111: Good Food Moods | How To Support Mental Health with Nutrition | Dr. Melissa Mondala
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Dr. Melissa Mondala is a holistic plant-based physician, nutritional & wellness expert, health coach, mental health advocate, and recipe inventor! She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She helps clients improve their lifestyles to optimize their health to achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live a healthy and balanced life.Dr. Mondala is a triple specialist in family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. She is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows and is a strong community health advocate. She is the co-founder of the Dr. Lifestyle Clinic.She is extremely passionate about the science of human nutrition. Dr. Mondala is always up to date with the latest research, theories, and practices. Most importantly, she uses that knowledge to make individualized recommendations for her clients.We recently had Dr. Mondala’s husband on the show. Dr. Micah Yu spoke on autoimmune disease. If you missed his talk you can visit episode108. For this episode, we asked Dr. Mondala to share her presentation titled Good Food Moods which covers mental health. You may want to grab a notepad and pen to take notes because this conversation will be very detailed. You can also visit the plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/111 page to view the Youtube video version if you would like to see the slideshow. After Dr. Mondala’s presentation, Dr. Riz and I will ask a handful of questions. So make sure to listen to the end as I will offer closing thoughts. Also, I always want to be sensitive about topics that may trigger listeners. Dr. Mondala will talk about a double pandemic with depression affecting 350 million people worldwide, depression is the leading cause of disability and the second most common cause of death for teens between the ages of 15-17 years old. We will talk about the prevalence of depression, diagnosis, warning signs, treatment, and recovery. Dr. Mondala says that the best cure is prevention. Our goal is to offer you an understanding of depression and what may or may not contribute to this condition. It can be a sensitive topic. Websites: drlifestyle.org, melissamondalamd.com and myautiummunemd.com Dr. Mondala is offering a discounted guide and plant-based cookbook for our listeners. https://gumroad.com/l/tXbwE  https://gumroad.com/l/CDqrlFinally, Remember that the Lifestyle medicine conference is going to take place in Grand Prairie, Texas at The Gaylord hotel on Nov. 7 -11, lmconference.org_______________________________________________________________Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/➤YouTube channel: bit.ly/plantbaseddfw➤Tell us what you think of our show: bit.ly/pbdfwlistener➤Subscribe to our newsletter: bit.ly/PBDFWnewsletter➤We are on Audible/write a review: bit.ly/plantbaseddfwaudible➤You can support us: www.buymeacoffee.com/plantbaseddfwAbout Plant-Based DFW Podcast:Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas, and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of your health.*We address the importance of eating plant-based foods for health, immunity, and to prevent/reverse disease.*We talk about the importance of having a regular exercise routine.*We talk about stress management.*We talk about the importance of having healthy relationships.#drrizwanbukhari #plantbaseddfwpodcast #mayaacosta______________________________________More about us:➤ Visit our website: plantbaseddfw.com/➤ Dr. Riz on Instagram: www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/➤ Dr. Riz on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari/➤ Join our private Facebook Group: bit.ly/FBplantbaseddfw

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