Starting a whole food plant based diet can be daunting. You may question your decision, have trouble getting your family on board, or get overwhelmed by differing nutritional advice...and ultimately give up and go back to old habits.
Plant-based certified health coach Sharon McRae has been there. She knows it is not always easy to change and she has made it her life's work to help people successfully transition their diet and lifestyle.
- Sharon's big awakening when she realized her life and diet needed to change. 2:50
- In a moment of extreme stress, Sharon heard a voice in her head that said, "Stop eating animal protein!" 4:32
-How to bring your family along when they are not interested in changing their diet. 7:03
-The Casein Connection 9:18
-The cooking demonstration with CHEF AJ that changed her life. 11:25
-The impact of high fiber foods and the concept of Caloric Density for Weight Loss 15:30
-Getting in touch with your bodies again - freedom from micromanaging your food. 16:15
-Common challenges to eating a whole food plant-based diet and how to overcome them. 18:15
- Sharon's philosophy for life and change 25:10
Learn the science behind a whole food plant-based diet and HOW to make the change to a healthier life at Sharon's upcoming Eat Well Stay Well 2018 One Day Immersion, November 4th 9am-5pm.
Sharon McRae is a wife and mother of three teens, as well as a certified health coach and PCRM Food for Life instructor residing in Columbia, MD. She has been adopting and applying principles of health and nutrition in her own life for more than three decades. She became a health coach to fulfill her passion of helping others take control of their health by making better lifestyle choices and adapting a whole food, plant-based vegan diet. Visit her website EatWellStayWell.
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