Apr 16, 2019
In today’s episode we are talking with our friend Yalda Alaoui from EatBurnSleep.com. We chat about the incredible journey she’s been on and how she healed her body into remission after suffering from a near terminal immunity condition. She shares her challenges and paves a path for other to follow by optimising these 3 simple things:
“Yeah..we’ve heard it all before a 1000 times”, BUT Yalda’s story is living proof of how drastic life can become when you don’t take these 3 things into consideration.
“It’s only when we are at our worst that we look for problems to the solution, I’m teaching people that prevention is a much better approach” - Yalda - [38:45]
Born to both Morocan and Iranian Parents, Yalda moved to France when she was 12 and immediately started having dietary issues, the junk food that she was now regularly eating, was a stark difference from what she’d grown up with back in Morocco.
At 15 years of age she found an
interest in economics, finding a subject and a lens through which
she could understand and see the world with. This led her to
studying at the London School of Economics and EDHEC Business
School. And was soon followed by a very stressful job working on a
trading floor in capital marketing.
The unhealthy eating and a stressful job, along with a failed pregnancy then signaled to her immune system to finally shut down. In 2007 she developed two life threatening auto-immune diseases:
The latter causing her
hemoglobin measurement to fall to 4 (usually reserved only for
patients in a coma). After being admitted to hospital, countless
blood transfusions later, the doctors struggled to get to the
bottom of the underlying cause. This pushed Yalda into extensively
researching health for herself. A ten-year recovery lead her to
sharing her knowledge, making a full career change and a full
She eventually got to the route corse while searching for ways to ease her chronic inflammation, by cutting out all foods and starting again like a baby. She Added 1 food at a time, narrowing her eating options to only foods that didn’t cause her problems. This was only the start…
Here’s what we get into on this episode:
Show Notes: https://www.ikonns.com/podcast/episode22