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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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Nov 30, 2016
Summer Bock is a Fermentationist and founder of Guts & Glory, an online company dedicated to providing clients with the knowledge and actionable skills to heal their digestive issues naturally. Her practice is based on the premise that good health starts in the gut. She is a trained herbalist with a background in microbiology and is certified by Columbia University in Integrative Nutrition.
 
We met Summer at JJ Virgin's Mindshare event this summer and she was one of my favorites. She is not only incredibly knowledgable but also tons of FUN and I think you're going to love this interview!
 
Here are just a few of the gems you're in for:
  • Why fermented foods are the MOST important foods for gut healing
  • The many benefits of fermented foods
  • How to choose fermented foods at the store
  • How to make perfect ferments at home
  • Summer's favorite probiotics for optimal gut health
  • The population that should avoid fermented foods
  • What a "golden doodle" is and why you want one
  • A simple at-home trick for gauging your digestion
  • And much more!
Have a listen, add fermented foods to your diet and float through this holiday season with vibrant health!
Nov 16, 2016

Magdalena is a Certified Holistic Health Coach trained at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She healed her own autoimmune conditions, (Graves Disease and Hashimoto's) using food as medicine and today she has a thriving practice where she teaches others to do the same!

So if you're looking to lose weight (and keep it off!), improve your menstrual cycle and/or prevent disease by balancing your hormones, Magdalena is your girl!

She is brimming with experience, insight and practical tips that will change the way you look at hormones forever. So have a listen so you can learn all about the many ways you can use food to improve your hormonal health TODAY!

Here's what you're in for...

  • What hormones are and why they're important
  • How to break through your weight loss resistance
  • The factor that causes 90% of all thyroid issues
  • Why PMS is NOT normal
  • The #1 hormonal cause of painful periods and thyroid nodules
  • The often forgotten leading cause of breast cancer in the US
  • The 3 hormonal imbalances that cause weight loss resistance
  • What your body shape can tell you about your hormonal health
  • The truth about estrogen dominance
  • The test you want to get to determine your estrogen levels
  • Do flaxseeds help or hurt estrogen dominance?
  • The 3 factors that could be causing your estrogen dominance
  • A simple trick you can use to reduce PMS symptoms
  • How to use food to balance your hormones
  • The fascinating link between the gut and your hormones
  • The 3 foods you'll want to avoid for hormonal health
  • The common beverage that could be creating your hormonal issues
  • The "healthy" food that inhibited my sister's weight loss
  • The one tip that you can do every morning to set yourself up for hormonal health
  • The food you should be eating to support your liver health
  • Two tasty alternatives for a common and hormonally-problematic morning beverage
  • The one piece of advice Magdalena would share to help you improve your health
  • And much MORE!
Nov 10, 2016

Jessica Flanigan is an autoimmune Protocol leader and expert. She has been a clinical nutritionist for 20 years and exclusively assisting clients in AIP for over three years. She has worked extensively in private practice while also working alongside many practitioners including medical doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists and body workers. She is CEO of Nourishful Inc. and speaks around the country about the value of using illness as an opportunity.

Today's discussion is all about what she believes is the #1 reason some people are not able to put their autoimmune illness into remission even with comprehensive dietary intervention. She also has a unique dietary approach that she's perfected in her work with thousands of clients. So even if you think you've heard it ALL about autoimmune disease, I can guarantee you'll be fascinated by what she has to say.

Here's what you'll learn:

What autoimmune diseases are
Why an autoimmune diagnosis isn't always BAD news
Why autoimmune disease is not being adequately addressed
The treatment strategy that most autoimmune protocols are missing
One step you can take to ensure you get the BEST care
The importance of being in cooperation with your illness
How to get out of victim mentality
What trauma can do to your body
The surprising best indicator of whether or not one can work through trauma
The difference between sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system dominance
How trauma causes digestive issues.
The one thing that gets us out of a autonomic dysfunction the FASTEST
An exercise that helps you EXPERIENCE your thoughts transforming into biochemical realities
How to locate limiting beliefs that could be harming your health
A simple trick to help resolve interpersonal conflict
The digestive issue that she sees in MOST people she works with
The hidden factor she often finds in those who can't re-introduce foods
Her unique dietary protocol for healing autoimmune disease
The autoimmune protocol and paleo friendly foods she removes to help her client heal.
The tests we should use to determine where we're at one the autoimmune spectrum
The sacred paleo food that 1/3 of those she tests is sensitive to
And much more!

Nov 2, 2016

Luanne is a southern belle and mother of 3 who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. At that time, she was told by doctors that without surgery she would die. Despite her doctor's warnings, Luanne opted out of surgery and decided to forgo traditional treatment completely.

Today she is happy, healthy and cancer free!

She is also humble, wise, HONEST and brimming with insight that just may change your life! So listen to the podcast and learn all about her inspiring story and treatment protocol.

Here's are just a few of the juicy tidbits you're in for:

What she believes contributed to her breast cancer diagnosis
What is at the root of most disease
The shockingly small percentage of women whose cancer is genetic
What she did to determine whether or not chemotherapy would work for her
Why she opted out of surgery
Why she believes she was able to avoid chemotherapy
The disappointing facts about traditional cancer therapy outcomes
What her alternative protocol looked like
Where she found affordable supportive supplements
What she recommends for those who have cancer (or who have a family member with cancer!)
The one food that is a HUGE contributing factor to most major diseases
The important vitamin that played a huge role in her recovery
The critical part of her treatment protocol that had nothing to do with diet or supplements (that most people fail to address!)
An alternative breast cancer screening that lets you avoid the radiation in traditional mammograms
What she thinks everyone needs to do to help prevent cancer and other diseases
And much more!

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