019 – Beautiful Skin from Within with Steph Watson

In this episode Steph Watson and I delve into how to create beautiful skin from within. We look into how the food choices we make can have an impact on our skin health. We touch on: acne, anti-aging, foods to avoid and consume, stress and hormones! This is a wonderfully informative episode and one I feel will be extremely helpful to those out there suffering from skin issues! Enjoy!

Welcome back to another episode of the Plant Based Body Podcast!

Today I am joined by the gorgeous Steph Watson, as we delve deeper into ‘beautiful skin from within’.

Steph is a beauty therapist/nutrition extraordinaire and we are very blessed to have her as our guest this week! Today Steph and I look into the importance of what we eat in relation to our skin health.

We dive into topics such as:

  • the relationship between our skin and our food choices
  • the difference between internal and external skin factors
  • acne and acne pathways
  • the effect of stress and hormones
  • anti-ageing and antioxidants
  • what foods to avoid and which to consume
  • does soy cause acne?
  • celery juice for skin health?

This episode was loads of fun and it is one of the most informative episodes we have done to date! I do recommend keeping a pen and paper close if you’re someone like me, who is experiencing acne and skin issues and is looking for some answers!

I cannot thank Steph enough for joining us today on the Plant Based Body Podcast and I hope you all enjoy her wonderful soothing voice as much as I did!

To find out more from her, you can find her on instagram HERE

If you feel that more people need to hear today’s message, then share a story with your community on Instagram and get the word out there for more people to be empowered by todays episode! 🙂

Until next time,

Thank you for listening!

Steph xx

014 – The ‘Food as Fuel’ Battle with Matt Sipala

In today’s episode I am joined by Matt Sipala from You4ia Health and Active Living. Matt is a fitness professional, who in this episode opens up about food addiction, calorie counting and calorie restriction, his mental health, transitioning to a plant based diet and much, much more. I can’t wait for you to listen!

Hey guys welcome back to the Plant Based Body Podcast!

In today’s episode I am joined by Matt Sipala of You4ia Health and Active Living.

This is a really great episode that I think lots of us out there can resonate with.

It has become an all too common thing for many of us out there to experience body image issues and Matt is no stranger to this.

In this episode Matt and I discuss:

  • Matt’s story
  • Mental health
  • Masculinity and femininity
  • Being a young teen at 100kg
  • Battling with calorie counting and calorie restriction
  • The ‘fun’ of fad diets
  • Finding sustainable health and fitness
  • Transitioning to a plant based diet
  • Becoming a podcaster and tips & tricks
  • Self care for Matt
  • The importance of breathing and meditation

What a jam packed episode! I’m so happy that matt joined us this week and shared his incredible story with us. Every week I am astounded by the incredible guests who join me and share so openly and vulnerably. It is incredibly inspirational and hopefully this episode has left you with a little clarity moving forward in your life.

You can find more from Matt here

Happy listening

Steph x


013 – Healing the Gut NutritionElly with Elly McLean

In this episode I sit down with Elly McLean to talk all things nutrition and gut health. We discuss plant based nutrition, PCOS, hormones, building a meal, coffee, her journey and much more. This is an extremely valuable episode that I think you will learn so much from!

Welcome back to the Plant Based Body Podcast!

Today I am joined by Elly McLean of Nutritionelly.


Elly and I could have talked for hours and hours!

This episode is PACKED full of information, you are going to want to listen to this episode more that once… and make sure you have a pen ready to take down all of the amazing tips Elly shares.


In this episode we discuss:

  • Elly’s journey and gut healing story
  • Why the gut is important
  • Plant based nutrition
  • How to build a meal
  • PCOS and hormones
  • Navigating being a female
  • Coffee myths

Elly is honestly a wealth of knowledge and we are so lucky to have had her join us today on the Plant Based Body Podcast!

Her journey is so relatable and the things she has been through have ultimately lead her to a place where she is now using her experience to help others with their own gut healing journey!

You can hear how passionate Elly is and it is honestly incredible to be in a room with someone who has that much knowledge, we will definitely be recording a second episode.

You can find more from Elly here at her Website

On instagram Here


I have no doubt that this episode will teach you many many things and that you will be more equip with the knowledge you need to live a happier and healthier life after listening to this podcast!

I hope you enjoy it!

Happy listening,

Steph x

010 – Mind, Body, Plants with Tommy Moore

In this episode I speak with Tommy Moore of Mind, Body, Plants about plant based health and nutrition, the common myths of eating a plant based diet, competing as a plant based athlete and all things meditation and mindfulness. It truly is an info packed episode!

Welcome to episode 10 of the Plant Based Body Podcast.

Prepare to get your ‘nerd’ on in todays episode. Tommy Moore takes us through all of the science behind why you should adopt a plant based diet.

We start off discussing the science behind a plant based lifestyle and Tommy explains his experience with doing a fitness competition whilst eating this way.

We talk supplements, the big protein question, B12, DHA EPA Omegas, Iron.

What does Tommy eat in a day to fuel his workouts and his gym performance? We got you covered!

Tommy is the founder of Mind Body Plants a new podcast promoting all things the brain, mindfulness, nutrition and physical activity. It’s all about breaking down the science and clearing up the confusion.

We also discuss a 10 day silent meditation that Tommy was apart of. It is an incredible listen. Imagine not being able to speak, look anyone in the eye or read and meditating 10 hours a day… So intriguing!

Do you think you could do it?


– You can find more from Tommy on Instagram here

-Or find his Podcast Money Body Plants here


Happy listening guys!

Steph x