Primal Blueprint Podcast (general)

Elle Russ chats with Ali Miller RD, LD, CDE - an integrative functional dietitian, author of Naturally Nourished: Food-as-Medicine for Optimal Health cookbook (2016) and The Anti-Anxiety Diet (2018). Creator of Reset, Restore, Renew: Real Food Detox program, Optimal Eating virtual class, and interactive Virtual Food-as-Medicine Ketosis program.  On this episode, Ali talks about her new book The Anti-Anxiety Diet and how food can stabilize your mood, where the common treatments for anxiety and depression are getting it wrong, and how to know where to start addressing anxiety. Visit AliMillerRD.com for more.

 

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AliMillerRd.com

Anti-Anxiety Diet

Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_AliMiller.mp3
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Elle Russ chats with Victoria Field - who has more than 15 years of experience in the fitness and nutrition industry and has developed ketogenic protocols for both Epigenix Foundation and KetoPet while spearheading cancer-focused pilot studies in partnership with oncologists and world-renowned institutions including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Epigenix Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was started by the co-founder of Quest Nutrition that has a mission centered on understanding the epigenetic impact of metabolic interventions on human and canine disease and performance. Since 2016, Victoria has helped more than 100 cancer patients and nearly 500 canines with a ketogenic approach to disease management. Victoria is passionate about educating people about the ketogenic diet, and in an effort to do so she co-founded Metabolic Health Initiative, an organization that hosts a large annual scientific conference - for both the professional and lay-person alike - called Metabolic Health Summit (MHS) in Los Angeles, California. MHS has a mission to revolutionize science and medicine by refocusing attention on the importance of nutrition and metabolism in treating disease, extending life, and improving human performance. 

Victoria started her career as an NBC affiliate TV news and health anchor and reporter while running an international online training and nutrition business that benefited fitness beginners to pro-level athletes. Victoria is also a former professional athlete in the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness.

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Link to Metabolic Health Summit

Link to Epigenix Foundation

Link to KetoPet

Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_VictoriaField.mp3
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Host Brad Kearns addresses some of the common misconceptions and misinterpretations of the ketogenic diet, instead of describing how to do it right and enjoy lasting benefits. This is a syndicated presentation of a Facebook Live event. Join the Keto Reset Facebook Group for more Facebook live events

Most importantly, Brad relates a message from Dr. Cate Shanahan (author of Deep Nutrition and future podcast guest) that ketone production is triggered by the burning stored body fat, not ingested fat. Dang son, trip out on that revelation, for it will turn lots of the keto hype on its ear! When you eat any meal, or even snack on your keto approved treats, you essentially shut off ketone production. This negates the premise of the bacon and butter diet and the fetishes for high-fat coffee in the morning and fat bombs for snacks and treats. This is a little oversimplified, but it's helpful to reframe your perspective about keto to associated it with fasting, eating in a compressed time window, and eating in caloric deficit if you are looking to lose excess body fat. 
 
We talk about people having difficulty reducing excess body fat and the importance of following the multi-step Keto Reset Diet approach, where you start with 21-Day Metabolism Reset, enter a fine-tuning period, and finally conduct a focused 6-week period of nutritional ketosis. Fun questions come in from the Facebook crowd to keep the show lively. 
Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_Keto_ItsAllAboutBurningStoredBodyFat.mp3
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Elle Russ chats with Andy Hnilo -  CEO of Alitura Naturals. A near-death experience led Andy Hnilo to develop a cutting-edge natural skincare line that is revitalizing the skincare market. A former athlete, model, actor turned entrepreneur...Andy was hit by two large vehicles while crossing a busy street in 2011.  A former model and high-level athlete, he relied on his body to make a living and knew that even if he recovered, his life may never be the same. He vowed to rebuild his body and spirit using the healthiest ingredients and products he could find. Alitura -- Latin for “feeding and nourishing” -- was created to offer consumers natural, soothing and effective skin remedies. 4 years since launching Alitura Naturals, his products are now in 77 countries and his brand is thriving.
 
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Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_AndyHnilo.mp3
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Keto is the crazy fad diet of today, and with this excitement comes an excess of hype, misinformation, and a flawed approach. Host Brad Kearns talks about how to do keto the right way, with particular attention to doing the necessary prep work to develop metabolic fitness before you commence your first formal foray into nutritional ketosis. You'll learn why a regimented approach might be too stressful, and that the concept of refeeds and accordant strategies might be best addressed with Brian McAndrew's simple suggestion to not worry about it, because "life will give you refeeds." You'll learn how to stick it out if things get a little difficult early into keto, and how the most profound benefits are enjoyed when you complete a minimum six-week period of strict nutritional ketosis. You'll also learn about Brian's pre-existing commitment to keto that overrides any potential application of will power or decision fatigue on a day-to-day basis. Commit to a simple strategy where you choose from a list of approved foods and don't consider any outside options. Enjoy this informative show that will help you succeed with keto!

Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_KRD_TipsForGoingKeto.mp3
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Elle Russ chats with Jolene Goring about the uses and benefits of systemic enzymes - including inflammation, gut health, excess fibrin, scar tissue, fibrocystic breasts, uterine fibroids, and much more!.  Jolene is a leading integrated health and fitness, holistic nutrition and natural beauty expert based in Scottsdale, AZ; and the first Board Certified Holistic Nutritionist in Arizona. 

Jolene has recently been named one of USA Today’s “America’s Premier Fitness Experts,” is a best-selling author and has appeared in international magazines, newspaper, television shows, and fitness videos. She was the Director of Marketing at World Nutrition Inc, who has created the world’s ONLY liquid gel systemic enzyme complex. With 18 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, Jolene has a BSc. Geophysics and numerous health, nutrition, and fitness certifications. She loves learning about the latest scientific breakthroughs in the health field and making healthy living easy and fun for everyone.

 

 
Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_JoleneGoring.mp3
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I’m not a big app guy, instead preferring to keep a loose running tally of how I’m eating, training, and living, but my understanding is that kids these days love smartphone apps. Besides, I often forget that not everyone lives and breathes this stuff. Not everyone geeks out over all the minutiae and maintains an extensive database of keto and Primal-related errata in their heads.

So today, I’m giving you a list of the top 9 keto (and keto-relevant) apps.

(This Mark's Daily Apple article was written by Mark Sisson, and is narrated by Tina Leaman)

Direct download: MDA-Oct092018-Top9KetoApps.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Elle Russ chats with Dr. Ruscio - a specialist in digestive, autoimmune and thyroid disorders, he consults out of his Bay Area clinic and reaches an international audience through his highly-rated functional medicine podcast and website www.drruscio.com

If you suspect you’re getting sicker and sicker… Your doctor just doesn’t get it… And you don’t have time to wade through dozens of stuffy medical journals looking for an answer… his simple and affordable approach to healing chronic illness could be exactly what you’ve been looking for. 

Dr Ruscio has spoken at The SIBO Symposium Summit, Paleo FX, Ancestral Health Symposium, Sean Croxton’s Digestion Sessions, as well as many other international conferences. You can find out more about his simple, evidence-based approach to healing chronic illness by visiting his website www.drruscio.com Purchase Dr. Ruscio’s latest book, Healthy Gut Healthy You today.

 

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Dr. Ruscio Website

Healthy Gut Healthy You

Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_DrMichaelRuscio.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30pm PST

Brad tackles some interesting and varied Q&A, including concerns about fueling with carbs during long workouts, how family high cholesterol concerns jibe with feeling great while eating paleo/keto, and much more fun stuff. Email info@ketoreset.com to ask questions or give feedback on the show. Brad offers a top secret 20% discount to the Keto Reset Mastery Course during the podcast!

Direct download: Ep_PrimalBlueprint_KRD_ListenerQ26A.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:42pm PST

“There can be only one.”

It’s the iconic quote from the only good Highlander movie, referring to the eternal battle immortal warriors wage across time to become the last of their kind and gain special powers over all lesser beings. I won’t say there can be only one perfect diet, but it is fun—and illustrative—to compare and contrast the different diets, not so much as a “contest” but as a method for winnowing out the differences and giving readers an idea of what might work for them.

Today, I’m going to compare the Keto Reset (my particular Primal brand of the keto diet) to other popular diet trends.

First, what is keto all about?

(This Mark's Daily Apple article was written by Mark Sisson, and is narrated by Tina Leaman)

Direct download: MDA-Oct032018-KetoCompared.mp3
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