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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....


SDR 49: Structure and Function

Too often, people tend to treat the symptoms rather than what is actually going on in your body that causes those symptoms. Today I’ll be discussing how interrelated structure and function are through mapping out how they are tied into anatomy and physiology. I will share my simple 3 part formula to reach a real solution that heals your body starting from the root of the problem. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:


SDR 48: Digestion Teaching Points

I’m doing things a little differently today. Instead of drilling down on one topic, I’m going to share with you some of my digestive health highlights from notes I’ve taken throughout my training over the last twenty years. Think of this episode as a mashup of factoids that everyone should know about digestion in order to keep their bodies functioning at their best. Listen in to hear important little-known facts that could make all the difference in your health. You’ll learn the truth about...


SDR 47: The Top 9 Sulfur Essentials

There’s one important mineral that is so important to your body and many people don’t get enough of it. In this episode I explain why sulfur is extremely important to keep your body functioning, growing and repairing itself. I’ll share what to eat to get more sulfur in your diet and why it can really damage your body to eat a solely vegan diet. You can find show notes and more information by clicking here:


SDR 46: Seven Pantry Violators

When was the last time you took a good look at the foods in your pantry? There are likely at least a couple items in there that you know aren’t doing anything for your health, but did you know that even foods we’ve been led to believe are good for us are actually harmful? It's true! And with so many genetically modified crops out there and items marketed as “healthy” alternatives, it’s hard to know which products to trust. So today I’m going to share with you the seven major pantry...