Welcome to today's podcast episode, where we will discuss health tips about carbohydrates. The topic of carbohydrates is often misunderstood, with many saying that they avoid carbs but not specifying whether they are referrin...
Welcome to today's podcast episode, where we will discuss health tips about carbohydrates. The topic of carbohydrates is often misunderstood, with many saying that they avoid carbs but not specifying whether they are referring to complex or refined carbohydrates.
In this episode, we will look at the differences between the two, the health benefits of being on a whole foods plant-based diet, and address some common myths about carbohydrates. We will also refer to Dr. John McDougall's book, "The Starch Solution," which offers a comprehensive guide to the health benefits of a plant-based, high-starch diet. So, let's dive in and explore the fascinating world of carbohydrates.
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Maya Acosta is a health and wellness educator, podcaster, and content creator from Dallas, Texas, advocating for whole-food, plant-based living. As co-leader of the Plant-Based DFW Pod, she educates the public on healthy living through various initiatives such as lectures, potlucks, and walks with the doc. Maya hosts the Healthy Lifestyle Solutions podcast and is a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine's Women's Health Interest Group. She promotes female health and covers pregnancy, thyroid issues, menopause, and more.
Maya serves as a Pod Action Committee member for PlantPure Communities, creating courses to teach other leaders how to share their messages and support their communities online. Her dedication to health outreach is evident through her involvement in various initiatives such as lectures, potlucks, documentary screenings, and walks with the doc. As a content creator, Maya covers events and makes cooking videos for social media and YouTube.
Maya's passion for helping women take control of their health has become her "ikigai," meaning her life purpose. Maya's dedication to promoting a healthy lifestyle and empowering women to take control of their health is truly inspiring.