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Chris Kelly – Nourish, Balance, Thrive

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# Episode 129


In Episode #129 Ari shares the podcast with Chris Kelly of [Nourish, Balance, Thrive]( During their conversation, Chris talks to Ari about his personal battles with intestinal inflammation and how his troubles led him on a remarkable journey that ultimately culminated with the foundation of Nourish, Balance, Thrive.

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**Time Stamped Show Notes:**

– 18:10 – Introduction of Chris Kelly of _Nourish, Balance, Thrive_

– 18:44 – Chris’ background with _NBT_ and his own personal health

– 19:08 – Stress coupled with incorrect dietary habits is a BIG no-no

– 20:55 – Chris nearly had to take a colonoscopy, which motivated him to find a whole new diet that naturally reduced his intestinal inflammation

– 24:00 – Functional medicine looks at the underlying root causes rather than just the symptoms

– 25:50 – People with compromised immune systems are more susceptible to picking up bugs

– 27:20 – Chris’ misfortune working with traditional medical systems led him to the business idea behind _NBT_

– 28:50 – Some of Chris’ other methodologies

– 29:59 – High cortisol levels are the _enemy_

– 31:18 – The higher the cortisol, the higher the energy, the higher the energy, the more difficult it is for your body to sleep and rest

– 31:50 – Exercise, either too much or too little, can be detrimental

– 33:19 – Every time Ari tapered his training to “rest”, he would get sick

– 34:40 – Lab testing can reveal the _hidden _stress

– 35:25 – Organic Acid Testing

– 37:00 – Can guide you to make diet and lifestyle changes to dramatically improve day-to-day life

– 37:15 – Common supplements that people are deficient in…

– 38:50 –The best —

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