134: Leah Williamson on Nutrient-Dense Ketogenic Diets and Raising Healthy Children

October 10, 2018

Leah Williamson is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner (NTP), Associate Instructor Nutritional Therapy Association Brisbane Australia, Autoimmune Paleo Certified Coach, RESTART Instructor, a real food advocate and the found of Brisbane Paleo Group – one of Australia’s largest Paleo communities.  She has a home/online clinic called Nourishing Conversations where she specializes in Low Carbohydrate/Ketogenic lifestyle and works for My Keto Clinic in Brisbane City. She is also the host of Low Carb Conversations Podcast where Leah and special guests debate the latest news health headlines.

In this episode, Leah shares more about her personal health journey, what got her interested in nutrition, and her experience trying out a number of different diets throughout her life. We also talk about weight loss and the importance of treating underlying health issues for anyone who wants to lose weight. Leah shares more about the early stages of the paleo and low-carb movements, as well as what brought her to keto. We discuss common mistakes people make on ketogenic diets, who should and shouldn’t fast, and the importance of nutrient-density in our diets. Leah also gives tips on how to talk to kids about food and what to do to make sure your baby is set up for a healthy microbiome.

You can find more from Leah at nourishingconversations.com, on Instagram (@nourishingconversations), and on her podcast, Low Carb Conversations.

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1 hr 24 min
October 10, 2018

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