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GT Dave on Life, Kombucha and Medicinal Mushrooms

GT Dave on Life, Kombucha and Medicinal Mushrooms

Kombucha is now the next trendy, mainstream thing. We have seen it pop up all over grocery stores and online. But not all kombucha is created equal! I had the pleasure of speaking with GT Dave about his company, GT’s Kombucha. GT started this company when he was just 15 and he still holds on strong to his values of a quality product. Read on to learn about what makes a good kombucha, why store-bought may not be your best choice, what other products are the “next kombucha”, and the secret to looking and feeling youthful! 

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Gut Microbiome - Brain Connection and Mental Health

gut brain connection

Have you ever wondered why we go to the doctor AFTER we are sick instead of preventing the sickness to begin with? What if we could better predict how our health would be years from now? I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Marvin Singh about these topics and more. Read on to learn about how stress can be a bigger factor in gut health than what you think, how your mental health and gut health are closely connected, why “23 and me” isn’t the best test on the market, and why we are so drawn to “comfort food”.

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Ferment for Good_ A Love Affair with Fermented Foods

Ferment for Good_ A Love Affair with Fermented Foods

Have you ever gone to a store and thought “I’d love to grab some Milk Kefir, I’ve heard great things about it!” What if I told you that the regulations do not allow authentic products to be sold in stores? This is a new industry with no standard of identity when it comes to fermented foods. We are talking with an industry leader today, Sharon Flynn, as she shares her background with her company “The Fermentary.” Read on to learn about the easiest foods to ferment, why you should be adding fermented foods into your diet, and how keeping the authentic versions of ferments are better!

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Intermittent Fasting, Ketosis and Biohacking for Optimal Health

Intermittent Fasting, Ketosis and Biohacking for Optimal Health

You have heard it many times, eat many small meals throughout the day, make sure you eat from sunup to sundown, and don’t skip meals. BUT what if there is a better way for your body to function? I had the pleasure of talking with Siim Land about intermittent fasting and how it can improve our health. Read on to learn 5 biohacking tips, why ketosis is great for your mind, and how fasting can help you overcome health ailments.

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Optimising Sleep, Gut Health & Top Health Trends For 2020

Optimising Sleep, Gut Health & Top Health Trends For 2020

Are you looking for a list of tangible tips on how to improve your sleep quality and gut health? If so, this is a great article for you to dive into! I had the pleasure of speaking with Ben Greenfield today. Read on to learn about the top 3 health trends for the new decade, how to massively improve your sleep quality, and 3 great tips you can implement to improve your gut health!

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Mitochondria and the Gut Health Connection

Mitochondria and the Gut Health Connection

mitochondria and gut health

Did you know that your mitochondria have a massive impact on the health of your gut microbiome? I had the pleasure of speaking with Roland Pankewich. He is the CEO of Health Optimization Practice Canada and has a passion for Mitochondrial health. Read on to learn about the connection between Mitochondrial health and your gut microbiome, 5 tips on how you can improve Mitochondrial function, and why we have recently seen so much dysfunction inside of the gut.

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The Impact of Non Native Electromagnetic Fields on Health

The Impact of Non Native Electromagnetic Fields on Health

The Impact of Non Native Electromagnetic Fields on Health

Have you ever thought that your beloved WiFi signal could be doing more damage than good? I had the pleasure of speaking with Patrick Van Der Burght. He is a man of many hats and has been a pilot, scuba diver, a real estate agent, and is currently on the team at Geovital Academy. Geovital conducts EMF “home makeovers” and helps you live a happier, healthier life. Read on to learn about why everyone's bedroom should get tested for electromagnetic fields, why you should not keep your phone on person at all times, how gut health is connected to EMF’s, and quick fixes you can make today to create a safer future for tomorrow!

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Metagenomic Stool Analysis for Optimal Gut Health

metagenomic stool testing for gut health

Did you realise that having a stool analysis can predict more than just your current gut health? I had the pleasure of speaking with Professor Philip Hugenholtz. He has been a microbiologist for 30 years. He is the co founder of a company called “Microba.” Read on to learn about how this test can help predict future illnesses, why personalised health profiles are the wave of the future, and why everyone should get a stool analysis (Hint: Gut Health is not a one size fits all approach, your body may benefit more from chocolate than a banana!)

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Jumpstart your 2020 Gut Health Journey with Fermented Foods

Jumpstart your 2020 Gut Health Journey with Fermented Foods

Jumpstart your 2020 Gut Journey with Fermented Foods

Within your gut live trillions of microorganisms working for you, keeping you healthy and protecting you from disease. You may be familiar with words like “good bacteria” and “probiotics”, or even some fermented foods such as kombucha and kefir. However, there is a lot more to a healthy gut than simply taking a probiotic or eating fermented foods occasionally. A healthy gut is a lifestyle. Continue Reading.

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