Healthy Human Revolution show

Healthy Human Revolution

Summary: Dr. Laurie Marbas, Jason Cohen, and Anthony Masiello bring you the most inspiring stories of individuals conquering chronic disease, overcoming incredible obstacles, and the experts to help you find health. Changing health by changing the food we eat.

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 Dr. Andrew Freeman: Colorado's Vegan Cardiologist | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:22:52

Dr. Andrew Freeman is a friend of mine and I am so excited to share with you his amazing work as the Director of the Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness at National Jewish in Denver, CO. Dr. Freeman combines both traditional Western medicine with a holistic approach on overall wellness and disease prevention through a combination of advanced cardiology diagnostics and lifestyle medicine in the form of a whole foods plant-based diet (vegan diet), regular exercise, mindfulness and support. He has been often nicknamed “The Vegan Cardiologist,” and his approach which integrates the latest evidenced-based medicine and lifestyle medicine achieves excellent results for his patients. He started his website in 2014 where he shares helpful information and recipes. If you would like to see Dr. Freeman as a patient you can schedule an appointment at or call 303-398-1355. started in 2014, to help enable the public to use food as medicine and reduce dependence on medicines, procedures, and bad outcomes. Founded by Andrew Freeman, MD, FACC, a preventive cardiologist in Denver, CO. As always we want to thank you for listening to us! Please share this podcast with your friends and family as it could save a life. Are you struggling with a weight? Want to learn more about a plant based diet? We have the solution for you! Check out our free course at

 Dr. Michael Klaper: Moving Medicine Forward | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:10:17

“Health is having a body that moves without pain, breathes without distress and allows us to perform the activities of life with complete presence and focused energy. Then, we can love fully and enjoy our lives to the fullest.” - Dr. Michael Klaper Dr. Michael Klaper is a gifted clinician, internationally-recognized teacher, and sought-after speaker on diet and health. Dr. Klaper is an author and has produced numerous health videos, webinars and dozens of articles for both scientific journals and the popular press. He has practiced medicine around the world most recently at True North in California. But now he has been called to follow a new horizon, in awakening tomorrow’s young physicians to the power of plant-based healing. All who seek to heal — patients and practitioners alike — must start with the reality that our daily food choices can either foster good health or spawn dangerous diseases. Yet, most Western-trained physicians practice medicine as if what our patients are eating has no effect upon the diseases they seek to cure.The Moving Medicine Forward initiative is bringing the revolutionary ideas of disease reversal through plant-based nutrition and lifestyle medicine to medical schools across the country! In this interview Dr. Klaper and I discuss his journey and his current focus of leading a new generation of physicians. I hope you enjoy this delightful conversation as much as I did because Dr. Klaper is a rare kind and humble soul. Please stop by to learn about the Moving Medicine Forward movement and how you can help! Thank you for listening and please share this podcast with anyone you think would enjoy it. Don't forget there are amazing resources at and find us on Facebook and Instagram where we share daily inspiration, recipes, and motivation to find your way to the healthiest you!

 Dr. Judson Brewer: Everybody's Everyday Addictions | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:46:17

Dr. Jud Brewer (MD PhD) is one of my favorite people to interview because I learn so much with every conversation. Dr. Brewer is a cofounder of MindSciences, and his work is focused on the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery”, combining over 20 years of experience with mindfulness training and a career in scientific research. He is passionate about understanding how our brains work, and how to use that knowledge to help people make deep, permanent change in their lives — with the goal of reducing suffering in the world at large. Dr. Jud is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University, as well as a research affiliate at MIT. Before that, he held research and teaching positions at Yale University and the University of Massachusetts’ Center for Mindfulness. In this conversation we talk about everybody's everyday addictions...yes you read that have addictions as do I and Dr. Brewer has a brilliant way for us to identify them and conquer them. I hope you enjoy this interview and we hope to continue to bring more Dr. Jud conversations to you soon. You can learn more about Dr. Brewer, his work, apps that can help you, watch his amazing TED talk and much more at Please share this conversation with your family and friends. We appreciate your support and don't forget to subscribe to our channel or podcast to get interviews, videos and more. Want to learn more about the whole food plant based diet don't forget to check out our free resources at

 Shaun Monson: Creator of Unity and Earthlings | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:19:30

Many of you may have heard or seen the documentaries, Earthlings and Unity, but you may not know much about the man behind them, Shaun Monson. Shaun is a California native who wanted to be a filmmaker and in 1999 founded the company Nation Earth. ( The title of the company signifies the intention of his content — projects that bring the world together. He has finished two documentaries of a trilogy. EARTHLINGS is a film for Animals, released in 2005. The definitive animal rights film narrated by three-time Academy Award Nominee Joaquin Phoenix and featuring music by Moby. UNITY, a film for Humankind, released in 2015. The sequel to EARTHLINGS featuring a cast of 100 celebrity narrators. It is a film on the subject of duality, (i.e., why humans can’t get along with each other, the animals, or their environment). Then the final documentary will be BEINGS, a film for Nature, to be released in 2020. This was an incredible conversation that was inspiring, thought provoking and enjoyable! I hope you find it encouraging too, because each of us can make a difference. Thank you for listening and please don't forget to share and rate our podcast where you listen! Want to learn more about a leading a healthy life and a whole food plant based diet? Check out

 Maria Solanki from King Charter School: Florida's First Plant Based School | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:36:04

Meet Maria Solanki, the mom and the force behind the King Charter School, Florida's first plant based school. She is passionate about creating an environment for our youth to understand the value of compassion and stewardship of nature. The mission of King Charter School is to help students become trilingual, while fostering the development of students as global citizens. King Charter School will provide a trilingual immersion program that includes Spanish, Mandarin, and English for kindergarten through 8th grade students. Through this program design, students will thrive academically and learn acceptance, empathy, compassion, and civics. In partnership with our community, our students will achieve academic success and become well-rounded, educated citizens who impact the world in positive ways. The next big hurdle is raising money to get the school going and they need your help! Every little bit will get them closer to their goal. If you would like to donate please click here. Plus support them on Facebook here. Find out more information if you would like to volunteer or enroll your child. Thank again as always for listening and don't forget to check out our website for more amazing information to support your plant based journey at

 Kate McGoey-Smith: Reclaiming Her Life from a Terminal Illness, Blindness and Diabetes | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:52:46

Kate McGoey-Smith is absolutely one of the most amazing people I have ever met! Kate faced the challenge of her life: diagnosed with a very rare terminal disease which left her with right-sided heart failure, on continuous oxygen and legally blind. She was also suffering with insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes and neuropathy. Find out how following a whole plant-based lifestyle changed her destiny, and how she lost 120 pounds. In this powerful interview we discuss turning tragedy into blessings and terminology such as collateral do not want to miss this one! If you would like to learn more about Kate check her out at and the Fork Smart Summit on May 11, 2019 at As always thank you for listening and don't forget to share this very special interview with your family and friends! Sign up at our website for our weekly email or any one of many free downloads to help you along your journey of the whole food plant based diet! Also, check out Dr. Marbas as she speaks on the She Thrives Summit...vital information we should all know about our health.

 Dr. Dean Ornish: UnDo It! Reversing Chronic Disease | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:41:12

Dr. Dean Ornish is the founder and president of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute, clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, and the author of six books, all national bestsellers. He has received numerous honors, including the Outstanding Sound Alumnus Award from the University of Texas, Austin, and the National Public Health Hero Award from the University of California, Berkley. Dr. Ornish was recognized as a "Time 100 Innovator"; by Life magazine as "one of the 50 most influential members of his generation"; by People as "one of the most interesting people of the year"; and by Forbes as "one of the world's seven most powerful teachers." In this interview we discuss his new book, "UnDo It! How simple lifestyle changes can reverse most chronic diseases." His tenants are Eat Well ('s plants), Move More, Stress Less, Love More. Dr. Ornish is such a joy to speak to and we had an incredible discussion and he shared his past that brought the insight of lifestyle interventions to reverse chronic disease. After almost 40 years of research (which could fill a volume of books), Dr. Ornish, has the expertise and experience to help lead to a brighter future! Please share this interview and check out Dr. Ornish's book, here. Find out more about Dr. Ornish at Twitter: @deanornishmd Thank you for listening and sharing! Please rate our podcast where you listen and check out many amazing resources we offer about the whole food plant based diet at

 Tim Brown: Putting Multiple Sclerosis in Remission One Bite at a Time | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:43:43

Meet Tim Brown who has battled more in his young life time than many of us will ever face. Tim battled many demons but also devastating diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. His story is one of self discovery and healing when he decided he was no longer a victim but in control over his health, starting with what went into his mouth. Tim soon found out a whole food plant based diet was his key to healing. He recently celebrated a year without any medications and has started his own YouTube channel chronicling his journey so check it out and subscribe. That One Guy with MS I truly enjoyed this conversation and I hope you will too! Tim will change many lives with his transformation and testimony of his healing journey. Please check out our free 7 day course all about the plant based diet at ! Thank you for listening and please share this important message with anyone you think could benefit!

 Ocean Robbins: 31 Day Food Revolution | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:42:17

Ocean Robbins is the co-founder of Food Revolution Network. Food Revolution Network is an online-based education and advocacy-driven organization committed to healthy, sustainable, humane, and conscious food for all. Guided by John and Ocean Robbins, they have more than 500,000 members and the collaboration of many top food revolutionary leaders of our times. Food Revolution Network aims to empower individuals, build community, and transform food systems to support healthy people and a healthy planet. With that mission in mind, Ocean wrote, 31-Day Food Revolution that is your guide to freedom from a toxic food culture. He reveals secrets the industrialized food industry doesn’t want you to know, and how specific ingredients and diet habits could be making you sick. Most importantly, he explains what you can do about it. In just 31 days, he shows you how you can use the amazing power of healthy food to heal your gut, release excess weight, and lower your risk for disease — all while contributing to a better planet. Learn more about the book and their mission here. I have spent 2 years working on getting an interview with Ocean and I hope you enjoy as much as I did. Ocean is a powerful example of with a vision one or two people can change the world. I hope you will join us as we also work to start a Healthy Human Revolution! As always thank you for listening and please see our free 7 day Course on EVERYTHING you need to know about a whole food plant based diet here.

 Dr. Ruth Heidrich: Conquering Stage 4 Breast Cancer and Becoming an Ironman Champion | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:03:31

Ruth Heidrich, PhD is a young 83 year-old athlete who was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer at the age of 47. Ruth had been a runner well over a decade, ate what she thought was a healthy diet when the devastating diagnosis came. Ruth shares how with Dr. John McDougall’s help, she refused chemotherapy, radiation, and medical intervention and instead turned to food as her medicine. She completely went to a whole food plant based diet over night. The results of the dietary change were so powerful that, not only did she eradicate the cancer, she decided to add biking and swimming to her running to become a triathlete. Exactly two years later, she crossed the finish line of the Kona Ironman Triathlon, becoming the first vegan to do the Ironman. Ruth went on to do the Ironman 5 more times and is the winner of more than 900 trophies, 8 Gold Medals in the U.S.Senior Olympics, and 67 marathons including Boston, New York, & Moscow. She has also been named One of the Ten Fittest Women in North America. She is also the author of A Race for Life, Senior Fitness, The CHEF Cook/Rawbook, Lifelong Running: How to Overcome the 11 Myths of Running & Live a Healthier Life, and her latest book, Cure, Reverse & Prevent ED: Ten ways to Total Sexual Fitness. Learn more about Ruth at This was such a delightful and touching interview and I can't wait to meet Ruth this fall when I speak at the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii. You will find this conversation an inspiration regardless of your age. Her spirit and tenacity are contagious and I was blessed to speak to her. Thank you as always for listening and we hope you will join our amazing community at where you will find incredible resources to help you start and sustain a whole food plant based diet, create healthy habits and much more!

 Dr. Sanj Katyal: Positive Psychology for Physicians | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:57:09

Dr. Sanj Katyal is the founder of Positive Psychology Program for Physicians and radiologist. Dr. Katyal holds certifications in Positive Psychology and Positive Psychology coaching from Whole Being Institute. He has published and lectured extensively on well-being and the Science of Happiness to audiences ranging from college students to physicians. He is currently teaching a senior level college course in positive psychology while investigating the effectiveness of positive psychology interventions on physician wellness/burnout. In this conversation, Dr. Katyal shares with us how positive psychology increases physician well-being and in turn, improves the care they provide their patients. This powerful approach should be incorporated into every physician's tool box. As a practicing radiologist and physician executive for the past 18 years, Dr. Katyal understands the pressures that many physicians face as we move away from traditional fee for service and toward more value based payment models. As Senior Vice President of Clinical and Strategic Services at a rapidly growing startup radiology company for 10 years, Dr. Katyal has developed and implemented an innovative, highly efficient physician workflow that resulted in higher quality, improved focus, lower fatigue and very high job satisfaction. The core principles of this workflow (organizational efficiency, attention capital and physician zone time) have been implemented for physicians in other specialties with similar success. Learn more about Dr. Katyal's work at Thank you for listening! We hope you enjoy this podcast and please share with your friends. If you are looking for community and how to start a whole food plant based diet please check out our website at

 Dr. Soham Patel: Plant Based Endocrinologist | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:03:18

Meet Dr. Soham Patel who is the first plant based endocrinologist that I have been blessed to meet! I am always thrilled to meet specialists like Dr. Patel who can have an enormous impact on so MANY patients. We had an amazing conversation and I also bent his ear about a few of my patients and what he advised worked beautifully! So please listen and learn from the amazing Dr. Patel! With his passion to provide individualized care for his patients and incorporating nutrition as a cornerstone of his treatment strategy, Dr.Patel set up Center for Preventive Endocrinology and Nutrition in fall of 2018. He is dual board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and participates in maintenance of certification program. He spends a significant chunk of time to keep updated with latest in nutrition research along with attending international conferences on nutrition every year. Learn more about Dr. Patel at Thank you for listening and just a reminder this interview is sponsored by the Healthy Human Revolution! We provide the tools and support that you need to improve your health...want to learn more about the whole food plant based diet? Check out our expert free course here! or if you are ready to join an exclusive community that will have all you will ever need to thrive on the plant based diet, join our Healthy Human Nation by clicking here...

 Food is Medicine Australia | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 01:16:53

Meet Tony and Liz Boucher who have cofounded the Food is Medicine Australia. Tony has an incredible story of rediscovery of health after a devastating prolonged illness that left him bed bound many hours of every day. Liz shares her story of caring for Tony and her daughter who was diagnosed with Crohn's at an early age. However, things changed dramatically for all of them when they discovered the incredible power of Food as Medicine. I hope you enjoy this beautiful conversation with Liz and Tony as much as I did. They have been such a joy to get to know. Please remember to check out their Facebook page at Need help getting started on a whole food plant based diet? Look no further than the Healthy Human Revolution! Check out our free 7 day course that answers many questions, free recipes and tips on the whole food plant based diet! Thanks for listening and please share with your friends.

 Dr. Judson Brewer: Mindfulness Over Craving | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:54:07

Train your brain, change your habits. Researching the brain to learn how habits form and how mindfulness can help us change them. This is what we learn with Dr. Judson Brewer in this interview. Dr. Brewer has a MD/PhD and is a mindfulness expert and researcher. His 2016 Ted Talk was the 4th most watched in 2016 with over 10 million views. He is also and author of the book, “The Craving Mind” and created of three very helpful apps for smoking, anxiety and over eating. All of Dr. Brewer’s information and links can be found on his website here! You don’t want to miss this interview and keep an eye out for a second one in the future! As always we are eager to help you reach your health goals at We have a ton of free resources along with an opportunity for you to receive exclusive access to the HHR team including Dr. Marbas and Anthony Masiello our health coach in the Healthy Human Nation here Please share this podcast with anyone you know who may benefit from Dr. Brewer’s insight! Thanks for listening.

 James and Dahlia Marin: Plant Based Dietitians Married to Health | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:53:58

It is such a joy to find a plant based dietitian but when you find two of them married to each other and actively teaching others about the incredible health benefits of a whole food plant based diet it is incredible! Meet James and Dahlia Marin, who believe that obtaining true health is similar to entering takes time, lifetime commitment, hard work and dedication! In this episode we learn about not only their journey but having a plant based pregnancy, helping patients with difficult gut health issues and the many projects they are working on! Check them out on multiple social media outlets and their website here for all the links. Do you have questions about the plant based diet? We can help! Check out our free course all about the plant based diet and if you want to join our exclusive community where you have access to Dr. Marbas and Anthony our health coach join the Healthy Human Nation! Click here for more information


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