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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, 2018
Apr 25, 2018

On today’s podcast with Connie Curtis, the founder of Gluten and Food Allergy Specialist.com! Connie is a women’s empowerment leader, speaker, author and self-love expert who helps women transition to a true gluten-free lifestyle with ease by developing healthy, and sustainable habits. She turned her own diagnosis of gluten intolerance, food allergies, thyroid, and celiac disease around by shifting to a true gluten-free lifestyle. Aaaand even if you think you know how to avoid gluten already, what Connie has to say with surprise you!

(Spoiler alert: wheat, barley, and rye ARE not the only foods you should be eliminating to stay truly gluten-free!)

Here are some of the awesome tidbits you’re in for:

  • 3 surprising “health” foods that contain gluten
  • The difference between food allergies and food sensitivities
  • The sensitivity test that is better than the rest
  • How to find a doctor who specializes in food sensitivities
  • The baking staples that contain gluten
  • Common gluten-containing ingredients to watch out for
  • Why vinegar is never gluten free
  • Gluten free baking powders that don’t spike your glucose
  • How to find truly gluten free products
  • Whether the elimination diet is enough
  • And MUCH more!
Apr 18, 2018

Robyn Srigley is The Hormone Diva, Holistic Nutritionist and Women’s Health and Nutrition Coach. Robyn’s own journey with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) jumpstarted her passion for helping women replace their anxieties with joy to open possibility in their lives and break free of hormonal imbalance. Robyn runs a successful meal plan and group program practice where she uses diet, movement, botanicals and a self-love lifestyle to transform the lives of women with PCOS, Endometriosis, PMS, Painful Periods and much more.

This show is brimming with awesome insight so don’t miss out!

Here are just a few of the topics we covered:

  • What hormones are and why they’re important
  • What ED is and how it’s diagnosed
  • The best tests for hormones
  • Signs and symptoms of ED
  • The 4 major causes of ED
  • The major consequences of unaddressed ED
  • Why birth control is not a great idea
  • A type of food to avoid if you aren’t ovulating
  • 3 important tips for eating to balance your hormones
  • What insulin resistance is and how to know if you have it
  • One food that can boost and lower estrogen levels
  • 4 Supplements she recommends for hormonal harmony
  • A little-known lifestyle tip for balancing hormones
  • The one piece of advice she’d give to our listeners for better health
  • And much more!
Apr 11, 2018

Alex is the founder of Nutrition Genome and creator of the software Genetrition™! He is a second generation nutritionist and co-owner of Swanson Health Center, a private family clinical nutrition practice that has been in business for over 40 years. He's also the creator of the popular blog, The Health Beat.

Alex is a Stanford trained epigenetic MASTER. He helped me understand that epigenetic testing (when it’s properly interpreted) is empowering because genes aren’t fixed. In fact, your genes are like light switches you can turn on and off depending on how you live your life.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Paleo foods that may be harmful if you have the Alzheimer’s gene
  • The foods that will reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s
  • The 3 types of Alzheimer’s
  • The protocol that has actually reversed Alzheimer’s
  • Whether the keto diet is helpful for those with Alzheimer’s
  • How to use intermittent fasting to prevent Alzheimer’s
  • Other genes that are associated with Alzheimer’s and how to optimize them
  • The supplement that detoxes aluminum
  • Why supplements alone aren’t the answer
  • Lifestyle suggestions to avoid Alzheimer’s
  • How much exercise is enough
  • How to increase BDNF (brain fertilizer)
  • And so much more!
Apr 4, 2018

Dr. Charles and Anna became passionate about reducing EMF exposure when their nephew, Kicker, was diagnosed with cancer just before his third birthday. I attended their presentation on EMFs during the KICKCancER conference and I still cannot believe all the awesome tips and strategies I learned! My jaw was literally open the whole time.

So if you want to know:
What EMFs are:
The health risks of EMFs
The mechanism by which EMFs are harmful
The types of cancer that seem to correlate with EMF exposure
How to safely use your cell phone
Why kids are particularly vulnerable
How to measure EMFs in your own home
Which type of baby monitors are the most dangerous
The household appliance you NEVER want by your bedroom
Why you should vacuum less
3 EMF phone shields that actually work
Supplements you can take to mitigate the exposure
2 steps you can take to reduce the EMF load in your home
Where to go to escape EMF exposure

Then drop what you’re doing and have a listen!

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