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Ordinary Vegan Podcast - Are you sick of being sick? Do you want more energy? Do you want to treat yourself with more compassion? Ordinary Vegan addresses all aspects of eating and living healthfully. Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including food, cooking, recipes and nutrition. This unique podcast empowers and inspires the listeners to live a long, healthy life that is also kind to the planet and animals.

Ordinary Vegan Podcast - Are you sick of being sick? Do you want more energy? Do you want to treat yourself with more compassion? Ordinary Vegan addresses all aspects of eating and living healthfully. Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including food, cooking, recipes and nutrition. This unique podcast empowers and inspires the listeners to live a long, healthy life that is also kind to the planet and animals.
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Ordinary Vegan Podcast - Are you sick of being sick? Do you want more energy? Do you want to treat yourself with more compassion? Ordinary Vegan addresses all aspects of eating and living healthfully. Each episode addresses commonly asked questions about being vegan, including food, cooking, recipes and nutrition. This unique podcast empowers and inspires the listeners to live a long, healthy life that is also kind to the planet and animals.

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Ordinary Vegan Podcast #64: Fat Burning Foods To Help Lose Weight

9/29/2019
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In Podcast #63 "How Not To Diet", Dr. Greger discussed fat burning foods to help lose weight. Today's podcast is a follow-up to a few of the foods he mentioned. First, we discuss which foods contribute to weight loss and why it works. For example, there are certain foods that increase energy expenditure. Meaning, they have metabolic boosting properties. Metabolism is the process by which our body converts what we eat and drink into energy. Often when we diet, our metabolism slows down...

Duration:00:26:40

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #63-How Not To Diet with Dr. Michael Greger

9/23/2019
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The primary cause of weight gain and disease is what we eat. Dr. Greger's new book "How Not To Diet" empowers us with the knowledge on how to live a healthy, obesity-free life without dieting. If you are not familiar with Dr. Michael Greger, you should be. He is a physician, best selling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important health issues. He is the founder of the non-profit NutritionFacts.org and the author of the New York Times bestseller...

Duration:00:38:05

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #62 - Anti-Inflammatory Food

9/14/2019
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Today's podcast explores the root of all disease, chronic inflammation. Also, the anti-inflammatory foods that can help reduce and fight inflammation. Inflammation is part of the body's response to infection and tissue damage, and it is crucial to the healing process. But over the last 15 years, studies show that when chronic inflammation lingers, it leaves your body in a constant state of alert. This can lead to chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, cancer,...

Duration:00:23:55

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #61- Is Your Tap Water Safe To Drink & The Safest Water To Drink

8/16/2019
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Is your tap water safe to drink? Contaminated water has become an alarming issue not only in the United States but all over the world. Uncontaminated water is essential for human survival, healthy ecosystems, and sustainable development. The tap water we drink isn’t just coming from your local stream. It comes from lakes, rivers, reservoirs, or underground sources like aquifers. And any kind of water can become polluted with chemicals, regardless of its size or location. According to a...

Duration:00:20:38

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #60- Legumes List, Health Benefits & Recipes

7/29/2019
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In today's podcast we focus on the healthiest beans you can eat from my legumes list. Legumes provide a magnitude of essential nutrients that can help you live a longer and healthier life. And science proves that beans contribute to longevity because they cool down systemic inflammation. Inflammation contributes to many long-term diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Chances are legumes, such as beans and lentils are not part of your regular diet. This legumes list...

Duration:00:17:28

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #59-Wabi-Sabi: Embracing Imperfection In A Vegan Diet

6/19/2019
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Today, I want to encourage the pursuit of imperfection. It's called wabi-sabi, and accepting imperfection is the fundamental principal. That does not mean to embrace failure. It means to embrace learning and to be willing not to get it entirely right. “Wabi means simplicity, humility, and living in tune with nature." It describes someone content with little and makes the most of whatever they have. “Sabi” refers to transience, beauty, and authenticity of age." The term has its roots in...

Duration:00:18:18

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #58 - Lyme Disease Protection, Symptoms & Treatment

6/8/2019
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Anyone who spends time in the outdoors, in backyards, in the woods, fields and even urban cities should be concerned about Lyme disease. Why? Because according to many reports, Lyme disease caused by ticks, increasingly threaten the health of people all over the world. Most noteworthy, is over the past two decades, seven new tick-borne germs that can cause illness have been identified. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the number of reported cases of Lyme disease...

Duration:00:20:28

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #57- How To Increase Metabolism By Cleansing The Liver

5/27/2019
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Most people don't think about liver health to increase metabolism, but the liver is responsible for helping metabolize fat, produce bile and clean toxins. All of these functions contribute to converting food into energy. In fat metabolism the liver cells break down fats and produces energy. It also helps insure that the level of sugar in your blood (aka blood glucose) stays constant. Bile is primarily well-known as a digestive secretion that helps to digest fats. Bile also breaks down...

Duration:00:23:09

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #56- Eating The Rainbow For Optimal Health

5/9/2019
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Eating the rainbow is a simple way of reminding yourself to consume different colors of fruits and vegetables. By consuming an array of colorful plants, you provide your body with a powerhouse of nutrients that helps ward off disease. Today’s podcast will explore why eating a variety of fruits and vegetables helps you and how each color of fruits and vegetables bring their own individual vitamins and nutrients. Subjects Covered In Eating The Rainbow For Optimal Health & Wellness...

Duration:00:38:46

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #55 - Vegan Tips For Embracing A Plant-Based Lifestyle

4/9/2019
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Whether you're giving up animal products for your health, animal rights or climate change, you may need assistance. Today we discuss some tried and tested vegan tips to help this process go more smoothly. Here are a few problems we explore. Eating out or not knowing what to feed your non-vegan family can be challenging. These vegan tips should help you survive as a vegan in a multi-vore household. Leading a busy lifestyle, eating out and trying to find quick plant-based options are also...

Duration:00:36:17

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #54 - How To Read A Food Label

4/8/2019
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Learning how to read a food label can help you make smart food choices. But decoding the nutrition facts can be baffling. Today's podcast will teach you how to build food labeling skills to make it easier for you to use nutrition labels to make quick, informed food choices. Subjects covered in today's podcasts include: Navigating nutrition facts Calories Fat Calories Saturated Fat Carbohydrates Protein Sodium Cholesterol Added Sugars Dietary Fiber Monosodium Glutamate...

Duration:00:18:13

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #53- What Is Sugar & Which Sugars Are Healthy

3/18/2019
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Fifty-years-ago, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat. Forty-years-ago, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) started trickling into our food supply. Most people didn't know what HFCS was. So began the confusion about what is sugar and what sugars are healthy. When I decided to tackle the subject of sugar, one of the most surprising statistics I found out is that 99% of toddlers ages 12 to 18 months are downing 5-7 teaspoons of...

Duration:00:17:40

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #52- Protecting The Environment Begins With You

2/18/2019
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It's no secret that human activity is changing the climate. For many, how to protect the environment can seem like a daunting task. In October 2018, the United Nations top climate science panel gathered in South Korea to prepare a new report on climate change. Their report stated the starkest warnings to date of the consequences of climate change. They predicted if significant steps were not taken, global warming could create extreme heat, drought, floods, poverty, and trillions of dollars...

Duration:00:16:23

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #51- Good Fats, Bad Fats & High Fat Diets

2/2/2019
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In an effort to lose weight, it's easy to be tempted by various fad diets. The difference between good fats and bad fats can get confusing. In today's podcast, we explore the myths and truths about fat and low carb diets. TOPICS INCLUDED: Fat and cholesterol Saturated Fat Unsaturated Fat Trans Fat Polyunsaturated Fat The Ketogenic Diet The Atkins...

Duration:00:39:46

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #50: What is Joy & How Joy Can Improve Your Health

1/12/2019
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Positive emotions have been linked with better health, longer life, and a greater sense of well being. If you are reading this, then you already are seeking to live a healthier lifestyle, And a healthy lifestyle brings longevity. We talk so much about living longer but do we ask ourselves enough “why do we want to live longer?” What is our sense of purpose that gets us up every day and brings us pure joy? Today, we live in a world we can never escape. Our phones are continually pinging...

Duration:00:15:04

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #49: Allergy Causes, Allergy Symptoms & Prevention

12/18/2018
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Each year, over 50 million Americans experience various types of allergies. Many of these allergic conditions are on the rise. In medicine, the hygiene hypothesis states a lack of early childhood exposure to germs suppresses the natural development of the immune system. In other words, living conditions in much of the world might be too clean and being exposed to germs as a child may protect us from allergies. An additional theory is that the increased antibiotic use parallels the rise...

Duration:00:27:18

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #48- Best Brain Food & Recipes To Improve Your Memory

11/20/2018
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Whether you want to improve your memory during exam season or simple stay sharp in your next work meeting, knowing the best brain food to add to your diet can really pay off. Or maybe you are worried about age-related problems like dementia. Although dementia is not a specific disease, it is a general term for a decline in mental ability. Mental decline comes in lots of varieties, Alzheimer's is the most common and the most terrifying especially for older adults. So, no matter who you...

Duration:00:23:41

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #47: Dream Interpretation with Tricia Kelly

11/2/2018
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You may think dream interpretation is an unusual subject for a health and wellness podcast, but dreaming is an important function for our emotional health. Dreams are often the way the brain solves problems and deals with our concerns. Furthermore, some psychologists think that dreams are nothing more than random brain activity. While others like Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung believe that dreams can reveal a person's deepest unconscious wishes and desire. In particular, Freud's work on...

Duration:00:52:17

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #46 - Top 10 Vegan Foods For A Healthy Vegan Diet

10/19/2018
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The amount of faux meats and processed vegan-friendly products has exploded in the past two years. Subsequently, if you are a full-time or part-time vegan who regularly consumes processed vegan foods, these foods can be as unhealthy as animal products. Bottom line, vegan lifestyles aren’t always healthier if you don’t fill your plate with a balance of whole vegan foods. In today’s podcast, I discuss the 10 ten vegan foods you should include in your diet every day. So even if you are...

Duration:00:25:41

Ordinary Vegan Podcast #45: Suicide Prevention

9/29/2018
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When I saw that September was National Suicide month, a month devoted to inform and engage the general public about suicide prevention, I finally got the courage to do a podcast about this subject. Suicide is a national health crisis and a serious medical condition like cancer or heart disease, and there should be no stigma attached to suicidal thoughts. Anyone could be struggling and what I hope to accomplish in this podcast is how to recognize the signs and what you can do to help. If...

Duration:00:16:12