Episodes
Most of us grow up thinking that poop is a taboo subject—that we shouldn't dare talk about it. That it's gross, and not something you EVER bring up at the dinner table. The problem is, when we grow up with these beliefs, we often miss out on what's going on inside our body and in our overall gut health. If you poop and flush without ever looking in the toilet, then you're missing out on some of the most important information of your health, and quite frankly, that's a problem. Your daily...
Published 07/22/21
The reality is, most moms are not set up for success when it comes to a postpartum diet and overall postpartum care. In this episode of the podcast, I chat with postpartum nutrition expert and Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Olivia Kelava about her personal journey with postpartum care (or lack there of), and her work with new moms to set them up for mental, emotional and physical success as they venture into the world of motherhood. Here's what you can expect to learn from this...
Published 07/08/21
If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say they're not constipated, when in reality, they really are... Well, I'd have enough money to work for free helping these women the rest of my life! Constipation is no joke, and it's definitely not a rare condition. In fact, more people are more constipated than they think and it's a serious problem! Why? Chronic constipation can lead to Candida, chronic bloating (hello 9 months pregnant belly!), hormonal and liver imbalances and...
Published 06/21/21
Do you feel connected to your environment? Why or why not? Have you been told that this could be a vital missing piece in your health journey? Well, Jain Alcock-White is here to show you why it might be, and how getting familiar with your landscape, utilizing plants in your backyard to heal and reconnecting with nature might be the missing links you've been searching for. In this episode of the podcast, Jain and I chat about how to get into foraging, how certain plants can help certain...
Published 06/10/21
I think we've all been there. Money. Finances. Bills. Debt. It can be beyond stressful, and that can play a huge role in our health outcomes. But what if money didn't have to be stressful? What if budgeting, creating financial freedom, and investing in yourself became fun, and attainable to the average person? Aimee Cerka is on a mission to make this a reality for families across the world. Aimee is the Money Confidence Coach. She helps families to master their money and create...
Published 05/27/21
Ever thought about starting your own veggie garden, but chicken out, time and time again? Ever told friends and family that you're a plant killer, but secretly, you want to grown your own? Ever felt that itch to utilize that community garden plot, backyard space or patio planter, but feel intimidated doing so? Well my friends, now is the time to get growing, and vegetable gardening expert, Megan Cain is going to explain how! Megan Cain is setting out to create a legion of gardening...
Published 05/13/21
Ever wondered what goes on in the microbiome when your bacteria break down fibre? Curious about the difference between fibre supplements and eating a whole food plant based diet? Want to understand more of the science behind fibre degradation? Well, you've come to the right podcast! On this episode of the Plant Powered Gut Show, I interview Dr. Julie Grondin, expert on all things fibre and the bacteria that break them down. Julie did her PhD in biochemistry at Queen's University, where...
Published 04/30/21
There's over 300,000 edible plants on this planet, we only consume roughly 200 of them.That means we're missing out on the healing potential and power of over 299,800 plants.That's a lot of power.Insert Susan Horning, Herbal Therapist, Yoga Instructor,...
Published 04/02/21
SIBO?IBS?Chronic stress and anxiety?Dr. Alex Dragan knows the ins and outs of all three and after overcoming all of them herself, is well equipped to walk her patients through their own path to optimal gut health despite their diagnosis.In this episode...
Published 03/19/21
PCOS rates are increasing across North America, and for every woman who has questions about her hormonal health, there's a lack of clarity as to what the best treatment is.Insert Dr. Dylan Cutler—an online holistic health educator who empowers women...
Published 03/05/21
Ever felt guilty for taking a day off?Ever felt like you're strapped for time, with so many lists, and not enough hours in the day to check off everything on those lists?Feel close to burnout but unable to rest?Well, friends. If any of the above...
Published 02/24/21
I really wish it didn't take loss for most people to realize just how precious your health is.Just how short life can be.And it's usually these kinds of losses that also make you realize just how much life we miss out on when we're not at our best state...
Published 02/19/21
Lou Meggiato is a registered aromatherapist with the Canadian Alliance of Aromatherapy and the BCAOA.  She has been on an extensive journey of sharing holistic wellness for over 15 years. Lou is an E-RYT yoga teacher and trainer, and she has also...
Published 02/05/21
Ever wondered why you sometimes feel on top of the world with your health, but other times, you seem to be doing all the "right things" and nothing seems to go as planned?This is the power of mindset, thoughts, and beliefs, and in this episode of the...
Published 01/22/21
On this episode of the PPG Show, I chat with fellow RHN and Canadian, Caitlin McLellan on all things hormone health.We discussed the birth control pill, IUD's and the pros and cons of both, why one of the oldest contraception strategies in the book may...
Published 12/18/20
Ever wondered what the *real* secret is when it comes to repairing your gut, reducing inflammation and reducing your stubborn GI symptoms?Well, the answer is actually a lot more obvious that we make it out to be, and in this episode, I chat about what...
Published 12/03/20
Published 12/01/20
In this episode I chat with vegan weight loss and fitness expert, Luckie Sigouin, about his incredible Fit Vegan Blueprint Program, some of the myths surrounding weight loss, eating for endurance exercise, what to do when weight loss has plateaued, and...
Published 12/01/20
Ever wondered what the key components of a gut supporting diet are, and are not? Join me for this info-packed episode of the show where I discuss exactly what fad trends, "health foods" and "superfoods" are hindering your gut healing progress and which...
Published 12/01/20
Welcome to the Plant Powered Gut Show! This is the first episode of the series where I share a bit more about who I am, how I became a Holistic Nutritionist, and how I  earned to overcome my IBS diagnosis through evidence based, plant based nutrition...
Published 12/01/20
Ah, gluten.The most talked about nutrient in the entire food kingdom.The most widely debated too.Whole 30 proponents avoid it.Paleo followers fear it.Celiacs can't eat it.And the rest of us are just straight up confused as to whether or not we should be...
Published 11/27/20