180 Nutrition -The Health Sessions.

 

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Stu: This week we welcome Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo to the show. Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo is fiercely committed to transforming our current broken disease-care system into a true health care system where each and every practitioner is skilled at finding the root cause of health challenges and using ancient healing wisdom married with modern scientific research to restore balance.

As the founder of the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology, Dr. Ritamarie specializes in using the wisdom of nature to restore balance to hormones with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal, and insulin imbalances. Her practitioner training programs empower health and nutrition practitioners to get to the root cause of health concerns by using functional assessments and natural therapeutics to balance the endocrine system, the master controller.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Computer Science, and she has completed a 2-year, 500-hour Herbal Medicine Program.

Dr. Ritamarie is also a certified living foods chef, instructor, and coach, and she has trained and certified hundreds of others in the art of using palate-pleasing, whole fresh food as medicine. As a certified HeartMath® provider, Dr. Ritamarie is passionate about using HeartMath® techniques to guide clients and reduce the negative impact of stress on their health.

A best-selling author, speaker, and internationally recognized nutrition and women’s health authority with over 23 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ritamarie offers online courses, long-distance coaching and counseling, and deeply empowering and informative live events.

Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Nutritional Perspectives, Natural Awakenings, Purely Delicious, and many other national magazines as well as countless online publications.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What techniques can we consider to reduce stress in our everyday lives?
  • What causes brain fog and how can we reduce it?
  • Can you explain the principles behind HeartMath®

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Stu

00:44 This week I'm excited to welcome Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo. Dr. Ritamarie has a chiropractor, nutritionist, and nutritional endocrinology specialists. She educates those who want to understand and attack the root cause of their health issues to resolve, rather than take pills or trendy diets to mask the problem. In this episode, we discuss the issues of stress from feeling tired and wired to the tools, tips, and strategies to eliminate brain fog and boost energy. Dr. Ritamarie also shares a 2-minute breathing tip that can really change your day. Anyway enough from me, let's get into the show.

01:25 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition and I am delighted to welcome Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo to the show today. Good morning Dr. Ritamarie, how are you?

Ritamarie

01:25 Good afternoon.

Stu

01:35 Good afternoon. I've said that every single time in different parts of the world. Loving the backdrop as well. I have to say for everybody that's listening or watching us on video version, yeah, it's definitely where we want to be today. First up, for everybody out there that may not be familiar with your work, I would love it if you could just tell us a little bit about yourself, what you do and perhaps why you do it.

Ritamarie

02:04 Yeah, absolutely. I am passionate about helping people to regain their energy, their vitality, and to be the best of themselves so that they can live the life they were intended. I so often see people struggling and suffering and saddling basically for not really living the life that they want to because they're exhausted, their brain fogged, they'd just feel out of balance and out of sorts. I also am so passionate about changing the way the system works because I think a lot of it is because we're brainwashed from the time we're little that you have an ache or pain, you go to the doctor, you get a pill, and it takes care of it. As you age, you get frail and slow down and all that kind of stuff, and we expect that so we get it.

02:51 I think that our system needs to change. I also train health practitioners in the art of using nutrition to affect endocrinology and, use holistic and functional medicine techniques, and to do that in a big part is empowering people. It's what I call self-empowered healthcare. Why am I so passionate about that is I lost my own health when I was in my 20s when time of your life when you think you're at your peak. I was able to regain it, not through Western medicine, but through the kind of work that I now do, which is in nutrition and functional medicine.

03:24 I also lost three very close to actually more than three, but three extremely close family members; my mother, my father, and my sister to what I think were preventable illnesses, but their doctors didn't know what to tell them to do to change their diet and lifestyle.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/dr-ritamarie-l…alzo-interview/

 

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Stu: This week we welcome Nicole Bijlsma to the show. She is a woman of passion, and her passion lies in environmental medicine. Nicole is an accomplished naturopath, acupuncturist, IICRC accredited mould remediation technician and building biologist who began clinical practice in 1989. Nicole is the author of the best seller Healthy Home, Healthy Family, was a columnist for Body+Soul (Herald Sun) and is frequently consulted by the media to comment on health hazards in the built environment (The 7PM Project, Sunrise, The Today Show, The Circle, Channel 7 News, Today Tonight, Channel 74, ABC radio, Fox FM, numerous webinars and podcasts).

Nicole has thirty years experience lecturing at tertiary institutions, and has published in peer-reviewed journals. Her extensive knowledge in environmental medicine has seen her speak at various conferences both in Australia and abroad (USA, Thailand, New Zealand). Nicole single handedly established the building biology industry in Australia, was the former President of the Australasian Society of Building Biologists and established the Australian College of Environmental Studies (RTO #21740) to educate people about the health hazards in the built environment. The college is the only institution in Australia to provide nationally accredited training in Building Biology and Feng Shui. Nicole is currently undertaking her PhD investigating health hazards in the built environment under the supervision of Professor Marc Cohen at RMIT.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the top 3 culprits that create an unhealthy home?
  • What health symptoms might we experience from an unhealthy home?

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This week, I'm excited to welcome Nicole Bijlsma. Nicole is an accomplished nutripath, acupuncturist, mold remediation technician, building biologist and author. She explains how our home health affects our own health, and outlines the simple steps we can take to create a healthy, low-allergy home. In this episode, we discuss the fundamentals of creating and maintaining a healthy home. We cover tap water, wireless devices, personal care and how selecting the right cleaning products can significantly impact our health.

01:15 Now, I personally got a huge amount out of this episode and had a great time, too. She is a great character, so listen, enough from me. Let's get over to Nicole.

01:27 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition and I am delighted to welcome Nicole Bijlsma to the show. Good morning, Nicole, how are you?

Nicole

01:34 Morning, Stuart. Good thanks.

Stu

01:36 Thank you so much for joining us this morning, Nicole. And I know we're gonna get into some real gems today about healthy home living and everything as well that that means, but just for our audience that may not be familiar with you or your work, I just wondered if you could tell us a little bit about yourself, what you do and perhaps why you do it.

Nicole

01:57 Sure. Well, I'm a building biologist, which essentially means I go into people's homes to determine if their house is making them sick.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/nicole-bijlsma-interview/

 

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This week we welcome Hannah Crum to the show. She is The Kombucha Mamma, founder of Kombucha Kamp (http://www.kombuchakamp.com/), the most visited website in the world for Kombucha information, recipes and advice. KKamp's mission is to “change the world, one gut at a time.” Along with partner Alex LaGory, Hannah is also an industry journalist & Master Brewer, directly mentoring thousands of new and experienced Kombucha brewers and providing consultation services for Kombucha start-ups since 2007. Together, Hannah and Alex co-founded Kombucha Brewers International, a non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting bottled Kombucha around the world. Kombucha Kamp classes, advice and reporting have been featured in BevNet, Beverage Spectrum Magazine, Whole Life Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Elephant Journal, Vital Juice and many others while her instructional video series with E-How/Expert Village has racked up over 1 million views. Alex and Hannah have written their first 400 page book, The Big Book of Kombucha (Storey Publishing, 2016), which covers every aspect of brewing Kombucha including 400 recipes, history, research and more. Hannah is also a leader and featured speaker in the Southern California Real Food movement, using the “Kombucha Lifestyle” as an introduction to other fermented foods, gut health, the human microbiome, “bacteriosapiens” and more.

She has truly lived up to her title as The Kombucha Mamma by shipping freshly grown, full-size Kombucha starter cultures to more than 10,000 people worldwide and offers kits and Continuous Brew Packages, the ultimate in convenient homebrewed Kombucha, via her webstore: http://store.kombuchakamp.com/. Kombucha is incredibly easy to make and a lifetime supply can be made from one fresh, healthy culture. Learn more and get a Free “Do-It-Yourself” Kombucha Guide with brewing, bottling & flavoring tips by visiting: http://www.kombuchakamp.com/kombucha-recipe. Don’t forget the Kombucha Kamp motto: Trust your gut!

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the health benefits from drinking kombucha?
  • What’s the process for making our own kombucha?
  • How can we tell if shop-bought versions are really authentic?

 

00:44 This week I’m excited to welcome Hannah Crum. Hannah is the Kombucha Mamma. She’s a master brewer, consultant, and educator who empowers people to safely brew kombucha tea. In this episode, we discuss the process of home brewing, the healing benefits, and how live cultures can really enhance our wellbeing. If you’re interested in learning more about the wonders of kombucha and nourishing your gut with this delicious drink, you will love this podcast. Over to Hannah.

01:15 Hey, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I’m delighted to welcome Hannah Crum to the show. Good morning, Hannah, for me at least. Good afternoon, no doubt, for you. How are you?

Hannah 

01:25 I’m great. How are you Stuart?

Stu

01:28 Very well, thank you. Very well. Really pleased to connect with you because kombucha is a hot topic. Very popular over here. But before we go into the questions, I just wonder if you could tell our listeners a little bit about yourself. Who you are, what you do, and perhaps why you do it as well.

Hannah

01:47 Sure. I’m Hannah Crum, also known as the Kombucha Mamma. I’ve been brewing and educating people about kombucha for almost 15 years.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/hannah-crum-interview/

 

 

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 4:59pm PDT

This week we welcome Dawson Church to the show. Dawson Church, PhD, is an award-winning author whose best-selling book The Genie in Your Genes (www.YourGeniusGene.com) has been hailed by reviewers as a breakthrough in our understanding of the link between emotions and genetics. His follow-up title Mind to Matter, (www.MindToMatter.club) reviews the science of peak mental states. He founded the National Institute for Integrative Healthcare (www.NIIH.org) to study and implement promising evidence-based psychological and medical techniques. His groundbreaking research has been published in prestigious scientific journals. He is the editor of Energy Psychology: Theory, Research, and Treatment, a peer-reviewed professional journal (www.EnergyPsychologyJournal.org) and a blogger for the Huffington Post. He shares how to apply the breakthroughs of energy psychology to health and athletic performance through EFT Universe (www.EFTUniverse.com), one of the largest alternative medicine sites on the web.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the principals behind EFT?
  • What is EFT best used for?
  • Do I need a trained therapist?

This week, I'm excited to welcome Dawson Church.

Dawson is a health writer and researcher who has edited and authored a number of books in the fields of health, psychology and spirituality. In this particular episode, we focus largely on EFT, which is emotional freedom techniques and specifically the science and studies that support it. I learn a huge amount during our chat including strategies, which may help me overcome my fear of spiders. Fascinating stuff. Without further ado, let's get into the show. Hey, guys. This is Stu from 180 Nutrition and I'm delighted to welcome Dawson Church to the show. Good morning or good evening, afternoon Dawson for you. Sorry. You're in a different continent, aren't you?

Dawson

01:31 All of the above, Stuart.

Stu

01:35 Brilliant.

Dawson

01:35 Different part of the world.

Stu

01:36 Exactly. Well, we are connected which is the most important thing. Thank you again for your time and before we get into the questions today, I would love if you could just tell our listeners that may not be familiar about who you are, a little bit about your work and what you do and why you do it?

Dawson

01:54 Sure. Well, I've been intrigued by energy healing for many, many years. When I was a teenager after high school, I went and lived in a spiritual community where I learned energy healing and learned meditation, so these things are part of my awareness for a long, long time, but what I found really exciting starting in the 1980s where meditation was first being studied was the accumulation or empirical evidence that things like practices, like compassion, like mindfulness, like meditation, like acupuncture, acupressure, all of these seemingly esoteric energetic practices have direct effects and initially the research was on the psyche, so is on anxiety and depression, pain, but now, we have the tools like MRIs, and EEGs to actually drill down and see if they're affecting us physiologically, dramatically.

For the last many, 20, 25 years, I've been collecting evidence, I've been writing books, I've been running clinical trials, I've been doing social projects all to try, and raise the profile of energy medicine in primary care. I wanted in veterans administration hospitals, I wanted in primary care clinics, I wanted in psychotherapy offices. As we get to realize and understand just how profoundly this affects our wellness, I believe it has a place at the frontline of medical care so that's really what my passion is now and that's why I've written ... My earlier book is called, "The Genie in Your Genes," about epigenetics and now this new book, "Mind to Matter," about how our brains and our minds literally are having drastic effects to our bodies and the world around us.

For full interview and transcript:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/dawson-church-interview/

 

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 7:50pm PDT

This week we welcome back Alyssa Azar to the show. Alyssa began trekking in 2005 with her first challenge, crossing the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea. Alyssa then trekked in Nepal, completed treks such as Everest Base Camp and Kokoda numerous times, Mt Kosciuszko in Australia, the Aussie 10 (the 10 highest peaks in Australia), Mt Kilimanjaro.

After completing Mt Kilimanjaro in 2011, Alyssa began climbing by doing a mountaineering course in NZ. Since then she has climbed in South America and Nepal on various expeditions to different peaks including: Ama Dablam, Aconcagua, Manaslu and two Everest Expeditions.

Alyssa was on Everest both in 2014 and 2015 when the Avalanche and the Nepal Earthquake occurred and closed the mountain.

In 2016 Alyssa returned for a third time and on the 21st May 2016 became the Youngest Australian to Summit Mount Everest.
She has since gone on and climbed again on Aconcagua as well as a summit of the highest mountain in Europe – Mt Elbrus in Russia. Alyssa is currently preparing for a Northside Everest Expedition climbing from Tibet.

She is also now leading climbs on many of the Seven Summits in 2018 and 2019.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What drives you to want to achieve goals that appear to be so hard?
  • Tell us about your training routine leading up to a big climb.
  • What strategies to do you take to recover from a huge climb?

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Stu

This week, I'm excited to welcome Alyssa Azar. Alyssa was the youngest person to cross the Kokoda track as an 8 year old in 2005. And the youngest Australian to summit Mount Everest, of which she has now climbed twice. Unbelievable. In this interview, we discuss her diet, training and mindset used to get her to the top of the world and how she approaches goals of such a magnitude. I hope you enjoy this chat as much as I did as she's a real inspiration who is truly following her dream. Over to Alyssa.

01:20 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I am delighted to welcome Alyssa Azar to the show. Good morning Alyssa, how are you?

Alyssa

01:27 Good morning. I'm good.

Stu

01:29 Thank you so much for joining us Alyssa. And I'd love it if you could just tell our listeners that may not be familiar with who you are, a little bit about yourself please.

Alyssa

 01:41 Yeah, so my name's Alyssa Azar. I'm 21 from Brisbane, but essentially I'm a mountaineer. And so just recently summited Everest for the second time. So originally climbed it from the south side and just recently got back from climbing it from the north side in Tibet. But really, how I got started into that was quite young.

02:02 I got into trekking, and that kind of happened just being exposed to it through my dad. So pretty much since I was four or five years old, he was guiding people across the Kokoda track. That's what he does for a living. And so I was kind of exposed to this world of adventure a little bit. But was always interested in the mountains and so I think I was always gonna sort of end up there at some point. But yeah, most of my weekends were out bush walking and I just loved it. And yeah, kind of harassed my dad to take me to Kokoda. I was obsessed with it. And yeah, he did. So I was eight years old when I first crossed the Kokoda track. And then from there, every few years we'd try and do another trip somewhere. And it was then, Everest base camp, Kilimanjaro, and it was often Kilimanjaro that I realized Everest had always been this thing in the back of my mind. And I'm gonna go for it and set the goal and then I knew, it's gonna be a few years away, but yeah started preparing for it and that's essentially been my life I guess. For the last few years now.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/alyssa-azar-interview/

 

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 8:20pm PDT

This week we welcome back Michele Chevalley Hedge to the show. Michele is a Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, (Adv. Dip of Nutritional Medicine, Australia Traditional Medicine Society) and the author of many health related articles. She also has proven strategies to incorporate good nutrition into a fast paced family, as the mother of three teenage children and her own busy practice. She can empathise with all types! A Healthy View recently has expanded Sydney operations to open in New York, with its new online family wellness program Low Sugar Lifestyle.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the tell-tale signs of hormone imbalance?
  • In terms of nutrition, what foods most negatively impact our hormones?
  • How long does it typically take to start seeing (and feeling) positive results?

This week, I'm excited to welcome Michele Chevalley Hedge. Michele is a highly commended nutritionist, health writer and presenter who is often introduced as the modern day nutritionist, the one who likes a bit of wine and coffee. Love it. Her latest book, The Healthy Hormone Diet, offers a four week reset to help reduce weight, increase energy, and improve mood, which is what we're gonna talk about today.

01:07 Now, I really love Michele's approach to health and nutrition, and I know you'll enjoy this interview as much as I did. Over to Michele.

01:19 Hey guys. This is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I'm delighted to welcome Michele Chevalley Hedge back to the show. Good afternoon Michele. How are you?

Michele

01:27 Hi Stu. Thanks for having me on.

Stu

01:29 No problems. Look, before we jump into all of the good bits about the show today, I would love it if you could just tell our listeners a little bit about who you are and what you do.

Michele

01:40 Okay, sure. My name is Michele Chevalley Hedge. I'm a qualified nutritionist, and I'm the founder of A Healthy View. And I chose that name for my business because as a nutritionist I believe in a healthy view, and not an extreme one. I'm often introduced as the modern day nutritionist, the one who likes a little bit of a cheeky pinot, and a little bit of coffee, which I first, Stu, you know, when I was first introduced like that-

For full interview and transcript:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/michele-chevalley-interview2/

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 8:59pm PDT

Stu: This week we welcome Jeff Chilton to the show. He has been in the mushroom industry since 1973. He is a founding member of the World Society for Mushroom Biology and Mushroom Products and a member of the International Society for Mushroom Science. Jeff Chilton’s company, Nammex, was the first company to offer certified organic mushrooms to the supplement industry in the United States. Nammex extracts are used by many supplement companies and are considered high quality based on scientific analysis of the active compounds.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • Questions asked in the episode
  • Does the way mushrooms are grown affect their medicinal activity?
  •  Which single mushroom offers the most ‘bang for buck’?
  • How can we determine if mushroom supplements live up to their claims?

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This week I'm excited to welcome Jeff Chilton. Jeff has been a pioneer in the medicinal mushroom industry every since he began his career working on a large commercial mushroom farm in the '70s. In this episode we discuss medicinal mushrooms, mushroom industry flaws and the surprising ingredient that may be lurking in your mushroom products. I wonder what that is.

01:06 Jeff is a wealth of knowledge, and given the recent popularity of mushroom supplements, a timely guest on the show. So let's head over to Jeff. Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition. And I'm delighted to welcome Jeff Chilton to the show. Good morning Jeff, how are you?

Jeff

01:28 Hi Stuart, how're you doing? I'm fine.

Stu

01:30 Very well thank you. I really appreciate you sharing some time with us today. And we generally start the show with asking our guests just to tell our audience a little bit about who you are and what you do as well please Jeff.

Jeff

01:47 I was born and raised in the Pacific northwest of the United States, in the Seattle area. And this is a part of the world that we call evergreen, so that we've got forests, and lots of lakes and rivers and waters. I came of age actually in the '60s, which was quite a time actually-

For full transcript and interview:

 http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/jeff-clinton-interview/ ‎

 

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 6:51pm PDT

 This week we welcome Dr. William Davis to the show. He is a Milwaukee-based American cardiologist and author of health books known for his stance against "modern wheat", which he labels a "perfect, chronic poison." This view had previously been rejected by the medical and agricultural industry based on conjecture, minimal controlled studies, and challenges inherent to clinical research,however anecdotal evidence such as Dr. Davis's and among many patients in the western populace suggest more research is necessary to understand and measure physiological and psychological influences that gluten and today's contemporary cultivars of wheat may have on human health apart from non-therapeutic dietary trends. In a review of May 2015 published in Gastroenterology, Fasano et al. conclude that, although there is an evident "fad component" to the recent rise in popularity of the gluten-free diet, there is also growing and unquestionable evidence of the existence of non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  •  Is wheat really as harmful as we’re led to believe?
  • What’s the connection of wheat consumption and heart disease?
  • Can 2 slices of wholewheat bread raise blood sugar levels higher than a snickers bar?

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Stu

This week, I’m excited to welcome Dr. William Davis. Dr. Davis is a cardiologist and author of the New York Times best-selling book, Wheat Belly. He’s known for his stance against modern wheat, and believes that it’s the single largest contributor to the nationwide obesity epidemic. Fascinating stuff. In this episode, we discuss how he witnessed over 2000 patients regain their health, after giving up wheat. Also, get this, while eating a Snickers bar is less unhealthy than eating two slices of bread. You guys have been asking for this interview for a while now, and I’m truly honored to chat to Dr. Davis today. Let’s get into the show. 01:25 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I am delighted to welcome Dr. William Davis to the show. Good morning Dr. Davis, although, it probably isn’t morning for you is it? It’s probably the afternoon.

William

01:36 It’s dinner time around here Stu.

Stu

01:37 Oh okay. No problems. Look, firstly thank you so much for sharing your time. For all those that may not be familiar with your work, and there probably won’t be that many people that aren’t, I would love for you to tell our listeners a little bit about who you are and what you do.

William

01:53 I practiced cardiology, interventional cardiology for about 25 years. Became very disenchanted, disappointment what that meant, and practiced preventive cardiology, but truly tried to stop and reverse coronary disease. Did it in many people, and that led to the writing of my Wheat Belly series of books, and then more recently the undoctored book.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/dr-william-davis-interview/ ‎

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 6:38pm PDT

This week we welcome Amy Clover to the show. She is a writer , fitness personality for Cyberobics & McFit (over 150 gyms across Europe feature me on a big screen), motivational speaker, teacher and mental health advocate.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What are the lesser recognised signs of an unhealthy mindset?
  • What strategies do you call upon if/when you’re feeling low?
  • What type of exercise delivered the best results?

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00:03 Hey, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition and welcome to another episode of The Health Sessions. It's here that we connect with the world's best experts in health, wellness and human performance in an attempt to cut through the confusion around what it actually takes to achieve long lasting health. Now, I'm sure that's something that we all strive to have. I certainly do.

00:23 Before we get into the show today, you might not know that we make products too. That's right. We're into whole food nutrition and have a range of superfoods and natural supplements to help support your day. If you are curious, want to find out more, just jump over to our website. That is 180nutrition.com.au and take a look. Okay, back to the show.
Stu: 00:44 This week, I'm excited to work with Amy Clover. Maybe has an inspiring story starting with OCD, depression and suicidal thoughts as a teenager to then go onto empower hundreds of thousands of people with her online community called Strong Inside Out. In this episode, we discuss how she used exercise to the flip the switch, how social media can lead us down the wrong path and the strategies that we can call upon when we're feeling down. She is filled with energy and has really made the connection between movement and mindset. I know that you will love this episode. Without further ado, let's get into the show.

01:23 Hwy guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition and I am delighted to welcome Amy Clover to the show. Good morning Amy. Or don't say good morning, I think it's afternoon for you, isn't it?

Amy

01:33 It is. It is. But good morning to you.

Stu

01:36 Thank you so much. First up, for all of our listeners over here that might not be familiar with your work, I would love it if you could just tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do.

Amy

01:48 Sure, I am a coach. I'm a writer. I'm a teacher and I'm the force behind a movement called Strong Inside Out and what that is, is it all lives over in stronginsideout.com and we help people tear down these shaming metric-based health standard and replace them with individual health that just feels good instead.

For full transcript and interview:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/amy-clover-interview/ ‎

 

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Category:Health & Nutrition -- posted at: 5:49pm PDT

Stu: This week we welcome Jim Kwik to the show. He is the founder of Kwik Learning and a widely recognized world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning.

For over two decades, he has served as the brain coach to students, seniors, entrepreneurs, and educators, and as an advisor to many of the world’s leading CEOs and celebrities.

Questions we ask in this episode:

  • What do you say to those who self-label themselves as ‘just having a poor memory’?
  • What do you think are the most common roadblocks where learning is concerned?
  • What are your thoughts on artificial stimulants like coffee or energy drinks?
  • Do you think that nutrition can impact our mental performance?

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 This week, I'm excited to welcome Jim Kwik. Now Jim is the founder of Kwik Learning, a widely recognized world expert in speed reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. In this episode, we discuss the strategies he developed to improve the productivity of our brains, and on the flip side, the most common roadblocks that hold us back from our full potential.
Stu: 00:01:02 So if you think you've been burdened with a poor memory, or you struggle to remember phone numbers, or simply want to sharpen your brain, then you will get a lot from this interview. Anyway, enough rambling from me. Let's get into the show.

Stu

 00:01:18 Hey guys, this is Stu from 180 Nutrition, and I am delighted to welcome Jim Kwik to the show. Good morning, Jim. How are you?

Jim

00:01:25 Stu, thank you, and thank everybody who's joining us. Looking forward to this.

Stu

 00:01:29 Fantastic. So Jim, before we get into the nuts and bolts of the show today, I would love if you could just tell our listeners a little bit about yourself, what you do, why you do it, and go for it.

Jim

 00:01:46 Sounds good. Well, if people are listening to this episode, at some level they're probably interested in improving their mental performance, their focus, their memory, they want to read faster, they know their brain controls every aspect of their life. If people see me on stage or on YouTube, they've seen me memorize 100 people's names. Like literally, 100 people stand up and I'll remember their names, or they'll give me 100 words or 100 numbers, and I'll memorize them forwards and backwards.

But I always tell people, Stu, I don't do this to impress you. I do this more to express to you what's possible because the truth is every single person who's listening to this can do that and a lot more. The only challenge is we weren't taught. If anything, we were taught a lie, a lie that somehow our intelligence, our potential, our memory for instance is somehow fixed, like our shoe size.

For full interview and transcript:

http://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/jim-kwik-interview/

Direct download: Jim_Kwik_Podcast.mp3
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