“Wellness isn’t about deprivation and it’s not about perfection. It’s about pointing yourself in the direction of growth.”
Conventional wisdom says we need protein, and lots of it. Is this really true? Does it matter where we get it from? To walk us through the myths, truths and half-truths when it comes to this hotly debated macronutrient, Rich sat down with the doyenne of all things vegan, Kathy Freston.
The ketogenic diet vs. a plant-based diet? What’s right?
To help divine the line between truth and fiction, Joel Kahn, MD joins Rich for his third appearance on the show.
Dr. Kahn is an Interpreventional Cardiologist, Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Michigan, and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Michigan’s prestigious Inteflex program (a 6-year undergraduate / graduate program that developed doctors fresh out of high school). He’s authored hundreds of articles on heart disease, is a frequent lecturer on heart disease and its prevention, has performed thousands of cardiac procedures, and is the owner of GreenSpace Café in Ferndale and Royal Oak Michigan.
In addition, Dr. Kahn is the author of five books, including The Whole Heart Solution and his newest offering, The Plant-Based Solution.
James Altucher – what isn’t he? I can tell you what he is: A hugely successful blogger, podcaster, public speaker, stand up comic, investor, entrepreneur and former VC & hedge fund manager with eighteen books to his name — including the Wall Street Journal bestseller Choose Yourself. James is an abundantly talented polymath impacting millions of people across the world with his wry wit and often counter-intuitive ideas, all delivered with a perfect mix of intelligent insight, relatable self-deprecation and perfect comedic timing.
Two Podcast Notes favorites, Rich and James get into James’ experiment living with only a handful of things to his name, how podcasting has changed James’ life, and his new endeavor – stand up comedy.
What happens when a NASA scientist teams up with a plant-based dietitian?
Julieanna and Ray join Rich for a mind-blowing geek dive into everything you ever wanted to know (and then some) about plant-based nutrition, weight loss, chronic lifestyle illness and more.
LONGEVITY, EPIGENETICS, MICROBIOME HEALTH & THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EATING FOR LONG-TERM WELLNESS VERSUS PERFORMANCE
This episode is a geeky deep dive into the hardcore science behind everything from telomeres and the mechanisms behind aging and longevity to the primacy of maintaining microbiome health; oxidative stress and the relationship between inflammation and chronic disease; epigenetics and genetic disposition versus expression; and of course nutrition – divining truth from myth, the impact of micronutrient inadequacies, focused supplementation and the difference between eating for optimal wellness versus performance.