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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 106 : Regulating Your Cycle and Natural Birth Control Pt. 1

10/15/2018
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Are you currently on birth control and wanting to consider other alternatives? Have you been on birth control in the past and wanting to take a natural approach to correct hormonal imbalance? Want to hear our take on all forms of hormonal and non-hormonal birth control? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki tackle this complex issue and address hormonal birth control from its history and evolution to the concerns for side effects and long term risks. In this jam-packed episode, Ali and Becki take...

Duration:00:52:10

Episode 105: Perfecting Your Poop

10/8/2018
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Do you deal with IBS, constipation or are your bowel movements all over the map? Wondering if your poop is normal? Want to learn how to perfect your poop? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki dive into the often overlooked topic of constipation and what your poop is telling you about your overall health! Learn about why constipation can occur, what is considered “normal” when it comes to bowel movements and how you can achieve regularity in the restroom! In this no-questions-off-limits episode,...

Duration:00:55:34

Episode 104: Being a Soulpreneur with Guest Michelle Norris

10/1/2018
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Have you heard of the term soulpreneur? Want to hear how Michelle Norris, the CEO of Paleo f(x) defines this term and applies it to her own business and life? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Michelle on her life story and how she turned a tragic event into a way to fulfill her vision with Paleo f(x), the largest Paleo health and wellness event in the world. In this episode, Ali and Becki dig deep into Michelle’s definition of being a soulpreneur and how you can balance your life’s...

Duration:01:03:33

Episode 103: Balancing Flavor With Real Food

9/24/2018
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Are you just getting started on your real food journey? Not convinced real food can taste good? Or are you a long-time food as medicine warrior stuck in a food rut? Tune in to get inspired and hear how Ali and Becki balance flavor with real food and how creating amazing depth of flavor in your dishes is simpler than it looks! Learn about Ali and Becki’s culinary journeys, from the depths of a hospital kitchen to creating a kombucha line to running juice bars and beyond! Get a taste for some...

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 102: 3 Micronutrients: Pantothenate, Choline & Selenium

9/18/2018
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Want to dig deeper into the topic of micronutrient deficiency? Wondering this could be the cause of your bothersome symptoms or at the root of your health concerns? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down the reasons for micronutrient deficiency and how they approach repletion with food and supplement strategy. Learn about Pantothenate, Choline and Selenium deficiency symptoms, best food sources, and supplement strategies plus get tasty recipe ideas to boost these nutrients in the body...

Duration:01:05:45

Episode 101: Keto for Mental Illness with Guest Carrie Brown

9/10/2018
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Mental health is a topic often abandoned in our current healthcare model and one that is simply not talked about enough by practitioners, those who are suffering or their family members. The stigma of having a mental illness coupled with a feeling of hopelessness for improving one’s condition can be an incredibly heavy burden to bear. Carrie Brown is a recipe developer and bestselling cookbook author who has struggled with depression and a diagnosis of Bipolar II Disorder. Through a...

Duration:01:07:04

Episode 100: Five Ways to Solve Your Keto Slump

9/4/2018
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Is your keto stuck in a rut? Have you hit a plateau with weight loss or just not feeling as good as when you first started? Are you experiencing bothersome side effects such as bowel changes or hormonal shifts? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the most common keto roadblocks or slumps that we hear complaints of in our keto program as well as how to solve them! Get tips and tricks for getting your keto back on track, busting through a plateau and optimizing your low carb approach! In...

Duration:01:29:25

Episode 99: Ketosis As Medicine

8/27/2018
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Want to know what distinguishes our approach to keto from other keto programs and schools of thought? Curious about the therapeutic benefits of keto beyond weight loss? Want hard scientific evidence to help you back up your keto lifestyle? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki define what it means to use ketosis as medicine for weight loss, regulation of neurological conditions and reduction of inflammation. Learn WHY keto works for conditions like diabetes and obesity, dementia, anxiety,...

Duration:01:20:38

Episode 98: The Dirty Truth About Wine with Dry Farm Wines

8/20/2018
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Did you know that conventional wines can contain up to 76 additives that are NOT required to be listed on the label?! Want to know more about what toxic ingredients might be hiding in your wine? Curious how you can know if your wine is safe and what we recommend for wine consumption? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Todd White, founder of Dry Farm Wines on how he got started in the natural wine business and how his company is looking to change the way we drink wine! In this...

Duration:00:57:35

Episode 97: Preventing and Managing a Hangover

8/13/2018
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Wondering what our take on alcohol consumption is or if we ever let loose? Want to know what our drinks of choice are and why? Curious how you can best support your body for a quick rebound? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss strategies for prevention and management of a hangover, how responsible alcohol moderation can actually be beneficial and tips and tricks for getting back on your feet the fastest! In this episode, Ali and Becki discuss what happens in the body on a biochemical...

Duration:01:05:34

Episode 96: Ancestral Approaches to Wellness

8/6/2018
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Are you ready to get back to an ancestral way of eating, sleeping and moving? Want to know what we think is missing in a modern day Westernized approach and where we’ve gone so wrong? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss ancestral approaches to functional movement, sleep habits, fasting and eating and how we can apply these concepts to our daily lives. In this episode, Ali and Becki take on the concept of ancestral health beyond the popular diet trends and labels. When we look at the...

Duration:00:59:06

Episode 95: Starting Your Functional Medicine Career

7/30/2018
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Are you a health professional or nutrition student wanting to get your foot in the door of functional medicine? Want to know how Ali got started and what programs are worth checking out? Curious about what Ali and Becki do on a daily basis? Tune in to learn all about the difference between conventional and functional medicine and how being an RD allows Ali to have one foot in each modality. Learn about the difference between being a nutritionist and a Registered Dietitian and the pros and...

Duration:01:34:02

Episode 94: Made Whole with Guest Cristina Curp

7/23/2018
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Are you curious about the intersection between paleo, keto and an autoimmune protocol? Want to know how Cristina Curp of The Castaway Kitchen used a real food approach to heal leaky gut, lose over 60 pounds and put autoimmune disease into remission? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Cristina about how she uses her background as a chef and love for to create recipes that truly heal! In this Episode, Ali and Becki dive into Cristina’s personal journey with autoimmune disease and how...

Duration:00:51:27

Episode 93: Getting Autoimmune Disease Into Remission

7/16/2018
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Are you or someone you know struggling with an autoimmune disease? Want to know how to best prevent or manage an active flare? Curious to hear what Ali keeps in her toolbelt to manage her autoimmune condition? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki break down autoimmune disease from its root causes to diagnostic criteria to how flares present themselves. Learn about the stress connection and what occurs in the body under stress on a cellular level, plus get tips and tricks for rebounding your body...

Duration:01:12:55

Episode 92: DHEA, The Fountain of Youth with Guest Stephen Cherniske

7/9/2018
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Have you heard of DHEA? Want to know why biochemist Stephen Cherniske calls it his favorite molecule? Wondering whether supplemental DHEA might be the anti-aging and weight loss boost you need? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki interview Stephen Cherniske for his second time on the podcast talking all about DHEA, the most abundant circulating hormone in the human body. In this episode, Ali and Becki tap into Stephen’s expertise in the area of anti-aging and metabolic health. Learn why DHEA is...

Duration:00:54:06

Episode 91: Men’s Health

7/2/2018
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Have you been patiently waiting for us to do an episode specifically on men’s health? Are you looking to address male hormonal concerns, prostate or cardiovascular health? Want to hear our take on using food-as-medicine to address common concerns with aging, hair loss or cognitive performance for men? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss common concerns such as elevated PSA and the downside of statin drugs in this episode that is just for the dudes! In this long-awaited episode, Ali and...

Duration:01:01:36

Episode 90: KetoCon Wrap Up and Q&A

6/25/2018
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Did you miss KetoCon this year but still want to get the highlights? Curious to know about emerging trends in the keto world? Want to hear about our favorite new products before they hit the grocery store? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki recount their experience at KetoCon 2018, from the awesome new products and old faithful staples to the stories shared and the hugs given! In this Episode, Ali and Becki review the best new products sampled at KetoCon and explain why some of the tried and...

Duration:01:06:46

Episode 89: Why I HATE Non-Caloric Sweeteners

6/18/2018
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Want to know our take on non-caloric sweeteners like stevia, monkfruit and erythritol? Have you wondered if these zero calorie “natural” options are too good to be true? Want to know why we don’t have a SINGLE recipe with non-caloric sweeteners? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss this controversial topic live from KetoCon. In this Episode Ali and Becki take on the topic of non-caloric sweeteners and why they have no place in a real food diet. From their highly processed nature to the...

Duration:00:47:30

Episode 88: Nourishing Your Toddler and Stella’s 2nd Birthday

6/11/2018
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Are you dying to know what Ali has been feeding Stella? Curious about her food philosophy for babies and toddlers? Want to get the low down on Stella’s food as medicine and supplement game that has kept her healthy and thriving? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss Baby Led Weaning, developing your toddler’s palate and what optimal eating looks like for a two year old! In this Episode, Ali and Becki discuss signs of readiness for food, when to start introducing first foods and how...

Duration:01:13:22

Episode 87: The Gut Brain Axis

6/4/2018
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Have you heard about the gut being the second brain of the body? Are you curious about the connection between gut health and anxiety? Want to know how to best support mental health starting with the gut? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki discuss the upcoming release of The Anti-Anxiety Diet and cover the foundational 6Rs for managing anxiety. Learn about the role of gut microbes on neurotransmitter production, how inflammatory foods can contribute to mood imbalance and how stress can impact the...

Duration:00:55:44