Kevin Gianni -- author of Kale and Coffee: A Renegade's Guide to Health, Happiness, and Longevity -- returns to the podcast to discuss his journey from a food-obsessed, raw vegan YouTube celebrity to a healthier, happier version of himself.
Here's what we talked about:
5:03 How Kevin’s time as a vegan, raw foodie YouTube celeb led him to an unhealthy obsession with food.
12:14 The reason why good intentions don’t always equal good health and how anything taken to the extreme will eventually make us sick.
15:14 The one thing Kevin’s doctor told him he needed to do to save his health – and why Kevin didn’t do it right away.
18:13 Is it helping or hurting? Kevin transitions to eating meat and deals with the thin line between helping people and hurting people in the health space.
22:51 Kevin runs into another health challenge (by eating only organic foods!) and the most important thing he learned from not being able to button his pants.
27:45 Kale, coffee and kids: Finding a more reasonable, realistic way to be healthy without going off the deep end.
30:38 The health expert reality TV show: How we get stuck on only part of the story and why health studies, gurus and experts should never be the be-all, end-all for our health information.
35:05 “If you lose the mental game, you lose the physical one.” Advice from Kevin’s 93 year old grandfather about keeping your mind and attitude in good shape.
38:57 What we can learn from some of the longest living humans on earth and how you can apply it to your own life.
42:36 The simple, sensible solution to how much meat, carbs and fat we should be eating.
46:38 Keeping stress in check: Kevin’s recommendations for managing stress day to day and in the gym.
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