CLEANING UP THE MENTAL MESS with Dr. Caroline Leaf

Episode #135: The Anti-Anxiety Diet, how to heal hormonal imbalances and recover from adrenal fatigue, nature’s prozac, what supplements you should be taking and more with RD Ali Miller

March 5, 2020

There is so much to be anxious about these days, including what to eat. But did you know that there is a way of eating that can actually help reduce the level of anxiety you experience on a day-to-day basis? In this week’s podcast, I discuss the anti-anxiety diet with RD Alie Miller, how you can balance your hormones and reset your adrenals, and how to heal the brain and body by changing what you eat! We also discuss the best way for women to do keto, and how probiotics are nature's prozac!

 

Allie is an integrative functional medicine practitioner and bestselling author. She focuses on functional medicine, that is looking at the body from a holistic standpoint and helping people achieve and maintain optimal mental and physical health. She is known as the “body’s detective”, and has made it her life’s work to find the root causes of the chronic conditions many people today battle with.

 

Podcast Time Highlights:

2:16 How Allie become the “body detective”

5:00 Why stress is the Achilles’ heel of whole body wellness

8:30 The epidemic of childhood obesity and behavioral issues

11:16 The anti-anxiety diet

14:47 Rebalancing neurotransmitters starts in the microbiome 2

1:50 Rebounding adrenal health

24:33 Hot flashes, PCOS and the truth about women and hormones

31:00 The best way to do keto

47:33 Probiotics are nature’s Prozac

53:56 Hormone replacement therapy: is it safe?

56:20 Are supplements bad for us?

For more on Ali and to get her books visit: www.alimillerRD.com

https://www.alimillerrd.com/product/the-anti-anxiety-diet-cookbook/

https://www.alimillerrd.com/product/the-anti-anxiety-diet-book/

https://www.alimillerrd.com/product-category/all-supplements/

https://www.alimillerrd.com/product/adrenal-rehab-class/

Follow her on instagram and facebook: @alimillerrd

 

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