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3 Weeks to Clearer Skin! - Ep. 041

Learn how to heal your skin from the inside out today on the Tiny Fit Diva Podcast. Kylene Terhune knows how frustrating it can be to manage skin issues. Your skin, especially your face, is how you present yourself to the world; it’s personal! 

We try to clean out skin from the outside, but real healing comes from the inside. Kylene used to struggle with Rosacea herself. Years ago when she was just beginning on her health journey she stared cleaning up her eating to help improve her energy, and she serendipitously discovered a cure to her Rosacea!

Kylene has partnered with the app Suggestic which is a free resource to help you manage your nutritional goals and track your symptoms and biomarkers so you can see progress quickly! Download Suggestic right now. You’ll have the chance to upgrade for $99 for even more specific help geared toward clearing your skin and direct access to Kylene! The week of November 5th only Kylene is offering a 30% discount so if you’ll get the 3 Weeks to Clearer Skin Program for just $69.95!

Be sure to take advantage of Kylene’s free recipe book: 21 Meals in 21 Minutes https://www.thetinyfitdiva.com/21-meals-in-21-minutes

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Women's Health and Being Fully Human with Stacy and Erin - Ep. 040

Learn how to best support mother and baby in our episode of the Tiny Fit Diva Podcast today! Your host Kylene Terhune welcomes Stacy and Erin to episode 40 to share their wealth of knowledge on women’s health.

Pregnancy and Postpartum are beautiful times of life. Nurturing the mind, body and soul of the mother is critical to the health of the baby and family for years to come. Stacy and Erin have an energy and passion for this work that radiates through the sound waves! We’re so happy you’re tuning in today to learn the benefits of preparing in advance for the sacred experience of motherhood.

Learn more about their services at: preparingtoparent.com

Video of today’s interview:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8g3vbYvNqjQ

Be sure to take advantage of Kylene’s free recipe book: 21 Meals in 21 Minutes https://www.thetinyfitdiva.com/21-meals-in-21-minutes

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Where Wu Meets Science With Diana Lane - Ep. 039

Welcome to the Podcast! Your very own Tiny Fit Diva Kylene Terhune is here today with Diana Lane to discuss the beautiful balance between modern medicine and Eastern medicine. Diana is a stress-reduction specialist and holistic health expert. She specializes in women’s wellness, adrenal fatigue, insomnia, cycle issues and acupuncture, practicing at Moon Medicine Magic in Austin, Texas.

Kylene and Diana discuss so many interesting things relating to women’s health in our episode today. First, Diana shares her experiences and education with Chinese medicine. A holistic approach to health includes a mind-body connection. Care for the mind requires stress management and care for the body means supporting the body and eliminating harmful substances that are so prevalent in the world. 

Meditation is such a wonderful tool for mind body connection and restoring youth. Kylene and Diana share mediation tips for all levels.

Another important women’s issue is understanding cycles and sex education. There is a great need for improvement in these areas and Diana strives to help women everywhere work through cycle struggles to learn what is healthy and normal.

Diana offers a Moon Medicine Magic Course which focuses on the sacredness of cycles and sisterhood for transformation or refinement. This is a 3-month program with a lovely overnight retreat. Check out Diana’s links below:

Website:   moonmedicinemagic.com

Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/moonmedicinemagic/

the sacred cycles sisterhood

Friend her on Facebook: Diana Lane and follow join the group: The Sacred Cycles Sisterhood

You can also e-mail her at: moonmedicinemagic@gmail.

Be sure to take advantage of Kylene’s free recipe book: 21 Meals in 21 Minutes https://www.thetinyfitdiva.com/21-meals-in-21-minutes

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Genetic Expression and MTHFR with Dr. Kendra Becker - Ep. 038

Have you always wondered what MTHFR means? Today is your lucky day! Welcome the The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast with your host Kylene Terhune! Today Dr. Kendra Becker is joining us on the show. She’s an Integrated Physician practicing in Waterford, Connecticut specializing in the MTHFR gene mutation, Fertility, Autism, Asthma, Allergies and Atopy (eczema).

Today’s episode is all about keeping healing at home! She began her career in medicine as a nurse before shifting to a Naturopathic education. Her practice focuses on individuality, pediatrics, and using Epigenetics (the study the environment’s influence on your genes to diagnose and treat). 

Genes can show whether you have a susceptibility to pesticides, wifi, certain chemicals, anesthesia or pharmaceuticals. This comes down to knowing if you have a sensitivity to and a difficulty processing toxins. Some people do have the ability to detox, so they can get away with eating processed goods like PopTarts. An activated MTHFR, though, means you’ll likely have trouble with Methylation (effectively elimination toxins from the body).

Everyone has a bucket to hold toxins that it can’t process and release, and once that bucket gets full, you’ll start to show symptoms of poor health. Everybody is different. 

Dr. Kendra Becker can help you find out if there is something in your genetic pre-disposition that she could support so that you can live the healthiest life possible based on your environment or help you know how to change your exposures or environment to support your genetics. And, just because you have a certain gene doesn’t mean it’s activated or turned on. The genetics load the gun but the environment pulls the trigger.

Dr. Kendra Becker has also written two books:

A Delicious Way to Heal the Gut https://www.amazon.com/Delicious-Way-Heal-Gut-Beckers/dp/1519282370/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1539022477&sr=8-1&keywords=a+delicious+way+to+heal+the+gut

All You CAN Eat https://www.amazon.com/All-You-CAN-Kendra-Becker/dp/1732297401/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1539022527&sr=8-1&keywords=all+you+can+eat+kendra+becker

Kylene and Kendra then discuss the recent studies showing links between the MTHFR gene and Down Syndrome. It completely makes sense that if you’re more susceptible to toxicity that we should be able to find this out so we can limit exposure.

Kendra talks about her stance on supplements and how they’re not her go-to solution most of the time. For example, if you’re too sensitive to take b12 and folate she knows how to prime the body to be able to absorb those better so you don’t feel sick. You have to introduce things gradually so the person can handle it mentally and their cells can handle it.

Links for today’s episode:

drkendrabecker.com

Be sure to take advantage of Kylene’s free recipe book: 21 Meals in 21 Minutes https://www.thetinyfitdiva.com/21-meals-in-21-minutes

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

The Autoimmune Protocol With Angie Alt - Ep. 037

Welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast with your host Kylene Terhune! Today in Episode 37 Kylene welcomes Angie Alt. She’s a teacher, an autoimmune warrior and the author of The Alternative Autoimmune Cookbook: Eating for all Phases of the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol.

The Autoimmune Protocol is intense. If you’re considering a 30, 60 or 90 day elimination phase our episode today will be super helpful.

Angie Alt endured several health issues including Lichen Sclerosus, Endometriosis and Secondary Infertility over the course of 11 years before she discovered the Autoimmune Protocol by reading Sarah Ballantyne’s blog The Paleo Mom.

Puberty, pregnancy, post partum and menopause are the higher-risk times of a woman’s life to develop an autoimmune disorder. This is due to the hormone changes that women undergo.

If you’re curious about prevention you can focus on sleep, eliminating stress and consuming nutrient-dense foods, but don’t think that you’re guilty of brining on an autoimmune disorder yourself if you haven’t always followed these prevention practices. 

Let’s get down to the brass tacks. AIP means no grains, legumes, dairy, eggs, nuts, seeds, chocolate, coffee, night shades. (tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, etc.) 

AIP means yes to bone broth, fish, shell fish, organ meats, fermented foods, and more vegetables than a vegetarian. AIP means good sleep and stress management.

Should you begin your elimination phase slow and steady or go cold turkey? Kylene and Angie discuss how you can know which style is for you.

Go easy on yourself when you experience and struggle with sugar cravings. Don’t expect perfection.

Eat regularly because when you have low blood sugar you cannot easily out-will-power your body’s biology and the cravings. 

Then, there’s the reintroduction phase. This is when you carefully try one food at a time and watch for reactions. 

And lastly, Kylene and Angie answer listener questions about the autoimmune protocol, giving us even more insight into living with an autoimmune disorder.

Links for today’s episode:

Angie Alt’s Website: autoimmunewellness.com

Look for her on Facebook and Instagram as Autoimmune Wellness

Angie Alt’s Book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24454069-the-alternative-autoimmune-cookbook

The Paleo Mom: https://www.thepaleomom.com/about/about-sarah/?cn-reloaded=1


Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 


The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Your Longevity Blueprint With Dr. Stephanie Gray - Ep. 036

Hello and Good morning from The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast! Today your host Kylene Terhune is bringing you Episode 36 where she welcomes Dr. Stephanie Gray, author of the book Your Longevity Blueprint. She’s also the owner of the Integrative Health and Hormone Clinic in Hiawatha, Iowa where she practices medicine and offers the most progressive functional medical testing options. Today she and Kylene dive deep into gut, hormone, and detox health.

Dr. Stephanie Gray tells us about her own health journey. She began to experience episodes of Tachycardia and learned for herself the importance of stress management. Kylene points out that our culture glorifies stress-inducing behaviors like staying up late and pushing through the day with coffee. The truth is that ignoring your body’s message to you that you’re tired is the main cause of many health problems.

Conventional medicine can be compared to the fire department. Their arsenal includes drugs or surgery. Dr. Stephanie Gray wanted to get to the root of her Tachycardia and not just submit to drug treatments indefinitely. Functional medicine tries to get to the root of the problem. That’s exactly why her husband and office manager encouraged her to write a book to clarify what she can do at her clinic to help patients get to the root cause of their problems, too.

Links for today’s episode:

Get 10% off Stephanie's book and other purchases when you visit: www.yourlongevityblueprint.com/tinyfitdiva

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Hacking Your Genetics With Erika Gray From Toolbox Genomics - Ep. 035

Good morning and welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast! Today your host Kylene Terhune is bringing you episode 35 where she chats with Erika Gray from Toolbox Genomics. Usually, in pursuit of good health, we encounter more questions than answers. That’s why it’s absolutely incredible to be able to look at your actual genetics to solve the mysteries about how your unique body functions.

Listen in to learn how genetic testing can change the way you take care of yourself.

Links for today’s episode:

https://www.toolboxgenomics.com/

https://sequencing.com/

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

F is for Fluoride with Melissa Gallico - Ep. 033

Welcome to Episode 033 of The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast, featuring your host Kylene Terhune! Today Kylene welcomes guest Melissa Gallico to help us understand the effects of fluoride. Join us for a fascinating and cautionary conversation.

 

Check out Melissa’s books: 

“F is for Fluoride” https://amzn.to/2O7Vmy0 

 

and 

 

“The Hidden Cause of Acne”

www.hiddencauseofacne.com

 

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

All About Hashimoto's With Guillermo Ruiz - Ep. 031

Welcome to Episode 031 of The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast, featuring your host Kylene Terhune. Today Kylene welcomes guest Guillermo Ruiz to teach us how to reverse the symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease and live a healthy life, even with an autoimmunity. 

 

Hashimoto’s Disease is an autoimmune disorder where your immune system attacks your thyroid. Once your body has shown that it has the ability to attack itself, it will always have that ability. While there may not be a cure for Hashimoto’s there are many ways to support your body and reverse some of the symptoms you’re facing.

 

Of course, nutrition is going to be really high up on that list of treatment plans. Listen in for specific guidelines to follow, and more importantly, a mindset to adopt when caring for yourself long term. Learn how to avoid orthorexia, a compulsion to obsess over healthy eating, and simply make a habit out of eating nutrient-rich foods. 

 

If you want to watch Kylene and Guillermo and join in on the fun you can check out the video of today’s interview here: https://youtu.be/DkO3T2arr40

 

Great links from today’s show:

 

Guillermo’s blog on how to select a practitioner: http://www.3030strong.com/news/2015/11/1/how-do-i-select-a-practitioner

 

Dr. Christianson's blog on Iodine:

http://drchristianson.com/how-much-iodine-do-you-need-for-thyroid-disease/

 

Reach out to Guillermo’s at 480-657-0003 for a free 15 minute consult.

 

Follow Guillermo on his:

 

 

  

 

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Your Fitness Prescription With Igor Klibanov - Ep. 029

Welcome to the Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 29! Your favorite FDNP Kylene Terhune introduces a wonderful guest today who can teach you how to discover your personalized exercise plan. Meet Igor Klibanov who is a successful personal trainer and author of the book “Stop Exercising the Way You’re Doing it Now.”

 
 

 

Diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis and osteoporosis are chronic conditions that each tell us something about the way your body can gain the optimal benefits from exercise. This exercise prescription is called: FITT. Igor looks at: frequency, intensity, time, and type.

 

We need both strength training and cardio. Do you ever wonder, “What’s the right number of reps for me?” or, when doing cardio, “What kind of intervals are right for me?” Igor and Kylene discuss the best exercise plans for people with various chronic conditions.

 

 

We can also look at conditions like anxiety and depression. High intensity work outs make anxiety worse

and makes depression better. That’s good to know!

 

The bottom line is that, if you do it right exercise will physically and neurologically stimulate you in a way that is healing you and healthy for your body. 

 

When you go home from the gym, remember the 1:23 Rule. Make sure your lifestyle supports what you do in the gym as opposed to sabotaging it. 

 

Let’s look at hormones for cycling women: 

 

In the Follicular phase (days 1-14) estrogen is higher. You’re stronger and you can work out with a little more intensity. 

 

In the Luteal phase (days 15-28) progesterone is higher. This means that metabolism is higher, but keep in mind that cravings are also a little stronger. The last week of the cycle is when you may see PMS symptoms like cramps and mood changes. Exercise injury rates are higher now because elastin is released which looses ligaments. Don’t do intensive work outs or heavy weight training now; just cardio and light strength training.

 

Here’s where things can be uniquely tailored to your body. You have a biological signature and where you store your body fat tells us about your hormone profile. For example here are a few locations on the body and their corresponding hormones:

 

Triceps - testosterone

Upper back and love handles - insulin

Ribs - thyroid

Stomach - cortisol

Knee and calf - growth hormone

Quads, hamstrings, (essentially thighs) - estrogen

 

When working with clients, Igor finds out which three areas of the body are relatively higher in fat than other areas of your body. That’s how Igor can use your biological signature to design your personalized exercise plan.

 

Here’s an example of another interesting way your biological signature informs your optimal health. You can measure the fat between your shoulder blades to see how many carbohydrates you can tolerate.The more fat you have there, the fewer carbs you can tolerate. The less fat your have there the more carbs you can tolerate.

 

That leads us to the big question: Is spot fat reduction possible? Yes it is! Listen in to learn how to tailor your exercise routine to target fat on the areas of your body that need it the most!

 

 

 

Links:

 

Video of today’s interview:

https://youtu.be/RcGALnmG3N8

 

Igor’s Book: Stopexercisingbook.com

 

Igor’s Special link for Kylene’s Listeners: FitnessSolutionsPlus.ca/women

 

Get help with chronic conditions like diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure and Osteoporosis: FitnessSolutionsPlus.ca/chronic-condition

 

Find Igor Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/igor.klibanov

 

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Neural Muscular Therapy and Gut Heath Test Results - Ep. 028

Welcome to the Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 28! You’re going to love today’s show. As a special treat, we’re featuring two fascinating health topics. 

First, Kylene Terhune has invited Erin Clarke back to the podcast. She can check out her first Tiny Fit Diva appearance on Episode 11. This time she’s here to talk about Neural Muscular Therapy. Listen in for information on how to heal sports injuries, care for your muscle groups and how to use hot and cold temperatures properly.

Second, Kylene gives us an inside look into how gut health test results work, analyzing stool testing findings, before and after a 6-month-long protocol. The results from stool testing are incredible. There is so much that you can learn about your body by looking at the digestive system. The bacteria in your gut can make or break your chances at building a healthy immune system, having energy and losing weight. The answers to some of the toughest questions are right here. You just have to look and listen to what you body is telling you!

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Personalized Massage Therapy with Casey Hamby - Ep. 026

Welcome to the Tiny Fit Diva Podcast! Today your host Kylene Terhune welcomes special guest Casey Hamby to discuss the absolute best form of self care: the kind you do at the spa! That’s right  -  it’s spa day here on the podcast!

 

Self care is so important to your overall health. How many times have we heard that we need to put ourselves first? Relaxation won’t happen on its own. Casey and Kylene recommend actually scheduling time for self care. Let yourself breathe and relax. To help set the mood you can apply lavender oil to a cotton ball and keep it nearby.

 

Casey Hamby has been a massage therapist since 2002. She is the manager at Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa in Dayton, Ohio. They offer so many wonderful treatments including hot stone massage, cold stone facials, aromatherapy, waxing, peels and LED light treatments.

 

Today we talk about how to reduce your stress at home and work. Casey shares some amazing tips for dealing with pregnancy and postpartum. There are also some great spa treatments that can offer serious relief with allergies and sinus issues. 

 

Hydration is so important. A good massage therapist can tell from the way your skin and muscles feel and look how hydrated you are. Learn from a pro how massages work and how facials work and how estheticians work your skin from the inside out.

 

Check out Hand and Stone Massage and Facial Spa on Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/handandstonedayton/ 

Casey is also on Instagram and Youtube. 

 

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Food Sensitivities and Vacation! - Ep. 022

Welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 022! Kylene is fresh off her vacation with Patrick in the Dominican Republic and she’s back with some great clean eating tips. She’s going to teach us how to balance healthy eating and fun eating on vacation and how to reintroduce foods you’ve eliminated due to sensitivities.

 

Remember to decide ahead of time on your eating “negotiables” and “non-negotiables.” And, when you choose to indulge on a negotiable vacation indulgence, make sure that it’s something you’ll really enjoy and that the portion is small.

 

Many people who are interested in avoiding problematic foods get MRT food sensitivities testing. The testing shows you which foods negatively affect you by rating them on a scale of green to yellow to red. After you carefully eliminate any foods that appear in the yellow and red ranges for a set amount of time, you can try to reintroduce foods, while watching for any reactions.

 

Reintroducing foods like dairy, mushrooms and blueberries later may prove to be totally fine because the gut will have gone through some healing by avoiding these foods for several months and now may be able to tolerate them, especially in small doses. You may discover that your food sensitivities have diminished or gone away completely.

 

Kylene noticed this on her trip. She tried eating avocado, a food that she had been sensitive to in the past, and she had no reactions. She goes over the 3 main reasons why this was the case. 

 

  1. It could have been that her sensitivity diminished when she gave her body a break.
  2. It could have been the lower amount of stress she experienced on vacation.
  3. It could have been that the foods she ate had been grown, prepared and processed differently.

 

Being in a new place means eating foods with a new nutrient diversity, which could have been beneficial as well.  Most of our dry grains like corn and wheat in the United States are sprayed with glyphosate. Even in small amounts, glyphosate kills off your beneficial gut flora. Just remember that you’re eating what your food eats.

 

Don’t forget to download Kylene’s free guide: 5 Steps to Crushing Your PMS which you can find at www.thetinyfitdiva.com 

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Clinical Aromatherapy with Amber Duncan - Ep. 020
 
 

Welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 020. Today Kylene welcomes guest Amber Duncan to talk about the safe use of essential oils. Amber is a life-long learner and a knowledge junkie in the functional medicine field. She shares her years of experience learning that aromatherapy is a form of complementary medical treatment, not alternative medical treatment.

 

There are new aromatherapy studies coming out all of the time, so using essential oils safely requires daily consultation of research.

 

Essential oils are chemical compounds made up of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, back bone, etc. The purpose of using them topically is to get a low and slow effect. Inhaling them yields an effect more quickly.

 

Amber explains how to know if you should use aromatherapy in the form of an atomic stick or diffusing it in the air. Diffusing the oils in the air would be like administering the oil to everyone in the home. And, Amber says that if you’re not reaching for the medicine cabinet you should not be reaching for oils.

 

Amber helps us understand when and how to safely use essential oils when pregnant, during delivery, when breastfeeding and with infants and children. You can reference super-helpful dilution charts are on her site. 

 

https://kate-rich.squarespace.com/blog/safe-essential-oil-use

 

https://www.facebook.com/DuncanClanHealthHelpers

 

Holistically Health Helper, LLC

 

Thanks for tuning in to the podcast today!

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com

Creating a Meaningful Marriage - Ep. 019

Welcome to The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast Episode 19! Today you’re in for a special treat as Kylene and Patrick Terhune share insights into creating a meaningful marriage. Listen in to learn more about how to improve the relationships in your life for overall better health.

 

Kylene and Patrick have a pretty amazing marriage. Over the years, they have learned how to make a marriage successful, loving and fulfilling. Today they share the best practices they’ve discovered. Many of these lessons where learned by hard experience, and they share their honest histories in each of their first marriages. “The best relationship is going to be when you have two solid individuals who know who they are who come together to support each other.”

 

1. Communication is key. You have to tell your partner what you like about them!

 

2. Respect is so important. If you have something you want to bring up with spouse, make sure you bring it up at a good time.

 

3. The quality of not being a “yeller” is a choice. If your spouse is angry choose not to meet them at their level of frustration. 

 

4. Speak positively about your spouse. It’s quite unattractive to see someone complaining about their spouse to their friends.

 

Among the other pillars of good health including nutrition, exercise, sleep, mental health, etc., you’ll find that healthy relationships are a super-important factor in living a happy life. We hope these great marriage tips and stories help you in your relationships!

 

The Tiny Fit Diva Podcast teaches you how to balance your hormones, eat what you want, release the guilt, and have freedom mentally and physically from the restrictive mentality of dieting. Your host, Kylene “The Tiny Fit Diva,” is the right person to help you do it! She is a personal trainer, online health coach, wife, stepmom and a certified FDN practitioner. It’s Kylene's passion to help you achieve and claim your optimum health. 

Health * Hormones * Happiness

Email Kylene at kylenet@thetinyfitdiva.com