All about Protein | Diane Sanfilippo

Protein Basics

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Consider the following information as notes that accompany the video as opposed to a traditional blog post format. Macronutrients Let’s go back to the beginning very quickly. There are three macronutrients (nutrients that provide energy for our body): fats, carbohydrates, and proteins. I’ve recently shared some info about fats and cholesterol, and carbohydrates, so now it’s time to highlight the last macronutrient: …

Clearing up Cholesterol Confusion | Diane Sanfilippo

Cholesterol Confusion, Clearing it Up

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Disclaimer: the information within this blog post and video are not to be considered a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  As a certified Nutrition Consultant, I studied holistic nutrition. This simply means I learned how to support the body naturally through nutrition, supplements, and lifestyle changes. I have given advice to folks (most importantly and recently my own …

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Liz and I Talk Stress

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Check this out! Liz and I were together, in-person on a Facebook LIVE answering your questions! We kept our focus on stress. Here are some cliff notes to our answers in the video. Q: What tests should I ask my practitioner for, if I’m so stressed out I skipped my period? Most medical doctors are not going to run blood work just …

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5 Principles Everyone with an Autoimmune Condition Should Consider

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I have worked with countless clients diagnosed with a variety of autoimmune conditions, whether it be a 1-1 consultation or in groups, and I’ve gathered a lot of information about dealing with an autoimmune diagnosis. What I share can be applied to any autoimmune condition because the root of an autoimmune condition is the body attacking itself. The following are overarching principles …

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Sugar & Carb Confusion

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=”allowfullscreen”> How can I bust sugar cravings? How many carbs should I eat? I get these questions all the time, so I figured I’d sit down to have a little chat with you all (ahem, that’s the video above, which you should watch!) about these topics. Sugar and carbohydrates are always a hot topic! Many folks tell me “I don’t …

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Nutrition Challenges

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Nutrition challenges, like my 21-Day Sugar Detox program or a 30-day meal plan from Practical Paleo, are super popular… but they aren’t the magic answer for everyone! In fact, there are folks that should definitely avoid nutrition challenges. In this post, I’ll cover who a nutrition challenge is good for, who should avoid nutrition challenges, and when enough is enough! …

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Acid Reflux: What’s Really Causing the Burn

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The #1 misconception about acid reflux? We have it because we have too much stomach acid. This is FALSE! The actual cause of acid reflux is too little stomach acid! Let me explain… In the stomach, chewed food is broken down even further by stomach acid (also known as hydrochloric acid, HCl, as well as digestive enzymes including pepsin). We do not …

Healthy Shopping Trips: Trader Joe's | Diane Sanfilippo

Healthy Shopping Trips: Trader Joe’s

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In this video, I give you a shot-by-shot rundown of one of my Trader Joe’s hauls! Pay attention to the indicators on the sides of the screen for items that are paleo-friendly, 21-Day Sugar Detox-friendly, or just ”Because I Like It” – like steel-cut oatmeal, or goat’s milk gouda! Featured in the video: Fresh Pineapple Spears, Bananas, Organic Asparagus, Organic …