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375: How to Breathe the Right Way (& Why It Matters!) With Max Gomez From Breathwrk

It wasn’t one of the first health hacks I tried, but it’s impossible to ignore the stress-reducing benefits of using the breath to calm the body. Max Gomez is my guest today, and he’s the co-founder and CEO of Breathwrk, a wellness company dedicated to teaching people breathing exercises for stress reduction, anti-anxiety, and more … Continue reading...

Maca Root Benefits for Hormones, Fertility & More

I love using herbs and spices to support the body in healing itself. Maca root is a favorite because it’s so supportive of the body’s production of hormones. Since hormones rule a lot of the body’s processes, maca is a great natural supplement for female hormone support. Maca: A Root for Almost Anything Maca root … Continue reading Maca Root Benefits...

Tomato & Basil Caprese Omelet Recipe

I love the light, freshness of Caprese salad, especially when I have more tomatoes and basil in the garden than I know what to do with! However, it isn’t very high in protein or fat, two things our family makes sure to get in the morning. Enter the Caprese omelet! What Is Caprese? Caprese is an … Continue reading Tomato & Basil Caprese Omelet...

374: Sacred Cow: The Case for (Better) Meat (& Methane Explained) With Diana Rodgers

This episode is a must listen, I would say, especially for women and moms. I’m here with Diana Rogers, who is a licensed, registered dietician with a focus on real foods. She’s the host of the “Sustainable Dish” podcast, a mom of two, and an internationally recognized speaker on topics like sustainability, social justice, animal … Continue reading...

How to Use a Neti Pot for Congestion, Allergies & More

I always prefer natural remedies at home for cold and flu symptoms if possible. We use a neti pot daily when cold and flu season comes around and it makes a huge difference! This ancient nasal wash technique is incredibly beneficial and can give natural relief for colds, allergies, dryness, and more. I promise it … Continue reading How to Use a Neti...

Natural Aids for Broken Bone Recovery

Not long ago one of our kids broke her leg while playing outside. Luckily, she recovered quickly and was back on her feet in just four weeks. I believe that the natural broken bone remedies that we used helped her leg get better as quickly as possible. How Do Fractures Happen? Bone breaks or fractures … Continue reading Natural Aids for Broken Bone...

373: Why Sunlight Is As Important As Nutrition and Exercise for Health & Lifespan With Ari Whitten

This episode brings back one of my favorite guests, and one of your favorites as well, because he is one of the most requested repeat guests. I’m here with Ari Whitten, best-selling author and founder of the Energy Blueprint. I have a tremendous amount of respect for his research and look to him for guidance … Continue reading 373: Why Sunlight Is...

My Big Fat Greek Salad

I love oregano for its medicinal qualities as well as its amazing flavor. So whenever I can use it in a recipe, I’m happy to. This Greek salad is a simple way to use oregano and other Greek flavors in a tasty dish that satisfies the whole family. We love making this when the tomatoes and cucumbers … Continue reading My Big Fat Greek Salad...

372: Why Olive Oil Is My Health Secret With Kasandrinos International

I recently wrote about how olive oil has become my main dietary source of fat since I took a gene test that showed I don’t do well with saturated fat. Tony is the man behind my favorite brand of olive oil, Kasandrinos International, which he single-sources through family farms in Greece. In this episode we’ll … Continue reading 372: Why Olive Oil...

How to Lose Weight: What Worked for Me to Lose 80+ Pounds

I struggled to lose weight for most of my adult life and only reached a healthy weight within the last couple of years. More importantly, I now feel calm and comfortable in my skin, and don’t spend time or mental energy picking apart the things I don’t like about myself (something that took up most … Continue reading How to Lose Weight: What Worked...

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