Real Health Conversations
Real Health Conversations (Formerly Low-Carb Conversations) is hosted by Holly Jean Mullen, FNTP and features a variety of voices in the world of modern nutrition and health science, expressing many different points of view.

Author of Eat Naked, NTP, Certified Gluten Practitioner, GAPS Practitioner and Restorative Wellness Specialist Margaret Floyd joins Leah and Kara for Episode 239 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman”.

Sit back, relax and listen with a bulletproof coffee while Leah and Kara talk with heath experts on the latest health headlines!

And check our Margarets easy baked salmon recipe that she shared on the show :)

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Low Fat Diet Could Kill You!Study Finds 


How Preservatives Can Make Us Gain Weight


Our solo guest, Margaret Floyd, shares her journey to becoming a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner as well as an instructor for the program Restorative Wellness Solutions that teaches functional lab skills to qualified nutritionists. Margaret mentions just how life changing this program can be not only for yourself, but for your clients to uncover the root cause of their health concerns. She also chats a bit about her website,  and her book Eat Naked that is recommended reading for the NTA.

Margaret, Kara and Leah go over a new study revealing that a low fat diet could be deadly! The study claims that low saturated fat in take can shorten ones life by 13%, yet a diet high in fat cuts ones life by 23%. How confusing! The solution? The authors suggest a happy medium..yet strongly urge to not have a high fat intake. Listen in to hear the NTP perspective! Secondly, a new article talks about how preservatives can make us gain weight. Preservatives can interfere with our endocrine system and cause weight gain. But what about natural preservatives? Tune in!

And remember our secret health headline! It's pretty moo-ving.

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Direct download: LCC-239-floyd.mp3
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Sydney based Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Fran Dargaville and NTP and business coach Aime Tollefsrud join Leah and Kara for Episode 238 of "Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman." 

Sit back, relax and do something you LOVE while listening to this week's episode!

10 Future Dietetic Trends in 2017


How to Turn A Passion into a Full Time Business 


Tune in on this weeks episode where Fran shares her struggle with chronic fatigue and Nutritional Therapy. Aime talks about her minimalist lifestyle and how that allowed her to move to Hawaii and start an online business.

Leah, Kara, Aime and Fran discuss the top 10 dietician trends of 2017; some being functional nutrition, food sensitivities, transparency and telenutritioin. With all the technological advancements, it's truly been possible to get good nutritional care from anywhere. The girls talk all about how that has impacted their lives and businesses. In the second article Aime shares her techniques for turning your passion into an online business. Her and Fran explain how "faking it till you make it" can be a game changer when it comes to your business mindset.

Remember our secret health headline! 

If you're a NTP and are interested in having a 100% online business, be sure to check out Aime's Digital Nomad Nutritionist Course. Leah and Kara will be reviewing their experience with the course every week, and are loving it!


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Direct download: LCC-238-dargaville-tollefsrud.mp3
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Founders of Love You Foods and the amazing FBOMBs we all love, Ross and Kara are joined by their friend Jade Nelson, community health educator and Keto advocate, for Episode 237 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman”.



Sit back, and drop an FBomb while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!


Is Santino Rice’s 111-Day Juice Fast Healthy?


 If You're Eating Like Wellness Influencers on Instagram, You Could Be Having Too Much Fat



On this week’s episode Leah and Kara talk with Ross and Kara creators of the amazing FBOMBS and their good friend Jade Nelson.  Ross and Kara share how they started FBOMBS (and we are so glad they did!) and Jade tells her amazing journey that led her to keto and control her epilepsy.

Kara, Leah, Ross, Kara and Jade discuss juice fasting and just how healthy is a 111 day juice fast for you?  They also discuss whether Instagram has gone the other way and now instead of embracing the low fat craze it's all about the fat? Are we going to see more sliced avocado in half a bottle of avocado oil and top it off with a little fried avocado? Listen in to decide for yourself.

Remember out secret health headline, can protein shakes kill?


Have you joined our FaceBook Group? From now until October 31st you can win a variety pack of FBOMBS just by joining the Low Carb Conversations Facebook group.  All members names will be placed in the draw and a winner randomly selected October 31st (November 1st in Australia).

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Here are the amazing Meo-Energetic oils Leah mentions - in particular Vagal Tone.



Kara and Ross: FBOMBS

Direct download: LCC-237-fbomb-nelson.mp3
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Functional Diagnostic Practitioner and Strength and Conditioning coach, Jessica Curl  is joined by Nutritional Therapist from Fat Burning Women Natalee Anderson. for Episode 236 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman” 

Sit back, relax and get some sleep (well, maybe not) while co-hosts Leah and Kara chat with health and nutrition experts on the latest health headlines!

Pete Evans' Documentary About the Paleo Diet Has Been Slammed! 


Does Less Sleep Make You Less Healthy? 


On this week's episode Leah and Kara talk with Jessica Curl and Natalee Anderson. We get to know Jessica as she shares her history of being a professional soccer player, her experience with fitness, diet and the shocking story off how she ripped her Achilles. Yikes! Natalee explains a past of depression, miscarriage, corporate burnout and an Autoimmune condition Arthritis Ankylosing Spondylitis where she was told her spine would fuse and her eventual fate could possibly be a wheelchair. One day she became inspired to take life into her own hands through diet, exercise and mindset and never looked back.

Kara, Leah, Jessica and Natalee discuss that scandal in the paleo world that is Pete Evans new documentary, "The Magic Pill." Doctors absolutely slammed Evans for saying switching to a real foods diet can aid in treating chronic health conditions. Evan's talks about how grains effect the gut and a ketogenic diet can be beneficial for seizure patients. Unfortunately, the Australian Medical Association found this utterly insulting. Are they being too harsh, or is there validity to Evans' claims? Transitioning into the second article was based around sleep. A new study shows that poor sleep can increase obesity and being overweight. Jessica and Natalee dissect just how vital sleep can be for our metabolism and over all health. You don't want to miss it!

Remember out secret health headline , it's a sweet one!

Have you joined our FaceBook Group? Hop on it and join the discussion! Search for Low Carb Conversations.

Also check out the Fat Burning Female Project by our friend Shawn Mynar. We have been in her keto for women program for 6 weeks now and absolutely loved it! Hear our opinion of it on the show.

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You can find Jessica at her gym, Gangsta Gym, or on instagram @coachcurl

Direct download: LCC-236-curl-anderson.mp3
Category:Health/Diet -- posted at: 10:58am EDT