AV 032- 11 Proven Tips To Start a Running Routine

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  [Audio clip: view full post to listen] With the New Year come new goals. Have you thought about starting a running routine?  If you’ve never run before or you’ve had a long break from running, it can feel intimidating to get out there and get started. In this week’s podcast we talk about steps…

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AV 030 – 6 Basic Rules For Being A Healthy Vegetarian

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] A well-planned vegetarian diet can meet the needs of people of all ages, including children, teenagers, and pregnant or breast-feeding women. The key is to be aware of your nutritional needs so that you plan a diet that meets them. So what are some basic rules of eating…

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AV 029 – How To Deal With Social Pressure

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode we will look at most common social aspects of living a plant based life. Once you decide to adapt to this way of living you’ll find new favorite foods.  You’ll find out what you like and don’t like to eat.  You’ll find great new food…

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AV 028 – Vegetarian Diets: The Myths vs. Facts

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  [Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we uncover the truth about the top 9 veggie-eating myths. Whether you’re interested in learning more or are already plant based eater, test your knowledge of animal-free living. Nikki & Zuzana hope to help in answering some questions and correcting any misconceptions…

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AV 027 – The Real Deal on Detox and Cleanse Diets

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] From guzzling lemonade and gulping green juices to popping herbal pills, it seems everyone is talking about detoxing and cleansing these days. But what works and what doesn’t? Listen to this episode to find out more. In this Podcast episode Nikki and Zuzana give a great deal of…

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AV 026 – Eating for Energy with Andrew Raines

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] If you have to drag yourself through the day, it’s easy to think popping a supplement or chugging an energy drink can help recharge your battery. Not so fast. All-day energy doesn’t come from a pill or a concoction in a can. It comes from real food, which…

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AV 025 – 5 Ways To Boost Your Energy

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode of Active Vegetarian we discuss 5 energy-boosting changes you can apply to your daily routine that will leave you feeling recharged. If you’re tired all the time, a change in what you eat or what you do all day may be all you need to turn…

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AV 024 – Protein Myths Answered

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik discuss the number one question surrounding plant based eating… You will learn how easy it could be for a plant based eater to meet recommendations for protein, as long as calorie intake is adequate. Strict protein combining is not necessary; it is more…

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AV 023 – Nine Keys to Endless Motivation

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik discuss the difference between someone who succeeds at achieving their health and fitness goals and someone that fails…. Most of us let life act on us – we are asleep at the wheel of our own lives. And the days slip into weeks,…

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AV 022 – 12 Crucial Keys to a Successful Fat Loss

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik give you advice on how to get rid of excess body fat. Effective, healthy weight loss isn’t only due to the simplistic calories in, calories out paradigm. Nor is it solely reliant on diet and exercise. It’s everything – it’s all the…

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AV 021 – 7 Secrets to Happiness

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] We all want to be happy and we all want to feel good about ourselves and about the world around us, and even though so many of us think that happiness depends on something outside ourselves, and that only material objects and people can make us happy,that’s not…

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AV 020-Reading Food Labels Part 2

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It may come as a surprise to some, but buying foods labeled cage-free or grass-fed does not necessarily mean that those items are what they say they are, or what we assume they mean.  This can be really frustrating if you are trying to do your best to purchase humane and sustainable food, not to mention…

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AV 019- Reading Food Labels

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Health claims on food packages can be confusing! Have you ever been confused by the information on the food labels you buy ? Especially when you are eating a healthy plant-based diet and watching what goes into your body? Are you taking the time to read the labels? If not, it is time to educate…

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AV 018 – Beat The Bug!

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] In this episode, Zuzana and Nik give you advice on how to avoid and treat a cold or flu. During the episode they discuss a few home remedies that will help speed up the recovery process and make you feel better, see below for recipes. Download the Episode…

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