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August 5, 2016

Confessions of a Former Vegan – Kevin Gianni

Discovering Veganism 

Food politics can be nasty. The battle between vegans and meat-eaters often becomes heated. Kevin Gianni, a vegan for six years, was right in the middle of the conflict. Kevin moved from a Standard American Diet to a vegan lifestyle after listening to an MP3 recording of raw foodist celebrity, David Wolfe. He entered into the vegan world not in a desire to achieve optimal health but out of a desire to achieve optimal performance for activities like running.

Kevin describes his personality as “all or nothing.” He jumped into veganism the way he did most things. He immediately noticed benefits such as more energy and significant weight loss. The good [...]

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August 5, 2016

Eat Dirt with Guest Josh Axe

  What Exactly IS Leaky Gut?   Well, if there’s one person who really knows what this is, it’s Dr. Josh Axe who has just written a great book about this syndrome and intestinal permeability. Leaky gut is when you the gates of your intestines stay open when they should be closed. So things start passing into the bloodstream that should never pass in there like undigested food particles and proteins such as gluten and casein, toxins, certain types of pathogenic bacteria. These things leak into the bloodstream which causes your body to react with inflammation. And if this doesn’t get treated and goes on for a long time – autoimmune disease [...]
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August 1, 2016

Harness Your Hormones to Lose Weight with Guest Dr. Warren Willey

Eating For YOUR Body

Dr. Warren Willey  is a board certified osteopath who has spent 20 years focusing on weight loss and coming at it from a different angle than the typical rhetoric we are used to hearing. At his clinic in Idaho, he stresses how to eat for your body, understand the effect of your food, and what crosses your lips on your hormone status. These   steps are how you can obtain either optimal health or unfortunately, that disease state. Dr. Wally says that  literally “you are what you eat or you become what you eat.”

And another big revelation that he’s tackling is WHEN you eat. [...]

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July 1, 2016

The End of Heart Disease – Dr. Joel Fuhrman

A Healthy Heart Starts In The Kitchen

Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s goal is to end heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. He bases his approach on a nutrition plan that some would call “aggressive.” He is a six-time New York Times bestselling author and the board certified family physician.

His latest book, “The End of Heart Disease-The Eat To Live Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease”, lays out what he terms a Nutritarian approach to health. A Nutritarian diet is plant-based and centered on whole, unprocessed foods including seeds and beans. He recommends meals should have no more than 10% animal [...]

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