Podcast Episode #322: Movement, Mindset, & Motivation with Emily Schromm

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:42] Something new our guest is into: banded lifts [6:36] Introducing Emily Schromm [10:06] Emily's journey with food [12:40] Accurate consideration for movement and activity [23:22] Learning to listen to your body [31:43] Recovering from an adrenal crisis [37:16] Intermittent fasting and what works for you [48:26] Being in the right mindset [51:33] What's ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #322: Read more

Podcast Episode #321: Unconventional Medicine with Chris Kresser

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:32] Introducing our guest, Chris Kresser [4:28] Something new that Chris is into [8:56] Chris's new book, Unconventional Medicine [14:04] The healthcare system is destined to fail [21:05] The cost of functional medicine [26:19] Finding someone to help [32:16] The role of the health coach [39:59] How to get into functional medicine [49:18] What's ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #321: Unconventional Read more

Podcast Episode #320: Intermittent fasting, natural hair dye, & sardines

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz  [2:07] Safer skincare: hair dye [13:50] Listener question: how to eat sardines [20:11] What we've eaten so far today [26:36] Final thoughts [32:29] Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening to the Balanced Bites podcast episode 320. Diane ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #320: Intermittent Read more

Podcast Episode #319: Back in Control; Learning How to Heal Yourself with Dr. David Hanscom

Topics Introducing our guest, Dr. David Hanscom [1:46] Neural pathways and chemical responses [7:29] Embedded pathways and getting around them [12:53] The forward to Back in Control [20:00] Considerations before surgery [24:17] Back in Control; the book and the website [29:48] Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher. Visit Dr. David Hanscom's website – Back ... Read More The post Read more

Podcast Episode #318: Fasting & Crippling Stomach Aches

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz  [1:53] Safer skincare and retinoids [10:02] Digestive issues and warm foods [20:44] Fasting for digestive issues [29:47] Closing thoughts [33:54] Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening to the Balanced Bites podcast episode 318. Diane Sanfilippo: Welcome to ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

Podcast Episode #317: The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution with Aviva Romm

Topics Introducing our guest, Dr. Aviva Romm [2:35] Returning to school [5:10] The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution [11:47] Pushing the boundaries of Survival Overdrive Syndrome [21:05] The roots of hysteria [26:46] The impacts of cortisol [28:42] Stealth infections [37:20] Lab testing and symptoms [40:27] Final comments [48:58] Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com Grab Aviva's book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution – http://amzn.to/2ybzmMX The Read more

Podcast Episode #316: The Keto Reset Diet with Mark Sisson

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:53] Introducing our guest, Mark Sisson [5:35] A new thing Mark is into lately [6:45] The Keto Reset Diet [8:39] Transitioning from primal to keto [12:50] Living by the numbers [25:14] Keto and thyroid health [30:51] Appetite regulation [39:53] Keto and endurance athletics [43:33] Those who should not do keto [48:10] Poop and keto ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #316: The Keto Reset Diet with Mark Read more

Podcast Episode #315: Stevia + Getting Back On Track After a Natural Disaster

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:13] Getting back on track after trauma [13:54] Stevia & fertility [22:46] Fertility and other issues [29:32] What I'm into: Working it out [33:51] Closing thoughts [37:04] ; Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening to the Balanced ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #315: Stevia + Getting Read more

Podcast Episode #314: Fitness, Movement, & Postpartum Recovery with Dr. Lindsey Mathews of BirthFit

Topics Reintroducing Dr. Lindsey Mathews [1:40] Breath work [2:41] Emotions held in scars [8:42] The fitness of BirthFit [11:30] Foundational movement patterns [26:10] Cesarean versus vaginal delivery recovery [34:08] Rapid fire questions [38:53] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com Check out BirthFit – http://www.birthfit.com/ The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; Read more

Two New Studies Show the Many Potential Anti-Inflammatory Benefits of the Paleo Diet

The increased abdominal fat that many women develop after menopause due to hormonal changes and the skin disorder psoriasis are divergent health concerns that would seem to have little in common. But two recently published studies found a common ground – chronic inflammation. More importantly, the anti-inflammatory properties of the Paleo Diet were found to improve both [1, 2]. After menopause, women have a tendency to “redistribute” fat around Read more

Podcast Episode #313: Gretchen Rubin – The Four Tendencies

Topics Introducing our guest, Gretchen Rubin [1:30] Something new that I'm into: Gretchen Rubin [3:17] The Four Tendencies [4:42] Unexpected impacts [8:01] Letting go of negative connotations [13:41] Finding your accountability [18:13] Tendency type changes [22:46] Obliger rebellion [25:25] Upholder tendency [35:12] Upholder tightening [37:58] Questioner and planning [41:27] Explaining healthy eating to a Questioner [45:33] Helping a Rebel Read more

Podcast Episode #312: Homestead Life vs. Urban Life, and How You Can Build Your Village in Both

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [1:51] Groundhog Day [3:28] Listener comment: Community in the country [8:38] Diane's takeaway [16:45] Diane and Liz's friendship [25:10] Kitchen tips [36:58] Closing thoughts [40:43] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

Bill Nye – The Science Guy?

As a fellow Cornellian, I’ve had a long-standing admiration for Bill Nye The Science Guy. Alright, I admit that I was a fan-boy. I was pretty excited when Nye returned to Cornell during my time there, to take a guest professor post. Here was a scientist who was charismatic, made science exciting for the masses, and had the “science chops” to teach at the Cornell science department. So, I was all too disappointed when I watched Bill Nye take on Read more

Podcast Episode #311: Blood Sugar & Pre-Diabetes

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [1:41] What we're digging lately [3:27] Pre-diabetes and blood sugar [7:56] Blood sugar and hormones [10:20] Foundational points [15:09] Proper testing technique [20:34] How to handle it [26:35] Movement snacks [29:23] Closing thoughts [33:05] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

Podcast Episode #310: Pregnancy & Fitness, Nutrition, Chiropractic, & Mindset with Dr. Lindsay Matthews of BIRTHFIT

Topics Introducing our guest, Dr. Lindsay Matthews of BIRTHFIT [1:40] BIRTHFIT Regional Directors [21:15] The Four Pillars [29:07] Choosing a chiropractor [42:36] Staying aligned without a chiropractor [50:28] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening to the Balanced Bites podcast ... Read More The post Podcast Read more

Podcast Episode #309: Keto & Carbs, Fasting, Autoimmunity, & Chinese Medicine with Amanda Torres

Topics Introducing our guest, Amanda from The Curious Coconut {2:01] Stress and lifestyle [15:18] Low-carb/ketogenic approach [18:37] Chinese medicine therapies [25:46] Intermittent fasting [34:08] Choosing a Chinese medicine doctor [40:39] Latin American Paleo Cooking book [48:55] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com Order Amanda's new book, Latin American Paleo Cooking – http://amzn.to/2x4fZlL The episodes are Read more

Podcast Episode #308: Anticipated Stress

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:23] What we ate so far today [7:08] Planning and preparing for stress [14:00] Know yourself [23:09] Self-love tips [31:54] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to DianeSanfilippo.com The episodes are also available in iTunes, Spotify & Stitcher.  Show sponsors: ; ; ; ; You’re listening to the Balanced Bites podcast ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #308: Anticipated Stress Read more

Podcast Episode #307: Nom Nom Paleo – Ready or Not! with Michelle Tam

Topics News and updates from Diane [1:36] Introducing our guest, Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo [3:33] Something I'm into: Fitness tracking [6:13] All about the Instant Pot [11:06] Meal planning [20:33] Ready or Not! [23:09] Inspiration for recipes [27:49] Recipe flops [30:32] Most difficult cuisine to cook [32:39] Fitness regime [36:48] Book recommendations [38:30] Creative talents [40:23] Wardrobe and ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

Podcast Episode #306: Biohacking and Your Personal Genetics

Topics Introducing our guests, Joe Cohen and Nattha Wannissorn [2:32] About Joe and Nattha [5:57] Genetics and SNPs [12:05] Our genes are not our destiny [17:30] MTHFR gene and methylation [26:43] The cannabinoid system [36:31] Genetic testing for biohacking [42:58] About the websites; SelfHacked and SelfDecode [50:10] Personal favorite biohack tips [1:02:58] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  Subscribe to ... Read More The post Podcast Episode Read more

Podcast Episode #305: How to Get Out of a Paleo Rut

Topics News and updates from Diane & Liz [2:01] Last night's dinner [7:47] Shout out Robb Wolf: What the Health Rebuttal [9:48] Stuck in a paleo rut [11:01] Rules of thumb [17:06] Eating and metabolism effects [22:07] Stress and its effect on the metabolism [27:05] What you missed on Instagram [30:12] Episode takeaways [33:25] ; Subscribe to Real Food Liz!  ... Read More The post Podcast Episode #305: How to Get Out of a Paleo Rut appeared Read more