The Greenletes Podcast is hosted by Registered Dietitian Natalie Rizzo and features experts from the sports nutrition and fitness industry. Each episode provides plenty of practical nutrition and fitness information for everyday athletes, with a plant-based twist. Natalie interviews dietitians who work with pro athletes, editors for health & wellness magazines, pro trainers, plant-based athletes and more. Whether you're interested in learning how to use nutrition to maximize performance, you're looking for tips on going plant-based or you want to up your fitness game, the Greenletes Podcast has you covered.
The Secrets To Meal Prepping, according to an expert-- with Nicole Osinga, MAN, BASc, RD
Today is all about meal prepping for plant-based people! Welcome Nicole Osinga, a Registered Dietitian in the Greater Toronto Area. You can find Nicole on local or national TV and on Instagram/TikTok, where she is known as the 'Plant-Based Meal Prep Expert' and has an audience of over 100 K on Instagram and 44 K on TikTok.
We chat about:
Her meal prepping journeyThe benefits of meal prep, particularly for athletesHow to go about picking and organizing meals for the week?Tips for cooking multiple meal at once Are there certain foods that are easier to meal prep?Tips to include packages foods into meal preppingHow to make meal prepping less overwhelming
Follow Nicole @nicoleosinga_rd and Natalie @greenletes.
Read more about meal prepping here: https://greenletes.com/plant-based-meal-prep-athlete/
5-minute Friday: Should I worry about the carbs in plant-based proteins?
Let's talk about carbs! Will the extra carbs in plant-based protein make you gain weight or cause health issues, or are they a healthy part of your diet?
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The #1 Weight Loss Mistake You're Probably Making + Should You Worry About The Carbs In Plant-Based Proteins? -- with Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN
Ginger Hultin is a Seattle-based Registered Dietitian, who has worked with hundreds of clients to help them reach their weight loss goals. She has a new ebook called Meal Prep For Weight Loss 101.
In this episode, Natalie and Ginger chat about:
Your "why" behind wanting to lose weightHow much weight is it realistic to lose in a month Are calorie trackers harmful or helpful?Do you have to cook all your own meals in order to lose weight?Do some people just have a slow metabolism that prohibits weight loss?The biggest weight loss mistakes people makeShould you worry about the carbs in beans and legumes if you're trying to lose weightFollow Ginger @champagnenutrition and Natalie @greenletes
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How Women Runners Differ From Men & What They Need To Know About Marathon Training-- with Ali Nolan
Welcome to the Marathon episode! Today's guest is Ali Nolan, the author of Master the Marathon: The Ultimate Training Guide for Women. She writes for Runner's World, Women's Running, Livestrong, and Self and works as an audience producer for This is Alabama. She's run three marathons and countless other races. We chat about:
How female runners differ from male runners. What do they need to think about when tackling a marathon?What’s the first thing someone should do if they are considering running a marathon for the first time? Why you need an intrinsic goal to stay motivated during marathon training How to tell if you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced runner What else goes into marathon training besides the actual physical trainingThe biggest training mistake among marathon runnersFollow Ali at @alialinol
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5-minute Friday: How to make plant-based meal prepping less overwhelming
This week's 5-minute Friday gives simple tips to incorporate meal prepping into your weekly routine!
Read more here: https://greenletes.com/plant-based-meal-prep-athlete/
And download the Free meal plan here: https://nutrition-natalie.ck.page
A Plant-Forward Chef Shares Creative Ways To Spice Up Your Cooking, with Jackie Newgent, RDN
Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN, is a plant-forward registered dietitian nutritionist, classically-trained chef, award-winning cookbook author, professional recipe developer, media personality, spokesperson, and food writer. She’s the author of five cookbooks, including her newest, The Clean & Simple Diabetes Cookbook. She is a private plant-based cooking coach and a former healthy cooking instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education. We chatted about:
Her definition of "plant forward"Her journey to becoming a chefWhether or not it's difficult to develop a well-balanced meal without animal productsJackie's favorite plant-based proteinsAlternatives for dairy and eggs Creative ways to use plants for anyone who is stuck in a cooking rutTips for those who find cooking intimidating to help them get started in the kitchen How to serve a plant-based meal that meat eaters will enjoyFollow Jackie and visit her website.
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I love listening to this podcast! Natalie’s had some great guests and her curiosity around topics is appreciated. Looking forward to more episodes!
The first 10 episodes have motivated me to try “Meatless Mondays”
Very informative and the interviews have been great so far. Looking forward to more episodes.
I love listening to this podcast. The discussions are informative and fun to listen to. Best part- every time I have a question pop into my head that is almost always the next question she asks!