155: Thriving With Food Allergies or Intolerance and Crushing Life With the Paleo Chef

Thriving With Food Allergies or Intolerance and Crushing Life With the Paleo Chef

Today I’m here with a personal friend and someone I really love and admire. Mary Shenouda is a highly sought-after private chef to A-list actors, professional athletes, and high-octane entrepreneurs. A long time sufferer of undiagnosed food allergies since childhood, she took her health into her own hands and discovered after much experimentation that a paleo-centric diet was her key to solving all of her issues.

Eat, Play, Crush: The Paleo Chef Motto

From there Mary left a successful career to follow her passion for clean eating and burst on the scene in 2013 under the nom de cuisine “The Paleo Chef.” Her hard work and talent has paid off as her work has been featured all over the world and the Internet, including in Food & Wine, Glamour, The Joe Rogan Experience, and many more.

Her motto is simple, “Eat clean, play often and crush life,” and she lives it perfectly. She’s got some strong words to share, so get ready to be inspired!

In This Episode You’ll Learn:

  • Mary’s severe childhood health struggles and the discovery that turned it all around
  • why she left her career to become an entrepreneur and private chef
  • how food allergies can undermine your health, and what to do about it
  • a useful tip to make dining out with food restrictions easier
  • what Mary means by the “crush life” part of her motto
  • why learning to thrive through difficult things might be exactly what kids need
  • the rich legacy parents can create for their kids (it has nothing to do with money!)
  • the energy bar/meal replacement I never leave the house without
  • what it really takes to start your own business, and tips to do it
  • and more!

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Learn more about Mary Shenouda at PaleoChef.com

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Can you relate to Mary’s story? Let me know in a comment below, or leave me a review on iTunes. I read each and every one, and my guests often do too and might answer your questions!

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  1. Your content is always wonderful, but I have become increasingly disappointed in your constant ads. You seem to have lost your initial DIY- self and I feel constantly bombarded by all of the products you advertise because you get a deal. The rest of us mothers don’t get products for free like you do. Please stop advertising, it makes me want to give up on you as a source of information.

    • I don’t control the ads that are on the site, they are automated through the ad network that we use. I also don’t get products for free, as I have a policy to purchase any product that I recommend so that I have an unbiased opinion of it, whether I make an affiliate commission on it or not.

  2. What is the food allergy test that the speaker got done? I believe she mentioned that it was more accurate than the blood test. I would like to know where I can get this test done. Thank you!

    • I would be very interested in checking out this test also, can you pls find out what/where it is?
      Thanks.

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