What’s Really Behind Your Hunger?

Weight loss and hunger are about so much more than calories consumed or “burned.” When looking to make changes to our habits, it’s important to take a deeper look into our relationship with food, body image, and ourselves.

Adrienne Youdim, MD, FACP, is an internist who specializes in medical weight loss and nutrition. Her mission is to transform the weight loss narrative to one that is both empowering and compassionate, inspiring people to live more physically and emotionally fulfilling lives.

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Easy Ways to Boost Kids’ Brain Power for the Best School Year Yet

Kids are going back to school and facing loads of uncertainty and stress – more than ever before. How can we boost kids’ brain power so they can optimize their learning potential and thrive?

Patricia Wilkinson is a parent coach, mom of two, veteran teacher, and coauthor of Brain Stages: How to Raise Smart, Confident Kids and Have Fun Doing It.

In this episode, she shares many practical tools to help kids stay alert and motivated, even during the most challenging school year. Download here or listen wherever you get podcasts.

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How to Individualize Your Diet for Your Unique Body

Our bodies are so unique! The food that makes you feel amazing may make another person feel horrible.

While it is important to have freedom to enjoy the food you want to enjoy, it’s also okay to say no when your body doesn’t respond well to something.

This was hard for me to learn, and left me with “reverse food shame” for choosing the foods that are health-promoting for my body and brain.

We unpack all this on the latest episode of the podcast with guest Tracy Cromwell who recently wrote the book, Your Personal Journey with Food.

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How to Strengthen Your Relationship by Connecting More Securely

Relationship advice that is science-based? Yes, please!

Dr. Duana Welch is the original Love Factually author and coach, known for using social science to solve real-life relationship issues.

In this episode, Dr. Welch dives into some of the top issues couples struggle with and how her science-backed research helps individuals connect more securely in their relationships, whether they are already in a relationship or looking for a healthy one.

I have often heard the request for more podcast episodes about marriage, and this episode with Dr. Duana Welch is extremely eye-opening and helpful. Download and listen here or find wherever you get podcasts.

Key Topics:

  • How family of origin impacts adult relationships
  • What attachment style is and why it’s important to understand your attachment style at birth shapes your adulthood
  • How to become more secure in your relationship
  • The 4 Cs of a secure attacher
  • How to create deeper intimacy
  • How to pick what you need for a healthy relationship

Find more information about Dr. Welch at her website lovefactually.co.

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How to Train Your Brain to Beat Depression, Anxiety, and Toxic Thoughts

The inner dialogue you engage matters for the health of your whole body. We have so much science to support that what you think affects the health of your entire body. Dr. Caroline Leaf is a pioneer in neuroscience research and she is changing the way we think about brain health.

In this episode, we explore her recent research and dig into neuroplasticity and why you aren’t stuck with the brain you have. Download here or download wherever you get podcasts.

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Parents, It’s Gonna be OK: Safe, Evidence-Based Tools for Kids’ Mental Health

Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge is a mental health trailblazer, founder of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health and Dr. Roseann & Associates, who FORBES magazine called, “A thought leader in children’s mental health.”

Her new book, “It’s Gonna Be Ok: Proven Ways to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health” is available now.

In this episode we discuss her book and why her information and methods have been helpful and life-changing for so many parents and children. Download here or find wherever you get podcasts!

Key Topics:

  • Symptom reversal and reduction in kids
  • Pros and cons of labels
  • The latest research on meds and kids
  • How to change the dialogue on kids’ mental health
  • Eight pillars of mental health
  • How to regulate your child’s nervous system
  • The foods that power up kids’ brains
  • How low fat foods increase depression
  • How 100% of people on ADHD meds have side effects
  • How to improve sleep habits

For more information, follow Dr. Roseann on social media @drroseann or at her website drroseann.com.

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How to Regulate Your Endocannabinoid System with CBD

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is a recent scientific discovery that has many researchers digging in on new ways to find homeostasis in the body and restore balance. This episode covers all the way CBD can benefit the body and the current research on the topic.

Sean Gale is known as The CBD Pharmacist. He is an American board-certified pharmacist, author, speaker, and online course creator. Sean began studying CBD over 2 years ago when he started selling it in his pharmacy. By using a combination of his pharmaceutical training and 26 years of real-life experience in retail pharmacy, Sean has formulated a unique perspective on CBD that cannot be found anywhere else.

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How to Make Childbirth Less Painful and Have the Best Birth You Can Have

Medical grade, somnambulistic hypnosis is a way to make childbirth less painful, more comfortable, shorter, and empowers women to have the kind of birth they want to have.

This interview with Kerry Tuschhoff, Founder of Hypnobabies and renowned speaker and writer covers how Hypnobabies is on a mission to make childbirth less traumatic.

Hypnobabies allows moms to have a less painful, more joyful experience by learning techniques through its natural childbirth education course.

Download and listen to the episode here or find wherever you get podcasts!

Key Topics:

  • Kerry’s background in childbirth education and how her own traumatic childbirth inspired this program
  • What medical grade somnambulistic hypnosis is and how it is used as an alternative for anesthesia
  • When expecting mothers can best utilize this program
  • How Hypnobabies is different from meditation or relaxation
  • The prevalence of birth trauma
  • Different types of benefits for all different moms
  • Religious misconceptions and hesitancies
  • How it helps people have more relaxed pregnancies and less painful birth
  • Hypnofertility program

For more information on Hypnobabies, or find a class in person or online, head to their website here.

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You’re Not Fat, You’re Inflamed: The Latest Science on Losing Weight

Fat cells are really amazing protective organs, and contrary to what you’ve been told – you can’t burn them. New research changes the way we approach weight loss and addressing inflammatory fat cells.

Dr. Tracey Stroup is a naturopathic doctor who has been in the health and wellness industry for over 25 years. She joins the show for a second time in order to break down common weight loss and exercise myths.

Download and listen here or find wherever you get podcasts!

Key Topics:

– Weight loss myths (including calorie counting and the phrase “burning fat”)

– What fat cells are and how they are protective

– Reasons for rapid weight gain and what to do to treat the root cause

– Nutrient deficiencies, medications, gut dysbiosis and the role they play in weight gain and loss

– How being 15 pounds overweight or more makes your body pro-inflammatory

– Stress and the impact on exercise

– How to work out without stressing your body out

– Optimizing detoxification and products that can aid in the detox process

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How to Boost Your Fertility Through a Natural and Holistic Approach

Sarah Clark is the author of “Fabulously Fertile – Supercharge your Fertility Naturally,” “Fabulously Fertile Cookbook” and creator of the Fertility Preparation Program.

In this episode, she shares how she uses a functional medicine coaching approach and natural fertility solutions in an effort to reverse infertility through natural, holistic methods!

Download here or listen wherever you get podcasts.

Key Topics:

– Dropping fertility rates

– What does it mean to be diagnosed with infertility?

– The connection between gut health and fertility

– Issues with the birth control pill

– Best foods for fertility

– Environmental toxins and endocrine disrupting chemicals

– The impact of stress on fertility

– Tips to de-stress and the importance of sleep and relational support

Learn more about Sarah at her website here. Listen to Sarah’s podcast Get Pregnant Naturally wherever you find podcasts.

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