Podcast Episode 21: The Benefits of Stomach Acid

When most of America is actually suffering from having not having enough stomach acid, many doctors are prescribing stomach acid reducers like they’re candy. In this episode, Susan and Kendall drop some truth bombs about how to stop suppressing acid and find out if you need more stomach acid for optimal health. Without proper digestive health, we set ourselves up for cancer and autoimmune disease.

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Podcast Episode 19: Orleatha Smith-Weight Loss Surgery & Addiction

This week we welcome wife and home schooling mother to two elementary school children, Orleatha Smith. She is a C.H.E.K trained Holistic Lifestyle Coach and holds a degree in secondary science education, a biology teaching credential, Master’s degree in Education. She’s been featured in popular magazines such as First For Women and in The Paleo Miracle: 50 Real Stories of Health Transformation as well as a variety of health and wellness related blogs.

Orleatha had bypass surgery and now councils others to change their lives after they’ve had weight loss surgery. We talk about the relationship between weight loss surgery and increased rates of addiction and alcoholism and how to prevent it.

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Podcast Episode 13: Darryl Edwards The Fitness Explorer

Darryl Edwards (The Fitness Explorer) is the creator of the PRIMAL PLAY training system, and world-renowned as an expert, teacher and lecturer on the Paleo lifestyle.  He’s a certified personal trainer and Paleo nutritionist holding a diverse range of certifications. Darryl combines his many influences from martial arts, parkour and dance to teach groups, conduct one-to-one training and virtual training sessions that focus on strength/conditioning, bodyweight exercises, Paleo nutrition and Play.  He lives in London, England.
On this week’s show, we talk about how giving up the things that don’t serve us in health really isn’t about giving anything up at all. It’s actually about gaining so much more. Darryl gives us lots of tips of how we can work play into our lives to create a more childlike, stress-free existence.

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Podcast Episode 12: Q & A

Susan and Kendall answer your questions in this week’s episode of Evolved Recovery.

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Are You a Sugar Addict?

I was.

I’ve been sugar’s slave.

Sugar addiction is the only way to attempt to describe my illogical, compulsive, insane, co-dependency with sugar and sweet foods.

I have always had a gaping, inborn weakness for high-carb foods, particularly sugar, sweets, and dessert. These foods used to draw me like a supermagnet. Just a little bite of sugar/sweet food sparked a glorious transformation: it perked my mood, told me the sweet bliss never, ever had to end. Except that it always did end (and too soon).

Which is when Sugar Bot — the frighteningly deformed, insane sugar addiction inside me — always stepped up.

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Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Food…a New Video

We made a video for you!! In this episode, we discuss one of the most important relationships you will ever have…your relationship with food. As addicts and alcoholics, we tend to use food to self-medicate and over complicate things. Learn strategies to prevent this and improve your relationship with food.

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Thoughts on Food, Addiction and Abstinence

Abstinence from food…this has the potential to be a very controversial blog post. I might step on some toes or say something you vehemently disagree with. No worries, I want to open up the discussion. My strong opinions stem from the fact food played such a vital part of my journey to good health. Continue reading Thoughts on Food, Addiction and Abstinence