Carly Stagg and Chelsea Blackbird are co-creators of The School of Christian Health and Nutrition. They teach holistic health rooted in Biblical principles and certify people who are passionate about health and Jesus to become Christian Health Practitioners. Carly is a Family Nurse Practitioner and functional nutritional therapist. Chelsea is Christian Health Practitioner and nutritional therapist. They have combined the very best of their functional health training and clinical experience to offer a comprehensive program that fully integrates spirit, mind and body.
In this episode, both practitioners share their heart for a holistic, Biblical perspective on health that is often missing in the world of health and nutrition.
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Mystery symptoms like brain fog, fatigue, and frequent headaches? Unable to lose weight no matter what you try? Skin issues? Bathroom problems? You might be struggling from toxic overload!
Diana Edwards is the founder and CEO of Optimally You and co-owner of Revolution Health and Wellness and Against the Grain Podcast with her husband, Dr. Chad Edwards. She is an expert on environmental toxins and their impact on our health.
In this episode, we learn about all the sneaky toxins we encounter day to day that impact our mental functioning, hormones, and so much more!
Diana’s health journey, how every traditional treatment failed her until she learned how to treat the root
Common household/environmental toxins and their effect
How these toxins overload our body
The danger of commonly used cleaning supplies
Simple ways we can reduce our toxic load in cost effective ways
How to support detoxification pathways, especially if you have the MTHFR gene mutation
Why some people have a harder time detoxing than others
How you know if you are struggling with toxicity
To learn more about Diana, head to her website here.
This episode is sponsored by Forager Project, a company with 100% organic plant-based products like kefir, milk, yogurt, and sour cream. To learn more about Forager, head to: http://www.foragerproject.com/vote
“If you have an unhealthy gut, you could be missing out on about 25% of your thyroid hormone.”
Reed Davis, Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, is a Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Certified Nutritional Therapist. He is the founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. Having experience with over 10,000 clients, he is known as one of the most experienced clinicians in the world.
In this episode (available here or on all major podcasting platforms), he explains why thyroid issues are symptoms of underlying issues that must be looked at as a whole.
I’ll be honest. Because thyroid issues are not my personal health concern or my coaching focus, I don’t know as much about it as I would like to. In this episode, Reed simplifies very complicated concepts in order to break down the root causes of thyroid problems and show that it is intricately connected with every other process in the body. I learned so much from this mind-blowing conversation, and I know you will too!
Key topics include:
Tests that determine thyroid issues
Symptoms of thyroid dysfunction
Causes of underactive thyroid
The role of TSH and the T4-T3 conversion
The role of toxicity, immune system, fight or flight
The gut health factor on thyroid
Why the most commonly prescribed medication may not be the best fit
How to be kind to your liver and what its function is in overall body health
How stress causes chaos in the body
Lifestyle medicine tools to support healing
How Functional Diagnostic Nutrition can work for you
To learn more about FDN and to enroll, click here.
This episode is sponsored by Forager Project, a family-owned company that creates organic, plant-based products. Forager wants to encourage everyone to exercise democracy and vote. Check it out here.