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Welcome to the Naturally Nourished podcast - your resource for cutting-edge food-as-medicine information! Ali Miller is an integrative functional medicine practitioner with a background in naturopathic medicine, she is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, certified weight management specialist, recognized leader, speaker, and author of Naturally Nourished: Food-as-Medicine for Optimal Health cookbook. In our podcast you will learn about micronutrient deficiency, signs and symptoms of imbalance within your body, tips and tricks to tame cravings and keep your diet on track! Through each episode, you’ll learn how to heal your body and prevent disease by looking at the root causes of dysfunction through our functional integrative medicine experts!

Welcome to the Naturally Nourished podcast - your resource for cutting-edge food-as-medicine information! Ali Miller is an integrative functional medicine practitioner with a background in naturopathic medicine, she is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, certified weight management specialist, recognized leader, speaker, and author of Naturally Nourished: Food-as-Medicine for Optimal Health cookbook. In our podcast you will learn about micronutrient deficiency, signs and symptoms of imbalance within your body, tips and tricks to tame cravings and keep your diet on track! Through each episode, you’ll learn how to heal your body and prevent disease by looking at the root causes of dysfunction through our functional integrative medicine experts!
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Welcome to the Naturally Nourished podcast - your resource for cutting-edge food-as-medicine information! Ali Miller is an integrative functional medicine practitioner with a background in naturopathic medicine, she is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, certified weight management specialist, recognized leader, speaker, and author of Naturally Nourished: Food-as-Medicine for Optimal Health cookbook. In our podcast you will learn about micronutrient deficiency, signs and symptoms of imbalance within your body, tips and tricks to tame cravings and keep your diet on track! Through each episode, you’ll learn how to heal your body and prevent disease by looking at the root causes of dysfunction through our functional integrative medicine experts!

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Episodes

Episode 146: Keto as a Hormetic Stressor and All About Leptin

7/22/2019
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Are you struggling with hormonal imbalance, fatigue or not feeling satisfied on a keto diet? Trying to do it all perfectly and not getting results? Feeling stressed out or spread too thin between diet, fasting, exercise and your day-to-day stressors? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki explain why keto itself can be a stressor, especially for the type-A personalities out there who are trying to “do it all”! Plus we reflect all the exciting collaboration at KetoCon and our favorite vendors this...

Duration:01:11:44

Episode 145: Endometriosis and Infertility

7/14/2019
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Are you or a loved one struggling with infertility? Want to know how to treat endometriosis and other causes of infertility naturally? Curious about other options beyond conventional treatment like Clomid, Metformin and IVF? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down current interventions and discuss natural alternatives to help optimize fertility. In this episode, Ali and Becki dig in to the root causes of infertility from inflammation to micronutrient deficiency to hormonal imbalance and...

Duration:01:05:57

Episode 144: All About Collagen

7/7/2019
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Do you use collagen in your daily coffee, shake or smoothie? Want to know the WHY beyond “its good for you” to incorporate collagen on a regular basis? Curious about what the science says? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the many functions of collagen in the body and run through the evidence for hair, skin and nail support, bone health, gut integrity, cardiovascular health and beyond! In this episode, Ali and Becki dig in to the science on collagen from its structure and function in...

Duration:00:56:23

Episode 143: Functional Approaches to Blood Pressure Highs and Lows

7/1/2019
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Do you or a loved one struggle with high (or low) blood pressure? Are you looking for functional medicine approaches to keep you off of blood pressure meds? Want to know the inside scoop on why salt is NOT the enemy for high blood pressure and why we need to take a closer look at sugar and excessive carbs? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki dive in to blood pressure highs, lows and everything in between. From risk factors that drive abnormal blood pressure to the HPA-axis and stress connection to...

Episode 142: Stella’s 3rd Birthday & Troubleshooting Keto

6/23/2019
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Want the inside scoop on Stella’s 3rd birthday menu? Curious about Ali and Brady’s parenting approach? Want to get your burning keto questions answered? Tune in to this grab bag episode to hear Ali and Becki recap Stella’s birthday weekend, share some sage parenting advice and discuss upcoming events with KetoCon in Austin. In this episode, Ali and Becki share Stella’s 3rd birthday menu and reflect on a jam-packed weekend of connection and fun. Get recipe inspiration from some of the menu...

Episode 141: Is Mold the Root Cause of Your Illness? With Guest Dr. Ann Shippy

6/16/2019
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Are you suffering from strange seemingly unconnected symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, joint pain, tremors or muscle twitches? Do you suspect mold toxicity in your home might be at the root of your illness? Want to know what to do if you’ve been exposed to mold and how to rebound your body? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Dr. Ann Shippy, a functional medicine physician and expert on mold toxicity. Learn about Dr. Shippy’s personal story with mold-related illness, signs and symptoms...

Duration:01:00:10

Episode 140: The Anti-Anxiety Diet Cookbook

6/9/2019
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Are you curious about the upcoming release of The Anti-Anxiety Diet Cookbook? Want to know what this new resource is all about and how it applies the 6Rs from The Anti-Anxiety Diet in a practical and delicious way? Ready to get inspired and apply food as medicine to your daily life? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the use of ketosis as medicine for anxiety and what sets this cookbook apart from all of the keto books out there! In this episode, Ali and Becki share updates on the...

Duration:00:58:16

Episode 139: The Pregnenolone Steal

6/2/2019
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Have you heard of pregnenolone, the “mother of all hormones?” Wondering about the concept of the pregnenolone steal and whether this applies to you? Want to know how to balance pregnenolone for optimal hormonal balance? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down symptoms of low pregnenolone and provide practical guidelines for testing, supplementation and food as medicine recommendations for optimal hormonal balance. In this episode, Ali and Becki break down the function of pregnenolone...

Duration:01:05:24

Episode 138: Autism, ADHD and Functional Pediatrics with Guest Dr. Emily Gutierrez

5/26/2019
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Are you curious about a functional medicine approach to pediatrics? Want to know about alternatives to conventional treatment of ADHD, Autism and other behavioral concerns? Dying to know about go to supplement strategy for kiddos? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Dr. Emily Guiterrez of NeuroNutrition Associates, one of the first pediatric functional nutrition practices in the US. Learn about priorities of diet and lifestyle for all children. In this episode, Ali and Becki pick Dr....

Duration:01:19:27

Episode 137: All About the Gut

5/19/2019
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Do you hear the term leaky gut all the time and wonder what it actually means? Want to know the science behind this common condition and whether you might have it? Curious about how we approach leaky gut in a functional medicine model? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down the many functions of the gut that make it a central focus of disease treatment from skin conditions to autoimmune disease to mood disorders and beyond! In this episode, Ali and Becki walk through how leaky gut...

Duration:01:10:30

Episode 136: Prescription Drivers of Body Imbalance

5/12/2019
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Are the prescription drugs you’re taking depleting your micronutrient status? Want to know more about how prescribed drugs can imbalance the body? Curious how you can “undo” the damage of common prescriptions or avoid them in the first place? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the status of prescription drugs in the US from stats on prescribing to the business of big pharma to Ali’s work on The Anti-Anxiety Diet. Learn about drug-induced nutrient depletion and how common prescriptions...

Duration:01:12:11

Episode 135: Keeping Real Food Flavorful: Bitter, Salty, Sour, Sweet, Spicy and Umami

5/5/2019
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Do you lack confidence in the kitchen or find yourself getting into a rut when trying to keep real food flavorful? Curious about the science and evolutionary mechanisms behind taste? Want to know the ins and outs of balancing flavor and what to do to “rescue” a dish that is too spicy, salty or sweet? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down the nerdy science and history behind taste perception and how balancing bitter, salty, sour and sweet can create a beautiful harmony in your...

Duration:01:18:55

Episode 134: Supplements and Keto During Pregnancy

4/29/2019
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Are you pregnant or trying to get pregnant and wondering what supplements are safe? Want to hear our take on ketosis during pregnancy? Curious about nutrients and foods to prioritize for optimal fertility and building super-babies? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki answer your burning questions about supplements during pregnancy from what to take while trying to conceive, essential supplements during pregnancy as well as those that you should stop once you get a positive pregnancy test! In...

Duration:00:57:38

Episode 133: Making Peace with the Weight Loss Process with guest Drew Manning of Fit2Fat2Fit

4/22/2019
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Wonder why a personal trainer would intentionally gain then lose 75 pounds? Want to hear what the weight gain and loss journey was like and what lessons were learned along the way? Want weight loss tips and tricks and expert opinion on the most effective workouts to incorporate? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview health and fitness expert Drew Manning about his experiment and how this helped him relate to his clients. Learn about Drew’s journey with keto and get a sneak peek into his...

Duration:00:57:02

Episode 132: Getting Back on Track After a Cheat Day

4/15/2019
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Want to know how to get back on track after a cheat day, vacation or binge? Curious about our take on cheat days and why they are problematic in the first place? Need ideas for managing cravings when they do hit? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the mental, emotional and physiological reasons behind food cravings and how we can better tune in to our body’s feedback to stay on track. In this episode Ali and Becki discuss the problematic nature of a cheat day mentality and how eating...

Duration:01:05:26

Episode 131: Candida and SIBO Deep Dive

4/8/2019
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Do you suspect Candida or SIBO is at the root of your digestive concerns? Want to know how to distinguish symptoms of candida overgrowth from small intestinal bacterial overgrowth? Curious about where to start with testing and treatment options? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki take a deep dive into bacteria and yeast overgrowth, assessment for overgrowth, compounds used clinically for treatment, biofilms, lifestyle elements of cleanse support and beyond! In this episode, Ali and Becki go...

Duration:01:02:12

Episode 130: Debunking Keto Myths With Guest Diane Sanfilippo

4/1/2019
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Is the backlash about the ketogenic diet making you nervous about continuing your high fat low carb lifestyle? Want to know how to distinguish bad science from the real deal? Need some evidence-based arguments to defend the keto diet to naysayers? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Diane Sanfilippo, owner and founder of Balanced Bites and two-time New York Times best-selling author, about her new book Keto Quick Start. Hear common misconceptions about keto debunked including its effect...

Duration:01:08:12

Episode 129: Are You Running on Adrenaline?

3/25/2019
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Are you constantly “on” or feel like you’re always in “fight or flight” mode? Can you relate to being a type A personality or an adrenaline junkie? Want to know how stress causes chaos in the body and what you can do to prevent its ill effects? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down the physiological influence of stress from its effects on gut health to how it can sabotage weight loss and drive blood sugar imbalance. Learn about strategies for mitigating excessive stress response and...

Duration:01:06:32

Episode 128: Keto Cardiologist with Guest Dr. Nadir Ali

3/18/2019
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Are you worried about the impact of keto on heart health? Still confused by all the misinformation about cholesterol and whether your diet has an impact? Want to hear a cardiologist’s opinion on the ketogenic diet? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview cardiologist Dr. Nadir Ali on how keto can support overall cardiovascular health with up to date research and real patient experiences. In this episode, Ali and Becki take a deep dive into heart health including the quality of your...

Episode 127: In Defense of Vegetables

3/11/2019
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Have you heard the buzz around keto carnivore and The Plant Paradox? Are you worried that vegetables might not be as healthy as you think? Want to know why you aren’t tolerating veggies and how you can best support your digestion? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down the concept of antinutrients, from phytates to lectins to oxalates and why these nutrients can be problematic in certain cases. Learn about the benefits of vegetables, how certain techniques can reduce antinutrients and how...

Duration:00:55:06