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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

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The mindbodygreen podcast features host Jason Wachob, founder & co-CEO of mindbodygreen, engaging in open, honest conversations with the people shaping the world of well-being. Join us to expand your mind.

    Nutrition myths, immune resilience & how to interact with germs again | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D. RDN

    Nutrition myths, immune resilience & how to interact with germs again | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D. RDN

    Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN: “If your immune system doesn't have the daily tools it needs, it won't be ready for offenders—whatever form they may be.”
    Ferira, mbg's Director of Scientific Affairs, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to have an immune system that's ready for anything, plus:
    - What happens when we interact with germs after a year of sanitization
    - How to set your immune system up for success
    - How to tell if your immune system is strong (besides getting sick)
    - The best targeted bioactives for immunity
    - The truth about elderberry & vitamin D

    Referenced in the episode:
    - A global survey that found over 95% of Americans do not get two servings of oily fish.
    - A 2020 review that found beta-glucans can help train and strengthen the innate defense functions of key immune cells.
    - An article explaining the relationship between vitamin D levels and the risk of COVID-19.
    - mbg Podcast episode #279, with Deanna Minich, Ph.D.

    Don't forget to use the code IMMUNITYPOD to save 25% off your first month of our newest supplement here at mindbodygreen, immune support+! The supplement delivers five targeted bioactives to strengthen our body’s natural defenses every day of the week.* Our immune system doesn’t take a day off. Why should we? Head to mindbodygreen.com/immunitypod to learn more.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medications, consult with your doctor before starting a supplement routine. It is always optimal to consult with a health care provider when considering what supplements are right for you.

    • 41 min
    The best foods for hormone health in your 20s, 30s, 40s & beyond | Aviva Romm, M.D.

    The best foods for hormone health in your 20s, 30s, 40s & beyond | Aviva Romm, M.D.

    Aviva Romm, M.D.: “We should be listening to what [our hormones] are saying instead of blaming them when things go wrong.”
    Romm, an internal medicine and board-certified family physician and midwife, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to approach hormone health by decade, plus:
    - Why you should have phytoestrogens on your radar
    - How to grocery shop for hormone health
    - Why you should pay attention to your estrobolome
    - The strange link between melatonin and weight gain
    - Signs your hormones are imbalanced & what to do

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Romm's new book, Hormone Intelligence.
    - mbg Podcast episode #206, with Romm.
    - mbg Podcast episode #12, with Romm.
    - Colleen's personal story about having a pulmonary embolism.
    - A study demonstrating a link between hormonal contraception and depression.
    - An mbg article by Steven Gundry, M.D., about foods high in lectins.
    - mbg Podcast episode #298, with Dan Buettner.

    Don't forget to use the code IMMUNITYPOD to save 25% off your first month of our newest supplement here at mindbodygreen, immune support+! The supplement delivers five targeted bioactives to strengthen our body’s natural defenses every day of the week.* Our immune system doesn’t take a day off. Why should we? Head to mindbodygreen.com/immunitypod to learn more.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medications, consult with your doctor before starting a supplement routine. It is always optimal to consult with a health care provider when considering what supplements are right for you.

    • 43 min
    What science still gets wrong about longevity | Robb Wolf, biochemist & New York Times bestselling author

    What science still gets wrong about longevity | Robb Wolf, biochemist & New York Times bestselling author

    Robb Wolf: “A huge swath of what we consume has been engineered to bypass the normal neuroregulation of appetite we have in our brain.”
    Wolf, a New York Times bestselling author and former biochemist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss what really matters when it comes to longevity, plus:
    - What we're still getting wrong about weight loss
    - How much sodium you really need
    - Why you should focus on muscle mass as you age
    - How the human body temperature has changed & what it means
    - How much protein you should eat for longevity

    Referenced in the episode:
    - A study showing calorie restriction does not enhance longevity in all species.
    - A study showing that people who get adequate sun versus inadequate sun is as significant as a smoker versus a non-smoker
    - LMNT website.
    - Wolf's website.

    Don't forget to use the code IMMUNITYPOD to save 25% off your first month of our newest supplement here at mindbodygreen, immune support+! The supplement delivers five targeted bioactives to strengthen our body’s natural defenses every day of the week.* Our immune system doesn’t take a day off. Why should we? Head to mindbodygreen.com/immunitypod to learn more.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medications, consult with your doctor before starting a supplement routine. It is always optimal to consult with a health care provider when considering what supplements are right for you.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    The worst hidden gut health offenders | Carol Ireton-Jones, Ph.D. RDN

    The worst hidden gut health offenders | Carol Ireton-Jones, Ph.D. RDN

    Carol Ireton-Jones, Ph.D., RDN: “[The gut] is as good as what it gets, and that really starts with what we eat.”
    Ireton-Jones, a medical nutrition therapy specialist, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the common, yet underrated, factors for gut issues, plus:
    - How to be vegan & gluten-free on a low FODMAP diet
    - The best pantry staples for gut health
    - How to know if your symptoms are IBS
    - Why you should eat at least five fruits & vegetables per day
    - How to make red meat part of a gut-healthy diet

    Referenced in the episode:
    - The Ireton-Jones Equations.
    - Statistics for IBS, showing it affects 10-15% of the worldwide population.
    - An article explaining everything you need to know about the low-FODMAP diet.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com. 

    • 57 min
    How to find inspiration & cultivate purpose | Light Watkins, meditation teacher & bestselling author

    How to find inspiration & cultivate purpose | Light Watkins, meditation teacher & bestselling author

    Light Watkins: “Don't worry about trying to find what you think your calling is. Just do what you feel naturally curious about, and your path will find you.”
    Watkins, a meditation teacher and bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to find inspiration in your everyday life, plus:
    - How to listen to your inner GPS
    - How to reframe your fear to overcome it
    - What "follow your heart" really means & how to do it
    - Why "showing up" is the key to success
    - How to know if you're on the right path

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Watkins' book, Knowing Where To Look.
    - Watkins' podcast, At The End Of The Tunnel.
    - mbg Podcast episode #228, with Watkins.
    - mbg Podcast episode #203, with Watkins.
    - mbg Podcast episode #43, with Watkins.

    Enjoy this episode sponsored by Fitbit! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    • 48 min
    Sneaky things affecting your brain health | Kristen Willeumier, Ph.D.

    Sneaky things affecting your brain health | Kristen Willeumier, Ph.D.

    Kristen Willeumier, Ph.D.: “The more reading you're doing as you age will still keep your brain sharp. You're going to continue to learn.”
    Willeumier, neuroscientist and author of Biohack Your Brain, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the underrated things affecting your brain health & what to do about it, plus:
    - How to game-ify your life for a better brain
    - What you can do while you’re young to get ahead of cognitive decline
    - Why hydration is crucial for your brain
    - How many minutes you actually need to read for better brain health
    - The strange reason spending time in nature soothes us so much

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Willeumier's book, Biohack Your Brain.
    - Willeumier's research on the impact of professional football on long-term brain function.
    - A 2015 study showing the MIND diet associated with reduced neurodegenerative decline.
    - Willeumier's research on the similarities in football players' brains compared to the general population.
    - mbg Podcast episode #298, with Dan Buettner.
    - Brain HQ website.
    - Kate Fagan's book, What Made Maddy Run.

    Our bestselling gut health supplement is back in stock! Make sure to use the code PROBIOTICPOD at checkout to save 25% off your first month subscription. It's the only blend in the world with our unique combination of four strains to help beat bloating, aid digestion, and reset your gut.* To learn more about the supplement Jason swears by, visit mindbodygreen.com/probioticpod.

    Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

    *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
    If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking medications, consult with your doctor before starting a supplement routine. It is always optimal to consult with a health care provider when considering what supplements are right for you.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
121 Ratings

121 Ratings

Meesy ,

Great topic, thought provoking ideas

Interviews with experts in a so many realms. Lots of provocative discussion about aspects of health and wellbeing. Love listening to this on my walks and runs. Thanks MBG team :)

Dandielle ,

Too many ads

I love these podcasts but there’s so many ads before the actual podcasts start which I find a little annoying..

jordythu ,

Great podcast - something for everyone

I love this show ! The length of each podcast fits perfectly into my day and the guests are so knowledgeable - inspires me each time I listen

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