Six Pillars of Health with Marni Wasserman and Jesse Chappus

June 29, 2017

My guests today are Dr. Jesse Chappus and Marni Wasserman, co-hosts of The Ultimate Health Podcast.

Marni Wasserman is a nutritionist and the Author of Fermenting for Dummies and Plant-Based Diet For Dummies . Marni uses passion and experience to educate individuals on how to adopt a realistic real food diet and a balanced wholesome lifestyle through simple strategies.

Dr. Jesse Chappus retired from chiropractic after being in clinical practice for four and a half years because he felt it was time to take his health message online to reach a larger audience. Jesse is a firm believer in a proactive model of health.

On today’s podcast, Jesse and Marnie share what they believe are the six pillars of health. And, we discuss how to create a community and influence in your life to support a healthy lifestyle.





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Identify Your Character Strengths with Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum

June 22, 2017

On today’s podcast we’re talking how identifying your positive personality traits or character strengths can boost your well-being and even help relationships.

My guest today is Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum. She is the founder and CEO of the Functional Medicine Coaching Academy, a program established in collaboration with The Institute for Functional Medicine.  An IFM Certified Practitioner and licensed clinical psychologist with a Masters degree in learning disabilities, Dr. Scheinbaum has specialized in blending mind-body medicine with positive psychology and cognitive-behavior therapy for over 40 years.

She established a clinic for diagnosing and treating attention deficit disorders and also ran a clinic for treating panic and anxiety.  Dr. Scheinbaum is a board-certified senior fellow in biofeedback, certified health coach and registered yoga instructor.  She is the author of Stop Panic Attacks in 10 Easy Steps and How to Give Clients the Skills to Stop Panic Attacks, and conducted one of the first controlled studies of neurofeedback for the treatment of ADD.

On today’s podcast, we discuss how to get support on your health journey to optimize wellness and Dr. Sandy explains how to identify your character strengths and use them to help your well-being and vitality.

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Investing in Your Health with Dr. Jeffrey Bland

June 15, 2017

My guest today is Dr. Jeffrey Bland. Dr. Bland has been an internationally recognized leader in the nutritional medicine field for over 35 years. A biochemist by training, Dr. Bland earned dual degrees in biology and chemistry from the University of California, Irvine, and completed his PhD in organic chemistry at the University of Oregon. Dr. Bland is a former professor of biochemistry at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, and served as Director of Nutritional Research at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine in the early 1980’s, working directly with two-time Nobel Laureate Dr. Linus Pauling, who he considers his lifelong mentor.

Dr. Bland has authored five books on nutritional medicine for the healthcare professional and six books on nutrition and health for the general public including The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life.  Which I actually have a signed copy of and I’m going to explain at the end how you can have a chance to get this signed book.

Dr. Bland was the first member of the Board of Trustees of Bastyr University, the naturopathic medical school in Washington State. With his wife, Susan, Dr. Bland founded The Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, a nonprofit organization focused on educating healthcare practitioners on effective approaches to treating and preventing chronic disease. He has provided lectures and medical education events to more than 250,000 health care providers in more than 50 countries.

His message has spread far and wide, and I’m excited to have him as my guest today.

In the interview today, Dr. Bland shares what inspired him to start The Institute for Functional Medicine and how functional medicine has come to impact so many people. We also discuss issues with the way most people look at and treat disease, including skin problems. He shares what he thinks is the single most important underlying factor behind skin issues as well as many other diseases. We also discuss diet fads, since he’s seen them come and go, and we even talk about his own daily schedule. We cover so much in this interview, so please enjoy. It’s long so if you need to take a break and come back another time, I promise you won’t want to miss anything in this interview!

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Summer Skin Tips with Dr. Trevor Cates

June 8, 2017

Today, Dr. Cates shares her top tips to keep your skin glowing and healthy throughout the summer.  Discover inner and outer nourishment secrets to keep your body hydrated and protected, even on hot sunny days. Dr. Cates covers examples of specific dietary changes to make as well as sunblock, sunburn and dry skin tips.

Dr. Trevor Cates is author of the newly released bestselling book Clean Skin From Within. She is also known, as “The Spa Dr.” and was the first woman licensed as a naturopathic doctor in the state of California, appointed by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to California’s Bureau of Naturopathic Medicine Advisory Council. Dr. Cates has her own Public Television special, "Younger Skin From Within" and is host of The Spa Dr. Podcast.

Find more tips for glowing skin from Dr. Cates in her book Clean Skin From Within - go to for more information on my book or get it on Amazon.

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