The Zen Of Rich Roll: Veganism, Yoga, Meditation, Travel, Kids & More.

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Plant-powered ultra-endurance athlete Rich Roll is no stranger to the show.

Previous episodes with Rich have included:

Ben Greenfield interviews Rich Roll on “How To Be Extremely Active And Eat A Plant-Based Diet Without Destroying Your Body”

Ben Greenfield interviews Rich Roll on “Some Of The Craziest Superfoods You’ve Never Heard Of”

Rich Roll Podcast #11 with Ben Greenfield: “Exercise Nutrition Geekfest“…

Rich Roll Podcast #59 with Ben Greenfield: “Nutrition, Fitness, Online Entrepeneurism, Homeschooling And High Fat Diets“…

Ben Greenfield, Rich Roll & Vinnie Tortorich Diet Debate Video

In this episode, Rich Roll returns, along with his new book entitled “The Plant Power Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for The Whole Family“, and in this episode, you'll discover:

-The unique process of creating a photo rich, cookbook style manual instead of a print based book…

-The one food Rich would take with him to a desert island…

-Rich's exact morning routine (and his biggest barriers when it comes to squeezing in that routine)…

-How Rich meditates…

-The crazy story of how Rich's wife healed a golf-ball sized cyst with Ayurvedic medicine…

-How Rich gets his kids to eat things like adzuki bean edamame fettuccine or hash browns made with portobello mushrooms…

-How Rich and his wife manage homeschooling their kids…

-Rich's take on kids and ultra-endurance…

Resources we discuss in this episode:

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The Artist's Way

The Plant Power Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for The Whole Family

Ayurveda: The Science of Self Healing: A Practical Guide

Ayurveda: A Life of Balance: The Complete Guide to Ayurvedic Nutrition & Body Types with Recipes

Do you have questions, comments or feedback for Rich or I about this episode? Then leave your thoughts below, and be sure to check out Rich's new book “The Plant Power Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes and Guidance for The Whole Family“.

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5 thoughts on “The Zen Of Rich Roll: Veganism, Yoga, Meditation, Travel, Kids & More.

  1. Natural says:

    I try and eat everything as much as possible raw. I really appreciate having people like you to look up to. I find it is very important for us to talk about how great it feels to eat healthy because honestly, I don't really think people know how important food is for their health. Before I became aware of the importance of food, I really didn't consider myself ignorant, but being healthy really is something you have to try to believe. thanks man

  2. Rich says:

    Hi Ben,

    Great podcast with Rich.

    Regarding your swimming routine, I’d like your take on the overly chemical-ed and chlorinated pools. We spend our lives consuming a life of watching what we consume, where it’s from, is the the freshest, we train really hard, etc… I’m fearful that chlorinated pools getting into my system on a regular basis is extremely harmful and toxic.

    Your thoughts?


    1. Great question! I covered it pretty well over here… If you have more specific questions, call them in for the podcast and I'll dive deeper

      1. Edwards Realty Services says:

        thank you Ben!

  3. Loved this conversation. You brought up Ayurveda, which is my main focus in my medical practice. Another great resource to learn about the constitutional types is Prakruti by Robert Svoboda. I have lots of info on my site too. I encourage clean eating enthusiasts to check out more about refining your diet according to your Ayurvedic constitution.

    Thanks for the great information and lively discussions,

    Dr. Sharada Hall

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