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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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Now displaying: April, 2017
Apr 26, 2017

Have you diligently adopted the paleo diet yet still suffer from gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or heartburn? If so, you're going to LOVE today's podcast.

Sylvie is a former SIBO sufferer and the witty creator of the uber-popular blog, Hollywood Homestead. After antibiotic treatment failed her (twice!) she took it upon herself to become educated and experiment.

Have you diligently adopted the paleo diet yet still suffer from gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation or heartburn? If so, you're going to LOVE today's podcast.

Sylvie is a former SIBO sufferer and the witty creator of the uber-popular blog, Hollywood Homestead. After antibiotic treatment failed her (twice!) she took it upon herself to become educated and experiment.

She literally attacked her SIBO guns blazing and even though SIBO is traditionally a VERY difficult condition to treat, today she is symptom-free and thriving!

Here's what you'll learn:

Why she had to become her own health advocate
What SIBO is The 4 main symptoms of SIBO
The 2 different types of SIBO
Whether or not you might have SIBO even if you don't have digestive issues
The 3 main causes of SIBO (including one you've probably NEVER heard about!) Other conditions often associated with SIBO
SIBOs link with nutrient deficiency
The consequences of unaddressed SIBO
Why SIBO is so difficult to diagnose
Which test you MUST have to properly diagnose SIBO
Why other tests are inadequate
The link between SIBO and leaky gut
Why most SIBO treatments fail long term
Why antibiotics alone aren't enough for long-term remission
Why herbal antibiotics are often more effective than antibiotics
The 3 herbal antibiotics she used to kick her SIBO
The 2 best diets SIBO
The diet that finally beat her SIBO and how to do it healthfully
The often unaddressed reason for many SIBO remissions
A supplement many people forget but NEED to treat SIBO successfully
The 4 things you need to do to successfully treat SIBO for GOOD
Her favorite protein powder for treating SIBO And much more!

Apr 19, 2017

If you've tried EVERYTHING to lose weight or reach your health goals to no avail, you're going to want to listen to today's podcast, The 3 Obstacles to Sustainable & Vibrant Health with International best-selling author, David Zappasodi as soon as you possibly can!

I reached out to David after reading his amazing book, Immovable Heart Unstoppable Mind, about a year ago because it had such a profound impact on the way I viewed HEALTH. He's been a motivational speaker and fitness training professionally for over 20 years and his innovative approach to health and fitness has helped countless people TRANSFORM their lives.

Since we recorded our first podcast, The Secret Sauce for Fat Loss, David has become a friend and his book has become an international best-seller.

Apr 12, 2017

Have you ever tried a keto diet (or been curious about trying it) only to decide it was wayyy too restrictive?

Leanne is an ultra passionate Nutrition Educator and food blogger in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her goal is to help you do away with feeling overpowered and controlled by food by giving you the tools you need to inject your life with happiness, healthfulness, and a whole lot of dietary fat.

Basically, she's here to help you fall in love with yourself and relinquish your fear of eating fat.

Here's what you'll learn:

  • How Leanne because SO passionate about high-fat living
  • How to know if keto is right for you
  • *How Leanne's approach is different than standard keto
  • Leanne's 3 different versions of keto
  • *The keto path for those with hormonal issues
  • *The keto path for those who crave carbohydrates
  • *The keto path for those who want to see fast results
How to make keto feel liberating
  • How to use carbohydrates strategically and still be keto
  • When to eat carbohydrates for best results
  • How fasting fits into the keto lifestyle
  • The ONE thing you should never do while fasting
  • The most common food allergies for those Leanne works with
  • Whether or not "high protein" keto is actually a problem
  • *The difference between being fat adapted and being in ketosis
  • The populations who will benefit MOST from a ketogenic diet
  • How to do a "breakfast challenge" and why it will change your life
  • Helpful tricks for navigating the carb flu
  • *The beverage you need to calm the keto flow
  • Why being mindful of your electrolyte intake is important when you're in ketosis
  • How to tell when you are in ketosis (with and without testing!)
  • *Leanne's favorite "quickie" recipes for people who hate cooking
  • Leanne's favorite condiments for keeping keto delicious
  • What her dinner plate looks like
  • The keto-approved sweetener that makes her break out
  • *Three amazing remedies for acne that you've NEVER heard about!
  • And much more!
Apr 5, 2017

Dr. Izabella Wentz, Pharm.D., FASCP is a passionate, innovative and solution focused clinical pharmacist. She has had a passion for health care from a very early age, inspired by her mother, Dr. Marta Nowosadzka, MD.

As a result of extensive research and experimentation, Izabella has a new lease on life and created THE Hashimoto's Protocol. So far, her protocol has helped THOUSANDS of people reduce their symptoms and achieve remission.

So if you're suffering from Hashimoto's or hypothyroidism symptoms (cold hands and feet, thinning hair and eyebrows, constipation, lethargy) and an inability to lose weight, please be sure to listen to today's podcast! Dr. Wentz is literally one of the most knowledgeable experts on Hashimoto's in the WORLD and we cover tons of interesting topics that we didn't in our first podcast with her, episode 56. Here are some of the juicy tidbits you'll hear:

  • Why she's on a mission to heal the world of Hashimoto's
    The 5 stages of Hashimoto's
    When conventional doctors begin treating Hashimoto's and why that's an issue
    How to catch Hashimoto's in the early stages
    How many people are able to stop taking medication
    An exciting new way to regenerate damaged thyroid tissue
    The symptom many people have that means you should be tested for autoimmunity
    The exact test you need to have to ascertain your risk
    Issues with thyroid medications
    Her favorite thyroid medications
    Why you need to have your thyroid antibodies tested if you are pregnant
    The one thing that raises your child's risk of autism by 80%
    Whether or not thyroid medications are okay during pregnancy
    Why the standard TSH ranges are outdated
    The optimal TSH range
    The root causes of Hashimoto's that almost no one hears about (this will shock you!)
    The most common nutrient deficiencies associated with Hashimoto's
Her favorite supplemental ways to correct these deficiencies
    The common parasite that's been linked to IBS, Hashimoto's and hives and how to treat it
    Why carbohydrate sensitivity can be a sign of a deeper issue
    What low ferritin levels can tell you (pretty amazing!)
    What ideal ferritin levels look like
    *The BEST diet for Hashimoto's
    The most problematic foods for those with Hashimoto's
    The uncommon food sensitivities commonly seen in Hashimoto's
    A great way to get your organs if you HATE the taste
    Whether or not raw milk is problematic
    *The one (super affordable) supplement that increased her energy levels the most
    Whether or not a low carb diet harms thyroid function
    The one piece of advice she'd give you for vibrant health
    And much more!
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