386: Andrea Hannemann (Earthy Andy) on Healing Chronic Health Issues by Embracing a Plant-Based Diet


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Watch the full video interview on YouTube here: https://bit.ly/tuhpandyhannemann386

Andrea Hannemann, aka Earthy Andy (IG: @earthyandy), is a health and wellness influencer and creator of the popular Earthy Andy blog and Instagram account.

After years of battling IBS, celiac disease, hypothyroidism (Hashimoto's), asthma, brain fog, and chronic fatigue, she healed her chronic health issues by embracing a plant-based diet.

Andy is a surfer, free spirit, and mother of three. She lives in Oahu, Hawaii with her family.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Andy growing up in Saskatchewan and travelling to Hawaii at age 11
  • Moving to Hawaii for college
  • Meeting the man she was going to marry, Shem
  • The love of surfing
  • Being diagnosed with celiac disease
  • Andy keeping her 30-day plant-based challenge a secret
  • Feeling worse detoxing before feeling better
  • Simplify your life, go back to your roots, and eat in season
  • Food was controlling Andy, now she is in control
  • Fruits & vegetables are easy to grow in Hawaii
  • The people & documentaries that inspired Andy to go plant-based
  • Everyone is their own brand
  • Helping others by sharing your personal experience
  • Turning Earthy Andy into a family business
  • The challenges of working together as a couple
  • The pressures of growing an Instagram following of over a million followers
  • Trust the process
  • Best advice... grow your email list
  • Reversing Hashimoto’s with a plant-based diet
  • Teaching kids to understand food and how it supports their bodies
  • Making fruits and vegetables the new normal
  • Buying "healthy" processed food is not much better for you
  • Writing Plant Over Processed, Andy’s new book
  • Stay tuned for... Andy’s new meal plan app and protein powder
  • Do something active every day
  • Keeping social media organic and authentic
  • Why Andy stays neutral online

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