91 episodes

Welcome to the FOOD MATTERS Podcast! Bringing you game-changing health and wellness information, tips, tricks, and healthy hacks on all things nutrition, detoxing, weight loss, mindfulness, sleep, gut health, beauty, alternative healing, spiritual wellbeing, transformation, and more!

This podcast is home to the best interviews with leading doctors, nutritionists, fitness experts, and thought leaders of the world who collectively share their wisdom and knowledge. Join hosts James Colquhoun & Laurentine ten Bosch as they crack the code on what it truly means to live a healthy, vibrant, and uplifting life free from the corporations that profit from our health. Discover more at foodmatters.com/podcast.

This podcast is for you if you want to learn:
- How to heal naturally from chronic disease
- How to reduce inflammation naturally
- How to optimize your gut health
- How to reduce the use of medication and use food to heal
- How to naturally boost energy & moods
- How to naturally balance hormone levels
- How to reduce cholesterol with healthy eating
- How to prevent diabetes through diet
- How to find healthy alternatives to sugar
- How to naturally lower blood pressure
- Healthy and delicious whole food recipes.

Food Matters Podcast James Colquhoun

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 147 Ratings

Welcome to the FOOD MATTERS Podcast! Bringing you game-changing health and wellness information, tips, tricks, and healthy hacks on all things nutrition, detoxing, weight loss, mindfulness, sleep, gut health, beauty, alternative healing, spiritual wellbeing, transformation, and more!

This podcast is home to the best interviews with leading doctors, nutritionists, fitness experts, and thought leaders of the world who collectively share their wisdom and knowledge. Join hosts James Colquhoun & Laurentine ten Bosch as they crack the code on what it truly means to live a healthy, vibrant, and uplifting life free from the corporations that profit from our health. Discover more at foodmatters.com/podcast.

This podcast is for you if you want to learn:
- How to heal naturally from chronic disease
- How to reduce inflammation naturally
- How to optimize your gut health
- How to reduce the use of medication and use food to heal
- How to naturally boost energy & moods
- How to naturally balance hormone levels
- How to reduce cholesterol with healthy eating
- How to prevent diabetes through diet
- How to find healthy alternatives to sugar
- How to naturally lower blood pressure
- Healthy and delicious whole food recipes.

    Learn How to Read Food Labels & Navigate the Grocery Store with Courtney Swan

    Learn How to Read Food Labels & Navigate the Grocery Store with Courtney Swan

    In the good old days, nature served up a clean slate – no long list of additives, just pure, fresh goodness. Fast forward to the present, and it's like we've upgraded to a more complex menu with some hidden traps. Integrative nutritionist, Courtney Swan exposes the government subsidies contributing to America's broken food system and gives us simple tips for how to navigate the grocery store.
     
    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast Newsletter here: https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs
    Read the full show notes here: https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-90
    Learn more about Courtney Swan here: https://www.realfoodology.com/
    Learn About the Food Matters Nutrition Certification Program here: http://www.foodmatters.com/study
    Follow us on Instagram: @foodmatters

    • 41 min
    Hormone and Thyroid Health; Disruptors to Avoid and How to Balance Naturally Dr. Tami Meraglia

    Hormone and Thyroid Health; Disruptors to Avoid and How to Balance Naturally Dr. Tami Meraglia

    If you're suffering from unexplained weight gain (no matter what you eat or don't), disrupted sleep (like being wide awake at 2:30 am), fatigue, muscle aches, or sweating, decreased sex drive, or dry, dull, or irritable skin then, this episode is for you! 
     
    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast Newsletter here: https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs 
    Read the full show notes here: https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-89 
    Learn more about Dr. Tami Meraglia here: https://drtami.com/about/
    Learn About the Food Matters Nutrition Certification Program here: http://www.foodmatters.com/study
    Follow us on Instagram: @foodmatters
     

    • 1 hr
    Gut Issues, Inflammation & Candida: A Six-Part Approach to Mind-Body Healing with Dr. Christine Smith

    Gut Issues, Inflammation & Candida: A Six-Part Approach to Mind-Body Healing with Dr. Christine Smith

    Have you ever tried to heal your gut health and found yourself still battling the same gut discomfort or symptoms? Maybe you’ve lived with particular pain for years and just accepted it’s part of who you are? Our body is the most complex, weird, and wonderful machine that works in a complete mental-chemical-physical balance to operate at its best! 

    00:00 - Introduction and bio
    03:17- Inflammation markers
    17:19 - The power of touch
    33:46 - Gut issues and inflammation
    42:50 - Healing gut issues
    45:53 - Addressing SIBO and gut overgrowth
    49:09 - The importance of mind-body connection
    50:09 - The sequential approach to healing
    51:05 - Managing candida overgrowth
    52:34 - Simple steps for gut healing
    53:01 - Individualized approach to detoxification

    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast Newsletter here:  https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs 
    Read the full show notes here: https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-88 
    Learn more about Dr. Christine Smith here: https://www.depthwellness.com/ 
    Learn About the Food Matters Nutrition Certification Program here: http://www.foodmatters.com/study
    Follow us on Instagram: @foodmatters

    • 56 min
    Adaptogens and Plant Medicine for Stress, Anxiety, Cognitive Decline, and Hormone Health with Chris Kilham, The Medicine Hunter

    Adaptogens and Plant Medicine for Stress, Anxiety, Cognitive Decline, and Hormone Health with Chris Kilham, The Medicine Hunter

    If you have an ever-growing to-do list and feel like you're running on empty, this is for you. Plants have been the basis of our medicine for many centuries, and yet we forget to fully make use of the plant world when faced with issues like stress, anxiety, and depression. The Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham wants to change that!
    In this week’s episode, I am joined by Chris Kilham as we discuss plant medicine, and specifically adaptogens to help manage stress and anxiety. We also dive into cognitive decline and hormone health. Join us to discover the magic of these botanicals. 

    00:00 Introduction to Chris Kilham 
    04:11 Plant Medicine vs Conventional Medicine
    05:07 Plant Medicine for Anxiety and Depression
    10:22 Safety and Limitations of Plant Medicine
    14:58 Accessibility of Plant Medicine
    19:54 Stress and Mental Health in Indigenous Cultures
    20:14 Traditional Uses of Ashwagandha
    22:52 The Potency of Cacao
    28:27 Psychoactive Plant Medicines
    34:03 The Future of Plant Medicines
    38:29 Gut Health and Fermented Foods
    41:46 Brain Health and Cognitive Decline
    47:28 Women's Sexual and Reproductive Health
    59:11 Benefits of Tonka Dali and Ashwagandha for Women's Sexual and Reproductive Function
    59:40 Effects of Toxins on Learning and Sexual/Reproductive Disorders
    01:00:09 Decline in Sperm Production and Motility Due to Environmental Agents
    01:01:57 Holistic Approach to Healing and Health
    01:02:49 The Importance of Relationships and Love for Overall Health
    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast here: https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs 
    Head to https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-87 for the show notes.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Best Food Matters Podcasts of 2023

    The Best Food Matters Podcasts of 2023

    In case you didn't catch much of the Food Matters Podcast this year, we’ve wrapped our most popular podcast episodes of 2023 into one short listen for you. From optimizing your brain and gut health to unlocking your unlimited potential, this is the expert advice you MUST take with you into 2024. 
    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast here: https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs 
    Head to https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-86 for the show notes.
    Join the Food Matters newsletter: https://www.foodmatters.com/signup/podcast
    Follow us on Instagram: @foodmatters
     
    00:00 - Introduction with Laurentine.
    1:15 - The importance of sleep if you are trying to lose weight.
    6:04 - The strong correlation that exists between insomnia and mental health issues.
    10:54 - Healing your mind, body, and spirit with plant medicine and nature immersion.
    16:45 - Discovering your purpose.
    27:10 - How sleep affects longevity.
    38:46 - Plant medicine and using adaptogens to reduce stress, improve gut health, and boost immunity.

    • 49 min
    PMS, Fertility, Postpartum, and More: A Deep Dive on Hormones with Jacqueline Alwill & Brittany Darling

    PMS, Fertility, Postpartum, and More: A Deep Dive on Hormones with Jacqueline Alwill & Brittany Darling

    If you’re a female, there’s no doubt that you’ve experienced changing hormones at some point in your life. Balancing your hormones is important so that you can function at your best no matter the season of life you’re in, including through PMS, pregnancy, and postpartum. In today’s episode, I am joined by Jacqueline Alwill and Brittany Darling as we discuss the important role that nutrition plays in changing hormones throughout a woman’s life. 
    Sign up for the Food Matters Podcast Newsletter here: https://bit.ly/3oiJJbs 
    Read the full show notes here: https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-85 
    Learn more about Jacquelin Alwill (https://www.instagram.com/brownpapernutrition/) and Brittany Darling (https://www.instagram.com/wholefoodhealing/)
    Learn About the Food Matters Nutrition Certification Program here: http://www.foodmatters.com/study
    Follow us on Instagram: @foodmatters

    • 53 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
147 Ratings

147 Ratings

rach.morrow ,

So many topics covered.

Love how every episode is different.

KilieJA ,

So much to learn!

I love this podcast. It is really informative and approaches the information in a way to educate and improve your diet and lifestyle. There no is judgement on where your currently at, only encouragement to make the small changes as you can. 🙌🏻🙌🏻

Stephanie Michelle C ,

Poem for Food Matters- Best pod casts I have ever listened too :D

I won’t forget The first time I ever saw James and Laurantine online. It was such a breath of fresh air.. I thought Woww what a pair! The food Matters Trascendence series blew my mind, it was one of a kind. I hope to learn from this nutrition program it would make many of my dreams come true.. to be able to study nutrition would bring so many of my newish dreams to fruitition. To be able to change my profession and help so many aswell has become my obsession. I have alot to share with the world. So please please please pick this poem and pick me. I would happily prosper and be forever greatful to be able to Learn from the amazing and incredible and well respected James and Laurentine. And other experts alike. Would play a huge part to get me moving back on my bike! Poem by Stephanie.

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