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Ep 47: Holidays and Your Relationship with Food

Ep 47: Holidays and Your Relationship with Food

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in America and it's pretty typical to end up having many social events from now until the end of the year where food is involved and I know that can stir up a lot of stressful feelings for people. So while I don't have anything groundbreaking...

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Ep. 46: Micronutrients: Vitamins, Minerals and Phytonutrients

Ep. 46: Micronutrients: Vitamins, Minerals and Phytonutrients

Micronutrients, which are more commonly called vitamins and minerals are all vital parts of health and nutrition. It can get pretty complicated though, and each person's individual needs are different. Most vitamins and minerals work in tandem with another one. So if...

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EP 45: The Darker Side of Gratitude

EP 45: The Darker Side of Gratitude

It's pretty easy to find your typical stuff about gratitude this time of year while that's lovely and everything, I like to explore the grittier side of things. I was going through my massively long list of episode ideas, I came across some jumbled thoughts that I had...

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Ep. 44: Are You Having Herxheimer Reactions?

Ep. 44: Are You Having Herxheimer Reactions?

Herxheimer reactions are something that most people have experienced but they probably didn't know it had a name. In short, it's when the body is having sort of a cleansing crisis and certain symptoms get worse before they get better. Since each person's chemical...

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EP. 43: The Harm of Diet Culture in Business Settings

EP. 43: The Harm of Diet Culture in Business Settings

When was the last time you were at work, and someone said, "Hey guys, I think we should call a meeting to talk about all the destructive, unnecessary comments that I hear you make to each other around meals at work"? NEVER, right? Not even the HR department will take...

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EP. 42: Toxic Positivity vs. True Positivity

EP. 42: Toxic Positivity vs. True Positivity

If you've never heard of toxic positivity, this episode is especially for you! In order to bloom, we have to be willing to sit in the dirt sometimes. Have you ever gone through times when you were depressed, lacked any oomph for life or you were dragging through the...

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EP 41: Fat, The Most Energy-Dense Macronutrient

EP 41: Fat, The Most Energy-Dense Macronutrient

We've been talking about macronutrients, carbs, protein, and last but not least — today is all about the macro which is fat. And I say it's not least because both carbs and protein each have 4 calories for per gram, and fats contain 9 calories per gram. And that's not...

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EP 40: Protein: The Macronutrient of Strength

EP 40: Protein: The Macronutrient of Strength

What's the difference between adequate protein and optimal protein? Does it matter? Today I'm going to give you some basic but important information about protein and this is by no means complete, but I'm going to try to clarify some things that are related to...

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EP39: Cut the Carb Confusion

EP39: Cut the Carb Confusion

Carb Confusion is common. Let's straighten some things out. Carbs often get mislabeled as “bad” but we need this macronutrient for energy to fuel our bodies. Three main macronutrients are fat, protein and carbohydrates. “Macro” means large, so macronutrients are...

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