Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) is a New York Times Bestselling author, the blogger behind the award-winning blog The Paleo Mom, and cohost of the top-rated and syndicated podcast, The Paleo View.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Sarah’s new 6 and a half pound book… Paleo Principles
- Sarah’s health started to decline when she was 7
- Healing on the paleo diet
- Just cutting out the carbs… isn’t the answer
- The paleo diet is almost a plant-based diet
- Plant foods are not as calorically dense vs animal foods
- There’s nutrients we get from plant foods that we can’t get from animal foods and vice versa
- Grains and legumes are pretty empty calories and contain compounds that negatively impact our health
- The science shows that humans are omnivores
- AIP (autoimmune protocol) 101
- Everyone chronic illness has inflammation as part of the pathology
- Pick vegetables over grains for the win
- Elimination and challenge is the gold standard when it comes to identifying food reactions
- Why Sarah’s not a fan of the ketogenic diet
- Not eating a few hours before bed is important for sleep quality
- Consuming breakfast means better food choices throughout the day
- Intermittent fasting isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
- There’s a tendency to want to go more and more extreme with our dietary choices
- Getting enough sleep is more important than the foods you eat
- You need to prioritize sleep
- Everyone needs a bedtime (grown ups too)
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