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Paleo Magazine Radio brings you Paleo nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle perspectives from both the experts and the everyday. PMR is brought to you by Paleo Magazine, the only print magazine dedicated to the Paleo lifestyle, and is hosted by Ashleigh VanHouten.

Paleo Magazine Radio brings you Paleo nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle perspectives from both the experts and the everyday. PMR is brought to you by Paleo Magazine, the only print magazine dedicated to the Paleo lifestyle, and is hosted by Ashleigh VanHouten.
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Paleo Magazine Radio brings you Paleo nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle perspectives from both the experts and the everyday. PMR is brought to you by Paleo Magazine, the only print magazine dedicated to the Paleo lifestyle, and is hosted by Ashleigh VanHouten.




PMR #240: Learning About Metabolic Health and Nutritional Cancer Therapy with Victoria Field

This week we welcome Victoria Field, a keto nutrition expert and cofounder of the Metabolic Health Summit. We talk all about the summit, which takes place in LA from January 31 to February 3, 2019. We also dive into how Victoria got her start in her work with KetoPet Sanctuary, a human-grade cancer therapy research project for dogs. Victoria is also giving listeners a special discount on tickets for the Metabolic Health Summit, so if you want to attend the event and get 20 percent off,...


PMR #239: The Importance of Sleep for Health and Success, with Dr. Rebecca Robbins

Sleep affects everything in our lives, from our mood to our brain function to our physical performance. Yet we still get so little of it! It’s time we all get on board with better sleep, and this week's chat with sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Robbins gives us some tangible advice to help us do just that. Dr. Robbins is a post-doctoral fellow at the NYU School of Medicine, where she leads a funded study called "Tailored Approach to Sleep Health Education," which develops materials to build...


PMR #238: Are Health Podcasts Actually Making Us Healthier? A Discussion with Mind Pump's Sal Di Stefano

This week, we welcome Sal Di Stefano. Sal has a long history in personal training and fitness, and he’s a cohost of the popular Mind Pump podcast. In this episode, we discuss the current state of the health and fitness industry and the state of sharing and gathering information. We also dive into social media and decision making and how all that relates to the health space. We also discuss the value podcasts like ours can bring if we’re dedicated to communication and learning—as well as...


PMR #237: Aroused: The History of Hormones—with Dr. Randi Epstein

This week, we're joined by Dr. Randi Epstein, author of Aroused: The History of Hormones, which approaches hormones in a conversational and approachable way, looking at the subject from a historical and practical standpoint. We chat about Dr. Epstein’s background and how she ended up in this field. Then we dive into the book, its creation, and its content. Finally, we spend some time covering the subject of menopause before discussing some ideas around diet, nutrition, and weight gain. For...


PMR #236: Best of Paleo Magazine Radio—Gut Health Edition

This week we bring you another best of Paleo Magazine Radio compilation—this time on the theme of gut health. We've put together a few pieces of different conversations we've had on the topic. We tried to pull out the most interesting and appropriate bite-sized chunks, but if you haven’t heard the full discussions, why not check them out too? Listen in to hear from Aglaée Jacob about stomach acid, Dr. Sarah Ballantyne about inflammation, and Dr. Norm Robillard and Dr. Michael Ruscio on...


PMR #235: The Latest Research on Nutrition and Alzheimer's Disease Prevention with Professor Ríona Mulcahy

In this episode, we are talking all about dementia, Alzheimer’s, and the studies that are being done to find a cure. We're joined by Professor Rí­ona Mulcahy, who was involved in conducting a recent 18-month study in Ireland that may have identified a unique combination of nutrients that can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. This is a very important conversation for anyone who is health-conscious and prioritizes being both proactive and preventative—altering your diet, exercise, and...


PMR #234: Don't Worry, Wine Is Paleo! Making Better, Healthier Wine with FitVine

In this episode, we welcome Mark Warren and Tom Beaton of FitVine to chat all about their healthy and delicious range of wine. We know you have at least some skin in the health game, but that doesn't mean you don't want to enjoy yourself and live your life to the fullest. FitVine wine scratches that itch. The company has created a great-tasting range of lower-sugar, lower-tannin, lower-additive wine for those who are looking to have a good glass of wine with fewer of the negative effects....


PMR #233: Perfect Keto's Anthony Gustin Explains How to Be Your Own N=1 Experiment

This week we host Anthony Gustin for the second time. Anthony has worked in a number of different roles in the Paleo-keto world, and he's currently occupied with his company, Perfect Keto. In our conversation, we chat about Anthony’s globetrotting lifestyle and how he keeps healthy when traveling. Anthony then fills us in on his company and some of their exciting new products before we get down to brass tacks about diets and keto. We also chat about our Anthony's experience recovering from...


PMR #232: How Aggressively Organic Is Changing the Way We Grow and Eat Vegetables, with Jonathan Partlow

This week we welcome the founder and CEO of Aggressively Organic, Jonathan Partlow. This new company is aiming to put an end to factory farming and the unsustainable food practices we see in the modern world by supplying customers with small scale vegetable and herb gardens that can be grown in any home. We talk to Jonathan about what inspired the creation of this business and the underlying philosophy behind it. He explains the centrality of food to any global crisis and how this may be...


PMR #231: The Art of Breath, with Rob Wilson

This week we speak with Rob Wilson, a coach with Power Speed Endurance, which is a programming, coaching, and educational platform for developing sports performance, fitness, and health. Their goal is to help athletes and anybody looking to improve their health and fitness through increased movement efficiency and better mechanics. One of the biggest elements of increased movement efficiency is breath, which includes oxygen and CO efficiency and optimizing your breathing during exercise,...


PMR #230: The Best of Paleo Magazine Radio—Athlete Edition!

This week, we highlight key points we've learned from speaking to some of the world’s best athletes. Although most of our listeners are not professional athletes, no matter where we are in our fitness journey we can all learn something from those who are the best in their fields and performing at the top of their industry. These athletes are exceptional performers who have reached the highest tier of success in their field. From them we can learn key strategies for prioritizing nutrition,...


PMR #229: Always Start with the Thyroid, with Elle Russ

Today we have the wonderful Elle Russ on the show to tell us all about her new book, The Paleo Thyroid Solution. Elle has worn many hats in her life, with writing, acting, and coaching making up the bulk of her current work. She has also been working with another PMR favorite for quite some time: Mark Sisson. Elle’s book is based partly on her own experiences and troubles with hypothyroidism and the journey of discovery on which she had to embark. It's quite incredible how the thyroid...


PMR #228: Dietary Minerals 101: What You Need to Know with Joy Stephenson-Laws

On this week's show we host Joy Stephenson-Laws, author of Minerals: The Forgotten Nutrient. Joy also works at Proactive Health Labs and is here to help us understand the important role minerals play in our nutrition and general health. A lot of focus is often given to vitamins and macronutrients, but as you will see from our chat, the micronutrients of minerals, both in whole foods and as supplements, are vital to living a happy and vibrant life. In our discussion, we cover some basics...


PMR #227: What Does a Paleo Vacation Look Like? Talking With the Founder of Prime Retreats, Ryan Carroll

On this week's episode, we welcome Ryan Carroll, the founder of Prime Retreats. His company specializes in unique, natural, and healthy getaways for the discerning vacationer. We've all had the experience of going on holiday and feeling less than relaxed and revitalized. That’s where Ryan and his team come in, providing a supportive and immersive, but not overwhelming, space for you to unwind, exercise, commune, and rest amongst like-minded people. In our conversation, Ryan takes us...


PMR #226: Exploring Plant-Based Keto With Ketotarian Author Dr. Will Cole

On this week’s episode we welcome Dr. Will Cole, senior director of the Functional Medicine Clinic and author of the book Ketotarian: The (Mostly) Plant-Based Plan to Burn Fat, Boost Your Energy, Crush Your Cravings, and Calm Inflammation. Now, if you’re thinking keto seems restrictive enough and that “if you take away my meat, I’m literally just eating an avocado with some spinach leaves on top,” you’re not alone, because that’s kind of what I was thinking when I heard about plant-based...


PMR #225: How NFL Running Back Tim Hightower Used Paleo to Overcome Injury.

We are delighted to welcome NFL player Tim Hightower to talk to us about his Paleo journey to recovery from a serious, career-threatening injury. Like many other young players in the NFL, Tim’s diet was not very well thought out, consisting of lots of fast food and whatever else was available. It was only after he sustained an injury that would put him out of action for almost four seasons that he changed his diet with the goal of recovery. In our conversation, he tells us about the...


PMR #224: Seek Food Teaches Us About the Nutrition, Sustainability, and Deliciousness of Cricket Protein

Have you ever eaten insects? Would you ever eat insects? Are you immediately grossed out by the idea? Or are you kind of interested? Like it or not, a massive portion of the world already eats insects, and some insects are pound for pound a cleaner, more sustainable, and overall more economical source of protein than any other animal protein you’re currently consuming. At the end of the day, it all comes down to perspective, and Robyn Shapiro, founder of Seek Food, is here to share hers. In...


PMR #223: The Accidental Paleo with Lauren Lobley

On this week’s episode, we welcome Lauren Lobley of Delectable You, author of The Accidental Paleo. Lauren is here to tell us all about her vegetarian and mostly plant-based approach to the Paleo diet and unpack some of the contents of her book and dietary philosophy. In our discussion, we look back on Lauren’s history with food and how she decided on the title The Accidental Paleo. We then go on to talk about the intersection of vegetarianism and the Paleo diet and how dietary choices are...


PMR #222: Healing Autoimmunity, Sustainable Harvesting, and Saving the Bees, with Beekeepers Naturals Founder Carly Stein

On this week’s episode, we welcome Carly Stein. Once referred to as “that weird bee girl,” today Carly is the founder of Beekeeper’s Naturals, an incredible company that makes healthy, honey-related products in the most sustainable, ethical, and thoroughly-tested way. In this episode, we learn what it takes to sustainably harvest these products, why it’s so important to be selective about where your honey is coming from, and why supporting bees is one of the most incredible and necessary...


PMR #221: Fueling for a Fight—How UFC Mixed Martial Artist TJ Dillashaw Eats

Today on the show, we welcome arguably one of the best athletes on the planet. His name is TJ Dillashaw, and he is one of the most hardworking MMA professionals out there today. He is a two-time bantamweight champion, business owner, and game hunter hobbyist. TJ is currently training for a fight taking place on August 4 in LA, and his prep involves an intense multiple-month training camp. In this episode, TJ shares how he prepares his body and his mind for the intensity of these training...