Meal Mentor

Meal Mentor

Lindsay S. Nixon interviews people that have successfully adopted a plant-based diet.

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    S02 Episode 20 - Making it work in a mixed diet household with Adrienne

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, member Adrienne describes her experience being an ethical vegan living with an omnivorous family. Adrienne shares how the meal plans fit her family’s needs, plus what she’s learned about self-care from the Meal Mentor forums. Don't miss this episode for more about leading by example and the link between nutrition and mental health!

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    S02 Episode 19 - Managing Multiple Sclerosis on a Plant-Based Diet with Gary

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, Gary shares his experience coping with Multiple Sclerosis and how he’s taking the initiative to be stronger than his diagnosis. Gary explains how the meal plans and exercise have improved his health, what it’s like to be a plant-based man, and he gets honest about how he finally stopped weight cycling.

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    S02 Episode 18 - Finding balance in diet and social situations with Ali

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, member Ali describes her experience managing her eating disorder and how she's learned to handle social situations on a plant-based diet. Don't miss this episode for more on using the Meal Mentor forums for support and finding empowerment in making healthy decisions!

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    S02 Episode 17 - Planning for success on vacation with Siri

    On this episode, Siri returns to the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast to reflect on her recent trip to India. Siri shares how she planned for successful eating habits on her vacation, including being active in the forums and observing her behavior in simulated conditions. Siri also shares exactly what she ate on vacation, and how the meal plans have helped her learn how to balance her meals and understand appropriate portions.

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    S02 Episode 16 - Overcoming disordered eating with Jill

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, member Jill opens up about her eating disorder recovery story. Jill shares her experience completing eating disorder treatment, how she's learning to reconcile veganism with restriction, and the many ways she's had to cultivate inner reflection to find healing and nourishment. Jill also opens up about her autoimmune disease, identifying true hunger, and what "progress not perfection" has taught her about health.

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    S02 Episode 15 - Lifelong runner Amy shares her 11 year journey to a plant-based diet

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Co-Pilot Podcast, Amy details her 11 year journey to a plant-based diet, including learning a new way to cook, and how she learned to live without dairy. Amy also sheds light on her experience as a lifelong runner, the most effective way to set health-oriented goals, and why it's so important to be an advocate for your own health!

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    S02 Episode 14 - Achieving balance and finding empowerment with Karen

    Member Karen joins Lindsay on this episode of the Meal Mentor Podcast to discuss her journey to a plant-based diet, including finding balance within her community, religion, and self. Karen also shares how the meal plans have simplified her life, and how structure can create a sense of freedom. Don't miss a discussion on fitting treats into a healthy diet, allowing others to experience their own journey, and much more about growing into a plant-based lifestyle.

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    S02 Episode 13 - Plant-based camping tips with member Sara

    On this episode of the Meal Mentor Podcast, member Sara shares her experience transitioning to a plant-based diet and gives her best advice on how to make it work while camping! Don't miss this episode for a discussion on how to convince loved ones to research the benefits of a plant-based diet, how to travel with potatoes, plus much more about making a plant-based diet work in any situation, from bachelorette parties to endurance events.

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    S02 Episode 12 - Shortcut to Slim Podcast - How the Plant-Based Diet Made Me an Overeater

    Welcome to the Shortcut to Slim Podcast by Meal Mentor, our new research-based show! Here’s the premise: Lindsay reviews the latest studies in nutrition research, and brings you the information in digestible, easy-to-understand tidbits. We're doing all the homework necessary in order to help you reach your weight loss goals! On this episode, Lindsay elaborates on her blog post, “How the Plant-Based Diet Made Me an Overeater.” She explains the scientific data behind overeating and satiation, the significance of calorie deficits, what has changed since the original publication, and much more!

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    S02 Episode 11 - Cultivating health on the inside AND the outside with Stacy

    Meal Mentor member and former Herbie of the Week Stacy shares how a plant-based diet helped her finally improve her cholesterol, reduce inflammation in her joints, and how she uses the meal plans to refuel her body after her workouts. Don't miss this episode of the Meal Mentor Podcast to hear Stacy get honest about her struggle with binge eating, and how she uses her experience on a plant-based diet in her nursing career!

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