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.

Creator of Mark's Daily Apple.com, author of The Primal Blueprint and founder of Primal Kitchen foods Mark Sisson, is joined by Founder of the best ghee in the world Gold Nugget Ghee,  Daniel Draskinis for Episode 235 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back and relax with a jar of chocolate honey Gold Nugget Ghee while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!


Are Your Pretend Allergies And Faddish Diet Preferences Selfish?


 A 'switch' in the brain tells the body to burn or store fat after eating



On this weeks episode Mark Sisson shares his amazing journey from carb loading athlete to a Primal Blueprint fat burner and shares the news he has a new book on Keto out soon. Daniel Draskinis shares his story on how Gold Nugget Ghee was founded and how his company uses mindful business practices.

Leah, Kara, Mark and Daniel discuss whether restaurants should cater for people who don't have "real" food allergies.  Is it the customer or the restaurant who should take responsibility? And can it be as easy as a "switch" in the brain to tell us when to burn fat or store fat?  Listen in to hear everyone's thoughts.

And it's cocktail hour for our secret health headline! Here's cheers to Queen Lizzy and her four drinks a day.

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Founder and CEO of THR1VE superfood cafes Josh Sparks, is joined by Naturopath Jules Galloway for Episode 230 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

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

What Health Experts Really Think of the 'Health Star' Rating

Experts Say Hotdogs Minus Artificial Nitrates May Be No Better


On this weeks episode Josh Sparks shares his journey of becoming a restaurant owner and what inspired his own health revolution. Jules Galloway goes deeper into what inspired her to be a naturopath and and help women easily become their healthiest selves.

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Leah, Kara, Josh and Jules than dive into the Australian Health Star Rating. We chat about why it's incredibly misleading and oversimplifies nutrition. Next, fan of hot dogs? The second article states that even your 'all natural" dogs are no better! Tune into hear about our guests' opinion on nitrates and what the real threat of meat is.

And remember our secret health headline! It's a little looney toons.

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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.







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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.

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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/

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Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:49pm EDT