Episode #5 Food Sensitivities and Thyroid Health with Emily Kyle, RD

In this episode I spoke with Emily Kyle, an award-winning, nationally recognized media dietitian, nutrition spokesperson, and published author. She is the owner of Emily Kyle Nutrition-a nutrition communication and consulting company, and private practice specializing in MRT food sensitivity testing and Medical Nutrition Therapy for autoimmine conditions. Her first book, The 30-Minute Thyroid Cookbook: 125 Healing Recipes for Hypothyroidism & Hashimoto’s was released December, 2018. You can catch her live every Monday morning on Good Day Rochester sharing her love for cooking delicious, healthy food.

In this episode Emily shares with us her expertise on food sensitivities and how an individualized approach to identifying these issues is the most effective way to feeling your best. She also gives us some insight on how to naturally manage thyroid dysfunction, which you can find out even more about through her new cookbook. Emily states that even though she in not 100% plant-based or vegan, that regardless of what diet you are following, eating more plants is the key to optimizing health.

Enjoy this week’s episode.

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Episode #4 What You Need to Know about Vegan Pregnancies with Dr. Reed Mangels, RD

In today’s episode I spoke with Dr. Reed Mangels. Reed is a Nutrition Advisor for the non-profit, educational Vegetarian Resource Group as well as the nutrition editor and a regular columnist for the quarterly publication, Vegetarian Journal. She is a co-author of The Dietitian's Guide to Vegetarian Diets (2nd and 3rd editions) and of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' 2009 and 2003 position papers on vegetarian diets.  Reed has authored several books for the public including The Everything Vegan Pregnancy Book and Simply Vegan. 


We start by talking about the meaning of vegetarian and veganism, along with the many definitions of plant-based. We spend a bulk of the conversation answering that big question “Can you have a healthy vegan pregnancy?”. We also touch on some special considerations for vegan infants, toddlers, and adolescents. We end with Reed sharing with us the many wonderful resources available through the Vegetarian Resource Group.


Enjoy this weeks episode.

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Episode #3: Mom After More with Tatiana Amico

In today’s episode I spoke with Tatiana Amico-a certified Health Coach, successful entrepreneur, influencer, speaker, podcaster, and business mentor. She specializes in helping women gain clarity on what it is they want in their lives, realize their potential, take action, and see massive results. 

She shares with us about how deciding to become vegan was the pivotal moment in her life that has led her to be the confident empowered woman that she is today.

She also shares with us her experience with raising a vegan family and undergoing 3 vegan pregnancies.

We end with her sharing her passion and belief that every woman is deserving and capable of going after more, and living a life they desire and deserve

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Episode #2: Transitioning Your Family to the Plant-Based Lifestyle with Dr. Pamela Fergusson, RD

In todays episode, I spoke with Dr. Pamela Fergusson, a Registered Dietitian and strong advocate for the vegan lifestyle. She has over 15 years of broad and diverse experience, and loves working with clients to help them achieve wellness goals and change their life through better nutrition. She has been featured in multiple podcasts, blogs, and conferences, and is actively involved in spreading the message of plant-based positivity.

She shares with us her transition into vegan living, and tips how for you can help your family do the same.

She also talks to us about how our choices are negatively impacting this planet and things we can do to help preserve our precious environment.

My favorite part of the conversation is when we discuss her recommendation for the most eco-friendly plant-based milk.


Enjoy this week’s episode.

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Episode #1: Reaching The Next Level with Emily Wood, RD

An Intro to the Plant-Based Superpower Mom Podcast-a podcast for plant-based moms seeking to incorporate all components of living a plant based lifestyle, including food and far beyond.

As a mom, wife, and entrepreneur, I understand the challenges life can throw at you. That's why I believe so much in nourishing and energizing your body with whole plant-based foods. But the scope of living to your highest level of fulfillment goes way beyond what goes on your plate. That is what I would like to share with you through this podcast.

Please enjoy the very first episode of The Plant-Based Superpower Mom Podcast.

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