Join the First Lady of Nutrition and Jeff Chilton, a leading expert in medicinal mushrooms, as they hit the ground running with a captivating discussion about the power of mushrooms as the ultimate superfood. They discuss why mushrooms are not just food, but a key to longevity, brimming with fiber and nutrients to nourish your microbiome and boost your immune system. Jeff shares his fondness for the flavorful and nutritious shiitake and delves into the brain-boosting lion’s mane mushroom, renowned for its cognitive benefits. The conversation also ventures into the realm of psychedelic mushrooms, exploring their profound impact on treating depression, addiction, and even some of life’s profound challenges, along with the importance of “set” and “setting” in their therapeutic use. Ann Louise and Jeff explore the fascinating world of mushrooms, from the calming reishi to Jeff’s favored five-mushroom blend and uncover why these fungi are the forgotten link in our modern diet. Jeff Chilton is the pioneering President of Nammex, the first company to introduce a full line of certified organic mushroom extracts to the U.S. health supplement market, and the co-author of “The Mushroom Cultivator: A Practical Guide to Growing Mushrooms at Home.”
The First Lady of Nutrition is delighted to welcome the go-to menopause fitness coach, Barb Hawken. Barb is a strong believer, like Ann Louise herself, that when it comes to transforming the middle aged woman’s body, making simple tweaks in the kitchen and gym can be transforming to overall health. Ann Louise and Barb dive right into an enlightened discussion covering the issues and questions so many women are asking including: How can I get rid of menopause belly fat? Should I change the way I eat in menopause to help with the excess fat? Is exercise helpful, and if so, what kind is best? How do hormones affect weight loss, mood, sleep? Why is my body changing so rapidly in mid-life? Which bioidenticals can be a helpful tool in my toolbox? Barb has her own inspiring story to tell and wants women going through similar menopausal journeys to know that they are not alone. Her passion is teaching women what they need to know to help them get their body to a place where they feel strong, sexy, and radiant. This episode is chock-full of helpful tips and insight to live your best life now!
The First Lady of Nutrition, Ann Louise is joined by Dr. Jill Crista in exploring PANDAS and PANS. Gain insights into triggers, symptoms, and holistic treatments for these neuroinflammatory conditions, offering invaluable guidance for parents and grandparents managing these complex challenges.
Join us for an interview with world renowned concussion expert Dr. Kabran Chapek, and some extremely valuable and practical advice about maintaining and improving your brain health including the nutrients that help with healing from a concussion/brain injury, the best dietary strategies for healing the brain, and much more.
The First Lady of Nutrition is proud to welcome a master of the microbiome, Dr. Kristine Gedroic. Dr. Gedroic’s personal ICU experience sparked a mission to revolutionize well-being and demystify the human microbiome – drawing from her success in treating thousands of patients with nearly every chronic condition. Join Ann Louise and Dr. Gedroic as they dive into a discussion about mold, mycotoxins, and parasites to antibiotic overuse – the many elements compromising our immune systems. Dr. Gedroic’s book, “A Nation of Unwell: What’s Gone Wrong?” explores these challenges and describes how the health of most patients today can be recovered, without a lifetime of medication. The gut, she emphasizes, is the hub, linked to all our vital organs – including the brain, lungs, and liver. Delving into the gut-brain connection, this podcast unveils the gut’s role in neurotransmitter production and how even the simple act of meditation can regulate microorganisms.
The Case Against Copper: Unmasking the Hidden Secrets of Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis – Episode 157: Dr. Rick Malter
Join us as The First Lady of Nutrition welcomes Dr. Rick Malter, a well-respected top authority on hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) and the author of the groundbreaking book, “The Strands of Health: A Guide to Understanding Hair Mineral Analysis.” Discover the surprising copper connections to female contraceptives, water pipes, and vegan diets and their potential contributions to a range of physical and psychiatric disorders. Could your ADHD, bipolar, or depression be linked to excess copper? Ann Louise, a long-time advocate of HTMA, engages in a thought-provoking discussion with Dr. Malter, unraveling insights from his 30+ years of research. Dr. Malter emphasizes how mineral imbalances, like copper excess, can impact thyroid and adrenal function, cardiac health, glucose regulation, and even contribute to issues like alcoholism. Delve into the fascinating realm of mineral balancing as Dr. Malter sheds light on these imbalances, including stress-induced magnesium depletion and its role in mental and physical health challenges. As Dr. Malter aptly puts it, “minerals are the spark plugs of life.” Discover how a simple hair analysis can be your key to understanding and regulating optimal health and wellbeing.
The First Lady of Nutrition Podcast is proud to welcome Dr. Isaac Eliaz, a leading expert in the field of integrative medicine, specializing in cancer, detoxification and immunity. Based on his best-selling book, “The Survival Paradox,” Dr. Eliaz talks about something he refers to as the “survival paradox protein” galectin-3, and how it plays a key role in triggering cytokine storms, viral infections, immune dysregulation, organ damage and how galectin-3 contributes to many disease states. According to Eliaz, there is a relationship between galectin-3 and the infamous viral spike protein. Join Ann Louise and Dr. Eliaz as they discuss the scientifically proven benefits of Modified Citrus Pectin as a powerful binder when it comes to galectin-3 as well as a toxin binder for heavy metals in general that can profoundly benefit longevity and health. This special podcast offers insights on Covid-19, the spike protein, glyphosate’s pervasive dangers, optimal testing solutions, and much more. Discover how to transform your survival biochemistry and unleash your body’s innate and infinite healing capacity. Get the first 2 chapters of Dr. Eliaz’s book for free by checking out: https://www.dreliaz.org/opt-in/.
The First Lady of Nutrition welcomes the creator of one of the most popular natural health web sites in the world, Jonathan Landsman. Ann Louise and Jonathan waste no time discussing an increasingly disturbing trend. Did you know that over 100 million people in the U.S. alone are currently grappling with liver problems? This vital organ isn’t just a filter for toxins; it intricately impacts our hormone balance, blood sugar regulation, emotional regulation, and even our heart and brain health. A malfunctioning liver sends out subtle SOS signals such as high liver enzymes, unexplained chronic fatigue, obesity, brain fog, high heart rate, and more. Jonathan Landsman walks us through these distress signals, unraveling the intricate relationship between our lifestyle choices and liver health. From dietary pitfalls like excessive sugar and processed foods to the often-ignored processed vegetable oils—our choices matter. Our guest doesn’t just highlight the problems; he provides actionable solutions. From the fundamental importance of hydration and adequate Vitamin C to intriguing methods like hot ginger compresses and coffee enemas, he equips us with tools to navigate the path to liver rejuvenation. For more information check out www.NaturalHealth365.com.
Join The First Lady of Nutrition as she welcomes Dr. Izabella Wentz, a clinical pharmacist recognized for her innovative and solution-focused approach. Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis at twenty-seven, Dr. Wentz is renowned for her commitment to translating cutting-edge research into actionable solutions for patients. In this episode, Ann Louise and Dr. Wentz explore the theme of adrenal burnout, drawing insights from Dr. Wentz’s latest work, the “Adrenal Transformation Protocol.” The discussion delves into adrenal dysfunction, a situation in which the body struggles to produce essential hormones in response to mismanaged stress. While this dysfunction can manifest in various ailments, the episode brings a hopeful message—addressing and reversing these issues doesn’t need to be complex. By supporting the adrenals through modest dietary and lifestyle adjustments and appropriate supplements, significant improvements can emerge within a matter of weeks or even days. Dr. Wentz emphasizes the importance of identifying adrenal triggers, balancing stress responses, and gradually building resilience to prevent future stress from overwhelming the adrenals. The goal, as outlined by Dr. Wentz, is to establish and maintain homeostasis even in turbulent and challenging times. For additional information, visit: https://thyroidpharmacist.com/.
As we head into the Fall season, it’s important to shift our focus toward protecting immunity as cold and flu season nears. And, at the foundation of a strong immune system is good gut health. With more than 70% of your immune system receptors in your gut, it’s essential to eat the right foods to keep your digestion and immunity in tip-top condition.
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