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Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.

Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.
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Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.

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English


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Better Everyday #112 Inflammatory Skin Reactions & Celery Juice Cleanses

1/9/2019
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Back answering your questions today! In this show we covered a inflammatory skin reactions and how they translate to treatment of inflammation in general, which diet is best and what hormones to think about addressing. We also talked about the currently popular celery juice cleanse, the pros and the cons and a way to think about if it’s right for you. As always send your podcast questions to bettereverdaypodcast@gmail.com. It’s just a week away!!! Hangry B*tches, our 5 weeks to master...

Duration:00:38:09

Better Everyday #110 The HANGRY 5 Habits (mini episode #4)

1/4/2019
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In this fourth mini-episode we break down the fourth habit in our 54321 framework and that’s at least 2 liters of water per day. We talk about the importance of this basic habit BUT we also give some great tips for making this habit happen in a way you enjoy! And if you’re a woman with insulin or cortisol issues you may find you lose that water as quickly as you drink it so we troubleshoot that for you as well (hint: electrolytes to the rescue!). As we have in the preceding mini-episodes...

Duration:00:29:00

Better Everyday #112 The Hangry 5 Habits (mini episode #5)

1/4/2019
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Last one! In this final episode of our mini-series on our 54321 framework of the 5 Habits from our upcoming book HANGRY we wrap it all up for you and go through this final aspect of the program: 1 daily commitment to REAL self-care. We also cover our final pillar: Be Who You Are and talk about three tangible ways you can commit to real self-care with sleep, meditation and mindset every day. It was our goal to give you some perspective for the New Year and help you lay a solid...

Duration:00:35:19

Better Everyday #109 The HANGRY 5 Habits (mini-episode #3)

1/2/2019
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We're back with habit #3 in our 54321 template which is 3 strength training sessions per week. These days it's way less unusual to see women lifting heavier weights and reaping the benefits of strength training but not only are not all women in the know about this life changing, hormone happy making, inflammatory lowering, anti-aging, confidence building habit BUT many are confused where to start or scared of getting hurt, feel worse when they exercise or their intense strength training is...

Duration:00:36:17

Better Everyday #108 The HANGRY 5 Habits (mini episode #2)

1/1/2019
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The second episode in this mini-series is about the second habit in our 54321 framework: 4 meals a day. There are fewer aspects to nutrition that need to be more customized than how many carbs to eat, what meals to eat them at and how many times a day you should eat in general. With some experts advocating lots of small frequent meals and others singing the praises of fasting and keto it’s hard to know what YOU should do. It all comes down to dealing with your most delicate hormonal issues...

Duration:00:27:39

Better Everyday #107 The HANGRY 5 Habits (mini episode #1)

1/1/2019
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Happy New Year!!! While 2018 was a tough one for us in many ways we’re so excited to be kicking off 2019 with you all! We’re looking forward to our book release in June and wanted to help you start the New Year off right, with no fear, no panic to jump on a cleanse or detox, no doing anything that will hinder your hormones or happiness in the long run. Rather we want you to start 2019 with a solid foundation for joy and health so we’re doing a series of mini-episodes that breakdown our 5...

Duration:00:33:39

Better Everyday #106 Dr Ralph Esposito Talks About Keeping Our Guys Healthy

12/9/2018
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We get so many questions from you all about what you can do to help the special men in your life be healthier so we brought on men’s health and hormone expert Dr Ralph Esposito, ND! Dr Esposito shares with us what screening tests men need, what are both causes and options for low testosterone, what health conditions plague men the most and how he really feels about vasectomies. Tune in to hear this great episode from one smart doc! Learn more from Dr Esposito here. AND Happy Holidays...

Duration:00:47:56

Better Everyday #105 Using the Five Pillars To Deal With Devastation

11/16/2018
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This is a rather somber episode in which Sarah shares her experience with the horrible Camp Fire that's devastated her community in Northern California. During this difficult time Sarah has also been helping a family member deal with a difficult diagnosis and major life transition. Whew! In this show we talk about how using the Five Pillars and our Twelve Tangible Tools have allowed her to find moments of real self-care in the midst of something so horrible. To donate to those in need in...

Duration:00:49:33

Better Everyday #104 Progesterone Dominance & Being Social But Still Avoiding What Doesn’t Work For You

10/24/2018
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In this episode we covered a topic we haven’t broached yet: progesterone dominance. Typically it’s estrogen dominance that’s a hormone trouble maker but you can also get too much of a good thing like progesterone as well. We cover the symptoms and causes of this less common issue. In this show we also tackled a very big issue: what do you do when your work or just your preference requires lots of social events and there’s always booze, gluten, diary, sugar and other foods you may feel better...

Duration:00:36:21

Better Everyday #103 LIVE From Better Everyday Women's Retreat!

10/9/2018
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This likely goes down as our favorite episode so far! We got to answer questions in real life with a live audience of the amazing women that attended our retreat this past weekend in Chico. We usually have a lot of fun on the show, but to see their beautiful faces and hear real laughs was so special for us. Tune in and share the high vibe we're all still riding on after the retreat as we answer questions about finding your unique sources of inflammation, the outcome of chronic stress, what...

Duration:01:02:00

Better Everyday #102 Teenage Talk with Sarah’s Son Jaden Fragoso

9/30/2018
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Talk about a special show! In this episode we had Sarah’s 14 year old son, Jaden, join us to talk about what it’s been like having parents so immersed in health and wellness as well as many issues facing teenagers today. Jaden gave a unique view into how to talk more effectively to our children about sensitive subjects and how often the answer to having better communication with our kids is simply respect. And of course we asked how he eats when he’s away from Sarah! All Paleo all the time?...

Duration:00:45:01

Better Everyday #101 Autoimmunity, Gut Health and Triumphing Over Dietary Restriction

9/18/2018
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In this episode we dove into paleo and AIP for autoimmune issues, where to start and how to transition to a broader range of foods in time. Most importantly we covered what to do if you don’t get better on these template diets! This of course took us to gut healing and why supplements may be necessary to get you to the next level as well as how often we need to “heal” our guts anyway. Finally we covered a lot of mindset strategies to make it work when you’re on a restricted diet temporarily...

Duration:00:48:51

Better Everyday #100 Our Daily Anchors That Keep Us Tethered To Our Health & Happiness

9/10/2018
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Happy Anniversary everyone! This is our 100 episode!! Thank you so much for being here with us. Like any journey, this one has not been without its ups and down, on and off times, breezy spots and really tough spots. To celebrate this milestone we are sharing what we do daily to keep ourselves grounded in our intentions and what we do to get back on track when life happens. Hear exactly what we do first thing in the morning to set our tone for the day, how we check in as life pulls us away...

Duration:00:46:47

Better Everyday #99 Soul Frequency Hacking with Shanna Lee

8/20/2018
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For the first time ever we have a repeat guest! Shanna Lee is back sharing her top ways to biohack your soul, your joy and regain your mojo. After working with women for years coaching nutrition she – just like us – discovered there’s so much more to our health than our food, exercise and hormone tests. In this episode we dive deep into finding our joy, reconnecting to what stirs our soul and Shanna’s best tips for doing it all in a way that jives with our highest vibes. To learn more...

Duration:00:45:58

Better Everyday #98 Dallas Hartwig Talks More Social Less Media

8/13/2018
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What a great episode with the one, the only: Mr. Dallas Hartwig! Best known as co-founder of Whole30 we spent little time on this show talking about food or nutrition. We covered the impact of technology on our relationships and the psychological toll social media can take on us. Dallas talks about his upcoming book and his More Social Less Media program. Join us for this very special episode! FEW SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE for our retreat October 4-8, 2018 in Chico! We’re hosting a workshop...

Duration:00:54:36

Better Everyday #97 Five Things We’re Doing That Said We’d NEVER Do!

8/11/2018
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We’ll admit it, there things we’ve swore off, vowed never to do again or talked them down in some way and now we’re doing them! We’ve evolved, grown, changed, seen new research, adopted new perspectives, had more experience, seen things in a different light and like we tell you all to do: we’re continuing to find and commit to what works for us. Join us for this deep dive into what we’re up to lately with food, exercise and self-care that five years ago we would’ve say, “No way!” to. FEW...

Duration:01:21:58

Better Everyday #96 From Anorexic to Overweight to Healthy & Thriving: Kim Schaper’s Story

7/23/2018
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Today was a very special episode with the lovely and inspiring Kim Schaper! Kim works with women to feel their best in their bodies and with their mindset. Her story is fascinating as she battled anorexia where she was down to about 70lbs and then through her recovery gained 100lbs – so she’s experienced it all. Kim is now a healthy, muscular strength coach that has gleaned lessons on all sides of the body image struggle. In this episode we covered what’s the same for Kim through all her...

Duration:00:44:00

Better Everyday #95 Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair Growth

7/10/2018
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Q&A baby! In this episode we tackled a big question on perimenopause/menopause and inflammation/autoimmunity. We discussed how these immune changes and inflammation issues can interact with menopausal hormone decline and create a tough situation when it comes to fat loss, how symptomatic the menopausal transition is for you and your overall health and well-being. Next we had a question about facial hair, tough one huh ladies? We covered conditions such as PCOS and other hyperadnrogenism...

Duration:00:43:55

Better Everyday #94 Dr John Fragoso!

6/30/2018
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You probably recognize that name right? If you’re new to the show we had a very special guest today! Sports chiropractor, co-owner of JS Strength & Conditioning, expert in training athletes and every day women like you all AND Sarah’s husband, Dr John Fragoso was in the house. We talked about his perspectives on women and lifting, where to look for root causes with common injuries from neck to knees and how to find the right practitioner if you need one on one help. Oh and you know we talked...

Duration:01:04:01

Best of Better Everyday: Paleo Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

6/26/2018
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This week we’re bringing you once again our second ever episode and our most downloaded episode: Paleo – Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? We’re revisiting this episode to commemorate that release of the cover of our upcoming book HANGRY! You can actually pre-order copies right here (crazy right?). We’re over the moon with how this book turned out and in this show you’ll see our rationale for what we deemed a Paleo-Mediterranean nutrition plan that we developed for HANGRY. We discuss the pros and...

Duration:01:13:45