Episodes
This week, Joy is joined by Dr. Laura Markham, a Clinical Psychologist at Columbia University and Founder of Aha! Parenting. She is also the author of Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids; Peaceful Parents, Happy Siblings; and Peaceful Parents, Happy Kids Workbook: Using Mindfulness and Connection to Raise Resilient, Joyful Children and Rediscover your Love of Parenting. Her approach to parenting is inspiring and supportive; she will make you believe in yourself and your ability to raise joyful,...
Published 02/08/22
This week Joy is joined by ultramarathoner Colin Nanka who by defeating the average, shows that anyone can accomplish their dreams of participating in 10 races. Colin teaches us how it is so much more than just being physically fit. In this episode, Colin shows us how embracing difficulties and pain can lead to the greatest achievements in our lives.  Episode Highlights:   Feeling average and finding tribes and mentors   What is an Ultra-Marathon?   Learning from mistakes to improve  ...
Published 02/01/22
This week, Joy leans in to discuss living a purposeful life with Renata, a Naturopathic Doctor turned Astrologer, Soul Alignment Coach and Spiritual Mentor. Renata has 10+ years experience in natural medicine, coaching, yoga, astrology, tarot and has helped hundreds of women create soulful success on their terms. In this episode, Renata inspires us to move past our hidden fears, reconnect with our higher selves, and start living a life aligned with our purpose.   Episode Highlights:   ...
Published 01/25/22
This week, Joy and Walker are joined by sugar-free activist Julie Daniluk, a nutritionist, award-winning author, TV host and anti-inflammatory food & lifestyle expert. Julie returns to share with us how damaging sugar is for nearly every system in the body from our hormones, mental health to our skin and how it is at the root of many chronic diseases. She guides us on an approachable path instead, helping us say goodbye to sugar without feeling deprived and shares many sugar substitutes...
Published 01/18/22
This week, Joy and Walker consider the immense possibilities opened by simply leading with intuition and compassion. They are joined by Xavier Dagba, a trauma informed transformational life coach, shadow work facilitator and intuitive healer. In this episode, Xavier inspires us to see beyond the black and white, open our perspectives, and invite compassion into every part of our daily lives. 
Published 12/21/21
This week, Joy has an important subject to discuss: the presence of fluoride in our water and its effects on our health. She’s joined by Michael Connett, lead attorney in the ongoing lawsuit against the EPA over the neurotoxicity of fluoride. Michael is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in LA, where he focuses on helping victims catastrophically injured by toxic substances and dangerous products.
Published 12/14/21
Joy and Walker are back with the seventh season of the Joyous Health podcast to bring another dose of joy to your day! On this week’s episode, they’re talking with Philip Lago and Mystique Mattai, the husband and wife duo behind the popular food blog Chef Sous Chef and co-authors of cookbook Eat With Us. Just as they connected by cooking together, their philosophy encourages a slower, more mindful approach to cooking and eating so that we can enjoy and elevate our experiences with food.
Published 12/07/21
Walker and Joy are incredibly excited to welcome their very dear friend and true podcast royalty, Jesse Chappus, to the podcast today. The brilliant and inquisitive mind behind The Ultimate Health Podcast, Jesse retired from his chiropractic practice in 2016 to work on the podcast full-time with his partner, Marni Wasserman. Jesse has become an expert in interviewing fascinating minds and his thorough preparation consistently results in intriguing and enlightening conversations with them.
Published 08/10/21
This week, celebrated American consumer activist, award winning documentary film director, best selling author and internationally respected GMO activist, Jeffrey Smith, joins Walker and Joy for a simply riveting interview. His life’s work is truly transformative on a global scale and he discusses so much of it with our hosts here today.
Published 07/20/21
A renowned nutritionist, chef, author, and now host of ‘The Ultimate Baby Podcast’, Marni was last on the show back when she was still pregnant with her beautiful daughter, Sarelle. Marni has returned to share her detailed account of life from pre-pregnancy to post-birth. It is intimate, it is intense, and, above all, it is a beautiful story of a health filled journey through the highs and lows of this miracle of creating life, and Marni shares it all so very openly with listeners today.
Published 07/13/21
On today’s episode, Angela Maria Moscarelli joins Joy to discuss the benefits of meal prepping. Angela is a chartered professional accountant by trade, but she's currently studying to become a holistic nutritionist. She is a mom to four kids and she discusses her journey to eating whole foods and how meal prepping has made the journey easier.
Published 07/06/21
Joining Joy and Walker on today’s episode are Lisa Karandat and Alexa Monahan, the founders of Good Juju, which makes all-natural, zero-waste products for your body and home that are good for both you and the planet. Their aim is to clean our daily routines by removing unnecessary plastic while providing premium alternatives -  zero waste with zero compromise.
Published 06/29/21
This week, Nikole Goncalves, the face behind HealthNut Nutrition, one of the top healthy food and lifestyle YouTube channels in Canada, returns to the podcast for another visit. Joining her this time is her partner, Matthew Varga, aka ‘Mr. Matt’, himself a budding YouTube star who has built an incredible multimillion dollar real estate portfolio.
Published 06/22/21
Joy and Walker are thrilled to have their good friend, Josh Gitalis, join them once again on the podcast this week. As frequent listeners will remember, Josh is a Clinical Nutritionist and Functional Medicine Practitioner who runs a Toronto-based private practice with a worldwide client base. He is a recognized expert in integrative healthcare, and provides professional courses, seminars and workshops including the Functional Nutrition Certification Program.
Published 06/15/21
Dr. Lisa Weeks returns to the podcast this week, and Joy couldn’t be happier. As you may remember, Dr. Lisa is a practicing Naturopathic Doctor who has acted as a Consulting Medical Advisor to one of the largest North American distributors of natural health products where she educated and trained other practitioners. She is full of fascinating information and advice, so once again, you’re going to want to get out your pen and paper to take notes during yet another amazing episode.
Published 06/08/21
Joining Walker and Joy on today’s podcast is Dr. Barb Woegerer, ND, a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and health advocate who has a clinical focus and passion in women’s health, stress management, inflammation, nutrition and a love for magnesium, which they talk about extensively here today.
Published 06/01/21
Today, Joy welcomes author and health expert Nadine Artemis to the podcast. Nadine is the creator of Living Libations, an exquisite line of natural serums, elixirs, and essential oils, and she also serves as a frequent commentator on health and beauty for media outlets. Her products have received rave reviews in The New York Times, The National Post, and The Hollywood Reporter, and she has been described by Alanis Morissette as "a true-sense visionary”.
Published 05/25/21
In today's episode, Walker and Joy have a candid conversation about 2020. Amidst all the uncertainty and the anxiety, there were some really great learnings that came out of this year for both of us. There were some big takeaways that we wanted to share with you as well - things that we really honed in on to bring more peace and calm to our daily lives. We discovered some incredibly fascinating human beings because of this pandemic, and share what they taught us about life. 
Published 11/30/20
Walker and Joy are very excited to welcome the ‘Intuition Physician’, Dr. Laura Koniver, to the podcast today. Laura received her medical doctorate degree from Jefferson Medical College in 2000 and has been passionately supporting her patients’ natural healing ever since. She is an artist, author, holistic physician, and internationally recognized grounding advocate who has published her own children’s book on grounding, ‘From the Ground Up’.
Published 11/23/20
Today’s episode presents an absolutely beautiful conversation with an incredibly inspiring woman. A holistic nutritionist for almost 20 years, Susan Baker is also the mother to two beautiful children and the author of the ‘Love, Life, and Autism’ blog on Facebook, where she documents her family’s journey of growth while raising a child diagnosed with autism.
Published 11/16/20
A true ‘beam of light’ joins Walker and Joy for the podcast today. Matt Maruca is a student, educator, and entrepreneur in the field of photobiology, the study of how light affects human health, and he is also the founder of Ra Optics, a company that develops the world’s highest quality blue light protection glasses.
Published 11/09/20
Today, Joy welcomes Dr. Tracey Beaulne ND, R. AC, to the podcast for a very important discussion about gut health and the microbiome. Tracey has almost two decades of experience in integrative healthcare, and is a leader in separating the truth in health information from the sea of misinformation.
Published 11/02/20
Joy’s very special guest on the podcast today is Ashleigh Norris, certified Holistic Nutritionist and Reiki Healer. Ashleigh is also the owner of The Soulful Sprout Holistic Nutrition, where her focus is on hormone health and optimization, employing a unique and warm approach to hormone healing with women throughout the world.
Published 10/26/20
Today’s episode brings you Joy’s eye-opening and insightful chat with Electro-Hyper-Sensitivity (EHS) consultant and counselor, Veronica Ciandre. A mother and an artist, Veronica’s health journey through EHS changed her life completely and has led her to becoming an expert in this field, and producing a line of natural, sacred, healing jewelry called ‘iSOLA‘.
Published 10/19/20
Joy and Walker are so excited to start Season 5 of the podcast and to thank you all for helping them surpass 150,000 downloads, that they have invited a very special guest to join them today to honor this special occasion. Vani Hari, also known as the Food Babe, is a food activist, and NY Times best selling author who started FoodBabe.com in April 2011 to spread information about what is really in the American food supply.
Published 10/13/20