Simple and Delicious: The Science of Nutrition Rich Eating for Better Physical and Mental Health with Dr. Joel Fuhrman & Andrea Hanneman aka Earthy Andy

Original Air Date Wednesday, January 6, 2021 

The average American’s diet includes highly-caloric foods that start with a base of white flour or sugar. This dangerous combination is a nightmare for the body’s natural defenses and immune system.

It is the primary cause of chronic disease and ailments. Pharmaceuticals are often used to treat the symptoms of an illness but rarely get to the root cause, which is improper nutrition from consuming highly-processed food products. To discover how we can enhance our physical and emotional health and well-being through the food we put into our bodies, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with two authors who whole-heartedly believe in consuming a holistically plant-based diet for better health. Dr. Joel Fuhrman shares key takeaways from his book, Eat for Life: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss, and important statistics from his work in nutritional science that proves the connection between proper nutrition and living a disease-free life. Andrea Hanneman, aka Earthy Andy, describes her health journey from chronically ill to perfectly healthy. Recipes from her entirely plant-based adopted diet are featured in her book, Plant Over Process: 75 Delicious and Simple Plant-Based Recipes for Nourishing Your Body and Eating from the Earth.

Dr. Joel Fuhrman — It’s All in Our Hands
  • Nutritional science shows most chronic ailments can be reversed or eliminated with proper nutrition. [2:01]
  • Dr. Fuhrman describes the foundational principles that form his G-BOMBS acronym. [6:39]
  • How needless suffering can be healed through nutrition. [12:00]
  • Dr. Fuhrman shares ways to bolster the immune system through clean eating. [16:37]
  • In his book, Eat for Life, Dr. Fuhrman includes a wide variety of healthy Nutritarian Diet recipes. [21:49]

 

 Joel Fuhrman, M.D. is a board-certified family physician, seven-time New York Times best-selling author, and internationally recognized expert on nutrition and natural healing. He specializes in preventing and reversing disease through nutritional methods. For over 30 years, Dr. Fuhrman has shown that it is possible to achieve sustainable weight loss and reverse heart disease, diabetes, and many other illnesses using smart nutrition.

 Book: Eat for Life: The Breakthrough Nutrient-Rich Program for Longevity, Disease Reversal, and Sustained Weight Loss

 

 

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Andrea Hanneman — Embracing a Plant-based Lifestyle:

  • Earthy Andy shares her health journey including her revelation of how good she now feels. [32:21]
  • How Andy instituted major changes in her and her family’s diet. [38:24]
  • The recipes in Andy’s book, Plant Over Process, have a high nutritional value and are kid-friendly. [41:53]
  • Andy dreamt of living in Hawaii while growing up in Canada. [50:17]

Health and wellness influencer Andrea Hanneman, aka Earthy Andy, is the creator of the popular Earthy Andy blog and Instagram account. After years of battling IBS, Celiac disease, hypothyroidism, asthma, brain fog, and chronic fatigue, she healed her chronic health issues by embracing a plant-based diet. Surfer, free spirit, and mother of three, she lives in Oahu, Hawaii with her family.

 

Book: Plant Over Process: 75 Delicious and Simple Plant-Based Recipes for Nourishing Your Body and Eating from the Earth

 

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TWEETABLES

“When we look to eliminate the culprits of bad health we look to white foods.” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Diets don’t work. It takes a holistic lifestyle shift. ” @LisaKamen on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Advancements in nutritional science have made 100% clear that you don't have to have a heart attack or stroke. They are diseases of nutritional ignorance.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“90% of cancers would never have to occur if people took proper care and ate properly.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Once you get on the medical merry-go-round, you are just treating the side effects of one medication with more medication.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“We have to deal with the cause and dealing with the cause is 100% more effective than taking drugs while abusing your body with food.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The foundational principle is eating a diet rich in phytochemicals and antioxidants and getting a broad diversity from the plant kingdom.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The right foods give the right feedback to the hypothalamus to shut down the appestats.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“A person used to salting and eating a lot of sugar and sweeteners their taste buds become deadened. They don't appreciate the subtle symphony of pleasures on their tongue.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Foods with a high concentration of calories that rush quickly into the bloodstream become addictive substances that trigger overeating behavior.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“The whiter the bread the sooner you are dead.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Americans are eating themselves to death with no awareness that they become what they eat.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“No one is talking about the fact that a healthy diet is the secret and answer to why some die of COVID and others don't.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Never before in human history did we have an opportunity to eat such a variety of high nutrient plants.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“In the first pharmacology course in medical school, they teach all drugs are toxic. They work by blocking, interfering, or stopping body functions.” @DrFurhman on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Plant-based foods are the most gentle on the digestive system.” @Earthy_Andy on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet “Kids resist foods if they are not used to them but after tasting it six or seven times it becomes a new familiar.” @Earthy_Andy on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet“Life should include flavor.” @Earthy_Andy on @HH_TalkRadio Click To Tweet

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