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Fitness and Nutrition

Join Stacy Toth and Dr. Sarah Ballantyne as they bust myths and dive deep into a topic relevant to health and wellness with weekly episodes each dedicated to thoroughly answering one listener question. The topics these engaging ladies cover span the gamut from therapeutic diets like the Autoimmune Protocol and Nutrivore to avoiding getting sucked into diet culture, and broader emotional and physical health topics like the importance of getting enough sleep, prioritizing mental health, and hidden toxins in personal care products. In their signature entertaining style, you’ll feel like you’re having a conversation with your best friends — super nerdy best friends that make you laugh while dropping the best knowledge bombs! Stacy and Dr. Sarah approach each topic in a holistic and nuanced way, with a body-positive mindset, deep dives into the medical research and science, and practical tips for living our best lives, all informed by their own inspirational health journeys, personal experiences, and professional expertise.

Join Stacy Toth and Dr. Sarah Ballantyne as they bust myths and dive deep into a topic relevant to health and wellness with weekly episodes each dedicated to thoroughly answering one listener question. The topics these engaging ladies cover span the gamut from therapeutic diets like the Autoimmune Protocol and Nutrivore to avoiding getting sucked into diet culture, and broader emotional and physical health topics like the importance of getting enough sleep, prioritizing mental health, and hidden toxins in personal care products. In their signature entertaining style, you’ll feel like you’re having a conversation with your best friends — super nerdy best friends that make you laugh while dropping the best knowledge bombs! Stacy and Dr. Sarah approach each topic in a holistic and nuanced way, with a body-positive mindset, deep dives into the medical research and science, and practical tips for living our best lives, all informed by their own inspirational health journeys, personal experiences, and professional expertise.

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Fairfax, VA

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Join Stacy Toth and Dr. Sarah Ballantyne as they bust myths and dive deep into a topic relevant to health and wellness with weekly episodes each dedicated to thoroughly answering one listener question. The topics these engaging ladies cover span the gamut from therapeutic diets like the Autoimmune Protocol and Nutrivore to avoiding getting sucked into diet culture, and broader emotional and physical health topics like the importance of getting enough sleep, prioritizing mental health, and hidden toxins in personal care products. In their signature entertaining style, you’ll feel like you’re having a conversation with your best friends — super nerdy best friends that make you laugh while dropping the best knowledge bombs! Stacy and Dr. Sarah approach each topic in a holistic and nuanced way, with a body-positive mindset, deep dives into the medical research and science, and practical tips for living our best lives, all informed by their own inspirational health journeys, personal experiences, and professional expertise.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 466: Our Stories 0n the Healing Power of Food and Ditching Diet Culture

7/23/2021
Food as Medicine: the healing power of food and how a scientific mindset allowed Stacy and Sarah to ditch diet culture in this week's episode of The Whole View, 466. We recap our health journeys and how reframing health allowed us to embrace science-backed metrics of health, such as nutrient sufficiency, for living well - inside and out. Link to the show notes with the products and articles discussed on this episode will be available on Monday! Listener question: Hey Sarah and Stacy! Long...

Duration:01:18:54

Episode 465: Too Many Food Restrictions?

7/16/2021
The Whole View, Episode 465: Too Many Food Restrictions? Welcome back to episode 465! (0:28) Stacy opens the show with a cryptic message to listeners not to sleep on next week's show because some big news is coming for the Whole View. Thank you for tuning in each week, leaving reviews, asking questions, and engaging with Stacy and Sarah all these years. Without you, this show would not happen! This is not a sponsored episode. However, Sandra at ShopAIP created a coupon code just for Whole...

Duration:01:13:42

Episode 464: Forever Chemicals: What are PFAS?

7/9/2021
The Whole View, Episode 464: Forever Chemicals: What are PFAS? Welcome back to episode 464! (0:28) Science has shown, pretty unequivocally, how harmful these chemicals are for decades. It's not recent science. And what we see in modern days is regulatory agencies not being able to keep up with capitalism demands. This topic is difficult to see in something other than a "conspiracy" lens. But that is why it's important to Stacy and Sarah now, more than ever, to make sure they stick to...

Duration:01:19:24

Episode 463: Is There Science Behind Candida Cleanses?

7/2/2021
The Whole View, Episode 463: Is There Science Behind Candida Cleanses? Welcome back to episode 463! (0:28) Sarah always thought Candida cleanses wouldn't align well with AIP. The sheer amount of food elimination makes it nearly impossible to get the variation needed for nutrient sufficiency. She's since has done tons of research regarding the science behind Candida cleanses and has dug up some surprising information that will debunk a lot of internet claims. Just Thrive, Stacy and Sarah's...

Duration:01:16:30

Episode 462: ADHD Update: Natural Approaches and Medication

6/25/2021
Welcome to episode 462 of The Whole View! This week, Sarah and Stacy revisit previous episodes on ADHD and update the science behind natural approaches and medication. If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 462: ADHD Update: Natural Approaches and Medication Welcome back to episode 462! (0:28) Science is an evolutionary process, and things change as we learn and grow. Stacy and Sarah have years of content they want to bring to the forefront as relevant and...

Duration:02:08:43

Episode 461: Oats-M-G, Are These Actually Healthy?

6/18/2021
The Whole View, Episode 461: Oats-M-G, Are These Actually Healthy? Welcome back to episode 461! (0:28) Stacy has mentioned in the past how great she feels when she includes some oats in her diet. She clarified that it's not something she loads up on daily. Finding high-quality, gluten-free, and non-glyphosate was a game-changer for her as well. For years, Stacy and Sarah have talked about how grains were problematic for digestion, proper absorption of nutrients, and gut health. However, it's...

Duration:01:15:36

Episode 460: How to Break the Stress-Flare-Antibiotic Cycle

6/11/2021
Welcome to episode 460 of The Whole View! This week, Sarah and Stacy look at the science behind antibiotics' impact on the gut microbiome and what we can do to break the Stress-Flare-Antibiotic Cycle as much as possible. Stacy gives insight into actions you can take outside the body, while Sarah dives deep into foods and lifestyle habits that can help from within. If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 460: How to Break the Stress-Flare-Antibiotic Cycle...

Duration:01:04:17

Episode 459: Gluten-Free Baking, Our Best Tips and Tricks.

6/3/2021
The Whole View, Episode 459: Gluten-Free Baking, Our Best Tips and Tricks. Welcome back to episode 459! (0:28) Today, Sarah and Stacy will discuss baking and sharing their tips and recommendations for gluten-free baking. They've received quite a number of questions regarding this topic. Stacy recently revised a Lactation Cookie recipe from several years ago and realized just how much her mindset has changed since then. Sarah and Stacy started from a one-sided Paleo approach but gradually...

Duration:01:27:18

Episode 458: Collective Trauma and Re-Entry Anxiety

5/27/2021
The Whole View, Episode 458: Collective Trauma and Re-Entry Anxiety Welcome back to episode 458! (0:28) With the decline of covid-19 cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, many places around the United States are starting to open again. Stacy has realized this last year was trauma, as much as that might sound like an exaggeration. Trauma is very individual, but we've all experienced a collective trauma as a group, and now we're recovering it as we're re-entering into the new world. This...

Duration:01:15:56

Episode 457: The Problem with a Low-FODMAP Diet

5/20/2021
The Whole View, Episode 457: The Problem with a Low-FODMAP Diet Welcome back to episode 457! (0:28) Sarah and Stacy last covered FODMAPs in detail in TPV Podcast Episode 238, What's a FODMAP and Why Do Some People Avoid Them? The science on them has definitely evolved, so it's time to revisit what FODMAPs are and why there can be a problem with a low-FODMAP diet! This show is sponsored by Stacy and Sarah's favorite probiotic company, Just Thrive! Formulated by microbiologists, Just Thrive...

Duration:01:02:48

Episode 456: Foster Care and Mental Health Awareness

5/14/2021
The Whole View, Episode 456: Foster Care and Mental Health Awareness Welcome back to episode 456! (0:28) It's foster care awareness month, and this topic is something very important to Stacy. She hopes that in talking about foster care, she can dispel some of the system's myths and miseducation. And let listeners know how they might be able to get involved even without becoming an official foster parent. Here's a list of some famous people who were once in foster care: Eddie Murphy Colin...

Duration:01:35:00

Episode 455: Covid-19 Vaccines - Real World Data and Updated Vaccine Studies

5/7/2021
Welcome to episode 455 of The Whole View! This week, Stacy and Sarah discuss the data from updated vaccine studies in terms of what we knew in previous episodes. If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 455: Covid-19 Vaccines - Real World Data and Updated Vaccine Studies Welcome back to episode 455! (0:28) This is the next part in a series of shows where Sarah and Stacy discuss the science behind the Covid-19 vaccines. Sarah and Stacy will be discussing...

Duration:01:32:37

Episode 454: J&J and AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccines

4/29/2021
The Whole View, Episode 454: J&J and AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccines Welcome back to episode 454! (0:28) This is the next part in a series of shows where Sarah and Stacy discuss the science behind the Covid-19 vaccines. They strive to present you with all the information available to make an informed decision about whether receiving the vaccine is right for you. Sarah plans to go through the show with the assumption that listeners have background/base knowledge about vaccines and how they...

Duration:01:25:07

Episode 453: Should We Eat Breakfast Before 8:30am?

4/23/2021
The Whole View, Episode 453: Should We Eat Breakfast Before 8:30am? Welcome back to episode 453! (0:28) Stacy reminds listeners that science is an evolutionary process and, like life, things are constantly changing and growing. The Whole View has years of shows that may contain outdated science. Both Stacy and Sarah feel it's important to bring some of these episodes back to the forefront and re-examine how science has changed. So in honor of revisiting some of our favorite shows with the...

Duration:01:16:40

Episode 452: New Science on Soaking or Activating Nuts

4/15/2021
Welcome to episode 452 of The Whole View! This week, Stacy and Sarah look back at soaking or activating nuts and reflect on how data has impacted previous science. If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 452: New Science on Soaking or Activating Nuts Welcome back to episode 452! (0:28) Facts are facts; science is science, and no matter how we felt about it before might change if we are open to hearing new information. Sarah adds that there was science...

Duration:00:51:51

Episode 451: ConspiraSEA: Is Sustainable Seafood Impossible?

4/9/2021
Welcome to episode 451 of The Whole View! This week, Stacy and Sarah address the health benefits, the question of sustainable seafood and Seaspiracy as a whole. If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 451: ConspiraSEA: Is Sustainable Seafood Impossible? Welcome back to episode 451! (0:28) Stacy and Sarah have received many questions on Netflix new documentary, Seaspiracy. Stacy took almost eight pages of notes, while Sarah has also prepared many sea-related...

Duration:01:41:04

Episode 450: Spices on the AIP? What’s In, What's Out, and Why.

4/1/2021
The Whole View, Episode 450: Spices on the AIP? What’s In, What's Out, and Why. Welcome back to episode 450! (0:28) Stacy and Sarah both have sensitivities to nightshades due to inflammation-driven health issues. Nightshades are common trigger foods and can be super problematic to autoimmune diseases and chronic illnesses as well. This is because the immune system is already in overdrive. Adding an immune stimulant (such as nightshades) to the equation can cause symptom flare-ups. The logic...

Duration:01:18:48

Episode 449: Navigating Shift Work in a Healthy Way

3/25/2021
The Whole View, Episode 449: Navigating Shift Work in a Healthy Way Welcome back to episode 449! (0:28) There are many people throughout the US and the world with careers that involve working on alternate shifts. This constant fluctuation in waking and sleeping hours can make navigating shift work difficult since your circadian rhythm never gets the opportunity to fully stabilize. However, if you work regular shifts like Stacy and Sarah, you can still utilize the techniques in this show for...

Duration:00:55:10

Episode 448: Marijuana and Gut Health

3/18/2021
The Whole View, Episode 448: Marijuana and Gut Health Welcome back to episode 448! (0:28) Sarah and Stacy have done shows on the topic of marijuana and wellness, including CBD, CBD for pets, and pain management. This show is sponsored by One Farm, both Sarah and Stacy's favorite CBD brands. One Farm's goal is to create the highest quality hemp extract on the market. Their products are made with the best hemp, grown organically in the perfect climate, extracted without toxic solvents, and...

Duration:01:00:17

Episode 447: Basic Needs Don’t Count as Self-Care

3/12/2021
Welcome to episode 447 of The Whole View! This week, Stacy and Sarah If you enjoy the show, please review it on iTunes! The Whole View, Episode 447: Basic Needs Don’t Count as Self-Care Welcome back to episode 447! (0:28) Stacy kicks off this show by speaking about this article about women's tendencies (especially moms) to put others' needs above their own. This often takes the form of attributing "self-care" status to activities that fill a bare-minimum, basic need. Taking a hot shower or...

Duration:01:10:32