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WB043: Ivy Thompson: Paleo in Melbourne

The inspiring Ivy Thompson shares her own health journey and how an initial very strict Paleo diet has now been modified to support her well being and individual needs. Ivy is the creator of a very successful and informative blog and has been a long time advocate of the Paleo diet. Ivy shares how she has changed her approach to reflect where she is at in her life to help her cope with the busy demands of her family and young children. Listen as Ivy shares her life philosophy and how she is now heading in a new direction. A wellness advocate sharing her message and living it every day.
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WB025: Organic Vegetables: Buying online.

Episode two in Carolyn’s organic shopping adventure covers buying the organic vegetables online. What is a food host? What types of boxes are there to buy? Why is she just buying veggies and not fruit? Is it better than the Farm Gate experience which was discussed in episode 22? How much does it cost to buy organic veggies? What about feeding a family? All of these topics are discussed and more as Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Coach Carolyn Gray shares her own Wellness journey. For Carolyn it is about Paleo, Food as Medicine, clean eating, whole foods and home cooking. This is her journey and it is one step at a time to move as far away from the SAD diet as possible.

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WB022: Organic Vegetables and Fruit: From the farm gate!

The organic shopping adventure! Carolyn goes on a drive to find organic vegetables and fruit. Venturing to the outskirts of suburban Melbourne on a gorgeous sunny morning for an adventure into Farm Gate shopping. Listen as Carolyn details her purchases and reasoning behind them, what the experience was like and how this activity will feature in her family life in the future. It’s about reducing the toxins, budgeting, eating whole foods, paleo, food as medicine, mindful eating and S.L.O.W.
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WB019: Food as Medicine (S.L.O.W approach).

Paleo Nutrition and Wellness Coach Carolyn Gray explores the S.L.O.W approach to eating a Food as Medicine diet. Seasonal, Local, Organic and Whole is explored and discussed in this episode which forms part of Carolyn’s Food as Medicine episode series. Eating for health, Eating for Wellness, Eating for enjoyment! Learn it, Live it and Love it. Carolyn talks about her own journey transitioning to a healthier diet and the challenges of achieving this in a city environment. There are continual wake up calls, changes that need to be made, self reflection and growth as a person. The learning is continual and Carolyn is on this journey with you!
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WB015: Food as Medicine (The Basics)

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Carolyn goes into further detail explaining the Food as Medicine approach in this second episode looking at the local workshops she is conducting. With a focus on grassfed meat, above ground vegetables, healthy fats, fruit, nuts and seeds, Carolyn explores the core of Whole Foods eating which centres on the S.L.O.W approach. Carolyn follows a strict healthy Paleo diet which has supported her recovery from chronic illness. She lives a Food as Medicine approach and teaches this to the participants of this three session course. Share in the journey as she discusses how her students are responding to the workshop material and the challenges of moving from a SAD diet for a variety of reasons including weightloss, chronic illness and general health challenges.

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WB011: Wellness Seminars (Introduction)

Join Carolyn as she talks about the Community Wellness Seminars she has organised which are just commencing and are a way for her Community to be more informed, empowered and motivated to live a healthier life. There are four Seminars in total and in this episode Carolyns talk us through the first Seminar which chronicles her own health journey, self reflections and what she has learnt. A long journey with chronic illness where there was one roadblock after another with the Mainstream system led her into the Integrative Medicine arena where she was able to receive the support that has enabled her body to heal and her Wellness journey now in the next stage of embracing life, setting new goals and sharing her Wellness message.

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WB009: The Paleo Kitchen with Carolyn Gray

Come on a tour of Carolyn’s kitchen. Learn what appliances, gadgets and kitchenware are important when running a Whole Foods based kitchen. It’s a workplace, meeting centre, hub of the home, a destination and more. Carolyn follows a strict Paleo diet following years of chronic illness which is now a distant memory. She shares the challenges of feeding children non-Paleo foods and how this is managed as well as now having to share her kitchen with a husband and three children who are all embracing cooking.

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One side of my kitchen showing the Oscar Neo cold pressed juicer, the regular centrifugal juicer, toaster, bottled water, spiralizer and water filter.
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The other side of the kitchen showing the grinder, mixer, food processor, high speed blender and kettle.
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In this view you can see the dishwasher and the floor is very easy to clean.
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The new fridge/freezer combo. Each side is quite narrow but l love the convenience of it and it is a change from the very wide fridge with one large door that we used to have.
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This is most of the fridge side.