Plant-Based Canada Podcast

Episode 19: Dr. Linda Plowright on Minding our Minds, Mental Health and a Plant-Based Lifestyle

November 02, 2021 Plant-Based Canada
Plant-Based Canada Podcast
Episode 19: Dr. Linda Plowright on Minding our Minds, Mental Health and a Plant-Based Lifestyle
Show Notes

In this episode of the Plant-Based Canada Podcast (@plantbasedcanadaorg) we speak with Dr. Linda Plowright about mental health and a plant-based lifestyle.
Dr. Plowright is a psychiatrist working in London, Ontario. She completed her medical training and psychiatry specialization at McMaster University and completed a fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Western University. She is on staff at the Child and Parent Resource Institute with the Dual Diagnosis Behaviour and Anxiety Clinic. She also provides telemedicine consultation to children and adults and works closely with a group providing humanitarian medical care in the Dominican Republic. Her professional interests include Dual Diagnosis, Integrative Medicine, mindfulness, clinical hypnosis, and cross-cultural health.

In this episode we discuss:   

*impact of a plant-based lifestyle on mental health 

*mental health in Canada 

*nutrition and mental health 

*the microbiome 

*take home message   

Resources 

Canadian Mental Health Support  

Provincial and Territorial Helplines and Websites 

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