29: The Science of Veganism with Matt Ruscigno


“Demand the impossible! Of yourself and the world!” Had a blast interviewing registered dietitian, Matt Ruscigno with guest, co-host, Healthy Vegan Guy, Vince Lia on the latest episode of The‪ Food Heals Podcast‬! http://bit.ly/TrueLoveHealth

We covered some great topics including Matt’s series on vegan athletes, what the science says about diet & disease, and how to live car free in California!

Matt Ruscigno is a vegan of 19 years and a leading expert in the field of vegetarian nutrition. Matt has a Nutritional Science degree from Pennsylvania State University and a Public Health Nutrition degree from Loma Linda University, as well as certification as a Registered Dietitian- one of the only professional nutrition credentials available.

In addition to working with vegetarian clients and athletes, Matt is the Past-Chair of the Vegetarian Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a co-author of the No Meat Athlete book with Matt Frazier and Appetite for Reduction with Isa Moskowitz.

And, Matt has a web series called Strongest Hearts which follows the day in the life of plant-powered athletes.

If you are interested in learning more about plant-based nutrition check out info on Matt’s consulting, see his Amazon author page or attend an upcoming talk. Matt’s web site is truelovehealth.com and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

Our guest co-host today is Vince Lia, The Healthy Vegan Guy. You might remember him from episode 2 sharing his battle with ulcerative colitis and episode 18 about how to do what you love every day. Vince’s mission is to educate and inspire others about the about the benefits of eating a plant based diet and living a healthy vegan lifestyle.

Vince’s web site is HealthyVeganGuy.com and you can follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And be sure to check out his videos chock full of healthy vegan recipes on youtube!

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Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

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