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No-Bullsh!t Vegan

Karina Inkster

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No-Bullsh!t Vegan
No-Bullsh!t Vegan

No-Bullsh!t Vegan

Karina Inkster

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16
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Myth-busting and evidence-based advice to help you kick butt with your health and fitness - on a vegan diet. Join our movement of No-Bullsh!t Vegans who value critical thinking and want to further our cause using scientific truths, not made-up facts. Meet our expert guests who use science to acquire knowledge about the world and how it works. Learn why some of the biggest trends in vegan health and fitness are completely false and based on misinformation.Your host, vegan fitness coach and author Karina Inkster, sifts through the bullsh!t, so you can focus on levelling-up your health and fitness in ways that actually work.

Latest Episodes

David Isbister on vegan meats, banning cetacean captivity, and being vegan for over 20 years

EDavid, maker of mind-blowingly delicious vegan foods with his company, PlantBase Food, joins me to discuss vegan meats, activism around cetacean captivity bans, and being vegan for over 20 years. Also: how can we use an ethical approach to support or take action for displaced/marginalized/homeless folks, and tips for our listeners who want to make the transition to veganism.

50 MIN1 w ago
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David Isbister on vegan meats, banning cetacean captivity, and being vegan for over 20 years

Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill does a deep-dive on vegan protein and omega-3 fatty acids

EProtein: Why is it important? How much do we need? Do we need to combine foods? What are the best (whole foods) vegan sources of protein? Lauren shares the 4 foods youshould be eatingevery day to make sure you’re getting enough omega-3. Also: Why is the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 important, and how much of each do we need? Do we need to track our food to know whether we're getting enough omega-3? Get the low-down with Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill, who focuses on plant-based nutrition.

54 MIN3 w ago
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Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill does a deep-dive on vegan protein and omega-3 fatty acids

Chef Dustin Harder on bridging the gap between vegans and non-vegans, community over competition, and more

EChef Dustin, creator of the vegan travel series The Vegan Roadie, is on the show to chat with me about his awesome new book, Epic Vegan; the concept of community over competition within veganism; travelling while vegan; and much more. Dustin Harder is a private plant-based chef in New York City. He’s also a cooking instructor, recipe developer, and cookbook author. He’s been featured in publications like VegNews, Paste, Eating Well, etc. And he worked alongside Chef Chloe Coscarelli in recipe developmen

34 MINSEP 10
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Chef Dustin Harder on bridging the gap between vegans and non-vegans, community over competition, and more

Catching up with vegan strongman athlete and coach Melody Schoenfeld

EFor today’s conversation we didn’t have any sort of agenda - we’re just shooting the sh!t. Or shooting the *bull*sh!t I should say, because we end up discussing everything from a peer-reviewed article Melody wrote about vegan strength athletes, to her upcoming book, to media misrepresentation of research results, to whether vegans have an athletic performance advantage over non-vegans…and a ton more.

46 MINAUG 27
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Catching up with vegan strongman athlete and coach Melody Schoenfeld

Gael Bishop on her near life-ending battle with alcohol addiction, and how alcohol affects our fitness results

EGael shares her powerful story of overcoming alcohol addiction. She's been sober since October 1, 2013. Also: How does alcohol affect our ability to gain muscle and lose fat? What are the short- and long-term effects of consuming alcohol? Why the hell aren’t more people in our industry talking about alcohol? Why doesn’t alcohol attract attention as a killer? It is, after all, one of the top 5 causes of preventable death in North America. I also share my 5 reasons for not consuming alcohol.

60 MINAUG 10
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Gael Bishop on her near life-ending battle with alcohol addiction, and how alcohol affects our fitness results

Dr. Sarina Pasricha on the gut microbiome. What is it? How do we improve it? What does veganism have to do with it?

EDr. Sarina Pasricha is a nationally recognized gastroenterologist and speaker. We discuss: What is the gut microbiome? Why is it important? How does being vegan factor into the equation? Does exercise help? What do we do that is harmful to our gut health? What about stress? If you exercise regularly and eat well, but still can’t lose weight, your gut microbiome might be the culprit. Also, did you know that vegans may have more resilient gut microbiomes than non-vegans? Dr. Sarina will explain.

45 MINJUL 26
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Dr. Sarina Pasricha on the gut microbiome. What is it? How do we improve it? What does veganism have to do with it?

Registered Sports Dietitian Heidi Strickler on smart supplementation for vegan athletes, why "vegan" isn't synonymous with "healthy", and much more

EHeidi Strickler isa Registered Sports Dietitian, competitive endurance athlete and trail runner, and avid lover of all things mountains and outdoors. We discuss why eating vegan is not synonymous with healthy eating or weight loss, smart supplementation for vegan athletes, and why a vegan diet makes it more difficult to oxidize fat during endurance exercise.

41 MINJUL 16
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Registered Sports Dietitian Heidi Strickler on smart supplementation for vegan athletes, why "vegan" isn't synonymous with "healthy", and much more

Retired lawyer Pat Kendall on leading a campaign to stop animal experimentation at Vancouver's new hospital (also: aging is a benefit and health isn't just about our bodies)

EPat Kendallis a retired municipal lawyer, leading a massive campaign called "Rezoning for the Animals" to persuade Vancouver City Council to rezone the new St. Paul's Hospital site, such that animal experimentation is not permitted in the hospital laboratories andalternative methods are used instead. We also talk about healthy aging, how health isn’t just about your body, and the intriguing idea that health is not an end in itself - it just keeps our bodies tuned up for completing life’s greater pur

44 MINJUL 2
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Retired lawyer Pat Kendall on leading a campaign to stop animal experimentation at Vancouver's new hospital (also: aging is a benefit and health isn't just about our bodies)

Dr. Chana Davis on how Beyond and Impossible burgers compare to beef, organic vs. conventional farming, the natural vs. synthetic fallacy, and more

EAre Beyond and Impossible burgers healthy? What is "healthy", anyway? Nutritionally and environmentally, how to these plant-based burgers compare to beef? We discuss glyphosate (an ingredient in Roundup) within the context of these burgers, and how the Beyond and Impossible burgers differ from each other. Also on the menu: the natural versus synthetic fallacy ("natural" does not mean "healthy"), organic versus conventional farming (organic does not mean pesticide-free), and the "incomplete" protein myth.

57 MINJUN 18
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Dr. Chana Davis on how Beyond and Impossible burgers compare to beef, organic vs. conventional farming, the natural vs. synthetic fallacy, and more

Victoria Moran on being vegan since 1983, developing the Main Street Vegan Academy and brand, and busting 2 vegan myths

EIn this episode: Victoria's vegan story. She's been vegan since 1983! Myth: Vegans are super-healthy, or they're not really vegan. Myth: The different "factions" within veganism (e.g. entrepreneurs, "enviro-vegans", whole foods plant-based vegans, etc.) have interests too different to be one movement. Diversity within veganism, and the importance of being mentally flexible. A Prayer for Compassion: Victoria's film project showing diverse religions and their connections to veganism.

36 MINJUN 4
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Victoria Moran on being vegan since 1983, developing the Main Street Vegan Academy and brand, and busting 2 vegan myths

Latest Episodes

David Isbister on vegan meats, banning cetacean captivity, and being vegan for over 20 years

EDavid, maker of mind-blowingly delicious vegan foods with his company, PlantBase Food, joins me to discuss vegan meats, activism around cetacean captivity bans, and being vegan for over 20 years. Also: how can we use an ethical approach to support or take action for displaced/marginalized/homeless folks, and tips for our listeners who want to make the transition to veganism.

50 MIN1 w ago
Comments
David Isbister on vegan meats, banning cetacean captivity, and being vegan for over 20 years

Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill does a deep-dive on vegan protein and omega-3 fatty acids

EProtein: Why is it important? How much do we need? Do we need to combine foods? What are the best (whole foods) vegan sources of protein? Lauren shares the 4 foods youshould be eatingevery day to make sure you’re getting enough omega-3. Also: Why is the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 important, and how much of each do we need? Do we need to track our food to know whether we're getting enough omega-3? Get the low-down with Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill, who focuses on plant-based nutrition.

54 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Registered Dietitian Lauren McNeill does a deep-dive on vegan protein and omega-3 fatty acids

Chef Dustin Harder on bridging the gap between vegans and non-vegans, community over competition, and more

EChef Dustin, creator of the vegan travel series The Vegan Roadie, is on the show to chat with me about his awesome new book, Epic Vegan; the concept of community over competition within veganism; travelling while vegan; and much more. Dustin Harder is a private plant-based chef in New York City. He’s also a cooking instructor, recipe developer, and cookbook author. He’s been featured in publications like VegNews, Paste, Eating Well, etc. And he worked alongside Chef Chloe Coscarelli in recipe developmen

34 MINSEP 10
Comments
Chef Dustin Harder on bridging the gap between vegans and non-vegans, community over competition, and more

Catching up with vegan strongman athlete and coach Melody Schoenfeld

EFor today’s conversation we didn’t have any sort of agenda - we’re just shooting the sh!t. Or shooting the *bull*sh!t I should say, because we end up discussing everything from a peer-reviewed article Melody wrote about vegan strength athletes, to her upcoming book, to media misrepresentation of research results, to whether vegans have an athletic performance advantage over non-vegans…and a ton more.

46 MINAUG 27
Comments
Catching up with vegan strongman athlete and coach Melody Schoenfeld

Gael Bishop on her near life-ending battle with alcohol addiction, and how alcohol affects our fitness results

EGael shares her powerful story of overcoming alcohol addiction. She's been sober since October 1, 2013. Also: How does alcohol affect our ability to gain muscle and lose fat? What are the short- and long-term effects of consuming alcohol? Why the hell aren’t more people in our industry talking about alcohol? Why doesn’t alcohol attract attention as a killer? It is, after all, one of the top 5 causes of preventable death in North America. I also share my 5 reasons for not consuming alcohol.

60 MINAUG 10
Comments
Gael Bishop on her near life-ending battle with alcohol addiction, and how alcohol affects our fitness results

Dr. Sarina Pasricha on the gut microbiome. What is it? How do we improve it? What does veganism have to do with it?

EDr. Sarina Pasricha is a nationally recognized gastroenterologist and speaker. We discuss: What is the gut microbiome? Why is it important? How does being vegan factor into the equation? Does exercise help? What do we do that is harmful to our gut health? What about stress? If you exercise regularly and eat well, but still can’t lose weight, your gut microbiome might be the culprit. Also, did you know that vegans may have more resilient gut microbiomes than non-vegans? Dr. Sarina will explain.

45 MINJUL 26
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Dr. Sarina Pasricha on the gut microbiome. What is it? How do we improve it? What does veganism have to do with it?

Registered Sports Dietitian Heidi Strickler on smart supplementation for vegan athletes, why "vegan" isn't synonymous with "healthy", and much more

EHeidi Strickler isa Registered Sports Dietitian, competitive endurance athlete and trail runner, and avid lover of all things mountains and outdoors. We discuss why eating vegan is not synonymous with healthy eating or weight loss, smart supplementation for vegan athletes, and why a vegan diet makes it more difficult to oxidize fat during endurance exercise.

41 MINJUL 16
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Registered Sports Dietitian Heidi Strickler on smart supplementation for vegan athletes, why "vegan" isn't synonymous with "healthy", and much more

Retired lawyer Pat Kendall on leading a campaign to stop animal experimentation at Vancouver's new hospital (also: aging is a benefit and health isn't just about our bodies)

EPat Kendallis a retired municipal lawyer, leading a massive campaign called "Rezoning for the Animals" to persuade Vancouver City Council to rezone the new St. Paul's Hospital site, such that animal experimentation is not permitted in the hospital laboratories andalternative methods are used instead. We also talk about healthy aging, how health isn’t just about your body, and the intriguing idea that health is not an end in itself - it just keeps our bodies tuned up for completing life’s greater pur

44 MINJUL 2
Comments
Retired lawyer Pat Kendall on leading a campaign to stop animal experimentation at Vancouver's new hospital (also: aging is a benefit and health isn't just about our bodies)

Dr. Chana Davis on how Beyond and Impossible burgers compare to beef, organic vs. conventional farming, the natural vs. synthetic fallacy, and more

EAre Beyond and Impossible burgers healthy? What is "healthy", anyway? Nutritionally and environmentally, how to these plant-based burgers compare to beef? We discuss glyphosate (an ingredient in Roundup) within the context of these burgers, and how the Beyond and Impossible burgers differ from each other. Also on the menu: the natural versus synthetic fallacy ("natural" does not mean "healthy"), organic versus conventional farming (organic does not mean pesticide-free), and the "incomplete" protein myth.

57 MINJUN 18
Comments
Dr. Chana Davis on how Beyond and Impossible burgers compare to beef, organic vs. conventional farming, the natural vs. synthetic fallacy, and more

Victoria Moran on being vegan since 1983, developing the Main Street Vegan Academy and brand, and busting 2 vegan myths

EIn this episode: Victoria's vegan story. She's been vegan since 1983! Myth: Vegans are super-healthy, or they're not really vegan. Myth: The different "factions" within veganism (e.g. entrepreneurs, "enviro-vegans", whole foods plant-based vegans, etc.) have interests too different to be one movement. Diversity within veganism, and the importance of being mentally flexible. A Prayer for Compassion: Victoria's film project showing diverse religions and their connections to veganism.

36 MINJUN 4
Comments
Victoria Moran on being vegan since 1983, developing the Main Street Vegan Academy and brand, and busting 2 vegan myths