Dr. Tom O’Bryan is an internationally recognized speaker and workshop leader specializing in the complications of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease as they occur inside and outside of the intestines. He is the founder of www.theDr.com, an author and just released a documentary series all about autoimmunity called Betrayal.
He is so committed to inspiring people to take back their health that it is PALPABLE.
I've honestly never interviewed anyone more informed or passionate.
So don't miss his wise words because they are truly life changing!
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Megan has a bachelor’s degree in American Literature from UCLA and a master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. She is a writer, student, teacher, wife, and mother who works with Chinese herbs and Chinese massage. She's also been teaching others about the immune system and gut health for over 6 years!
She is knowledgable, kind and incredibly passionate about all things BABY.
So if you're feeling confused about how to nourish your little one, please listen to our podcast, and walk away with tools that enable you to feed your baby with CONFIDENCE.
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Did you know that more than 2200 people die EACH DAY from heart disease?
That's one every 40 seconds.
Perhaps even more sobering is the fact that 1/3 of all heart attacks present as sudden cardiac death.
That means Prevention. Is. EVERYTHING!
Which is exactly why we had Dr. Wolfson, the Paleo Cardiologist, on the show so he can teach us exactly how to do just that.
He is experienced, passionate and on a mission to alter the trajectory of their health through heart disease prevention.
Given the fact that heart disease is still considered our #1 killer in America, this is NOT the episode to miss.
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Jane Barlow is the son of Dr. Max Barlow founder of Barlow Herbals. She has grown up around herbs her entire life and learned her father’s trade working side by side with him in the field. From learning the precise harvest seasons for each herb types to the distinct ways to dry, process and create powerful concentrated extracts, Jane truly understands how to capture the strength from the Earth. She spends years of research carefully formulating healthy products that she uses and endorses. Her 30-something sons have also NEVER taken antibiotics!
I begged Jane to come on the show and talk all about herbal remedies for today's common ailments!
So if you hate being sick, having headaches, migraines, Candida, parasites or feeling tired, or treating any of the aforementioned conditions with medications that have side effects, listen to the podcast so you can create your Herbal Arsenal!
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Dr. Mosley trained as a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London and after qualifying joined the BBC as a trainee assistant producer. Over the last 25 years he has made numerous science and history documentaries for the BBC, first behind the camera, more recently as a presenter. He was executive producer of QED, Trust Me I’m a Doctor and Superhuman. He is also the author of the Fast Diet.
Dr. Mosley successfully reversed his type 2 diabetes by fasting and so if you have excess weight (especially around the middle), insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or unmet health goals than this is NOT the show to miss.
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Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN, CNS, CHN, LDN, CFM, is Professor of Clinical Nutrition and the Director of Academic Development, Nutrition & Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). She is board certified in Clinical Nutrition, Holistic Nutrition, as a Nutrition Specialist, and in Functional Medicine. Dr. Lipski is nationally known for her pioneering work and expertise in the field of functional and integrative nutrition, and digestive health.
She is so incredibly knowledgable and this interview is PACKED with life-changing digestive health nuggets so don't miss out!
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Temple Grandin is a renowned American author, animal behavior expert and an advocate for autistic people. With support from her mother and guiding mentors at school, she completed her education successfully and made a flourishing career as an animal expert and a parenting guru for autistic children. She has written numerous books on autism and animal welfare and has been providing consultation to slaughter plants and livestock farms to improve the quality of life of the cattle. She has received various awards towards her contribution to animal science and welfare and has made appearances on numerous television shows and international magazines.
As you can see, Dr. Grandin is a BIG deal.
She's revolutionized the way cows are slaughtered so that they experience as little pain and stress as possible.
She is also an autism advocate and the most accomplished and well known woman with autism in the WORLD.
You don't want to miss this chat!
Here are some of the highlights...
Did you know that 92% (9 out of 10) of us are deficient in one or more nutrients?
And that those who consume the fewest nutrients end up weighing the MOST?
It's counterintuitive, but true.
So if you're experiencing the "holiday bulge" like me, correcting your nutrient deficiency will make losing weight a LOT easier. It can also correct:
Anxiety and depression
Poor wound healing
So in today's podcast, my handsome husband and I talk all about everything I've learned in the creation of my new online program geared toward correcting nutrient deficiency and cultivating vibrant health called Radiate in 28!!
(And as you'll hear...it was a LOT of research!)
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Leanne is an ultra passionate Holistic Nutritionist and food blogger in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her goal is to help people do away with feeling overpowered and controlled by food by giving them the tools they need to inject their lives with happiness, healthfulness, and a whole lot of dietary fat. She has spent over a decade revolutionizing her own perception of food and wellness by creating a life of kindness and acceptance toward herself!
She is inspiring, honest, experienced, and HILARIOUS!
I know you'll love her liberating and empowering approach almost as much as her innovative recipes (they are truly incredible)!
So have a listen and learn all the ins and outs of a sustainable and empowered high fat lifestyle!
Here are some of the gems you're in for:
A personal fact she's never told anyone on a podcast before
What made her so passionate about a high fat lifestyle
How she felt as a vegan
Why the keto that works for men doesn't always work for women
Who will benefit from a ketogenic diet
Who should not be using a ketogenic diet
What her macronutrient ratios look like
Why she doesn't count her kale...
The one keto-approved food she avoids with GREAT results
Whether or not she thinks it's necessary to stay in ketosis to see results
A day in the life of her meals
How to make salmon cakes (delicious!)
Whether or not supplementing to stay in ketosis is beneficial
The dietary combo that can make cheat days dangerous
What "carb ups" are and why they might change your life
The signs that you might need a carb up
Why eating carbs at night is not always a terrible idea
What she does before every meal to get in touch with her body
How to know when you're in ketosis
The sweet spot for measuring ketones
The best tests for ketosis
How to save lots of money while testing for ketosis
How to get past those nasty cravings in the first 3 weeks
A fat-filled lunch you can make in 2 seconds flat
Her 3 favorite keto recipes
The sugar alternative that doesn't affect her ketones
Two sweeteners to avoid
Her favorite keto sweet treat!
How to make keto whipped cream in just a few minutes!
How to make a keto milkshake
Her 5 favorite supplements for rocking a keto lifestyle
The type of magnesium to take before bed to keep you regular
The supplement that can help you recover from exercise and stress more quickly
And much more!
Can you imagine if after meals it felt like food was trapped in your esophagus!?
And sometimes it was so uncomfortable that you had to vomit or visit the emergency room?
Well this is exactly what happened to one of my best friends, Kelly Johnson, as a result of a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis.
Kelly and I met on Jennifer Lopez's first world tour where she was working as JLo's stylist and I was working as her personal trainer under the guidance of Tracy Anderson. You might have soon her in Jlo's documentary.
And even though doctors we not really able to resolve her issue (and in fact, recommended she start taking steroids), after some diligent experimentation and a few dietary teaks Kelly is virtually flare-up free and feeling like a brand new women!
As a result of spending 7 months on tour with yours truly, Kelly got more than her fair share of "food is medicine" chatter. Even if she doubted the incredible power of dietary change then, she is a true blue believer now.
The ABC's of a lean gut (and body!) with Dr. Grace Liu.
Dr. Grace Liu, also know by her blog name Dr. BG Animal Pharm, is a medical pharmacist with scientific, nutritional, and pharmacological training. She has studied plant biology and nutritional science, has a doctorate in pharmacy, is a certified Crossfit Nutritionist by Robb Wolf, and has a certificate from the Institute for Functional Medicine. She currently spends her time between the Bay Area and China.
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Nora Gedgaudas is a widely recognized expert on what is popularly referred to as the “Paleo diet”. She is the author of the international best-selling book, Primal Body, Primal Mind: Beyond the Paleo Diet for Total Health and A Longer Life. She is also the author of the best selling ebook: Rethinking Fatigue: What Your Adrenals Are Really Telling You and What You Can Do About It.
Nora is one smart cookie.
Her knowledge base was actually even wider than I had anticipated (which is pretty impressive because she's one of my heroes!) and it made for an incredibly FASCINATING and enlightening conversation.
Soooooo many "aha" moments!
Here are some of the fascinating tidbits you won't want to miss:
Magdalena is a Certified Holistic Health Coach trained at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City. She healed her own autoimmune conditions, (Graves Disease and Hashimoto's) using food as medicine and today she has a thriving practice where she teaches others to do the same!
So if you're looking to lose weight (and keep it off!), improve your menstrual cycle and/or prevent disease by balancing your hormones, Magdalena is your girl!
She is brimming with experience, insight and practical tips that will change the way you look at hormones forever. So have a listen so you can learn all about the many ways you can use food to improve your hormonal health TODAY!
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Jessica Flanigan is an autoimmune Protocol leader and expert. She has been a clinical nutritionist for 20 years and exclusively assisting clients in AIP for over three years. She has worked extensively in private practice while also working alongside many practitioners including medical doctors, chiropractors, acupuncturists and body workers. She is CEO of Nourishful Inc. and speaks around the country about the value of using illness as an opportunity.
Today's discussion is all about what she believes is the #1 reason some people are not able to put their autoimmune illness into remission even with comprehensive dietary intervention. She also has a unique dietary approach that she's perfected in her work with thousands of clients. So even if you think you've heard it ALL about autoimmune disease, I can guarantee you'll be fascinated by what she has to say.
Here's what you'll learn:
What autoimmune diseases are
Why an autoimmune diagnosis isn't always BAD news
Why autoimmune disease is not being adequately addressed
The treatment strategy that most autoimmune protocols are missing
One step you can take to ensure you get the BEST care
The importance of being in cooperation with your illness
How to get out of victim mentality
What trauma can do to your body
The surprising best indicator of whether or not one can work through trauma
The difference between sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system dominance
How trauma causes digestive issues.
The one thing that gets us out of a autonomic dysfunction the FASTEST
An exercise that helps you EXPERIENCE your thoughts transforming into biochemical realities
How to locate limiting beliefs that could be harming your health
A simple trick to help resolve interpersonal conflict
The digestive issue that she sees in MOST people she works with
The hidden factor she often finds in those who can't re-introduce foods
Her unique dietary protocol for healing autoimmune disease
The autoimmune protocol and paleo friendly foods she removes to help her client heal.
The tests we should use to determine where we're at one the autoimmune spectrum
The sacred paleo food that 1/3 of those she tests is sensitive to
And much more!
Luanne is a southern belle and mother of 3 who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. At that time, she was told by doctors that without surgery she would die. Despite her doctor's warnings, Luanne opted out of surgery and decided to forgo traditional treatment completely.
Today she is happy, healthy and cancer free!
She is also humble, wise, HONEST and brimming with insight that just may change your life! So listen to the podcast and learn all about her inspiring story and treatment protocol.
Here's are just a few of the juicy tidbits you're in for:
What she believes contributed to her breast cancer diagnosis
What is at the root of most disease
The shockingly small percentage of women whose cancer is genetic
What she did to determine whether or not chemotherapy would work for her
Why she opted out of surgery
Why she believes she was able to avoid chemotherapy
The disappointing facts about traditional cancer therapy outcomes
What her alternative protocol looked like
Where she found affordable supportive supplements
What she recommends for those who have cancer (or who have a family member with cancer!)
The one food that is a HUGE contributing factor to most major diseases
The important vitamin that played a huge role in her recovery
The critical part of her treatment protocol that had nothing to do with diet or supplements (that most people fail to address!)
An alternative breast cancer screening that lets you avoid the radiation in traditional mammograms
What she thinks everyone needs to do to help prevent cancer and other diseases
And much more!
And as his resume suggests, he is one smart cookie!
In fact, there is truly no one more knowledgable on the subject of dietary fats.
In fact, he knows so much about the topic that it may actually make your brain hurt!
In a good way, of course. :)
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Jonathan Bailor is a New York Times bestselling author and internationally recognized wellness expert who specializes in using modern science and technology to simplify health. Bailor has collaborated with top scientists for more than 10 years to analyze and apply over 1,300 studies. His work has been endorsed by top doctors and scientists from Harvard Medical School, Johns’ Hopkins, The Mayo Clinic, The Cleveland Clinic, and UCLA.
Despite what Jillian Michaels (who misunderstood his message and attacked him on her podcast!) has said, after spending 10+ years with his nose buried in the literature, he is a BRIMMING with insight and weight loss wisdom!
So if you, or someone you LOVE, is still being duped by the calorie myth, then please don't miss our 30 minute action-packed episode!
Here's what you're going to learn:
Izabella Wentz, Pharm.D., FASCP is a passionate, innovative and solution focused clinical pharmacist as well as our 46th podcast guest. She has had a passion for health care from a very early age, inspired by her mother, Dr. Marta Nowosadzka, MD.
After being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009, Dr. Wentz was surprised at the lack of knowledge about lifestyle interventions for Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, and autoimmune conditions. She decided to take on lifestyle interventions as a personal mission in an effort to help herself and others with Hashimoto's.
An avid learner and goal-oriented student, she received the PharmD. Degree (Doctor of Pharmacy) from the Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy at the age of 23. Additionally, she is also a NY times bestselling author.
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Because parenthood is hard enough, I felt compelled to find a baby nutrition expert who could help me delve further into the subject of the profound power of food for our little ones!
My research led me to the exceptional, Julie Matthews.
Julie is the author of Nourishing Hope for Autism. She has been researching the link between autism (and other childhood disorders like ADD!) and diet for over 12 years and has helped thousands of children and clinicians make the most of dietary intervention. According to Julie, pretty much EVERY child she works with sees improvements with dietary intervention.
She is incredibly knowledgeable and super sweet! So if you or someone you know has little ones running around (especially with autism or ADD!) please listen to our 45th podcast with Julie Mathews, author of Nourishing Hope for Autism.
Even if you think (like I did!) that you're doing everything right!
Then share this powerful information with anyone and everyone you love so we can help give our children the very best chance they've got. They're already the first generation expected to live shorter lives than their parents.
In this episode you'll discover the more I study and talk to people who have had cancer, the more I learn that there is hope for a healthy, happy, and fulfilling life post diagnosis. And no matter how you choose to approach treatment (conventional or alternative or a combination!) diet can play a profound role in supporting your body's ability to recover.
Which is why I couldn't be more excited to share my little chat with one of our own subscribers, Mary Brown! Mary was origianlly diagnosed with ovarian cancer in August of 2011. Following conventional therapy, Mary was then diagnosed a second time a few years later.
Clearly, Mary has had quite a journey but today she is healthy and CANCER-FREE!
And given the fact that ovarian cancer kills 15,000 women each year and is the most lethal gynecological cancer, Mary's story is truly remarkable. Fortunately for you, Mary shares the diet and lifestyle strategies she believes were instrumental in her recovery in today's transformational podcast.
You'll hear about her incredible story, her dietary approach, the practitioner she thinks EVERYONE diagnosed with cancer should know about and her favorite recipe! All packed into a delightful, powerful and inspiring 30 minute chat!
At the age of 27 Andrew was diagnosed with an Anaplastic Astrocytoma, an incurable form of brain cancer. After following the standard treatment protocol, Andrew was left feeling sick and depressed by his lack of recovery and options. But he knew there had to be another options and was determined to find a better way.
And find another way, he DID.
Today Andrew is in full remission thanks to a ketogenic diet!
He's also dedicated his professional life to spreading the good news about how changing his diet, put his cancer in remission and saved his life.
So do yourself a favor and have a listen! It is truly an inspiring story about the NECESSITY of being your own health advocate. And it's incredibly entertaining too! You won't even believe the lengths Andrew has gone to (and the foods he's eaten)!
Let's just say, even the MOST health savvy of you probably aren't eating them!
In case you haven't heard of Dr. Breus he is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Breus is on the clinical advisory board of The Dr. Oz Show and appears regularly on the show.
In his extensive studies and years of research, Dr. Breus has revealed that there are many different (and equally beneficial) sleep rhythms that can lead to optimal health. And that uncovering your sleep rhythm also helps you identify your best time to:
Truly fascinating stuff. So take his quiz here and then listen to our 43rd podcast here to learn all about it!
Here are a few of the other fun tidbits you're in for:
-How many people struggle with sleep
-The detrimental effects of inadequate sleep (you NEED to hear this!)
-Why sleeping aids are not a great idea
-How Dr. Breus discovered chronotypes
-Four tips anyone can use to get better sleep
-A delicious nightly beverage that will help you get great sleep
-AND much more!