Jesse and Marni teach and inspire you to reach your maximum potential in the realm of health. They interview world-class experts in the health & wellness community. Topics include lifestyle, nutrition, fitness, self-help, sleep, meditation, and spirituality. Jesse and Marni also tackle a health topic they are passionate about during their Focus Friday episodes. Either way, you’re in for a treat!
Dr. William Li (IG: @drwilliamli) is a world-renowned physician, scientist, speaker, and author of Eat to Beat Disease – The New Science of How Your Body Can Heal Itself. He is best known for leading the Angiogenesis Foundation. Dr. Li's TED Talk, “Can We Eat to Starve Cancer?” has been viewed more than 11 million times. He's an author of over 100 scientific publications in leading journals such as Science, the New England Journal of Medicine, and The Lancet. In this episode, we discuss: The inspiration behind Dr. Li’s book “Eat to Beat Disease” Studying the Mediterranean Diet The 5 health defence systems The role of angiogenesis in cancer What is cancer? Helping prevent cancer by eating anti-angiogenic foods Drinking green tea to help prevent tumors Sources of omega-3 fatty acids Angiogenesis stimulating foods The process of regeneration Foods that stimulate stem cells Foods & lifestyle choices that injure stem cells Green tea vs. matcha green tea Foods that kill cancer stem cells Dr. Li's thoughts on stem cell injections Holobiont defined Balancing the microbiome Short chain fatty acids Oolong, black, and green teas improve gut bacteria Artificial sweeteners harm your microbiome Fiber is essential for your gut health Foods that protect telomeres Calm your immune system with vitamin C rich foods Immune boosting foods Exceptional foods How much should you eat? Dr. Li’s views on organic & non-GMO Don’t stress about food... enjoy what you eat Show sponsors: Sleep On Latex
Genevieve Howland (IG: @mamanatural) is a childbirth educator, breastfeeding advocate, and the woman behind Mama Natural, the web’s #1 natural parenting site. She is the bestselling author of The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth. Genevieve is a prominent YouTuber whose videos have been viewed over 85 million times. In this episode, we discuss: Genevieve's transition from junk food junkie to Mama Natural Preparing for pregnancy EMF exposure and fertility Monitor your thyroid during pregnancy What is lunaception? How much caffeine is allowed during pregnancy? Green & black tea can inhibit folate absorption Find out your MTHFR status The debate between folate vs. folic acid How long should you take prenatal vitamins for? The importance of preconception nutrition Trust your cravings, listen to your body The benefits of cod liver oil Food & supplement recommendations Consume foods high in calcium Get in tune with your body What is the Brewer Pregnancy Diet? Pregnancy differences in your 30’s & 40’s The beauty of home births Interventions and hospital births How to have a gentle C-Section The benefits of red raspberry leaf tea Eat 6 dates/day after 36 weeks You can opt-out of any test Monitoring blood sugar with a glucose meter Ultrasounds and dopplers Protecting yourself from EMF exposure Delayed cord clamping Stem cells can be accessed through teeth Should you encapsulate your placenta? Parents need community & support Be at peace in your own skin Genevieve's new baby care course... coming soon Show sponsors: Outerknown
Most of us have specific tasks we continually avoid for weeks, months or even years. These open loops can range from simple (can be completed within a minute or two) to complex (more time consuming). What do these tasks all have in common? They take up mental bandwidth and deplete your energy. We share specific examples of open loops and a system to close the loops in your life. In this episode, we discuss: Closing the loops in your life How to complete tasks To-do lists vs. closing the loops Examples of tasks Start by taking an inventory Work together and delegate Organize one master list Create a method to track Weekly to-do lists Celebrate small wins! Clear the mental bandwidth Make room for creativity What have you been putting off in your life? Related links: Tap here to go to our show notes to download the worksheet for this episode Listen to Marni & Jesse - A Snapshot Of Our Life previously on TUHP (episode #300) Listen to Ryder Carroll previously on TUHP (episode #274) The Bullet Journal Method (book) Passion Planner Listen to Kate Northrup previously on TUHP (episode #298) Download our FREE Ultimate Weekday Workbook Follow & tag TUHP on Instagram Related episodes: 234: Focus Friday – The Ultimate Day 231: Focus Friday – Spring Cleaning 222: Focus Friday – More Play 219: Focus Friday – The Power Of Focus 216: Focus Friday – Healthy Relationships Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
Chase Jarvis (IG: @chasejarvis) is well known as a visionary photographer, director, and social artist. He's earned recognition doing work for brands like Nike, Pepsi, Volvo, Reebok, Apple, and Red Bull. Chase also focuses on personal work and fine art that has gained the attention of curators and art critics, mainstream audiences, and celebrity circles worldwide. He is also an entrepreneur, having started one of the world’s fastest growing online education companies, creativelive.com, in March 2010. Chase's new book, Creative Calling is available today. In this episode, we discuss: Unlocking the power of creativity Everyone is creative Creativity is where we find fulfillment Build the life you want Listen to your intuition Find your calling Take control of your morning The benefits of cold therapy It’s never too late to start Create on a daily basis Give yourself permission to fail Get good at being vulnerable What is a creative mindset? Cultivating a sense of imagination while growing up The evolution of Chase’s career What brings you joy? Take advantage of this magical time Community is important Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
James Altucher (IG: @altucher) is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, chess master and prolific writer. He’s started 20 companies (17 have failed but he’s learned a lot along the way) and is currently invested in over 30. James is the author of 18 books, including Wall Street Journal bestsellers: 'The Power of No' and 'Choose Yourself'. His latest book, "Reinvent Yourself" was #1 in the Amazon store shortly after its release. His blog, JamesAltucher.com, has attracted more than 20 million readers since its launch in 2010. James hosts a successful podcast, "The James Altucher Show" which has over 30 million downloads. In this episode, we discuss: James' experiment with minimalism Always rent, don’t buy a home The idea of practicing change Money, materialism, and consumerism Comedians see the truth Challenge yourself 10 ideas a day Executing on an idea Self-care is a part of life Practice staying in the moment Don’t read the newspaper or watch the news Lessons James learned from his Dad What is success? Invest in improving yourself Defining freedom Improving relationships Time to rest, time to rejuvenate Don’t let money get in the way Always focus on what's happening now Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Leanne Vogel (IG: @healthfulpursuit) is an international bestselling author, podcast host, and founder of Healthful Pursuit. She's written The Keto Diet, The Keto Diet Cookbook, and her recent title, Keto for Women. Leanne has been in the field of nutrition since receiving her holistic nutrition certification in 2007. In this episode, we discuss: Living in a mobile home to life on a sailboat Getting diagnosed with an eating disorder at age 12 The evolution of Healthful Pursuit Transitioning from vegan to keto Do things that light you up Listen to your body Keto for Women Intuitive eating & keto Eat food that makes you feel good You are more than a number on the scale Focus on healthy behaviours Pregnancy & keto What are carb ups? Stop the restrictive mentality Ask yourself “What does my body need?” It’s not willpower, it’s self-respect You are more than a body Show sponsors: Vuori Clothing
Seane Corn (IG: @seanecorn) is an internationally acclaimed yoga teacher and public speaker known for her social activism, impassioned style of teaching, and raw, honest and inspired self-expression. Featured on over 40 magazine covers and countless media outlets, she has chosen to use her platform to bring awareness to global issues including social justice, sex trafficking, HIV/AIDS awareness, generational poverty, and animal rights. Since 2007, Seane has been training leaders of activism through her co-founded organization Off the Mat, Into the World. Her first book, Revolution of the Soul is releasing today. In this episode, we discuss: Seane’s cathartic experience writing Revolution of the Soul Growing up hypersensitive & intuitive OCD triggered by childhood trauma Alcohol, drugs & New York City Therapy & yoga helped tame Seane's OCD The high school teacher that transformed Seane’s learning Finding God A lesson in spirituality Breaking through tension with yoga The difference between shock trauma & developmental trauma Vulnerability leads to surrendering The mind-body connection A deeper level of awareness Understanding the chakras The power of breath work Forgiveness = liberation Yoga is an art Show sponsors: Organifi
We are so excited to share our news... The Ultimate Baby (TUB) will be joining us in February 2020!!! You will hear about what we did to improve our chances of fertility and support a healthy pregnancy from diet to supplements, and other tools. We also get into the specifics of what the 1st trimester entailed from nausea, food aversions, cravings, and our creating our ideal birth plan. Have a listen and join us on our baby journey! In this episode, we discuss: Baby TUB (The Ultimate Baby) is arriving in February 2020 Planning for pregnancy Trying to conceive (TTC) with Hashimoto’s disease Working with a functional medicine team CoQ10 for fertility MTHFR explained Supplements to consider during pregnancy What is a repro reflexologist? Tracking basal body temperature (BBT) Listen to your body Self-care is important Cutting down on caffeine Avoiding hot showers & saunas Thriving on paleo diet during pregnancy 1st trimester symptoms Marni's pregnancy cravings Staying hydrated Embrace slowing down We're super grateful for the "work" we get to do Our pregnancy team Our natural birth plan Related links: Tap here to go to our show notes to download the worksheet for this episode The Ultimate Baby aka TUB - The First Trimester (Marni's blog post) Follow @marniwasserman and @ultimatehealthpodcast on Instagram for baby TUB updates Seeking Health - Prenatal (supplement) Sally Fallon - Nourishing Traditions (book) Vital Proteins - Grass-Fed Beef Liver Capsules Eastern Market (Detroit Farmer's Market) Sea Bands The Ginger People - Gin Gins Simple Mills (grain-free products) Siete (grain-free products) unBun Foods - Keto Buns Soulful Reflexions - Reflexology + Reiki (Sandra Bistany) Related episodes: 260: Focus Friday – Bali Offerings 253: Focus Friday – Our Ultimate Wedding 183: Focus Friday – Our Engagement Story 254: Sarah Ballantyne – Pregnancy And Hypothyroidism • Reintroductions On AIP • The Cruciferous Vegetable Myth 251: Dr. Sarah Buckley – Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering • Preconception Planning • The Role Of Oxytocin Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
Hal Elrod (IG: @hal_elrod) is on a mission to elevate the consciousness of humanity, one person at a time. He's an author, podcaster, hall of fame business achiever, and keynote speaker. Hal's written a number of books including The Miracle Morning and his latest title, The Miracle Equation. He's also the executive producer of the documentary The Miracle Morning Movie. Hal died at age 20 after his heart stopped beating for 6 minutes after being hit by a drunk driver and nearly died again in November 2016 when he was diagnosed with a rare, and very aggressive form of cancer and was given a 30% chance of living. After enduring the most difficult year of his life, he is now cancer-free. Hal is grateful to be alive and living his mission alongside his wife and their two young children in Austin, TX. In this episode, we discuss: Growing up average to mastering sales Do work that you love Believe in the belief Be accountable The real purpose of a goal Hal's life-altering car accident The 5-Minute Rule The gift of peace Transform your life in 30 days What may have caused Hal’s rare cancer Eat food that comes from nature Only eat organic, high quality meat Questions to ask “farm to table” restaurants Is your smoothie filled with pesticides? Become emotionally invincible Replace fear with faith The power of extraordinary effort Hal’s cancer status Become a better version of yourself Living in alignment with your highest truth Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Elizabeth Willard Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods (IG: @frugalwoods), is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, Frugalwoods.com. In 2016, at age 32, she reached financial independence and left a successful career in Boston to create a more meaningful, purpose-driven life on a 66-acre homestead in the woods of Vermont with her husband and their two young daughters. Liz is the author of Meet The Frugalwoods: Achieving Financial Independence Through Simple Living. She's been featured on The Today Show, PBS, NPR, in the New York Times, Forbes, Parents Magazine, and more. Tap here to go to our show notes to download the worksheet for this episode In this episode, we discuss: The name Frugalwoods - where it came from & what it means What is frugality? Growing up in a frugal family Living simply The evolution of Liz & Nate’s relationship Living on a homestead How to reach financial independence Why you need an emergency fund The Uber Frugal Month Challenge Start investing now What are total market index funds? Make sure you hire a fiduciary Liz's financial book recommendations The process of investing Your money is your personal business Connecting to your goals Creative ways to slash your budget Barter & trade to save money Embrace imperfection How Liz spent only $20 preparing her baby nursery Hand me downs = money saved Being frugal is a lifestyle Frugality vs. minimalism Daily life on a 66-acre homestead Connecting in your community Save now and reap the rewards long term Show sponsors: Vuori Clothing
Haemin Sunim (IG: @haemin_sunim) is a Zen Buddhist teacher, writer and the founder of the School of Broken Hearts in Seoul. He is one of the most influential Zen monks in the world. Haemin's books, The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down and Love for Imperfect Things have been translated into more than 35 different languages and sold over four million copies worldwide. In this episode, we discuss: Growing up with perfectionist tendencies Taking time for self-care Check in with yourself Becoming a Buddhist monk What is Quan meditation? Enlightenment is already within you Be mindful of your thoughts We are all interconnected Day-to-day life at the monastery Meditation app recommendations Haemin’s approach to social media Learning from Thich Nhat Hanh Take things slowly Intention is important What makes any item valuable? Value your time Routines create balance Walking in nature Let go of perfectionism Strategies to combat depression Creating the School of Broken Hearts You are not alone Create your own community Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Dave Asprey (IG: @dave.asprey) is the founder of Bulletproof, a leading-edge food, beverage, and content company, best known for the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee and starting the fat for fuel movement. He is a 2x New York Times bestselling author, host of Bulletproof Radio, and has been featured on the Today Show, CNN, The New York Times, Dr. Oz, and more. In this episode, we discuss: Anti-aging biohacks Growing up in New Mexico & being exposed to mold, mercury and lead Dave was the 1st person to sell anything over the internet For the love of tech Why Dave fired his doctor Own your own biology Experimenting with nootropics Learning how to be happy Value your brain function Creating Bulletproof Coffee Sleep hacking experiments The Bulletproof Diet evolved from a fertility diet Living on a 32-acre, organic farm on Vancouver Island Airplane travel biohacks Hotel room biohacks Tips for reducing EMF exposure while sleeping Embracing imperfection The explorer vs. the mapmaker mindset What is 40 Years of Zen? Building a community around biohacking The idea of forgiveness Holotropic breathing explained The difference between holotropic breathing and Ayahuasca Get outside of your head Microdosing LSD Practicing gratitude and forgiveness Figure out who you want to be Show sponsors: Organifi
Trina Felber (IG: @trinafelber) is the founder and creator of Primal Life Organics, a company that specializes in natural skincare and dental care products. She's a wife, mother of three, dental health and natural skincare expert, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, yogi, paleo advocate, and educator. Trina is also the international bestselling author of Beauty’s Dirty Secret. In this episode, we discuss: Trina's suffering with oily skin & acne growing up Scars take time to heal Oil hydrates skin, water doesn’t Is "safer skincare" really safe? Foods that cause acne How Trina’s pregnancy inspired her business Embracing the paleo lifestyle Always read ingredient labels The rule of 5 Is your skincare causing premature aging? Skin is your largest organ Making your own skincare products The benefits of bentonite clay Cacao powder skincare uses Watermelon helps heal sunburns Dental health is important during pregnancy Men's skincare The power of cayenne powder Most dental products destroy your good microbiome What is dentin? Is your toothpaste causing sinus infections? Avoid glycerin in toothpaste How to remineralize your teeth Clay & charcoal are less abrasive than most conventional toothpastes Don’t use hydrogen peroxide in your mouth The benefits of tongue scraping What is leaky gum syndrome? Trina's thoughts on oil pulling The impact of changing your deodorant & dental care products Show sponsors: Kettle & Fire
Emily Fletcher (IG: @emilystellafletcher) is the founder of Ziva Meditation and the leading expert in meditation for extraordinary performance. Her book Stress Less, Accomplish More debuted at #7 out of all books on Amazon. The New York Times, The Today Show, Vogue and ABC News have all featured Emily’s work. She’s been named one of the top 100 women in wellness to watch, has taught more than 15,000 students around the world and has spoken on meditation for performance at Apple, Google, and Harvard Business School. In this episode, we discuss: Emily achieving her goal of performing on broadway The happiness of pursuit Finding meditation Developing the Ziva Technique Vedic meditation Different types of meditation The art of mindfulness Find your mantra Om vs. aum 2x breath Secrets to manifesting What is adaption energy? Rest heals the body Close the stress windows Meditation is the new caffeine Rewiring the brain with psychedelics Benefits of EMDR The purpose of Vipassana The meaning of Ziva How motherhood humbled Emily Practicing Ziva before pregnancy Moving daily Meditation training in India Eating “Paleo Veda” Fully enjoying life Show sponsors: Sproos
Udo Erasmus (IG: @udoerasmus) is the co-owner of the Udo’s Choice brand, a global leader in cutting edge health products. He's also an accomplished author that's written Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill and The Book on Total Sexy Health. Udo has impacted numerous lives by passionately conducting live presentations, media interviews, staff trainings and traveled to 40+ countries with his message on how to achieve perfect health. In this episode, we discuss: Udo growing up in WW2 Germany & moving to BC Your awareness is inside Make time to “be” Start your day with calmness Health is your responsibility How Udo became poisoned by pesticides and why he started studying fats What are essential fatty acids? How oils are made The difference between omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids Making oils with health in mind Sources of omega-3 & omega-6 fatty acids Udo's thoughts on avocado oil Cooking your food in water The benefits of spices Eat a whole food, plant-based diet Move your body Focus on your relationship with yourself Practice stillness Total health = designed by nature Show sponsors: Organifi
Kristina Carrillo Bucaram (IG: @fullyrawkristina), also known as "FullyRaw Kristina," has been widely recognized by many in her backyard, as well as across the globe, as the most popular raw and vegan celebrity and digital influencer of her time. Over the last 13 years, she has inspired a lot of people. At the age of 18, Kristina overcame Type 2 Diabetes (Hyperglycemic) by eating a FullyRaw Diet. This diet is now more widely recognizable as strictly fruits and vegetables in their raw and unprocessed states as found in nature. In this episode, we discuss: What is FullyRaw? Eat the rainbow Thoughts on the celery juice trend How Kristina developed type 2 diabetes at age 16 Who inspired Kristina's raw vegan transformation? Be the change Rewire your brain and taste buds Eating raw in cold climates The origin story of Kristina’s co-op Creating a community The negative impact of big corporations Support your local farmers Growing your own produce Mind, body, and spirit healing Show sponsors: Breville
Today marks a milestone in our podcast journey - 300 episodes! Thank you for listening and supporting the show! We're here to catch you up on our lives. It was a fun episode to record with just the two of us and we know you're really going to enjoy it. Our podcasting journey is just beginning - please subscribe and join us on the ride! In this episode, we discuss: Our 1 year anniversary plans Making time for each other Letting go and enjoying life Spending more time outside Backyard gardening Supporting local farmers A snapshot of our diet Making our own bone broth Detroit is booming Being present with each other Making relationships a priority Taking time to slow down Maintaining relationships & life Marni’s Hashimoto’s diagnosis The evolution of our diet over the years You can change your sleep habits Our nighttime routine Quality of sleep matters Simplify your life Making time for play How we move "Closing the loop" Focus on the positive We want to hear from you! Our 6 pillars of health Applying the 80/20 rule What Ultimate Health means to us Constant evolution Show sponsors: Outerknown
Drew Manning (IG: @fit2fat2fit) is a health and fitness expert and the New York Times bestselling author of Fit2Fat2Fit: The Unexpected Lessons from Gaining and Losing 75 lbs on Purpose. He's a leading voice in the keto diet movement. Drew is the creator of the A&E Show Fit to Fat to Fit and the host of The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience podcast. He has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, CNN, Good Morning America, The Tonight Show, The View, among other media outlets. Drew lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his daughters, who remind him every day not to take things too seriously. In this episode, we discuss: Embracing vulnerability as a strength Why Drew gained 75 lbs (on purpose) A life coach saved Drew’s life Learn how to love yourself Meditation teaches you to be present Start your day with gratitude Why positive affirmations are powerful Change your mindset Mental clarity on the keto diet Testing for ketosis How to avoid the keto flu Exogenous ketones Vegan/vegetarian keto options Who should try keto cycling? How to dine out if you're keto Cyclical keto Keto approved sweeteners Powdered greens vs. green juice Snacking on keto The benefits of fasting Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Kate Northrup (IG: @katenorthrup) is an entrepreneur, bestselling author, speaker, and mother that has built a multimedia digital empire with her husband, that reaches hundreds of thousands globally. Her work has been featured by The Today Show, Women’s Health, The Huffington Post, and more. Kate lives with her husband and their daughters in a cozy town in Maine. Her latest book is Do Less: A Revolutionary Approach to Time and Energy Management for Busy Moms. In this episode, we discuss: What prompted Kate to slow down? Reorganize your workflow Unravel the guilt Kate & Mike’s transition into parenthood Create partnerships Receiving help vs. asking for help What is your worth? You are who you are Scheduling meetings, planning time What is a money love date? Prioritizing friendships Calm your inner voice with meditation The benefits of Yoga Nidra Pay attention to cycles Kate’s weekly to-do list What are your vital few? Do less filter = simplify Living simply vs. minimalism Cultivate communities Surrender your control Become self aware Show sponsors: Outerknown
Carly Stein (IG: @stein.carly) is the founder and CEO of the wellness brand Beekeeper’s Naturals. Her mission is to improve the health of humans and bees alike, which is why she left her job on the trading floor at Goldman Sachs to launch Beekeeper’s Naturals full-time in 2016. Beekeeper’s Naturals is an innovative wellness company developing nutraceutical products from healing plant-based ingredients and the powerful hive superfoods like royal jelly, propolis, and bee pollen. Carly is a beekeeper and a tireless advocate for the preservation of the waning global bee population. She was recently recognized as a game-changing entrepreneur on the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. In this episode, we discuss: Carly’s healing experience with propolis Where propolis comes from Different types of beehives How to use propolis The passion behind starting Beekeeper’s Naturals Sustainable beekeeping The role of bees The negative effects of monocropping Stop using pesticides Beekeeper’s Naturals' mission Bees sustain our food supply What is migratory beekeeping? Hobbyist beekeeping Organic honey may contain pesticides Pay attention to where your honey is sourced There are over 700 types of bees Honeybees are the most effective pollinators Bee pollen is natures multivitamin Raw honey vs. pasteurized honey Creating superfood honey Using honey as natural sleep aid Benefits of royal jelly What are nootropics? Finding balance Show sponsors: Sunwarrior
Dr. Joe Dispenza (IG: @drjoedispenza) is a New York Times bestselling author of four books including Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon. He is a world-renowned teacher, lecturer, and researcher in the fields of neuroscience and epigenetics. Dr. Dispenza's workshops utilize the latest scientific research to help people rewire their brains and recondition their bodies to a new mind in order to create a new personal reality. In this episode, we discuss: The bike accident that changed Dr. Joe’s life Mind over matter Change your emotional state Trust your intuition A spiritual approach to life What are genes? Thinking vs. feeling The concept of metacognition Planning your behaviours The quantum model of reality You’re the creator of your life Addiction to emotion A new state of being The meditative process Reprogram your mind Why Dr. Joe meditates 2 hours a day Find the present moment Different types of meditation Synchronizing your energy Physical, chemical, & emotional stress Experimenting with nutrition The expression of health Show sponsors: Organifi
Dr. Andrew Weil (IG: @drweil) received a degree in biology (botany) from Harvard in 1964 and an M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1968. He is the founder and Director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. The Center is the leading effort in the world to develop a comprehensive curriculum in integrative medicine. Dr. Weil is the editorial director of the popular website, drweil.com and appears in video programs featured on PBS. He is the founder and partner of the growing group of True Food Kitchen restaurants. A frequent lecturer and guest on talk shows, Dr. Weil is an internationally recognized expert on medicinal plants, alternative medicine, and the reform of medical education. In this episode, we discuss: The difference between doctors of the past and the present Becoming pescatarian Eat food you grow Cooking as a form of meditation Why Dr. Weil never practiced medicine Studying healing practices & cultures while traveling The healing power of nature The 1st cannabis study in 1968 Therapeutic benefits of CBD Experimenting with psychedelics Are allergies learned responses? What is mescaline? Microdosing psilocybin MDMA & PTSD Medicinal properties of mushrooms Starting Matcha Kari The difference between matcha & green tea The 4-7-8 Breathing Technique Mouth breathing vs. nose breathing Moods are contagious Keeping a gratitude journal Integrative medicine vs. functional medicine Dogs are good for your health Walking is the perfect exercise Have fun in life The story behind True Food Kitchen Show sponsors: Sproos
Dr. Sara Gottfried (IG: @saragottfriedmd) is a wife, mother to two incredible young women, friend, scholar, seeker, yoga teacher, Harvard-educated MD with 25+ years of experience, board-certified gynecologist, and author of three New York Times bestselling books, The Hormone Cure, The Hormone Reset Diet, and Younger. Today we're discussing her latest book, Brain Body Diet. In this episode, we discuss: Sara’s head injury Symptoms of brain toxins The gut-brain axis How do we fix the broken healthcare system? The left brain vs. the right brain What is HeartMath? The healing benefits of Kundalini Yoga Focus on the solution Start to surrender The negative impacts of antibiotics Are you eating toxic food? Measuring your toxic burden Prebiotics before antibiotics What is your body weight set point? Reset with intermittent fasting Hedonic eating vs. homeostatic eating Brain fog = brain inflammation Do you have addictive tendencies? Inflammation plays a role in depression Restore your memory Track your blood sugar Pay attention to anxiety Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Mark Manson (IG: @markmansonnet) is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck, the mega-bestseller that has been translated into over 50 languages and sold more than eight million copies worldwide. He has also built one of the largest personal growth websites in the world, MarkManson.net. Mark's writing has been published in Time Magazine, Forbes, Vice, and CNN, among many others. Today we're discussing his new book, Everything Is F*cked: A Book About Hope. In this episode, we discuss: Mark grew up reading psychology & philosophy books Achieving success with "The Subtle Art" book We all need hope Everybody’s offended about everything How to build & maintain hope What is depression? Act without hope The thinking brain vs. the feeling brain Change your habits What is antifragility? Meditation makes you stronger Learn to listen and trust yourself Become emotionally resilient The pager experiment Happiness is overrated The blue dot effect Recognize your perceptions Mark’s criticisms of the self-help industry Be aware of yourself in the present moment Encourage growth Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Chalene Johnson (IG: @chalenejohnson) is a world-renowned motivational speaker with more than 30 years as a health expert. She has sold millions of fitness videos and holds The Guiness Book of World Record for having starred in the most fitness videos. Chalene is a New York Times bestselling author and top health podcaster. In this episode, we discuss: The brain scan that changed Chalene’s life Coming to terms with orthorexia The negative side of the fitness industry Chalene coming clean with her audience There’s more than one approach to health Allow time to heal The difference between “real food” and “clean food” Chalene’s before & after brain scan The downward cycle of prescriptions What is the 131 Method? The three phases of 131 Pay attention to what you eat The trickery behind food marketing The four fasts of the 131 Method Starvation vs. fasting Refuelling with a clean slate Stop all the food rules Chalene’s current fitness & sleep routines Learning to relax Family time comes first Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Dr. Joseph Mercola (IG: @drmercola) is a physician and New York Times bestselling author. He was voted the Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post. Dr. Mercola is trying to transform the traditional medical paradigm in the United States into one in which the root cause of disease is treated, rather than the symptoms. In this episode, we discuss: Dr. Mercola’s philosophy on fasting Different methods of fasting Stop eating 3-4 hrs before bed Problems with water fasting Metabolic benefits of KetoFasting Autophagy defined What is glycine? Non-organic bone broth and collagen contain glyphosate Who shouldn’t KetoFast? Drink lots of purified water Stem cell activation KetoFasting helps prevent Alzheimer’s Healthy carb recommendations Supplements to avoid during a KetoFast The best polyphenols to take The different types of exogenous ketones & MCT oil Near-infrared saunas Supplementing with vitamin D Active vs. passive sweating Dr. Mercola’s exercise routine Monkfruit & stevia sweeteners Dr. Mercola’s nighttime routine Tracking sleep with an Oura Ring The benefits of chamomile tea Are you metabolically flexible? Using blue blocking glasses & filters Maximize your biological capability Show sponsors: Sproos
Dr. Alan Christianson (IG: @dralanchristianson) is a naturopathic endocrinologist who focuses on thyroid function, adrenal health, and metabolism. He has been actively practicing in Scottsdale since 1996 and is the founding physician behind Integrative Health. Alan is a New York Times bestselling author whose books include The Adrenal Reset Diet, and the Complete Idiot’s Guide to Thyroid Disease and the book we're focusing in on today, The Metabolism Reset Diet. He regularly appears on national media like Dr. Oz, The Doctors, and The Today Show. In this episode, we discuss: Alan's story of growing up with cerebral palsy & epilepsy Metabolism defined What causes an overloaded liver? Overloaded liver symptoms The 4-Week Metabolism Reset Diet Drinking two smoothies a day The benefits of plant protein Use the whole banana, including the peel Aquafaba contains resistant starch Health benefits of legumes Why a satisfying dinner helps beat insomnia Eat breakfast one hour after waking up The main functions of the liver Consume a variety of protein sources Are you taking too many supplements? Supplement quality matters How much iodine do you need? What is sleep jet lag? Journaling before bed Avoiding caffeine on the 4-week reset Exercise during the reset How much water should you drink, daily? Show sponsors: Organifi
Dr. David Perlmutter (IG: @davidperlmutter) is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He's a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition and received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. David's been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, The Today Show, The Oprah Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. Today we're discussing his book, Brain Maker: The Power of Gut Microbes to Heal and Protect Your Brain for Life. In this episode, we discuss: How the microbiome is the ultimate brain maker What causes leaky gut? Exercise impacts the microbiome Do I really need these antibiotics? Probiotics taken with antibiotics helps reduce the risk The benefits of prebiotics The different species of gut bacteria The role of probiotics Shelf stable probiotics vs. refrigerated probiotics What is a fecal microbial transplant (FMT)? The connection between gastrointestinal issues & autism Who can benefit from a probiotic enema? A healthy microbiome starts at birth Risks associated with cesarean births The relationship between depression & gut bacteria LPS (lipopolysaccharide) 90% of serotonin in your body is made in your gut What is BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor)? Sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) and the risk for cognitive decline Consume fibre-based carbs Too much protein impacts blood sugar & insulin Supplements & dietary recommendations Reconnecting with nature What is disconnection syndrome? Appreciate life, be grateful Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Dr. Steven Lin (IG: @drstevenlin) is a world leading functional dentist, TEDx speaker and author of the International #1 Amazon Best Selling Book, The Dental Diet. As a passionate, preventative, whole health-advocate, he focuses on the understanding of dental disease through nutritional principles. Steven's work has highlighted that crooked teeth and the orthodontia epidemic are diet based problems and the need for public health policy to prevent braces in the next generation of children. In this episode, we discuss: Steven's fascination with teeth and dental health The book that had a profound impact on Steven's career Good dental and oral health starts at birth Checking for tongue tie The impact of breastfeeding on oral health What is Activator X? The difference between vitamin K1 & K2 Why we get plaque buildup Vitamin K2 MK-4 vs. MK-7 Why you should eat organ meats Oxygen is the most crucial nutrient Get a functional dental exam Vagus nerve function What is stunting the growth of your child's jaw? Snoring (sleep apnea) What is upper airway resistance syndrome? Dietary choices impact tooth sensitivity Oral health & inflammation The Dental Diet foods Preventing tooth decay Steven’s oral care routine Show sponsors: Organifi
Dr. Steven Gundry (IG: @drstevengundry) is a renowned cardiologist, New York Times best-selling author of "The Plant Paradox" and medical researcher. During his 40-year career in medicine, he has performed over 10,000 heart surgeries and developed life-saving medical technology. Dr. Gundry is currently practicing medicine in California. In this episode, we discuss: The truth about our genes What is the holobiome? The influence of the oral microbiome on brain health Explaining the microbiome & lectins How exercise impacts your microbiome The benefits of living in a Blue Zone A 5-minute exercise program HIIT vs. Crossfit Why long-distance running isn’t recommended The secrets to life Dr. Gundry learned from his great grandmother What happens to your brain while you’re sleeping? Break fast, not breakfast Eat vegan 5 days a week Dr. Gundry’s diet Consume a litre of olive oil a week Olive oil is high in polyphenols Oxidation & smoke point of olive oil Buying olive oil Top sources of polyphenols The benefits of pu’erh tea & Turkish coffee Why dogs are beneficial to our health Children who grow up with dogs are less likely to have allergies Show sponsors: Pique Tea
Cal Newport is an associate professor of computer science at Georgetown University. He's also a writer who focuses on the impact of technology on society. Cal is the author of six books, including, most recently, the New York Times bestseller, Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World. You won't find Cal on social media but he's been blogging at calnewport.com for over a decade. In this episode, we discuss: Why Cal has avoided social media all these years How the Facebook “like” button changed social media What is web 2.0? Stop socializing on social media Breaking the compulsion cycle Why growing your email list is important Digital Minimalism defined The digital declutter experiment Why the younger generation struggles more without screen time Planning analog time vs. digital time Create time for solitude The ritual of journaling How the Amish evaluate community needs Be intentional when using technology Use social media like a professional Approaching Instagram in a healthy way The key idea of minimalism Don’t give adolescents a smartphone Anxiety on the rise in adolescents The evolution of smartphones Dumbing down your smartphone Show sponsors: Sproos
Dr. Izabella Wentz (IG: @izabellawentzpharmd) is an internationally acclaimed thyroid specialist and licensed pharmacist who has dedicated her career to addressing the root causes of autoimmune thyroid disease after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009. She's a 2x New York Times bestselling author and director of the documentary series, The Thyroid Secret. In this episode, we discuss: Izabella’s Hashimoto’s diagnosis after 10 years of confusing symptoms Why Izabella still had symptoms after taking thyroid medication The impact of going gluten & dairy-free Linking Izabella's pharmaceutical background & thyroid research together How common is Hashimoto’s? Types of thyroid testing Microscope testing vs. ultrasounds What is the safety theory? Why the paleo diet is recommended for Hashimoto's over vegan/vegetarian diets Digestive enzymes explained The 7 most common nutrient deficiencies in Hashimoto’s Stress, trauma & autoimmune conditions Izabella shares her personal trauma of losing a loved one How EMDR therapy helped with Izabella's healing Thyroid medication recommendations Pregnancy & thyroid meds Addressing the underlying autoimmune condition Show sponsors: Organifi
Darya Rose (IG: @daryarose) is a neuroscience PhD, author of the book Foodist, and creator of the award-winning blog Summer Tomato, which was named one of TIME's 50 Best Websites. She spends most of her time thinking and writing about food, health and science. In this episode, we discuss: Darya’s experience raising a healthy child Growing up in the diet culture Why Darya decided to stop avoiding carbs The life-changing transformation that inspired her blog & book The science behind dieting & weight gain Darya’s approach to breaking away from dieting The story behind Summer Tomato Options for buying produce, throughout the year Cost effective tips for healthy eating Shop in season Eating at home vs. dining out Start cooking together Biohacking your health needs The challenges of living in different U.S. states What Darya recommends eating Enjoy what you eat Breaking the habit loop Adopt a growth mindset The rewards of healthy habits How Darya inspired her Dad to change his diet Marathon running Exercise improves your metabolism Prioritize your self-care Know your core values Show sponsors: Sunwarrior
Katie Wells aka Wellness Mama (IG: @wellnessmama) is a wife and mom of six, as well as an award-winning blogger, author, podcaster, and real food crusader. Her mission with WellnessMama.com is to provide simple answers for healthier families through practical tips, real food recipes, natural beauty and cleaning tutorials, natural remedies, and more. Katie's latest book is The Wellness Mama 5-Step Lifestyle Detox. In this episode, we discuss: The walk that changed Katie’s life Experiencing a myriad of health issues The story behind Wellness Mama Why it took 8 doctors before Katie was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease Be active in your health care decisions Remove dangerous oils and artificial foods from your diet How to reduce plastic use in your home Addressing the mental & emotional side of Hashimoto’s Systematize your life Navigating pregnancy with Hashimoto’s Create a team culture within your family What to feed your baby first Katie's approach to family mealtime Educate your children on choices When to introduce solid foods to babies Weaning & breastfeeding Homeschooling methods Why play is important for kids and their mental health Removing exposure to chemicals in your home Save money by making your own household cleaners Benefits of growing your own food Grounding & forest bathing Kids & technology Be efficient with work Finding your own way Show sponsors: Beekeeper's Naturals
don Miguel Ruiz (IG: @donmiguelruiz) is the international bestselling author of a series of books including The Four Agreements, which appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly 10 years. He's dedicated his life to sharing the wisdom of the ancient Toltec through his books, lectures, and journeys to sacred sites around the world. Today we're discussing Miguel's latest book, The Three Questions. In this episode, we discuss: What triggered Miguel’s curiosity to study the human mind? The difference his Mother’s Toltec wisdom made in his life The Three Questions You have no idea what you are What is real? What I am Every day is a different reality What is love? Unlearn to love Normal fear vs. irrational fear Stop believing your thoughts Learn to listen and be skeptical "Me" is your own creation Show sponsors: Organifi
Vani Hari (IG: @thefoodbabe) is a food activist, New York Times bestselling author of The Food Babe Way, and co-founder of Truvani. She was named one of the most influential people on the internet by Time magazine. Encouraged by her friends and family, Vani started a blog called foodbabe.com in 2011. It quickly became a massive vehicle for change. Her blog has led campaigns against food giants like Kraft, Starbucks, Chick-fil-A, Subway, and General Mills that attracted more than 500,000 signatures and led to the removal of several controversial ingredients used by these companies. Today we're discussing Vani's new book, Feeding You Lies: How to Unravel the Food Industry’s Playbook and Reclaim Your Health. In this episode, we discuss: How Vani’s life has changed since becoming a mother The backlash from the food industry after her first book Fighting against food policies that are making us sick Breaking free from the control of the food industry Being named Time magazine’s most influential person on the internet in 2015 Why Vani started a movement Food scientists complicate food How the food industry is manipulating us with the media The top 10 big players of the food industry Who is safety testing all the different chemicals in our food? The link between artificial flavours & cancer TBHQ preservative increases food allergies Avoid processed food as much as possible Unethical practices of the food industry Look beyond the headlines at who funded the study The truth about artificial sweeteners The problem with sugar-free products Lead by example What are obesogens? 7 major crops containing GMOs Glyphosate is carcinogenic What the non-GMO label really means The 3 different categories of organic Organic approved pesticides Always check the ingredients Natural flavor is created in a laboratory The inspiration behind Truvani Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Dr. Josh Axe (IG: @drjoshaxe) is a bestselling author and the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition. He's a certified doctor of natural medicine (DNM), doctor of chiropractic (DC) and clinical nutritionist (CNS) with a passion to help people get healthy by empowering them to use nutrition to fuel their health. Josh operates one of the world’s largest health websites at DrAxe.com, which has over 17 million visitors a month. Today we're discussing his upcoming book, Keto Diet. In this episode, we discuss: The dietary & lifestyle changes that healed Josh’s Mom from cancer Plant-based keto Treating different types of cancer with food How overconsuming carbs puts stress on the pancreas A customized approach to keto Dirty vs. clean keto What is the keto diet? Why organic meat is important Why you need to take collagen Bone broth is the best source of collagen Alkaline sources of food Benefits of celery juice Anti-inflammatory herbs & spices What is galangal? Thermogenic herbs The Forever Keto Cycling Plan Keto helps reduce PCOS Alzheimer’s disease/type 3 diabetes Balancing hormones with herbs What to eat if you're trying to conceive Focus on body changes MCT oil & turmeric Reducing stress hormones Adaptogenic herbs & medicinal mushrooms Spiritual health is important for emotional health The function of the amygdala 5-minute meditation Keto & brain health Strive to be better Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Sally Hogshead (IG: @sallyhogshead) is a New York Times bestselling author who believes the greatest value you can add is to become more of yourself. She rose to the top of the advertising profession in her early 20s, writing ads that fascinated millions of consumers. Sally frequently appears in national media including NBC's Today Show and the New York Times. Today we’re discussing her internationally-acclaimed book, Fascinate. The science of fascination is based on Sally’s decade of research with 250,000 initial participants. In this episode, we discuss: The lesson Sally’s Dad taught her growing up What makes you fascinating? Become more of who you are Differentiation is key Reconnect with your own life Why Sally is feeling a little bit discouraged The 100 day project she has planned Two miraculous things that happened during Sally's spiritual journey Great teams are built with diversity Sally’s round table family tradition What is the Fascination Advantage? Three ways to deal with work you don’t enjoy Finding balance in the workplace How Sally started measuring qualities Jesse & Marni’s Fascination Advantage results Build each other up to be our best How do other people see you? Take the Fascination Advantage Assessment Unlearn boring Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Robin Sharma (IG: @robinsharma) is a globally respected humanitarian and #1 bestselling author. Widely considered one of the world’s top leadership and personal optimization advisors, his clients include many Fortune 100 companies, famed billionaires and professional sports superstars. Today we're discussing Robin's latest book, The 5 AM Club. In this episode, we discuss: Why Robin started studying people's success Joy is a GPS Self-publishing his first book The 5 AM Club The 20/20/20 Formula Practice a new habit for 66 days Start your day with movement Coffee is a healthy drink Build more self-awareness Make time to grow The 4 interior empires Journaling helps give you clarity Rituals are game changers Dehydration affects your energy Why using a paper journal is better for your brain Mastery is not an event it’s a process We have a choice every day 60 seconds to make a move on any new habit Learning to instill the right habits A great morning routine depends on a great nighttime routine Break free of digital distractions The power of solitude Toxic people affect your energy levels Surround yourself with inspiration Finding inner peace Show sponsors: Sproos
Marianne Williamson (IG: @mariannewilliamson) is an internationally acclaimed lecturer, activist and author of four #1 New York Times bestselling books. She has been one of America’s most well known public voices for more than three decades. Marianne has been a popular guest on television programs such as Oprah and Good Morning America. In this episode, we discuss: The abstract concept that inspired Marianne Growing up in the ’60s & ’70s The radical shift in her thought system Embracing the teachings in A Course in Miracles The principle of extending love Perception is a choice The spiritual technique for personal transformation The essential self is the spirit Love other people before you love yourself Generosity to others is an act of self-interest Self-care vs. selfishness The mind has to rest Meditation is essential to wellbeing Stress is the root of most illnesses Yoga of consciousness Listen to the guidance of your higher mind Are you at peace? Psychic pain is a symptom Growth within ourselves Feed your mind Become aware and conscious How humans have evolved over time The problems the world faces today Learning to be a species governed by love Marianne’s big announcement on January 28th Addressing the dysfunction across America Too many people are being disengaged from politics Time for an awakening Marianne shares thoughts about her Love America Tour The Williamson Institute launches soon A loving thought is a healthy thought Show sponsors: CoreChair
Chris Wark (IG: @chrisbeatcancer) is an author, blogger, podcaster, speaker and global health coach. He was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer in 2003, at 26 years old. After surgery, Chris opted out of chemotherapy and used nutrition and natural therapies to heal. He began sharing his story in 2010 with a mission to inspire people to take control of their health and show them how to reverse disease with simple but radical diet and lifestyle practices. Chris Beat Cancer: A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally is his national bestselling book. In this episode, we discuss: Chris getting diagnosed with colon cancer at age 26 Getting rushed into surgery Important questions to ask your oncologist Being fed carcinogenic food right after surgery in the hospital Chris follows his intuition & instinct and declined chemotherapy The inspiration behind his book, Chris Beat Cancer Conventional therapy for cancer Why the strength of your immune system is important Converting to a raw food diet Getting help from an integrative oncologist & naturopathic nutritionist Starting his blog Chris Beat Cancer in 2010 Focusing on what’s important in life Gratitude is the secret to happiness All toxic emotions suppress immunity The stress-cancer connection Why Chris recommends eating plant-based Exercise switches on anti-cancer protective genes Create an environment where cancer can’t thrive What Chris’s diet looks like today Raising healthy daughters Educate yourself before you rush into anything The advice Chris would go back and give himself The beat cancer mindset Get serious about prevention Show sponsors: Sunwarrior
Drew Canole (IG: @drewcanole) is a rock star in the world of fitness, nutrition, and mindset, with a huge heart for others. He’s doing his part to transform the world, one person at a time. Drew is the founder of Fitlifetv and the supplement company, Organifi which has an incredible lineup of products that includes superfood blends, protein powders, turmeric and probiotics. Drew is the author of You Be You: Detox Your Life, Crush Your Limitations, and Own Your Awesome. In this episode, we discuss: Drew's being born into an abusive home Chasing money When you change your environment, you can change everything about your life The origin story of Fitlife.tv Drew's first glass of green juice Micronutrients are where it's at The greatest tasting green juice on the planet Commitment is everything in life Creating a vision Waking up from the dream that we call life The only time you can create is when you're present To achieve flow, you must deal with the darkness within What is lucid dreaming? Your liver is your third brain Having psychedelic experiences without "drugs" How to learn more effectively Drew's important mentor, Frank It's not you doing it You are enough Using sticky notes to impress messages on your subconscious mind Staying away from the news Taking adversity and transforming it into something amazing Gratitude will shift things in a second Every environment has a frequency Show sponsors: Organifi
Ryder Carroll (IG: @rydercarroll) is a digital product designer and inventor of the Bullet Journal. He's the author of the new book, The Bullet Journal Method. Ryder’s been featured by the New York Times, Fast Company, Lifehacker, and Mashable, and gave a TEDx Talk on keeping a journal to declutter your mind. In this episode, we discuss: How Ryder's ADD eventually lead to the creation of the Bullet Journal (BuJo) Making the move to New York The big flood and being homeless in NY The origin story of the Bullet Journal The benefits of using pen and paper vs. an app Using journaling as a tool to connect with yourself What is the Bullet Journal? (an overview) The BuJo is a system and a practice What type of notebook should you use for Bullet Journaling? Looking at the BuJo as an empty house Decluttering your mind The Bullet Journal is all about content and not presentation Not falling into the perfectionism trap Enough with unattainable goals The community around the BuJo Does Ryder consider himself a minimalist? What minimalism is really about Organization can become its own form of distraction Momento mori and how this can be helpful to you Show sponsors: Organifi
Dr. David Perlmutter (IG: @davidperlmutter) is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. David serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. David's been interviewed on many nationally syndicated television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, The Today Show, Oprah, and The Dr. Oz Show. In this episode, we discuss: Raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease The impact of gluten & grains on our health Humans have been domesticated by wheat What gluten does to your gut Everyone should avoid gluten Grains raise blood sugar levels What is keto cycling? Focus on a plant-based diet Hidden sources of gluten Type 2 diabetes increases your risk for Alzheimer’s Lifestyle choices matter Cholesterol is your friend How cholesterol benefits your brain What is coffee fruit extract? Supplements that increase BDNF (brain-derived neurotrophic factor) Exercise helps your brain Plan for the future Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Tero Isokauppila (IG: @iamtero) is the founder of Four Sigmatic, a nature-centric Finnish-American company specializing in functional mushrooms, superfoods, and adaptogens. He's the author of Healing Mushrooms and Santa Sold Shrooms. Tero was born in Finland and was the 13th generation to grew up on the family farm. There, he foraged for mushrooms and other wild foods while learning about nature at an early age. Tero has a strong personal interest in health and wellness, which includes activities like making raw chocolate and practicing yin yoga. He’s taken up a unique practice of napping on a nail mat, which is a modern form of acupressure and helps to energize his busy life. In this episode, we discuss: The true story behind Christmas The connection between winter solstice and Christmas Santa was a Sami shaman Sami traditions vs. current traditions What is amanita muscaria? Mushrooms & vitamin D How Santa went down the "chimney" Tripping off yellow snow Psychedelics can be healing Beneficial Sami traditions Immune stimulants vs. adaptogens The power of chaga Tero’s approach to goal setting Capture the moment Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Are you mindful of how much waste you are producing? We've been pretty good about our consumption and how we manage our waste. But... after our recent interview with Sarah Wilson, we realized we had some serious room for improvement. This week we're discussing how we currently manage our waste and strategies we plan on implementing in the near future. In this episode, we discuss: Composting solutions Making bone broth with veggie scraps Food storage in glass Reusing bags by washing them out Using up every last scrap in the fridge before travelling Storing produce properly to extend its life Gifting packaged food to friends and family before they expire Reusing eco parchment paper Bringing a reusable cup to the coffee shop Condense garbages to save on bags Use what you already have when wrapping gifts Find bulk soap and shampoo Using cloth napkins Being mindful of online and offline purchasing Related links: Listen to our recent zero waste cooking interview with Sarah Wilson (episode #268) Sarah Wilson - Simplicious Flow (book) GreenerBins Composting Co. (Windsor-Essex) Bokashi composting Carina Organics (organic hair and skin care solutions) Related episodes: 072: Dr. Kellyann Petrucci – Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Bone Broth | Foods For Glowing Skin 180: Julie Daniluk – Performance Enhancement • Your Adrenals Love Sea Salt • Stimulants vs. Adaptogens 009: Anthony Anderson – Creating A Life Of Paradise 034: Frank Giglio – ReWild Your Life | Eat Local & Thrive | Deep Nutrition With Fermented Foods 089: Dr. Josh Axe – Eat Dirt • Leaky Gut Is The Root Cause Of All Disease • Soil-Based Organisms Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
Nicolas Pineault (IG: @nickpineault) is an investigative health journalist, educator and advocate for safe technologies. He authored The Non-Tinfoil Guide to EMFs — an unconventional book endorsed by top health authorities such as Dr. Mercola, which tackles the very serious topic of electromagnetic pollution with humour and common sense. Nick also launched the Electrosmog Rx online course, with the goal of educating 100,000 health practitioners how to prevent, diagnose and treat EMF-related illness. In this episode, we discuss: The link between cellphones & low sperm count What are electromagnetic fields (EMFs)? The 4 types of EMFs Nick’s journey to investigating EMFs EMF meters What is public Wi-Fi? Explaining VGCCs – voltage-gated calcium channels Foods to help protect against EMF exposure Tips for reducing EMF exposure from cellphones Products that block EMFs Chips, stickers & coils - do they block EMFs? How to use GPS in your car in airplane mode All cars emit EMFs Is your gaming console emitting EMFs 24/7? Turn off the Wi-Fi on your smart devices Sleep & EMF exposure Concerns with smart devices and privacy issues Children and electronic devices Why a 3-prong power cord is better Safe laptop use Try avoiding smart technology How metal in or on your body reacts to EMFs Fitness trackers & EMFs Ask for safer technologies Aluminum foil shields Box springs & EMFs Your biggest exposures to EMFs come from your own devices Spend time in nature Show sponsors: Buffy
don Miguel Ruiz Jr (IG: @donmiguelruizjr) is a Toltec Master of Transformation and a direct descendant of the Toltecs. By combining the wisdom of his family’s traditions with the knowledge gained from his own personal journey, he now helps others realize their own path to personal freedom. Miguel's latest book is The Seven Secrets to Healthy, Happy Relationships coauthored with HeatherAsh Amara. In this episode, we discuss: The beauty of unconditional love What is domestication? The Four Agreements Conditional love is a consequence of domestication Break up with your judge Commit to yourself Don’t take others for granted No is just as powerful as yes Letting go of fear The secret to awareness Create personal freedom The ability to understand one another Relationships are constantly evolving Finding common ground The ability to separate issues from love Get to know your triggers Be honest with the people around you Give yourself permission to heal Guilt vs. remorse Forgiveness is the final step for healing Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Sarah Wilson (IG: @_sarahwilson_) is a New York Times bestselling and #1 Amazon bestselling author, former journalist and founder of IQuitSugar.com, Australia’s largest digital wellness site. Her latest project is Simplicious Flow, released in October 2018. At 348 recipes, this not-normal cookbook is the first zero-waste cookbook in the world. In this episode, we discuss: The beautiful moment that happened when Sarah lost her wallet Simplicious Flow is the world’s 1st zero waste cookbook 50% of food waste is contributed by consumers Re-using the same piece of parchment paper Minimal consumption The freezer challenge How to make your own reusable cup Dealing with fridge waste Storing produce properly Making stock from scraps Finding ways to use up everything Composting and recycling Stop buying so much stuff The plastic lids on your to-go cups contain BPA Re-use glass jars for everything How to make your own apple cider vinegar Avoid online shopping and support local Start thinking differently Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Dr. Datis Kharrazian (@DrKharrazian) is a clinical research scientist, academic professor, and a functional medicine health care provider. He specializes in developing evidence-based models to treat autoimmune, neurological, and unidentified chronic diseases with non-pharmaceutical applications such as diet, nutrition, and lifestyle medicine. Datis is the author of Why Do I Still Have Thyroid Symptoms? and Why Isn't My Brain Working? - the latter is the focus of today's interview. In this episode, we discuss: The impact of stress on your brain Chronic elevated cortisol is associated with dementia Exercise improves circulation and brain function Supplements that help boost circulation Elevated insulin levels cause brain inflammation What is an insulin surge? Gluten and brain inflammation What leads to gluten ataxia? The connection between gluten and leaky gut Zonulin and the blood-brain barrier Do you have a leaky brain? The GABA challenge The microbiome diversity diet The importance of EPA & DHA in fish oils Intermittent fasting the ketogenic diet Is your vagus nerve function impaired? Exercises to restore vagus nerve function Coffee enemas Brain fog = brain inflammation Using flavonoids to dampen brain inflammation Boosting serotonin GABA is the neurotransmitter that's most commonly imbalanced Patterns of low dopamine What's happening in the brain when someone is depressed? Hormones impact brain health Cholesterol is important The impact of your diet on microbiome diversity The dark side of chelation therapy The winning model to support your brain Show sponsors: Sproos
Debbie Travis (IG: @debbie_travis) has an innate ability to connect that has made her an inspiration for people everywhere. Home designer, television host and producer, best-selling author, sought-after public speaker, and host of her Tuscan getaways, Debbie pours her heart into every part of her business empire and motivates everyone to find their own, personal joy. In this episode, we discuss: Marni’s experience at Debbie’s Tuscan getaway What inspired Debbie’s next chapter Time to focus on ourselves How Debbie ended up in Italy Sharing her dream with others The 5-year project Change your mindset Finding yourself at a crossroads The need to connect People are lonely Talking and sharing makes you feel better Make time, make an effort Creating new habits Growing up in rural England The start of Debbie’s career Getting married and moving to Canada Painting houses and Debbie’s rise to fame Connecting within the community Designing the next chapter How to get over your fear Play will help unleash your passion Squash that inner voice What is real and what is an excuse? Vitality is what we all crave Show sponsors: CoreChair
Neil Pasricha (IG: @neilpasricha) helps people live happy lives. He is a top-rated leadership keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and positive psychology researcher. Neil is one of the most popular TED speakers with his first TED Talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome” (2010) ranked as one of the ten most inspiring of all time. Neil has written five New York Times and #1 International Bestsellers including: The Book of Awesome, a catalog of simple pleasures based on his 50-million hit, award-winning blog and The Happiness Equation, a nine step guidebook to happiness based on new research. In this episode, we discuss: Action leads to motivation The lesson Neil learned at Harvard Hide, apologize, accept Working at Walmart The events that inspired Neil’s blog Winning best blog in the world award How to be happy Focus on your strengths Researching positive psychology Be happy first Neil’s obsession with the number 1000 Prime your brain for positivity Three ways to increase your happiness The happiness equation 168 hours a week theory Creating space for passion Untouchable days What is decision fatigue? Intrinsic motivators matter more than extrinsic ones You can only compare yourself to yourself Find your authentic self Living in modern society with old brains Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Daniel DeBaun is an internationally recognized and influential expert in shielding electronic emissions and Electromagnetic Radiation (EMF) protection, with a particular focus on the effect of exposure from mobile devices such as laptops, tablets and cell phones. He's the co-author of the bestselling book, Radiation Nation*. Daniel is the inventor of DefenderShield, the most effective EMF radiation protection technology for mobile devices ever developed. In this episode, we discuss: What are electromagnetic fields (EMFs)? The two forms of EMFs How laptop use impacts male sperm What inspired Daniel to start DefenderShield? How females are impacted by laptops The link between EMFs and miscarriages Children and EMFs Long-term neurological issues are related to the biological impact of EMFs What is electromagnetic hypersensitivity (EHS)? ADHD and Alzheimer’s are linked to EMFs The danger of microwave use 4 potential emissions radiate from your cellphone Bluetooth is not safe Why you should embrace airplane mode Take precautionary measures Having a smart meter is the same as having an active cell phone in the room Sources of EMFs in your home How grounding pads work 5G is unknown territory How EMFs impact your sleep Using blue blocking glasses Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Jonathan Fields (IG: @jonathanfields) is dad, husband, award-winning author, entrepreneur, host of top-ranked Good Life Project® podcast and creator of the Sparketypes™, a set of archetypes designed to reveal the source-code for the work you’re here to do. In this episode, we discuss: The most rewarding experience of Jonathan’s life Rekindling his love for physically making things with his hands The joy of anticipation Yearning to create Why there's a growing community of makers and crafters Jonathan is 100% Maker What am I doing with my life? Creating the Sparketype assessment What drives you? Exploring the 10 different Sparketypes Maker - making ideas manifest Scientist – driven to solve Identifying your primary and shadow Sparketypes Maven – driven to learn Essentialist – driven to distill The difference between passion and Sparketypes Performer – driven to perform Warrior – drawn to lead Sage – driven to teach Advocate – driven to give voice to ideas or beings Advisor – driven to work in an intimate, hands-on way Nurturing – driven to give care Marni & Jesse’s Sparketypes The Creation | Elevation Spectrum Any given Sparketype can be expressed in various ways Change the way you build your life Show sponsors: Sproos
Jen Oliver (IG: @lovejenoliver) is the author of the international bestselling book, The Love FitMama Way* and host of the FitMama Podcast. As a Core Transformation Coach, podcaster and speaker, she inspires, educates and motivates moms around the globe to begin all things with self-love. What Jen is most passionate about is spreading the message that if you love the body and life you have, you will have the body and life you love. She shares this message beautifully in her recent TEDx talk, How to Love Yourself to the Core. In this episode, we discuss: Jen’s chronic back injury Explaining core rehab How pelvic floor muscles change after pregnancy Sharing positive birth stories Educate yourself about pregnancy and childbirth Preparing the body for pregnancy Why you should see a pelvic floor physiotherapist Incontinence & pelvic floor dysfunction What is a prolapse? Give yourself permission to heal Heed your needs Breathe back your body Practice pearl pull-ups The greatest gift of Jen’s upbringing Take interest in people around you Jen shares what her family learned travelling together Fostering a positive sense of self in her children Saying thank you Bring back permission to “just be” How Jen fell into entrepreneurship It’s never too late to rehab your core Show sponsors: CoreChair
Debbie Millman is an author, educator, curator, and host of the podcast Design Matters. She was named “one of the most creative people in business” by Fast Company, and “one of the most influential designers working today” by Graphic Design USA. Design Matters is 13 years old and is one of the world’s first and longest running podcasts. Debbie has interviewed over 400 artists, designers, and cultural commentators. In this episode, we discuss: How Debbie became interested in design & branding The evolution of Design Matters over 13 years The trajectory of a person’s life The creative process behind interviewing Debbie’s failures made her resistant to shame Be open to learning and growing Rejection and failure are two different things The mentor who changed Debbie’s life Pay it forward Looking for fulfillment How Debbie designs her days What gave Debbie a sense of deep joy Therapy helped save Debbie’s life The impact of negativity and criticism Is your fear bigger than your desire? Courage is the first step to confidence Living in a 140 character culture Everything worthwhile takes a long time Reality check for building a career Keep going until you make it Debbie’s morning and nightly routines Her struggle with self-esteem The perfect day exercise from Milton Glaser Manifesting your goals Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
We had such an amazing honeymoon in Bali! But... it feels great to be home and back in our routines. On today's show, we share some of the details of our trip. In this episode, we discuss: Supplements we brought on our trip Other travel essentials How our diet changed quite a bit in Bali What is a Bali offering? Hiking Mount Batur, rice terraces, making coconut oil, & a Balinese cooking class Slowing down and upping the self-care Embracing the spas The dark side of Bali Related links: A Honeymoon In Paradise - The Best Of Bali (Marni's blog post) Tegallalang rice terrace (Ultimate Health Podcast Instagram pic) Bulletproof Coconut Charcoal* North American Herb and Spice Oil of Oregano* Sport Berkey (water bottle)* Epic Bars* Follow @gojisuperdog (our dog) on Instagram Follow TUHP on Instagram Follow Marni on Instagram Follow Jesse on Instagram Download our TUHP iOS app (FREE)! Related episodes: 253: Focus Friday – Our Ultimate Wedding 247: Chris Kresser – Unconventional Medicine • Cultivating More Joy And Pleasure • The Future of Healthcare 213: Focus Friday – Healthy Travel Toolkit 057: Planecast – Flying Healthy (minicast) Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to follow our show on Spotify. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Our favourite social media platform is Instagram. Follow our adventures. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
Dr. Gabor Maté (@DrGaborMate) is a renowned speaker and bestselling author that is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development. Today we're focusing in on his book, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts* and addiction. In this episode, we discuss: What is an addiction? The behaviour of addiction Why trauma needs to be explored The 3 circuits that affect brain development Gabor discusses his ADD diagnosis ADD is a risk factor for addictions Gabor’s classical music shopping addiction Why some people become addicted Eating disorders & the relationship with food This society feeds addiction The negative impact of social media Community is a human need Conventional treatment of addicts Gabor’s approach to addiction treatment Treatment has to address trauma The use of psychedelics The brain can change The role of family support Recognizing an addict Genetics and addiction Practice mindfulness The difference between addiction and passion Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Samantha Gladish is a registered holistic nutritionist, weight loss coach & hormone fixer-upper. She is the founder of HolisticWellness.ca; a website dedicated to helping women lose weight and balance their hormones with delicious food. Samantha coaches and supports women from around the world on natural beauty care, holistic health and nutrition. In this episode, we discuss: Why Samantha focuses on weight loss and women’s hormonal health The foundation of nutrition that applies to everyone Stop snacking What is your water intake? Pay attention to your cravings What is PCOS? The link between women with PCOS and Hashimoto’s It’s 100% possible to reverse PCOS The birth control pill does not fix PCOS or PMS The beauty of your cycle The 4 phases of the menstrual cycle Diet & lifestyle are the biggest factors when it comes to PMS symptoms Stress causes hormonal chaos Create time for self-care Becoming more in-tune with our bodies The best option is natural family planning Tracking your cycle What is pill bleed? Coming off the pill Nourish your body with healing foods Samantha explains her Hashimoto's diagnosis The changes Samantha made to lower her thyroid antibodies Hashimoto’s disease is a lifelong journey You need to commit to heal Why Samantha & Marni created the Healing & Dealing with Hashi’s program Flexibility on AIP (Autoimmune Protocol) Enjoying vitamin N - Nature Vitamin D is essential for Hashimoto’s and hormonal health Avoid junk light Creating day-to-day balance Samantha’s morning routine Schedule travel and time off The self-care checklist Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Jesse Itzler (IG: @jesseitzler) is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Living with a Seal*. He cofounded Marquis Jet, the world's largest private jet card company which he and his partner sold to Berkshire Hathaway/NetJets. Jesse then partnered with Zico coconut water, which he and his partner sold to The Coca-Cola Company. When he's not running ultra-marathons, eating vegan food or being a dad to his four kids, Jesse can be found at the NBA's Atlanta Hawks games, where he's an owner of the team. He's married to Spanx founder Sara Blakely. In this episode, we discuss: What made Jesse take 15 days away from his family to live with monks What Jesse packed in his suitcase to live at the monastery The book that inspired Jesse’s diet The benefits of eating only fruit until noon Living at the monastery Being disconnected from the outside world What Jesse didn't miss while he was away Take time for the things you love Spending time alone The 3-hour rule Flip your relationship with time Remember tomorrow Operate from gratitude Weave spirituality into your day-to-day life You don’t have to respond immediately Get it out of your head and onto paper Be where your feet are Figure out what works best for you Do it now! Show sponsors: CoreChair
Dr. Datis Kharrazian (@DrKharrazian) is a clinical research scientist, academic professor, and a functional medicine health care provider. He specializes in developing evidence-based models to treat autoimmune, neurological, and unidentified chronic diseases with non-pharmaceutical applications such as diet, nutrition, and lifestyle medicine. Dr. Kharrazian's academic and clinical research has been featured in numerous documentaries and his clinical models of functional medicine are used by several academic institutions and thousands of health care providers throughout the world. In this episode, we discuss: The research that led to Dr. Kharrazian writing his first book The majority of hypothyroid patients have Hashimoto’s How Hashimoto’s attacks the thyroid gland Balancing thyroid hormones doesn't fully address Hashimoto's What is cerebellar ataxia? The inspiration behind Dr. Kharrazian's second book Many thyroid patients have brain impairments Breaking down TH1 and TH2 Problems with conventional thyroid testing Symptoms of Hashimoto’s Finding the right treatment How lifestyle factors impact Hashimoto’s Gluten is the most common trigger for people with Hashimoto’s Infections that can cross-react with the thyroid How chemicals can impact thyroid function Every patient is uniquely different The Autoimmune Protocol (AIP) What are goitrogens? Why some patients react to proteins New research published about cross-reacting food proteins Iodine flares up symptoms in patients with Hashimoto’s Vitamin D is important for all autoimmune patients Addressing the adrenals The role of adaptogens The benefits of hydrochloric acid (HCl) & digestive enzymes Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Dr. Dale Bredesen (@dr_bredesen) is internationally recognized as an expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. He graduated from Caltech, then earned his MD from Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Bredesen is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, The End of Alzheimer's*. His book presents a groundbreaking plan to prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s disease that fundamentally changes how we understand cognitive decline. In this episode, we discuss: Understanding Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US Why everyone should get a cognoscopy Prevention is key What actually causes Alzheimer’s? What is amyloid? The different types of Alzheimer’s The leaky gut connection Factors that can affect cognitive decline How to give yourself Alzheimer’s disease The Ketoflex 12/3 Diet Testing for the ApoE4 gene Ways to remove amyloid naturally Removal, resilience, and rebuilding Optimizing your health Assessing MoCA test results What is whole coffee fruit extract? The 4 phases of Alzheimer’s disease Knowing which tests to get done Benefits of cardiovascular and strength training Cleansing the brain during sleep The impact of chronic stress Seeking joy and meditation Show sponsors: CoreChair
Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (IG: @thepaleomom) is the creator of the award-winning blog The Paleo Mom, cohost of the top-rated and syndicated The Paleo View podcast, and New York Times bestselling author of four books: the most comprehensive paleo guidebook to date, Paleo Principles*; the definitive Autoimmune Protocol guidebook, The Paleo Approach*; and two AIP cookbooks, The Paleo Approach Cookbook* and The Healing Kitchen*. In this episode, we discuss: What is a thyroid gland? The difference between hyper and hypothyroid diseases Hashimoto’s is the most common of all autoimmune diseases Pregnancy complications are higher in women with hypothyroidism Understanding the link between immune function, diet, and lifestyle Why taking a more comprehensive & holistic approach is essential What is the autoimmune protocol (AIP)? Lab ranges vs. functional ranges for thyroid hormone levels Importance of advocating for a full thyroid panel The role of a functional medicine specialist Sarah’s 3 1/2 year journey to being symptom-free Small changes make the biggest difference What is an autoimmune flare up? Why ketogenic diets should be avoided Overview of AIP 80% of our immune system is in the gut The significance of iodine, selenium, zinc, & iron on AIP About 73% of people are deficient in zinc Reintroductions are an important aspect of the AIP protocol How elimination and challenge diets are constructed Empowering people with knowledge Sarah’s AIP journey How AIP began The role nutrients play in immune health The problem with food sensitivity testing Elimination diets are the gold standard in testing Fish & shellfish are high in zinc, selenium, & iron The cruciferous vegetable myth Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Our wedding was perfect - it was so us! We celebrated our special day with loved ones at our ideal venue - an organic farm. Everything came together so smoothly and we want to share our experience with you. Cheers to the next chapter! Related links: Our Ultimate Wedding (Marni's blog post) Lululemon Athletica (Jesse's pants) Toms Shoes (Marni & Jesse's shoes) Anouk Jewelry (Marni & Jesse's rings) Aloraflora Jewelry (Marni's jewelry) Tense wooden watches (Jesse's watch) Brandner Farms (our wedding venue) Michelle Chappus (Jesse's Mom) Follow Goji (our dog) on Instagram Iron Kettle Bed and Breakfast (our caterer) Siete* (chips) Pelee Island Winery (organic wine) Carrots N' Dates (provided kombucha) The Holistic Guy (provided kombucha) Soul Brother Mike (musician) Listen to Josh Gitalis & Meghan Telpner previously on TUHP (Josh's episodes: #4, #80, & #206 Meghan's episodes: #25, #91, & #204 Together: #146) Listen to Alan Smith & Julie Daniluk previously on TUHP (Julie's episodes: #22, #136, & #180 Together: #71) Unbaked Cake Co. (our wedding cake) Follow Marni on Instagram Follow Jesse on Instagram Follow TUHP on Instagram Download our TUHP iOS app (FREE)! Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to follow our show on Spotify. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Our favourite social media platform is Instagram. Follow our adventures. 5. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
Srinivas Rao is the host and founder of the popular podcast, the Unmistakable Creative, where he's interviewed over five hundred creative people. Former guests on the show include Seth Godin, Elle Luna, Tim Ferriss, Gretchen Rubin, Simon Sinek, Adam Grant, and Danielle LaPorte. His self-published book The Art of Being Unmistakable was a Wall Street Journal bestseller. Srinivas' book An Audience of One was just released. In this episode, we discuss: How surfing inspired Srini's writing Being present in the moment Why Srini started writing a blog after graduating from business school What life-changing advice Srini received Learning how to listen How does somebody find passion? The evolution from Blogcast FM to Unmistakable Creative The art of an interview Srini's struggle with depression Using metrics to quantify everything in Srini's life The world is full of other people’s standards and information The role environment plays Clearing out things that aren’t serving you The people you surround yourself with matter Everything is a deliberate choice The impact of the information you consume What is digital junk food? Cognitive bandwidth How to avoid information overload Creating for an audience of one Problems with social media Do the thing you can control Hold yourself to higher standards Srini's morning routine Creativity leads to happiness Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Sarah Buckley is a New-Zealand-trained GP/family physician with qualifications in GP-obstetrics and family planning. She's also a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, where her research is focused on the hormone systems of labour and birth and the impacts of interventions. Sarah is the mother of four home-born children, and currently combines motherhood with her work as a writer on pregnancy, birth, and parenting. She's the author of the bestselling book, Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering. In this episode, we discuss: How the birth of Sarah’s children inspired her passion Nature’s hormonal blueprint for labour and birth The impact of epidurals and C-sections on hormonal flow The reward and pleasure of birth Preconception planning The model of care Trusting your body Home birth is a safe option Water births Be flexible The impact of ultrasounds Get in touch with your baby Everything has its pros and cons The truth about epidurals The importance of oxytocin Ecstatic birth How a C-section affects the baby Why you should delay cord clamping Health benefits of the placenta What is a lotus birth? Power of skin-to-skin contact The rewarding benefits of breastfeeding Co-sleeping and breast-sleeping Find your tribe Educate yourself Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Greg McKeown is the author of the New York Times bestseller, “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less” and his writing has appeared or been covered by Fast Company, Fortune, HuffPost, and Harvard Business Review. He graduated with an MBA from Stanford University. Originally from London, England, Greg now lives in Silicon Valley with his wife and their four children. In this episode, we discuss: Greg’s desire to teach and write Permission to consider a different path What is essentialism? The undisciplined pursuit of more The paradox of success The work of life Living life reactively The disciplined pursuit of less How to filter through the noise You have a choice... you don’t have to do what other people are doing JOMO – the joy of missing out Following the path less travelled Creating a space to explore 3 phases of essentialism If you don’t prioritize your life, someone else will The birth of Greg’s daughter and how essentialism was born Saying no gracefully The cost of saying yes The difference between counterfeit play and real play Your mind is being renewed with play Explore what is essential Greg’s life-changing morning ritual Reading is thinking with another person’s mind The practice of journaling Why some people underestimate time Creating healthy boundaries Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Dr. Anthony Gustin is a board-certified sports physician, a functional medicine practitioner and overall food and fitness skeptic. His focus recently has shifted from private practice to creating products that improve the accessibility to whole food nutrition and ketosis with his companies Perfect Keto and Equip, in addition to publishing his own health reports on his website DrAnthonyGustin.com and hosting The Keto Answers Podcast. In this episode, we discuss: Anthony's health issues as a teenager, growing up in the Midwest Discovering the paleo diet Starting the supplement company Equip Focusing on functional medicine The impact of nutrition Starting Perfect Keto What is ketosis? What led him to a keto diet Setting & tracking goals to keep yourself accountable Building up self-awareness Don’t let long-term goals get in the way of where you are at now Re-evaluating where you are and where you want to be Moving from San Francisco to Austin The truth about flow agents Being a transparent company Be mindful of what you're consuming Experimenting with the carnivore diet Getting a massive amount of nutrition eating meat Are people on a ketogenic diet under-eating protein? Eating only one type of food can help control hunger signals The carnivore diet is not for everyone What Anthony's current diet looks like Everyone has different goals How are you using nutrition as a tool? Why some people don’t thrive on a keto diet Low quality fats Cheat meals The difference between MCT oil and MCT powder Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Evan Brand is an author, podcast host, and a board-certified holistic nutritionist, certified functional medicine practitioner, and nutritional therapist. He is passionate about healing the chronic fatigue, obesity, and depression epidemics after solving his own IBS and depression issues. Evan is the author of Stress Solutions*, REM Rehab, and The Everything Guide to Nootropics*. In this episode, we discuss: Evan recently experienced heart palpitations Cavitation surgery Why optimal gut health is important GI-MAP testing H. pylori infections You can contract parasites anywhere All diseases in the future will be known as autoimmune diseases Completing the puzzle of health Pets are risk factors for parasites and worms Parasite symptoms Mental health issues can start in the gut Why cleaning up your food, products, & water is essential Work with a practitioner to get proper testing done Autoimmune diseases affect 1 in 5 people How to avoid toxins Working with a biological or holistic dentist Addressing the gut as a whole Treating yeast, bacteria, parasites, & fungus Tests everyone should get done The negative impact of EMFs Stop the negative self-talk Love yourself Benefits of EFT (emotional freedom technique) The importance of talking about mental health issues Storing emotions can affect the way you feel Show sponsors: Sproos
Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac is a globally recognized leader in the fields of ancestral health, paleo nutrition, and functional and integrative medicine. He is the creator of ChrisKresser.com, one of the top 25 natural health sites in the world, and the author of the New York Times best seller, The Paleo Cure*. In this episode, we discuss: A decade long journey back to health Discovering the paleo diet Functional medicine combines conventional & traditional approaches Focusing on the root cause of disease Cultivating more pleasure and joy His latest book, Unconventional Medicine Taking back your individual health Training healthcare practitioners to make a bigger impact High statistics of children suffering with behavioural issues Access and cost of functional medicine needs to be looked at differently Conventional medicine subsidizes a certain type of treatment Impact functional medicine could have on society 2/3rds of all medical research is sponsored by pharmaceutical companies The definition of functional medicine The 3 aspects of the ADAPT process Traditional cultures around the world The future of medicine Show sponsors: Raw Elements
Sachin Patel is a father, husband, philanthropist, coach, and international speaker. He is the founder of The Living Proof Institute. Sachin’s philosophy is that “The doctor of the future is the patient.” He’s actively doing whatever it takes to keep people out of the medical system by empowering them through education, self-care, and remapping their mindset. In this episode, we discuss: Growing up vegetarian Going to chiropractic school The body takes care of itself Becoming gluten-conscious Testing positive for worms Drink safe water when you travel Different types of stealth infections Even partners and family should be tested Intermittent fasting What is functional medicine? Best time to get tested is when you feel good Embracing 40 The best is yet to come Taking action is scary 2 types of mindset - scarcity and abundance mindset Fractal mathematics Nature doesn’t compete, it cooperates Abide by the laws of nature Fruit is the software of our reproductive systems The food we eat needs to match our light exposure The importance of eating seasonally Fatigue is the #1 reason people see a doctor Not all autoimmune conditions have symptoms Not going to the dentist for 10 years Secrets to social media Sachin’s morning routine Get back to nature Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Geneen Roth (IG: @geneenroth) is the author of ten books, including a number of New York Times bestsellers. Over the past thirty years, she has worked with thousands of people in her groundbreaking workshops and retreats and has appeared on numerous national shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20, and the Today show. Today we're focusing on Geneen's latest book, This Messy Magnificent Life*. In this episode, we discuss: Geneen's hellish relationship with food from age 11 to 28 If I had X then I would feel Y thinking (it's a myth) Working on ultimate contentment and joy Everybody has challenges... it's challenging to be alive Losing 30 years of life savings Focus on what you do have vs what you don't There's only this moment What people regret most at the end of their lives Insight doesn't lead to change What's not wrong right now? Very little can't be replaced Everything ends Seeing extraordinary in the ordinary Meeting Eckhart Tolle for the first time Showing up moment to moment Stop complaining When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change Taking a conscious breath a couple of times a day The most fabulous thing about being aware of death Death can happen in any moment Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Dr. Will Cole (IG: @drwillcole) is a functional medicine practitioner with a doctorate of chiropractic from Southern California University of Health Sciences. He is a health writer for international publications such as mindbodygreen and lectures nationally. In this episode, we discuss: Eating low-fat vegan Carbs are not an efficient fuel What's fuels inflammation in the body? Chronic inflammation is the commonality between just about every chronic health problem Assessing inflammation through blood tests How Will found his way into functional medicine The evolution of his diet Bringing the best of the plant-based and keto worlds together Being Ketotarian Ketosis 101 Women and ketosis You can be a plant-based fat burner Will's thoughts on white rice Can fermented goat and sheep dairy be part of a healthy diet? Should you fear nightshades? Using MCT oil and exogenous ketones as tools Keto approved snacks Maintaining a keto diet when dining out What's the deal with saturated fats? The mixed meal Quality fats for brain health The gut and brain are formed from the same fetal tissue Intermittent fasting... a core way to increase ketosis Enhance autophagy with earl grey tea Will's morning routine Creating balance Show sponsors: CoreChair
Susan David, Ph.D. (IG: @susandavid_phd), is an award-winning Psychologist on the faculty of Harvard Medical School; co-founder and co-director of the Institute of Coaching at McLean Hospital; and CEO of Evidence Based Psychology, a boutique business consultancy. She is the author of the new #1 Wall Street Journal best-selling book Emotional Agility*. In this episode, we discuss: Growing up in Apartheid South Africa Being the master of being ok Writing/journaling like nobody's reading it Are you bottling emotions? Stop brooding Showing up to our emotions Difficult emotions serve a purpose Understanding the difference between guilt & shame Anger often comes about when something important to you is being blocked Acceptance is the prerequisite of change Creating space between the thinker and the thought Stop identifying your whole self with an emotion Emotion granularity Our stories don't always serve us Human beings are drawn to stories, familiarity, & coherence Values are qualities of action The most fundamental protector of our health and wellbeing Social contagion and how to protect yourself from it The problem with "have to" goals The tyranny of positivity Depression is the single leading cause of disability, globally People with goals around happiness become less happy and less resilient over time There's a time to grit and a time to quit Raising emotionally agile children 4 key ideas of emotional agility All emotions are transient Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Sarah Knight (IG: @mcsnugz) is the international bestselling author of The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck*, which has been translated into more than twenty languages and has hit bestseller lists all over the world. In 2015, she left corporate life behind and moved with her husband from Brooklyn to the Dominican Republic. Today we focus on her latest book, You Do You*. In this episode, we discuss: Moving from New York City to the Dominican Republic Making new friends as adults Good selfish vs. bad selfish Sarah's first full blown panic attack Her experience with biofeedback Recreating the beach in Sarah's office with some craft sand and a litter box Managing anxiety There is nothing wrong with you Be as weird as you feel like being It's ok to not be a team player Happiness in imperfection Congratulate yourself Stop people pleasing Why is people pleasing even a thing? Ask for what you want Mental redecorating Shifting careers... the slow and steady method Should family always come first? Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
Aviva Romm (IG: @avivaromm) is a Yale-trained MD, a midwife, herbalist, speaker and author dedicated to optimal health for women and children. She's bridged the best of traditional medicine with good science for over three decades. Today we focus on her latest book, The Adrenal Thyroid Revolution*. In this episode, we discuss: Living as if poverty was a step away We're primitively hardwired to recognize danger Thanking your irritating thoughts and fears Growing up in a housing project in NYC Aviva Romm... midwife, herbalist, & MD Going to medical school as a Mom with an alternative way of thinking Most autoimmune conditions are anywhere from 7-9 times higher in women than in men Exposome science Food can switch genes on and off Permission to pause The things we can do for ourselves are so powerful, simple, and within in our hands Treating relaxation like hydrating Adaptogens help us adapt to stress Don't use adaptogens as a substitute for self-care & rest How to incorporate herbs/adaptogens as a beginner Bring some herbs into your kitchen Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Bruce H. Lipton, PhD (IG: @brucelipton) is an internationally recognized leader in bridging science and spirit. He's a stem cell biologist, bestselling author of The Biology of Belief*, and recipient of the 2009 Goi Peace Award. Bruce has been a guest speaker on hundreds of TV and radio shows, as well as keynote presenter for national and international conferences. Today we're focusing in on his book, The Honeymoon Effect*. In this episode, we discuss: Bruce's love story You can't get what you want until you have an idea of what you want What is The Honeymoon Effect? You have 2 minds When you start thinking your brain automatically switches to subconscious behaviours We've all been programmed as kids Creating heaven on earth Your life is a print out of your subconscious programs The function of your mind is to create coherence between your beliefs and your reality The conscious and subconscious mind learn in different ways 3 (or 4) ways your subconscious mind learns How to do self-hypnosis Fake it till you make it Superlearning Using energy psychology to rapidly change beliefs Conscious parenting Show sponsors: CoreChair
Neil Strauss (IG: @neil_strauss) is a seven-time New York Times best-selling author. Neil was a music critic, cultural reporter, and columnist at The New York Times for a decade. He has also won awards for his cover stories for Rolling Stone. In this episode, we discuss: Moving from West Hollywood to Malibu The community you're in shapes you in ways beyond what you know Working out without goals Do the things you love... even if they're hard How working out with a community has impacted Neil's writing Follow your interests and don't worry too much about the money The greatest education of Neil's life Success typically doesn't come quickly The 3 types of stuck You're not going to figure out your passion intellectually Say "yes and" to life if you're starting out You get successful by saying yes to things and stay there by saying no to things Compartmentalizing your week People respond to you how you train them to respond to you Creating systems to protect yourself from your weaknesses If you're suffering to make it... you'll be suffering when you've made it 2 trains theory Romantic relationships are the true litmus test of a persons psychology Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
Tara Mackey (IG: @taraamackey) is a widely recognized social media personality. Her followers love her natural health suggestions and remedies - all of which actually come from Tara’s personal journey of overcoming her dependence on 14 prescription drugs through an organic lifestyle, which ultimately saved her life. Tara’s new book, WILD Habits* shares all of the specific mental practices and natural home remedies Tara uses in her own life for a healthy spirit, mind, and body. She's also written Cured by Nature*. In this episode, we discuss: Tara was born on hard drugs Her grandparents got custody of Tara when she was 7 Tara's first diagnosis and medication The influence Oprah and Tony Robbins had on Tara Being on 14 prescription drugs by the age of 24 Hitting rock bottom The most empowering moment of Tara's life Tara's most toxic relationship Harmful habits Every single moment of our life adds up WILD Habits Small things happening day after day can lead to something BIG The WILD Method Intuition is trusting yourself Who you surround yourself with is who you become Change your life by making meditation a daily habit Natural ways to calm your anxiety We learn a lot more from our failures compared to our successes A different way of approaching gratitude A supplement that eliminated Tara's acne The impact of a shower filter on Tara's skin and hair Don't start the day in chaos Drinking ice water in the morning Just go for a walk Show sponsors: Raw Elements
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Candice Kumai is an internationally-renowned wellness writer, classically trained chef & content creator, described by ELLE magazine as “The Golden Girl of the Wellness World.” She's a five-time best-selling author and former tv host and model. Candice sits on The Well+Good Council and was recently named one of Arianna Huffington’s “Top 20 New Role Models in 2017." In this episode, we discuss: Candice's struggle with feeling imperfect You can do anything in your lifetime but you'll have to work for it and it won't be easy or perfect What is kintsugi? People are drawn to realness and vulnerability Being terrified when Kintsugi Wellness hit shelves Growing up with tough love Candice's real path to success What do you have to show for when the battery dies? Connecting with people on another level through Instagram Keep your media face close to who you are in person How to go far with your brand What is matcha and incorporating it into a variety of recipes What to look for when buying matcha Connecting and learning from our elders For the first 12 years of Candice's career, she never took a break Candice's meditation practice Start doing more research on who you're following and what their background is Show sponsors: CoreChair
Lori Harder is a leading expert in the field of fitness, transformational work, mindfulness, and self-love. She has grown two multi-million dollar businesses as a successful entrepreneur and network marketing professional. Lori is also an author, cover model, and three-time fitness world champion. Her new book hits shelves today - A Tribe Called Bliss*. In this episode, we discuss: Writing A Tribe Called Bliss - the unexpected The story of Lori trading in her bliss Changing your exterior (body) vs. changing your mindset Lori's first panic attack in middle school The two reasons Lori was homeschooled Moving out at 18 years old The party phase Slowly changing her tribe and environment Our beliefs can only go as far as the beliefs of those around us Forming a small tribe of local people to meet with on a consistent basis You can have more than one tribe Collecting people Forming a tribe with complete strangers Are you attached to old relationships that aren't serving you anymore? Remove the expectations Stepping away from old friends A lot of people aren't going to like seeing you change and evolve Where there's no boundaries there is massive anxiety and resentment What's gossip doing to us? How Lori winds down at the end of the day Show sponsors: Thrive Market
Today we're sharing our ultimate day, inspired by our most recent interview with Aubrey Marcus. We discuss the things we'd do from morning to night to support our health and wellbeing. We do all of these but not typically within a single day but over the course of the week. What would your ultimate day look like? In this episode, we discuss: Waking up without an alarm Hydrating first thing in the morning with a big glass of filtered water, lemon juice, & a pinch of sea salt Marni's homemade energy drink Movement and sunshine in the morning Sweating it out in the sauna Ending your shower with cold water What we eat for breakfast Working at home vs outside the house Eating weird foods for lunch Embracing a good nap Afternoon walks and play Making balancing, nourishing, & delicious dinners at home Doing dishes can be fun Winding down in the evening Having a nighttime device dedicated to podcasts and mediation Optimizing our bedroom for deep sleeps Related links: Listen to Aubrey Marcus previously on TUHP (episode #233) Aubrey Marcus - Own the Day, Own Your Life (book)* Berkey water* Perfect Keto
Aubrey Marcus (@aubreymarcus) is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization. He hosts the Aubrey Marcus Podcast with over 10 million downloads. Aubrey regularly provides commentary to outlets like Entrepreneur, Forbes, The Doctors and The Joe Rogan Experience. He has been featured on the cover of Men’s Health and just released his first book, Own the Day, Own Your Life*. In this episode, we discuss: Releasing Aubrey's new book Own the Day, Own Your Life The catalyst for a big change in his life at age 30 Onnit started out producing hangover supplements The entire Onnit empire was built on the back of podcasts We lose over a pound of water overnight, just from breathing Sunshine and movement set your circadian rhythm The benefits of a cold shower (acute stress) Can you push yourself to do the uncomfortable things because they're good for you? Utilizing the time you spend commuting Why Aubrey checks his emails first thing when he arrives at work Starting with the hardest thing first Cultivating the right scent environment Creating an inspiring office space Grinding out work at a coffee shop or cafe to minimize distractions Cultivating courage Using caffeine to feel like a superhero Matcha... the king of green teas Get weird with lunch Why Aubrey is a big fan of napping If Aubrey could only keep one biohack, it would be... binaural beats Squeezing in a nap if you have a 9-5 job You're going to be your strongest in the afternoon Exercise is a bonafide miracle drug We're simultaneously more and less connected than ever Building intentional community Kids can teach us how to play Shutting down your phone to rest and recover The bedroom should be used for sex and sleep Aubrey does two different types of journaling A ginger hack if you're feeling too full after a meal Show sponsors: CoreChair
Sarah Wilson is a New York Times bestselling author, former journalist and founder of IQuitSugar.com, Australia’s largest digital wellness site. Most recently she published First, We Make the Beast Beautiful, A New Story of Anxiety.
Dr. Christiane Northrup is a visionary pioneer and a leading authority in the field of women’s health and wellness. She was a practicing OB/GYN physician for 25 years and now she’s an internationally respected writer and speaker. Dr. Northrup teaches women how to thrive at every stage of life.
Melissa Hartwig is a four-time New York Times bestselling author and co-creator of the original Whole30 program. She's a Certified Sports Nutritionist who specializes in helping people change their relationship with food and create life-long, healthy habits.
Marni Wasserman was diagnosed with Hashimoto's thryoiditis a year ago. She shares her journey and what she's learned along the way. This information is helpful for anyone dealing with an autoimmune condition.
Jordan Harbinger is a Wall Street lawyer turned talk show host, social dynamics expert, and entrepreneur. He hosts The Jordan Harbinger Show, where he chats with the most successful people on earth and shares their strategies, perspectives, and insights with the rest of us.
Sahara Rose is an author, public speaker, podcast host and Ayurveda expert. She is the best-selling author of "Idiot's Guide to Ayurveda" with foreword by Deepak Chopra and has been called "a leading voice in the millennial generation into the new paradigm shift" by Deepak.
Dr. John Demartini is considered one of the world's leading authorities on human behaviour and personal development. He is the founder of the Demartini Institute, a private research and education organization with a curriculum of over 72 courses covering multiple aspects of human development.
Sarah Ballantyne, Ph.D. (a.k.a. The Paleo Mom) is a New York Times Bestselling author, the blogger behind the award-winning blog The Paleo Mom, and cohost of the top-rated and syndicated podcast, The Paleo View.
Dr. Justin Marchegiani is a certified functional medicine practitioner that works with a wide variety of patients all the way from athletes trying to increase performance and heal from injuries to the everyday person with chronic health challenges. Using a holistic approach, he addresses core underlying barriers to health which allows his patients to heal faster and feel better.