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What You Need To Know Before You Start ANY Type Of Diet

What you eat and how you workout are only part of the picture when it comes to weight loss or getting healthy. Mindset, how you go about these things determine your level of misery, restriction and general angst over health and diet.

I’ve found 5 big misery makers that keep you feeling badly regardless of your health or body weight, repeatedly get you off track and generally steal your sunshine but I’ve also found the antidotes to each one. This is not a post about why some exercises are better than others for fat loss. It is […]

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Better Everyday #54 Sex Drive, Libido & Hormones with Dr Anna Cabeca

Listen up ladies it’s about to get good! We get so many questions about sex drive and libido that we went straight to THE expert on this issue,  OBGYN Dr Anna Cabeca. We dug deep into this topic from all angles including how sex drive and libido change throughout a woman’s lifespan and life circumstances […]

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Better Everyday # 53 Chicory, Quinoa, CRP, Thyroid Lab Values, Stress, Fertility and Taking DHEA

We answered just three questions in this episode but they were seriously super-sized and jam packed with details! We talked about chicory, quinoa and CRP (what to do if it’s elevated) and sussed out the differences between functional and conventional thyroid lab ranges so you can know if you’re really low or normal thyroid. Discussed […]

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Better Everyday #52 Krista Scott-Dixon Explains Why Me Want Eat

She’s back and it’s not hard to see why she’s a fav guest of the show! Dr Krista Scott-Dixon of Stumptuous.com and Precision Nutrition has a new book that poses an interesting question: Why Me Want Eat? What drives us to eat certain things and why do we struggle to change certain food related behaviors? […]

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Better Everyday #51 Dr Steven Lin Talks Cavities, Crooked Teeth and Bleeding Gums

This episode touched on so many topics we’ve covered before – gut health, stress, ancestral eating – but never before have we done a deep dive into how all this affects our oral health. Holistic and functional dentist, TEDX speaker, About.com and MindBodyGreen contributor, Dr Steven Lin joins us with his amazing Aussie accent and […]

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Better Everyday #50 Is Fruit Good or Bad, Hot Pilates vs. Strength Training & Acne

Great questions today! We answered a question that sooooo many women ask us about: fruit – yah or nah? We covered this from every angle: does it work for you, what your fruit cravings mean and how you utilize the fiber found in fruit. This also brought up the questions: is Paleo meant to be […]

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Better Everyday #49 Emotional Eating with Tricia Nelson

We’ve covered what to eat for pretty much every hormone in your body thus far on this podcast but today we take a deep dive into food from a totally different angle. We eat food for a thousand different reasons beyond energy or even convenience and whether you’re experiencing full on binges or just find […]

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Better Everyday # 48 Contraception, Eating Well During Kitchen Remodel & Baby Weaning

Back today with a Q&A! We get sooooo many questions about birth control and whether they are “good or bad” for you. We dig in to the risks (i.e. stroke, clotting, inflammation, oxidative stress, nutrient deficiencies) and the impact on other hormones (progesterone, thyroid, gut health, ghrelin, etc.) and how you can know what’s best […]

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Better Everyday #47 Electromagnetic Frequencies with Dr Libby Darnell

Eeek! This was an informative episode to say the least but your palms may get a little sweaty listening to our guest discuss the impacts of EMFs or electromagnetic frequencies that are buzzing around all of us all the time. We discussed common sources of EMFs in our homes and workplaces, some very simple strategies […]

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Better Everyday #46: Maybe It’s You With Lauren Handel Zander

No sugar coating in this episode, but it will change your life. So there’s that.   Change…hard right? We say we want X, Y or Z and have a thousand and one reasons why we can’t pull it off. We have excuses for days and a list of people and circumstances to blame: we have […]

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