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Stress, Abuse, and Relationships with Dean Ornish, M.D. - PTP307

6/11/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Dean Ornish, about Stress, Abuse, and Relationships. Stress is something that affects us all but to varying degrees. Dr. Ornish explains how stress in a family can affect the children as adults. We spend some time on the idea of how children who are abused in one way or another are more likely to become sick as adults and even die prematurely. However, he does have some good advice on how to combat this prognosis that is...

Duration:00:50:53

Impacting The World Through The Greenprint with Marco Borges - PTP306

6/4/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Marco Borges about impacting the world through The Greenprint. You’re going to want to listen to his story about dropping out of school and changing direction to creating 22 Days Nutrition and writing his book The Greenprint: Plant-Based Diet, Best Body, Better World and the implications that had on his future, or so it would seem. It is interesting how that experience led him to not only working with Beyoncé but being responsible...

Duration:00:49:55

Recalibrating A Plant-Based Lifestyle - PTP305

5/28/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk All about what to do if you have fallen off that plant-based lifestyle wagon, need to recalibrate and get back to your healthy active self. And don't worry if you haven't yet hit your plant-based lifestyle high yet. There's lots of great information here to help you get there. This year, more than any other year, we are hearing about people who are just not eating as Whole Food Plant-Based or as healthy as they used to. We explore why...

Duration:00:27:56

Dropping 150 Pounds and Gaining Muscle with Richard Hubbard - PTP304

5/21/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Rich Hubbard about his amazing transformational story from over 350 pounds to a lean, mean, muscle machine. Well, he’s lean, and nice, and having a blast training for his half marathon and building muscles. We ask him some of the hard questions about finally losing the weight, keeping it off and how his vision of himself changed. You’ll hear about his challenges, wins and how he dealt with the reminders of a man who he once was....

Duration:00:38:32

Farm-based Healthcare with Dr. Ron Weiss - PTP303

5/14/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Ron Weiss about farm-based healthcare. Have you ever hear that term before? Dr. Weiss’s approach to prescriptions is not what you would get from a conventional medical doctor today, but it’s right in line with what we love here at Plant Trainers. You’ll hear how his dad’s health had a lot to do with him ditching the Medical Building practice and heading out to the farm for a more holistic, lifestyle medicine approach where he...

Duration:00:54:18

The World’s Most Powerful Superfoods with Catharine Arnston – PTP302

5/7/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Catharine Arnston all about the world’s most powerful superfoods, algae. Catharine has been on the show way back on episode 11 when we talked about the very basics of algae. This time we take it a step further and talk about its properties, the history of why it’s so popular in Asia and we also talk about the new Algae Agricultural Act. We want you to make sure that if you are going to buy chlorella or spirulina that it is pure and...

Duration:00:49:21

Creating A Miracle Metabolism with Thomas Tadlock – PTP301

4/30/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Thomas Tadlock all about your metabolism…OK, maybe not your metabolism specifically. He tells us all about his struggles with gaining and maintaining muscle at the beginning of his journey. Then we get into the good stuff. Do you know what your metabolism actually is? Well, he makes it very clear and also tells us all about speeding it up, how it slows down and how to get results. But you want to stay tuned to hear what Thomas’s...

Duration:00:42:15

The Power of Positive Feedback – PTP300

4/23/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk about…well…you. You inspire us every day with the power of positive feedback. Whether you are a Plant Trainers Patron, have sent us emails or PMs or listen to most episodes, you give us the strength, will and courage to keep coming back week after week. We break down this podcast into categories, mention a few amazing listeners and social media peeps and most of all, help you apply the power of feedback, be it positive or constructive,...

Duration:00:21:16

Prescription Medications, Parenting, and ADHD with Dr. Pam Popper – PTP299

4/16/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Pam Popper, known for her no-nonsense videos and blogs that busts myths and tells the science-based truth. We get into the idea of ADHD, and how so many children are medicated but more importantly IF that medication is actually working and IF the RISK outweighs the BENEFITS. Do you know that your child can be more likely to abuse drugs if they are on behavior modification drugs? Do you know that there are other lifestyle skills...

Duration:00:48:43

Optimizing A Plant-Based Diet with Dr. Brooke Goldner – PTP298

4/9/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Brooke Goldner about optimizing a plant-based diet. This is Dr. Goldner’s second time on the show. The first time she talked about how she was able to cure her Lupus. Today we talk about more general nutritional needs for the general public, including pregnant women. Have you ever met or been that person who gets too comfortable in their lifestyle and before they know it, they have processed foods sneaking in? What about that...

Duration:00:52:03

Childhood Obesity and Weight Loss Therapy with Dr. Mondo – PTP297

4/2/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Mondo, a weight loss therapist about the one thing that puts yo-yo dieting to an end and makes the change permanent once and for all, and he knows because he has been there. We discuss how being the fat kid is almost like being an illusionist, how emotional eating is something that affects more people then you may think and how gender norms may play into obesity as well. What we found so profound is Dr. Mondo’s message to the...

Duration:00:52:49

Heart Disease Impacts Us All with Dr Shane Williams – PTP296

3/26/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Shane Williams about how heart disease impacts us all, even your cardiologist. That’s because the #1 killer of cardiologists or any doctor is actually heart disease. This is cause for alarm but we know many cardiologists who have it all figured out. We love how Dr. Williams found a plant-based diet. It’s actually quite unique from any other story we have heard before. We guess you can say it was pure chance. We take some time to...

Duration:00:45:41

Undo It!: How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Reverse Most Chronic Diseases with Dean Ornish M.D. – PTP295

3/19/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Dean Ornish, the pristine innovator of Lifestyle Medicine. He is not only a brilliant doctor but a brilliant man. When they finished this interview Adam turned to Shoshana and simply said “wow”. To think Dr. Ornish almost lost his life before he could figure it all out and help others do the same. Whether you are looking to be happier, have a healthier heart or healthier anything, you will find many tidbits to take away from...

Duration:00:48:50

The Pros and Cons of Canada’s Food Guide – PTP294

3/12/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk all about Canada’s Food Guide. As you may know, in January (2019) Canada’s Food Guide made some pretty bold changes and statements that we are excited to share with you. And since March is nutrition month (isn’t every month nutrition month around here?) we thought this would be a great time to talk about what we liked, what we didn’t like and what’s really going on behind the scenes. Canada’s Food Guide had not been updated in many years...

Duration:00:36:45

Beating Cancer and Losing 300lbs with Justin and Erin Greener – PTP293

3/5/2019
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 In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Justin and Erin Greener about their transformational story of beating cancer and losing 300lbs. They were both tired of being held down by their weight and the popular diets never worked. Justin and Erin shared the honest details about what it felt like to be obese in their day to day life and how they hit rock bottom before finding plants and losing over 300 lbs combined. They got their kids on board and saw so many different...

Duration:00:50:27

The Ketogenic Diet Explained with Dr. Joel Kahn – PTP292

2/26/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk to Dr. Joel Kahn about the ketogenic diet. The Ketogenic Diet, also known as Keto or putting your body into ketosis, is all the rage right now and has been for a while. We’ve seen friends and family have good short term results, but what are the long term effects this can have on your body. And we’ve heard you, our listeners who are writing comments on the show notes pages, commenting on Instagram, facebook and twitter “What about a...

Duration:00:39:19

Meal and Fitness Planning For Busy People – PTP291

2/19/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk all about planning. Meal and fitness planning to be exact. Many of our listeners want to know now that they have all this amazing information and education on fitness and nutrition, how do they actually apply it to their lives. Well, we each give our own perspective on how to get it done. You’ll be learning a lot about each of us throughout this episode as we sometimes go head to head on what can be done, where people are and how easy it...

Duration:00:44:09

Keys To Creating An Unstoppable Relationship with Lori Ann Davis – PTP290

2/12/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Lori Ann Davis all about creating an unstoppable relationship and deepening the passion. Whether you’re single, in a new relationship or have 20+ years under your belts, like us, this episode may give you some ideas on how to strengthen that bond with your partner and keep the flame alive. How happy you are can be a predictor of your feelings about your relationship. We also know that exercise can create endorphins. So if you eat a...

Duration:00:43:20

Eating For Health and Building Communities with Anthony Masiello – PTP289

2/5/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Anthony Masiello about his transformation story, building connection through local community events and plant-based parenthood. Just a decade and a half ago Anthony was over 300 pounds, and a new dad faced with the startling reality that watching his kids grow up may not be a part of his journey. We unpack what goals and steps had to be taken to actually change his life and how healthy habits may even be the most important areas to...

Duration:00:53:22

Rethinking Our Mental Health – PTP288

1/29/2019
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk all about mental health. This is something we have done before on the show. Back in 2015, we put out our first episode mental health. Shoshana gave a fairly detailed description of her experience with mental illness up until then. Since then we have discovered that she was actually suffering from PTSD. Our journey together dealing with these issues have not always been easy, but we have learned a lot of techniques that help us and that...

Duration:00:37:46