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Robyn Chuter Episode #5- The dangers of eating fish and why organic matters

Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with Robyn Chuter, Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Counsellor to continue their deep dive into the wholefood plant-based lifestyle. In this episode Robyn explains why fish are so dangerous to eat and why they should not be considered as a ‘health food’. She also shares with Benny the importance of eating organic and why it helps us to fight off disease and illness when compared to eating non organic. Watch or read to learn more...

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Robyn Chuter Episode #4 - Instant benefits after going plant-based

Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with Robyn Chuter, Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Counsellor continue their deep dive into the wholefood plant-based lifestyle. In this episode Robyn shares some of her client’s experiences and their immediate results after going plant-based. By adopting a 100% plant-based diet and by removing all animal products, her clients started having more energy, improved their sleep quality, increased their performance, improved their mental clarity, regulated their weight and this is all just in the beginning. Learn what instant health benefits you can expect by going plant-based…

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Vitamin B12 – Do we really need it?

What is B12? B12 is a water-soluble vitamin which is vital for normal physiological functioning of the human body. Why do we need B12? B12 is essential for the metabolism of virtually all cells in the body. It is an essential cofactor in DNA synthesis, particularly the development of the nervous system and production of red blood cells. B12 deficiencies often manifest with neurological problems such as fatigue or memory problems, or it can also present as anaemia (low haemoglobin in our blood). Who needs it? 26% of Australians have subclinical levels of Vitamin B12 and only 2% of the population follow a plant-based diet. It is therefore an issue regardless of the diet you consume so it is important...

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Episode #1 Robyn Chuter and a wholefood plant-based diet

So let me tell you a little bit about Robyn Chuter. She is a renowned certified lifestyle medicine practitioner, naturopath, nutritionist and counsellor. She has been practising since 1995 in Australia. Currently, Robyn is a health transformation practitioner and the owner of Empower Total Health on the Gold Coast. Robyn’s passion lies in helping people reverse serious and chronic lifestyle disease and illnesses such as Type II diabetes, high blood pressure and many autoimmune conditions, just to name a few. Her philosophy is around living your most optimal and healthy life, and to be free from disease and illnesses that can be overcome from adopting a whole food plant-based diet (WFPBD). She also believes it is a lifestyle approach including regular exercise,...

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Episode #7 Dr Andrew Little on Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Iodine and Omega-3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Watch the full episode below with @plantbased_aussie_doctor and @vegan_like_benny   There is said to be four essential nutrients that cannot be obtained readily from the average Australian diet. This is due to a number of factors being the high amount of low nutrient food we consume, the diminishing health of our soil and current lifestyle practises.We have been led to believe that supplements are the easiest was to obtain missing nutrients.  Dr Andrew once questioned the need for supplements on a plant-based diet. When you think about it, vitamins and supplements are most of the time synthetic versions of wholefoods in isolation. People who don’t get enough nutrients which come from plants and whole foods are generally recommended to seek supplements. However, if...

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