Thursday, September 20, 2018

Professional Tips

Do you ever wish you could sit down with a health, nutrition or lifestyle medicine expert and pick their brain? What drew them to natural medicine? How have they navigated their way through the jungle of health news, advice and research? What have they learned in their years of study and practice that could help you live a healthier life? How do they understand healthy living? While we can’t ship your favorite lifestyle medicine expert to you house so you can chat about these things in person (which stinks!) we can offer you a Professional Tips series! Here, we share interviews and essays from leading health experts in which they explore everything from their own personal backgrounds to their practical advice for healthy living! It’s like having a guru in your screen, if not your kitchen!

Ask an Expert: KJ Gracie, Nutrition and Holistic Therapist

KJ Gracie
KJ Gracie is a Nutrition and Holistic Therapist, doTERRA Essential Oils Advocate and Business Mentor.  After a harrowing personal health journey (which she talks about in more detail below) and her children receiving diagnoses at very young ages, KJ Gracie became her own health researcher and advocate.  Now, when she is not spending time...

Ask an Expert: Ben Greenfield of Ben Greenfield Fitness

Ben Greenfield
Ben Greenfield is a health and fitness expert, personal trainer, speaker, and New York Times bestselling author who’s been featured on Fox News, CBS, NBC, Runner’s, USAT, The Huffington Post, WebMD, and Shape.   When he’s not running around with his twin boys, running his personal training clients hard or running to speaking events, he...

Ask an Expert: Lisa MarcAurele, Founder of Low Carb Yum

Lisa MarcAurele
Lisa MarcAurele is the founder of Low Carb Yum, a thriving health, wellness and recipe blog focusing on -- you guessed it -- a low-carb lifestyle!   After an autoimmune diagnosis in 2001 (which she talks about more, below), Lisa switched to a low-carb diet to help manage her health.  Nine years, an expanded family...

Ask an Expert: Scott Anderson, Author of The Psychobiotic Revolution

Scott Anderson Author of The Psychotic Revolution
Scott Anderson is a jack-of-all-trades!  Though he works primarily as a scientific journalist reporting on developments in technology and health, he is also an accomplished computer software designer (helping create the wildly popular game, Lego Island, in the 1990s), food developer (with Freedom Health, LLC) and the author of several books.   His most recent...

Choosing Happiness: KaeLene F. Scow

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, Hashimoto’s, thyroid disease, and adrenal fatigue in 2002.  At the time, I was raising four young daughters and felt horrible every day.  I decided was tired of being sick, so I went on a journey of seeking wellness. My background is in psychology, so I finished my...

How to Eat Well and Be Happy: Emily Villaseca

Growing up, I don’t remember a bunch of rules about what to eat and when to eat them.  I don’t remember being forced to clean my plate (though I was probably encouraged to “eat a few more bites, please”), and I don’t remember being criticized for how I looked. Because of these absences, I...

Make Choices for 99% Of Your Body: Aurora August

I've been obsessed with natural health since I was given my first book on healing with plants, at age 15.  I was instantly fascinated and it's only grown since then. I've raised both my children using natural remedies as our first choice for medicine.  I qualified as a professional medical herbalist in 2011, graduating...

Building a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle: Miranda Poenicke

My passion for health and nutrition started in high school with an Introduction to Biochemistry module my science teacher threw into our curriculum for fun.  I was fascinated by the idea that single genes, single proteins, and single nutrients could have such a huge impact on how our whole bodies work! This lead me to pursue...

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