SUP 020: Dr. Terry Wahls on the Wahls Protocol and overcoming Multiple Sclerosis

Welcome back to Straight Up Paleo, where Christina Rice and Kara Halderman answer all of your health questions…straight up.

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Topics:

1:35 – Happy New Year and recent updates!

11:09 – Introducing Dr. Terry Wahls!

Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and Functional Medicine and the cookbook The Wahls Protocol Cooking for Life: The Revolutionary Modern Paleo Plan to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions. You can learn more about her work from her website, www.terrywahls.com. She hosts the Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD) and on Twitter at @TerryWahls.   Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team via this email: MSDietStudy@healthcare.uiowa.edu.

17:20 – Don’t forget to join our Straight Up Paleo Pals Facebook Group to chat and ask questions!

19:15 – Dr. Wahls talks about her journey with Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

23:20- Using dietary interventions for treating MS

26:00 – Dr. Wahls explains the difference between supplementing nutrients vs. getting them from food

28:30 – Dr. Wahls’ thoughts on multivitamins

29:30 – The difference between a Paleo diet and the Wahls Protocol

34:30 – The 9 cups of vegetable recommendation on the Wahls Protocol

39:39 – Dr. Wahls talks on nightshades

44:15 – What vegetables and fruits you should avoid

45:50 – The different levels in the Wahls Protocol

46:50 – Why Veganism isn’t optimal

49:20 – Roles of starchy carbohydrates and fruits

51:10 – Who should do the level 3 (close to Ketogenic Diet) of the Wahls Protocol and who shouldn’t

54:00 – Low glycemic index diet and carbohydrates

55:20 – Dr. Wahls on fasting and who it can help

58:35 – Including sea vegetables and organ meats into a diet

1:01:20 – What everyday people should eat on the Wahls Protocol

1:02:20 – Lifestyle adjustments on the Wahls Protocol

1:03:40 – Exercise routine recommendations

1:05:30 – Dr. Wahls’ use of Infrared Sauna

1:06:10 – Toxins in the environment

1:07:05 – How women vs. men should approach the Wahls Protocol

1:09:35 – The most important changes to make in your diet

1:11:00 – How diet could help gut issues

1:12:00 – Find more on Dr. Terry Wahls on her website, www.terrywahls.com. She hosts the Wahls Protocol Seminar every August where anyone can learn how to implement the Protocol with ease and success. Follow her on Facebook (Terry Wahls MD) and on Twitter at @TerryWahls.   Learn more about her MS clinical trials by reaching out to her team via this email: MSDietStudy@healthcare.uiowa.edu.

Christina’s latest ebook, #NoSugarNoProblems: A Lovely Collection of Paleo Sweetener-Free Desserts, is now available! This ebook is filled with 30 paleo desserts (with plenty of vegan options) that are free of all sugar and sugar substitutes – cookies, brownies, cupcakes, puddings, milkshakes, cheesecake, cream pie, and more! No sugar, no stevia, no xylitol, no maple syrup, no honey, no erythritol, no bananas, and no dates! This is perfect for anyone who is on the Candida diet, ketogenic, low-carb, diabetic, low-FODMAP, paleo, primal, vegetarian, vegan, or just looking to limit their sugar intake! You can get your copy at addictedtolovely.com under “ebooks” or at bit.ly/nosugarnoproblems. Use the code “straightuppaleo” for 20% off!

Are you in the Dallas area and looking for a private holistic chef to provide you with delicious, beautiful meals?! Email Kara at kara.halderman@gmail.com to learn more about her private chef services!

If you want to snag Christina and Kayleigh’s holiday ebook, head to addictedtolovely.com or bit.ly/gratitudehhg! Use the code “straightuppaleo” for 20% off at checkout! Gratitude: A Healthy Holiday Guide for a Paleo Thanksgiving has everything you’ll need for a stress-free, delicious holiday season! There are over 20 delicious paleo recipes inside (and most are vegan), a holiday planning checklist and calendar, and a ton of written content with tips on digestion, how to deal with family drama, what to do about holiday treats, how to exercise, the holiday mindset, and more!

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You can find Christina at addictedtolovely.com, @addicted_to_lovely on Instagram, and on the Actually Adultish Podcast. You can also email her at addictedtolovely@gmail.com for consultations.

You can find Kara at karaboutit.com, @kara_boutit on Instagram, and on the Low Carb Conversations Podcast. You can also email her at kara.halderman@gmail.com for consultations.

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