Today I’m chatting with Dr. Stephanie Rimka, BA, DC, BCN. Dr. Rimka is a holistic brain optimization specialist focusing on integrated neurotherapies to identify and address the root cause of mental illness, learning disorders, and chronic illness. She has dedicated over 25 years to learning the best practices in functional medicine from masters in their fields. Dr. Rimka offers a unique style of intuition and caring blended with a clinically based multi-therapeutic approach to solve hard-to-treat health problems.
Dr. Rimka built Brain and Body Solutions into the premier brain-based disorder healing facility in Atlanta. Patients travel from across the globe to experience her healing playground of comprehensive, permanent brain therapies, brain imaging, biofeedback, functional nutrition, epigenetics, cognitive testing, nutrient therapy, psychology, chelation, detoxification, Chiropractic, and Chinese medicine.
In this episode, Dr. Rimka talks about the problems she sees with paleo and keto diets, how to properly eat a paleo diet, and the importance of food variation, rotation, and seasonal eating. She discusses the benefits of the carnivore diet, why many women need to eat more and work out less to reach their health goals, her approach with chronic health issues, why you think you can’t digest meat, the stigma around eating carnivore as a woman, the environmental impact of eating meat, and much more.
You can find more about Dr. Rimka’s safari in South Africa here.
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If you’re ready to finally take control of your health, Christina’s online course, The Paleo Women Lifestyle Program, is exactly what you need. This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to optimize your health as a woman, no matter your age or where you are in your health journey. This course has hours of video lectures, audio lectures, and PDFs that cover nutrition, fitness, sleep, stress management, balancing hormones, self-love, cooking and grocery shopping, and more. You can learn more / sign up at bit.ly/paleowomenlifestyle.
If you love desserts but want to avoid the sugar and sweeteners, pick up a copy of Christina’s new ebook, #NoSugarNoProblems Part 2! This ebook contains over 30 paleo dessert recipes (most are also vegan) that contain absolutely no sugar or sweeteners – no stevia, xylitol, erythritol, maple syrup, honey, dates, bananas, or other sugar substitutes. Perfect if you’re keto, low-carb, on a gut-healing diet, looking to balance your hormones, or trying to break your sugar addiction! Grab your copy at bit.ly/nsnp2 and use the code “wellnessrealness” for 20% off!
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