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26. How to get healthy by reducing inflammation starring ‘Captain Vegetable’ Angela Jackson

26. How to get healthy by reducing inflammation starring 'Captain Vegetable' Angela Jackson

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Angela is the founder of Teapot Health Coaching. Angela Jackson is an Exercise Scientist, Western Herbal Medicine Practitioner and a Certified Health Coach. She helps women to lower their cholesterol naturally, through healthy lifestyle changes, self nurture and natural therapies. After seven years at University and eight years working in Corporate Wellness, Ange has worked with thousands of people to improve their heart risk factors with a healthy lifestyle. She saw all the struggles, all the excuses, all the things that worked and didn’t work.  

For Angela the big focus is to reduce inflammation in the body. Inflammation she says is caused through various ways including stress and food. We go into detail about inflammation, how its caused, how to detect it and if there are symptoms you can use to diagnose it. 

Did you know: Heart disease is the biggest killer of women!

Angela digs deep and talks about how food is integral to cholesterol build up. We talk in detail about food, the origins of certain types of food. 

Nutrition and Meal Plans

What foods to avoid

  • Refined sugar
  • Refined grains 

What foods to actively seek out

  • Lots of fish
  • Lots of olive oil
  • Lots of avocado
  • Lots of berries
  • Lots of green tea
  • Lots of veggies 

Angela’s fondest food memories

Cooking with her grandma with her grandma recipes. Angela’s favourite meal was lasagne or a roast growing up.  

Exercise Routine

She cycles everywhere. 🙂  

Cooking tips

  • Nourishing comfort food with legumes
  • During the week – Keep it simple
  • Eggs and veggies for dinner
  • Stir Fry is quick 

Quick dinner ideas

  • Thermomix – buy one!  

Tips on reducing wastage

  • Buy wholegrain
  • Go to the farmer’s markets
  • Buy what you need 

Do you have a clean eating diet plan?

Yes. I use the 90-10 rule. I eat good healthy food 90% of the time. And for the rest of the time, I eat anything.  

Know more about Angela 

Who would you love to have dinner with and where?

Jaime Oliver at his house.

Last meal on the planet?

Veggie Lasagne – Mashed Pumpkin, Lentil, White Sauce and Cheddar.  


Where to find Angela

26. How to get healthy by reducing inflammation starring 'Captain Vegetable' Angela Jackson

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Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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