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In this episode, Rob Greenfield, environmental activist, sustainability guru, and dumpster diving adventurer, talks to Tami about becoming authentic, dropping social norms, and finding ways to make real changes in the world as just one person doing small things. Related Links: Rob’s Ted Talk Rob’s website Rob’s Facebook page Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
In this stand alone episode, Tami and Tony join you from the SF bay area to talk about some of the less-often-discussed issues that show up when recovering from crisis or illness.  How is recovery like the life stages progression from infant to adult?  How can we approach recovery differently?  What can we expect while going through any kind of recovery?  These questions and more are discussed here! Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
In this Part 4 of the hospital aftermath, (Part 3 of the Fireside Chat), Tami and Tony take a slight detour from what happened in order to offer tips and ideas on how you can be a better friend to those who have loved ones in the hospital. Related Links: The original event 5 ways to be a better friend in crisis  Additional tips coming (hospital go bag, how to say the right thing…) The ring theory: LAtimes and from Psychology Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com    
In this continuation of the Fireside Chat about lessons Tami and Tony learned in the process of a recent hospital stay, the discussion covers: potential issues for a nutrition focused family in western medicine; why you might need an advocate in the hospital; and the strengths of both trauma medicine and nutrition for healing. Related links: Herb and Drug Interactions Book Parsley Health Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
As usual in our Fireside Chats, Tami and Tony talk about a series of topics.  This one follows the theme of “Things We Learned From the Hospital Visit” and includes ideas of what could contribute to an aneurysm, what a stressful life might look like, what the experience of having an aneurysm/stroke taught Tony, and some of the challenges they encountered in the hospital as a naturally minded family.  Turns out this is only part 1 of this chat, as they clearly had a lot to talk about. Related Links: Parsley Health  Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
For those who have been following the medical crisis that Tony, Tami’s husband, has been going through, this is a follow up to the actual event and a bit of information about what symptoms to look for so that you don’t miss a brain bleed.  This episode is part 1 in a series of lessons learned being a real foodie family in the hospital. Related links: Bedside Chat from the hospital with Tony and Tami The blog story about the stroke Some Wiki links Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Welcome to the bedside of Tony in Glendale Adventist Medical Center.  Instead of a fire, we have beeping and IV’s; instead of coffee, we have meds; instead of a summer vacation, we have a brain aneurysm and stroke.  So how does a healthy 51 year old guy end up here?  Well, take a listen and see what insights Tami and Tony have after experiencing quite a scare.
In this episode, Tami talks to two former guests together!  Amy Love, Orleatha Smith, and Tami are clearly excited to talk about an adventure that they are joining together to create for female entrepreneurs.  Join these three powerful women as they talk about throwing the computer out the window, how women are taught to be “small”, self care as a selfless act, and a convergence community.   Related Links: http://organiccrumbs.com/convergence Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will generally end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Jessica Flanigan, CEO, Founder, Teacher, Nutritionist, Counselor, Student, Mother, and Author of The Loving Diet, talks with Tami about the reality of living LOVED and being the one doing the loving.  More you will see in this conversation: AutoImmune Protocol What is Hashimoto’s? ACES: Adverse Childhood Experiences The microbiome Ubiome : Use the code CRUMBS for a discount on a kit. Doctor’s Data testing Genova Diagnostics tests Dr. Grace Liu at the Gut Institute Self Hacked Some great quotes to think about: “Am I having a loving thought?” “The path to healing is not the road to Pleasantville” “Be vulnerable enough to love the hard things” “Is this a model of healing that comes from fear and lack or does it come from abundance and richness?” Where to find Jessica and more information: Facebook: Autoimmune Protocol Diet Instagram: @aiplifestyle Twitter: @AIPlifestyle Website: https://aiplifestyle.com Credits: Today’s blessing was Blessing that Never Ends by Jan Richardson Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
In Part 2 of the microbiome series, Tami talks specifically about obesity and it’s relationship to the microbiome, as well as why we should all be paying attention to obesity and what actually causes it.  Perhaps hearing this will give you a new insight into the struggle that people have in losing weight and increase your compassion for obese folks. Related Links: The Webinar itself! Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
In this episode, Tami goes into some pretty good detail on the gut microbiome via a live webinar that was recorded back in Oct. Related Links: The Webinar itself! Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
  In our monthly feature, hanging out by the fire, Tami and Tony tackle the tricky topic of EGO.  As in, what is the ego and how does it create discontent and hinder forward progress?  Is ego related to diet?  Is it related to wellness?  Join us by the fire and find out what WE think. Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
In this Chu on This episode, Tami explores the Old Wives’ Tales about remedies for common illnesses and puts them up against current science to see how they stack up.  Things like chicken soup, Vitamin C, and feeding a cold, all get their time in the spotlight.  Tune in to see what Tami has to say about the placebo effect and what common over-the-counter medications might be exactly what you DON’T need when your body is struggling. Related Links: Placebo/nocebo effect: 1.  From Harvard  2. You are the Placebo  3. Mind over Medicine Bone Broth Recipe Common Treatments Links to anticholinergic research: 1. Long term use 2. mental health Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
Join Tami in conversation with Hannah Crum, best known as “The Kombucha Mamma”, and top authority on all things kombucha.  Master brewer, community educator, commercial consultant, trade association founder and president, and author of The BIG Book of Kombucha, Hannah shares how she got here, a bit about microbes, some ancestral wisdom, and a little bit about kombucha. Related links: The Big Book of Kombucha Kombucha Kamp Kombucha Brewer’s International Michael Pollen, Cooked How to brew kombucha Today’s blessing was written by Tami Chu, inspired by the work of Erika Morrison. Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
In Part 2 of a new series separating fact from fiction in commonly held nutrition myths, Tami talks about beliefs about what makes us sick and what doesn’t.  Will you get sick playing or working out in the rain?  Does the cold weather really make us more likely to get ill?  What about germs? Related links: rethinking germ theory 1899 “modern” germ theory controversy Hand washing doctor who almost saved a lot of women Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Join Tami as she discusses vitamins and the commonly held belief that Vitamin D comes from the sun.  Does it really?  Why are we, as a nation, chronically Vitamin D deficient?  In this episode, she covers what Vitamin D is, where is comes from and even why it matters!  Oh, and there may be a couple of historical and scientific facts thrown in for good measure. Related Links: Vitamin D and Cholesterol  Vitamin D info More about Vitamin D and your health Mary Poppins Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
Join Tami and Tony by the fire as they chat about what nurturing means, how community is a nurturing tool, meaningful work, how taking time for yourself is not selfish, and ice cream. Related Links: Frontier House: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/frontierhouse/project/ Meal Prepping: http://newleafwellness.biz/2014/04/29/organize-freezer-meal-prep-party/   Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Amy Love, successful multi-prenuer, writer, nutritionist, real foodie, traveler and all around bad-a$$, sits down with Tami to talk about growing up with health issues, transformational living, life from a farmstead to nomad, and the future of her revolution.  A fun and fascinating conversation sure to inspire and intrigue. Related Links: Website: http://www.realfoodwholehealth.com Instagram-https://www.instagram.com/realfoodwholehealth/ Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/realfoodwholehealth/ Weston A Price-https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston_Price Acorn Hill Farmstead: https://www.facebook.com/AcornHillFarmstead/ Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Nicky Omohundro (Oh-Moh-hundrOH), “Lite” Green Blogger of Little Family Adventure, chats with Tami about growing up with adventure, life as a military wife, anxiety and panic attacks as a result of real physiological problems, finding adventure in spite of it all, and how she went from journaling for family and friends to a successful and helpful travel and healthy eating blog. FB: https://www.facebook.com/OurLittleFamilyAdventure/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lilfamadventure/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/LilFamAdventure Website: http://www.littlefamilyadventure.com Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Tami takes on listener questions in our first “Ask the holistic Nutritionist” Episode.  Some of the topics covered: Probiotics The microbiome Prebiotics Vegan Diet and Children Organic Farming and Pesticides Pots and Pans Bone Broth and more! Related Links: Fiber Chart with probiotics: tamichu.com Information on Fat and Vegan diets and children: The Big Fat Surprise Obesity and the Gut Microbiome Webinar Turmeric Studies Golden Milk Recipe Seasoning a cast iron pan Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com  
In this incredibly compelling episode, long time friend Jim Valeri talks to Tami and Tony about the love of a lifetime and his journey through the pain and grief of losing his wife to an unimaginable disease.  They discuss symptoms, potential precursors and what NOT to do when trying to help a grieving friend.  With Alzheimer’s disease rates rising, this show is so valuable in really expanding the conversation about those left behind in the process of the decline. Related links: http://bigjiminy.blogspot.com http://www.alz.org/facts/ Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com    
Courtney Foster-Donahue shares the story of how she went from professional actor to successful four time entrepreneur in just under two years, including the challenges and difficulties that led her down that very different road. Related Links: http://organiccrumbs.com/fleekweek Courtneyfosterdonahue.com Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Join Tami as she talks to Kristin Mitchell, a sweet and funny mom who is fighting an as yet undiagnosed degenerative muscular disease.  Learn what it can look like fighting insurance, finding doctors, living life with constant pain and an uncertain future, but all with a healthy outlook. Related links: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emery–Dreifuss_muscular_dystrophy https://www.jain-foundation.org https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1323/ Support Kristin’s Next Walk!   Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”. Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
Join Tami for another Chu On This Episode where she discusses how we make associations, how that changes our perceptions and what that means for our daily practices. Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”. Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
In this interview, Tami talks to Erin Davy, real food chef and former corporate worker bee who fought for the proverbial freedom and won her day.   Together, they discuss priorities, finding balance, life in the corporate world, and being able and willing to fight the status quo to find your happiness. Relevant links: Questions to make you fall in love GAPS diet Real Food Driving Miss Norma FB Credits: Music by Steve Wilkinson Post Production work and MC: Tony Chu Tami will often end the show with a “blessing”.  Many of these are excerpts from To Bless the Space Between Us by John O’Donohue. For more information about Tami: tamichu.com
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Created by
Tami Chu
Podcast Status
Hiatus/Finished
Started
Aug 29th, 2016
Latest Episode
Aug 28th, 2017
Release Period
Weekly
Episodes
51
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
Explicit
No

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