In 2016 I overcame food addiction, depression and lost 53kg (117lbs) by eating only potatoes for the year. The Spud Fit Podcast is all about continued self improvement through talking with others who do things differently and push the envelope. Theme music by my wife, Mandy van Zanen.
Geoff Ahern - Thriving After Trauma
Geoffrey Ahern is a mental health worker who is empowering people, especially men, to be open and talk about our mental health. This was an extremely powerful conversation that I'm proud to have been trusted with. I only hope I did it justice. Check it out on my website
Ocean Robbins - Food Revoluitionary
Ocean Robbins is a powerful man on a mission to shake up the way we view food and it’s role in our lives. As a prolific creator, speaker, writer and movement leader, Ocean has already played a major role in influencing hundreds of thousands of lives through his yearly Food Revolution Summit. Now he’s taking it to a new level with the release of his book ’31 Day Food Revolution - Heal Your Body, Feel Great and Transform Your World’.
I was lucky to be able to read an advanced copy of this book and was inspired by Ocean’s boundless positivity and optimism. He sees raw power and the potential for greatness in people and he believes with all his heart that we can rise above the current malaise to create a future to be proud of.
It was a real pleasure to chat with Ocean, I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!
Go here to learn more https://spudfit.com/oceanrobbins
How Lifestyle Affects Alzheimers Disease With Dean And Ayesha Sherzai
How Lifestyle Affects Alzheimers Disease With Dean And Ayesha Sherzai by Andrew Taylor
Joey Carbstrong - Feeling the Fear and Doing it Anyway.
Joey Carbstrong (aka Joe Armstrong) has been making huge waves in the mainstream media lately as his activism is gaining traction. Joey is passionate, articulate and relentlessly logical in his pursuit of peace for all beings of this earth. He stands with resolute stoicism in the face of aggressive attacks on his character from both the media and the industries he stands against. Joe Carbstrong absorbs the pressure and keeps moving forward in spreading his message of peace. He's unstoppable, but he wasn't always this way.
Drs Heleen and Alphonse Roex
Dr's Heleen and Alphonse Roex join me to discuss how to become confident, competent and very caring doctors and how a whole food plant based diet can change your health and you life.
Emma Roche - Whole Food Plant Based on $5 a Day
I’ve been following Emma on her website over the past few years and its my pleasure to meet her and have a good chat about her Whole Foods, Plant Based lifestyle. We cover the solutions to some of the most common obstacles that people face when choosing to WFPB
Emma is a well travelled step mum and family woman who runs website PlantPlate.com which specialises in teaching people how to eat healthily and affordably. Her website provides easy and affordable recipes ideas that are nutrient rich and can support anyone on their journey to health.
I hope you enjoy this conversation as much as I did!
Read more here - http://bit.ly/emmaroche
Great one Andrew. Keep up the great work
Awesome new Health podcast!
What a great first episode! Thanks for keeping me company on my run and inspiring me to be a better person! Can't wait to listen to the upcoming episodes!
A great listen, two inspiring men discussing their pivotal moments.