Podcast Episode: 248. What Is the Pro-Metabolic Diet?

In the world of social media, we are constantly being inundated with new information about everything and the messages from health and wellness influencers can be some of the hardest to discern and digest. In today’s solo, Samantha clears up some of the common misconceptions about one approach to nutrition that’s been gaining considerable steam, the pro-metabolic diet. Samantha tells us why she herself subscribes to the metabolic diet and breaks it down piece by piece for those who may be interested in adopting it. Most importantly, she explains why it’s really not a diet at all—it’s a lifestyle.


In this episode of The Wellness Witch Podcast:

  • A breakdown of the pro-metabolic diet
  • Absorbing others’ information, then following your own intuition
  • The self-doubt that comes along with trying new, often stigmatized, foods 
  • Why raw vegetables might be harming you
  • Samantha’s take on intermittent fasting
  • Clearing up common misconceptions about fats


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This show is produced by Soulfire Productions


Top 3 relevant quotes:

  • “ I think so many of us get trapped with trying to change our bodies, versus actually becoming tuned in to our body and the messages it’s trying to send us and learning how to work with our bodies.” 
    • Samantha Gladish
  • “I think it’s important that we become educated and knowledgeable, but when we start to follow something as if it’s the only possible way to do something, it disconnects us from our own intuition and that’s when it can start to get problematic.”
    • Samantha
    • 15:50  
  • “So many women are not eating enough food which can tank metabolism and the thyroid. This is why I don’t like intermittent fasting because you’re just adding fuel to the fire.”
    • Samantha
    • 27:45
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