The Real Food Reel

The Real Food Reel with The Natural Nutritionist

The Real Food Reel

The Real Food Reel
The Real Food Reel (RFR) is here to get real on the current research, debunk food myths, and educate you how to just eat real food (JERF). We cover real real food, gut health, sports performance, holistic wellness and optimising your health, metabolism and longevity. Each week Steph is joined by leading experts in the field and you get the hard facts, truth bombs, and information gold mines.

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Recent Episodes

  • RFR 176 - LCHF for Anxiety & Depression with Steph Lowe

    LCHF for Anxiety & Depression

    In Episode 176 of The Real Food Reel we explore LCHF for anxiety and depression. You will learn about anxiety, the impact of chronic stress and how to remove the burden on your nervous system. We explore depression, gluten, methylation, the impact of the gut and the essential tests you need to add to your repertoire. This is a really important conversation on a serious topic, and please always make sure you seek professional guidance before making any changes to your current treatment regime.

    Show Notes:

    Contact TNN here: https://thenaturalnutritionist.com.au/contact/

  • RFR 177 - Digestion, Stress & the Sesame Seed Challenge with Dr Damian Kristof

    Digestion, Stress & the Sesame Seed Challenge

    In Episode 177 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by the wellness rock star himself Damian Kristoff. In today’s episode Damian and I discuss the importance of brain and spinal health when it comes to optimal digestion and gut health. We cover the Forage Poo Chart, the sesame seed challenge, the impact of stress and practical strategies to support your digestion while you travel. Yes, we’re talking about poo today team so now’s your time to hit pause if you happen to be tuning in while eating a meal.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Damian online: https://damiankristof.com

    Access the Forage Cereal Poo Chart here: http://foragecereal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Forage_PooChart.pdf

  • RFR 178 - Gender Differences & How to Optimise Training & Racing with Katee Pedicini

    Gender Differences & How to Optimise Training & Racing

    In Episode 178 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by Katee Pedicini from Holistic Endurance to explore gender differences and how to optimise training and racing. You will learn the key differences, including hormonal changes, fasting, changes in thermoregulation and peak performance age. We discuss the female hormone cycle and how to periodise nutrition, intensity and overall programming. We also explore male hormone levels and how to keep the balance for health, performance and longevity.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Katee online: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au

    Articles:

    * Gender Differences: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au/2017/10/04/gender-differences/

    * Testosterone vs Cortisol Battle: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au/2016/01/11/testosterone-vs-cortisol-battle/

    * It’s Getting Hot in Here! How to Prepare for a Hot Race: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au/2017/09/27/getting-hot-prepare-hot-race

    * Ebook for how to periodise training around hormones: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au/product/ebook

  • RFR 179 - The Basics of Mitochondrial Health & Optimal Energy with Steph Lowe

    The Basics of Mitochondrial Health & Optimal Energy

    In Episode 179 of The Real Food Reel we explore the basics of mitochondrial health and optimal energy. We discuss the concept of energy as a currency and how the body generates energy versus how the body spends energy. You will learn about “the energy bucket” and the most common “holes” or energy leaks. We explore the significance of real food, ketones, nutrient status, stress, toxins, movement and connection, and teach you how to optimise your energy so can you thrive, instead of just survive.

    Show Notes:

    Contact TNN here: https://thenaturalnutritionist.com.au/contact/

  • RFR 180 - A Low Carb Conversation with Dr. Paul Mason

    A Low Carb Conversation

    In Episode 180 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by Sports Medicine Physician, Dr. Paul Mason. In today's episode we explore low carb and Paul’s personal journey to reversing metabolic syndrome. We break down many nutritional dogmas including salt, the diet-heart hypothesis, total cholesterol and saturated fat. We also explore fibre, FODMAPs, gut health, how to avoid unnecessary surgery and so much more.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Paul online - Orthosports: http://www.orthosports.com.au/content_common/pg-paulmason.seo

    Saturated Fat is Not Dangerous – Dr. Paul Mason: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUY_SDhxf4k

    RFR 134 - Nutrition on Trial with Professor Tim Noakes: http://thewellnesscouch.com/rfr/rfr-134-nutrition-on-trial-with-professor-tim-noakes

  • RFR 181 - Coffee Enemas – An Ancient Gut Health & Detox Tool with Kirsty Wirth

    Coffee Enemas – An Ancient Gut Health & Detox Tool

    In Episode 181 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by Kirsty Wirth from Kultured Wellness to discuss coffee enemas. We teach you the amazing properties and health benefits of this ancient gut health and detox tool. Kirsty and I dive both into the traditional approach of coffee enemas, and what the scientific literature indicates. You will learn about palmitic acid, glutathione and antioxidants, as well as the benefits to liver and gall bladder health. And what about those who are sensitive to caffeine, or coffee enemas? Today, we set the record straight.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Kirsty online:
    https://www.kulturedwellness.com

    Coffee Enemas – Why You Should Do One: https://thenaturalnutritionist.com.au/coffee-enemas-why-you-should-do-one/

  • RFR 182 - Overcoming Persistent Injury with Katee Pedicini

    Overcoming Persistent Injury

    In Episode 182 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by Katee Pedicini from Holistic Endurance to explore how to overcome persistent overuse injuries. This episode is 100% relevant to all athletes currently injured or not, especially from a prevention point of view. You will learn about the hierarchy of athletic performance, the model of robust function and how addressing bad, blocked, leaked and deficient energy are all essential treatment and prevention strategies. We discuss the impact of inflammation, your food choices and gut health and speak to the significance of developing a team of practitioners who know how to look beyond the initial pain or injury site.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Katee online: https://www.holisticendurance.com.au

    Find a Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Practitioner here: https://www.functionalmovement.com

  • RFR 183 - Detecting Dysbiosis with Steph Lowe

    Detecting Dysbiosis

    In Episode 183 of The Real Food Reel we explore dysbiosis and how to create balance in your internal ecosystem. We teach you how to develop an appropriate gut health strategy including food, probiotics, prebiotics, resistant starch and if and when supplements are required. We explore testing, parasites, under growths of beneficial bacterial strains, pathogenic bacterial overgrowths and increased intestinal permeability. You will learn about parasites, the importance of treating parasites in conjunction with biofilm, and why we must separate “normal” from “common”. We cover symptoms including poor sleep quality, poor training recovery, constipation, diarrhoea, impaired cognitive function, mental health challenges, behavioural issues and so much more.

    Show Notes:

    Contact TNN here: https://thenaturalnutritionist.com.au/contact/

    Learn more about testing here: https://thenaturalnutritionist.com.au/bioscreen-faecal-microbial-analysis-fma/

  • RFR 184 - A Wholefood Conversation with Stu Cooke

    A Wholefood Conversation

    In Episode 184 of The Real Food Reel we are joined by Stu Cooke from 180 Nutrition. Today Stu shares his personal story and the humble beginnings of his now global company, 180 Nutrition. We explore genetics and the individual differences in nutrition, the relevance of exercise intensity, and how to use trial and error to help you thrive. We discuss Stu’s morning routine, the importance of sleep and sleep hygiene and so much more.

    Show Notes:

    Follow Stu online: http://180nutrition.com.au

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