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Invisible Toxins of the Inner World

A lot of emphasis is put on the harshness of the toxins that we can be exposed to in this physical world. The fact of the matter is that our bodies are always creating toxins through just existing here in physical human form! Similarly, in this human experience, "toxic" thoughts are inevitable. Luckily, just like our physical body, our mind is self-cleaning, always bringing in fresh thought... that is, if we allow it to do so! Some highlights from the conversation... Want support...


Michael Galinsky: All The Rage - The Work of Dr. Sarno

Michael Galinsky is a documentary film maker, not a standard guest on the podcast! However, as he states, he is not your standard film maker! In this episode we talk all about the work of Dr. John Sarno, documented beautifully in Michaels phenomenal documentary, All The Rage. Watch the documentary at Some of my favorite highlights include... * (at least) 80% of healing comes from within * Pain starts in the mind and manifests in the body * Journaling is a...


Is Vegan Keto The Best Diet Ever?

With Veganism gaining popularity, it makes perfect sense that Vegan Keto would be the next big thing... and it is! We've found ourselves in an increasing number of conversations around high fat, ketogenic diets. We thought it was a good opportunity to s hare our thoughts on the matter from a rational and science based perspective. A ketogenic diet consists of an outrageous 70% of calories from fat. The other calories consist of 25% protein and a mere 5% carbohydrates. It is actually quite...


Dr. Patrick Vickers: Gerson Therapy HEALS Cancer with SUGAR!

This episode is pretty sciencey... We dive deep into the Gerson Therapy principles and how this nutritional approach to healing cancer is so powerful! Some important highlights... Enjoy, and be sure to leave some feedback - comments, ratings, reviews, shares, etc - wherever you watch or listen from! Links to learn more - Show notes and resources: - Join the Alter Health Weekly Group Coaching: - Get a copy...


#HEARTWEEK - The Heart-Mind Connection

Happy #HEARTWEEK! This week is a group effort organized by Dr. Bryant Esquejo to raise awareness of natural approaches to keeping YOU and your HEART healthy! Let's face it - we know of one really phenomenal tried and true method for preventing and reversing heart disease... in fact, that is the name of the book - Prevent and Heart Disease by Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr. In this episode we get into some more nuanced heart conditions, as well as the very interesting and important topic of...


Jane Esselstyn: A Plant Strong Family and Community

Jane Esselstyn, daughter of Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, is no stranger to the whole food plant-based lifestyle. ​ She's a leader in the field with tons of wisdom to share. Some things we covered include... - Her transition to eating more plants - it actually wasn't because of her father! - Raising a plant strong family - Tips and tricks for facing society from a WFPB perspective - The prevalence of Alzheimer's and Heart Disease in women - Go-to recipes for vegans and non-vegans Enjoy,...


Autoimmunity Goes Viral - Your Mind is the Healer

This is the 3rd of 3 episodes tackling the huge topic of Autoimmunity. Healing requires knowing 2 critical pieces of information: 1) what is going on & 2) what to do about it. - Two weeks ago we we talked about “what is going on” in Episode 65: (Read a blog on the topic: - Last week we discussed “what to do about it” in Episode 67: (Read a blog on the topic:...


Robby Barbaro: Simple Science of Mastering Diabetes

Robby Barbaro is the co-founder of Mastering Diabetes, an online Group Coaching platform designed to support individuals in managing and reversing all types of diabetes. In this conversation, we talk about Robby's journey of optimally managing his type 1 diabetes and his intention of finding a way to naturally reverse this chronic "autoimmune" condition. We also of course focus on the bigger issue at hand, which is type 2 diabetes. Some important take aways include... Enjoy, and be sure...


Autoimmune Lifestyle

Last week, we opened up the can of worms that is Autoimmunity, discussing the TRUTH of the matter that the body NEVER attacks itself - Here, we go deeper into the topic, specifically talking about healing oneself with diet and lifestyle alone! To sum it up, we talked about... > Read a more comprehensive article on the topic at The Alter Health WEEKLY GROUP COACHING is a fantastic place to receive ongoing support...


Chris Wark: Cancer Proof and Thriving

Chris BEAT Cancer! But he didn't do it with harsh chemicals and suppressive therapies that "kill" or "fight" c ancer. Chris won the battle by naturally supporting his innate immune system through transforming his entire life! This transformation not only allowed him to "beat" cancer and survive, but THRIVE! Some other take aways include... This is a truly powerful conversation... I hope you enjoy! Links to learn more - Show notes and resources: -...


Autoimmunity Goes Viral

WHOOPS! Forgot to turn on the microphone! Apologies for the poor audio... This is such a HUGE topic that is very important to me. More and more people are diagnosed with more and more varieties of autoimmune conditions. In this conversation I share my thoughts on the matter, along with my take on Anthony William, the Medical Medium's perspective on the matter. Take aways... 1 - The body ALWAYS heals itself 2 - Autoimmune conditions are chronic viral infections 3 - Viruses are not much...


Stef Sifandos: Transcending Toxic Masculinity

I first connected with Stef through social media, feeling a strong resonance with his work and his message. In this conversation, we cover a lot of ground - from Stef's background and coming into the work of human transformation to what is means to be a man in this world. While a lot of the conversation was about what masculinity means in our world, this information transcends gender and social norms to discuss for purely these divine energies that manifest in our world.​ I particularly...


How to Sleep Better and Heal Faster

We hear of peoples struggles with sleep ALLLL the time. Optimizing sleep is critical to healing any physical health condition. In this episode we talk about all the reasons WHY as well as important keys when it comes to HOW to sleep better! Some important takeaways include... Enjoy, and SLEEP WELL! Links to learn more - Show notes and resources: - Get a copy of Dr. Benjamin's book: - Apply to work with Dr. Benjamin: ...


Dr. Daniel Chong: Heart Attack Proof, Beyond Cholesterol

Dr. Chong is back for round 2! After a wonderful conversation about "Healing the Heart with Food" (Alter Your Health #4) we never even touched on the massive topic of CHOLESTEROL! So, this was allllll about cholesterol, and why cholesterol alone is not the most important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Some take aways from this conversation are... * What Cholesterol does in the body (hormones, cell membranes, plaque formation) * Different types of cholesterol transport proteins:...


The Power of Though in Orthorexia and Eating Disorders

I think this was one of my favorite LIVE episodes so far! Susanna starts us off by getting personal, sharing her experience with anorexia. Navigating the mental, emotional, and physical dis-ease that ultimately guided her into a place of deep inner peace and trusting... Powerful stuff!!! Orthorexia and eating disorders are clearly a huge sticky topic, but we talked about how underlying it all is anxiety and compulsivity. These mental and emotional disturbances need to be addressed to heal....


Dicken Bettinger: From stress and chaos to Peace and Wisdom

In this conversation, Dicken shares how understanding the nature of the human experience leads to deepened states of peace and wellbeing in addition to expanded creative potential. In such a crazy and chaotic world, people are running around pointing fingers at one another for causing suffering. Dicken shares the one true cause of all suffering, and contrary to popular belief, it has nothing to do with anything outside of yourself.​ Throughout this conversation, we are pointing to the 3...


A Successful Mindset For Your New Years Resolutions

Christmas is over and New Years is upon us, which means many of you may be thinking about resolutions. In this episode, we talk about creating resolutions with a proper mindset that sets you up for authentic success! In addition to creating resolutions from a clear and authentic place, we talk about the "3 C's" to a successful and sustainable resolution, which include * Commitment * Creativity * Compassion Tune in and learn how to infuse these qualities into your resolution. AND, if...


Jeff Chilton: Magical Medicinal Mushrooms

I've always appreciated fungi, and today's episode is packed with powerful information from a truly fun-gi! Jeff is an expert mycologist. Our conversation traversed all things from medicinal mushroom properties, culinary mushrooms, mushroom cultivation, as well as how sketchy the mushroom supplement industry is. I learned a ton. One big take away for me was the fact that most mushroom powders today are actually mostly GRAIN due to the fact that the mycelium is grown on grain and then the...


Holiday Health Hacks

The holidays are upon us! In this episode we talk about staying resilient and healthy through potential stressors of holiday season. So many people travel, indulge in rich foods, and face stress of family and social situations. We discuss ways to gently mitigate some of these factors as we approach the holidays. Here is a list of some of our tips When traveling Nutrition at home and Christmas parties Around family Some recipes Susanna will be cooking up over the holidays Vegan lentil...


Dillon Holmes: Well Your World

I came across Dillon on YouTube not too long ago, and instantly appreciated his no BS approach to nutrition. In this episode we talk about how he has come into living a healthy life, focusing on food as medicine. We also talk about how he has taken the steps to really "Well His World" by creating an online community where he continues to offer a regular stream of high quality content. ​Some highlights of this conversation for me include... - The value of community and support in making...