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Simple Roots Radio is hosted by Alexa Schirm. A nutritionist by trade, Alexa has rebelled against common misconceptions about nutrition, and has, instead, created a realistic health-style that will allow you to live a healthy, satisfied and more simplistic life. Forget dieting for good as Alexa interviews health experts, lifestyle influencers and every day people on what strategies have worked for them and help you implement a plan that can be achieved for life. It’s raw, its funny, its real and unfiltered. It is Simple Roots Radio.

Simple Roots Radio is hosted by Alexa Schirm. A nutritionist by trade, Alexa has rebelled against common misconceptions about nutrition, and has, instead, created a realistic health-style that will allow you to live a healthy, satisfied and more simplistic life. Forget dieting for good as Alexa interviews health experts, lifestyle influencers and every day people on what strategies have worked for them and help you implement a plan that can be achieved for life. It’s raw, its funny, its real and unfiltered. It is Simple Roots Radio.
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Simple Roots Radio is hosted by Alexa Schirm. A nutritionist by trade, Alexa has rebelled against common misconceptions about nutrition, and has, instead, created a realistic health-style that will allow you to live a healthy, satisfied and more simplistic life. Forget dieting for good as Alexa interviews health experts, lifestyle influencers and every day people on what strategies have worked for them and help you implement a plan that can be achieved for life. It’s raw, its funny, its real and unfiltered. It is Simple Roots Radio.

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Episodes

#126: Why Can't I Change?

12/12/2018
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This is the question spoken around the world, well at least spoken internally. Why, why, why? I hate to admit it, and I never wanted to get here but "why" has become a common question in my life. Sometimes it's just out of selfish desire to take away the hard, the pain and the struggle that comes with this life. Even struggle that provides so much growth - it doesn't make it easy. But I've been finding myself questioning most recently, why can't I change and why can't I help other people...

Duration:01:02:56

#124: Why You Should Stop Using Hand Sanitizer

11/29/2018
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This may come as a surprise - or you're just used to it around here - but hand sanitizer may not be all that they said it was. I'm claiming that you should stop using hand sanitizer altogether. Sure, hand sanitizer does it's job - of killing germs - but unfortunately, it doesn't just stop at the bad ones but the good ones as well. Think of it as an antibiotic to your gut bacteria. It doesn't just get rid of the bad - it gets rid of the good, and that good is serving a purpose. Inside...

Duration:00:21:02

#123: Six Cheap & Easy Immune Boosting Tips

11/27/2018
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'Tis cold and flu season which means all things sniffles, tissues, and early bedtimes. But are you tired of being plagued year in and year out by the nagging sickness that seems to knock you out at least once a year? Here are my 6 cheap and easy immune boosting tips. The immune system is a fascinating subject and one that surprisingly doesn't get a ton of stage time. We hear about cancer, heart disease, Alzheimers, depression, and autoimmunity. We even hear about good hand washing, flu...

Duration:00:35:44

#122: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

11/21/2018
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One of my favorite posts of the year is the holiday gift guide. Most likely because I love scanning them as well. Plus, does anyone else have a hard time coming up with unique gift ideas? This is just one great way to find small companies or unique gifts that you can gift in love. On today's podcast, I share my top 10 brands {plus I share some more insight into my recent Lyme Disease diagnosis - it's a special edition of breakfast with Alexa}. Take a listen and learn through my own words...

Duration:00:35:23

#121: 5 Tips to Stay Healthy Through The Holidays Without Worrying About Food

11/16/2018
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The holidays are here - the most wonderful time of the year. That's not even sarcasm. I really do love everything about the holidays - I mean I love the pool too - but twinkling lights, laughter, lots of parties, what isn't there to love? Of course, there is one big problem with the holidays and that's what you should be eating. The food fears that leaves you strapped and starving or binging because you just don't care. What if we could come to a happy middle ground where you can enjoy...

Duration:00:13:16

#120: Are You Practicing Gratitude All Wrong?

11/14/2018
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How could you practice gratitude all wrong? It seems like such a simple little task. Buy a journal, keep a list, repeat. Not too difficult. But let me ask you this - when's the last time the practice of gratitude changed your life? If it's the highest form of healing then shouldn't we be noticing a difference from this practice alone? This is the question I found myself asking after I attempted for the hundredth time to start a daily practice of gratitude. It wasn't working - even my...

Duration:00:42:34

#119: The Two Foundations of Lasting Happiness

11/6/2018
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Happiness is - fill in the blank. I don't know what happiness is to you but I'm do know what it's not. Thanks to learning this the hard way and chasing my way through life trying to catch up with it. Fortunately, I'm realizing very abruptly that happiness is none of the things I thought it would be and yet all of the things it needs to be. Today on the podcast I interview the queen bee of happiness, through walking her own battle to find it, Alli Worthington. She is a three-time author,...

Duration:00:52:17

#118: Why You Should Sit Down To Eat

11/2/2018
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Your mama probably told you a thousand times in your life and those exact words come out of my mouth no less than a hundred times every dinner at our home. I don't know if it's human nature to just keep moving, all day every day but my girls can't sit down to eat. They may start out on their chair but slowly they begin squatting, then one leg on the chair one leg off, sometimes they're under the table others on the table and occasionally running around the table. It's nonstop. But what I...

Duration:00:10:33

#117: How To Stop Sugar Cravings Without Giving Up Sugar

10/31/2018
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If you've never had a craving then I question if you're even human? Because as biology states, cravings are necessary and normal. So the question is less about how you stop them and instead how you manage them for success. Because if you're human, you're going to crave things. Now I know that can be frustrating, but I promise you, learning to free yourself from the power of the craving and learning to channel that into health can make all of the difference. Inside the podcast, I share the...

Duration:00:40:55

#116: What Your Body Type Tells You About What To Eat

10/25/2018
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Does our physical appearance tell us anything about what we should eat, how we should exercise and live? That's what we're uncovering today. Specifically what your body type tells you about what to eat and the concept of individual design. Each body is different, we know that, and we can see that yet we still like to slap the same standards on a billion different bodies. The real truth is, one system will never work for everyone. So what does work and how do you lose weight? That's the...

Duration:00:56:52

#115: Body Weight Set Point: What It Is and How To Change It

10/17/2018
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Diets, fads, weight loss, it's all a part of the main-stream culture. And so deeply rooted into many of our lives. But do you ever wonder why it's so difficult to lose weight, let alone keep it off? That's what we're talking about today and how our weight set point determines how we lose, if we lose and how we'll keep it off. I'm continually fascinated by the human body and reminded at just how powerful and intricate it can be. And body fat the dreaded thing we fear is no different. In...

Duration:00:43:54

#114: 5 Ways to End Negative Self Talk and Change Your Health

10/11/2018
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I was convicted this weekend sitting at a conference, Jen Wilken is the speaker, and she spoke words that shot straight to the heart. Not in just one area but multiple, including our inner self-critic. Who it is we call ourselves and how we talk to that person that we've made yourself to be. It was a powerful message on standing true to your new name, who you are in Christ and positioning yourself to talk as any good parent would raise their child to talk to someone else and...

Duration:00:47:37

#113: A Seasonal Guide for Fall & Winter: What to Eat & How to Live

10/5/2018
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To everything, there is a season, including us. As much as we don't have to live seasonally in the way we eat, thanks to the fresh produce section at the grocery store supplying everything nearly all year long or even live seasonally, our body still adjusts to the changing of the season. You might not recognize it at first, but I think if we all peered a little longer we could see our bodies needs change with the seasons. Your need for sleep increases, your cravings change and your bodies...

Duration:00:18:42

#112: Why You Need A Seasonal Routine

10/3/2018
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Our entire metabolic and biological make-up is changing with the changing of weather patterns. Do you know that using these changes is one of the best ways to make lasting health changes? Find out why you need a seasonal routine inside. With the changing of weather comes the change of clothes, whether it's from cold to warm to hot or the exact opposite. We tend to adjust what we wear with the changing of seasons. Not to mention our entire environment can flip-flop with the changing of...

Duration:00:41:00

#111: Is Organic Produce Really Better?

9/25/2018
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Those are questions I've found myself pondering in the past and questions I often get from others. What should buy organically and what things don't matter quite as much? Inside today's podcast, we dive into the truth about organic foods, what you need to know, what foods you should focus on buying organically and how this impacts the health of our bodies. It's a show to listen to, especially if you wrestle with these same questions. Also, make sure to keep reading the post where I share...

Duration:00:39:24

#110: The One Thing Sabotaging Your Hormones With Dr. Patrick Flynn

9/12/2018
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Hormones are a hot topic, as they should be. They can make the difference between brain fog and clarity, weight gain and loss, drive and passion versus brain fog and fatigue, and so much more. The question becomes, why do so many people suffer from hormonal imbalance and how do we make it right? We're diving into hormones on today's podcast along with a few other topics like birth control, menopause and how men and women can use their hormones to connect at a deeper level. Learn more:...

Duration:01:09:50

#108: Kegels: The Proper Way To Exercise Them for Men and Women

9/6/2018
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Poor posture, mom pouch, hip pain, back pain, and incontinence are some of the signs your pelvic floor isn't as strong as it could be. I'm no stranger to this. Let's say I need extra protection when we're headed to the jump park. Of course, blaming the three babies I birthed for the struggle while giggling with my friends at the absurdity of incontinence. But the truth of the matter is, Kegels are a struggle. I along with much of the population fail to practice Kegels regularly, let alone...

Duration:00:49:30

#107: Warts, Painful Sex and Hair Loss

8/31/2018
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In the last episode of "Your Most Embarrasing Health Quesions, Answered" we're talking about Warts, Painful Sex and Hair Loss. Learn more: https://simplerootswellness.com/107

Duration:00:17:37

#106: How To Create a Wellness Routine

8/29/2018
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The best way to get healthy is to make it a part of your life. The easiest way to do this is by creating a wellness program that works for you. Get all the info on how to create a wellness routine right here. Learn more: https://simplerootswellness.com/106

Duration:00:43:44

#105: Vaginal Odor: How To Get Rid Of The Smell Down There

8/24/2018
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If you're struggling with vaginal odor, don't worry. Every single woman has a smell, and this odor is normal. If we're going to get to the bottom of it right now it's this, aiming for odorless is an impossible and unnatural feat. However, there are some odors we need to be wary of and additional measures to fight bad smells. But all in all some odor is normal, and as always, it's never a bad thing to take care of the space down there. It does serve some pretty essential functions. Listen...

Duration:00:15:54