Andrew Taylor was tired of being out of shape, obese, and sick. An olympic hopeful in his teens, he had let his fitness and health slip away as his commitment to kayaking waned but his addictions to food persisted.
His depression, largely fueled by the thought that he was far away from the person he wanted to be, always kept him returning to the trough for another supersized hit of vegan junk food.
His revelation – and the spark of his transformational year of eating nothing but potatoes – was that he was treating food like an alcoholic treats booze.
And so he would have to quit food.
Not all food, obviously, but close.
That’s when Andrew decided that the humble potato – nutritionally speaking, one of nature’s most perfect foods – would be his one concession to the need for calories and nutrition.
His journey, what he learned, and how he accidentally became famous – listen to this episode to get the story.
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