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Vegetarian & Vegan Diets – What to Know

It seems like way too many people are not sure what exactly are the vegetarian and vegan diets, the difference between them and what people eat when they follow these diets.

Maybe you know someone who is considering these diets and you want to support them better.

In this episode, I provide simple, straightforward information and give you 5 important points to know about these diets that can help you be better informed, so you can decide if it is something you may want to pursue or how to support a loved one who is considering these diets.

Articles:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15702597/

https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-eating/eat-smart/fats/saturated-fats

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/the-truth-about-fats-bad-and-good

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20071648/

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The 3 Most Common Questions You Are Not Asking

In this episode, I am going to address the top 3 common concerns most of you have but feel uncomfortable saying out loud when it comes to weight loss or working on changing your body composition.

My concern is, that although many of you have a certain nutritional goal, you will end up deciding not to do anything about it, just because you are not aware of the answers to these three concerns.

So I’m here to help. And I hope this episode will eliminate a certain objection you may have when thinking of working towards a nutritional goal.

Articles:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK555906/

https://uconnruddcenter.org/research/food-marketing/

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/superfoods/

https://www.mintel.com/press-centre/super-growth-for-super-foods-new-product-development-shoots-up-202-globally-over-the-past-five-years/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8868247/

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Guest: From slim-built to muscly & healthy

Jordan is a 42-year-old man who decided to transform his body composition and invest in his long-term health. He kindly agreed to share with us his personal experience, valuable insights and some great tips on goals, motivation, discipline, and more.

After my chat with Jordan, I will share some of my thoughts about a topic I extracted from our chat.

Article link:
https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/how-much-protein-do-you-need-every-day-201506188096#

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Sleep, Weight & Health

Why is sleep important? Can sleep deprivation affect our weight?

In this episode, I talk about the importance of sleep and provide 10 things you could do to improve your sleep. Why should you look into that, you may ask? Because sleep is fundamental to human health and well-being and impacts every aspect of our lives. It is crucial for physical health, cognitive function, emotional well-being, productivity, and performance.

I cannot overstate the significance of getting good quality and quantity of sleep.

Research links:

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25535358/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4049314/

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18564298/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751071/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3767932/

https://nigms.nih.gov/education/fact-sheets/Pages/circadian-rhythms.aspx.

https://www.ninds.nih.gov/health-information/public-education/brain-basics/brain-basics-understanding-sleep

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm1TxQj9IsQ&t=4s

https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/melatonin-what-you-need-to-know

https://www.proquest.com/openview/799eb1dfdb388d6ed01f8c02abd7af6d/1?pq-origsite=gscholar&cbl=30130

https://www.wm.edu/offices/sportsmedicine/_documents/sleep-manual

https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/what-is-diabetes/prediabetes-insulin-resistance.

https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/blue-light-has-a-dark-side

https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/weekend-catch-up-sleep-wont-fix-the-effects-of-sleep-deprivation-on-your-waistline-2019092417861

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Guest: Overeating & Food Addiction Struggles

In this episode, I am chatting with James who is a man in his late 40s who has been struggling with food addiction for a while now. He openly talks about different hurdles in his life and what brought him to where he’s at today. James shares with us some of his personal thoughts and life events that you may find very relatable.

After my chat with James, I will share some important facts to keep in mind about the subject of food addiction. I will also provide 3 things that can be done to support a person who has a food addiction.

Here are the links to support this episode:
https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2015/10/biology-addiction

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6770567/

https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1310046501

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000291652203177X?via%3Dihub

https://www.npr.org/2022/03/31/1090009509/addiction-how-to-break-the-cycle-and-find-balance#:~:text=A%20dopamine%20hit%20brings%20about,%E2%80%93%20food%2C%20water%2C%20shelter.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3JLaF_4Tz8

So please have a listen and I’ll see you on the other side.

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Guest: A Fitness Competition at 38 – Podcast

Today my guest is Stacey who joined a fitness competition when she was in her late 30s and as a mother to a very young child. Stacey shares with us parts of her personal experience as a competitor and provides some valuable tips.

Whether you are considering joining such a competition or simply intrigued by this fascinating world, this episode is a treat. As this podcast is about realistic healthy living, even if a fitness competition is not down your alley, I highly recommend listening to it as there are some great insights about the overall thought process, nutrition and mindset.