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.

LCC Episode 374

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson, Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners.

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, the ladies are all together again for their monthly recap.

In this episode we chat about our guests this past month and give you a highlight reel of our favorite moments. We talked about a lot of topics this month from transitioning into your 40’s with positivity and vitality to the importance of balanced hormones in women and men. Leah also did an interview with a deathwalker! Such a needed and educational conversation. This last month was full of great interviews and we are excited to recap it for you all. We also dive into a few articles about stress induced insomnia, what Psych-K is and how it can help with anxiety, and 4 universal elements of health and well-being.

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

Stress, Lack of Routine Play Large Part in COVID-Induced Insomnia

PSYCH-K launches free sessions for doctors, nurses, police to help them cope with stress and anxiety amid COVID-19 crisis

4 Ingredients for Human Well-Being

Previous Episodes We Discussed:

Episode 371: Dr. Anna Cabeca – Keto Green 16

Episode 372: Accepting Death with Deathwalker Zenith Virago

Episode 373: Kathryn Kos –  Move Into Your 40’s With Energy, Joy, and Fulfillment

 

Leah is speaking at the Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend Virtual Summit – it’s free! Sign up here.

 

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Direct download: LCC_374_-_Monthly_Co-Host_Catch_Up_May_2020.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:05am EDT

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson, Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners.

This week on the podcast Leah and Amber interview Kathryn Kos of Primal Musings. Kathryn is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and author of the book, 40’s on Fire – Honor Your Moods, Rediscover Your Sexuality, Thrive Throughout Your 40’s. She is passionate about empowering women as they transition into their 40’s and beyond, so they can move into the next chapter with energy, joy, and fulfillment.

In this episode we touched on the negativity surrounding aging for women. There was so much doom and gloom when we were researching articles for this episode. Does the transition have to be so awful? We then discuss an article about a women going through menopause and feeling depressed. Her Doctor did not believe her and felt it was “normal”. We ask is depression something that should be classed as a normal part of menopause? We end up the show discussing seed cycling – what is it and is it something you should try?

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

All the Ways Your Body Changes After 40

As Menopause Nears, Be Aware It Can Trigger Depression And Anxiety, Too

Can Seed Cycling Balance Hormones and Ease Menopause Symptoms?

 

Leah is speaking at the Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend Virtual Summit – it’s free! Sign up here.

 

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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:

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  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.

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Episode 372

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson, Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners.

 

In this special episode Leah chats with Deathwalker Zenith Virago in an interview for the Nutritional Therapy Association Australia.  Discover what a Deathwalker is and how Zenith helps many people with conscious and integrated end of life and after death care consultations. Zenith discusses with Leah some of the many helpful tips people should have in order to help their families when the time comes.

Watch the Interview here

 

Find out more about becoming a Deathwalker: Deathwalker Trainings 

Zenith’s Books and Films

Co-Author of The Intimacy of Death & Dying 
Documentary Films: zenandtheartofdying.com tenderdocumentary.com.au

 

Leah is speaking at the Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend Virtual Summit – it’s free! Sign up here.

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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:

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  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_372_-_Accepting_Death_with_Deathwalker_Zenith_Virago.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

LCC Episode 371

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson, Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners.

This week on the podcast Leah and Holly Jean are joined by The Girlfriend Doctor – Dr Anna Cabeca. Dr Anna Cabeca. Dr. Anna Cabeca, triple-board certified and a fellow in Obstetrics, integrative medicine, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine. She has just released her second book Keto Green 16 on 5 May 2020.

In this fact filled episode, Dr. Cabeca shares the science, as well as clinical pearls, about the role of hormones in men and women, the importance of exercise for balancing hormones, and how keto successes can be achieved at any age. We close out the episode with Dr. Cabeca sharing some inspirational insight about the difference between thriving and flourishing in health and life.

Watch Leah’s interview on Dr Anna’s Facebook Live!

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

Keto Diet And Menopause: What You Need To Know

What are the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT)?

The Mental Health Crisis Generated By COVID-19: Why It’s Critical And How You Can Retain Your Sanity

Leah is speaking at the Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend Virtual Summit – it’s free! Sign up here.

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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_371_-_Keto_Green_16_with_Dr_Anna_Cabeca.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson, Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners.

This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, the ladies are all together again for their monthly recap.

In this episode we chat about our guests this past month and give you a highlight reel of our favorite moments. There was a wide range of topics this month from intuitive eating during a pandemic to optimism and health. And let’s not forget, a whole episode on fake meat and the impact is has on gut and overall health. This last month was definitely jam packed full of information! We also dive into a few articles about exercise during this current pandemic and immune supporting supplements.

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

Exercise Equipment Buying Binge

When Is the Best Time To Exercise?

Best Immune Support Supplements

Previous Episodes We Discussed:

Episode 367: Dr. Pran Yoganathan – Is Fake Meat Better For Your Health 

Episode 368: Daniele Della Valle – Optimism, Gratitude, and Self Sabotage

Episode 369: Stephanie Dodier – Fat Phobia, Health At Every Size, and Stress Eating

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Leah is speaking at the Low Carb Lifestyle Long Weekend Virtual Summit – it’s free! Sign up here.

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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_370_-_Monthly_Co-Host_Catch_up.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

Episode 369

Welcome to Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson,Holly Jean Barrett and Amber Horn, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioners

 

This week on the podcast Leah and Amber are joined by Clinical Nutritionist, Intuitive Eating Expert, the host of Going Beyond The Food Show, Stephanie Dodier. She has been on the podcast before and she is one of our favourite people in the health and wellness space.

Stephanie is passionate about health beyond dieting and has various program offerings including Beyond The Food Method, an online program to help you make peace with food and your body, and The Intuitive Eating Project,

In this current climate we are being bombarded with articles and social media post about the #quarantine15 and how gaining weight is the worst thing that could happen. In this episode, Amber and Leah talk with Stephanie about fat phobia and how that is creating more stress and anxiety around our changed eating habits during quarantine. This is a time for nurturing ourselves, not punishment! The ladies finish off the episode by discussing ways to turn our home into a place of relaxation, since we are spending so much time there now.

Learn more about the Going Beyond the Food

Learn the Going Beyond the Food Method : Mentorship for Health Professionals

 

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

People in coronavirus quarantine are comfort eating and this has nutritionists worried about obesity levels

What To Do About Your Stress Eating

Turn Your Home Into a Wellness Retreat


This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, Leah and Amber are joined by Daniele Della Valle – Daniele is a Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, Author of the inspirational book Happy Weight, Public Speaker, Founder and CEO of Your Wellness Academy – Beginner Wellness Education Courses Created and Taught by Wellness Practitioners. 

 

Learn more about Your Wellness Academy and sign up for your free month of membership.

 

Articles Discussed in this Episode:

Positivity and Health: How an Optimistic Outlook Can Improve Your Life

Miracle Cures That Hold Lessons for Western Medicine

What are Your Self-Sabotage Triggers


This week on Low Carb Conversations with FNTPs Leah, Holly and Amber, Leah and Holly are joined by Dr. Pran Yoganathan. Dr. Pran graduated in medicine from University of Otago in New Zealand. His training in internal medicine was undertaken in the Westmead Public Hospital (near Sydney, Australia). His Advanced training in Gastroenterology was completed in the major teaching hospitals in South Western Sydney.

In this episode, Dr. Pran shares his wisdom and clinical experience regarding the — sometimes overlooked — importance of diet in relation to GI health. He shares his own experience with overcoming metabolic syndrome and how he learned to heal himself with nutrition and intermittent fasting. Looking at plant based products and the vegan movement as a way to help the planet, we flip the coin and discuss toxic chemicals found in many plant-based meat products that are problematic from a GI perspective as well as GMOs, inflammation, the gut microbiome and dietary changes that accompany aging. Dr. Pran also shares his professional experience in the importance of balanced blood sugars and insulin in the treatment of endometriosis.

Since this podcast was recorded the event at Low Carb Down Under has been postponed. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

To learn more about Dr. Pran:

Website: https://centreforgastrointestinalhealth.com.au/

Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/dr_pran_yoganathan/

Articles Discussed on the Podcast:

  • What’s Really In Those Plant-Based Meats?
  • The truth about fake meat
  • KFC’s New Plant-Based ‘Vegan’ Fried Chicken: Everything You Need To Know
  • Can diet improve the symptoms of endometriosis? Sadly, there’s no clear answer

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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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_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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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!