Naturally Nourished
Episode 292: All About Water: Reverse Osmosis, Rain Barrel Collection, Berkey, Tap and More!

Episode 292: All About Water: Reverse Osmosis, Rain Barrel Collection, Berkey, Tap and More!

May 16, 2022

Are you concerned about water quality? Want to know how bad bottle water is or how to assess the tap water quality in your area? Curious about the best type of home filtration system for your budget and goals? Tune in to hear us answer all of your burning water questions! 

 

In this episode, we take a deep dive into water quality. We discuss why water is just so essential to the human body and why you should care about where your water comes from. We cover why bottled water is a big fat NO, how municipal water is treated, and how to know what is in your tap water. Plus we hit on the best options for home filtration, whether reverse osmosis or a countertop option, and the pitfalls of both. We also discuss rainwater collection and the considerations of digging a well, from Ali’s own personal experience with her homestead project. Plus, we talk about how to remineralize your water and how to offset some common water quality concerns! 

 

 

Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by FOND Bone Broth Tonics, Your Sous Chef in a Jar. FOND is slow simmered and lovingly tended from simmer to seal. They partner with organic farms and hand-pick and pair ingredients to optimize absorption and taste. Use code ALIMILLERRD to save at fondbonebroth.com

 

Episode 291: Functional Approaches to Eye Health

Episode 291: Functional Approaches to Eye Health

May 9, 2022

Are you dealing with dry eye, vision changes or concerned about eye health? Want to know just how bad screen time is and how to offset its impact? Curious about nutrients to support eye health? Tune in to hear us discuss the major drivers of eye stress and disease, nutrients to support eye health and even how to navigate screen time!

 

In this episode, we cover current research on how blue light impacts circadian rhythms and even the physiology of the eyes! Learn how blue blockers and screen filters can help, ways to set healthy screentime boundaries, and how you can protect your family’s vision with a nutrient dense diet. Plus we discuss best supplements for eye health at any stage and those that can help combat dry eye, glaucoma, macular degeneration and beyond! 

 

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Sponsors for this episode:

This episode is sponsored by Santa Cruz Medicinals, makers of potent and affordable CBD with effective dosing. For more information check out www.scmedicinals.com and use code ALIMILLERRD for 15% off your order. 

 

Episode 290: Women’s Wellness Retreat Live Q&A

Episode 290: Women’s Wellness Retreat Live Q&A

May 2, 2022

If you caught last week’s episode recapping our Women’s Wellness Retreat, you’ll love this episode recorded live during the retreat! You’ll hear from some of our guests and fabulous volunteers on their highlights of the weekend, plus we answer questions live and totally unscripted! 

 

In this episode, we cover whether gluten is really that bad, how to support a teen with ADHD, and whether the MRT Food Sensitivity Test is meant to be followed forever. We discuss solutions for chronic pain, favorite crunchy salty snacks, and dealing with post-COVID hair loss! Plus Becki shares some exciting news!

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Sponsors for this episode:

This episode is sponsored by KetoCon! I am so excited to share that I will be speaking at/attending KetoCon Austin on July 8 - 10 this summer! KetoCon is an annual event held at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX. It is the largest event in the U.S. focused solely on the science and stories of living a ketogenic diet and lifestyle. It will feature over 50 speakers who are a combination of medical professionals, researchers, bloggers, technology developers, fitness experts and every day people who have used the ketogenic diet and lifestyle to improve their health. For discounted tickets, go to ketocon.org and click on the GET TICKETS button and use the discount code: nourished10 at checkout and receive a 10% discount code on 3-Day General Admission passes. 

 

Episode 289: Women’s Wellness Retreat Recap + Q&A

Episode 289: Women’s Wellness Retreat Recap + Q&A

April 25, 2022

FOMO Warning! Did you miss the Women’s Wellness Retreat we did a month back? Want to hear all about the flow of the event, the lecture content, and of course, the menu? Tune in to hear the rundown of our absolute favorite event to date, complete with all the feels and juicy details! 

 

In this episode, we do a full recap of the weekend’s events from the food to the daily movement classes to Ali’s lecture and building your personal resilience plan. We also love on our volunteers and some of our favorite brands that showed up big. Plus we answer a couple questions women asked throughout the weekend on menopause and inflammation and whether we approve of Botox, Fillers or PRP.

 

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Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by FOND Bone Broth Tonics, Your Sous Chef in a Jar. FOND is slow simmered and lovingly tended from simmer to seal. They partner with organic farms and hand-pick and pair ingredients to optimize absorption and taste. Use code ALIMILLERRD to save at fondbonebroth.com

Episode 288: Whey Protein: lactoferrin, immunoglobulins, BCAAs and more!

Episode 288: Whey Protein: lactoferrin, immunoglobulins, BCAAs and more!

April 19, 2022

Have you tried our Naturally Nourished Grassfed Whey? Curious about what sets a non-denatured grassfed whey apart from a whey isolate you might find at the grocery store or sports nutrition shop? Want to learn about the unique benefits of a minimally processed grassfed whey? Tune in to hear us cover an unsung hero of food-as-medicine, non-denatured grassfed whey! 

 

In this episode, we talk about the health benefits of grassfed whey, from weight loss and body composition change, to improving bone health, immune health, detoxification and more! Learn how the minimal processing method of our whey preserves unique compounds like lactoferrin, immunoglobulins and antioxidants. Plus we share some of our favorite recipes using our Naturally Nourished Grassfed Whey and troubleshoot some frequently asked questions. 

 

Use code NNWHEY15 for 15% off up to 4 containers of Naturally Nourished Grassfed Whey! 

 

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Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by Santa Cruz Medicinals, makers of potent and affordable CBD with effective dosing. For more information check out www.scmedicinals.com and use code ALIMILLERRD for 15% off your order. 

Episode 287: Going with Your Gut with Guest Alysa Seeland, Founder and CEO of FOND Bone Broth

Episode 287: Going with Your Gut with Guest Alysa Seeland, Founder and CEO of FOND Bone Broth

April 11, 2022

If you’re a regular podcast listener, you already know how much we love FOND Bone Broth! We might love it even more (if that is possible) after chatting with founder and CEO Alysa Seeland for this week’s episode! We talked about everything from her own health story and search for healing to how she stumbled on and fell in love with bone broth. After seeing bone broth change her own life and health, Alysa went on to create FOND’s ready-to-sip organic chicken and beef bone broth tonics that combine pasture-raised bones with fresh herbs and botanicals to nourish the body and delight the palate.

 

In this episode, you will learn how FOND went from Alysa’s own kitchen to the farmers market to become the fastest growing shelf stable bone broth! Learn about how Alysa trusted her gut and her own innate wisdom in her business growth, why she will never compromise on quality sourcing, and how FOND takes bone broth to the next level  to create food-as-medicine tonics with ingredients that work synergistically to support good health. Plus, get some sage advice from Alysa’s experience as a mompreneur!

 

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More about FOND & Alysa:

FOND Bone Broth was born from a mother's search for healing, easy-to-digest nourishment to soothe her chronic health issues. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the female-founded, female-led company makes ready-to-sip, organic chicken and beef bone broth tonics that combine pasture-raised bones with fresh herbs and botanicals to nourish the body and delight the palate. Named for the French term for "foundation", FOND is the first and only bone broth to combine a flavor-forward and nutritionally functional approach to create food-as-medicine tonics with ingredients that work synergistically to support good health. Alysa Seeland is the Founder and CEO of FOND Bone Broth. She lives at the intersection of good tasting and good for you and is mama to 5 growing boys.

 

Sponsors for this episode:

This episode is sponsored by KetoCon! I am so excited to share that I will be speaking at/attending KetoCon Austin on July 8 - 10 this summer! KetoCon is an annual event held at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX. It is the largest event in the U.S. focused solely on the science and stories of living a ketogenic diet and lifestyle. It will feature over 50 speakers who are a combination of medical professionals, researchers, bloggers, technology developers, fitness experts and every day people who have used the ketogenic diet and lifestyle to improve their health. For discounted tickets, go to ketocon.org and click on the GET TICKETS button and use the discount code: nourished10 at checkout and receive a 10% discount code on 3-Day General Admission passes. 

Episode 286: Digestive Health Q&A and Beat the Bloat Program

Episode 286: Digestive Health Q&A and Beat the Bloat Program

April 4, 2022

Are you curious about the state of your gut health? Want to know what color your poop should be, how to resolve chronic constipation, or how to get through a stomach bug? On the fence about joining our new Beat the Bloat Program and want to hear more? Tune in to hear us answer all of your burning digestive health questions and to learn about this deep dive gut health reboot! 

 

We discuss the importance of gut health and the microbiome all the time and we know that digestive woes are one of the number one reasons listeners seek us out! We’ve put together a special Q&A episode that covers everything from how gut health connects with anxiety to whether Beat the Bloat is appropriate for children to how to thrive after gallbladder removal.  

 

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Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by FOND Bone Broth Tonics, Your Sous Chef in a Jar. FOND is slow simmered and lovingly tended from simmer to seal. They partner with organic farms and hand-pick and pair ingredients to optimize absorption and taste. Use code ALIMILLERRD to save at fondbonebroth.com

Episode 285: UTIs, Yeast infections and Vaginal Microbiome Balance

Episode 285: UTIs, Yeast infections and Vaginal Microbiome Balance

March 29, 2022

Do you deal with frequent UTIs or yeast infections? Feel like something is just “off” down there? Want to know what to do when you feel an infection coming on? Tune in to hear us discuss the risk factors for UTIs, yeast infections, and BV and to learn how to rebalance your vaginal microbiome. 

 

In this episode, we discuss the impact of our vaginal flora on hormone balance, fertility, STD risk and even cancer likelihood. Instead of antibiotics, diflucan or medications like Monistat that may throw things off long term, learn to address vaginal infections from the root cause by balancing your vaginal microbiome. 

 

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This episode is also sponsored by Santa Cruz Medicinals, makers of potent and affordable CBD with effective dosing. For more information check out www.scmedicinals.com and use code ALIMILLERRD for 15% off your order. 

Episode 284: Navigating the Cardiometabolic Panel + Functional Medicine  Interventions

Episode 284: Navigating the Cardiometabolic Panel + Functional Medicine  Interventions

March 21, 2022

Are you concerned about cardiovascular health? Want an in depth look at your individual biomarkers and risk factors? Just curious about taking things beyond a standard cholesterol panel? Tune in to hear us navigate our CardioMetabolic Panel along with interventions for common concerns such as elevated triglycerides, low HDL, high LDL, elevated hsCRP and so much more! 

 

If you joined us last week, we discussed heart health updates everything from how the heart works to myocarditis to improving endothelial function and more. This week we’ll be covering how to assess cardiovascular health using our in depth CardioMetabolic Panel! We’ll cover who should consider this panel, how it differs from a standard cholesterol panel you might get at your annual physical, and we’ll be walking through a sample panel providing insights and interventions for common concerns. 

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Sponsors for this episode:

This episode is sponsored by KetoCon! I am so excited to share that I will be speaking at/attending KetoCon Austin on July 8 - 10 this summer! KetoCon is an annual event held at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX. It is the largest event in the U.S. focused solely on the science and stories of living a ketogenic diet and lifestyle. It will feature over 50 speakers who are a combination of medical professionals, researchers, bloggers, technology developers, fitness experts and every day people who have used the ketogenic diet and lifestyle to improve their health. For discounted tickets, go to ketocon.org and click on the GET TICKETS button and use the discount code: nourished10 at checkout and receive a 10% discount code on 3-Day General Admission passes. 

 

Episode 283: Heart health updates: a functional medicine approach

Episode 283: Heart health updates: a functional medicine approach

March 14, 2022

Are you curious about a functional approach to heart health? Want to know how to address common concerns such as arrhythmia, vascular health, and calcification? Concerned about blood clot risk and myocarditis due to the thing? Tune in to hear Ali and Becki walk through the cardiovascular system, from how the heart pumps blood to why the integrity of our vessels matters to heart disease prevention and more! 

 

In this episode, we cover all your burning questions on heart health and address them with food-as-medicine, lifestyle, and supplement support. Learn how magnesium can address arrhythmia and afib, why electrolytes are important to how your heart functions, and how stress can literally make your heart skip a beat! We cover concerns with vascular health and the role of an antioxidant rich diet, how blood clots form and why proteolytic enzymes can be a lifesaver, and how oral health can predict cardiovascular risk. 

 

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Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by FOND Bone Broth Tonics, Your Sous Chef in a Jar. FOND is slow simmered and lovingly tended from simmer to seal. They partner with organic farms and hand-pick and pair ingredients to optimize absorption and taste. Use code ALIMILLERRD to save at fondbonebroth.com

 

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