Podcast Episode 180: Metabolic Health Over the Holidays

What are some strategies that you can implement to support your metabolic health over the holidays? Samantha shares her approach to the holiday season and the importance of nutrition to cellular health.


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Topics Discussed in This Episode:

  • Nutrition and metabolic health over the holidays
  • Samatha’s approach to the holiday season
  • How to focus on cellular health and metabolic health


Key Takeaways:

  • Your nutrition – what you are eating –  is the number one thing that is supporting cellular energy.
  • Your adrenals and your heart health need salt and a healthy ratio of potassium.
  • Make sure to get protein and healthy fat in your diet.
  • Finding the balance in your diet is key.
  • It’s important that you recognize the things you need that are going to optimise your wellbeing: Eating good food, getting in enough protein and fat, hydrating, taking your supplement, and getting in enough movement.


Action Steps:

  • Support your cellular health:
  • Start the day hydrated.
  • Take your morning supplements.
  • Eat a nourishing breakfast.
  • Take adrenal supplements mid-day.
  • Prep before a holiday party or event:
  • Get in some really good fiber.
  • Bring the food you can eat and tolerate.
  • Replenish your omega-3s.
  • Prep your pantry and freezer.
  • Get enough movement in your day.


Samantha said:

“Exercise doesn’t need to look the same during the holidays as it does during the rest of the year, but getting in some movement is what matters.”


“The holidays are really a marathon, and it can be beautiful and magical. Make yourself a priority. That’s what’s really important – making your physical and your mental health a priority, and making sure you’re investing in that too.”


Thanks for listening!


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Links to things we talk about in the show:

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