171. Understanding Metabolic Disease and How to Prevent It with Food As Medicine with Maya Feller

Date Aired: March 14, 2023 // Guest: Maya Feller

Episode Description:

Author and registered dietitian Maya Feller, shares her unique approach to healing metabolic conditions using a food as medicine approach to wellness.
Ever wonder how to cook for the varying health needs of your family?
Maya explains how it IS possible to cook for your heritage, individual preferences, and healing requirements.
Other topics discussed in this episode include:

  • Treating the person first, before nutrition
  • Why finding joy in life is critical to well-being
  • Rest vs. sleep
  • Metabolic diseases and the link in nutrition
  • Post dinner walks
  • Strategies for cooking in the home
  • The nervous system's connection to digestion
  • How to establish a culture of wellness in your home
  • The incubation of metabolic conditions

Maya Feller’s Cookbook

Maya Feller's Website

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More About The Guest

Maya Feller

Maya Feller, MS, RD, CDN of Brooklyn-based Maya Feller Nutrition is a registered dietitian nutritionist who is a nationally recognized nutrition expert. In her practice, she provides medical nutrition therapy for the management of and risk reduction of non-communicable diseases.

Maya received her Masters of Science in clinical nutrition at New York University, where she is adjunct faculty.  Whether addressing the nation or working one on one and with groups, Maya believes in providing nutrition education from an antibias patient-centered, culturally sensitive approach.  Maya is dedicated to promoting nutrition education that helps the public to make informed food choices that support health and longevity. Maya shares her approachable, real food based solutions to millions of people through regular speaking engagements, writing in local and national publications, via her social media account on Instagram, @mayafellerRD, and as a national nutrition expert on Good Morning America, GMA3: What You Need to Know and more. She is the author of The Southern Comfort Food Diabetes Cookbook: Over 100 Recipes for a Healthy Life

The Health Institute

The Health Institute was founded by Dr. Josh Axe to teach the ancient principles of health to the modern world. Our mission is to empower every individual to transform their mind and body through time-tested practices and protocols that have helped people heal for thousands of years.