From Vegan to Victory: The Benefits of Plant-Based Diets for Athletes
Julieanna Hever is here to discuss the benefits of plant-based diets and to provide recommendations on how to approach plant-based diets as an athlete.
Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, The Plant-Based Dietitian, has a BA in Theatre and an MS in Nutrition, bridging her biggest passions for food, presenting, and helping people. She’s also appeared on The Dr. Oz Show, Harry, and The Steve Harvey Show.
“Well, anyone that wants to transition to a plant-based diet, I would say start where you know, where it’s comfortable. “
Question of the Day: What obstacles have you faced when switching to a plant-based diet and how did you overcome it?
In this episode you will learn:
What is a Plant-Based Dietician?
Benefits of Plant-Based diets
Myths of Plant-Based diets
Common Challenges in Plant-Based diets
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00:00 Intro with Shireen
00:11 Welcome Julieanna Hever!
04:53 Benefits of a Plant-based diet
06:20 Recommendations to transitioning into a plant-based diet
08:48 Overcoming challenges in a Plant-based diet
10:27 Myths of plant-based diets
13:19 Calories in a plant-based diet
14:38 What to avoid eating pre or post workout
18:02 What to avoid when transitioning to a plant-based diet
19:24 What to look for in packaging
20:38 Outro with Shireen
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