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Ep54: Is the Low Carb Diet Good for Athletes? • Dr Peter Bruckner

Australian sports medicine physician & Professor of Sport Medicine, Dr Peter Brukner, is today’s guest interview. Peter shares with us how the low-carb diet is sustainable for better long-term metabolic health for both elite athletes and recreationalist. He helps to explain why everything we were taught to believe about current dietary guidelines was wrong and the link of the high sugar diet to current epidemics of diseases such as obesity and diabetes. We then find out about low-carb,...


Ep53: Is Hypnosis Safe & Good For You? • Bill Patterson

Clinical Hypnotherapist & Psychotherapist, Bill Patterson, is today’s guest interview. Bill shares with us some incredible benefits of hypnotherapy. He helps to explain what are hypnotherapy and hypnosis, and, how they differ from meditation. We then find out about whether anyone can be hypnotised & how long it takes to be hypnotised. We discuss the benefits of hypnotherepay, which include: overcoming trauma and addiction, management of chronic pain, anxiety and stress, as well as,...


Ep52: Mikhaila Peterson Diet (Arthritis & Depression Success Story)

Daughter of Jordan Peterson & Don’t Eat That blogger, Mikhaila Peterson, is today’s guest interview. Mikhaila shares with us her incredible, personal story of how changing her diet resulted in significant changes in both her physical and mental health. She helps to explain how suffering from a severe arthritis, depression, chronic fatigue, skin and weight problems throughout her life finally led to her taking a closer look at what she was eating. We then find out about her experiences with...


Ep51: How to Lower High Estrogen Levels (Naturally) • Dr Anthony Jay

PhD. Biochemist & author of Estrogeneration, Dr Anthony Jay, is today’s guest interview. Anthony shares with us what we can do to reduce our exposure to artificial estrogens. He helps to explain what estrogenics are, what impact high levels of estrogen have on our health & their link to causing many common health problems. We then find out about some common sources of artificial estrogens and what we can do to limit our exposure. We also go into discussing early onset puberty, mold...


Ep50: Best Ways to Brew Coffee (+ Cold Brew Coffee) • Asher Yaron

Creator and founder of F.R.E.A.K Coffee, Asher Yaron, is today’s guest interview. This is part 2 of our interview with Asher where we talk about the benefits of fresh coffee. He helps to explain more about why it is important to get a good grind of coffee and what the different brewing methods look like. We then find out about cold brew coffee, what the benefits are of using this method and why it’s best to wait 3 days before using your freshly roasted beans to get the best tasting cold...


Ep49: Is Drinking Fresh Roasted Coffee (Within 24 Hours) That Much Better? • Asher Yaron

Creator and founder of F.R.E.A.K Coffee, Asher Yaron, is today’s guest interview. Asher shares with us why using freshly roasted coffee beans can have significant benefits in terms of health and experience. He helps to explain what fresh coffee is and what the traditional coffee ceremony process looks like. We then find out how large coffee companies spread misinformation and manipulate what we think in terms of coffee. We also go into discussing aging green coffee beans, quality, and...


Ep48: Low Carb (Vegan Keto) Diet Results for Type 1 Diabetes • Dr Carrie Diulus

US board-certified orthopaedic spinal surgeon, Dr Carrie Diulus, is today’s guest interview. Carrie shares with us how she uses the vegan ketogenic diet, along with specialised insulin therapies, to manage her type 1 diabetes. She helps to explain what some of the causes and symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are and some ways to test for it. We then find out about traditional approaches to treatment, managing blood sugar spikes and why Carrie chose to go vegan-keto. We also go into...


Ep47: How to Deal with Chronic Pain (Management Tips) • Dr Daniel Lewis

Melbourne based rheumatologist & consulting physician, Dr Daniel Lewis, is today’s guest interview. Daniel shares with us how we can use natural approaches, to help manage pain and reduce inflammation. He helps to explain the key role diet plays in inflammation, the powerful connection between the mind and the body, plus, the importance of meditation in managing stress and slowing down cellular aging. We then find out about how the 12 Pathways to Wellbeing program can help guide us and...


Ep46: Is a Ketogenic (Low Carb) Diet Heart Healthy? • Dr Bret Scher

US certified cardiologist, Dr Bret Scher, is today’s guest interview. Bret shares with us the benefits of a low carb high fat, or keto diets, in preventing heart disease. He helps to explain why we should be re-thinking our fear of fat and why some doctors are still reluctant to do so. We then find out about the importance of lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, sleep and stress management on prevention of cardiovascular disease. We also go into discussing LDL and the importance of...


Ep45: Ample Keto Meal Replacement Review with Connor Young

CEO and Founder of Ample Foods, Connor Young, is today’s guest interview. Connor shares with us information about Ample Foods’ meal replacement drink for people on the go, made with high quality, healthy ingredients. He also helps to explain some of the food industry standards and practices as well as the challenges food companies face when sourcing good quality ingredients for supplements and other food products. We then find out how Ample prioritises ingredient sourcing and ensuring...


Ep44: How Virta Health Online Diabetes Prevention Program Works with Dr James McCarter

Biotech entrepreneur and Head of Research for Virta Health, Dr James McCarter (MD, PhD), is today’s guest interview. James shares with us how Virta established the first online type 2 diabetes reversal program providing clinically-proven treatment and support from a remote setting. He also helps to explain how Virta can help patients suffering from other metabolic diseases such as prediabetes and obesity. We then find out some of the things included in their programme such as ongoing...


Ep43: How Does A Lack of Sleep Affect You (+ Better Sleep Tips) with Dr Amy Bender

Sleep scientist, Dr Amy Bender, is today’s guest interview. Amy shares with us the importance of sleep on our health and recovery. She helps to explain what sleep deprivation is and how it differs from sleep restriction. We then find out what are the three main factors affecting sleep, what factors impact our recovery ability from a lack of sleep, and how to improve the quality of sleep we are getting. We also go into discussing physical activity, exposure to light, chronotypes, optimal...


Ep42: Best Diet for Insulin Resistance (+ Extra Tips) with Dr Benjamin Bikman

Scientist & expert on metabolic disorders, Dr Benjamin Bikman, is today’s guest interview. Ben shares with us the basics on insulin and why it matters. He helps to explain how insulin resistance works, how we can test for it and what early symptoms to watch out for. We then find out how we can make sure our insulin stays at (or returns to) a healthy level using the right diet, sleep and exercise. We also go into discussing why normal sugar levels aren’t necessarily a good indicator of...


Ep41: How the Oura Ring Sleep Tracker Works (+ Tips) with Petteri Lahtela

The CEO and Co-Founder of Oura Health, Petteri Lahtela, is today’s guest interview. Petteri shares with us the news of the release of Oura’s second generation ring. He helps to explain the importance of restorative sleep on recovery from the day’s stresses, optimising performance and general health. We then find out how we can use the Oura ring to improve our sleep quality as well as quantity, how we can extrapolate bio-signals indicative of various imbalances in the body and how we can...


Ep40: Why Taking Care of Your Mitochondria is so Important & How to do It with Dr Lee Know

Canadian licensed naturopathic doctor, Dr. Lee Know, is today’s guest interview. Lee shares with us the newest scientific research on mitochondria and how it affects our overall health and longevity. He helps to explain the importance of exercise, diet and getting the right supplements for keeping our mitochondrial healthy. We then find out how we can generate more mitochondria and the single best thing we can do for mitochondrial health. We also go into discussing the environmental...


Ep39: Is The Low Carb High Fat Diet Safe During Pregnancy? with Lily Nichols

Registered dietitian & certified diabetes educator Lily Nichols is today’s guest interview. Lily shares with us the latest well-researched advice on eating a low carb high fat diet during pregnancy. She helps to explain the importance of eating a real food diet and getting the right nutrients for optimal health, both for the unborn baby and mother. We also go into discussing the problems with official pregnancy food guidelines, the avoidance of certain foods issue and weight gain during...


Ep38: Easy Jet Lag Hacks to Help Reduce Travel Fatigue with Christopher Babayode

Flight attendant and naturopathically trained nutritional therapist Christopher Babayode is today’s guest interview. Chris shares his 20-year experience with flying and talks about the health impacts of air travel and what we can do to protect ourselves. He also shares great tips for all types of fliers and helps explain the difference between jet lag and jet stress. We then talk about readjusting to different time-zones, symptoms of jet lag, grounding and adaptogen herbs. We also get into...


Ep37: The Carnivore Diet for Women Success Story with Amber O' Hearn

Carnivorous diet proponent, Amber O’Hearn, is today’s guest interview. Amber shares with us her 9 years of experience of eating an all meat diet. She helps to explain what the benefits of eating this way are and why women should not be afraid of adding more protein to their diet. We talk about weight loss, ketosis, macros and eating when you are hungry. We also go into health benefits such as resolving some mental health disorders and countless other issues such as arthritis, asthma, skin...


Ep36: Do Doctors Lie to Patients? with Dr Ken Berry

Board Certified Family Physician, Dr Ken Berry is today’s guest interview. Ken shares with us some of the big lies our doctors tell us and why we can’t always trust our physicians to give us the best diet advice. We learn the truth about cholesterol, weight loss and using diet to treat various health conditions, including type 2 diabetes and hypertension. We also go into discussing hormones, the carnivore diet, the “milk lie” and how milk intolerances don’t always manifest in the way we...


Ep35: How to Take Care of Our Eyes Naturally with Dr Travis Zigler

Eye health expert, Dr. Travis Zigler is today's guest interview. Travis shares with us what we can do to mantain eye-health and some root causes of preventable blindness. We talk about his company Eye Love and their mission as well as common eye problems such as loss of lens flexibility, cataracts and the commonly misdiagnosed dry eye syndrome. Travis explains the importance of diet, hydration, and protecting ourselves from sun, UV and blue light exposure in keeping our eyes healthy. We...