/Tag: nutrition

Gut & Nutrition UPDATES with Dr. Berkson (#149)


Join Dr. Berkson for this medley show updating you on widespread health information from your gut to your kidneys to allergies. In this show you will learn:  The link between the “Keto diet” and gut wall health. Spores, the new way to heal gut wall and overall gut health. What nutrient helps you break-through a weight loss “plateau”. Foods that increase the “satiety” hormone—leptin. Exactly much fish oil to avoid if you are on blood thinners. The mechanism by which artificial sweeteners contribute to underactive thyroid disease. How stress dings your gut wall and how the “love hormone” oxytocin combats [...]

Gut & Nutrition UPDATES with Dr. Berkson (#149)2019-10-11T10:03:56-05:00

Flaxseeds -Good or Bad for Your Breasts and Hormones? (#118)


A fan wrote Dr. Berkson a note stating that certain health gurus on the Internet were warning against flaxseeds, especially for high-risk women. So she asked if Dr. Berkson could do a show on flaxseeds? This show is the answer to that question.Dr. Berkson tackles the science and safety of flaxseeds head on, and gives you a complete picture of the question: To flax or not to flax?”You also learn what flaxseeds offer for those of us carrying a little extra weight.Guest Resources & Links We would be so appreciative if you would share the podcast on your social media channels. Please [...]

Flaxseeds -Good or Bad for Your Breasts and Hormones? (#118)2019-06-28T14:40:56-05:00

JJ Virgin “Warrior Mom Heals Head Trauma” (#102)


      This is a perfect Mother’s Day podcast. This show is about a “never-giving-up mom on rhoids”—JJ Virgin. JJ Virgin’s son was in a serious accident and endured an extremely severe head trauma. Her son Grant was literally fighting for his life. The doctors declared that there was hardly any chance of surviving let alone him ever being “normal” again. JJ did not give-up. She dug deep and in this riveting interview you hear how she did that. JJ describes how she creates hope inside herself, when there doesn’t seem to be any. You will hear the exact nutraceuticals [...]

JJ Virgin “Warrior Mom Heals Head Trauma” (#102)2019-06-28T14:41:03-05:00

Dr. Norm Shealy. Neurosurgery, Energy Medicine, Nutrition, Hormones and Spirituality (#101)


    Today’s show is more outside of “traditional” science than usual, but it is an area where more and more research is being done.  Neurosurgeon Dr. Norm Shealy takes this episode from the beginning of classical methods of treating pain, depression, and diseases to atypical but contemporized methods that include energy medicine, nutrition, hormones and even mysticism! When Dr. Shealy first graduated Duke University School of Medicine, pain management was entirely surgical. If you had back pain you got surgery. However surgery only reduced back pain about 10% of the time. If it failed and you had more pain after the [...]

Dr. Norm Shealy. Neurosurgery, Energy Medicine, Nutrition, Hormones and Spirituality (#101)2019-09-06T09:28:48-05:00

Get Un-Confused About Food with Dr. Robin Miller (#75)


Dr. Robin Miller is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and also trained with Dr. Andrew Weil as an Integrative Medicine Fellow at the University of Arizona. She is currently Medical Director of Triune Integrative Medicine, an integrative medicine clinic in Medford, Oregon. Miller blogs regularly for, an interactive health and wellness website founded in conjunction with Dr. Mehmet Oz, where she serves as Executive Advisory Board member. Robin is also a medical reporter and regular correspondent for KOBI-5, the NBC affiliate in Southern Oregon as well as a regular guest on the Dr. Oz show. As Americans scramble to jump [...]

Get Un-Confused About Food with Dr. Robin Miller (#75)2019-07-30T08:03:30-05:00

Evan Brand – Gut Infections, Testing, Natural Treatment Protocols and Comments About Being Nutritionally Sane in an Insane World (#55)


Evan BrandEvan Brand hosts one of the top 25 ranked health podcast shows in the US called Not Just Paleo. Evan, author of three health books, is also a nutritional sleuth specializing in identifying and naturally treating hidden gut infections. When he was a teenager he got very ill from what turned out to be multiple gut infections that his regular doctors could not identify. By identifying the exact organisms and learning how to use herbs to eradicate the infection, and becoming healthier than ever, launched Evan into his career.Infections Must Be AddressedEvan shares that healthy diets alone will not treat fungal, [...]

Evan Brand – Gut Infections, Testing, Natural Treatment Protocols and Comments About Being Nutritionally Sane in an Insane World (#55)2019-09-06T10:18:51-05:00

Dr. Alan Gaby on Nutritional Medicine (#50)


  Dr. Alan Gaby on Nutritional Medicine Dr. Gaby discusses why and how he came to write Nutritional Medicine (Second Edition). This is an updated version of Nutritional Medicine (1st edition), which is a comprehensive textbook on the use of dietary modifications, nutritional supplements, and other natural substances for the prevention and treatment of more than 400 health conditions. Dr. Gaby is one of the world's foremost authorities on nutritional therapy. Dr. Gaby shares some of his favorite nutritional protocols from this work. This book has been widely acclaimed as the leading textbook in its field. It is meticulously documented and clearly written, combining an exhaustive [...]

Dr. Alan Gaby on Nutritional Medicine (#50)2019-07-30T08:23:48-05:00

8 Benefits of Fermented Foods


Fermenting food has been around since Neolithic times when there were no fridges.  It’s a way of preserving food, that has many other health benefits besides preservation. The term fermentation comes from a Latin word meaning to “raise” or “bubble.” As the process of fermentation starts, are created and food is transformed into “power food.” In a sense we are all like starter cultures, bubbling our enthusiasm for life and health within our homes and communities. 8 Benefits of Fermented foods: More nutrients. When food is fermented, enhanced nutrition is generated, such as higher amounts of very bioavailable (more useable by [...]

8 Benefits of Fermented Foods2019-04-03T10:07:37-05:00



The times they are a changing. Used to be if you had depression, why you had a Prozac deficiency. But no drug comes without some downsides. Less libido. Rebound trying to get off. No one mentions the link of SSRIs to possible future neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s. Or even cancer. And, these meds cost a lot of dough and create wide spread wear and tear on the entire health care system. What may be coming to the rescue… NUTRITION! The International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research has put out a new short and sweet consensus statement. It emphasizes that there is [...]

Depressed? Need a PSYCHOLOGIST OR NUTRITIONIST?2019-01-17T19:09:09-05:00

Estrogen Naïveté Needs to Wake Up


Estrogen’s a real complex and intriguing hormone. Medicine and science have been confused about estrogen for a long time now. Estrogen is sultry and ancient. She was the first hormone that existed on earth. She’s been around longer than most other signaling molecules (much of life inside the human body occurs with one cell sending an email to another; this is a signaling system). Estrogen is critical for many life processes and in most life forms. The estrogen emailing system in the fruit fly, gorilla, men and women and boys and girls is all the same. Each of us needs estrogen [...]

Estrogen Naïveté Needs to Wake Up2018-11-12T09:36:16-05:00