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Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness

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The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness. Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals. Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness. Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness. Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals. Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness. Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

Location:

Toronto, Canada

Description:

The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness. Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals. Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness. Show notes, recipes and more at www.planttrainers.com

Language:

English


Episodes

Approaching Breast Cancer Holistically with Dr. Jenn Simmons - PTP392

1/18/2021
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Jennifer Simmons about breast cancer basics. This episode is really a treat. Dr. Jenn is so knowledgeable and no nonsense. She recounts her story of overcoming Graves Disease, overcoming COVID and giving up her successful surgical career to help others with their health in a more natural and holistic manner. You will hear all about where soy, breast exams, mammograms and meditation have their parts. Both males and females will...

Duration:00:48:02

Overcoming Grumpiness and Hypoglycemia with Vesanto Melina - PTP391

1/11/2021
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Vesanto Melina about how to adjust your diet if you are living with hypoglycemia or often get the case of being hangry! We begin by looking into this 78 year old dietician’s run in with the dairy industry and how to get enough calcium and vitamin D without the dairy products too. Then we move into managing low blood sugar levels and talk about lots of ways to make small changes to meals to stay satiated longer. You’ll love the tips...

Duration:00:46:35

Healthy At Last with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams - PTP390

1/4/2021
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Eric Adams, Brooklyn Borough President and author of the book Healthy At Last. Eric shares how after years of watching his mom suffer from type 2 diabetes he too was headed down that path and what he did was not LIVE with it, but REVERSE it. He has made amazing progress with schools and hospitals adopting more plant-based and healthy options. He also shares why it’s so important for communities to start changing the quality of black...

Duration:00:28:52

Creating A Vision For The New Year - PTP389

12/28/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we offer you an opportunity to create your vision and to look back on 2020 and look forward to 2021. This episode is short, but we hope you will go through it and press pause to think hard, reflect within and answer the questions. We hope this will help you find more direction and create a plan to follow your internal compass moving you towards your 2021 goals. How to reflect on your year: In 2020, What were some of your wins? What were some of...

Duration:00:19:35

Raising Spirit Through Love Letters with Aaron Fisher - PTP388

12/21/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we have Aaron Fisher back on to talk about motivation, inspiring others, and his new book Love Letters that is hot off the presses. Aaron has become a good friend since he was last on the show. While he was training and carrying out his COVID safe, self-supported IronMan, Adam was inspired to help him out on his runs and had an athletic endeavor of his own as part of Aaron’s I AM challenge. The way Aaron talks about helping others be the best...

Duration:00:39:45

Food and Nutrition Economics with Nital Jethalal - PTP387

12/14/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Nital Jethalal all about food and nutrition economics, or plant-based econ as the cool kids are calling it these days. Have you ever wondered what the impact would be if everyone went 80, 90, or even 100% plant-based? What effect would that have on the environment, the economy, and even the healthcare systems? What about meat taxes? We take a deeper look at that in today’s show. Nital is a smart guy and you’ll be intrigued by this...

Duration:00:42:01

Supporting Local Sustainable Businesses with Oren Epstein - PTP386

12/7/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Oren Epstein, owner of Bio Raw about the importance of supporting local and sustainable businesses. This has always been an important issue. We find it even more pressing these days due to COVID19 as more and more small, local and vegan businesses are shutting the doors temporarily or for good. You’ll hear about why and how to choose local and organic and how every small purchase can make a big impact. As a local Toronto food...

Duration:00:31:10

Healing Through Ayurveda with Kartikeya Talreja - PTP385

11/30/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Kartikeya Talreja all about Ayurveda, one of the oldest health systems in the world which originated in India more than 5000 years ago. Ayurveda believes that most diseases originate with imbalances in the digestive system. We dive into the three different types of constitutions, or Doshas, and their characteristics. We also have a look at their elements and what each dosha should be eating. Kartikeya is a certified Ayurvedic...

Duration:00:43:53

Our Favorite Gifts For The Holidays - PTP384

11/23/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we let you in on our favorite things that you should totally know about that can make great gifts for the holidays or you may even be able to get a hold of on Black Friday. We always appreciate you being here and we know you must enjoy the show. Some of these items that would make great gifts come with promo codes and discounts to you that help pay some podcasting bills. And when you click through our Plant Trainers Amazon site, you don’t pay a...

Duration:00:30:11

Nourish Your Plant-Based Pregnancy with Brenda Davis - PTP383

11/16/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Brenda Davis all about plant-based pregnancy and her new book Nourish. If you are wondering if a plant-based pregnancy is safe, what the risks are, and how to make sure you are getting all your micronutrients, then you will not be disappointed. Brenda gives scientific support on how to manage a plant-based pregnancy and if a raw food diet should even be an option. And of course, she talks about the best options for formula if...

Duration:00:48:41

Superfoods and Down To Earth with Darin Olien - PTP382

11/9/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Darin Olien about superfoods and of course the famous Netflix docu-series called “Down to Earth with Zac Efron”. It was a real treat having some deep conversations with Darin about the supplement industry, toxicity in our foods, and of course everyday superfoods. We asked a lot of questions about what built up towards creating Down To Earth as well as what may be next. We do cover the devastating fires that took Darin's home and...

Duration:00:49:15

9 Tactics To Overcome Overwhelm with Kate Galli - PTP381

11/2/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Kate Galli all about stress, overwhelm, and overcoming it with 9 great tactics. Most people are no strangers to overwhelm. Maybe it’s at home, work, planning meals, or trying to balance a healthy lifestyle, sometimes it just seems like too much. In this episode you will understand what overwhelm is and learn 9 steps to keeping life in check! This is a great one to share with people who are open to a plant-based world or...

Duration:00:37:38

Battling Prostate Cancer with Bruce and Mindy Mylrea - PTP380

10/26/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Bruce and Mindy Mylrea about prostate cancer and taking charge of your nutrition. They have been married for close to 40 years and have worked together for 25 years in the fitness and wellness industry. Bruce was diagnosed with prostate cancer which pushed them into action mode taking charge of their nutrition. As you will hear in this episode, that is the main reason Bruce is still here today, able to share his story. We cover the...

Duration:00:42:32

Optimizing Plant-Based Nutrition with Reshma Shah, MD - PTP379

10/19/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Reshma Shah all about children and how to optimize a plant-based diet. Have you ever wondered how to get them to like new foods? What to do if they insist on eating nothing for dinner? And how to know for sure if they are thriving by only eating plants? Well Dr. Shah fills us in on all the info you need to know to stop being a short-order chef and start letting your children take responsibility in eating what you serve. Share...

Duration:00:37:16

They’re Trying To Kill Us with John Lewis - PTP378

10/12/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with John Lewis (BadAssVegan) about his new documentary film he co-produced with Keegan Kuhn called "They’re Trying To Kill Us". We kick off the podcast talking about injustice, inequality, dealing with hate and the Black Lives Matter movement. Then we go into some of the details of the film on how black communities are being targeted creating health conditions throughout North America. As per usual, we leave you with actionable tips on...

Duration:00:54:41

Exploring Food Combining with Tim James - PTP377

10/5/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Tim James all about living foods and food combining. Food combining is not something we have studied, tried personally, or done with any of our clients before. We did think it was a good concept for people to learn about and continue their own research if it is something they are interested in. If you are someone who finds themselves asking if there could be more to their healing journey, you may find it quite interesting. We know...

Duration:00:44:02

Foods To Support Strong Mental Health with Melissa Mondala, MD - PTP376

9/28/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Melissa Mondala all about lifestyle and mental health. You will love to listen to this one. We go through a lot of different lifestyle factors that can affect our mental health in negative and positive directions. It is possible you may be shocked at what she says is the most important way to care for your mental health. Learn what foods Dr. Melissa says are most beneficial and most detrimental for your body. Please do share...

Duration:00:47:58

Understanding Chronic Kidney Disease with Dr. Robert Breakey - PTP375

9/21/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Bob Breakey about kidney disease. While kidney disease is not talked about frequently, it does affect 1 in 7 North Americans and can seriously alter one's quality of life as well as longevity. We cover everything from what the kidneys do, to how to find out if you are having kidney issues, to what the prescription is nutritionally speaking. If you find that you are confused about which foods may worsen kidney stones or chronic...

Duration:00:50:32

Self-Care While Caring For Others with Dawn Renee - PTP374

9/14/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dawn Renee all about self-care and what it takes to care for somebody with a degenerative disease, the toll it can take on the caregiver, and the steps the caregiver could take to keep themselves in their best possible health and energy. Coming from a place of illness and immobility herself, Dawn shares how she rebuilt her health, and the steps she now takes and coaches others to take to make sure caregivers do not fall ill...

Duration:00:47:28

A Powerful Live with Rants and Raccoons - PTP373

9/7/2020
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we share a very powerful discussion we had with our Instagram and TikTok Live audience from August 20, 2020. We talk about some social media challenges, hate comments, keeping things positive, building a strong community, the impact we can make on others, becoming plant-based for the first time, and so much more. This was an impactful discussion that we thought we should convert into a podcast as it will likely be of assistance to someone in our...

Duration:00:50:59