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Your source of information and inspiration to promote the holistic transformation of your health and the health of our planet! Dr. Benjamin chats with all sorts of experts in the fields of consciousness, holistic health, spirituality, and nutrition diving deep to access and share the nuggets of truth that support the growth and evolution of people and the planet.

Your source of information and inspiration to promote the holistic transformation of your health and the health of our planet! Dr. Benjamin chats with all sorts of experts in the fields of consciousness, holistic health, spirituality, and nutrition diving deep to access and share the nuggets of truth that support the growth and evolution of people and the planet.

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United States

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Your source of information and inspiration to promote the holistic transformation of your health and the health of our planet! Dr. Benjamin chats with all sorts of experts in the fields of consciousness, holistic health, spirituality, and nutrition diving deep to access and share the nuggets of truth that support the growth and evolution of people and the planet.

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English

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6029809895


Episodes

"The Coronation" an essay by Charles Eisenstein

3/31/2020
This is a first! I'm reading an essay on the podcast. I was so touched by this essay, that I just needed to share it with the world - beyond simply posting the link on social media. It is about the opportunities that lie ahead for humanity, thanks to Covid-19. Yes - Thanks to the novel coronavirus pandemic, humanity is awakening to new opportunities... how will we move forward??? Everything Eisenstein includes in his essay resonates deeply with me, and I believe most all of...

Duration:01:03:36

Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

3/26/2020
DISCLAIMER: We are NOT experts when it comes to gardening, farming, or soil science. BUT, we do know and appreciate the benefits of growing your own food, and we are sharing that with you in this episode today! I know a lot of people have been thinking and talking about growing more of their own food lately, especially since the current state of the environment, as well as the food shortages that many supermarkets have seen since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. Personally,...

Duration:00:26:54

Dr. Brooke Walls: Treating Acne, Eczema, and Skin Cancer Naturally

3/23/2020
Dr. Walls is a dermatologist local to the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado and has a uniquely holistic approach to her practice with a strong focus on diet and lifestyle. In this conversation we discuss the most common skin conditions that most people deal with at some point in their lives; acne, eczema, and skin cancer. Like any good holistic health practitioner, Dr. Brooke shares what is really going on 'beneath the surface' so that we can have the best approach for true and lasting...

Duration:01:03:20

The Ultimate Guide to Natural Viral Protection

3/19/2020
So there's a viral pandemic... now what!? This week, we stay tuned in with current events to give you our grounded and evidence based take on ways to naturally support optimal immunity through diet, lifestyle, and nutritional supplementation. While we cover A LOT of tips in this conversation, it is important that supplementation with herbs and nutrients is a personalized process and should be informed by your current health status and medications/supplements under the guidance of a...

Duration:00:35:46

Chana Studley: Healing Trauma & Pain Through Understanding 3 Principles

3/9/2020
Chana Studley and I connected relatively recently via social media. She and I are both in the 3 Principles community with passions in holistic health and the mind body connection. Chana has a fascinating story, which is to some degree recounted fictionally in her book, The Myth of Low Self-Esteem. In this conversation we discuss her past traumatic experiences and how she has largely transcended the debilitating physical pain that she felt for years as a consequence. Chana’s current work is...

Duration:01:11:50

Freedom from Anger and Resentment

3/5/2020
Anger, resentment, and all other human emotions, regardless of how disgusting and intolerable they feel, are completely and utterly normal. In this conversation, we don't talk about being completely free from these emotional experiences - that would of course be impossible! We discuss moving beyond and through anger and resentment with grace by understanding where these emotions come from. Some important takeaways include... episode 131 Join the conversation and tune in LIVE on Thursdays...

Duration:00:33:26

Saxon & Sinclair Fischer-Gray: Fasting The Healer Within

3/2/2020
A little over a year ago, these Australian dudes sent me a message on Instagram. They were about to go on a fasting journey together, that they intended to document and share with the world. I was excited to connect with Saxon and Sinclair in this conversation and learn about their experiences with prolonged fasting and other detoxification practices. Some highlights include... Hope you enjoy! Please feel free to leave a comment, rating, or review on whatever platform you choose to tune...

Duration:01:06:59

Healthy Weight Gain, Muscle Building, & Energy Boosting with Plants

2/27/2020
There are LOTS of people out there who want to LOOSE weight fueling the growth of the $70 billion weight loss industry. Some also want to GAIN weight, and healthfully. Especially athletes, those recovering from eating disorders, or those struggling with digestive issues. In this conversation we talk about the important things to focus on to gain weight healthfully without sacrificing health or athletic performance. Some important takeaways include... ALSO, we realized we didn't list our...

Duration:00:26:40

Dr. Amy Johnson: Changing Habits Without Willpower

2/24/2020
"There are no problems..." Dr. Amy Johnson's approach to change probably flies in the face of everything you've been told about habits and change. No will power. No problems. No forcing. Just understanding. At Alter Health we also support people in changing in this way as well, based on the understanding of the 3 Principles of Mind, Consciousness, and Thought. It was wonderful to connect with this incredible 3 Principles based psychologist and change-maker, Dr. Amy Johnson! Some...

Duration:01:01:22

Food Combining To Optimize Digestion & Metabolism

2/20/2020
There are many nutrition nuances, and food combining is certainly one of them, that matters a lot! In this conversation we talk about the foods to optimize digestion and metabolism, and more importantly how to eat them/what to eat them with. Spoiler alert: steak and potatoes are not a healthy combination, but tune in to find out exactly why! Some important takeaways include... Join the conversation and tune in LIVE on Thursdays at 12PM pst on FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM! You may also be...

Duration:00:29:57

Cyrus Khambatta: WFPB Diet to Reverse Insulin Resistance & Master Diabetes

2/17/2020
I've always truly appreciated the fine work being done at Mastering Diabetes and was introduced to it through Robby Barbaro back at Episode #68. in this conversation, we dig a little deeper to truly get to the bottom of some hard questions and confusion that so many people still struggle to wrap their minds around when it comes to diabetes, insulin resistance, and controlling blood sugar optimally. Some highlights include... Hope you enjoy! Please feel free to leave a comment, rating, or...

Duration:01:09:00

Control Inflammation For Good!

2/13/2020
We've done all these episodes without digging directly into inflammation which is definitely at the "root" of so many (/every!) health condition. BUT, what is at the root of inflammation...??? In this conversation we get to the bottom of the main things that contribute to inflammation in the body, which, by the way, is not a deficiency of advil, turmeric, steroid creams, or fish oil. Some important takeaways include... Some things we did NOT include, though wish we did, include the...

Duration:00:30:35

Glen John Jones: Think and Grow Vegan

2/10/2020
Glen John Jones is a solid guy with a pure message. He wrote a book about adopting a plant based vegan lifestyle for health and physical performance. In this episode we dive into his journey as a plant-based personal trainer. Some highlights include... Hope you enjoy! Please feel free to leave a comment, rating, or review on whatever platform you choose to tune in on! You may also be interested in these episodes... Dr. Sailesh Rao - https://www.alter.health/episode28Dr. Gemma...

Duration:01:11:15

The Link Between Stress and Your Digestion

2/7/2020
Digestion issues are SO prevalent in our world today, and lie at the root of so many chronic health complaints from fatigue, to joint pain, to thyroid issues, skin health, autoimmunity, and more. There are 2 major reasons for digestive issues: Most people struggle with some combination of these two, and neither one of us have yet to meet someone with digestive complaints (or any chronic health issue) who isn't overwhelmed by stressful thoughts. In this episode, we get into some...

Duration:00:29:16

Dr. David Katz: Making Sense of the Plant Based Science

2/3/2020
I've read many of Dr. Katz articles and books over the years, and have always been inspired by his ability to articulate the hard facts in such a clear, yet engaging way. In fact, years ago he really was instrumental in fueling my own interest and enthusiasm that moved me in the direction of holistic lifestyle medicine. In this conversation, we traverse topics in nutritional science, and most importantly how to mindfully relate with the growingly ginormous world of nutritional scientific...

Duration:01:10:01

Let Anxiety Be Your Friend

1/30/2020
ANXIETY! An epidemic. We hear so many share their experience of increasing levels of anxiety throughout life. Health, money, relationships, work, politics, climate change... all these things can lead us to think anxious thoughts! And then, due to the brilliantly wired biofeedback system of the bodymind, we feel and experience this in our emotional and/or physiologic state. In this conversation we transform the conversation inward, inviting us all to come present to the quality of mind in...

Duration:00:30:01

Amanda Boxtel: Moving The Paralyzed with Hope and Robots

1/27/2020
Soon after moving to Carbondale, I learned of the local organization, Bridging Bionics, which served the community through state of the art physical therapy made accessible from those who have limited mobility due to neurological conditions or paralysis. In this conversation I connect with the inspirational woman behind Bridging Bionics, Amanda Boxtel. We hear about her life changing skiing accident that sent her on a path of service. Some highlights include... Hope you enjoy! Please...

Duration:01:15:38

End Your Sugar Cravings & Eat these Healthy Sweets

1/23/2020
SO many people struggle with sugar cravings in our world today, which is quite ironic as more and more people adopt a low carbohydrate (low sugar) diet. The truth is that SUGAR from real whole natural food sources is completely health promoting in the context of a whole food plant based diet. In this conversation we tweeze apart some nuances having to do with various sweeteners out there and give our greatest tips to kick added processed sweeteners for good and fuel yourself on high...

Duration:00:32:22

TJ David: Mindful, Balanced, and Plant-Powered Mountain Endurance

1/20/2020
I googled "plant based athlete roaring fork valley" and found TJ... and I sure am glad that I did! TJ is not your typical extreme outdoorsman. He is mindful, grounded, soulful, creative, restorative... and plant powered! OK - so, I might be making some generalizations about mountain athletes, but he's a super cool guy and we had a great conversation. Some highlights include... Hope you enjoy! Please feel free to leave a comment, rating, or review on whatever platform you choose to tune...

Duration:01:19:41

Let's Understand Emotional Eating

1/16/2020
This is a big topic that we just recently scratched the surface of in the WFPB Challenge currently happening in the Plant Based & Stress Free FB group (we've got another one happening around the corner at the end of February, if you'd like to join the fun!) I know a lot of people struggle with this, so hopefully our unique perspective sheds some light and brings some insight to your situation. Some important takeaways include... Join the conversation and tune in LIVE on Thursdays at 12PM...

Duration:00:28:19