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96: Sheeva Talebian, M.D., On Fertility & The No.1 Reason Women Are Not Getting Pregnant

Dr. Sheeva Talebian is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist. After graduating top of her class from Colombia University, she went on to get her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and continued her training at New York University where she did her residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Sheeva joined me on the mbgpodcast to talk about what inspired her to become a fertility specialist and why the future...


95: Marco Borges, Author Of The Greenprint, On Plant-Based Eating & Effective Change

Marco Borges is the founder of 22 Days Nutrition, a New York Times bestselling author, and author of his new book The Greenprint. Marco joined us back in 2017 on the mbgpodcast to discuss what led him to create 22 Days Nutrition and why he’s inspired to share his passion for plant-based eating with the world. A self-proclaimed eternal optimist (and it’s true), an advocate for sustainable living, and a believer that change begins with us, Marco is one of my favorite people, and I’m so...


94: Tim Brown, Co-Founder of Allbirds, On Creating A Sustainable Brand & Having A Winning Mindset

Tim Brown is a former pro-soccer player, a New Zealander, and the co-founder of the billion-dollar brand Allbirds. He never imagined the success of a shoe back in 2009 when it was just an idea but looking back understands why people fell in love with the product. Tim joined Jason on the mbgpodcast to talk about the journey of Allbirds, which began after he realized “the world didn't need lots more shoes, it needed one that was very, very simple.” It started as a passion project and then...


93: Deborah Hanekamp, aka Mama Medicine, On How To Participate In Your Own Healing

Mama Medicine, also known as Deborah Hanekamp and “fashion’s favorite healer,” discovered she was able to see people’s energy and auras in the form of colors and shapes at the age of 12. At 17 years old, she began facilitating what she now calls Medicine Readings, which include talking with Mama Medicine, an aura reading, meditation, and a healing ceremony to cleanse, bless, and protect the auric field. “You, in a way, are participating in your own healing,” says Mama Medicine. She joined...


92: David Perlmutter, M.D., On The No. 1 Thing To Do For Your Brain Health This Year

Dr. David Perlmutter, is a board-certified neurologist and New York Times bestselling author of four books including the No. 1 bestseller, Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers. He is also a member of the mbg collective and spoke at revitalize in 2016 about the connection between our guts and brains way before people were talking about. And his spot-on predictions have continued. Here’s what you can expect from the podcast:reduce our...


91: Elle Macpherson, Co-Founder Of WelleCo, On Living A Purposeful Life & Her Go-To Green Drink

The co-founder of WelleCo, a former supermodel, and wellness entrepreneur Elle Macpherson is inspiring women all over the world to transform their health through plant-based, nutrient-rich "living" foods. On today's episode, Elle shares her story with Colleen, which sprouted from a long period of not feeling well. Frustrated by not seeing her efforts improve her health, she turned to Dr. Simone Laubscher, who gave her a green powder that helped address her lethargy, weight gain, dry skin,...


90: Drew Ramsey, M.D., On The Foods He "Prescribes" & His Hack To Successful Fasting

In addition to being a farmer and the co-founder of National Kale Day, Dr. Drew Ramsey is a board-certified psychiatrist, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and a bestselling author of 50 Shades of Kale. Drew is a passionate advocate of the functional benefits of food and often encourages dietary changes to improve mood, brain functionality, and mental health. Ever since he was a kid growing food on his family’s farm, Drew...


89: The Founders Of EPIC On Healthy Soil & How To Be A Conscious Carnivore

It's not often you come across a company that grows out of love for each other, the planet, and high-endurance sports. But for Katie Forrest and Taylor Collins that's exactly what led to the founding of EPIC, the first-ever 100 percent grass-fed meat, fruit, and nut bar, back in 2013. Prior to EPIC, Katie, a vegan at the time, noticed an extreme drop in energy, and she had serious stomach issues and knee inflammation. It wasn't until she met with a holistic doctor who encouraged her to...


88: The Endocannabinoid System, Plant-Based Fish & Ayurveda: mbg Co-Founders Discuss mbg's 2019 Wellness Trends

This is the most exciting time of year, and that’s not just because of the holidays. It’s that time in which we roll up our sleeves, consult our experts, and predict the 11 biggest wellness trends for 2019. In this special edition episode of the mbgpodcast, our founder and CEO, Jason Wachob, and co-founder and chief brand officer, Colleen Wachob, discuss how we zeroed in on these trends, plus their five favorites to watch out for in the new year. They talk about a continued sleep revolution...


87: Ben Greenfield, Professional Biohacker, On Daily Hacks Everyone Can Try

Ben Greenfield, is the CEO of Kion, a bestselling author of Beyond Training, and a nationally-recognized personal trainer and Ironman. He’s the father of twin boys and he and his wife make helping people live their healthiest lives a passion point for the whole family. I sat down with Ben on the mbgpodcast to talk about everything from why he practices intermittent fasting, the surprising food we are missing in our diet, and why sunlight is vital to our biology. As a nature-lover eating a...


86: Michael Roizen, M.D., On How To Eat & Sleep Your Way To Being “AgeProof”

Dr. Michael Roizen, is a New York Times bestselling author and the co-founder of RealAge, a famous concept that centers around the idea that our bodies are a different age than our calendar age depending on our health. He is also a professor and chair of the Division of Anesthesia, Critical Care Medicine and Pain Management, and chief wellness officer of the Cleveland Clinic. Through developing the RealAge test, personalizing care for his patients, and working to improve stress in people’s...


85: Tata Harper On The Natural Beauty Movement & Eating Your Way To Healthy Skin

Tata Harper, founder and CEO of Tata Harper Skincare, questioned what was in her beauty products when her stepfather was advised by doctors to stay away from certain chemicals following a cancer diagnosis. She began researching those hard-to-pronounce ingredients in her products, finding tons of synthetic materials, some of which also happened to be used in car manufacturing. The Colombian-born mother of three, with a background in industrial engineering, has made it her mission to redefine...


84: Lauren Singer, Founder Of Trash Is For Tossers, On Being Waste Free & Stopping Climate Change

Lauren Singer lives in New York City, lives a “normal” life, and creates no trash. Six years ago, Lauren was studying environmental studies at NYU and actively protesting fracking, but realized she wasn’t practicing what she preached. She made the decision to cut plastic out of her life and started making her own products to live a zero waste lifestyle — but it didn’t happen overnight. In 2014, Lauren updated us on how two years of being waste free had already saved her money, changed her...


83: Michael Taylor, Co-Founder Of Strala, On Moving Well & Living In Alignment

Michael Taylor is the co-founder of Strala Yoga, a tai chi expert, and all-around movement guru. Mike and his wife Tara (and daughter Daisy!) are also close family friends. He studied mind-body medicine at Harvard and complementary medicine at Oxford. Because he has more than 30 years of experience with Eastern movement and healing practices, people come to him for innovative ways to relieve stress and, as he says, "to get out of their own way." At mbg we call him our "best mover," not only...


82: John Mackey, Whole Foods Market CEO, On "Marrying" Amazon & The Future Of Food

It all started at a local co-op. The place where John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, realized the secret to a long and healthy life—eating real, whole foods. Since then he has revolutionized the way we think about food. An advocate of ethical meat consumption and a pioneer in food accessibility, he has inspired millions of people to eat healthier. In 2017, Mackey joined me on the mbg podcast to talk about how his entrepreneurial career and personal passions inspired his...


81: Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., On Spirituality, Ego & What To Do When Our Kids Are Unkind

Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and author of the award-winning parenting book The Conscious Parent as well as Out of Control: Why Disciplining Your Child Won't Work and What Willand The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting. As a clinician, she expertly integrates Eastern and Western philosophies to help parents—and entire families, for that matter—become happier and more mindful. So what are some of her thoughts on parenting? For starters, she believes that...


80: Ballerina Misty Copeland On Using Food As Fuel & Meditating On The Move

Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African American female principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, but her ascent to become one of the most iconic dancers of her time wasn't easy. She first found ballet when she was living in a motel room with her single mother and five siblings, practically homeless and lacking food. Having dealt with food insecurity from a young age, Copeland is now a leading voice in the Naked Juice and Wholesome Wave #DrinkGoodDoGood social...


79: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, On Anxiety, Multitasking & Video Games As Medicine

Adam Gazzaley is an M.D. and a Ph.D., meaning he's a neurologist and a neuroscientist. If your first thought is "Wow, that must have been a lot of school"—you're not alone. He has studied the brain for decades, specifically researching the connection between technology and anxiety, depression, ADHD, and dementia. His book, The Distracted Mind, and his viral article, "The Cognition Crisis," explore how technology can both cause the problem and be a solution. In this episode of the mbg...


78: EGOT Winner John Legend On How Life's Changed Since Becoming A Dad & How He Wants To Change The World

John Legend is, well, a legend in his time. The youngest and the first black man to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award (the coveted EGOT), Legend is also husband to internet sensation and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen and dad to Miles and Luna. It was the birth of his two children that first inspired Legend to think more deeply about the plight of other, less fortunate children in the US and around the world, which led to partnering with Naked Juice and Wholesome Wave as part of...


77: Taryn Toomey, Founder Of The Class, On Mindful Movement, Running A Brand With Intention & Giving Pain A Purpose

If you live in New York, chances are you've heard of The Class by Taryn Toomey. A combination of strength training and meditative movement, it's designed to promote self-study through physical conditioning. While other workout classes might encourage you to tune out the pain, The Class will tell you to do the opposite: Listen to the negative voice in your head, and then learn from it. With devotees including Jennifer Aniston and Christy Turlington, The Class speaks to anyone looking for a...