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Sep 7, 2016

Abel James, New York Times best-selling author and host of the top podcast Fat-Burning Man, discusses how to master the 20% of health practices that yield 80% of the results. This was a great episode that speaks to common areas of health that we are all guilty of neglecting. It was a great reminder of important principles that we should all be constantly working toward making a priority.

Aug 31, 2016

What is the best level of vitamin D? This can be a tough question to answer because there seems to be conflicting opinions and research. Today we speak with Dr. Chris Masterjohn, who provides a radically different but highly logical approach for determining what your personalized and ideal levels of vitamin D should be.

Aug 23, 2016

Should you treat SIBO if you have all the symptoms but your SIBO labs are negative? Let’s discuss an approach for navigating this and close with a few reflections on life.

Aug 17, 2016

Dr. Dan Kalish visits us again to discuss the landmark study he just published in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic. This study is a huge step in validating functional medicine. We discuss how patients were treated and the results they achieved. We also discuss our differing philosophies on adrenal testing.

Aug 10, 2016

Today we speak with Dr. Dean Howell, who specializes in correcting structural problems in the head. If you have chronic eye, ear, nose, throat, or neck issues, this information is for you. However, if you have had teeth pulled or braces, there is some interesting information you should know also.

Aug 3, 2016

Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well coauthors discuss their new book. We cover some great tips for how to implement healthy diet and lifestyle changes.

Jul 27, 2016

What is the best test for SIBO? Is it the lactulose or the glucose breath test? The answer may surprise you. Let’s dig into the details.

Jul 20, 2016

Dietary fiber has a long stereotype of being healthy, but if you have been following our work, you have likely heard a few things that challenge this concept. Today we speak with Konstantin Monastyrsky, author of Fiber Menace, to dig into some of these details. 

Jul 14, 2016

High carb or low carb? Why not go back and forth between the two periodically? This oscillation between different balances of macronutrients is likely what our ancestors did, and this approach seems to be helping many people with stubborn body fat. Today we speak with Jason Seib, author of The AltShift Diet, which walks people through a unique dietary approach that oscillates your intake of carbs and calories.

Jul 13, 2016

High carb or low carb? Why not go back and forth between the two periodically? This oscillation between different balances of macronutrients is likely what our ancestors did, and this approach seems to be helping many people with stubborn body fat. Today we speak with Jason Seib, author of The AltShift Diet, which walks people through a unique dietary approach that oscillates your intake of carbs and calories.  

Jul 6, 2016

Which supplements for weight loss and performance are actually worth the money? This is an area where the internet is permeated with outrageous claims and snake oil sales. Fortunately, Dr. Nelson looks at the clinical studies and provides us a summary of what some of the most popular supplements can and cannot do. 

Jun 29, 2016

There are a handful of healthy diets that are commonly mentioned in the Paleo and functional medicine realm. One of these is the SCD diet, or Specific Carbohydrate Diet. Today we speak with Steven Wright, who provides easy steps to get started with the SCD diet and how you can use it to improve your gut health.

Jun 22, 2016

Over 95% of adults have evidence of viruses in their blood, and many of these viruses have been shown to correlate with autoimmunity. But how do you know if this is something that requires treatment or not? Today we delve into a responsible approach to viruses with Dr. Nick Hedback to answer this question. 

Jun 15, 2016

Today we speak with Dr. Neil Stollman, MD. He was involved in the very first FMTs performed under medical supervision and was involved in establishing the first-ever protocol used. Since then Dr. Stollman has gone on to perform hundreds of FMTs and published several research papers on this topic. He shares his insights with passion and enthusiasm in this episode. 

Jun 8, 2016

A great conversation with Dr. Chris Keroack, MD. Dr. Keroack shifted from a conventional weight loss doctor to functional medicine. We discuss some of the best medicines for weight loss and what type of person might be a “super responder.” We also cover new weight loss devices and surgeries, weighing the pros and the cons. We wrap up with how Dr. Keroack is currently integrating functional and conventional medicine.

Jun 1, 2016

Movement is essential for optimum health. Time in nature is also essential and has been shown to combat many diseases. Today we speak with Rafe Kelley who specializes in obtaining exercise from natural environments while replicating key ancestral movement patterns with play-like approaches. This yields a great return on investment because you simultaneously get exercise, time in nature, and play. 

May 25, 2016

Depression, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders with Psychiatrist Dr. Kelly Brogan. We detail very important information regarding anti-depressant medications, what common causes of depression and anxiety are, and cover highlights from Dr. Brogan’s new book.

May 18, 2016

Do you have even more questions on Fecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT) that we didn’t cover in our recent podcast? In this episode, we bring you Dr. Nathan Connelly all the way from the Moonee Valley Specialist Centre in Australia to discuss more great information on FMT.

May 11, 2016

Do you think eating fat makes you fat? Are you confused about cholesterol? What does a health diet really look like? We answer all this and more this week with Dr. Mark Hyman, a practicing family physician, a nine-time No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is the director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. He is also the founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center, chairman of the board of the Institute for Functional Medicine, a medical editor of the Huffington Post, and has been a regular medical contributor on many television shows including CBS This Morning, the Today Show, CNN, The View, the Katie Couric show, and The Dr. Oz Show.

Apr 26, 2016
Norman Robillard, Ph.D., Founder of the Digestive Health Institute is a leading gut health expert and the author of Fast Tract Digestion book series. In this episode, we talk with Norm about the real causes of GERD and IBS, what the fermentation process is and how it works, and how to choose between the different SIBO diets. We discuss gut-friendly practices you can put in place, and how to troubleshoot persistent symptoms.
Apr 19, 2016
Do you have high homocysteine or genetic methylation mutations? This week we take a deeper dive into these topics with Dr. Deborah Gordon, MD.
Apr 13, 2016
Do you sit all day at work or suffer from chronic pain? This week we speak with Dr. Jeff Johnson, DC to answer all of these questions and more. Dr. Jeff Johnson works with patients to move past their pain by utilizing the best chiropractic, soft tissue therapy and rehabilitative exercises.
Apr 1, 2016
Do you ever wonder what a health professional's diet looks like? This week we take a look at some tinkerings we have made to our diets based on how we look, feel and perform.
Mar 30, 2016

It is estimated that 12% of people will have a thyroid problem in their lifetime. This week we’ll take a look at three supplements that could help or harm your thyroid.

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