Naturally Nourished Episode 34: Interview with Brian Williamson of Ketovangelist

November 28, 2016

Brian Williamson is a Ketogenic Coach with a dedicated following. He has a touching personal story that led him to the Ketogenic way of life and from that has reached thousands of people, supporting them on their own personal journey.

In this Episode, we ask Brian all about his story and how Keto plays a role in his life. From keto sticks to counseling skills, it is clear why Brian is good at his job. Beyond any information shared, one thing is clear, Brian is very passionate about what he does. He cares about people and wants to help them succeed.  Be sure to tune into our first release interview and check out Brian’s site and very successful facebook page:

https://www.ketovangelist.com/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ketogenicsuccess/

Also in this Episode:

  • How Ketovangelist started
  • Best way to measure Ketones
  • Ketosis and Epilepsy
  • And more!

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Naturally Nourished Episode 33: Staying On Track for the Holidays and Navigating Part Foods!

November 16, 2016

Are you one of those people that gains weight every holiday season just to start a fad diet in January to lose it all? Well let the yo-yo approach end! We have the top tips to keep your waistline in check through the holiday season and prevent the “inevitable” gain from parties and indulgent dinners.

In this Episode Ali and Carli break down the most common pitfalls during the holidays. From dealing with stress to knowing what to eat before and during parties, you will finally get the tools to help you stay on track when it’s most difficult. Don’t know what to do about alcohol? We have you covered! It is most important to go into a party or event with a plan, so tune in and identify your triggers before they throw you off.

Also in this Episode:

  • Why Resistance is better than cardio
  • What to eat first at dinner
  • Importance of hydration
  • Volumetrics
  • And more!

For more information and resources go to www.alimillerRD.com

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Naturally Nourished Episode 32: Brain Boosting Food

November 9, 2016

 

Do you ever feel forgetful or that brain fog is interrupting your day to day life? Do you just chalk it up to getting older? In this episode we discuss different reasons why cognitive decline is so prevalent, but more importantly what we can do about using Food-as-medicine!

Its undeniable that we all rely on our brain A LOT. Speaking, reading, writing, problem solving, making decisions etc. When we are sluggish or struggling from brain fog it can really affect our lives and functionality. In this Episode Ali and Carli discuss 5 top reasons why people suffer from cognitive decline from refined carbohydrates in the diet to micronutrient deficiencies.

Also in this Episode:

  • Importance of omega 3s
  • Bacteria and the brain
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Top supplements to consider:

L-Theanine

Curcumasorb

Curcumasorb Mind

Naturally Nourished Baseline Probiotic

 

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Naturally Nourished Episode 31: Ketosis vs Low-Glycemic

November 2, 2016

 

Are you confused about what the difference is between ketogenic, low-glycemic and low carb diets and which may be best for you? Are you experiencing stubborn weight loss and can’t decide what to do? Tune in to get full carb clarification!

In this Episode, Ali and Carli clarify the carb controversy! They discuss how many carbs is considered low vs ketogenic, when it is appropriate to fast and why it would be beneficial, and what carb choices are the best! Tune in to hear exactly what a balance day eating low carb is vs Ketogenic and why someone may want to chose one over the other. Ali discusses glucose as the primary source of fuel as well as how fat can also act as fuel and what this means for your health.

Also in this Episode:

  • Glucose vs glycogen vs glucagon

  • Intermittent fasting benefits

  • When NOT to fast

  • And more

 

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Naturally Nourished Episode 30: MRT inflammatory food blood test

September 28, 2016

If you have ever thought about taking a food intolerance test, THIS is the Episode for you. Whether you are suffering from IBS, reflux, heartburn, bloating gas, chronic fatigue, headaches, joint pain or other inflammatory imbalance, be sure to tune in to see how this test could be beneficial for you!

Episode 30 FINALLY goes into depth about the highly buzzed about  MRT blood test which is an inflammatory food panel that Ali and Carli frequently mention and often use at Naturally Nourished, Ali’s Houston based wellness clinic. Ali and Carli tell you all about what this test is, how it works, who they would recommend take it, what it treats and how they interpret it for their clients.

Also in this Episode:

  • MRT vs Elisa or Alcat test, IgG, vs gE

  • 3 R Approach to Gut Restoration

  • The inflammation Connection

  • Supplements to consider

THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY PERFECT SUPPLEMENTS 

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Naturally Nourished Episode 29: Balance Eating with a Busy Life

August 29, 2016

Do you feel like a health and wellness guru but can’t seem to make the sustainable changes a reality in your life? Do you ever feel like you are in a food rut or just don’t know what to cook for dinner anymore? In this Episode, Ali and Carli share some of their favorite go-to meals in a flash, no-cook lunch and snack ideas, smoothies, and more!


In this Episode, we share our tips and tricks to make eating healthy a reality! We know all too well the struggle of having a full time job, a family, and acting like a short order cook on top of it all! Its enough to make the most people just break and order take out every night.  Ali and Carli break down how they fit in nutritious food even on the busiest weeks, share their top 5 grocery staples and more!


Also in this Episode:

  • Tips on meal prep

  • How to make a balanced smoothie

  • Go to meals and snacks in a flash

  • Best food swap outs

  • Other resources for support!

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Naturally Nourished Episode 28: Food As Medicine and functional approaches for ADHD

August 22, 2016

Some of the most over prescribed medications include Methamphetamines to treat attention deficits, especially in kids. However,  we know that ADHD and other psychological disorders may be caused by dietary and other digestive reasons and may be treated with food as medicine!

In this Episode, we focus on the brain food connection and techniques to feed yourself and your children for optimal brain function. Ali shares insight into the top 6 root causes of ADHD: Food allergies, micronutrient deficiencies, toxicity, pH imbalance, dysbiosis, blood sugar imbalances. Be sure to tune in to hear how these issues can lead to attention deficit, and more importantly, what can be done to treat them using food-as-medicine!

Also in this Episode:

  • Tips on optimal eating

  • Functional lab testing information

  • Medical grade supplementation

  • ADHD Choconana smoothie recipe!

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Naturally Nourished Episode 27: Ali’s 3rd Trimester + Birth Story

July 26, 2016

With the build up from Ali’s 1st and 2nd trimester, this 3rd trimester episode is sure to surprise you with how baby Stella came into this world! Ali shares details of the last few weeks preparing for giving birth and then what happened when she received the news she never expected.

In this Episode, Ali shares her experiences, feelings, and sensations through the last few months. Working with a midwife and doula, Ali went through birth boot camp and saw a specialized Chiropractor to help make sure Stella was in line and ready to go! Ali also shares her macronutrient breakdown to help her get through the last few months of growth along with certain supplements.

Also in this Episode:

  • Braxton Hicks
  • Midwife vs doula
  • Natural or Gentle cesarean
  • Recovering from surgery

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Naturally Nourished Episode 26: IBS

July 26, 2016

IBS is one of the mostcommonly diagnosed digestive imbalances, but what does it really tell you?In functional medicine, we refer to this as an umbrella term that doesn’tactually get at the root cause of the problem. In this Episode we will defineIBS-C (constipation) and IBS-D (diarrhea) and discuss functional medicineapproaches for both including tests for proper diagnosis, best supplements,foods to treat symptoms.

In the clinical setting, weask a lot of questions about digestion in order to determine if a digestiveconcern is bacterial or inflammatory based. We ask a lot of questions aboutwhat the stool is like, so YES we want you to look!  Once we have gottenan idea of what may be happening, we often recommend a stool assessment orinflammatory mediator test to get each client’s intervention 100% tailored tothem. In this episode we will go through each test and what information itshows us as well as possible interventions.

Also in this episode: 

    2nd Trimester Supplements

    Gender reveal…girl or boy????

    All about Pitichea and anemia

    Pregnancy constipation

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Naturally Nourished Episode 25: Ali’s Second Trimester

May 5, 2016

If you heard Ali’s First Trimester story you will definitely want to hear about the 2nd trimester! Ali gets personal as she talks about frustrations of mis-diagnosis, mood and food related shifts, and ultimately taking the wheel of her pregnancy with full confidence. Tune in to hear the gender reveal!!

Although it has been overwhelmingly positive, Ali experienced some frustrations that she had to overcome in her 2nd trimester of pregnancy. In this Episode, Ali shares with you her story of transitioning from an MD to a midwife, coping with some depression, opting out of a Glucose Tolerance Test, as well as shifts in her personal supplement lists, and more! If you are pregnant or plan on conceiving, you will want to hear the important lessons Ali has learned herself so you can be prepared!

Also in this episode:

  • 2nd Trimester Supplements

  • Gender reveal….girl or boy????

  • All about Pitichea and Anemia

  • Pregnancy constipation

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