The Model Health Show

One of the most impactful choices we have every day is the food we put into our bodies. The food we eat is the building blocks that create our cells and tissues. By simply changing the way we eat, we can change the way our body looks, feels, and operates. Today’s guest is sharing her story of overcoming migraines, hives, and other debilitating symptoms through changing her diet. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, our guest is performance chef, Mary Shenouda. Mary is a consultant and chef for a client base that consists of professional athletes and entertainers. She is also known as the Paleo Chef, and she is the creative brain behind Phat Fudge. Mary’s personal story of transforming her health through diet is an empowering testament of what can happen when you listen to your body and focus on healing.

Mary is sharing her story of overcoming her health struggles, finding a diagnosis, and ultimately discovering healing through the power of food. You’re going to learn about why there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet, how to incorporate a gut reset protocol, how to get to the bottom of what your symptoms might be telling you, and much more. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How leaky gut occurs, and how it’s related to autoimmune diseases.
  • What the vagus nerve does.
  • Why there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all diet.
  • How understanding your body can help you make dietary changes over time.
  • Mary’s story of getting diagnosed with celiac disease. 
  • How leaky gut can cause widespread inflammation. 
  • Why the symptoms of leaky gut are not always digestion-related. 
  • The details of Mary’s Gut Reset Program. 
  • An important distinction between a reset and a cleanse. 
  • Why a healthy reset shouldn’t be about weight loss. 
  • Why Mary incorporates bone broth into her programs.
  • The origins of Phat Fudge. 
  • Why meditating before a meal can be so powerful. 
  • The importance of finding a movement practice that you love. 
  • Why Mary focuses on talking about her work, and not her clients.  

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