089: Interview with Alexa Schirm

Episode 089: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. It’s another guest interview episode of Real Health Radio and this week I’m speaking with Alexa Schirm.

Alexa Schirm is a busy mom of three girls and the author behind the site Simple Roots Wellness. She received her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and has taken a holistic approach in teaching people how the body functions and makes recommendations through this understanding. Alexa has a passion for helping people reach their goals of optimal health through teaching them the importance of eating real food and how easy and delicious these changes can be. Alexa is also passionate about shedding light on many of the myths and misunderstandings that are perpetuated in the world of wellness, through her award winning podcast, Simple Roots Radio, taking once complicated nutrition issues and simplifying them. She enjoys helping her readers sift through the nonsense and teaches them to start eating to support health for life using real foods. Helping them eat to live.

More information can be found about him at simplerootswellness.com

Interview Alexa Schirm



Here’s what we talk about in this podcast episode:

3:38 How Alexa got into health and nutrition

9:01 Her experience changing her diet as a teen

12:24 Growing her own food

14:15 Her business, how it evolved, and her background in fitness

18:41 Transitioning to her current business Simple Roots Wellness

22:03  Her experience with one-on-one consulting

24:28 Cooking and how she got into it

27:30 What to cook when you don’t feel like cooking

36:20 Raising healthy eaters

41:28 How kids are natural intuitive eaters

49:58 Her experience running her nutrition business

54:38 Finding what you enjoy and what really drives you about running your own business


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Links mentioned during the show:

Intuitive Eating

Intuitive Eating book

Nourished Planner


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Chris Sandel is the founder of www.seven-health.com. He is a nutritionist, working with clients on a one-on-one basis, as well as creating online trainings and products about health and nutrition. He is the author of The Health Trap: Why "Healthy" Eating Isn't Always Healthy which is available on Amazon UK and Amazon USA.

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