Food Donation Volunteers

Organizational Overview

WHAT WE DO

True Paleo, Inc. doing business as Discover Your Greatest Self is an evidenced-based Paleo nutrition and faith-based spiritual wellbeing non-profit organization that offers affordable or pro bono licensed dietetic and nutritional services to individuals who experience trauma and extremely stressful events and are diagnosed with autoimmune, endocrine diseases, and mental health illnesses.

WHO WE SERVE AND WHAT WE PROVIDE

We serve individuals and indigent residents of the Tampa Bay area who have no other resources for their healthcare needs. We provide pro bono medical nutrition therapy services and both lifestyle recovery and food insecurity education.

 

Medical nutrition therapy should be responsive to a variety of client needs and Discover Your Greatest Self’s programs and resources are designed to improve client health status, promote selfsufficiency, and to improve nutritional purchase choices. We are solutions focused and our programs are created to exceed the community standards for nutritional care.

Programs and Services We Offer

SERVICES

Integrating Nutritional Healthcare into Chronic Disease Prevention 

Incorporates professional medical nutrition therapy (evaluation, counseling, and treatment) for individuals with chronic diseases, such as autoimmune diseases, endocrine diseases, and mental health illnesses.

 

Autoimmune Diseases

Hashimoto’s, Graves’, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis. 

 

Endocrine Diseases

Obesity related to diabetes or thyroid disease.

 

Mental Illnesses

Trauma and stress, complex PTSD, and substance use disorder.

 

CLASSES

Lifestyle Recovery

Is an educational workshop that focuses on trauma and stress, chemical dependency, and behavioral lifestyle change. This course reviews how traumatic and extremely stressful negative life events lead to chronic illness and increase risk for food and plant addiction. Topics covered are recovery support, relationship building, smart goals, self care, the healing presence, spirituality and faith, beliefs and perceptions, forgiveness, and telling your story. 

Food Insecurity Program

Is an educational workshop that reviews general nutrition education. Topics covered are knowing how to create your plate, how to preserve healthy foods without storage, how to cook food without a kitchen, smart shopping, how to get access to low-cost nutritious foods, creating your own source of healthy foods, how to read food labels, and healing the body without a stove. We aim to provide easy to make nutritional recipes, connect individuals with nutritious grocers, and teach easy and simple cooking techniques. 

SPEAKING

CAGED Educational Talks

Provides faith-based community educational talks to discuss behavioral lifestyle change to help encourage positive choices and eliminate health crises.

 

Location:

  • In-person when requested for scheduling in advance. 

  • Online on Facebook or TikTok, Monday's at 8:00am EST.