SUP 013: SIBO, Adrenal Health and Fasting for Women


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

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3:30- Breaking down the activated charcoal trend.

6:50- Christina and Kara’s life updates & what we’re making for Thanksgiving.

12:00- Navigating a healthy Thanksgiving when family is not supportive.

16:33- Christina announces her NEW EBOOK #NoSugarNoProblems! A beautiful recipe guide of 30 desserts made with no sugars, no sweeteners, no dates, no bananas and no stevia. Get your copy here! 

20:00- Kara’s update on starting a hormonal protocol and a brief rundown of bio-identical hormones.

25:43- Listener Question #1: Can herbal antimicrobials make you gain weight? And when is the right time to take action on the weight gain?

28:00- Supporting your adrenals before going on an herbal gut protocol.

35:00- SIBO and low fodmap diets, carbs and stress related to gut issues.

37:45- The importance of Prokinetic supplements for SIBO.

46:00- Why you don’t have to be keto to eradicate gut infections.

49:45- Listener Question #2: Fasting and Getting Your Period Back.

52:00- Ammenoreah, food and working out.

53:30- Why we are not fans of fasting for women with hormonal issues.

Click here for a video on fasting for women


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

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