As a wellness visionary and celebrity holistic health coach, I am an avid advocate and firm believer in sharing the importance of holistic health, wellness, and nutrition.
That is why I’m featuring my favorite nutrition experts and their advice on health and food topics ranging from science-backed food facts to community service efforts.
May these resources below serve you greatly if you’re adopting veganism or attempting plant-based eating as a way of healthy living.
My Top 4 Resources for Vegan and Plant-Based Nutrition
1. Jenné Claiborne – Vegan Chef, Blogger, & YouTuber
“Be patient with yourself.” ~Jenné Claiborne
Vegan chef Jenné Claiborne is an author, blogger, YouTuber, and the founder of Sweet Potato Soul, a site and brand where you’ll discover hundreds of delicious and easy-to-make vegan recipes.
As the founder of this trendy vegan restaurant, Jenné has been able to teach others how to incorporate a vegan diet into their life, their family’s life, and even their newborn baby’s life.
I got you covered with Easy And Delicious Ways For The Whole Family To Become Vegan With Jenné Claiborne
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2. Afya Ibomu – Certified Holistic Health Counselor & Celebrity Nutrition Consultant
“I learned from plants… from growing. I learned so much from just the process of even growing food. I’ve learned you can’t give up on things and it seems like they’re dead on the outside because sometimes it’ll start sprouting.” ~Afya Ibomu
Along with being the president of RBG FIT CLUB and author of six nutritional books, Afya has been vegan for 25 years (plant-based 31 years).
Having owned and operated a vegan catering business in Brooklyn, New York, I highly advise turning to Afya and learning her unique food philosophy. She can summarize the relationship between vegetarian food and health and the importance of plants to provide essential nutrients for the body’s needs. Her expertise will help you cater to your body when it comes to food choices.
Learn more about The Healing Power of Plant-Based Living with Afya Ibomu
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3. Gabrielle Reyes – Musical Chef, Singer & TV Personality
“The only reason we exist is to go hard at our dreams. The only reason we exist is to bring passion and possibilities to this world and to share it with others.” ~Gabrielle Reyes
Chef and TV personality Gabrielle Reyes is One Great Vegan featured on the Food Network, The Today Show, Good Morning America, and more.
As a plant-based chef with a flair for singing and storytelling, Gabrielle focuses on making vegan food fun and intriguing. She shares her unique recipe tutorials through her online content and “Colorful Home Cooking Show.”
Gabrielle states that going vegan and staying vegan is to keep it simple with what time you have. If you have 20 minutes a week to cook, you can still make it happen. Her audience comes to her for her favorite plant-based and flavorful recipes. Popular for her sharing on how to use music to create vibrant dishes within the cooking experience.
Explore her link between food, healing, and Spreading Joy Through Musical Meals With Gabrielle Reyes
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4. Bryant Terry – James Beard & NAACP Image Award-Winning Chef
“We all eat. We all have a stake in a healthy, just, and sustainable food system. There should be space in these institutions to talk about these issues, to build a community around these issues.” ~Bryant Terry
If you’re seeking the importance of building community and promoting food justice, Bryant is your guide. He is a great go-to source for bringing importance to the subject and raising awareness,
Find out how Food Justice and Social Justice With Bryant Terry go hand and hand.