Plant-based Diet

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Sinopsis

Curious about what plant-based eating is all about? Hear the personal stories of 33-year-old nutrition coach Ashley Swanson MPH, RDN, LDN, and wellness blogger Fay Knights, 31, who both switched to a more plant-based diet due to their health issues. If youre thinking of incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet or are looking for more plant-based recipes, this podcast is for you.

Episodios

  • Plant-Based Pantry Essentials

    09/07/2021 Duración: 18min

    Let’s help you stock your pantry! In this episode about plant-based pantry essentials, registered dietitian Laura Baum discusses useful pantry items for a plant-based diet plus their health benefits. In this episode you’ll hear:0:45 – Basic pantry items for a plant-based diet and their health benefits9:35 – Advanced pantry item suggestions10:40 – What is nutritional yeast13:20 – Laura’s top 3 pantry itemsFor a video on how to make a flax egg, click here: https://youtu.be/WQMy8uB4m7IIf there any budding podcasters listening, you can try out free for one month the hosting platform that I use, Spreaker. It really is a one-stop-shop for podcasters. Just go to https://spreaker.pxf.io/159zNDSound Recording and Editing: Will Crann

  • Vegan Athlete Diet with Former NHL Player TJ Galiardi

    06/06/2021 Duración: 22min

    What do pro athletes eat? Are vegan diets good for athletes? In this episode, former NHL hockey player TJ Galiardi provides a window into what he and his teammates ate before and after games, when and why he became vegan and the changes that resulted. Even if you’re not a professional athlete, you’ll get some tips on what to eat to achieve optimal results when exercising or engaging in sports.In this episode you’ll hear:1:50 – TJ’s story on becoming a vegan while playing professional hockey in the NHL6:00 – Plant-based & vegan in the NHL today7:30 – When and what TJ and his teammates ate before a game or practice11:20 – TJ’s current favorite recreational sport and what he eats14:00 – Best ways to hydrate for exercise and sports15:50 – Recovery foods postgame or after training19:00 – TJ’s opinion on the need for supplements for vegan athletes20:20 – Can a teen be vegan and excel at sportsIf there any budding podcasters listening, you can try out free for one month the hosting platform that I use, Spreaker.

  • Healthy Snack Recipes

    20/05/2021 Duración: 17min

    Learn how to make two plant-based healthy snack recipes, one savoury and one sweet, with Physician & Culinary Medicine Expert Dr. Sabrina Falquier. The savoury snack being made during this podcast is popcorn and the sweeter snack is chocolate bark. You can join along in your kitchen or simply listen and save this episode for another time when you’re ready to make these guilt-free snacks. Let us know if you like this recipe format at info@alternativefoodnetwork.com.Popcorn Ingredients:•Air popped popcorn or microwave popcorn. You’ll need ½ cup dried kernels and a paper bag (like a lunch paper bag) if you’re popping the popcorn in a microwave, or 1 store-bought bag of plain popcorn.•1 ½ tsp Tabasco sauce•1 tsp Tajin (which is a Mexican spice) or Chili powder •Lemon or lime rind (optional)Chocolate Bark Ingredients:•1 - 10 oz. bag chocolate chips or a 2 - 4 oz. bar of dark chocolate (total about 2 cups chopped, before melting), cut into rough 1/4-1/2 inch pieces. If you want this to be vegan, make sure you a

  • Indoor Vegetable and Herb Garden Tips

    09/05/2021 Duración: 13min

    Whether you’re considering growing vegetables and herbs indoors on a window sill, using hydroponics or smart gardens, horticulturist and guest Paul Zammit discusses realistic expectations that one should have for an indoor garden plus some indoor growing tips.In this episode you’ll hear:1:20 – What to keep in mind when growing an indoor vegetable garden3:20 – What direction should the indoor garden face if using natural light?4:05 – Paul’s tips on growing lights5:10 – Hydroponics explained7:10 – Smart gardens 8:10 – Best vegetables and herbs to grow indoors10:10 – Air purifying plants11:40 – Toxic house plants for small children and petsTo hear more from Paul about OUTDOOR vegetable gardening, listen to our previous episode https://www.spreaker.com/episode/44291375

  • Backyard Vegetable Garden Tips

    11/04/2021 Duración: 30min

    Outdoor vegetable gardening is gaining in popularity for many reasons including its mental and physical health benefits. What better way to increase the vegetable varieties in your diet than to plant them at home? In this episode, horticulturist, professor and radio guest Paul Zammit offers tips for outdoor vegetable growing. From seeds to soil, this episode will help you plant a successful vegetable garden.

  • Heart Health and Diet

    28/02/2021 Duración: 04min

    Vegan cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn, MD, FACC, also known as “America’s Healthy Heart Doc”, discusses the role of a plant-based diet in the prevention and reversal of heart disease in this 4 minute segment.

  • Functional Food

    10/01/2021 Duración: 47min

    People are increasingly looking to be proactive in supporting their health and are seeking functional foods. But what are functional foods exactly? In this episode, founder and CEO of functional food brand JOYA, Ruth Elnekave, along with Kate Taylor Martin, owner of superfood café nutbar, provide their insights on this rising product category. In this episode you’ll hear:2:00 - Kate’s journey to opening superfood café nutbar6:30 - Ruth’s path to founding functional food brand JOYA10:45 - What are functional foods? 12:45 - Functional foods you already have at home14:45 - Medicinal mushrooms16:30 - Matcha17:00 - Fermented foods17:50 - Can collagen be vegan?19:00 - Are functional foods expensive?26:20 - Misleading information about functional foods32:00 - What are adaptogens?36:30 - Is chocolate a functional food?44:45 – Ruth and Kate’s top 3 functional foods

  • Algae: The Food of the Future?

    12/10/2020 Duración: 51min

    It has been touted as the food of the future and the most nutrient dense food on the planet. In this episode, Catharine Arnston, Founder & CEO of Energybits, discusses algae which she describes as food that’s “a gift to us from mother nature”. Rising health awareness and increasing world population is driving demand for this sustainable and nutrient-rich food. Packed with vitamins, minerals and protein, it’s a multi-billion-dollar crop in Asia but not particularly well known as a food outside of Asia. In this episode you’ll hear:1:15 – How Catharine got into the algae business5:00 – Algae as a food9:00 – Algae subcategories: Macroalgae and microalgae9:30 – 2 types of microalgae: 1) Blue-green 2) Green 10:15 – Difference between spirulina and chlorella22:00 – How is microalgae grown and processed?24:45 – Beware of heavy metals in algae27:25 – NASA’s use of algae on space missions28:50 – Products made from algae29:45 – Algae trials related to COVID30:30 – The science behind algae31:15 – Are there health wa

  • Plant Based During Coronavirus: Livestream with Fay and Ashley

    26/06/2020 Duración: 26min

    Checking in with Fay and Ashley during the COVID pandemic. We talk about changes to their grocery buying, what's in their pantry, biggest meal of the day, child-friendly plant based foods and superhero smoothies.

  • Healthy Fat

    31/05/2020 Duración: 21min

    MEET FAY AND ASHLEY ON ALTERNATIVE FOOD NETWORK'S LIVESTREAM ON FACEBOOK, THURSDAY JUNE 11, 2020. https://www.facebook.com/alternativefoodnetwork/In this 20 minute episode, Fay and Ashley are back discussing fat, why our bodies need fat and what plant based foods have healthy fats. You’ll also get great information about cooking with plant-based oils and their smoke points. As a bonus for our audience, Fay and Ashley have provided some great plant-based recipes which we’re putting our our website, so be sure to check them out at https://www.alternativefoodnetwork.com/the-plant-based-diet-series/.In this podcast you’ll hear:2:45 What are the four types of fats?3:20 What are saturated fats?3:50 What are trans fats?4:30 What are mono-unsaturated fats?4:45 What are poly-unsaturated fats?5:30 Coconut cream 7:40 Examples of plant-based foods with good fat9:00 Avocado11:30 Why do we need fat?12:15 How much fat should someone have on a daily basis?14:00 Cooking with plant-based oils and their smoke p

  • Plant Based Meat Alternatives: Healthy or not?

    01/03/2020 Duración: 20min

    We’re back with Fay and Ashley from episode 1 discussing plant based meat alternatives. We discuss plant based burger ingredients and whether the store-bought varieties are a healthy option.

  • Plant Based Eating

    24/03/2019 Duración: 49min

    Curious about what plant-based eating is all about? Hear the personal stories of 33-year-old nutrition coach Ashley Swanson MPH, RDN, LDN, and wellness blogger Fay Knights, 31, who both switched to a more plant-based diet due to their health issues. If you’re thinking of incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet or are looking for more plant-based recipes, this podcast is for you.Podcast Breakdown:-Fay’s story: Her mitochondrial disorder and why she changed to a more plant-based diet (2:50)-Ashley’s story: Her struggles with GI issues in her youth and being raised on an Indiana cattle farm, becoming a dietician but only later learning how to use food to heal herself (5:30)-How Fay and Ashley educated themselves (8:50)-How long did it take to start to see results? (12:45)-The good and the bad when introducing plant-based foods (15:45)-Is plant-based eating expensive? (23:56)-Kids and plant-based eating (28:19)-Recipes (31:25)-Food as medicine (40:00)-Baby steps to plant-based eating (43:55)