Gina eliminated her asthma, reversed her high blood pressure, got off all her medications, cleared her lifelong cystic acne, and reduced her osteoarthritis pain and stiffness. At the same time, she improved her mental health and gained energy and motivation. In this inspiring episode, Gina shares how plant-based food helped her dramatically improve her health and fall more deeply in love with life.
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Trigger warning: this show discusses vegan weight loss, body image, and mental health.
Becoming healthy is a choice, and it is done through building habits and getting the right kind of support.
In this podcast episode, Gina House shares her story on how she grew to love herself and her favorite tips and tricks on becoming a healthier person physically and mentally.
Listen to this podcast episode if you’re also struggling on loving yourself and creating impactful changes in your lifestyle.
Gina's Article: Here is an article Gina House wrote about her vegan weight loss journey and experience going vegan, losing 100 pounds, reversing disease, getting off her medications, and improving her mental health.
8:12 - Growing Up with Different Ethnic Meals in a Mixed Family
11:30 - Getting It Right: Deciding to Be Healthier
11:50 - 5 Years Ago Was a Rough Time
13:56 - Making Positive Changes and Balancing Your Life
16:54 - Going Plant-Based: A Mindset Reset
20:10 - Changes Take Time
23:13 - On Seeking Professional and Serious Help
29:23 - And Doing What’s Best For Yourself
30:50 - You Can Influence Your Family’s Diet Preferences Too
33:45 - Vegan Weight Loss and Wellness Tips That Helped Gina
39:48 - Build Habits and Incorporate them into Your Routine
47:22 - Give Yourself a Break and Be Good to Yourself
49:50 - On Loving Yourself
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