Low-Carb Conversations
Low-Carb Conversations features conversations with co-hosts Leah Williamson, Kara Halderman and a variety of voices in the Low-Carb, Paleo and Real Food movements, expressing many different points of view.

Creator of popular Australian blog KbSugarFree Katherine Beresford, is joined by David Cohen the face behind he Instagram account MyPaleoishLife, for Episode 233 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back, relax and get happy while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

 

Happy people ARE healthier: Some 65% of studies show a link between a cheerful disposition and improved wellbeing

 

Think yourself fit: How believing you are healthy could keep you trim

 To start of this week's Mindset themed episode, Katherine shares her phenomenal story on what inspired her to change her diet and start KbSugarFree and David explains how his Instagram hobby took off.

The first article poses the "chicken or the egg" question. Are you happy because you're healthy? Or are you healthy because you're happy? We'll this study shows it's the happiness that results in health. Listen as Leah, David, Kara and Katherine debate this topic and share their best tips for increasing all around happiness. Continuing with thoughts becoming reality, a new article proposes that just thinking you are fit actually results in being more fit. Amongst the guests there was a recurring theme of what cooked be causing this...stress.

Lastly remember our secret health headline! Followed by a great discussion on finding purpose in your career & hobbies.

Links:

http://kbsugarfree.com

https://www.instagram.com/mypaleoishlife/?hl=en

http://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2017-07-26/caz-owens-grown-roses-chemical-free-women-farming-edible-flowers/8714162?smid=Page:%20ABC%20Sunshine%20Coast-Facebook_Organic&WT.tsrc=Facebook_Organic&sf100889753=1

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/07/20/think-fit-believing-healthy-could-keep-trim/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4707164/Happy-people-healthier.html

Direct download: LCC-233-beresford-cohen.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

Naughty Naturopath Mum Alisha Lynch, is joined by Yum Gluten Free Managing Director/Publisher Olivia Jackson, for Episode 232 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a cauliflower parfait while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

When CHIPS are better for you than an avocado!

 

Why Cauliflower Is the New 'It' Vegetable

 

On this weeks episode Alisha Lynch shares her journey that led her from Naturopathy to blogging and her amazing flower essences.  We hear from Olivia whose health journey led her to discover she was a coeliac.  So passionate about her gluten free journey she is now the owner of popluar online magazine - Yum Gluten Free.

Leah, Kara, Alisha and Olivia change it up this week and discuss articles about vegetables.  Are avocados worse for you than chips?  We discuss this and the new trendy vegetable "cauliflower". Have you tried a cauliflower steak yet?  What is your prediction for the next vegetable to become "on trend"?

And don’t forget the secret health headline! You will find these very handy in the kitchen.

Links used:

Alisha's delicious recipe: https://www.naughtynaturopathmum.com.au/creamy-chicken-bacon-vegetable-noodles/

Information about Flower Essences: https://www.naughtynaturopathmum.com.au/product-category/blends/

Olivia's delicious recipes: http://yumglutenfree.com.au/2016/10/14/cauliflower-fried-rice/

Find out more about the Magazine here: https://yumglutenfree.com.au/

Direct download: LCC-232-lynch-jackson.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

Nutritional Therapy Association Lead Instructor Caroline Barringer, is joined by founder of rebootedbody.com and the rebooted body podcast, Kevin Michael Geary for Episode 231 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a raw chicken wing (Ugh) while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

How to Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes: Cut Back on Meat

 

The Newest Paleo Diet Needs to Stop It With the Raw Chicken (Because Ugh)

 

On this weeks episode Caroline Barringer discusses life on the road in her RV connecting with local food producers and how her own health challenges guided her to the Nutritional Therapy Association.   Kevin Michael Geary discusses how he was on the path to diabetes and obesity until he discovered real food and functional fitness which changed his relationship with food forever.

Leah, Kara, Caroline and Kevin discuss two articles about meat.  The first being the controversial topic around meat causing diabetes and the second article is the trending new fad of eating raw meat.  Would you eat it?

And don’t forget the secret health headline! We review one of Kevin's articles on which weight loss methods you should block from your mind!

Links used:

Caroline Barringer:

http://www.immunitrition.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pg/FreewayFoodies/about/

Kevin Michael Geary:

rebootedbody.com

 

Direct download: LCC-231-Barringer-Geary.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 9:13am EDT

Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Syanna Wandis joined by founder of Cave Foods Stuart Gadenne for Episode 230 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a bowl of (not Campbell's) soup while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Campbell's to Aquire Pacific Foods for $700 Million Deal

The Australian Paleo Diet: What Native Animals Should We Be Eating?

On this weeks episode Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Syanna Wand talks about how taking control of her stress evolved her health as well as sharing her new natural skin care business. Stuart Gadenne talks about his strong athletic background, how changing his diet changed his performance and his company Cave Foods.

Leah, Kara, Syanna and Stuart start the chat with Campbell's soup company acquiring Pacific Foods a whopping $700 million deal. They debate if this new purchase will come with a sacrifice in quality as well as the possible benefits. Leah's article provides an interesting look into local meat. Could eating your regions native animals be beneficial to health?

And don't forget the secret health headline! Organic water has officially hit the market.

Links used:

http://www.syannawand.com/

http://cavefoods.com/

 

 

Direct download: LCC-230-gadenne-wand.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 5:26am EDT

Fat adapted athlete and coach Andre Obradovic is joined by Rumbles Paleo Co-Creator, Jen Richards for Episode 229 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax in LCHF euphoria to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Why corporate America must do more to create healthy employees

Feeling euphoric on a low-carb diet? The effect on your brain is similar to an illicit drug

On this week episode Leah and Kara chat with Andre about how his triathlon and overall sporting performance and health changed for the better once he became fat adapted. Jen Richard's also share's her inspirational story about how she overcome eating disorders to now help women all over the world.

Leah, Kara, Andre and Jen discuss corporate health programs and if they really work. And in the second article they discuss whether you can compare a low carb high fat diet to taking recreational drugs?!?

And don’t miss out in the secret health headline! It's really quite scary.

Links Used:

https://www.benefitnews.com/opinion/why-corporate-america-must-do-more-to-create-healthy-employees

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-22/feeling-euphoric-on-a-low-carb-diet-the-effect-on-your-brain/8641396

http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/06/19/danger-lead-in-baby-food-how-to-protect-your-child/

More about Andre:

Andre's Health Tip: http://andreobradovic.com/top-foods-eat-working/

 
 

 

More about Jen:

Jen's E-Book for listeners:
 
 
SOCIAL MEDIA - INSTAGRAM
@rumblespaleo
@rumbleslifestylehub
 
SOCIAL MEDIA FACEBOOK -
Direct download: LCC-229-obradovik-richards.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:29pm EDT

Hosts of the Unbound Healing Podcast, Michelle Hoover and Anne Garland join Leah and Kara on Episode 228 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a big spinach smoothie to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Spinach Doesn't Have as Much of a Key Nutrient as You Might Think 

The FDA Nutrition Facts Label: What's Behind The Delay 

On this week episode we get to know Michelle Hoover, NTP, and Anne Garland, Nutritional Therapist, and chat about their new podcast Unbound Healing. Anne shares her story with Hashimotos and Anne elaborates on how nutrition healed a lifetime of stomach issues.

Leah, Kara, Anne and Michelle dive into the first article, where they find out spinach is truly not the best source of iron. They then talk about the best ways to get iron and if their are dangers of too much iron in red meat. In the second article the new FDA Nutrition Facts labels are debated. Tune in to hear all the upcoming changes, if their productive and what this coulee mean for your upcoming grocery shopping trip.

And don't miss out in the secret health headline ! It sure is a sweet surprise.

Links Used and Resources:

http://unboundwellness.com

http://grassfedsalsa.com

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/spinach-iron-levels-nutrition-myths-2017-6?r=US&IR=T

https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2017/06/16/whats-behind-the-delay-in-the-new-fda-nutrition-facts-label/#2a62e777528a

https://nextshark.com/coca-cola-releases-healthy-coke-japan-added-dietary-fiber/

Direct download: LCC-228-hoover-garland.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:12am EDT

Exercise physiologist/exercise scientist, lecturer and nutritionist, Naomi Feresta is joined by star of the Australian film "Fat Chance" Warren Hepworth, for Episode 227 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a HUGE tablespoon of coconut oil to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Coconut oil isn't healthy & it never has been

 

Cereal could be over with declining sales forcing companies to think of new products

On this week’s episode we talk with Naomi Feresta, who when she found out she was having twins at an older age researched as much as she could about how to main health and discussed fat was the key.  We also talk to Warren Hepworth who cycled from Perth, Australia to Melbourne, Australia on a low carb healthy fat lifestyle and documented it all in his movie Fat Chance.

Naomi, Warren, Kara and Leah discuss the great coconut oil health debate and how snackification is becoming tastier for breakfast than cereal.  But wait the secret headline is bananas!

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Links Used:

Support Fat Chance: https://fatchancethefilm.wixsite.com/fatchance

http://naomiferstera.com/

Some of the resources on heart disease:

Dr Natasha Campbell McBride's Book "Put your Heart in your Mouth": http://www.doctor-natasha.com/heart-in-your-mouth-book.php

Dr Jeffery Gerber: http://denversdietdoctor.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eii1zqQq8TM&t=140s

Dr Aseem Malhotra: http://doctoraseem.com/

Ivor Cummins: http://www.thefatemperor.com/

See some great talks at the Low Carb Down Under You Tube page: https://www.youtube.com/user/lowcarbdownunder

Direct download: LCC-227-hepworth-feresta.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:43am EDT

Canadian Naturopathic Doctor, Laura Belus, is joined by creator of Paleo Warehouse Clan, Jessica Laird, for Episode 226 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with all the beverages to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Your Experiences With Food and Mood

Take A Coffee Or Tea Break To Protect Your Liver

This week's episode of Low Carb Conversations is spent chatting with N.D Laura Belus about how her health struggles with acne and migraines led her to become a Naturopath and Jess Laird's customized paleo-box company, Paleo Warehouse Clan. Jess has given all of our (Australia only) listeners $5 off their first box!

Go to paleowarehouse.com.au and use the code NOURISH at checkout. (Australian residents only)

Jess, Laura, Kara and Leah chat about how certain foods & your diet as a whole can affect your mood. Laura gives some insight into what she's seen in her clinic and they talk about the gut-brain connection that can cause mood alterations with food. Jess and Laura then give their take on a new article showing how coffee can be protective against the liver congestion.

And don't miss our on the secret health headline! What do we think about the new Amazon and Whole Foods deal? Listen and find out!

Remember to go Paleo Warehouse and get $5 off your first box with the code NOURISH 

Links used:

https://www.paleowarehouse.com.au

http://drlaurabelus.com

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/16/business/dealbook/amazon-whole-foods.html?_r=0

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/06/170606112745.htm

http://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2017-06-10/your-experiences-with-food-and-mood/8590710

 

xperiences With Food and Mood

 

Direct download: LCC-226-belus-laird.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:09pm EDT

Internationally-recognized teacher, author, scientist, speaker, and artist, Dr. Deanna Minich, is joined by passionate foodie and founder of Spray-Free Farmacy Kristen Ottaway, for Episode 225 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a packet of Salted Chocolate Macadamia FBomb to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Cheap vitamins are made from GMO glucose syrup fed to bacteria, analysis finds… Don’t buy low-grade vitamins

Why It’s More Important To Be An Ethical Omnivore Than A Vegetarian

On this week’s episode we talk with  Dr. Deanna Minich about her journey that lead her to bridging the gaps between science, spirituality, and art in medicine.  We also talk to Kristen Ottaway who wanted to know more about food and the environment for her and her family and ultimately lead her to creating a busy, fresh, spray free, produce company connecting farmers with the consumers.

Deanna, Kristen, Kara and Leah discuss the importance of sourcing good quality nutrients and making sure they are right for your body as well as recognizing the amazing job ethical farmers do and supporting them by buying their foods.  And you will never cheat again with this secret health headline.

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Links Used:

Dr Deanna Minich:
www.deannaminich.com
www.whole-detox.com with lots of free downloadables here :http://whole-detox.com/downloads/
www.foodandspirit.com

 

Kristen Ottaway:

https://www.sprayfreefarmacy.com/

For listeners in the Brisbane, Queensland Australia area! See if you are near a Spray Free Farmacy Pick up Point https://www.sprayfreefarmacy.com/pages/pick-up-points and for your first order receive 10% off with this code:

LCC10%

 

Direct download: LCC-225-minich-ottaway.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 10:07am EDT

Founder of the Nutritional Therapy Association, Gray Grahm, is joined by fellow Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Shelley Gawith, for Episode 224 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a hot cup of ice chai tea to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

How Too Much Salt Makes You Thirsty 

Is Breakfast Really The Most Important Meal of The Day?

On this week's episode we talk with Gray Grahm about what catapulted him to create the NTA and Shelley Gawith's inspiring health journey and how the NTP course saved her health. The conversations then takes a turn, chatting about all things salt. You'll find out if salt is truly the enemy and if it's not, then the best kind to consume. Leah, Kara, Gray and Shelley then answer the age old question, do we eat breakfast or not? Hint: it may not be what you expect.

And don't miss out on our secret health headline....it get's messy.

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Links Used:

https://www.facebook.com/gray.graham.96

https://www.shelleygawith.com

 

Direct download: LCC-224-Gray_Gawith.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 2:12pm EDT