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.

Episode 366

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly Jean and Amber – all three hosts – come together for their first episode as a trio!

In this episode the ladies chat about their favorite highlights from guests over the last month and then move on to talk about the one topic you can’t escape: COVID-19. Rest assured, this is not another one of “those” podcasts – this one is better! Yes, the world, as we knew it, is looking a bit unrecognizable to us right now. As people are holding on to familiar comforts they are also looking for opportunities for reflection, growth, and improved health. In this episode we discuss 10 Unconventional Ways to Boost the Immune System and they are not the same, tired suggestions you’ve been hearing.

As mentioned on the podcast: What should we call this new, regular episode? We would love to hear your suggestions so why not send us an email at podcast@nourishingconversations.com or comment in the Facebook group!

Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

10 Unconventional Ways to Boost the Immune System

Previous episodes We Discussed:

Ep. 365 Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo – Why You Don’t Need To Suffer Through Menopause

Ep. 364 Kate Mahoney – What’s Really In Your Supplements

Ep. 363 Christina Curp (The Castaway Kitchen) – Discusses New Cookbook “Made Simple”

Ep. 361 Alison Marras (Food By Mars) – Anti-Diets, Food Freedom, and Mindfulness
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Direct download: LCC_366_-_Leah_Holly_Jean_and_Amber_Recap_the_Month_of_Health_News.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Episode 365

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, Leah and Amber are joined by Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo. Dr Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition.

This week on the podcast Leah, Amber and Dr. Ritamarie discussed what foods to avoid if menopausal and what to include. How you don’t have to suffer with symptoms of menopause by eating well, managing digestion, blood sugar regulation at a younger age, what to do if you are menopausal and have symptoms. Could living in a greener suburb ease menopause and why it is not a subject we often discuss at work. All this and more on the Low Carb Conversations Podcast.

Amazing resources from Dr. Ritamarie!

On the podcast Dr. Ritamarie provides this free FREE Checklist and Food Guide “Plant-Powered Hormone-Balancing Foods”for listeners.
She also has lots of great resources found here.

Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

  • Menopause diet: Best and worst foods to ease your symptoms
  • How to Cope With Some of the Most Difficult Menopause Symptoms
  • Living in greener neighborhoods may postpone the natural onset of menopause
  • It’s Time to Start Talking About Menopause at Work

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    Work with Leah! Leah is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and has appointments available for online consultation – one on one or in small groups. This is available to anyone looking to improve their health through low carb real food principles for themselves and their families (Australia, USA). If you would like to chat before making an appointment then please email Leah at info@nourishingconversations.com

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Episode 364

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, Leah and Amber are joined by Kate Mahoney. Kate is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition, an Instructor for the Nutritional Therapy Association, and vice chair of the Supplement Education board for the National Association of Nutrition Professionals.

This week on the podcast Leah, Amber and Kate discuss what is really in our supplements. How can we tell if a supplement is what it claims to be, could it be contaminated, does it even contain the ingredient it says it does? Kate takes us on a deep dive into the supplement industry and what we need to look out for. They also discuss whether taking supplements will help prevent virus and boost your immune system – you might be surprised by what they say! Tune in to hear this and more.

If you wish to find out more about the Academy of Professional Supplement Certification, have any questions or wish to get in contact with Kate please reach out here: admin@academyofpsc.com

Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

Your ‘natural supplements’ may be dangerously contaminated or have the wrong ingredients

Vitamins and supplements won’t protect you from the coronavirus despite immune-boosting claims

TRY the Nutritional Therapy 101 FREE 7 Day course and get a taste of what you can learn!

Work with Leah! Leah is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and has appointments available for online consultation – one on one or in small groups. This is available to anyone looking to improve their health through low carb real food principles for themselves and their families (Australia, USA). If you would like to chat before making an appointment then please email Leah at info@nourishingconversations.com

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Ways you can help support the Podcast!

We are truly appreciative of any support you can give to the podcast! Here are some ways you can help us reach more people each week:

Subscribe to the podcast (if you don’t already) so it automatically downloads for you each week and you never miss an episode.
Leave a review on Apple Podcasts – it does not take very long to do and this really helps get the podcast seen by others.
Recommend the podcast to your friends and family – recommendations from someone you know and trust are always invaluable.
Another way to help if you think the content you are receiving is worthwhile and has helped you is to leave a small donation by clicking the “Donate” now Pay Pal button on the right side of the website.
Join the Facebook Group, like the Facebook Page, and please use any affiliate links we post if you are thinking of buying the book or product we mention.
Please help support the podcast so we can reach those that need help. Thank you so much!

Direct download: LCC_364_-_Kate_Mahoney_Discusses_whats_really_in_our_Supplements.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 8:34am EDT

Episode 363

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTP’s Leah, Holly and Amber, Leah and Holly are joined by Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, author of two cookbooks and of the popular website – The Castaway Kitchen, Cristina Curp. You can find out more about Cristina’s health and wellness journey on Episode 308 of Low Carb Conversations.

This week on the podcast Leah, Holly and Cristina discuss Cristina’s new book Made Simple –147 total recipes with images for every recipe. All recipes are free of nightshades, grains, gluten, soy, wheat, corn, legumes.

The ladies then discuss building resiliency in the body as your best bet to stay clear of viruses, why what you read in the media might not work for you and why “boosting” your immune system might not be the best choice. They round up the podcast with a discussion on cauliflowers and their boost in sales. Cristina mentions some great recipes. Tune in to hear this and more!

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Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

No, you probably can’t ‘boost’ your immune system to prevent coronavirus. Here’s why.

There Are No Breakthrough Treatments For Coronavirus, So Don’t Fall For Internet “Cures”

Cauliflower Sales Grow With Keto and Paleo Diets

TRY the Nutritional Therapy 101 FREE 7 Day course and get a taste of what you can learn!

Work with Leah! Leah is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and has appointments available for online consultation – one on one or in small groups. This is available to anyone looking to improve their health through low carb real food principles for themselves and their families (Australia, USA). If you would like to chat before making an appointment then please email Leah at info@nourishingconversations.com

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Ways you can help support the Podcast!

We are truly appreciative of any support you can give to the podcast! Here are some ways you can help us reach more people each week:

  1. Subscribe to the podcast (if you don’t already) so it automatically downloads for you each week and you never miss an episode.
  2. Leave a review on Apple Podcasts – it does not take very long to do and this really helps get the podcast seen by others.
  3. Recommend the podcast to your friends and family – recommendations from someone you know and trust are always invaluable.
  4. Another way to help if you think the content you are receiving is worthwhile and has helped you is to leave a small donation by clicking the “Donate” now Pay Pal button on the right side of the website.
  5. Join the Facebook Group, like the Facebook Page, and please use any affiliate links we post if you are thinking of buying the book or product we mention.

Please help support the podcast so we can reach those that need help.  Thank you so much!

Direct download: LCC_363_-_Made_Simple_with_Cristina_Curp_from_The_Castaway_Kitchen.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 8:43am EDT

Episode 362

This week on Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson FNTP and Guests, Leah is joined by Accredited Nutritional Therapist, Advanced Sports Exercise Nutritional Adviser Clinical Weight Loss Practitioner and Keto Blogger at Fat For Weight Loss, Aaron Day.

This week on the podcast Leah and Aaron discuss whether Keto is good for you in the long term.  Hear what Aaron thinks about this! Then they discuss whether the new 2.0 Keto is for you or whether it is an excuse to eat what you want? Then they take a look at what makes a great keto recipe.  Aaron is an expert on putting meals together.  Listen in to hear his suggestions and tips.

Get in contact with Aaron!

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Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

Keto diet produces health benefits in the short term, Yale study finds

Not sure about keto? Then the keto 2.0 diet will be music to your carb-counting ears

The Keto Diet Goes Culinary: Recipes That Cut Carbs, Not Flavor

Work with Leah! Leah is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and has appointments available for online consultation – one on one or in small groups. This is available to anyone looking to improve their health through low carb real food principles for themselves and their families (Australia, USA). If you would like to chat before making an appointment then please email Leah at info@nourishingconversations.com

Join our Facebook Community!

Ways you can help support the Podcast!

We are truly appreciative of any support you can give to the podcast! Here are some ways you can help us reach more people each week:

Subscribe to the podcast (if you don’t already) so it automatically downloads for you each week and you never miss an episode.
Leave a review on Apple Podcasts – it does not take very long to do and this really helps get the podcast seen by others.
Recommend the podcast to your friends and family – recommendations from someone you know and trust are always invaluable.
Another way to help if you think the content you are receiving is worthwhile and has helped you is to leave a small donation by clicking the “Donate” now Pay Pal button on the right side of the website.
Join the Facebook Group, like the Facebook Page, and please use any affiliate links we post if you are thinking of buying the book or product we mention.

Please help support the podcast so we can reach those that need help.  Thank you so much!


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