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Chef Pete Evans — author and co-star of My Kitchen Rules — discusses how and why he’s changing the food climate in Australia.   Here's what we talked about:    2:25 – How Pete went from being a cook at McDonalds to an influential high-profile celebrity chef.    4:51 – Why don’t people cook anymore? Why being a good cook probably isn’t as difficult as many people may think.    8:10 – The best ways to overcome your fears and controversy and why it’s so important to do so.    14:12 – The common sense approach Pete has used to find the best diet, how he was finally “outed” as paleo and why he doesn’t regret causing a stir in the media.    23:53 – How Chef Pete stays positive among all the negativity and how you can, too.    28:57 – Paleo politics: What “paleo” means to Pete and why what we call a diet doesn’t really matter.    38:50 – Why paleo doesn’t have to be perfect and the mindset to help you stress less about food and diet.    41:20 – Pete’s perpective on “paleo-fying” and the role dietary guidelines play in the world of nutrition, today and in the future.    45:38 – All about Chef Pete’s books and his paleo-packed program The Paleo Way.    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
It's a UW Radio flashback to April 10, 2010!     Dr. Elizabeth Lipski, author of Digestive Wellness stops by Underground Wellness Radio to discuss the many things that can go wrong with our digestive systems.   Here's what we talked about:    10:05 What Dr. Lipski does all day and how she got so interested in digestion even though she didn’t mean to!     13:52 The role of the standard American diet in our digestive troubles and the one concept that’s really missing from the food pyramid.      18:58 What to look for—and what to do—when your kids tell you their tummy hurts.      21:15 Are germs good for us? All about the Hygiene Hypothesis and how our obsession with going germ-free could be affecting our health.      24:51 Why you should drop that yellow M&M and definitely not give any to your kids.      27:21 The very best way to clear out your colon. Plus, who does and does not need colonics.      32:15 How to wean off herbal laxatives and the questions to ask yourself to get to the bottom of why you needed them in the first place.      37:05 What to look for in stool testing results, and what we can do if our gut bacteria aren’t doing what they’re supposed to do (or are missing completely)!     44:39 The constipation/cancer connection: why it’s time to embrace the fact that everybody poops.      48:55 Is it too much stomach acid or not enough? How to test the “strength" of your stomach and why it’s so important for your health.      56:31 All about digestion and autoimmune disease, and exactly what you should eliminate from your diet to feel better.      1:02:50 What your mood and your mind have to do with your gut, and what you can do to for a healthier and happier digestive system.      1:10:45 The power of probiotics, the microbiome, and the many messages we send our bodies all the time.     Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.      Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Gluten expert Dr. Tom O’Bryan returns to the podcast to respond to recent skepticism regarding gluten sensitivity and gluten-free diets.   This one is by popular demand. A few weeks ago, my podcast interview with Alan Levinovitz, author of The Gluten Lie, caused quite a stir.   Due to a few controversial statements made during Alan’s show, my inbox nearly blew up with requests for a rebuttal episode with Dr. Tom O’Bryan, host of The Gluten Summit.    Dr. Tom was more than happy to give his take on The Gluten Lie. In fact, he was FIRED UP!   Here's what we talked about:    4:13 – Do YOU need to avoid gluten? Dr. O’Bryan tells us exactly who should avoid gluten and why.    9:21 – The one test that you should take to test for gluten sensitivity, and why the other tests might not give you the results you need.    16:15 – Are ancient grains really better for you? An interesting study tells us what all gluten is doing to all humans.    17:59 – Is gluten-free just a fad? The reasons why Dr. O’Bryan thinks gluten-free is here to stay.    24:33 – What we know about what gluten does to the body, why we don’t always know what’s going on, and why we still have a lot more to learn.   33:54 – The one thing guaranteed to damage your gut, a few other culprits to watch out for and why positive results of going gluten-free are probably NOT from the gluten.   39:27 – What Dr. O’Bryan thinks is really behind the nocebo effect. Plus, his beef with sensationalism and bunk studies.    47:30 – Weighing the benefits of wheat: why indigestible fiber doesn’t do damage like gluten does.    49:47 – The European wheat myth that could be harming you – even if you don’t feel it!    52:57 – Why you can’t avoid gluten 100%, what you can do to protect yourself from gluten contamination, and why it’s so important.    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Alexandra Jamieson returns to the show to discuss her outstanding, new book Women, Food, and Desire.  Here's what we talked about:  3:54 – The one question you must answer for yourself to live a better life.  6:30 – How fear and habits could be holding you back.  12:02 – Why your desires will always come back to food – and how to use them to make better choices. 16:04 – The 4 root causes of all your cravings.  21:32 – Lose the guilt over physical and emotional cravings. It’s human nature! 24:19 -Transforming bad food habits into good ones. Hint: Try bathroom aerobics.  27:30 – How to tell if your cravings are really a problem or just a pleasure.  31:39 – Alex gets super honest about her personal life and the healing power of sharing her story. 37:20 – Dating and diets: it’s all about finding the right fit.  39:55 – Your diet: much more than what you put in your mouth. 41:24 – Why we need to get honest about what we need and how we want to feel.  44:30 – The no-win game of comparison and body hate and how to surround yourself with support for better health.  52:13 – How to use the power of food and desire to improve your relationships and your life – and have more fun while you do it. Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellness.com!  Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
The Depression Sessions are just around the corner. Today, I share 14 of my favorite clips from our hand-picked panel of presenters.   Here's what we talked about:    1:10 – All about The Depression Sessions and why you should sign up NOW!    2:48 – Are you a “flatliner?” Dr. Datis Kharrazian talks about an often overlooked cause of depression.    7:08 – Why is your serotonin low in the first place? Tom Malterre tells us what might be going on in our bodies.    12:43 – Is it in the genes? Dr. Ben Lynch explains why some people might be burning through serotonin like crazy … and why you might want to put down the 5-HTP.    16:44 – Can you rewire your brain? How to overcome depression with Neurofeedback from Nora Gedgaudas.    20:05 – What we can learn from studying floating mice and valium-like bacteria! Dr. Jill Carnahan gives us the details on stress and our gut.    23:17 – Can depression just go away on it’s own? Dr. Dan Kalish tells us why some people are better off NOT taking a drug.    26:08 – What the research really says about antidepressant drugs and what might really be the reason people feel better from Dr. Kelly Brogan.    32:51 – The Gift of Depression: How to listen to what your depression is telling you with Marc David.    38:36 – Why isn’t any of this taught in medical schools? Dr. Ann Childers gives us her take on the pharmaceutical industry’s power in doctor’s educations.    41:58 – Is the low-fat craze to blame? Gerald Roliz lets us know why we need fat and what it has to do with depression.    44:27 – Trudy Scott tells us why we might owe red meat an apology and how it can even help improve your mood!   46:33 – SSRI addiction: What’s really going on in your brain when you take a serotonin re-uptake inhibitor and what you can do to help yourself get off them with Dr. Jillian Teta.    50:21 – The hormone-depression connection: Dr. Hyla Cass and Alisa Vitti give us need to know info about hormone and mood management.    55:41 – What else to expect during The Depression Sessions including how to get registered for the event and get lifetime access to all 22 interviews!    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Jen Wittman — author of Healing Hashimoto’s Naturally — visits the podcast to discuss how she used “radical TLC” to LOVE her thyroid and her body back to health. Find out how you can get the support you need, make self-care a daily practice, and get your crazy schedule under control so you make more time for you and the healing process.   Here's what we talked about:    3:28 – Why it took 3 years and 13 doctors to get the the bottom of Jen’s health problems.   6:45 – Jen gets a reality check about the SAD diet she was eating (and washing down with Gatorade) and the traumatic event that she believes triggered her health problems.   12:20 – The most important thing Jen did to heal herself, why she didn’t want to do it, and how she finally made a change.   14:37 – Dealing with an “invisible” disease and communicating to get the support you need.   22:29 – How to separate your identity from your disease.   23:42 – Setting a daily practice for self-love and self-care, one choice at a time.   27:54 – The 3 phrases of healing and transformation.   28:53 – The most IMPORTANT part of creating real change.   35:24 – What your super busy schedule might really mean and why you need to make time for yourself.   38:05 – Cry buddies: letting it all out for better health.   40:15 – Order Jen’s new book Healing Hashimoto’s Naturally.   40:45 – Sign up for the FREE Your Best Thyroid Life event.   Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellness.com!   Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Gerald Roliz — author of The Pharmaceutical Myth — pulls back the curtain on the pharmaceutical sales industry, revealing how he was trained to use fear, pressure, and gifts to “buy out” doctors who would prescribe the medications he represented. Plus, what made him walk away from it all to help people heal naturally.   Here's what we talked about:    2:00 – How dreams of becoming a doctor led Gerald to a company car and unlimited expense account as a pharma rep.    6:30 – Selling pharmaceuticals: how the industry teaches drug reps to spin side effects for better sales.    15:04 – How doctors are being bought out and why the pharma industry gets away with calling bribes “gifts.” Plus, the one “gift” that makes Gerald want to throw up on UW Radio!    17:55 – Have you seen a Pharma rep in your doc’s office? What this could mean and why you should start asking questions about it!    22:59 – More marketing tools and tricks used by the Pharma industry to keep close contact with doctors…and why there isn’t much your doc can do about it.    26:16 – Doctor-induced diseases or drug side-effects? What the difference is and how patients can reduce prescription drug use to avoid both.   32:22 – Gerald’s personal experience with “biochemical weapons” as treatment that powers his current passion for health.    38:20 – The $600 dinner that changed Gerald’s mind about pharmaceutical sales and how he finally forced him to plan his exit from the industry.    44:54 – The 3 major risks of medications and the best ways to support yourself or loved ones to become drug-free.    49:43 – The impact of our health habits on generations to come and what we can do to move closer to experiencing optimal health.    Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
This week, Sean welcomes journalist Steve Silberman, author of NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Diversity, to set the record straight about the recent “explosion” of autism diagnoses.     Topics include:   - How Adolf Hitler sent our understanding of autism back 40-50 years.   - The man who shamed thousands of parents by blaming autism on “refrigerator mothers”.   - BOMBSHELL: A single-word typo in a diagnostic manual that forever changed the face of autism.   - Why vaccines are NOT responsible for the modern rise in autism diagnoses.  - How the anti-vaccine movement may be hampering the efforts for improved services and education for autistic children and adults.   PLUS, a huge announcement about The Digestion Sessions!
Matt Fitzgerald — author of Diet Cults: The Surprising Fallacy at the Core of Nutrition Fads and a Guide to Healthy Eating for the Rest of Us — stops by discuss the “scientific schtick” lying at the foundation of today’s popular diets.    Here's what we talked about:    6:05 – How we got from diet culture to diet cults … and what your diet says about who you are.    10:05 – A final answer on “the one best diet.” What evolution has to do with it all and why we may be more adaptable than we think.    19:10 – The BIG problem with Paleo.   22:13 – How diets might be hurting more than helping, and why you should ask “how much” and “what kind” first.    26:04 – Getting to the bottom of “Gluten free is B.S.” Is gluten really guilty or just a scapegoat?   30:01 – What stress, genetics and childhood traumas might have to do with autoimmune disease.    36:17 – The 3 things all successful weight losers (and maintainers) have in common. Plus, the one thing that will turn weight loss from hard into easy.    41:08 – Matt’s personal recipe for staying lean and why dieting without exercise is pointless.   46:54 – Why following rules instead of diets can help you keep your health in check.    51:00 – Staying sane in the health game and why “happy” may be more important than “healthy”.   Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Gretchen Rubin, bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better than Before, reveals 8 effective strategies for creating new habits and how to exploit your own personality type to make your habits stick.    Here's what we talked about:    2:21 – Why do we do what we do, why are we the way that we are? How Gretchen got into the business of happiness and habits.   4:05 – The puzzle of habits: Why sometimes we can change and sometimes we can’t – even if we want to.    6:05 – When it comes to habits and expectations, there are only four types of people. Which type are you?    8:40 – Can people change? How to bust through the limitations of your habit tendencies to live more consistently with your nature.    12:04 – The 4 foundational things you need to get a handle on to master your good habits and eliminate the need for willpower.    14:42 – The importance of getting control over (or getting rid of!) the “stuff” in your life.   17:58 – Should you be monitoring your habits? The benefit of knowing where you are at all times and who this strategy might work for.   24:34 – Why going public with your goals could be good for you – and why some people should keep it secret.    25:58 – The danger of YOLO and the vicious start/stop cycle and how you can reframe habit stops and backslides for major success.   29:29 – The all-powerful lightning bolt: how people and habits really CAN change overnight!   32:54 – Abstainers vs. moderators. Why some people need it to be “all or nothing” and how it out could make all your cravings disappear.    39:33 – Are rewards and values undermining your habits? How to set up rewards to make your habits stronger…and when it’s OK to admit that you don’t even want to try.    46:37 – The real reason we want new habits and how they can make your life “Better Than Before.”   Want the written version? Join the Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Kevin Gianni -- author of Kale and Coffee: A Renegade's Guide to Health, Happiness, and Longevity -- returns to the podcast to discuss his journey from a food-obsessed, raw vegan YouTube celebrity to a healthier, happier version of himself.  Here's what we talked about:  5:03 How Kevin’s time as a vegan, raw foodie YouTube celeb led him to an unhealthy obsession with food.  12:14 The reason why good intentions don’t always equal good health and how anything taken to the extreme will eventually make us sick.  15:14 The one thing Kevin’s doctor told him he needed to do to save his health – and why Kevin didn’t do it right away. 18:13 Is it helping or hurting? Kevin transitions to eating meat and deals with the thin line between helping people and hurting people in the health space.  22:51 Kevin runs into another health challenge (by eating only organic foods!) and the most important thing he learned from not being able to button his pants.  27:45 Kale, coffee and kids: Finding a more reasonable, realistic way to be healthy without going off the deep end.  30:38 The health expert reality TV show: How we get stuck on only part of the story and why health studies, gurus and experts should never be the be-all, end-all for our health information.  35:05 “If you lose the mental game, you lose the physical one.” Advice from Kevin’s 93 year old grandfather about keeping your mind and attitude in good shape.  38:57 What we can learn from some of the longest living humans on earth and how you can apply it to your own life.  42:36 The simple, sensible solution to how much meat, carbs and fat we should be eating.  46:38 Keeping stress in check: Kevin’s recommendations for managing stress day to day and in the gym.  Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com! Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.
Dr. Martin Blaser — author of Missing Microbes — reveals how the overuse of antibiotics is fueling our modern plagues. Here’s what we talked about: 1:53 – How a small village in Venezuela proved that we really are “missing microbes” and what that actually means for you.  4:12 – What your mama (and your mama’s mama) has to do with your microbiome. 6:25 – What bacteria has to do with a virus (hint…nothing!) and why antibiotics won’t get rid of your viral infection.  8:50 – The illness spectrum, the gray area of treatment, and the “defensive medicine” being played by doctors.  12:35 – The collateral damage being done by broad spectrum antibiotics – and what the government and Big Pharma can do to stop it. 18:44 – Are antibiotics “spilling out of the farm”? How they get into our food supply and how much we are really consuming.  21:20 – The C-section connection: moms, microbes and why your baby could be getting antibiotics without you even knowing it.  29:07 – Are we supposed to have H. Pylori? The many sides of the H.Pylori story. 36:36 – Gastritis and inflammation could actually be a “normal” response and why we need to be weighing costs, not just benefits.  40:28 – Celiac and antibiotics: what the loss of our bacteria means for our immune system.  44:20 – Solutions for taking back our bacteria for a early life benefit without the late in life cost. Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellness.com!  Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Dr. Sara Gottfried, author of The Hormone Reset Diet, returned to the podcast to reveal how you can balance your hormones and heal your metabolism through diet and lifestyle changes. Here's what we talked about:  3:01 – Cravings for Grandma’s chocolate chip cookie dough turned into disordered eating as a teen … and maybe set Dr. Sara up for adult hormone challenges. 8:25 – Are women expected to be everything to everyone all the time? How society’s expectations of women could be leading to addictive behaviors.  10:58 – Madonna helps Dr. Sara dump out her body image shame bucket and find clarity to make a change – and teach other women how to do it too.  13:57 – Why is alternative medicine the 2nd class citizen? The hierarchy of medicine and the reason there isn’t better nutrition science.  18:11 – How modern meat could be making your breasts and hips bigger than they should be … and what you can do to “poop out” some extra estrogen.  29:48 – The subtleties of coffee science: why the final answer on whether or not to drink it will always be “it depends.” 36:27 – The reason you might not be able to hear your body say “dude, put the fork down.”  40:32 – Dr. Sara’s favorite supplements ever for balancing hormones and blood sugar. 42:01 – What fat-free potato chips have to do with reducing your toxic load … and why you probably shouldn’t eat them anyways. 44:45 – More about The Hormone Reset Diet, who it’s for (not just women!) and why you need to be thinking about your cells AND your soul  47:38 – Get your free Hormone Reset Cookbook! Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!  Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Licensed psychiatrist Dr. Kelly Brogan states a compelling case for why Depression is NOT a Serotonin Deficiency. Discover what she calls the “flawed logic” in our current understanding of how antidepressants work. And, learn what the science really says about these drugs.   Here's what we talked about:    3:03 – How the monoamine hypothesis of depression got started and why its logic is flawed.    7:23 – What is a normal brain anyway? How serotonin levels may or may not be a factor in depression.    10:39 – Antidepressant adaptation: what happens to your brain and your body when you take (or stop taking!) an antidepressant.    15:29 – What the studies REALLY say about antidepressant medications and the profound power of placebo.    22:45 – Does time heal all? How treatment could be turning some problems into big ones, when “doing nothing” might be the best treatment of all, and why Dr. Brogan does not prescribe medications to her patients.    30:32 – How one major study showed antidepressant medications might not work the way we think they do and why nobody is talking about it.    35:37 – Could the effects of antidepressants really just be anti-inflammatory? All about the cytokine theory of depression and sickness syndrome.    39:42 – Specific inflammation markers you can test for (with optimal ranges!)    42:44 – Dr. Brogan’s best tips for reducing inflammation with food and lifestyle changes. Plus, real life patient stories of how they work.    50:38 What the cytokine model of depression means for Big Pharma … and for the people taking their medications.    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com   Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.    
David Zappasodi, author of Immovable Heart Unstoppable Mind, discusses the 6 essential practices for living a healthy and fulfilling life.   Here's what we talked about:   3:00 – How David’s desire to get client results in the fitness industry led him down a path to meditation and mindfulness.    8:52 – The power of personal responsibility and paying careful attention to your own body, triggers and intuition.    13:59 – The two parts of every goal and which one you must focus on if you want long-term success.    18:19 – The importance of the process and how to make sure you don’t get stuck when working towards a goal.    23:02 – Are your goals generous enough? How generosity can help you get results in all areas of your life.    27:14 – How focusing on the future might be hindering your progress, and how to build a better relationship with the present.    32:04 – Thoughts vs. feelings: how to break out of the vicious cycle of aggression and avoidance to experience lasting fulfillment.   51:18 – The certainty of uncertainty and David’s best practices to have patience with our progress.    56:58 – Can you take action by taking a time-out? Creating sustainable practices to keep you inspired and moving forward.      Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!     Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.
Heart attack prevention specialist Joel Kahn, M.D. — author of Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses — reveals the truth about standard heart-specific lab tests and bloodwork.   Here's what we talked about:    2:21 – Why heart disease is know as “the silent killer”, and just how many Americans are affected by it (many unknowingly).    6:32 – Coronary heart disease defined. How the heart takes care itself first and why that means you should take care of it, too.    10:44 – Surprising signs and symptoms of heart disease. Check those earlobes!   14:02 – Testing vs. common sense: why you might be getting a inaccurate clean bill of health with commonly ordered lab tests – and what you should be looking for instead.    18:14 – The calcium connection: when scoring a zero on a test is a GOOD thing!   23:32 – Why the best heart care tests are NOT covered by insurance?   25:44 – How old are your arteries? THIS test will tell you.   31:22 – The best way to eat for heart health.    39:21 – Why the American Heart Association isn’t making more aggressive recommendations to heart patients … and why Dr. Kahn IS.    41:17 – What “moderate” exercise really means and the reasons we need to stop thinking that if a little bit is good then a lot must be better.    44:51 – The many benefits of meditation and mind-body practices – in just 12 minutes a day!    48:09 – An unexpected effective therapy for your heart – and how you can do it on your own.    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Dr. Jade Teta — co-author of Lose Weight Here — returns to the podcast to reveal how you can stop the metabolism-dirsupting effects of eating less and exercising more. Plus, find out how to target stubborn areas like lower body fat and arms in women and male belly fat.   Here's what we talked about:    2:47 – We’ve been going about it all wrong! Why the traditional “fat loss formula” doesn’t work in the long-term and how we should be doing it instead.   6:55 – Keep your HEC in check! The three most important ways to monitor your metabolism, and how to know when there might be more going on with your body than you think.    8:50 – Why just chasing the mechanism and pushing anything to the extreme probably won’t do a body good.   12:02 – How to balancing energy output to “starve the fat” and the more natural way you can create a calorie deficit.   17:20 – Pay attention! Dr. Teta reveals the “one and only rule of nutrition”.   21:19 – The 4 metabolic toggles that we are all constantly pulling on. Plus, how you can use them to create the metabolism and body you want.    32:48 – The Law of Metabolic Multi-Tasking: becoming a metabolic detective that works WITH your metabolism instead of against it.   39:35 – Why is stubborn fat so stubborn in the first place? And a few tricks to balance uneven fat loss.    44:25 – For the ladies: how to take advantage of your menstrual cycle or menopause to maximize fat loss.    49:13 – How do you know if you’re getting at stubborn fat? Hint: you still don’t need that scale.    51:56 – Dr. Teta’s best advice for jiggly arms and belly fat, plus a bonus tip on cravings, cocoa and brain chemistry!    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Cynthia Pasquella - clinical nutritionist, author and founder of The Institute of Transformational Nutrition - returns to the podcast and candidly opens up about her past. She shares the story of her own personal traumas, how she has used them to transform her own life, and how she helps others do the same.  Here's what we talked about:    3:28 Where Cynthia’s long journey to success started, and the reason why she decided to tell her story. 7:09 No running water? The details of Cynthia’s childhood living conditions and the many tragic events that left her parents struggling. 12:53 How Cynthia learned to be a good mom despite growing up without a positive mother figure. 20:41 The reason Cynthia never invited friends over, and why they probably wouldn’t have even been allowed to visit if she had! 27:28 Raising parents and being a referee: Cynthia takes on much of the responsibility for her family and herself. 31:09 The opportunity that got Cynthia out of the south and to LA, and how it she found herself going from “a crazy situation to a completely insane one.” 38:32 The modeling industry, “Latte Diet” and numbing out with drugs and alcohol takes a major toll on Cynthia’s body, health and psyche. 49:08 The important message Cynthia received that stopped her from taking her own life. 57:17 Cynthia bets on herself–with 3 credit cards!–to learn how to regain her own health, and starts to help other people do it, too. 1:05:59 How a cheeseburger left Vegan Cynthia in tears and gives her freedom from the food fight. 1:16:01 Money matters: Why it’s not about the amount of money, but what you do with it that matters. 1:29:01 How to use your own experience and story to make some extra money or even start a whole new career! Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Vani Hari — author of The Food Babe Way: Break Free from the Hiddden Toxins in Your Food and Lose Weight, Look Years Younger, and Get Healthy in Just 21 Days — returns to the podcast to respond to her critics, to reveal which food ingredients may be making you sick, and to uncover the real truth about GMO labeling laws. Here’s what we talked about:  3:20 – How the Food Babe went from helping friends and family to having a HUGE impact on the food industry – and how she deals with personal attacks.  9:12 – Pointing the finger at Big Food vs taking personal responsibility. Are we just playing the victim here?  16:35 – Is it even possible to know that a food additive is safe … and the moral obligation of food companies to do something about it.  20:02 – Why scientific research isn’t the only thing to take into account when deciding on evidence.  24:45 – Why there is “no defense” for using most chemicals in food. 27:05 – Why big brands and popular products are the best way to get people’s attention … even though Kraft Mac and Cheese will never be real food.  29:45 – Once you know it you cannot unlearn it! A lesson from Vani’s former favorite cheat treat. 32:30 – The Food Babe’s big pet peeve about health food stores and why she hasn’t targeted them. Yet!  35:04 – How 50,000 signatures and a YouTube video helped get the “yoga mat” out of your sandwich and the BHT out of your morning cereal.  45:47 – Why we should be demanding transparency from food companies (and why they should be happy to deliver.)  46:44 – Fish bladder beer: is using the shock factor scary or empowering?  54:27 – What’s the hold up with GMO labeling? Plus what most big companies are actually spending their money on and how you could be supporting them without even knowing it!  Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!  Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Check out eleven of my favorite (and useful) Digestion Sessions clips from the likes of Paul Chek, Dr. Kharrazian, Jeffrey Smith, Sayer Ji, Dr. Michael Ruscio, and more.    Here's what we talked about:    4:17 – Andrea Nakayama on what functional medicine is and why there is no one-size-fits-all program for everyone. You need personalized attention that lasts more than 12 minutes!   6:41 – A shocking statistic about how far the average medical doctor is behind on the research and what actually works to heal their patients.   8:48 – Dr. Kharrazian on how to know whether a digestive problems is rooted in the gut or your brain.   13:56 – Keri Brooks shares 3 natural remedies to increase stomach acid and overcome constipation.   18:59 – Dr. Michael Ruscio discusses how misplaced bile can be a major diarrhea trigger in people with small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and/or have had their gallbladder removed. And what to do about it!   25:55 – Dr. Steven Sandberg-Lewis on how IBD medications deplete folic acid and increase risk of colon cancer.   30:10 – Dr. Allison Siebecker uncovers how specific bacterial gases cause constipation and diarrhea. Plus, how these gases cause reflux and abdominal pain.   38:16 – Dr. Shawn Soszka reveals how poor digestion, brain inflammation, and blood sugar problems can be at the root of depression and anxiety.   41:50 – Sayer Ji on how glucosamine REALLY works and what it has to do with wheat lectins.    45:43 – Dr. Kelly Brogan discusses where exactly your gut flora comes from. Thanks, Mom!   50:20 – Jeffrey Smith drops a truth bomb about the many digestive symptoms that clear up when GMO foods are removed from the diet.    55:15 – Paul Chek on parasite phobia, iPhones, and the big picture.   59:29 – Order the Digestion Sessions Digital Access Pass and get lifetime access to the video, audio file, transcripts, and more!   Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Functional medicine practitioner Dr. Jill Carnahan reveals how molds and their mycotoxins can trigger common conditions including asthma, allergies, fatigue, neurological conditions, and sick building syndrome.    Here's what we talked about:    4:06 – Dr. Carnahan’s remarkable story of overcoming serious illness and how it has influenced her outlook on her life and her work.    16:28 – The importance of mindset, curiosity and taking responsibility when it comes to your own health.    17:41 – Why molds and mycotoxins aren’t being learned in med school and why doctors can be so far behind the times.    18:32 – How Dr. Carnahan’s most recent run in with health issues left her literally breathless and what she had to do to figure out what was really going on.    21:56 – The key to recovering from mold exposure and why some people might be suffering more than others.    24:56 – How water damage can make a building “sick” and the sneaky way molds can make you sick, too. Plus, exactly what NOT to do to get rid of mold.    28:37 – Survival of the fittest: find out why (and where!) molds and fungus are becoming stronger and more toxic to our bodies.    31:36 – Some of the crazy effects molds can have on your immune system and the specific immune biomarkers you can look at to check for mold exposure.    37:09 – What your genetics have to do with molds and mycotoxins and what you can use to help your body detox.    42:01 – How to have a healthy home: the most common sources of mold, the best ways to keep your air clean, and what to do if you’re feeling sick.    50:34 – Where Dr. Carnahan thinks the success of the paleo diet really comes from, and exactly what foods to avoid to stay safe from mold.    Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.    Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Meghan Telper — author of The UnDiet Cookbook and founder of The Academy of Culinary Nutrition— shares her remarkable story of overcoming an “incurable” Crohn’s diagnosis … and why she says Crohn’s may have been the very BEST thing to ever happen to her.   Here’s what you’ll learn:   * Why Meghan could not and would not accept it when her docs diagnosed her with multiple conditions she never really had … and what she did instead.   * The horrific advice Meghan got from her doctor and the HUGE problem with the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation that has her fired up.   * The one thing Meghan believes is the biggest factor for anyone trying to heal from ANY disease and build health in the body.    * How to deal when an illness affects your relationships, and why support is so important for healing and taking health into our own hands.   Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com.     Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Dr. Vera Tarman — author of Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction — returns to the podcast to share her incredible story of food, drug, and alcohol addictions.   Here’s what we talked about:   2:50 – Dr. Tarman’s personal story of food, drug and alcohol addictions and hitting rock bottom.   17:58 – What food addiction really looks like.   19:53 – The science and reality behind food addiction.   22:34 – The addiction continuum and why food addiction is so hard to diagnose.    26:48 – Food addiction vs. addictive food. Does dieting = food addiction?   28:45 – The emotional side of food addiction and eating disorders.    31:30 – The brain of a food addict.   36:41 – Antidepressants, neurotransmitters and your brain.    39:00 – Insights into the food industry, the “bliss spot” and why you don’t know about any of it.    40:46 – Dr. Tarman’s thoughts on trigger foods and food addiction programs.    47:58 – Ideas and resources about elimination, treatment, substitution and individualized healing.   Want the written version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts at www.undergroundwellnessradio.com!   Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness. 
Josh Trent — digital health coach, founder of WellnessForce.com and host of Wellness Force Radio — stops by to share his story. He talks about his personal wellness journey, the many ups and downs that finally led him go all in on pursuing his passions, and what it really takes to break free of limiting beliefs that hold us back from being our best self. 
On today’s final episode of Underground Wellness Radio, Reed and I get together one last time to show you how to become your own health detective … one who stops chasing symptoms and gets to the root cause. Topics include:   * How to navigate the "needs gap." What to do when your doc or practitioner are stuck in their ways and unconcerned with finding what's really causing your health challenges.   * Why diet and exercise aren't always enough .. and how to assess the 4 Pillars of Health on which your health stands upon.   * What may be happening to your hormones if and when you're feeling a little less "frisky"...   Want the Written Version? Join The Transcribe Tribe for FREE transcripts!  
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Podcast Details

Started
Oct 21st, 2014
Latest Episode
Nov 12th, 2015
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
51
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour
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