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We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.

We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.
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We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.

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English


Episodes

282 – Reishi, the Mushroom of Immortality – My Interview with Mark Kaylor

4/20/2018
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In this interview, Mark Kaylor will explore the centuries old benefits of Reishi mushroom. Mark will also discuss the modern applications of Reishi. There is a great body of science regarding how mushrooms exerts their affects on human health. Those benefits are impressive especially in the field of immunology as well as showing support for the nervous and cardiovascular systems*. Reishi has also been shown to support healthy liver function and is considered a superior tonic*.

Duration:00:51:07

281 – The Power of Dr. Ohhira’s Fermented Probiotics – My Interview with Ross Pelton

4/10/2018
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We have discussed probiotics many times here on HealthQuestPodcast.com. We all now understand that probiotics exert an important and powerful effect on human health. We also understand that humans have been consuming fermented foods for thousands of years. The advent of refrigeration and food processing has resulted in less fermented foods in the diet giving us less beneficial bacteria. One solution to this lack of beneficial probiotic rich foods is to consume probiotic supplements.

Duration:00:47:46

280 – Are You Confused About Cannabidiol (CBD)? – My Interview with Stuart Tomc

3/29/2018
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There is a great deal of confusion regarding CBD. There are multiple facets to the discussion around CBD. There are diverse opinions on these multiple facets. There is a great deal of market hype. There are many products in the market place with many different and diverse claims. There are now non-CBD products available to consumers. There are legal and regulatory issues that are unclear as well. So how does one cut through the clutter and bring a little clarity to the subject. That is the...

Duration:01:05:47

279 – Achieving Health and Longevity – My Interview with Dr. John Rubinow

3/22/2018
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In this interview with Dr. John Rubinow, we will explore the basic concepts of health and longevity. These concepts that we discuss may seem self evident to those of us who have explored health and wellness for years. However there are more and more people who desire to embrace a healthier lifestyle. More and more we realize that we must make serious choices about how to live our lives. Dr. Rubinow makes the point that longevity without health is not desirable. It is the quality of life...

Duration:00:38:31

278 – Nutrition and Lifestyle for a Healthier Heart – My Interview with Jolie Root

3/17/2018
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In this interview with Jolie Root, we are focusing on is the importance of all the other things that you can and should do that support not only cardiovascular health but also the health of your entire system. Nutrients that are good for the brain and also good for the heart. Nutrients that are good for inflammation are good throughout the body. Exercise benefits the entire body as do most of the good things we can do for ourselves. So the topic we are discussing is what can you do to...

Duration:00:51:35

277 – Your Endocannabinoid System – My Interview with Jade Beutler

3/4/2018
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The Healing Power of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) - It's surprising to many that the ECS was only formally recognized in the 1990's. Since then there have been over 23000 studies published containing the word "cannabinoid". This is a confusing topic for many. In this interview we are going to give you a great introduction into the ECS. The more you understand the better choices you will make. My guest is Jade Beutler. Jade is the CEO of Emerald Health Bioceuticals. Emerald Health...

Duration:00:48:53

276 – Silver Hydrosol for Immune Support – My Interview with Dr. Robert MacCuspie

2/22/2018
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There are a few natural dietary supplements that exist in a class by themselves. Sovereign Silver is very different than other competitive silver products in the marketplace. This interview is about how you can learn for yourself and see the difference between Sovereign Silver and every other product you can buy. That is a bold claim and it isn't often that the distinctions are this clear. I think if you look closely at Sovereign Silver and listen to this interview you will begin to see...

Duration:00:44:07

275 – Nutrition for Your Brain – Part 1 – My Interview with Neil E. Levin

2/14/2018
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In this interview, Neil E. Levin discuss the current state of science and some of the current recommendations about how to support brain health. We spend a bit of time on the nutritional recommendation for foods from some of the country best medical resources. What everybody seems to agree on, is that high quality, high nutrition foods are the foundation for better brain health. A lot of people miss that simple truth, that it starts with good food. Neil also makes the point that lifestyle...

Duration:00:53:51

274 – Endocannabinoid System Overview – My Interview with Chip Paul

2/8/2018
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This is an amazing time for research into the endocannabinoid system (ECS), it's role in human health and how certain herbs and plants contain compounds that either have a direct on receptors in the body or play a role as a precursor to endocannabinoids, or both.

Duration:00:50:06

273 – The Science of Herbs and Phytomedicines – My Interview with Mark Blumenthal

1/31/2018
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We now have access to herbs from around the world. How do we know which herbs are effective? How do we know which herbs are scientific studied? How do we know the herbs in our capsules and teas are what they say they are? What about adulteration and fraud? These are real issues that consumers face in the marketplace. As herbs become more popular the need for third party certifications become more important to prove that what's stated on the label is truly what is in the product.

Duration:00:44:51

272 – How Cancer Saved My Life – My Interview with Dr. Michael Garko. PhD

1/27/2018
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In this interview with Dr. Michael Garko we will discuss his journey when faced with cancer at age 75. This is not about any natural cures or treatments for cancer. Dr. Garko was treated conventionally with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. He stopped taking most supplements as well during this time. At the time of this interview, Dr. Garko is just over 1 year since this happened. What intrigued me was the thought process that Dr. Garko went through before, during and since his treatment.

Duration:00:46:30

271 – Certifications Build Trust and Transparency – My Interview with Tracy Kreider

1/19/2018
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In this interview Tracy Kreider discusses the many ways in which Country Life Vitamins is committed to being a responsible member of our community and how they communicate this to consumers. This is of growing importance to good companies who want to prove that they are worthy of your trust. Trust and transparency are key core concepts that continue to emerge as critical between companies and their customers. This trend is fascinating to me because this will mean good things for consumers....

Duration:00:49:01

270 – Supporting Seasonal Immunity – My Interview with Jolie Root

1/2/2018
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In this interview Jolie Root discusses some of the lifestyle factors that may influence your resistance or susceptibility. She discusses what she considers some of the foundational immune supporting nutrients. We discuss some the innovative nutritional products that we have used as part of our individual home natural medicine chests. It is not surprising that we have used many of the same products to provide support during times of seasonal distress. One of the important concepts is to be...

Duration:00:46:26

269 – Whole Earth and Sea Food Supplements – My Interview with Rob Yelland

12/27/2017
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In this interview Rob Yelland discusses the Whole Earth and Sea supplements and the origins of this line. The more I learned the more I appreciate what they are doing. I am all about understanding the distinctions between companies and the products they produce. When we understand these differences then we can make better choices. After listening to this interview, you will understand why Whole Earth and Sea supplements are truly unique.

Duration:00:31:44

268 – The Risk of Glyphosates in Food Supplements – My Interview with Bethany Davis

12/21/2017
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In this interview, Bethany Davis will discuss the new Glyphosate Residue Free Certification. Why is this important to MegaFood and perhaps even more important is why this is critical to our food system? What is glyphosate and what are the risks? Many people are raising the alarm about glyphosates in modern farming practices. Glyphosate is the active chemical in Monsanto's Round-Up. Glyphosate is used widely in modern farming and is commonly found in many homes. Consumers assume that...

Duration:00:44:56

267 – Managing Stress with Nutrition – My Interview with Neal E. Levin

12/13/2017
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In this interview with Neil Levin, we will discuss the impact that stress has on our systems and we will explore some of the nutrients that benefit those systems. There is the idea that stress will make your health challenges harder to manage. It is also important to understand your own particular challenges. For example, do you have sleep issues, mood issues, minor pain and so on? You always want to look for the best ways to nourish your body for your very specific health issues.

Duration:00:46:01

266 – Trace Minerals Research – My Interview with Dr. Darrin Starkey

11/25/2017
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Most people don't know a lot about the importance of minerals in human health. The average person may only know about calcium or perhaps a few of the other major minerals. Even consumers who know a fair amount about nutrition are often clueless when it comes to the trace minerals. Most are surprised to learn that there are 72 trace minerals that are beneficial for human nutrition. How many can you name?

Duration:00:49:05

265 – Nutrition for Healthy and Glowing Skin- My Interview with Tracy Kreider

11/15/2017
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When we consider how old we look, we usually focus on facial skin health. As we get older we see the effects of aging most obviously in our faces. We spend millions of dollars on potions and lotions that promise more youthful skin. There are certainly things we can all do to improve the health and appearance of our skin. In this interview with Tracy Kreider we will explore the factors that contribute to accelerated skin aging. Some things we have no control over, but at the same time there...

Duration:00:42:07

264 – Glutathione for Liver Health and Detox – My Interview with Ross Pelton

11/8/2017
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In this interview Natural Pharmacist Ross Pelton will discuss the role of glutathione as the body's master antioxidant. He will explain very clearly why glutathione is a critical liver detox agent. As part of this discussion, Ross will sound the alarm about the toxins in our lives. This can be an overwhelming aspect of this topic. The problem is so pervasive. The positive message that we hear from Ross is that there are effective ways that we can reduce our risk and improve our health and...

Duration:00:49:02

263 – Adrenal Stress and Adaptogenic Herbs – My Interview with Dr. Mary Bove

10/31/2017
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In this interview Dr. Mary Bove will discuss the role of adaptogenic herbs for stress. Adaptogenic herbs refers to herbs that support physiological processes and promotion of homeostasis, for example, decreased cellular sensitivity to stress. Herbs have a long history of usage for human health. We now have the opportunity to improve on the historical uses through modern science. We now have the science to explore deeply into the chemistry of herbs and create products that bring out those...

Duration:00:50:48

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