#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

naturopath paris carina greweling
THRIVE Podcast by : Carina Greweling on

#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

#46 Hormones Unplugged: Vegan Nutrition

Welcome to the first episode of “Hormones Unplugged,” where we delve into the world of vegan nutrition and its impact on hormonal health. Join Claudia and me as we tackle common questions and misconceptions about vegan diets, offering both Ayurvedic wisdom and Western scientific perspectives.

In This Episode, We Discuss:

  • Nutrient Deficiencies in a Vegan Diet: What essential nutrients may be lacking in a purely vegan diet, and how can these deficiencies be compensated for effectively?
  • Health Effects of Vegan Diets: The differences between a well-planned vegan diet and an unhealthy or unbalanced one. Are there significant health advantages to a vegan diet?
  • Digestibility and Sustainability: Is a vegan diet easier to digest? How does it compare in terms of sustainability and the reduction of antibiotics and animal hormones?
  • Hormone Composition: What are hormones made from, and how does diet influence their production?
  • Impact on Hormone Balance: How can a vegan diet potentially affect hormone balance negatively? Protein versus plant-based protein.
  • Long-term Health Risks: Are there specific risks of hormonal disorders or other health problems for long-term vegans?
  • Bone Health: The effects of a vegan diet on bone health, with a focus on calcium and vitamin D intake.
  • Ayurvedic Perspective: Claudia shares insights on Shukra Dhatu nutrition, the role of Milk Rasayana, and Omega 3 from fish. 
  • Optimizing Hormonal Health: Can a vegan diet be adjusted to support optimal hormonal health? The role of supplements in a vegan diet.
  • Processed Foods and Sugary Substitutes: The impact of processed foods and sugary substitutes on vegan nutrition and overall health.

Join the Conversation: We’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode! Join my community on Instagram and share your main takeaway.

Get in touch with Claudia