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Emma is a registered dietitian and nutritionist, earning her degree from the University of the Sunshine Coast. Initially working within the hospital system, she now runs a private practice and also works as a Research Assistant at a QLD medical research institute. Emma holds a Certificate in Plant-Based nutrition through eCornell University / T Colin Campbell Centre for Nutrition Studies and is a qualified yoga teacher. Having followed a plant-based diet for over a decade, Emma passionately advocates the benefits of plant-based nutrition through her private practice work, in addition to a wellbeing and education program she developed for members of her local community. Emma is a member of the Doctors For Nutrition advisory board, and their lead dietitian for QLD. Emma is also a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia and the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine.
In This Interview Adam Guthrie & Emma Strutt Cover:
Why Emma became vegan, a nutritionist and dietitian.
How a whole food plant-based vegan diet can be healthy for all people at all ages of life.
Why people who eat plants are drawn to yoga and those that do yoga get drawn to eating plants.
What emma would do to change hospitals food to make it healthier.
What causes most chronic diseases.
What a whole food plant-based diet is and how it’s different to a vegan diet.
Emma's tips for starting to eat and transition to a 100% whole food plant-based diet.
Emma’s favourite meal.
The types of people Emma sees in her practice and how she helps them to eat plant-based to reverse disease.
The importance of learning the practical skills of eating a whole food plant-based diet.
How to shop in supermarkets.
Can we get all the nutrients we need on a whole food plant based diet?
How to get you B12 and why meat eaters need to it too just not vegans.
Where do we get our protein on a whole food plant based diet, why it’s important and how much do we need?
The best sources of protein on a whole food plant-based diet.
What is the plant-based high 5.
Omega 3’s & 6’s explained, why they are important and where to get them on a whole food plant based diet.
Doctors for nutrition and what they are doing to help educate doctors and the public about plant-based nutrition.
Emma’s top 3 tips for starting a whole food plant based diet.