Kefi Life Podcast

Flourish and feel alive in mind, body and soul - the Greek way! Join radio personality Kiki Vale on
Kefi L!fe, a podcast that will enlighten listeners to discover ways to prosper in life and seize moments. The energy and essence of our episodes is to lead you to a life where all is well - Ola Kala!


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16. Make Veggies Your Bestie!

16. Make Veggies Your Bestie!

This week, Kiki wraps up the Nutrition Program Series with a spotlight on vegetables.

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Today’s Lexi:

Φλεγμονή — Fleg-monee (Inflammation)

In this episode:

This week, Kiki wraps up the Nutrition Program Series with a spotlight on vegetables.

Registered Dietician Colleen Coffey has returned to shed light on the misconception of vegetables and of course the power of this fiber-filled food. Creativity with cooking vegetables is a terrific way to keep a person interested in eating them, so Colleen will tell us about the most popular methods in which to prepare them.

Finally, tips on how to optimize the nutrient value of veggies for the good of all: Kali Orexi.

Cooking the right foods could lead you to a positive body image.

Let’s make food less stressful and get over the fear of calories. Time to embrace food as energy!

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Your Ola Kala Moment features the herb fennel and the best way in which to pair it with food for exceptional flavor.

Resources:

Enjoy this delicious Rainbow Salad Recipe!

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Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

15. Summer Metabolism Makeover

15. Summer Metabolism Makeover

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This week, Kiki continues her interview with Registered Dietician, Colleen Coffey.

Today’s Lexi:

Μεταβολισμός — Meta-vol-ee-zmos (Metabolism)

In this episode:

If you want to lose weight this summer and sustain that weight loss, consider the Metabolism Makeover program, which supports weight loss by increasing calorie burn and the metabolism. Colleen Coffey explains the Four Factors of Eating and introduces her brand-new program called GLOH. GLOH assists with the anti-inflammatory diet. On that subject, how does inflammation sneak into your body, and which 2 symptoms should you be aware of that may be a result of inflammation?

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Kiki explores the importance of slowing down!

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Resources:

Cilantro Lime Smoothie Recipe :

  • 1/2 handful of cilantro
  • 1-2 inches ginger
  • 1/4 cup pineapple
  • 2-3 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 handful spinach (optional)

Throw it all in a blender until ingredients are smooth.

Pour into glass and drink health into your body!

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

14. The Relatable Dietician

14. The Relatable Dietician

Meet Colleen Coffey, Registered Dietician. She brings science and evidence to the art of eating!

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Today’s Lexi:

Θρέψη — Threp-see (Nutrition)

In this episode:

This week, a fresh look at eating knowledgeably with the Relatable Dietician, Colleen Coffey. In this first of a three-week series on Nutrition Programs, you will get to know Colleen and learn that when your menu involves science, you are sure to live well and balanced. Her degree and masters in dietetics ensures that you will be taught the optimal way to eat leading you to an optimal way to live.

Cooking the right foods could lead you to a positive body image.

Let’s make food less stressful and get over the fear of calories. Time to embrace food as energy!

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Colleen Coffey

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Your Ola Kala Moment brings 6 actionable tips to stay accountable with your weight and health.

Resources:

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

13. Balance, Food, Life & Attitude

13. Balance, Food, Life & Attitude

Today Kathy Napleton of NOURISHED reveals the 7th and 8th core principles of Wellness. In our last episode in this series, you discover that moderation in all things leads to a sound mind in a healthy body.

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Today’s Lexi:

Παν μετρεον αριστον — Pan metron ariston (All things in moderation)

In this episode:

This week’s episode concludes the 8 Core Principles of Wellness Series with Kathy Napleton of NOURISHED. The final 2 principles are moderation/balance and faith. The rule of thumb for good health is not too much of any one thing coupled with avoiding deficiency. Did you know that the American diet is deficient of numerous nutrients and vitamins? Additionally, we will learn the number one enemy of disease. AND – find out how to alkalize the body while eliminating toxins.

Thank you, Kathy Napleton of NOURISHED, for teaching us how to thrive in the kitchen and in our world.

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Kathy Napleton

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Today’s Ola Kala Moment is steeped in faith. Kiki shares some practical routines to fortify your faithfulness and work to acquire a peaceful mind.

Resources:

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

12. The Benefit of Diet and Exercise

12. The Benefit of Diet and Exercise

Is there a secret to cooking well? And what do the healthiest people on the planet eat? Kathy Napleton has some answers for you!

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Today’s Lexi:

Διατροφή — Dia-tro-fi (Diet)

In this episode:

Today Kiki is happy to welcome back Nourished Founder and Natural Wellness Chef, Kathy Napleton, to touch upon the 5th and 6th core principles of Wellness. Our diet can be a real source of real health, and the more you move the more likely you are to enjoy a healthy body.

One particular reminder is the importance of your blood, also known as the life of the flesh. Movement, as you will learn, fosters the movement of blood and therefore carry nutrients throughout the body. PLUS, REBOUNDING is all the rage when you want movement to be easy and fun. Nasa has done significant research on rebounding, and you will want to try it. The YouTube video below explains:

The Real Benefit of Rebounding Exercise – Dr. Eric Berg DC

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

As you begin the beautiful journey of cooking, you will need to get that kitchen ready. Today’s Ola Kala takeaway lists the tools you will need to be successful your sacred cooking and eating space.

Resources:

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Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.

11. Essentials of Rest & Air

11. Essentials of Rest & Air: 8 Core Principles of Health and Wellness Continued

Rest and air — not a luxury but a life necessity. Babies are great teachers!

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Repair mode can happen while resting in the fresh air.

Pictured here Kiki catching a catnap in mountains of Armenistis, Ikaria.

Today’s Lexi:

Ξεκουρασου — Xekourasou (Rest)

In this episode:

This week, Kathy Napleton, Nourished founder and Wellness Chef, shares the 3rd and 4th principles of Health and Wellness, which are rest and fresh air. Feed your body with oxygen, open your windows and maximize the hours of sleep which put you into repair mode! The Blue Zones are excellent when it comes to putting these principles to work. Kiki had the opportunity to visit one of the Blue Zones: Ikaria, Greece. Longevity and wellness is not a myth but a way of life in Ikaria.

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Kathy Napleton, CNC: a firm believer in the value of rest and air. Get yours today!

Today’s Ola Kala Moment:

Your Ola Kala Moment includes fun and natural ways to disinfect your home with DYI (Do It Yourself) recipes. You would be surprised at the power of baking soda and vinegar. The more you utilize homemade cleaners and fresheners the more you will seek them!!

Resources:

Credits:

Music: Spiro Dussias

Graphic Designer: Susan Jackson O’Leary

This episode made possible in part by:

The Law Offices of Liston & Tsantilis Ranked #1

https://www.ltlawchicago.com

and

Kingdom Farms Whole Sale Meats

https://www.kingdomfarms.com

This podcast is for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information should be construed as medical advice. Users are encouraged to seek professional medical assistance for any significant health-related matters.