The Happy Healthy Family Podcast

The Happy Healthy Family Podcast

The Happy and Healthy Family podcast is a weekly health and wellness show created for families. Each week, I bring on an expert guest to discuss holistic health topics ranging from diet(gluten free, dairy free, paleo), to non-toxic living, stress, sleep, and all things natural health. The major emphasis of the show is to give parents practical and affordable advice to help them get healthy and raise healthy kids We will also talk about many of the chronic issues facing our kids today such as food allergies, anxiety, ADHD, and autism.

Episodes

November 3, 2019 68 min

Cooking with Herbs & The Secret Language Of Food

Food is medicine & the flavor of a food gives us clues to its medicinal value. On the show, we discuss each of the 5 flavor profiles & what the therapeutic value of each.  

We also discuss cooking with adaptogens and medicinal mushrooms. Plus, the best herbal remedies for cold/flu season. 

I welcome Devon Young, herbalist & author of The Herbalist’s Healing Kitchen an...

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Chronic inflammation is the #1 cause of chronic health issues, but in order to start healing, you have to find the source of inflammation for you. 

Dr Madiha Saeed returns to the pod to discuss common triggers of inflammation such as viral & bacterial infections, stress, mold...etc. 

Dr Madiha & I discuss the importance of lab tests, working with your doctor, & how supplements can actually make you feel worse. 

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October 7, 2019 65 min

Improving Diversity, Endotoxemia, & The Long-Lasting Effects Of Antibiotics

Learn how to eat for a more robust microbiome & why a high fat meal can trigger the release of LPS, a potent endotoxin. We also cover the effects of a single course of antibiotics, how it can affect the entire family’s gut health, & what to do about it. 

I welcome “Super Nerd” Kiran Krishnan. Kiran is a microbiologist, scientific advisor for Jus...

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September 23, 2019 59 min

Traditional Chinese Medicine believes detoxification is a built in process we all have. However, there are times when the body may need additional support.

I welcome acupuncturist, herbalist, & TCM practitioner, Michael Max. We discuss the TCM view on detox, chronic inflammation, & stress/emotional health.

During the conversation, we also cover protective Qi, infrared saunas/sweating & how TCM practitioners approach a p...

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September 9, 2019 61 min

I welcome Dr Elisa Song, holistic pediatrician & Fx medicine expert. She defines mast cells, their purpose, & what happens when they’re activated. 

We discuss histamine overload, the cell-danger response, & mitochondrial dysfunction. Dr Song shares signs of mito dysfunction & ways to support them. 

Dr Song shares tons of practical tips we can use to support our families struggling with MCAS.

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The first Q & A episode.

We discuss our biggest stress busters, how we avoid being overwhelmed & sort through the “jungle of information” that's available. 

Find out our strategies for keeping a marriage strong, our biggest health flops & successes, & what I’ve learned on this journey that has changed me the most. 

We take your questions on autism, infrared saunas, detox, probiotics, & more.  Visit our spons...

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I welcome Leah Webb, author of The Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Sugar-Free Family Cookbook. We discuss glycation, lectins, & the myth of more milk = stronger bones. We also talk about how a restrictive diet is the loving choice we make for our kids. 

Leah tells her story of raising 2 special kids. One with severe food allergies & one with cystic fibrosis & how this led her to find the gifts that come from the darkness. 

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Foundations of Health, The 4 Big S’s, & The Holistic RX

Chronic stress goes hand in hand with chronic inflammation, which is the #1 cause of all chronic health issues and disease. 

Dr Madiha Saeed & I discuss the impact of inflammation, how stress contributes to poor health, & why gratitude may be the most powerful thing we can do for our family’s health & happiness. 

Dr Madiha shares simple, & free ways to crea...

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Fix Adrenals, Heal The Gut, Detox Safely

Learn more about the approach functional medicine expert Evan Brand uses to help his clients heal from chronic illness. 

Evan tells us why it’s critical to make sure our body is ready to handle killing infections or detox and he shares his favorite supplements to support the adrenals and heal the gut.

We also discuss the importance of lab testing, how childhood trauma can affect your health ...

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July 1, 2019 62 min

Chronic Low Grade Dehydration Is The Epidemic Behind All Epidemics. Proper hydration is the key to optimal health and healing, but we have to make sure the water your eat or drink reaches the cellular level in order to truly be hydrated. 

I welcome Dr Dana Cohen, integrative doc & author of Quench. We discuss environmental causes of dehydration & structured water. Plus, how the body’s fascial tissue is a complex water deliv...

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CBD vs THC, When Is It Legal, & Why CBD Works For So Many Different Things

We discuss the difference between medical marijuana, THC, & CBD. We dive into the murky legal situation of CBD oil, and is it safe to use and travel with. Learn about the many benefits of using CBD, how it works, & how to find a good brand. We also touch on full spectrum CBD vs CBD isolates.

I welcome medical cannabis expert, Dr Mary Clifton. Dr ...

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Radical Rules To Heal Your Body & Your Toxic Metabolism

Learn how consuming healthy Omega 6 fats & bitter foods can help restore liver, gallbladder & bile function, heal the cell membranes, and give you more energy. You’ll discover the radical rules to fix your toxic metabolism, heal your chronic health symptoms, & help you beat weight loss resistance.

I welcome nutrition expert Ann Louise Gittleman. Ann Louise is w...

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Detox Your Liver, Boost Glutathione, & Gain Mental Clarity

A coffee enema may sound extreme, but it’s a great way to stimulate bile, cleanse the liver, & support detox. A happy side effect is the boost in mental clarity & your overall mood.

I welcome Wendy Myers. We discuss the many health benefits of doing a coffee enema. We also discuss where they fit into an overall detox strategy, & answer all the questions you ...

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Phase 2.5 Detox, Inflammation, & Why Healthy Bile Is Critical In Detoxification

Take a deep dive into detoxification and learn the factors that prevent you from detoxing properly. We discuss how sluggish bile & inflammation closes your detox door and prevents you from true healing.

I welcome detox expert, Dr Kelly Halderman. We discuss mast cells, inflammation, herxheimer reactions, and Dr Kelly shares with us the best stra...

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How The Ion Cleanse Can Help Us Detox.

Terri & I both started as complete skeptics, but after using the Ion Cleanse, we have become believers. We discuss the safety & benefits of the Ion Cleanse, how it works, & why the color of the water is not as important as many think.

I welcome doctor of natural medicine, Terri Hirning. Terri specializes in holistic wellness & detoxification, so she’s seen first-hand the benefi...

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The Glymphatic System, Improving Sleep, & Melatonin Hangovers

Learn how to optimize the glymphatic system: AKA, the brain’s detox pathway. We discuss the impact of toxins like glyphosate, aluminum, & EMFs. Plus we dive into melatonin supplementation and other ways to improve sleep.

I welcome Naturopathic Doctor, Dr Christine Schaffner to the show. Dr Christine is an expert in so many areas, and she seeks to improve access, ...

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Detox, Fight Infections, & Lose Weight

Learn about the many health benefits of using an infrared sauna. We also discuss using saunas with kids, why full spectrum beats far or near infrared, & why a portable sauna may be safer for the brain.

I welcome Robby Besner, founder of Therasage makers of high quality IR saunas. Therasage saunas are full spectrum, low EMF, & produce grounding negative ions that put you in a more n...

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Have More Energy, Better Sleep, & Improve Your Health By Using Herbal Medicine

We discuss tinctures, extracts, & other herbal preparations, growing our own herbs, and the best herbs for sleep, energy, mental health and more .I welcome Devon Young, herbalist & author of The Backyard Herbal Apothecary. She is a homesteader who also shares her knowledge on her website NittyGrittyLife.com. Devon also has a degree in Complem...

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February 26, 2019 68 min

Killing Parasites, Supporting Drainage Pathways, Find Healing

I welcome Dr. Jay Davidson to the show. Dr. Jay is a chiropractor and health coach. After helping his wife overcome a debilitating chronic illness, he figured out the proper protocol order to finally find heal chronic illness.

Dr. Jay and I discuss supporting drainage pathways to prepare the body for detox, why you must address parasites before detoxing or other chronic ...

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Healing mold illness, when to remediate, & how to protect yourself from mold exposure.

I welcome Dr. Scott Richmond to the show. Dr. Scott is a chiropractor and health coach with firsthand experience with toxic mold. After battling & overcoming mold illness, he is now committed to helping others find health and happiness.

Dr. Scott and I discuss the symptoms of mold exposure, detoxifying mold toxins, and how to and recover ...

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