58 episodes

Welcome to Holistic Health Chats, I’m your host, Solaine Douglas. A podcast where we chat about all things holistic women’s health & everything in between. Each week we share conversations with industry leaders, who will inspire you and provide you with holistic education on how to live pain & symptom free. 

Holistic Health Chats Solaine Douglas

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Welcome to Holistic Health Chats, I’m your host, Solaine Douglas. A podcast where we chat about all things holistic women’s health & everything in between. Each week we share conversations with industry leaders, who will inspire you and provide you with holistic education on how to live pain & symptom free. 

    Fat Loss: Why The Calorie Equation is Flawed & What To Do Instead with Elly McLean

    Fat Loss: Why The Calorie Equation is Flawed & What To Do Instead with Elly McLean

    In Today’s podcast I am speaking with Nutritionist Elly McLean on all things fat loss. We cover the difference between weight loss and fat loss, major flaws on both sides of the calorie equation and what to explore if you’ve been trying to lose fat but nothing seems to be working for you.

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Elly online –


    Instagram: @nutritionelly
    Podcast: https://www.nutritionelly.com/podcast
    Burn Fat For Fuel Masterclass: https://www.nutritionelly.com/product-page/masterclass-burn-fat-for-fuel
    Website: https://www.nutritionelly.com

     

    Follow Solaine online –


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition

    • 53 min
    PCOS - Tests, Superfoods & Supplementation with Steph Lowe and Solaine Douglas

    PCOS - Tests, Superfoods & Supplementation with Steph Lowe and Solaine Douglas

    In today’s episode I am being interviewed again by the incredible Steph Lowe – looking specifically at testing, superfoods and supplements. We cover our concerns with the current diagnostic model, the Rotterdam Criteria, and create clarity on how to achieve an accurate diagnosis. We explore testing accuracy, the role of insulin resistance, the key nutrition and lifestyle strategies, supplements, including a warning in regards to using vitex, and so much more.

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Solaine online –


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition

    • 47 min
    10 Tips For Better Health in 2023 with Solaine Douglas

    10 Tips For Better Health in 2023 with Solaine Douglas

    Hello! Happy 2023 to you! 

    Today is a solo episode with 10 tips to help you achieve better health in 2023. I am covering; 


    Nutrition foundations;
    Food quality;
    Healthy fats;
    Water quality
    Plastics;
    Home & beauty products;
    Shower filters;
    Sleep;
    Movement;
    Caffeine. 

    Please don’t be overwhelmed. I recommend just choosing 1–3 areas to focus on. Set small goals that you are willing to commit to. Here’s to your health in 2023!

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Solaine online – 


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz 
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary 
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com  
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition  

    • 42 min
    Tests To Get If You Have PCOS with Solaine Douglas

    Tests To Get If You Have PCOS with Solaine Douglas

    Welcome back to another episode! In today’s episode we are covering the tests you should get if you have PCOS. Including what day of your cycle to test, what tests I recommend, what your LH to FSH ratio means, where treatment strategies for PCOS should be focused & so much more. 

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Solaine online – 


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz 
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary 
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com  
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition  

    • 26 min
    Issues with Self Prescribing Supplements with Danielle Svensson

    Issues with Self Prescribing Supplements with Danielle Svensson

    Welcome back to another episode of Holistic Health Chats. This week I’m back with Danielle and we are covering the most common problems we are seeing with both the supplement industry and clients who are self-prescribing. In today's episode we cover: 


    When vitex is and isn’t suitable for hormonal imbalances
    Things to be aware of with iodine containing supplements
    The individuality of different forms of supplements e.g. magnesium citrate versus glycinate
    Problems with generic labeling like “hormonal balance”
    When withania may be problematic
    Why methylated B vitamins can be problematic (even for those with MTHFR SNPs)

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Solaine online – 


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz 
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary 
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com  
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition   

    • 42 min
    Inadequate Progesterone: What Causes It & How to Fix It with Danielle Svensson

    Inadequate Progesterone: What Causes It & How to Fix It with Danielle Svensson

    Welcome back to another episode – Today I have the pleasure of speaking with Danielle again. We are catching up over all things progesterone. We cover the role of progesterone in fertility and overall health, signs and symptoms of low progesterone, how to know if you ovulate and when to test progesterone as well as how to get started with correcting it. Whether you are preconception, trying to conceive or simply interested in how you can optimize your overall health this is an episode you won’t want to miss.

     

    Show Notes

    Follow Solaine online – 


    If you know you have PCOS, the next step is figuring out your “root cause”. Take our free PCOS quiz to find out your PCOS type and the tests we recommend: https://solainedouglas.com/pcos-quiz 
    Interested in working with us in a highly personalized way – book in a complimentary consult to discuss working with us: https://solainedouglasnutritionbook.as.me/complimentary 
    Website: https://www.solainedouglas.com  
    Instagram: @solainedouglas_nutrition  

    • 36 min

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