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Posted by Autumn Smith

Dr. Mosley trained as a doctor at the Royal Free Hospital in London and after qualifying joined the BBC as a trainee assistant producer. Over the last 25 years he has made numerous science and history documentaries for the BBC, first behind the camera, more recently as a presenter. He was executive producer of QED, Trust Me I’m a Doctor and Superhuman. He is also the author of the Fast Diet.

Dr. Mosley successfully reversed his type 2 diabetes by fasting and so if you have excess weight (especially around the middle), insulin resistance, pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, or unmet health goals than this is NOT the show to miss.

Here are sons of the other interesting things you'll lead:

How to lose weight and boost brain function without changing your diet
The empirically-supported benefits of intermittent fasting (IF)
The different types of IF
The history of fasting
Which populations benefit from fasting
What your waist circumference can tell you about whether or not you should be fasting
Why fasting is beneficial EVEN when it's slightly stressful
How to do a 5/2 fast
How to fast and still eat EVERY day
Why research has shown that IF is surprisingly EASIER (physically and psychologically!) than standards diets
How IF helps you make healthier decisions
Why you actually eat LESS the day after you fast
Who should NOT be fasting
Whether or not fasting triggers eating disorders
How many food decisions you make each day (this will SHOCK you!)
How you should approach your first days fasting for best results!
One food that is really helpful on fasting days
And much more!

Categories: Podcasts
Posted by Autumn Smith

It may shock you to know that of the 80,000 chemicals in circulation today, only 200 of them have been tested for safety!
What's worse is that research is now showing that these chemicals can increase our risk for pretty much every disease AND make us fat.

Which is why in today's podcast we're going to geek out with Lara Adler, a Certified Holistic Health Coach and self-taught Environmental Toxins Expert.

Here are some of the juicy tidbits you're in for:

What toxins are and where they are found
The link between toxins and obesity
How exactly toxins make us fat
The surprising places you'll find obesogens
Why the dose does NOT always make the poison
Which diseases the literature links to toxic exposure
what a NOAL level is and why it matters for your health
How many chemicals the typical woman is exposed to before she leaves the house
Why only 200 of the 80,000 chemicals in circulation have been thoroughly tested for safety
Why 2 chemicals is "badder" than one!
How much toxic exposure costs us in terms of health care costs (this will SHOCK you!)
The 5 steps to reducing your toxic exposure!
The most important step you can take to reduce toxic exposure
Why traditional "detoxes" don't necessarily remove toxins
Why toxins are stored in fat
Why many people get sick after gastric bypass surgery
Foods that encourage your body to release toxins
Why certain prescription medications trigger weight gain (really interesting!)
The reason rice almost always contains arsenic
How to reduce the amount of arsenic in your rice
Her favorite personal care products
Why BPA-free plastic may be even WORSE
The beverage you can use to supercharge your detox
Lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your toxic burden
And much more!

Categories: Podcasts
Posted by Autumn Smith

In case you've never heard of Tracy Anderson, she is an American fitness/wellness entrepreneur and author. She is best known for her Tracy Anderson Method, with clients including Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Nicole Richie, Courteney Cox, Shakira, Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ashley Greene, Jennifer Lopez, Preity Zinta, and Bethenny Frankel.

She has literally REVOLUTIONIZED fitness.

When I started working for her, even I was a skeptic. I used to think there was NO WAY you could dramatically alter the shape of your body, simply with exercise. Over the course of the next 4 years during my employment with her, Tracy proved to me that I couldn't have been more wrong.

That is IS entirely possible to get the body of your dreams with strategic exercise.
(Especially when you couple it with dietary change, of course smile

So if you're looking to burn fat, sculpt a toned and BALANCED body that not only looks great, but supports you in all of life's precious adventures, have listen so you can find out exactly how to do it!

Seriously. This conversation is PACKED with priceless nuggets of wisdom so don't miss out!

Here are just a few of the gems you're in for:
The amazing events that compelled her to create her method
The science behind her method
Why her method is different than all other forms of exercise
What accessory muscles are and why they're important
Why balance is crucial to building the body of your dreams
How to identify your body's imbalances
Her 4 different body types and how she discovered them
Whether cardio or muscular structure work is more important for fat loss
How many days a week you should be exercising
Why the amount and type of exercise you do needs to change
The amount and ratio of exercise that works best for Tray now that she's in her 40's
Why traditional weight training can be abusive to your body
What your mind set has to do with exercise
Whether or not Tracy thinks you should weigh yourself daily (we disagreed on this one!:)
Why it's crucial that your exercise routine keeps changing
Why she believes air conditioners prevent people from seeing great results
The perfect ratio of heat to humidity for fat burning
Why "checking out" during exercise sabotages results
Why it's imperative that you tune into your body during every exercise session
What performance has to do with calorie burning
Why she never talks during her exercise classes (this is fascinating!)
The minimum amount of time you should be exercising each week to stay fit
How to take a live class from Tracy in the comfort of your own home
And much more!

Categories: Podcasts
Posted by Autumn Smith

Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN, CNS, CHN, LDN, CFM, is Professor of Clinical Nutrition and the Director of Academic Development, Nutrition & Integrative Health at Maryland University of Integrative Health (MUIH). She is board certified in Clinical Nutrition, Holistic Nutrition, as a Nutrition Specialist, and in Functional Medicine. Dr. Lipski is nationally known for her pioneering work and expertise in the field of functional and integrative nutrition, and digestive health.

She is so incredibly knowledgable and this interview is PACKED with life-changing digestive health nuggets so don't miss out!

Here's what you'll learn:

What inspired her to write a book about digestion
The ROOT causes of our digestive issues today
Her #1 digestive hack
Why kids today are getting fatty livers
Why low carb diets help Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
The test your doc won't do but that you need to have if you have IBS
Herbs that can alleviate IBS
The foods you need to eliminate if you have IBS
Why stomach acid (HCL) is important for your health
How to test whether or not you have HCL issues 
2 at-home remedies for HCL insufficiency
What to do for heartburn
How to safely wean off heartburn medications
How to get to the ROOT of HCL insufficiency
What your POOP can tell you about your health
What transit time is, how to test it and why it matters
How to alleviate constipation
A important mineral for alleviating PMS
The difference between a food allergy and intolerance
The underlying factor for many digestive issues
How to detect food sensitivities
The best tests to diagnose food sensitives
How food sensitivity tests work
Two labs that offer advanced testing
Why digestive enzymes are important
What causes inadequate enzyme production
How to choose a high quality enzyme
Her favorite digestive enzymes
The enzymes she recommends for those with Celiac Disease and gluten sensitivity
And much more!

Categories: Podcasts
Posted by Autumn Smith

Temple Grandin is a renowned American author, animal behavior expert and an advocate for autistic people. With support from her mother and guiding mentors at school, she completed her education successfully and made a flourishing career as an animal expert and a parenting guru for autistic children. She has written numerous books on autism and animal welfare and has been providing consultation to slaughter plants and livestock farms to improve the quality of life of the cattle. She has received various awards towards her contribution to animal science and welfare and has made appearances on numerous television shows and international magazines.

As you can see, Dr. Grandin is a BIG deal.

She's revolutionized the way cows are slaughtered so that they experience as little pain and stress as possible.

She is also an autism advocate and the most accomplished and well known woman with autism in the WORLD.

You don't want to miss this chat!

Here are some of the highlights...

What inspired Dr. Grandin to get into animal agriculture
How and why Dr. Grandin revolutionized the way cows are slaughtered
The simple tricks she used to improve cow welfare
How her autistic mind helped her create a safer system for cows
The amazing lengths she's gone to in order to understand the cow's experience
The surprising things that spook cattle
Whether or not it is really humane to eat animals?
How stress affects meat quality
The details of her revolutionary system
Whether or not the cows know where they're headed
How common it is for a cow to suffer with her system
Why nature can be perhaps MORE harsh than slaughter
What she says to people who are still opposed to raising animals for food
What she thinks needs to be done to improve our educational systems
What she thinks about her HBO movie!
The importance of mentors
How to "turn on" different kinds of minds
What she's up to next
The one piece of advice she'd give to the parents of autistic children
And much more!

Categories: Podcasts
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