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MetFlex and Chill

Jan 28, 2022

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Listeners can find Dr. Halie Schoff at her website and on Instagram @drhalieschoff 

Dr. Halie Schoff is a licensed and practicing Chiropractor, Integrative Health Practitioner, and Podcaster with a Master's in Applied Clinical Nutrition. She is a former collegiate athlete who has a passion for teaching people how to bridge the gap between fitness and holistic health. With a focus on women's hormones and gut health, Dr. Halie has helped hundreds of people all over the world regain their health through lifestyle, optimal diet, movement, and functional practices. Dr. Halie is incredibly outspoken about informed consent around birth control and aims to help those that she works with understand the root cause of their hormone imbalances. Her main goal is to help you be the alpha of your health by understanding what being optimally healthy means for YOU.

In this episode, we chat about how to optimize gut health, common factors that lead to poor gut health including stress, benefits of coffee enemas, what foods to eat to increase prebiotics and probiotics in your gut, and more!

Top Takeaways:

  • Common underlying issues that lead to poor gut health
  • How much of an impact your microbiome has on your body composition
  • Benefits of coffee enemas and Epsom salt baths
  • Reasons parasites are more active around a full moon
  • Prebiotic and probiotic-rich foods to add to your diet

Show Notes:

  • [0:00] Intro to episode trailer
  • [0:30] Episode 145: Hormonal Imbalance: Root Causes with Dr. Halie Schoff
  • [0:30] Rachel gives a brief bio of guest Dr. Halie Schoff and today’s topic  
  • [1:30] Welcome back to MetFlex and Chill! Rachel welcomes guest Dr. Halie Schoff 
  • [2:30] Question: Do you want to give our listeners a little background, how you got interested in gut health and your journey through it, and why it’s important?
  • [5:30] Question: Can you speak to the common underlying issues that lead to poor gut health, or bloating?
  • [6:00] What is leaky gut? 
  • [9:00] Rachel’s recipe for protein ice cream HERE!
  • [13:30] Question: What's the first step in trying to figure out how to optimize gut health?
  • [18:30] Question: Can you explain how gut health affects hormones and its relationship to fat loss/weight loss?
  • [23:30] Question: Question: Can you explain to the listeners what Candida, parasites, and yeast are and how to go about mitigating them if you have them?
  • [24:00] What is SIBO
  • [32:30] Question: If you’re new to these techniques to manage parasites etc. where would you recommend someone start?
  • [34:00] @Ashleytaylorwellness —> Free Coffee Enema Course  
  • [36:30] Question: What are the most common symptoms of having a parasite?
  • [38:30] Question: Can you dive into the basics of probiotics and if you should consider taking them?
  • [39:00] Spore based probiotics
  • [40:00] Microbiome Labs MicroSporeBiotic, Cellcore, Thrive 
  • [41:30] Question: What are some examples of prebiotic and probiotic-rich foods?
  • [44:00] Standard process digestive enzyme
  • [49:00] Question: How do we know if we have low stomach acid? What are some symptoms and how do you mitigate that?
  • [51:00] Question: What would be the first step to help support stomach acid production?
  • [53:00] Question: Why is Pepto Bismol something everyone goes to for a stomach ache?
  • [52:00] Apple Cider Vinegar
  • [56:30] Episode 145: Hormonal Imbalance: Root Causes with Dr. Halie Schoff
  • [57:00] Listeners can find Dr. Halie's programs and podcasts at her website and on Instagram @drhalieschoff
  • [57:30] Ep. 2: Gut Health, Leaky Gut, Autoimmunity + The Immune System
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Rachel Gregory is a Board-Certified Nutritionist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Podcaster, and founder of MetFlex Life. She is also the author of the international best-selling book, "21-Day Ketogenic Diet Weight Loss Challenge."

Rachel received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami. Rachel completed the first-ever human clinical trial looking at the effects of the Ketogenic Diet in non-elite CrossFit athletes, which is published in the International Journal of Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Currently, in her day-to-day coaching business, Rachel guides her clients to becoming the best, most confident version of themselves. She has a passion for educating those dedicated to optimizing their physical and mental well-being while improving long-term health and fitness goals. Her most popular course, Keto for Women, has helped women all across the world learn how to ditch the restrictive, all-or-nothing mindset associated with keto and instead thrive through the power of metabolic flexibility.

You can connect and learn more about Rachel's work by visiting her website 

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