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Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!

Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!


Rolling Meadows, IL


Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Andrea Donsky, and health expert Lisa Davis, MPH discuss their passion for living a natural, healthy lifestyle. As ambassadors of all things natural, their mission is to share with others ways to become healthier by exploring better nutrition, safer products and greener options... and to help you live your life so you too can become Naturally Savvy!






1600 Golf Road, Suite 1200 Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 847-577-6155


EP #1032: How to "Live Forward" after Loss with David Matthews

Lisa is joined by Spark of Life Co-Founder David Mathews who shares hope with those grieving. The Spark of Life Story centers on helping those with loss to 'Live Forward.' There is a huge difference between Living Forward and simply 'existing' forward. Discover how to live forward with loss, and find meaning and purpose in life again. We have all had loss in our lives and I found deep meaning in this conversation. I hope you will too. From Spark of Life exists to...


EP #1031: How You Can Become More Hopeful, Connected, and Happy with The Anxiety Sisters Survival Guide

Lisa is joined by Abbe Greenberg and Maggie Sarachek, the Anxiety Sisters and authors of the book The Anxiety Sisters' Survival Guide: How You Can Become More Hopeful, Connected, and Happy. Book Description: Got anxiety? Join the club. More specifically, join the Anxiety Sisterhood. Abs and Mags, aka the Anxiety Sisters, have spent the past thirty years figuring out how to outsmart their anxiety-ridden brains, and the last five years sharing what they’ve learned with a growing online...


EP #1030: Self-Hypnosis to Reduce Stress, Help to Manage Pain, Sleep Better, Boost the Immune System and more!

Lisa is joined by Barbara Ford Hammond who talks about using self-hypnosis to reduce stress, help to manage pain, sleep better, boost the immune system and calm the nervous system. Barbara creates hypnotic downloads for personal hypnotherapy that listeners work through in their own time. Barbara has been a hypnotherapist, trainer and pain management specialist for nearly 30 years. Her work can be in the left-brain logical camp or the right-brain creative field and she is as happy discussing...


EP #1029: Listen to Your Gut & Heal it with Yvette Rose

Lisa is joined by Yvette Rose to talk gut balance, women's health, & more! Yvette Rose is an Afro-Rican board-certified health coach, yoga and meditation practitioner, personal trainer, and founder of Joule Goddess. The mission-driven brand is your good vibe health partner that provides on-the-go nutritious products to help women live a more balanced life. The savory flavor is filled with a range of all-natural, anti-inflammatory ingredients, antioxidants, and vitamins. About Yvette...


EP #1028: How Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum Uses His S.H.I.N.E.® Protocol to Treat Long-Hauler Covid Syndrome.

Lisa is joined by Jacob Teitelbaum, MD (aka Dr. T) to talk about how he uses his S.H.I.N.E.® Protocol is to treat Long-Hauler Covid. One of the people he is treating using his protocol is Tammy Krotz who joins us in this episode to share her story of Covid and Long Hauler Covid Syndrome and how great the S.H.I.N.E.® Protocol is working. Tammy Krotz, 57, from Hiawatha, Iowa, came down with COVID in June 2020 after attending an outdoor concert with a friend. She was not hospitalized and had a...


EP #1027: Making Puberty Easier with Cara Natterson, MD

CARA NATTERSON, MD, is a pediatrician, consultant, and New York Times bestselling author of puberty and parenting books. In 2020, she launched OOMLA, a company dedicated to making puberty more comfortable, literally. Cara’s journey through health advocacy began at Harvard College, Johns Hopkins Medical School, and the University of California at San Francisco. In 2000, Cara joined Tenth Street Pediatrics in Santa Monica, caring for thousands of kids from birth through their teen years. In...


EP #1025: Real-Life Self-Care for Young Adults (and Everyone Else)

Lisa is joined by Kristi Hugstad to talk about her latest book. Be You, Only Better: Real-Life Self-Care for Young Adults (and Everyone Else). For all of Kristi Hugstad's adult life, she had one clear goal: to provide the highest opportunity for fitness and health to everyone who walks into her studio or gym—a feat she accomplished daily for years until an unimaginable day in October 2012 when in one tragic moment everything changed. In the wake of epic grief, Kristi's life has found a new...


EP #1024: Practices to Help You Achieve Total Wellness of Mind, Body, and Spirit.

Lisa is joined by Lynnis Woods Mullins, CHC,CPI,CLC is founder and CEO of PraiseWorks Health and Wellness to share some practices to help you achieve total wellness of mind, body, and spirit. At the age of 51 Lynnis decided that after twenty-five years in the field of Human Resources as professional and Manager it was time to make a change. In 2009, Lynnis made a decision to pursue her true calling which is holistic education! “I wanted to pursue my true calling of educating women on how to...


EP #1023: BrainTap® Your Way to Relax, Reboot, & Revitalize Your Brain!

Lisa is joined by Patrick K. Porter, Ph.D., who talks about BrainTap® Dr. Porter is an award-winning scientist who has devoted his career to mental health and researching the brain. Dr. Porter's contributions to functional neuroscience are paving the way for brainwave entrainment a new enhanced meditation practice that brings mindfulness to the next level. He is the recipient of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Interdisciplinary Association of Functional Neurosciences and...


EP #1022: What "SELF-CARE" Actually Is & Why It's Crucial for Health

Lisa is joined by Robert Allen, a mental health professional, growth coach, and author with multiple advanced degrees in the areas of business, counseling, education, divinity, healthcare, and leadership. With over 20 years of experience in both the public and private sector, Robert has served in various industries, from education, military, law enforcement, business, mental health, and ministry. He is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Consulting Services, a company that specializes in...


EP #1021: The Amazing Health Benefits of Flower Only CBD

Lisa is joined by Jim Higdon, Co-Founder of Cornbread Hemp. Jim is a native of Lebanon, Kentucky. He holds degrees from Centre College, Brown University, and the Columbia University. Jim published Cornbread Mafia in 2012, which led to a journalism career covering Kentucky for the Washington Post and cannabis policy for POLITICO. Jim used his expertise in the hemp industry to make Cornbread Hemp a tangible CBD business with the best farmers in Kentucky. Cannabinoids come from the flower of...


EP #1020: Steps to Become an Eco-Warrior (Shopping Edition)

Lisa is joined by Sarah & JJ, the founders of . They share great info on sustainability, zero waste products, stats on the environment, and much more! Sarah & JJ noticed how essentially every big company was in business solely to seek profits, paying no regard toward sustaining the planet. And most people aren’t even aware that such large-scale damage occurs every day, right in front of their very own eyes. But in order to wake people up to the environmental madness...


EP #1019: The Five Most Important Lifestyle Practices for Maintaining a Healthy Brain.

Lisa is joined by Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS, Advisor and Consultant on Clinical Consulting Team for Cyrex Laboratories. Dr. Larson holds a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences. He is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He particularly pursues advanced developments in the fields of...


EP #1018: Ready to Shake Off Your Sedentary Lifestyle?

Lisa is joined by Sherry Torkos, B.Sc.Phm., R.Ph., holistic pharmacist, former fitness instructor and author of, “The GI Made Simple: The Proven Way To Lose Weight, Boost Energy & Cut Your Risk of Disease." Sherry says we need to reframe our approach to exercise and eating in order to counter our shelter-at-home physiques. The pandemic has certainly caused a lot of change in our lifestyles, including a big one: Not moving as much and indulging in at-home comfort foods. Working from home,...


EP #1017: Hormone Intelligence with Aviva Romm, MD

Lisa is joined by Aviva Romm, MD, author of the New York Times Best Seller Hormone Intelligence: The Complete Guide to Calming Hormone Chaos and Restoring Your Body's Natural Blueprint for Well-Being. Here is the book description: You are not broken. Being a woman is not a diagnosis. Take your body back with the groundbreaking new science for women in Hormone Intelligence. Hormonal. We all know what it means when we hear it – and feel it. While hormonal shifts are natural throughout...


EP #1016: Using Functional Nutrition to Heal Your Gut & More!

Lisa is joined by Risa Groux, a Functional Nutritionist in private practice in Newport Beach, California. She has always been passionate about nutrition and good health. Risa focuses on functional nutrition, which uses healthy, natural foods to help people improve their health. Functional nutritionists provide flexible, individualized care to each person based on their needs. Risa has made her children’s baby food from scratch and continues to cook and create healthy, nutritious food. She...


EP #1015: Conquering MS with Self-Care with Caroline Craven

Lisa is joined by Caroline Craven who started blogging in 2009 about having MS (eventually winning a Healthline best MS blog award in 2019 and 2020). Her focus is conquering MS with self-care. Caroline currently she runs a community on BelongMS, a treatment navigation and social media platform for MS patients, caregivers and physicians. Her channel serves as a forum for empowering people with MS through self-care. She talks about the power of social media to help with coping with chronic...


EP 1014: Medical Applications of Cannabis & more with Jordan Tishler, MD

Lisa is joined by Jordan Tishler, MD, a cannabis specialist, accomplished author, teacher, nationally sought-after speaker, and tireless patient advocate. Through his training in internal medicine and years of practice as an emergency physician, Dr. Tishler brings his knowledge, reason, and caring to patients at his practice inhaleMD and through his advocacy work at the local and national levels. Dr. Tishler graduated from both Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, trained at the...


EP #1013: Functional Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, & Chiropractor Dr. Jerry Bailey Talks Leaky Gut, Men's Health & More!

Dr. Jerry Bailey graduated from the University of Western States with a Doctorate of Chiropractic and a Masters of Science in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine. He attained Fellowship in Acupuncture from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. He completed his undergraduate studies at Central Michigan University, receiving a B.A.A. in Health and Fitness, Nutrition and Athletic Coaching. Dr. Jerry Bailey is a prominent expert on men’s health and leads the world in the...


EP #1012: Skincare Secrets (that blew my mind) with Skin Harmonics creator Danny Neifert!

Be ready to have your mind blown! Lisa is joined by Danny Neifert who shares how to really heal your skin, what procedures do more harm than good, and a lot of other great tips to have your best skin! Danny Neifert is the creator of Skin Harmonics and the author of Relearning Skin Care, The Story of Skin & The New Way, & professional licensed aesthetician with 20+ years of experience in the skincare industry. She is a Skin Texture & Holistic Resurfacing Expert.