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Episode 150: An Interview with Bestselling Author Susan Cain

Sorrow and longing are part of our lives whether we want to deal with these emotional aspects or not. In this podcast, I chat with Susan Cain, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet: How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole. We will talk about these feelings and how they can in fact make us whole.  Susan is also the author of QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, which spent eight years on The New York Times bestseller list and has been translated into...


Episode 149: Dr. Will Cole Returns

Inflammation is a buzzword we’re seeing EVERYWHERE these days. So what does that actually mean? And what causes it? What can you do about it? In this episode I chat with functional medicine doctor expert, best-selling author, and inflammation guru Dr. Will Cole, who lends his expertise to a chapter of my new book, The Farewell Tour: A Caregiver’s Guide to Stress Management, Sane Nutrition, and Better Sleep (Viva Editions). In this episode we discuss:   Inflammation and it’s impact on...


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Episode 148: An interview with Seed Co-Founder and Co-CEO Ara Katz

In this podcast episode, I catch up with Seed Health Co-Founder and Co-CEO Ara Katz, whom I first interviewed for Forbes in 2018.  After her pregnancy experience, Katz dedicated herself to educating others about the true reality that is microbiome health and how extensive it can affect your physical and even emotional health.  In this episode, you’ll learn about the “Gut Brain Axis” and how nurturing the gut microbiome can improve your daily health and well being. She also talks about the...


Episode 147: An interview with Holistic Nutritionist Maria Marlowe

In this podcast episode, I have an in-depth conversation about nutrition and skincare with  Maria Marlowe, a holistic nutrition expert who has made clear skin from within her life’s work.  She describes how our skincare, food intake, and external habits can affect our skin.  Not only does she tell us her personal skin protocol and discuss the gut-skin connection and how it can help you-she will also give us an in-depth examination as other aspects of your life can affect your skin.  In this...


Episode 146: Interview with Culina Health Co-Founders Vanessa Risetto and Tamar Samuels

  In today’s episode you’ll get some unfiltered RD chat. Today I’m chatting with Vanessa Risetto and Tamar Samuels, the co-founders of Culina Health, an amazing group of nutritionists on a mission to make nutrition counseling more accessible.  In addition to sharing insight on what you can do today to increase your health, they’ll give you an eagle-eye view of the dietitian career path and what it’s like to run a virtual business. They also share their personal favorite things to eat...