Veggie Doctor Yami Cazorla-Lancaster on Treating and Preventing Childhood Disease with a Plant-Based Diet

07.22.2019 - By Chris Beat Cancer: Heal With Nutrition & Natural Therapies

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Full Shownotes and Links HERE Yami Cazorla-Lancaster, DO, is a board certified pediatrician and member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Yami has masters degrees in Public Health and in Science in Clinical Research and Education. She also has numerous certifications plant-based nutrition, health and wellness coaching, and she operates a pediatric primary care practice called Nourish Wellness in Yakima, Washington. Dr. Yami is part of a growing movement of health and wellness conscious physicians who are practicing diet and lifestyle medicine as a first line approach to treat disease rather than sending patients home with a pharmaceutical prescription. Anytime I meet a physician who is holistically-minded and plant-based, I get super excited because this is the future of healthcare! In our interview we discuss Dr. Yami's journey into Osteopathic medicine and plant-based nutrition, healthy eating for kids, vaccines, and so much more. Dr. Yami is amazing and I know you are going to love this interview. Enjoy! Download interview transcript here Show Notes -Dr. Yami's journey into osteopathic medicine [01:10] -Osteopathic (DO) training vs. allopathic (MD) training [02:03] -Faced with a conundrum [04:53] -The experiment that changed her life [07:47] -Kids and vegan diets [11:30] -Diets in cultures with the longest lifespans [12:17] -Having a growth mindset [13:14] -Warrior Woman Wellness [15:26] -What to feed your kids! [17:09] -The childhood obesity epidemic [23:17] -Foods that kids love [25:37] -The importance of food simplicity [27:07] -The nonsensical anti-grains & anti-legumes movement [30:00] -Teaching children to eat healthy without micromanaging [35:57] -The controversial topic of… vaccines [39:55] Links mentioned in interview: Born to Run by Christopher McDougall Veganomicon: The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook by Isa Chandra Moskowitz The Blue Zones by Dan Buettner Plant Based Docs online directory The Plantrician Project a movement of whole food plant-based physicians Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Dr. Yami links: Nourish Wellness Veggie Doctor Radio Veggie Fit Kids ...

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