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PMR brings you the latest in Paleo nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle perspectives from expert guests. PMR is brought to you by PaleoMagazine.com, the premiere online resource for the latest research and information on functional exercise and ancestral nutrition. PMR is hosted by Ashleigh VanHouten.
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Mar 31, 2020

Losing fat is always a thing, and so many diet books focus on the fat loss itself, forgetting that arriving at a point where fat can actually be burned is a separate process. A better approach would be to ask how we can create a lifestyle where we have optimal and consistently high energy, with the intention of becoming more able to exercise and be less dependent on food. Today’s guest is Dr. Cate Shanahan, a staple in the ancestral health world and the author of Deep Nutrition and The Fatburn Fix. In today’s episode, we speak about the detriment that polyunsaturated fatty acids have on our health, and some of the ways we can shift our thinking around diets to be found in The Fatburn Fix. Her book makes a case for high fat, low carb, whole foods approach built around each person’s unique physiology

We talk to Dr. Shanahan about how it takes a while for a body to be in the position to even be able to lose fat. She gives us some brilliant insights into the physiological processes behind this, speaking to the cause of inflammation, the build-up of toxic fats, and the difference between healthy hunger and ‘hangryness.’ She gives listeners some great tips about how to reverse the process where the body’s fat has become toxic, and the solution mostly comes down to diet. Our conversation covers the benefits of an ancestral diet, and we hear about its four pillars, one of which is organ meat, which of course leads to a great chat on this topic. Tune in to find out how to start feeling great and watch the results that follow!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Dr. Shanahan’s transition from being a doctor to doing health consulting for ABCFWS staff.
  • How Dr. Shanahan can have deeper relationships with her clients in her new job.
  • Dr. Shanahan’s culinary solution to unhealthiness mainly caused by fast food.
  • The number one most important health factor: are you burning your body fat?
  • What The Fatburn Fix talks about: how to get into the position where you can lose fat.
  • How most bad fat comes from refined, bleached, deodorized seed oils high in PUFA.
  • The idea that changing diets, losing fat, and skipping meals is harder due to toxic fat.
  • Worse metabolism caused by fat that has become polluted resulting in relying on blood sugar.
  • How the body craves carbs and breaks muscles down into sugar due to metabolic disruption.
  • Knowing that PUFAs are bad for us due to increases of them in food in recent years.
  • Seeing cellulite as an indicator of lack of supporting tissues, i.e., that PUFAs are too high.
  • Fat toxicity: PUFAs making fat unable to store new shipments of energy from the arteries.
  • Saturated and monounsaturated fats that dilute PUFAs effectively reversing fat toxicity.
  • The idea that PUFAs aren’t actually toxic, but are bad due to high concentrations.
  • How to know a product has bad fats in it by looking for three C and three S oils on the label.
  • Changes Dr. Shanahan made to Lakers players’ health by giving them healthier fat diets.
  • Processed dairy’s allergy-causing ability and why Dr. Shanahan supports unprocessed dairy.
  • Why the carnivore diet helps: many people aren’t allergic to whole meat proteins.
  • How dog food contains many of the exact ingredients that processed human food does.
  • Four pillars of the human diet: fresh & fermented greens, meat on the bone, and organ meat.
  • The value of culinary adventure; how great organ meats make you feel.

 

Tweetables:

“There used to be this thing called cooking.” — @drcateshanahan [0:10:52.3]

“My patients with weight problems, diabetes, cancer, and auto-immune diseases, they all could not burn their body fat.” — @drcateshanahan [0:14:31.1]

“Cellulite is kind of a warning sign that your body fat is not as healthy as it should be.” — @drcateshanahan [0:32:01.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Cate Shanahan — https://drcate.com/

Deep Nutrition — https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Nutrition-Your-Genes-Traditional/dp/1250113822

The Fatburn Fix — https://www.amazon.com/Fatburn-Fix-Great-Weight-Using/dp/1250114497/

LA Lakers — https://www.nba.com/lakers/

ABCFWS — https://www.abcfws.com/

Ancel Keys — https://www.thelancet.com/pdfs/journals/lancet/PIIS0140673604175788.pdf

Mark Sisson — https://www.marksdailyapple.com/

Primal Kitchen Mayo — https://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-kitchen-mayo-is-now-available-plus-a-chance-to-win/

Jeremy Lin — https://www.jlin7.com/

Weston Price — https://www.westonaprice.org/

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Mar 24, 2020

Sometimes reading research studies is difficult and intense, and there is a huge tendency to skim read, ingest false information, and cherry-pick tidbits that fit in with our preconceived ideas. Fortunately, there are people like Erin Skinner, our guest for today, who have the skills to translate dense, objective information and convey it in a way we can all understand. Erin is a board-certified Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with additional training and certification in integrative and functional nutrition therapy.

She is an author, has a podcast called Empowered Nutrition, and also contributes to Paleo Magazine on a regular basis by writing research roundups – digestible and critical assessments of recent studies from different peer-reviewed journals. In our conversation today we hear from Erin about how she transitioned from a career as a human performance consultant in the military to finding the paleo diet, thereafter thinking about nutrition even more deeply and forming her own practice. We then get into some recent roundups she has done for Paleo Mag in preparation for the upcoming issue on woman-specific health topics.

We talk about studies on the health trajectories of pregnant women, one focussing on obesity and the other, the connection between low iodine and low child IQ. The other studies we look at cover the links between exercise and the chance of falling pregnant, and the connection between BPA toxins and unsuccessful in-vitro fertilization. Our guest also shares some valuable information about ways we can know we are reading trustworthy information, and how to understand what statistically significant findings even are. Erin has a ton of valuable facts and tips for how to separate the lies from the hogwash, so make sure you tune in today!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Erin’s transition into functional medicine from human performance consulting in the military.
  • How Erin advertises herself and collaborates with physicians to supplement treatment.
  • Ways that Erin keeps respectful to all diets and tactically runs nutrient panels on patients.
  • Factual rather than philosophical conversations that Erin has around diet choice with clients.
  • How shaming people for their diets is not the right way to encourage open-mindedness.
  • Erin’s research roundups which act as her advocacy of the science behind paleo diets.
  • How people sometimes don’t have the time or knowledge to understand complex studies.
  • Findings of a recent study on obese woman in pregnancy, a group of whom got healthier.
  • Associations found between low iodine counts in pregnant mothers and low child verbal IQ.
  • How critical the first trimester is and how hard it is to know you’re pregnant then.
  • Things to eat to keep iodine high and how to tell if it’s low: thinning hair, weight gain.
  • How improved physical activity in women with PCOS increases pregnancy chance.
  • Verifying statistical significance: determining if there is a true difference between bell curves.
  • Statistics about the connection between BPA toxins and unsuccessful IVFs.
  • Toxins that are found in some household products and makeup; the need for awareness.
  • Evidence that environmental chemicals, heavy metals, and micro-toxins get sweated out.
  • Advice to only read peer-reviewed journals from sites like ResearchGate.
  • How Erin’s masters and clinician experience helps her decipher scientific studies.

 

Tweetables:

“You can do quite a bit without having to give anybody prescription medication.” — @RealNutritionRX [0:10:10.3]

“The way that you’re going to convince people to think about a different approach is by sharing a positive message and by sharing the science.” — @RealNutritionRX [0:17:03.3]

“I think people just kind of assume that the government has their back and if a company is allowed to make a product, it’s gotta be safe, and so we need to get the word out that that’s not the case.” — @RealNutritionRX [0:47:59.3]

“Although there are flaws and problems with research at its core and how it works, if it’s not a peer-reviewed journal, it’s just people publishing their opinions.” — @RealNutritionRX [0:51:26]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Erin Skinner — https://www.realnutritionrx.com/

Empowered Nutrition — https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/empowered-nutrition-erin-skinner-rHXCBzbRfat/

Adventist Health — https://www.adventisthealth.org/

PubMed — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

ResearchGate — https://www.researchgate.net/

Cain Credicott on Twitter — https://twitter.com/ccredicott?lang=en

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Mar 17, 2020

There are a few really great paleo books out there and now you can add The Genius Life, by Max Lugavere to that list! The Genius Life follows Genius Foods and broadens the scope of Max's previous book into an entire lifestyle philosophy. We are so lucky to have Max on the show today to discuss his new book and his approach to ancestral health, the right kind of exercise and freeing the body from toxins! Max hosts his own podcast, also called The Genius Life, and we hear from him about his areas of interest and how much he enjoys the process of speaking to experts.

Max is a strong advocate for better information on women's health, feeling that there is such a dearth of useful stuff for women in the space. We talk about carnivore versus plant-based, cross-adaptation and the arguments for when to detox your body. One of Max's main beliefs is that flexibility and resiliency are key to human health and that too much of the same thing or only favorable conditions can lead to weakness. He explains how this happens and why we should be exposing ourselves to a variety of conditions and materials. He also weighs-in on adaptogens and the areas of health that might not be getting as much attention as they deserve.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Max's move to Santa Monica and the release of his latest book The Genius Life.   
  • The Genius Life Podcast and some of the things that Max enjoys most about hosting it.
  • Aiming for better content around women's health in a sea of mediocre information.
  • The motivation for the new book and how it builds on his last book, Genius Foods.
  • New lessons that Max has taken on since his last book; macros and protein.
  • The conversation around carnivore and plant-based diets and where Max fits in.
  • Resiliency, metabolic flexibility and anti-fragility through a diverse diet and environment.
  • Cross adaptation in different areas of your life and health; cold therapy and stress exposure. 
  • When to think about detoxing your body and some of the factors to consider in this process. 
  • The role of nutrition, perspiration and excretion in your toxin resiliency.
  • Max's thoughts on adaptogens and supplementing a healthy whole foods diet.
  • The astaxanthin compound and the amazing protective effect it has on our cells!
  • Blindspots that deserve more attention from us; mobility, NEAT and post-meal energy levels.
  • Where to find The Genius Life and connect with Max!

 

Tweetables:

“I wake up every day excited!” — @maxlugavere [0:06:39.2]

“We live in a time where media every other day is seemingly saying that we eat too much protein.” — @maxlugavere [0:20:38.7]

“I am able to walk this line where I am carnivore-adjacent.” — @maxlugavere [0:24:37.5]

“Correlation does not equal causation. I think with vegetable consumption you are always going to have strong, healthy user bias.” — @maxlugavere [0:26:01.9]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Wild Foods — https://www.wildfoods.co/

Max Lugavere — https://www.maxlugavere.com/

The Genius Life — https://www.amazon.com/Genius-Life-Strengthen-Become-Extraordinary/dp/0062892819/

Genius Foods — https://www.amazon.com/Genius-Foods-Smarter-Productive-Protecting/dp/0062562851

Max Lugavere on Twitter https://twitter.com/maxlugavere

Max Lugavere on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/maxlugavere

The Genius Life Podcast — https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast-1

New York Times — https://www.nytimes.com/

Sarah Ballantyne — https://www.thepaleomom.com/about/about-sarah/

Alisa Vitti — https://www.floliving.com/

Alisa Vitti on The Genius Life Podcast — https://www.maxlugavere.com/podcast/alisa-vitti-90

Nassim Taleb — https://www.fooledbyrandomness.com/

Charles Raison — https://www.psychiatry.wisc.edu/staff/raison-charles/

Four Sigmatic — https://us.foursigmatic.com/

Erin Skinner — https://www.realnutritionrx.com/

PubMed — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

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Mar 10, 2020

Our biology has yet to catch up to the demands of modern living. We don’t do well with sedentary lifestyles, always eating and constant exposure to light, yet these are features of nearly all of our daily lives. In today’s episode, Ashleigh reads out an article by Ryan Munsey called 5 Ancestral Habits to Help You Master Your Mind, where he provides tips on how to cultivate practices that will serve you well. Without a sound mind, other aspects of healthy living will not pay off, which is why it’s important to approach health holistically.

The tips in the article include ways of boosting brain chemicals like dopamine and serotonin, how to practice intermittent fasting to optimize your body’s fat-storing biology, and ways of better managing your tech. These are all actionable, easy to incorporate steps that acknowledge the realities of the modern world while drawing on ancient wisdom. Be sure to tune in today!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Find out more about Paleo f(x), who Ashleigh’s going with, and what she’ll be up to there.
  • What Ashleigh gets up to when she’s not hosting Paleo Magazine Radio.
  • Habit one: Movement is important, it improves mental state, and what we can do to move.
  • Habit two: Learn how to maximize the chemicals in your head for optimum happiness.
  • Habit three: Practice intermittent fasting to help your body’s biology designed to store fat.
  • Habit four: Decrease harmful light exposure practices through limiting screen time, 20-20-20 rule, and more.
  • Habit five: Break the cycle of information overload by managing your tech better. 

 

Tweetables:

“I think that it’s useful to connect the fact that our lifestyle habits reflect our mental health and vice versa. It’s not just about eating the best food or doing the best workouts, it’s about mental health and how all of these things are connected.” — Ashleigh Vanhouten [0:04:31.0]

“Our ancestors came close to our weekly movement totals daily, making our modern standard for “healthy living” four to five times lower than our biology is used to. No wonder we’re inflamed, obese, sick, and unhappy.” — @ryanmunsey [0:06:19.0]

“The point is to make sure we use technology, rather than letting it to use us.” — @ryanmunsey [0:13:22.0]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

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

Beth Lipton — https://www.bethlipton.com/

Dr Gabrielle Lyon — https://drgabriellelyon.com/

Human Potential Parties — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/human-potential-party/

Ryan Munsey — https://ryanmunsey.com/

Ryan Munsey on Twitter — https://twitter.com/ryanmunsey

F*ck Your Feelings https://www.amazon.com/F-k-Your-Feelings-Accomplish-Significant/dp/B07HS1HTVZ

Better Human Project Podcast — https://www.betterhumanproject.org/project

5 Ancestral Habits to Help You Master Your Mind https://paleomagazine.com/5-ancestral-habits-to-help-you-master-your-mind/

Ashleigh Vanhouten Website — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/

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

Ashleigh Vanhouten’s email — ashleigh@paleomagazine.com

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Mar 3, 2020

Tara Couture from Slow Down Farmstead joins us today on the podcast to talk about her life on a family farm and the model for nutrition that she thinks could change the world! With a family history in farming and a deep connectedness to the natural world, it is no surprise that Tara ended up in her current role, living off the land and raising livestock to be slaughtered in the way that she sees fit.

We hear from her about her education and learning in the ways of this kind of farming and the very important mentor she had in earlier years. She talks about the multitude of different cows and how each species can be used, before explaining a little of the day to day life on Slow Down Farmstead. Tara shares her feelings about nature, nutrition and what it really means to have a meaningful connection with the world around us and this leads into a favorite topic of the show, nose-to-tail nutrition! She also shares some helpful tips on becoming more engaged in local produce and how to know what you are really eating. 

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Tara's background; military experience, education in nutrition and family life on the farmstead. 
  • Early years and the memories of a farm that stayed with Tara.
  • The evolution of Tara's farm practice to the small farmstead she currently runs.
  • A look at the Slow Down Farmstead and their model for selling and bartering.
  • Differences between cows that have been raised for milk or beef.
  • Day to day practices on the farm and the family operation they run.
  • Connection to the land, nature and animals; the experiences that shaped Tara.
  • The feeling of a spirit leaving and moving on when an animal is killed and turned into meat.
  • What it means to love animals and Tara's belief in honest conversations.
  • Participation and exposure to farming practices and slaughters in the space.
  • Canadian laws and regulation around on-farm slaughter and the sale of the meat.
  • The nose-to-tail philosophy and Tara's passion for this approach to meat-eating.
  • Tara's tips for cooking tongue and why she loves it crispy fried!
  • Advice for researching and getting into the nose-to-tail lifestyle. 
  • Some exciting information about the forthcoming book that Tara is writing!

 

Tweetables:

“I feel passionate about raising animals humanely.” — Tara Couture [0:12:04.6]

“You have to allow yourself that gift of accepting things that are never quite done.” — Tara Couture [0:17:23.3]

“When that life force is extinguished in the body that spirit moves on.” — Tara Couture [0:34:39.5]

“That's what life is, you get to know people, you make friends, you have these relationships with people that you love and care about.” — Tara Couture [0:41:52.8]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Wild Foods — https://www.wildfoods.co/

Slow Down Farmstead — http://slowdownfarmstead.com/

The Biggest Little Farm — https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_biggest_little_farm

The Devil in the Milk — https://www.amazon.com/Devil-Milk-Illness-Health-Politics/dp/1603581022

Eatwild — www.eatwild.com

Weston A. Price Foundation — https://www.westonaprice.org/

Genius Foods — https://www.amazon.com/Genius-Foods-Smarter-Productive-Protecting/dp/0062562851

The Genius Life — https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0062892819/

Max Lugavere — https://www.maxlugavere.com/

Remember to check out our great show sponsors, Wild Foods, at wildfoods.co and use the code 'paleomag' for a wonderful 12% discount!

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Feb 25, 2020

Living a full, healthy, happy, and long life might be simpler than we think. Merely thinking positively and having an upbeat attitude has huge benefits for health and longevity. Many of us tend to jump straight to the next hyped diet though, forgetting the positive consequences simple pillars like mindset, great sleep, regular exercise, and the avoidance of junk food can have on us. In this episode, we get a chance to listen to the brilliant thinking of Brad Kearns, one of the OGs of the Ancestral Health Movement. He has written books such as The Keto Reset Diet and Keto for Life with Mark Sisson which have helped get keto on the world stage and argue for its benefits in the longevity space too

This conversation with Brad is wide-ranging, and he tells us about his personal daily routines, the benefits of hormetic stressors like ice plunges, and the work he and Mark have put into their research. Mark also speaks about his podcasting work, and the amazing potential of podcasts for deep sharing, encouraging huge action and learning on the go. We chat about diet quite a bit too, and Mark weighs in on nose-to-tail, vegan, meat only and other fancy hacks, ultimately suggesting that if we get the basics right we are very close to the finish line. In the final pieces of dialogue, we get into some awesome stuff about mindset and age and hear Mark’s views about the magical power of a youthful spirit.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • How easy it is to slip into self-pity and the value of seeing the glass half full.
  • Pressures in modern life to be online and Brad’s 2020 goal to nurture his highest self.
  • Dangers around early morning smartphone use which deteriorates healthy brain modes.
  • Habits of Brad’s: a first-thing workout and then a six-minute ice bath.
  • Positive repercussions of hormetic stressors such as a general higher resilience to stress.
  • Breath techniques Brad uses to distract him from the cold temperatures of the ice bath.
  • Links between cold stimulants and norepinephrine, the focusing hormone.
  • How getting over yourself can help you do better, and the birth of Brad’s podcast name.
  • Lessons learned from John Gray about relationships, vulnerability, and massive action.
  • The growing popularity of podcasts due to their ability to be listened to while doing activities.
  • Mark and Brad’s keto diet/research and their pride in writing books in an age of sound bites.
  • Respective projects of The Keto Reset Diet and Keto for Life: adopting keto versus using it for longevity.
  • Navigating diet dogmas by simply cutting carbohydrate dependency and junk food.
  • More universal habits for health: good sleep, less stress, and healthy amounts of exercise.
  • Brad’s personal approach to diet which is experimental, changing, and curious.
  • Arguments for the health benefits of organ meat, especially in the context of a meat-only diet.
  • Tips for biohackers: control sleep, stress, and exercise before trying the fancy hacks.
  • Precautions for when to fast and who should, and how beneficial it can be if done correctly.
  • Necessary vs unnecessary struggle, and the value of struggle for progress and growth.
  • The impact psychological age has on chronological and biological age.

 

Tweetables:

“There is no magic bullet for life or for health and wellness.” — @hattiebeckman [0:08:49.2]

“What the omega is doing, is that it is acting as a medium to deliver bacteria further into the body.” — @hattiebeckman [0:31:07.7]

“Whether you buy Nouri or not, I just think that everything should be labeled so that you can at least make the decision for yourself.” — @hattiebeckman [0:35:35.9]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

“One of the flaws of modern life is we’re too comfortable, such that we've atrophied in many ways, both body and mind.” — @bradleykearns [0:17:42.1]

“Breath control overrides the sympathetic nervous system’s response to cold water, cold air, or cold snow.” — @bradleykearns [0:20:38.1]

Keto for Life is leveraging the metabolic flexibility that you attain from a healthy dietary habit and low-carb ketogenic style eating patterns and then taking it to this wonderful goal of longevity.” — @bradleykearns [0:45:11]

“You're 80% of the way to your potential if you just stay away from 7-Eleven, Ben & Jerry's and Starbucks.” — @bradleykearns [0:47:19.0]

“Fasting trumps any superfood.” — @bradleykearns [0:55:19.1]

“Let's watch those self-limiting beliefs that we utter and challenge those and recalibrate those.” — @bradleykearns [1:11:25]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Brad Kearns — https://www.bradkearns.com/

Primal Blueprint Podcast — https://blog.primalblueprint.com/

Mark Sisson — https://www.marksdailyapple.com/

Get Over Yourself Podcast — https://www.bradkearns.com/getoveryourself/

Keto for Life — https://www.amazon.com/Keto-Life-Delicious-High-Fat-Recipes/dp/1628602899

Wild Foods — https://www.wildfoods.co/

PMR with Colin Stuckert from Wild Foods https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/paleo-magazine-radio/e/65076031

Cal Newport — https://www.calnewport.com/

Digital Minimalism  https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Minimalism-Choosing-Focused-Noisy/dp/0525536515

Wim Hof — https://www.wimhofmethod.com/

Laird Hamilton — https://www.lairdhamilton.com/

John Gray — https://marsvenus.com/

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus — https://www.amazon.com/Men-Mars-Women-Venus-Understanding/dp/0060574216

Deep Work — https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692

Lance Armstrong — https://lancearmstrong.com/

The Keto Reset Diet — https://www.amazon.com/Keto-Reset-Diet-Metabolism-Forever-ebook/dp/B06Y56VD6P

Elle Russ — https://elleruss.com/

The Paleo Thyroid Solution — https://www.amazon.com/Paleo-Thyroid-Solution-Fatigued-Uninformed/dp/1939563240

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

Dr. Peter Attia — https://peterattiamd.com/

Rip Esselstyn — https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-700/Q-A-with-Rip-Esselstyn-BestSelling-Author-of-The-Engine-2-Diet.html

Shawn Baker — https://shawn-baker.com/

Dr. Paul Saladino — https://carnivoremd.com/

Bryan Johnson — https://www.ancestralsupplements.com/about-us.html

Ancestral Supplements — https://www.ancestralsupplements.com/

Dr. Cate Shanahan — https://drcate.com/

Deep Nutrition — https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Nutrition-Your-Genes-Traditional/dp/1250113822

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

Sir Roger Bannister — https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/mar/04/sir-roger-bannister-obituary

Jack LaLanne — http://jacklalanne.com/

Dr. Deepak Chopra — https://www.deepakchopra.com/

Ageless Body, Timeless Mind — https://www.amazon.com/Ageless-Body-Timeless-Mind-Alternative/dp/0517882124

Anthony Mancinelli — https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/07/nyregion/worlds-oldest-barber-anthony-mancinelli.html

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

Keto Con — https://www.ketocon.org/ketocon-2020/

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon — https://drgabriellelyon.com/

This show was sponsored by Wild Foods who make delicious high-quality and paleo-friendly food and supplement products. You can get 12% off any of these treats if you go to wildfoods.co and use the code ‘Paleomag’ so make sure you head over there and also join in on this amazing conversation.

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Feb 18, 2020

As gut health grows in the popular imagination, there is a greater and greater need for clear understanding and transparency. Just like many other areas of the health market, there has been confusion and misinformation in the realm of the gut, probiotics, and bacteria, and at the end of the day, the ones who suffer are the consumers. Caroline Beckman, the founder of Nouri, joins us today to talk about her company, what they are doing in the probiotic space and her commitment to helping customers through informative labeling and continued education.

We hear from Caroline about her astounding young career; at just 26 she has already been involved in multiple companies, with Nouri just being the latest! She talks about what led her to the field, her passion for helping others, and a strong dislike of bad health! She explains the Nouri product-line and some exciting news around their nationwide distribution before getting into dosage, best practices, and some of the technical sides of their products. For a truly informative chat on a topic that none of us can afford to ignore, join us today on Paleo Magazine Radio!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Caroline's background, first jobs, and current work in her company Nouri!
  • How an athletic background and a passion for helping others led Caroline’s decisions.
  • The complexity of running a transparent health company at this moment in history.
  • Individual body-types and figuring out our own optimal health plan based on that.
  • Caroline's own journey with gut-health and the natural progression of working in the space.
  • How Nouri pitches its products to serve a broad section of the American public.
  • Myths around probiotics and dispelling some common misconceptions on the topic. 
  • How Nouri is responding to the latest research in the field to successfully deliver probiotics. 
  • The exciting way that Nouri is using Ahiflower in its products and its environmental pluses. 
  • A quick overview of the Nouri product range and its nationwide availability.
  • General recommendations for dosage and Caroline's own practices.

 

Tweetables:

“There is no magic bullet for life or for health and wellness.” — @hattiebeckman [0:08:49.2]

“What the omega is doing, is that it is acting as a medium to deliver bacteria further into the body.” — @hattiebeckman [0:31:07.7]

“Whether you buy Nouri or not, I just think that everything should be labeled so that you can at least make the decision for yourself.” — @hattiebeckman [0:35:35.9]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Caroline Beckman on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/caroline-beckman-66156645

Nouri — https://dailynouri.com/

Caroline Beckman on Twitter — https://twitter.com/hattiebeckman

Nouri Email — hello@dailynouri.com

Suja Juice — https://www.sujajuice.com/

WholeFoods — https://wholefoodsmarket.co/

Target — https://www.target.com/

Nomva — http://livenomva.com/

Procter & Gamble — https://us.pg.com/

Brad Kearns — https://www.bradkearns.com/

Mark Sisson — https://www.marksdailyapple.com/

Get Over Yourself Podcast — https://www.bradkearns.com/2018/08/03/welcome-to-get-over-yourself/

Keto For Life — https://www.amazon.com/Keto-Longevity-Diet-Longer-Healthier/dp/1984825712

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Feb 11, 2020

Conventional chiropractic readjustments are often unsuitable treatments for people who suffer from chronic pain. Today’s guest is Dr. Emily Kiberd, a chiropractor whose approach to the treatment of people with a range of symptoms extends far beyond the scope of her discipline. Dr. Kiberd has a holistic methodology, and works with functional medicine practitioners, develops comprehensive lifestyle plans and workout programs, and seeks to understand the root cause of pain and imbalances in her clients. Part of her focus is on women who are either pregnant, have autoimmune issues, want to lose weight or have Hashimoto’s.

Her treatment plan in these regards encourages women to embrace strength training and she has actually developed a specific program for this called Thyroid Strong. Dr. Kiberd joins us on the show today to speak about her diagnostic processes, workout plans, belief in the basic pillars of good health, and own process working through Hashimoto’s. She also gets into her experience with pregnancy and motherhood and talks about the lessons she has learned through the process as far as keeping her body and mind in good form. This episode should be valuable to anyone who cares about health and wellness, so make sure you join us for a brilliant conversation.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Sleepless nights new moms face due to baby leap phases. 
  • Motherhood tips to be found on the blog section of the Urban Wellness Clinic website.
  • Primal movement pattern body strengthening techniques used in Emily’s practice.
  • How people with hyper-mobility require strength training rather than chiropractic adjustments.
  • Ways that over-mobility can cause tension in other body parts and vice versa.
  • What to look for in a doctor if you’re suffering from pain or tension.
  • The necessity for autoimmune sufferers to stimulate muscle tissue through heavy lifting.
  • Workout structure at UWC: 25 minutes, high weight, low reps, long breaks.
  • Mental strength which women that do strength training begin to develop.
  • Dietary unpreparedness pre-pregnancy which can lead to autoimmune issues.
  • Genetic, food intolerance, and environmental factors that cause autoimmune issues.
  • How Emily motivates clients to do the hard work/long recovery periods her methods require.
  • Holistic diagnostic processes Emily uses involving questions of sleep, diet, and more.
  • Different cupping methods and how they target lymph and treat ailments.
  • Perspectives on ice baths and sauna use in relation to sympathetic/parasympathetic states.
  • The necessity of maintaining good sleep, diet, and exercise before biohacking.
  • Emily’s Thyroid Strong program: benefits, schedules, workout style, membership structure.

 

Tweetables:

“A really, really good manual therapist, physical therapist, or chiropractor looks at where the body needs more stability and where it needs more mobility.” — @DrEmilyKiberd [0:16:11.1]

“The autoimmune population, oftentimes as part of that autoimmune condition, has joint pain and muscle tension. Whether they've been diagnosed or not, you need to stimulate the muscle tissue.” — @DrEmilyKiberd [0:19:28.1]

“The biohacking movement is cool, but if you don't do the basics and you don't do them well, and do them consistently, does it matter what nootropic you take, or how many times you're plunging into a cold bath?” — @DrEmilyKiberd [0:46:49.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Emily Kiberd — https://www.dremilykiberd.com/

Urban Wellness Clinic — https://urbanwellnessclinic.com/

Blog Section of Urban Wellness Clinic — https://urbanwellnessclinic.com/blog/

Thyroid Strong — https://www.dremilykiberd.com/thyroid-strong/

The Wonder Weeks on Amazon —  https://www.amazon.com/Wonder-Weeks-stimulate-developmental-predictable-ebook/dp/B075LP82WL

Dr. Gabrielle Lyon — https://drgabriellelyon.com/

Izabella Wentz — https://thyroidpharmacist.com/

PMR with Dr. Ehrlich — https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-celiac-maniac-show/paleo-magazine-radio/e/63957761

Ralph Esposito on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/dr.ralphesposito/

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Feb 4, 2020

Light and eye health are an often-neglected part of our overall wellness. While many of us focus on proper nutrition, exercise, and mental health, we rarely turn attention to the impact that light has on our well-being. This, despite the role that light plays in eye strain, seasonal depression, sleep disorders, sleep function, and sleep hygiene, among many conditions. Our guest today, Andy Mant, is here to shepherd us out of the darkness and into the (safe) light. His company, BLUblox, produces a range of light-blocking glasses. Their evidence-based, research-backed products and information focus truly sets them apart.

In today’s episode, we learn more about light blocking. We discover that blocking light is far more nuanced than we are led to believe. Light exposure is context-specific and solutions must deal with people’s specific circumstances. Andy also walks us through some ways to counteract overexposure to artificial light sources. We learn more about why sunglasses and sun cream are not all that they are cracked up to be and how they are potentially doing more harm than good. While this might seem counterintuitive, Andy’s got the research to back up the claims! This is a super interesting discussion on an aspect of our health that gets far too little credit. Tune in today.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Andy’s take on daylight savings, the pros of not implementing it, and how it relates to SAD.
  • Learn about Andy’s background and what led him to work in light-blocking eyewear.
  • What happened when Andy tested so-called light-blocking glasses he’d bought online.
  • Find out the difference between balanced natural and imbalanced artificial light.
  • The function of blue light, the effects of overexposure, and antidotes.
  • Sunglasses are more harmful than we think: why covering your eyes isn’t so great!
  • Why it’s not possible to have sunglasses that protect from the glare and let ‘good stuff’ in.
  • Wearing sunglasses and sun cream is context-specific, according to Andy.
  • Insights into melanin and how to build up a higher level in your skin.
  • Two critical studies that Andy has recently read on sunglasses and skin circadian rhythm.
  • An overview of the effects of the different colors in the light spectrum.
  • Why it is so important to get individualized plans from general health information.
  • Blue light has been unfairly demonized rather than understanding it in a nuanced way.
  • Ask for the spectral analysis report before buying blue-light glasses and what to look for in it.
  • A look at BLUblox’s different products and some exciting upcoming products.
  • BLUblox’s charitable involvement and how to contact the company.
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Tweetables:

“We wanted to become different from our competitors in that we are evidence-based. We use the academic literature to design our glasses.” — @andymant12 [0:14:34.1]

“Natural is the sun and artificial is anything that is in essence, emitting light during the day.” — @andymant12 [0:15:31.1]

“We've started to play around with those light signals by blocking them when we shouldn't be, by partially filtering them when we shouldn't be.” — @andymant12 [0:29:59.1]

“For us to have the perfect circadian health, we need to be outside exposing our eyes to the sun, regardless of whether it's raining, cloudy, sunny.” — @andymant12 [0:40:07.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Andy Mant on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy-mant-a5b0bb31

Andy Mant on Twitter — https://twitter.com/andymant12

BLUblox — https://www.blublox.com/

BLUblox on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/blubloxofficial/

BLUblox on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/BLUblox/

Light and Health Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/groups/135133877132861/

PMR #294 — https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-celiac-maniac-show/paleo-magazine-radio/e/65901880

Super Human Radio — https://superhumanradio.net/

Ben Pakulski — https://www.benpakulski.com/

Kris Gethin — https://krisgethin.com/

Bill Lagakos — https://caloriesproper.com/

Jack Krus — https://jackkruse.com/

Siim Land on Twitter — https://twitter.com/iamsiimland

PubMed — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

Laird Hamilton — https://www.lairdhamilton.com/

Restoring Vision — https://restoringvision.org/

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Jan 28, 2020

This is a momentous occasion for Paleo Magazine Radio because today’s show marks our 300th episode milestone, and we are incredibly pumped about that. We are super proud of having come this far, and also madly thankful to all our listeners for their constant support. This show has had 1.1 million downloads to date, so knowing how many people love it makes all the effort we put in totally worth it. In celebration of such an epic moment, it seemed fitting to bring you a tribute episode today, a show which brings together some of the most memorable and insightful conversations we have had so far. Joining us, you will get a chance to hear the best of our interviews with Dr. Ron Ehrlich, Beth Lipton, Erwan Le Corre, Dr. Dom D’Agostino, Cal Newport, and Stephen Le.

If you have listened to any of the full-lengths of those past shows, you'll surely agree that the topics we spoke about are mind-blowing and certainly worth a revisit. This episode covers ideas of holistic health, fitness and food obsessions, the Natural Movement Movement, the keto diet in outer space, our fraught relationship with technology, and eating like our ancestors. Happy 300 episodes, and enjoy today’s show which is just packed to the brim with some of the best goodness yet.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Today’s plan: to highlight the best episodes of 2019 in celebration of the 300th PMR podcast.
  • Understanding the connections between oral and general health with Dr. Ron Ehrlich.
  • The common denominator in all chronic diseases: chronic inflammation.
  • Dangerous connections between diet, health, and fitness obsessions with Beth Lipton.
  • How strange is it to cut your weight and then confront a panel of judges in a weakened state.
  • Loss of fluency with natural movement and how to get it back with Erwan Le Corre.
  • Our biological duty to move capably and the benefits of being able to do so.
  • The efficiency of the keto diet in extreme situations with Dr. Dom D’Agostino.
  • How fat has a high energy-to-weight ratio and keeps you fuller for longer.
  • The immense capability astronauts have and Dr. D’Agostino’s experience working with them.
  • Challenges around getting keto space mission diets approved by NASA ethics committees.
  • How Cal Newport’s book helps people use tech to build more meaningful, analog lives.
  • Facebook’s restructuring of its UX with ‘like’ buttons, et cetera, in order to get a higher IPO.
  • People’s misgivings around tech seen as the result of apps changing over time.
  • Reasons for the untenability of the ‘walled-in internet’ model Facebook uses.
  • An exploration of the ancestral origins of our food preferences with Stephen Le.
  • Theories for why some people like spicy food, related to psychology and sterilization.
  • An argument for being more wary of associating vegetables with good health.

 

Tweetables:

“When was the last time you did a handstand or a summersault, or walked or balanced barefoot on a log, or picked up an oddly shaped object? These are things our bodies are meant to do but we just don’t do them very much.” — Ashleigh VanHouten [0:22:25.1]

“Facebook for a while had a market cap that was twice that of ExxonMobil, meaning the value in extracting time and attention from people's heads was twice as valuable as extracting oil and natural gas from the ground.” — @StudyHacksBlog [0:58:49.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Paleo Magazine Radio with Dr. Elly Michelle — https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/paleo-magazine-radio/e/65746267?autoplay=true

Paleo Magazine Radio with Sara Fragoso — https://paleomagazine.libsyn.com/saying-goodbye-to-everyday-paleo-with-sarah-fragoso-a-pmr-special-report

Paleo Magazine Radio with Dr. Ron Ehrlich — https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-celiac-maniac-show/paleo-magazine-radio/e/63957761

Paleo Magazine Radio with Beth Lipton — https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-celiac-maniac-show/paleo-magazine-radio/e/59929825

The Practice of Natural Movement on Amazon — https://www.amazon.com/Practice-Natural-Movement-Reclaim-Freedom/dp/162860283X

Paleo Magazine Radio with Erwan Le Corre — https://paleomagazine.libsyn.com/pmr-258-learning-from-erwan-le-corre-the-godfather-of-natural-movement

Paleo Magazine Radio with Dr. Dom D’Agostino —http://paleomagazine.libsyn.com/pmr-246-studying-physical-and-mental-resilience-in-astronauts-navy-seal-divers-and-everyone-in-between-with-dr-dom-dagostino

Knell Lindgrin — https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/kjell-n-lindgren/biography

Jon Glenn — https://www.nasa.gov/content/profile-of-john-glenn

Paleo Magazine Radio with Cal Newport — http://paleomagazine.libsyn.com/pmr-252-decluttering-your-mind-and-tech-with-cal-newport

Digital Minimalism on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Digital-Minimalism-Choosing-Focused-Noisy/dp/0525536515

Paleo Magazine Radio with Stephen Le — http://paleomagazine.libsyn.com/pmr-254-everything-you-dont-know-about-ancestral-eating-health-and-culture-with-stephen-le

100 Million Years of Food on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/100-Million-Years-Food-Ancestors/dp/1250050413

Ashleigh VanHouten Email — ashleigh@paleomagazine.com

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Jan 21, 2020

Our two special guests in today’s episode are Danny and Maura Vega who run the Fat Fueled Family, which is their personal brand that does coaching work around nutrition, fitness, parenting, education, and mindset. One of the main things that we talk about in the interview is Danny and Maura’s journey with varying diets over the years, and how they have tweaked and personalized different ones to find something that works. Maura started out as a vegetarian and the couple talk about how they progressed through stages of paleo, whole foods, keto, meat-based paleo, and a lower carb whole foods approach too.

Another big topic in this episode and one which is quite unusual for the show is Danny and Maura’s approach to parenting. We talk about how our guests’ fluctuating positions on diets trickled down into those of their kids and about how ultimately the children were given the power to make their own choices about food. The whole philosophy of allowing kids to make their own decisions is a big principle in Danny and Maura’s approach to parenting more broadly in fact. We speak about how conventional schooling and disciplinarian practices don't fly with our guests, and how they are doing things differently to instill a love of learning and a sense of agency in their offspring. Anybody interested in the varying versions of keto and paleo, or about non-conventional parenting practices would love this edition of the show.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Weather comparisons between warm Florida, freezing Canada, and other childhood places.
  • The story of how Danny had to do a preparatory year in Jersey before going to Columbia.
  • Five themes FFF covers: nutrition, fitness, education, parenting, and mindset.
  • How Danny went from politics to sales and finally quit his job to pursue nutrition.
  • Going through pregnancy, injury, and medication while switching between diets.
  • Danny’s bad nutrition habits as a powerlifter involving IV fluids and glucose tabs.
  • The idea that a keto diet takes time to adapt to: 30 weeks according to Danny.
  • Issues with the If It Fits My Macros diet regarding how it doesn’t create satiety.
  • Problems our guests had with the initial transition to dirty keto.
  • Danny and Maura’s approach to different kinds of paleo and keto diets with their kids.
  • Unschooling philosophies and the idea that kids learn the things they want to better.
  • A consideration of how unschooling prepares kids to fit into societal structures.
  • Developmental readiness and how school regiments don’t accommodate it.
  • How Danny and Maura handle feelings around togetherness and separation with their kids.
  • Problems with today’s helicopter culture which sees parents policing each other.
  • Understanding what peaceful parenting is: a non-authoritarian form of parenting.
  • How children should have the same set of rules as adults.
  • Why Danny and Maura don’t force their kids to share: to empower them.

 

Tweetables:

“The first rule in communication is that people will only receive the information they ask for.” — @fatfueledfamily [0:21:25.1]

“When he said, ‘Let’s try keto.’ I was like, ‘I’m in.’” — @fatfueledfamily [0:32:25.1]

“Keto brings the carbs down. You can get too carb-ey with paleo.” — @fatfueledfamily [0:14:43.1]

“We think that self-directed learning is the true path to education.” — @fatfueledfamily [0:49:30.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

The Fat Fueled Family — https://www.fatfueled.family/

The Fat Fueled Family on YouTube — https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-ydh36IFXuAtZUPyBjcTLg

Maura Vega on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/fatfueledmom/

Danny Vega on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/dannyvega.ms/

Ron Paul Institute — http://ronpaulinstitute.org/

Hillary Boynton on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/liveyumyum/

Ali Miller — https://www.alimillerrd.com/

Lenore Skenazy on Twitter — https://twitter.com/FreeRangeKids

Free Range Kids on Amazon — https://www.amazon.com/Free-Range-Raise-Self-Reliant-Children-Without/dp/0470574755

Kate Jackson — https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000462/

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Jan 13, 2020

Our guest on the show today is Annette Verpillot, Canadian posturologist and founder of Posturepro. Annette is here to blow our minds about the causes of bad posture and give us some simple ways to address them. Posture has been defined as the maintenance of correct tension between flexors and extensors against the pull of gravity. Her perspective on how this balance is maintained looks a lot further than sitting upright though. According to Annette, the brain is actually the main cause of poor posture. It often finds itself processing a faulty sensory input and then responding by misdirecting the muscles. From the moment we are born, there might be imbalances in how we crawl or position our tongues. These issues go on to generate painful knock-on effects that most people live their whole lives with. Even our eyes or the way we sleep could cause improper movements that have posture-related effects. Luckily, many of these problems are reversible though. We get into all of this and more with Annette today in what proves to be a highly information-packed episode. Make sure you grab a pen before tuning in.

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 Our conversation has been generously sponsored by the 4th Annual Metabolic Health Summit that is taking place from January 30th to February 2nd in LA. If you’d like to go, you can get tickets on metabolichealthsummit.com. You can also get 20% off general admission tickets by using the code ‘PaleoMagMHS’. Enjoy!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Understanding posture as a bodily ‘global awareness’ and the body’s response to gravity.
  • A description of optimal posture and how to know when it has not been achieved.
  • How to use signals given by pain, bodily planar views, and clothing to diagnose bad posture.
  • Whether athletes or sedentary folks experience pain from posture more acutely.
  • Annette’s ideas about the brain being the first cause of poor posture.
  • Links between DNA-based movement patterns and many bodily systems.
  • How the brain, posture, and biomechanics are connected.
  • Causes for bad posture in young children such as crawling wrong or walking too early.
  • The centrality of the tongue in causing teeth, speech, and posture problems.
  • Correct tongue posture and how to maintain it as an adult using red dots and a gum guard.
  • Connections between sympathetic and parasympathetic systems, posture, and calmness.
  • How eye health, and specifically focus-related issues, can affect perception and posture.
  • Eye exercises for rectifying diverging or hypo-converging eyes.
  • The error in perceiving the body as segmented in light of the centrality of the brain.
  • A promising realization that many bodily ailments taken as incurable can actually be cured.
  • Details about Annette’s consultation process involving few visits and simple exercises.
  • The role feet play in posture, and tools Annette uses to cure flat feet such as insoles.
  • Effects of jaw clenching and poorly tracking eyes on the body during REM sleep.
  • Tips from Annette for pain sufferers: do her TED Talk eye exercises and stimulate your feet.

 

Tweetables:

“The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons defines posture as being the right amount of tension between flexors and extensors, which basically allows us as human to be able to stand upright and be able to fight gravity efficiently.” — @posture_pro [0:06:44.3]

“A brain imbalance leads to a postural imbalance. A postural imbalance creates a muscular imbalance, and this in turn creates biomechanical constraints. You cannot have this problem without having in conjunction a digestive, or even immune system problem.” — @posture_pro [0:20:31.1]

“We live in an era where we've cut the body into different parts and then we've created professions to address these specific pieces. We've neglected the fact that the body is a whole.” — @posture_pro [0:38:56.5]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Annette Verpillot — https://posturepro.co/annette-verpillot/

Annette Verpillot on YouTube — https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-hT-eOK3Dfk2g08o2O_xxQ

Annette’s TED Talk — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S3qdSo8z0Is

Posture Pro on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/Posturepro/

Posture Pro on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/posturepro/?hl=en

Metabolic Health Summit — https://metabolichealthsummit.com/

JP Sears — https://awakenwithjp.com/

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

Robb Wolf — https://robbwolf.com/

Ryan Lowry — http://ryanlowry.org/

Zach Bitter — https://zachbitter.com/

Charles Poliquin — https://www.poliquingroup.com/

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons — https://www.aaos.org/Default.aspx?ssopc=1

Marie Jean Pierre Flourens — https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2117745/

Our conversation has been generously sponsored by the 4th Annual Metabolic Health Summit that is taking place from January 30th to February 2nd in LA. If you’d like to go, you can get tickets on metabolichealthsummit.com. You can also get 20% off general admission tickets by using the code ‘PaleoMagMHS’.

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Jan 7, 2020

Joining us on this week’s episode is Sabrina Wieser, German-born but New York-based marathon runner and coach who is known online as Running Brina. Growing up in a small hometown meant that Sabrina had never considered running as an option before moving to The States. New York’s flourishing running culture captured her imagination though, and she ended up falling in love with the sport. On top of being a sub-four marathoner with a massive online following, Sabrina is also very serious about lifting.

We are lucky to have her on the show today to talk about - you guessed it - all things running and gymming! She lets us in on how she decided to take both sports so seriously in the first place, and you'll hear about all the dietary and workout logistics involved in making such an aim sustainable. Sabrina tells us about the marathons she has completed across the world, her training community in NYC, her ultra high carb diet, favorite running spots, and the city as a network of bridges, hills, and loops. We also spend a bit of time speaking about her quite unintentional trajectory into being a social media personality, her love of her day job, and why a social media-based career is not for her, even though it sometimes feels like a job anyway. Sabrina is an inspiration and her down to earth attitude about the value of sticking to a goal is infectious, so tune in for a great interview with an incredible human being.

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Coffee habits and why Sabrina has switched to tea and cold brews due to caffeine overload!
  • Sabrina’s relationship and eventual obsession with running after moving to NYC.
  • Reasons why Sabrina didn’t run much in Germany due to the size of her hometown.
  • Training, conditions, and how Sabrina ran two sub-four marathons in Berlin and New York.
  • An interesting detail about Sabrina: that she lifts in addition to being a serious runner.
  • Reasons Sabrina began gymming: she believed losing weight equated to running faster.
  • What went into the diets and schedules enabling Sabrina to run and gym simultaneously.
  • Distance preferences and the pros and cons of running as well as gymming.
  • Sabrina’s running community and how she feels running is a form of meditation.
  • Eating schedules, food obsessions, and how Sabrina found her perfect diet.
  • Recovery practices such as getting good sleep, stretching, and ‘recovery runs’.
  • How Sabrina got so huge on Instagram and her thoughts on social as a career.
  • In-depth descriptions of the heavy carb-loaded meals Sabrina eats before races.
  • The horrors of using gels to keep carbs up during races.
  • Plans for running longer races but not ones involving nine loops around Central Park.
  • Why hill training is great on treadmills but running is generally better outdoors.
  • Sabrina’s favorite running spots in NYC and the upcoming races she has planned.
  • The joy of using running as a way of exploring new places.

 

Tweetables:

“What I had to figure out was really, ‘Okay. When I’m running, let’s say, five times a week, when do I go to the gym and train legs?’” — @runningbrina [0:17:24.4]

“A runner doesn’t have to look a certain way. They come in all shapes and sizes, ages, and paces, and that’s really the place where I feel most comfortable.” — @runningbrina [0:22:20.1]

“I went to the Dominican Republic with some of my friends who were born there. They took us to Santo Domingo and we ran the Santo Domingo Half. That’s really what we did. We explored the city running. It was amazing.” — @runningbrina [0:54:05.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Running Brina — https://runningbrina.com/

Sabrina Wieser on Twitter — https://twitter.com/runningbrina?lang=en

Sabrina Wieser on Instagram —https://www.instagram.com/runningbrina/?hl=en

Eight Sleep — https://www.eightsleep.com/

Adidas Runners New York – https://www.mena.adidas.com/adidasrunners/community/new-york-city

Courtney Dauwalter — https://twitter.com/thedaucrew

The NYC City Marathon — https://www.nyrr.org/tcsnycmarathon

The Berlin Marathon — https://www.bmw-berlin-marathon.com/en/

The NYC Half Marathon — https://www.nyrr.org/races/2020unitedairlinesnychalf

The Miami Half Marathon — https://www.themiamimarathon.com/

Gatorade — https://www.gatorade.com/

Adidas — https://www.adidas.com/us

The Mount Desert Island Marathon — http://www.runmdi.org/

The Prince Edward Island Marathon — https://peimarathon.ca/

The Santo Domingo Half Marathon — https://marathons.ahotu.com/event/santo-domingo-marathon-half

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Dec 31, 2019

In this week’s episode, we’re back with some listener Q&A’s and we once again have Beth Lipton joining us as guest cohost. Beth is a professional recipe developer, freelance food and wellness writer, and cookbook author. She regularly contributes to many publications including Paleo Magazine. Together, we answer and discuss questions about meal prep for the holidays, how to deal with different autoimmune issues when you have someone who has immune issues in your family, key ingredients, workouts, life and our favorite place, New York! We’re just over here having fun! 

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We’ve also been given a discount code by Ancestral Supplements so if you’re looking to buy some organ meat supplements be sure to use the code “paleomag” to get your discount at checkout.

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Some insight into Beth’s Thanksgiving dinner and how she preps her turkey.
  • The nutritious benefits of eating organ meat and how much you should eat.
  • Deciding which organ meat supplements work for you depending on our needs.
  • How to make chicken liver not disgusting - chicken liver moose recipe.
  • Tips or tricks to turn your baking more paleo - mixing up your flour.
  • Why baking powder and baking soda are not interchangeable.
  • Experimenting with sugar substitutes and zero-calorie sweeteners.
  • Training your palate to enjoy the sweetness in less sweet foods.
  • Cooking temperatures for different vegetables and pre-heating your pan.
  • Two types of people in the world: people who eat the skin and people who don’t.
  • Planning for surgery recovery: maximizing your nutrition and health.
  • The importance of learning to manage stress and help reduce it.
  • Beth shares more on her online courses and what they entail.

Tweetables:

“I am very passionate about getting people to eat the most nutrient-dense food possible which, generally speaking, happens to organ meat.” — Ashleigh Vanhouten [0:18:14.1]

“Definitely don’t ever ever ever EVER substitute coconut flour for almond flour because it will be a total disaster.” — @CookiePie0402  [0:34:13.1]

“To me life is not worth living if I can’t have a brownie.” — @CookiePie0402  [0:42:56.1]

“I think the broiler is very under-utilized when cooking vegetables.” — @CookiePie0402  [0:50:26.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Beth Lipton — http://www.bethlipton.com/

Beth on Twitter — https://twitter.com/CookiePie0402

Beth on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/cookiepie0402/

Peaches https://www.amazon.com/Peaches-Short-Stack-Beth-Lipton/dp/0990785351/

You Made That Dessert https://www.amazon.com/You-Made-That-Dessert-Fabulous/dp/0762750081/

Clean Eating Magazine — https://www.cleaneatingmag.com/

Clean Plates — https://www.cleanplates.com/

Paleo Magazine — https://paleomagazine.com/

Easy, No-Mess One-Pan Meals — https://www.aimhealthyu.com/courses/easy-no-mess-one-pan-meals

High-Protein Meals for Energy and Fat Loss — https://www.aimhealthyu.com/courses/high-protein-meals-for-energy-fat-loss

Didn’t I Just Feed You Podcast — https://didntijustfeedyou.com/

Ancestral Supplements — https://www.ancestralsupplements.com/

Chris Kresser — https://chriskresser.com/how-to-eat-more-organ-meats/

Keto Con — https://www.ketocon.org/ketocon-2020/

Ashleigh VanHouten — www.ashleighvanhouten.com

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

We’ve also been given a discount code by Ancestral Supplements so if you’re looking to buy some organ meat supplements be sure to use the code “paleomag” to get your discount at checkout.

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Dec 17, 2019

The approaching holidays bring with them various temptations synonymous with this time of year. Rather than restricting yourself, we think you should indulge! Sensibly, of course. This is because the holidays are about so much more than being regimented about diet and exercise. They are about spending time with people you love. For many of us, it is easy to be disciplined or go off the rails completely, but this holiday season does not have to be either-or. Ashleigh reads Melissa Hartwig’s article, Eat, Drink and Be Merry, where she discusses the three reasons it is not a good idea to begin a nutrition challenge during the holidays as a means to stave off temptation. The piece also provides some excellent tips on how to find a balance during all the festivities through creating your own healthy guidelines. Today’s episode is once again kindly brought you by the Metabolic Health Summit, a four-day immersive event in LA next year, featuring leading experts in the field of keto, ranging from doctors to thought-leaders to scientists.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT

If you’d like to dive deep into some of the latest developments in the world of keto, go to metabolichealthsummit.com and use the code PaleoMagMHS for 20% off your ticket!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Finding balance is tough at any time of year but particularly the holidays.
  • Whole30 is about creating awareness, which takes time you don’t have in the holidays.
  • The holidays are stressful as is – why add an extra stressor through a nutritional challenge?
  • Some food is significant for reasons other than nutrition, so indulge (sensibly).
  • Top tips to not go completely off the rails during the festive season.

Tweetables:

“Why go through all the effort of giving up foods you like if you’re not going to learn anything from the experience?” @melissa_urban [0:06:49.1]

 

“During the craziness of the holiday season, when you’ll be faced with temptation on a near-daily basis, the added pressures of your Paleo challenge may prove more stressful than helpful.” — @melissa_urban [0:07:35.1]

 

“There is no guilt associated with a deliberately-made food choice.” — @melissa_urban  [0:09:19.1]

Whole30— https://whole30.com/

Melissa Hartwig Urban on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/melissau

https://twitter.com/melissa_urban

Eat, Drink and Be Merryhttps://paleomagazine.com/eat-drink-and-be-merry/

Metabolic Health Summit — https://metabolichealthsummit.com/

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

Rob Wolf — https://robbwolf.com/

Ryan Lowry — http://www.ryanlowry.org/

Ashleigh Vanhouten — www.ashleighvanhouten.com

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

If you’d like the inside scoop on some of the latest developments in the world of keto, go to metabolichealthsummit.com and use the code PaleoMagMHS for 20% off your ticket!

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Dec 10, 2019

Feeling a bit blue this winter? You’re not alone! Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD affects far more people than you might realize. And while it’s easy to get down on yourself for feeling this way during the most wonderful time of the year, the reality is that there are a host of physiological explanations for why you may be suffering from SAD. Today, Ashleigh reads Chris Kresser’s latest article from Paleo Magazine, titled How to Combat Seasonal Depression.

The article discusses a variety of SAD related topics, such as the causes and symptoms, the most well-studied ways to combat it and just generally how to enjoy a happier, healthier winter wherever you may be! Today’s episode is kindly brought you by the Metabolic Health Summit, a four-day immersive experience in LA next year, featuring leading experts in the field of keto, ranging from doctors to thought-leaders to scientists.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT

If you’d like the inside scoop on some of the latest developments in the world of keto, go to metabolichealthsummit.com and use the code PaleoMagMHS for 20% off your ticket!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Some of the most common symptoms of SAD and how it is linked to geography.
  • Learn how less sunlight is one of the major contributors to SAD.
  • Tips for kicking SAD: BLT, dawn simulators, ion simulators, gut therapy, CBT, and getting out.
  • How adding more carbs could be another way to combat SAD this season.
  • Some supplements to potentially combat SAD, taken in conjunction with medical advice
  • SAD is four times more common in women than it is in men.

Tweetables:

“Disrupting natural light exposure patterns messes with our circadian rhythms, increasing sleepiness and depression.” — Ashleigh Vanhouten [0:06:11.1]

“Choose to embrace the beauty of winter.” — Ashleigh Vanhouten [0:11:05.1]

“Seasonal Affective Disorder affects two to 10% of US adults and up to 15% of others experience milder winter blues.” — Ashleigh Vanhouten [0:13:04.1]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Chris Kresser — https://chriskresser.com/

Chris Kresser on Twitter — https://twitter.com/chriskresser

Unconventional Medicine and The Paleo Cure https://www.amazon.com/Unconventional-Medicine-Revolution-Reinvent-Healthcare/dp/1619617471

Metabolic Health Summit — https://metabolichealthsummit.com/

JP Sears — https://awakenwithjp.com/

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

Rob Wolf https://robbwolf.com/

Ryan Lowry http://www.ryanlowry.org/

Ashleigh Vanhouten — www.ashleighvanhouten.com

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

If you’d like the inside scoop on some of the latest developments in the world of keto, go to metabolichealthsummit.com and use the code PaleoMagMHS for 20% off your ticket!

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Dec 3, 2019

For today's episode, we are joined by the wonderful and inspiring Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman! Dr. Elly is a licensed naturopathic doctor or ND who focussed on preventative medicine and health optimization and specializes in issues concerning women. The main ways she helps her clients are through balancing hormones, addressing autoimmune conditions, digestive troubles and hypothyroidism. We hear from her about her own health journey and the struggles she experienced growing up that led her into this profession.

Dr. Elly had to overcome anorexia and a large part of our conversation unpacks just what that meant and how this issue affects the body in so many ways. We talk about how she learned to love and care for her body again and about her attitude to food, nutrition and eating is now. Our guest unpacks the four big things she looks at with regards to menstrual cycles and menopause and how giving this attention can make the difficult parts of this much more manageable. The conversation covers awareness, education, lifestyle and so much more so be sure to join us today!

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Key Points From This Episode:

  • Dr. Elly's experiences eating organ meats and why health does not always have to be fun.   
  • Different cultural practices around raw meats and fish!
  • An introduction to Dr. Elly's work and her training in naturopathic medicine.
  • The state regulation for naturopathic doctors and how it differs across the US.
  • Dr. Elly's teenage eating disorder and how this led her into the field of health and wellness.
  • How the eating disorder came about and initial visits to the doctor.
  • The self-awareness and habits that it took to reach beyond anorexia and daily harm.
  • Orthorexia and issues that are more difficult to identify than the obvious ones. 
  • Autoimmune issues and the prevalence of disorders that affect women.
  • Birth control, false periods and understanding the female body in a real way.
  • The effect of lifestyle changes that can influence hormones and menstrual cycles.
  • Sleep cycles and circadian rhythms; the anti-inflammatory effects of rest!
  • Giving our bodies time to recuperate after stressful events.
  • Dr. Elly's work helping clients find their own individual wellness balance. 
  • How Dr. Elly went back to eating meat after 10 years vegetarian!
  • Optimum amounts of protein for meals and special considerations for women.
  • Dr. Elly's practice, how she has built up her client base and the first appointment.
  • Helpful resources and homework for clients for the long term.

Tweetables:

“It's not really about food, that's what a lot of people don't recognize when it comes to eating disorders. It's a coping mechanism.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:17:42.8]

“I fell into a depression that led to a loss of appetite and then I realized I was losing weight and I liked it.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:22:21.4]

“I just realized that I wanted my life to be a lot more meaningful and fulfilling. That was the turning point for me.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:28:51.5]

“I am definitely a fan of learning and understanding your cycle and when your fertile window is.” — Dr. Elly Michelle Lieppman [0:40:48.1]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Elly Michelle — http://www.drellymichelle.com/

Dr. Elly Michelle on Instragram — https://www.instagram.com/drellymichelle/

Craft Beef — https://www.amazon.com/Craft-Beef-Revolution-Small-Flavors-ebook/dp/B07BXGJWVB

US Wellness Meats — https://grasslandbeef.com/

Jolene Brighten — https://drbrighten.com/

Daysy — https://daysy.me/

Zoom — https://zoom.us/

doxy.mehttps://doxy.me/

Ashleigh VanHouten — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/

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Nov 26, 2019

Today we are so happy to welcome posture specialist and Rolfer Sukie Baxter onto the show. Sukie discovered Rolfing while she was in college and talks about how it changed her life forever by helping her flexibility, posture, injuries, and the comfort level in her body. It even lifted her mood and anxiety levels. Sukie’s main message today is that when it comes to dealing with pain, posture, and proper body alignment, it's not about having a rigidly straight body every minute of the day. Rather, we should become more aware of bio-individuality, the fact that we’re dealing with different things, exist in different environments and move differently. Therefore, having an awareness of good alignment, or the integrity of the relationships between body parts through different movements, becomes key.

Good posture is relative to the action one is participating in. We get into so much more in this episode though, touching on poor medical practices, the role of work environments in perpetuating body pain, the relationship between body movement and culture, and the tendency to see mind and body as separate. We also hear a lot more about how Sukie approaches treatment, looking at the specific movement techniques she uses, the evolution of thinking in the Rolfing community, and the potential physical causes of psychological problems. 

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This fantastic episode was brought to you by Chomps, the first and only meat snack that is 100% grass-fed and finished, Whole30-approved, certified gluten-free, certified paleo, non-GMO verified, and certified humane. Go to chomps.com and use the code ‘PaleoMag' to get 15% off your first order of these glorious snacks.

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • Sukie’s connection with horse riding in her youth and why she stopped it at college.
  • Why Sukie started rowing in college and what injuries she experienced as a result.
  • How Sukie’s discovery of Rolfing had a wondrous physical and mental effect on her.
  • Sukie hated corporate America after college thus decided to escape by studying Rolfing.
  • The definition of Rolfing: a holistic approach to posture and movement therapy.
  • How Rolfing diagnostics look at posture, movement, and even emotional state.
  • Some of the therapeutic exercises Sukie uses which intend to create novel sensory inputs.
  • Why Rolfing has become less painful.
  • How the brain forms its map of body and space.
  • People’s movements are modeled on those of their community.
  • How minute changes in body language are immediately perceivable.
  • The body’s desire for efficiency helps in the labor of correcting movement.
  • Why the evolving thinking in Rolfing communities will lead to it becoming more mainstream.
  • Problems with mainstream medicine and its un-holistic approach.
  • The reasons behind the inability for Rolfing to be covered by insurance.
  • How qualms to invest in physical health are linked to seeing mind and body as separate.
  • Postulations about whether body-othering is unique to North America.
  • Why one should recognize and appreciate the fact that valuable things require investment.
  • The physiological processes that occur while foam rolling.
  • How ‘Dermoneuromodulation’ relieves tension leading up to myofascial work.
  • The real reason why people increase rolling intensity.
  • What Rolfing can do to help scar tissue mobility issues.
  • Sukie’s understanding of posture as dynamic, and her advice on maintaining good posture.
  • The value of seeing posture as relative to the action being done.
  • How technology distorts our sense of space.
  • The importance of being in new and expansive environments.
  • The role that modern environments play in perpetuating bad posture.
  • Posture advice for people who are forced to work eight hours a day at a desk.
  • The worst posture mistake that people make.
  • What makes posture different from alignment.
  • Maintaining alignment is about preserving the relationships between body parts.
  • Rolfing treats muscle but also bone and tendons.
  • How Sukie approaches the psychological aspect of injury and habit as a body specialist.
  • An argument for the physiological cause of psychological problems.

Tweetables:

“Rolfing is a holistic approach to posture and movement therapy.” — @SukieBaxter [0:10:12.1]

“Our bodies are designed for efficiency. If you can show them a more efficient way to move, they will tend to move like that.” — @SukieBaxter [0:14:43.1]

“We really need to get out of our little computer box environments and we need to opt-out of these toxic work cultures that are requiring us to be in front of our computers for 12, 14, 16 hours a day.” — @SukieBaxter [0:51:23.1]

“I had suffered from a lot of anxiety and I watched it completely disappear with more somatic practices.” — @SukieBaxter [01:05:44.1]

A lot of times, I think that what we think is thought-based is actually biologically-driven. I think the somatic is incredibly powerful.” — @SukieBaxter [01:07:11.1]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Sukie Baxter on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/sukie-baxter-bba955183/

Sukie’s online practice — https://wholebodyrevolution.com/

Sukie’s Seattle practice https://www.seattlerolfingtherapy.com/

The Human Potential Party — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/human-potential-party/

Tony Robbins — https://www.tonyrobbins.com/

Diane Jacobs — http://www.dermoneuromodulation.com/

Todd Hargrove — https://www.bettermovement.org/

Peter Levene — https://traumahealing.org/about-us/

Stephen Porges — https://www.stephenporges.com/

This fantastic episode was brought to you by Chomps, the first and only meat snack that is 100% grass-fed and finished, Whole30-approved, certified gluten-free, certified paleo, non-GMO verified, and certified humane. Go to chomps.com and use the code ‘PaleoMag' to get 15% off your first order of these glorious snacks.

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Nov 19, 2019

In today’s episode, I get to speak with Pete Maldonado, who is the founder of Chomps. If you have to eat healthily but you also like your meat sticks (because who doesn’t), you have definitely heard of Chomps. Pete’s awesome company has blown up because they’re doing a great job making high-quality meat-based sticks that are also really transparent.

Chomps sticks are all grass-fed and finished, Certified Humane, paleo-friendly and even in some cases, AIP friendly. Today we talk about the business side of providing healthy products to the world, gendered food association and women as the main Chomps clientele base, and the most recent push against meat-based products. We hope you enjoy this conversation because Pete is a great guy and his company is fantastic. 

CLICK HERE FOR FULL TRANSCRIPT

By the way, please go check out Paleo Powder Seasoning, who is our amazing sponsor for today’s show. Go to paleopowderseasoning.com and use the code “paleomag” for 25% off all of the treats that you find there!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How Pete took jerky sticks as an unhealthy snack and reinvented them into Chomps. 
  • The online strategies that Pete used to market Chomps before it hit the physical shelves.
  • Some of the big physical and online retailers that Chomps is available from.
  • Why online sales are preferable to retail ones as far as customer relations go.
  • How it is hard to get into distributors like Whole Foods because of their screening processes.
  • Pete used e-commerce sales data to get past the Whole Foods screening processes.
  • 75-80% of Chomps customers are female.
  • Chomps got a massive influx of sales after getting featured on Uncrate.
  • Why Chomps changed its branding strategies from ‘natural-foods-looking’ to bright and bold.
  • Ashleigh and Pete’s perspectives on Chomps customers and the gendering of different foods.
  • How Chomps has shifted the concept that beef sticks are for men.
  • What Chomps means for distributor category managers in having attracted female buyers.
  • Pete’s perspectives on remaining consistent in branding despite trend fluctuation.
  • How educating customers expanded Chomps sales outside of niched markets.
  • The quality-related reasons for why Chomps beef comes from Tasmania.
  • Why big American meat suppliers make it difficult to source ethical beef locally.
  • The Beyond Meat trend, and speculations into its drivers: economics and misinformation.
  • How the sustainable meat industry is being obscured by the plant-based industry.
  • The need for arguments for sustainable meat to reach past previously convinced audiences.
  • Explanations of ‘calories-in, calories-out’, and ‘whole foods-based’ approaches to diet.
  • Alternative products are enjoyable to people who are not used to their original versions.
  • The value of reading the ingredients of ‘healthy’ alternative products.
  • The different ethical standards which define Certified Humane.
  • New Chomps flavors such as AIP-friendly, Salt and Pepper Venison, and Italian Beef.
  • Chomps are available online on the Chomps website and Amazon.
  • Some insights into the ‘snack-able’ content in Pete’s new Youtube channel.

 

Tweetables:

“It’s not like you could just say, ‘Oh, I’m launching this new product. I’m going to go and get a meeting.’ No, not how it works.” — @petemaldonado [0:10:37.1]

“Being able to bring new customers to a category where they weren’t generally buying at is huge.” — @petemaldonado [0:16:30.1]

“How is it that our farms that are sustainably raising beef with grass-fed, grass-finished processes are being lumped in with these feedlot, conventional, grain-fed operations here in the US. It is just night and day.” — @petemaldonado  [0:14:43.1]

“We wanted to make sure that there were no tradeoffs and no compromises, and so if we could create something that tastes amazing, that people would eat whether they were on an AIP diet or not, then I think that we have a home run here.” — @petemaldonado [0:39:52.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Pete Maldonado on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/petermaldonado

Chomps — https://chomps.com/

Chomps AIP-friendly stick — https://chomps.com/collections/chomps

Chomps Sea Salt Beef — https://chomps.com/collections/chomps

Chomps Original Beef — https://chomps.com/collections/chomps

Chomps Italian Beef — https://chomps.com/collections/chomps

Ashleigh VanHouten on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/themusclemaven/?hl=en

Paleo Powder pink — https://www.paleopowderseasoning.com/products/paleo-powder-pink

Paleo Powder — https://www.paleopowderseasoning.com/

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

Whole Foods — https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/

Trader Joe’s — https://www.traderjoes.com/

Walmart — https://www.walmart.com/

MYER — https://www.myer.com.au/

Uncrate — https://uncrate.com/uncrate-app/

Dian Rodgers from Sustainable Dish — https://sustainabledish.com/

Sacred Cow — https://www.sacredcow.info/

Impossible Foods — https://impossiblefoods.com/

Beyond Meat — https://www.beyondmeat.com/

By the way, please go check out Paleo Powder Seasoning, who is our amazing sponsor for today’s show. Go to paleopowderseasoning.com and use the code “paleomag” for 25% off all of the treats that you find there!

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Nov 12, 2019

Our feet are incredibly sensitive, and they play a central role in fully experiencing the world outside, which makes wearing bulky and inhibiting shoes seem strange indeed. Today’s guest, Steven Sashen, is the co-founder of Xero Shoes, and he is here to talk more about how his designs can lead us closer toward experiencing the wonder of going barefoot more often. After dealing with ongoing sprinting injuries for many years, Steven’s friend recommended running barefoot. Following his first barefoot run, Steven began to understand how to change his form and he stopped getting injured. He realized that his shoes were the cause of all his previous struggles.

Years later and Steven is now at the forefront of what he calls ‘the movement movement’, and today he speaks charismatically to the central role that overly padded footwear plays in deadening our experience of the world and causing injury. Steven is a one-of-a-kind guy who is ready to destroy any argument for mainstream shoes with an entire history of barefoot human evolution as his proof. He sets an example for the possibilities not just of going barefoot, but of reaping the rewards of pushing our bodies beyond their limits.

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Today’s episode was provided to you by Chomps.com, a Whole30 approved, gluten-free, certified paleo, certified humane, and not to mention delicious protein snack! You can get 15% off your next Chomps purchase by visiting chomps.com and using our discount code, ‘paleomag’, at checkout!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • The incredible design of our feet and how important they are in our overall health.
  • How modern shoes are a hindrance to the proper use of our feet.
  • Insights into Xero shoes and how they aid foot health by minimally covering the feet.
  • How Steven no longer got injured after trying barefoot running.
  • Steven’s barefoot experience led to him making sandal-like shoes, and Xero was born.
  • Perspectives on the need for proof of the legitimacy of Xero shoes vs. other shoes.
  • How regular shoes cause pronation, supination, and arch problems.
  • The purpose of a shoe is to protect your foot and then to let the foot do the rest.
  • Xero shoes are 10-100 times more durable than regular shoes.
  • How to prepare your feet for more natural footwear: do fun things barefoot.
  • Running mistakes that result in calf or Achilles soreness: cadence and foot placement.
  • Arguments that separate the facts of toe spreading from the myths.
  • How Steven’s life philosophy helps him worry less about things like diet and bunions.
  • The link between Steven’s previous vegan diet and him not being able to taste umami.
  • Feeling the ground with our feet helps with balance, survival, and mood.
  • Wrapping feet up defers the sensing of stimuli to other areas not designed to sense it.
  • Xero shoes prepare your feet to go barefoot more often, and also help with running form.
  • What to do to adjust your bare feet to colder weather, and how Xero shoes handle cold.
  • Socks are mostly unnecessary but have their place in providing extra protection at times.
  • The Xero Rox Mat is great for foot massages.
  • A consideration of how the sub-two-hour marathon could happen barefoot.
  • Where to find Xero shoes and follow Steven.
  • How Steven left Brooks and Adidas reps speechless in a panel discussion.

 

Tweetables:

“We’re creating what I call a ‘movement movement’, trying to make people understand that natural movement is the obvious, better, and fun choice.” — @XeroShoes [0:12:43.1]

“We design products to be as close to barefoot as we can make them while still providing the benefits that are necessary.” — @XeroShoes [0:16:38.1]

“A friend of mine refers to it as instant meditation, because when you are out for a walk and you are feeling all those things, it really does capture you.” — @XeroShoes [0:35:09.1]

Winter started kicking in and I was just wondering, ‘How long will I go until I feel the need to put on shoes?’ And then suddenly, it was March.” — @XeroShoes [0:38:25.1]

“If someone showed me that for some strange reason using your body naturally was bad for you, I am the first one to go, ‘All right, we need to do something about that.’ — @XeroShoes [0:51:07.1]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Steven Sashen on Twitter — https://twitter.com/XeroShoes

Steven Sashen on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/sashen/

Xero shoes — https://xeroshoes.com/

Xero shoes on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/xeroshoes/?hl=en

Xero Shoes on Facebook — https://www.facebook.com/xeroshoes/

Xero TerraFlex — https://xeroshoes.com/barefoot-shoes/new-terraflex-trail-running-hiking-shoe/

Xero Sandals — https://xeroshoes.com/sandals/

Steve’s snow shoveling video — https://xeroshoes.com/cold/

Xero Prio for kids — https://xeroshoes.com/shop/shoes/prio-kids/

Xero Rox Mat — https://xeroshoes.com/shop/foot-care/rox/

The Movement-Movement Podcast — jointhemovementmovement.com

Ashleigh VanHouten — http://ashleighvanhouten.com/

Ashleigh on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/themusclemaven/?hl=en

Chomps protein snacks — https://chomps.com/

Whole30 — https://whole30.com/

The American College of Sports Medicine — https://www.acsm.org/

Correct Toes — https://www.correcttoes.com/

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

D Bar Restaurant — https://www.dbardenver.com/

Dr Phil Maffetone — https://philmaffetone.com/

1:59 — https://www.amazon.com/Sub-Two-Hour-Marathon-Within-Runners-Training-ebook/dp/B00LKCP6AQ

Stronger by AlterEgo — https://app.soundstripe.com/songs/6781

Today’s episode was provided to you by Chomps.com, a Whole30 approved, gluten-free, certified paleo, certified humane, and not to mention delicious protein snack! You can get 15% off your next Chomps purchase by visiting chomps.com and using our discount code, ‘paleomag’, at checkout!

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Nov 5, 2019

Today on the show we are joined by Colin Stuckert, the founder, and CEO of Wild Foods! Wild Foods is a young company, specializing in sourcing and producing the best ancestral foods available. Colin also has his own podcast called The Ancestral Mind, which is definitely worth checking out. He has hosted loads of very interesting conversations since its inception! This is a really cool chat and we cover a bunch of topics related to the paleo lifestyle, without focussing too much on just dietary issues.

Colin shares his story and how he turned a professional poker career into a life of entrepreneurship in health and wellness. Not afraid to shake things up, Colin opens up on topics ranging from movement to veganism, all of which you are not going to want to miss. 

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Do not forget to go get your 15% discount from chomps.com, when you use the code 'paleomag' at checkout. They have an amazing array of meat sticks and paleo snacks that you will definitely love if you do not already!

 

Key Points From This Episode:

  • A little bit about Colin, his background and previous work before Wild Foods.
  • Colin's previous poker career and how this led to his current work.
  • Balancing work and play and maintaining the joy of doing something for fun.
  • Daily practices and the huge influence of reading on Colin's life.
  • How having a newborn has reinforced Colin's beliefs about ancestral health.
  • Standing desks, treadmill setups and getting more movement into each day.
  • Some info on Colin's podcast, The Ancestral Mind and his goals with it.
  • A few notable topics and conversations they have had on the podcast!
  • The emotionally charged debate over diet and how Colin deals with it.
  • Background to Wild Foods and how Colin built up his business.
  • The Wild Foods product line and building up the assortment based on Colin's own needs.
  • Good quality coffee and what Wild Foods has to offer with less caffeine.
  • Some exciting things on the horizon for Colin, his podcast and Wild Foods. 

 

Tweetables:

“That's really my mission today, to just promote the idea that we need to get back in touch with nature. With what we eat, how we move, how we sleep, how we raise kids.” — @WildFoodsCo [0:09:43.4]

“What I have found is that you are going to wax and wane and you have to be okay with letting yourself do that.” — @WildFoodsCo [0:15:43.7]

“What I am trying to do now is take a step back, be a little more creative, give myself a little bit of time to think.” — @WildFoodsCo [0:20:40.2]

“We connect a lot of education with the products and it's kind of my sneaky way to get people to live better and eat better.” — @WildFoodsCo [0:44:25.8]

 

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Chomps — https://chomps.com/

Colin Stuckert — https://www.linkedin.com/in/colin-stuckert-82b650173

Wild Foods — https://www.wildfoods.co/

The Ancestral Mind Podcast — https://the-ancestral-mind-podcast.pinecast.co/

Colin Stuckert's Email — colin@wildfoods.co

The Golden Mean — https://agymlife.com/

Wild Foods on Twitter — https://twitter.com/wildfoodsco

Colin Stuckert on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/colinstuckert

Paleo f(x) — https://www.paleofx.com/

Warren Buffett — https://www.forbes.com/profile/warren-buffett/

Audible — https://www.audible.com/

Scribe — https://scribe.com/

Deep Work — https://www.amazon.com/Deep-Work-Focused-Success-Distracted/dp/1455586692

Cal Newport — https://www.calnewport.com/

The ONE Thing — https://www.amazon.com/ONE-Thing-Surprisingly-Extraordinary-Results/dp/1885167776

Essentialism — https://www.amazon.com/Essentialism-Disciplined-Pursuit-Greg-McKeown/dp/0804137382

Do not forget to go get your 15% discount from chomps.com, when you use the code 'paleomag' at checkout. They have an amazing array of meat sticks and paleo snacks that you will definitely love if you do not already!

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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/

Strongerhttps://app.soundstripe.com/songs/6781

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”!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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:

  • 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!

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