Episode #33: How To Be Your Own Health Advocate With Jennifer Fugo

How To Be Your Own Health Advocate With Jennifer FugoYour weight issues can also mean you have health issues. This is often the case among individuals who have been struggling to find the ultimate solution to weight loss but have failed due to some unknown reasons. However, it is highly important for women in particular to be better at handling health issues because of their role as the primary caretakers of the family and because, they are their own caretakers as well. So, welcome Jennifer Fugo back for this week’s episode.

The last time Jennifer was here, we talked about an affordable gluten-free diet. In this podcast, we get more help from her as she shares with us how to get better results when visiting healthcare professionals for diagnosis and treatment. Jennifer is the founder of Gluten Free School, an online site dedicated to teaching gluten-sensitive individuals simple and savvy ways to get healthy.Philadelphia Magazine calls her a Gluten-Free Guru. Jennifer helps in empowering women become their own health advocates. Her book “The Savvy Gluten-Free Shopper: How to Eat Healthy Without Breaking the Bank” is an Amazon bestseller. You can also check out her contributions in BossFit Magazine, Healthy Recipes Magazine and GF Magazine.

In this podcast:

 The mission behind the GlutenFreeSchool.com
Lost in translation? When critical medical information you should know isn’t accessible and understandable
Women empowerment – Be part of the conversation. Be your own health advocate.
The view from an eye exam – Understanding how the systems of the body are interconnected and helping patients finally decode doctorspeak
Breaking the barriers that prevent women from getting quality healthcare
FYI: Most medical conferences are sponsored by drug companies
Tips on preparing before visiting the doctor
You know what’s best for you: Be pro-active and stand your ground
Gluten-free is not a fad and definitely not automatically synonymous with being healthy
Is gluten sensitivity real? Yes, and it’s more than simply a stomach problem
No quick fix – There is no shortcut finding the real cause to your health issues
How women can have a seat at their health table
Find out more from the Gluten-Free Health Summit at www.GFsummit.com

Links for this episode:

Contact Information:

URL: http://www.glutenfreeschool.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlutenFreeSchool
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/gfreeschool
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/gfreeschool

The BOOK Title: The Savvy Gluten-Free Shopper: How to Eat Healthy Without Breaking the Bank
Amazon URL: http://amzn.to/1knwNbc

Event Online: September ,Women’s Gluten-Free Health Summit ( click the link for free videos and details)

Tweetables:

Reignite the passion for self-care. [Click to tweet]
Your relationship with your healthcare provider is a partnership. [Click to tweet]
Decode doctorspeak. [Click to tweet]
Is gluten-free just a fad? [Click to tweet]
How women can be more proactive about their health [Click to tweet]

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