Low-Carb Conversations
Low-Carb Conversations features conversations with host Leah Williamson, NTP and a variety of voices in the Low-Carb, Keto, Paleo and Real Food movements, expressing many different points of view.

This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Shelley Gawith along with Max Lugavere, Author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

In this week’s episode Max, Leah and Shelley review 4 of the latest health headlines:

How to fight your bad mood with food

Listen in as they discuss which foods are best for enhancing your mood and which one are not.  Chocolate makes the list!

Isotope fingerprinting method lifts lid on salmon nutrition

A new mechanism that can track the diet of salmon - will this change people's opinions on eating fish once they know what they are eating?

Heat or Eat? Cold-Weather Shocks and Nutrition in Poor American Families

A sad article on how families have to choose to warm their houses in winter over proper nutrition.  Listen to Max's tips on eating well on a budget.

New Studies Link Pasta Eating To Weight Loss

What do you think everyone's thoughts are on as pasta as the new weight loss food?!

Max is putting together a new film called Bread Head learn more about it here.

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Shelley Gawith along with Bridget Danner, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner and Owner, Health Coach & Founder of Women's Wellness Collaborative.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

 

In this week's episode Bridget, Leah and Shelley review 4 articles on essential oils for therapeutic use and discuss the benefits and potential issues that may arise.

 

These Are The Best Essential Oils For Hormone Balance & PMS

Chemicals in lavender and tea tree oil appear to be hormone disruptors

Essential Oils: Natural Doesn’t Mean Risk-Free

Ingesting Essential Oils

Check out Bridget's Detox Guide

Looking to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?  You can find the list of upcoming courses here: https://www.nutritionaltherapy.com/locations

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests, Leah is out on the Farm as she chats with Farmer Rohan Morris from Gleneden Family Farms.

Sit back and relax while Leah discusses the latest health news headlines with special guests.

 

This week we have a special podcast direct from Gleneden Family Farm at Maryvale in Queensland, Australia.  Leah and Farmer Rohan chat about the farm and what makes this farm so important.

Leah and Rohan review three news articles:

Organics industry shocked by official plan for forced chemical sprays

Ngangkari healers: 60,000 years of traditional Aboriginal methods make headway in medical clinic

Farmer Reveals What Happened to His Pigs after Being Fed GMO Corn, and It Is Not Pretty

Listen in as Leah and Rohan share their thoughts on this headlines.

Have a look at the photos below of the beautiful Gleneden Family Farm.

 

                                

    

 

    

 

 

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Shelley Gawith along with Hanna Boethius, Diabetes Educator and Co-Founder of The Low Carb Universe.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

 

Leah, Shelley and Hanna discuss Hanna's journey with Type 1 Diabetes and how she now helps others manage their Type 1 and all about The Low Carb Universe an amazing event in Spain each year.

 

 

The Low Carb Universe – LCU18!

Is held November 13th – 18th 2018, in Puerto de Sóller.

 

This week Leah, Shelley and Hanna review four of the latest news headlines.  We certainly had a good laugh over some of them.  What were your thoughts?

Fish accounted for surprisingly large part of the Stone Age diet

Reduced-calorie diet shows signs of slowing ageing in people

Is freezing your hunger nerve the new replacement for Keto diet?

Will You Accept This Hard Rosé Seltzer? The Answer Should Be Hell Yes!

 

 

Looking to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?  You can find the list of upcoming courses here: https://www.nutritionaltherapy.com/locations

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Shelley Gawith and we share a special interview we did together at the Nutritional Therapy Association Conference.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

 

 

 

On this episode Leah and Shelley also discuss how to maintain healthy long distance travel.  Shelley travels a lot so she has a lot of awesome tips.  After the conference interview Leah and Shelley discuss Easter and how to navigate a healthy Easter.  Read more about this in a guest blog post Leah did for Australian ferment and small good company Lewis & Son.  We hope you enjoy your break however you celebrate!

 

Looking to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?  You can find the list of upcoming courses here: https://www.nutritionaltherapy.com/locations

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by a new special guest co-host Lisa Kara (nee Johnson) along with Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Creator of Tasty Yummies, Beth Manos Brickey.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Lisa discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

On the podcast this week Leah introduces a new Guest Co-host Lisa Kara, who you might remember from Episode 246 where we discussed the diet avocado.  Lisa is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in Los Angeles and has the amazing website Zinc Nutrition.  Lisa has a new e-book out and you can find out more about it here.

Leah, Lisa and Beth discuss their highlights of the Nutritional Therapy Association Conference then they review three interesting articles.

 

Trump Administration Eliminates Animal Welfare Rules

Elephants Are Strangely Resistant to Cancer - And We May Finally Know Why

Raw out, keto in at Natural Products Expo West

 

Tune in to find out their expert opinions and thoughts on these latest health news headlines.

 

Looking to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?  You can find the list of upcoming courses here: https://www.nutritionaltherapy.com/locations

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Shelley Gawith along with Clinical Professor of Medicine,  Dr Terry Wahls.

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

 

Leah, Shelley and Dr Terry discuss Dr Terry's upcoming Australian Tour.  She will be in Melbourne on April 21 and Sydney on May 5.  You can find out more about the events here: https://drterrywahlslive.com/

 

On the podcast this week Leah, Shelley and Dr Terry review 3 news articles around the topic of Immunity.

Immune system dysfunction may occur early in Alzheimer’s disease

Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term

Testosterone may protect men from autoimmune diseases

Listen in to hear what everyone thinks about the latest news headlines.

 

Looking to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner?  You can find the list of upcoming courses here: https://www.nutritionaltherapy.com/locations

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Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 10:29am EDT

This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests we are joined again by our special guest co-host Marty Kendall along with Craig Emmerich, Author of the new book "Keto".

Sit back and relax while Leah and Marty discuss the latest health news headlines with special guests.

Leah, Marty and Craig discuss Craig's new book which he co-authored with his wife Maria Emmerich on the Keto lifestyle.   They discuss how the new book has a good amount of science on the topic of Keto and is presented in an easy and practical way for people to understand.  A great reference for anyone exploring or living Keto.

 Next up Leah, Marty and Craig review a couple of news articles.  The first article claims regular alcohol intake has been linked to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes.  Can this be true? Find out what Leah, Marty and Craig think!

The next article sounds ridiculous, right?

"Japanese scientists say eating McDonald's fries could cure baldness"

But what if it was true? Would you try it?

The last article is for all those people who love an afternoon nap.  What are the health benefits of this weekend pastime?  Tune in and find out!

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests, Leah introduces a new Guest Co-Host Shelley Gawith.  Shelley is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner in New Zealand.  Leah and Shelley have a candid chat with guest Scott Gooding, passionate cook and Author of the new book "The Keto Diet".

Sit back and relax while Leah and Shelley discuss the latest health news headlines with their special guest!

 

Scott chats with Leah and Shelley about Keto and why he was driven to write his new book.  They then look at an article on whether Vegans can successfully do a ketogenic diet - what is your opinion?  Next they take a look at Monk fruit and whether this new sweetener lives up to all its hype.  To finish Leah, Shelley and Scott review two articles about Scott! Does he live up to all the news hype? :) Tune in to find out.

Chef Scott Gooding’s recipe for success in 2018

Could the Keto diet be the secret to keeping you slim?

 

In the podcast Scott mentions he will be supporting Dr Terry Wahls on her upcoming Australian Tour.  Make sure you do not miss out!

 

 

 

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This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson NTP and Guests, Leah chats with her friend Darryl Edwards aka The Fitness Explorer.

Sit back and relax while Leah discusses the latest health news headlines with special guests.

In this episode Darryl and Leah discuss an article on "Prolonged periods of sedentary time strongly associated with amount of fat around internal organs" and how the longer you sit, the more detrimental to your health even if you are heading to the gym each day.  Listen in to hear what Darryl suggests.  Then they review a lovely article "Seniors' playgrounds — already popular in Europe — on the cards for Canberra" about a playground for the oldies designed to help build community and keep them active and outdoors more.  The last article is a little x rated - "New York gym offers naked work out classes".  Find out what Darryl and Leah think about this exclusive club!

Leah and Darryl discuss how they will both be speaking at the Annual Nutritional Therapy Conference in Vancouver Washington 2nd to 4th of March 2018.  The conference is going to be so much fun with Darryl doing movement workshops and you can purchase tickets here.

 Don’t forget you can see Darryl and Leah at the Nutritional Therapy Conference March 2-4.

 

 

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