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Mapping The Baby Microbiome with Meenal Lele #351

Meenal Lele is author of the important book “The Baby and the Biome”, and today we discuss the microbiome through the lens of our babies and their health. We’ll explore the key differences between a baby’s microbiome and that in an adult human, and get super tactical about how to reframe our thinking for long […]

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Mapping Satiety with Andrea Nakayama #346

In this solo episode, I invite you into the world of satiety. In Part One of this two-part series on satiety, I’ll focus on three of the five influencing factors involved in satiety. Tune-in to learn what those five physiological factors that influence our feelings of fullness are, and what we can do to help […]

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Mapping Nutrient Deficiencies with Chris Kresser #332

Chris Kresser joins me today to discuss nutrient deficiencies — what the most common ones are, why we need to concern ourselves with these deficiencies, and what clinicians need to pay attention to when working clinically with clients or patients with unresolved health challenges. This is a rich discussion that you won’t want to miss! […]

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Mapping Leaky Brain with Dr. Jay Lombard #323

Dr. Jay Lombard joins me this week to discuss “leaky brain.” But get ready for a deep dive into biochemistry and many clinical pearls illuminating how we can better support clients and patients diagnosed with complex neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, ALS, and Alzheimers, as well as those with autism and Asperger’s syndrome.  Click here to […]

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Mapping Resistant Starch with Dr. Chris Damman #319

Gastroenterologist, Dr. Chris Damman, joins me in this episode to discuss why fiber and more specifically, resistant starch, should be a foundational part of every diet. Tune in to learn how resistant starch helps transform gut, immune and metabolic health by engaging the microbiome! Click here to learn more about Dr. Damman’s website and products […]

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Mapping Soluble Fiber with Megan Barnett #315

Megan Barnett, Functional Medicine Nutritionist and founder of Florasophy™ organic soluble fiber blends, joins me today to discuss the importance of the role soluble fiber plays in our health and health outcomes — from digestive health to blood sugar balance to hormone health and everything in between! Megan sheds critical light on why (and how) […]

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Mapping Anti-Nutrients with Desiree Nielsen #314

In today’s episode, I’m joined by Registered Dietitian Desiree Nielsen to discuss “anti-nutrients”. Do foods like lectins and oxalates really need to be avoided? Desiree’s expertise with plant-based eating allows her to shed light on why plants are good for us, and why our focus needs to shift to the body’s function and away from […]

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Mapping Elimination Diets with Ali Segersten #313

In this episode we take a deep dive into elimination diet Do’s and Don’ts with Functional Nutritionist Ali Segersten. Ali walks us through the concepts outlined in her book “The Elimination Diet”.  She also shares tips and debunks myths on how to be successful with elimination diets in your practice (and in your life!) I’ve […]

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Mapping Dairy with Dr. Sheila Kilbane #306

Today’s episode features Dr. Sheila Kilbane who uses the best of conventional and integrative medicine to identify and treat the root causes of children’s illnesses. In her research she’s learned just how much dairy affects children’s overall health. We discuss the signs and symptoms that clinicians can look out for, as well as the WHYs […]

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Mapping Hunger Hormones with Dr. Jay Wrigley #295

Functional Medicine doctor and hormone health expert. Dr. Jay Wrigley, join me today to focus on two of our known but often overlooked hormones, leptin and ghrelin — our hunger hormones! Tune in to hear how these two hunger hormones play a big role in overall health, but also how they don’t ever act alone.  […]

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