Plant-Based Myth-busting with Dr. Pamela Fergusson: From Raising Kids to Running Marathons


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Dr. Pamela Fergusson is a Registered Dietitian with a PhD in nutrition, and over 15 years of experience of working in the field. She is currently in private practice in British Columbia, Canada. Pamela has been featured on many podcasts, spoken at Plant-Based Prevention of Disease conference, the International Congress of Dietetics in Granada, Spain and Dietitians of Canada 2018 conference in Vancouver. She has worked as a Dietitian in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia for organizations such as Unicef and the World Food program and has a broad and diverse experience in research and teaching as well as public health and clinical practice.

Pamela is a mother of 4 beautiful children, has done half-marathons, marathons and ultras; and is a wonderful and kind human being with a passion for spreading the message of plant-based positivity.

In this conversation we address some of the concerns around plant-based diet and pregnancy, raising healthy children and endurance training. Some of the questions we cover are:

  • Is it safe to eat or transition to plant-based diet while being pregnant?
  • What nutrients and food groups to look out for?
  • Is plant-based diet sufficient for small children?
  • How to get kids eat their veggies?
  • How to help kids develop healthy food vocabulary?
  • Endurance training on a plant-based diet

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