Podcast 247: Rip Esselstyn on A Plantstrong Life and Galileo Moments

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Rip Esselstyn has lived a plant-strong life since the 1980s and spent a decade as a top-level professional triathlete. He helped change, if not save his mates’ lives at the now-famous Engine 2 firehouse in Austin, Texas, by introducing a plant-based challenge and then writing the national best-selling book, “The Engine 2 Diet”. The first of several books Rip would go on to write. 

Prominently featured in the documentary “Forks Over Knives”, the Engine 2 story profoundly affected the transition of many to a plant-based diet. Rip is an executive producer on the myth-shattering documentary Game Changers; he is the PlantStrong podcast host, the PLANTSTRONG food line creator; he’s a husband, dad, and significant inspiration for living a heart-attack proof life. 

He’s a legend in the plant-based world, and we’re so honored to share this conversation with the YT community.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • why a plant-strong life checks all the boxes
  • our genetic makeup is not necessarily our destiny
  • fiber and the microbiome connection
  • salt, sugar, fat addiction
  • why people can’t get rid of their dairy crack
  • pulling on the thread of oil
  • triumph of marketing over science
  • label reading ninja warriors
  • the real trouble of an underperforming penis
  • Rip’s rubber leg 
  • Galileo Moments

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Episode 247 Show Notes

Podcast 246: Skye Moench, Professional Triathlete, Is Committed To Living Her Best Life Everyday

Connect with Rip Instagram | Facebook | Twitter

Podcast 21: John Joseph McGowan On Rising Up From Violence, His Kona Debut and GMO’s

Forks Over Knives

How To Survive A Pandemic by Dr. Michael Greger

Fiber Fueled by Dr. Will Bulsiewicz

Dr. Dean and Ayesha Sherzi

Mastering Diabetes

Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn

Rip’s Books – check them out here

Game Changers

PlantStrong Podcast

Dr. Kristi Funk – Pink Lotus

Lee and Bob Jones – Chef’s Garden 

Green Pan

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