977: Guest Host Sean Croxton Talks Women’s Hormonal Health With Nicole Jardim

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Holistic, functional nutritionist and health podcaster Sean Croxton is our special guest host today interviewing Young Women’s Health Coach and hormonal health expert Nicole Jardim in Episode 977 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the months of June and July, our host Jimmy Moore is taking some time away from his regular podcast schedule. So on Tuesdays, he’s inviting on various incredible guest hosts who are fellow health podcasters to fill in for him while he gets some much-needed rest and relaxation. Today he invited on his bud Sean Croxton from “Underground Wellness Radio” on iTunes. Sean does his thing interviewing Young Women’s Health Coach and hormonal health expert Nicole Jardim. She runs a series of programs that empower women to reclaim their hormonal health in a fun and sassy way. Nicole has helped thousands of women from around the world dealing with PCOS, infertility, amenorrhea, PMS and more. She helps them get to the root cause of what’s happening in their bodies and minds and believes each case deserves a customized solution for each unique woman’s situation in an effort to reclaiming and maintaining feminine vitality at any age.

Listen in as Sean and Nicole talk about her poor diet and personal hormonal issues with taking the birth control pill when she was younger, how she became a certified Young Women’s Health Coach, why she thinks young women today are having so many reproductive issues, what low-fat and even low-carb diets have to do with most women’s health issues, why we should be focusing on resilience rather than stress reduction, and her best advice about paying closer attention to your body, appreciating your period, and finding a proper doctor to work with you. Don’t miss this very special episode!

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976: Mark Schatzker Says Improving Health Starts With Making Real Food Tasty

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Freelance magazine writer, columnist, and author Mark Schatzker is our guest today in Episode 976 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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What if we’ve been addressing the obesity and chronic health epidemics all wrong by putting all the focus on calories? This is a question that award-winning journalist and author Mark Schatzker (listen to Jimmy’s 2010 interview with him in Episode 402) has been investigating for several years and it comes down to this–flavor! Our bodies are hard-wired to be attracted to great-tasting foods because historically these have been the ones with the most nutrition in them. Mark has written a new book about this entitled The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor that details his investigation into how the flavor has been removed from food for decades through genetic manipulation and questionable farming practices.

Listen in as Jimmy and Mark discuss how he’s been “following the flavor trail” since writing his Steak book, how it shocked him that a grass-fed steak tasted the best, a cow gets their nutrients through flavor, how talking about fat and sugar are the wrong direction in discussion nutrition, the consumer is deeply confused by the nutritional claims put on food packaging, making food more abundant and more cheap has stripped real food of its flavor, we’re wired for deliciousness through great food, the reason he called his book The Dorito Effect, we have mastered the art of synthetic flavors, flavor is the language of nutrition, people live in a fake food environment and don’t know what real food is supposed to taste like, how easy it is to down 1200 calories at fast food and still be hungry, real food is satisfying where you eat it and you’re done, the goat study that explains the importance of the connection between flavor and micronutrients, of the hundreds of flavor profiles most people only turn to 20 of them, one of the best indicators of junk food is anything with synthetic flavorings, why “natural flavors” is an utterly meaningless term, consumers still exert a lot of power and can reject the engineered foods, the problem with the tradeoff between quantity and quality, it is possible to get real food that tastes good by sacrificing yield for quality, there’s nothing better than growing your own garden full of food, and how making real food tasting good again will make it more desirable.

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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #402: Mark Schatzker Finds The World’s Tastiest Steak

975: LLVLC Classic – Dr. Art Ayers Was Discussing Gut Health Before It Was In Vogue

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Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biologist, gut health specialist, and nutritional health blogger Dr. Art Ayers is our special guest today in this LLVLC Show Classic from our golden archives in Episode 975 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the months of June and July, our host Jimmy Moore is taking some time away from his regular podcast schedule. So on Wednesdays, he’s airing older LLVLC Show Classic episodes that are no longer on iTunes. And today he has a truly fascinating one featuring Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biologist, gut health specialist, and nutritional health blogger Dr. Art Ayers from the “Cooling Inflammation” blog. Everyday we are learning more and more about the negative impact chronic inflammation has on our bodies and how making even small changes in our diet and exercise routine can bring about big changes to significantly reduce this inflammation. Dr. Ayers has long dove deeply into the inner workings of the importance of gut bacteria even before it became as popular as it is in 2015. Everybody seems to be sharing information about the gut microbiota and things like fecal transplants nowadays, but Dr. Ayers has been all over this topic before it was in vogue.

Listen in as Jimmy and Dr. Ayers share his unique perspective on a healthy diet, the “long story” of how he got interested in biology, why his arduous research life led him to a less stressful teaching career, how he came across carbohydrates and inflammation as part of the disease picture, why more people don’t know about what inflammation is, why diet change is the “big fix for health care” that is sorely needed, the “big issue” of agribusiness pushing vegetable oils over saturated fats, how carbohydrate consumption exacerbates inflammation, the benign role of saturated fat in inflammation (why it’s the “safest” food to eat), what are the “safe” saturated fats people should be consuming, his recommended foods to consume on his Anti-Inflammatory Diet, why fish oil is a better source of omega-3 fats as flax oil, the “general purpose” aspects of his Anti-Inflammatory Diet, why Vitamin D is a critical part of improving health, how Vitamin D produced in the skin can be compromised, why chronic inflammation can prevent Vitamin D from being properly absorbed, his examination of the relationship between inflammation and most diseases, why fish and a “good steak” are a fantastic meal to combat inflammation, why antioxidants in plants are unimportant, but the other phytonutrients they have are, how we “underestimate” the importance of cultivating gut flora, whether there’s a distinction between eating grass-fed vs. grain-fed meats, why cows have to take antibiotics after they consume a grain-based diet, how antibiotics are a kind of “surgery” that leads to other side effects, what people can do to balance the bacteria in their gut, how the bacteria in milk controls the development of the immune system in babies, the negative implications of using formula over breast milk on infants, how to “easily cure and eliminate” lactose and pretty much any food intolerance, why our super-clean hygiene habits are actually making us sicker, not healthier, why you don’t want to have sterile surfaces and bacteria-free environments, how more people don’t become sick from a food-borne pathogen, the two easy tests that will determine how balanced your gut flora is, why people so readily believe that “clean is better,” the “fecal transplants” that have taken place between obese and lean people, how replacing fecal matter mixed in a blender (EWWW!) can cure disease, the preventative aspect of keep healthcare costs controlled, his dream of seeing a collaboration of bloggers examine the President’s diet daily, the concern with the starch/sugar in the American diet impacting gut flora, and why he states the practice of “medicine is very far from being scientific.” Don’t miss this fascinating LLVLC Show Classic episode!

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974: Guest Hosts Stephanie Greunke & Aglaée Jacob From The ‘Real Food Mamas’ Podcast

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Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer, Whole Health Educator, and podcaster Stephanie Greunke and health coach, real food dietitian, and podcaster Aglaée Jacob are our special guest hosts today in Episode 974 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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In the months of June and July, our host Jimmy Moore is taking some time away from his regular podcast schedule. So on Tuesdays, he’s inviting on various incredible guest hosts who are fellow health podcasters to fill in for him while he gets some much-needed rest and relaxation. Today he invited on the beautiful Registered Dietitian, Certified Personal Trainer, Whole Health Educator, and podcaster Stephanie Greunke from “Rock Your Hormones” and health coach, real food dietitian, and podcaster Aglaée Jacob from “Radicata Nutrition” (author of Digestive Health with REAL Food: A Practical Guide to an Anti-Inflammatory, Nutrient Dense Diet for IBS & Other Digestive Issues) who are the dynamic duo behind the “Real Food Mamas” podcast on iTunes. Listen in as these two share some awesome wisdom about superfoods, pregnancy, liver, micronutrients, real food, green leafy vegetables, folate vs. folic acid, bone broth, why to avoid commercial bone broth in stores, what you can do with bone broth, fatty fish, DHA omega-3 fatty acids, other non-fish sources of omega-3 fats, why quality is important in your supplementation, mercury in fish, the kind and quality of fish that are best to choose, choline requirements per day during pregnancy, egg yolks, why consuming dietary cholesterol is good, fermented foods, gut health, Caesarian section problems related to gut flora, probiotics, and so much more! ENJOY this special episode.

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– Stephanie and Aglaée’s “Real Food Mamas” podcast
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Recipe – Gut-healing homemade bone broth
Dirty 12 list from the EWG
The little known (but crucial) difference between folate and folic acid
5 Reasons Why Concerns About Mercury in Fish Are Misguided
Why you should eat more (not less) cholesterol
Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food
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– RELATED PODCAST: The LLVLC Show #648: Aglaée Jacob The Paleo Dietitian Encourages Real Food Nutrition
– RELATED PODCAST: Low-Carb Conversations #98: Kyle & Julia Visser With Guest Host Aglaée Jacob Look At 9 Foods An Athlete Would Never Eat

973: Hannah Crum Offers Up Comprehensive Kombucha Info At The Kombucha Kamp

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Kombucha brewing expert Hannah Crum is our guest today in Episode 973 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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There are so many healthy foods that low-carbers aren’t including in their diet because they think they contain too many carbohydrates. One of these foods is Kombucha and we’ve got a bona fide expert named Hannah “The Kombucha Mamma” Crum from KombuchaKamp.com here today to share from her vast knowledge about anything and everything related to kombucha. Kombucha Kamp is the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and practical advice. Hannah and her business partner Alex LaGory co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, the industry non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Hannah is considered a leader on the subject of fermented foods, gut health, and the human microbiome.

Listen in to Jimmy and Hannah discuss what kombucha is, why fermented foods are important, what it means to be a “bacteriosapian,” why kombucha has become so popular in recent years, why sugar is an important ingredient in brewing a good kombucha, what the health benefits are of consuming kombucha, and a whole lot more! If you’ve been curious about adding in more kombucha and fermented foods to your diet, don’t miss this amazing interview with Hannah.

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