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.

Former registered nurse and now founder of Potent Minds, Liz Champaloup joins holistic nutritionist and author of The Pantry Principle Mira Dessy for Episode 218 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman." 

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

Teens, Your Brains Need Real Food 

Early BPA Exposure Reprograms Gene Linked to Fatty Liver Disease 

 

On this Episode Liz Champaloup tells us about her transition to a real food lifestyle and the start up of Potent Minds. Mira Dessy shares the story about how she claimed her title as the "Ingredient Guru" and about her food philosophy.

Listen to Leah, Kara, Liz and Mira chat about dietary recommendations for teens, and what foods would really be best for their brain health. Then they reveal some shocking news about BPA and other plastics that will make you want to dump your tuba wear!

Lastly, don't miss the secret health headline  giving a new perspective on stress.

Links Used:

Study about chemicals found in the placenta: mentioned by Leah - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxwoOBcEFAY

http://www.theingredientguru.com

Mira's Quinoa Tabbouleh Recipe

http://potentminds.com

 

Direct download: LCC-218-dessey-champtaloup.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 1:01pm EDT

Carole Freeman aka Keto Carole, joins Jason Brock from Primal Kind for Episode 217 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman.” 

Sit back and relax with a glass of Primal Kind to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

 

Could your low-carb diet be wrecking your gut?

 

Biochemist turned diet expert who changed his life by switching to a Paleo regime reveals how you can rewire your BRAIN to make you eat less (and lose weight) for good

 

 

Listen in as Carole Freeman shares her amazing journey to health and discovering Keto whilst recovering from an accident.  Jason Brock talks about how his health issues led him to create Primal Kind, a nutritionally complete super food smoothie meal.

Leah, Kara, Carole and Jason discuss a low carb diet and the impact on gut health as well as Robb Wolfe's new book "Wired to Eat" (how great is this book!).

And don’t miss out on the secret health headline all about how "Gluten free rice-flour bread could revolutionize global bread production" - oh really?!?!

Check out this discount from Primal Kind! Log on to www.primalkind.com and use the code "lcc10" to get 10% off orders until the 30th April 2017.

 

Links Used:

Carole Freeman: https://ketocarole.com/

Jason Brock: http://primalkind.com/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4324420/Could-low-carb-diet-wrecking-gut.html

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-4335646/How-rewire-BRAIN-lose-weight-good.html

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170322092653.htm

Direct download: LCC-217-freeman-brock.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 3:09pm EDT

Professional chef and entrepreneur Lance Roll, aka The Flavor Chef, joins mom, foodie and blogger Shan Cooper for Episode 216 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman." 

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

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Gluten Free Diet Linked to Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Some of Our Paleo Ancestors Ate 100% Vegetarian

Listen in as Chef Lance Roll outlines how he became a chef, why he's passionate about cooking sustainably and his amazing bone broth brand (look below for a link to his super tasty broth!) Shan Cooper talks about her background in nutrition and the emergence of her beautiful blog, My Food Religion.

Leah, Kara. Lance and Shan then discuss the claims over gluten free diets linked to type 11 diabetes. They answer all your burning question involving gluten free risks, benefits and their take on the article. Followed by a chat on our paleo ancestors and their eating habits. Did our ancestors eat vegetarian, and what does that mean for us?

And don't miss out on the secret health headline that you can check out here.Let's just say Coke has some explaining to do!

Links Used:

http://www.myfoodreligion.com/about/

http://theflavorchef.com

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-10/gluten-free-diet-increases-diabetes-risk-study-suggests/8342462

https://mic.com/articles/170731/some-of-our-paleo-ancestors-ate-100-vegetarian-new-study-finds#.MChCVWGsy

http://www.smh.com.au/business/consumer-affairs/cokes-cash-14-health-experts-whove-taken-the-softdrink-giants-money-20160311-gngi7j.html

 

 

Direct download: LCC-216-roll-cooper.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:16pm EDT

Certified Nutrition Consultant, Blogger behind Grass Fed Girl and Author of four books Caitlin Weeks joins attorney by day and blogger by night Claire Deeks from Dom's Kitchen for Episode 214 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman.”

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

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Protein - The Missing Ingredient

Blood sugar-Alzheimer's link established

On this episode Claire Deeks chats about family nutrition and how she got started on her health journey while Caitlin Weeks also shares her amazing health journey and how she learnt to cook.

Listen to Leah, Kara, Claire and Caitlin discuss low protein diets, and the impact on healing as well as a study showing proof of the relation between blood sugar and Alzheimer's.

Lastly, don’t miss out on the secret health headline where burgers are apparently healthier than a super food!

Links Used:

http://www.grassfedgirl.com/

http://domskitchen.co.nz/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/protein-the-missing-ingredient_us_58bc8ac9e4b02b8b584dfd43

http://www.news.com.au/world/breaking-news/blood-sugaralzheimers-link-established/news-story/553e1b25722490a9472a27150c2e0b24

http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/diet/forget-kale-heres-proof-burgers-are-actually-better-than-superfood-salads/news-story/e122b3a1635ae1262b7363219dacb298

Direct download: LCC-215-weeks-deek.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:39am EDT

Author of paper back book, blog and online nutrition course "Fed & Fit" Cassy Joy Garcia joins author of "Lexi's Clean Kitchen" and food blogger,Alexis Davidson for Episode 214 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman."

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

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Forget 5 a Day, Eat 10 Portions of Fruit and Veg to Cut Cancer Risk 

New Study Finds Fructose Generated In Human Brain 

On this episode Cassy Joy Garcia chat about her new book, how she adopted a paleo lifestyle and her blog. Lexi Davidson also shares all about her blog, cookbook and love for paleo recipe developing.

Listen to Leah, Kara, Cassy and and Lexi debate how many fruits and veggies we should really eat and most importantly, what kind. Then catch up on a new study showing fructose CAN be made in the brain and what this could mean for new research.

Lastly, don't miss out on the secret health headline that will have your skin crawling. Yikes! 

Links Used:

http://fedandfit.com

http://lexiscleankitchen.com

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/feb/23/five-day-10-portions-fruit-veg-cut-early-death

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170223114842.htm

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-39039395

 

Direct download: LCC-214-garcia-davidson.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 2:28pm EDT

Eat, Drink Paleo Author and Blogger, Irena Macri joins holistic nutritionist and the face behind Healthful Pursuit.com, Leanne Vogel for Episode 213 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman.”

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

Bodies in Balance: Orthorexia, Explained

 

 

Gastric bypass surgery leads to greater weight loss, complications, according to a study

 

On this episode listen to Leanne Vogel shares her amazing journey to health and her fantastic new book. Along with Irena Macri who discusses her passion for food and her health journey which went from all about weight to nourishment.

Leah, Kara, Leanne and Irena discuss eating 10 serves of fruit and vegetables to maintain health and how clean eating can cause orthorexia?

And don’t forget about the secret health headline which will leaving you howling like a wolf! Tune in to find out! 

Links Used:

http://eatdrinkpaleo.com.au/

https://www.healthfulpursuit.com/

Irena's Salad a Day E-Book (affiliate link)

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/01/bodies-in-balance-orthorexia-explained.html

http://medicaldaily.online/gastric-bypass-surgery-leads-to-greater-weight-loss-complications-according-to-a-study/

http://www.itechpost.com/articles/87562/20170224/the-wolf-diet-eat-one-big-meal-a-day-and-never-go-hungry.htm

 

Direct download: LCC-213-vogel-macri.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

Ketogenic diet and fitness lifestyle coach and pro skater, Stephanie Person joins holistic health coach, blogger, author and mother, Leah Follett for Episode 212 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman."

Sit back and relax with a glass of Kombucha to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines! LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES!

A Single Cheeseburger Can Trigger Fatty Liver and Heart Disease 

Which High- Protein Diet is Best: Atkins, Dukan or Ketogenic? 

On this episode listen to Stephanie Person chat all about how she fell in love with the ketogenic diet and her quest to help heal her mom. Along with Leah Folletts journey to help the health of her son and encourage mothers to be the advocate for their children's health.

Leah W, Kara, Stephanie and Leah F discuss a new study linking high fat diets to fatty liver and health disease; yet debate the legitimacy of the study as it involved copious amounts of palm oil. Then catch the heated debate between the logistics of "high protein diets" and how they truly affect health.

And don't forget about the secret health headline regarding corn and cannibalism. Tune in to find out! 

Links Used:

http://leahfollett.com/about/

http://www.quirkycooking.com.au/2014/12/introducing-a-quirky-journey-a-podcast-about-the-healing-power-of-food/

https://www.stephanieperson.com

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/cheeseburger-metabolism-change-diabetes-fatty-liver-disease-palm-oil-german-dusseldorf-journal-a7542631.html

http://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/high-protein-diets

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4165780/Corn-turning-french-hamsters-deranged-cannibals.html

Direct download: LCC-212-person-follet.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 2:49pm EDT

SIBO diet cookbook author, podcaster and coach Rebecca Coomes joins Ecology Skincare creator, podcaster and real food advocate Crystal Fieldhouse for Episode 211 of "Low Carb Conversations Podcast with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman." 

Sit back and relax with a glass of Kombucha to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines! LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES!

High-GI Carb Intake May Trigger Depressive Lows, Study Finds 

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Why the Gluten-Free Movement is Less of a Fad than We Thought 

This week listen to Rebecca Coomes share her experience with SIBO, what it is, and how she became the first SIBO cookbook author in the world. Alongside Crystal Fieldhouse who chats about the importance of primal skin care and how she began Ecology Skincare.

Leah, Kara, Rebecca and Crystal discuss how high carb foods have the possibility to cause depressive episodes and the gut brain connection. Thus raising the question, does the GI scale matter? In the second article the idea of going gluten-free and its "dangers" are discussed.

And don't forget the secret health headline regarding low fat diets. Can they possibly damage to the brain. Tune in to find out! 

Links used:

http://thehealthygut.co/

http://ecologyskincare.com/about-crystal-fieldhouse-2/

http://mobile.foodnavigator.com/Science/High-GI-carb-intake-may-trigger-a-depressive-low-study-finds

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/01/13/why-the-gluten-free-movement-is-less-of-a-fad-than-we-thought/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=buffer52bf4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.00e5279aaa28&wpisrc=nl_lean&wpmm=1

https://theoverheardpress.com/2017/02/10/low-fat-diet-harms-part-of-brain-responsible-for-hearing-criticism-of-low-fat-diet/

Direct download: LCC-211-coomes-fieldhouse.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 3:43pm EDT

Founder of the world's premier holistic wellness event, Paleo F(x), Keith Norris joins chiropractor and paleo podcaster Dr. Brett Hill  for Episode 210 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman" 

Sit back and relax with a glass of Kombucha to this new episode where co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines! LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES!

Scientists Have Discovered a New Organ in the Digestive System

 

Pepsi to Reduce Sugar Content and Focus on Making Nutrition Products in India

 

On this episode, listen in at the beginning as Keith Norris shares his experience with being an entrepreneur, fitness and what it was like to create the most sought after weakness conference in the world. Dr. Brett Hill shares his journey to becoming a top chiropractor and creator of his own podcast, That Paleo Show, and speaker for The Wellness Couch.

Leah, Kara, Keith and Dr. Brett discuss a new found digestive organ and if it changes the game of digestion, what we know about gut health and the connection between the gut and immune system. Followed by the debate about Pepsi claiming to decrease their sugar in sodas and new production plans to create healthier options in India. Is Pepsi taking a step forward? Tune in to see! 

Also, don't miss our Secret Health Headline revealing the detrimental health effects of burnt toast.

Links Used:

http://drbretthill.com

http://ancestralmomentum.com/keith-norris/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/scientists-discover-new-organ-mesentery_us_586cfb55e4b0eb58648b3f76?section=us_healthy-living

http://www.livemint.com/Companies/zc3qYoCxX1NPVqgXfD8cnJ/Pepsi-to-reduce-sugar-content-focus-on-making-nutrition-pro.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/do-burnt-toast-and-potatoes-pose-a-real-cancer-risk/

Direct download: LCC-210-norris-hill.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT

 

The happiest, merriest merrymaking sisters Emma and Carla Papas aka The Merrymaker Sisters join Leah for Episode 209 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman!”

 

Grab a warm mug of bone broth and listen to this new episode where Leah chats with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines! LISTEN AND DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES!

 

I used to blame fat people. Now I blame obesity on sugar industry propaganda

 

Can breakfast help keep us thin? Nutrition science is tricky

 

The most popular health foods to get delivered, according to UberEats

 

Sadly Kara can't make it this week as she has a bad dose of the flu but listen in as the show still goes on with Leah and The Merrymaker Sisters.

Listen in as The Merrymaker Sisters discuss with Leah their story before they became so merry and how they changed their life to follow their bliss. Plus some great tips on how you can follow your bliss!

Leah, Emma and Carla discuss why isn't the same amount of emphasis going into the sugar industry as the tobacco industry, is education the key to sugar epidemic, why we need to scrutinize nutritional studies and who funds them, the importance of questioning everything.  Listen in as the girls discuss what they eat for breakfast instead of cereal, and what health foods people are ordering via Uber Eats.

 

Links Used:

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/i-used-to-blame-fat-people-now-i-blame-obesity-on-sugar-industry-propaganda-20170119-gtuf5t.html

http://m.startribune.com/can-breakfast-help-keep-us-thin-nutrition-science-is-tricky/411210725/?section=nation

http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/nutrition/nutrition-tips/the-most-popular-health-foods-to-get-delivered-according-to-ubereats/news-story/99c6092653e414a13f81a4aaf31f2ec8

http://getmerry.com

http://www.sugarbyhalf.com/

http://themerrymakersisters.com/health-hack-morning-smoothie/

http://themerrymakersisters.com/tag/granola/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/getmerry/

Direct download: LCC-209-merrymakers.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 1:54pm EDT