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Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE. Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.

Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE. Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.

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United States

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Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE. Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP224: Alleviate Anxiety Naturally in 5 Simple Steps with Hannah Hepworth

2/12/2020
A N X I E T Y is the most common mental illness in America, affecting over 40 million adults. And, frankly, the topic isn't addressed nearly enough. Nor is the simple fact that there's a lot we can do to calm anxiety NATURALLY. ⁣⁣ Due to my personal history with anxiety, I have spent countless hours researching the topic . And in my work with clients, I’ve noticed that almost all of them express feeling anxious from time to time. And even though it will never be possible (or practical)...

Duration:00:50:11

EP223: Weekend Wellness - 8 Ways to Feel Calmer Smarter and More Focused

2/7/2020
The incidence of anxiety, Alzheimer’s, depression and other brain-based issues are rising at alarming rates. And for some people, conventional treatments either don’t work - or come with side effects. Which is why this week’s Weekend Wellness is devoted to the 8 best natural brain hacks I’ve discovered in 2019. As someone with a history of mood issues and both genes for Alzheimer’s, I spend a LOT to time researching novel ways to keep my brain healthy. So, if you feel...

Duration:00:37:30

EP222: Beyond the Pill with Dr. Jolene Brighten

1/29/2020
Most people understand that hormonal birth control can increase the risk of blood clots and breast cancer, but what most people aren’t told is that its use has also been linked to… An increased risk of suicide... A 330% increased risk of Crohn's Disease… And maybe even an increased risk of Alzheimer’s. Scary, right? The last time I took it, I felt SO anxious, I had to stop after only a few days. When I called my doctor to tell her what happened she said... “That would definitely NOT...

Duration:00:35:14

EP222: Beyond the Pill with Dr. Jolene Brighten

1/29/2020
Most people understand that hormonal birth control can increase the risk of blood clots and breast cancer, but what most people aren’t told is that its use has also been linked to… An increased risk of suicide... A 330% increased risk of Crohn's Disease… And maybe even an increased risk of Alzheimer’s. Scary, right? The last time I took it, I felt SO anxious, I had to stop after only a few days. When I called my doctor to tell her what happened she said... “That would definitely NOT...

Duration:00:35:14

EP220: Anemia, Autophagy, Copper Toxicity & Vitamin A with Morley Robbins

1/22/2020
Many Americans have been told to avoid dietary cholesterol at one time or another. One of the unfortunate consequences of following this advice, is that many Americans also unintentionally eliminated the richest dietary sources of vitamin A - liver, eggs and cream. Given that we REQUIRE vitamin A (especially the retinol form found in animal products) for things like According to this week’s podcast guest, creator of the Root Cause Protocol, Morely Robbins, this avoidance of vitamin A rich...

Duration:00:37:11

EP219: The Power of Community and Functional Medicine With James Maskell

1/15/2020
According to a 2018 Cigna survey HALF of Americans feel alone, isolated or left out at least some of the time. Even more disturbing is the fact that, recent research has revealed social stress is a more powerful predictor of mortality than… Physical inactivity Having 6 drinks a day Smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Which is why this week’s podcast is all about the power of community, the detriments of loneliness and the incredible power of functional medicine with best selling author and...

Duration:00:20:29

EP218: Weekend Wellness - 10 Things Experts Wish You Knew About How to Be Healthier

1/11/2020
To celebrate the first Weekend Wellness Episode of the year today’s podcast is going to be a little different - at the end of every podcast I’ve been asking the same “famous last question” that has resulted in SO many wonderful, impactful pieces of advice from hundreds of doctors, functional medicine practitioners and other health and wellness experts, that I wanted to bring them all together and share some of my favorite answers in one awesome episode to serve as inspiration for you in the...

Duration:00:24:53

EP217: Fasting, Nontoxic Products & Personal Transformation with Wellness Mama

1/8/2020
Many of the personal care products on the market today are FILLED with toxic chemicals linked to detrimental health outcomes. And while we’d like to believe the FDA will protect us from these dangerous ingredients, it actually has FAR less oversight and power than we’d like to believe. Which is why it's absolutely vital we educate ourselves and support companies making truly non-toxic products. The only problem? Many of the “clean” products on the market simply don’t work. Most of the...

Duration:00:25:27

EP216: Kiss the Ground With Finian Makepeace

12/27/2019
According to the USDA, 95% of Americans are deficient in at least one nutrient. Even more shocking is that In order to get the vitamin A content from one orange our grandparents ate, we’d need to consume 8 today. Why is this happening? One of the major reasons is our soil (and therefore the food we grow in our soil) is nutrient DEPLETED. The situation is so dire, in fact, that according to the FAO we only have 60 years of topsoil left. This is a BIG problem with many devastating...

Duration:00:33:22

EP215: The Top 5 Brain and Gut Hacks of 2019 With Steve Wright

12/19/2019
Show Notes: Today, 40 million people suffer from anxiety in America. Alzheimer’s affects over 5 million and depression is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Even more disheartening, is the fact that many people suffering from these brain-based conditions don’t have treatment options that work for them. Because I have both genes for Alzheimer’s and a history of anxiety, I’m obsessed with finding new research-based strategies to keep my brain sharp, calm, and focused. Which...

Duration:00:30:56

EP214: Weekend Wellness - 4 Ways Nutrient Deficiency Stalls Weight Loss (And How to Fix it!)

12/13/2019
Show Notes: Radiate in 28 Wellness Program - https://paleovalley.com/store/radiate-in-28 Paleovalley Organ Complex - https://paleovalley.com/store/grass-fed-organ-complex Paleovalley Essential C Complex - https://paleovalley.com/store/essential-c-complex Paleovalley Supergreens Powder - https://paleovalley.com/store/supergreens Paleovalley Grass Fed Beef Sticks - https://paleovalley.com/store/beef-sticks Cronometer.com (For recording your micronutrient intake) - https://cronometer.com/

Duration:00:13:52

EP213: 3 Steps for Improving Mood with Food with Autumn Smith

12/11/2019
Since I was a teen, I’ve struggled with mental health issues that no doctor (or psychiatrist) knew how to treat. It wasn’t until I adopted the paleo diet and suddenly felt calmer, clearer and happier than I had in YEARS, that I understood the food I was eating was affecting my emotions. Today, the link between food and mood is a burgeoning area of research and something I’ve spend hundreds of hours studying, which is why this week’s podcast is devoted to the 3 steps I’ve taken to keep my...

Duration:00:42:18

EP212: Weekend Wellness - 5 Drugs that Turmeric Mimics (and Outperforms!)

12/6/2019
Show Notes: Turmeric vs. Corticosteroids - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10404539 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18799504 Turmeric vs. Oxidative Stress - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31112588 Turmeric vs. Antidepressants - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21928724 Turmeric & AMPK - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19665995 Turmeric & Blood Sugar - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4338652/ Turmeric & Cancer...

Duration:00:12:46

EP211: Getting Kids to Care About Healthy Food (& Eat it Too) with Katie Kimball

12/4/2019
Getting our kids excited about whole foods today can feel like an uphill battle. Junk food is everywhere. There isn’t always time to cook meals from scratch at home. And for those of us who didn’t grow up cooking, getting kids involved in the kitchen can be INTIMIDATING. Thankfully, that can all change today because Katie Kimball, creator of ** Program is here today to teach us all how to get kids excited about food and cooking! As a former teacher, her strategies are cleverly curated...

Duration:00:27:42

EP210: Weekend Wellness - Q & A - How & Why to Cultivate Intuitive Eating in Our children

11/29/2019
Show Notes: Clara Davis Study Naturelo Gummies Paleovalley Essential C Complex Radiate in 28 Wellness Program

Duration:00:31:07

EP209: The Truth About Raw Dog Food with DeDe Murver Moffett

11/27/2019
A few weeks ago as a new pet owner, I took my new puppy Charlie to the vet and inquired about the perfect diet for my new puppy. “Almost all vets feed their pups Purina and other kibble,” my vet said. “What about raw dog food? That’s what we’ve been giving her?” I replied. Well, raw dog food can contain bacteria that can be an issue.” said the vet. And so we switched to a high quality kibble. Within just a few days we noticed a profound difference in our Charlie girl. She just wasn’t...

Duration:00:25:28

EP208: Weekend Wellness - How to Prevent a Hangover

11/22/2019
Paleovalley Essential C Complex Paleovalley Organ Complex NAC (Nacetylcysteine) Glutathione (My favorite brands) *Just for the sake of transperancy this is an affiliate link which means you save a percentage off of the retail price and I receive a portion of the profits. If that makes you uncomfortable in any way, please just feel free to find the product with a google search and order directly from them. Red Ginseng Magnesium Clean, Carb free wine Paleovalley Grass Fed Beef Sticks...

Duration:00:14:21

EP207: Detox, Hormonal Optimization & Breaking Through Keto Plateaus with Ben Azadi

11/20/2019
The ketogenic diet can be a powerful tool for weight loss, craving reduction, brain health and perhaps even longevity. BUT (and that’s a big but) there are many simple mistakes that can negate all of these benefits and leave you feeling frustrated and burned out. For example - did you know that consuming the wrong type of oils has been shown to cause inflammation in your body for over 100 days after!? It sounds crazy but it’s true, so if you want all the juicy details on how to reduce...

Duration:00:34:50

EP206: Weekend Wellness - 4 Tips for Beating the Bloat (and when to get help!)

11/15/2019
FODMAPS Beginner’s Guide Paleovalley Pastured Turkey Sticks Paleovalley Apple Cider Vinegar Complex Enteric Coated Peppermint Oil How to Activate Your Vagus Nerve Podcast with Dr. Habib Paleovalley Essential C Complex Organic Flax Seeds SIBO & IBS Solutions Podcast with Dr. Brown Natural SIBO and bloating remedy *For the sake of transparency, some of these links are affiliate links which means I receive a percentage of your purchase. If you’re uncomfortable with this in any way,...

Duration:00:19:30