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‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 387: Corporate Wellness Consultant Jolene Park Teaches Healthy High-Fat

Posted Aug 05 2010 2:24pm

ATTENTION SUPER FANS OF THE LIVIN’ LA VIDA LOW-CARB SHOW: We are coming up on our historic 400th Episode set to air on September 9, 2010 and we want YOU to be a major part of the show that day! If this podcast has helped motivate you to change your dietary habits, lose weight, and get healthy, then we most DEFINITELY want to hear from you and share your story on one of the top health podcasts on the Internet today! E-mail me your name, landline telephone number or Skype username, and the best time to contact you to record a 2-5 minute segment celebrating our 400th episode. If your life has been changed because of a guest you heard on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show” and you want the whole world to hear about it, then let me hear from you soon. I’ll be recording these in a couple of weeks and look forward to sharing them next month. THANK YOU for your participation!

In Episode 387 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we hear from certified nutritionist Jolene Park from a corporate wellness consulting company called Healthy Discoveries dedicated to helping employees learn how to be healthier, more productive workers. Listen to Jolene talk about how she merged her love for communications and nutrition, the influence of Dr. Loren Cordain , Dr. Mike Eades , and Dr. Jonny Bowden on her thinking about diet and health, why she confidently bucks the trend of her colleagues in the nutrition industry, the reaction she gets from her clients to promoting a high-fat, low-carb message for health, how she breaks the cultural health paradigms with the employees she teaches, the way she makes learning about nutrition concepts fun, why consumers buy into the health marketing claims on food packaging, why she felt like there was a health consulting void existed in corporate wellness, her “big break” with a Fortune 500 company, the concept of the “wellness wheel,” what she is teaching people about health that is most important, why she doesn’t believe in the “cookie-cutter” approach to diet, what the biggest problems she is seeing with her clients, the most invaluable health book she promotes to her clients, her focus on “hunter-gatherer” whole food Paleolithic eating, why she gave up eating gluten although she doesn’t have Celiac disease, the influence that growing up on a cattle farm had on her as well as The Weston A. Price Foundation, and why she’s not a fan of soy. Get excited that there are nutritionists out there like Jolene Park out there who are promoting the right ideas regarding healthy living to corporate employees from coast to coast.

There are three ways you can listen to Episode 387:

1. Listen at the new iTunes page for the podcast

2. Listen and comment about the show at the official web site for the podcast

3. Download the MP3 file of Episode 387 [42:10m]

THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR FINANCIALLY SUPPORTING THIS PODCAST! If these twice-weekly podcast interviews from the most provocative and thought-provoking diet, fitness, and health experts have helped you in any way over the past few months and years, then help us keep it going by clicking on the DONATE button on the official podcast web site . We love making these exclusive interviews available to you at no charge so that the positive low-carb message can get out there to the people who need to hear it the most. We are so grateful for your generous donations of any amount so we can keep this going all throughout 2010 and well beyond. I have a fantastic group of fresh new expert interview guests lined up for your listening enjoyment and can’t wait for you to hear them! Go to and you can give your gift to the e-mail address Your continued financial support and listenership is essential and we THANK YOU so very much for your support!

What did you think about what you heard from Jolene Park? Tell us your reaction to her Healthy Discoveries consulting career in the show notes section of Episode 387 . Learn more about the work Jolene is doing by visiting , her accompanying blog , her YouTube channel , her Facebook page , and her Twitter page . Coming up next week, we’ve got two outstanding interviews to share with you. On Monday, we’ll hear from UK-based nutritional anthropologist Geoff Bond , author of Deadly Harvest: The Intimate Relationship Between Our Health and Our Food (read my review of this book), who looks at the historical perspective of diet. Although he understands the principle of limiting grains in the traditional diet, Bond believes saturated fat is not a part of the equation. Nevertheless, I think you’ll find what he has to say very complementary to your low-carb education. Then on Thursday, we’ll have the most knowledgable person on the Atkins diet in the world–registered nurse Jackie Eberstein . She worked for nearly three decades with the late, great Dr. Robert C. Atkins in his complementary medicine practice in New York City and tons of experience and knowledge about what controlled-carbohydrate living is all about. We’ll chit-chat about some of the most pressing questions people have about this way of eating. That’s all coming up next week on “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show.”

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