Eating Fat For Performance, Vegan Travel, and Food Combining | Q&A 007

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This week we answer listener questions on our seventh installment of the Q&A podcast. Questions addressed include:

  • which form of oats is healthiest?
  • what’s our take on intermittent fasting?
  • best practices for supplementation and how to trust supplement quality
  • are high fat plant foods unhealthy or do they hinder performance for athletes?
  • traveling abroad as a vegan and running in a foreign place
  • what’s the deal with food combining?
  • how plant-based nutrition affects type 1 diabetes
  • nutritional guidance for a high school plant-based athlete

Thank you to Miriam, Guy, Taylor, Emily, and Evan for the awesome questions! If you want a question featured on the show, send us an email to

We are incredibly excited to be a part of the advisory board for Balanceda new non-profit organization that is dedicated to fighting for nutritional responsibility within corporations, hospitals, schools, businesses, and beyond and shifting towards an evidence-based framework within this system. Started by Audrey Sanchez in partnership with, Balanced is brand new so go check them out on social media and their website, balanced.orgThey are @getbalancednow on Instagram and @getbalanced_now on Twitter. We are absolutely honored and thrilled to join legends like Dr. Michael Greger and Dr. Michelle McMacken on the advisory board, since we are so passionate about this mission. 

New Go Eat Some Plants shirts are on the way! Stay tuned to our social media for updates and they will be available soon!

Enjoy the show.

-Jackson and Aaron

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Show Notes

Resources mentioned:

Found My Fitness Podcast

Ray Cronise on Rich Roll Podcast

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