TEDxYakimaSalon- Winter 2018
Make the change and feel good doing it! A plant-based diet could be the answer to so many problems. Do it for your health, do it for the animals, and do it for the planet!
Dr. Yami is a board-certified pediatrician and mother to two active and healthy boys. She is a passionate promoter of healthy lifestyles, especially the power of plant-based diets for the prevention of chronic disease. To assist parents and other health care providers, she founded VeggieFitKids.com where she provides information on plant-based diets for children including recipes, videos and tips on nutrition and lifestyle. She is also the host of the podcast Veggie Doctor Radio.
She obtained a certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation in 2013. In addition, she is a certified Food for Life Instructor through the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and a Wellcoaches certified health and wellness coach. She has been teaching live cooking and nutrition classes since 2014. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Yami owns Nourish Wellness, a pediatric practice and wellness center in Yakima, Washington.
Dr. Yami references the following additional resources in her TEDxTalk...
Books – How Not To Die by Michael Greger, MD and The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD and Thomas M. Campbell II, MD
Cookbooks – Happy Herbivore cookbook series; Engine 2 Diet; and Forks over Knives.
Documentaries – Eating You Alive and Forks Over Knives.