32 episodes

Please join the Branch Basics founders as they interview experts in the health and wellness space. We are so excited for you to be here!

The Branch Basics Podcast Kelly Love, Allison Evans, Marilee Nelson

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 74 Ratings

Please join the Branch Basics founders as they interview experts in the health and wellness space. We are so excited for you to be here!

    The Many Benefits of Bone Broth With FOND Founder Alysa Seeland

    The Many Benefits of Bone Broth With FOND Founder Alysa Seeland

    Alysa Seeland is the Founder and CEO of FOND Bone Broth. In this episode, Alysa talks about her personal healing journey that led her to discover the benefits of bone broth. She discusses how she came to start FOND, the complexities of making high-quality bone broth and "bringing the farmers market to the shelves". Kelly and Alysa talk about all the benefits of bone broth and how to incorporate it into your lifestyle and diet. 
    Use Code BRANCHBASICS for 20% off your first purchase on FOND's website, or 10% off your first subscription order.  

    Complete show notes here

    • 42 min
    The Power of Ingredients with Just Ingredients Founder Karalynne Call

    The Power of Ingredients with Just Ingredients Founder Karalynne Call

    Episode Description:
    Karalynne Call is a mother of six, @JustIngredients on Instagram, a Certified Nutritionist, Wellness Coach, and Mental Health Advocate. Her health journey began 15 years ago when she battled severe depression. Karalynne truly believes that nature and natural ingredients provide all the necessary nutrition for us to live healthy and happy lives. In this episode, Kelly and Karalynne chat about Karalynne's health journey, how to navigate the grocery store to make healthy decisions, and tips on how to keep your family healthy.  
    Visit her Instagram here
    Complete show notes here

    • 41 min
    Toxins & Fertility with Dr. Leah Gordon

    Toxins & Fertility with Dr. Leah Gordon

    Episode Description:
    Dr. Leah Gordon is a naturopathic doctor specializing in women's fertility and hormone health. She is the founder of Womanhood Wellness Clinic, appeared in the HBO Max docuseries Not So Pretty, and experienced her own fascinating journey to becoming a mother. In this episode, Kelly talks with Dr. Leah about finding out her husband did not have any sperm, her experience tossing the toxins, and why she loves to work with young women in their preconception years. 
    Visit her Instagram here
    Complete show notes here

    • 49 min
    How To Remove Pesticides With Non-Toxic Neighborhoods Founder Kim Konte and Dr. Bruce Lanphear

    How To Remove Pesticides With Non-Toxic Neighborhoods Founder Kim Konte and Dr. Bruce Lanphear

    Episode Description: 
    Kim Konte founded Non-Toxic Neighborhoods, a company devoted to protecting children from synthetic pesticides. Non-Toxic Neighborhoods works to make organic and regenerative management the “norm” and not the “exception.” Their organization and advisors believe that it should be a basic human right that children are protected from harmful and synthetic pesticides where they live, play, and learn. Bruce Lanphear, an advisor for Non-Toxic Neighborhoods, is an MD, MPH, Senior Scientist at the Child and Family Research Institute, BC Children’s Hospital, Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, and President of the International Society for Children’s Health and the Environment. In this episode, Kelly, Kim, and Bruce chat about how Non-Toxic Neighborhoods started, the implications of pesticides on human health, and the safer alternatives to pesticides. Kim and Bruce share tools to create change in your community. 
    Visit their Instagram here
    Complete show notes here

    • 53 min
    How Lifestyle Changes Gave Jo Schaalam Her Life Back After Being Hit by an 18-Wheeler

    How Lifestyle Changes Gave Jo Schaalam Her Life Back After Being Hit by an 18-Wheeler

    Episode Description:
    Jo Schaalman is the co-founder of The Conscious Cleanse, a 14-day cleanse to help others live a full and vibrant life through food and lifestyle changes. Jo received her Masters from the Nutrition Therapy Institute and felt called to help others who think healing is out of their reach after her own experience of managing chronic pain which was the result of being hit on her bicycle by an 18-wheeler doing 70 miles an hour!. Through nutrition and yoga coaching, she helps others reach optimal health. In this episode, Marilee and Jo chat about Jo's health journey, using food to manage chronic pain and success stories from The Conscious Cleanse. 
    Visit her Instagram here
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    • 50 min
    Entrepreneurship, Motherhood, and Self Care with Bala Co-Founder Natalie Holloway

    Entrepreneurship, Motherhood, and Self Care with Bala Co-Founder Natalie Holloway

    Episode Description: 
    Natalie Holloway is the co-founder of the hip fitness equipment brand, Bala. Natalie started Bala with her husband, Max,  in early 2020. In this episode, Kelly and Natalie chat about how she started Bala, how she manages her role in a growing company and motherhood. Natalie shares how important the weekend is for family time and how she uses Bala products. 
    Visit Bala's Instagram here
    Full show notes here

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

HanBanZbin ,

So Good!

Living a nontoxic lifestyle is a journey and one can take some time. I love this podcast because each episode opens a different door into this “world”. Keep it up ladies!

sere1993 ,

Gathering info and inspiration 💫

I have a new little one and have been overwhelmed with joining the non-toxic journey and community. This podcast is a fantastic starting point for me to gather inspiration and information. Thank you for sharing!

Cassandra Weaver ,

Informative and valuable

I’ve been a Branch Basic user for years. This podcast and the blog posts on their website have been incredibly valuable to me and my family and we move away from conventional products and the standard American diet. I’m so grateful for this podcast and the work Marilee, Allison, and Kelly are doing.

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