Episodes
I’m so happy to welcome Phoebe Lapine to the pod. Phoebe is a food and health writer and gluten free chef. She’s written 3 books, including the recently published SIBO Made Simple, which is a must-read guide for anyone struggling with their gut health. We also talk about: * What SIBO actually is, including what causes it and how you can know if you have it * What people get wrong about the microbiome * Why you shouldn't snack between meals * What hidden causes of autoimmune...
Published 03/10/21
This episode—the Ask The Doctor: Longevity Edition—is all about living our longest, healthiest lives.  My guest today is the amazing Dr. Sara Gottfried. Dr. Gottfried is oozing with credentials—she went to MIT and Harvard Medical School and is a NYTimes bestselling author. But what I love about her is her approach to medicine and patients. Her knowledge of science and data is impeccable, but so is her understanding that this is real life. You might want to embrace the wisdom of aging, and you...
Published 02/24/21
I’m SO excited about today’s episode, which is all about friendship. I think we spend a ton of time thinking about relationships and trying to be the best partner possible, and while that’s SO important, platonic friendships are ALSO incredibly important and really under-discussed. This episode is a celebration of friendship, and also is jam-packed with advice ABOUT friendship, including Carissa Stanton (@broccyourbody) and Olivia Noceda (@olive.eeeats) on: * the story of how their...
Published 02/10/21
My guest today is the incredible Chelsie Hill (@chelsiehill), a community leader, trailblazer, entrepreneur and founder of the Rollettes Dance Team. At the age of 17, Chelsie was involved in a drunk driving accident that caused irreversible damage to her spinal cord and left her unable to walk. We talk all about the accident in this episode, and how it’s reshaped her life in surprisingly positive ways. On this episode, we talk about: * The story of the accident that paralyzed her from...
Published 01/27/21
Jen Sincero (@jensincero) is the number one NY Times best-seller of You Are A Bad Ass, You Are A Bad Ass At Making Money, and You Are A Bad Ass Every Day.  Her new book, Bad Ass Habits, is all about applying Jen’s transformational strategies to creating and sticking to habits. This is the ultimate episode about creating and sticking to habits, which is critical for basically any healthy lifestyle transformation. We talk about: * A simple exercise to figure out what’s blocking you from...
Published 01/13/21
I’m so excited to welcome Jessica DeFino to the podcast for the Ask The Expert: Skincare Edition episode. Jessica is a beauty reporter covering natural, holistic, sustainable skincare rooted in science and spirituality. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Allure, Harper's BAZAAR, and more. She's currently writing her first book, and she knows SO much about beauty—she’s interpreted the science, interviewed the experts, and even gone through her own skincare journey,...
Published 12/09/20
The Healthier Together 2020 Gift Guide is here! I got Zack to join me for a look back on our year, his take on my present picks (including the best gifts we ever got each other), and more. Lots of experiential gifts (as always, you know I love these), but tailored to our current world. Plus picks for health, beauty, home, books, and more! For the full list of links, go to lizmoody.com/healthier-together-2020-gift-guide I can’t wait to hear your feedback on this episode! Screenshot and...
Published 11/25/20
On today’s episode, I was lucky enough to chat with Mik Zazon. Mik is a writer, speaker, and creator. She’s the founder of the #normalizenormalbodies movement, and I’m just one of her hundreds of thousands of fans on Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok. On this episode we talk about:  * what hitting "rock bottom" looked like, and how it inspired her to completely change her content on social media * her abusive relationship and how she found the strength to leave * how she redefined what...
Published 11/12/20
If I sound like I have a crush on Valeria Lipovetsky, it’s because I low-key do: I find her so inspiring as an entrepreneur and as a human in general. In this episode, we talk about: * her childhood and why her family left Russia * her relationship to money and wealth growing up as an immigrant, later as a model, and now * if she married her husband for money * how her and her husband's age difference impacted their relationship dynamic * what she learned about wellness from...
Published 10/29/20
I am SO excited to share today’s episode, which is our second episode all the pros and cons of having kids. It came out of an Instagram Q&A where someone asked what Zack and I were doing, and I said we were undecided and then asked people how they decided—and the responses were so fascinating, I knew I had to make it into a podcast.  This episode features: * TikTok stars Leanne and Allison from Thirsty On Main on what no one tells you about sperm donation, infertility struggles,...
Published 10/14/20
My guest today is Lifeway Kefir CEO Julie Smolyansky. Julie has an incredible story—when she was just 27 years old her father died, and she took over the family business, becoming the youngest female CEO of a publicly traded firm. And she thrived, growing Lifeway Kefir from doing $12 million dollars in revenue to over $100 million dollars today. She’s been featured on Fortune's 2014 40 under 40 list, and is just an entrepreneurial rockstar. On this episode, we talk about: * the...
Published 10/07/20
Welcome to our third morning/evening routine episode! In these episodes, we shake things up a bit in this episode by going inside the morning and evening routines of some of the wellness world’s biggest celebrities. You can listen and just enjoy a sneak peek, or steal some of their genius ideas to try at home! In Part One, I shared the routines of Minimalist Baker, Kale Junkie, Rachael’s Good Eats and The Cutting Veg. In Part Two, we dug into the routines of Kelly LeVeque, Laura Lea,...
Published 09/30/20
This is the fourth edition of Ask the Doctor, where I ask functional medicine doctors a ton of questions in a single episode so you can reap the benefits of all of their knowledge (check out the first episode, featuring Dr. Will Cole talking about inflammation, hormone balance, birth control, and more, here; the second episode, which features Dr. Ellen Vora in the most comprehensive conversation about anxiety ever, here; and the third episode all about gut health with Dr. B, the Gut Health...
Published 09/16/20
My guest today is Jules Acree. Jules is a wellness writer, entrepreneur, and video content creator behind Om & The City. It’s her daily mission to bring wellness down-to-earth and to help others simplify life to find more joy. She is also the founder of The Homebodies, an online shop for low-waste, intentional living. On this episode, we discuss: * How to actually set—and stick to—boundaries that will transform your career and relationships * What financial minimalism is, and how...
Published 09/02/20
My guest today is the incredible Glennon Doyle. Glennon is the author of the two number one NYTimes bestsellers, Love Warrior, and more recently, Untamed.  She’s also the founder of Together Rising, an all-women led nonprofit organization that has raised over $25 Million for women, families and children in crisis. She lives in Florida with her wife who also just happens to be the Olympian soccer star Abby Wambach.  On this episode, we talk about: * How she deals with depression, anxiety,...
Published 08/19/20
My guest today is the amazing Stephanie Danler. Stephanie is the author of Sweetbitter, which was a NYTimes best-selling, phenomenally successful book and TV show, and now. She recently published her deeply personal memoir, Stray. On this episode, we talk about:  * how her publishing Sweetbitter impacted her decision to have a child * how her huge success as an author and television show creator impacted her sense of purpose * her postpartum depression * how she broke the cycle...
Published 08/05/20
I’m excited to have on Jenné Claiborne, the founder of Sweet Potato Soul. Sweet Potato Soul is a crazy popular YouTube channel, a blog filled with the most DELICIOUS recipes, an Instagram community with over 300K members, AND one of my favorite plant-based cookbooks, Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul. On today’s episode, we chat about: * The lessons she’s learned during the pandemic * How she deals with her fears around...
Published 07/22/20
I am SO excited to share today’s episode, which is all about the pros and cons of having kids. It came out of an Instagram Q&A where someone asked what Zack and I were doing, and I said we were undecided and then asked people how they decided—and the responses were so fascinating, I knew I had to make it into a podcast.  This episode features: * Best-selling author Meghan Daum on the choice to remain childfree * Ambitious Kitchen’s Monique Volz on birth, and how being a new mom...
Published 07/08/20
On today’s episode, I sat down with one of my favorite guests ever, the amazing Ivirlei Brookes.  Ivirlei is an actress and mindset mentor for creatives. Her company, Mavenelle, focuses on helping female creatives and entrepreneurs create a lifestyle around self mastery and wellness.  You may know her from her recent viral video, White Women Who Truly Want To Help: Here’s How, which has over 5 million views on Instagram, and was re-shared by pretty much every huge celeb, including Hailey...
Published 06/24/20
Today’s long overdue podcast is about why accessibility and diversity have been such a problem in the wellness world, and how we can all begin to support that changing. I wanted to feature people from different aspects of the wellness world to really paint a larger picture about the limiting factors at play, from doctor bias to the lack of diversity in workout studios to the unique challenges of breaking into the food startup world—to illustrate that there’s no part of the wellness world...
Published 06/10/20
This episode features Tara Schuster, an author, playwright, and accomplished entertainment executive. She served as Vice President of Talent and Development at Comedy Central where she was the Executive in Charge of ​Lights Out with David Spade,​ was the Executive in Charge of the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning ​Key & Peele​, the Emmy® Award winning ​@Midnight​, and numerous other shows. She’s also the author of the amazing book, ​Buy Yourself the F*cking Lilies: and Other Rituals to Fix...
Published 05/27/20
On this week’s super casual conversation, I had Zack answer YOUR dating and relationship questions. This is just one guy’s opinion (Zack can’t speak for all men!), but I loved his take on things. He answers: * What’s up with guys ghosting? * What made him finally propose/why a lot of guys wait a long time to propose * What’s the best way to get guys to talk about feelings? * How much does he think about body image? * What’s his opinion on spirituality and out-there elements...
Published 05/20/20
This is the third edition of Ask the Doctor, where I ask functional medicine doctors a ton of questions in a single episode so you can reap the benefits of all of their knowledge (check out the first episode, featuring Dr. Will Cole talking about inflammation, hormone balance, birth control, and more, here, and the second episode, which features  Dr. Ellen Vora in the most comprehensive conversation about anxiety ever, here). This episode is all about gut health, and features the amazing...
Published 05/13/20
On this week’s super casual conversation, I’m doing my first ever Q&A! I’m a little nervous so please be kind to me! On this episode, I answer YOUR questions, including: * What’s my morning and evening routine? * What books have changed my life? * What’s my attachment style and what’s Zack’s? How do we make it work? * Can you eat meat and still have good gut health? * What’s my favorite place I’ve traveled to? * What diets did I try in the past that didn’t work?  *...
Published 05/06/20
Welcome to our second morning/evening routine episode! In these episodes, we shake things up a bit in this episode by going inside the morning and evening routines of some of the wellness world’s biggest celebrities. You can listen and just enjoy a sneak peek, or steal some of their genius ideas to try at home! In Part 1, I shared the routines of Minimalist Baker, Kale Junkie, Rachael’s Good Eats and The Cutting Veg. This week includes: * Kelly LeVeque on fasted workouts for fat-burning...
Published 04/29/20