EP289: Food as Medicine, Fitness & Celebrity Beauty Secrets with Sally Pressman

Twenty million Americans today suffer from chronic digestive issues.

Actress Sally Pressman, (you may have seen her as “Roxy” from Army Wives or on Grey’s Anatomy, Younger, Good Girls, etc.) became one of them when she was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2009. 

Her doctor said medications were her only option, but after a few days of self-directed dietary change - her symptoms were gone.

I met Sally when I worked at the Tracy Anderson Method.

Her work ethic, kindness, and bubbly personality quickly made her one of my favorite clients and I am thrilled to share her beautiful soul and remarkable story in this week’s podcast. 

We talk about all gut healing and the fitness and beauty secrets that made Sally one of Hollywood’s elite. Here are some of the highlights…

  • The exercise method Sally (and I) are obsessed with
  • The realities of living with an autoimmune illness
  • Why doctors do not talk about nutrition 
  • The diet that helped manage her autoimmune condition 
  • A day in the life of Sally’s diet 
  • The food Sally always avoids
  • Her favorite natural sweetener
  • Sally’s favorite brand of chocolate and go-to snacks
  • Sally’s favorite paleo bakery and cinnamon rolls (that you can get nationwide!)
  • Her daughter’s favorite protein snack
  • Sally’s skin and supplement secrets 
  • Sally’s experience with keto and intermittent fasting
  • Sally’s role model 
  • And so much more!

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SALLY PRESSMAN is best known for starring as 'Roxy LeBlanc' for 7 seasons on Lifetime’s hit series 'Army Wives'. Recently, she recurred opposite Mae Whitman on the NBC dramedy ‘Good Girls.’ You can also find Sally on Disney Plus’s anthology series ‘Just Beyond’, AppleTV’s series ‘Acapulco’, TBS's hit comedy 'The Detour,’ Netflix's '13 Reasons Why,' and she recurred opposite Debi Mazar as ‘Malkie’ on the popular comedy 'Younger.' Her additional television credits include recurring roles on Shonda Rhimes' 'The Catch,' 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Scandal,' and Jason Katim’s CBS drama ‘Pure Genius.’  In addition, Sally appeared in numerous comedies including HBO's 'Girls,' 'Man Up,' 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' as well as dramas such as 'Once Upon a Time,' and 'Persons of Interest' among others. On the feature side, Sally stared alongside Dane Cook, Jason Biggs, and Kate Hudson in MY BEST FRIEND'S GIRL.


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