Episode 34

Published on:

7th Feb 2023

Optimizing Your Health Through Whole Plant-Based Foods w/ Anna Tseng -34

Nutritionist Anna Tseng walks us through some misconceptions around plant based eating and offers us practical tips in how to improve our eating as well as evidence as to why it is important. Anna Tseng is a plant-based Registered Dietitian with a Master's degree in Public Health Nutrition. She’s also the Founder of PlantNourished, and an award-winning published recipe creator. Known as the ‘Plant-Based Transition RD’, Anna passionately helps busy people with health challenges move easily to plant-based eating for optimal health. Anna has lived in four countries, and her recipes, trainings and expert interviews have been featured across multiple platforms. Through private coaching and the Plant-Powered Life Transformation Course, Anna empowers people with key skills, practical strategies, and tasty nutrient-packed recipes, so they can easily regain their health and enjoy a full, vibrant life with the people they love. Her goal is to simplify and streamline the transition process so that all can reap the powerful health benefits of a plant-based diet… without long hours in the kitchen!

In this episode, we discover the myriad of health benefits that a high fiber, whole food plant based diet can bring, understand the different types of plant-based diets and how to transition to a plant-based lifestyle, and explore the importance of quality plant-based foods and the risks associated with processed plant-based foods.

Episode Timeline:

[01:46] - Why Anna chose plant-based eating

[04:16] - Was it hard to make that transition for her family?      

[06:30] – Differences between vegetarian, vegan, and plant-based

[14:00] - How to make kids appreciate plant-based eating

 [17:47] - The higher the quality the more health benefits

[23:00] - Misconceptions on plant-based diets

[30:22] - What does Anna do to take care of herself to maintain herself? 

[34:02] - Be adventurous


Connect with Anna

 Website: https://www.plantnourished.com/

 Facebook: www.facebook.com/plantbasedtransitionRD

Instagram: @plant.nourished

 Free Resource: Quick Start Grocery Guide for Plant-Based Essentials: www.plantnourished.com/groceryguide

We'd love to connect more with you.

Grab your copy of our Self-Care Coloring Pages & get added to our mailing list.


Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/The.Grit.Show/

Our Website has more information about us, all of our episodes, and all the transcripts:


Are you ready to take that next step in your self-care journey?

Get your Color of Grit Adult Coloring Book here -

book - bit.ly/TGSMermaid

downloadable - bit.ly/TGSPDFMermaid

Really love us and want to show it??

Give us a review on your favorite platform and share this (or any) episode with a friend.

Word of mouth builds podcasts - we appreciate your support!!

Listen for free

Show artwork for THE GRIT SHOW

About the Podcast

Are you a giver and a doer? Are you someone who has shown your grit and powered through, and now you're ready for the other side? Now you re looking for the conversations that remind you about self-care, that bring to mind grace and understanding, and give you space to reflect on purpose. Do you want more room to breathe and to live life with a little more ease? Each week, we discover tools and ways of thinking that support alignment, build stronger connections, help us find better questions, and live our best life. Most weeks we laugh, some weeks the topics touch close to home, but ultimately; this is where we grow together as seekers and thrivers. The Grit Show - growth on purpose. https://podcast.TheGritShow.com

About your host

Profile picture for Shawna Rodrigues

Shawna Rodrigues

Shawna Rodrigues, Founder and Director of Impact at Authentic Connections Podcast Network, Host of The Grit Show (https://podcast.thegritshow.com) and Author Express (https://author-express.captivate.fm), Podcast Mentor, Internationally Best-Selling Author (www.shawnarodrigues.com) and consultant. Find her on Instagram @ShawnaPodcasts.