Naturally Nourished
Episode 311: Ali Reflections from Sabbatical and Shifting to Action in Your Life

Episode 311: Ali Reflections from Sabbatical and Shifting to Action in Your Life

September 26, 2022

Curious about what Ali did on her recent sabbatical? Want to know what’s going on with the Naturally Nourished Market and Ali’s homestead project? Need some inspiration to move into action in your own life? Tune in to hear Ali’s updates and reflections after taking some time off (sort of!) to ground and reflect! 

 

In this episode, Ali shares what she has been up to in her personal life, from launching a new venture to rooting in community, to building a dream homestead! 

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This episode is sponsored by Nutrisense, providing Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) that provide you with real-time glucose data and an easy to use phone app that helps you combine and visualize your glucose data with all of your daily activities as well as personalized recommendations on how to improve your health. Use the code ALIMILLERRD at nutrisense.io/alimillerrd. Check out this episode with Kara of Nutrisense on why we find a CGM to be such an amazing tool!

 

Episode 310: Migraines and Headaches

Episode 310: Migraines and Headaches

September 19, 2022

Do you deal with headaches or migraines? Not sure what is causing them or how to get lasting relief? Want natural solutions instead of the conventional over the counters and prescriptions that come with a ton of side effects? Tune in to hear us discuss root causes of headaches and how to treat them, from the occasional headache to the monthly hormonal migraine to the more severe and debilitating migraines.

 

In this episode, we discuss common drivers of headaches and migraines from food sensitivities to hormonal imbalance to nutrient deficiency and more. Learn why keto has a promising role for migraine sufferers, why you might want to rethink the frequent NSAID use, and what you can use instead when a headache strikes!  

 

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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 309: Back to School and Kids Q&A

Episode 309: Back to School and Kids Q&A

September 12, 2022

Already feeling the overwhelm with kids back to school? Running short on lunchbox ideas or burning out on easy breakfasts? Want to know how to support your little (and bigger) ones for a healthy school year? Tune in to hear us answer all your burning back to school and kid-related questions! 

 

In this episode, we answer listener questions on everything from navigating difficult food conversations with your child’s school, to what supplements to send with college-aged kids, to whether parasite cleanses are appropriate for kids and more! Plus hear the highlights of Miss Stella’s summer, what she is most excited about going into first grade, and her advice to Noah as he starts preschool. 

 

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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 308: Long Haul Updates and the Microbiome Connection

Episode 308: Long Haul Updates and the Microbiome Connection

September 6, 2022

Are you dealing with long haul symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, or digestive distress? Want to understand the COVID-microbiome connection? In need of a reset to put long haul symptoms in the past? Tune in to hear us explore the reasons some deal with long term effects including microbiome imbalance, oxidative stress, and more. 

 

In this episode, we discuss the 50+ reported long term effects of COVID that may impact daily life. Learn how an imbalance microbiome can predispose to COVID severity, and how lasting changes in the gut flora can drive long haul symptoms and unfavorable digestive changes. Plus hear up to date recommendations on reducing viral replication and supporting your system should you get the dreaded C-word yet again in this endemic phase! 

 

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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 307: How Soil Health Impacts Your Health

Episode 307: How Soil Health Impacts Your Health

August 29, 2022

Why does soil health matter and what does it have to do with food security? How is erosion and reliance on inputs like fertilizers and pesticides affecting our food supply? How can farmers and ranchers shift to a regenerative agriculture model? Tune in to hear our guest Allen Williams answer all these questions and more in this deep dive episode on soil health, regenerative farming, and beyond! 

 

In this episode, we interview Allen Williams, a 6th generation farmer and self-described “recovering academic”. After 15 years in academia and over 40 publications authored, Allen returned to regenerative farming with an emphasis on whole farm and ranch planning. He provides a wealth of knowledge on the principles of soil health, the interconnectedness of all life, and busts myths about carbon sequestering in this not-to-be missed episode, whether you are a home gardener, a farmer or rancher, or just a conscious consumer! 

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More About Allen Williams: 

Allen Williams is a 6th generation family farmer and founding partner of Understanding Ag, the Soil Health Academy, and Regenified. He has consulted with more than 4000 farmers and ranchers in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 30+ other countries, on individual operations ranging from a few acres to over 2 million acres.

 

He is a “recovering academic”, having served 15 years on the faculty at Louisiana Tech University and Mississippi State University. He holds a B.S. and M.S. in Animal Science from Clemson University and a Ph.D. in Genetics and Physiology from LSU. He has authored more than 400 scientific and popular press articles, and is an invited speaker at regional, national, and international conferences and symposia.

 

Allen and his colleagues specialize in whole farm & ranch planning based on the concept of regenerative agriculture. They have worked in all 50 U.S. States and a total of 34 countries.  In the U.S. they are currently working across 32 million acres in regenerative transition.  

He has been featured in the Carbon Nation film series, Carbon Cowboys, on the Dr. Oz show, ABC Food Forecast News, and in A Regenerative Secret, The Farmer’s Footprint film series and the Sacred Cow film series.

 

Sponsors for this episode: 

This episode is sponsored by Nutrisense, providing Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) that provide you with real-time glucose data and an easy to use phone app that helps you combine and visualize your glucose data with all of your daily activities as well as personalized recommendations on how to improve your health. Use the code ALIMILLERRD at nutrisense.io/alimillerrd

Episode 306: Pregnancy Q&A

Episode 306: Pregnancy Q&A

August 22, 2022

Is it safe to intermittent fast during pregnancy? What about doing keto while pregnant? What are the essential supplements for growing a super baby? Tune in to hear these questions and many more answered in this pregnancy grab bag Q&A episode! 

 

As Becki approaches her due date, we’re answering all your burning questions about pregnancy, natural birth, preparing for postpartum and more! Hear our thoughts on placental encapsulation, homebirth preparation, coping with stress during pregnancy and so much more. Plus get tips for coping with morning sickness and learn how Becki used a CGM to opt out of gestational diabetes screening. 

 

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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 305 Trends in Keto + KetoCon Recap

Episode 305 Trends in Keto + KetoCon Recap

August 15, 2022

It’s hard to believe that KetoCon is already over a month behind us and we’re still riding the high from co-hosting a pre-party with Redmond Real Salt, hanging with keto pals old and new, and of course Ali getting to share cutting edge keto science on the medical panel and main stage! Tune in to hear our recap of the entire magical weekend, from the trends in keto to our new favorite products to why we STILL won’t get behind non-caloric sweeteners! 

 

In this episode, we discuss why keto isn’t going anywhere anytime soon and continues to be one of our most highly recommended lifestyles when looking for weight loss, improved metabolic health, hormone reset and more! Learn about the keto immune connection and new information Ali shared in her keynote lecture. Plus hear about all the yummy things we got to eat and get some discount codes for new products we loved! 

 

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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 304: All About Electrolytes

Episode 304: All About Electrolytes

August 8, 2022

We hear about electrolytes all the time, but what exactly are they? What happens when electrolytes are out of balance? Where should you start with electrolyte replenishment? Tune in to hear us cover best food sources of electrolytes, why salt is GOOD for you, and what we think about some of the leading electrolyte products on the market. 

 

In this episode, we discuss symptoms and drivers of electrolyte imbalance as well as why it is important to lead with food first when it comes to electrolyte replacement! Learn about the delicate balance of hydration, what intercellular and extracellular fluid mean, and how you can get more salt in the diet. Plus learn about our favorite electrolyte rich recipes for staying balanced and hydrated! 

 

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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 303: Unschooling with Matt Beaudreau

Episode 303: Unschooling with Matt Beaudreau

August 1, 2022

“We all say we would die for our children--but would you LIVE for your children?” Matt Beaudreau really got us thinking with that one…and so much more solid gold he delivers in this episode. As the founder of Acton Academy, a school that utilizes the Socratic method, Matt might just be one of our very favorite podcast guests to date! Tune in to hear us pick his brain on intentional parenting, instilling personal responsibility, and raising free range kids while avoiding the dangerous traps of conveyor belt schooling! 

 

In this episode, we interview Matt on where education has gone wrong, the difference between systemic schooling and real education, and how to unschool our kids. Learn how he started a school based on self-direction and asking questions that completely bucks the norm of education in this country and be inspired to make shifts in your parenting to support character development and independence. 

 

More About Matt Beaudreau:

As a Keynote Speaker, Consultant, and Coach to organizations around the world, Matt has a reputation as a provocative thought leader in educational and personal development practices. He is a two-time featured TEDx speaker and he was named Corporate Trainer of the Year at Stanford University, having spoken to over 250,000 people across the world.

 

In 2017, Matt Beaudreau Founded Acton Academy Placer;  a school that utilizes the Socratic method, with an emphasis on self-direction and cultivating confident, independent young people with a strong sense of character and personal responsibility. He has since helped to open multiple campuses around the world. 

 

Pulling from his experience in the Acton model, in January of 2021, Matt co-founded Apogee Strong with Tim Kennedy, a mentorship program designed for young men from 12 to 22 to take on challenges presented by men who have come before them, in order to learn to lead. It is a right of passage through mentorship, action, and self-discovery so that young men can become true leaders.

 

His podcast, The Essential 11, is also geared towards emerging leaders, garnering advice from the world's leaders in business, sports, music and entertainment.

 

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This episode is sponsored by Nutrisense, providing Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM) that provide you with real-time glucose data and an easy to use phone app that helps you combine and visualize your glucose data with all of your daily activities as well as personalized recommendations on how to improve your health. Use the code ALIMILLERRD at nutrisense.io/alimillerrd

Episode 302: Kids Skin from Cradle Cap and Eczema to Rashes and Sunburn

Episode 302: Kids Skin from Cradle Cap and Eczema to Rashes and Sunburn

July 25, 2022

Is your baby’s baby-soft skin suddenly not so baby-soft? Dealing with eczema or cradle cap for the littles or rashes and irritable skin for older kids? Want to know what we use on our children’s skin and how we deal with bumps, bites, sunburns and more? Tune in to hear us discuss kids skin health and how you can support your child’s skin from the inside out! 

 

In this episode, we dive into common skin health concerns from infants through pre-teens. Learn when to dig deeper into microbiome imbalance, how to support your child’s skin barrier, and what you can do on a supplemental, diet and topical level for common issues. Plus we cover what to keep on hand for insect bites and stings, sunburn and rashes, as well as Noah and Stella’s skincare routines. 

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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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