Let's Veg About It Podcast

Let's Veg About It Podcast

Hosted by Annette Mai White, aka That Veggie Gurl, Let’s Veg About It Podcast is an edutaining environment created to inspire, listeners to cook themselves well and empower them with holistic wellness tools and techniques to help their bodies thrive. Annette is a Certified EFT & TFT Practioner, Master Certified Health Coach, Holistic Chef, and Clinical Trauma Educator. Her mission is to equip you with evidence-based tools and nutritional education that nurture your whole-body wellness goals and help improve your mental and emotional health from the comfort of your home or wherever you may be listening. Do you want to utilize more holistic modalities, but are intimidated about where and how to start? Would you like to gain a better understanding of how to stock a healthy, nourishing, and holistic kitchen from the grocery cart to the fridge and pantry? Holistic health, emphasizes the connection between mind, body, and spirit. So if you are ready to level up, CLASS IS IN SESSION!

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March 23, 2022 60 min



Joy Berkheimer earned a Masters’ degree from Barry University, with dual specialties in marriage, family, and couples therapy and mental health counseling. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (licensed in both Florida and Texas) and Qualified Supervisor for both Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Interns, as well as Registered Mental Health Counselor Interns, registered with the Florida Board of Marriage and Fam...

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Many people often assume that health care providers are healthier than the general population. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has shined a concerning light on the physical and mental health of health care workers (i.e. NURSES)– and their lack of sleep. Nearly 1 in 3 nurses may suffer from insomnia, while more than 1 in 8 admits to taking medications to help them stay awake, according to a recent study.


Anyone who has ever experienc...

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October 10, 2021 50 min

Every 100 minutes a teen takes their own life. Only 30 percent of depressed teens are being treated for it. For more than a decade, suicide rates have been increasing in Black children and adolescents, and a new study says the sharpest rise occurred among young girls.

Black teens in the U.S. experience more illness, poverty, and discrimination than their White counterparts. These issues put them at higher risk for depression and oth...

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September 22, 2021 44 min

As the seasons change many start thinking about doing their best to ward off bugs and colds – and this year, immunity is on our minds more than ever.

The immune system is a lot more complex than we often give it credit for – a fascinating network of cells, organs, proteins, and tissues with a very important job: to protect the body from outside invaders, like bacteria, viruses, and parasites.


It’s working away in the background conti...

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July 26, 2021 77 min

Making the impossible, possible is easier than it seems if you plan to succeed.


Entrepreneur life is a struggle, especially when you are the first in your family to make strides in a new direction without having the expertise or access to make it easily or quickly happen. 


So what do you do when you are the only one who can make it happen? Well, you make your open rule book, while staying committed to being your authentic self, despi...

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As we all continue to STRIVE OVER STRESS, even when we are making a choice to make veggies are bae, sometimes on the journey of holistic wellness and healing, we get off course. Falling down does not mean that we should choose to stay down. So how do we dust ourselves off and pick ourselves up again? 


In this episode you learn:

 ⁃ The best essential oils for managing tough emotions

 ⁃ Overcoming the fear of making a career change

 ⁃ Ho...

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You’ve asked me, so today Dr. Damon Silas is back again for another trauma healing edutaining classroom discussion. It is normal to have strong reactions following a distressing or frightening event, people can experience a range of physical, mental, emotional, and behavioral reactions.


Thankfully there are many things you can do to cope with and recover from trauma.



Listen & Learn: 



Myths about PTSD


Some of the symptoms of PTSD


Why...

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Have you ever felt like you just can’t handle the stress of living through the pandemic? That you can’t dedicate the time necessary to get things done—even if you really want to? 


When we feel good, we look and operate at our best. If you are feeling out of whack and unbalanced - physically or emotionally - it can show up in many different ways.


So many of us are in the same boat: running at 100mph, getting things done but not thrivi...

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June 14, 2021 41 min

Hey hey, veggie slayers! I’m back and class is officially back in session. I know it’s been a long time but let’s get back in the groove of things. 


Happy man crush Monday, y’all! Today I have the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Colin Zhu. He is a primary care physician who is Board-Certified in family practice and lifestyle medicine. Passionate about the intersection of medicine, food, and nutrition, Dr. Zhu trained as a chef and a h...

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August 31, 2020 73 min

Are you ready for the third inductee in our new summertime series “Man Crush Monday”? 

Well, I’ve had a virtual love affair with this culinary genius for some time now and we will get into his vegan journey, culinary creation process, the importance of having superfoods in your wellness labs, why you need to get your bloodwork done plus how to level up in your wellness routine right now! 


Jason Wrobel (J-Wro) is the bestselling autho...

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August 16, 2020 64 min

If you’re like most of us, you have a constant dialogue running through your mind. That inner voice, which is often unconscious, is entirely normal.

What is yours saying to you? Is saying you are not enough?

Is anxiety holding you back from simple daily activities, like driving?

Are you paralyzed by fear when it comes to leveling up in work or even starting a new business venture?

Confused about how to stop deactivating your abundanc...

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August 10, 2020 62 min

Millions of Americans are coping with stress and anxiety as they deal with the fear and reality of death and disease due to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the economic fallout as a result of Covid-19.

Not only are we all about creating generational health, but upgrading your wellness it’s also about making smart decisions that lead to generational wealth. Nearly half of U.S. adults have reported that their mental health has be...

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There are many ways to take care of yourself when dealing with stress, trauma, or crisis. Be kind to yourself –Give yourself permission to feel a wide range of emotions, both good and bad, and let go of high self-expectations.


What are some healthy ways to cope with a crisis and get through to the other side? 

When you experience a crisis, your body's stress response may become triggered and stay triggered, keeping you in a state...

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Are you ready to learn a simple technique to feel better quickly? Well today’s extra credit session is just for you! If you’re feeling stressed, tired, overwhelmed, or anxious, try tapping.




Tapping easily and effectively allows participants to get relief from pain and negative emotions. Emotional freedom technique (EFT) is an alternative treatment for physical pain and emotional distress. It’s also referred to as tapping or psycholo...

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Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in various cultures for medicinal and health purposes. Because of their antidepressant, stimulating, detoxifying, antibacterial, antiviral, and calming properties, they are recently gaining popularity as a natural, safe, and cost-effective therapy for a number of health concerns. 

One of their best uses and a great option to have on hand during these stress-inducing times is the b...

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I pushed the release date of this episode back, because I know many have been overwhelmed by the things currently transpiring in the world. ⁣

⁣There’s a good chance though you know at least one person with autism, which is now the most well-publicized pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) there is. There’s been an alarming rise in autism rates over the past 20–30 years, leading to a growing body of research and improvements in trea...

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March 31, 2020 31 min

Sometimes we avoid changing habits because doing so is too difficult and potential results are too far in the future. The trick is to take baby steps, gradually changing your habits one at a time until they begin to accelerate. As you make better choices and act on various aspects of your life, it is easier to reach your goals. Your good habits will begin to complement and support each other, creating a multiplier effect that gives...

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From the age of 15 to her college years, Lisa Marie relied on package food products, frozen dinners and quick fry lunches and sandwiches at the diner. During that phase of her life she crashed in between an after classes and didn’t have enough energy to walk to the gym let alone work out.


What a difference a veggie makes?


Chef & Founder of hungry hippie eats LISAMARIE FALCONE: Spent years searching for answers for her a...

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February 14, 2020 37 min

Ready to start your lifestyle medicine heart-healthy wellness journey? Here are 10 tips to get you started.



DOWNLOAD YOUR HOLISTIC HEALTH EXAM

References 


SUGAR 

https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/01.cir.0000019552.77778.04


MAGNESIUM 

Kolte, D., Vijayaraghavan, K., Khera, S., Sica, D. A., & Frishman, W. H. (2014). Role of magnesium in cardiovascular diseases. Cardiology in Review. PMID: 24896250


EWG SHOPPING GUIDE FOR PRODUC...

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February 12, 2020 66 min
People say you should move more in order to fight heart disease, but food also is an extremely important component. 

Cooking more meals at home gives everyone in the family an opportunity to build better eating habits, one plate at a time. Many people are now switching to a ketogenic lifestyle, eating overloads of heart disease activating foods like animal-based products (it’s so horrifying to see when I look on social media the pou...

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