Episode 9

Functional Nutrition and The Mind-Body Connection with Aleksandra Chojnacka

In this week’s episode we explore the mind-body connection and using food as medicine with Aleksandra Chojnacka, functional nutrition guide and holistic health expert. Listen to learn about compelling research exploring the mind-body connection and how it alters the impact of our food, how functional nutrition and other modalities helped Aleks and others heal physical ailments, and how a holistic approach to our health and well-being can make a powerful impact.

Time Stamps

03:43 - Aleks and Geri's Experience at a Dr. Joe Dispenza Meditation Retreat

6:10 - How Your Mind Impacts Your Physical Response to What You Eat

14:02 - How the Mind Opens or Closes Us To Possibility

17:44 - Aleks' Health Journey, Challenges, and Healing

23:12 - The Gene Mutation 40% of People Have & How It Impacts Us

28:04 - The Mind-Body Connection

29:47 - Finding Your Purpose and How Aleks Got Into Functional Nutrition

36:39 - What is Functional Nutrition?

41:01 - Functional Foods and Healing Outcomes

43:29 - Following Your Intuition in Eating and Healing

About Aleksandra Chojnacka

Aleks is a functional nutrition guide, meaning she knows how to use food as medicine, and is the founder of Health Accomplice, a supportive place for anyone on a health journey needing guidance. She started learning about holistic health in her late 20s when battling some of her own hormonal issues and was eager to bring her learnings to light and share in her experience in case it helped someone else. 

About Geri Paige Butner

Geri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She serves through her work as a freedom-focused entrepreneur, speaker, coach and highly curious being who has learned that when we follow our curiosity, we're led to what lights us up and propels us forward. Geri is the creator of The Business Firestarter and The Liberated Life programs, where she guides people on their journey to create a life and work they love. 

Guest Links

Download a free 3-Week Reset: https://healthaccomplice.com/courses 

Website: https://healthaccomplice.com/ 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthaccomplice/ 

Host Links

Abundantly Curious Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abundantlycurious/ 

Abundantly Curious Email List: https://geripaige.ck.page/abundantly-curious-subscribe 

Geri Paige Butner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/geripaige/ 

Geri Paige Butner Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/geributner/ 

Geri Paige Butner Website: https://www.geripaige.com/ 

Research Links

Doctors & Nutrition Education: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/hsph-in-the-news/doctors-nutrition-education/  

About the Podcast

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Geri Paige

Geri is a leader in the art of personal freedom, working to create powerful catalysts for individual change and transformation. She is a nomadic entrepreneur, coach, and the founder of The Now Experiment. She is a creatrix with a degree in journalism and 15 years of experience as a professional content strategist and creator. Geri created The Now Experiment to help humans collectively reclaim what's ours - our freedom, time, energy, audacity, and all. You can find her on Instagram @geripaige.