This episode blends the theory of wellness with the practical application to provide inspiring perspective on enhancing your physical health. Nutrition specialist and behavior coach Esosa Edosomwan deep dives into the design of modern wellness and health habits that work.
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ESOSA EDOSOMWAN| Nutrition Specialist and Behavior Coach
Esosa is a dynamic Certified Nutrition Specialist, Behavioral Coach, and published author with ten years of experience inspiring others to live their best healthiest lives whose personal health crises and battle with acne and chronic fatigue led her to change her lifestyle and begin avid studies of holistic health. In 2018, Esosa received her Masters of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health after ten years of informal study, writing, and coaching.
Following the inner yearning to share her vegan lifestyle of twenty years, in 2009 Esosa created Raw Girl in a Toxic World, a health blog where her writing about a range of holistic health topics has been published online and reached hundreds of thousands of readers worldwide. She is the author of The Acne-Free Diet and Got Veg? How to Thrive on a Plant-Based Diet. Esosa also created her signature online program Staying Ageless 30+, which has a comprehensive curriculum designed to help women 30+ achieve optimal health and stay youthful using diet and lifestyle changes.
Outside of her passion for health, Esosa is an award winning, globe-trotting producer and actress who has been featured in Glamour, Elle, Ebony, Black Enterprise and more. She is well versed in all aspects of wellness and nutrition and has created diet plans and interventions for hundreds of obesity patients and clients with a wide range of chronic diseases and cultural backgrounds. Esosa specializes in plant-based nutrition and transitioning, weight loss, healing acne and skin conditions, eating for beauty, parasite cleansing, and detoxification.
-How Esosa turned her passion for nutrition and wellness into a profession
-The complexities of nutritional behavior change
-Esosa’s nuanced take on immunity and wellness during COVID-19
-Why Esosa is obsessed with sleep (and why you should be too)
-Esosa’s tips for getting better sleep
-Esosa’s advice for kicking sugar addictions
-Esosa’s secrets to aging well and looking your best
-Deciding when to buy organic vs conventional
-Why you can’t take a magic pill for wellness (and what to do instead)
-Esosa’s thoughts about the pandemic sea moss craze
-Esosa’s insight on hormone balance and women’s health
-And much, much more!
STUFF MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
The Bleeding Edge – Lisa Likes
Food Rules by Michael Pollan
African Holistic Health by Llaila Afrika
Staying Ageless Thirsty Plus (Esosa’s program)
The Bible (Esosa’s book pick)
Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill (Esosa’s book pick)
Think and Grow Rich: A Black Choice by Dennis Kimbro (Esosa’s book pick)
Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Joe Dispenza (Esosa’s book pick)
Atomic Habits by James Clear (Esosa’s book pick)
Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson (Esosa’s book pick)
Keeping the Brain in Mind by Shawn Carson (Esosa’s book pick)
Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda (Esosa’s book pick)