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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 #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 a...


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, and...


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 gland,...


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 through...


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...


PMR #220: Digestive Health with Real Food — A Conversation with Aglaée Jacob

This week, we’re talking about digestive health with an expert who has had more than her fair share of digestive health challenges. Aglaée Jacob is a registered dietician and nutritionist with more than 12 years’ experience. She is the author of Digestive Health With Real Food, and she has suffered from IBS, CEBO, and PCOS. In addition to that, she overcame nearly two decades of disordered eating, poor body image and binge eating disorder. She has a lot of experience and has done a lot of...


PMR #219: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics—Talking with Meditation Coach Jeff Warren

On this week’s episode, we welcome Jeff Warren, meditation teacher and co-author of Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. Being human takes practice, as someone wise once said. We all know that life isn’t easy, and sometimes just existing doesn’t come as naturally to us as we would like it to. But the truth is we could all use a little help when it comes to practicing being human, and meditation is a tool that is becoming more and more useful for people from all walks of life. But let’s say...


PMR #218: What It Means to Be Fat Adapted with Dr. Ryan Lowery, Co-Author of The Ketogenic Bible.

Today on the show, I am speaking with newly minted doctor Ryan Lowery—the president and co-founder at the Applied Science and Performance Institute and the coauthor of The Ketogenic Bible. Let’s be honest, what’s up with people eating bacon smothered in grilled cheese and calling it Keto? Is that what Keto is for most people today, and if so, why do we need this diet? You’ve been hearing it and seeing it and probably even smelling it everywhere, right? Keto-keto-keto! In this episode, don't...


PMR #217: The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan with Dr. Becky Campbell

On this week’s episode we welcome Dr. Becky Campbell, the author of The 30-Day Thyroid Reset Plan. Dr. Campbell talks to us all about her book and her holistic philosophy towards health and wellness. She explains the importance of the thyroid gland and how deeply it affects our physical and mental health. Until recently, the thyroid has not been given a lot of attention from the medical community, and it still seems to be emerging as something that is accepted as a huge determinant for human...


PMR #216: Getting the Most Out of Life, Even When You've Been Hit by a Car, with Ben Greenfield

On today’s episode we have a quick interview from Paleo f(x) with Ben Greenfield. At the time of this interview, Ben had just sustained a series of serious injuries after he was in a traffic accident while riding his bike, and although this isn’t the point of the conversation, it’s worth noting that Ben was still attending and participating in the Paleo f(x) conference despite the circumstance, so he must be doing something right. In fact, during this time he was keeping all his followers...


PMR #215: The Autoimmune Protocol Made Simple with Sophie Van Tiggelen

Today on the show, we welcome Sophie Van Tiggelen. Sophie is an autoimmune warrior, foodie, recipe developer, and the creator of the popular food blog Squirrel in the Kitchen and the author of The Autoimmune Protocol Made Simple. In 2009, after a month of dealing with anxiety, severe insomnia, trips to the emergency room, and many doctors and multiple lab tests. Sophie was finally diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease attacking the thyroid. In this episode, Sophie shares more...


PMR #214: Everything Electric At Paleo f(x) 2018

Today on the show, we chat with a handful of the awesome folks I got to meet on the floor of Paleo f(x) this year. Our first exciting guest is Shawn Mihalik, the new Paleo Magazine Managing Editor. We find out how Shawn got into paleo 10 years ago and what his experience at the magazine as well as Paleo f(x) has been like so far. You’ll also get to meet Mark from Ritz Fit and find out how Ritz Fit is challenging the Costco and Thrive Market models to create a more customer-driven experience...