Julieanna Hever – Lose weight, get off medications and reverse disease with a plant-based diet

Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT, aka The Plant-Based Dietitian, has authored five books, including The Idiot’s Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition, The Healthspan Solution, and The Vegiterranean Diet, as well as two peer-reviewed journal articles on plant-based nutrition for healthcare professionals. She was the host of the show What Would Julieanna Do?, has spoken at TEDx, and has instructed for the eCornell Plant-Based Nutrition Certification Program.

This is a really fun and practical interview. Julieanna dispels common dietary fads myths and talks about how she helps people lose weight, get off medications and reverse chronic disease with a whole food plant-based diet.

Watch our interview below, or listen to it on the Chris Beat Cancer podcast on iTunes or Spotify.

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Show Notes
01:33 How Julieanna became a plant-based dietitian
06:24 The problem with dietitian education
09:22 Doctors are taught to manage symptoms, not help you heal
10:11 “You can lead a human to healthy, but you can’t make them eat.”
13:20 The horrific dietary advice given to cancer patients
16:21 “Healthy at any Weight” is a myth
21:40 Why overweight people lack vitamin D3
22:43 The protein deficiency myth
27:40 Mistakes to avoid on a plant-based diet
30:00 Keto and other bad diet advice to avoid
34:40 Chris’ coconut oil confession
39:18 Be a learner for life
43:57 Julieanna’s exciting new weight loss group program
46:32 Kids grow up so fast!

Selected links mentioned in the interview:
Diet for a New America by John Robbins
Julieanna’s Instagram
Plant-Based Dietitian Website
Books by Julianna Hever
Julieanna’s TEDx Talk on Plant-Based Nutrition
Chris’ video on Body Positivity





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