Today we welcome Dr. Yami Cazorla-Lancaster to the podcast. She is a board-certified pediatrician and certified lifestyle medicine physician, a diplomat for the American College of Cardiology, has a certificate in plant-based nutrition and is a certified Food for Life Instructor. She is so passionate about promoting healthy lifestyles and especially the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic diseases. Dr. Yami strives to educate families on the importance of healthy food choices and shows them how easy and fun it can be!
In this episode we cover:
Why a plant-based diet can be optimal for children Are plant-based diets sufficient for all stages of life Do children need dairy for strong bones The best type of milk for infants and children If meat is a necessary for protein Children's natural aversion to meat Strategies to teach your children to like healthy food Why parents should not cook separate meals for their children Advice for parents who are worried their children don’t eat enough Should you be worried about soy Whether a plant-based diet stunts growth How to help your child develop a healthy relationship with food Should young children be exposed to allergenic foods Supplements You can connect with Dr. Yami on Instagram: @thedoctoryami and her YouTube channel can be found at Veggie Doctor TV
Her website is here: https://www.doctoryami.com and Dr. Yami is also the founder of VeggieFitKids.com, so be sure to check that out!
Dr. Yami’s Podcast: Veggie Doctor Radio Dr. Yami’s Tedx Talk: Chicken to Chickpeas: A 30-Day Experiment Changed my Life Dr. Yami’s book: A Parent’s Guide to Intuitive Eating Book: Born to Run Documentaries: Forks over Knives, The Cove, Earthlings Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram.
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