Doctor Vanessa Méndez is a triple board-certified gastroenterologist, internist, and lifestyle medicine physician. She specializes in digestive disorders, which include liver disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, food sensitivities and nutrition based-disorders, such as obesity and fatty liver. She is on Instagram as Instagram where she has 56,000 followers. She is also the founder of a multi-specialty integrative telemedicine practice, Plant Forward that serves patients worldwide. She currently resides in Florida with her husband and two plant-based children. Her approach to wellness is non-judgmental, stemming from her own real-life struggles, her husband’s lifelong diagnosis of Crohn’s disease and what she’s learned throughout her treatment of autoimmune and digestive conditions. Her goal is to provide the best education on gut health, debunking health and nutrition myths along the way and providing tips and tricks so you can live a balanced and full life and not sacrifice your mental or physical health. With her patients, she works to not only treat symptoms, but also to get to the root cause of an ailment and provide lasting relief.

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