In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Lauren Plunkett about positive self-talk. Lauren is a remarkable dietitian who has harnessed the power of a plant-based lifestyle to manage Type 1 diabetes, transform her relationship with food and do it for others. Lauren shares her inspiring journey, discussing how she saw her insulin amounts decrease and became more conscious of the food system after adopting a plant-based diet. We delve into the pivotal role of self-talk in our eating habits and the importance of facing our past to pave the way for a healthier future.
Lauren Plunkett RDN LD CDCES, is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes care & education specialist working nationally as a health educator. She specializes in plant-based nutrition for prevention and improvement of chronic conditions. Her professional experience includes paediatric endocrinology, performance nutrition, and virtual primary care. She is a public speaker, indoor cycling instructor, and author of the award-winning book, Type One Determination. Lauren has lived with type 1 diabetes for nearly three decades. Providing knowledge from the perspective of the patient and health care professional, she is a fierce advocate for healthy lifestyle practices.
Stay tuned for valuable insights and tips on nurturing a better relationship with food in this enlightening conversation with Lauren.
In this episode we discuss:
- Finding the plant-based lifestyle
- Type 1 diabetes
- Insulin amounts went down
- Being conscious of the food system
- Ditching the dairy
- What is Self-talk
- How self-talk keeps us on the yo-yo dieting train
- How to face your past to get better
- Relationship with food
- Bring ready for a change
- The journey
- Tips for a better relationship with food
Links to things we mentioned:
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Ditching Dairy, Diabetes and 150 pounds with Andrea Sereda – PTP416
Your Body In Balance with Neal Barnard, MD – PTP372
Insulin Shock, Type 1 Diabetes and Reversing Colitis with Joshua Turner – PTP269
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