Summit For Wellness Podcast

Summit For Wellness Podcast

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Holistic Movement and Health


131- How Insulin Impacts Your Weight Loss Journey with Dr. Ben Bikman
Oct 15 • 48 min
Let’s face it, as we look at the data over the last 50 years, our health as a country has steadily gotten worse. With more than 2/3rds of the population overweight or obese, we have a metabolic crisis on our hands.With that being said, we are also…
130- Reasons Why You Should Eat Offal with Ashleigh VanHouten
Oct 8 • 46 min
I’m sure you’ve heard stories from your grandparents about the liver and onions they had to eat while growing up. It seems that over the years, our society (at least in America) has slowly faded out the consumption of organ meats, typically because “it…
129- Causes of Autoimmunity and Ways to Treat it with Dr. Alison Danby
Oct 1 • 40 min
If you have an autoimmune condition, then you know firsthand how much of a battle it is to deal with autoimmunity. It can take years for a diagnosis, plus you never know if tomorrow will be a good day, or a bad day.But you do learn quite a bit about your…
128- Ways to Treat Fibromyalgia with Dr. Rodger Murphree
Sep 24 • 39 min
It can take years to get fibromyalgia diagnosed, and in that time the condition can progress quite a bit. When chasing the symptoms and trying to figure out what is going on, the treatments can be making different systems in your body worse, such as your…
127- Finding the Root Causes to Your Chronic Pain with Dr. Angela Cortal
Sep 17 • 53 min
Your body is designed to heal itself if it has the necessary resources needed for regeneration. Sometimes the injury can be traumatizing to the body and needs some extra help to recover (like a broken bone). But after time you should recover and your pain…
126- How to Minimize Our Impact in the Outdoors with Jonathan Jarodsky
Sep 10 • 35 min
With most activities shut down this summer, there is one type of activity that has been readily available in most areas: the great outdoors.Lots of places are seeing record numbers of people hiking and backpacking, which is great that people are enjoying…
125- What Information You Really Want to Know From Your Labs with Jenn Malecha
Sep 3 • 38 min
When you get labwork done, you’ll notice that each marker has different set of ranges that are considered the standard range. Usually if you are within the ranges, then you are considered “healthy” regardless of where you are at within the range.However,…
124- Products to Help Detox from Environmental Exposures with Eileen Durfee
Aug 27 • 54 min
I can’t think of who in the world is exposed to any worse toxins than someone in the nuclear industry. While radiation is devastating and is pretty widespread (think Hanford, Chernobyl, and Fukushima), it isn’t the only environmental toxins we deal…
123- What You Can Do To Improve SIBO with Dr. Adam Rinde
Aug 20 • 50 min
While the entire numbers of people who may have SIBO is unknown, it is estimated that over 80% of people with IBS also have SIBO. Which if 15% of the population has IBS, then that is quite a few people who are also suffering from SIBO.I know, I am…
122- Health Benefits and Superfood Properties of Algae with Catharine Arnston
Aug 13 • 58 min
When you initially think of algae, you probably think about how it grows in water, not how it can be beneficial for health.While many parts of the world have actually been using microalgaes for health purposes for a long time, it is only recently in the…
121- How Chronic Stress Contributes to Disease with Master Mingtong Gu
Aug 6 • 47 min
I’m sure if you had a traumatic event in your life, then you probably have recognized how that has impacted to this very day. While it is obvious that major traumas will stay with us for a long time, we don’t really realize that microtraumas do the same…
120- Depleted Soil, Destroyed Biome, and the Push for Regenerative Farming with Jennifer Maynard
Jul 30 • 56 min
There have been experts that have been warning the world that they believe our soils are so depleted and exhausted that it can only sustain about 60 harvests before we can no longer feed the world.Since it is an estimate, the exact number is up for…
119- Using Potent Herbs to Enhance Performance with Logan Christopher
Jul 23 • 32 min
When you use a supplement that contains different herbal blends, you may notice that the blend has different ratios of strength of the herbs.For example, you might see an extract that has a ratio of 2:1, or even 7:1. Sometimes you might see the amount of…
118- Sacred Cow and Meat’s Impact on the Planet with Diana Rodgers
Jul 13 • 36 min
There have been quite a few documentaries/movies that have stated meat consumption is terrible for humans and destroys the planet. However, these claims have been stated to come from cherry picked science and might not be true.Whenever you look at claims…
117- How to Make Healthy Habits Convenient with Kathleen Trotter
Jul 9 • 42 min
How long do you think it takes to create a habit? Originally it was thought that it only took 21 days, but if you have ever been on a diet before, you’ll know that is not true.Actually in fact right now the theory is that it can take 66-365 days to create…
116- Ways to Relieve Chronic Pain with Dr. Ryan Foley
Jul 2 • 59 min
Pain is such as interesting feeling that we experience. We can have pain in areas that aren’t damaged in any way, and we can have pain in limbs that no longer exist.This means that what we thought we knew about how pain occurs might not be exactly…
115- How to Assess GI Pathogens with Reed Davis
Jun 25 • 46 min
Every single person should have a mixture of bacteria and fungi in their digestive tracts, which will make up the microbiome as we currently know it. This microbiome is very supportive for our health, and the more research we do, the more we learn how…
114- Tips and Tricks For a Successful Home Garden with Melissa K Norris
Jun 18 • 62 min
This is the year that everyone seems to be getting into gardening, which makes sense since a lot of people have more time on their hands and there are also threats of food shortages in the future.Sometimes gardening can seem like a daunting task,…
113- How to Conduct a Scientific Study, and Upcoming Environmental Studies on Health with Dr. Rachel Keith
Jun 11 • 45 min
The big topic of discussion the last few months has been around scientific research. We are seeing a lot of information rolling out, and it seems everyone is citing the term “based on the science”. While it is great that people are so interested in…
112- How Exercise Improves Our Cognitive Abilities with Dr. Jenny Etnier
Jun 4 • 41 min
What if exercise did more for us than improve our physical conditioning? What if it could actually have some cognitive benefits as well?That is exactly what we will be focusing on in this episode with Dr. Jenny Etnier. She has been doing a lot of research…
111- The Basics of the Immune System and How to Support It
May 28 • 27 min
The immune system. We all know we have one, but most of us don’t understand what it actually does for us, and the only way we know to support it is through medical interventions like medication.However, the immune system is much more complex than what a…
110- Debunking the Blank-Free Diets with Dr. Kim Bretz
May 21 • 47 min
There are so many diets that exclude certain food types. For instance, gluten-free diets obviously remove gluten containing foods from the diet, and same with dairy-free diets and dairy containing foods.But other diet types are restrictive as well. Vegans…
109- Effective Cancer Treatments (That Aren’t Chemo or Radiation) with Dr. Lori Bouchard
May 14 • 54 min
Getting a cancer diagnosis can be one of the most shocking and scary experiences someone goes through. Your mind starts to race through what you just heard, and you start to think about the tough questions.”How am I going to support my family”, “how much…
108- How to Get the Best Sleep of Your Life with Dr. Michael Grandner
May 7 • 67 min
When was the last time you woke up fully rested? I’m guessing it has been a long time.Sleep is one of those things that often gets put on the back burner. Often we have to decide between doing something we want to do, like watch Netflix, and sleep. In…
107- Helping You to Recover From Mold Toxicity with Dr. Jill Crista
Apr 30 • 61 min
There is a hidden toxin that impacts thousands, if not millions, of people every single day. These toxins are typically found in buildings, such as schools, workplaces, and your home.In fact, these toxins are so hidden, the Seattle Children’s Hospital…
106- Is the FODMAP Diet the Best Option for SIBO and IBS with Angela Pifer
Apr 23 • 49 min
Often times when you go to a physician, it is rare for them to mention in detail a nutrition plan to coincide with the treatments they prescribe to you.But when it comes to SIBO and IBS, there is a diet that is prescribed pretty regularly now, called the…
105- Weight Loss and the Anti-Diet Culture with Lucia Hawley
Apr 16 • 42 min
Did you know it is estimated that the average person will try over 100 diets in their lifetime? With so many attempts at dieting, you would think we’d have our nutrition figured out.So why is it that we don’t figure it out? Obviously people recognize that…
104- Kate Mahoney’s Top Supplement Brand and Product Recommendations
Apr 9 • 86 min
You may have remembered back in Episode 85, we left off the show with a teaser about what the best supplement brands and products are currently on the market.Well, we are lucky enough to have Kate Mahoney back on the show to walk us through some of her…
103- How to Work Through Emotions to Make Healthy Food Choices with Danielle Brooks
Apr 2 • 32 min
Have you ever had an emotional experience, and used food as a way to comfort you? What about being stressed about all the different “bad” foods and diets that are out there?I know I have had those experiences before, and I am sure you probably have as…
102- How to Have a Healthy Gut (And Issues to Look Out For) with Dr. Breanne Kallonen
Mar 26 • 40 min
I’ve talked a lot about the gut in past episodes, and it seems that everything keeps coming back to it. There are even some reports that one of the early indications of CoVid-19 is digestive complaints.Why is the gut so vital to someone’s health?Because…
101- Strategies to Improve MS Symptoms with Dr. Michael Smith
Mar 19 • 40 min
The immune system, whose job it is to protect you from foreign pathogens, sometimes gets confused and starts to attack different parts of your body.When this happens, it leads to a condition known as autoimmunity. There are many types of autoimmune…
100- Future Advancements in Health Practices
Mar 12 • 26 min
We have finally arrived to our 100th episode! Thank you everyone so much for following along with the podcast and supporting the episodes we have provided, we are glad that you are benefiting from the information we are sharing.In this episode, a few of…
99- Reducing Autoimmune Flare-ups by Fixing the Gut with Christina Tidwell
Mar 5 • 53 min
Autoimmunity is where the immune system starts to attack its own healthy cells and tissues.For instance, Hashimoto’s Disease is where your own immune system starts to attack your thyroid, and Lupus is where the immune system attacks its tissues.If you…
98- Top 5 Podcast Episodes From 2019
Dec 31, 2019 • 46 min
I can’t believe it is already the end of 2019, and on top of that we are closing out the end of a decade! Over the course of the year, we have had 30 guests come on to the show talking about topics ranging from Intermittent Fasting, to brain health,…
97- Metabolic Approach to Weight Loss with Mandi Green
Dec 19, 2019 • 45 min
Weight loss, at any given point, over 50% of Americans are in the process of trying to lose weight. With so many people trying to change their weight, you would think we’d have figured it out by now. But weight loss is complicated, and we’ve had a lot of…
96- How Are Environmental Toxins Impacting Our Health with Tom Malterre
Dec 12, 2019 • 52 min
Environmental toxins are everywhere, and each day we are adding more and more chemicals into our environment. The US imports or produces 27 trillion pounds of chemicals each year, which comes out to 74 billion pounds per day. While throwing numbers out…
95- Injection Therapies to Improve Sexual Function With Dr. Summer Beattie
Dec 7, 2019 • 49 min
The data shows that as we age, our overall sexual health can start to run into some issues. For men, this could mean you start to have erectile dysfunction. For women, you might have problems reaching orgasm, or maybe some issues with incontinence. With…
94- How to Swap Everyday Items With Sustainable Options with Stephanie Lecovin
Nov 27, 2019 • 63 min
There is no way we can deny that humans generate a lot of waste. And it is too the point where our oceans and forests are filling up with trash. If you don’t believe that some people use forests as their own personal trash cans, then I welcome you to come…
93- Fix the Gut to Fix the Brain with Dr. Robert Silverman
Nov 21, 2019 • 39 min
You may have heard the quote from Hippocrates that states “All disease begins in the gut”. While it might not be 100% accurate that disease starts in the gut, the gut almost always is impacted in any disease state. But what is more interesting is when the…
92- All About The Macros with Allison Jackson
Nov 14, 2019 • 26 min
The macronutrients (carbs, proteins, and fats) make up the bulk on the foods that we eat, which is why they are the largest (or macro) nutrients. With macros, you can make a lot of different adjustments based on your goals. When I say goals, it could be a…
91- How to Reduce Stress and Create a Better Mindset Around Stress Levels with Karen Salinas
Nov 7, 2019 • 30 min
Over 75% of doctor visits are due to stress-related issues. Which is a huge indicator that our society is over-stressed, and people aren’t taking measures to reduce their stress. The top 6 causes of death are all influenced by stress levels, which means…
90- Strategies to Improve Type 2 Diabetes with Dr. Nicki Steinberger
Oct 31, 2019 • 37 min
The rates of Type 2 Diabetes is increasing drastically in the States. The medical costs for a diabetic are more than $14,000 per year, which can make it a very expensive illness to have. However, in most cases, Type 2 Diabetes is a lifestyle-related…
89- How Sports Psychology Changes the Game with Barrymore Rosellini
Oct 24, 2019 • 51 min
Have you ever been in a situation where you lost something, but had to bounce back quickly and refocus your attention. Or maybe an injury prevented you from doing an activity you love doing? These are just some situations that athletes face all of the…
88- Optimize Your Recovery in Sports with Lenny Parracino
Oct 17, 2019 • 75 min
What steps do you take after intense exercise or sports to recover appropriately? Do you have a routine you follow, or do you jump onto the couch and start playing video games? Working with a lot of young athletes, the latter is usually what happens. When…
87- Using Rock Climbing to Build Community and Mental Focus with Megan Fritz
Oct 10, 2019 • 39 min
You don’t have to go to a gym to exercise. This may come as a shock, but the gym is not the only place where exercise happens. Nor does it create the best environment for exercising. In fact, it wasn’t until the 1960’s and 1970’s when commercial gyms…
86- Enhance Your Performance Nutrition with Dr. Geoff Lecovin
Oct 3, 2019 • 50 min
Performance nutrition, while often considered for athletics, it can also translate into every day scenarios as well. Such as a CEO of a business needs to be at the top of their game to build and grow a business. Or a parent who works full time but still…
85- Making Informed Supplement Choices with Kate Mahoney
Sep 26, 2019 • 50 min
The supplement industry is a $40 billion per year industry, and is minimally regulated by the FDA. Even a couple years ago big companies like Costco had lawsuits against them for their supplements not containing what the labels said. One of the questions…
84- Silver’s Antimicrobial and Healing Properties with Dr. Gordon Pedersen
Sep 19, 2019 • 48 min
Silver isn’t just for jewelry and silverware. For thousands of years, silver has been used as a healing modality and an anti-microbial agent. Silver isn’t a lost healing agent either. It isn’t a woo-woo magical metal. In fact, silver is used in many burn…
83- How to Get Rid of Parasites with Shelley Gawith
Sep 12, 2019 • 46 min
When we took our cat to the vet, the vet told us that it is a good idea to deworm our cat. Since our cat spends a lot of time in chicken coops and catching rats, he is exposed to fleas which carry worm eggs. As we researched more, we found that it is…
82- Nourishing Your Skin with Casey Poe-Campbell
Sep 5, 2019 • 52 min
We hear the saying all the time, beauty is on the inside, it isn’t what is on the outside. While most often when we use this saying, we are talking about how great a person is or considerate they are based off their actions. But today, we are actually…
81- Meditation, Breathing, and End of Life Care with Dr. Brad Lichtenstein
Aug 15, 2019 • 48 min
How often do you get the chance to slow down and enjoy the moment you are in? If you live in the States, my guess would be not very often. We live in a fast paced world, and we tend to add too much to our schedules. Then we ultimately feel like time is…
80- The Benefits of Near Infrared Saunas with Brian Richards
Aug 8, 2019 • 68 min
Have you ever been in a sauna before? If you have, you probably noticed how much your body heated up, and how the sweat poured off of your body. There are quite a few different types of saunas available: Wet saunas Dry saunas Steam saunas Far Infrared…
79- Preventing Dementia and Alzheimer’s with Cindy Santa Ana
Jul 25, 2019 • 60 min
It is estimated that over 16% of elderly people will develop Dementia or Alzheimer’s after the age of 65. The rate increases the older you get. If you have ever known someone suffering from Dementia, it can be a really sad disease for the family to deal…
78- Support For Hashimoto’s Disease with Stephanie Ewals
Jul 11, 2019 • 40 min
Nearly 20 million Americans are suffering from a thyroid condition. The thyroid is either overactive (hyperthyroidism), or underactive (hypothyroidism). 90% of those suffering from hypothyroidism also have another condition called Hashimoto’s Disease,…
77- Teen Suicide Prevention with Dr. Mark Goulston
Jun 27, 2019 • 52 min
Teen suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death in Washington State for ages 10-24, and it is the 3rd leading cause of death nationwide. It is a tragic epidemic that not only harms those who attempt suicide, but all the friends and families as well.…
76- How To Succeed With Intermittent Fasting with Cynthia Thurlow
Jun 13, 2019 • 60 min
Intermittent fasting, sounds like a pretty scary and difficult new weight loss craze that is sweeping the nation. However, intermittent fasting isn’t new, and isn’t really the next fad diet. Human history shows that fasting has always been a part of…
75- Using Herbal Flavors to Support the Body with Kris Vaughan
May 30, 2019 • 56 min
Did you know that there are medicinal properties in many of the spices you have in your kitchen? For thousands of years, different cultures have used herbal flavors to stimulate different organs and systems in the body. For example, sour or bitter flavors…
74- How Nourishing the Brain Helps the Entire Body with Greg Garrard
May 14, 2019 • 50 min
If you have been listening to the podcast for awhile now, you may have noticed that most of our guests focus on the gut. This is because if the gut isn’t functioning well, and not digesting food, then how can we expect the rest of the body to work right.…
73- Alternatives to Surgery for Orthopedic Injuries with Dr Jum Funk
Apr 30, 2019 • 57 min
In the US, orthopedic ailments are the most common reason that people go to a medical professional. In fact, it is about 1 in 7 people have some sort of orthopedic complaint. Many of these conditions are treated with medication or surgery, while…
72- How to Support Children with ADD/ADHD with Tara Hunkin
Apr 9, 2019 • 61 min
Are you a parent who has a child with ADD or ADHD, or any form of neurodevelopmental disorder? If so, then you already know how difficult it can be to raise a child with these conditions. The rates of children being diagnosed with a neurodevelopmental…
71- 5G is Here, But is it Dangerous To Our Health with Brian Hoyer
Mar 26, 2019 • 55 min
The 5G network is on its way, and soon all major cities will have 5G towers on every single block. That isn’t an exaggeration, while 5G frequencies are much more powerful than previous frequencies, the range at which it travels is much shorter. It is…
70- Are Current Concussion Protocols Truly Effective with Dr. Brandon Brock
Mar 5, 2019 • 57 min
If you have played any sports, there is a good chance you may have suffered from a mild concussion. While one mild concussion might not be too devastating to the brain, repeated injuries are where the concerns happen. When you receive one mild concussion,…
69- Spice Up Your Sexual Fire with Jaiya and Ian
Feb 5, 2019 • 81 min
The honeymoon stage of a relationship lasts anywhere up to one year. This is the time when the relationship still feels fresh, you keep learning new things about your partner, and the sex is still fun. Then something changes. Things start to go stale,…
68- Holistic Treatment For Chronic Skin Conditions with Jennifer Fugo
Jan 29, 2019 • 51 min
Have you ever met someone and was about to shake their hand, when you noticed that the skin on the back of their hands was really dry, or looked “weird”? It can be a really uncomfortable moment for you, but imagine how the other person must feel in that…
67- Top 5 Podcast Episodes From 2018
Dec 31, 2018 • 44 min
We are finishing off 2018 by going through the top 5 podcast episodes from 2018! This year, we have covered topics ranging from women’s health, to Alzheimer’s, to the microbiome. All of these topics are important aspects of health, and every single person…
66- How to Get Rid of Bloating and Gas with Ken Brown
Nov 27, 2018 • 46 min
Have you ever experienced excessive bloating or gas, the type where your belly starts to expand outward and it gets uncomfortable? There are many people who have bloating and gas, and don’t realize it could be an underlying issue for some health problems.…
65- How Homeopathy Helps For Detoxing with Dana Ullman
Nov 20, 2018 • 48 min
Homeopathy is a practice that has been around for hundreds of years. Many people have some hard opinions on the efficacy of homeopathic remedies, however there are quite a few principles they use that are used in conventional medical practices as well.…
64- Improve Your Thyroid to Fix Fatigue with Heather and Damian Dube
Nov 13, 2018 • 68 min
Have you ever gone through a phase in your life where you gained weight rapidly, or your energy plummeted, or your hair started to fall out? If so, these are some common signs of thyroid dysfunction. Have you gone to a doctor because of these symptoms to…
63- The Hidden Toxins Found In Your Home with Debra Lynn Dadd
Nov 6, 2018 • 42 min
There are toxins everywhere in the world, and there is no one that hasn’t been exposed to some form of toxin. Even though this may sound depressing, the truth is that we can limit our exposure to toxins. Not all toxins are made by humans. Even nature…
62- How to Improve Your Performance Through Breath Using the Wim Hof Method with Bob Soulliere
Oct 30, 2018 • 72 min
How often do you think about breathing? During the day, probably not very much, but you probably notice it when you are doing any kind of strenuous activity. However, we breathe all day long, and it is a vital function for our survival. We follow training…
61- How Goat Milk Can Be A Substitute for Dairy Allergies with Joe Stout
Oct 16, 2018 • 47 min
When thinking of dairy products, most of the time we picture cows grazing in the fields and a farmer milking the cow. The dark side to most dairy products is that many people have hidden sensitivities to cow’s milk that is causing inflammation in their…
60- Scientific Approach to Fitness with Mike Lee
Oct 2, 2018 • 42 min
Have you ever spent some time with a coach or trainer who put you through grueling workouts? For many of us, the answer is yes. While getting a good sweat in can feel great, if you have specific goals you want to reach, then you might need a more…
59- Helping Those with Hypermobile Joints with Sara Russell
Sep 18, 2018 • 62 min
When you imagine someone who is hypermobile, what comes to mind? Do you think of a contortionist whose hypermobile joints can bend in ways unimaginable? Or what about the people who can pull their finger back all the way to their wrist? While both of…
58- Fixing Your Fatigue with Evan Hirsch
Sep 11, 2018 • 39 min
Many people are starting to suffer from a condition known as chronic fatigue. Chronic fatigue is defined as fatigue that doesn’t go away with rest. Fatigue is a very broad topic that can have many different causes. Naturally we feel some levels of fatigue…
57- Weight Loss and the Microbiome Connection with Kiran Krishnan
Sep 5, 2018 • 62 min
The gut microbiome is one of the most powerful regions of the human body. A lot of research is coming out about the importance of the bacteria in the body, and Kiran Krishnan is one of the researchers leading the way for all of us. The microbiome is made…
56- Sicker by the Generation with Michelle Perro and Vincanne Adams
Aug 28, 2018 • 51 min
You may have noticed that we have quite a few episodes that are focused on children and ways to improve their health. In fact, it saddens me that there are so many children out there who are suffering from conditions with little understanding of why it is…
55- New Discoveries of the Ocular Microbiome with Dr Harvey Fishman
Aug 21, 2018 • 43 min
It seems like every single day we have more advancements in the research done on the human microbiome. Word has spread about the gut microbiome, and the genitalia microbiome. But new development is coming out in areas of the body we least expect it. Such…
54- Fitness and Nutrition for the Older Population with Krysti Slonaker
Aug 14, 2018 • 39 min
As we start to age, there are different nutritional and movement needs that we need to add into our daily lives. When it comes to the older population, it is extremely important to focus on a couple specifics: * Protein * Water and hydration * Mineral…
53- Amino Acid Therapy For Optimal Brain Function with Laurie Hammer
Jul 31, 2018 • 29 min
Over the past couple of decades, we have seen a big increase in neurotransmitter dysfunction ranging from anxiety and depression, to Alzheimer’s and even Schizophrenia. The 4 main neurotransmitters that we pay attention to are: * Serotonin * GABA *…
52- Intuitive Eating with Katie Garces
Jul 24, 2018 • 41 min
It has been estimated that over 45 million Americans participate in diets each year, and less than 5% continue to maintain the diet after a couple of months. This means there is a big disconnect between diets, and how to make it a lifestyle change. Katie…
51- Helping Women to Regulate Hormones and Weight Loss with Cynthia Thurlow
Jul 10, 2018 • 52 min
If you are 40 or older, then it is expected that you will gain weight and become increasingly more tired. This is a common thought for women who are getting older. Weight gain, insomnia, and decreased energy is just a byproduct of aging, and there is…
50- How Important Are Diagnostic Tools for Nutrition with Ryan Monahan
Jun 26, 2018 • 47 min
If you have ever go in for your yearly checkup with your doctor, there is no doubt that at some point you have gone through some diagnostic tools, such as blood tests, to see your nutrient and hormone levels. Many times this is a Comprehensive Wellness…
49- How Emotions Tie into the Foods You Crave with Mollie Doyle
Jun 19, 2018 • 37 min
Have you ever been so stressed out that you end up eating an entire bag of chips or something else crunchy? What about being so sad that you down a whole thing of ice cream? If so, you aren’t alone, and our emotional eating has a lot to do with different…
48- Heavy Metal Toxicity and How to Detox with Wendy Myers
Jun 12, 2018 • 30 min
When was the last time you thought about how your mineral levels are doing? Likely your answer is ‘never’, or at the most you say that you get calcium from your milk. So if we don’t think about minerals, why would heavy metal toxicity become something we…
47- Benefits and Politics of CBD Oil with Maryam Henein
Jun 5, 2018 • 39 min
As a Schedule 1 substance, CBD and hemp has been debated for a long time about whether this is a dangerous plant for humans to use. However, with the rise in states legalizing marijuana, and people being open to try new options, we have seen a lot of…
46- Holistic Approach to Heart Disease with Jack Wolfson
May 29, 2018 • 34 min
As the number 1 leading cause of death in America, heart disease is a problem that we’ve had a hard time fixing. For most cardiologists, they spend their time throwing pills at patients, or opening them up to fix the issue. For years we have been told…
45- Changing Cancer Support Systems with Megan Van Zyl
May 22, 2018 • 44 min
We live in an age where 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their life. The sad part is, people don’t really want to discuss this issue, and we never hear anything about the cancer support that is provided for these individuals.…
44- Reducing Incontinence by Retraining the Female Pelvic Floor
May 15, 2018 • 52 min
Roughly 1 in 4 women suffer from some form of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (PFD). There could be quite a few areas within the pelvic floor that might not function properly, but the most common issue is incontinence. Nearly 1 in 5 women suffer from urinary…
43- How to Build a Healthy Family with Amy Slater
May 8, 2018 • 52 min
It is no surprise that families have a hard time to create healthy routines for the entire family. With young kids running around (or even teenagers), parents who work full time, and having to actually “adult”, it can be stressful to build a healthy…
42- Treating Eczema From Within with Stephanie Davis
May 1, 2018 • 48 min
We see many commercials for topical creams that are supposed to “treat” eczema. However, over 35 million Americans still suffer from eczema on a daily basis. Could there be more to the puzzle than just what we see on the outside of the body? Eczema is…
41- Clean Your Home with the Molekule Air Purifier
Apr 24, 2018 • 43 min
We have been talking about mold a lot around here in our past few podcast episodes, and one of the common topics that comes up is the importance of the health of our living spaces. Which means, the air we breathe has a huge impact on our overall health,…
40- Treating Mold Toxicity with Kelly McCann
Apr 17, 2018 • 60 min
Mold. When you think of mold, I am sure you instantly think of what grows on your fruits and vegetables if you don’t eat them quick enough. If you think a little more, than you may have found some mold under the tiles of your bathroom from a small leak…
39- Chakra System with Steve Politis
Apr 10, 2018 • 58 min
Many cultures have their own systems of energy that they correlate to the inner workings of the human body. In Chinese Medicine, these energy pathways are known as Meridians. Within the culture surrounding India, this is known as the Chakra System. The…
38- Autoimmunity and Movement with Julia Morichelli
Apr 3, 2018 • 46 min
Autoimmunity is where the body’s own immune system attacks healthy cells and tissues within the body. This can result in many issues such as low thyroid, systemic pain in the muscles, and forms of arthritis. Usually those suffering from autoimmunity will…
37- Combining Fitness and Rehab with Pat McCloskey
Mar 27, 2018 • 48 min
There are fitness studios, gyms, and performance centers for the exercise enthusiasts. And for those who are injured there are physical therapy clinics and chiropractic offices. It makes sense to separate out these specialties into their own spaces. But…
36- The Power of the Triad with Jennifer Lee
Mar 20, 2018 • 43 min
If you look around you, you may notice that many things come in a triad. This is because registering a concept in a set of 3 is very easy for the brain to comprehend. This is why we celebrate Gold, Silver and Bronze for events, because if we had a fourth…
35- The True Sixth Sense of the Body with Godelieve Babey
Mar 13, 2018 • 39 min
We all know about the basic five senses: hearing, taste, touch, sight, and smell. You may have even heard of the term the “sixth sense”. Typically the sixth sense is known as something that isn’t very describable, something that relates to your intuition.…
34- Ways to Treat Chronic Pain with Pat Purcell
Mar 6, 2018 • 50 min
Are you suffering from chronic pain? Have you tried many different therapists and practitioners, but haven’t had much luck with improving your overall pain? This is an unfortunate reality for many of those who suffer from chronic pain. You do not deserve…
33- The Importance of Clean Skincare with Michelle Ornstein
Feb 27, 2018 • 70 min
Have you ever paid attention to the ingredients used in your skincare products? Do you know what clean skincare ingredients are? In the US, there are minimal regulations for the ingredients used within our skincare products, especially since Europe has…
32- Functional Dryland Training for Swimmers with Markell Lyng
Feb 13, 2018 • 53 min
The training involved for swimmers is a very interesting topic because they train much differently than many other sports we see within the youth communities. Obviously they train in the water, but they also get started early on with cross training…
31- Treating Lyme Disease with Darin Ingels
Feb 6, 2018 • 46 min
For those of you who spend time outdoors, one of the fears we run into is a tick bite. For a long time, this fear was more commonly found on the east coast where ticks are much more present. But with the changes of weather patterns, ticks are becoming…
30- Improving Brain Function through Movement with Ryan Glatt
Jan 30, 2018 • 50 min
In previous podcast episodes, we have talked about ways to help with neuro-degenerative issues by utilizing special diets or functional medicine modalities. These are all great to improve brain function, but there are many other components to the process…
29- Expanding the Yoga Outreach with Gravity Lift
Jan 23, 2018 • 75 min
When you think of yoga, what do you think of? Do you think of stretching, or maybe you think of someone deep in the Himalayas who floats while meditating and can withstand the freezing temperatures with just a robe on. What if there was more to yoga than…
28- Structural Integration for Soft Tissue Health with Loren O’Neil
Jan 16, 2018 • 38 min
When it comes to working with someone’s body, we want to learn about the way their soft tissue is moving and gliding within their body. By watching movement and feeling the tissue under our hands, we are able to understand the complexity of the body, and…
27- Alzheimer’s and Keto Diet with Amy Berger
Jan 3, 2018 • 53 min
Alzheimer’s and Keto Diet Welcome to 2018! Since this time of year everyone starts to set their health goals and everyone is talking about topics related to wellness, we are starting our first episode talking about 2 different health-related topics:…
26- The Powerful Blend of HANAH ONE with Joel Einhorn
Dec 19, 2017 • 48 min
When it comes to using herbal products to help balance the body from all the stressors and toxins we face on a daily basis, I am a huge fan. It is rare to find an herbal product that doesn’t have a bunch of fillers, so when I caught wind of HANAH ONE,…
25- How to Recover Quickly from an Ankle Sprain
Dec 12, 2017 • 22 min
Have you ever suffered from an ankle sprain, and it felt like it was taking forever for it to recover? Most of the time when an ankle sprain occurs, the rehabilitation process doesn’t actually address the best ways for recovery. We see a lot of ankles…
24- Combating Chronic Illness in Children with Madiha Saeed
Dec 5, 2017 • 70 min
When people come to my clinic to see me for their health issues, one of the questions I ask is what their support structure looks like within their family to support them on their health journey. I then ask if the family is prepared to make any changes…
23- Preparation for Menopause and Regulating Hormones
Nov 28, 2017 • 70 min
If you don’t understand how hormones can affect your moods, then I recommend having a nice chat with a woman to learn more (and I mean that in a nice way). Women go through an entire cycle of hormonal changes every single month, and most women can tell…
22- Why Weight Loss Centers Don’t Work
Nov 9, 2017 • 32 min
As I drive around the city, I started to notice that weight loss centers seem to be popping up every couple of blocks. I also noticed that in my Facebook feed, more and more people are trying to sell “weight loss” products that are supposed to be the…
21- How To Begin Eating an Ancestral Diet
Nov 2, 2017 • 27 min
In our last podcast episode, Dr. Al Danenberg talked a lot about how he has integrated an Ancestral Diet into the way he practices Periodontics. He has noticed a huge increase in health changes in his own life by changing his diet, and recognizes the…
20- Oral Health from a Primal Perspective with Al Danenberg
Oct 19, 2017 • 66 min
When it comes to functional medicine and nutrition, we typically think of common ailments like digestive issues, hormone issues, or blood sugar issues. Not very often do we think about how our oral health can also be connected into the giant spiderweb of…
19- Functional Cupping with Chris Soterakopoulos
Sep 21, 2017 • 34 min
Cupping has finally made it to the modern world since the last Olympics when many of our nation’s top athletes were sporting the circular bruises. Cupping has been used in places like China for thousands of years, where it has been integrated into their…
18- Improve Running Performance with Nicole Armbrust
Sep 7, 2017 • 52 min
Sometimes the best way to release the stress from a long day is to tie up your shoes, grab your heart rate monitor, and go for a long run. I have found that running can be a great way to clear my mind, and to process through ideas much easier without all…
17- Plant Based Diet Myth with Lierre Keith
Aug 3, 2017 • 62 min
Lately, the term plant based diets has been thrown around quite a bit across various media channels. For the most part, a plant based diet is basically a vegan or vegetarian diet, it is just a new term that is being used as a marketing tool to catch…
16- Mineral Balancing with Lydia Joy
Jul 13, 2017 • 66 min
If you go to see your doctor, you will most likely hear them say that you should be taking a calcium supplement, or your fish oil, or avoid salt, but is this advice true for all people? When it comes to minerals, there is so much more information that…
15- Body Image For Women with Jason Seib
Jun 27, 2017 • 65 min
Here’s a question- if you have a child, what would happen if you told your kid every single day that they are ugly, their legs look terrible, no one will ever love them, and they aren’t good enough? Do you think your child will feel very good about…
14- Sustainable Farming with Joel Salatin
Jun 9, 2017 • 62 min
There is a strong movement in the farming industry that is known as sustainable farming. These are farms that utilize nature’s patterns to better enhance the land and the production animal products for consumers. The man who has been leading this movement…
13- EMFs with Brian Hoyer
May 18, 2017 • 79 min
As we hear more and more about the potential effects of EMFs, I decided it was time to learn from the experts on what EMFs actually are and how they can cause harm to your body. What I wasn’t expecting is how there is a lot more ways EMFs are emitted than…
12- Soft Tissue Health with Lenny Parracino
May 11, 2017 • 77 min
The soft tissue in the human organism is something that we don’t talk enough about. We hear in the media all the time about the benefits of working out, or going on a specific diet, yet we don’t talk about what the soft tissue is and how to take care of…
11- Celiac Disease with Terri Ward
May 5, 2017 • 45 min
There is a battle that rages on in the health world of whether gluten actually causes gut-related issues in people, or not. Many believe that you only need to avoid gluten if you have Celiac Disease, while others believe that gluten completely disrupts…
10- Integrative Psychiatry with McCall McPherson
Apr 25, 2017 • 57 min
We have been on a role lately talking about neurological issues and how to go about correcting dysfunction. But not often do we have the opportunity to have a TEDx speaker come on to talk about their approach to integrative psychiatry! McCall McPherson…
09- Neurofeedback with Katie Packwood
Apr 11, 2017 • 42 min
The brain is like a very powerful computer, and if some of the electrical signals aren’t functioning properly, then it can override the system. There are ways to test which signals are working or not, and this is where the power of neurofeedback comes in.…
08- Nutrition for Fertility with Lindsay Dam
Apr 4, 2017 • 49 min
Pregnancy is a beautiful part of life, yet for some couples the act of trying to get pregnant can be extremely stressful. Some couples have tried for years and years to get pregnant with little success. We are taught how pregnancy happens, but never…
07- Cultural Differences in Chile
Mar 29, 2017 • 35 min
For the past 2 weeks I have been on a crazy adventure to the other end of the world: South America. Specifically we spent some time at the southern tip of Chile, near Torres Del Paine which is a piece of Patagonia. Let’s just say the cultural differences…
06- Integrative Mental Health with Carol Lourie
Mar 24, 2017 • 46 min
The state of mental health in our culture is becoming more and more questionable as suicide rates start to increase and more people suffer from depression. So what are some ways to help people to improve their mental health and to pull out of these…
05- Complicated GI Issues with Brett Hawes
Mar 21, 2017 • 47 min
Having a complicated GI issue can really get in the way of our daily lives. Luckily for us, holistic practitioners like Brett Hawes can help us to find the root cause of our symptoms and correct the imbalances in the body. In this episode we talk about…
04- How to Recover From Addiction with Hollis Baley
Mar 14, 2017 • 49 min
Many people suffer from addiction, whether we want to admit it or not (step 1 in AA). Luckily, many practitioners are starting to understand where addiction comes from and how to recover from addiction. This is a subject Hollis Baley really understands…
03- Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 2
Mar 7, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to Part 2 of our series with Miles Coleman! Last week we discussed what tonic herbs do for your body, and how they are important to our constitutions. Today, we start to break down tonic herbs further into 4 main categories: Yin, Yang, Blood, and…
02- Tonic Herbs with Miles Coleman pt 1
Feb 28, 2017 • 49 min
Have you ever felt like your body was “off”, like something was just not quite working right. Maybe it is your ability to think properly, or maybe your energy levels. These are typically signs of disharmony within the body, and is your body’s way of…
01- Benefits of Herbs with Natalie Hammerquist
Feb 22, 2017 • 58 min
Today we had the lovely opportunity to have Natalie Hammerquist come on to our show! She is a traditional western herbalist located in the Pacific Northwest. We spent our hour together breaking down herbs into a nice introduction for anyone who is…