Dr. Riz & Maya cover topics related to lifestyle medicine: nutrition, exercise, stress management and building healthy relationships. They enjoy sharing real stories of personal transformation that will inspire you!
Andrea Pender returns with some good news about the changes her husband has made as a result of this pandemic. The current situation has also given them the opportunity to take their workout routine to the next level and they are now training for their first triathlon! Andrea will share her story of how she became vegan, she will talk to us about her passion project called The Plant Based Executive and we will talk about self-care. theplantbasedexecutive.com
Karoline Mueller is a Food For Life Instructor, a Ph.D. in Chemistry and Plant Pure Pod Leader based in Houston, TX. In this episode, she shares with us her story of overcoming a lifetime struggle with food, experiencing a 70-pound weight loss and now helping others create change in their own lives. Karoline was recently featured in the Food As Medicine Summit where she offered a food demo to making delicious and simple sauces and dressings. As a matter of fact, in this interview she will give us a quick demo on how to prepare a traditional German side dish at minutes 34:36.
This is a recap episode of my previous conversations with four physicians who practice Lifestyle Medicine. When they learned about the power of plant-based foods, they not only adopted the diet for themselves, but they also began to teach their patients that plant-based foods can prevent, halt and in some cases reverse disease.
Stephanie Dreyer is the creator of the Batch Cooking Club. She is on a mission to get more families to eat healthier and to get them back into the kitchen. She wants every child in the world to have access to an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables daily and to enjoy eating them! Oh and yes…she is a vegan!
Stephanie is a plant-based lifestyle expert, a mom of three, the author of two children’s books, an influencer and has been featured on VegNews and World of Vegan.
Join Dr. Rizwan Bukhari and other nutrition experts for a free doctor-led online nutrition class! Dr. Riz will be joining Neal Barnard, MD, Vanita Rahman, MD, and Jennifer Paul, MPH, and other guests for weekly classes on how weight, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other conditions can be treated and prevented with a plant-based diet. Sign up for this 8-week class series from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and receive practical tips, meal planning, and interactive Q&A!
Class starts August 25, 2020.
Register today at PCRM.org/NutritionClass
In 2012, Adam Sud’s life was completely out of control. Once weighing nearly 350 lbs and struggling with multiple addictions, serious chronic diseases, and mental health disorders. His life nearly came to an end when he attempted suicide by drug overdose. He checked into rehab and with the help of his parents and a plant-based diet, he began a journey that led to a remarkable recovery. Adam is now a diabetes and food addiction coach for Mastering Diabetes and an international speaker for the plant-based movement and addiction recovery movement.
In 2013, Rip Esselstyn was on a book tour when Dr. Riz was dragged to hear him speak at a local Whole Foods. This was the day that changed Dr. Riz's approach to preventing and treating heart disease.
Jeff Chilton has been growing, cultivating and researching mushrooms since the late sixties. In this episode, we talk about the reason he feels that mushrooms are the "missing link" to health.
Chef Julia Dunaway has gone "live" on facebook since the beginning of the pandemic. Her goal has been to offer support for those people who are trying to eat healthier plant-based meals. In this episode, we learn a little about her life and we talk about the Blue Zones.
Michael Greger, MD is a New York Times bestselling author of How Not To Die, How Not To Diet, and now How To Survive A Pandemic. An internationally-recognized expert on public health issues, he joins us for a discussion about what we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones during a pandemic. He addresses the roots of the problem and tackles the fundamental question: How can we stop the emergence of pandemic viruses in the first place?
Meet Keren Wang who is part of the DFW Care non-profit organization and works in the hospital assessment group.
This local Chinese American organization self-organized within 24 hours in March with the sole purpose of fundraising to provide PPEs for people on the frontline. In this episode, we talk about what it was like for her to be part of the team and help people in the community.