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Nutrition

Deliciously Incorrect with Guest Heretic, Dr. Shawn Baker

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Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic Podcaste talking about Carnivore Diets

Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic Podcaste talking about Carnivore Diets

Last week we talked to Dr. Shawn Baker about different aspects of the carnivore diet and the quality of meat raised in pasture versus indoors. This week, we explore the impact of modern food sourcing on humans, is seasoning meat yea or nay, and how what's the scoop on how carnivores poop.

If you missed the first half of this interview, you can catch it here.

Dr. Shawn Baker is an orthopedic surgeon, a multi-sport world record setting athlete, a father, antidote for a broken health-care system, citizen science enabler, and a Carnivorous Anti-Hero.   You can connect with Shawn through his website, the Carnivore Training System, his podcast, The Human Performance Outliers, and on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.

Highlights from today's episode:

02:01 ~ Could food reactions be attributed to the way food is raised and how it is processed and consumed?

07:41 ~ There are different ways of following an all-meat diet. Some people use seasonings such as garlic, onion, and hot hot sauce, while others don’t even use salt. What Dr. Baker recommends.

09:38 ~ Dr. Baker's most important advice.

10:53 ~ Reasons people move to the carnivore diet.

13:00 ~ Feeling restricted by the diet versus freedom in simplicity

15:46 ~ What's the scoop on carnivore poop?

22:23 ~ Where the medical system fails in health.

29:56 ~ How long you should be on the carnivore diet before you know if it's for you.

Deliciously Incorrect with Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic podcast

Deliciously Incorrect with Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic podcast

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Environmental Impacts of a Carnivore Diet with Guest Heretic, Dr. Shawn Baker

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Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic Podcaste talking about Carnivore Diets

Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic Podcaste talking about Carnivore Diets

You've probably heard of vegetarian and vegan diets, but have you ever heard of a carnivore diet? Today's guest heretic, Dr. Shawn Baker, will share his experience with eating only meat. We'll learn if you should be leaning more towards the carnivore side of the food plate, why are there so many ex-vegans in the carnivore camp, as well as the real environmental impact of a carnivore diet.

Don't forget to catch the second half of this interview when we delve more into the heresy of meat seasoning and the most elusive aspect of being a carnivore; pooping.

Dr. Shawn Baker is an orthopedic surgeon, a multi-sport world record setting athlete, a father, antidote for a broken health-care system, citizen science enabler, and a Carnivorous Anti-Hero.   You can connect with Shawn through his website, the Carnivore Training System, his podcast, The Human Performance Outliers, and on YouTube.

Highlights from today's episode:

08:33 ~ Dr. Baker's background and how he sees the carnivore diet as an option for some people.

11:31 ~ History of grain-based and carnivore diets.

14:46 ~ By eating more animal foods are we increasing climate change?

23:44 ~ Are human methane emissions of consequence?  How animals other than cattle come into the equation.

27:53 ~ How regenerative pastoring helps the environment in areas where vegetable farming is impractical.

30:16 ~ Why synthetic, lab-grown meat is not the way forward.

34:50 ~ How a carnivore diet can affect your health.

36:15 ~ Is there a difference between GMO meat and pastured meat when it comes to a carnivore diet?

Environmental Impacts of a Carnivore Diet with Dr Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic podcast

Environmental Impacts of a Carnivore Diet with Dr Shawn Baker on the Nutrition Heretic podcast

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Institutional food sucks! Guest Heretic, Chef Alison Negrin Brings Healthy Food To Healthcare

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Chef Alison Negrin on the Nutrition Heretic podcast talking about institutional food

Chef Alison Negrin on the Nutrition Heretic podcast talking about institutional food

Our guest heretic today is the hardest working woman in nutrition, Chef Alison Negrin a Consulting Chef, Culinary Instructor, Sustainable Food Consultant, and an advocate for Farm to Institution programs. In today's show,  Chef Alison talks about how she became involved in improving institutional food, the challenges involved, as well as the successes and future of nutritious and sustainable hospital menus.

Alison graduated from UC Berkeley with a BFA in fine arts, California Culinary Academy as a professional chef, and the Bauman Institute of Holistic Nutrition with a certificate in nutrition consulting. She is a lifelong learner and has finished various certificate programs to include Cornell University and the Culinary Institute to increase knowledge of nutritional healing. Alison has served on the board of directors for the non-profit organization, Wellness City Challenge for 5 years. The organization works to mobilize community resources to educate communities around health and nutrition.

You can connect with Chef Alison through her website, Chef Alison Negrin & Associates,Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Highlights from today's episode on bringing healthy food to healthcare:

08:12 ~ Chef Alison's aha moment when she knew that something needed to be done to bring real food to healthcare settings.

14:36 ~ Joining forces with Healthcare Without Harm.

19:09 ~ Leveraging cost with sustainable farming methods while working with large food vendors on contract.

23:24 ~ Challenges for finding and retaining hospital chefs, and an innovative solution.

43:16 ~ The changing roles of doctors and hospital leadership in improving hospital nutrition.

49:05 ~ Chef Alison's consultancy services.

53:35 ~ The surprising reason many chefs leave restaurants for hospitals.

Chef Alison Negrin bring healthy food to healthcare on the Nutrition Heretic podcast with Adrienne Hew

Chef Alison Negrin bring healthy food to healthcare on the Nutrition Heretic podcast with Adrienne Hew

Guest Heretic Dr. Steven Lin, Author of The Dental Diet

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Dr. Steven Lin, author of The Dental Diet is on the Nutrition Heretic Podcast People avoid the dentist for all sorts of reasons; from the pain of getting their mouth drilled to the painful amounts of money they have to spend on drilling and treatments. This week we speak with Dr. Steven Lin, author of The Dental Diet: The Surprising Link Between Your Teeth, Real Food and Life-Changing Natural Health.

In this interview, we discuss the downward spiral in dental health despite the use of fluoride, the health repercussions of having a jawline that is too narrow to accommodate a full set of teeth, and how orthodontics merely address the cosmetic appearance of teeth.

The truth is eating the right foods can lead to less painful dentist visits and it’s never too early or too late to start changing your diet for improving the health of your teeth.

Dr. Steven Lin is a dentist, TEDx speaker, and author of The Dental Diet. With a background in biomedical science, Dr. Lin has dedicated his career to outline the nutritional basis of dental disease. His goal is to help define crooked teeth as a nutritional deficiency and the most significant chronic health problem on the planet.  You can connect with Dr. Lin through his website, Dr. Steven Lin, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Great Resources From Dr. Lin:

Highlights from today's episode:

  • 06:08 ~ How Dr. Berne first realized that teeth were the mirror to good health.
  • 12:08 ~ Dentists here in the States seem concerned about anything sticky on the teeth. What’s Dr. Lin's opinion?
  • 24:00 ~ The impact of cranio-facial development sleep and health.
  • 33:15 ~ The link between gum disease and general health.
  • 37:15 ~ How important is fluoride to good dental health?
  • 41:27 ~ The biggest myth with oral care.
  • 46:03 ~ The 40 day program to heal teeth.
  • 49:40 ~ What does Dr. Lin brush with?

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Paranoia in the food supply…. Can we eat fish? Where does the mercury come from ? What does research say? Guest Heretic Randy Hartnell of Vital Choice sets the record straight

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Randy Hartnell, are fish safe to eat, Nutrition Heretic Podcast

Randy Hartnell, are fish safe to eat, Nutrition Heretic Podcast

Adrienne begins this episode with an update on her session of New Decision Therapy with Christina Heike.  She was able to uncover her death wish and understand why she had been making some poor choices recently.  She's now feeling great having gone from being overwhelmed to overjoyed!

Paranoia in the food supply…. Can we eat fish? Is there a particular fish we should or should not be eating?

Where does the mercury in fish come from?  It's always been around, how does it enter the food supply?  How can you avoid it?

There's so much information out there, with over 30,000 studies on Omega 3 alone, how do you know what you should believe, especially with current propaganda?

Guest Heretic Randy Hartnell has been in the wild salmon business for over 20 years and is the President of the company he started with his wife, Carla, in 2001, Vital Choice Wild Seafood & Organics, an online company with the mission of providing consumers with high quality sustainable seafood, while educating them about the impact of their food choices on their health, the environment, and the wild salmon resource.

Adrienne's been a long-time fan of Randy and his salmon (did she really call Randy tasty on air?).  You can read her review of Vital Choice Frozen Salmon if you want to know more.

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To learn more about the topics discussed in this episode, you don't need to swim upstream to find the information, just click on Randy's links: Vital Choice Wild Seafood and Organics, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.  And don't forget to sign up for Randy's newsletter to keep up to date on discounts and recipes.

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RIP Funeral Food; The Connection between Spirituality and Food; Interview with Hilda Labrada Gore on Maintaining the Temple with Food and Movement

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Hilda Labrada Gore is on the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Is funeral food killing you? No, we're dead serious about this! Why is it that at funerals we serve the kind of unhealthy food we do? Is it all about comfort or are we just being lazy?

Hilda Labrada Gore joins us to talk about maintaining the temple that is your body with good food and movement. What role does faith play with fitness and nutrition and vice versa? She shares how faith and good food have played important roles in her life and happiness and talks about how you can make peace with your food.

You can visit Hilda's Body & Soul website here.

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The Real Reason People Go "Crazy"; Nourishing the Whole Self with Deborah Pell Yaffee

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The Real Reason People Go "Crazy"; Nourishing the Whole Self with Deborah Pell Yaffee If "science" doesn't know about a cure, does it really exist? In this episode, we learn how science is finally starting to catch up with the "quackery" of vitamins in fighting mental disorders and diseases.

Deborah Pell Yaffee has been a new age thinker longer than most of us have even been thinking about holistic health. Oddly enough, when people say, "it's all in your head", they are at least half right. Deborah helps us understand how we can get back to a healthier relationship with food and our bodies.

Deborah has a refreshing view on food, health and nutrition and how to make it all more "wholistic"!

Download Deborah's free gift: The HypnoChef’s ® Nutritional Cleansing Program For Body, Mind, and Spirit,

Deborah Yaffee, CH, CN is a Nutritionist and Certified Hypnosis Instructor in good standing with the National Guild of Hypnotists.  She integrates nutrition, hypnosis, energy psychology, Reiki, prayer and meditation into her consulting practice.  She is an experienced nutritional cleanse coach and enjoys serving clients worldwide via telephone sessions and email support.  Deborah is also a Senior Trainer with the Tai Chi for Health Institute.

You can contact her at her website: Labyrinth Life.

In this episode Adrienne and Deborah mentioned a couple of books about metabolism, if you're interested in finding out more, the links are below. And if you like belly dancing and want to dance to some of Adrienne's loved tunes, you'll enjoy the Best of George Abdo.

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Down with Low Fat Crap!; Guest Alethea Lai: How Does Your Community Garden Grow?

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Down with Low Fat Crap!; Guest Alethea Lai: How Does Your Community Garden Grow? There are new government nutrition guidelines out and you better believe Adrienne chows down on them in this episode of the Nutrition Heretic podcast!

Our special guest is Alethea Lai from Mala'ai Garden at the Waimea Middle School in Kamuela, Hawai'i.  A school/community garden where kids are introduced to food from the ground up -- literally! You'll love Alethea's passion for helping kids learn about good food. Once you hear about their "Super Kitchen" project, you'll be calling your own kid's school asking them to start a program such as this one!

Learn more about Mala'ai Garden at Malaai.org

As mentioned in the podcast, Alethea Lai, is also a real estate agent who can find you a nice house with a lovely garden of your own!

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Do You Need the D? Why Your Loved Ones Try to Sabotage You

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Do You Need the D? Why Your Loved Ones Try to Sabotage You Amy Elizabeth Gordon on the Nutrition Heretic podcast Oh My! Groundhogs to mongooses and unintentionally hilarious government health ads along with a discussion on why family and friends sometimes fail to support your attempts to improve your health and diet.

Our guest is relationship coach Amy Elizabeth Gordon who helps people address support and communication issues such as this. In our interview, Amy Elizabeth offers solid strategies for helping your friends and family cope with your new dietary needs that may appear to threaten those relationships.

You can contact Amy via her website, Amy Elizabeth Gordon.

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Lose Your Veganity; Does My Thyroid Look Fat?; Surprising Use for Soylent

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Kaayla Daniel on The Nutrition Heretic Podcast As National Thyroid Month winds down, Dr. Kaayla Daniel, author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food, discusses the laundry list of disorders associated with heavy soy consumption in the health-conscious American diet — including thyroid disorders, infertility and lack of libido. Dr. Daniel also mentions one instance where the new meal replacement shake Soylent may not be so bad after all. And Adrienne looks back at how her own thyroid problems nearly destroyed her life.

You can get Dr. Daniel’s free report The Fats of Life free from the home page at Dr. Kaayla T. Daniel: The Naughty Nutritionist.   And Be Souper ( a bone broth primer) for free at her Nourishing Broth website.

Dr. Kaayla Daniel has authored two books which you may find useful for further information about topics discussed in today's podcast:

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Lose Weight Eating Anything You Want; Pass the Poop Pills; Therapeutic Baths for Cold & Flu Season

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Lose Weight Eating Anything You Want; Pass the Poop Pills; Therapeutic Baths for Cold & Flu SeasonGuest Gina Peake discusses how she unexpectedly lost 15 lbs in 2 months after following the advice in Adrienne's bestselling book, Frenching Your Food -- all while eating the sinful foods she loves! Adrienne and Jim respond to listener requests to more clearly explain her top tips for easy weight loss from last week's episode. They also discuss desperate weight loss strategies such as "poop pills" and therapeutic baths for chasing away colds and flu.

Are you curious and want to find out more about what exactly Frenching Your Food is?  Or are you looking for new and healthy recipes to serve up for dinner?  All will be revealed in Adrienne's books:

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Get More Sleep, Mayo over Mustard, the Best Protein to Eat and Join the Heretic Family

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Get More Sleep, Mayo over Mustard, the Best Protein to Eat and Join the Heretic Family Weight loss is not as complicated as we have been led to believe. The French intuitively know how to stay slim, but not for the reasons you might think. In today’s episode Adrienne and Jim take on misconceptions about protein (where’s the beef or what’s the beef?), fat and exercise from Adrienne’s best-selling book on Amazon, Frenching Your Food.

You can purchase Adrienne's best-selling book, Frenching Your Food by clicking the link.  And if you'd like to soak yourself in the myths of drinking 8 glasses of water a day, Drowning in 8 Glasses won't leave you feeling drenched.

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The Dreaded New Year's Weight Loss Resolution; Taking Small Steps for Big Results

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The Dreaded New Year's Weight Loss Resolution; Taking Small Steps for Big ResultsWhen Lynn Johnston couldn't find any help for her Fibromyalgia diagnosis from doctors, she decided to take matters into her own hands. She began researching solutions and making small changes to her diet and lifestyle to address her problems. Lynn, creator of the Small Steps to Healthy Eating program, shares with us how to tweak your diet to yield huge differences in your quality of life!

You can follow Lynn's progress on her blog, Small Steps To Big Change.

If you'd like to learn more about Lynn's healthy eating program and how create a flexible, personalized plan for yourself, you'll find it all in her book:

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Getting through the Holidays on a Diet; Sensible Weight Loss without the Hunger

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Getting through the Holidays on a Diet; Sensible Weight Loss without the Hunger

Getting through the Holidays on a Diet; Sensible Weight Loss without the Hunger

Laura Childs, co-author of The Complete Low Carb High Fat No Hunger Diet, shares her journey to effortlessly losing 75 lbs. Yes, you CAN really continue your love affair with bacon and lose weight!

She also shares her strategy for dealing with family and friends who try to shove cake, pie and dinner rolls down her throat.

If this podcast left you hungry for more, check out Laura's Low Carb High Fat No Hunger Diet.  And if you just can't give up the bread, she's also written a book with low carb bread recipes:

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Dealing with the Diagnosis of Food Allergies and Intolerances

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When Julia Stüber was diagnosed with celiac disease and a host of food allergies, she was relieved to know the source of her health problems... until her next meal. In this episode, Julia shares how she rides the roller coaster of emotions that pop up when she finds herself confronted with foods she can no longer eat and how to cope emotionally with and deal with food allergies especially during the holidays.

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What's the Difference between a Dietitian and a Nutritionist?

N.B.: Before I describe the differences between a dietitian and a nutritionist, please note that this post is going to ruffle a lot of feathers. If you already feel that you know everything about nutrition or otherwise are prone to getting angry and lashing out, then you probably shouldn’t be surfing the web much less reading this blog. My comments here below are based upon my extensive experience in the field and are my opinion based upon keen observation.  They are not intended to belittle anyone for their choices or experiences.

The reason I am writing this post is because people continually approach me with get rich quick food related products that they would like me to sell. They assume that because I’m a nutritionist I would be interested in any kind of supplement or eating program that induces weight loss. It took some time, but I finally realized that those people don’t really know what I do. And if they don’t know, then it is likely that others are unaware of how I operate.

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Missing piece of the puzzle

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Missing piece of the puzzle

According to my reading and the experiences of my dietitian friends, a dietitian (R.D.) is a person trained in what I call the mathematics of food. This person is registered by the American dietetic Association, which is in fact run b by the food and drug administration, which is overseen by drug companies.

Is it any wonder that the food pyramid doesn’t work?The main concern  of dietitians is how many calories  and fat grams a person is consuming. In order to get my degree, I had to study one of their main textbooks and was appalled at the nourishing foods they suggested we should not eat to be healthy always in favor of something that had low calories, no fat, and often was highly processed – – even if it were synthetic sweeteners like aspartame or industrial oils like canola.

Unbeknownst to many, nutrition is not a regulated term. As such, the ADA has fought hard in several states to make its members the only food-related degree allowed to be called Nutritionist. This was particularly apparent on a recent trip to Florida where I visited my mother in a hospital and the staff dietitian had her on a weight loss diet that resulted in 20 pounds of weight loss in only three weeks. My mother is a tall woman and being forced down to 113 pounds so rapidly clearly was not an approach that concerned itself with her health.

Sadly, there are many people who use the title “nutritionist”, but have little more than a few broken theories and Mickey Mouse books (if any) under their belts. These people also tend to focus mainly on calories and fat grams. However, they also often endorse one of the many eating disorder style diets that confuse people even more. Just like with dietitians, these “nutritionists” are often primarily focused with weight loss as an indicator of overall health status.

But I don’t see it that way.

According to my training, nutrition is the practice of selecting specific nutrients and foods that support overall health. We were not all meant to be skin and bones. In fact, any doctor or other health care practitioner who looks in their files to do an overall assessment of their healthiest patients will find that those who carry “a little extra weight” are their healthiest clients.

Meanwhile, it is a little known fact that thin people often suffer from exactly the same diseases of excess as do the obese and in relatively the same numbers — even diabetes and heart disease!

To me, this is a liberating fact.

But it also allows me to focus on what is really important and why I got into this business in the first place. If anyone knows anything about me, I spent a lifetime fighting many seemingly irreversible health problems. The first half of my life was spent was spent trying to find relief from the nosebleeds, the eczema, the migraines, the erratic periods and so many other health problems that plagued me.

Sadly, the lose weight quick programs ignore the actual health problems with which people suffer. Some totally, while others assume that these types of issues will correct themselves once a sufficient amount of weight is lost. Nothing can be further from the truth.

In fact, focusing solely on weight very often increases health problems by starving the body of nutrients and depriving it of the fats that are often necessary to promote healing, while replacing them with all sorts of chemicals that are far worse for your health.

As a side note,  I have found it quite interesting that the majority of my dietitian friends who follow the ADA’s recommended diet suffer from obesity or significant digestive troubles since achieving their degrees. On the other hand, nearly all of my friends who subscribe to other variations of low-fat, no protein diets suffer from the same conditions and even worse. Many are unable to work because they are so sick and others have ended up with cancer. An alternative nutrition school in New York pumps these folks out by the hundreds every year.

The only dietitian friends who are healthy are

the ones who do not strictly tow the party line.

Sadly, they face expulsion and losing their credentials by doing so. I don’t know about you, but I do not think that our dietary choices and knowledge should be ruled by a totalitarian system.

I fully understand that I am probably shooting myself in the foot financially by not simply giving people what they think they want, however, I do believe that there are people on the planet were more concerned with feeling good from the inside and allowing the way to naturally fall off once the body has achieved balance.

In any case, I hope this little post clears up some questions you may have about why I don’t promote just anything and why I choose to focus on what to my mind nutrition is about. Again, this is not intended to offend anyone, but if you are offended, then perhaps I’ve done my job — to get you to think more about the sacred cows of nutrition.

Comments? Questions? I’d love to hear from you. Please drop a comment below!


About Adrienne Hew

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Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.

Day 25 - Introduction to Energy Medicine

I finally decided to show you a little Energy Medicine. I’m not an expert, nor do I hold a certificate in it, but what I have learned has worked wonders for me following that accident I told you about. This video shows you how you can use Energy Medicine to metabolize food this way. In fact, tap #3 is the one that Donna Eden said helped her to lose 17 lbs in 7 weeks without making any changes to her diet. Keep in mind that Donna’s diet was not very different from what you’re doing in the Challenge. ???? Check it out.

Donna’s book is full of a ton of information showing tons of techniques that you can implement. She covers just about any health issue you can imagine. Just remember that the techniques here are NOT meant to replace food. Your body still needs the nutrients from your diet in order for the methods to work and stick.


About Adrienne Hew

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Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.

Day 24 - How to Be a Vegetarian on the Challenge

Vegetarians will often wonder how to comply with the Challenge and still remain true to their vegetarianism. Even though the ideal Challenge foods have already been discussed in the previous days, I’ve created this video to more fully explain how to get the proper protein and fat you need to keep your body’s energy humming and systems working optimally. Watch the video to learn more.

Tonight, we had a nice dessert treat. Sauteed apples with cream. Simply core and slice apples to desired thinness. Melt butter in a frying pan and add apples when warm. Grate a pinch of fresh nutmeg over. Stir and cook until apples are just a bit translucent (or as much as you want, really). Stir to coat apples. No added sugar, just a little vanilla extract in the raw whipped cream. Nutmeg brought out the natural sugar in the apples. Better than pie and done in about 15 minutes.


About Adrienne Hew

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Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.

Day 22 - Can you do it? Yes, you can!

It may seem weird, but the Law of Attraction has EVERYTHING to do with food. Yes, I know we talked about this before, but now we’re approaching it from another angle. Humans often reject what is best for them by inventing problems and reasons why they can’t follow through. This is one of the most common objections that I see. It’s also one of the most easily managed obstacles. See how you can rise to the occasion to get what you want in food — and in life. Watch today’s video here:

I’m steadily increasing the amount of starch in my diet. This morning I had about 1/2 cup of oatmeal followed by a little stew left over from dinner (trust me, stew or soup is delicious first thing in the morning). Tonight, I had chili with beans and guacamole. I even had a tablespoon of rice. So far, lots of energy still and haven’t lost any of the other benefits experienced since I started the Challenge.

To make oats easy to digest, I don’t eat them in their raw state like so many people will suggest is best. Instead, I soak them after dinner in a crockpot with water rinsed off of my kefir grains. Before going to bed, I put add some additional water and milk and turn the crock pot on low. The grains will cook all night and will be delicious by morning. Everybody can just feed themselves. The same time spent as pouring a bowl of cold cereal, but so much more satisfying, delicious and nutritious! So easy!


About Adrienne Hew

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Adrienne Hew is a Certified Nutritionist and the Nutrition Heretic Podcast Host, but is best known online as an author of the Amazon Top 100 Bestseller 50 Ways to Eat Cock: Healthy Chicken Recipes with Balls! Receiving a certificate in Chinese dietetics in 2002 and her degree as a Certified Nutritionist in 2004, she has helped many clients and workshop attendees to decode their own health dilemmas by understanding the inconsistencies in conventional nutritional dogma. She currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.