Today we talk with blogger, podcaster and upcoming cookbook author Jessica Murnane from One Part Plant and the One Part Podcast. She tells us about her health journey with endometriosis and how she healed her body and hormonal issues through food.
We talk about:
-Can you heal your hormones with food?
-Can food help heal endometriosis issues?
-Does food affect chronic pain symptoms?
-How a plant based diet saved her from having to have a hysterectomy in her early 30s.
-What happens to her body when she eats gluten or sugar.
-How she defines “plant-based eating”.
-What effect eating inflammatory foods has on her body.
-How “messing up” when it comes to eating a plant-based diet helps reinforce the behavior.
-How eating a plant based diet has affected her PMS symptoms.
-Does being dogmatic about your diet set you up for failure?
-Why food guilt is unnecessary.
-The biggest surprise for Jessica when she moved to a plant-based diet.
-How Jessica was able to get everyone to accept her plant-based diet.
-How One Part Plant launched.
-How Jessica was able to get restaurants to start adding plant-based options to menus.
-What pushback Jessica has gotten from her lifestyle choices.
-How to help people accept your lifestyle.
-The importance of being flexible with traditions and making new traditions.
-What made Jessica decide she was going to eat a plant-based diet and what made her stick with it.
-Why Jessica Murnane’s decided to adopt her child.
-Whether her endometriosis influenced her decision to adopt a baby.
-What surprise chefs contributed to her cookbook.
-What celebrity wrote the foreward for her cookbook (!!)
-Who Jessica looks up to in business.
-What one health habit Jessica Murnane could never give up.
-What Jessica would tell her 20-year-old self.
-What Jessica hopes her 50-year-old self tells her.
The Healthy Maven Tribe: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thmtribe/
Jessica Murnane’s Website: http://jessicamurnane.com
One Part Podcast: http://jessicamurnane.com/onepartpodcast/
Jessica’s Blog Post on adoption: http://jessicamurnane.com/on-never-wanting-to-pregnant/
Jessica’s Mind Body Green post on adoption: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-22884/my-son-is-adopted-here-are-the-questions-im-constantly-asked-what-id-really.html
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