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Dr. Laurie Marbas, Jason Cohen, and Anthony Masiello bring you the most inspiring stories of individuals conquering chronic disease, overcoming incredible obstacles, and the experts to help you find health. Changing health by changing the food we eat. http://HealthyHumanRevolution.com

    Dr. David Jenkins: Creator of the Glycemic Index Thinks Plants are Best

    Dr. David Jenkins: Creator of the Glycemic Index Thinks Plants are Best

    When I heard that the inventor of the glycemic index promoted a plant based diet I knew I had to meet Dr. Jenkins to get him on the podcast. What an honor to speak to him and share his story with you all.

    Dr. Jenkins is currently a professor in both the Departments of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, a staff physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism and the Director of the Clinical Nutrition and Risk Factor Modification Center, St. Michael’s Hospital. He was educated at Oxford University, where he obtained his DM, DPhil and DSc. After further research at the British Medical Research Council’s Clinical Gastroenterology Unit, he returned to Oxford to a joint appointment in the Department of the Regius Professor of Medicine (Richard Doll) at the Radcliffe Infirmary and as a faculty member of the University Laboratory of Physiology. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (London) and of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.

    He has served on committees in Canada and the United States that have formulated nutritional guidelines for the treatment of diabetes and recommendations for fibre and macronutrient intake for the general population under the new joint United States-Canada DRI system (RDAs) of the National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC).

    His research area is the use of diet in the prevention and treatment of hyperlipidemia and diabetes. He has over 300 original publications on these and related topics. His team was the first to define and explore the concept of the glycemic index of foods and demonstrate the breadth of metabolic effects of viscous soluble fiber, including blood glucose and cholesterol lowering. His studies on combining cholesterol lowering food components (dietary portfolio) have been recognized as creating an effective dietary alternative to drug therapy (statins) for many people and was the only dietary approach referenced in the last Guidelines of the US National Cholesterol Education Program (ATP III) and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines.

    To make therapeutic diets more accessible, he has devoted much time to working with the food industry to develop products for the supermarket with specific health attributes and, for example, helped to initiate Loblaw’s ‘too good to be true’ and ‘Blue Menu’ line of products.

    He was awarded the W.O. Atwater Award of the USDA and the American Society of Nutrition for his studies on functional foods for the treatment of disease (2013) and the Order of Canada (OC) in 2013.

    He believes in the value of plant based diets, and that a major effort is required to mount large studies to determine the extent of their health benefits. He also believes that diets have to be environmentally sustainable.

    Please give us a 5 star rating wherever you listen to the interview. Thank you always for spending your time with us! If you need help with the plant based diet check http://healthyhumanrevolution.com where you will find everything you need to get started.

    • 50 min
    Dr. Bassem Youssef: Bringing Humor and Science to the Plant Based Diet

    Dr. Bassem Youssef: Bringing Humor and Science to the Plant Based Diet

    Dr. Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, was the host of popular TV show AlBernameg – which was the first of its kind political satire show in the Middle East. Originally a 5-minute show on YouTube, AlBernameg became the first online to TV conversion in the Middle East and the most watched show across the region with 30 million viewers every week.
    AlBernameg received wide acclaim around the world with coverage in some of the biggest media outlets, topping it off with Youssef’s appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart twice in June 2012 and April 2013. Throughout its three seasons AlBernameg remained controversial through its humorous yet bold criticism of the ruling powers, which led to tens of lawsuits being filed against the show and its host. Youssef was even issued an arrest warrant in March 2013 and turned himself in the next day where he was questioned for five hours and released on bail. In recognition of his success, Youssef was named among the Time Magazine most influential list for 2013 – under the “Pioneers” category, was awarded the International Press Freedom Award by the CPJ, and was chosen by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the global thinkers during the same year.
    He is also the star of an internationally renowned documentary by Sara Taksler titled “Tickling Giants” featuring Youssef’s story with AlBernameg. Youssef has recently released a book about his experience “Revolution for Dummies: Laughing Through the Arab Spring” where he gives different perspectives and insights on the Egyptian political scene through the Arab spring and after.
    Youssef majored in cardiothoracic surgery, passed the United States Medical License Exam (USMLE) and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS). Having practiced cardiothoracic surgery in Egypt for a period of 13 years, before moving into comedy and political satirism.

    If casting a questioning light on the ruling powers with humor and satire isn’t enough, Bassem has also launched Plant B TV. It is an excellent educational series of videos about the enormous value of a plant based diet. There is a 21 day challenge, recipes, expert interviews, and much more on this bilingual website. In my opinion, the best part is it highlights Bassem’s humor and energy to motivate change. What more could you ask for? You can find Bassem here.

    I am so honored to share this interview with you. I hope you will enjoy it as much as I did. Please don’t forget to give us a 5 star rating wherever you listen or watch this interview. We appreciate the support and if you want more help on the plant based diet check out our website at http://heatlhyhumanrevolution.com. The time for change is now! Thanks for listening!

    • 38 min
    Dr. Columbus Batiste: Healthy Heart Doc

    Dr. Columbus Batiste: Healthy Heart Doc

    I hope you enjoy this conversation with my friend, Dr. Columbus Batiste, all about heart health and much more!

    Columbus D. Batiste, MD, FACC, FSCAI is a board-certified Internist, Cardiologist, and Interventional Cardiologist. He is currently the Chief of Cardiology at Kaiser Permanente Riverside and Moreno Valley Medical Centers and the former co-director of the Kaiser Permanente Inland Empire Cardiac Catheterization Services.

    In 2011, Dr. Batiste led out in establishing the Integrative Cardiovascular Disease Program (based at Kaiser Permanente). The objective of this program is to prevent the onset and reoccurrence of cardiovascular disease focusing on lifestyle modification. Dr. Batiste is a strong advocate for a plant-based diet, exercise and stress reduction. He has been lecturing in the community over the past several years.

    Dr. Batiste, also known as “Healthy Heart Doc,” is a board-certified Internist, Cardiologist, and Interventional Cardiologist. Since graduating from Loma Linda University in 2004 and completion of his Interventional Cardiology Fellowship in 2006, Dr. Batiste has performed nearly 2000 coronary interventions and hundreds of pacemaker implantations. He has been recognized for his work by multiple organizations ranging from the medical center physician of the year (2010), Inland Empire Magazine Heart Hero (2010), Eagle Award for Excellence in Medicine (2013), to the Derrell Thomas Foundation Community Service Award recipient (2013).

    Dr. Batiste’s mission is to share information so that “each one can teach one” about the benefits of exercise and healthy eating and therefore; provide everyone with the opportunity to take control of their health. Through the Healthy Heart Doc page on Facebook, Dr. Batiste is dedicated not only to provide information but also to provide a community of support for people on the road to a healthy lifestyle and a healthy heart.

    • 57 min
    Emily Deschanel and John Pierre: Plant Power in Hollywood

    Emily Deschanel and John Pierre: Plant Power in Hollywood

    These stars need no introduction! Emily Deschanel and John Pierre grace the HHR podcast and talk about many intriguing things, from how she went vegan, to how they met, and what is like in Hollywood after having a baby. JP shares more information about Living With Harmony and how he whipped Emily into shape.

    Emily played the role of Dr. Temperance Brennan with David Boreanaz as FBI agent Seeley Booth on the Fox crime procedural comedy-drama Bones. For her performance, she received a 2006 Satellite Award nomination and a 2007 Teen Choice Award nomination. She has many other accolades and roles over a 25 year career to her credit as well.

    Emily is a committed supporter of animal rights causes. In September 2014, she joined the board of directors at Farm Sanctuary, and recently became the chairman of the board. https://www.farmsanctuary.org

    John Pierre or JP is a nutrition and fitness consultant who has devoted more than a quarter century to helping and improving the lives of others through his expertise in the areas of geriatrics, nutrition, fitness, women’s empowerment, green living, and cognitive retainment and improvement. While sometimes referred to as a “Trainer to the Stars” because he trains celebrities (including Emily), rock-stars, and Fortune 500 Executives, John has a wide range of clientele, including military personnel, hard-core athletes, and many people with diverse backgrounds and fitness levels.

    John Pierre is currently working on his lifelong dream of building a sanctuary and retreat center for homeless and neglected animals, and women and young girls who are recovering from abuse. Please click below to learn how to make John’s dream−Living With Harmony−a wonderful reality.

    I hope you enjoy this rare opportunity to listen to a delightful conversation with two amazing individuals. As always we thank you for listening to the podcast and please subscribe wherever you listen and give a 5 star review! Need more help to transition to a plant based diet? We have you covered at http://healthyhumanrevolution.com

    • 57 min
    Dr. Neal Barnard: Your Body in Balance

    Dr. Neal Barnard: Your Body in Balance

    Nutrition researcher and New York Times bestselling author Neal Barnard, MD, demonstrates how foods affect our hormones—and our health—in his new book, Your Body in Balance. Dr. Barnard shares the science behind how common hormone-related conditions—like infertility, weight gain, menopausal symptoms, breast and prostate cancers, thyroid problems, and acne—can be affected by and improved by simple diet changes. Your Body in Balance is available starting Feb. 4, 2020.

    In Your Body in Balance, Dr. Barnard describes how food and hormones play a powerful role in:

    Fertility and menopause: Learn how foods affect the hormones that play a role in fertility, premenstrual syndrome, endometriosis, menstrual cramps, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Learn how a plant-based diet can help manage menopause and reduce symptoms, including hot flashes.
    Sex-hormone related cancers: Read the science behind how foods affect estrogen and testosterone levels and the roles they play in breast, prostate, and other forms of cancer.
    Balancing the thyroid: Read about the surprising effects of diet on hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
    Type 2 diabetes: Learn about how a healthy, plant-based diet can restore insulin function and help manage type 2 diabetes.
    Regulating metabolism: Learn how a plant-based diet can boost metabolic rate and affect how body fat is stored and burned.
    The book also gives readers practical tips and resources, including answers to frequently asked questions and 65 hormone-balancing recipes developed by Lindsay Nixon.

    Learn how to get your copy here. https://www.pcrm.org/yourbodyinbalance

    • 47 min
    Dr. Jud Brewer: Harness Your Super Power to Change Your Life

    Dr. Jud Brewer: Harness Your Super Power to Change Your Life

    What could possibly be the super power that everyone has? So powerful that it could literally change someone's life by helping them overcome anxiety, poor habits, etc. Did I pique your curiosity? Hum...I wonder if we are on to something?

    You will learn all about this superpower, how to harness and much more in the engaging and educational interview with Dr. Jud Brewer.

    Dr. Brewer has a MD/PhD and is a mindfulness expert and researcher. His 2016 Ted Talk was the 4th most watched in 2016 with over 10 million views. He is also and author of the book, “The Craving Mind” and created of three very helpful apps for smoking, anxiety and over eating.

    All of Dr. Brewer’s information and links can be found on his website here! http://drjud.com

    As always we are eager to help you reach your health goals at healthyhumanrevolution.com. We have a ton of free resources along with an opportunity for you to receive exclusive access to the HHR team including Dr. Marbas and Anthony Masiello our health coach in the Healthy Human Nation here www.healthyhumanrevolution.com/store/Br9VjFMj

    Please share this podcast with anyone you know who may benefit from Dr. Brewer’s insight! Thanks for listening.

    • 44 min

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