Himalaya: Listen. Learn. Grow.
Sharon McRae and Lee discuss the devastating prevalence of cancer in her extended family and how that made her fearful of the disease, which launched her on a life-long quest to avoid the same fate. This eventually led her into a career in applied microbiology, but she changed her focus completely after having a family. She never ended her quest for better health, however, which ultimately led her to adopt a plant-based diet. After seeing the film Forks Over Knives in 2011 she started a monthly Meetup group which now has over 800 members. Her present focus is sharing her message as an individual Health Coach and a Food for Life instructor with the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Sharon McRae is a Food for Life instructor for the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine. In this role, she conducts nutrition and cooking classes to teach disease prevention through a low fat plant-based diet. As a Health Coach, she also works with individual clients to help them make the dietary and lifestyle changes that produce real and lasting results. In addition, she started a Forks Over Knives Meetup Group in Columbia, Maryland in 2011. Starting with just under 20 members, the group has now grown to over 800 and holds monthly potlucks which draw anywhere from 60 to over 100 people.