May 29, 2020
Hello parenthood! :) Baby Sarelle is here and we're adjusting well to becoming new parents. We were as prepared as can be for her arrival but have learned so much already. Today we're sharing our first 12 weeks which includes placenta encapsulation, oral vitamin K supplementation, the challenges of breastfeeding, co-sleeping, baby acne, babywearing and so much more. Thanks for continuing to follow our baby (and now parenting) journey! In this episode, we discuss: The first 12 weeks after Sarelle was born (the 4th trimester) Oral vitamin K Encapsulating Marni's placenta A support team after birth is essential Making baths part of your self-care healing routine Allowing time for your body to rest and heal Feeding Sarelle every 2 hours (even through the night) The challenges of breastfeeding, pumping, & top-ups/li> We opted for goat milk formula Natural options to help increase your milk supply Hiring a lactation consultant to guide our breastfeeding journey Chiropractic care during pregnancy & postpartum (for baby and mom) How to relieve a blocked milk duct Healing after a vaginal delivery Co-sleeping, bassinets & sleep sacks Establishing a nighttime routine Transitioning Sarelle from co-sleeping to her crib Dream feeding & pumping at night Marni & Sarelle’s supplement protocols Newborn activities, books, & toys Bonding while babywearing Causes of baby acne Announcing… The Ultimate Baby Podcast! Related links: Listen to Focus Friday - Our Ultimate Birth Story Listen to Focus Friday – The Ultimate Baby (Our 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Trimester) Our Doula - Jessica Ienna Mendez (IG: @gymdoula) Midwives of Windsor Graceful Birth Doula Services (placenta encapsulation) Listen to Genevieve Howland aka Mama Natural previously on TUHP (episode #315) Mama Natural's website Haakaa (breast pump) Holle Organic Infant Goat Milk Formula 1 Lactation Cookie Recipe to Increase Breast Milk Supply (Mama Natural) Chalice Spice - The Ultimate Breastmilk Tea Jennifer Day (lactation consultant) Medela Freestyle Breast Pump (double) Sunflower lecithin Frida Mom Frida Mom (Oscars ad rejected) Thayers Alcohol-Free Original Witch Hazel 7th Generation Free & Clear Overnight Pads HALO BassiNest Glide Sleeper Nested Bean - Zen Swaddle Premier Arm's Reach (we have older model) Cloud b Sleep Sheep Sound Soother Yogasleep Whish White Noise Sound Machine 4moms rockaRoo 4moms rockaRoo (infant insert) Fisher-Price Sweet Snugapuppy Dreams Cradle 'n Swing Solly Baby (wrap carrier) Ergobaby Embrace (wrap carrier) Skip Hop (whale bath tub) The Ultimate Baby Podcast (subscribe to Marni's new show!!!) Related episodes: 251: Dr. Sarah Buckley – Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering • Preconception Planning • The Role Of Oxytocin 206: Josh Gitalis – Support During Pregnancy • Boost Your Immunity • Testing For Heavy Metals 204: Meghan Telpner – A “Natural” Birth Story 079: Joy McCarthy – Natural Pregnancy | Work-Life Balance As A New Mom | Should You Exercise While You’re Pregnant? 334: Molly Sims – Supermodel To Super Healthy, Dealing With Autoimmune Issues, Starting A Family Later In Life 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!
May 26, 2020
Dr. Satchin Panda (IG: @satchin.panda) is a professor at the Salk Institute and author of The Circadian Code. He is a frequent speaker in international conferences on metabolism, exercise and chronic diseases. Dr. Panda's research focuses on how circadian clocks regulate behaviour, physiology, and metabolism. His discovery of how a blue light sensor in our eyes affect our sleep-wake cycle, depression, and alertness is leading a new revolution in managing light to improve health. Dr. Panda recently discovered that maintaining a daily feeding-fasting cycle – popularly known as time-restricted eating (TRE) – can prevent and reverse many chronic diseases and increase lifespan. In this episode, we discuss: How you wake up is the most important part of your day Getting natural daylight in the morning The light-dark cycle trains our brain clock Melanopsin is sensitive to blue light (aka junk light at night) It takes 2-3 hours to build up your melatonin Simple solutions to manage light throughout your home Make sure to get 1-2 hours of bright light every day Mental health is linked to your sleep-wake cycle Optimal sleep amounts for all ages (babies to adults) Time-restricted eating (TRE) = eating during an 8-12 hour window Every cell in our body has its own clock Fasting makes your organs function better Why you should stop eating 2-3 hours before you sleep Finding the right TRE schedule for you Stop snacking to help burn fat Does coffee impact time-restricted eating? Dr. Panda’s personal experience with TRE How to best manage shift work & your eating schedule The Circadian Code in men vs. women The perfect circadian day Show sponsors: BLUblox
May 19, 2020
Jenny  Sansouci (IG: @jennysansouci)  is the author of The Rebel's Apothecary: A Practical Guide to the Healing Magic of Cannabis, CBD, and Mushrooms. She's a certified health coach and creator of the wellness blog Healthy Crush, where she's been writing since 2008. Jenny is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, and has been trained by functional medicine doctor  Frank  Lipman, MD in New York City. In this episode, we discuss: Jenny’s dad getting diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer Researching cannabis & medicinal mushrooms for cancer Cannabis oil can be used to help relieve the side effects of chemotherapy Cannabis has always been used as a medicine The difference between hemp & marijuana What are turpenes? CBD isolate is different than a full spectrum CBD product The benefits of CBD How skin receptors interact with cannabis molecules If you are new to CBD, start with a tincture Microdosing with THC Medicinal mushrooms for everyday use The benefits of culinary mushrooms: shiitake, lion’s mane, & maitake What does dual extracted mean? What are the active compounds in medicinal mushrooms? Chaga & reishi are immune balancing mushrooms Button, cremini & portabellas are the same species of mushroom Medicinal mushrooms vs. psychedelic magic mushrooms Research shows psilocybin has positive benefits for mental health & depression Don’t experiment with psychedelics on your own, work with a trained guide Jenny’s daily cannabis & medicinal mushroom routine Jenny’s dad's pancreatic cancer update AHCC supplementation How full extract cannabis oil (aka Rick Simpson oil) helps with nausea & appetite Before buying CBD products review third party lab tests Show sponsors: Beekeeper's Naturals
May 12, 2020
Peter Walsh (IG: @peterwalshorganizer) is a New York Times bestselling author who has written seven previous books. He appears regularly on The Rachael Ray Show and is a columnist for O, the Oprah Magazine. Peter has hosted several TV shows, including Clean Sweep and Extreme Clutter. Today we're focusing in on his new book, Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life. In this episode, we discuss: Helping people downsize Time to re-evaluate what is important Are you using stuff as a diversionary tactic to avoid dealing with your feelings? Peter’s career journey What has caused society to lose a hierarchy of value? Establish rituals with your kids to remove items from your home Don’t let memory clutter hold you back What is malignant clutter? Passing on heirlooms Are you hoarding digital photos? Do you suffer from “I might need it one day" clutter? Creating zones in your home for storage Treat your space with honour & respect Give time to what you believe is important Living within your means is about more than money Show sponsors: Sleep On Latex
May 5, 2020
Courtney Carver writes about dressing and living with less on & @bemorewithless on Instagram. Her new book is Project 333: The Minimalist Fashion Challenge That Proves Less Really Is So Much More. In this episode, we discuss: The idea of simple living Courtney's MS diagnosis in 2006 How Courtney started reducing the stress in her life Paying attention to how your body responds to food Debt = stress Changing your behaviour around money Decluttering your home Downsizing your life is very freeing, not fearful Finding ways to connect with others without spending money Replace shopping with self-care practices Blogging is a powerful way to connect The origin of Project 333 Choosing 33 clothing items for 3 months How a simple closet challenge can impact your mental health Simplicity makes your life more enjoyable Managing digital clutter Planning digital free time in your day Transitioning out of the advertising world Simplicity is the way back to love Letting go of alcohol What is the slowdown filter? Show up for yourself Show sponsors: BLUblox
April 28, 2020
Ramit Sethi (IG: @ramit) is the author of the New York Times bestseller, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, and has become a financial guru to millions of readers in their twenties, thirties, & forties. He started his website,, as a Stanford undergraduate in 2004, and he now hosts over a million readers per month on his blog, newsletter, & social media. In this episode, we discuss: Ramit’s got lucky playing the stock market in the early days Why Ramit developed his own philosophy about money Focus on 3 big wins in your life Starting the blog, I Will Teach You To Be Rich A rich life is about more than money Creating a conscious spending plan Ramit's guide to automating your finances Ramit’s favourite checking, savings, & credit card accounts Savings vs. investing Real money is made by investing Emergency fund recommendations How to negotiate your salary Be in control of your money Target date funds change automatically as you age Index funds need to be rebalanced periodically Should you start investing if you’re in debt? What is your debt pay off date? Is real estate a good investment? Leasing vs. buying a car Do you need a financial advisor? What to do with your money during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic Opportunities to make money are everywhere You must believe your business is important Show sponsors: Organifi
April 21, 2020
Andy Mant (IG: @iamandymant) is the founder and CEO of BLUblox, a company specializing in evidence based advanced light filtering eyewear. He's a wealth of knowledge on the topic of light and how the right light is essential for thriving and junk light depletes our health. Andy's company believes in giving and help give the gift of sight to those in need with their buy one donate one glasses campaign. In this episode, we discuss: Andy & his wife Katie turned $1500 into a multimillion dollar company Outsourcing tasks to prevent burnout Learning from the success & failures of other businesses Andy suffered from SAD (seasonal affective disorder) living in Britain Caffeine & junk light led to anxiety for Andy Watching the sunrise in the morning as a substitute for caffeine Swiss water extracted coffee naturally removes the caffeine What is your circadian rhythm? Scrolling your phone first thing in the morning tells your brain it’s midday How junk light negatively impacts your eyes (sleep) & skin Blue light can trash your mental health It's (mostly) time to ditch your sunglasses Your eyes contain the highest concentration of DHA & what happens when it reacts with UV light Morning sunlight helps you prevent sunburn later in the day The 3 different BLUblox lenses Not all blue light glasses are created equal Is all lost if your eyes are briefly exposed to junk light at night? LED lights flicker causing disruption to your neurological system How to ideally light your home to help protect yourself from junk light Mimic ancestral light environments Software to help decrease junk light coming from your computer & cell phone Night Shift on your iPhone isn't a perfect solution Andy's 5 pillars of Ultimate Health Running a business with your life partner Show sponsors: Joovv
April 14, 2020
Brad Montague (IG: @bradmontague) is the creator of the web series Kid President and the author of the New York Times bestseller, Kid President's Guide to Being Awesome. As an illustrator, he has his work spread across the internet daily and can regularly be seen in Joanna Gaines's The Magnolia Journal. Brad just released a new book, Becoming Better Grownups: Rediscovering What Matters and Remembering How to Fly. In this episode, we discuss: The journey to becoming a better grownup Brad’s 4th grade teacher believed in him Who helped you become who you are? How you can change the world Creating your Space Jam You are a gift Finding where you’re supposed to be The viral success of Kid President Sharing your message Failure leads to success Do it from love, not for love Having a community grow around an idea Everything we create adds up Sparking wonder in others Listening to what kids and elders have to say Be less childish and more childlike Look for something to celebrate A map of emotions We matter to each other Brad’s real life hero, Mr. Rogers Creating boundaries in your life Focus on the goodness Show sponsors: Organifi
April 7, 2020
Leon Logothetis (IG: @thekindnessguy) is a global adventurer, TV host, motivational speaker, and bestselling author. Before this, he was living an uninspired and disconnected life as a broker in London. On the outside, it looked like he had it all. But inside, he was chronically depressed. Leon decided to do something radical about it – give it all up for a life on the road. ​ He embarked on an adventure around the globe, fuelled by the receiving and giving of kindness. On his journey, Leon found the essence of humanity and learned about the bonds that connect people worldwide. He's devoted his life to inspiring the world with his message of kindness and hope. This is best shown through his Netflix series, The Kindness Diaries. In this episode, we discuss: Leon suffered from depression, isolation, and feeling unseen The magic of Mrs. Mann Following the path set out for us by others The turning point in Leon’s life Walking across America relying on the kindness of strangers Giving free cab rides in a vintage taxi Behind the scenes of The Kindness Diaries Asking strangers for help Sparking conversations through common interests We’ve lost our sense of community Why Leon travelled with older vehicles Stop being buried in your cell phone and unplug Tony, a lifelong friend Goodness is out there The beauty of travel Go be kind in your community Make a conscious decision to choose kindness Being kind to yourself Where did Leon find God? Finding inner peace Show sponsors: Sunwarrior
March 31, 2020
Max Lugavere (IG: @maxlugavere) is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times bestselling book, Genius Foods. He is also the host of the #1 iTunes health podcast The Genius Life. Max appears regularly on the Dr. Oz Show, the Rachael Ray Show, and The Doctors. He is a sought-after speaker and has given talks at South by Southwest, TEDx, the Biohacker Summit in Stockholm, Sweden, and many others. Max just released his second book, The Genius Life, which covers diet and many other factors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. In this episode, we discuss: Max’s mother suffered from lewy body dementia and pancreatic cancer before passing Prevention is crucial Genius foods = the ultimate nutritional care manual for the human brain Environmental toxins may increase your risk for certain cancers The long-term negative impacts of a low-fat, low cholesterol diet Ditch commercial salad dressings containing refined oils Artificial light is wreaking havoc on your circadian rhythms The problem with protein bars Are you over-consuming muscle meat? The benefits of taking a collagen supplement What is afternoon diabetes? Coffee encourages the production of ketones Stop eating 2-3 hours before bedtime The detrimental impacts of noise pollution How a white noise machine can improve your sleep Using air purifying plants in your home Help eliminate toxins in your home by wet dusting The three P’s of healthy elimination Minimize your exposure to BPA Max’s new podcast, The Genius Life Empower yourself with knowledge Show sponsors: Organifi
March 24, 2020
Rob Greenfield (IG: @robjgreenfield) is an activist and humanitarian dedicated to leading the way to a more sustainable and just world. He embarks on extreme projects to bring attention to important global issues and inspire positive change. Rob's life is an embodiment of Gandhi’s philosophy, “Be the change you wish to see in the world." In this episode, we discuss: Growing up in Wisconsin, in a low income family As a child, Rob became an avid collector of things After college, Rob backpacked around the world Heading to San Diego with only a car full of possessions Rob’s epiphany to “wake up” Learning about other ways of living Asking yourself what you need vs. want Making a list of all the changes you want to make Keep assessing your possessions every 6-12 months Healthy ways to purge your items Sharing resources with your neighbours Living a more connected life The dark side of donating to thrift stores Downsizing to 111 possessions Less stuff = more time Goodbye drivers license, social security card, and bank card Not being attached to money Life with no bills & no cellphone Being mindful means having balance The trash suit experiment Growing and forging food for a year Impact the people around you Show sponsors: Organifi
March 17, 2020
Bea Johnson (IG: @zerowastehome) is the bestselling author of Zero Waste Home. Her and her family produce a mere pint of trash per year since 2008. Dubbed "The Mother of the Zero Waste lifestyle movement" by CNN, Bea has been featured on TV shows and in publications all over the world. She shatters misconceptions, proving that zero waste can not only be stylish, but also lead to significant health benefits and time & money savings. In this episode, we discuss: Bea moving from France to California to learn English Traveling around the world with her husband Scott Learning how to live with less 5 rules to get to zero waste Refuse what you do not need Strategies for minimizing junk mail Removing toxic products and replacing them with clean options Zero waste, a life based on experiences instead of stuff Change is in the consumers hands Financial savings increase when consumption goes down Swap disposable items for reusable alternatives Raising kids zero waste becomes automatic How to get kids/teenagers involved in making changes Giving gifts that create memories Subscription to SFAs = Secret Family Activities Bea’s journey to zero waste started in 2006 Shattering the misconceptions around the zero waste lifestyle Bea's failed zero waste experiments Learning to accept what you have Zero waste is about recycling less The truth about recycling Composting your scraps Does your garbage really decompose in the landfill? Be part of the solution Show sponsors: Perfect Keto
March 13, 2020
TUB is now earthside!! Sarelle Jolie was born on February 11th at 1:11am weighing 7lbs 12oz. Mom and baby are both doing amazing. We're so excited to share our ultimate birth story with you! There is a lot to our story and it almost involved a hospital and an induction with Pitocin. With some luck and every natural protocol we could implement - we got to have our dream birth, at home :) Thanks for joining us on our birth journey! In this episode, we discuss: Acknowledging all the women who have given birth Hitting the 40 week milestone Natural induction protocols Potential risks involved with a hind water leak Our home birth nearly turned into a hospital birth Trying one last natural induction remedy... castor oil Finally contractions, home birth is back on! The arrival of our doula & midwives Trying various birthing positions & techniques throughout the day Manually breaking the water Our birthing tub experience Moving through the long and exhausting stages of labour Tough love from midwives at the end of labour The miraculous arrival of our baby girl!! Her name... Sarelle Jolie Delaying cord cutting and delivering the placenta The start of our breastfeeding journey We're so grateful for our birthing team The meaning behind Sarelle Jolie’s name Thank you for your love & support throughout our pregnancy & birth Related links: The Ultimate Birth Story (Marni's blog post) Listen to Focus Friday – The Ultimate Baby – Our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Trimester Our Doula - Jessica Ienna Mendez (IG: @gymdoula) Midwives of Windsor Joe Rogan episode #1425 with Garrett Reisman Medley pull out couch (formerly called Stem Goods) Rallis Olive Oil Related episodes: 315: Genevieve Howland aka Mama Natural – Preparing For A Healthy Pregnancy & Childbirth 251: Dr. Sarah Buckley – Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering • Preconception Planning • The Role Of Oxytocin 206: Josh Gitalis – Support During Pregnancy • Boost Your Immunity • Testing For Heavy Metals 204: Meghan Telpner – A “Natural” Birth Story 079: Joy McCarthy – Natural Pregnancy | Work-Life Balance As A New Mom | Should You Exercise While You’re Pregnant? 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!
March 10, 2020
Kamal Ravikant (IG: @kamalravikant) has meditated with monks in the Himalayas, served as a US Army Infantry soldier, and cofounded several companies and a Venture Capital firm in Silicon Valley. But the most transformative thing he's ever done is learn to love himself. Kamal significantly expanded and re-released his book, Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends On It, early this year. In this episode, we discuss: Kamal’s near death experience this past October Being more consciously aware of your thoughts Kamal's path through med school, Silicon Valley, and the army Doing the inner work When you make a vow and commitment to yourself, you keep it Self-love Consciously thinking and reinforcing thoughts When you fall, get back up and give it your all Kamal's 7 minute meditation practice What is the mirror practice? If you love myself truly and deeply would you let yourself experience this? Tracking your progress Make fitness & nutrition a part of your life Studying in Nepal with Buddhist monks Our bodies are designed to move Planting the flowers Show sponsors: Organifi
March 3, 2020
Kimbal Musk (IG: @kimbalmusk) is chef, restauranteur, and philanthropist. His personal mission is to pursue an America where everyone has access to real food. Kimbal has been named a Global Social Entrepreneur by the World Economic Forum. He is the co-founder and executive chairman of three businesses: The Kitchen Restaurant Group, Big Green, and Square Roots. The Kitchen Restaurant Group serves real food at every price point, Big Green builds outdoor Learning Garden classrooms, and Square Roots builds urban farms in climate-controlled shipping containers. Kimbal is on the board for Tesla and SpaceX. In this episode, we discuss: Growing up in South Africa and how Kimbal developed his passion for cooking Taking a stand against apartheid Moving to Canada at age 18 to attend Queen’s University The painting business that sparked Kimbal's entrepreneurial career Starting the internet company Zip2 with his brother, Elon Learning to cook at the French Culinary Institute in NYC Enjoying the best of both worlds: tech by day, cooking by night Kimbal recalls his 9/11 story Volunteering to help feed the firefighters after 9/11 Travelling across America in a Euro van with his wife & dog Establishing the farm-to-table movement in Colorado Bringing the community together through food you can trust The challenge & excitement of creating a new menu daily Form connections and trust with local farmers The accident that changed Kimbal’s life The impact of teaching children through a learning garden Empowering young urban farmers to grow real food Converting old shipping containers into indoor farms Farming is critical to our future Climate change is the biggest challenge in conventional farming Indoor farming will help eliminate food waste The process of changing conventional farms to organic Eat real food Show sponsors: Joovv
February 25, 2020
Scott Nelson is a co-founder for Joovv (IG: @joovvsocial), the first company to develop a modular, full-body light therapy device. Prior to starting Joovv, he spent his entire professional career in leadership positions with some of the largest medical device companies in the world. In his spare time, Scott is also the host of Medsider Radio, a top-ranked medical device podcast. In this episode, we discuss: The Joovv origin story Keep evolving you’re approach to natural health Raising awareness about light therapy The challenges of running a family business The transition from Minneapolis to California Joovv uses red light and near infrared light The benefits of light therapy How light therapy differs from sun exposure A high quality light therapy device can be looked at like a supplement The difference between saunas and light therapy Use light therapy 3-5x a week for proactive health and wellness A simple 8-10 minute light therapy routine Stacking vibration therapy Red light is better absorbed in the skin Near infrared light penetrates into deeper tissues Bare skin is best for light therapy Can light therapy increase your testosterone & progesterone production? The damaging impact of blue light at night Light therapy can stimulate melatonin production Biohacking tip: wear blue light blocking glasses Change bright white LED lights to warmer incandescent bulbs Red and near infrared light are beneficial for seasonal affective disorder (SAD) Joovv strives to reduce EMF exposure as much as possible Red and near infrared light & thyroid health Ultimate health = physical and emotional wellness Show sponsors: Beekeeper's Naturals
February 18, 2020
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 and has been featured in several national media outlets, including Time magazine, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, and The Dr. Oz Show. He founded his website: in 1997 and it has been the most visited natural health site on the web for the last 15 years. In this episode, we discuss: When Dr. Mercola initially became aware of EMFs How the deceptive campaigns by the wireless industry replicate the patterns of the tobacco industry What are EMFs? The 4 types of EMFs What level of SAR (specific absorption rate) is safe? Cell Phones are the cigarettes of the 21st century The link between brain cancer and cell phone exposure What happens on a cellular level when we’re exposed to EMFs? EMFs are a potential existential threat to all species The issues with 5G You can connect to the internet safely without a wireless connection Autism in kids and Alzheimer’s in adults are on the rise There are no safety studies done on 5G The role of PARP How NAD+ may help repair the damage from EMFs What causes sarcopenia? Blood flow resistance (BFR) training The benefits of elemental magnesium & EMFs Start reducing EMF exposure in your home Stop using the wifi router and put your phone on airplane mode Turn off the electricity in your bedroom at night Dimmer switches are a source of dirty electricity Remove all fluorescent lights in your home and replace them with incandescent bulbs Connect your Smart TV to a power bar and turn it off when not in use Use blue light blocking software on your computer Why you shouldn’t be using AirPods or Bluetooth headphones Use a Faraday bag when travelling Be aware of buried power lines and wiring errors in & around your home Having a professional test for EMFs in your home Shielding yourself from EMFs Smart meters are another source of dirty electricity Grounding mats may do more harm than good To live healthy, you need to limit your exposure to toxins Show sponsors: Thrive Market
February 12, 2020
Dr. Jennifer Ashton (IG: @drjashton) is the two-time Emmy Award Winning Chief Medical Correspondent for ABC News and Good Morning America. A popular guest speaker and moderator, she is among the leading voices in the country on Women’s Health, and the only doctor with a national television platform who is also a nutritionist and double board certified in Ob-GYN and Obesity Medicine. Today we're discussing Jen's latest book, The Self-Care Solution. In this episode, we discuss: How dry January led Jen to a year of monthly wellness challenges The power of connection and community Accountability helps you stay on track Perfection is not the goal, it’s all about the process Eating sugar makes you want more sugar How to quit sugar Build self-care into each day What is transcendental meditation (TM)? The benefits of a daily meditation practice Caffeine dehydrates your body, drink water How to drink more water each day The importance of laughter Reconnect with your inner child Children teach parents so much Being mindful of your technology use Tracking your sleep You have to make yourself a priority Time to re-evaluate your habits Show sponsors: Organifi
February 4, 2020
John Assaraf (IG: @johnassaraf) is one of the leading mindset and behaviour experts in the world. He's built 5 multimillion dollar companies, written 2 New York Times bestselling books and is featured in 8 movies, including the blockbuster hit “The Secret” and “Quest For Success” with Richard Branson and the Dalai Lama. Today, John is the founder and CEO of NeuroGym, a company dedicated to using the most advanced technologies and evidence based brain training methods to help individuals unleash their fullest potential and maximize their results. He's appeared numerous times on Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper and Ellen. In this episode, we discuss: John recalls moving from Israel to Montreal when he was 5 John's struggling teen years from failing school to joining a street gang The mentor who changed John's life Are you committed? Invest 1 hour a day to upgrade your knowledge & skills Perfect practice makes perfect Ask... what empowers me vs. disempowers me? Why affirmations work Old habits drive our behaviour Repetition is the process of change What is mental contrasting? Reprogram your subconscious mind Brain enhancement technology Consciously choose to meditate 100 days to create a new habit How eating a vegan diet was a game changer for John How to properly set a goal Why must I achieve this? Get yourself an accountability partner John's Exceptional Life Blueprint Show sponsors: Rancho La Puerta - Use the code RLP-UHP and save $250 off your first 7-night visit at Rancho Perfect Keto
January 31, 2020
We're nearing the end of our 3rd and final trimester and all is well! We can't wait to meet our bundle of joy very soon :) We're both as prepared as can be and are ready for the birthing and parenting adventures ahead. Today we discuss our unique baby shower, preventing constipation, (lack of) sleep, consuming dates, natural remedies for fighting a cold during pregnancy and so much more! Again, thanks for joining us on our baby journey! In this episode, we discuss: Our tea party themed baby shower Receiving books instead of cards to grow TUB’s library We're grateful for the gifts and continued support Capturing your pregnancy with a photoshoot What is belly mapping? At 32 weeks, baby was in a frank breech position Chiropractic care and Spinning Babies exercises The home visit with the midwives ended in a hospital visit at 37 weeks Always look for the silver lining in a situation you can’t control Shortness of breath is still an ongoing struggle in trimester 3 Eating high fiber foods and staying hydrated helps prevent constipation Glowing skin and thick lush hair How our sleep has been impacted during this stage Exercises to tune into your pelvic floor Listen to your body Can you prevent tearing with the EPI-NO? Start planning for postpartum Stockpile your freezer with ready-to-go meals & snacks Minimize any stress and be prepared as possible Consuming dates can reduce the intensity & duration of labour The benefits of drinking red raspberry leaf tea Marni's new breastmilk tea helps increase milk supply Pregnancy safe natural remedies for fighting a cold Enjoying the nesting phase of pregnancy Creating a nursing station for breastfeeding area Getting the car seat properly installed Trust and surrender to what comes next Related links: Listen to Focus Friday - The Ultimate Baby - Our 1st and 2nd Trimester Follow Marni Wasserman on Instagram Follow The Ultimate Health Podcast on Instagram Penny Simkin - The Birth Partner (book) Spinning Babies Listen to Jen Oliver previously on TUHP (episode #262) Jen Oliver - The Love FitMama Way (book) FitMama Podcast Glowing Mama Health & Fitness Program – Use the code “ultimatehealth15” for 15% off Tracy Anderson Pregnancy Project Workouts EPI-NO Kim Vopni - Prepare To Push (book) Bellies Inc. Listen to Genevieve Howland aka Mama Natural previously on TUHP (episode #315) Larabar Chalice Spice - The Ultimate Baby (TUB) Tea Collection Traditional Medicinals - Red Raspberry Leaf Tea Chalice Spice - The Ultimate Breastmilk Tea For Nursing Mothers Beekeeper's Naturals - Propolis Spray (SAVE 15% off all Beekeeper's Naturals products + Free Shipping over $60) Listen to Focus Friday - Close the Loops previously on TUHP (episode #314) Related episodes: 329: Dr. Shefali Tsabary – Conscious Parenting, Vipassana Meditation, Letting Go Of Perfection 251: Dr. Sarah Buckley – Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering • Preconception Planning • The Role Of Oxytocin 206: Josh Gitalis – Support During Pregnancy • Boost Your Immunity • Testing For Heavy Metals 204: Meghan Telpner – A “Natural” Birth Story 079: Joy McCarthy – Natural Pregnancy | Work-Life Balance As A New Mom | Should You Exercise While You’re Pregnant? 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!
January 28, 2020
Molly Sims (IG: @mollybsims) is recognized for her work as an actress, model, humanitarian and author. Her blog and YouTube channel showcase beauty and fashion, health and wellness, fitness, motherhood, DIY projects, and more. In her free time, Molly enjoys hiking, yoga, and of course spending time with her family. In this episode, we discuss: Molly’s Mom was her health & wellness inspiration Growing up with a sense of tradition and community From studying politics to modelling How going to an ashram made Molly mentally stronger A 2-minute meditation practice Intermittent fasting Transitioning from modelling to becoming a TV host Learning to settle down in one place Molly's epiphany to start a family Meeting Molly's husband, Scott Stuber Pregnancy triggered the onset of Molly's health issues Feeling lost and working towards feeling better Have a support system in place Pregnancy... later in life Dealing with autoimmune issues Advice for new parents Listen to your gut Kids teach you so much Constantly evolving your diet and exercise routine Don’t miss the opportunity to focus on your personal goals Be present, be kind, be happy Show sponsors: Sproos
January 21, 2020
The Washington Post called Dr. Daniel Amen (IG: @doc_amen) the most popular psychiatrist in America and Discover Magazine listed his brain imaging research as the top neuroscience story for 2015. He is a double board-certified psychiatrist and ten-time NY Times bestselling author. Dr. Amen is the founder of Amen Clinics, which has 8 locations across the United States. He has also hosted 14 national public television shows about the brain, which have aired over 100,000 times across North America. In this episode, we discuss: Lessons Dr. Amen learned from his pet raccoon Learn how to study Once you learn something, teach other people Don’t spend time with people who limit your ability to succeed Your brain is always listening to what you feed it What are automatic negative thoughts (ANTs)? Today is going to be a great day! Change yourself first Setting up an ideal study environment Tips for eliminating distractions Too much screen time impacts mental health Listening to brain directed music to help you focus Be the scientist and the subject Essential oils that enhance studying 3 types of memory The role of the hippocampus Make sleep a priority Start loving yourself Omega-3 supplements breakdown EPA is important for mood, ADD, and focus Ideas to promote quality sleep Bright light therapy in the morning improves mood & energy Using hypnotherapy to aid sleep Meditate or pray at bedtime to relax your mind How to overcome the fear of public speaking The 18-40-60 Rule Caffeine has a negative impact on your brain Your brain is 80% water, it needs to stay hydrated The world’s best brain game Contact sports and concussions Show sponsors: Thrive Market
January 14, 2020
Dr. David Perlmutter (IG: @davidperlmutter) is a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. After completing residency training in Neurology, he entered private practice in Naples, Florida where he serves as Medical Director of the Perlmutter Health Center and the Perlmutter Hyperbaric Center. Dr. Perlmutter is the recipient of numerous awards and has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, The Oprah Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. In this episode we're discussing his new book Brain Wash, which was released today. In this episode, we discuss: Stress and lack of sleep The connection between the pre-fontal cortex and the amygdala The Western diet = inflammation The story of Phineas Gage Does your digital experience pass the test of T.I.M.E.? What is disconnection syndrome? Social media isolates us Make time to interact with people 2 types of empathy The opposite of empathy is narcissism The positive health benefits of being in nature Dr. Perlmutter’s 20 minute a day meditation practice Detox your mind in 10 days Make daily meditation a priority Anyone can rewire their brain Inflammation is caused by diet, lack of sleep, lack of exercise, and stress The benefits of the Oura Ring What is time restricted eating? Ultimate health = being content Show sponsors: Beekeeper's Naturals
January 7, 2020
Cathy Heller (IG: @cathy.heller) is a fire hose of inspiration. She’s the host of the popular podcast Don’t Keep Your Day Job, which was given the #1 spot on iTunes recommend list of shows for the New Year in 2018 and 2019. In the fall of 2019 Cathy released her first book under the same name (Don't Keep Your Day Job). She is a phenomenal coach for creative entrepreneurs and she’s helping people everywhere find a deeper sense of purpose and add their gifts to the world. Cathy often says “purpose is the opposite of depression” and she is truly lifting others to be the happiest version of themselves. In this episode, we discuss: Cathy’s complicated childhood Freedom to explore without judgement Finding fulfillment through life and work What happened to Cathy after being dropped by Interscope Records? From studying humanities to living in Jerusalem We’re all connected to something deeper Transitioning your hobby into a career Who are you creating for? The 4 archetypes explained Finding other ways to do what you love What am I best at? We are put here to serve Figure it out in every moment Everyone wants to be seen Share your vulnerability Give yourself permission to be mediocre Engage with your community Find time for balance Sitting with your thoughts Start building your side hustle Learn to be loved Show sponsors: Organifi
December 31, 2019
Meik Wiking (IG: @meikwiking) is the CEO of The Happiness Research Institute. He's a New York Times bestselling author and has written several books and reports on happiness, subjective well-being, and quality of life. Meik's books have sold over 1 million copies worldwide. He's is a frequent speaker at a variety of conferences and seminars on happiness around the world. In this episode, we discuss: Influencing your memories Balance positive memories vs. negative memories What were my happiest moments in life? Remembering events through association How your 5 senses help you retrieve memories Attention is the foundation for memory Using scent as a memory trigger Staying present in the moment Establishing healthier habits around smartphones Photographing your everyday life Be Marie Kondo’s arch enemy Curating the happy hundred Harnessing the power of firsts What is the Apollo Picnic? Using the emotional highlighter pen The impact of sharing embarrassing stories Storytelling helps solidify our memories The peak-end effect Ending on a high note The Mandela effect Plan and create a memorable year ahead Show sponsors: Vuori Clothing
December 24, 2019
Dr. Shefali Tsabary (IG: @doctorshefali) is a world-renowned clinical psychologist, bestselling author, and public speaker. She's an expert in her field where she blends Eastern philosophy and Western psychology. Dr. Shefali's books focus on parenting, families, & children and they will change your world. She teaches workshops and courses both online and in-person around the globe. In this episode, we discuss: Why Dr. Shefali had to grieve her fantasy of the perfect childbirth A true wisdom approach to life What is conscious parenting? Parent vs. child expectations How to handle a temper tantrum Creating boundaries for your children You are becoming conscious for you Parents need boundaries too Teach kids consequences of their behaviours Dr. Shefali recalls her childhood in India The teachings of Vipassana meditation Deep awareness of yourself Entering the unknown of parenthood Assessing vs. projecting what is best for our kids A hands off approach to parenting Kids need routine and structure Parenting is unpredictable and is always evolving Let go of guilt and parent with compassion Women need to break free Don’t expect kids to be perfect Show sponsors: Thrive Market
December 17, 2019
Kyle Cease is a comedian and transformational speaker with two #1 Comedy Central specials to his credit. He is a New York Times bestselling author who shares his unique blend of comedy and personal evolution at his Evolving Out Loud events. Kyle has been a guest speaker at thousands of colleges, summits, and Fortune 500 conferences and leads his own live events. He has made more than 100 various TV and movie appearances, including 10 Things I Hate About You, Not Another Teen Movie, and Jimmy Kimmel Live. In this episode, we discuss: Kyle started performing comedy at age 12 The beginning of Kyle's transformational journey To move forward... release the inner baggage Fully be in this moment Breaking old patterns of behaviour Money is a mirror of your connection to yourself The story of 3 Helen's Invest money in yourself Bring awareness to your why Get excited about yourself, not money What happens after you let yourself fall apart? Kyle's 90 day raw vegan experiment Combining comedy & transformation What you’ll lose vs. what you’ll gain Sitting in silence Creating boundaries with social media Physical things take up space in our mental world Letting go Move like your time is limited Connect to your soul Listen to your body, your heart, and your soul Show sponsors:  ButcherBox
December 10, 2019
Eric Thomas (IG: @etthehiphoppreacher) earned his Ph.D. and is a critically acclaimed author, world-renowned speaker, educator, pastor, and Audie Awards Finalist. He's taken the world by storm with his creative style and high-energy messages. Eric has consulted numerous big brands, major universities, and professional sports teams. His words continue to impact tens of millions of people, across the planet! In this episode, we discuss: Growing up in Detroit Runaway, homeless, and a high school dropout at age 17 Church was a safe haven for Eric Being homeless turned into a blessing Learning to see life differently Eric’s girlfriend inspired him to get his GED College brought Eric a new lease on life Enter to learn... depart to serve Learn by teaching Turning a hobby into a profession We all need motivation, inspiration, and direction The secret to success: the guru story Take advantage of every opportunity Be a role model for your children Finishing school with a Ph.D. The whatever it takes mentality Learn to be where your feet are at Have an accountability partner The mentors who helped Eric get back on track Dede believed in Eric when nobody else did The law of attraction Do you have what it takes? Everybody has a weakness Setting next level goals Believe you can change the world Show sponsors: Thrive Market
December 3, 2019
Summer Rayne Oakes (IG: @homesteadbrooklyn) is an entrepreneur, author and media host whose work focuses on health, wellness and sustainability. Her website, Homestead Brooklyn and YouTube series, Plant One On Me, help reconnect people to nature through the beauty of plants and gardening. Summer's latest book came out this past July, How to Make a Plant Love You. You may see her in Brooklyn hanging out at her local community garden with her pet chicken, Kippee, or tending to her own copious indoor jungle of over 1100 plants. In this episode, we discuss: Being a self-confessed crazy plant lady Having over 1100 plants in a Brooklyn apartment Connecting people to the deeper level of nature House plant trends around the world The origin behind Summer Rayne Oakes' name Growing up enjoying the outdoors Bringing sustainability to the fashion world Create the community you want to live in You always remember your 1st plant… Summer's fiddle leaf fig The benefits of building a ritual with your plants Understanding quality and quantity of light, water, & soil There is a plant for everyone The ZZ plant can grow under any conditions What is a par meter? Watering & soil techniques When to re-pot your plants Getting your plants on a fertilizing schedule 365 days of plants project Active observation of plants How to thrive like a plant Plants are sensitive to fluoride & chlorine in water Life with Kippee... the pet chicken Remove sugar from your diet, focus on whole foods Foraging for mushrooms Practicing community gardening Feeding yourself and the world around you Show sponsors: XPT Life app
November 29, 2019
Trimester 2 has come and gone and we're very grateful that it went so smoothly. Marni's bump really popped early on this trimester and we've felt a ton of movement from TUB which made things feel even more real. We cover a lot in this episode including red raspberry leaf tea, slowing down, diet & supplements, preparing for a natural home birth, pregnancy book recommendations, birth classes, and so much more. Thanks for joining us on our baby journey! In this episode, we discuss: Marni’s growing bump Embracing pregnancy Feeling the baby kick at week 20 Moisturizing your belly, boobs, & bottom Increase your collagen intake with daily smoothies & elixirs Homemade gummies are the tastiest way to consume gelatin Common body changes happening throughout trimester 2 Exercise video recommendations for trimester 2 Yoga is very conducive to being pregnant The benefits of connecting with pregnant mamas in your community Learning through birth classes Pregnancy book recommendations Our babymoon & nesting Preparing the nursery for TUB A home visit from our doula Preparing for a natural home birth The magical moment... hearing TUB’s heartbeat Why you need to see a pelvic floor specialist Connecting with the baby through meditation Mama's diet and cravings Marni’s Hashimoto's antibodies are the lowest they’ve ever been Boosting low iron with foods & supplements Packing the freezer with healthy, homemade meals Red raspberry leaf tea Marni’s daily supplement regimen Scheduling time for dates, family & fun Embrace slowing down before the baby comes Marni’s maternity capsule wardrobe Related links: Our baby registry at Three Lambs (if you want to buy TUB a present) Listen to Focus Friday - The Ultimate Baby (Our 1st Trimester) Follow @marniwasserman and @ultimatehealthpodcast on Instagram for baby TUB updates Joyous Health - Body Butter Perfect Keto
November 26, 2019
Gabby Reece (IG: @gabbyreece) is a world renowned athlete, New York Times bestselling author, wife, and mother.  She’s a former professional beach volleyball player and Nike’s first female spokeswoman. Gabby’s commanding presence, passion for healthy living, and fitness expertise makes her a popular leader in the world of health and wellness. Together with her husband, Laird Hamilton, Gabby created Extreme Performance Training (XPT). In this episode, we discuss: You are not defined by your identity Making personal health a priority Approaching motherhood like an athlete Be accountable, take responsibility Life isn’t perfect, it’s about evolving Adapting to your surroundings Keeping things simple Being connected to nature How to keep your relationship balanced Advice for new parents Being a good example for your children Parenting teenagers Releasing the idea of controlling people Gabby’s progression into extreme sports Meeting her husband… Laird Hamilton Relationships are about partnerships Celebrating your victories together Developing a growth mindset Show sponsors: Thrive Market
November 19, 2019
Laird Hamilton (IG: @lairdhamiltonsurf) is best known as an American big-wave surfer and pioneer in the world of action water sports. In addition to his affinity for the water, Laird is labeled as an inventor, author, stunt man, model, producer, TV host, fitness and nutrition expert, husband, father, and adrenaline junkie. Partnering with his wife, Gabrielle Reece, Laird created Extreme Performance Training (XPT). Laird’s passion for health and wellness combined with innovation, led him to pioneer his own plant-based product line in 2015, ​Laird Superfood. In this episode, we discuss: Living off the land in Hawaii Being born to surf Surfing is limitless, anything is possible Finding comfort with the sea Are sharks the spirits of our ancestors? The evolution of Laird’s surfing journey Enjoying the creative process What is hydrofoil surfing? Continuing to learn The origin of tow-in surfing Surfing competitions set you up for failure Being fulfilled by achieving Underwater pool training Stress builds bonds The benefits of ice baths & saunas Hot rock saunas vs. infrared saunas The philosophy & innovation behind Laird Superfood XPT = Extreme Performance Training Starting the day with hydration Show sponsors: Outerknown
November 12, 2019
Christine Hassler (IG: @christinehassler) is the bestselling author of three books, most recently Expectation Hangover: Free Yourself From Your Past, Change your Present and Get What you Really Want. She left her successful job as a Hollywood agent to pursue a life she could be passionate about. For over a decade Christine has been teaching and inspiring people around the world as a keynote speaker, retreat facilitator, spiritual psychologist and life coach, and host of a top-rated podcast. Her appearances include The Today Show, CNN, and The New York Times. Christine believes once we get out of our own way, we can show up to make the meaningful impact we are here to make. In this episode, we discuss: Christine's recent wedding in Greece How Christine became in touch with her intuition Being diagnosed with depression at age 11 Getting off anti-depressants Being addicted to overachieving Why being a people pleaser is actually selfish Start setting boundaries Transitioning to Hollywood Money & fame won't make you happy The path of self-discovery The impact of stress on your health Expectation Hangover defined Reaching your full potential Quit numbing the pain Fearing uncertainty Setting goals with high intention, low attachment The Temper Tantrum Technique Creative expression helps release emotions Feel the energy, release the anger Stop recycling your feelings Tap into meditation when you need it Be grateful for challenging moments Show sponsors: ButcherBox
November 5, 2019
Neil Pasricha (IG: @neilpasricha) is a New York Times bestselling author that is all about living intentionally. His current work focuses under the themes of gratitude, happiness, failure, resilience, and trust. Neil gives over 50 speeches a year at places like TED, SXSW, and Google. He also hosts an Apple “Best of 2018” podcast called 3 Books where he's on a 15-year-long mission to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world. Neil's book, You Are Awesome, is launching today. In this episode, we discuss: Building resilience by tearing away the layers Will it matter on my deathbed? Reveal to heal 3 simple prompts to start your day Don’t Look Back In Anger Theory Practicing gratitude in the mornings How Neil’s blog (1000 Awesome Things) became therapeutic Gratitude builds a shield of resilience Do you suffer from decision fatigue? The idea of practicing untouchable days Battling cellphone & social media addiction Becoming anti-fragile More failure = more success Purposeful failure increases learning What is benign envy? Sharing your failures The Spotlight Effect How to develop confidence Are you spending enough time alone? The path of pain and punishment 168 hours a week Neil’s thoughts on parenthood Intentional living inspired by Neil's wife, Leslie Show sponsors: Sleep On Latex
November 1, 2019
We live in a world that is full of toxic chemicals... inside and outside the home. We're here to help you make better choices, decreasing your chemical exposure and the toxins in your body. We address chemical sensitivities, natural beauty products, greenwashing, non-toxic bedding & furniture, purifying the air in your home, and so much more! All this being said, we don't want you to stress. Continue to learn, evolve, and do the best you can. In this episode, we discuss: Reducing your chemical exposure More people are becoming chemically sensitive The importance of breathing clean air Are you exposed to chemicals in your work environment or office? Bring your own soap when you travel Filter your water for drinking & showering Your skin is your largest organ, stop sucking in all those toxins Switching to natural deodorant (that actually works) Can you recommend a 100% natural hair gel? Remove the toxins in your laundry room Be weary of greenwashing Your “natural” products could be affecting your microbiome Look for clean ingredients Choose sustainable, natural fabrics Is your furniture off-gassing? Start small, start simply, source better Filtering the air in your home Salt lamps detox the air Burning beeswax candles Smudge your home with sage The benefits of essential oils Detox with an infrared sauna Choose battery-operated outdoor equipment vs. gas-powered House plants help detox the air Testing your body for environmental & heavy metal toxicity Eat organic, choose local Foods that are good at detoxing & cleansing Don't stress... do the best you can Related links: Dr. Bronner's soap Berkey Berkey - Shower Filters Listen to Nadine Artemis previously on TUHP (episodes #041, #088, & #188) Listen to Trina Felber previously on TUHP (episode #304) Listen to Focus Friday - Ultimate Beauty Care previously on TUHP (episode #189) Primal Life Organics (20% off with code ultimatehealth) Branch Basics Seventh Generation - Dish Soap Outerknown
October 30, 2019
Eric Zimmer (IG: @one_you_feed) is a dad, serial entrepreneur, podcast host, behavior coach, and author. He is endlessly inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live. At the age of 24, Eric was homeless, addicted to heroin and facing long jail sentences. In the years since, he has found a way to recover from addiction and build a life worth living for himself. Eric’s story and his work have been featured in the media including TedX, mindbodygreen, Elephant Journal, the BBC, and Brain Pickings. In this episode, we discuss: Eric’s struggle with alcohol & drugs Becoming aware and realizing the bigger issue Physical addiction vs. psychological addiction The moment that led to Eric's sobriety Hope & support are important in recovery Strategies to fight depression A snapshot of Eric’s diet Relapsing back to old habits Check in with yourself Broadening your perspective Focus on gratitude & kindness Share how you are feeling Eric’s journey from solar energy to podcasting The challenges of being a sober musician Maintaining community and connections Transitioning to full-time podcasting Finding balance with work Being true to the art of podcasting The importance of hobbies outside of work Start where you are at Show sponsors: Sproos
October 22, 2019
Michael Hyatt (IG: @michaelhyatt) is the CEO and founder of Michael Hyatt & Company. He’s scaled multiple companies over the years, including a $250M publishing company and his own leadership development company that has grown over 60% year over year for the past 4 years. Michael is a New York Times bestselling author whose latest book is titled, Free to Focus, which focuses in on productivity and how to achieve more by doing less. He’s been married for over 40 years, has five daughters, and nine grandchildren. In this episode, we discuss: Michael’s health scare, 20 years ago Achieve more by doing less Establish a hard boundary Make the commitment The 4 types of freedom Be intentional about rejuvenation Optimize your sleep routine What are your three big wins today? 4 daily rituals Start your day by journaling What is the double win? The power of constraints The Freedom Compass The development zone Setting up your workday routine Don’t respond to messages instantly Work productivity hacks Setting up email signatures & autoresponders Hiring an assistant What is the best use of your time? Strategies for saying no The Yes-No-Yes Formula Unyielding integrity The 3x3 Strategy Paper planners help you stay focused Realize your full potential Show sponsors: Four Sigmatic
October 15, 2019
Dr. Will Cole (IG: @drwillcole) is a leading functional medicine expert that consults people around the world via webcam and locally in Pittsburgh. He specializes in clinically investigating the underlying factors of chronic disease and customizing health programs for various health conditions. Dr. Cole was named one of the top 50 functional medicine and integrative doctors in the nation and is a health expert and course instructor for a couple of the world’s largest wellness brands, mindbodygreen and goop. He's the author of Ketotarian and The Inflammation Spectrum, the latter comes out today and is the focus of our chat. In this episode, we discuss: Managing anxiety through functional medicine Inflammation is linked to anxiety, depression & cognitive issues Self-care protocols to help manage anxiety Weighted blankets help reduce anxiety Magnesium is nature’s chill pill Healthy plant fats help to calm inflammation Stabilize your blood sugar, stabilize your moods Adaptogens can help calm your mind Therapeutic benefits of holy basil or tulsi Deeper conversations & transformations at goopFellas Why a good support system is key to not burning out Will shares lessons he learned from being a Dad Will's thoughts on homeschooling Inflammation impacts 7 main body systems The Inflammation Spectrum Quiz What is polyinflammation? Elimin8 vs. Core4 Find out what your body loves (and hates) How to stay motivated on an elimination diet The autoimmune protocol (AIP) diet vs. Core4/Elimin8 Egg whites can cross-react as gluten Are gluten-free grains causing you food reactions? Epigenetics have changed Assess and track your activity levels Negative thoughts can fuel inflammation Create balance in your life Show sponsors: Organifi
October 8, 2019
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
October 1, 2019
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
September 27, 2019
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!
September 24, 2019
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,, 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
September 17, 2019
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,, 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
September 10, 2019
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
September 3, 2019
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
August 30, 2019
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!
August 27, 2019
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
August 20, 2019
Elizabeth Willard Thames, better known as Mrs. Frugalwoods (IG: @frugalwoods), is the creator of the award-winning personal finance blog, 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
August 13, 2019
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
August 6, 2019
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
July 30, 2019
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
July 23, 2019
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
July 16, 2019
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
July 9, 2019
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
July 2, 2019
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
June 25, 2019
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
June 18, 2019
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
June 11, 2019
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
June 4, 2019
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
May 28, 2019
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, 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
May 21, 2019
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
May 14, 2019
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, 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
May 7, 2019
  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
April 30, 2019
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
April 23, 2019
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
April 16, 2019
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
April 9, 2019
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
April 2, 2019
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
March 26, 2019
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 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
March 19, 2019
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
March 12, 2019
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
March 5, 2019
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 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
February 26, 2019
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
February 19, 2019
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 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
February 12, 2019
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, 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
February 5, 2019
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
January 29, 2019
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
January 22, 2019
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
January 15, 2019
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
January 8, 2019
  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 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
January 1, 2019
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
December 25, 2018
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
December 24, 2018
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
December 21, 2018
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!
December 18, 2018
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
December 11, 2018
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
December 4, 2018
Sarah Wilson (IG: @_sarahwilson_) is a New York Times bestselling and #1 Amazon bestselling author, former journalist and founder of, 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
November 27, 2018
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
November 19, 2018
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
November 14, 2018
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
November 6, 2018
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
October 30, 2018
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
October 23, 2018
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
October 16, 2018
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
October 12, 2018
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!
October 9, 2018
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
October 2, 2018
Samantha Gladish is a registered holistic nutritionist, weight loss coach & hormone fixer-upper. She is the founder of; 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
September 25, 2018
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
September 18, 2018
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
September 11, 2018
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
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