Episodes
In this episode of What’s the Juice, I had the honor of chatting with brain-genius Louisa Nicola, Founder & Director of Neuro Athletics: a data-driven neuroscience company that provides athletes with scientific strategies to achieve peak performance. Tune in as we delve into the nitty gritty science of how the brain works, and what you can do specifically from home to optimize neuroplasticity and cognition, including: SLEEP Minimum 8 hours each night, following the 80% rule Natural...
Published 12/06/22
This week's episode is an incredibly interesting conversation that covers one of life’s most uncomfortable and danced-around topics: death. And who better to chat with than a death doula? Enter: Caroline Lee. As a death doula, Caroline offers support to those navigating diagnoses, those coping with the prospect of death and/or someone who has passed, and even those who are young and proactively creating an end-of-life plan. Listen in as we discuss what steps you can take to prepare yourself...
Published 11/29/22
Published 11/29/22
Today's guest, who has been my doctor for the last almost 6 years - is a physician with a passion for nutritional science and “muscle centric medicine” that has dedicated her life to helping ALL of us understand the importance of dietary protein. She's going to cover: ✔️How muscle improves metabolic markers relevant to insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and PCOS - because skeletal muscle is our primary site for disposing of the glucose aka carbohydrates we eat in our diets (and if we...
Published 11/22/22
This season of the podcast, I’ve been working to define vitality and well-being through a framework I call the “10 Pillars of Health.” While many health experts boast a profound sense of knowledge in one or two pillars specifically, my next guest — the acclaimed Dr. Kara Fitzgerald — is incredibly well-versed in all 10.  Dr. Fitzgerald’s latest book, “Younger You: Reduce Your Bio Age and Live Longer, Better,” explores the science behind longevity and her discovery of a three-year reversal of...
Published 11/15/22
This week on What’s the Juice Podcast, I’m diving into why I ultimately decided to experiment with giving up caffeine, how it impacts your mind and body (particularly from a Traditional Chinese Medicine standpoint), and how my life has changed without it thus far. It hasn’t been the easiest journey, but it has truly allowed me to live my greatest, juiciest life. Listen in and discover some of the benefits I've experienced like better sleep, higher libido, and more stable moods (the list...
Published 11/08/22
In this episode I’m sitting down with Megan Blacksmith and Dr. Alex Golden, the force behind Zesty Ginger, to talk about the power of subconsciousness and how brain chemistry is a deciding factor for everything in your daily life. After individually dealing with chronic hormonal imbalances, the duo developed what’s known as the Four Phase Cycle Approach to help women regain control over their health. In this episode, we had the opportunity to discuss an array of incredible topics, including...
Published 11/01/22
In this week’s episode, I had the utmost honor of chatting with Dr. Heather Moday about the complexity of the immune system and how we can help it function at its highest potential. Dr. Heather Moday is an acclaimed immunologist and functional medicine practitioner who has spent the last 25 years helping people like us take control of our lives by optimizing nutrition, lowering stress, and improving vitality. Turns out there are several tangible tools that we can implement into our daily...
Published 10/25/22
Did you know you might be mal-illuminated? If you’re not getting enough exposure to full-spectrum UV light (aka soaking up some sun), your cells might not be working as well as they should. Here to *enlighten* us about how our bodies use UV light and how red light therapy can be beneficial is physical therapist and founder/CEO of BioLight, Dr. Mike Belkowski.  We’ll go over how red light and infrared light therapy works, some of the things it can be used for, and why we all probably need to...
Published 10/18/22
Every month on What’s The Juice Podcast, I’m doing a full episode dedicated to your personal health, wellness, and REAL LIFE questions that we receive through our hotline (929-591-6432 to leave a voicemail and be featured on our next one). This is my favorite series that we’ve done, not only because I get to connect with you guys & hear your voices, thoughts, questions, and struggles… but because it allows me to explore topics and get vulnerable about personal learning experiences that I...
Published 10/11/22
Welcome back to Dr. Kara MoraMarco-Kendrick: a Doctor of Acupuncture (DAOM), a board-certified California Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc), and the owner of Aculand in Los Angeles. As a new mom, Kara is ready to share all the juice when it comes to preconception nourishment, pregnancy survival tips, and postpartum wisdom. In this episode, we’re chatting about how to “prepare the palace” before conception and all the things you can do to set yourself up for a positive journey, all the way to...
Published 10/04/22
This season is all about getting in touch with, listening to, and supporting your body—and that includes your skin. Did you know your skincare routine might actually be damaging your skin or preventing it from doing its job? Here to help us pare down our routine to let our skin microbiome thrive is the lovely Nadine Artemis. Nadine is the creator of the natural beauty & lifestyle brand Living Libations and author of ​​Renegade Beauty and Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to...
Published 09/27/22
Autoimmune disease, including Hashimoto’s, seems to be on the rise these days. Why are autoimmune issues so common, what factors influence their development, and—most importantly—how can we best support our bodies on a root cause level?  Here to help us answer those questions is Marc Ryan, also known as “Hashimoto’s Healer,” a licensed acupuncturist & herbalist, author of two books on Hashimoto’s, and functional medicine expert.  Marc is going to break down: - the best diet for...
Published 09/20/22
Have you ever wondered what your purpose is in this life? Like, what would make your soul the happiest and most fulfilled? This week’s guest has a way for us all to find out. I’m thrilled for you all to meet best-selling author, spiritual teacher, and intuitive healer Nikki Novo. She’s teaching us the basics of tapping into our own energy, learning (or remembering) our soul’s purpose, and how to start living a heart-centered life. Let’s get juicy! Thank you so much to Sunwink for...
Published 09/06/22
Welcome to the very first Ask the Herbalist episode! This week, I’m answering your questions on hypothyroidism, thyroid support, and more. As someone who has experienced thyroid issues firsthand, I know how frustrating it is to experience symptoms, to get a diagnosis, and then to be left wondering how to deal with this condition for the rest of your life. On the flip side, I also know from firsthand experience just how empowering it is to be able to support your thyroid hormones and actually...
Published 08/30/22
This is the episode we didn’t know we needed– EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT A PARENT! I took so much value from this convo with Dr. Siggie Cohen because although she is a renowned parenting expert… what she’s really teaching us today is how to be a compassionate, boundaried human that knows how to meet another human (big or little) exactly where they are.  Parenting is one of the most challenging tasks we can take on; partially because raising a tiny creature with really big emotions takes a LOT of...
Published 08/23/22
Perspective is everything. How we see the world and what’s happening in our lives can absolutely affect our reality. But with simple shifts in our thought patterns and our daily habits, we can shape our worlds for the better.  How? Enter: Liz Moody. This week’s guest is a healthy cookbook author, magazine editor, wellness blogger, and host of the Healthier Together podcast. And she’s got tons of tricks to share—learned from personal experience, research, and having therapists for parents...
Published 08/16/22
My London recap is here! This ep is extra special because it wasn’t planned at all. You all had just shared so many thoughtful comments, messages, and hotline voicemails with me about my solo trip to London that I knew I had to share everything I learned with you. If you didn’t already know, I recently went on my very first solo vacation to London, and it was nothing short of life-changing. It was TRULY the greatest thing I’ve ever done for my soul and spirit. Tune in to hear what time spent...
Published 08/09/22
Not all stress is bad stress.  We’ve been taught to avoid and reduce stress as much as we possibly can—but maybe we’ve been approaching it all wrong. What if we could reframe the stress life throws at us into an opportunity for change or growth or connection?  This week’s guest, Kelly McGonigal, PhD is a bestselling author, psychologist, and educator, who’s here to help us find the upside of stress. She’s teaching us how stress affects our body, how our mindset can help influence that...
Published 08/02/22
Later this season, you’ll hear an ep about why I gave up caffeine—and how I needed to hold a “funeral” for my caffeine addiction, convincing all parts of my body that coffee needed to go. This week’s guest is the reason for that powerful moment, she sat with me while I layed on her table and finally let my dependency go! Julie Tracy is a craniosacral therapist, visceral manipulator, and lymphatic drainage therapist. She's also an integral part of my personal healing journey. If you remember...
Published 07/26/22
We all know one thing our periods (or lack thereof) can tell us: whether or not we’re pregnant. But this week’s guest is Nicole Jardim (aka “Period Girl”) is here to teach us that mensturation tells us SO much more about our overall health. Nicole is a certified Women’s Health Coach, author of the book Fix Your Period, and host of The Period Party podcast. In this episode, we cover how and why to track your periods, what they don’t tell you about birth control, why ovulation is important for...
Published 07/19/22
This week’s guest is Lisa Hendrickson-Jack. Lisa is the creator of the Fertility Friday blog & podcast and the best-selling author of The Fifth Vital Sign. She is a certified Fertility Awareness Educator and a Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner. This conversation is a reminder that our bodies are powerful and remarkable, and they are expert communicators. We just have to learn to be better listeners. So honored to share my conversation with Lisa as she walks us through the basics...
Published 07/12/22
Got hormone complaints? Feeling super frustrated and bloated before your period? Does it sometimes feel like you’re ‘stuck’ in life and can’t quite see your vision for the future or how to execute it? Is alcohol feeling harder and harder on your body as you get older? Let’s talk about the Liver meridian in Chinese Medicine, and how something called “Liver Qi Stagnation” affects us all today because of our modern, fast-paced, often stressful lives. We’ve got you with a full breakdown AND the...
Published 07/05/22
There’s one thing that can help support your liver in clearing toxicants and excess hormones  more than anything on this planet. It’s not a cleanse, it’s not an herb, but the time-tested longevity-boosting food as medicine: BEANS. As the richest natural source of soluble fiber, beans are truly the magical “fruit,” but what’s really happening on a cellular level when we up our fiber? How do beans even bind to those toxins in the first place? How can they also lower the dreaded stress hormone,...
Published 06/28/22
Today I sat down with one of my best friends Nina Passero, FDN-P, to have a raw conversation about everything from the importance of eating breakfast for hormones, to the risks of birth control and the importance of self-advocacy, to the ugly truths of some of the toughest moments we experienced while struggling with our health and searching for answers. Nina went through one of the most difficult chronic health journeys I’ve witnessed: from PCOS to gastritis, extreme hair loss, endless food...
Published 06/21/22