Leanne Ward Nutrition
94. Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Productivity with Physiotherapist and Student Psychologist, Bec Mitchell

94. Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Productivity with Physiotherapist and Student Psychologist, Bec Mitchell

July 20, 2021

This week I talk to Bec Mitchell. Bec has a bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy, is a meditation coach and is also about to complete her master’s degree in positive psychology.  

Bec prides herself on teaching evidence-based skills for wellbeing & productivity.  

On today’s podcast, Bec and I chat about mindfulness, how it’s defined, what it looks like and how we can all be more mindful. We talk about wellbeing and workplace wellbeing, burnout, our physical, mental and emotional health and also productivity.  

To end the podcast, Bec gives us her number 1 tip to do each day to improve health and happiness.  

Follow Bec on social media @becmitchell or explore more on her website.    

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93. How to Transform Your Relationship with Food with Registered Dietitian, Deanna Wolfe

93. How to Transform Your Relationship with Food with Registered Dietitian, Deanna Wolfe

July 13, 2021

This episode, I am joined by registered dietitian, Deanna Wolfe. Deanna is passionate about mindful eating, overcoming food rules and of course, peanut butter.  

Deanna and I talk about what a good relationship with food looks like, why we struggle with our relationship with food, diet culture, true health, food freedom, permission to eat and Deanna’s top tips on how to transform your relationship with food.  

If you would like to see more of Deanna's content, you can follow her on Instagram and TikTok.  

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92. Confidence, Decision Making and Creating the Life you Deserve with Career & Self-Mastery Expert Shadé Zahrai

92. Confidence, Decision Making and Creating the Life you Deserve with Career & Self-Mastery Expert Shadé Zahrai

July 5, 2021

Today, I chat with Shadé Zahrai who is an award-winning strategist, career performance specialist and sought-after self-mastery expert.  

Following a successful 10+ year corporate career in the law, banking and strategy consulting, Shadé has become a bestselling author, TEDx speaker and was recently recognised as Adweek’s Careers Creator of the Year. She’s been featured in the New York Times, Yahoo Finance & the Daily Mail.  

Shadé pairs neuroscience and psychology to tackle many different areas of dominating a skilful, successful mindset, helping thousands of professionals to level-up in their career.  

In today’s podcast episode, Shadé and I talk about imposter syndrome, confidence, powerful decision making, procrastination and creating the life you deserve.  

You can connect with Shadé via her website or through Instagram or TikTok.

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91. How to Lose Weight and Actually Maintain it, with Dietitian Samar Kullab

91. How to Lose Weight and Actually Maintain it, with Dietitian Samar Kullab

June 22, 2021

There’s no one food that burns fat. There’s no one food that instantly makes you gain fat. Losing weight is about eating in a small calorie deficit over time (But this doesn’t mean you need to count calories!).  

On today's episode, Dietitian Samar Kullab and I chat all about how to lose weight AND actually maintain it!  

There’s so much misinformation on social media so be sure to tune into this episode to learn, from the experts, the ins and outs of healthy weight loss and what’s the truth vs. social media fiction!  

You can follow Samar on Instagram (@chicago.dietitian) or TikTok (@chicago.dietitian).

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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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