98: Fat Burning, Healing and Entrepreneurship with Yuri Elkaim


Crêpes and Nutella – that was Yuri Elkaim pre-match snack before he began his journey into holistic health. Fit but unhealthy, Yuri struggled with lethargy and the autoimmune disease alopecia. The pivotal moment came when he was introduced to a holistic nutrition school; suddenly things began to make sense. Within a few weeks, he had healed himself, and felt better than ever. He knew at that moment that he wanted to share this information with others.


At his core, Yuri is a teacher—his website and YouTube channel are chock full of information to help you heal yourself, gain better energy and love your body. But he doesn’t just want to share health information—Yuri is also helping other health entrepreneurs grow their business and get their message out, with the ultimate goal of empowering 100 million people achieve optimum health by 2040. A truly inspiring guest!


What you’ll discover:

  • What prompted Yuri to study kinesiology.
  • Why Yuri spent 18 months painting his eyebrows.
  • What happened when Yuri had a tetanus vaccine.
  • The scariest moment in Yuri’s life.
  • How to be your authentic self, and how this in turn can help others thrive.
  • How to lovingly create change.
  • Progress vs. perfection.
  • Why less is more when it comes to working out.
  • Why women need to ditch the 5 pound dumbbells and start lifting heavy weights (and don’t worry, you won’t bulk up!)
  • How to boost your basal metabolic rate.
  • The types of exercises that will help you burn fat, in just 60 minutes a week!
  • How to use visualization to reach your goals.
  • How to take your business to the next level.
  • Why your most valuable activity as an online entrepreneur is actually offline.


Yuri’s Bio


Yuri Elkaim is a New York Times Bestseller, former professional soccer player and a top fitness and health expert who has helped over 500,000 people worldwide!

After his own health challenges made him feel shameful about his appearance, losing his hair to allopecia and having exceme all over his hands, Yuri decided to take back his health through a holistic diet.

When he noticed his symptoms getting better through the “new” information that diet does matter (his doctors never mentioned this,) he decided to spread the good news to the world.

Yuri is now a dedicated health and fitness coach, with millions of views on his youtube channel and his goal is to empower 100 million people by 2040 with the knowledge and means to live a healthy life. 

Yuri has appeared on the Dr. Oz show, Yahoo News and is a New York Times, Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestselling author with his book, The All Day Energy Diet.


Yuri’s Links


All Day Fat Burning Diet

All Day Energy Diet





Our Favorite Moments:

@19:20 Listen, I enjoy pizza.

@26:05 I’m in, sign me up!

@45:30 You’re like my soul brother!

@48:05 I’d rather drive a stake through my eye than do that!


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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!


The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!


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