Do you know someone with diabetes who wants to adopt or tweak a whole food, plant based lifestyle?
Bring your questions for board certified diabetes care and education specialist, John Massengal, RD John’s contact and bio below:
Hi I’m Amy. My husband Rick & I adopted a Whole Plant lifestyle in 2012. We have had fantastic health results. Together, we’ve lost over 130 pounds! We offer private, lifestyle coaching and Zoom cooking lessons. We love to share our knowledge of this lifestyle and hope to spread the word and help others to Be Strong, Be Well and Be Green!🌱 !
Sharme Ridley is a Rouxbe certified plant-based cooking enthusiast who specializes in creating Louisiana Creole inspired dishes. Overcoming a host of health issues after adopting a plant-based diet, she now inspires others to follow a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) lifestyle through her efforts with Plant Based Atlanta, a PlantPure Communities pod and her Atlanta Creole YouTube channel, where she offers WFPB cooking demonstrations. Sharme is also one of the hosts for CNS Kitchen, a T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies (CNS) plant-based support group. She earned the CNS eCornell Plant Based Nutrition Certificate and is a Licensed Food for Life Instructor with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). A retired public school teacher in her early 60s, she takes no medicines and is a living testament to the power of plants. Sharme has a B.S. in Secondary Education, a MEd in Educational Administration, and an EdS in Curriculum and Instruction.
CNS Kitchen: cnskitchen.nutritionstudies.org
John is a well-rounded plant-based registered dietitian with experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. John is dedicated to providing evidence-based nutrition solutions that provide positive health outcomes for the patients he serves. He is based out of Fort Worth Texas and is board certified as a diabetes care and education specialist. He owns a private one-on-one nutrition consulting business called John Massengale Nutrition. He is an endurance athlete in his spare time and competes in triathlons and ultra-distance bike races.