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Optimize Paleo by Paleovalley

Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE. Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.
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Mar 30, 2016
In 2001 Jon Gabriel weighed 409 pounds. Even though he was almost ready to give up, Jon developed his own approach and lost more than 200 pounds without dieting, pills, or surgery. He also stopped feeling stressed and overworked and started living the life of his dreams. His book The Gabriel Method is an international bestseller with over 350,000 readers worldwide. 
 
Here's what you'll learn:
  • How he lost 220 pounds and has kept if off for 11 years 
  • Why he thinks calories in, calories out is "kindergarten medicine"
  • Why being overweight is not your fault 
  • Why diet and exercise does always help everyone lose weight 
  • Why excess weight is NOT your enemy 
  • What FAT programs are and how they inhibit weight loss 
  • How to deactivate FAT programs so you can stop chronic weight gain
Mar 23, 2016

John Durant, the author and self-proclaimed "professional caveman", (as seen on The Colbert Report) is the guest of our 22nd podcast!

Durant is not only an incredibly well-known author and entrepreneur in the paleo space, but he studied evolutionary psychology at Harvard and was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness. When he's not busy working he's running barefoot through Central Park, experimenting with intermittent fasting and doing polar bear swims in the Atlantic.

In other words, he's credentialed, walks the talk (for 10 years) and has exciting information that every paleo enthusiast should know. If you're dying to know exactly why the paleo diet is NOT a fad or how you can merge an ancestral approach with cutting-edge health strategies to optimize weight loss and overall health, then this little chat is for you!

Here's what you'll learn:

  • Why the Paleo approach makes perfect sense
  • What gorillas in captivity teach us about how to eat
  • What ancient remains teach us about what not to eat
  • Why Moses from the Bible was a Microbiologist
  • What computers teach us about how to solve our health issues
  • A simple at-home trick you can do each day to lose weight

Listen up and feel re-invigorated by your love for the wisdom of paleo approach!

Mar 16, 2016
Many Americans remain undiagnosed because current thyroid testing is inadequate.
 
What this means is that If you can't lose weight, experience mood issues, or have any of the symptoms above you may be suffering from a thyroid issue EVEN if your Doctor has told you otherwise.
 
Fortunately, Dr. Nikolas Hedberg is here to help! He is a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician, a Chiropractic Physician and Board Certified in Nutrition by the American Board of Clinical Nutrition. 
 
He is also the founder of the Immune Restoration Center in Ashville, NC where he treats patients worldwide with conditions such as thyroid issues, autoimmune disease, chronic fatigue, hormone imbalances, depression, weight gain and digestive issues. 
 
He is a wealth of information with all the answers to your thyroid issues so don't miss out! Here's what you'll learn: 
  • Why the thyroid is critical to optimal health 
  • Common signs that you may have a thyroid condition
  • The major causes of thyroid issues and how you can decrease your risk
  • Why you may have a thyroid issue even if you TSH is “normal”
  • Why the health of your gut is critical for thyroid function 
  • What you body type can tell you about your thyroid function 
  • What tests will help you adequately asses your thyroid function 
  • How to eat to optimize your thyroid function
  • And much more!
Listen and share it with those you love and want to help achieve their health goals!
Mar 11, 2016
Chef Lance is a certified executive chef and spent 3 years teaching professionally at The San Diego Culinary institute.  Chef lance was dubbed the Flavor chef During this time by Students and Faculty at SDCI. In 2007 Chef Lance began his entrepreneurial venture opening up The Flavor Chef, a catering and personal chef service company.  That same year chef Lance met His first mentor Paul Chek who introduced him to the work of the Weston A. Price foundation.  In November of 2007 Chef Lance received what he dubs Direct inspiration to bring Bone broth to the market and he's been making organic bone broth ever since!
 
In today's show you'll learn:
  • Why he was inspired to bring bone broth to the masses
  • Why the ancient practice of drinking bone broth fell out of favor
  • How bone broth can heal your gut
  • How bone broth can help heal your bones (hint: it's not because of the calcium!)
  • How to source the perfect bone broth ingredients 
  • Why roasting your bones creates a richer flavor
  • What type of water he uses for his broth 
  • What bones you should be using for maximum collagen content 
  • How you can get organic bone broth delivered straight to your front door
He also provides a 10% discount for our listeners!
Mar 2, 2016

It's our 19th podcast with JJ Virgin, author of the Sugar Impact Diet!

JJ is a legend in the health space and after chatting with her, it's easy to see why. She knows her stuff! And she makes complicated concepts easy to understand.

In fact, she believes that valuable skill is her superpower.

Don't miss your chance to learn from the expert who has literally helped thousands of people kick sugar to the curb.

In this episode you'll learn:

  • Why exercise cannot compensate for a poor diet
  • Why agave is NOT a health food
  • Which foods your body metabolizes just like sugar
  • The most damaging sugar of all
  • Why we all need to track our blood sugar and insulin response
  • How much fruit you should be eating per day
  • Why bloating after eating lots of fruit may be a GOOD thing
  • How to kick your sugar habit for good, even if you've tried (and failed) a million times!
  • And unlike most sugar elimination protocols, JJ's does NOT advocate eliminating sugar cold turkey. Instead, her program meets you where you are and allows you to taper gradually.
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