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Plant-Based DFW Podcast

Our podcast is now on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, SoundCloud & Spotify. 


Dr. Riz & Maya interview people about their stories and contributions to the plant-based community. 

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Podcast episodes

In this episode, Dolly tells her personal story as well as her great efforts to educate India, and the rest of the world on the idea that dairy is not Ahimsa (an act of non-violence). She is a film maker and her filmed is called Land of Ahimsa

In this episode, Hilary Cosby will give us a quick look into her grocery tours held in Midland, Texas. Learn where you should spend most of your time, how to read labels and what foods to avoid as you transition to eating more plant-based foods.

Welcome to Plant-Based DFW will Dr. Riz and Maya. In our show, we cover topics about lifestyle medicine such as eating plant-based foods, exercise, stress management, sleep and relationships. We will bring you experts such as physicians, dietitians, and health coaches. We also enjoy hearing testimonies on the benefits of eating plant-based. 

The year 2019 was amazing for us. It was extremely productive and meaningful. We worked hard at spreading the message that what we eat affects our health. I was fortunate enough to speak at various universities including medical schools. Thank you to Plant Pure Communities and Walk With A Doc for their support and for including us in their missions. Check out out video as we review 2019. Watch till the end for fun videos and photos. 

As the new year approaches, we wanted to share photos and videos from our previous walks. 

Maya provides a few tips to remind you to take care of yourself during the holidays. Seek ways to find inner peace and joy.  Marla Ablon joined the conversation to share her tips for staying healthy from her perspective as a dietitian. 

We were on KAKU 88.5 FM “The voice of Maui” early during the day before Dr. Riz’s Maui lecture.  Our hosts Bill and Bobbie Best have a show called "Off The Record". 

Dr. Christopher McLaine is a neurologically-based Doctor of Chiropractic, a Holistic Health Coach, a Custom Orthotics Specialist and a Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Provider.  In this episode, we talk all about direct correlations between poor diet choices and poor brain health, as well as ways we can help improve our own quality of health in a few simple ways!  

In this episode, Kelly and Glenn take us on a virtual tour of their sanctuary and explain to us how the animals end up on their farm. You will hear and see animals throughout the video. You will also hear the story of personal transformation Kelly and Glenn underwent as they went from homesteaders to caregivers of rescued animals. 

Trina Jones is a female fitness trainer, life coach, podcaster, and founder of Pretty Motivated. She created Pretty Motivated in 2014 to empower women by helping them to achieve more balance in their lives from the inside out. She currently coaches women on and offline to find the right balance for their physical and mental health. Let’s meet Trina Jones!

Now board certified in lifestyle medicine, Dr. Bukhari lectures and teaches about lifestyle changes to improve overall health and quality of life. He has a specific interest in nutrition as it relates to cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Nancy Louise Eriksen is currently an Associate Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In the last few years she has developed an interest in Lifestyle Medicine and just passed her board exam in lifestyle medicine. 

Dr. John McDougall is a board-certified internist, the author of 13 national best-selling books, the international on-line “McDougall Newsletter,” and co-founder of the 10-day, live-in McDougall Program in Santa Rosa, CA. 

Drs. Munish & Bandana Chawla created their Lifestyle Docs practice which focuses on eating the right types of food, being fit, reducing stress, and connecting more to achieve holistic wellness. 

Dr. Rizwan Bukhari is the co-founder of Plant-Based DFW and the co-host of the Plant-Based DFW Podcast show. He is also a vascular surgeon.

Marla Ablon is a registered and licensed dietitian/nutritionist who graduated with honors from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas.

Pat & Dianne Doyle are enthusiastic advocates of living a Whole Foods Plant Based (WFPB) lifestyle, who focus on raising awareness of the benefits and teaching new followers how to easily prepare delicious meals.  

Dr. Will Tuttle stopped by Dallas during his Texas Tour. We had the opportunity to interview him about his World Peace Diet book.