Real Food. Real Conversations.

Real Food. Real Conversations.

Plant-based and vegan diet topics, and all things related to the controversial online food world.

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May 25, 2022 56 min
Many people want to know what a raw food diet is and how it differs from a traditional vegan diet. Our guest today is an expert on all things raw and is dishing out all the facts! It can get confusing keeping it all straight, and with so much information online it's hard to separate the real info. So we are making it easy! When it comes to deciding what way of eating is best for you, having up to date information you ...
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Having a healthy relationship with food is so important for our mental health, but it also affects our physical health. Tune in to hear our guest expert, a board certified pediatrician, share strategies and tips to keep you feeling amazing! Keeping a positive food relationship when you are trying to make dietary changes can be challenging, even when you are trying to eat a more plant-based diet. The online diet world is toug...
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April 27, 2022 33 min
While there are many things wrong with diet culture, a major issue is its effect on foodways and how it influences people into thinking the food from their culture may be deemed bad or wrong. There is no reason (other than a medical one) why you can't eat a food that is part of you and your culture. Just because our diet world likes to demonize certain foods, it doesn't mean it's right. Listen in to hear more ...
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With all the info out there, it is hard to know what the best vegan, cruelty-free and clean skincare products are. But our guest today is an industry expert and is sharing all the info we need to choose the best products! Taking care of our skin is so important. It's the largest organ we have! And nothing feels better than high quality products that are good for your body and actually work. Which is why I always turn ...
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March 30, 2022 34 min
If you're looking for info on how to start a vegan diet, you've come to the right place! Our expert guest is sharing all her best tips and tricks to make it easy and seamless! Change can be hard, but when you take it slow and commit to learning all you need to know it can be a lot easier than you think. Focusing on what works for you is most important! Having the info you need to make a change is also very importa...
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March 16, 2022 19 min
The controversy between organic foods being healthier than conventional is ongoing. But what are the facts? Are organic foods healthier for you? I get this question often. I am unpacking all the details, and sharing my personal opinion about what organic means and making the choice to buy organic. Organic labels can often be used to spike prices and this is where food inequality comes into play. So does that make health...
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March 2, 2022 49 min
Many health professionals use BMI to judge health and wellness, but is BMI accurate? Learn what we should actually use and what we need to know to make sure we are at optimal health! Overall wellness is guided by many things, and while weight can be important it isn't necessarily indicative of where we are in our health. As a country we are weight obsessed, this can lead us to having issues with our mental wellness. W...
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February 16, 2022 30 min
When it comes to enjoying food it's important to know what overeating is versus feeling full from enjoyment. Our expert today clears it all up so we can learn to enjoy food when we want! It's so important to know the difference in order to live a lifestyle with both our mental and physical wellness in mind. I love food and I love eating! It's not bad to feel overly full from time to time when we are enjoying ...
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February 2, 2022 43 min
Learn how to lower cholesterol with diet changes as our expert guest takes us through all we need to know to live a healthier and happier life! Overall wellness depends on so many things, but preventing and dealing with chronic disease is an important one. Veggies Don't Bite started due to wanting to help improve my husbands heart health and high cholesterol played a role. As we moved to a more plant rich diet we saw ...
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January 19, 2022 20 min
Diet culture and the social media world is in a constant battle of what "diet" is best, fastest, the answer to all your problems. But in reality, it's an overall healthy balanced diet that wins. When we set out to better our health, it's easy to fall victim to the diet world and the stringent rules that these diets place upon us. However time and time again, studies show that diets don't work. ...
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January 5, 2022 61 min
Many people don't think about food racism, but the diet world can be a big contributor to making what we buy and how we eat a classist issue. As we scour the online world for recipes under whatever diet we follow, it's easy to assume that everyone has access to the ingredients so often found. But what happens to people that struggle to obtain those foods? Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN of Brooklyn-based Maya Fel...
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December 29, 2021 37 min
It is hard to know how to deal with trauma when you're in the thick of it. Learning strategies you can easily put in place is key! When we are struggling, it's hard to have the energy to come up with ideas on how to make it through. Which is why having these tools in our back pocket is so important. Suzanne Falter is a podcaster and the author of multiple self-help titles including The Extremely Busy Woma...
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December 22, 2021 41 min
Having a baby and knowing about starting solids can be scary, confusing and overwhelming. Our guest today walks us through it all! Caitlyn Edson is a pediatric registered dietitian specializing in infants, toddlers, and young children. She is sharing all the tips to help parents feel secure and confident to start feeding their baby! She has a passion for helping people feed their families confidently in a way that...
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December 15, 2021 29 min
Throwing a vegan dinner party can be challenging and stressful. Listen in as our guest expert gives the tips and tricks for party success! Everybody loves a good dinner party, but how do you make it work so you are not drained, stressed and ready to fall apart by the end of the night? We got your back with all you need to know! Diana Goldman is a Vegan Caterer, Sierra Club Cooking Show Host and Plant-based Nutriti...
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December 8, 2021 43 min
Learning how to live with diabetes can feel overwhelming and impossible. Our guest today shares how she not only lives but thrives! Lynne Bowman has been living with diabetes and enjoying life to the fullest. She loves to share her story to help others do the same! Lynne has been featured at women's expos throughout the country, speaking on kitchen table culture, community planning and the gift of diabetes. ...
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December 1, 2021 54 min
Knowing how to reduce inflammation in the body is important for our health. There are many things we can do to help us along the way! Inflammation can wreak havoc on your body, and the culprits are many. Join us as we chat with expert Dani Williamson to dive deep on how to deal with it all! Dani Williamson MSN, FNP owns Integrative Family Medicine in Franklin, TN; focusing on gut, autoimmune thyroid (Hashimoto’s...
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November 24, 2021 44 min
Eating healthy meals on the go can be difficult, but our guest today helps us find ways to make it possible without making it stressful! While it's important to learn to let go and be balanced with what we eat, it can also make us feel better if we have healthy options to incorporate into meals when we are out of the house. Ashley Randall weighs in on this topic! Ashley has been working out and moving her bo...
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November 17, 2021 40 min
Knowing what's best when it comes to nutrition for kids, let alone plant-based options, is so hard! Today's expert shares all the facts. There is so much conflicting information out there, weeding through it all can be a full time job. But Whitney Tabaie is here to help make the job a whole lot easier! Whitney English Tabaie is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Personal Trainer, author, and ...
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November 10, 2021
It's important to know that fat is good for you and how avoiding it can actually hurt your health. Listen in for types you should focus on! My guest today is breaking it down for us and giving the true story when it comes to the what, why and how of fats! Rhyan Geiger is a registered dietitian and vegan author who specializes in vegan nutrition. She is the owner of Phoenix Vegan Dietitian where she helps other...
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November 3, 2021 45 min
As we learn more about our bodies, strategies on how to improve gut health are becoming more and more popular. Listen in for things we can do! Gut health is coming into the forefront of conversations about our health more and more lately. As the science behind it grows, we are realizing how important it is! Amanda Sauceda is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist specializing in mindfulness and gut health. Amanda qui...
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