45 episodes

Welcome to This Is Bananas, hosted by Tino aka Bananiac. This podcast is all about plant based nutrition, fitness, living a vegan life, and other inspirational topics regarding health and wellness. Tino has a Master's Degree in Nutrition and has been a content creator since 2013, interviewing some of the brightest and most inspiring minds of our time. More at: http://www.youtube.com/bananiac Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thisisbananas/support

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Welcome to This Is Bananas, hosted by Tino aka Bananiac. This podcast is all about plant based nutrition, fitness, living a vegan life, and other inspirational topics regarding health and wellness. Tino has a Master's Degree in Nutrition and has been a content creator since 2013, interviewing some of the brightest and most inspiring minds of our time. More at: http://www.youtube.com/bananiac Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thisisbananas/support

    #44 Own Your Health | Glen Merzer

    #44 Own Your Health | Glen Merzer

    Glen Merzer is an author, playwright, and screenwriter. He adopted a plant-based diet at a young age and is a passionate speaker when it comes to topics such as health, environment, and animal rights. He has co-authored numerous books such as Mad Cowboy and No More Bull with Howard Lyman and Unprocessed, The Secrets to Ultimate Weight Loss, and Own Your Health with Chef AJ. In his most recent book, Food Is Climate, he dives into the impact that our food choices have on the environment.

    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast/glen-merzer-44

    Food Is Climate: https://amzn.to/2XtXQ3h 

    Own Your Health: https://amzn.to/2VXFg34 

    The Secrets to Weight Loss: https://amzn.to/3AqBOgn 

    Unprocessed: https://amzn.to/3hQb9Cf 

    No More Bull: https://amzn.to/3ApoVmJ 

    Mad Cowboy: https://amzn.to/2XtO2X0

    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

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    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

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    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

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    #43 The Truth About Being a Plant Based Athlete | Robert Cheeke

    #43 The Truth About Being a Plant Based Athlete | Robert Cheeke

    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast/robert-cheeke-43

    In this episode, I speak with Robert Cheeke, the founder and president of the Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness. Robert grew up on a farm in Corvallis, Oregon where he adopted a vegan lifestyle in 1995 at the age of 15 years old, weighing just 120 pounds. He is now the author of numerous books such as, Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness, Shred It!, Plant-Based Muscle, and his newest release, The Plant-Based Athlete. He is often referred to as the “Godfather of Vegan Bodybuilding,” growing the industry from infancy in 2002, to where it is today. As a two-time natural bodybuilding champion, Robert is considered one of VegNews magazine's Most Influential Vegan Athletes. He tours around the world sharing his story of transformation from a skinny farm kid to champion vegan bodybuilder. He is a regular contributor to No Meat Athlete, Forks Over Knives, and Vegan Strong, is a multi-sport athlete, entrepreneur, and has followed a plant-based diet for more than 25 years. Robert lives in Colorado with his wife and two rescued Chihuahuas.

    The Plant-Based Athlete https://amzn.to/3xdajoD

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    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

    • Website: http://bananiac.com

    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

    • Instagram: http://instagram.com/bananiac

    • Facebook: http://facebook.com/bananiac

    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

    • Resources: http://www.bananiac.com/resources

    • Fitbod: https://bit.ly/2SnJWeD

    • Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ExPP3l

    • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bananiac


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    • 1 hr 36 min
    #42 The Truth on Water Fasting | Alan Goldhamer, DC

    #42 The Truth on Water Fasting | Alan Goldhamer, DC

    In this video, I speak with Dr. Alan Goldhamer, the founder and director of the TrueNorth Health Center. TrueNorth Health Center is a state-of-the-art facility that provides medical and chiropractic services, psychotherapy and counseling, as well as massage and body work. Dr. Goldhamer has supervised the fasts of thousands of patients. Under his guidance, the Center has become one of the premier training facilities for doctors wishing to gain certification in the supervision of therapeutic fasting. Dr. Goldhamer is also the co-author of The Pleasure Trap: Mastering The Hidden Force That Undermines Health and Happiness.   

    • The Pleasure Trap: https://amzn.to/3tMyUyN

    • TrueNorth Health Center: https://truenorthhealth.com



    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast/alan-goldhamer-42



    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

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    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

    • Instagram: http://instagram.com/bananiac

    • Facebook: http://facebook.com/bananiac

    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

    • Resources: http://www.bananiac.com/resources

    • Fitbod: https://bit.ly/2SnJWeD

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    • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bananiac

    🎵 "Hackers" by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio


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    • 48 min
    #41 Always Evolving | Kiko Ellsworth

    #41 Always Evolving | Kiko Ellsworth

    In this episode, I speak with Emmy Award-winning actor, Kiko Ellsworth, about his nutrition, health, and lifestyle after leaving Hollywood. Kiko has starred in a number of films, movies, shows, and voiceovers including Bad Boys 2, General Hospital, Criminal Minds, Port Charles, Lucifer, CSI, CSI Miami, NCIS, Heroes, Dexter, and much more. Kiko now dedicates his time to helping men and women become empowered and to find their true selfs.  

    Kiko's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kikoellsworth/Kiko's 

    Website: https://kikoellsworth.com



    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast

    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

    • Website: http://bananiac.com

    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

    • Instagram: http://instagram.com/bananiac

    • Facebook: http://facebook.com/bananiac

    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

    • Resources: http://www.bananiac.com/resources

    • Fitbod: https://bit.ly/2SnJWeD

    • Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ExPP3l

    • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bananiac

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    • 40 min
    #40 The Starch Solution | John McDougall, MD

    #40 The Starch Solution | John McDougall, MD

    Dr. John McDougall is the author of The Starch Solution and a medical doctor who has been speaking out about the effects of nutrition on disease for over 50 years. He graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Human Medicine, performed his internship at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, and did his medical residency at the University of Hawaii. Dr. McDougall has been certified as an internist by the Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners.  He is also the founder of the Dr. McDougall's Health & Medical Center and director of the McDougall Program: a ten-day residential program that he and Mary McDougall host at a luxury resort in Santa Rosa, CA where he helps his patients overcome diseases through dietary and lifestyle changes.   

    McDougall Health and Medical Center: https://www.drmcdougall.com

    The Starch Solution: https://amzn.to/2NtZPdh



    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast/john-mcdougall-40



    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

    • Website: http://bananiac.com

    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

    • Instagram: http://instagram.com/bananiac

    • Facebook: http://facebook.com/bananiac

    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

    • Resources: http://www.bananiac.com/resources

    • Fitbod: https://bit.ly/2SnJWeD

    • Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ExPP3l

    • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bananiac



    🎵 "Hackers" by Karl Casey @ White Bat Audio


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    • 1 hr 4 min
    #39 Plant Based Nutrition & Medical School | Muzammil Ahmad

    #39 Plant Based Nutrition & Medical School | Muzammil Ahmad

    Muzammil Ahmand is a third-year medical student who is empowered to incorporate plant based nutrition in the medical field. During his time at medical school, Muzammil has managed to create a plant based support group, the Plant Prescription podcast, and inspired the dean and many faculty members to consider incorporating plant based nutrition into the curriculum. He also talks about some of the health benefits that he has experienced while eating a plant based diet for over a year and a half.   

    • Muzammil's IG: https://www.instagram.com/dr.plantbased 

    • The Plant Prescription Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/plant-prescription-podcast/id1513274596



    🎧 Show Notes: http://www.bananiac.com/podcast/muzammil-ahmad-39



    📱 Connect with @Bananiac

    • Website: http://bananiac.com

    • YouTube: http://youtube.com/bananiac

    • Instagram: http://instagram.com/bananiac

    • Facebook: http://facebook.com/bananiac

    • Twitter: http://twitter.com/bananiac

    • Resources: http://www.bananiac.com/resources

    • Fitbod: https://bit.ly/2SnJWeD

    • Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ExPP3l

    • Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/bananiac



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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

Arlie K ,

Love this show!

This podcast is anything *but* bananas - Tino (aka the Bananiac) always provides sound, scientifically backed advice and compelling conversations around plant-based nutrition! It’s obvious that he puts extraordinary effort in covering important topics and finding guests that are truly care about being a positive force in this world. Keep up the great work, Banana Man!

ysndnakfk ,

Why...?

The most random thing yet is quite good

Foolin569 ,

YES

I’m a new listener, but this is quickly becoming one of my favorite podcasts! I love all of the fact based research and vegan products that you are showing us! Thank you for all of your hard work!

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