PODCAST: The Connection Between Emotional Trauma And Chronic Fatigue With Niki Gratrix

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Today we are super excited to be interviewing  Niki Gratrix!

Niki Gratrix an award winning internationally renowned Registered Nutritionist, mind-body expert, and health writer helping people to optimize their energy. After a seven year career in financial services, she left to work in an environment with more heart and meaning and in ways that she could help more directly serve others.

In 2005 she co-founded one of the largest mind-body clinics in integrative medicine in the UK with patients from 35 different countries where she worked as Director of Nutrition until 2010. The clinic specialized in treating chronic fatigue syndrome, won the award for Outstanding Practice in 2009, and later published a preliminary study in 2012 on its results with patients in the British Medical Journal Open.

Niki has spoken in over 20 online health summits including the Abundant Energy Summit and has been the keynote speaker at live conferences internationally.

PODCAST: Using Diet And Lifestyle To Get Your Period Back And Improve Bone Health

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Today we are answering following question from a listener:

“Is there a case for taking oral birth control if you have amenorrhea? I have hypothalamic amenorrhea and early onset osteoporosis, so the supplemental estrogen would be for bone health. I lost my period at 16 and was put on birth control, but went off it a year ago to try and get my period on my own, but no luck. My bone density never improved while on birth control, but the doctor’s argument is that it could have been worse. Can post birth control syndrome last longer than one year, and is trying to get my period back with diet and lifestyle foolish considering bone loss risk? Some details” I’m 26 years old, 5’ 8”, 125 pounds. I’m 100% Paleo for 2 years, no refined sugar and moderate/low carb, for example, one piece of fruit and about a cup of starchy tuber tubers most days,

PODCAST: How To Enjoy Wine Without Negative Health Effects With Todd White

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Today we are excited to be interviewing Todd White!  

Todd White has been a serial entrepreneur and creator since he was age 17 years old. Today after 15 years in the wine business, his life is dedicated to educating and helping people make better choices about food, nutrition, and how they think about consuming alcohol.

He’s the founder of Dry Farm Wines, a writer, speaker, and a leading authority on healthy organic natural wines and the importance of micro dosing alcohol for health, longevity, and vitality.

Todd’s passion is unlocking the best way to best way to enjoy alcohol and how to enjoy the benefits of moderate consumption while avoiding the negative outcomes.

Enjoying a glass of wine with family and friends over a meal is one of life’s simple pleasures. But for many of us, the unpleasant effects that follow prevent enjoyment.

If this sounds like you,

PODCAST: How Posture Affects Health With Esther Gokhale

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Today we are thrilled to be interviewing  Esther Gokhale!  

Esther Gokhale who known as “The Posture Guru of Silicon Valley”. Esther is the creator of The Gokhale Method, author of 8 Steps To A Pain-Free Back, and host of the nationally televised program Back Pain: The Primal Posture Solution. She has taught her methods at companies like Google and Facebook and today she’s here to share her knowledge with us.

We’ve all heard the instruction to “stand up straight.” While the typical response is to put our chin up and chest out, this is actually the opposite of what is required for healthy posture.

Esther Gokhale is with us today to enlighten us to the postural habits cultivated by our modern culture and share with us how to relieve back pain and improve health using techniques of the Gokhale Method.

Join us today to hear Esther share what she’s learned by studying ancestral and indigenous populations,

PODCAST: Our Updated Recommendations For Saturated Fat

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Today we are answering following question from a listener:

“Hello! I really love the podcast and I’ve listened to every episode multiple times. Thanks for sharing your knowledge with us all. I know this might seem like an old topic, but could you do an episode on saturated fat and what the most current evidence says? Does it depend on the type of saturated fat like oleic acid versus lauric acid etc.? I know fat in general is good, but when it comes to saturated fat do we need to get it in the diet or can we just make it in our body ourselves? And if saturated fat is in fact great for us, is there a minimum or maximum amount that you would suggest getting each day? Should people with certain health conditions be wary of too much saturated fat?”

Even though recent research shows that saturated fat is not the villain it has been made out to be for decades,

PODCAST: The Relationship Between Food And Sleep With Dan Pardi

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Today we are thrilled to be interviewing  Dan Pardi!  

Dan Pardi’s life’s work centers on how to help people live healthfully. He is the CEO of humanOS.me which leverages a novel behavior model to promote health fluency, skill development, and lifestyle insights to help people master their health practice.

He does research with Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at Stanford and the Departments of Neurology and Endocrinology at Leiden University in the Netherlands where he investigates how lifestyle factors, like sleep, influence decision making, cognitive performance, and metabolism. Dan also works with Naval Special Warfare to help the most elite fighters in the world maintain alertness and capable mental performance under challenging circumstances.

He currently serves as Board Member for StandUpKids.org, as a Council Director for the True Health Initiative, and Advisor to several health oriented companies, an editor for The Journal of Evolution and Health, and formerly as Board Chairman for the Investigator Initiated Sponsored Research Association.

PODCAST: Clearing Up The Confusion Around Sugar And Natural Sugar Substitutes

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Today we are answering following question from a listener:

“Hey! Could you do an episode discussing natural sweeteners? What do you think about things like stevia or sugar alcohol? I also recently found some isomalto-oligosaccharide syrup, which seems to be a natural fiber. Do you think that’s a good one?”

With sugar being targeted as the villain at the root of all disease, many try to avoid sugar at all costs and turn to natural sugar replacements for a healthier option. If this sounds like you, get ready for a shift in perspective as we dispel common fear based myths about sugar and guide you to make an informed decision about whether caloric or non-caloric sweeteners are right for you.

You’ll gain insight into different types of non-caloric sweeteners, learn the negative effects of an anti-sugar mentality, and discover to ways to improve insulin sensitivity besides strict sugar restriction.

PODCAST: A Holistic Approach To Overcoming Disordered Eating With Aglaée Jacob

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Today we are super excited to be interviewing  Aglaée Jacob!  

Aglaée Jacob is a non-diet dietitian and heart and soul nutritionist. But it didn’t start out that way. After working for over 10 years as a Registered Dietitian, first as a diabetes educator and then has a digestive health expert and author, she was finally ready to reveal her terrible secret. A secret she was so ashamed of that she even hid it from herself for years.

Aglaée suffered from disordered eating for about two decades, which even reached the point of an eating disorder called binge eating disorder for many of those years. She’s now passionate about helping other women heal their relationship with food and their body with her unique Radicata SEED Protocol to help them break free from their 15 degree life and finally embrace a full 360 degree life.

If you’re ready for fresh insight into disordered eating behavior and revelation of how to find the root cause and begin to truly heal,

PODCAST: How To Add Bone Broth To Your Diet With Justin Mares

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Today we are excited to be interviewing Justin Mares!  

Justin Mares is the co-founder of Kettle & Fire, the first shelf stable bone broth company. He started Kettle & Fire with his brother Nick after Nick suffered a serious knee injury and wanted to drink bone broth for recovery but couldn’t find any. Justin was formerly a tech guy and ran growth at Exceptional Cloud Services until acquisition by Rackspace in 2013.

Bone broth is a beneficial addition to a healthy whole foods diet, but the time consuming process and messy cleanup are obstacles to many of us.

Luckily, our guest today brings good news of a shelf stable bone broth made the traditional way providing all the health benefits without the hassle!

Join us today as we talk everything bone broth with Justin Mares of Kettle & Fire. Just some of what you’ll hear is the details on what makes Kettle &

PODCAST: Overcoming Toxic Nutritional Beliefs With Tessie Tracy

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Today we are very happy to be interviewing Tessie Tracy!

Tessie Tracy is a Wellness Coach who has been an athlete since the age of four when she started gymnastics. This came with a unique set of challenges keeping up with her peers as she was born with a rare heart condition that makes intense exercise challenging.

After defying the odds all the way through a collegiate cheerleading career, she was tempted into continuing her competitive career with bodybuilding but discovered that the restrictive eating and being judged solely on her appearance was not her true definition of health.

Her path as an athlete propelled her into her profession as now an Eating Psychology and Mind Body Nutrition Coach as well as a Level 2 CrossFit Instructor. Tessie is a global ambassador for the body image movement. She has worked with everyone from teens to celebrities and continues to develop tools for men and women to discover their true health instead of letting media,