Episodes
In today’s episode we are joined by Beth Steels, biochemical nutritionist who has been in clinical practice for over 20 years. We take a close look at the gut-immune axis including the link between ben338eficial bacteria, the microbiome and immune health, the best foods for supporting a diverse gut microbiome and a healthy immune system, what foods to minimize or avoid, why “80/20” matters and so much more.
Published 07/21/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Jenna McDonald from The Fertility Suite, acupuncturist and herbalist with a master’s degree in reproductive medicine. We discuss preconception care and why 88 days matter, the role of nutrition, lifestyle changes and acupuncture in fertility and IVF, IVF add ons, the significance of finding the right support team and so much more.
Published 07/14/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Gary Fettke to explore Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes and LCHF. We take a look at the role of a reduced metabolism of glucose in a neurodegenerative disease like Alzheimer’s and consider the role of nutrition, inflammation and ketones, the alternative brain fuel. Gary also shares the truth around his 2016 silencing by AHPRHA, why he is being targeted by the cereal industry, how he plans to change our dietary guidelines and so much more.
Published 07/07/21
In today’s episode, we are joined by Gina Rose, women's health expert, author, speaker and public figure. Gina is the founder and business owner of the successful clinic and online platform 'Nutrition by Gina Rose'. She holds a BHSc in Nutritional Medicine and has a background in nursing.
Published 06/30/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr Damian Kristof to explore cardiovascular disease and the role of both your genetic predisposition and the environment in which you control – as the saying goes, genetics load the gun, but environment pulls the trigger. We examine the role of nutrition, the impact of inflammation, the statin drug industry, additional risk-assessment tools including Lp(a), the coronary artery calcium score and so much more.
Published 06/23/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Kirsty Wirth from Kultured Wellness to explore autoimmunity and the microbiome. We take a look at the importance of in-depth health histories, what “seven generations of health” really means and why investigating and testing adequately to identify the root cause is essential.
Published 06/16/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Nicole Bijlsma, a former naturopath and acupuncturist with 15 years of clinical experience who changed her career pathway to become a building biologist after noticing a strong correlation with many of her patient’s illnesses and health hazards in their home. Nicole teaches us how to address health hazards in the home and optimise our health as a result. We look at potential hazards including mould, EMFs, meter panels, air quality, magnetic stress and...
Published 06/09/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Cyndi O'Meara to discuss JUST Egg, a vegan egg substitute made from mung beans, that is strongly marketed as “cholesterol-free” and “one of the most sustainable protein sources available”. We discuss cholesterol, explore the term “natural flavours”, and uncover the myths surrounding water consumption and carbon dioxide emissions, which are very popular arguments used by some members of the vegan community.
Published 06/02/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Emma Maidment, yoga and meditation teacher, to explore the possibility that birth can be pain free. We discuss the role of birth preparation, including mindset, strength training, yoga, meditation, breath work, surrounding yourself with positive examples of birth, the right support team and so much more. This is such a powerful episode that we hope will help you reframe pain and show you what an entry to motherhood can be like.
Published 05/26/21
In today’s ketogenic approach, therapeutic fasting and a kickass attitude. This is an incredible episode, backed by episode we are joined by Martha Tettenborn, registered Dietitian and Health Coach on a journey with cancer. Martha shares with us her personal story of hacking chemotherapy using a scientific evidence, that I hope will shape the way you look at cancer, and any healing journey moving forward.
Published 05/19/21
In today’s episode Elly McLean and I explore impaired thyroid function, autoimmunity and the role of real food. We take a closer look at gluten, dairy, inflammation and intestinal permeability, before diving into the essential nutrients required for optimal thyroid function. You will learn the importance of omega-3 fatty acids, iodine, selenium, vitamin D, fermented foods and so much more.
Published 05/12/21
In today’s episode, we are joined by Tom Cronin to discuss the world of infinite information that we currently live in, the potential impacts of this and how much we're taking on at the moment, yet how to find the balance so we are not ignorant to what's currently going on in the world. We take a look at the role of social media and humanity - how it has given people the power to spread information, so we are no longer just getting our information from the mainstream.
Published 05/05/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Jo Whitton from Quirky Cooking to explore the Gut and Psychology Syndrome, or GAPS approach to gut healing. We discuss the origins of GAPS, its benefits and shortcomings and share with you a more modern take on this approach, which reduces the overwhelm and extends the practicality, substantiality, longevity and so much more.
Published 04/28/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Cyndi O'Meara to take a deep dive into saturated fats and our flawed dietary guidelines – where they started and why they are perpetuated to this date. We take a closer look at the 2020 paper, “Saturated Fats and Health: A Reassessment and Proposal for Food-Based Recommendations” and present the current evidence regarding saturated fat intake, cardiovascular disease and total mortality, and what we now know are protective effects against stroke.
Published 04/21/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Sian Pascale to explore her work via The Light Collective. This is a powerful conversation about finding your voice, stepping into your power, doing the work and so much more. After the year that was 2020, and the continuation of many of the same themes in 2021, I know you will appreciate many of the sentiments that we share.
Published 04/14/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr Damian Kristof to bust the most common pregnancy food myths. We explore the consumption of both soft cheeses and runny egg yolks in pregnancy and examine the evidence around the risks of listeria and Salmonella, respectively. We then discuss the role of food quality, mercury in fish, sushi in pregnancy, vitamin A, the key nutrients of choline and folate and so much more.
Published 04/07/21
n today’s episode we are joined by Jake Tyson from The Accidental Guru and author of Accidental Guru, Universal Guide to Happy. Jake shares is personal story of unhappiness in the corporate world and how this set him on a path to truly discover the formula to happiness. We discuss the concept of happiness and how this relates to our current times, the role of attending workshops versus doing the internal work, how to rewire your thinking and so much more.
Published 03/31/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Samantha Kellgreen, health and mindset coach from Simply Well Coaching. Samantha shares her personal story with marathon running, disordered eating, infertility and IVF and how she is now transforming the journey for many other women with a similar past. We discuss the running culture, the transition from marathons to motherhood and how to examine periods of your life as seasons, rather than as permanent changes.
Published 03/24/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr Jane Tornatore, therapist, speaker, and author based in Seattle, to discuss curiosity, judgement and your circle of power. You will learn how to spread self-love in the world is not to make it selfish, but to make the world a better place, tools to examine the rules and stories we have written for ourselves, the four words Jane would ban if she were Queen of the World and so much more.
Published 03/18/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Cyndi O'Meara to discuss food replacements from birth until death.  We look specifically at products including Pediasure, Glucerna and Similac, an infant formula, highlighting problematic ingredients including vegetable oils, sugar, artificial sweeteners and those made via synthetic biology.
Published 03/11/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr. David Harper, author of BioDiet, to take a balanced look into the ketogenic diet. We cover many of the myths and misconceptions in relation to keto including the topics of keto flu, weight loss, saturated fat, salt, fibre, safety, sustainability and so much more. Let’s dive straight in and learn more from Dr David Harper. 
Published 03/03/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Kirsty Wirth from Kultured Wellness to discuss the reintroduction of food triggers after an elimination diet and/or gut healing journey. You will learn the importance of re-diversifying the diet, the role of fear and the psychology behind this process, the assessment tools you use including heart rate variability and so much more.
Published 02/24/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Atira Tan, founder and director of Art to Healing, a mental health charity supporting the trauma recovery of child sex slaves in Asia and the Pacific.
Published 02/17/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dr. David Harper, author of BioDiet, to take a deep dive into all things mitochondria. We explore the what and the how, including how to optimise mitochondrial function, what happens when things go wrong, how this relates to aging and so much more. This episode gets quite scientific and detailed at times, so grab a pen and paper and be prepared to listen to this conversation a number of times.
Published 02/10/21
In today’s episode we are joined by Dawn Whitten, Naturopath, Nutritionist, Herbalist and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. We discuss the crucial stages of infant microbiome development: preconception, pregnancy, birth and beyond. We take a deeper dive into how breastfeeding positively shapes the infant microbiome, the entire significance of the first 1000 days and so much more.
Published 02/03/21