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Do you want to live a healthier and more robust life? The key to living a full, healthy, and joyous life lies within the foods we eat—and our relationship to them. Because health isn’t accurately measured by the circumference of your waist or how much you can bench press- true vitality is measured by how you feel, not just physically but deep within.

Olympic medalist Dotsie Bausch alongside Baywatch actress and certified health coach, Alexandra Paul, take listeners of all ages on a journey to optimal health and stamina through plant based eating.

Dotsie and Alexandra, who both fought back from severe food addictions in their twenties, interview expert nutritionists, pro athletes, innovative thought leaders, physicians and plant-based celebrities. Through their stories, you’ll learn how to optimize your health and pave a path for a more meaningful life.

So get inspired and join the Switch4Good revolution.

Switch4Good Dotsie Bausch and Alexandra Paul

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 295 Ratings

Do you want to live a healthier and more robust life? The key to living a full, healthy, and joyous life lies within the foods we eat—and our relationship to them. Because health isn’t accurately measured by the circumference of your waist or how much you can bench press- true vitality is measured by how you feel, not just physically but deep within.

Olympic medalist Dotsie Bausch alongside Baywatch actress and certified health coach, Alexandra Paul, take listeners of all ages on a journey to optimal health and stamina through plant based eating.

Dotsie and Alexandra, who both fought back from severe food addictions in their twenties, interview expert nutritionists, pro athletes, innovative thought leaders, physicians and plant-based celebrities. Through their stories, you’ll learn how to optimize your health and pave a path for a more meaningful life.

So get inspired and join the Switch4Good revolution.

    129 - Use Less, Live More with Shia Su

    129 - Use Less, Live More with Shia Su

    How can two people cohabitate in a 320-square foot studio apartment and only produce one mason jar’s worth of trash each year? Shia Su is here to explain because she’s done it. Author behind the blog Wasteland Rebel and new book “Zero Waste,” Shia is all about “turtle speed power” and taking micro-steps toward living with a little less trash in our daily lives. She’s creative, fun, and personable—an absolute delight to have on the show. Shia makes conscious living fun. Even if zero-waste isn’t your jam, you’ll get a kick out of what Shia has to say. Her gregarious personality is infectious and you might just find yourself buying package-less soap after this episode! 
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - How to start decreasing your waste
     
    - How waste hurts the planet
     
    - The emergence of zero-waste shops
     
    - How to avoid plastic when purchasing produce
     
    - What to pack for the day to live more zero-waste
     
    - How to declutter
     
    - Zero-waste replacements for common items such as floss, tampons, and Q-tips
     
    - Recycling 101
     
    - Shia’s book: Zero Waste: Simple Life Hacks to Drastically Reduce Your Trash
     
    - The Guppyfriend washing bag
     
    - Follow Shia on Instagram @_wastelandrebel_
      Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 1 hr 5 min
    128 - Feed Your Genes with Dr. Yael Joffe

    128 - Feed Your Genes with Dr. Yael Joffe

    If anyone can take a highly complicated subject such as nutrigenomics and whittle it down to layman’s terms while still incorporating robust scientific knowledge, it’s our guest today. Dr. Yael Joffe is an incredibly accomplished nutrigenomicist who has not only worked with the best in the field but advanced the topic into the modern-day. In this episode, she explains how genes are expressed through food choices and what can and cannot be changed. It’s a truly fascinating conversation that will leave you with actionable steps to take to improve your daily life. 
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - Open cold water swimming
     
    - Nutrigenomics explained
     
    - How genes determine how our body reacts to the world around us
     
    - Genetics versus lifestyle
     
    - The power of raw cruciferous vegetables
     
    - The range of the “optimum” diet
     
    - The issue with at-home genetic testing
     
    - Dr. Yale’s company, 3x4 Genetics
     
    - Dr. Yale’s preferred supplement company, Cell Logic
     
    - Dotsie’s Stray Dog blog post
     
    - Use code liquidgold for 20% off LOCA dairy-free queso
     
    Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 1 hr 13 min
    127 - Sleep Better Tonight with Dr. Nicole Moshfegh

    127 - Sleep Better Tonight with Dr. Nicole Moshfegh

    Dr. Nicole Moshfegh always knew she wanted to be a psychologist, but it wasn’t until she got into the profession that she started to specialize in sleep. Dr. M is a licensed clinical sleep psychologist and literally wrote the book on sleep, aptly titled, “The Book of Sleep.” She emphasizes habit change before turning to medication, and she is full of helpful tips anyone can do during the day and at night to fall and stay asleep. Whether you experience insomnia or just feel like you could improve the quality of your sleep, this episode is a must-listen. Grab a comfy blanket and settle in for a good night’s sleep. 
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - How sleep affects multiple factors in our lives
     
    - Why it gets harder to sleep as we age
     
    - What triggers insomnia and how to counter it
     
    - When to use melatonin
     
    - How exercise, jet lag, shift work, alcohol, and caffeine affect sleep
     
    - Visit Dr. M’s website
      - Follow her on Instagram @drnicolem   Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 58 min
    126 - The First Animal Activist with Author Ernest Freeberg

    126 - The First Animal Activist with Author Ernest Freeberg

    Ernest Freeberg is an author and US history professor specializing in the 19th and early 20th centuries. His latest work—A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Animal Rights Movement—tells the fascinating story of how one man started a movement. He didn’t just educate the public about cruelty to animals—he made sure animal cruelty laws were enforced. During this conversation, Freeberg gives us the most captivating history lesson we’ve ever had. Sit back and listen—no note-taking required. 
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - The history of the animal rights movement in America
     
    - Why Ernest was drawn to this topic
     
    - How animal protection paved the way for women and child abuse
     
    - Bergh’s connection with P.T. Barnum
     
    - How public perspective began to shift regarding animals as individuals, not property
     
    - Ernest’s book, A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement
     
    Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    125 - Breasts, Sex & Food with Dr. Kristi Funk

    125 - Breasts, Sex & Food with Dr. Kristi Funk

    Breast surgeons often don’t rise to celebrity fame, but Dr. Kristi Funk gained celeb-worthy attention as both Angelina Jolie and Sheryl Crow’s breast cancer surgeon. Dr. Funk has infectious positive energy and over two decades of experience in this field. She’s a firm believer in taking control of your health through nutrition and lifestyle, but she’s also incredibly well-versed in the research and science behind this disease. We had her on to chat about her book, Breasts: The Owner’s Manual, confusion about soy, the benefits of a plant-based diet, hormones, and more. Check out the bullet points below to continue to connect with Dr. Funk and her life-saving work.  
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - How she discovered that a plant-based diet could help prevent cancer
     
    - Breast cancer by the numbers 
     
    - Deep dive into revolutionary cancer studies
     
    - Dismantling soy and cancer myths with science
     
    - Cancer-fighting foods
     
    - Bioidentical hormones for menopause
     
    - Cancer-kicking PowWow Podcast
     
    - Dr. Funk’s book, Breast: The Owner’s Manual
     
    - Cancer-Kicking! Summit: pinklotus.com/summit
     
    - Follow her on Instagram @drkristifunk
      Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 1 hr 9 min
    124 - 72 Reasons to Be Vegan with Kathy Freston & Gene Stone

    124 - 72 Reasons to Be Vegan with Kathy Freston & Gene Stone

    Kathy Freston is the vegan spokesperson, Gene Stone is a ghost-writer for humane causes, both are best-selling authors. What happens when they decide to put their brilliance together? A new book—72 Reasons to Be Vegan. Both Kathy and Gene have been on the show before (episodes 83 and 100, respectively), so we dedicated this episode to catch up and chat exclusively about the book. With 72 reasons, there was plenty to talk about. Meant to be an advocacy tool for those already eating a plant-based, we were delighted by the book’s fun-loving nature and fact-based evidence. From dismantling the vegan stigma to what’s really wrong with eggs, Kathy and Gene prove there are plenty of reasons to be vegan. 
     
    What we discuss in this episode:
     
    - Why Kathy and Gene partnered for the book
     
    - 72 Reasons to Be Vegan 
     
    - The skyrocketing vegan food market and our favorite vegan products
     
    - Chicken farming and the egg industry
     
    - Personal vegan stories 
     
    - JUST Egg
     
    - Follow Kathy @KathyFreston and Gene @genestone2022
      Connect with Switch4Good - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ2toqAmlQpwR1HDF_KKfGg
     
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Switch4Good/
     
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/switch4good/
     
    - Twitter - https://twitter.com/Switch4GoodOrg
     
    - Website - https://switch4good.org/

    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
295 Ratings

295 Ratings

GrandmaEatsPlants ,

Keep it up!

Please continue this wonderfully upbeat podcast. Helps me stay motivated to eat more plants.

Mabrunson ,

So much information!

Love this podcast and all the different topics that are covered- from the health benefits of a plant based lifestyle to getting better sleep.

Panienka Bogusia ,

Great Podcast Switch4Good

This podcast is super interesting. Hosts are amazing. Topics are timely. I highly recommend it. Let’s switch for good. Hold on. I already did years ago, and this podcast keeps me educated and up-to-date on hot topics.

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