AV 050 – Nutritional Deficiencies: B Vitamins

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We’ve all starred at a label wondering what all those words like riboflavin, folic acid, and thiamine really mean. The B vitamins are a group of eight individual vitamins, often referred to as the B-complex vitamins. In this podcast, we will take a look at how the B vitamins work so you can begin to understand…

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AV 049- Nutritional Deficiencies: Vitamin D & K

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We are back with part 2 of our Nutritional Deficiency Series, if you missed our last one on Calcium and Magnesium check it out HERE.  Better idea – if you are not subscribed already –  head over to iTunes and subscribe to our podcasts, so you never miss an episode 😉 Okay so enough about us…

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AV 048 – Nutritional Deficiencies: Calcium & Magnesium

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As Plant Based eaters we are often asked, “where do you get _____ from?”, “Are you getting enough _____?” Sadly, healthy plant based diets are often questioned whether to truly be good for you or not. Yet diets based mostly on processed foods don’t seem to get any attention. Something seems wrong here, doesn’t it? With…

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AV 047 – Adrenal Burnout: My Road To Recovery

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Before we get into today’s topic please read this important disclaimer: Just like any post or podcast on this blog, Nikki and I share only our personal experiences. None of the material here is meant to give you diagnosis or treatment. This is purely our way of sharing what has helped us and perhaps some of…

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AV 046 – On Illness, Death and Grief

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In today’s episode – we are changing things up, Zuzana interviews me as we talk about why we have been more absent than usual with our site, as well as podcasts.   With this podcast, I open up and become quite vulnerable. All in hopes that those of you reading this or listening understand that we…

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AV 045 – Shift to Vegan Lifestyle Part 2

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The word ‘vegan’ doesn’t simply mean meatless, milk-free, or egg-free. Unfortunately, various animal parts and bodily fluids have found their way into numerous food items that are often mistaken as being plant-based. No need to panic.  In this post and a podcast we want to help you recognize these items and give you an idea what…

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AV 044 – Shift to A Vegan Lifestyle Part 1

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A couple of weeks ago we’ve received a FB question from one of our podcast listeners Lee-Ann: How to go from vegetarian to vegan? “I was wondering if you could do a podcast on “Vegan 101”. The basics for anyone looking to start. I’m a vegetarian looking to go vegan but it’s a whole lifestyle…

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AV 043 – Beginners Guide To Zero Waste Living

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Recently I came across two hugely inspiring ladies who both live the “Zero Waste” life and after learning more about them I couldn’t wait to share their message with you beautiful people. Bea Johnson –  Zero Waste lifestyle expert, originally from France, today lives with her family in Mill Valley, California. She is the author of…

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AV 040 – How To Raise Healthy Vegan Children- Interview with Dreena Burton

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    In this episode of AV podcast we were fortunate to sit down with an author, blogger and mom of three beautiful girls,Dreena Burton. The topic? DOWNLOAD EPISODE HERE OR PLAY BELLOW pleasing picky eaters structuring your child’s diet supplements dealing with challenging social situations (birthday parties, family members) incorporating and implementing a healthy plant based diet…

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AV 039 – 10 tips for staying healthy while travelling

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It usually doesn’t matter if the trip is leisure or business, most people give up on their healthy eating and exercise habits. With either the constant rush of things, new excitements or even locations we are often challenged with either food choices or staying active and exercising while traveling. DOWNLOAD EPISODE HERE So we wanna…

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AV 038 – How To Handle Your Beans

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Beans are a super healthy, super versatile and super affordable food. Here is just a short list why to include beans into your diet: high in antioxidants, fiber, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper and zinc. Eating beans regularly may decrease the risk of diabetes, heart disease, colorectal cancer, and helps with weight management.…

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AV 037 -How to Be Your Own Personal Trainer!

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  LISTEN NOW! [powerpress] What should I do for a workout? We get this question at least once a day, and I’m sorry to say that we don’t have the perfect answer for everybody. As much as everyone is hoping for that magic tip and solution to this question I am afraid to say “there…

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AV 036 – Your Guide To Plant Based Protein Powders

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  PLAY HERE:  [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Walk up and down the aisles of any major health store, and you’re bound to feel overwhelmed by the variety of protein powder available. If you’re unsure about what which nutritional supplement is for you, this is your guide. In this episode we discuss few key points…

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