In this video, we give you a glimpse into our lives in 2020. How did we get through? About happened to our pod events? How did we survive COVID-19?
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Randy Titony is from Oklahoma City and is the director of marketing for the Scott Sabolich Prosthetics company. We met in a few years ago, when Dr. Riz’s office went over to tour their Dallas facility. Later we would learn that Randy had been featured in the documentary Eating You Alive.
Dr. Vanessa Méndez is a double board certified gastroenterologist and internist. She specializes in digestive disorders, which include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and nutrition based-disorders, such as obesity and constipation. Her approach to patients and their diseases is holistic and comprehensive; her goal is not just to treat the symptoms, but to get to the root cause of an ailment and provide lasting relief. She provides an evidence-based approach to her practice and focuses on lifestyle changes first to promote wellness.
Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster is the host of Veggie Doctor Radio. She is a board certified pediatrician, certified lifestyle medicine physician, national board certified health and wellness coach, author and speaker. She is also the founder of Veggie Fit Kids, which aims to support and inspire plant-based kids and families. She is passionate about the power of diet and lifestyle in the prevention of chronic disease.
In this episode, we visit highlights of the top 10 Plant Based DFW episodes of 2020. Last year I produced 57 podcast episodes with so many wonderful guests. Here are some of the highlights. I hope you enjoy.
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Dr. Riz shares his story of how he became plant-based, how he didn't learn about nutrition in medical school and how one can prevent the disease that he treats.
Sheanne has a wonderful weight loss journey story. At one point was weighing close to 300 pounds and then she discovered a video by Dr. John McDougall called The Perils of Dairy. This changed her entire perspective on how she ran her household. The family went along with the changes and Sheanne and Dan were looking great and feeling great. Then two years later, Dan discovered that he had stage 4 kidney cancer.
Meet Joey Troxel of Plant Based Dads which is a YouTube Channel and FB Group. Around 16 years ago, Joey decided to become a vegetarian after looking at a PETA pamphlet that was given to him by a physician. During this time Joey tried all sorts of diet programs. Eventually he discovered The Starch Solution by Dr. John McDougall.
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.
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?
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. Dr. McDougall is the latest recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and the Lifestyle Medicine Foundation, this award recognizes lifetime achievement in the field and is the highest honor bestowed on a healthcare pioneer. This award recognizes a significant body of work over a significant span of time that has advanced the field of Lifestyle Medicine, and, in the process, paved the way for others to follow. The Lifetime Achievement award is presented to individuals who have been devoted to the cause of Lifestyle Medicine for half of their lives or more.
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