climate change conversation has moved from debate around its existence to debate around solutions * What Project Drawdown is * Individual versus government action * Looking at climate change as a game of chess * Why climate change doesn't have to be scary * The changes we can make as individuals with a specific focus on three key areas: water, energy and food. * and much more If you are wanting to learn real facts about climate change and the solutions we have, from someone who not only values science but contributes to it, then I highly suggest you make time to listen to this...probably more than once! And of course, share it to any friends or family members who you think may benefit from hearing from Dr Foley. *Resources:* * Project Drawdown * Jonathan's Bio * Jonathan on twitter * Jonathon's blog 'Beef rules' * Jonathan's blog on seeing Climate change as a game of Chess * Confused about holistic grazing and whether grass-fed beef is a real climate solution? Read this paper out of Oxford University Dr Tara Garnett which discusses some of the problems with claims from certain people in this industry. You can also read a piece I co-wrote with Environmental Researcher Nicholas Carter here for more on this topic. *My Book:* My new book _The Proof is in the Plants_ is out May 4th. Preorder your copy here. *Want to support the show?* The single best way you can support the show is by leaving a review on Apple podcast app - it only takes a few minutes and would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. *Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Sports Physiotherapist * Creator of Plantproof.com and host of the Plant Proof Podcast Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter
1 hr 15 min
PLANTSTRONG
PLANTSTRONG
Rip Esselstyn
Ep. 9: Dr. Reshma Shah - Food and Family
Last week, we spoke with registered dietitian and author, Brenda Davis, about her latest work called, Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families--With Tips & Recipes for Bringing Health, Joy, & Connection to Your Dinner Table. This week, we continue with part two of this important topic with co-author, Dr. Reshma Shah. Dr. Shah is a board-certified pediatrician, mother, plant-based home-cook, teacher, and student. She has nearly two decades of experience caring for children and families, and currently sees patients at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and serves as an affiliate clinical instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine. We know it’s hard to bring an entire family on board the plant-based journey with you because there is a real fear around community, judgment, and nutrition requirements. We also know that you want what’s best for your families and it’s time we have positive conversations around food — with your doctors, friends, and especially your family. Dr. Shah reveals some of the tools, resources, and recipes from the book that will bring joy, abundance, and nutrition back to the family table. It will also instill confidence in knowing that you’re making powerful and positive decisions for the benefit of your entire family for years to come. It's never too late to make changes and bring the family along the adventure with you. Episode and PLANTSTRONG Resources: * Dr. Reshma Shah Website * Nourish: The Definitive Plant-Based Nutrition Guide for Families * PLANTSTRONG Rescue 10x - Hop on the waitlist for our next session. * PLANTSTRONG Meal Planner - use code: STARTFRESH for a 14-Day Free Trial. Yes, you have to enter a credit card - but you won’t be charged if you cancel before the trial ends and that’s a click of a button. Enjoy the test drive and get cooking! * PLANTSTRONG Foods - Pizza Crust is Back in Stock. Bookmark this page for upcoming food announcements! * Theme Music for Episode * Promo Theme Music
49 min
The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast
Dr. Janean Anderson
Episode 67: Food - Beyond Diet Cultures Perspective
Today Dr. Anderson reflects on how people can expand their perspective of food. Diet culture and eating disorder voice lead people to think of food in limited ways. She discusses how food offers so much more than diet culture and eating disorder-perspective can. She talks about: * Ways diet culture narrows our thoughts on food * * Calculator model * Good/Bad food * Moralizing eating * Without diet culture, we can appreciate so much more about food * * How food is created, makes its way to our plates * What food does in our bodies * How food can be pleasurable, meaningful, and emotional * Food facilitating connection with others * Food passing along family traditions * Food as a part of cultural or religious practice * Preparing food as enjoyable itself * COVID and what’s really important about food * * Always, but even more so during the pandemic, people experience hunger, food insecurity by no fault of their own * Diet culture pressures people to make “good” choices. How does one do that when you can’t access all foods, enough foods, or don’t have food available consistently? * Food as part of an act of service * * Food can be a way we look after our fellow people. If you have the means, support local organizations, people in your community who are struggling right now. Get your copy of Dr. Anderson’s books on Amazon at amazon.com/authors/janeananderson This podcast is hosted and produced by Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS-S. Dr. Anderson is a licensed psychologist, author, and podcast host. She holds the Certified Eating Disorder Specialist designation from the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP). She is the Founder and Director of Colorado Therapy & Assessment Center, an outpatient treatment center in Denver, Colorado that specializes in eating disorders. Dr. Anderson also supervision and consultation for treatment professionals seeking their CEDS. Interested? Email for more info: podcast@eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com To learn more about the podcast, visit www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com. Follow Dr. Anderson’s work here: Facebook.com/DrAndersonAuthor Facebook.com/DrJaneanAnderson Twitter.com/DrJanean Instagram @drjaneananderson Get emails about Dr. Anderson’s writing and other happenings at www.eatingdisorderrecoverypodcast.com This podcast is sponsored by EDCare. As one of the nation’s foremost centers for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders, EDCare offers patients, their families, healthcare professionals, and the community over 19 years of eating disorder experience. Their gender-inclusive programs include PHP, day and evening IOP, outpatient therapy, and an adolescent program. Their unique mindfulness-based treatment philosophy CAMSA®, which stands for Connection, Acceptance, Mindfulness, Sense of self, and Action, is incorporated into each individualized treatment plan and supported by Master’s level clinicians or higher. EDCare offers four specialty programs for binge eating disorder, athletes, substance use, and trauma. Facilities are located in Denver, Colorado Springs, Kansas City, and Omaha. Affordable housing is available in Denver and Kansas City. Visit them online at www.eatingdisorder.care to learn more or call 866-771-0861
27 min
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