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A Reluctant Vegetarian

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Welcome to A Reluctant Vegetarian, a podcast for Nearly Veggies, meat eaters like me who enjoy their veg or are looking for a healthier lifestyle and are seriously considering Vegetarianism. Here you'll receive tips, insights, recipes and more to help you make your decision - whichever way that happens to be.

Welcome to A Reluctant Vegetarian, a podcast for Nearly Veggies, meat eaters like me who enjoy their veg or are looking for a healthier lifestyle and are seriously considering Vegetarianism. Here you'll receive tips, insights, recipes and more to help you make your decision - whichever way that happens to be.

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United Kingdom

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Welcome to A Reluctant Vegetarian, a podcast for Nearly Veggies, meat eaters like me who enjoy their veg or are looking for a healthier lifestyle and are seriously considering Vegetarianism. Here you'll receive tips, insights, recipes and more to help you make your decision - whichever way that happens to be.

Language:

English

Contact:

00447796931548


Episodes

#17 Lessons From Jim Rohn

10/12/2020
Jim Rohn was one of USA's foremost Business Philosophers and has, through his books and recordings, been my Mentor since 1990. In this episode I read a section of his book, 7 Strategies For Wealth & Happiness, which deals with how we develop personally over the course of the year. I read from the Summer and Fall sections under the title The Seasons of Life. Hope you enjoy it. Jerry Sadler Let me know how this resonates with you! Do you have tips of your own you'd like to share? Then...

Duration:00:14:45

#16 The Great Supermarket Revolution

9/3/2020
There appears to be a revolution going on within the larger Supermarkets, especially those that reach out to lower income families. It's a great revolution in healthier food options and it's most welcome! The range of Vegetarian, Vegan and Free From products has increased greatly over the past 6 weeks to 2 months in the top 5 Supermarkets here in UK which are aimed at lower income families. Perhaps it's the same in the higher bracket as well although, to be honest, they were already...

Duration:00:24:31

#15 Tell Them You Love Them

8/20/2020
We're living in pretty uncertain times and it's more important than ever to stay in touch with those you care about most. A little deviation from the usual topics this week however, every bit as important as keeping our physical bodies healthy is looking after our Wellbeing and Mental Health. The podcast mentioned in this episode is: The Positive Head Podcast Let me know how this resonates with you! Do you have tips of your own you'd like to share? Then please do so by reaching out to...

Duration:00:22:09

#14 My Journey Continues But How About Yours?

8/13/2020
Hi Guys, in this episode I share an update on my Journey of Transition and I'm also asking how yours is going. Let me know how you're getting on. Let me know how this resonates with you! Do you have tips of your own you'd like to share? Then please do so by reaching out to me by email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.com or join the community on Facebook: A Reluctant Vegetarian or follow me on Instagram: @areluctantvegetarian Thinking about starting a podcast? With Buzzsprout you can start...

Duration:00:20:35

#13 Eight Brain Enhancing Superfoods

8/6/2020
Dementia has become a Global epidemic with around 47 million people living with this debilitating illness worldwide and that's expected to rise to 73 million by 2030. Yet we have fod sources which have been shown to prevent, slow down or even, in some cases, reverse, the symptoms of Alzheimer's and Dementia and other brain related illnesses. In this episode I share 8 Superfoods which are easily attainable and affordable which scientific research has shown to improve the brain's cognitive...

Duration:00:41:01

#12 UK Gov's 12 Week Obesity Reduction Plan

7/30/2020
The UK Government have released a 12 week plan to tackle obesity as a reaction to the correlation to the number of Covid-19 deaths. Most of the deaths are due to underlying health issues and many of these are diet and lifestyle related. The Government is proposing such things as banning junkfood adverts before the watershed time of 9 pm, banning sports events being sponsored by retailers and producers of junkfood and stopping the sale of sweets and snacks at supermarket checkouts. They're...

Duration:00:39:59

#11 Why Do We Import More Food Than We Export?

7/23/2020
Did you know that our food imports far outweigh what we export? At least that's the situation here in UK, I'd imagine it's no different elsewhere. This astounding fact I only learned very recently and has got me asking why we import far more food than we export when we clearly have more than enough for our own purposes. I'm exploring that today and I also go down a couple of other rabbit holes, but that's the randomness of me! Do you have tips of your own you'd like to share? Then please...

Duration:00:32:21

#10 500 Year Old Oak Destroyed - Why Should That Concern Us?

7/9/2020
A 500 year old oak tree, known as the White-Leaved Oak, was set alight and burned to the ground a few days ago, on 6th July 2020. This ancient oak attracted tourists from all around the world and it was held sacred by Druids, Pagans and North American Indians. Situated just outside the village of the same name in Herefordshire, England, it is said that 10 Ley Lines converge here and that's why it's a place of great importance and Sacredness to Druids, Pagans, North American Indians and...

Duration:00:26:21

#9 So, What About The Cows?

6/30/2020
The ideal scenario for most, if not all, Vegetarians and Vegans is for the whole world to be eating a plant-based rich diet. So, what about the cows? What am I on about? Well, if everyone on the planet becomes a Vegetarian or Vegan, what do we do with the thousands, or millions, of cattle - as well as pigs and other animals we currently have in our food chain? If you enjoyed this episode be sure to share it with anyone you feel would also benefit from these tips and follow me on your...

Duration:00:14:48

#8 31 Day Food Challenge Review

6/23/2020
Recently I embarked on a 31 Day Food Challenge based on the book by Ocean Robbins, "31 Day Food Revolution". The idea behind the book is to help the reader heal their body and live a healthier life all round. The book is split into four parts, or sections, so one section for each week which you can either read all the way through and then start or start the challenge as you read along, which is how I tackled it. Part One deals with Detoxifying and that's not about drinking certain juices...

Duration:00:25:11

#7 My Top 7 Tips For Diabetics Transitioning To A Plant-Based Diet

6/16/2020
In this episode I share my top 7 tips for Diabetics who are transitioning to a plant-based diet which will help alleviate any fears or worries you may have regarding the change in lifestyle. As a Type 1 Diabetic I obviously have to be careful about what I eat and how much. I have to consider where my Carbs are coming from, what contains bad sugars or fats, will I reduce my weight or increase it and more. As always my Disclaimer: I'm not a medical professional, certified nutritionist or...

Duration:00:28:46

#6 Covid-19 And BAME - Is It Diet Related?

6/9/2020
A recent Public Health England Report has highlighted that Black, Asian and Ethnic Minorities are significantly more at risk of contracting, and dying from, Covid-19 that White people and yet their own countries of origin - India, Bangladesh, Africa and so on - have significantly fewer deaths overall than here in the UK or USA. So what's going on? Is it something to do with their genes or is it diet related or is something else at work? I share my personal observations.What are your views on...

Duration:00:26:11

#5 How Healthy Is The Keto Diet?

6/2/2020
I used to think the Keto Diet was one of those fads that would disappear after a short while, however it appears I was wrong. I also thought it was some kind of spin off diet for Vegans, I was wrong about that too. This week I examine the Keto Diet in some depth. If you have something you'd like to share on this topic then - Send me an Email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.com Leave a comment on the Facebook page: A Reluctant Vegetarian Find me on Instagram: @areluctantvegetarian Visit the...

Duration:00:54:28

#4 The Many Shades of a Veggie Diet

5/26/2020
Changing your diet to a plant-based rich one isn't really black or white, there are several variations of diet to consider as I explain in this episode. Oh, and be prepared for the mickey taking too!If you have something you'd like to share on this topic then -Send me an Email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.comLeave a comment on the Facebook page: A Reluctant VegetarianFind me on Instagram: @areluctantvegetarianVisit the Sister Blog & Podcast: The PUNC Living Journal which raises awareness...

Duration:00:17:55

#3 Change Can Be Overwhelming

5/19/2020
So many options, so many choices, so much information to digest - it can feel overwhelming. That's how I feel at times so in this episode I share how to deal with being overwhelmed effectively, especially when it comes to diet changes. If you have something you'd like to share on this topic then - Send me an Email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.com Leave a comment on the Facebook page: A Reluctant Vegetarian Find me on Instagram: @areluctantvegetarian Or leave a voice message on...

Duration:00:26:02

#2 Transitioning From a Meat diet to a Plant-Based Diet Isn't Easy

5/12/2020
The smell of frying bacon in the morning is irresistible, right? When you've grown up eating meat, that transition to a plant-based diet certainly isn't easy. Do you need to give up meat entirely? How about having, instead of a Meat Free Monday, a Junkfood Saturday? All is explained in this episode plus a few extras.Read the latest blog posts hereSend me an email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.comCheck out the FB page: @MeatBetweener or A Reluctant VegetarianCatch me on IG:...

Duration:00:25:49

#1 What's A Meatbetweener?

5/6/2020
A Meatbetweener is an Almost Veggie and I explain what I mean by that in this episode and also share how I got to that term and the creation of the A Reluctant Vegetarian Blog & Podcast plus what's coming in future episodes such as tips, Insights, recipes and even some Live Cooking! Read the latest blog posts here Send me an email: jerry@areluctantvegetarian.com Check out the FB page: @MeatBetweener or A Reluctant Vegetarian Catch me on IG: @areluctantvegetarian --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:25:22