#71 All Access Internships with Founder Jenny Westerkamp, RD

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This week on the show we bring on guest Registered Dietitian, Jenny Westerkamp founder of  All Access Internships. Jenny has been an entrepreneur since she can remember with her first business revolving around selling scrunchies, yes that’s right SCRUNCHIES. Jenny has the “can-do” attitude that will inspire you to follow your dreams whether you want to be an entrepreneur or not. Listen in and learn all about Jenny and her business.

Jenny’s Bio:
Jenny Westerkamp, RD is the founder of All Access Internships (AAI). Since 2008, AAI has turned RD dreams into reality, helping thousands of dietetics students get matched to dietetic internships by providing free resources and personalized application coaching. Visit www.allaccessinternships.com to learn more! (Follow her on Twitter: @JennyWesterkamp

Topics covered this episode:

How Jenny decided to become a RD instead of a Doritos flavor expert

 How Jenny started her own company while still in school

How to figure out if you want to be an entrepreneur

What to do today if you want to start your own business

How to use AAI if you are a nutrition student or a Dietitian

…and more! Continue reading “#71 All Access Internships with Founder Jenny Westerkamp, RD”

#70 Nutrition Through The Holidays

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Between a belt-busting Thanksgiving meal and holiday cookie exchanges these next few months can be disastrous to your real food diet. Tune in to this week’s episode of Nutrition Genius Radio for tips and tricks on how to make it through this time without the forgetting everything we’ve been teaching you!

Topics covered this episode:

How to stick to your real food goals during the holidays

Ways to distract yourself away from the food

How to handle your family refusing to eat “healthy”

…and more! Continue reading “#70 Nutrition Through The Holidays”

#69 Nutrition & Mental Health

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Nutrition & Mental Health

Did you know approximately every 1 in 5 adults have been diagnosed with a mental illness? So this week Nutrition Genius Radio brings you an episode about mental health & nutrition. We touch on the statistics, some of the most common mental health illnesses, how to maintain or improve mental health (whether you have a diagnosis or not), and of course how nutrition plays a role in all of it! Spoiler alert: we may even tell you to #JERF – just eat real food!

Note: We are not doctors or therapists! If you think that you may have a mental illness, please talk to your doctor. It is OKAY to get help if you need it. Put your health first!

Topics covered this episode:

What is Mental Illness

Top 3 Mental Illness Diagnoses & Nutrition to Help

Supplements to help fight Mental Illness

…and more!

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#68 For the Love of Bacon, Bone Broth, Coffee & Fish

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For the Love of Bacon, Coffee, Bone Broth & Fish

This week we answer some of your burning nutrition questions that you have submitted over the past few months. You asked us about a few of our favorite things and we gladly answer your questions with our sassy and educational response. Learn how bacon, bone broth, coffee and fish fit in your real food lifestyle!

Topics covered this episode:

Is bacon healthy?

Should you drink flavored coffee?

Does the quality of your bones for bone broth matter?

Learn how to eat more fish weekly

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#67 Nutrition Post-Injury

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Nutrition Post-Injury

Have you ever experienced an injury or are worried you may encounter one due to a sport or other life event? Check in this week to learn what you can be doing to boost your nutrition both before it ever happens (hopefully it never does) or after an injury occurs. We recommend what you should be eating and what not to eat as well as other lifestyle factors to consider. Yes, nutrition is important  and we may just tell you to EAT REAL FOOD.

Topics covered this episode:

What happens post-injury? (The 3 stages of recovery)

How many calories should you be eating post-injury.

What to eat when injured.

What NOT to eat when injured.

Mental & Emotional Healing Continue reading “#67 Nutrition Post-Injury”

#66 Gut Microbiota

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Gut Microbiota

We have told you before and we will tell you again, LOVE your gut bugs. Did you know there are between 500 and 1,000 bacteria species in your gut alone, holy bacteria! You are more bacteria than you are cells so it’s time you start treating your gut bugs with respect and love. Listen up this week to find out what the gut microbiota is, why it is so important and how you can fix your gut microbiome.

Topics covered this episode:

What the gut microbiota is.

How our intestines are colonized.

Why our gut microbiota is important.

What causes our microbiota to go astray.

How to fix your gut microbiome.  Continue reading “#66 Gut Microbiota”

#65 All About Poop

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The time has finally come! We are about the clear the room by talking about all things poop! Many people don’t want to talk about toilet habits but it is time we made sure we know what healthy poop is and how to get there. News flash! Everybody poops. There it’s been said. Listen in this week to learn all about what poop is and how we can make sure to have the best bowel movements possible.  Alright, get ready for a poo-tastic episode.

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#64 Fiber

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All Things Fiber

Fiber, fiber, read all about it! Have you ever been told you needed more fiber and proceeded to reach for a Fiber One bar only to feel bloaty and not so good? Let’s educate you on all things fiber and let you know what you should be eating and how much fiber you need daily.

Also, stay tuned for the end of the show where we make an announcement regarding Sassy & Pearl!

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#63 Saving Time While Eating Real Food

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Saving Time While Eating Real Food

“Ain’t nobody got time for that” is not an excuse anymore when we advise a real food diet! At first, switching to a real food diet may seem very overwhelming and time consuming, when in fact, it is the opposite! We bring you this episode with tips and tricks for making real food easy and enjoyable
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#62 The Micronutrient Miracle with The Caltons

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The Micronutrient Miracle

Today we are so lucky to have Jayson and Mira Calton from Calton Nutrition with us to discuss micronutrients and more! These micronutrient geniuses discuss with us their health journey and teach us how simple it can be to get healthy and stay that way. Join us this week and laugh along with the power couple behind The Micronutrient Miracle and CaltonNutrition.com Continue reading “#62 The Micronutrient Miracle with The Caltons”