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June 10, 2019
Kombucha is everywhere, and its fan base is growing rapidly, with sales estimated to grow to $1.8 billion by 2020.Its high levels of probiotics and antioxidants make it a healthy alternative to soda, with numerous benefits for digestion, mood, immune function, and weight regulation.The challenge is that kombucha is expensive, and its healthful qualities can be mitigated by the inclusion of excess sugar.Now, health seekers are taking matters into their own hands. More and more people are fermenting their own kombucha at home. Not only is it easy and fun to customize healthy flavors, it’s remarkably cost-effective at just 50¢ per gallon (that’s eight store-bought bottles) versus a whopping $3–$5 per 16 ounce bottle at the grocery store.Lila Volkas is a certified Nutrition Consultant and received her education from Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition (https://www.baumancollege.org/) in Berkeley, CA. She was inspired to follow this path by her own four-year healing journey from chronic skin, digestive and fatigue issues. She has come to recognize the onset of these health challenges as a blessing in disguise. They strengthened her ability to listen and attune to her body's needs and led Lila to her dream job of helping others find healing through food. ABOUT BAUMAN COLLEGEEstablished in 1989, Bauman College is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that educates future leaders, thinkers, and creators in the holistic nutrition and culinary arts professions to support people in achieving optimal health. Bauman College’s philosophy centers around the Eating for Health® model developed by Dr. Ed Bauman. This model is a whole-foods approach based on seasonal, organic, unprocessed, and local foods. Within this framework,
June 3, 2019
David Foreman, widely known as "the herbal pharmacist,” discusses a very prominent health issue: muscle loss. It’s a loss everyone starts to experience after their 30th birthday, but few people start to feel by age 50. Researchers are now stressing that sarcopenia is not just associated with frailty and appearance resulting from age-related muscle loss, but it’s also the key component behind chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. David Foreman says people who have more muscle mass just live longer because, quite simply, they can combat disease. The primary problem with age-related muscle degeneration is that other than recommending resistance training, which people often don’t do, there is no pharmaceutical treatment to reverse muscle loss. Foreman, however is hopeful and says the landscape for sarcopenia is changing with new science emerging to give people preventative tools they need to delay and reverse muscle loss at any age. He will share with your audience three rejuvenating muscle moves you can make to stave off sarcopenia and regain control of potentially life-threatening diseases that are influenced by lack of muscle (talking points include: powering up with plant-based proteins: peanuts, almonds, edamame, chickpeas, spirulina, essential amino acids needed for muscle maintenance and growth especially if you are on a plant-based, vegan/vegetarian diet and the most productive muscle workouts in the gym). David Foreman, revered as “The Herbal Pharmacist,” started his career as a registered pharmacist and now uses his expertise in physiology, pharmacology and integrative medicine to educate consumers on cutting edge approaches to natural health and healing.
May 27, 2019
From Omar's website - www.omarcumberbatch.com   I always wanted a big brother.  Being the oldest, I had to learn most things the hard way.  I always had some level of envy that my little brother had me to lean on for advice.  I a...
May 20, 2019
Adversity is an irreducible fact of life.  Although we can and should learn from all experiences, both positive and negative, bestselling author Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal, believes that adversity is by far the best teacher most of us will ever encounter.Whether the adversity one experiences is the result of poor decision-making, a desire to test one’s mettle, or plain bad luck, Rosenthal believes life’s most important lessons—from the value of family to the importance of occasionally cutting corners—can be best learned from it.Running counter to society’s current prevailing message that “excellence” must always be aspired to, and failure or mistakes of any sort are to be avoided at all costs, Rosenthal shows that engaging with our own failures and defeats is one of the only ways we are able to live authentic and meaningful lives, and that each different type of adversity carries its own challenges and has the potential to yield its own form of wisdom. Using stories from his own life—including his childhood in apartheid-era South Africa, his years after suffering a violent attack from a stranger, and his career as a psychiatrist—as well as case studies and discussions with well-known figures like Viktor Frankl and David Lynch, Rosenthal shows that true innovation, emotional resilience, wisdom, and dignity can only come from confronting and understanding the adversity we have experienced. Even when life is hardest, there are meanings to be found, riches to be harvested, and gifts that can last a lifetime. Rosenthal illustrates his message through a series of compact, memorable chapters, each one drawn from episodes in the lives of his patients, colleagues, or himself, and concluded with a take-away maxim on the lesson learned.
May 13, 2019
Stop f’ing around with your health... ...and take control of your life! Sick of being overweight, diabetic, or achy and low energy? Tired of being fatigued or depressed? Sick and tired of taking multiple prescription drugs with no end in sight? There is another way to live—not just to feel a little better or take fewer drugs, but to strut through life feeling your best.Is there a catch? You bet! You’ll have to take a radical look at what you eat, get rid of the junk and replace it with fresh whole foods... but it all starts in your head. Along the way you’ll learn to detoxify your attitude too. You gotta really want to be healthy! Rebel physician Roberto Tostado envisions a new direction in medicine, integrating whole-foods nutrition, thinking less toxic thoughts, and releasing ourselves from grudges and self-loathing. This is the new direction that he truly believes will help prevent most chronic diseases while smiling all the way.
May 6, 2019
Rich Karlgaard is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley. He is a renown lecturer, pilot, and the author of four acclaimed previous books. Here is the description of his book, "Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement." We live in a society where kids and parents are obsessed with early achievement, from getting perfect scores on SATs to getting into Ivy League colleges to landing an amazing job at Google or Facebook—or even better, creating a start-up with the potential to be the next Google or Facebook or Uber. We see software coders become millionaires or billionaires before age thirty and feel we are failing if we are not one of them. Late bloomers, on the other hand, are under - valued—in popular culture, by educators and employers, and even unwittingly by parents. Yet the fact is, a lot of us—most of us—do not explode out of the gates in life. We have to discover our passions and talents and gifts. That was true for author Rich Karlgaard, who had a mediocre academic career at Stanford (which he got into by a fluke) and, after graduating, worked as a dish - washer and nightwatchman before finally finding the inner motivation and drive that ultimately led him to start up a high-tech magazine in Silicon Valley, and eventually to become the publisher of Forbes magazine. There is a scientific explanation for why so many of us bloom later in life. The executive function of our brains doesn’t mature until age twenty-five—and later for some. In fact, our brain’s capabilities peak at different ages. We actually experience multiple periods of blooming in our lives. Moreover, late bloomers enjoy hid - den strengths due to taking the time to discover their way in life—strengths coveted by many em - ployers and partners, including curiosity, insight, compassion, resilience, and wisdom. Based on years of research, personal experience, interviews with neuroscientists, psychologists, and countless people at different stages of their careers, Late Bloomers reveals how and when we achieve our full potential—and why today’s focus on early success is so misguided, and even harmful.
April 29, 2019
Nathalie Botros – the “Bon-Vivant Girl” – is a certified health coach and psychotherapist who teaches women how to lose weight and feel great without sacrificing their appetite and love for life. She is a world traveler with a big appetite for food and experiences. Nathalie was born in Lebanon, raised in Turkey, studied in Switzerland, played and worked in Italy before eventually landing in New York City. Nathalie started her first diet at fourteen years old as was the fashion in boarding school. From there it was a series of diets that varied depending on where she lived and what “little black dress of diets” was trendy. After years of being a serial dieter, Nathalie abandoned her “binge and purge” approach and embraced a life guided by balance, joy and living well. This new attitude put her on the road to a happy and healthy life… a bon-vivant life. To embrace the Bon-Vivant Girl’s attitude for yourself, visit www.thebon-vivantgirl.com
April 22, 2019
Courtney Carver shows us the power of simplicity to improve our health, build more meaningful relationships, and relieve stress in our professional and personal lives.We are often on a quest for more—we give in to pressure every day to work more, own more, and do more. For Carver, this constant striving had to come to a stop when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Stress was like gasoline on the fire of symptoms, and it became clear that she needed to root out the physical and psychological clutter that were the source of her debt and discontent. In this book, she shows us how to pursue practical minimalism so we can create more with less—more space, more time, and even more love. Carver invites us to look at the big picture, discover what's most important to us, and reclaim lightness and ease by getting rid of all the excess things.
April 15, 2019
Natasha Feldman from Nosh with Tash joins Lisa to chat about cooking, recipes, her digital Food Network show "Craving Healthy" and much more! Get ready to laugh and learn!   From Natasha Feldman: "Listen, I have a confession. I’m obsessed with cooking shows. I know, it sounds crazy, you would have never guessed it, but it’s true (is it clear that this is sarcastic? no? cool). After my last terrible break up I watched Jamie Oliver every single night to lull myself to sleep every night for months. In my worst times, it’s been the only content that cheers me up and encourages me to plow forward. I guess, this is one of the major reasons why I became addicted to making cooking content. And, as you can imagine, it’s always been a real dream of mine… like a pie in the sky… birthday candle wish… totally north star dream to host a show for The Food Network. Which is why when Genius Kitchen (Food Network’s New Digital Channel) asked me to do a show for them I was mentally doing the happy dance, while acting very cool and collected, as you do. Though the concept itself was set in stone they gave me the freedom to create any recipes within the guidelines that I wanted, which was a real score. The goal of the show is to provide you guys with really solid recipes to help you get through some of the more popular current diets without falling off the bandwagon due to cravings. As I tested recipes for Keto, Whole 30 and The Mediterranean Diet I discovered little tricks here and there that I really think make huge differences in the final results. For instance… I NEVER used to eat spaghetti squash as “pasta” since it usually gets so sad and watery when you toss the squash in the sauce, BUT if you scrape out the squash and give it a second roast, all of that extra liquid evaporates and you’re left with a very nutritious and pretty excellent replacement! I also figured out little hacks for making cauliflower crust for pizza pickupable and discovered that you can, in fact, make keto friendly pancakes. We shot the entire season in THREE DAYS, so it was a whirlwind and I think I sort of blacked out, but I’m incredibly thankful to the epic team Food Network put together and to my friends who helped me recipe test, made me look good and were just generally supportive. I hope you’ll watch the episodes, share them with your friends and make some new recipes!"
April 10, 2019
Omega-3s are known for their brain health properties, but they're not the only "good brain" nutrients. There are numerous others that can help your brain stay young... and a wide variety of foods in which to find them.These nutrients, along with a diet rich in these nutrients, regular exercise, avoidance of smoking, stress management, and sufficient sleep all have a role in maintaining a healthy brain.The top seven nutrients for brain health include: * Omega-3 Fatty Acids * Cocoa Flavanols * Magnesium * Anthocyanins * EGCG * Theanine * Phosphatidylcholine
April 3, 2019
From www.naturallysavvy.com "Being healthy doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. Small changes to your routine can lead to big changes in your health. Tweaking your lifestyle in a few simple ways can improve the way you feel and the way you see your body. It seems like everyone’s joined a gym in the last few years. But being healthy doesn’t need to involve making major changes that you might not be able to keep up; the best approach is to improve the daily habits you already have. It starts the moment you get out of bed."  Listen to Lisa chat about these habits that will make you healthier.  Just be ready to give up some time on your phone!
April 2, 2019
It's time to put your good intentions into action. It's time to give a shit -- about your health, your footprint, and your planet.Give a Sh*t guides you through the transition to a kinder, healthier, more conscious, and sustainable life like no book has done before. With a humorous and nonjudgmental tone, savvy eco-friendly lifestyle expert Ashlee Piper walks you through easy-but-impactful shifts anyone can make to live and be better every damn day: * In your home - Room-by-room guidance and tactics for a chic, affordable, sustainable living space, no matter where or how you live * In the kitchen - 20+ unfussy, quick, and delicious plant-based recipes for every life occasion, from pantry staples like White Witch Almond Milk to exciting everyday fare like Walnut Chorizo Tostadas to kick-ass desserts like Jamocha Silk Pie * In your closet - Advice for building a polished, ethical wardrobe in a world of fast fashion * In the mirror - Beauty and grooming tips and DIY products (from skin care to foundation to, ahem, ladytime provisions) that are safer, natural, cruelty-free, and, best of all, effective * In the wild - How to maintain your values (and your moxie) at work, in your social life, and when abroad Give a Sh*t isn't a manual of restrictions -- it's a practical handbook that meets you where you are and finally harmonizes doing good with living well.
April 2, 2019
Not on My Watch is a movement that seeks to empower women with ovarian cancer who have had a recurrence(s) and responded to chemotherapy to no longer "watch and wait" for their disease to return. Instead, they and their loved ones can take an informed and active role in extending the time in response and delay recurrence by talking with their healthcare providers about maintenance therapy. Foley's breakthrough role was playing Noel Crane (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_characters_from_Felicity#Noel_Crane) on Felicity. Foley has had recurring guest appearances on Scrubs (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrubs_(TV_series)) as Elliot Reid (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliot_Reid)'s boyfriend, Sean Kelly (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_minor_characters_of_Scrubs#Romantic_partners), and on Dawson's Creek (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawson%27s_Creek) as Cliff. Foley was nominated for a Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Villain (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teen_Choice_Award_for_Choice_Movie_Villain) for his role in Scream 3 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scream_3). Aside from acting, Foley directed one episode of Felicity (called "The Graduate"), one episode of Monk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monk_(TV_series)), called Mr. Monk and the Employee of the Month, in season 3, and three episodes of Scandal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandal_(TV_series)). In addition, he had a starring role as Sergeant First Class Bob Brown in the CBS military drama The Unit (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Unit), during its four-season run, and directed one episode. He guest-starred as a drug-addicted baseball pitcher on House (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/House_(TV_series)). He also produced the sitcom A.U.S.A. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.U.S.A.), on which he appeared. Foley appeared in three episodes of ABC's comedy Cougar Town (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cougar_Town). He signed on to play a businessman being shown houses by the show's resident real estate agent (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_estate_agent), Jules, played by Courteney Cox (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courteney_Cox), reuniting with her nine years after Scream 3 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scream_3). Foley and Cox's characters began dating, but it ended quickly.[4] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Foley#cite_note-4) After appearing on Shonda Rhimes (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shonda_Rhimes)' Grey's Anatomy (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grey%27s_Anatomy), Foley appeared as a guest star on the second season of her hit show Scandal (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scandal_(TV_series)) as Captain Jake Ballard.[5] (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Foley#cite_note-5) Later that year he was added as a regular to the cast. Foley portrays the lead character in ABC's drama
April 2, 2019
From www.naturallysavvy.com "Here’s a way to use vodka that you may have never considered: cleaning. Yes, this plant-based spirit, which is often made from fermented barley, corn, potatoes, rye, or wheat with added enzymes, is not only an ingredient in a bloody Mary; it can provide stellar results when used in a spray bottle or straight from the bottle for a variety of cleaning projects around the house. Read about 4 tips to detox your home with a natural cleaning regimen (https://naturallysavvy.com/live/4-tips-to-detox-your-home-with-a-natural-cleaning-regimen/) You don’t have to use an expensive bottle of vodka to reap its benefits. Any vodka will do. Try using it when you run out of your other cleaning supplies or want to experiment with a new way to clean." Listen to this fun and short podcast and your house will be dazzling with Vodka!
April 1, 2019
Is your diet feeding or defeating disease? Forget everything you think you know about your body and food, and discover the new science of how the body heals itself. Learn how to identify the strategies and the dosages for using food to transform your resilience and health in EAT TO BEAT DISEASE.We have radically underestimated our body's power to transform and restore our health. Pioneering physician scientist, Dr. William Li, empowers readers by showing them the evidence behind over 200 health-boosting foods that can starve cancer, reduce your risk of dementia, and beat dozens of avoidable diseases. EAT TO BEAT DISEASE isn't about what foods to avoid, but rather is a life-changing guide to the hundreds of healing foods to add to your meals that support the body's defense systems, including: * Plums * Cinnamon * Jasmine tea * Red wine and beer * Black Beans * San Marzano tomatoes * Olive oil * Pacific oysters * Cheeses like Jarlsberg, Camembert and cheddar * Sourdough bread The book's plan shows you how to integrate the foods you already love into any diet or health plan to activate your body's health defense systems-Angiogenesis, Regeneration, Microbiome, DNA Protection, and Immunity-to fight cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative, and autoimmune diseases, and other debilitating conditions.Both informative and practical, EAT TO BEAT DISEASE explains the science of healing and prevention, the strategies for using food to actively transform health, and points the science of well-being and disease prevention in an exhilarating new direction.
March 20, 2019
This step-by-step guide, written by  best-selling author and former Wall Street titan James P. Owen, provides all the information—and inspiration—you need to feel better, reduce aches and pains, and push back against aging with a personalized fitness program that's right for you. Whatever your fitness goals or preferences, this book is designed to help you pursue the health program that works for you. An inspirational speaker, author, and former Wall Street rainmaker, Jim Owen was 70 when he decided he had to get fit. Years of a chair-bound lifestyle were taking their toll. Realizing that the old bodybuilding approach was no way to tackle the stiffness, weakness, and aches and pains that come with age, he set off on a journey of discovery and transformation. With help from the experts, he developed a common-sense, step-by-step program that can be tailored to any level of physical ability. Along the way he learned why cardio machines aren't enough, what it takes to be "functionally fit" for daily life, and how to stay motivated. Today, Owen is in better shape than he was at 25, and he is a passionate evangelist for fitness as a way of life. He has proved that you don't have to be powerless in the face of advancing years: if you make a commitment to "just move," you can take charge of the aging process and make your coming years the best they can be.The book is divided into two sections, with the first providing fascinating information and the second showing step-by-step details of how to put the best fitness principles into practice.
March 18, 2019
Drew Manning is the NY Times Best Selling Author of the book, Fit2Fat2Fit and is best known for his Fit2Fat2Fit.com experiment that went viral online. He's been featured on shows like Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, The View and many more. His experiment has become a hit TV show, called Fit to Fat to Fit, airing on A&E.
March 13, 2019
Ted Spiker is the chair of the department of journalism at UF. He teaches Advanced Magazine Writing and Sports Media & Society, as well as other magazine and writing courses. Spiker, who was an editor at Men’s Health before coming to UF, has had hundreds of stories published (primarily about health and fitness) in TIME.com; Esquire.com; Outside; O, The Oprah Magazine; Women's Health; Runner's World; Fortune; and many other magazines and digital platforms. Spiker writes the Big Guy Blog for RunnersWorld.com and he is the co-author of about 20 books and the sole author of one book. He was once named by Greatist.com as one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness, and he was named the 2016-17 Teacher of the Year for the University of Florida.
March 4, 2019
Kristin McGee, yoga and Pilates instructor to the stars, shares some helpful fitness tips.
February 27, 2019
The Better Brain Solution: How to Start Now--at Any Age--to Reverse and Prevent Insulin Resistance of the Brain, Sharpen Cognitive Function, and Avoid Memory Loss: In this step-by-step guide to enhancing cognitive function and fighting—and even reversing—memory loss, Dr. Steven Masley (bestselling author of The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up) lays out a four-pillar diet-and-lifestyle approach to improving brain health, focusing on food, nutrients, exercise, and stress management. Based on more than a decade of clinical research, The Better Brain Solution provides the tools you need to fight back. Here, Dr. Masley explains exactly how changes in the way you eat and live can reverse elevated blood sugar levels and in the process improve cognitive performance and avert memory loss. Research has shown that insulin resistance, a condition that can lead to diabetes, can also cause memory loss and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.Plus fifty delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes specially designed for optimal brain and body health, along with a practical way to assess cognitive function, and much, much more.
February 25, 2019
Holistic health coach, Jennifer Mielke, explains why mindful eating is much healthier for you than mindless eating.
February 20, 2019
Kerry Bajaj, a Certified Health Coach at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center, offers ways to curb your cravings for sugar and kick the habit once and for all.
February 18, 2019
From a leading voice in health, nutrition, and fat-cell research comes a radical and revolutionary approach to losing weight, looking great, and achieving optimum health—simply by restoring your body's fat cells to their natural state. Are you consistently overweight, no matter what you do? Have you tried everything? Are you plagued by stubborn fat hanging around your hips, thighs, and belly? Well, there's a reason for that. All those frustratingly pointless diets and exercise regimes have failed to address the root cause of weight gain. According to Dr. Lori Shemek, a successful diet isn't centered on calories or cardio. She says, "Cutting calories doesn't cut it." Our problems with fat are created because we eat foods that cause the body's natural fat cells to become inflamed. Sadly, the staples of the Standard American Diet—from pasta and bread to factory-farmed chicken and cattle, from sugar and artificial sweeteners to salad dressing and soft drinks—irritate our fat cells, causing chronic inflammation and chronically oversized fat cells. This irritation causes the body to store fat permanently, no matter how hard you exercise or how diligently you cut back on calories. Dr. Shemek calls this serious condition FATflammation, and only when you decrease the inflammation of the fat cells can you achieve the weight loss and optimum health you've been chasing. We need to forget about counting calories, counting points, fad diets, no-fat diets, and spending countless hours at the gym. There is a better and more satisfying way to lose the fat and maintain your desired weight. "If we want to fix our problems with fat," Shemek writes, "we need to reduce the inflammation in our fat cells." In How to Fight FATflammation Shemek reveals her revolutionary three-week program that helps reboot your body chemistry by returning your body's fat cells back to their natural, healthy state. In the process, she explains the critical importance of maintaining balance between good fats (omega-3) and bad fats (omega-6) and how a proper ratio of both will help boost your metabolism; in short, your body will burn fat simply by your eating the right kinds of fat. She also helps you eliminate from your diet the dreaded FATflammation Four—sugar, refined grains, high-fructose corn syrup, and artificial sweeteners. Here's your chance to shrink your fat cells and get the body you always wanted.
February 13, 2019
The Angry Therapist who has helped thousands of men find more happiness in their relationships and more purpose in their lives now shares his insights with everyone in this powerful guide—self-help in a shotglass—covering essential topics, from vulnerability and posturing to workouts and women.Deep in post-divorce soul searching, John Kim came to an astonishing realization: he was a miserable f*ck who might just be to blame for the problems in his life. Armed with this new insight, he began The Angry Therapist blog—an admission that, while he was a licensed therapist and life coach, he was no better than the people who sought his advice. In his first post, “My Fucking Feelings,” he wrote about the struggles and shortcomings that had led him to this point. As his work caught on, catapulting him into the role of unlikely and unconventional guide for thousands of people all over the world, Kim evolved from behaving like a boy to living like a man—and showed his clients how to do so as well. In I Used to Be a Miserable F*ck, Kim delivers the dos and don’ts for stepping up and into manhood, which he defines by transparency and strength of character, not six-pack abs or a corner office. With his signature no-nonsense approach that will make you laugh and think, Kim takes you on a rugged, rough and tumble road trip of self-exploration and discovery, sharing his wisdom and insights, such as why: * Being nice is for boys, and being kind is for men * Scheduling man dates could make you a better friend, lover, and human being * Peeing in the shower is a sign of a larger problem * Arguing, judging, and answering, “I dunno” are keeping you from a healthy relationship, a great career, and a happy life We are not born men. We are born boys. The transition from misery to meaning is an internal process that requires work: reflection, pain, courage, and sometimes, a rebirth. Kim knows because he’s been there. The truth is, men weren’t meant to just pay bills and die. With this book as your guide, you will love hard, walk tall, and find a life filled with purpose and passion.
February 13, 2019
Erin Macdonald, RDN has been a wellness coach for more than twenty years and it the co-founder of U Rock Girl, a site devoted to nourishing the minds, bodies, and spirits of women. She is the co-author of "No Excuses: 50 Ways to Rock Breakfast," "No Excuses: 50 Ways to Rock Lunch & Dinner" and did the recipes for Lisa's  "Clean Eating Dirty Sex book."
February 11, 2019
For Dr. Frank Lipman (https://www.bewell.com/), health is more than just the absence of disease: it is a total state of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social wellbeing. Dr. Lipman is a widely recognized trailblazer and leader in functional and integrative medicine, and he is a New York Times best-selling author of five books, How to Be Well (https://www.bewell.com/), The New Health Rules, Young and Slim for Life, Revive and Total Renewal. After his initial medical training in his native South Africa, Dr. Lipman spent 18 months working at clinics in the bush. He became familiar with the local traditional healers, called sangomas, which kindled his interest in non-Western healing modalities In 1984, Dr. Lipman immigrated to the United States, where he became the chief medical resident at Lincoln Hospital in Bronx, NY. While there, he became fascinated by the hospital’s addiction clinic, which used acupuncture and Chinese medicine to treat people suffering from heroin and crack addiction. Seeing the way these patients responded so positively to acupuncture made him even more aware of the potential of implementing non-Western medicine to promote holistic wellbeing. As a medical student, he was taught to focus on the disease rather than the patient, and now as a doctor he found himself treating symptoms rather than the root causes of illness. Frustrated by the constraints of his training, and the limitations in helping his patients regain true health, he began a journey of discovery to search for the path to meaningful long-term health and wellness. He began studying nutrition, acupuncture, Chinese medicine, herbal medicine, functional medicine, biofeedback, meditation, and yoga. Dr. Lipman founded the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in 1992, where he combines the best of Western medicine and cutting edge nutritional science with age-old healing techniques from the East. As his patient chef Seamus Mullen told The New York Times, “If antibiotics are right, he’ll try it. If it’s an anti-inflammatory diet, he’ll do that. He’s looking at the body as a system rather than looking at isolated things.” In addition to his practice, Dr. Lipman is the creator of Be Well, an expanding lifestyle wellness brand he founded in 2010 to help people create, sustain and lead healthier lives. He is also the instructor of the mbg Video Course, 14-Day Detox (http://www.mindbodygreen.com/course/14-day-detox?utm_source=mbg&utm_medium=authorbio&utm_campaign=coursedetox).
February 6, 2019
So happy to have Dr. Denise back!!  Enjoy her wonderful wisdom!
February 4, 2019
Randall B. Johns. DC & Rob Vasquez, DC, known now as "The Happy Healthy Guys," are both Chiropractic Physicians by profession. After Dr. Johns recovered from late-stage cancer via integrative means, the two came together to become lifestyle entrepreneurs with the goal of empowering and equipping people with the tools necessary to live a happy healthy life.The duo travels all over the country speaking and educating both regular people and doctors, informing them how to best take care of the body among all the confusion about what constitutes "healthy," from nutrition and exercise to treating disease.Dr. Johns and Dr. Vasquez join Lisa to share their own personal health struggles and how they've used their expertise to not only heal themselves but many individuals across the nation.
January 28, 2019
Some are also great for SEXUAL HEALTH!!!
January 23, 2019
Stephanie McPherson, Health & Life Coach joins Lisa to share her top picks for enhancing both men's and women's sexual performance
January 21, 2019
Dr. Denise McDermott, M.D. has been in private practice since 2001. She completed her Adult Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Child Psychiatry fellowship at UCLA. As a medical doctor with board certifications in both Adult and Child Psychiatry, she treats children, adolescents and adults. Her goal is to empower you, your child, and your family to live the best life possible. Her approach is to encourage people to believe in wellness, not illness, and to lead a balanced healthy lifestyle. “When you are going through a crisis in your life, remind yourself that on the other side of that is stabilization and then a place of thriving,” she tells her patients everyday. Dr. Denise includes a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, where she integrates many holistic modalities such as Eastern medicine, healers, nutritionists and many more. She has collegial relationships and collaborates with other physicians, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and educational therapists. She believes in prescribing the least amount of medication possible and creates an integrative wellness plan that resonates for each patient. She is a sought after medical doctor for second opinions, specific diagnostic assessments, medication management, and psychotherapy.
January 16, 2019
Lisa is joined by Andrea Donsky, her co-host from Naturally Savvy Radio to chat about her soon to be released book "Clean Eating Dirty Sex."
January 14, 2019
Jake inspires students to get committed, get stronger and learn to love life and flourish in it. Jake works with: * Guys who want to live healthy and pain-free * Former athletes who are tight and injured * Those who want to avoid surgery and expensive alternatives to yoga * Those who love to be challenged in a way that supports them Jake guides his students to reach their yoga and wellness goals. Once achieving their goals, Jake brings their yoga practice and health to a whole new level. Through a unique combination of alignment, bio-mechanics, yoga therapeutics, encouragement and sweat, Jake brings his students through radical transformation. Along with teaching group and private classes, Jake offers larger, more advancing programs including his 8-Week Advancing Series For Dudes. Participants develop and evolve a home yoga practice uniquely designed for each individual by Jake for them, they’re brought through a progressive series of group classes and private lessons along with bi-weekly check-in calls and monthly content calls. These more meaningful, extensive programs are efficient in reaching students’ goals. Students who want to advance and evolve their yoga practice in a way that is challenging, accessible, supportive and fun will be inspired by Jake’s teachings.
January 9, 2019
Kathleen Trotter is a fitness expert, media personality, personal trainer, writer, life coach, and overall health enthusiast. She is the author of Finding Your Fit. A Compassionate Trainer’s Guide to Making Fitness a Lifelong Habit.Kathleen’s passion is motivating others to “find their fit.” Kathleen does this through writing, regular TV and media appearances, working with clients (ranging from athletes of all ages to individuals living with Parkinson’s and osteoporosis), and speaking engagements. Kathleen started her work as a fitness writer at Chatelaine in 2010. Shortly after, she started blogging for The Huffington Post and filming and writing for The Globe and Mail. Her work at the Globe includes over 50 online fitness how-to videos, inclusion in the Globe’s online book on running, over 30 “Stealth” exercises, an “Ask the Trainer” column, a “Sweat Test” column, and a “Health Advisory” column. Kathleen has also published articles in magazines such as Canadian Running, Glow, Alive, Today's Parent, Healthy Directions, Impact Magazine, and Sharp, and for ParticipAction. Since 2016, Kathleen has made monthly appearances on Breakfast Television Montreal and Rogers Ottawa, and she is regularly asked to make TV and media appearances for outlets including CTV News, CHCH Morning Live Hamilton, the CBC, Global Montreal, ABC News 7, and Rogers London. Kathleen has been a guest on radio and podcasts including The John Oakley Show, Radio Canada (http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2017/01/04/how-to-avoid-new-years-resolution-fail-get-fit/) , Steele and Drex (https://omny.fm/shows/steele-drex/working-out-over-the-holidays) , 40+ Fitness (https://40plusfitnesspodcast.com/making-fitness-lifelong-habit-kathleen-trotter/)
January 7, 2019
The first fitness program to combine the benefits of mindfulness with the amazingly fast, effective results of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) Transform your life with fitness and meditation and get LIFTED in mind, body, and spirit! There's a secret to a successful fitness program: you won't feel truly satisfied with your results until your mind and spirit are as strong as your body. That's why Holly Rilinger created LIFTED, the first program to combine the mental and emotional benefits of meditation with the amazingly fast results of HIIT. This four-week program trains you to LIFT yourself higher than ever before, with: * Equipment-free cardio and strength workouts to melt fat and sculpt muscle * Goal-setting and positive thinking exercises to overcome physical and mental challenges * Guided meditation sessions to enhance mental clarity * Easy, delicious recipes to nourish your body and support your workouts This powerful 28-day program will show you how to define your passions, focus on your goals, and commit to daily movement and meditation.
January 1, 2019
David Essel, M. S. O.M.,  is a number one best-selling author (10), counselor, master life coach,  international speaker and minister whose mission is to positively affect 2 million people or more every day, in every area of life, regardless of their current circumstances. Celebrity Jenny McCarthy says “David Essel is the new leader of the positive thinking movement.” His latest #1 best seller ” FOCUS! SLAY YOUR GOALS…THE PROVEN GUIDE TO HUGE SUCCESS, A POWERFUL ATTITUDE AND PROFOUND LOVE”, was recently selected by the influential blog “FUPPING”  as one of the top 25 books that will make you a better person! David’s work of 38 years is also highly endorsed by the late Wayne Dyer, “Chicken Soup for the Soul”  author Mark Victor Hansen, as well as many other celebrities and radio and television networks from around the world. He is verified through Psychology Today as one of the top Counselors and Life Coaches in the USA, and is verified  through Marriage.com (http://marriage.com/) as one of the top relationship counselors and coaches in the world. David accepts new clients every week into his 1 on 1 programs from around the world at www.davidessel.com (http://www.davidessel.com )
December 26, 2018
When you hear the words "carb-cycling" you may think it's only for serious athletes and bodybuilders and far too complicated for the average person wanting to lose weight. Guess again. In his new book, The Sweet Potato Diet, popular fitness guru Michael Morelli removes all of the guesswork and takes away the fear from traditional carb-cycling by simplifying it down into a step-by-step eating schedule where you'll never have to weigh your food, and there's absolutely no calorie counting ever.He and Lisa have a lot of fun chatting about his awesome book!  Enjoy!!
December 21, 2018
Drew joins Lisa to discuss the emotional and mental side of physical transformation, as well as what he learned from his "fit-to-fat-to-fit" experiment.
December 17, 2018
There is no one-size-fits-all solution to your problems. There is no guru coming to save you. And, there is no personal-development program that will get you to "perfect." The truth is, you don't need any of those things. You are brilliant and breathtakingly powerful, exactly as you are.The remarkable truth you are about to discover--one that you already know deep down in your bones--is that the idea of perfection can't bring you the joy, passion, and purpose you are craving. What you are looking for, as author and Women For One founder Kelly McNelis will tell you, is your messy brilliance. It's the part of you that's perfectly imperfect and that contains your wholeness: the good, the bad, and the ugly.In her new book, Your Messy Brilliance: 7 Tools for the Perfectly Imperfect Woman, Kelly explains how to: * Reclaim your true brilliance by embracing your flaws as the key to unlocking your deepest truth. * Understand how your stories shape your life -- and harness your power to transform the stories you tell yourself and others. * Consciously move past shame and self-judgment. * Develop a stronger relationship to your body, mind, and spirit. * Connect with your feminine power to find presence, peace, and clarity. * Make conscious, effective choices that enable you to make your life happen, on your own terms. * Embody limitless possibility so that you can create the life you have always dreamed about. * Commit to a life of radical openness, authenticity, and courage so that you transform yourself and your world.
December 10, 2018
Having a healthy sex drive is related to how healthy you are overall. There are actually certain foods that can impact your sex drive and even change the hormonal functions in both men's and women's bodies.Psalm Isadora, a sex and Tantra expert, joins Lisa to share some of the foods that put a damper on libido. Psalm passed away in March 2017.  Here is info about the amazing Psalm: Psalm Isadora is a highly sought after sexuality and trauma expert who specializes in women’s health and empowerment, as well as modern sexual education for adults. She is the leading Tantra expert in the world and reached over 66 million homes as the star of Playboy TV’s reality show Cougar Club. She is a featured expert in Buzzfeed’s newest web-series Modern Sex (airing summer 2016), and Founder of global sex coaching program Urban Kama Sutra. Isadora blends beauty with brains as she inspires the next generation of sexually empowered women.Isadora created OYoga, a combination of yoga, belly dance and burlesque to help women unlock their own inner sex goddess. Her groundbreaking work has been featured on the cover of OM Yoga Magazine, Mashable, KABC's Midday Live with Dr. Drew, PodcastOne's Brandi Glanville Unfiltered, YourTango, AskMen, Bustle, and many more.Psalm has de-mystified the ancient secrets of Tantra to make them accessible to the modern masses in what she calls “the yoga of sex.” Her sexy, soulful and spiritual approach to breaking sexual taboo makes her equally popular with male and female audiences. She specializes in helping women have better sex and men reach peak performance. Her no-nonsense approach cuts through the noise and helps couples save their relationships.Raised in a religious cult as a child, Isadora endured years of sexual trauma that eventually ignited her passion to teach sexual empowerment and modern sexual education. In 2007, Isadora traveled to India to immerse herself in the ancient teachings of Tantra to facilitate deep healing and discover her own path as a healer. For eight years, Isadora has traveled to India to delve deeper into the path of Tantra and teach yoga to sex-trafficked women in the red light district of Calcutta. Her volunteer work with the young prostitutes of Calcutta would eventually become part of a documentary titled Shakti.From public speaking to TV appearances, Psalm Isadora is sure to infuse her message with intelligence, wit and humor to keep audiences engaged, inspired and begging for more.
December 5, 2018
In part three The Bedroom Blues in my book Clean Eating, Dirty Sex, I write about hormones and sleep, kissing erectile dysfunction goodbye, and MIA - Missing Intimate Action.  In MIA I write about being plugged into the distraction universe and how this affects your sex life. Enjoy this interview with Catherine Price, the author of How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life. Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone—but have no idea how to do so without giving it up completely? If so, this book is your solution. Award-winning journalist Catherine Price presents a practical, hands-on plan to break up—and then make up—with your phone. The goal? A long-term relationship that actually feels good. You’ll discover how phones and apps are designed to be addictive, and learn how the time we spend on them damages our abilities to focus, think deeply, and form new memories. You’ll then make customized changes to your settings, apps, environment, and mindset that will ultimately enable you to take back control of your life.
December 3, 2018
Drew Manning joins Lisa to chat about Keto and his Keto Jumpstart Program. Here is a taste from this interview. Drew said "My first experience with the keto diet, shifting over from eating five to six meals a day, every three hours which is what we were taught, you know kind of to keep your metabolism going; I started eating two meals a day, but the keto diet 70% fat, 25% protein and 5% carbs and the thing I noticed is that I was never as hungry constantly as I was. I could go six to seven hours between meals and feel fine but the biggest thing that I noticed, was my brain felt so much sharper. My cognitive function was improved." Listen in to hear the whole conversation!
November 30, 2018
Award-winning registered dietitian nutritionist, Cordon Bleu-certified chef and best-selling author Michelle Dudash has created the award-winning recipes for busy moms struggling to feed their families nourishing meals while the clock is ticking. As an on-the-go working mom herself, Michelle understood early on that it is possible to cook like a chef while eating like a nutritionist, which is where the idea materialized for her first book, Clean Eating for Busy Families (https://www.michelledudash.com/clean-eating-for-busy-families/) (Fair Winds Press). She is the creator of the new 4Real Food Reboot (https://www.get4real.com/), an online meal planning program for people who desire weight loss and getting their energy back. * Featured dietitian in Today’s Dietitian “Get to Know,” Oct. 2017 * Finalist on The Chew Search for The Weight Watchers Chef * Awarded Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics * Recognized as one of 12 alumni making a difference in nutrition by University of Wisconsin’s Growmagazine Clean. Fresh. Fast. It is Michelle’s mission to make these three principles a part of your everyday food choices. Teaching millions of families how food and health can deliciously co-exist has been Michelle’s mission for over 18 years – one meal at a time. From clean eating BBQ fixes, revealing which foods keep you cool in the heat (while not melting in your bag) and snack packs that save your day, Michelle is the expert in empowering you how to approach food with a nutritionist’s perspective whether you’re in the kitchen or on the road.
November 28, 2018
Your gut contains trillions of healthy bacteria. These friendly bacteria not only keep your digestion in check, but also promote overall wellness.Fiber is key in feeding your healthy bacteria. The problem is that most people don't eat enough fiber. Most individuals should be getting 35-40 grams of fiber per day. How can you easily add five extra grams to your diet? Registered Dietitian Liz Weiss has some simple ideas that she shares with Lisa.  Enjoy some great and tasty ways to get more fiber and keep your gut healthy!
November 25, 2018
A cheat sheet for vegans who want to stray the healthy wayPeople choose to become vegan for different reasons, but for some it's tough to stick to such a strict diet. Seagan Eating offers a healthy alternative by motivating you to adopt a "seagan" diet--largely plant-based but including seafood. At the same time, the book discourages "evil" ingredients and addresses many of today's food conundrums (GMOs, organic versus nonorganic, etc.). A recipe section features easy-to-make fish dishes, plus some of Amy's most decadent vegan recipes. As with the authors' first book, The Vegan Cheat Sheet, all recipes are oil-free. It's the ultimate manual for delicious, healthful eating.You will learn to: Maximize your nutrient intake with plant-based, nutrient-dense foods, along with omega 3 rich fish. Enjoy more freedom when preparing meals or dining out by including some seafood in your diet. Prepare satisfying portions by eliminating or lightening up on unhealthy fats. Avoid the "bad boys" (additives, sugars, trans fats, etc.). Use healthy replacements for popular "guilty pleasures" (i.e., fast food and junk food).
November 23, 2018
Lisa is joined by Talia Pollock from the wonderful blog and podcast Party in My Plants joins Lisa to chat about how to get more plant based foods into your life! From www.partyinmyplants.com website Talia writes: "For most of my life, I struggled with undiagnosable digestive distress (OK – they called it “IBS,” which really means “I DUNNO”), food addictions, weight issues, chronic lack of energy, emotional problems and a hell of a lot of anxiety. I sought out every healer and tried every pill, test, herb, powder and positive affirmation I could find. Nothing would help, and I thought I was fated for a life of bellyaches, bingeing, bloating, depression and anxiety attacks. That is, until fate led me to experience my first plant-based meal. The rest, as they say, is history… (GO TO WEBSITE www.partyinmyplants.com TO READ MORE ABOUT TALIA!)
November 21, 2018
Chef Dr. Mike joins Lisa to chat about something called Culinary Medicine, what to eat,  and so much more! Dr. Mike is The Food Shaman. As a cardiologist and a chef, Dr. Mike has combined his culinary talents with cutting-edge medical expertise and insight to forge an approach to food and health that is beyond mere nutrition and more substantive than simple food porn. The result is his uniquely integrative Grassroots Gourmet™ approach to food and health: truly delicious food that fosters well-being through promoting metabolic health.
November 18, 2018
What if it suddenly became easier to do the very hardest things you do? Or, if you could feel 100% confident about your intellect and never again fear being the person in the room who just isn’t smart enough, or can’t remember something important? How would you treat people if the mood swings, short temper, and food cravings that disrupt your day could simply disappear?In his latest book, Head Strong, Dave Asprey shows us that all of this is possible, and more. Using his simple lifestyle modifications (or "hacks") to take advantage of how the structure of your brain works, you can learn how to take your mental performance to the next level.
November 16, 2018
Lisa is joined once again by the fantastic Drew Manning.  He talk about Intermittent fasting which involves restricting your body from eating during a period of time and then eating within a certain window. For example, a very popular intermittent fasting protocol is 16 hours of fasting, followed by an eight-hour eating window.There are benefits to fasting, and with IF, all you are doing is extending that period of fasting a little bit longer to force your body to use up stored fat. This method is really effective at helping people lose fat, lose weight, but also feel energetic all throughout the day.
November 14, 2018
Lisa is joined by Brian J. Eichenberg, MD, renowned plastic surgeon.  Dr. Eichenberg has Trademarked The Breast Whisperer name and has developed a nighttime bra that is specifically designed to counteract the effect of gravity for women with large breasts or implants. Lisa LOVES this bra and wears it every night!  They talk about Lisa's boobs, the bra, breast lifts, breast implants, and so much more.  Super fun and informative!
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