Optimize Paleo by Paleovalley
About This Show
Take control of your health by moving beyond the Paleo template and learning about cutting edge health strategies that really work. This podcast will give you tips and tricks from the mouths of experts and common folk alike who discovered exactly what it takes to THRIVE.
Join Chas and Autumn Smith, loving and passionate husband and wife and founders of Paleovalley.com as they guide you on the journey to cultivate vibrant health and wellness.
Most Recent Episode
EP111: What’s REALLY in your food with MIRA DESSY The Ingredient Guru
5 days ago
Mira is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner who has been working with clients for over 10 years, supporting them in reaching their health goals through holistic nutrition, lifestyle modifications, and chemical cleanup. She teaches people how to navigate the grocery store’s mammoth packaged food stock, decipher confusing food labels, understand the relationship of food additives to poor health, and find real food. We talk about how (and why!) our food supply has become so adulterated, problematic ingredients you want to be SURE to avoid, and where to begin to become a super savvy consumer. Here are some of the gems you’re in for: What GRAS status really means (and why it’s not good enough!) How many ingredients have NOT been properly tested for safety Who is in charge of testing the safety of these ingredients (this will surprise you!) The 2 kinds of ingredients you’ll want to avoid like the plague The shocking paleo food that contains yellow food dyes What “natural flavor” REALLY means Mira’s favorite natural flavor What consumers can do to change the way food manufacturers create food products Why Pepsi is waiting for your input Why food additives are especially harmful for our little ones A hidden food additive lurking in your meat sticks (unless you only eat ours, of course!) Why Mira urges consumers to be “brand DISloyal” And so much more!