88 episodes

This is the Eat Real to Heal Podcast with Nicolette Richer, where you'll learn how to use organic, plant-strong, whole foods as medicine to reverse hundreds of so-called 'incurable' chronic degenerative diseases - such as infertility, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, skin issues, depression and other mental health challenges, cancer and more. This podcast is a mix of real healing-hero stories, conversations with leading scientists and doctors, and the how-to's to reverse disease and achieve optimal health - one bite at a time and from the comfort of your own kitchen.

Eat Real To Heal Podcast Nicolette Richer

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

This is the Eat Real to Heal Podcast with Nicolette Richer, where you'll learn how to use organic, plant-strong, whole foods as medicine to reverse hundreds of so-called 'incurable' chronic degenerative diseases - such as infertility, diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, skin issues, depression and other mental health challenges, cancer and more. This podcast is a mix of real healing-hero stories, conversations with leading scientists and doctors, and the how-to's to reverse disease and achieve optimal health - one bite at a time and from the comfort of your own kitchen.

    Ep. 88 A Better Brain with Dr. Bonnie Kaplan

    Ep. 88 A Better Brain with Dr. Bonnie Kaplan

    Dr. Bonnie J. Kaplan is a research psychologist, and Professor in the University of Calgary’s Cumming School of Medicine. For many years she studied the role of nutrition in mental illness and brain development. Now, in retir...

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Ep. 87 Reversing Diabetes with Dr. Brendan Byrne, MD

    Ep. 87 Reversing Diabetes with Dr. Brendan Byrne, MD

    Dr. Byrne’s deep passion is to use the latest science to help people change their behaviors, reverse their chronic illnesses and optimize their health.  He believes that we all need our own wellness practice; something that’s fun and energizes us so we can achieve our peak potential.Brendan has been a physician and digital pioneer for the past 25 years. Trained at Yale and McGill, he has had a parallel career as an entrepreneur. From his original practice in New Westminster, Brendan created electronic medical record software and built a business that eventually was acquired by TELUS Health and currently serves over 50% of Canadian physicians.  From 2015 to 2018, he served as the Chief Innovation Officer for TELUS Health.  He currently sits on the boards of the BC Academic Health Sciences Network and the Institute for Precision Therapeutic Nutrition. Brendan is a life-long runner, a former competitive track athlete, who now runs 20-30 miles a week.  He is a late convert to the functional movement and resistance training and does personal training with Innovative Fitness at the Wellness Garage.

    On today’s podcast Nicolette and Dr. Bryne talk about all things diabetes. Brendan tells us about his practice, The Wellness Garage, that has a gym space, plant-based café, meditation room and an exam room and how he uses it to help people reverse their chronic diseases. They discuss the challenge of diabetes education and how it’s geared for people on medication, not people who want to get off them. Brendan also teaches us about how we need to move away from processed foods and to whole nutritious and he shares the 4 points on how to reverse diabetes, unravel the loop of the turnstile of fat and insulin, and how lose weight once and for all.

    Find Dr Brendan Bryn at:
    Website: www.wellnessgarage.ca
    Facebook: @wellnessgarage
    Instagram: @wellness.garage
    Twitter: @wellness_garage

    Discussed on the PODCAST:
    Telus Health – www.telushealth.com
    Diabetes Canada – www.diabetes.ca
    Book - Reversing Type 2 Diabetes, Roy Taylor - https://www.amazon.ca/Your-Simple-Guide-Reversing-Diabetes/dp/1780724993/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1628542659&sr=8-1
    Bariatric surgery - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bariatric_surgery
    David Ludwig – www.drdavidlugwig.com
    Dr Eric Topol - https://topol.hee.nhs.uk/the-topol-review/
    Kevin Hall, NIH researcher - https://irp.nih.gov/pi/kevin-hall
    Chris Gardner - https://med.stanford.edu/nutrition.html

    Get Off Your F.A.A.T Ass Course - https://nicolette-richer.mykajabi.com/get-off-your-FAAT-Ass

    • 1 hr 50 min
    Ep 86 Wholistic Kids with Dr Pejman Katiraei

    Ep 86 Wholistic Kids with Dr Pejman Katiraei

    Dr. Pejman Katiraei is a board certified pediatrician who is also board and fellowship trained in integrative and holistic medicine. He completed his undergraduate at UCLA and then obtained his osteopathic medical degree at Western University of Health Sciences. He then went on to complete a pediatric residency at Loma Linda University, where he stayed on as teaching faculty for over 4 years. Dr. Katiraei has also completed two fellowships in integrative medicine, one with the University of Arizona and another under Dr. Kamyar Hedayat in a French model of integrative medicine called Endobiogeny. Dr. Katiraei is now in private practice in Santa Monica, where he focuses on helping children with severe behavioral challenges. 
    On today’s podcast Nicolette talks to Dr. K. about his Holistic Minds digital portal that he is working on to better help kids with their stresses and anxieties. Computers will ask the questions so the doctors can have more time and focus on the physical side. They discuss how kids are born into environmental stressors and how kids are being raised into digital technology which causes cumulative stress responses like aggression, anxiety and depress. Dr. K. deals with what he calls ’Train wreck kids’ – children who don’t have the ability to regulate themselves and he offers solutions to help transform these children into healthy and thriving children.
    Find Dr K at:
    Website: www.wholistickids.com
    Facebook: @wholistickidsandfamilies
    Instagram: @wholistickids

    Discussed on the PODCAST:
    ‘Simplicity Parenting’ Kim John Payne - https://www.amazon.ca/Simplicity-Parenting-Extraordinary-Calmer-Happier/dp/0345507983/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
    PANDA or PANDS - https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/pandas/
    ‘Brain on Fire’ Susannah Cahalan – https://www.amazon.ca/Brain-Fire-My-Month-Madness/dp/1451621388/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1627924598&sr=1-1
    Inlight Films – www.inlightfilms.ca

    If you are currently battling a Chronic Degenerative Disease, Nicolette is doing one on one consultations again. Go to www.nicolettericher.com to set up an appointment today!

    Our 22M Bike tour is still happening once the world returns to its new normal. Find out more about and support our 22 Million Campaign here - http://www.richerhealth.ca/

    Want to improve your health… Click here to access our FREE resources so you can live your best life! https://nicolettericher.com/free-stuff

    Find out ways you can work with Nicolette to improve your health here: https://nicolettericher.com/work-with-me

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Ep 85 Nicolette helps Andrew Rosen on his Eat Real to Heal journey

    Ep 85 Nicolette helps Andrew Rosen on his Eat Real to Heal journey

    Andrew Rosen is the President of Diversified, LLC.  In his role as President, he sets the strategic direction, which focuses on providing our clients and employees with everything they need to achieve their goals and dreams. As a Financial Pla...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Ep 84 Curing Chronic Disease with Plant-Based Foods

    Ep 84 Curing Chronic Disease with Plant-Based Foods

    Drs. Arjun and Shobha Rayapudi are co-founders of Gift of Health, a nonprofit organization based in Newfoundland, Canada, dedicated to revolutionizing lives through lifestyle medicine. Through in-person and online workshops, they have helped hundreds of people prevent and reverse chronic diseases, end the frustrating dieting cycle, lose weight and get off medications.

    Dr. Arjun Rayapudi often shares with his patients - "I am a lifestyle surgeon. I can treat you with my surgical knife, or I can heal you with my chef's knife. You pick." He is certified by American Board of Surgery, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine and is a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He holds Plant Based Nutrition Certificate from Cornell University and Dr. McDougall's Starch Solution Certificate.

    Dr. Shobha Rayapudi is a physician, epidemiologist and researcher. She is certified by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. She holds a Medical degree from Rangaraya Medical College and a certification in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University. Working as a clinical researcher at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Trials, her principal scientific interests have been on the effects of nutrition in preventing and reversing chronic diseases.

    On todays podcast Nicolette talks to the Rayapudi Doctors about their journeys from physician and surgeon to holistic healers. After moving to Newfoundland and seeing an incredible high number of chronic diseases they couldn’t understand why everyone was so sick. Dr Arjun saw Forks over Knifes and couldn’t believe it could be so simple, so they began their own research and found it all to be true. There next job was to teach people to shift their perspectives and change their habits and as Dr Arjun said to his father when he needed heart surgery “instead of having your chest cut open why don’t you open your mouth and put different plant-based food in there?” With their non-profit organisation - Gift of Health they are showing thousands of people how to transition to Plant-based by not trying new foods but adjusting what you grew up with. “Have an open mind and an open mouth”

    Find Dr Arjun and Dr Shobha at:
    Website: www.giftofhealth.org
    Facebook: @giftofhealth.org
    Instagram: @giftofhealth_org
    You Tube: Gift of Health

    Discussed on the Podcast:
    Doc - Forks Over Knifes – www.forksoverknifes.com
    Dr Colin Campbell – www.nutritionstudies.org
    Dr Barnard – www.pcrm.org
    Dr Esselstyne – www.dresselstyn.com
    Dr McDougall – www.drmcdougall.com
    Elisabeth Kubler-Ross – Five Stages of Grief - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_stages_of_grief
    Rich Roll Podcast – www.richroll.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    Ep 83 Kevin Brady’s wakeup call and creating healthy workplaces

    Ep 83 Kevin Brady’s wakeup call and creating healthy workplaces

    Leader in the health and benefits field, serial entrepreneur and health advocate, Kevin Brady is trying to turn around the health benefit system to a system of health care, not sick care. He believes there are many other solu...

    • 1 hr 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Natalie Forstbauer ,

Brilliant!

Inspiring, informative and actionable steps to healing on all levels. Love this podcast and Nicolette! It’s so good.

PIMax108 ,

Beyond amazing

Listen and learn the path to healing yourself and reversing chronic disease.

Miny-Milly ,

Great talks!

Awesome and real human being on that podcast! Heroes like you and me sharing their story to inspire us day after day!! Thank you for the show Nicolette!!!

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