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  • Are you ready to upgrade your health to a new level and do so by learning from experts in the field of lifestyle medicine and plant-based nutrition? Well, you are in the right place! Welcome to the Plant-Based DFW podcast weekly show. We are your hosts Dr. Rizwan Bukhari and Maya Acosta. We are the founders of the Plant-Based DFW organization designed to teach and empower people about the benefits of lifestyle medicine. Dr. Riz is a board certified vascular surgeon and is board certified in lifestyle medicine. Maya is an advocate of plant-based nutrition and passionate about helping others live their best life. Every week we will feature guests who are either physicians, dietitians, health coaches or chefs who will tell us about their journeys towards becoming plant-based and how they have now helped others. Every now and then we will feature testimonies by individuals who have seen significant changes in their own lives. The episodes typically runs between 40-50 minutes and are released early in the week. Sometimes we will also add bonus episodes in Spanish if our guests are bilingual. Our episodes are also added to our YouTube channel. Our website with all that information is www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, such as a whole food, plant-based diet, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management and avoidance of risky substance abuse, and other non-drug modalities, to treat, oftentimes, reverse and prevent the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that’s all too prevalent. We can’t wait for you to join us here at the Plant-Based DFW Podcast. Remember to tell all your podcasting friends that this show is available to listen to for FREE in any app that supports podcasts. And as you dive into the episodes never forget, the more you implement these healthy lifestyle changes, the more you will upgrade your health. Thank you for being part of the community.
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  • 109: Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Dry Eyes | Dr. Silvia Odorcic

    Apr 15 2021
    Today I am excited to introduce you to Dr. Silvia Odorcic, a plant-based ophthalmologist from Canada. As a Harvard-trained MD, Dr. Silvia has over 15 years of experience treating patients with lifestyle-related diseases ranging from diabetes to heart disease. She is double board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine & Ophthalmology. She is also certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University, a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and completed the Culinary Rx program.  Dr. Silvia graduated from Cornell University with a double major in English & Biology and completed her medical training at the University of Toronto and Harvard Medical School. She helps lead transformation through corporate wellness, 1:1 private coaching, and group coaching & course intensives curated to fuel change through community.  https://www.drsilviamd.com/ Recommended episodes: Ep. 80: Dr. Ann is a plant-based dentist and speaks about being able to diagnose certain conditions simply by looking at a patient’s dental health. Ep. 93: Dr. Vanessa Mendez is a plant-based gastroenterologist who speaks on the gut microbiome. Ep. 108: Dr. Micah Yu is a plant-based rheumatologist who talks to us about autoimmune diseases.   Lifestyle Medicine Conference Nov. 7 -11, lmconference.org _______________________________________________________________ Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/ ➤YouTube channel: bit.ly/plantbaseddfw ➤Tell us what you think of our show: bit.ly/pbdfwlistener ➤Subscribe to our newsletter: bit.ly/PBDFWnewsletter ➤We are on Audible/write a review: bit.ly/plantbaseddfwaudible ➤You can support us: www.buymeacoffee.com/plantbaseddfw About Plant-Based DFW Podcast: Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas, and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of your health. *We address the importance of eating plant-based foods for health, immunity, and to prevent/reverse disease. *We talk about the importance of having a regular exercise routine. *We talk about stress management. *We talk about the importance of having healthy relationships. #drrizwanbukhari #plantbaseddfwpodcast #mayaacosta ______________________________________ More about us: ➤ Visit our website: plantbaseddfw.com/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Instagram: www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari/ ➤ Join our private Facebook Group: bit.ly/FBplantbaseddfw
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    46 mins
  • 108: Understanding Autoimmune Disease & Inflammation | Dr. Micah Yu

    Apr 8 2021
    Dr. Micah Yu is an integrative rheumatologist who incorporates complementary medicine with traditional rheumatology. He is double board-certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine. He obtained his MD from Chicago Medical School and holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration and Biomedical sciences. He completed his internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at Loma Linda University in Southern California. He is also in the Andrew Weil Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona. He is currently working at the Dr. Lifestyle Clinic in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Yu has a very unique perspective on autoimmune disease and arthritis as he is both a patient with arthritis and physician. Dr. Yu was diagnosed with gout at the age of 17 and later diagnosed with spondyloarthritis as well. He has been able to significantly improve his arthritis through plant based nutrition. He is able to understand his patient’s medical problems from a patient perspective. The foundation of his practice is to combine allopathic medicine with complementary medicine. He works with his patients to come up with a treatment plan that not only fights the disease but also is aligned with his patient’s goals. His primary focus is on autoimmune disease and arthritis. Rheumatologists treat conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, sjogrens, gout, fibromyalgia, myositis, vasculitis, and other inflammatory conditions. As a fellow, he has published multiple papers on osteoporosis and spearheaded a double-blind randomized control trial on curcumin supplementation in systemic lupus erythematosus. He has also had multiple presentations at the American College of Rheumatology national conferences. His social media handle is @myautoimmunemd on Facebook, Instagram. and Twitter. Website: https://www.drlifestyle.org/ Video presentation on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/ol7q_F6evcg Dr. Micah Yu will also be part of a massive summit coming your way and its packed with awesome insights, tips, and tools to get you thriving in life! Join us along with these incredible health and wellness experts in the THR5 Formula Virtual Summit this May 5th. As you sign-up you’ll enjoy lifetime access to workshops and talks with 45+ speakers. You can register at https://tinyurl.com/MAYA50OFF _______________________________________________________________ Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/ ➤YouTube channel: bit.ly/plantbaseddfw ➤Tell us what you think of our show: bit.ly/pbdfwlistener ➤Subscribe to our newsletter: bit.ly/PBDFWnewsletter ➤We are on Audible/write a review: bit.ly/plantbaseddfwaudible ➤You can support us: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/plantbaseddfw About Plant-Based DFW Podcast: Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of your health. *We address the importance of eating plant-based foods for health, immunity and to prevent/reverse disease. *We talk about the importance of having a regular exercise routine. *We talk about stress management. *We talk about the importance of having healthy relationships. #drrizwanbukhari #plantbaseddfwpodcast #mayaacosta ______________________________________ More about us: ➤ Visit our website : plantbaseddfw.com/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Instagram : www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Facebook : www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari/ ➤ Join our private Facebook Group: bit.ly/FBplantbaseddfw
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    1 hr and 3 mins
  • 107: Hip Hop Healthy Heart For Children, Shape Up Us | Jyl Steinback

    Apr 1 2021
    Jyl Steinback has been described by the media as “a one-woman business dynamo,” “America’s Healthy Mom” and “A National Sensation,” Steinback serves as the executive director of Shape Up US. Jyl was awarded a Community Leadership Award from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition “For exemplary service and dedication to improving the lives of others by promoting and fostering opportunities for participation in fitness, sports or nutrition programs.” Steinback, who has worked in the health and wellness industry for more than 35 years as a personal trainer, educator, and lifestyle guru has sold more than 2 million books that educate consumers to change their lifestyle by making positive choices through proper nutrition, exercise, and healthy living. She has been a spokesperson teaching health and wellness throughout the country. Jyl is passionate about “Building A Healthier Future for Children”. Jyl says, “Her passion is to change the face of education, as we know it today. Bringing a “Healthy Wellness” Curriculum into every school and homeschool starting in kindergarten – 6th grade.  She believes every child is entitled to a great start! The Hip Hop Healthy Heart for Children™ A Healthy Literacy Educational Curriculum that encompasses the “Whole Child” and empowers our youth and our educators as our leaders. This program provides our children with the tools to flourish and be resilient! To guide our children to blossom into their full potential (mentally, physically and emotionally). This program is the SOLUTION TO LIFESTYLE AND BEHAVIORAL CHANGES! Her latest program, Clap4Health©! is a fundraiser and an innovative solution to bringing wellness, fitness and mindfulness into peoples lives. The benefits of clapping are based on the Acupressure Theory. This is why many children and adults love to clap. It makes you happy! Jyl’s newest cookbook – “Think Outside The Lunchbox” – 250 Plant Nutritious Recipes the Whole Family Will Love!”   She is offering our listeners the Hip Hop Healthy Heart for Children curriculum FREE of charge if you simply contact her at shapeupus.org and tell her you heard her on the Plant Based DFW podcast show. This curriculum can be implemented by the: *Classroom Teacher *P.E. and Wellness Coaches *After-School Programs *Camps Health and wellness expos - events and you will see 16 cities where they will offer outdoor obstacle events for children. Dallas is May 1, 2021   - https://younglionsocr.com/dfw-2021 May 17 -23 : Shape Up Summit: https://shapeupsummit.com/ _______________________________________________________________ Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/ ➤YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/plantbaseddfw ➤Tell us what you think of our show: https://bit.ly/pbdfwlistener ➤Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/PBDFWnewsletter ➤We are on Audible/write a review: https://bit.ly/plantbaseddfwaudible About Plant-Based DFW Podcast: Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of your health. *We address the importance of eating plant-based foods for health, immunity and to prevent/reverse disease. *We talk about the importance of having a regular exercise routine. *We talk about stress management. *We talk about the importance of having healthy relationships. #drrizwanbukhari #plantbaseddfwpodcast #mayaacosta ______________________________________ More about us: ➤ Visit our website : plantbaseddfw.com/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Instagram : www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/ ➤ Dr. Riz on Facebook : www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari/ ➤ Join our private Facebook Group: bit.ly/FBplantbaseddfw
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    40 mins

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Topics related to lifestyle medicine: nutrition, exercise, stress management, yoga, meditation, connectivity. If you are looking to improve your health, this is the show for you. The guests range from physicians, to dietitians, health coaches and testimonials.