93 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.

    Breaking Free From Depression and Anxiety with Dr. Dain Heer

    Breaking Free From Depression and Anxiety with Dr. Dain Heer

    Happiness is something we’re all on a quest to find. A quest that seems hard to conquer in a world where many of us are having trouble breaking free from depression and anxiety.  
    In today’s episode with Dr.Dain Heer we discuss how these intense feelings of struggle don’t have to be our reality, he shares his story of this and how moment that changed everything for him and how we can access this too. 

    00:00 - Introduction to Dain Heer
    02:28 - Dain's story and how he got into the work he is doing
    07:30 - Discover how the darkest place Dain was in became the catalyst for his transformation
    10:00 - How feeling lost can be the best time to find yourself
    13:05 - Begin breaking free from the constant judgment we place on ourselves
    14:20 - Understanding what access consciousness is
    19:35 - The power of community
    21:45 - Learn about the light-touch techniques Dain discovered that changed his life
    32:30 - The impact our internal voice and social conditioning can have on us and how we can navigate this
     
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    Head to https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-92 for the show notes.
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    • 47 min
    Nutrition & Mind-Body Healing: The Thing Most People Overlook with Brandy Gillmore

    Nutrition & Mind-Body Healing: The Thing Most People Overlook with Brandy Gillmore

    Imagine being incapacitated by chronic pain, unable to walk, and facing a daunting road ahead after a car accident and fall. This was Brandy's reality, but instead of resigning herself to conventional treatments alone, she embarked on a journey of self-discovery and mind-body healing. In a world where traditional medicine often serves as our first line of defense against injury and illness, Brandy Gillmore's journey offers a powerful testament to the mind's incredible ability to influence the body's healing process.

    Brandy's story is one of resilience and empowerment, as she delved into the profound connection between emotions, mindset, and physical health. It's a reminder that our bodies are not just machines to be fixed with medications and surgeries but intricate systems deeply influenced by our thoughts and feelings.

    Learn more about Brandy's book here https://bit.ly/3PALGO2

    00:00 Introduction and Background
    05:59 Disappointment and Turning Point 
    07:13 Injury Details and Medical Journey
    10:16 Discovering the Mind-Body Connection
    13:54 Understanding the Mind's Influence on the Body
    16:26 Uncovering Emotional Trauma
    20:21 Reprogramming the Mind for Healing
    21:37 Using Music to Create Emotional Shifts
    29:34 Creating Positive Emotional Patterns
    42:38 The Role of Nutrition in Mind-Body Healing
    46:47 Breakfast and Nutrition Choices
    49:43 Recommended Diet for Healing

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    Read the full show notes here: https://www.foodmatters.com/podcast/episode-91
    Learn more about Brandy Gillmore here: https://brandygillmore.com/
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    • 51 min
    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.

    00:00 Introduction and Background
    02:11 Courtney's Journey in the Health Industry
    06:08 Issues with the Food Industry
    07:50 Greenwashing and How to Avoid It
    12:10 The Dangers of Artificial Flavors and Colors
    19:06 Impact of Food on Children's Health
    26:05 Tips for Healthifying Children's Diets
    36:05 Strategies for Healthier Grocery Shopping
    39:50 Transitioning from Packaged Foods to Homemade Meals
    41:32 Homemade Budget-Friendly Meals
     
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    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
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    • 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

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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