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Fed-Up Dad Loses 170 pounds & Finds New Life With Plant-Based Diet

Daniel Shuman Plant Based Diet Transformation A New York man, who struggled with weight and weight loss programs his whole life, literally got fed up after watching an insightful film with the same name. Daniel Shuman’s anger, fueled by knowledge of the food industry’s role in America’s obesity epidemic, spurred him to embrace a plant-based diet. Now he has dropped the long-dreaded pounds and has joyfully picked up a healthy & whole new life.


  • Learn the first steps Daniel took to quickly drop long-held pounds.
  • Hear how a plant-based diet has changed everything about his life for the better –from his relationship with his wife and children to his community interactions.
  • Get his advice for successfully taking on and accomplishing big goals.
  • Learn how he navigates a plant-based lifestyle socially, and in the context of his Orthodox Jewish culture.
  •  Find out how he creates affordable, flavorful and filling meals and what keeps him inspired.
  • Get the scoop on mushrooms and how he uses them as a satiating whole food substitute in traditional meat recipes.
  • Plus learn about ingredients to avoid when shopping in our all-new Pantry Makeover segment.

You can listen to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, or TuneIn.

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You can follow Daniel on Instagram for creative food and life inspiration. His website is coming soon, bookmark it for future reference.

Check out Fed Up, the movie that sparked Daniel’s wellness transformation.

Find out more about Dr. Fuhrman and his Eat To Live book, The Whole Foods Cookbook and the Wicked Healthy cookbook.

Learn more about Misfits Market produce boxes.

View the Pleasure Trap video: Douglas Lisle at TEDxFremont

Get information about Rip Esselstyn, Dr. Michael Gregor, and Forks Over Knives.

Check out Cooking with Plants on YouTube.



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