When we think of nutrients at risk in a vegan diet, we usually think of B12 and calcium. But there are 13 nutrients that really need focus when eating strictly plant-based. We go through what they are, how much you need and which foods they are in. Note that we talked about iron and protein in the last episode so we’ve got 11 left here.
Be sure to download the free Vegan Nutrient Checklist to measure how you’re doing at this point.
Vegan diets are heavy in plant-based foods and many of these foods contain compounds that block nutrient absorption. We address these anti-nutrients and what to do about them as well as talk about the at-risk nutrients in a vegan diet, iron and protein.
Sheryl Cook, Functional Nutritionist & Lifestyle Practitioner talks about autoimmune diseases, her autoimmune story,leaky gut, vitamin D, supplements, probiotics and lifestyle factors associated with autoimmune diseases. Thyroid and hashimoto syndrome is specifically mentioned in this podcast.
Iris Bar, narrative counselor, talks to us about how our inner stories affect the way we view ourselves and our ability to cope with life circumstances. In this podcast episode we learn about the questions we can use to shift these stories, training our minds, and how our inner stories can even affect our weight.
On this episode of the podcast we talk about the chemicals used as pesticides, which ones are hazardous and can be found on our Dirty 8 List, the cleanest fruit and veg, how to wash food that has pesticides on it, when to buy organic and tips for buying organic.
Pesticides have been around and used for years but do you know how organizations have determined how much is acceptable for you to ingest? And what that’s based on? What is the ADI, long-term effects and how is the honey bee collapse important in all this? Kym Connolly lets is into the science behind pesticide use and human health of episode 13 of the Women’s Mind.Body.Health Podcast.
There was a week April changed what she was eating and after 1 week, noticed her clothes were looser! She tells you her story of what changes she had been making to her diet as well as her daughters and how this affected mood, weight, and more. She’ll also tell you what she was eating for breakfast and how she dealt with avoiding the sweet stuff.
Fear, anger, anxiety and other negative emotions are featured in this podcast where Liana Allison talks about why these emotions exist and how we can use them to inspire creativity, passion and purpose. Hear her story and how she views and works with negative emotions. We also cover the topic of procrastination for women in business.
Learn about the mineral that is essential for life and often silent in letting you know that you’re deficient in it. It can manifest when disease becomes chronic and serious, especially when you comes to your heart and cardiovascular disease. We talk about this nutrient, what happens when you don’t have enough and the best ways to get it into your diet.
On this episode with talk about low carb diets. What is low carb, how many carbs should you eat, which foods are high carb, how to get the most benefits from low carb diets, do you need to be keto (ketogenic)? We’ll also talk about sample meal plans and address the biggest criticism of low carb diets. This episode continues on from our talk about insulin resistance as well (insulin resistance diet). Women’s Mind.Body.Health Podcast episode 9!
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Do you think that weight gain can only be caused by food and what you eat? Today we address this issue by talking about the hormone insulin, what it does and it’s function in the body. We move on the insulin resistance and what that is. Then we talk about the 21 factors that may contribute to insulin resistance which in turn provides us with poorer health and weight gain. If you’ve struggled to lose weight and aren’t sure why, be sure to have a listen to this one.
Marie McAneney is a nurse who experienced bullying in the workplace. On this episode, she talks to us about feeling unappreciated, undervalued and not having a voice in the workplace. Then she gives us some tools and strategies to have difficult conversations in the workplace and how to show appreciation for others on your team. Marie now coaches others who have had traumatic bullying experiences at work.
Do you know what insulin resistance is? Could you have it? Do you know of all the diseases it’s associated with? Today we will cover all of that starting with what insulin is and does, why you may be having serious trouble losing weight, the 3 common markers indicating you could be insulin resistant and more.
There are times when we need to buy packaged food but understanding food labels and ingredient lists can be a bit of a minefield. Kym teaches us about nutrition panels, the additives and preservatives that are important for many to avoid, how to be a detective when it comes to understanding added sugar and deciphering the different names of bread.
Show Notes: http://dietitiandownunder.com/labels
Have you ever found yourself struggling to lose weight despite doing everything that a weight loss book or diet was telling you to? Today we explore a unique study that has revealed which diet works better than others (and can actually be followed) for women’s weight loss and the diets where most people with insulin resistance failed to lose weight. Just a warning, this episode may challenge long held beliefs about what we should and should not be eating.
Understanding what is happening in our bodies gives us the knowledge we need to start to manipulate our diets and be able to lose weight. So today, we learn about the reason we eat and how our body understands the food we put in it. Apparently it's not just looking for comfort.
In this podcast we introduce ourselves and talk about the pivotal moments that shaped our ideas around health and nutrition.
April gives some insight into what brought her here, Kym talks about the 4 major learning events that brought her to how she understands the mind and body and we talk about why we are even doing a podcast. We also talk about the surprising way we met.
In the very first of the Women’s Mind.Body.Health Podcast, we set the stage for all that is to come. Becoming aware of how food affects you and your unique body is critical to your health and wellbeing. Find out why it's so important and how to do it.