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Balanced Bites: Real Talk on Food, Fitness, & Life with Liz Wolfe

Your favorite health & wellness podcast is BACK! Did you know that talking nutrition and fitness doesn’t have to spiral into obsessive behavior and self-judgment? Did you know you can pursue a better life without “should-ing” all over yourself? The key: it’s balance - otherwise, it’s just more of the same (again, and again, and again). Join Liz Wolfe, NTP as she asks all the questions and gives her signature thoughtful (and sometimes snarky) takes on food, fitness, and life - alongside bold thought leaders who are changing the wellness industry for good.
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Now displaying: 2014
Jun 26, 2014

Topics: 

1. Diane’s updates [3:59] 
2. Our guest, Kelly Brozyna [5:29] 
3. Dairy Free Ice Cream, sweeteners and thickeners for ice cream [13:12] 4. Ice cream making equipment recommendations [18:50] 
5. Kelly’s introduction to paleo [26:42] 
6. Autism, gluten, and paleo [41:48] 
7. Heavy metal detoxing with the MTHFR mutation [54:24] 
8. Experiences with gluten re-exposure [59:48]

Jun 19, 2014

Topics: 

1. Diane’s updates [3:06]
2. Liz’s updates [9:21] 
3. Saturated fat article in Time magazine [12:35] 
4. Exercise & the autoimmune protocol  [21:36] 
5. The 411 on MCT oil & bulletproof coffee [31:34] 
6. On the 21-Day Sugar Detox, is this sweet-tasting drink ok? [41:25] 
7. Skin help; PCOS, medications, and an impending wedding [44:50]

Jun 12, 2014

Topics:

1. Introducing our guest, Juli Bauer [2:30]
2. Juli’s intro to paleo [7:21]
3. Juli as a competitive athlete [13:08]
4. Collaborating with George Bryant [21:54]
5. The process of creating recipes [24:18]
6. Juli’s thoughts on the controversy of paleo treats [28:48]
7. Juli’s kitchen tips and tricks [37:10]
8. Juli’s favorite recipe [41:32]
9. Juli’s advice for newbie food bloggers [43:20]
10. Rapid fire questions for Juli [52:03]

Jun 5, 2014

Topics:

1. Diane’s updates [5:31] 
2. Liz’s updates [12:45] 
3. Is almond flour really that health to cook with? [19:05] 
4. Exposing more skin for optimal vitamin D? [26:47] 
5. Cooking with cast iron that’s been pre-seasoned with unhealthy oils [32:07] 
6. Should kids eat so much fruit? [38:47] 
7. Natural hair dye recommendations [44:10] 
8. Kitchen tip [50:22]

May 29, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Diane’s updates [2:59] 
2.  Quick vitamin D interlude [10:08] 
3.  Liz’s updates [13:57] 
4.  Healthy suggestions for movie munchies [20:22] 
5.  What’s the scoop on nightshades [27:14] 
6.  Oral allergy syndrome – can it be reversed? [33:50] 
7.  Reversing side effects of taking hormonal birth control [39:15] 
8.  Ground beef, bacon, and sausage processed foods to avoid?  [46:22]

May 22, 2014

Topics: 

1. Liz’s updates [3:39] 
2. Diane’s updates [7:45] 
3. Medical repercussions of binge eating [15:25] 
4. Thoughts on Yoli [22:49] 
5. Can I supplement my broth to help it gel? [32:01] 
6. Hypothyroidism and the meal plan in Practical Paleo for thyroid health [37:29] 
7. Supplementation for excellent pooping [42:04] 
8. SIBO diet questions [45:29]

May 15, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Liz’s updates [4:00] 
2.  Diane’s updates [9:37] 
3.  “gluten-free” doesn’t always mean healthy [17:04] 
4.  Dr. Oz and saturated fats [28:32] 
5.  Mucus, mucus, everywhere [33:37] 
6. How can I get good nutrients in if I avoid superfoods? [40:56] 
7. How to transition from a low-fat to a higher-fat diet? [48:02] 
8. The difference between fish oil and cod liver oil, and what tests to get at the doctor [53:57]

May 8, 2014

Topics: 

1. Liz’s updates [5:55] 
2. Special thanks to our listeners [9:27] 
3. Diane’s Updates [14:36] 
4. Preparing your body for crappy food when choices are out of your control [19:35] 
5. An alternative to no-poo when washing every day is a necessity [27:40] 6. Can stress be more powerful than the food I’m eating? [31:07] 
7. Is moisturizing really necessary for health people?  [39:19] 
8.  Is needing to eat more than every 4 hours a sign of not being healthy? [45:29]

May 1, 2014

Topics: 

1. Introducing our guest, Sylvie McCracken [5:17] 
2. About the Hollywood Homestead [9:03] 
3. Talking about unschooling [11:27] 
4. Managing work/life balance [19:58] 
5. Entrepreneurship [25:35] 
6. Keeping the kids on the good food path [30:47] 
7. Making the transition and being ok with not doing everything at once [38:17] 
8. Gelatin as a superfood [45:14] 
9. The importance of nutrition in early childhood playing a role in health [55:36] 
10. Final words of wisdom from Sylvie [58:01]

Apr 24, 2014

Topics: 

1. Updates from Diane [7:14] 
2. Liz’s updates [10:35] 
3. Considering Botox and fillers [13:30] 
4. Responding to coworker’s negativity about gluten-free [20:09] 
5. Ways to help minimize effects of pesticide exposure [28:11] 
6. How to practice nutritional therapy in a state with restrictions [34:02] 
7. Nutrition response testing [42:59] 
8. When food is restricted in the work setting [49:06]  

Apr 17, 2014

Topics: 

1. Updates [3:16] 
2. Introducing our guest, Dr. Allison Siebecker [4:07] 
3. How to tell if you have SIBO [7:31] 
4. SIBO and leaky gut [9:50]
5. Diagnosis options for SIBO [18:34] 
6. Why is there a bacterial overgrowth in the first place?  [24:25] 
7. Preventing possible SIBO when you get gastroenteritis [36:46] 
8. Approach to treating SIBO with food [44:39] 
9. SIBO and FODMAPs [50:57] 
10. Treatment of SIBO [55:09] 
11. Resistant starch and SIBO [1:00:09] 
12. Prevention, avoidance, maintenance of SIBO [1:03:44]

Apr 10, 2014

Topics: 

1. Diane’s Updates [4:52] 
2. Liz’s Updates [11:33] 
3. Liz’s apology [17:23] 
4. Why many people are more successful eating with rules or a "yes/no" list (or: Neuroscience, the president, and choices) [18:14] 
5. Feed suggestions for raising little piggies[33:05] 
6. How salt makes your food taste better [38:55] 
7. Should I stop washing my hands with soap? [46:25] 
8. Problems with post-workout fatigue [52:42]  

Apr 3, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Updates [2:52] 
2.  Our guest, Stefani Ruper [5:14] 
3.  How Stefani changed while writing Sexy By Nature [11:29] 
4.  Forgiveness, self-respect, and self-love [20:21] 
5.  Everything is Ok [25:56] 
6.  How Stefani “got there” [34:08] 
7.  Final thoughts from Stefani [54:50]

Mar 27, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Updates [3:32] 
2.  Introducing our guest [4:38] 
3.  The origin of Lift Weights Faster [8:20] 
4.  Jen’s perspective in the gym [11:20] 
5.  How do you scratch the competitive itch now?  [20:06] 
6.  One strength training exercise every woman should be doing [25:21] 
7.  Are my squats good enough[26:06] 
8.  What do you recommend for those new to strength training?  [27:11] 
9.  how should people organize their workouts over the course of the week? [33:16] 
10. How to handle training in someone with high life stress [38:46] 
11.  What are the minimum number of days someone needs to train to get lean and strong?  [49:10] 
12.  Some ways to add Lift Weights Faster to what you’re doing now  [52:50] 
13.  Recommendations for underweight women wanting to gain [57:01] 
14.  How to eat while lifting to build muscle and not gain fat [1:00:05] 
15.  How to get the metabolism going when you’ve hit a plateau [1:05:11] 16.  Peri- and post menopause strength training tips [1:08:36] 
17.  Jen’s favorite reason why she loves lifting weights [1:09:45] 
18.  Final word on Lift Weights Faster and Eat Better Faster [1:11:32]

Mar 20, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Updates [3:28] 
2.  Eat Better Faster [10:52] 
3.  Egg-cerpt from Eat the Yolks [24:11]
4.  High Cholesterol; so, what can I eat?  [26:51] 
5.  Happy liver dude.  Paleo on, Wayne!  Paleo on, Garth!  [40:44] 
6.  Do I really have to give up my gum?  [46:23] 
7.  Do I need to eat meat?  [51:43]

Mar 13, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Updates [2:55] 
2.  Introducing our guest, Dr. Terry Wahls [4:07] 
3.  Autoimmunity diagnoses younger and younger [12:17] 
4.  The importance of nutrient density [14:05] 
5.  Other autoimmune conditions benefited from the Wahls Protocol [17:12] 6.  Signs of mitochondrial starvation [20:06] 
7.  Levels on the Wahls Protocol [22:56] 
8.  Why the Wahls Protocol eliminates eggs [26:17] 
9.  Nightshades [28:23] 
10.  Why sulfur is so important [32:36] 
11.  Incorporating organ meats [36:45] 
12.  Beyond the food; lifestyle elements on the protocol [38:10] 
13.  The Wahls Foundation [43:09] 
14.  Final comments from Dr. Wahls [47:22]

Mar 6, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Liz’s book came out!  [7:38]
2.  #Paleotour updates [14:01] 
3.  Liz’s Eat the Yolks egg-cerpt [15:41] 
4.  How bad is conventional meat? [21:02] 
5.  Can you OD on certain foods?  [30:00] 
6.  Sports drinks, and a homemade alternative [32:57] 
7.  Sweaty husband [39:49] 
8.  What to use for sunscreen [44:55] 
9.  Why is peanut butter not allowed, but milk is on the 21DSD [47:01]   

Feb 27, 2014

Topics: 

1.  #Paleotour updates [6:05] 
2.  Liz’s book is out!  [8:11] 
3.  Beyond Sugar Detox update [15:21] 
4.  Eat the Yolks egg-cerpt and a rant from Liz[17:14] 
5.  Diane’s counterpoint to a calorie is a calorie [27:20] 
6.  Hitting a weight loss plateau on paleo [41:10] 
7.  Weight gain on paleo [52:58]

Feb 13, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Liz on a podcast with Living Well with Crystal [5:21] 
2.  Texas Paleo Tour update [9:05] 
3.  Paleofx update [13:30] 
4.  Eat the Yolks egg-cerpt [14:09] 
5.  The Biggest Loser and a word about shaming [19:38] 
6.  Alternatives to “super foods” [25:54] 
7.  Recurring stomach issues after an illness [32:30] 
8.  Accolades to Liz, and question about sunscreen and makeup [45:05] 
9.  Alternative to bleach; help with no makeup confidence [48:58]

Feb 6, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Our guest, Sarah Ballantyne [3:03] 
2.  Sarah’s arm [4:34] 
3.  Sarah’s journey to paleo [8:41] 
4.  Stopping all medication [18:52] 
5.  Sarah’s book, The Paleo Approach [24:45] 
6.  Should I do the autoimmune paleo protocol while still on immunosuppressants?  [33:58] 
7.  What are some steps to take to get a diagnosis when doctors can’t figure it out [43:24] 
8.  While on an elimination, and you have an accidental exposure, do you start over?  [51:08] 
9.  FODMAPS and autoimmune protocol on paleo [57:09]

Jan 30, 2014

Topics:

1.  #coffeewithBen [3:07]
2.  Balanced Bites online workshop news [4:22]
3.  Liz gets to hold her baby finally! [15:30]
4.  Eat the Yolks Egg-cerpt [20:44]
5.  How not to fear fat, and introducing it to the body when it’s been restricted [23:04]
6.  It’s all about the vegetables, baby [31:05]
7.  Raw vs. cooking [43:24]
8.  Eating to prepare for surgery [48:21]

Jan 22, 2014

Topics: 
1.  Seminar events, #PaleoTour updates, Cookbook updates [4:15] 
2.  Liz’s blog update [9:35] 
3.  Egg-cerpt from Eat the Yolks [19:26] 
4.  Unblind My Mind; Free glutamine in foods [21:33] 
5.  Maca during pregnancy, after the Sugar Detox balanced my hormones [31:43] 
6.  Boom! Chicharrones. [39:48] 
7.  Peeling lips and nighttime cough [44:02] 
8.  Becoming an NC in a small town  [49:47]  

Jan 16, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Introducing our guest, Jonathan Bailor [2:46] 
2.  Getting to know Jonathan [4:32] 
3.  Men and women targeted differently by media [10:05] 
4.  Starvation diets don’t work [12:37] 
5.  The difference between men and women [14:52] 
6.  How Jonathan is trying to reach the masses [18:25] 
7.  Don’t propose on the first date [22:45] 
8.  Their brains exploded [24:14]

Jan 9, 2014

Topics:

1. What are your Top five pointers for newbies to real-food living / paleo peeps
2. Tips to getting back on the band wagon, and why do we fall off?
3. Last year was all FCLO and sardines what new that you guys are loving right now?
4. Diana wants to know if Liz has found a New brand of Brewers Yeast (paleo friendly) yet??
5. Ashley asks, Exercise--how much is enough without putting too much stress on your body and creating further hormonal imbalances like excess cortisol.

Jan 2, 2014

Topics: 

1.  Your Personal Paleo Code background information [3:22] 
2.  Individualized diet approach [10:50] 
3.  Hot topics like red meat, fat, and cholesterol.  [14:14] 
4.  Meat digestibility [24:11] 
5.  Gut bacteria and health [26:38] 
6.  A personal story from Chris [38:11] 
7.  Updates and offers on Your Personal Paleo Code [42:46]

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