Each week Steph Lowe speaks with experts from all over the world in the areas of nutrition, microbiome health, environmental sustainability, psychology, meditation and more. Together we’ll teach you the answers to becoming healthy, happy and a more conscious human, and why your contribution to the planet truly matters.
HHHK 328: Impaired Thyroid Function, Autoimmunity & Real Food with Elly McLean
In today’s episode Elly McLean and I explore impaired thyroid function, autoimmunity and the role of real food. We take a closer look at gluten, dairy, inflammation and intestinal permeability, before diving into the essential nutrients required for optimal thyroid function. You will learn the importance of omega-3 fatty acids, iodine, selenium, vitamin D, fermented foods and so much more.
HHHK 327: Infinite Information, Saturation & the Importance of Balance with Tom Cronin
In today’s episode, we are joined by Tom Cronin to discuss the world of infinite information that we currently live in, the potential impacts of this and how much we're taking on at the moment, yet how to find the balance so we are not ignorant to what's currently going on in the world. We take a look at the role of social media and humanity - how it has given people the power to spread information, so we are no longer just getting our information from the mainstream.
HHHK 326: Gut Healing with a More Sustainable Approach to GAPS with Jo Whitton
In today’s episode we are joined by Jo Whitton from Quirky Cooking to explore the Gut and Psychology Syndrome, or GAPS approach to gut healing. We discuss the origins of GAPS, its benefits and shortcomings and share with you a more modern take on this approach, which reduces the overwhelm and extends the practicality, substantiality, longevity and so much more.
HHHK 325: Exonerating Saturated Fats (Again!) with Cyndi O'Meara
In today’s episode we are joined by Cyndi O'Meara to take a deep dive into saturated fats and our flawed dietary guidelines – where they started and why they are perpetuated to this date. We take a closer look at the 2020 paper, “Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-Based Recommendations” and present the current evidence regarding saturated fat intake, cardiovascular disease and total mortality, and what we now know are protective effects against stroke.
HHHK 324: Finding Your Voice & Stepping Into Your Power with Sian Pascale
In today’s episode we are joined by Sian Pascale to explore her work via The Light Collective. This is a powerful conversation about finding your voice, stepping into your power, doing the work and so much more. After the year that was 2020, and the continuation of many of the same themes in 2021, I know you will appreciate many of the sentiments that we share.
HHHK 323: Busting Pregnancy Food Myths with Dr Damian Kristof
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr Damian Kristof to bust the most common pregnancy food myths. We explore the consumption of both soft cheeses and runny egg yolks in pregnancy and examine the evidence around the risks of listeria and Salmonella, respectively. We then discuss the role of food quality, mercury in fish, sushi in pregnancy, vitamin A, the key nutrients of choline and folate and so much more.