#27: The Real Deal on Detox and Cleanse Diets

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] From guzzling lemonade and gulping green juices to popping herbal pills, it seems everyone is talking about detoxing and cleansing these days. But what works and what doesn’t? Listen to this episode to find out more. In this Podcast episode Nikki and Zuzana give a great deal of…

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#26: Eating for Energy with Andrew Raines

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you have to drag yourself through the day, it’s easy to think popping a supplement or chugging an energy drink can help recharge your battery. Not so fast. All-day energy doesn’t come from a pill or a concoction in a can. It comes from real food, which…

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#25: 5 Ways To Boost Your Energy

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss 5 energy-boosting changes you can apply to your daily routine that will leave you feeling recharged. If you’re tired all the time, a change in what you eat or what you do all day may be all you need to turn…

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#24: Protein Myths Answered

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik discuss the number one question surrounding plant based eating… You will learn how easy it could be for a plant based eater to meet recommendations for protein, as long as calorie intake is adequate. Strict protein combining is not necessary; it is more…

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#23: Nine Keys to Endless Motivation

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik discuss the difference between someone who succeeds at achieving their health and fitness goals and someone that fails…. Most of us let life act on us – we are asleep at the wheel of our own lives. And the days slip into weeks,…

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#22: 12 Crucial Keys to a Successful Fat Loss

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik give you advice on how to get rid of excess body fat. Effective, healthy weight loss isn’t only due to the simplistic calories in, calories out paradigm. Nor is it solely reliant on diet and exercise. It’s everything – it’s all the…

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#21: 7 Secrets to Happiness

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] We all want to be happy and we all want to feel good about ourselves and about the world around us, and even though so many of us think that happiness depends on something outside ourselves, and that only material objects and people can make us happy,that’s not…

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#20: Reading Food Labels Part 2

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It may come as a surprise to some, but buying foods labeled cage-free or grass-fed does not necessarily mean that those items are what they say they are, or what we assume they mean.  This can be really frustrating if you are trying to do your best to purchase humane and sustainable food, not to mention…

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#19: Reading Food Labels

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Health claims on food packages can be confusing! Have you ever been confused by the information on the food labels you buy ? Especially when you are eating a healthy plant-based diet and watching what goes into your body? Are you taking the time to read the labels? If not, it is time to educate…

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#18: Beat The Bug!

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik give you advice on how to avoid and treat a cold or flu. During the episode they discuss a few home remedies that will help speed up the recovery process and make you feel better, see below for recipes. Download the Episode…

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#17: What is your body missing???

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] We are back…… Do you suffer with low energy, brittle nails or hair loss? In this episode, Zuzana and Nik talk about common health challenges plant based eaters might be dealing with and how to fix them.     Download the Episode Here! (27min – 21sec) Zuzana

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#15: Holiday Survival Guide and Perfect Butt Workout

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik talk about enjoying the holiday season while still sticking to your healthy lifestyle. Also you will learn the importance of training your glutes – stay tuned for a short workout video for a strong sexy booty 🙂   Download the Episode Here! (15min…

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#14: How To Make Cooking Easy

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss 5 essential tools every vegan/vegetarian kitchen should have. We put together a list of kitchen essentials we personally use on daily basis to help you create healthy and nutritious meals without wasting your money and kitchen counter space. Download the…

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#13: Your Number One Question Answered!

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Hello! Sorry it’s been so long (again). We get asked about healthy weight loss more than anything else believe it or not. So in this episode we share 3 ways to make sure you are successful in losing weight and keeping it off! I’m also going to warn…

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#12: Should You Go Vegan?

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] With so many celebrities and high profile people going vegan lately we discuss whether or not we feel it’s best for the average person. In our fitness tip we teach you how not to fall victim to the next useless fitness craze. WARNING: I did very little editing…

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