Episode 010: In today’s podcast I interview Laura Schoenfeld. Laura is a Registered Dietitian trained in integrative nutritional therapy for the management of chronic disease. She is passionate about making traditional diets healthful and accessible for all of her clients. While she typically uses an ancestral or “Paleo” template when making recommendations, she also recognises the importance of individual health goals, unique genetic variations, and personal preference in choosing a health supporting diet and lifestyle program.
Here’s what we talk about in this podcast episode: 3:00 How she got into health and the “paleo” movement 12:50 Why “adrenal fatigue” is not a great term but what it’s really about 22:00 When supplements are and aren’t useful 25:00 What is stress really about 27:50 Are saliva tests useful, valid and when would you use them 34:40 Under eating and “adrenal fatigue” 40:10 How low carb diets regularly make health worse 45:00 Why people lose weight quickly on low carb diet…and why this isn’t always postive 49:15 Why experience with clients is so important 53:08 How being thin doesn’t necessarily make you happy 63:00 The reactions to Laura changing her diet 71:20 What is Paleo Rehab