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Jan 5, 2022

Our guest today is living proof that anyone can change their life. Alishea Basson was a mom of four and creeping into dangerous territory in regards to her health by the time she was 30 years old. Severely overweight and plagued with seizures and high blood pressure, Alishea decided she couldn’t live with her emotional eating self any longer. She educated herself on how to eat healthfully and exercise, eventually adopting a whole foods, plant-based diet. While her family didn’t support this choice, Alishea stuck with it. Now 125 pounds lighter and full of energy, Alishea is an inspiration to anyone who thinks they can’t. Listen in to learn how this everyday hero made the switch for good, and how you can, too. 

What we discuss in this episode:


- Alishea’s journey to her rock bottom


- How binge eating stretches your stomach


- How to deal with feelings without food


- Learning what foods are actually healthy


- Transitioning to a plant-based diet


- How to not feel deprived on a whole food, plant-based diet


- Discovering new foods


- Finding a fitness routine that stuck


- How to maintain a healthy lifestyle and parent 5 kids


- How to navigate diet change when your family doesn’t support you


- How to cook plant-based efficiently 


- Sample of what Alishea eats in a day


- Physical improvements Alishea experienced after going WFPB


- Follow Alishea on Instagram @alisheabasson


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