Dr. Shayesteh: Anna’s success story

Dr. Shayesteh

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Anna Nikolaides of Warren is one of the many success stories Dr. Shayesteh has helped craft over the years.

Anna has been working with Dr. Shayesteh for the past year after deciding she needed to make a drastic lifestyle change.

When asked what brought her to the doctor, she said, “One morning I went to get out of bed and I couldn’t walk. I told my husband ‘I’m not going to make it to 60 years old,’ I was 58. I need to do something.”

Dr. Shayesteh showing 5 pounds of fat
Dr. Shayesteh showing 5 pounds of fat. Anna had lost 16 of these over the past year.

Over the last year, Anna has lost 80 pounds.

How did Dr. Shayesteh help in such a successful transformation? “I mentioned this is not an impossible mission. This can be done by educating yourself on how to eat right…but we didn’t impose a decision on her, we didn’t control her, but I educated her. She’s using the knowledge to make healthy choices.”

Throughout her journey, Anna made huge diet changes and walked 4 to 5 miles a day, while also changing a lot of biological things in her body.

Dr. Shayesteh said she looks 8 to 10 years younger than last year and that’s because she avoided inflammatory disease, diabetes, cholesterol issues, cardiovascular disease and countless other health issues.

How can you make a similar transformation? What kind of changes need to be made?

Dr. Shayesteh and Anna joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to talk about her journey and experiences over the past year.

Click here for a complete list of nutrition segments with Dr. Shayesteh.

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