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Keto vs. Vegetarian, Fasting to Maximize Digestion, and Cooking vs. Raw Food Diets w/ Matt Gallant & Wade Lightheart from BiOptimizers — The Bledsoe Show #110

Matt Gallant is the CEO of BiOptimzers and has a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He’s been a strength and conditioning coach for multiple pro-athletes, a self-defense instructor, and has over 10 years experience formulating supplements. Fun fact: Matt’s been playing guitar and keyboards for over 19 years… and recorded a hard rock CD when he was young and angry.

Wade Lightheart is the president of BiOptimzers, a 3-Time Canadian Natural Bodybuilding Champion, and one of the world’s premier authorities on Natural Nutrition and Training Methods. Having majored in Sports Science at the University of New Brunswick, he has authored numerous books on health, nutrition and exercise which have sold in over 80 countries. Wade is sought out by athletes and high-performance oriented individuals worldwide for his advice on how to optimize their health and fitness levels.

In this episode, we dive into how to do a vegan and vegetarian diet properly and do it really well, how to maximize keto diets and how fasting shifts your relationship with food, competing as a vegetarian in performance-based sports, how to maintain and build muscle on vegan and vegetarian diets, what are enzymes and probiotics and the benefits of each, why pesticides, detergents, antibiotics, GMOs and hormones are dangerous, and much more.


– Mike

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Resources: Wade Lightheart Website

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  • What an amazing podcast. So much information! I was on fire to delve deeper into this world, so I headed immediately to the website, but was stopped at every turn. I downloaded the blueprint, checked out the daily protocols, and then started to put together a budget…but many of the links didn’t work…like “product details”. It also kept sending me to a fake “404” page that said the information wasn’t available, but click here for a link to an “Awesome Health Course!”. The protein they were talking about a few days ago…”Protein Breakthrough”, they don’t even sell it any more. I had to find that out on my own, because the website didn’t provide the information. I eventually got to a link for another recommended protein. I don’t know…I believe in the mission they’re on, but whoever they charged with providing their product…they should re-evaluate.

    • Hi Fred!

      My name is Yoanne and I am the Customer Service Integrator at BiOptimizers.

      We’re pleased and excited to hear that you found great value from the podcast. : )

      I’m also sorry to hear that you encountered difficulty with the links in our BiOptimization blueprint. I have relayed this to our Web Dev Project Manager who’s going to have someone look into it straight away.

      I am happy that you found a good alternative brand for the shakes. As a company, we have recently set our focus more on the mission to fix digestion. As a result, we no longer sell the protein shakes as we’re focused solely on digestive products.

      We value your feedback and will implement immediate steps to look into and address the experience pain points you mentioned. Your feedback is gold and plays a major role in our evolution as a company!

      We honor your commitment and faith in our mission to end human suffering around the world. And I would love to hear more about your experience.

      If you can spare a few minutes more minutes of your time, please write to me directly via this email: yoanne@bioptimizers.com

      To your health and happiness!

      ~Yoanne at BiOptimizers

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