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PTP376 Melissa Mondala MD
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In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Melissa Mondala all about lifestyle and mental health. You will love to listen to this one. We go through a lot of different lifestyle factors that can affect our mental health in negative and positive directions. It is possible you may be shocked at what she says is the most important way to care for your mental health. Learn what foods Dr. Melissa says are most beneficial and most detrimental for your body. Please do share this out with anyone you know suffering with any form of mental health issues from mood swings to full diagnosis.

Dr. Melissa Mondala is a Southern California native and a double board-certified Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine physician. She obtained her medical degree from Chicago Medical School and Masters of Health Administration. She completed her Family Medicine residency and the first Lifestyle Medicine Fellowship from Loma Linda University Health. She was awarded the Lifestyle Medicine Diplomate/Specialist from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She has a special focus on mental health and will be completing her Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship in December 2020.


In this episode we discuss:

  • Breathe
  • Finding plant-based
  • Mood
  • What is mental health?
  • Brain fog
  • Foods to support good mental health
  • Foods to avoid for improved mental health
  • Is all sugar created equal?
  • Hydration
  • The one thing


Links to things we mentioned:

Meal Planning Mastery

Putting An End To Plant-Based Picky Eaters

Dr. Melissa Mondala – Website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Overcoming Autoimmune Diseases with Dr. Micah Yu – PTP359

Your Body In Balance with Neal Barnard, MD – PTP372

A Forefather of Plant-Based Nutrition, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn – PTP208

How Not To Die with Michael Greger M.D. – PTP206

Plant Trainers Amazon Storefront

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