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SDR 67: Execute Your Amazing (Part 2)

Tune in for the second half of my presentation on executing your amazing, based on Brian P. Moran’s book, The 12 Week Year. I will show you how to implement your long-term goals through organizing and planning, and you'll learn the importance of good habits, persistence, and small daily steps that can have a huge payout in the long run. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:


SDR 66: Execute Your Amazing (Part 1)

As we approach the end of the year, lots of us are thinking about all the things we want to accomplish in 2019. Many of you are probably considering creating New Year’s Resolutions or making lists of things you're aiming to do by next year's end. But what if I told you that setting annual goals almost guarantees that you won't achieve them? Don’t get me wrong; I love the process of getting better, whether that’s improving your health, your relationships, your business—whatever the case may...


SDR 65: Your Questions Answered

I’m back with more of your questions! Today’s show is a recording from a recent Facebook Live video where I address everything from juicing and digestive enzymes to heartburn and candida. You’ll hear my tips and advice for giving your body what it needs and loving yourself healthy. Do you have something you’d like to ask me? Email me at, and I might just feature your question. But for now, tune in to hear all of today's great info! It's an episode you don't want...


SDR 64: Top 10 Thanksgiving Tips

The holidays are fast approaching, and this time of year can make it pretty challenging to eat well. With treats all around and the constant temptation to consume more and more, anyone can go off track. And while it’s okay to indulge every once in a while, the key is to be mindful when you do. In this episode, I’m going to share some tips for doing just that. Listen in to learn my top ten strategies for doing holiday dining right. You’ll hear advice on when to go for seconds, how to spare...


SDR 63: How Much Do You Value Your Health?

Do you make your health a priority? Or are you more likely to make excuses? Unfortunately, I see far too many people who do the latter, and this episode is going to be a little bit of a rant about that. No one should value your health more than you—period. So today I’m going to share with you two contrasting stories of patients I recently saw in my practice, one whose approach devalues both their own well-being and the work of health professionals, and the other who shows us what it really...


SDR 62: Common Symptoms of Poor Digestion

It is so important to find a doctor who is willing to be a detective when it comes to figuring out what your symptoms are linked to. Symptoms are the way our bodies show us what’s going on inside and it’s crucial to go to a doctor or health professional who will ask the right questions. In this episode, I will go over the symptoms you experience when you are improperly digesting macronutrients and how they are linked to other intolerances. You can find show notes and more information by...


SDR 61: Getting Back to Basics

I have noticed a theme when it comes to questions patients ask and have decided to address these questions by getting back to the basics. I’ll talk about the essential macronutrients, what they do for your body and why they’re so important to your digestion. Women specifically are not getting enough of some of these nutrients and this is a huge reason why women get hot flashes and other issues I talk about. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:...


SDR 60: Your Questions Answered

This episode is all about answering as many of your questions as possible. You guys have a lot of questions on digestion and how it relates to your various health issues and concerns so I cover as many of these as possible to provide clarity and solutions. From thyroid issues to bloating and ADHD, I’ll talk about how each one is linked to gut problems and how you can make steps to clear up these ailments. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:...


SDR 59: The Truth About Cholesterol and Self-Care

This episode of Smart Digestion Radio contains two snippets of audio that I hope you find useful and uplifting. The first is about cholesterol and why having high cholesterol is not really as bad as doctors tend to make it seem. The second is about the disasters that seem to be hitting everywhere and how we can find important and uplifting messages through these times as well as the importance of taking care of ourselves ESPECIALLY when things seem to be going wrong. You can find show notes...


SDR 58: Energy, Enzymes, and the Biggest Stress of All

If you're like most people, you've probably experienced energy loss or one if its associated symptoms at some point or another, but have you ever wondered what causes it? You may be surprised to find that it’s not just about a lack of sleep or needing to eat better; it’s also about how well you're digesting the things you do eat. And that has everything to do with enzymes. In this episode, I break down how it's all connected. You'll learn the important role enzymes play in our health, how...


SDR 57: 4 "Healthy” Foods to Avoid

There are so many foods out there that are marketed as healthy or just generally thought to be better options. In this episode, I’ll be talking about 4 different foods like this that are generally thought to be healthy and why you should actually be avoiding them. I’ll discuss why you should stop drinking juice, make dressing yourself, buy only wild-caught fish and be careful of what sweeteners you use. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:...


SDR 56: What Your Stool Is Telling You

I’m here today to convince you to take a look at your stool more often. The amount of people that don’t understand what their stools should look like – is impressive. I’ll go over what to look for when you check and why you have certain types of stools. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:


SDR 55: Low Energy And Food Connection

Have you ever suffered from low energy? Do you often have a hard time concentrating? I see people dealing with these issues all the time in my practice, and the truth is that both symptoms aren’t hard to resolve—once you improve your digestion. That’s right: low energy and brain fog are the results of problems digesting a particular nutrient. So today I’m going to share a recording I did a while back about this topic. Listen in to learn how to restore balance to your body and get your...


SDR 54: Gastroparesis

Most people don’t know what gastroparesis is but many people have it. It sounds like a scary thing but I’m here to educate you on what it is, what causes it and how you can get rid of it. This is something that many people (even doctors) misunderstand and through understanding more about it, you can easily combat it and feel better fast. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:


SDR 53: 8 Phases of Stress

The 8 phases of digestive stress is one of the most popular topics I have covered and I will be going over all of it while highlighting 3 important phases. You will get to hear some great information on what causes stress on your system and how things are linked together closely. I’ll be sharing the 5 foods that cause my clients the most stress as well as cover the signs that show you are not digesting macronutrients properly. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:...


SDR 52: Remicade

Today we’re going to talk about a drug called Remicade. Because I specialize in Crohn’s, colitis, IBS, etc., I see a lot of patients who are either taking this medication, have taken it in the past, or are considering taking it. The problem is: Remicade is among the most toxic of drugs. In this episode, I’m going to share a Facebook Live video I did that breaks down how bad this drug really is. Listen in to hear why Remicade is not only ineffective at healing the body, but how it’s also...


SDR BONUS EPISODE: Gastroparesis

Tune in to this important bonus episode to discover why if your doctor has prescribed you with Gastroparesis, you may not actually have it! Learn more and find other podcast episodes at


SDR 51: Birth Control Pills and The Broken Medical Model

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times: the medical model is broken. And few things exemplify that more than what a particular internal medicine doctor recently said to one of my patients about birth control pills. After hearing about this, I had to open this up for discussion, so today I’m going to share with you a Facebook Live video I did over the weekend. In it, I discuss the ridiculous thing this medical doctor said to my patient, as well as other classic examples like it...


SDR 50: How Dehydration Complicates Human Health

Drinking enough water is so, so important for our health, and yet dehydration has become an epidemic in this country. Now, if there's one thing I want you to take away from everything I teach, it's to make it a point to hydrate. So today, I'm going to share five essential reasons why you should be making it a priority to drink more water. You'll learn the surprising impact even seemingly small dips in water levels can have, how chronic dehydration wreaks havoc on our bodies, and more....