Plant-Based DFW Lifestyle Medicine

Plant-Based DFW Lifestyle Medicine

Are you ready to upgrade your health to a new level and do so by learning from experts in the field of lifestyle medicine and plant-based nutrition? Well, you are in the right place! Welcome to the Plant-Based DFW podcast weekly show. We are your hosts Dr. Rizwan Bukhari and Maya Acosta. We are the founders of the Plant-Based DFW organization designed to teach and empower people about the benefits of lifestyle medicine. Dr. Riz is a board certified vascular surgeon and is board certified in lifestyle medicine. Maya is an advocate of plant-based nutrition and passionate about helping others live their best life. Every week we will feature guests who are either physicians, dietitians, health coaches or chefs who will tell us about their journeys towards becoming plant-based and how they have now helped others. Every now and then we will feature testimonies by individuals who have seen significant changes in their own lives. The episodes typically runs between 40-50 minutes and are released early in the week. Sometimes we will also add bonus episodes in Spanish if our guests are bilingual. Our episodes are also added to our YouTube channel. Our website with all that information is www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com Lifestyle medicine is the use of evidence-based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, such as a whole food, plant-based diet, regular physical activity, adequate sleep, stress management and avoidance of risky substance abuse, and other non-drug modalities, to treat, oftentimes, reverse and prevent the lifestyle-related, chronic disease that’s all too prevalent. We can’t wait for you to join us here at the Plant-Based DFW Podcast. Remember to tell all your podcasting friends that this show is available to listen to for FREE in any app that supports podcasts. And as you dive into the episodes never forget, the more you implement these healthy lifestyle changes, the more you will upgrade your health. Thank you for being part of the community.

Episodes

May 17, 2021 52 min
Katya Galbis is a licensed nutritionist in the state of Florida and is dedicated to promoting a plant-based diet through different social networks.    She is passionate about everything related to nutrition, which is why she studied nutrition at the Autonomous Metropolitan University of Mexico.  She is an active member of the Academy of Food and Nutrition, the largest organization of nutritionists/dietitians in the United States. ...
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Dr. Amy Comander is a hematologist oncologist, who specializes in the care of women with breast cancer. She received her undergraduate degree and a master's degree in Biology at Harvard University. She received her medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency training in hematology-oncology fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Her interes...
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Dr. John Paul McHugh is an OBGYN who has been in practice for many years. He is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology, a diplomate of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and the co-chair of the Women’s Health Interest Group for the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. In this episode, we talk about a couple of exciting things in the Women’s Health Interest Group for ACLM. In case you did not k...
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Dr. Scott Harrington returns to our podcast show for a second time. Finding the right Primary Care doctor can be difficult, no matter who you are. But when you’re a vegan, it can be even harder. That’s why Dr. Harrington created Vegan Primary Care. A telehealth practice licensed to help you in most US States, providing care from a vegan doctor’s perspective. As board-certified physicians, they provide many of the same services a...
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In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to rebroadcast a conversation Dr. Riz and I had with a local environmentalist. Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. It is also a day to honor Earth and the concept of peace. This is a good day to reflect on the environmental impact of our daily choices. Environmental impact is defined by a change to the environment due to our actions. I...
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Dr. Melissa Mondala is a holistic plant-based physician, nutritional & wellness expert, health coach, mental health advocate, and recipe inventor! She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She helps clients improve their lifestyles to optimize their health to achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live a healthy and balanced life. Dr. Mondala is a triple specia...
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This is episode #110. This month I celebrate my fifth anniversary as a plant-based vegan. In this episode, I am going to share how I learned about this lifestyle. What life has been like for me during these five years, and I will share ten tips that you can incorporate into your journey. _______________________________________________________________ Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/ ➤YouTube channel: bit....
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Today I am excited to introduce you to Dr. Silvia Odorcic, a plant-based ophthalmologist from Canada. As a Harvard-trained MD, Dr. Silvia has over 15 years of experience treating patients with lifestyle-related diseases ranging from diabetes to heart disease. She is double board-certified in Lifestyle Medicine & Ophthalmology. She is also certified in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University, a member of the American Col...
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Dr. Micah Yu is an integrative rheumatologist who incorporates complementary medicine with traditional rheumatology. He is double board-certified in internal medicine and lifestyle medicine. He obtained his MD from Chicago Medical School and holds a Masters in Healthcare Administration and Biomedical sciences. He completed his internal medicine residency and rheumatology fellowship at Loma Linda University in Southern California. H...
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Jyl Steinback has been described by the media as “a one-woman business dynamo,” “America’s Healthy Mom” and “A National Sensation,” Steinback serves as the executive director of Shape Up US. Jyl was awarded a Community Leadership Award from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition “For exemplary service and dedication to improving the lives of others by promoting and fostering opportunities for participation in fitn...
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Dr. Kristen Gialo completed medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She went on to complete residency training in Psychiatry at University of Maryland Medical Center and Sheppard Pratt Hospital. She was Executive Chief Resident during residency and then worked at Sheppard Pratt Hospital specializing in working with patients with psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, d...
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Richard Hubbard is a webmaster and resides in Connecticut. He also maintains a health blog http://www.healthylivingct.com and does a podcast. Rich recently published a weight loss book titled “A Plant Based Journey To Health” about his incredible 150 pound weight loss that he managed to keep off. He is 100% vegan and tries to workout 5 days a week, having done two half marathons the past couple years. In this episode, we learn abo...
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Kristine Butler is a graduate of The University of Kansas with Bachelors and Masters degrees in Social Welfare. She has held licenses at the Bachelors, Masters and Clinical levels of Social Work and has been licensed in 3 states, including Florida, where she is currently licensed. She is a graduate of the Tampa Bay Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program and currently attends training at the Contemporary Institute in Sarasota, Florid...
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Kathy Davis, is a plant-based lifestyle coach, recipe developer, and CEO of VegInspired, where she helps people successfully transition to a plant-based diet with practical tips, strategies, and easy & delicious recipes without added stress in the kitchen.  Kathy has a master’s degree in Education and years of coaching experience. She achieved her goal of losing 35 pounds on a plant-based diet in 2020 after setting a goal to e...
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Alisa bloom is a registered dietician who has had her share of food sensitivities. She has suffered with brain fog, bloating, digestive ups and downs, aches and pains, weight resistance and food cravings. using evidence based research she discovered the root cause of food and chemical sensitivities that were wreaking havoc on her immune system. She now chooses anti inflammatory foods tailored to calm her system, while supplementing...
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Catharine Arnston is an expert in algae nutrition, a wellness thought leader, an experienced entrepreneur, and sought after speaker. She has an MBA, BA Hons and is a Board Certified Health Coach, Catharine's journey into the fascinating world of algae began in 2008 when her younger sister was diagnosed with breast cancer and advised by her oncologist that an alkaline diet would improve her healing. Catharine left her 25-year ...
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Welcome to our podcast! In this episode I will share a little bit on how we make the podcast happen. Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/ Write a review: http://bit.ly/reviewourpodcast About Plant-Based DFW Podcast: Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of...
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Meet Alan Twigg, a 55 year old English man who lives in Tenerife in the Canary Islands. He lives with his beautiful German wife. They have two children in Germany and two in the UK. He speaks English, German and Spanish. He also dances Tango and organizes Tango events on the island. He practices yoga and meditation daily as well. And in this episode, we will be talking about all of that and more including his book titled, and sud...
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This is one of those stories that someone needs to hear. Erica Taft spent most of her life battling a variety of health conditions. She has battled with systemic inflammation, lupus, celiac disease, PCOS, Hashimotos, IBS issues, etc. This is an incredible story. During her health journey she tried a variety of elimination diets to relieve her symptoms but nothing really seemed to work. Eventually she learned about plant based physi...
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For years, Dr. Suzannah Bozzone was prescribing medicine which she herself would not have taken. She grew frustrated by the seemingly incurable state of our most prevalent, deadly and costly chronic diseases. Then she found Lifestyle Medicine, which is not only strongly evidence-based, but resonated with her desire to treat herself, her family and her patients more in accordance with nature’s guidance and, most importantly, address...
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