The Plant Trainers Podcast helps you improve your quality of life through plant-based nutrition and fitness.
Adam Chaim & Shoshana Chaim interview top experts in nutrition & fitness, healthy lifestyle, compassion, as well as individuals with their own transformational stories. They are the parents of two kids who share their expertise and personal transformations to a plant-based compassionate lifestyle and beyond. You’ll find motivation, inspiration and actionable tips to help you to get closer to achieving your own goals.
Adam & Shoshana are Wellness Experts, public speakers, authors and nutrition & fitness coaches with over 35 years experience. They help build nutrition and fitness plans for all types of athletes and beginners as well as help individuals alleviate stress in life caused by diet, lifestyle and chronic illness.
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Plant-Based Hollywood with General Hospital’s Réal Andrews
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with General Hospital’s Réal Andrews about Plant-Based Hollywood. He shares the story of how his father extended his life by 15 years by becoming plant-based and how his family is adapting to his son’s new passion for a healthy plant-based diet. He lets us in on how actors are being fed and how popular plant-based a lifestyle actually is. We cover so much more from mindset, addiction, and social circles. Please share with anyone you know. Réal Andrews is an Emmy Award Actor from ABC’s General Hospital. He is a producer, podcast host of “Getting Real with Réal”, a humanitarian entrepreneur, and has spent 42 years as a fitness expert. He is an action coach, mental wellness advocate, and network marketer. Réal is a cancer survivor, has been sober for 2 years, and is a loving husband, and father of 3. In this episode we discuss: Diva Dogs When only the middle child is plant-based His dad’s 15 extra years of life The actors are vegan Mindset Being an addict Social circle Adjustment period
I Am A Peaceful Goldfish with Shoshana Chaim
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk about my new book, I Am A Peaceful Goldfish that hits bookstores EVERYWHERE TODAY! This is super exciting as we are normally helping others share about their books and 6 years later, Shoshana’s book is finally here. We are hoping to get to #1 best seller on Amazon TODAY, or this week, so if you are looking for a gift for a 0-7-year-old, have an upcoming baby shower, or are simply a collector of amazing books, please head to Amazon and get your copy now. We know some people are donating copies to their local libraries or elementary schools. I Am a Peaceful Goldfish teaches kids and families about playful breathing techniques that we can use to overcome our anxiety and feel calm and grounded. When we are overcome with emotions, our breath—and a bit of imagination—can bring us back to a peaceful place. In this simple story, two children learn how to settle their feelings with imaginative breathing techniques, pretending they are elephants, flowers, even dragons! This charming book teaches even the youngest readers fun ways to be mindful, relieve anxiety, and regain control over their bodies and actions—an essential and easy-to-learn life skill. Stay tuned to hear Dr. Dean Ornish’s endorsement of the book!
What’s Missing From Medicine with Dr. Saray Stancic
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Saray Stancic about her documentary, Code Blue, her book, What’s Missing From Medicine and of course her personal journey with health and a plant-based diet. Her own journey with MS, feeling perfectly fine one day and waking up from a short hospital nap, not being able to move her legs is simply amazing. You’ll be at the edge of your seat hearing Dr. Saray Stancic speak. Saray Stancic, M.D. is triple board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, and Lifestyle Medicine. She graduated from New Jersey Medical School in 1993 and after completing her fellowship, accepted the position as Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Hudson Valley VA in New York. In later years, she served as Translational Medical Leader at Roche Pharmaceuticals where she led clinical trials in the field of viral hepatitis and HIV. In 2012, she left her work in Infectious Diseases to fully dedicate her time to the field of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Stancic's interest in Lifestyle Medicine is rooted in her personal story as a patient living with multiple sclerosis. She is the founder of one of the first Lifestyle Medicine practices in the country, and mentors the Lifestyle Medicine Interest Group at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Stancic seeks to spread the power of preventive Medicine on a global scale and bring needed change to how we train physicians. She is Producer of the documentary film; Code Blue, which made its global release on May 26th, 2020. Dr. Saray Stancic released her first book on January 12th, 2021 entitled, What’s Missing from Medicine; Six Lifestyle Changes to Overcome Chronic Illness. In this episode we discuss: Finding plant-based Multiple Sclerosis Adam’s story Code Blue, the documentary Pushback Lifestyle medicine What’s Missing from Medicine?
Fast Easy Cheap Vegan with Sam Turnbull
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Sam Turnbull about how to be a fast, easy, cheap and healthy vegan! Her new book has easy recipes that don’t take long and all cost under $10. We’ve made some dishes and we concur...they are indeed everything she has intended it to be...even with organic ingredients most of the time. There are plenty of tips for new and seasoned home chefs. You’ll laugh at Adam throwing Shush under the bus a little here too! This show will inspire you to get out and make some new delicious dishes. Sam Turnbull is the creator of the brand and blog - It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken. As a face for the vegan community, Sam and her recipes have been featured on TV and radio, and in numerous magazines and newspapers. She is the author of the incredibly popular cookbook, Fuss-Free Vegan, published in 2017 and now her new book Fast Easy Cheap Vegan hits bookshelves today! In this episode we discuss: Comfort food - can it be healthy? Tips for new home cooks and for seasoned vets How to get things creamy without it curdling! How to spend little and gain a lot Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack ideas New book: Fast Easy Cheap Vegan
Improving Brain Health with Kate Kunkel
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Kate Kunkel all about improving and maintaining good brain health and dementia. She embarked on this journey after her mom’s illness and is on a mission to help with brain health and dementia prevention. We talk about everything from hips to waist ratio, to food, drugs, toxins, sleep, mindfulness, music, and more. There is something for everyone to learn and apply in this podcast, so please share. Kate Kunkel is embarking on what she considers the most important mission of her life - to make dementia a rare disease and to empower people to take control of their own health and future. As a vegan nutritionist, mindfulness practitioner, and sound therapist, Kate helps people improve their health, sharpen their minds and save their brains from the devastation of cognitive decline. In her workshops, through coaching, and in her latest book, "Don't Let the Memories Fade", Kate admonishes people to take control of their health because, she says, "It's never too early to look after your brain, but it can become too late”. In this episode we discuss: Finding plant-based Doing vegan right Her mother’s health journey Brain health Cancer and dementia Negative emotions Waste to brain ratio Tips for dementia prevention Is dementia only for young people Genetic component Tips to start with now Early Signs and symptoms
12 Top Plant-Based Doctors Sharing Wisdom
In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we celebrate our 400th episode by sharing some amazing clips from some of our favourite plant-based doctors. There has been so much that we’ve learned and so many amazing people that we have interviewed. It was hard to choose a topic for this monumental time. We decided to go back and share 12 of our favourite clips from many of the plant-based doctors you know and love. We also wanted to make sure that we said thank you to every single one of you who has ever listened, downloaded, subscribed, and left a rating or review. A cool fact we’ve also discovered recently is that our podcast is in the top 1% of the almost 2,000,000 podcasts out there. All we do is put out the content, it’s you who consumes it, utilizes it, and helps improve your quality of life as well as that of people around you. So congratulations to you and thank you for allowing us into your lives. We hope you enjoy this one, as we take you back in time to a few gems from nearly 400 episodes. In this episode we discuss: Exercise vs movement Protein Erectile Dysfunction Feeding children What’s in our baskets Fibre Much much more!
Love listening to you guys & leaning all about nutrition & a plant based life. It’s changing my life for the better.
Such valuable advice
I'm grateful for this vital and actionable advice on how to live a happy, healthy and #plantstrong life - Shoshana and Adam you are great hosts and have some amazing guests! Keep up the awesome work!
This podcast is really awesome, interviewing some fantastic experts about plant based nutrition and sharing so much great information and inspiration for learning to live a healthier life.