Episode 22: Celery Juice, Intuitive Eating, & The Thyroid Issue No One is Talking About, with Jennifer Klotz, MS, RD, LDN

CELERY JUICE – seemingly the most well known food “fad” of 2019. With this episode, we’re shining light onto both the risks and benefits of celery and so much more.

Falling victim to food trends is the first step away from listening to what your body needs – which is why we’re also diving into what intuitively eating really means, while also discussing some really interesting thyroid issues you don’t want to miss.

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& if you’re excited to learn even more after listening – be sure to check out this AMAZING and crazy informative, well researched post – written by Jennifer Klotz herself on the SHEchangeseverything site, HERE.

Ultimately, we’re hoping to leave you feeling open minded, well educated and inspired to move forward with the daily habits that are truly working for you.

REMEMBER: We’re all unique.

What works for one person might not work for you.

& What works for you – Might not be the right answer for others. 

CELERY JUICE USERS BEWARE: there are risks associated with daily consumption of such a large amount of celery on a daily basis – and we’re here to make sure you’re aware of both sides of the story.


Are you taking any prescription medications?

Do you have a history of thyroid issues? Digestive Issues? Sensitivity to the Sun?

… you really need to listen to this episode to understand how celery juice might be (negatively) effecting your health, long-term. Even if it’s making you feel great – right now.

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Episode 21: Simple Tips & Tricks for Healthier Holidays: Stress Less, Enjoy More. & Let Go of the “Weight Gain” Fear. Shocking Statistics Inside This Conversation with @SheChangesEverything

According to a recent survey –  88% of Americans report feeling “stressed out” for a multitude of reasons around the holidays.

We hope to inspire you to cut yourself a break (& those around you) so you can enjoy every moment of your Holidays, without missing a beat of your new version of ‘Healthier Holidays’ this year.

We’re diving into the most commonly perceived stressors around holiday traditions and gatherings to make things a little easier on you. & We’re here to empower you with personal stories and advice to remind you that you’re not alone.

Shocking statistics around weight gain and the diet industry inside this episode. Don’t let family conversations derail you. & Don’t miss out on the traditions of the day.

Relax, Let Go, Take a Deep Breath & Enjoy the time with your family and friends while you can.

Listen to Episode 21 on iTunes, Spotify or play directly below.

Topics we tackle in this episode:

Perceived Weight Gain,  Shocking Statistics about the Diet Industry, Food Rules, Food Allergies, Family Opinions, Food Cravings, (Letting Go of) Meeting Expectations for Others, Food Cravings, Breaking Free from Traditions (if that’s what feels right),  & stress management techniques you won’t want to miss.

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Episode 20: Should Everyone Eat Gluten Free? The Health Impacts, Symptoms & Solutions You Need To Know About – with Brigid Titgemeier, MS, RDN, LDN

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Continuing our last conversation from episode 16 with Brigid all about the imperative role our gut health plays in our overall health, mood, and well-being. This week – we’re focusing in on GLUTEN & why so many people are experiencing improved health once going “gluten free”, the right way.

As the saying goes – “you are what you eat”. But, now we know, it’s actually more about what you “absorb” that makes you who you are.

Is gluten affecting all of us negatively, or is it just a small percentage of the population?

Should we all be eating gluten free?

Could you potentially be intolerant and not even know it?

We answer all of your questions and more, in this episode.

Listen on iTunes, +  Spotify, or directly using the player below.

Oh, & lucky for you – i found a link to that book Brigid was talking about 🙂

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Episode 19: Create & Cultivate Authentic Happiness From Within – With Amanda Huggins

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The tone and theme of this episode is: kindness, simplicity and sharpening your inner perspective to cultivate happiness from within. We hope to lead YOU towards creating a happier life, a happier way of being, a happier way of perceiving the world around you, authentically.

Enjoy the simplicity of your day to day.

Listen on iTunes + Spotify, or directly using the player below.

Takeaways …

  • We’re here to help you to:  Establish balance.
  • Remind you to: Be kind.
  • Encourage you to: Interact with the world around you differently as your inner perspective & mindset begins to shift.
  • Let go of the victim mentality and begin to create and cultivate authentic happiness from within.

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Episode 18: Plastics, Hormones, Weight Gain & The 6 Simple Steps To Take Your Power Back, with Jennifer Klotz, MS, RDN, LDN

Do you or anyone you know struggle with thyroid disorders, autoimmune conditions, behavioral/mood disorders (ADHD), asthma, skin issues, brain fog, hormone imbalances, infertility, PCOS, heart disease, weight gain, or metabolic issues?

These are all statistically significant problems in our country. Good news is, there’s plenty we can do about it.

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What if we told you, that you could significantly reduce your chance of developing these above mentioned problems or even drastically reverse your issues – all by reducing your exposures to a group of chemicals known as endocrine disruptors?

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Episode 17: Are You Eating Your Clothes? How the Plastics In Clothing Might Be Impacting Your Health & the Planet – with Heather Young

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Are you eating your clothes?

That’s a crazy question, right? But, the answer is most likely, YES.

Your clothes are shedding microfibers with every wash & these microfibers might just be a bigger deal than plastic straws when it comes to the environmental impact we all need to be aware of.

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Studies have shown that microfibers are flooding our planet – in fact, they’ve even been detected in beer, sea salt, small fish, and more.

No one is talking about this loudly enough yet, which is exactly why we’re so excited to bring back Heather Young, co-founder of SHE Changes Everything. She’s here to talk about something she’s deeply passionate about: microfibers, and how they’re impacting your health and the health of the planet.

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