Episode 52 - The Thankful Carnivore

Today we have Brett Lloyd, who is known as Thankful.Carnivore on Instagram. He also has really cool T shirts. Brett is a 58 year old musician. He's a promoter of carnivorous eating, and he's the embodiment of the phrase Meat Heals This 40+ year's of mental illness symptoms, depression, anxiety, insomnia. Brett learned about the Carnivore diet in time to transform every aspect of his life. He now spends his days promoting the Carnivore diet and sharing his personal stories and hawking meaty t's his carnivorous wife designs. We’re happy to have on the show today The Thankful Carnivore, Brett Lloyd

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Episode 51 - Oxygen Mask Meditation

Sarah Kleiner has been teaching and practicing yoga & meditation for the last 11 years, and is focused on creating paradigm shifts in the way that people use and view yoga & meditation. She originally found yoga and meditation during pregnancy as a way to relieve stress 11 years ago. When her daughter experienced a major regression and was diagnosed with autism at 15 months of age, yoga and meditation became the vehicles by which Sarah coped with a life that she did not plan for.
With over 7 years of teaching experience and 2,000+ teaching hours, Sarah focuses her work on making meditation and yoga accessible to all - especially those affected by trauma, stress and PTSD.
Sarah views meditation as “bicep curls for the brain”, and along with experiencing her own radical healing, she has witnessed thousands of people learn how to release stress and be more available and successful in their daily lives!
In 2018. Sarah created “Oxygen Mask Meditation”, an online parent support group that offers free guided meditations, yoga videos, a podcast and online & in person workshops dedicated to helping special needs parents and caregivers find healthy ways of coping with the chronic stress that comes along with special needs parenting. Welcome to the show, the carnivore yogi, Sarah Kleiner.

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Episode 50 - Holistic Health w/ Judy Cho

We're joined By Judy Cho from Nutrition with Judy. If you haven't seen her on Instagram, she puts out some awesome, awesome infographics and other information. Judy's gonna be a nutritional therapy practitioner in June. She's currently doing the NTP course. She has a psychology degree from the University of Cal Berkeley. She was a management consultant for over 12 years, advising corporate C suite level management on areas from successful project implementations to how to effectively streamline and change business processes. After traveling the world for her clients and constantly eating on the go, she noticed her health slowly began to decline, and she suffered for a major postpartum depression and struggled with disordered eating after her first child, which ultimately brought her to holistic nutrition. After healing, she found her calling in nutritional therapy, and she's adamant about serving both her Austin and remote clients to be their best self marrying nutritional science with psychology. Judy's a contributing author for an Austin mom blogger, and she's currently working on a carnivore book while finishing up her nutritional therapy school and taking care of two low carb boys under the age of five. Welcome to the show, Judy Cho.

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Episode 49 - New Rules of Keto

Jordan is a PHD, CSCS, CISSN. He's the director R&D at muscle sport and CEO of Archetype Supplements. He got his PDH in Nutrition from Texas Woman's University, his Master's in Applied Sports Nutrition from Northeastern University, and his bachelors in Exercise Science from the University of Tampa, and a 1635+ powerlifting total in the 198 pound class.  Jordan has worked as a scientist and coach in both academia and the fitness industry since 2011. publishing over 100 scientific papers. formulating dozens of dietary supplements and working with over 1000 clients. His work has primarily been investigating methods to optimize body composition and athletic performance using and training, diet, and supplementation. His athletes include college and professional team sports athletes, elite body builders, and actors.

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Episode 48 - Health begins in the Mouth

This week I was alone, and I had a really cool conversation with @askthedentist . Mark Burhenne, DDS, knows that the mouth is the gateway to health in the rest of the body. He is the author of the #1 best seller, The 8-Hour Sleep Paradox, and is a practicing sleep medicine dentist in Sunnyvale, California. Dr. Burhenne has been practicing dentistry in the greater San Francisco area for over 30 years.

He is a TEDx speaker, and his advice regularly appears on media outlets like CNN, CBS, Yahoo! Health, the Huffington Post, Prevention, The Washington Post, and Men’s Health. This week, I had some audio issues on my end, apologies for that.

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Episode 47 - Radical Unschooling

This week, we are joined by one of the biggest influences on our parenting and educational philosophies. We have stolen so much from this person, and we have recommended her to everyone for the last 7-8 years. She started this little facebook page about a decade ago (which has over 59k followers btw) and this was where we first started to get a peek into the life of a homeschooling family through conversations she would post, educational resources and her no holds barred, authentic nature. She has also had an amazing health transformation, so we are excited for her to share how nutrition played a role in her raising two amazing boys. Words cannot describe what this person means to us. Pay close attention because she’s about to blow your minds. No pressure. Welcome to the
show, Ana Martin.

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Episode 46 - Lifestyle Change: Mind & Body

Paul Oneid has a Master of exercise science & a Master of sports management, and is CSCS certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. Paul Works as a functional rehabilitation specialist and does online coaching for sports performance and powerlifting. Jay Nera is also CSCS certified and is the Owner and head coach at Dynamo Barbell and CrossFit OTown. Jay is the Former #1 ranked powerlifter in the world at 220 and member of the Canadian National bobsleigh team. He also has more gymnastics skills than people half his size, which is as impressive as his powerlifting totals. Welcome to the show, Paul Oneid, and Jay Nera.

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Episode 45 - The Healing Foods Method

This week we are joined by Vivica Menegaz. She is a certified whole-food
nutritionist, health blogger, published author, a prominent thought leader in
ketogenic and paleolithic diet and lifestyle practices, as well as one of the world’s
leading voices for a food-based approach to healing.
She is the founder of the “The Healing Foods Method,” a 14-week online nutrition
program where she works 1-on-1 with clients to achieve breakthrough results in
their health by utilizing a therapeutic ketogenic diet for healing (keto paleo).
Tracing back to her Italian origins, Vivica is a passionate cook whose ketogenic,
paleolithic, and carnivore based recipes and nutrition advice have been shared
with millions through her blog “The Nourished Caveman.” She’s also the host of
“The Keto Paleo Life,” a video interview series where Vivica talks about innovative
health and diet practices with some of the industry’s most influential thought
leaders. She is known for being the first holistic nutritionist to successfully utilize a
ketogenic approach as the foundation to endocrine rebalancing, and we are super
excited to talk to her, welcome to the show, Vivica Menegaz.

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Episode 44 - Ketone Testing: Blood or Breath?

This week’s guest went from living on red bulls and eating snickers to having butter in his coffee, bacon for lunch and managing his epilepsy with a ketogenic diet instead of medicine. We cannot wait for you all to hear his story, and how he used his condition to create the ketonix ketone breath meter as an alternative to the blood and urine strips. He is joining us from Sweden and we are excited to talk to him today, please welcome to the show, Michel Lundell.

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Episode 43 - Raising Free Range Kids

This week’s guest is well-known for her views on parenting and ideas including
‘Free Range Kids’, which is also the title of her book, and she is the president of Let Grow, a non-profit promoting childhood independence & resilience. She is not afraid to speak her mind about many topics, and that’s what we love most about her. She was previously a regular columnist for the New York Sun until 2008, and has done stints at NPR, Mad Magazine and the New York Daily News.

Currently most well-known for her show ‘World’s Worst Mom’; which is about training overprotective parents to give their children more independence, she has become both a provocative and stir-creating name with more attention than ever. She has also starred in the shows ‘Bubble Wrap Kids’, #nojoke and Penn & Teller. Today we will be talking about the silent killer in your pantry and why kids should wear leashes. I’m totally kidding. Strap in, because we are about to talk about one of the most controversial topics ever—parenting. Welcome to the show, America’s worst mom, Lenore Skenazy!

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Episode 42 - Biohacking & Optimizing Your Diet

This week’s guest is Sylvia Tabor aka @biohackingchick on Instagram. She is a carnivore, health coach, former vegan, and biohacker. Sylvia loves self-experimentation and quantifying anything and everything, especially health and wellness. She puts together inspiring and informative posts about Carnivore and her own experiences on her Instagram, and we are so excited to speak to her today.

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Episode 41 - Recovery from Disordered Eating

This week’s guest went from being a yo yo dieter most of her life until she switched to a ketogenic diet in February of 2017. When she began eating intuitively, she was able to really tune into whether or not she was actually hungry, and be mindful of how she felt before and after consuming food. The key for her was tuning into how she felt physically and emotionally towards the food. Recently, she has quit her job to start her business and share what she has learned with anyone who could benefit, and today we will be discussing a very important topic with her—and that is mindful eating. Please welcome to the show, Katelyn Falcone.

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Episode 40 - The Case for Cannabis

This is the 4th episode of our medical cannabis series, and today we are joined by Dr. Herve Damas. He is a physician, former professional football player for the Buffalo Bills, wellness director, professor of health and exercise science as well as strength and conditioning specialist. He am dedicated to promoting a lifestyle of prodigious achievement, healthy living and altruism. Dr. Damas is THE doctor of professional athletes —he holds a large client base of former professional athletes in South Florida, Orlando, and the Tampa Bay area. Additionally, Athletes for Care advocates for national drug policy changes and protocol changes for post career transitions of former athletes. Dr. Damas has been a featured keynote speaker at various events, where he has shared his extensive knowledge of cannabis and its healing potential, to help destigmatize the effects and share the benefits of this life-changing medicinal resource. Doctor Damas is widely known for his work with the Cannabis Clinicians of Colorado on a study that will evaluate the effects of CBD as a pain management tool for former elite-level athletes in sports including football, hockey, and basketball. Dr. Damas quickly realized he could help others heal with the knowledge and experience he gained by treating patients with medical marijuana and we are honored to have him on today. Welcome, Dr. Herve Damas!

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Episode 39 - Ancestral Eating & Planning for Parenthood

This week’s two guests run an Instagram, facebook, youtube & twitter where they share the latest ketogenic research, their favorite recipes, and answer all of questions about dietary fat, calories, fiber, and sweeteners. They also have a Live Q&A every morning at 9am on Instagram, and their Keto for Normies podcast where they have inspiring, in-depth conversations with other members of the low-carb community. KetoConnect has been publishing helpful resources, developing delicious recipes, and offering friendly advice to people striving to live healthier, happier lives since 2016 after they realized their results from the keto diet were too good not to share. They are two of our favorite people in this community and we are proud to call them friends. Welcome to the show, Matt & Megha from KetoConnect.

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Episode 38 - Life is Good w/ Goody Beats

This week’s guest has a YouTube with over 133,000 subscribers and he’s been putting out awesome content for at least 3 years that I know of. He was actually one of the first people we watched on YouTube when we first started keto in 2016. If I had to describe this person in 3 words, they would be: creative, passionate, and most of all, pure positivity. I’m proud to call him a friend, and at this point I feel like he’s a brother. Welcome to the show, Logan Delgado, aka goody beats.

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Episode 37 - Cannabis & Ketosis w/ Chef Brandon Allen

For week 3 of our medical cannabis series, we are joined by Chef Brandon Allen. Brandon is a Professionally Trained Chef and the first ever High Times Top Cannabis Chef, specializing in Paleo & Ketogenic Cuisine. As a Certified Interpener, which is best described as the 'Sommelier' of Cannabis, he is able to determine Cannabis Flower Quality and Effects based on visual and aromatic inspection. Fascinated by The Endocannabinoid System, Brandon continuously researches the science and history of Cannabis in order to educate the masses on the amazing medicinal properties of Cannabis Phytochemicals. After experiencing a monumental lifestyle transformation and being reintroduced to Cannabis as a medicine, he discovered the amazing parallels of Cannabinoid Supplementation and Nutritional Ketosis and has determined a theory he feels will help change the lives of countless people. We are excited to dive right into this topic so welcome to the show, Chef Brandon Allen.

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Episode 36 - How to live an awakened life w/ Ben Pakulski

This week’s guest is someone who has made a huge impact on my life, Maura’s life and our children’s lives. He is someone we look to for guidance and inspiration. He embodies what we mean when we say “surround yourself with people who will challenge you to be the best version of you”. As an IFBB professional bodybuilder, he won of the 2008 Mr. Canada competition, he finished 2nd twice in 2008. He placed second in the Arnold Classic competition, in 2013 after a 4th-place finish in 2012 and a 10th-place finish in 2011, and two more top 10 finishes in 2014 & 2015. In the 2012 Mr. Olympia contest, his first-ever, he finished 11th. For the past several years, he has provided some of the best information on how to live your greatest life in your greatest body with The Muscle Expert podcast and more recently the Muscle Intelligence podcast. He is a dedicated father and husband, and one of my best friends on this earth, please welcome, Ben Pakulski.

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Episode 35 - Pediatric Treatment using Medical Cannabis

This week, we continue our series on medical cannabis. If you missed week 1 with Dr. Nicholas Bottaro, make sure to check that out because he gave us a ton of valuable information that may even lead to you researching medical cannabis for yourself or one of your loved ones. But this week, we continue with Dr. Ann-Marie Wong, who is a native to Miami, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at MIT, then finished medical school at the University of Miami. Dr. Wong completed her internship and residency at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Wong moved to Beijing in 2000, to work at the Beijing United Family Hospital for several years, then back to New York City to work at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in Chinatown. After living in Amsterdam for a few years, she moved back to Miami, to work at Pediatric Associates for the past 6 years. We are grateful to have her on as we continue to explore the many benefits of medical cannabis.

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Episode 34 - Nose to Tail Nutrition w/ Dr. Paul Saladino

This week’s guest graduated with honors from The College of William and Mary
with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1999. He then spent 6 years traveling
and exploring the Western United States and New Zealand where he thru-hiked
the 2,700 mile Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada, explored the New
Zealand backcountry, and spent 2 years skiing and climbing in Wyoming's Teton
Mountains outside of Jackson Hole. This experience was the catalyst for his
interest in performance nutrition & his appreciation for the importance of
connecting with the nature. He then earned his master’s in health science and
physician assistant degree and practiced as a PA in cardiology for 4 years…not
satisfied with the standard of healthcare, he went back to school and earned his
MD degree at the University of Arizona.  While there, he studied with physicians
from the Center for Integrative Medicine, including Dr. Andrew Weil, New York
Times bestselling author and a pioneer of the integrative medicine movement.  In
2018, he completed my training through the Institute for Functional Medicine and
is a certified functional medicine practitioner (IFMCP). With all the free time he
obviously has, he loves to surf, slack-line, practice meditation and mindful food
preparation. Welcome to our show, the most interesting man in the world, Dr.
Paul Saladino.

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Episode 33 - Demystifying Medical Cannibis

We want to do a quick introduction this week as we kick off a series that we hope will educate our listeners on the benefits of medical cannabis for many conditions vs. the standard of care. We’ve partnered up with a great company called Surterra Wellness and you all may have already seen us share about this on social media. We have seen the benefits of cannabis in a lot of people we know who have suffered from a range of issues including PTSD, anxiety, post partum depression, traumatic brain injury, and the list can go on forever. So we really want to demystify this and hopefully shed a lot more light on a very misunderstood subject. And this week we kick it off with Dr. Nicholas Bottaro.

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