Shirley Plant: Nutrition Coach & Wellness Advocate
Join me on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show with Shirley Plant and Kim Vopni talking about “Sitting Disease” and how you can prevent it.
Passion About Sitting Disease
Shirley Plant is very concerned about the rising incidence of what is now being called ‘Sitting Disease’ and says that doctors are now warning us that this unassuming ailment could be the new smoking that may in fact actually lead to a whole host of chronic illness, regardless of age.
As a person suffering from fibromyalgia, Shirley is no stranger to the pain that long periods of sitting can cause and is now educating others about what she has learned to help reduce the risk of this serious ailment.
About Shirley – Nutrition Coach & Cookbook Author
Shirley Plant has learned through personal experience how hard it is to change your life for the better. Diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and multiple food and environmental allergies 30 years ago, Shirley knows all about challenges—including
how to plan creative, nutritious, and affordable menus that avoid common foods such as dairy, eggs, corn, soy, gluten and sugar.
Thanks to an extensive educational background in nutrition and a passion for helping people find food alternatives that fit their unique requirements, Shirley has earned a reputation for excellence in dietary design.
Menu Planner & Blogger
Shirley is recognized as a menu-planning expert through her company Delicious Alternatives and has also written articles for Eco- Sense, the Celiac News, Kris Carr’s Crazy Sexy Life blog, MindBodyGreen, Elephant Journal and Total Fit Magazine. She has given seminars on food allergies, cooking and menu planning at Health Clinics and Natural Health Food Stores and hosted The Eat Real Food Online Health Summit where thousand of listeners tuned in to hear top medical experts share their knowledge on how the power of food and the mind-body connection play a role in our overall health, wellness, and healing.
Shirley’s website, deliciousalternatives.com, offers online programs like The Gluten Free Sugar-Free Way where she helps people to remove gluten, dairy and sugar from their diets the healthy way, as well as an array of healthy, tasty recipes free from dairy, gluten and sugar.
Finally… Food I Can Eat!
Shirley is the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat —an inspirational dietary guide and cookbook for people affected by food allergies and intolerances.
Finally… Paleo Food I Can Eat!
Her latest book, Finally… Paleo Food I Can Eat! is designed for people who want to follow a paleo diet but are unable to eat almonds and eggs — two foods that are in most paleo recipes. Finally… Paleo Food I Can Eat! has just been released as an e-book and can be purchased through Shirley’s website.
FREE GIFT From Shirley…
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Recent & Upcoming Shows:
October 11, 2018: Andrew Lopez – TOXIN-FREE GARDENING & PEST CONTROL (LISTEN NOW)
December 13, 2018: Kathryn Kellogg – ZERO WASTE HOLIDAYS – Part 2 (ENTERTAINING & DECORATING) (LISTEN NOW)
January 10, 2019: Lynda Shrager OT – AGE IN PLACE (LISTEN LIVE)
February 14, 2019: Lady Rizo – THE HEALING POWER OF GLITTER (LISTEN LIVE)
March 14, 2019: Kate Nicholson – OPIOIDS & INTEGRATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT (LISTEN LIVE)
April 11, 2019: Dr. Philip Gregory – SOIL HEALTH & HUMAN PAIN (LISTEN LIVE)
May 9, 2019: Maralee McLean – CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN THE HOME (LISTEN LIVE)
June 13, 2019: Barbara Arrowsmith Young – HOW YOU CAN CHANGE YOUR BRAIN (LISTEN LIVE)
More Exciting Guests To Look Forward To…
Robyn McCord O’Brien – “REAL FOOD”
Drs. Karin & Rick Dina – RAW FOOD NUTRITION
Melvin Bray – STORYING INCLUSIVITY FOR KIDS
Allison Carmen – THE GIFT OF MAYBE
PODCASTS of Past Shows
1/2WHAT'S WITH WHEAT? with Cyndi O'Meara on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowWHAT IS MAST CELL ACTIVATION SYNDROME? - Dr. Jill Carnahan MD on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING GLUTEN & THE GUT with Dr. Alessio Fasano, World-Renowned Celiac & Non-Celiac ResearchIRVIN YALOM & His Memoir 'BECOMING MYSELF' on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowAudrey Proulx: Change the WorldTOXIC BLACK MOLD EXPOSURE & REMEDIES with Dr Jill Carnahan on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowCBT, REBT & Positive Psychology -How Dr Albert Ellis Changed Psychotherapy (Dr Theresa Nicassio)FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DR JILL CARNAHAN'S LIFE-CHANGING CANCER STORY on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowSURPRISING FACTS ABOUT GLUTEN YOU PROBABLY DON'T KNOW with Nadine GrzeskowiakTHE DIDGERIDOO: CURING SLEEP APNEA, SOUND HEALING & THE DIDGETHE OTHER OPIOID CRISIS with Kate Nicholson JD, Americans with Disability Act (ADA) ChampionSUSTAINABLE LIVING - A SIMPLER WAY TO LIVE: Dr. David Boyd 'The Optimistic Environmentalist'WHY IS SALT SO BAD FOR YOU? Dr. Saul Pilar MD Shares The Truth about Salt & HealthRETHINKING SLOW FOOD & PLEASURE with Raw Food Chef James SantMINDFUL EATING WITH MAYO & HAELY LINDAU on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowNEVER, EVER GIVE UP! - MONICA GARTNER SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY Living with Osteogenesis ImperfectaHow Glyphosate Destroys Your Gut with Dr. Stephanie Seneff January 9, 2020Aube Giroux - MODIFIED: A FOOD LOVER'S JOURNEY INTO GMOs on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowDr Philip Zimbardo – FROM CREATING EVIL TO INSPIRING HEROISM (The Heroic Imagination Project)RETHINKING LIFELONG IINTIMACY with OB/Gyn Barb Depree MD on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowShocking New Discoveries About GLUTEN with Nadine Grzeskowiak on The Dr Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING LIFE with Deanna Won on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING MOOD DISORDERS with Functional Medicine Doctor Jill Carnahan MD -Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowTHE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER with Playwright & Actor Melody Owen at Vancouver Fringe FestivalRETHINKING 'HONEST MEDICINE' with Julia Schopick on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowFART FACTS: What Are Your Farts Telling You? with Dr David Miller ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowBEAT CANCER with INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: How Terminal Cancer Patients Beat The Odds (Rick Shapiro)Dr. Stephanie Seneff - DEUTERIUM, GLYPHOSATE & HEALTHCHANGING EDUCATION: Teaching Kids with Mindfulness in Mind & Teen HumanitarianWHAT IS NATURAL DETOXIFICATION? - Dr Jessica Renfer ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PAIN AS TEACHER with Dr Paul Epstein on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SPINAL CORD INJURY: Victim to Survivor to Thriver with Logan Seelye & Melody OwenRETHINKING TRAGEDY: "Crushed Alive: From Tragedy to Triumph"RETHINKING THE POWER OF ART: Caprice Hogg (& Melody Owen: On Embracing Life)RETHINKING YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY with Dr. Susan Edelman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowDr Theresa Nicassio Radio Show Barbara Arrowsmith YoungRETHINKING EXERCISE, AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH with Kate Maliha on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PARENTING with Leeza Steindorf on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowFOODS THAT KILL CANCER & FOODS THAT FEED IT - Nutritionist Haely Lindau on Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING JOY & KINDNESS Thru Art & Urban Gardening on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING FOOD & FERTILITY with Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING AUTISM: A Mother-Daughter Love StoryRETHINKING MOMENTS & MINDFUL LIVING with Marianne Pestana on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING HAZING, SEXUAL ASSAULTS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Michael Ayalon on Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING HUMAN RIGHTS with LGBTQI Advocate Michelle Emson on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowARE YOU SITTING TOO MUCH? SITTING DISEASE on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD LABELING with Caroline Moassessi on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowElton John’s Rocket Man, Love, Kindness, Health & HappinessLIFE-CHANGING CELIAC DISEASE with Jules Shepard on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING OBSTACLES - Stories of Courage on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show1/2
January 16, 2017: Kate Maliha – EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH & Judy Russell – How Are The Big Toe & Kidney Connected?(LISTEN NOW)
January 23, 2017: Dr. Jill Carnahan – DOCTOR SURVIVOR: LESSONS OVERCOMING CANCER (LISTEN NOW)
February 27, 2017: Dr. Alessio Fasano – CELIAC DISEASE, GLUTEN & THE GUT (LISTEN NOW)
April 3, 2017: Michael Ayalon – POSITIVE CHANGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES (LISTEN NOW)
September 25, 2017: Dr. Paul Epstein – ILLNESS AS OPPORTUNITY, PAIN AS TEACHER (LISTEN NOW)
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A Registered Psychologist in Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Theresa Nicassio is an integrative health and wellness educator who is fiercely committed to advocating for empowerment, inclusivity, and kindness in all its forms.
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