Episodes
What natural solutions are there for Hashimoto's thyroiditis and Graves' disease? What are the signs and symptoms of hyperthyroidism, as well as the root cause factors?   Today's guest is the bestselling author of Natural Treatment Solutions for Hyperthyroidism and Graves' Disease, Dr. Eric Osansky. Eric is also the host of the 'save my thyroid' podcast and he's a wealth of knowledge on this important subject.   When are conventional strategies recommended to combat hyperthyroidism and...
Published 02/27/24
Are you noticing bags under your eyes? Are you struggling with fatigue and digestive issues? Do you feel that you're not detoxifying regularly? Have you tried castor oil as part of your health regimen?    Dr. Jockers is applying a castor oil pack to our livers today as he expounds on the beneficial compounds in castor oil, and how you can use it to improve parts of the skin, open up your bile ducts, and support liver and gall bladder health.   Learn about ricinoleic acid, the unique fatty...
Published 02/22/24
Happy ten-year anniversary Dr. Jockers! It's been a decade since our favorite functional nutritionist started drjockers.com and focused his efforts on producing quality health content for all!   Today he's reflecting on that journey, providing us with valuable insight into the WHY he does what he does. And why we are so grateful to be able to learn from him.    Not one to rest on his laurels for too long (or lie down on his grounding mat), he's also taking the time to answer some...
Published 02/20/24
Do you want to know the truth about sourdough bread? Is it healthy, is it gluten-free, and is it good for your gut?   Who should or shouldn't eat sourdough bread? What are postbiotics and how do they benefit our health? Like with most things, there's a level of personalization when it comes to sourdough bread and our nutrition – there is no 'one size fits all' approach.   In today's short and sweet episode (or should that be sour?), Dr. Jockers is providing us with valuable insight on how...
Published 02/15/24
What would it look like for us to live to 100 with the same heart inside of us, beating away? Dr. Jack Wolfson is a natural heart doctor who helps people with blood pressure issues, cholesterol, and other cardiovascular conditions.     America's #1 Natural Heart Doctor, Dr. Wolfson is a board-certified cardiologist who prevents, treats, and reverses disease naturally, without Big Pharma medications or invasive surgical procedures.   Today he is sharing his profound wisdom on all things...
Published 02/13/24
How can we stabilize our blood sugar and reduce inflammation in the body? Dr. Peter Kan is interviewing Dr. Jockers in this episode Of Functional Nutrition which is all about the Key Strategies to Stabilize Blood Sugar and Reduce Inflammation.    Dr. Kan is a brilliant chiropractic neurologist and certified functional medicine practitioner — and host of the Auto Immunity Summit he’s invited our favorite Functional Nutritionist to speak at. And so today’s advice all comes with keeping the...
Published 02/08/24
Did you know that magnesium deficiency is one of the most common deficiencies in our society today? Dr. Jockers is addressing the vital role that it plays in maintaining our cellular health, as well as the benefits it has for detox as well as our brain function in today's super important – and highly informative – episode.   To help us unpack this subject, Dr. Jockers has enlisted the services of Dr. Carolyn Dean – naturopath, medical doctor, and bestselling author of 'The Magnesium...
Published 02/06/24
What are the top anti-inflammatory foods that you should be eating? Unless you happen to have an allergy to one of these foods, Dr. Jockers is recommending these as his Top 10 foods for robust and resilient health!   What is astaxanthin? What are examples of hydrating fruits? What is butyrate and why is it so good for you? Dr. Jockers is answering these questions and giving us a special home-cooked meal of nutritional information that can set you on your way to better health!   Blood...
Published 02/02/24
What is nitric oxide and how important is its production in order for us to stay healthy? Very important, as it turns out. Here today to share on the critical role that nitric oxide plays in our cardio, brain, and hormonal health is Beth Shirley.   Beth Shirley is a registered pharmacist, certified clinical nutritionist and one of the premier thought leaders on the importance of nitric oxide production in the body. Learn why mouthwash may be a bad idea for your mouth microbiome and the...
Published 01/30/24
How do you build muscle for longevity? Welcome to the New Year and new health goals! Dr. Jockers is coming in strong with a powerful episode on what it takes to build muscle the right way.   Did you know that the overall muscle mass that you have is inversely correlated with the morbidity and mortality rate that you'll have? So the more muscle you have, the less chance that you will develop a chronic disease.   Lean body mass is super important! Whether you're young or old and looking to...
Published 01/25/24
What is the best fat-burning plan to try out if you're looking for healthy weight loss? What is the protocol for getting mold out of the sinuses? What are the key nutrient deficiencies associated with the immune system?   So many good questions! You guessed it... coming in hot on the heels of our 400th episode comes Dr. Jockers' first Q&A of the year!   Learn about the key nutrients that you may be deficient in if you are struggling to get pregnant. And how to deal with an upper...
Published 01/23/24
Are you feeling uninspired when it comes to healthy breakfast ideas? Look no further than today's episode of Functional Nutrition episode which will truly get you to 'rise and shine' with blood sugar improvement and fat-burning breakfast ideas!   Dr. Jockers is reminding us that breakfast (break the fast) can be done at any time that's right for your body. And that the days of ultra-processed cereals and sugary juices are a thing of the past!    Learn the difference between High Glycemic...
Published 01/18/24
What are the root causes of acne? And why is the gut-brain-skin connection so important? Today's episode covers the best strategies you can take to have healthy, glowing skin.    To provide insight into this important topic is Maria Marlowe, a certified nutritionist specializing in acne and the founder of Kuma, a skincare company that is on a mission to revolutionize how we think about skincare from outside only to inside out.    In this episode, Maria and Dr. Jockers debunk some...
Published 01/16/24
How can you get into intermittent fasting as a strategy to deal with inflammation in your body? Dr. Jockers is being interviewed by his friend Dr. Eric Osansky today in another fascinating deep dive into how we can use fasting to reset our gut microbiome.    Dr. Eric Osansky is the author of 'Natural Treatment Solutions for Hyperthyroidism and Graves' as well as a podcast called 'Save My Thyroid' that you guys should definitely check out.    In this episode he also asks me a lot about Dr....
Published 01/11/24
How do you reduce inflammation in your body and help it heal better? Today’s episode covers everything you need to know about blood sugar, diabetes, pre-diabetes, and chronic inflammation.    To unpack these important topics is Dr. Brian Mowll,  the founder and medical director of SweetLife® Diabetes Health Centers who serves clients worldwide as The Diabetes Coach™. Dr. Mowll helps people with all forms of diabetes properly manage their complex health conditions.    What is blood sugar?...
Published 01/09/24
Are these new weight loss drugs that are on the market (and seem to be taking the world by storm) all that good for you?    A lot of celebrities and social media influencers are sharing their amazing results after taking weight loos drugs (like Ozempic). This got Dr. Jockers intrigued to learn more. And he's here today to share his findings!   How do these miracle weight loss drugs actually work? Dr. Jockers goes into the physiology as well as the side effects. Learn about how semaglutide...
Published 01/04/24
How do pesticides and herbicides impact our gut health? Here to discuss leaky gut and inflammation is a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Isaac Eliaz.   Dr. Isaac Eliaz is not only an integrative medical doctor, he's also a licensed acupuncturist, researcher, product formulator, and expert on detoxification.    Have you heard about Galectin-3, the 'survival protein' that increases bacterial imbalances and drives up other inflammatory proteins in the body?   Dr. Eliaz...
Published 01/02/24
Before Dr. Jockers got into natural health, he used to think that these 5 foods were healthy and he used to eat a lot of them. In fact, they contained a lot of hidden processed sugars, chemicals, and seed oils that drive up inflammation!   Learn about how much sugar there is in a smoothie and why it's so harmful for your body to consume so much processed sugar. Why is organic Greek yogurt Dr. Jockers's preferred yogurt and why should you read the labels on your favorite protein bar before...
Published 12/28/23
We know that autoimmune diseases are skyrocketing (things like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, to name just two)! And so today's guest is thought leader Dr. Tiffany Caplan – here to talk about food sensitivities, leaky gut, and how they are related to the increase we're witnessing in autoimmune diseases.    Dr. Tiffany Caplan is a certified functional medicine practitioner who has experienced firsthand how lifestyle medicine can save a person's life. She is the best-selling author of 'The...
Published 12/26/23
Jane Hogan from the 'Wellness By Design' podcast is interviewing Dr. Jockers today and he's sharing with us his Advanced Nutrition Strategies to Reduce Inflammation and Pain.    Autophagy, fasting, and balancing neurotransmitters in the brain are all covered by our favorite Functional Nutrionist!   Learn Dr. Jockers's journey of becoming 'grain free' at a time when it was a totally new concept, and how Dr. Jockers started intermittent fasting before he knew it's name.    There are...
Published 12/21/23
Are you dealing with anxiety? Or perhaps you know a family member who is struggling with it? Anxiety is certainly on the rise in our society and today Dr. Jockers has sought the guidance of a firm show favorite, Trudy Scott, to shed some light on the role that amino acids can play in alleviating symptoms of anxiety as well as addiction.    Trudy Scott is author of ‘The Anti-Anxiety Food Solution’ and a verified 'food mood' expert. If you have the chance, do yourself a favor and go back and...
Published 12/19/23
What are the healing benefits of olive oil? And how do we know that we are getting the good stuff for our bodies? If you're in the market for olive oil, you want it to be extra virgin olive oil for starters. It's not called nature's Ibuprofen for nothing!   You want it to come in a dark glass bottle ideally and you want to pay close attention to the harvesting date on the bottle. Should you go for green or black olives - which are better for you?   There's a ton of great info to consider...
Published 12/14/23
What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar? And what if we're histamine intolerant and sensitive to apple cider vinegar, are there alternatives? Learn about the Swiss Interest Group Histamine Intolerance (SIGHI) to learn more about the histamine load of the foods you eat in this impactful Q&A session where Dr. Jockers answers your health-related questions.   The amazing naturopath Dr. Ivonne Boujaoude joins Dr. Jockers to help guide you to success as you navigate your health journey....
Published 12/12/23
How do we get rid of loose, saggy skin? This is one of the most common questions that Dr. Jockers is faced with and today he's here to help us out! From losing those love handles to dealing with a flabby belly, Dr. Jockers has got you covered.   In this episode, he unpacks some of the root causes for loose, saggy skin - from poor nutrition to high oxidative stress that causes inflammation. Are high-stress hormones causing your skin to sag? Let's find out.    There's also great information...
Published 12/07/23