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Amanda Hamilton - Beyond Nutrition, Her Curiosity, Holistic Nourishment, and Well-Being

Season 6, Ep. 247

In this week's episode, I sit down with Amanda Hamilton, a renowned nutrition expert, ex-broadcaster, and founder of retreats focused on holistic well-being and women’s health.

We cover how Amanda's innate curiosity drove her to independently travel the globe, open a fasting retreat, aged 27, create a groundbreaking TV show, and ultimately redefine what it means to live a truly nourished life. 

Amanda shares her pragmatic perspective on nourishing the body and mind through real, unprocessed foods, restorative sleep, movement, and most importantly - learning to listen to and trust your own body's cues over external data and trends and making small "edits" for graceful aging. 

Amanda also discusses fasting, food accessibility, and her wellness reset program.

Amanda's journey is one of inspiration and innovation so whether you're seeking to optimize your well-being, navigate the overwhelming world of health information, or simply learn from a woman who has fearlessly followed her curiosity, this episode is not to be missed. Now over to Amanda. 

Thanks Dr Morgaine Gaye for the connection

Time stamps 

00:00 Introduction

00:55 Meet Amanda Hamilton: A Journey of Curiosity and Innovation

02:25 Amanda -Who is she as a human?

04:08 Who or What Made Her?

09:35 The Role of Travel in Shaping Perspectives

15:08 From Journalism to Nutrition: A Career Evolution

21:34 The Power of Fasting: Amanda's Breakthrough

24:27 Challenges and Successes in Broadcasting Fasting Retreats

32:07 What is Amanda Working to Achieve?

34:12 Holistic Wellbeing: Beyond Nutrition

46:42 Exploring the Complexities of Nutrition

47:48 Guiding Parents on Nutrition

48:43 Fundamentals of a Healthy Diet

50:12 The Impact of Sugar on Health

53:01 Navigating Modern Nutrition Challenges

01:01:59 The Importance of Sleep

01:07:52 Aging and Nutrition

01:15:09 The Role of Exercise

01:16:22 Programs and Future Plans

01:19:49 Dealing with Self-Doubt and Imposter Syndrome

01:22:40 Guiding Children Towards Independence

01:24:32 Principles and Inspirations

01:26:45 Recommended Books and Life Hacks

01:30:16 Final Thoughts and Recommendations

Social Links 

Amanda’s website 

Instagram

Facebook

Links in the show 

Food Inc 2 

Books 

Fast Food Nation 

The Singularity Is Nearer

Outlive 

The One Thing 

Show 

My Octopus Teacher

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