The Rule of 80s

If you’ve spoken to me, you know that I talk frequently of “The Rule of 80s”; it’s a rule that I came up with after years of trial and error. Trail and error with what, you may ask? Well, it’s all about being as healthy as possible, both physically and …

Corruption

On this week’s podcast, I talk about the corruption of the FDA (the Food and Drug Administration). Here’s what you need to know. In June of 1906, the FDA is founded. Though the FDA was founded in 1906, its origins can be traced back to the appointment of a man …

Dig Deeper

On last week’s podcast, I discussed a news article that looked a study that claimed that ‘clean eating’ led to calcium deficiencies and brittle bones; that removing dairy (as well as other food groups such as sugar) could be detrimental to your health. However, after carefully looking at the article, one …

WFPB? Huh?

On my podcast, you hear me say “Whole foods plant based”, “WFPB” or “plant based” frequently, but what do I really mean by that? Whole foods are foods that are made from whole plants – meaning they are created with how the plant looked when it was harvested; unprocessed and …

Cheer up, Chum!

According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of poor health and disability across the globe. As of March 30th, 2017, more than 322 million people are suffering from depression (possibly more if undiagnosed). Since 2005, depression rates have risen by more than 18%. Moreover, depression …

Hypertension

Did you know that one out of every three Americans have Hypertension (high blood pressure) and almost as much as 20% don’t know it; this is because most people don’t exhibit symptoms. The trouble is, when the symptoms do rear their head, it is usually extreme enough to be a …

10 Fridge/Pantry Items You Need

People always ask me, “Hey Ryan, what should I always keep stocked in my kitchen?”. So, check out the list I comprised and do yourself a favor and pick them up next time you’re out grocery shopping (if you don’t like reading, you can listen to me talk about these …

SOY AND CANCER GROWTH: THE SCIENTIFICALLY-BACKED TRUTH

2.27.17 / via INourishGently.com Soybeans are the most widely used, least expensive, and least caloric way for vegans to get large amounts of protein. You can eat soybeans in many forms, including tofu, the beans themselves (also called edamame), soy milk, miso, and soy powder. However, as the popularity of soya has …

B12

Plant-based people get their B12 from living bacteria in the soil, however its becoming more and more scarce through those means. This means that those who eat a 100% plant-base diet are at a great chance of deficiency. Now, don’t treat this like WebMD and start freaking out if you …

Why Go Plant-Based?

So what is it? What’s the magical reason to shift your food lifestyle that you’ve had for so long? Well, it’s a myriad of reasons; so many that I couldn’t well enough cover them here, but here are some key reasons. A whole food plant based diet not only prevents …