161 episodes

Dave and Steve started their food revolution with a desire to make fruit and veg sexy. Believing that is not about short term diet, but about a long term lifestyle change, their philosophy is that the food we consume makes a huge difference to our whole well-being and how we live our lives. Throughout this podcast series they will demystify the healthy living clutter and bring you on a journey through conversations with real changemakers that will unfold the secrets of good health for the mind, body and soul.
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The Happy Pear Podcast The Happy Pear

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 72 Ratings

Dave and Steve started their food revolution with a desire to make fruit and veg sexy. Believing that is not about short term diet, but about a long term lifestyle change, their philosophy is that the food we consume makes a huge difference to our whole well-being and how we live our lives. Throughout this podcast series they will demystify the healthy living clutter and bring you on a journey through conversations with real changemakers that will unfold the secrets of good health for the mind, body and soul.
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    Unlocking the Secrets of Oral Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Victoria Sampson

    Unlocking the Secrets of Oral Health with Functional Dentist Dr. Victoria Sampson

    In this episode, we dive into the fascinating world of oral health with renowned Functional Dentist, Dr. Victoria Sampson. Dr. Sampson is a pioneer in the field, known for her groundbreaking work in salivary diagnostics, microbiome testing, and holistic dental care. Her expertise has earned her recognition globally, including being shortlisted for Forbes 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare.
    Main Topics Covered:

    Oral Microbiome: Dr. Victoria Sampson sheds light on the intricate ecosystem of bacteria in our mouths and its profound impact on overall health.The Modern Western Diet and Its Effects on Oral Health: Learn how the foods we eat can either promote or undermine dental health, and the role of nutrition in preventing common oral issues.Oral Health and its connection to cardiovascular health and other diseases: Learn how gum disease and other oral conditions can be an early sign of something more serious.Chewing Hard Foods and Its Effects on Oral Health: Dr. Sampson discusses the importance of chewing hard foods for gum disease prevention and maintaining structural health in the mouth.Kids and Oral Health Do's and Don'ts: Valuable insights into instilling good oral hygiene habits in children.Choosing Toothpastes and Toothbrushes: Understanding what to look for in oral care products and how to select the best ones for your unique oral microbiome.Personalised Oral Care: Dr. Sampson emphasises the importance of personalised dental care tailored to individual oral microbiomes for optimal oral health outcomes.Dr. Victoria Sampson pioneering work in salivary diagnostics, microbiome testing, and holistic dental care has earned her global recognition. As the first dentist ever shortlisted for Forbes 30 under 30 in Science and Healthcare, Dr. Sampson continues to push the boundaries of preventative and holistic dentistry. Beyond her professional achievements, Dr. Sampson is passionate about music, DJing, and enhancing her patients' dental experiences through curated playlists.
    Tune in to this enlightening conversation to discover the keys to unlocking optimal oral health!
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x
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    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 42 min
    Making Fitness Fun: Expert Insights from Darryl Edwards

    Making Fitness Fun: Expert Insights from Darryl Edwards

    Welcome! This week, we're joined by Darryl Edwards, a former investment banking technologist turned movement coach and author. Darryl's Primal Play Method® blends evolutionary biology, exercise physiology, and play psychology to make fitness enjoyable for everyone, regardless of age or ability.
    Main Topics Covered:

    Introduction to Darryl EdwardsFormer investment banker turned movement coach.Creator of the Primal Play Method®, focusing on making fitness fun.Author of "Animal Moves" and popular TED talk speaker.The Power of PlayImportance of play in human health and development.Integrating playful movement into exercise routines.Overcoming Barriers to FitnessStrategies for overcoming mental and physical obstacles to exercise.Creating inclusive fitness environments.Building Resilience Through MovementMovement's role in enhancing physical and mental resilience.Incorporating movement into daily routines for overall well-being.Inspiration for Healthy LivingPersonal anecdotes and success stories from Darryl's journey.Encouraging a more active and fulfilling lifestyle.Tune in to discover the transformative power of play and movement with Darryl Edwards. Subscribe for more inspiring discussions on health, wellness, and plant-based living. 
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x
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    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Mastering Trauma: Dr. Peter Levine's Guide to the Mind-Body Connection

    Mastering Trauma: Dr. Peter Levine's Guide to the Mind-Body Connection

    Welcome to this week’s episode! Join us as we dive deep into the realm of cutting-edge psychotherapy with the renowned Dr. Peter Levine, a pioneer in trauma treatment and the creator of Somatic Experiencing. With an impressive background in psychology, Dr. Levine is a bestselling author and a leading figure in the field. In this conversation, we explore the intricacies of trauma, resilience, and the power of the mind-body connection.
    Main Topics Covered:

    Somatic Experiencing: Unravel the innovative approach to trauma therapy developed by Dr. Levine, emphasising the body's role in healing.Mind-Body Connection: Explore the profound connection between mental and physical well-being and its impact on overall health.Resilience and Trauma: Dr. Levine shares insights on building resilience and navigating the challenges posed by trauma.Dr. Peter’s background: With over 50 years of experience, we hear how working with Nasa astronauts spiralled Dr. Peter on his somatic therapy discovery.
    Tune in for a captivating discussion that delves into the fascinating world of trauma therapy and mental well-being with one of the foremost authorities in the field.
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x
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    Enter the code HAPPYPEAR20
    LINK: https://www.vivobarefoot.com/uk/the-happy-pear
    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 57 min
    How Confidence Works: The New Science of Self-Belief with Ian Robertson

    How Confidence Works: The New Science of Self-Belief with Ian Robertson

    This week’s conversation is with Ian Robertson, acclaimed author of "How Confidence Works: The New Science of Self-Belief." With a distinguished background as a psychologist, neuroscientist, and author, Ian brings a wealth of expertise to unravel the mysteries of confidence and self-belief.
    Ian Robertson is a clinical psychologist
and neuroscientist with a unique ability
to apply his research to the pressures of everyday life. His latest best-selling book is How Confidence Works: The new science of self-belief (Penguin) and, like his previous books The Stress Test: How Pressure Can Make You Stronger and Sharper Mind Sculpture, The Mind’s Eye and The Winner Effect, has been translated into many languages. Currently Founding Director of the Global Brain Health Institute and Emeritus Professor at Trinity College Dublin, he is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading researchers in neuropsychology. 
    In this episode, Ian and The Happy Pear delve into various facets of self-belief, exploring the latest scientific insights that shape our confidence. 
    Main topics covered:
    Understanding the neural mechanisms behind confidencePractical tips for boosting self-belief in everyday lifeThe impact of mindset on achieving personal and professional goalsNavigating the balance between self-assurance and humilityInsightful anecdotes and case studies illustrating the science in actionTune in to gain profound insights into the psychology of confidence and discover practical strategies to enhance your self-belief. 
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x
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    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 58 min
    Cardiovascular Clarity: Dr. Kim Williams Unravels Nutrition Myths

    Cardiovascular Clarity: Dr. Kim Williams Unravels Nutrition Myths

    This week we speak to the renowned cardiologist and staunch advocate for a plant-based diet, Dr. Kim Williams. With an illustrious career in cardiovascular medicine, Dr. Williams has served as the President of the American College of Cardiology and has consistently championed the transformative power of plant-based nutrition for heart health.
    Dr. Kim Williams is a distinguished cardiologist, currently holding the position of Chief of Cardiology at Rush University Medical Center. With an extensive background in academic medicine, he has published numerous articles in leading medical journals and has been a pioneer in promoting lifestyle interventions, particularly plant-based diets, to prevent and reverse heart disease. As a past President of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Williams brings a wealth of expertise and insight to the conversation about cardiovascular health.
    Main Topics Covered:

    The Impact of Diet on Heart Health:Dr. Williams delves into the compelling evidence supporting the role of plant-based diets in preventing and managing heart disease.Discussions on how dietary choices influence cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and overall cardiovascular well-being.Navigating Nutrition Myths:Unraveling common misconceptions surrounding nutrition and heart health.Addressing popular myths related to dietary fats and their impact on cardiovascular outcomes.Medical Community Perspectives:Dr. Williams shares his experiences advocating for plant-based nutrition within the medical community.The evolving landscape of cardiovascular medicine and the growing acceptance of lifestyle interventions.Tune in to this episode of The Happy Pear Podcast for a captivating conversation with Dr. Kim Williams, as he navigates the intricate relationship between plant-based nutrition and heart health, offering practical insights and debunking myths along the way. 
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x
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    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    How To Get a Happy Heart with Cardiologist Dr Joel Kahn

    How To Get a Happy Heart with Cardiologist Dr Joel Kahn

    We are thrilled to have Dr. Joel Kahn as our special guest. Dr. Kahn is an esteemed American cardiologist, integrative medicine practitioner, and a passionate advocate for plant-based nutrition. With a wealth of experience and expertise, he brings a unique perspective on heart health and holistic well-being. Dr. Kahn is also the co-creator of The Happy Heart course, an online program in collaboration with us, The Happy Pear, designed to empower individuals in cultivating a heart-healthy lifestyle through plant-based practices.
    Main Topics Covered:

    The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition:Dr. Kahn delves into the profound impact of a plant-based diet on cardiovascular health.Exploring the science behind how plant-based foods contribute to heart well-being.The Happy Heart Course - A Holistic Approach:Insights into the creation of The Happy Heart course in collaboration with The Happy Pear.How the course integrates nutrition, lifestyle, and mindfulness practices for comprehensive heart care.Challenges and Misconceptions:Addressing common challenges and misconceptions related to adopting a plant-based lifestyle.Practical tips for overcoming obstacles on the journey to a healthier heart.Integrative Medicine and Cardiology:Dr. Kahn shares his expertise in integrative medicine and its role in cardiovascular care.How combining traditional cardiology with holistic approaches can lead to optimal heart health.Empowering Individuals for Heart-Healthy Living:Practical advice on incorporating heart-healthy habits into daily life.The importance of community support and shared experiences in fostering positive lifestyle changes.Tune in to this engaging episode as we navigate the intricate landscape of heart health, offering valuable insights, practical tips, and inspiring stories to empower you on your journey towards a happier, heart-healthy life.
    Lots of love,
    Dave & Steve x

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    THE HAPPY PEAR RECIPE CLUB - Blending health and happiness through a range of over 500 delicious plant-based recipes. 
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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
72 Ratings

72 Ratings

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Inspirational

What an inspiration to listen to you guys. I like your enthusiasm and the quality of the guests you invite to your podcast. Each episode brings so much great information, that I am always compelled to research each guest and their area of expertise afterward. Keep doing what you are doing, you rock!

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