Persistence U with Lizbeth

Episode 19: When Author Olivier Mankondo Renovated His Diet to Pursue Health, He Lost a Lot More than Weight/How He Navigated the Pressure to Stay Heavy from Some Family and Friends

July 01, 2021 Lizbeth Meredith
Persistence U with Lizbeth
Episode 19: When Author Olivier Mankondo Renovated His Diet to Pursue Health, He Lost a Lot More than Weight/How He Navigated the Pressure to Stay Heavy from Some Family and Friends
Show Notes

From skin problems to aches and fatigue, the symptoms related to Manchester resident Olivier Mankondo were enough to spur his doctor to recommend lifelong medication. Olivier rejected that plan and did what few dare to do: made permanent and radical changes to his diet. While he lost weight and gained health, he also lost support of some family and friends.

You will learn:

  • How to respond to your support network when they're threatened by changes you're making to improve your life.
  •  The dietary change that erased Mankondo's symptoms.
  •  The journey of wellness that led to Mankondo's career change and book on plant-based nutrition.

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This is not an endorsement of any diet plan. Always consult a doctor before proceeding with dietary changes.