Leanne Ward Nutrition
90. The Ins and Outs of Endometriosis with Registered Dietitian, Cindy Dabrowska

90. The Ins and Outs of Endometriosis with Registered Dietitian, Cindy Dabrowska

June 1, 2021

In today's episode, I speak to registered dietitian, Cindy Dabrowska who specialised in endometriosis. Cindy is the founder of 'The Supportive Endo RD' and her passion is supporting "Endo Warriors" who, much like herself, have said "enough is enough” to debilitating, life-altering symptoms of endometriosis. Cindy has supported countless women in her nutrition counselling practice using a functional medicine root cause approach to endometriosis.  

In today’s episode, Cindy and I discuss:

  • what endometriosis is;  
  • how endometriosis diagnosed;  
  • food and nutrition to support endometriosis;  
  • whether gluten or dairy free is needed for endometriosis;  
  • the holistic, whole body approach to treating endometriosis;  
  • gut health and endometriosis;  
  • natural pain relief options; and  
  • tips for infertility.  

Please share this episode on your Instagram stories with anyone you think would benefit from it and make sure you tag me @the_fitness_dietitian and Cindy @endo.fertility.dietitian on Instagram.    

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89. Setting Healthy Boundaries, Self-Sabotage & Self-Care with Psychologist, Dr Rachel Goldman

89. Setting Healthy Boundaries, Self-Sabotage & Self-Care with Psychologist, Dr Rachel Goldman

May 19, 2021

This week, I am thrilled to welcome back Dr Rachel Goldman, a psychologist who specialises in behaviour change, weight management and corporate wellbeing. Dr Rachel joined me on episodes 38 and 39 of the Leanne Ward Nutrition Podcast to chat about the topics of eating behaviours, self-sabotage, happiness and confidence.

Due to popular demand, I’ve brought Dr Rachel back today to talk about setting healthy boundaries, self-sabotage and self-care. This is an absolute MUST LISTEN episode so please share the episode with your friends and family on your Instagram stories and make sure you tag me @the_fitness_dietitian and Dr Rachel @drrachelnyc on Instagram.    

Have you heard of Kez’s Kitchen Brownie Bars?  

Today’s incredible value-packed podcast episode is brought to you by Kez’s Kitchen Brownie Bars, the perfect anytime snack, made from natural ingredients and available in 3 delicious flavours. These "All Natural" and "Protein Boost" bars taste ridiculously good! They’re vegan, gluten free, contain no refined sugar and are available at all supermarkets in the health aisle and at kezs.com.au.  

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88. Ten Tips To Conquer Self-Sabotage

88. Ten Tips To Conquer Self-Sabotage

May 13, 2021

Today, instead of having an expert guest on, you guys get me! I will be your expert and I am addressing a topic I get a tonne of questions about: Self-Sabotage!  

In today's episode, I take you through what self-sabotage is and my 10 top tips to conquer it.  

If you would like to learn more about self-sabotage and emotional eating, check out my new, online Self-Sabotage and Emotional Eating Course. My course will help you to overcome self-sabotage by teaching you what it is, why we do it and how to change your behaviours. It will teach you to 
conquer emotional eating by managing your thoughts, emotions & behaviours.  

My course is normally $349AUD, but my podcast subscribers can use the discount code “LEANNEPODCAST” to purchase my course for $149AUD. Click Here and Enjoy!  

Have you heard of Kez’s Kitchen Brownie Bars?  

Today’s incredible value-packed podcast episode is brought to you by Kez’s Kitchen Brownie Bars, the perfect anytime snack, made from natural ingredients and available in 3 delicious flavours. These "All Natural" and "Protein Boost" bars taste ridiculously good! They’re vegan, gluten free, contain no refined sugar and are available at all supermarkets in the health aisle and at kezs.com.au.  

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87. Fitness Facts and Fiction With Personal Trainer, Liz King

87. Fitness Facts and Fiction With Personal Trainer, Liz King

May 6, 2021

On this week’s episode, I am excited to be joined by certified personal trainer, Liz King. Liz brings with her a wealth of knowledge on not only fitness but also how to listen to your body, train for your goals and take care of your mental health too.  

This episode is titled 'Fitness Facts and Fiction', and we dive deep into some topics such as how beginners can start exercising, how to build a healthy foundation with exercise, how much rest our bodies really need, weight training to improve our metabolism, why consistency matters and all the Tiktok trends we see online.  

Finally, we end the episode with a quick true or false session where Liz answers your burning questions about fitness and health (spoiler alert, you don’t need to eat 100% “clean” to get results).  

To see all of Liz's tips and tricks follow her on Instagram and TikTok.  

 

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86. All Things Metabolism (including Reverse Dieting) with Dietitian, Elaina Efird

86. All Things Metabolism (including Reverse Dieting) with Dietitian, Elaina Efird

April 29, 2021

My special guest for this episode is dietitian, Elaina Efird and we are talking all things metabolic health.  

Elaina is a registered dietitian, nutritionist, certified eating disorder dietitian and sports dietitian who specialises in metabolic health.  

Elaina has been trained in multiple areas of dietetics and uses the metabolic testing and body composition analysis at her clinic to help her clients meet their nutrition goals.  

In this episode, Elaina and I start off by talking about what our metabolism is, whether our genetics influence our metabolism, how to improve our metabolism, foods that help or hinder our metabolism and metabolic testing.  

We also discuss chronic under eating, how to know if we’ve been dieting for too long and the concept of eating more to lose weight.  

Finally, we run through a case study on why we should stop with the juice detoxes.  

You can follow Elaina on her Instagram and TikTok.

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85. Mental Health and Motivation with TikTok Sensation, Zachery Dereniowski

85. Mental Health and Motivation with TikTok Sensation, Zachery Dereniowski

April 21, 2021

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Sydney-based mental health activist, Zachery Dereniowski found himself at breaking point. He had undergone ACL knee surgery, medical school was challenging, his long-term relationship had just ended and he was unable to return home to Canada to see his family.  

With the hope of giving people a voice and the confidence that they are not alone in their struggles, Zach started sharing mental health content on TikTok.  

Zach’s following quickly grew 1.5 million. Three months after starting his TikTok, Zach formed the Mental Health Movement (MHM) with the mission, "You Matter Most", a movement that seeks to normalise conversations around mental health and wellbeing.  

 

In today’s podcast, Zach and I talk all things anxiety and mental health, depression, perfectionism and motivation.  

Please share this incredible episode on your Instagram stories and make sure you tag us. Give Zac a follow on Instagram and Tiktok.

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84. Iron deficiency, anaemia and fatigue, with Dr Sanjay Juneja

84. Iron deficiency, anaemia and fatigue, with Dr Sanjay Juneja

April 16, 2021

This week’s episode is with Dr Sanjay Juneja, a triple board certified haematologist and medical oncologist.  

Sanjay has a passion for education and learned quickly, through his training, that the biggest battle with cancer is often not the cancer itself, but the intimidation that comes with the unknown.  

Sanjay started providing educational content on Tiktok to help families understand the rapidly evolving medical landscape and clear up many myths around medical care.  

On this week’s podcast episode, Sanjay and I first start off by discussing what fatigue is and some medical reasons behind fatigue. We then discuss the different types of anaemia, major symptoms of anaemia, who is most at risk of anaemia, some complications if we don’t correct anaemia and other nutrients that might be associated with fatigue such as b12.

If you or someone that you know has low iron or anaemia, please send them this podcast so they can have a listen.  

Please follow Sanjay on his Instagram and TikTok or visit the doctor approved resource website doctorpedia.com.

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83. The Mediterranean Diet, Food & Mood with Dietitian, Sophie Mahoney

83. The Mediterranean Diet, Food & Mood with Dietitian, Sophie Mahoney

April 7, 2021

This week’s episode is with Sophie Mahoney. Sophie is an accredited practising dietitian who has worked in the health industry for over 10 year, 3 of those years as a dietitian. Sophie has her own online consulting business specialising in gut and mental health, and has just launched an online program helping people optimise their diet to improve their energy, mood, anxiety and gut health. Sophie also works in research at the Food and Mood Centre, part of Deakin University, and is currently assisting with running a dietary trial for people with irritable bowel syndrome and anxiety or depression.  

Today, Sophie and I chat about the Mediterranean diet and food & mood. We start by discussing how diet affect our mental health, what nutrition and lifestyle factors we can use to improve our mental health, the research behind a Mediterranean diet, what a Mediterranean diet looks like, who would benefit from following the Mediterranean diet and some simple tips for improving our mood and mental health.  

You can follow Sophie on her Instagram or visit her website or check out her new program, Happy Guts & Mind.

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82. Nourish Not Punish. Lessons Learnt from Restriction to Abundance, with Sarah Rav

82. Nourish Not Punish. Lessons Learnt from Restriction to Abundance, with Sarah Rav

March 31, 2021

Today I talk with Instagram and TikTok superstar, and student doctor, Sarah Rav.  

Sarah is a final year student doctor and runs her social media pages with over 2 million followers talking all things health, fitness and wellness.  

Today, Sarah talks to us openly about her battle with anorexia nervosa which nearly took her life but she’s battled hard and overcome this all while studying. We chat through Sarah’s journey, her turning point, the hardest part of recovery, how loved ones can help those suffering and we also talk about self-care, mental health, perfectionism and having a defined purpose.

This is an open, raw and real podcast episode today, so please share this with any friends or family members who you think may benefit and follow Sarah on her Instagram and TikTok.

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81. Intuitive Eating with Registered Nutritionist, Sophie Bertrand

81. Intuitive Eating with Registered Nutritionist, Sophie Bertrand

March 24, 2021

Sophie Bertrand is registered nutritionist with a bachelor of psychology, a masters in clinical nutrition, and is the founder of Sophie’s Healthy Kitchen, co-host of the Forking Wellness Podcast and co-author of recently released nutrition book ‘Forking Wellness’. 

Sophie has worked with leading brands in the food industry and also works with clients in a 1-1 setting at the Rhitrition clinic on Harley St in London.

She uses her Instagram page @sophieshealthykitchen to share evidence-based nutrition and a variety of recipes that are both delicious and nutritious.

On today’s podcast, Sophie and I chat about intuitive eating; what it is, how it’s defined, who it’s recommended for and who it isn’t, the 10 principles, how it differs from mindful eating, how it’s not to be used as a weight loss strategy, how to honour your hunger, how to practise body loved and acceptance and how to think positively towards our food choices.

You can follow Sophie on her Instagram, her website or purchase her book.

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