Simply Vegan Podcast: Exclusive interview with Heather Small and Dr Sunni Patel

Author: Holly Johnson

Read Time:   |  2nd December 2021

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"It's about following a healthy diet, not being on a diet." Heather Small and Dr Sunni Patel exclusively interview on the Simply Vegan Podcast


In this weeks episode of the Simply Vegan Podcast, Holly chats to M People’s Heather Small and gut health expert Dr Sunni Patel, who were introduced at a party via mutual friend Sinitta and bonded over their love of veganism and good food.

They discuss finding a balance between eating healthily and treating yourself, why their friendship works so well despite the age gap, and how their migrant backgrounds influence their cooking – plantain nachos anyone?

Sunni also shares his struggle with Crohn’s and advises what to eat (and not to eat) for optimal wellbeing whilst Heather explains how she stays in such great shape at 56 despite not following a restrictive diet or watching her weight.

Coming up next week, Holly and Molly kick off a month of Christmas reviews so you know where to shop for your festive vegan treats.

Whilst Thursday’s interview is with One Planet Pizza’s Mike and Joe following their appearance on Mary Berry’s new show – Love To Cook.

Where can I listen to the Simply Vegan Podcast?

You can listen to the podcast using the podcast player below. Or, if you want to listen via your preferred platform, you can find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and all the usual places. Just search for the Simply Vegan podcast and you’ll find us!

Don’t forget, you can also catch up with the Simply Vegan Podcast on our YouTube channel

Written by

Holly Johnson

Holly is editor of Vegan Food & Living magazine and host of the Simply Vegan podcast, where she chats to some of the leading names in the vegan movement.

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