Feb 25, 2015
Leah Jorgensen had a career in the wine industry, surrounded by rich, gourmet food, when she was diagonsed with celiac disease.
She had to take a step back to consider her relationship with food, while she worked with her practitioners to heal her gut.
Leah already had a long-standing interest in nutrition and she eventually became a Certified Holistic Nutritionist through the Wellspring School for Healing Arts. And she has her own wine label!
On this episode, we'll cover:
What is celiac disease?
How is it diagnosed?
Is gluten free a fad?
What is mindful eating?
How can we begin to eat mindfully?
Find out more about Leah below:
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Feb 18, 2015
Our guest today is Diana Rodgers, author of the new book, The Homegrown Paleo Cookbook. The book includes over 100 Farm to Table Paleo recipes, and also an in-depth guide to gardening, homesteading and sourcing local food.
If you are already interested in Paleo eating, and are ready to deepen your relationship to this diet by joining a community agriculture program, keeping chickens, raising bees or hosting your own pig roast, Diana is your girl. Her beautiful book is both inspirational and practical.
Diana and her family live on a working farm, Clark Farm in Carlisle Massachusetts. Her husband is an avid farmer, and Diana is a nutritionist, author and podcaster who helps out on the farm as well.
To learn more about Diana, visit her blog, Sustainable Dish.
You can pre-order or order her book through Amazon here.
You can check out the podcast called Modern Farm Girls, that she co-hosts with fellow dirt lover and nutritionist Liz Wolfe.
Additionally, she a video series featuring different aspects of farm life that is posted on my YouTube channel, Sustainable Dish.
You can see the book trailer we mentioned on the show here.
Feb 11, 2015
One in Eight American woman will be diagnosed with breast cancer. This statistic is up from one in forty in the decade of the 1940s.
Our environment and our diet are changing rapidly, and some things are out of our control. But the good news is that many things are under our control, and we can make positive changes now, whether young or old, with a breast cancer diagnosis or without one.
Our guest Dr. Veronique Desaulniers has had a 30 year career in holisitic medicine, and in 2004 found her own breat lump, despite her healthy habits.
She has compiled a thorough and hopeful book in Heal Breast Cancer Naturally: 7 Essential Steps to Beating Breat Cancer.
Here's a few things I learned in the book:
Potato chips are scary bad for us.
Sticking a cell phone in your bra = really bad idea
98% of women with breast cancer had a root canal on the corresponding side of their body
Intrigued? Listen to the show!
Get Dr. V's book
See her website, BreastCancerConqueror
To learn more about your host, Bridgit Danner, please visit bridgitdanner.com. We offer a free Guide to Understanding Your Hormones on our site.
Feb 4, 2015
Are spices helpful for health, beyond their flavor?
Do I need to use fresh herbs, and how long can I keep dried herbs?
How can I incorporate some healing spices easily into my routine?
Our guest today, Rylen Feeney, gives us some practical advice on using herbs. She also highlights three of her favorite herbs and how to use them. She is offering a free mini-cookbook to our listeners at this LINK.
Rylen has been practicing and teaching wholisitic nutrition, as well as Chinese medicine and bodywork for many years. She is the founder of the Wellspring School, which offers certification in Amma Therapy and Wholisitic Nutrition, as well as classes and discounted bodywork clinics to the public at their Portland, Oregon location.
To learn more about the Wellspring school, please go HERE.
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