248: Lauryn Lax and Megan Ellam on Soy, Heart Disease and Iodine Deficiency

248: Lauryn Lax and Megan Ellam on Soy, Heart Disease and Iodine Deficiency

Lauryn Lax, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and  Megan Ellam, Food Blogger join Leah and Kara this week for Episode 248 of “Low Carb Conversations with Leah Williamson and Kara Halderman”.

Sit back, relax and listen with a tablespoon of Christmas spice nut butter while Leah and Kara talk with health experts on the latest health headlines!

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FDA moves to revoke soy health claim


Trendy Paleo diet can help you lose weight in the short-term but may cause an iodine deficiency that could lead to weight gain, depression and infertility, reveals new study


Dr Lauryn Lax shares her journey through an eating disorder and how she turned this into a passion for helping people on their health journey and Megan Ellam shares her passion for low carb cooking found through healing on a ketogenic diet.

Kara, Leah and Lauryn and Megan discuss a retraction from the US Food and Drug Federation around soy and it’s health benefits.  Is this the start of something bigger? We then look at a study on iodine levels.  The study suggests iodine is lower on those on a paleo diet. Is it because they are not eating iodine fortified foods such as white bread? Tune in to find out this and more!

Oh and hey remember our secret health headline ….it’s very festive!


The Nutritional Therapy Conference: http://www.nutritionaltherapyconference.com/ – come and visit Kara and I there!

Dr Lauryn Lax: https://drlauryn.com

Megan Ellam: https://www.lowcarbmixers.com