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Oct 29, 2019

Ashleigh keeps it short and sweet today by reading a brilliant article on aging and mitigating its effects by Dr. Jason Kremer. Longevity: You are in Control appears in Paleo Magazine, which gives us an idea of the high-quality content to be found between the covers of the publication. A key point made early on in Kremer’s article is that genetics only accounts for 10-25% of our overall health, implying that we are mostly the masters of our destiny when it comes to combating aging. The crux of Kramer’s article is that the aging process is linked to mitochondria and telomere health, so looking after them is our anti-aging imperative.

Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of our cells, producing our primary source of energy: adenosine triphosphate or ATP. Telomeres are segments of repeating DNA found at the ends of chromosomes. These two structures can be looked after by implementing a series of lifestyle practices, including taking supplements, eating healthily, fasting, reducing toxin intake, exercising regularly and making bodily contact with the earth's surface and sun. 

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This episode is sponsored by Amy Ma, AKA The Paleo Angel’s Paleo Power Balls. We are huge fans of this product, and you can get 15% off the first time you buy some on paleoangel.com by using the code “paleomag”!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • An introduction to Dr. Jason Kremer’s article on Paleo Magazine about reducing aging.
  • Genetics only accounts for 10-25% of our overall health picture.
  • Lifestyle and bio-mental factors determine the other 75-90%.
  • Aging is related to mitochondria and DNA telomere health.
  • Impaired mitochondrial function is linked to an increased production of “free radicals”.
  • Telomeres are segments of repeating DNA found at the ends of chromosomes.
  • Telomeres protect our DNA from unraveling.
  • Take Vitamin D, C, E, Omega 3, Resveratrol, Curcumin, Astragalus root, and CoQ10.
  • Quit smoking, limit alcohol intake and reduce exposure to environmental toxins.
  • Implement an antioxidant-rich paleo, ketogenic or regular fasting dietary routine.
  • Exercise regularly but don’t over-exercise.
  • Make contact with the earth’s electromagnetic field by walking barefoot often.
  • Get into the sun for 15-30 minutes per day.

Tweetables:

“First, boost your mitochondria.” — @ Dr Jason Kremer [0:05:27]

“Lack of physical activity, stress, excessive alcohol consumption, obesity, poor sleep, increased oxidative stress and poor diet all increase the rate of telomere shortening.” — @ Dr Jason Kremer [0:08:50]

“We are in control of our own destiny with choices like eating a healthy diet, engaging in stress management, participating in daily movement or exercise, and managing toxic exposures having a much larger impact on our overall health and longevity.” — @ Dr Jason Kremer [0:09:54]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

 

Asheigh VanHouten — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/ 

Paleo Magazine — https://paleomagazine.com/

Dr. Jason Kremer — https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-kremer-1645887/

Paleo Power Balls — https://www.amazon.com/Power-Balls-Healthy-Approved-Protein/dp/B01MYCSDB2

Amy Ma/Paleo Angel — https://paleoangel.com

Dr. Valter Longo — https://valterlongo.com/

Longevity Institute of the University of Southern California’s Davis School of Gerontology — https://gero.usc.edu/longevity-institute/

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This episode is sponsored by Amy Ma, AKA The Paleo Angel’s Paleo Power Balls. We are huge fans of this product, and you can get 15% off the first time you buy some on paleoangel.com by using the code “paleomag”!

PMR Giveaway: Win one of 4 great books (your choice) plus a vinyl Paleo Magazine decal

SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR PMR AND YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN SOME GREAT PALEO SWAG!

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One winner will be randomly chosen each week.  

Oct 22, 2019

Today we are thrilled to invite Lillian Zhao on to the show who speaks about her women-run health foods platform, Further Food. Lillian begins by sharing the story behind her company’s genesis, which began with the sickness of some close friends. In wanting to help her friends, Lillian realized that there is very little information out there about how to prevent and cure an illness that isn’t based on Western medical principles. What began as a community content platform based on Lillian’s ‘food is medicine’ background, turned into the wonder that Further Food is today.

What makes Lillian's service different is that it has its heart in a true desire to help people heal, and is inspired by ancient recipes as well as Chinese medicine. In speaking with Lilian, we hear all about her unique product line. Her products include the best tasting (taste-free) collagen, a hugely successful chocolate collagen, and other amazing items such as her turmeric golden milk.

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Today we are offering our listeners 10% off their first order on furtherfood.com if they use the code “paleomag”. This episode is also sponsored by Xero Shoes, a company that advocates for the necessity of barefoot living, and incorporates this principle into their revolutionary designs. Head over to xeroshoes.com to see what they have on offer, today!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How the sickness of her friends lead Lillian to start a health food information platform.
  • How this information platform became a product platform through the needs of its community.
  • Further Food is fully women-run, and most of their researchers are women too.
  • The Further Food chocolate collagen recipe: 4 ingredients and sugar-free.
  • The service Further Food provides to women, who are disproportionately affected by IBS.
  • IBS is underfunded because most health experts are men.
  • The non-profits which Further Food supports, including Paleo Boss Lady.
  • Lillian’s family roots in Chinese medicine, which caused her ‘food is medicine’ approach.
  • Further Foods products are verified through stories as a counterpoint to Western science.
  • The sources of Further Food collagen: pasture-raised in Argentina, Uraguay, and Paraguay.
  • Lilian’s perspective on the negligible differences between marine and animal-based collagen.
  • A point of contention around whether plant-based collagen exists.
  • The challenges Further Food faces: less about ethics than visibility.
  • The brilliant recipe section on the Further Food website.
  • The wonder of Matcha and Ashwagandha as energy boosters which also relax.  

Tweetables:

“Our mission overall is really to help prevent and heal your chronic illness, and it’s very core to who we are as a business.” – @inspiredinvestr [0:10:58.]

“We work with a lot of acupuncturists, Ayurvedic experts, herbalists, because we really want to bring some of these ancient remedies into products that are easy to use in our modern busy lives.” – @inspiredinvestr [0:14:42.]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Ashleigh Van Houten

Ashleigh’s Instagram

Lillian Zhao

Further Food

Further Food Recipe Section

Further Food on Instagram

Xero Shoes

WebMD

Paleo Boss Lady

Fruit Loops

Further Food on Amazon

Further Food on Costco

Paleo Magazine Radio on Apple Podcasts

This episode is sponsored by Xero Shoes. They produce healthy, barefoot-like comfort for the longevity of your feet and the rest of your body too. They are offering a free foot massage mat with any purchase over $30 so head on over to xeroshoes.com!

PMR Giveaway: Win one of 4 great books (your choice) plus a vinyl Paleo Magazine decal

SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR PMR AND YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN SOME GREAT PALEO SWAG!

It's easy, simply post a review of PMR on iTunes and fill out our quick Registration Form and you'll be entered to win your choice of 4 great books and a Paleo Magazine vinyl decal!
One winner will be randomly chosen each week.  

Oct 15, 2019

Today we are doing things a little differently for the podcast, this episode was recorded live on location in Montana, where Ashleigh was taking part in the Bee the Wellness retreat! The interview consists of our host speaking to Vanessa and Adam, the minds and bodies behind the business and the conversation reflects on the experience thus far and thoughts on the venture going forward.

We talk a bit about the inspiration behind picking this particular location, the planning that goes into the retreats and how Vanessa and Adam try to allow the space for magic to happen during the time! They also unpack some of the surprising responses they get from attendees which have consistently been pretty staggering to the hosts! They also talk about their normal coaching and how this ties into the periods away, how the events tend to bring out the best in people and some of their ideas and hopes for the future of the company. 

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Do yourself a favor and go check out our great new show sponsor's shoes! Xero Shoes, they produce healthy, barefoot-like comfort for the longevity of your feet and the rest of your body too. They are offering a free foot massage mat with any purchase over $30 so head on over to xeroshoes.com!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • A little bit about the location for the retreat in Montana.
  • The surprising feedback our guests often receive from participants.
  • Meeting people in real life after getting to know them through a podcast. 
  • Attending an event like this and showing up as the best version of yourself.
  • Facilitating that magic that happens at these retreats.
  • The variety of people and backgrounds that end up attending the events.
  • How Adam and Vanessa integrate their regular coaching into the retreat format.
  • Thoughts on the Bee the Wellness retreats moving forward and growing.
  • Some of the upcoming events that the company is hosting in the next year. 
  • And much more!

  

Tweetables:

“We are kind of a catalyst for bringing people together at a certain time in their life, when they’re looking for support, they’re looking for love, they’re looking for a change.” — @BeeTheWellness [0:13:42.5]

“These things aren’t all about the workouts and they are not all about just some kind of crushing physical endeavor. But we do train.” — @BeeTheWellness [0:30:08.4]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Xero Shoes — https://xeroshoes.com/

Bee The Wellness — https://www.beethewellness.com/

Bee the Wellness on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/beethewellness/?hl=en

Paleo Magazine Holiday Cookbook — https://www.amazon.com/Paleo-Magazine-Holiday-Cookbook-3/dp/B079FM8L1D

Joe Rogan — podcasts.joerogan.net/

Prepared with Purpose — https://preparedwithpurpose.com/

Steph Gaudreau — https://www.stephgaudreau.com

This episode is sponsored by Xero Shoes. They produce healthy, barefoot-like comfort for the longevity of your feet and the rest of your body too. They are offering a free foot massage mat with any purchase over $30 so head on over to xeroshoes.com!

PMR Giveaway: Win one of 4 great books (your choice) plus a vinyl Paleo Magazine decal

SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR PMR AND YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN SOME GREAT PALEO SWAG!

It's easy, simply post a review of PMR on iTunes and fill out our quick Registration Form and you'll be entered to win your choice of 4 great books and a Paleo Magazine vinyl decal!
One winner will be randomly chosen each week.  

Oct 8, 2019

For today's episode, we are so happy to welcome back Yemeni Mesa! For those unfamiliar, Yemeni has spent many years and most of his life in the health, fitness and nutrition world and since his career in competitive bodybuilding in the 1990s has started and worked on several notable and influencing paleo food brands. He also has a new company called Heka Good Foods, dedicated to creating delicious keto snacks and bars with all the ingredients you really want! In our conversation today, we are focussing Yemeni's expertise around ingredients, particularly those confusing lists you find on supposedly healthy foods and items at the store. We discuss sugars, fibers, net carbs and more so that you can know what you are really getting in the foods you buy. Yemeni breaks down allulose, stevia, erythritol, Sucralose and more!

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT

Do yourself a favor and go check out our great new show sponsor's shoes! Xero Shoes, they produce healthy, barefoot-like comfort for the longevity of your feet and the rest of your body too. They are offering a free foot massage mat with any purchase over $30 so head on over to xeroshoes.com!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Yemeni's life long dedication to fitness and nutrition that led to working in the space.
  • Breaking into the keto market before it was well-known and in fashion.
  • Talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger going vegan!
  • How Yemeni found the keto diet and has never looked back.
  • Targeted ketosis and the different levels of carbs for different bodies.
  • When to possibly fuel with carbs in relation to workouts.
  • How Yemeni has incorporated fasting in different forms over the years to great effect.
  • The empowering feeling of successfully carrying out a fast over an extended period of time.
  • The burgeoning markets for keto and paleo snacks and what this means for consumers.
  • Some of the sweeteners and fibers to look out in keto products.
  • A few of the better variations on keto fibers and sweeteners.
  • Blending different forms of sweeteners for a good balance with a product.
  • Yemeni's thoughts on allulose and defining exactly what it is.
  • Working out the net carbs of any particular product from the label.
  • And much more! 

  

Tweetables:

“I am very lucky that I was able to develop and build a career around my passions.” — @knowbetterfoods [0:11:46.4]

“My approach has evolved quite a bit from how it started back then and will continue to evolve I would imagine.” — @knowbetterfoods [0:22:51.8]

“Being in deep ketosis requires that I limit my protein consumption and by limiting my protein consumption for an extended period of time, I end up losing muscle and strength.” — @knowbetterfoods [0:24:18.2]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Xero Shoes https://xeroshoes.com

Yemeni Mesa — https://www.yemenimesa.net

Heka Good Foods — https://hekagoodfoods.com

Yemeni Mesa on IG — https://www.instagram.com/keto_head/?hl=en

MET-Rx — https://www.metrx.com

Quest Nutrition — https://www.questnutrition.com

Know Foods — https://knowfoods.com/

Episode 193 with Yemeni Mesa — https://podcasts.apple.com/gh/podcast/pmr-193-be-keto-have-your-cookies-too-talking-president/id592596408?i=1000397165232

Dr. Scott Connelly — http://www.faktor-fx.com/the-science/dr-connelly

James Cameron — https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000116/

Peter Attia — https://peterattiamd.com/

Dom D'Agostino — https://www.ketonutrition.org

Matt Brown — https://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Matt-Brown-14310

Joe Rogan — http://podcasts.joerogan.net/

TJ Dillashaw — https://www.sherdog.com/fighter/TJ-Dillashaw-62507

Episode 221 with TJ Dillashaw — https://podcasts.apple.com/gh/podcast/pmr-221-fueling-for-fight-how-ufc-mixed-martial-artist/id592596408?i=1000415156332

Splenda — https://www.splenda.com

KetoCon — https://www.ketocon.org/ketocon-2020/

This episode is sponsored by Xero Shoes. They produce healthy, barefoot-like comfort for the longevity of your feet and the rest of your body too. They are offering a free foot massage mat with any purchase over $30 so head on over to xeroshoes.com!

PMR Giveaway: Win one of 4 great books (your choice) plus a vinyl Paleo Magazine decal

SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR PMR AND YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN SOME GREAT PALEO SWAG!

It's easy, simply post a review of PMR on iTunes and fill out our quick Registration Form and you'll be entered to win your choice of 4 great books and a Paleo Magazine vinyl decal!
One winner will be randomly chosen each week.  

Oct 1, 2019

On today’s episode, we are joined by Amy Ma, also known as the Paleo Angel, to talk about her company and what it’s like being an entrepreneur. Amy is the creator of the Paleo Power Ball, a delicious treat, which not only satisfies your sweet tooth but is also a source of nourishing, powerful ingredients. Along with being paleo, Power Balls are also AIP friendly, since Amy suffers from several autoimmune disorders herself. Like many entrepreneurs in the health food space, Amy found herself burnt out with deteriorating health before finding paleo, which turned out to be life-changing for many reasons. She healed many of her conditions and also managed to leave her law career to pursue her business full-time. Through creating Paleo Balls, she has not only been able to provide sweet treats for an underserved market, but she has also had the opportunity to express herself creatively. Still a small, handcrafted brand, Paleo Balls looks set for a very bright future in the sweet treat space.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT

The show’s sponsor is Birch Benders, another company committed to providing healthy versions of the treats we all want to eat. Their paleo banana bread and pancakes are delicious and simple and will satisfy all of your cravings, while still feeling healthy. They are offering 20% off when you use the code 'PaleoMag20' at https://birchbenders.com! Join us for all this and more on today's show!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Some of Amy’s background and how she found the paleo lifestyle.
  • How finding AIP changed Amy’s entire life.
  • The food-body connection is not talked about enough, even in medical diagnoses.
  • What led Amy to make her own paleo desserts.
  • Some of the very important things that have contributed to Amy’s success.
  • What Amy did to ensure that her entrepreneurial venture wasn’t stressful.
  • How the Paleo Power Balls are able to be AIP as well as paleo-friendly.
  • The processing and ingredients ensure the Paleo Ball texture is enjoyable.
  • A description of some of the most popular products as well as some special seasonal flavors.
  • The potential for future expansion of the Paleo Balls brand.

  

Tweetables:

“It wasn’t just another paleo bar. Paleo bars are great, but the autoimmune protocol community was lacking in stuff that they could eat and snacks on the go.” — @paleo_angel [0:12:21.1]

“Give it some time, be patient and be diligent. As far as the health journey, especially if you do have health issues, it’s worth it to start feeling better.” — @paleo_angel [0:24:08.1]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Amy Ma on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/paleo_angel/

Birch Benders — https://birchbenders.com/

Discount code paleomag20

The Paleo Momhttps://www.thepaleomom.com/

Autoimmune Wellness — https://autoimmunewellness.com/

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

Paleo Angel website — www.paleoangel.com

Paleo Power Balls on Amazon Prime — https://www.amazon.com/stores/page/5CF2AFAC-53C5-4B85-8BF3-81671883F207?store_

Ashleigh Vanhouten — www.ashleighvanhouten.com

Ashleigh Vanhouten on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/themusclemaven/

This episode is sponsored by Birch Benders. They are offering 20% off when you use the code 'PaleoMag20' at https://birchbenders.com! Join us for all this and more on today's show! 

PMR Giveaway: Win one of 4 great books (your choice) plus a vinyl Paleo Magazine decal

SHARE YOUR LOVE FOR PMR AND YOU CAN ENTER TO WIN SOME GREAT PALEO SWAG!

It's easy, simply post a review of PMR on iTunes and fill out our quick Registration Form and you'll be entered to win your choice of 4 great books and a Paleo Magazine vinyl decal!
One winner will be randomly chosen each week.  

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