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Episode 262: Asking Us Everything: Ep. 262: Asking Us Everything   In this episode, Stacy and Sarah respond to your Ask-Me-Anything style questions! Click here to listen in iTunes If you enjoy the show, please review it in iTunes! The Paleo View (TPV), Episode 262: Asking Us Everything...

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Ep. 262: Asking Us Everything
 
In this episode, Stacy and Sarah respond to your Ask-Me-Anything style questions!
Click here to listen in iTunes

If you enjoy the show, please review it in iTunes!
The Paleo View (TPV), Episode 262: Asking Us Everything
Intro (0:00)
News and Views (0:41)
Sarah and her family watched the eclipse at totality, and she's probably not blind!
They drove to Athens, Tenn. but their first plan was closed, so they ended up in a random field.
There were lots of cool telescopes there her family got to use.
Sarah feels lucky they were close enough to drive.
Stacy's area had 84%, so she got to go watch at school with her boys.

It's an "Ask Me Anything" style podcast. We took your Q's from social media and got some great ones! (11:40)
Trisha: What brand of oral hygiene do you use?
Sarah has been using Primal Life Organics Dirty Mouth Toothpowder and Dirty Mouth Boost recently.
At first there was some sensitivity as her teeth adjusted, but now it's working to remineralize her teeth.
Her kids like the sweeter flavors, which are new for kids.
Stacy uses Redmond Earth Paste. She's also used the PLO product but didn't like the powder.
Redmond Earth Paste is more like a traditional toothpaste, but it's also clay-based.

Nick: if you could go back in time and give your 24-year-old self some advice, what would it be?
Cole was not quite a toddler when Stacy was 24. She would tell herself to prioritize nutrients for herself as well as her baby.
She wasn't ready to hear about Paleo, but she did want to optimize his diet.
She didn't focus on herself for years, until she didn't have the energy to keep up with them.
Sarah was in grad school and had just lost 100 lbs (the first time) using a low-carb diet and had decided she would run marathons.
She thought that was proof that she was healthy, but she would tell herself to pay more attention to her other symptoms.
For example, she was struggling with constipation, skin problems, joint pain, asthma.
Nutrient density, gluten free and dairy free weren't on her radar, but she was really stressing her body.
Eventually she had to learn to see her health as more than her BMI, and she wishes she would have understood that earlier.

Hannah: what are your techniques for reducing stress?
Stacy likes cuddling and skin-to-skin contact with her family
Drinking a warm cup of tea is relaxing.
Her self-care routine and skincare are really helpful as well, or taking a bath with a bath bomb.
It's also critical for Stacy to separate food from emotions
Sarah's number 1 trick is to have a non-negotiable bed time and focus on sleep.
She also tries to get light exposure during the day (outside or sun lamp) and minimize exposure at night (with Swannies or lightbulbs).
She also prioritizes movement.
She seeks out laughter with her kids or with friends, hobbies, etc.
On the flip side, it's helpful to find stillness through stretching and meditation music.

Phillip: go-to fast Paleo breakfast options?
Stacy likes slow-cooked scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs, yogurt with chia seeds and blueberries, jerky, RXBars.
Sarah makes homemade sausage patties and freezes them, then eats them with saurkraut and a piece of fruit.
If she's running out the door she makes a Collagen Veggie Blend drink and eats a Beef Apple Bacon EPIC Bar.
On the weekends she makes a double or triple batch of Paleo Waffles.
Stacy recommends making soup, Simple Mills Muffins, egg muffins, banana bread or something else that can be reheated quickly.
Just think about what you like + what's portable and make that! Wesley likes eating trail mix, so he gets a good, energy-dense breakfast even though it's not a "typical" breakfast.
Sarah just tries to focus on protein and round it out with vegetables or fruit (but that's how she thinks of all meals).

Paleo-friendly deodorant?
Stacy has SUPER sensitive skin and has tried every "natural" deodorant out there.
She's been on a quest for a while, and every one has baking soda or coconut oil and

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