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282: Going Plant Based for Your Mental Health? Here Are Some Things to Keep In Mind. By Melissa Mondala MD at ForksOverKnives.com

Plant Based Briefing

Going plant based for your mental health? Here are some things to keep in mind. By Dr. Melissa Mondala at ForksOverKnives.com.  Original post: https://www.forksoverknives.com/wellness/mental-health-plant-based-doctors-tips/ Forks Over Knives Documentary: https://www.forksoverknives.com/the-film/ Forks Over Knives was founded following the release of the world-famous documentary Forks Over Knives in 2011, showing people how to regain control of their health and their lives with a plant-based diet. Since then Forks Over Knives released bestselling books, launched a mobile recipe app and maintains a website filled with the latest research, success stories, recipes, and tools to help people at every phase of their plant-based journeys. They also have a cooking course, a meal planner, a line of food products, and a magazine. Please visit www.ForksOverKnives.com for a wealth of resources.  How to support the podcast: Share with others. Recommend the podcast on your social media. Follow/subscribe to the show wherever you listen. Buy some vegan/plant based merch: https://www.plantbasedbriefing.com/shop Follow Plant Based Briefing on social media: Twitter: @PlantBasedBrief YouTube: YouTube.com/PlantBasedBriefing  Facebook: Facebook.com/PlantBasedBriefing  LinkedIn: Plant Based Briefing Podcast Instagram: @PlantBasedBriefing #vegan #plantbased #plantbasedpodcast #veganpodcast #plantbasedbriefing #forksoverknives #wfpb #wholefoodplantbased #chronicdisease #depression #anxiety #suicide #suicidalideation #mentalhealth  Want some tips on going plant based for your mental health? Melissa Mondala, MD shares some at ForksOverKnives.com.  #vegan #plantbased #plantbasedpodcast #veganpodcast #plantbasedbriefing #forksoverknives #wfpb #wholefoodplantbased #chronicdisease #depression #anxiety #suicide #suicidalideation #mentalhealth 

7mins

24 May 2022

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54. Lessons Learned: Robyn Tiger, Melissa Mondala & Adeel Khan

Medicine Redefined

In this episode, Darsh and Altamash discuss the key takeaways from their discussions with recent guests Dr. Rorbyn Tiger, MD, Melissa Mondala, MD, & Adeel Khan, MD

41mins

22 Mar 2022

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52. Melissa Mondala, MD: Lifestyle Medicine Across Cultures & Building Relationships With Patients

Medicine Redefined

Dr. Melissa Mondala is a holistic plant-based physician, nutritional & wellness expert, health coach, mental health advocate, and recipe inventor! She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She helps clients improve their lifestyle to optimize their health to achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live A healthy and balanced life. Dr. Melissa Mondala is a triple specialist in family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. She is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows and is a strong community health advocate. She is the co-founder of the Dr. Lifestyle Clinic. She is extremely passionate about the science of human nutrition. She is always up to date with the latest research, theories, and practices. Most importantly, she uses that knowledge to make individualized recommendations for her clients.WebsiteDr. Lifestyle ClinicInstagram

53mins

7 Mar 2022

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161: Lifestyle Modifications To Optimize Health with Dr. Melissa Mondala

Healthy Lifestyle Solutions with Maya Acosta

Are you ready to take control of your health? Dr. Melissa Mondala outlines how to prioritize your health in all areas: mind, body, and soul through unique and personalized treatment. Stay tuned to discover how Planted Forward can virtually provide patient-centered and doctor-led treatment.Key takeaways to listen forThe deep relationship between the brain and the gutsPlanted Forward: Mission and visionTop areas of expertise for Planted ForwardCommon telemedicine fears and concernsUnderstanding remote consultation processesHow often should you schedule an appointment with your doctor?About Dr. Melissa Mondala  Dr. Melissa Mondala is a holistic plant-based physician, nutritional &  wellness expert, health coach, mental health advocate, and recipe inventor!  Dr. Melissa Mondala is a Southern California native and a double board-certified Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine, physician. She obtained her medical degree from Chicago Medical School and Masters of Health  Administration. She completed her Family Medicine residency and the first  Lifestyle Medicine Fellowship from Loma Linda University Health. She was awarded the Lifestyle Medicine Diplomate/Specialist from the American  College of Lifestyle Medicine. She has a special focus on mental health has completed a Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship. She is co-owner of Dr.  Lifestyle & Co-President of Planted Forward - a premier multiple specialty telehealth group. Dr. Melissa Mondala is a triple specialist in family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. She is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows and is a strong community health advocate. She serves as faculty at Loma Linda University  Preventive/Lifestyle Medicine Department, which is one of the blue zones for longevity. She currently sits on the American College of Lifestyle  Medicine Board of Directors and is a Diplomate of Lifestyle Medicine. She planted seeds of change in the community through lecturing at local medical school, veg fest, and virtual summits. She has devoted decades of volunteer work in underserved communities in California and internationally. She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She prioritizes lifestyle modifications to optimize health. Her passion is educating and empowering healthy living and cooking. Connect with Dr. MelissaWebsite: Planted ForwardEmail: drmmondala@drlifestyle.org Facebook: Melissa Mondala MDInstagram: @melissamondala.mdConnect with UsWebsite: Healthy Lifestyle SolutionsYouTube channel: Healthy Lifestyle SolutionsPodcast: Healthy Lifestyle Solutions PodcastFollow Us on Our Social Media Channels:Facebook Group: Healthy Lifestyle SolutionsInstagram: @maya_hls_podcastTwitter: @Maya_HLSpodcastPodinbox: Healthy Lifestyle SolutionsSupport the show

41mins

22 Feb 2022

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Depressed, Anxious? Answers with Psychiatrist Dr. Melissa Mondala, M.D.

Be Green With Amy - Plant Based Nutrition, Weight Loss, Cooking, Traveling and more!

Dr. Melissa Mondala triple specialist - family medicine, lifestyle medicine, & primary care psychiatry with www.Planted Forward.com View Full Presentation  🆓Get 5 Free Recipes!  🛍 Shop Be Green With Amy Amazon Store  👩‍🍳For delicious, whole food, plant based recipes, hacks and more check out: BeGreenWithAmy.com To arrange private Zoom cooking classes or coaching with this lifestyle Contact Amy. 📸Follow Amy on Instagram 👍🏽Like Amy on Facebook 🐥Follow Amy on Twitter My husband Rick & I adopted a Whole Plant lifestyle in 2012. We have had fantastic health results. Together, we've lost over 130 pounds! I am so excited to share his awesome cooking with you! We offer private, lifestyle coaching and Zoom cooking lessons. We love to share our knowledge of this lifestyle and hope to spread the word and help others to Be Strong, Be Well and Be Green! Check out Be Green With Amy YouTube for Recipe Demos, Doctor Interviews, Tips and More! Be Strong, Be Well and Be Green!🌱  We work many hours bringing this information to you. Kindly show your appreciation by subscribing to and sharing our channel. This lets us know you liked watching and would like to see more content like this. When you subscribe, it also helps us grow to increase the quantity and quality for your viewing. 💞 Voice Over https://JessTaseVoice.com  Engineer https://PKASolves.com The contents of this video/website are for informational purposes only. Information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. Always consult your health care provider if you have any health related concerns or questions.  When you use our Affiliate links to make purchases we do earn a small commission without any extra cost to you.

1hr 4mins

18 Jan 2022

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Dr. Melissa Mondala & Dr. Micah Yu of Dr. Lifestyle Clinic - Newport Beach, CA

My DPC Story

Episode 35: Dr. Melissa Mondala & Dr. Micah Yu of Dr. Lifestyle Clinic - Newport Beach, CA.Husband and Wife team Dr. Melissa Mondala and Dr. Micah Yu are bringing so much value to their DPC where Dr. Mondala is a Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine Physician and Dr. Yu is an Integrative Rheumatologist. They discuss the formation of their clinic after being employed physicians and how they are able to, as independent doctors, harness their creativity in all that they do!This is My DPC Story, a podcast about the doctors doing direct primary care and direct specialty care.Find it on all major podcast platforms!For more information on this episode and much more, please visit mydpcstory.com.Also, for up to date information on DPC, visit DPCnews.com!#dpc #directprimarycare #healthcare #discoverdpc #docsofinsta #docsofinstagram #patients #independentphysicians #medicine #physicianwellbeing #affordablehealthcare #healthcaredisparities #medicaleducation #aafp #aap #aoa #ama #bipartisan #smallbusinessowner #medstudent #aapi #aapidoctors* Hint OS is an all-in-one EHR-integrated membership management and billing platform and so much more!  Learn more about the power of HINT OS today! *SmartHeart is THE most versatile 12-lead ECG solution on the market today! Learn more at SmartHeartPro.com today!Support the show

1hr 5mins

25 Apr 2021

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111: Good Food Moods | How To Support Mental Health with Nutrition | Dr. Melissa Mondala

Healthy Lifestyle Solutions with Maya Acosta

Dr. Melissa Mondala is a holistic plant-based physician, nutritional & wellness expert, health coach, mental health advocate, and recipe inventor! She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She helps clients improve their lifestyles to optimize their health to achieve their goals and develop sustainable habits to live a healthy and balanced life.Dr. Mondala is a triple specialist in family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. She is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows and is a strong community health advocate. She is the co-founder of the Dr. Lifestyle Clinic.She is extremely passionate about the science of human nutrition. Dr. Mondala is always up to date with the latest research, theories, and practices. Most importantly, she uses that knowledge to make individualized recommendations for her clients.We recently had Dr. Mondala’s husband on the show. Dr. Micah Yu spoke on autoimmune disease. If you missed his talk you can visit episode108. For this episode, we asked Dr. Mondala to share her presentation titled Good Food Moods which covers mental health. You may want to grab a notepad and pen to take notes because this conversation will be very detailed. You can also visit the plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/111 page to view the Youtube video version if you would like to see the slideshow. After Dr. Mondala’s presentation, Dr. Riz and I will ask a handful of questions. So make sure to listen to the end as I will offer closing thoughts. Also, I always want to be sensitive about topics that may trigger listeners. Dr. Mondala will talk about a double pandemic with depression affecting 350 million people worldwide, depression is the leading cause of disability and the second most common cause of death for teens between the ages of 15-17 years old. We will talk about the prevalence of depression, diagnosis, warning signs, treatment, and recovery. Dr. Mondala says that the best cure is prevention. Our goal is to offer you an understanding of depression and what may or may not contribute to this condition. It can be a sensitive topic. Websites: drlifestyle.org, melissamondalamd.com and myautiummunemd.com Dr. Mondala is offering a discounted guide and plant-based cookbook for our listeners. https://gumroad.com/l/tXbwEhttps://gumroad.com/l/CDqrlFinally, Remember that the Lifestyle medicine conference is going to take place in Grand Prairie, Texas at The Gaylord hotel on Nov. 7 -11, lmconference.org_________Visit Our Podcast Website: www.plantbaseddfwpodcast.com/➤YouTube channel: bit.ly/plantbaseddfw➤Tell us what you think of our show: bit.ly/pbdfwlistener➤Subscribe to our newsletter: bit.ly/PBDFWnewsletter➤We are on Audible/write a review: bit.ly/plantbaseddfwaudible➤You can support us: www.buymeacoffee.com/plantbaseddfwAbout Plant-Based DFW Podcast:Our podcast is recorded in Dallas, Texas, and features guests from all over the world. We focus on the main topic of LIFESTYLE MEDICINE. Our goal is to provide resources to help you take control of your health.We address the importance of eating plant-based foods for health, immunity, and to prevent/reverse disease.We talk about the importance of having a regular exercise routine.We talk about stress management.We talk about the importance of having healthy relationships.#drrizwanbukhari #plantbaseddfwpodcast #mayaacosta________More about us:➤ Visit our website: plantbaseddfw.com/➤ Dr. Riz on Instagram: www.instagram.com/dr_riz_bukhari/➤ Dr. Riz on Facebook: www.facebook.com/DrRizBukhari/➤ Join our private Facebook Group: bit.ly/FBplantbaseddfwSupport the show

1hr 10mins

22 Apr 2021

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EP 28: Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Melissa Mondala

This or Something Better

In this episode, my guest is Dr. Melissa Mondala, a triple specialist of family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. Dr. Melissa is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows, and her passion is educating and empowering people to live a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Melissa believes in treating the underlying cause of disease and teaching transformative healthy lifestyle behaviors through self-empowerment and self-compassion.  I first connected with Dr. Melissa on her Instagram where she shares tips on living a healthy lifestyle, including plant-based recipes. I’ve had a lot of listeners express interest in plant-based eating and the corresponding health benefits, so I am excited to have Dr. Melissa here to share her journey and to talk about the impact of a whole food plant-based diet on disease prevention and reversal.  Resources Mentioned State of Obesity Report https://www.fightchronicdisease.org/sites/default/files/PFCD%20-%20COVID%20Heat%20Map%20-%20Fact%20Sheet%20FINAL%20DRAFT.pdf COVID-19 EXPOSES HEALTH SYSTEM FLAWS, RAISES RISK FOR MANY https://www.fightchronicdisease.org/sites/default/files/PFCD%20-%20COVID%20Heat%20Map%20-%20Fact%20Sheet%20FINAL%20DRAFT.pdf About Dr. Melissa Dr. Melissa Mondala is a triple specialist in family medicine, lifestyle medicine, and primary care psychiatry. She is one of the first and youngest nationally recognized lifestyle medicine fellows and is a strong community health advocate. She serves as faculty at Loma Linda University Preventive/Lifestyle Medicine Department, which is one of the blue zones for longevity. She currently sits on the American College of Lifestyle Medicine Board of Directors and is a Diplomate of Lifestyle Medicine. She planted seeds of change in the community through lecturing at local medical school, veg fest, and virtual summits. She has devoted decades of volunteer work in underserved communities in California and internationally. She has been featured in popular media, such as Forbes, Local News outlets, and Social Media. She prioritizes lifestyle modifications to optimize health. Her passion is educating and empowering healthy living and cooking. Connect with Dr. Melissa Website https://www.drlifestyle.org Instagram https://www.drlifestyle.org/dr-melissa-mondala/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/melissamondala.md/

44mins

23 Mar 2021

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Lifestyle medicine & the role of diet on our health with Dr. Melissa Mondala

Plant Prescription Podcast

We are joined in this episode by Dr. Melissa Mondala, a physician board certified in both family medicine and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Mondala is the Director of Primary Care of the newly established Institute of Plant-Based Medicine, in Newport Beach, California and alongside this, serves as family and preventive medicine faculty at Loma Linda University, serves in a lifestyle medicine specialty clinic and inpatient lifestyle medicine service. She is an engaging speaker that brings evidence based methods to combat chronic disease and uplifts potential barriers through self-empowerment and self-compassion. Her mantras are “love yourself through your lifestyle”, “I’m Plantbased without judgment”, and “personalized care is the best healthcare.” In this episode we cover: What inspired her to pursue medicine  How she was introduced to plant-based nutrition The health improvements she experienced personally after changing her diet The five pillars of lifestyle medicine How lifestyle medicine is used in clinical practice Tackling the “low hanging fruits” of lifestyle medicine Which types of patients she helps How she prescribes exercise How much sleep people need and why quality matters Managing stress through mindfulness and perception Strategies to reduce toxin exposure You can connect with Dr. Mandala on Instagram: @melissamondala.md and Facebook: @melissamondala.md Dr. Mondala and her partner, Dr. Micah Yu have a joint website here: https://www.drlifestyle.org and her personal website is here: https://melissamondalamd.com Episode resources: Book an appointment with Melissa through IOPBM: https://iopbm.com/pages/dr-melissa-mondala-personal-page Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to The Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. If you enjoy our material and are listening through Apple Podcasts, please leave us a review as this will help more people discover this podcast. We would love to hear from you guys on what you thought of the episode and what you'd like to hear in the future so please connect with us on Instagram. IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fueled. Facebook: @theplantprescription. Music credit: Scott Holmes. *Please appreciate that this information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, always seek the opinion of a physician or qualified healthcare provider!*

52mins

20 Nov 2020

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Foods To Support Strong Mental Health with Melissa Mondala, MD - PTP376

Plant Trainers Podcast - Plant Based Nutrition & Fitness

In this episode of The Plant Trainers Podcast, we talk with Dr. Melissa Mondala all about lifestyle and mental health. You will love to listen to this one. We go through a lot of different lifestyle factors that can affect our mental health in negative and positive directions. It is possible you may be shocked at what she says is the most important way to care for your mental health. Learn what foods Dr. Melissa says are most beneficial and most detrimental for your body. Please do share this out with anyone you know suffering with any form of mental health issues from mood swings to full diagnosis. Dr. Melissa Mondala is a Southern California native and a double board-certified Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine physician. She obtained her medical degree from Chicago Medical School and Masters of Health Administration. She completed her Family Medicine residency and the first Lifestyle Medicine Fellowship from Loma Linda University Health. She was awarded the Lifestyle Medicine Diplomate/Specialist from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She has a special focus on mental health and will be completing her Primary Care Psychiatry Fellowship in December 2020. In this episode we discuss: Breathe Finding plant-based Mood What is mental health? Brain fog Foods to support good mental health Foods to avoid for improved mental health Is all sugar created equal? Hydration The one thing

47mins

29 Sep 2020

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