Stress, lack of sleep, processed food, and poor nutrition are all too common in our modern world. Running to work, to home, to events – day in and day out it starts to seem like a vicious cycle. Many people haven’t learned how to cook and prepare meals and either rely on processed foods or take-out for their primary diet. Over time the lack of nutrients combined with stress and not enough rest takes its toll on our bodies. For many people in mid-life, they can start to experience inflammation and other symptoms and the health care and education systems are somewhat limited and people aren’t getting the necessary help they need.
Even though we might need to undo some of our bad eating habits and take time to cook, we need to know what works for our bodies and what doesn’t. That’s where someone like Amber Gourley comes into our lives to help us get back on the path towards a healthier lifestyle. Amber also known as The Disobedient Dietician joins me in episode 3 of Conversations.Focus on the foods you're eating, focus on fruits and vegetables. Don't overlook stress management and sleep. Those 3 things when addressed can make a significant change to your health and life. - Amber Gourley, the Disobedient… Click To Tweet
Amber has participated in extensive training and has been studying and practicing in the field for approximately 10 years. Many people seek out her services when they just aren’t getting the help they need through traditional medicine. Her online presence also allows her to educate a broader range of people and help them understand how food, stress management and sleep play a role in our health. You can get learn more about Amber in the bio and link list section below.
We covered so much ground, so if you are interested in learning about health, nutrition and how it impacts your body, you’re going to find this episode of the podcast loaded with a lot of helpful information about diet and nutrition!
WHY THIS DISOBEDIENT DIETItIAN IS A REBEL WITH A CAUSE
Some topics we discuss
Looking outside the gut, food sensitivities and inflammation
Whole foods, the lost art of cooking and cooking from scratch
Gaps in the current health care system
Organic and GMO foods
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Listen to the interview with Amber on YouTube
Links from the interview
Other Useful Information:
The Dirty Dozen is a list of the most toxic fruits and veggies (pesticides)
LEAP is a nutrition plan that Amber discusses on her site here.
MyPlate Promoting healthy eating and physical activity
USDA Dietary Guidelines
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Amber Gourley Bio
Amber Gourley is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, with a MS degree in nutrition. She is well versed in the subjects of biochemistry, anatomy, and physiology and has had over 1,000 hours of supervised training. She works with men and women struggling with autoimmune disease and eating disorders. She’s worked with people suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, migraines, IBS, anorexia, bulimia and others. She works with her clients to address their needs and takes each case seriously, providing support and understands that each person is unique. She guides them on their journey towards health providing her clients with an actionable plan and the tools needed to make lasting change.
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