The Ultimate Health Podcast: Wellness, Nutrition,

The Ultimate Health Podcast: Wellness, Nutrition,


Health & wellness experts, Dr. Jesse Chappus and Marni Wasserman will teach and inspire you to reach your maximum potential. They dig deep into the most current health information. Topics include nutrition, superfoods, fitness, meditation, and spirituality. Many of the shows feature guest interviews with world-class experts in the health & wellness community. Jesse and Marni will take your health to the next level! Learn more at Reach us anytime at


163: Kathryn Budig - The Yoga Community Has Changed • Positive Affirmations • Aim True  

Kathryn Budig is an internationally celebrated yoga teacher, author of Aim True, and cohost of the podcast, Free Cookies.

She served as the yoga editor to Women's Health magazine for five years, and regularly contributes to Yoga Journal, and MindBodyGreen.

In this episode, we discuss:

What life was like growing up in Kansas How the yoga community has changed over the years What changed yoga? What initially drew Kathryn to yoga? Seane Corn showing up to Kathyrn's yoga class, unexpectedly Forming a tight knit community off the yoga mat The message behind "Aim True" It's easier being the vanilla cupcake that everyone likes Feeling totally cool being yourself Don't get caught up in needing the approval of others We all have some level of body image issues Speak positively for yourself and those around you Everyone is so beautiful Writing positive affirmations on your mirror using a Sharpie Every single day is a new opportunity Connecting to yourself and loved ones through rituals Has Kathryn's focus shifted from yoga? Kathryn's morning routine Turning off your phone

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162: Jordan Younger - Overcoming Orthorexia • Do Away With Labels • Breaking Vegan  

Jordan Younger is the blogger behind the realness-based wellness and lifestyle blog, The Balanced Blonde. She is also the creator of health-inspired conscious clothing line TBB Apparel and author of the finding-balance memoir, Breaking Vegan.

In this episode, we discuss:

The origin story of The Blonde Vegan How Jordan found out she had an eating disorder Going from The Blonde Vegan to The Balanced Blonde Why did Jordan go vegan in the first place? Becoming addicted to a liquid diet What is orthorexia? Orthorexia vs. anorexia The difference between being orthorexic and being passionate about health Getting help for an eating disorder Living from a place of authenticity Connecting to your body through your breath Do away with labelling your diet How Jordan winds down at the end of the day/her evening routine Acquiring "thebalancedblonde" Instagram account

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161: JJ Virgin - Adopting A Miracle Mindset  

JJ Virgin is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert who teaches clients how to lose weight and master their mindset so they can lead bigger, better lives.

She is author of 4 New York Times bestsellers including The Virgin Diet and JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet - the latter is the focus of our previous interview with JJ.

JJ’s memoir, Miracle Mindset explores the powerful lessons in strength and positivity that she learned after her son Grant was the victim of a brutal hit-and-run accident - this is the focus of today's show.

In this episode, we discuss:

The hit-and-run accident that nearly took her son's life You become like the 5 people you spend the most time with How to support a friend/family member who's going through a challenging time Build confidence through contribution When you ask for help, you're not taking something from someone Practicing extreme self-care What's had the biggest impact on her son's healing? Gratitude and looking at what went well each day Living in the gap and how to stay out of it Post traumatic stress disorder vs. post traumatic growth Don't get stuck focusing on the "what ifs" If you're anxious or depressed then your not in the present moment Forgiveness is an active process Blow up someones phone with loving text messages

Related links:

Listen to JJ Virgin previously on TUHP (episode #112)

JJ Virgin - Miracle Mindset (book)*

You Are Stronger Than You Think (watch JJ's documentary for FREE)

JJ's website Follow JJ on Facebook

JJ Virgin - The Virgin Diet (book)*

JJ Virgin - The Virgin Diet Cookbook (book)*

JJ Vigin's Sugar Impact Diet (book)*

JJ Virgin's Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook (book)*

JJ's All-In-One Protein Bar (dark chocolate mocha)

Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #61 & #159)

40 Years of Zen

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160: JP Sears - Laughter Is A Biohack • Our Emotions Are Helpful... Even The "Bad Ones" • How To Be Ultra Spiritual  

JP Sears is an emotional healing coach, international teacher, world traveler, and curious student of life. His work is intended to empower people to empower themselves to live more meaningful lives.

JP makes comedy videos known as his 'Ultra Spiritual Life’ series. His videos are entertaining and also carry important underlying messages.

In this episode, we discuss:

Combining humour with healing Humour is a language of connection Embedding deeper messaging within humour Getting defensive is part of being a human Was JP always the funny kid in class? Satirical comedy: A balance between making people laugh and making them angry Betting on your authenticity = winning We crave to feel It's impossible for us to have an emotional reaction to anything that we don't see ourselves in The victim mentality is a big problem in our society Our emotions are always here to help us... even the "bad ones" Stuck emotions are like food stuck in your digestive tract Laugher is a wonderful biohack to a healthier psychology and physiology Laughing at ourselves, in a healthy way

Related links:

JP Sears - How to Be Ultra Spiritual: 12 1/2 Steps to Spiritual Superiority (book)*

JP Sears' YouTube Channel - AwakenWithJP

JP Sears' website - Awaken With JP

Follow JP on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Higher Education - Ultra Spiritual Life episode 58

How To Go Paleo - Ultra Spiritual Life episode 54

How To Get Offended - Ultra Spiritual Life episode 52

John McMullin - Journeys of Wisdom

C.H.E.K Institute

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159: Dave Asprey - Block Junk Light From Your Life • Head Strong • The One Minute Cold Shower Challenge  

Dave Asprey is the creator of the widely popular Bulletproof Coffee, host of the #1 health podcast, Bulletproof Radio, and author of the New York Times bestselling books, The Bulletproof Diet and Head Strong.

In this episode, we discuss:

When Dave was 26 he was scared his brain would never work again Mitochondria have ultimate power over us biologically Muffin top in the brain Stop eating fried foods... even foods fried in coconut oil The vast majority of the plant kingdom is toxic for us to eat Plant lectins can lead to chronic inflammation Choose white rice over brown The vast majority of plant proteins are not particularly compatible with us Air frying and barbecuing - should you cook using these methods? Fat is damaged by light, heat, and air Avoid liquid smoke and stick with smoked salts What are polyphenols? Salt is important for your health and performance Stressed, working hard? You need more salt Tea, coffee, and spices have the highest concentration of polyphenols per gram If you store water when you eat salt, you are lacking potassium and magnesium How to properly care for your quality spices Rejected coffee is being sent to the US Fats helps you absorb polyphenols Junk light is the same as junk food What's even better than blue blocking glasses? Is the light coming from a salt lamp legit? Junk light impacts your skin too The one minute cold shower challenge

Related links:

Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #61)

Dave Asprey - Head Strong (book)*

Dave Asprey's website (Bulletproof)

Bulletproof Radio (Dave's podcast)

Follow Dave on Instagram and Facebook

Dave Asprey - The Bulletproof Diet (book)*

Dave Asprey - Bulletproof: The Cookbook (book)*

The Bulletproof Diet Roadmap

Bulletproof Coconut Charcoal*

Bulletproof Unfair Advantage*

Bulletproof KetoPrime

Bulletproof Forbose

Bulletproof Coffee*

Bulletproof Swiss Water Decaf Coffee*

Bulletproof Brain Octane Oil*

Bulletproof Polyphenomenal

Bulletproof Eye Armor*

Bulletproof Vibe

Beekeeper's Naturals - B.LXR Brain Fuel

Tim Ferriss - The 4 Hour Body (book)*

Rob Faigin - Natural Hormonal Enhancement (book)*

TrueDark glasses: Twilight and Daywalker box set*

Red LED light bulbs*


TrueDark Dots

40 Years of Zen

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158: Dr. Trevor Cates - Clean Skin From Within • The Stress-Skin Connection • Should We Be Using Sunblock?  

Dr. Trevor Cates is a nationally recognized naturopathic doctor. She is also known as The Spa Dr. and was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in the state of California. Trevor has worked with world-renown spas and sees patients in her private practice in Park City, Utah with a focus on graceful aging and glowing skin. She has been featured on The Doctors, MindBodyGreen and is the host of The Spa Dr. Podcast.

In this episode, we discuss:

How Trevor hasn't always had glowing skin Your skin can tell you a lot about your overall health Skin is our magic mirror The relationship between our gut microbiome and our skin microbiome How to tell if your skin microbiome is out of balance Our skin does best when the environment is mildly acidic Determining your skin type Trevor's favourite skin nourishing animal protein - wild salmon Inflammation is one of the big root causes of skin issues The bone broth-skin connection Is there a collagen alternative for vegans and vegetarians? Antioxidant rich foods help protect your skin Blood sugar spikes can lead to breakouts How common is acne these days? Diet plays a big role when it comes to acne 80% of skin health is internal and 20% is external What you put on you skin gets absorbed into your body There are a lot of hidden ingredients in the word "fragrance" Aloe is great for soothing your skin A simple papaya mask you can make at home Men can take their skin care to the next level, too Find a cleanser with the correct pH Small white or red bumps on the back of the upper arms... what are these? Areas of the body that get the most sun exposure Should we be using sunblock? Plain yogurt is great for sunburnt skin The stress-skin connection The power of positive affirmations and mindset

Related links:

Dr. Trevor Cates - Clean Skin from Within (book)*

Dr. Trevor Cates' website

Listen to The Spa Dr podcast on iTunes

The Spa Dr.'s Skin Quiz

The Spa Dr. skin care products

Listen to Dr. Kellyann Petrucci previously on TUHP (episode #72)

Sally Hogshead - Fascinate (book)*

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Raw Elements

157: Jim Kwik - The Key To A Better Memory • Brain Boosting Foods • The Power Of Intention  

Jim Kwik is the founder of Kwik Learning and a world expert in speed-reading, memory improvement, brain performance, and accelerated learning. For two decades he's served as the mental coach to top celebrities and CEOs in entertainment, technology, education, and business.

In this episode, we discuss:

How Jim overcame 2 head injuries The key to a better memory Are you living like a thermometer or a thermostat? 4 keys to a better mindset The difference between and amateur and a champion The ultimate emotion... gratitude Masters practice the fundamentals Foods that boost your brain Jim's brain tea recipe Jim's morning routine Start your day with success by making your bed The power of intention Making sleep a priority Information fatigue syndrome/information anxiety Say no to good so you can say yes to great A skill to master for the 21st century - the ability to learn faster A not-to-do list Multitasking is a myth Live longer by becoming a lifelong learner The steps to learning a new subject or skill faster Schools aren't changing with the rest of the world You learn by creating and getting involved All learning is state dependent Learn as if you are going to teach it to someone Leaders are readers

Related links:

Jim Kwik's website

Kwik Brain Podcast

Follow Jim on Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram

The Five Minute Journal (book)*

The Five Minute Journal app (iOS & Google Play)*

Listen to UJ Ramdas previously on TUHP (episode #62)

Listen to Deepak Chopra previously on TUHP (episode #141)

Listen to Dr. Joseph Mercola previously on TUHP (episode #148)

Will Smith treadmill video

Listen to Shawn Stevenson previously on TUHP (episode #27 & #52)

Listen to Arianna Huffington previously on TUHP (episode #107)

Gary Keller & Jay Papasan - The ONE Thing (book)*

Greg McKeown - Essentialism (book)*

Stephen Covey - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (book)*


Wim Hof

Peter Thiel & Blake Masters - Zero to One (book)*

Steven Kotler & Jamie Wheal - Stealing Fire (book)*

This episode was engineered and edited by Jason Sanderson at Podcast Tech

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156: Elle Russ - Reclaim Your Thyroid Health  

Elle Russ is a writer, health coach, and host of The Primal Blueprint Podcast. She's passionate about spreading the paleo/primal health message and coaching people on how to live an amazing life, with ease.

Over the course of 10 years, Elle suffered from two bouts of severe hypothyroidism. She healed herself on her own, reclaiming her health and happiness.

In this episode, we discuss:

The thyroid is the master gland of the body T4 and T3 - the main thyroid hormones The 6 essential thyroid tests Gluten and grains raise Hashimoto's antibodies Be careful with iodine supplementation We have more T3 receptors in our brain than anywhere else If you're suffering with psychiatric issues, get your thyroid tested properly Elle's two severe bouts of hypothyroidism and how she fixed her thyroid The reverse T3 number is a great wellness marker for everyone Endocrinologists are the worst people to go to with a thyroid problem Make sure you understand your lab test results Hashimoto's disease - what's happening in the body? High Hashimoto's antibodies = inflammation A simple way to support your thyroid before an issue starts The paleo/primal lifestyle is the ultimate in blood glucose and adrenal management Nobody needs to get type 2 diabetes If you're dealing with hypothyroidism, the worst thing you can do is workout Elle's morning routine Is there a connection between carbs and hypothyroidism? FEAR: False Evidence Appearing Real If you feel great, get a comprehensive thyroid test now

Related links:

Elle Russ - The Paleo Thyroid Solution (book)*

Elle Russ' website

Primal Blueprint Podcast

Dr. Izabella Wentz

Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #61)

EcoNugenics - PectaClear

Listen to Dr. Christiane Northrup previously on TUHP (episode #73)

Stop the Thyroid Madness website

Mark Sisson - The Primal Blueprint (book)*

Life Extension selenium (Se-Methyl L-Selenocysteine)

Dr. Sarah Ballantyne

Eileen Laird

Timothy Noakes

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155: Vinnie Tortorich - Exercise For Mental Health • Choosing The Right Trainer • No Sugar No Grains  

Vinnie Tortorich is a celebrity fitness trainer, speaker, podcaster, and best-selling author of Fitness Confidential: Adventures in the Weight-Loss Game.

In this episode, we discuss:

Why is Vinnie know as America's Angriest Trainer? What's it like working with actors, writers, directors, executives (Hollywood types)? Making the move from New Orleans to LA Living a minimalistic lifestyle Vinnie was turned onto weightlifting after watching Jack LaLanne on TV Choosing the right gym Most trainers suck What to look for in a great trainer Exercise isn't a good way to lose weight You can't do high intensity interval training (HIIT) daily, if you're doing it correctly Is ultra athletics healthy? The best piece of fitness equipment that does it all and it's dirt cheap Fitness is more mental than physical The time Vinnie got fat and he didn't even realize it How a hypoxic tent lead to Vinnie finding out he had leukaemia No Sugar No Grains (NSNG) What does Vinnie eat? Getting nutrients through food vs. supplementation Everyone is lacking in magnesium Vinnie's morning routine Don't wait until tomorrow... start today In life, always take the garbage out

Related links:

Vinnie Tortorich - Fitness Confidential (book)*

Vinnie Tortorich's website

Follow Vinnie Tortorich on Twitter

Vinnie's recent interview with us on Fitness Confidential (his podcast)

Badwater 135


Dr. John Ratey

Dean Lorey

Listen to Dr. William Davis previously on TUHP (episode #153)

Pure Vitamin Club

Adam Carolla - In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks (book)*

Serena Scott Thomas

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Raw Elements

154: Michelle Gielan - Broadcasting Happiness • Seeing Stress As A Challenge • Social Support = Happier You  

Michelle Gielan is a national CBS News anchor turned positive psychology researcher and the bestselling author of Broadcasting Happiness. She is the Founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research and holds a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Michelle is an Executive Producer of “The Happiness Advantage” Special on PBS and a featured professor in Oprah’s Happiness course. Her research and advice have received attention from The New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, CNN, Fox, and Harvard Business Review.

In this episode, we discuss:

How Michelle saw another light and left her job as a news anchor at CBS Her biggest takeaway from working at CBS Why are people so drawn to negative news? Negative news in the morning can lead to you having a bad day Our brains are threat focused Staying informed but not being prey to negative news The 21 day positive email challenge Michelle's morning routine The upsides of positive news We are all broadcasters Overcoming our negativity bias Fact checking our story Don't ignore reality... it's about being rationally optimistic See stress as a challenge instead of a threat Stress: see it, own it, use it Social support... the greatest predictor of happiness that exists It might be time for a strategic retreat Positive sources of information and being around positive people leads to better health Power leads: start conversations with something positive and meaningful Using power leads in emails, too What is transformative journalism? Michelle's last broadcast at CBS

Related links:

Michelle Gielan - Broadcasting Happiness (book)*

Michelle Gielan's website

Like Michelle on Facebook and follow her on Twitter

Inspire Happiness - Michelle's PBS Program

The Success Scale - Broadcasting Happiness

Shawn Achor

Listen to Arianna Huffington previously on TUHP (episode #107)

Solutions Journalism Network

Thich Nhat Hanh books*

Jon Kabat-Zinn books*

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153: Dr. William Davis - Gluten Free Isn't Enough • Undoctored • The Importance Of A High Potency, Multi-Species Probiotic  

Dr. William Davis is author of the New York Times #1 bestseller, Wheat Belly, the book that turned the nutritional world by storm by challenging the conventional wisdom of “healthy whole grains.”

He is also author of the NY Times bestseller, Wheat Belly Cookbook, and he has a new book on shelves titled Undoctored.

Dr. Davis has discussed his views on major media including The Dr. Oz Show, Fox TV, and has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post, and others.

In this episode, we discuss:

How putting together his new book Undoctored was an emotional experience Health can't come from the healthcare system Grains cause numerous nutrient deficiencies (particularly minerals) How a low fat, vegetarian diet degraded Dr. Davis' health A diet rich in "healthy whole grains" is worse than a diet filled with sugar The conventional medical system is broken How the internet has impacted the doctor/patient interaction Approach your doctor like you would a nasty, rebellious teenager Wild, naked, and unwashed Grain were only added into our diet 10 or 11 thousand years ago Grains are very powerful GI toxins The gluten free industry is deceptive and dishonest Red fife is less bad but it's still bad Can you have grains on a periodic basis? Grains increase your risk for cardiovascular disease A grain free diet doesn't mean deprivation Are pseudograins ok? Dr. Davis' thoughts on rice and corn Arsenic in rice?!? Lectins are GI toxins Is soy a health food (tempeh and tofu)? The demonization of saturated fat, cholesterol, and total fat was never based on science in the first place The paleo diet vs. the Undoctored diet We all need to be on a high potency, multi-species probiotic Dr. Davis' top food sources of prebiotics Dr. Davis' morning routine

Related links:

Dr. William Davis - Undoctored (book)*

Undoctored website and Facebook Page

Dr. William Davis' website

Dr. Dean Ornish

Garden of Life probiotics

Renew Life probiotics

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152: Jason Wachob - MindBodyGreen... The Early Days • What Is Wellth? • Operating From A Place Of Gratitude  

Jason Wachob is the founder & CEO of MindBodyGreen and the author of Wellth. He's been featured in The New York Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and Vogue. Jason has a BA in History from Columbia University, where he played varsity basketball for four years.

In this episode, we discuss:

MindBodyGreen... the early days How Jason avoided back surgery by doing yoga What inspired MindBodyGreen? Building community in the health and wellness space It's not easy to find your dream job Most people shouldn't become an entrepreneur Maintaining balance/keeping healthy as a health and wellness entrepreneur The best exercise is the one you actually do Working alongside your life partner Children are a pleasant distraction from work "Last work related comment" Disconnecting from your work might not be realistic The entrepreneurial vs. the conventional timeline What is Wellth? Food should be pleasurable, too If Jason could only pick one exercise... it would be yoga Operating from a place of gratitude Upcoming health trends for the remainder of 2017 Jason's first two hours in the morning Finding a balanced wellness routine

Related links:

Jason Wachob - Wellth (book)*

Follow Jason Wachob on Instagram and Twitter

MindBodyGreen website

Listen to Dr. Frank Lipman previously on TUHP (episode #129)

Tara Stiles

Strala Yoga

Kathryn Budig

Dana Claudat

Colleen Wachob

Elena Brower

Kris Carr

Bob Therman

Michael Pollan

Habit - Personalized Nutrition from Test to Table!

Bulletproof Coffee*

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151: Marie Forleo - Exercise Boosts Your Productivity & Creativity • Trust Your Intuition • Create Before You Consume  

Marie Forleo’s mission is to help you realize your greatest potential and use your gifts to change the world.

She’s the creator of the award-winning show MarieTV, founder of B-School, and has been featured in Entrepreneur magazine and Fast Company, among others. Marie was named by Oprah as a thought leader for the next generation. is one of’s Top 100 Websites for Entrepreneurs.

In this episode, we discuss:

Marie's Mom taught her to trust her intuition The voice in your head isn't really you Overcoming imposter syndrome Action is the antidote to fear Marie's network... her team, her man (Josh), and her friends Don't let perfectionism slow you down - done is better than perfect Living a busy life can keep you productive Managing multiple passions/multi-passionate entrepreneurship You don't have to monetize everything your interested in Continuing to break through plateaus... in business and in life Allow yourself to play and creativity will flow It's imperative that entrepreneurs schedule in vacations and downtime Maintaining balance when it comes to social media Create before you consume Meditation... Marie's daily practice Most people underestimate what exercise does for their productivity and creativity and overestimate what it does for reshaping their body What does Marie's diet look like? If you don't take the time to decide what's most important for you the world will decide for you Marie's morning routine

Related links:

Marie Forleo's Website (MarieTV)

Marie Forleo's B-School

Marie's free guided meditation - Right Click (PC) or Control Click (MAC) on the link to download

Marie Forleo - Make Every Man Want You (book)*

Moment app (iOS) - screen time tracker*

Deepak Chopra - The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success (book)*

Listen to Deepak Chopra previously on TUHP (episode #141)


Pop Physique

Dr. John Ratey - Spark (book)*

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150: Jairek Robbins - Live A Life Of Growth, Contribution, and Gratitude  

Jairek Robbins is a decorated performance coach and lifestyle entrepreneur who has applied his innovative methods to living a life of adventure, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship.

His personal journey has included travelling the globe by ship, helping build schools and houses in multiple countries, and working as a volunteer in underdeveloped regions.

Jairek is the author of Live It!: Achieve Success by Living with Purpose.

In this episode, we discuss:

Unlearning the barriers that keep you from being authentic What was the pressure like growing up having Tony Robbins as a Dad? Testing things on himself (Live It!) before coaching others Embracing the moments in life that suck Learn to love life how it is Change your life by travelling and living the life of other people Jairek's near death experience after contracting malaria Life supports that which supports life and life eliminates that which is no longer needed Defining a life worth living 3 questions at the end of life... Did you really live? Did you really love? Did you really matter? Writing out your ideal day Stop looking for what's next and enjoy your successes The three opponents (hint: you're one of them) The minors vs the majors You're rewarded in public for what you practice in private Gratitude boosts your happiness, satisfaction, and fulfilment with life Your relationships are either growing or dying Have you put together your long-term savings plan? Jairek's morning routine Learn it, live it, give it

Related links:

Jairek Robbins - Live It! (book)*

Jairek Robbins' website

Semester At Sea

Restless Development

Brendon Burchard

Angela Duckworth - Grit (book)*

Carol Dweck - Mindset (book)*

Madonna Buder

Muse mediation headband*


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149: Jen Sincero - Make Money By Mastering The Mindset Of Wealth  

Jen Sincero is a #1 New York Times bestselling author (You are a Badass), success coach, and motivational cattle prod who has helped countless people transform their personal and professional lives via her seminars, public appearances, newsletters, products, and books.

In this episode, we discuss:

How Jen went from knowing nothing about making money to teaching the wealth mindset Taking HUGE uncomfortable risks Make money by focusing on your mindset Your subconscious beliefs can impact your ability to make money Assessing your current beliefs Writing a letter to money Stop saying "I can't afford it" Become grateful for money Universal intelligence and how to use it to our advantage Surrender and release the need for the how Write down why you're so excited to make money Surround yourself with other people who are kicking ass Your environment matters We're motivated by emotions Mediation reminds you that there's a much bigger reality out there and you're infinitely powerful We are all born confident Stand confidently and your mind will follow Tenacity is key on the road to success You gotta have faith Jen's story of borrowing 85k from a friend to work with a mentor You're having a relationship with money - pay attention, nurture it, etc. The balance between saving and spending Do what you love, figure out how to monetize it, and the money will follow When we change, it can cause friction with those around us Breaking free and becoming a "badass" You have everything you need to get rich and the universe has your back

Related links:

Jen Sincero - You Are a Badass at Making Money (book)*

Jen Sincero's website

Jen Sincero - You Are a Badass (book)*

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148: Dr. Joseph Mercola - DHA, The Most Important Fat • Sensible Sun Exposure • Blue Light Blockers Are A Must  

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a passionate advocate of natural medicine. He is a wellness champion and a visionary, who has succeeded in implementing much needed changes to our current healthcare system. Dr. Mercola is also a New York Times bestselling author.

After 25 years as a physician to thousands of patients, Dr. Mercola merged his passion for health with his interest in technology and created Today it's the #1 natural health website, educating and empowering millions of subscribers to take control of their health.

In this episode, we discuss:

Dr. Mercola's personal experience with a high carb, low fat diet The role of your mitochondria The primary motivation for writing his new book, Fat for Fuel Miochondrial metabolic therapy (MMT) We all need some free radicals Changing up your macro nutrients throughout the week There is a massive difference between fasting and starvation Eliminating food cravings If you're eating processed foods, you're eating toxic vegetable oils The most important fat you can eat... DHA There isn't much clean seafood around, these days A simple and effective way to travel with avocados The vast majority of restaurants don't label their fish properly Costco is a good place to buy your olive oil The danger of consuming too much protein Sensible sun exposure is important Integrating gratitude into your life (Raw) eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet The quality of an egg can be determined by the colour of the yolk Stop eating at least 3 hours before bed What is peak fasting? LED lightbulbs are hurting your eyes Blue light blockers are a must Dr. Mercola's morning routine Optimizing mitochondrial function with cold thermogenesis Protecting your testicles with ice, in the sauna The highlights of Dr. Mercola's smoothie The three things you need to do to stay healthy A hour a day in the gym just doesn't cut it

Related links:

Dr. Joseph Mercola - Fat for Fuel (book)*

Dr. Joseph Mercola's website

Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #61)

Nick Lane - Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life (book)*

Travis Christofferson - Tripping over the Truth (book)*

Jimmy Moore & Dr. Jason Fung - The Complete Guide to Fasting (book)*

Ancel Keys

Larry Olmsted - Real Food/Fake Food (book)*

Dr. Dietrich Klinghardt

Dr. Thomas Seyfried - Cancer as a Metabolic Disease (book)*

Uvex Blue Light Blocking Glasses*

Dr. Lawrence Wilson - Sauna Therapy for Detoxification and Healing (book)*


Bulletproof Brain Octane Oil*

Ketone Energy MCT Oil

Download our Habits app*

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147: Ido Portal - It's Never Too Late To Start Moving • Find Your Tribe • Don't Stop Playing  

Ido Portal has always been obsessed with the physical.

His obsession isn't with a specific discipline such as martial arts or strength... his passion is movement.

After searching around the world for movement teachers Ido came up dry and decided to become the person he was looking for.

Over the years he's traveled the world both teaching and studying from a variety of teachers: from osteopaths, manual therapists and MD's to professional dancers, yogis, athletes, circus performers, and fighters.

Ido's workshops became very popular and he conducts a yearly event, The Movement Camp.

A community and culture developed around his ideas but more importantly around movement - movement culture.

In this episode, we discuss:

Ido's childhood Who inspires Ido, past and present Movement is synonymous with life Ido's true passion How do we know if we are getting enough steps in each day? What does Ido eat? Ido's thoughts on the vegan diet Ido sleeps 9 hours a night and naps Taking minerals to combat stress Humans are complex, fragile beings The importance of being in a tribe How do our movement patterns change as we age? Don't stop playing How to bring play back into your life Don't take yourself too seriously The costs associated with not moving It's never too late to start moving How movement impacts your brain Humans are the best movers on the planet The importance of human touch Ido's morning routine

Related links:

Ido Portal's website


Stephen Jepson


Squatty Potty*

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146: Meghan Telpner & Josh Gitalis - Create Your Ultimate Healthy Home  

Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based author and nutritionist who brings her healthy and awesome life inspiration to fans across the globe. She's the founder of the Academy of Culinary Nutrition and author of the bestselling UnDiet and The UnDiet Cookbook.

Josh Gitalis is a Clinical Nutritionist and is a recognized expert in the fields of clinical detoxification & therapeutic supplementation. He runs a Toronto-based private practice, with a worldwide client base. Josh is the first Canadian nutritionist to become an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP).

Together this power couple will teach you how to transform your house into a healthy home.

In this episode, we discuss:

Embrace the sacredness of your home Over 82,000 chemicals have been introduced into our environment over the past 100 years What's polluting the air in our homes? The air in your home may be 2-5x more toxic compared to the air outside Filtering your air with a charcoal filter and plants Top plants for filtering the air in your home The importance of removing your shoes at the door There is no safe way to dispose of teflon The best materials for cookware Stop using your oven's self cleaning mechanism The importance of a well ventilated stovetop The various types of water filters for your drinking water The types of water Meghan and Josh drink at home The pee-poo vortex Pooping in the proper position with the help of a Squatty Potty The importance of a shower filter Upgrade your next bath by adding vitamin C to the water Unscented vs. fragrance free Hormone disrupting chemicals are contributing to men becoming infertile Multiple uses for Dr. Bronner's soap The scary truth about fabric brighteners A healthy alternative to traditional bleach Stop using the Costco laundry detergent Swap the dryer sheets for wool balls with essential oils Using essential oils to clean your home Transform your living room with cozy blankets, books, and by removing the TV Beware of off gassing from new Ikea furniture Splurging on a $10 travel alarm clock Does your couch contain 3 pounds of fire retardant chemicals? What to look for when investing in a quality mattress Greenwashing in the mattress industry - what to look for Transforming your home one thing at a time - don't become overwhelmed Tackling the thing that scares you the most, first

Related links:

Healthy At Home Course*

Meghan Telpner's website

Sign up for Meghan's Culinary Nutrition Expert Program (CNE) - The Academy of Culinary Nutrition*

Meghan Telpner - UnDiet (book)*

Meghan Telpner - The UnDiet Cookbook (book)*

Josh Gitalis' website

Josh Gitalis' Functional Nutrition Certification Program*

Meghan Telpner - 5 Essential Oils to Clean Your Home (blog)

Find A Spring

Squatty Potty*

Santevia Shower Filter*

Dr. Bronner soap

Seventh Generation


Nature Clean

Living Libations*


Green Guard


Global Organic Textile Standard

Greenhouse Juice Co. - we did a 1 day cleanse

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145: Robb Wolf - You Can't Cheat On Your Diet • Wired To Eat • Is The Paleo Diet Right For Everyone?  

Robb Wolf is the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. He is a former research biochemist and one of the world’s leading experts in Paleolithic nutrition. Robb has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast and wildly popular seminar series. He has a brand new book, Wired to Eat, which is the focus of today's interview.

In this episode, we discuss:

How Robb's health was a mess 20 years ago Robb's experiment with a high carb, low fat, vegan diet How the paleo diet saved Robb's life Grains and legumes can be harmful to your gut How to enhance the digestibility of grains and legumes What to expect when making the switch to a paleo diet Carbs and the ancestral diet Is a low carb diet ideal for females? Low carb/ketogenic diets are great for reducing appetite Autoimmune paleo (AIP)/autoimmune protocol diet The fasting mimicking diet Is the paleo diet right for everyone, including kids? Kids need to chew to help develop their dental arch and sinuses Don't be a scale watcher The dark side of using a Fitbit You can't cheat on your diet Robb's 4 pillars of health Optimum foraging strategy Palate fatigue and how it's causing us to eat too much The kitchen sink ice cream challenge Short or disordered sleep makes us tend to want more food and refined foods Getting a full nights sleep isn't enough, you need to get to bed early too How Robb gets away with spending less than an hour a week at the gym The importance of community/socializing 2 things Robb does each morning to start the day off right

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144: Dr. Sara Gottfried - How To Look And Feel Younger  

Dr. Sara Gottfried is a wife, mother to two incredible girls, friend, scholar, seeker, yoga teacher, and Harvard-trained MD with over 20 years of experience. She’s the author of the New York Times bestselling books The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet. Sara has a brand new book titled Younger which is the focus of today’s interview.

In this episode, we discuss:

How at 44 Sara had the telomeres of a 66 year old woman The impact of short telomeres What is healthspan? Epigenetics - turning genes on/off Genetic testing... it's still the early days Aging begins in your muscles Your hormones start to decline in your late 20s The importance of defining your why Floss at least twice a day Purslane is loaded with omega-3s Grass-fed collagen can help with sagging and wrinkles on your face Incorporating collagen into your intermittent fasting routine Berberine can help you regulate your blood sugar Managing your melatonin and growth hormone The connection between vitamin D and your sleep Sleep, shampoo for your brain A benefit of sleeping on your side More sleep isn't always better A 20 minute nap = 1 hour of sleep at night Exercise changes the look of your skin, for the better Why Sara is a big fan of HIIT What is fascia and why is it so important Stop skimping on stretching The shocking health benefits of saunas Activating your vagus nerve Create new neural pathways by using your non dominant hand Lavender essential oil can help relieve anxiety Bone broth and coconut oil both benefit your brain Think about exercise as information for your DNA

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