06 - Healing an Autoimmune Illness with a Vegan Diet and a Healthy Lifestyle - with Melissa
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Todays sweet lady is Melissa, co-owner of the Spanglish vegan Food-truck and co-founder of the Miami Vegan Village. Her vegan journey started four years ago, after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. While laying in hospital and noticing the growing helplessness of her doctors, she decided to find alternative healing methods. She changed her diet and started physio therapy and boxing. This helped her learn how to walk again and become stronger than before her attack. Melissa’s Happiness Technique: Becoming Vegan - Avoid animal products and sweets to reduce inflammations in the body - the underlying cause of all autoimmune deficiencies In today’s episode we will be talking about: 00:40 Trying to become a vegan with meat-eating relatives 01:17 The clinical diagnosis and treatments of her autoimmune disease 01:36 The search for alternative treatments 02:05 From wheelchair to warrior mode 02:14 What creates inflammation in the body 02:48 Listening to your body to choose what you currently need 03:06 Acidic vs. Alkaline foods 04:14 Opening a vegan food truck 05:10 From rescuing dogs to meeting her future spanglish vegan partner 07:16 The Miami Vegan Village - a place for food-trucks 09:52 How to start becoming a Vegan 10:49 Finding animal-product-replacement-recipes online 11:43 Learning to walk again through boxing 13:08 Using Herbal medicine to improve health 14:17 helping people eat more vegan food For more information on Melissa, her Spanglish Vegan Food-Truck and the Miami Vegan Village: www.instagram.com/hippie_mel/hippie_mel/ For more information on Miko and the Opportyounity Life Program: www.opportyounity.life Instagram - www.instagram.com/opportyounity Facebook - www.facebook.com/opportyounity About the Opportyounity Trip to India: www.neuewege.com/ing40 I am always looking for inspiring content for this podcast and love to hear your feedback. Also don’t hesitate to message for personal requests or questions. If you enjoy this Podcast, make sure to click the subscribe button or leave a review. Thank you very much for your time and support ❤
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