Are you a normal human that just wants to move their body and eat regular foods so you feel good after said movement? If so, then this episode is for you! Let's not overcomplicate your workout plans with crazy amounts of supplements and protocols. This episode works to make your movement + fueling practice as easy as can be!
What's at the root of your fertility issues? Has anyone ever told you your struggles with getting pregnant could be a result of a food allergy? YES, this blew my mind, too. Our guest, Sarah Clark, joins us to explain how toxins, food reactions, and stressors play a role in fertility issues and how to resolve!
Is it crazy to put your dog on a ketogenic diet? We did for all 3 of our dogs years ago, but have gotten a little lazy lately... our guest Daniel Schulof shares why grain-free pet food isn't the best for your dog, how to care for your dog, and avoid heart disease.
The plan I followed for my recent 5-day fast! It's been years since I fasted like this, and I'm so happy I'm healed enough (hormonally) to be able to do this. Follow along as I give you a play-by-play of what I experienced, what I did, and how I felt.
After 6 or so months into keto my hair started falling out. I joke about it now, but it wasn't so funny when I was experiencing it. Here are the steps I followed wayyyy back in 2015 to get my hair back and better than ever.
Ali Miller is back and better than ever sharing with us how to reduce our anxiety by adjusting the foods that we eat. So many things can affect your mental health from how many ketones you generate, to how much inflammation you have, how fasting may harm your ability to stay mentally balanced, HPA-axis and how hormones and metabolism play a role, the ultimate chill-pill (it's all natural and available in many foods), and so much more. If you wanna know your body more, listen to this!
Are you ready for one of the most epic episodes we've ever had on The Keto Diet Podcast? Autumn Smith has prepared an epic episode today focused on mental health and nearly all aspects that influence it when it comes to your physical health. If you love this episode and want more on inflammation, check out episode 200.
It's a Q&A episode where I'm answering listener-submitted questions. Want your question answered? Head to HealthfulPursuit.com/contact and have it features on an upcoming episode. Today, we're covering how I use CBD (spoiler alert: our dog almost had to be put down a couple of years ago... until I started using CBD oil with her and she's still kickin' strong!), how to calculate your macros when you're fasting, exogenous ketones and menopause, how to handle hair loss on keto, carb cycling when you're diabetic, and so much more.
The holidays are coming... now, everyone FREAK OUT!? Just kidding. We don't need to freak out! You can crush your low-carb/high-fat life without feeling like the world is gonna end on December 24. Showing you how to manage keto on the go, when you're with friends and family during the holidays, how to prepare holiday-friendly keto foods, get your family in on the action, and massively lower your holiday stress. Plus, there's pie.
Struggles with bingeing are a real problem on any diet. Our guest Amber McKenzie guides you through how to figure out how to live in a body that you feel comfortable in - a body you feel like this is truly working for YOU. If you're bingeing and can't get a handle on things, we provide 3 steps to end this unhealthy pattern that takes control of your life. Plus, deprivation and why it's the trigger to EVERYTHING that's happening right now. If you like today's episode, you'll also enjoy episode 196... so download that one next!
Hunger... is it a bad thing? No! How to determine whether you're hungry, experiencing a craving, or need to switch things up on your keto diet. Including 9 reasons why you're experiencing hunger on keto and what to do about it. We end things with a replay of a video I made with my friend Ali Miller, on what to do with cravings on keto and how they can be a sign of larger imbalances that need to be addressed.
Why you should care about the toxins in your day to day and its effect on your ability to stay in fat-burning mode. Madeline Rosie Hewitt tells us how these toxins can lead to weight plateaus, hormone issues, PMS, and more. How to spot where there are toxins in your life, and easy ways to reduce your load!
Where Kevin and I are sailing off to next. Taking our three pups along for the ride, sailing the Caribbean and taking time to sit with Mother Nature and allow her to unveil what's next for us... sitting in a space of surrender, how to feel safe when you're powerless, and how I'm setting intentions on this experience being one of our best yet.
Understanding what's at the core of inflammation, the health imbalances that are caused by inflammation, and how to support your body through your ketogenic diet. Celebrating the recent launch of Dr. Will Cole's newest book, The Inflammation Spectrum which he explores how inflammation exists on a spectrum within the body, the various systems it can affect, and how you can discover your individual food triggers to overcome chronic inflammation.
The doctor is in and we're learning why we aren't having sex, how to naturally increase sexual intimacy, have a healthy sex life, and reconnect with your partner. Dr Anna Cabeca has just recently launched Sexual CPR and she's coming on the show to share why having sexual intimacy with our partner(s) is one of the most important priorities for couples. This topic has been so important to me as I begin to explore my own sexual health, working on body shame in moments of intimacy, and working through receiving love from a balanced place.
Question answering time! And, ya'll have a bunch of great questions! Why doctors are telling women to consume dairy during pregnancy, who keto doesn't work for, why you could be gaining weight on keto for no reason, my thoughts on copper IUD as a form of birth control, dealing with hunger when you're fasting, high ketones and when you should be concerned... plus SO much more!
Taking it back to 2018 when I shared these 7 foods that help with overall gut support, all keto and easy to incorporate into your low-carb diet. If you're struggling with sorting out what to do to benefit your gut, this quick episode is informative and uplifting!
Restricting food, always thinking about the next meal, how we can skip it, if we're working hard enough at weight loss... could you try harder? Instead of weight loss and restriction ruling your life, Tracee Gluhaich is proposing a different method. It's powerful, it can stay with you your whole life... and will make you a more-balanced human being. Let's create a stronger mind, a strong body, and strong sense of love for ourselves. Yes!
The color and texture of your menstrual blood tells you a story! And, it's an important story. I'm showing you what I've learned about tracking my cycle, paying attention to my flow, and getting more in touch with my body.
We're talking about VAGINAS today! And, I'm so excited about it. A story time how a recent round of antibiotics that I just couldn't avoid gave me a yeast infection, and how I overcame it with holistic modalities, all on my own! Giving you all the tips on how I'm keeping my vagina healthy, and how you can, too!
Why you're not losing weight on keto - the 8 things standing in your way to reaching your weight loss goals.
If you're human, you need to listen to this podcast episode. Absolutely everything you could ever want to know about your thyroid. How to adjust keto to support your thyroid, how the thyroid works, how the thyroid is affected by a low-carb diet...
Going beyond supporting myself with physical wellness practices and opening up my mind to ways that I can support my mental and spiritual wellbeing with meditation, crystals, yoga, chanting, self-pleasure, and more.
Answering ALL of the questions you have on keto. How is keto different than Atkins, do I have to work out to lose weight on keto, poor oil choices that'll lead to inflammation, great oil choices, is palm oil OK, is bacon healthy, why you're not eating enough protein, electrolyte intake - why do we need it on keto, the best food on keto... and on, and on. Literally every answer to a beginners' keto journey.
What fats are safe on the ketogenic diet, and which aren't. A who's who of saturated, monounsaturated, and polyunsaturated fats. What they mean, how to choose an oil, and which are my favorites.
What to do if you hate working out - is it required to live a healthful life? How to set movement goals outside of the gym for your best health and wellness.
Answering as many questions that women have about keto as humanly possible. Reading from my books, The Keto Diet Cookbook and Keto for Women.
We can repeat our actions over and over, or evolve and start to create our lives from a place of abundance, instead of lack. How to move forward and find happiness with your body, respect for yourself, and accomplish your dreams.
Why your weight loss goals are keeping you stuck and leading to weight plateaus. The steps you can take to ditch the weight focus, rely on your health as the strongest marker, and accomplish your goals over and over and over again. We're cracking the CODE today, ladies!
The cyclical aspect of your eating style - how to cycle through different phases of the ketogenic diet using The 131 Method. How your health objective is the most important aspect of changing your diet, how to incorporate fasting, and more.
How what you think, do, eat, experience, move, affects your ketone generation. Why I don't test my ketones that often anymore, the levels you're looking for, the role stress has on your ability to burn fat, and so much more.
How do we maintain our results once we've met our targets on keto? Dealing with self-sabotage, overcoming your fears, feeling comfortable when you reach your goals, all mindfulness work and powerful things today!
Many of the reasons we stop eating keto, or people are too afraid to try a low-carb diet. How to overcome your own objections, bust the blocks, and create the life you wanna live. Including the role that alcohol plays on your keto diet and how that can be a hinderance.
Managing anxiety on your ketogenic diet. How the keto diet reduces anxiety, what to watch out for so you can avoid your triggers or work through them healthfully, how your food choices and the relationship with your body dictates your level of anxiety.
Managing your grocery budget while eating keto - how to adjust your eating style to match your finances, prep food that tastes good while not breaking the bank, and so much more.
Understanding the WHY behind your ketogenic diet. If you're curious what's going on in your body as you embark on this journey, how your metabolism is changing, and the life-changing impact you're making for your future, you need to listen to this episode!
Overcoming fears of cholesterols' impact when you're keto, how to read your cholesterol levels, what to ask for when you're at the doctor, and why reducing your overall inflammation is key to cardiovascular health.
How to use exogenous ketones as a woman - how exogenous ketones can improve blood sugar imbalances, how to use when fasting, and more.
How long it’s taken me to take the toxins in our beauty products seriously – the toxins we soak up every day from common goods we think are safe for us. Adjusting keto when you’re sensitive to sugar-free alternatives, how to adjust keto for women, and so, so many other things!
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What your cravings mean about you, what they can point to, how to deal with them, and why I "give in" to my cravings and how powerful this can be to your progress.
The pressure Moms are under in today’s day and age. What we can do to make things easier, reduce stress on ourselves, and support each other.
How what you do for work dictates how you setup your grocery budget and food prep, adjusting how you feel about money and how to think about budgeting as a fun, limitless strategy instead of feeling limited by it.
How I approach stocking my keto pantry, freezer, and fridge with keto foods that don’t break the bank. The strategies I use when contemplating organic versus non-organic, rules I follow, and more.
It’s the podcasts’ first takeover! Our guest today is Cristina Curp and she’s laying the nutrition knowledge down HARD in today’s episode.
So, you don’t wanna do keto anymore and you’re thinking it was a huge waste of your time? Here’s why that isn’t true. No matter where you are on your keto path, or your un-keto path, there’s a lot to be said about understanding your body. So, whether you’re keto, or you’ve said buh-bye to the eating style, here’s why that’s not a bad thing.
Getting to the core of why we binge. Opening up about that little secret that so, so many of us struggle with. Getting real and honest with our progress and what’s important to us.
Answering your questions about how to do keto if you hate coconut, adjusting your macros when you’re working out, what to do if your keto isn’t working, amenorrhea, ADD, fasting, and all the things!
What cyclical ketosis is, who should practice it, the ways I approach in my practice and with my personal ketogenic diet. Also, answering your top questions about carb ups and how to make them work for you and your keto diet goals.
Rules of fasting on keto, how women can adjust their fasting protocol to assist with their keto results.
How to know what keto foods to eat versus not eat, what to do if you’re still addicted to sugar months into keto, and how to deal with food and shame when following your keto diet.
How to adjust your ketogenic diet to match your hormone cycle whether you’re still ovulating, have amenorrhea, experiencing, menopause, and more. Adjusting keto to fit your lady hormones, imbalances, and goals.
Strategies I use when I fall off keto big time. My thoughts on people who do keto non-stop and claim they never "cheat". My relationship with diet, my body, and how adjusting my perspective has allowed me to be healthy again.
How to tell if you need more or less carbohydrates on your keto diet. Signs to watch for, tools to use, and what to do if you’re craving carbs on keto.
How to live authentically without apologies. The fear in vulnerability, and why I love, love being vulnerable SO much! The behaviors you slide into when the going gets rough, and how to make yourself happy, now… instead of waiting.
My thoughts on my bathing suit body – what I do to get in shape before bikini season, and my favorite bathing suits I can’t wait to wear this season!
How to manage acceptance to your body while also having goals and how to find balance in this space.
Why mental health is so essential to your overall health, removing shame from the mental health conversation, and actionable steps to support mental health.
Why keto is different for women, how hormones affect your keto experience, your digestive health and keto, and how to feel good about the choices you're making.
The phases you can expect to go through as you start following a ketogenic diet. Staying prepared for what's next makes all the difference!
What happens when you lose the first 10 pounds on keto, how to change your plateau experience, what constitutes as an actual "plateau", why movement helps kick you into ketosis quicker, why I never recommend you eat 1,200 calories, and more.
I'm spending all my money on keto snacks! I just love them so much; do you, too? Getting honest with myself as I make a commitment to stop snacking on expensive treats and either make things on my own, or eat a real meal.
How to shift to eating meat, the challenges that come with deciding to incorporate animal protein again, and how food affects individuals.
What I hope to experience in my 33rd year on the planet. The relationship I have with birthdays and if you've ever shaved your head before, you should message me!
Why you gained weight when you ate vegan, how to structure your meals properly, the role of sugar on a keto diet, should we eat the white stuff at all, how much weight should we try and lose per week, and more!
So, I had a mental breakdown… and here’s my story with it! Why I think it happened, how I dealt with it, and why mental health is OK to talk about, no matter what.
How to incorporate more veggies into your keto diet, adjusting keto for PCOS and weight loss goals, and how to support your thyroid with keto-friendly food.
The signs of hormone imbalance, what contributes to the issue, how to support your hormones with food, who to work with to get your hormones balanced again, and so much more.
How to manage your cycle changes on keto, how keto affects your hormones, digestive support on a keto diet, and how to support your adrenals. That, and so much more!
There are different versions of the fasting mimicking diet -- some versions just outline specific macronutrient requirements (80 percent fat, 10 percent protein, and 10 percent carbohydrate), while others require you to purchase certain supplements. Let’s run through each option so you can determine what’s best for you.
Mental health and "before" photos, staying true to yourself when people are projecting on you, how to compliment someone mindfully, and so much more.
Answering all of your questions about The Keto Diet Cookbook, (my second paperback, now in bookstores!), plus how this book is different from my other books and products, what I’m working on now, and so much more.
Measuring your ketones, honoring hunger on keto, what to consume during an intermittent fast, how to address a bunch of common keto problems (hair loss, sleep issues, gut health), plus carb ups, and so much more.
Why people are talking about keto crotch, whether or not keto crotch is really a thing, addressing vaginal health, how to troubleshoot unpleasant keto side effects, and so much more.
Mushrooms for different ailments, getting over the weirdness of mushrooms, how to NOT eat a mushroom,and so much more.
How my Type A personality is adjusting to island time, what I'm learning about being happy, a new life hack I'm trying out, and so much more.
Different ways to track macros on keto, macro tracking apps, alternatives to tracking on keto, the difference between total and net carbs and so much more.
Overcoming fat fear, why fat is good for you, how keto works in the body, and so much more.
How keto affects fertility, tracking your fertility, eating more plants on keto, and so much more.
How I started to change my relationship with my body, what I do to reframe my thinking, how keto has affected my recovery, and so much more.
What to look for in common keto products, developing keto products with real foods, keto travel, and so much more.
What to look for in a healthcare provider, how to be your own advocate, keto in the wellness realm, and so much more.
How fasting and keto work together, the benefits and downsides to fasting, how fatty coffees affect a fast, how fasting helps with excess weight loss, and so much more.
Transitioning to full time sailboat life, dealing with fear while learning something new, plus a bit of a life update, and so much more.
How goals change on keto, getting around the cheat mentality, choosing memories over macros, the reasons for continuing to choose keto, and so much more.
The difference between being in ketosis and being fat adapted, testing ketones, how to know if you're fat adapted, and so much more.
Whether or not keto is safe for women, why alkalinity matters on keto, the hormones many of us struggle with, and so much more.
Sharing a practice I love, listing random things I love about myself, and so much more.
The deprivation effect, what happens when you eat EVERYTHING, what it means to accept yourself versus love yourself, and so much more.
What self-care is, how social media gets it wrong, how to develop a self-care practice, and so much more.
How to answer, "Is it keto?", how long to eat keto to see benefits, whether or not protein affects keto, how to eat keto without counting and stay on point, and so much more.
What keto is, how to be keto, what foods are keto, and so much more.
The natural approach to fasting, the biggest surprise when starting fasting, fasting drawbacks, whether or not fasting is good for pregnancy, and so much more.
Incorporating more protein on keto diet, going carnivore, why carnivore is different for women, and so much more.
Keto struggles, finding balance on keto, changing gym routines for better progress, snacking on keto, and so much more.
Keto tips for beginners from fat digestion to snacks, electrolytes, and so much more.
The MOST powerful hormone in your body, signs of hormone imbalance on keto, the importance of a period, intermittent fasting effects on hormones, birth control effects, and so much more.
Common hormonal imbalances that can negatively impact your keto experience, how keto can help balance hormones, troubleshooting keto problems and hormones on keto, and so much more.
Why just stopping eating isn’t as simple as people think, what keto does for weight loss goals, how keto is different than other diets, emotional eating, the perfect time to start keto, and so much more.
Common keto mistakes that women make when starting keto, how to avoid those mistakes, and so much more.