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Gut health

Evan Brand: Using Sleep and Nutrition To Heal Your Body

Evan Brand: Using Sleep and Nutrition To Heal Your Body

Do you have trouble sleeping?  Today's guest heretic, Evan Brand, can help you with that; not because he's boring, but because Evan is a functional medicine practitioner with a focus on sleep. In this episode you will learn more about his…

Guest Heretic Jason Prall of The Human Longevity Project ~ Part 2

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Jason Prall is on the Nutrition Heretic with the Human Longevity Project

Jason Prall is on the Nutrition Heretic with the Human Longevity Project

Welcome back to the second part of our interview with Jason Prall of the Human Longevity Project. Last week Jason shared the dietary wisdom we can glean from the world’s oldest inhabitants. Today, he’ll tell us about the meaning of life for people living in the Blue Zones and the most surprising takeaways from his film. You can go watch his film for free starting May 7th click here to sign up.

Jason has traveled the world for the last 15 months, to all the Blue Zones (Costa Rica, Greece, Italy, Okinawa) - and interviewed the world's leading researchers, doctors, experts, authors, etc... on building true health, healthy aging, and longevity.

Jason Prall is a Longevity and Optimal Health Practitioner who works remotely with individuals around world to provide solutions for those struggling with weight loss or suffering from complex health issues that their doctors have been unable to resolve.

You can learn more about the Human Longevity Project through their website.

Great Resources From Jason Prall:

The Human Longevity Project

The Human Longevity Project

Highlights from today's episode:

09:25 ~ Parallels between the Frenching Your Food summit and the Blue Zones.

10:48 ~  What people will find most surprising about the Human Longevity Project.

17:16 ~ How people can start applying the principles they learn in the film without getting neurotic and setting up the very stressors that they want to avoid.

20:39 ~ In Praise of Slowness.

25:12 ~ Steps to creating community for those who don't have one.

36:12 ~ How American culture has made it difficult to reach out to others.

44:11 ~ The role technology will take in longevity.

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Guest Heretic Jason Prall of The Human Longevity Project ~ Part 1

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Jason Prall is on the Nutrition Heretic with the Human Longevity Project Jason Prall is not only a Longevity and Optimal Health Practitioner, he is the writer, director and producer of The Human Longevity Project. We talk about why Cuba should be the next Blue Zone despite the fact that Cubans eat a diet high in pork fat. You can watch his film for free starting May 7th, click here to sign up.

Don't miss part 2 of the interview where Jason tells us about the lifestyle  and mindset of the world’s oldest inhabitants.

Jason has traveled the world for the last 15 months, to all the Blue Zones (Costa Rica, Greece, Italy, Okinawa) - and interviewed the world's leading researchers, doctors, experts, authors, etc... on building true health, healthy aging, and longevity.

Jason Prall is a Longevity and Optimal Health Practitioner who works remotely with individuals around world to provide solutions for those struggling with weight loss or suffering from complex health issues that their doctors have been unable to resolve.

You can learn more about the Human Longevity Project through their website.

Great Resources From Jason Prall:

The Human Longevity Project

Highlights from today's episode:

03:50 ~ Historical context of the Blue Zones.

08:20 ~ The role of animal protein in traditional cultures.

16:07 ~ Why  Cuba is not a Blue Zone.

18:45 ~ Cultural culinary traditions and adapting to the environment.

41:45 ~ The role of microbiota and why you can't take the moral high ground.

48:32 ~ How context, lifestyle, and community build a framework that exists around the world.

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Protein Myths Revealed on the Weekly Q&A

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Your questions about protiens answered on The Nutrition Heretic's Weekly Q & AOver the weekend there were some disturbing news articles that were published and these are discussed.  There are lots of myths about proteins, and what constitutes a complete protein: the building blocks of protein are revealed, as well as how to bring them into your diet.  Uncover why the body needs fat.  Also discussed is respect for the animals you consume and indigenous cultures that consider plants to be our ancestors.  Also the historical connection between tooth decay and when humanity began to move towards settlements and farming.

Your Questions Answered about Proteins:

  • What is a bad source of protein?
  • Do you need grains to survive?
  • Johnny's daughter is allergic to shellfish, chicken, some grasses, and such. She needs to get on probiotics, what else is good for her?
  • What are Adrienne's thoughts on protein supplements?
  • Vivian asks: "My 60 year-old friend is having oral surgery tomorrow. What type of protein should he take while he recovers as he won't be able to chew.
  • What about raw eggs?

Links for this episode:

Guest Heretic Heather Dane, Co-author Of The Bone Broth Secret

What is the Weekly Q&A?

Each week between podcast seasons Adrienne hosts a FB Live event to answer your questions.

Can’t make it live? Sign up for email alerts and get reminders direct to your inbox when episodes are posted on our website and YouTube channel.  And follow us on iTunes and Stitcher to listen on-the-go.  While you’re there, be sure to leave a rating and review!

How To Have Your Questions Answered

Email us at stjllc.cs@gmail.com with your questions or suggestions for upcoming Q&A events.  Be sure to use Weekly Q&A in the subject line.

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Stacey Shepard: Chinese Medical Theory and GAPS Protocol Part II

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Stacey Shepard, on The Nutrition heretic Podcast, GAPS This week we continue talking with Stacey Shepard.  We discuss more of Stacey’s experience using herbs and Chinese medical theory in boosting results with the GAPS protocol.  We also find out how obsessing about the diet after you’ve healed may actually harm you and we find out about Stacey’s guilty pleasure.

If you missed last week's episode, you will want to hear Stacey discuss some causes contributing to poor gut health and how it relates to autism, ADD, and behavioral disorders.

Stacey Shepard is a licensed practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine.  She specializes in chronic and recalcitrant diseases, and she relies heavily upon Chinese herbs and dietary therapy throughout the healing process.  Stacey is also a Certified GAPS Practitioner, and she is continually amazed by the incredible healing powers of whole foods and natural medicine.  You can find her at Whooping Crane Integrative Medicine if you would like to discuss how GAPS can work for you.

Highlights from today's episode:

2:19 ~ How Stacey's background in Traditional Chinese Medicine helps with using the GAPS protocol

14:47 ~ What happens if you screw the diet up?

22:20 ~ Stacey's experience as a healer in Kenya

35:18~ "The right choices for your body are going to be the right choices for the environment"

35:40 ~ Questions from our listeners

39:59 ~ How to get help from Stacey

"The right choices for your body are going to be the right choices for the environment" Stacey Shepard on The Nutrition Heretic Podcast

Other episodes mentioned today:

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How dirty is too dirty? Brett Finlay PhD., Author of Let Them Eat Dirt

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Brett Finlay chats on The Nutrition Heretic, Let Them Eat Dirt Any moron knows that processed foods don’t benefit our health, but today we go beyond the empty calories and lack of expiration dates to look at yet another way they actually harm you — by upsetting the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut. From hand sanitizers to dirty births, we dive deep into the topic of microbiota with Brett Finlay, the author of Let Them Eat Dirt.

For more information about Brett Finlay, or the research he discussed, have a look around the Let Them Eat Dirt website or connect with him through Facebook, and Twitter.

Highlights from today's episode:

6:10 ~ Asthma, eczema, allergies and antibiotics — How degraded food quality leads to more disease.

11:55 ~ Explain the importance of a dirty birth.

14:57 ~ One easy way to lower your chance of Alzheimer's by 22-65%!

27:38 ~ How does the lack of dirt influence obesity?

32:20 ~ Eating sh*t to improve your health; Can we repoopulate our microbiota?

48:35 ~ How parents can distinguish a healthy level of dirty from just nasty.

Read more about the fascinating research of repoopulation, balancing microbiota in your child's body, and how to give your kids the best chance at a disease-free life:

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