619 episodes

Energized host and bestselling author Dr. Mariza Snyder puts the power back in your hands so that you can age powerfully and live life to the fullest. Get ready to navigate your hormone and metabolic journey with wisdom and grace throughout your forties and beyond. 
Each episode will leave you feeling empowered with the knowledge of how your body actually works by providing root-cause explanations for the symptoms you’re facing (with a side of real talk) along with proven, research-driven solutions to reset your metabolism, fatigue, and hormones. In each information-packed episode, you will discover solutions designed to reclaim your energy and aliveness so that you can feel ENERGIZED in your body and become the CEO of your health. 
Visit www.drmariza.com for hundreds of free recipes and resources, plus game-changing programs, products, and incredible support designed to optimize your metabolism, energy, and brain function as you powerfully navigate the second half of your life.  
This podcast was formerly named "Essentially You with Dr. Mariza".

Energized with Dr. Mariza Dr. Mariza Snyder

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Energized host and bestselling author Dr. Mariza Snyder puts the power back in your hands so that you can age powerfully and live life to the fullest. Get ready to navigate your hormone and metabolic journey with wisdom and grace throughout your forties and beyond. 
Each episode will leave you feeling empowered with the knowledge of how your body actually works by providing root-cause explanations for the symptoms you’re facing (with a side of real talk) along with proven, research-driven solutions to reset your metabolism, fatigue, and hormones. In each information-packed episode, you will discover solutions designed to reclaim your energy and aliveness so that you can feel ENERGIZED in your body and become the CEO of your health. 
Visit www.drmariza.com for hundreds of free recipes and resources, plus game-changing programs, products, and incredible support designed to optimize your metabolism, energy, and brain function as you powerfully navigate the second half of your life.  
This podcast was formerly named "Essentially You with Dr. Mariza".

    BONUS EPISODE: Six Powerful Ways to Keep Your Brain Young and Sharp

    BONUS EPISODE: Six Powerful Ways to Keep Your Brain Young and Sharp

    Brain fog is the real deal, and it hits women WAY harder than men. 

    The symptoms can be debilitating, like forgetfulness, struggling to find words, inability to focus… And it only gets worse as we age.  

    But it doesn’t have to! 

    Catch today’s Six Powerful Ways to Keep Your Brain Young and Sharp–and learn:


    How brain fog and cognitive decline can go hand-in-hand

    Why women are affected more than men 

    6 all-natural ways to keep your brain young and clear

    The BEST and WORST foods for your brain


    Mentioned in this Episode:
    Gluco Support – The Blood Sugar-Balancer
    Zen Sleep – The Sleep-Enhancer
    Vitamin D Complete – The Sunshine-Vitamin 

    Additional Resources:
    5 Critical Steps to Prevent Cognitive Decline
    #419: The 5 Supplements I take Every Single Day for a Better Brain and Energy
    #391: How I Use Blood Sugar Hacks to Enhance my Brain and Skyrocket my Energy Levels
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    • 15 min
    586: What You Can Do in Perimenopause to Optimize Your Energy, Resilience and Brain Power

    586: What You Can Do in Perimenopause to Optimize Your Energy, Resilience and Brain Power

    I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again…

    Perimenopause– or the profound transition into menopause– is one of the MOST overlooked areas of women’s health. 

    This 4 to 10-year perimenopausal transition deserves more attention because we’re taking on the MOST at this time. 

    And although it’s a huge change in your body, you can implement several simple adjustments to significantly ease this transition. 

    Packed with my top diet and blood sugar balancing hacks, daily movement practices, functional lab test recommendations, and my take on hormone replacement therapy… this episode covers it ALL. 

    It’s time to OWN your power and become your best self. It’s not all about trying to navigate perimenopause and beyond… it’s about learning to live your best life and feel GREAT in your body. 

    Tune into this episode to discover how to do just that!

    IN THIS EPISODE

    Supporting your body through the perimenopause transition 

    Understanding your metabolic health through perimenopause 

    Recommended labs for a picture of your overall health 

    Dutch test, GI mapping test, and other suggested tests 

    The common changes in your menstrual cycle during midlife 

    Top hacks for balancing your blood sugar in perimenopause

    Diet and daily movement recommendations for perimenopause 

    Hormone replacement therapy options and recommendations 


    View the podcast page here: https://drmariza.com/episode586

    RESOURCES MENTIONED
    Download Your Free Women’s Metabolic Assessment Guide Here
    Download Your Free Hormone Testing Guide Here
    #572: How To Know You Are in Perimenopause Including The 40+ Symptoms Associated with Declining Hormones
    #350: Why Women Aren’t Small Men and How to Navigate Poor Health Advice When You Have a Period

    RELATED EPISODES 
    583: The Truth About Menopause That You Deserve to Know with Dr. Mary Claire Haver
    579: Hormone Replacement Options and Hormone Testing for Women in Midlife + Self Advocacy for Optimal Health with Esther Blum
    #372: What To Eat on Your Plate to Balance Blood Sugar Levels for the Entire Day with Kelly Leveque
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    • 45 min
    585: Actionable Strategies and Tools for Whole Child Resilience & Reducing Chronic Conditions with Dr. Elisa Song

    585: Actionable Strategies and Tools for Whole Child Resilience & Reducing Chronic Conditions with Dr. Elisa Song

    Almost 50% of kids today are diagnosed with a chronic condition. 
    Let that sink in. 
    Some studies state that children today are expected to have shorter lifespans than their parents for the first time in history. 
    So what’s causing this disruption in our modern world… and how do we start with an integrative approach to care for our kids? 
    Pediatric expert and functional medicine practitioner Dr. Song joins me on the show today to help us parents become MORE proactive. So no matter what our kids are exposed to– their immune systems, brains, and microbiomes can learn how to bounce back and stay healthier for longer.
    Don’t miss this episode for top recommendations on how diet, movement, and gut microbiome health can help your child remain free from chronic illness, and live a healthier, happier life! 

    Dr. Elisa Song, MD 
    Dr. Elisa Song is a Standford-, NYU-, UCSF- trained integrative pediatrician, pediatric functional medicine expert, AND a mom of 2 thriving children. Her mission is to revolutionize the future of children’s health. She’s the founder of Healthy Kids, Happy Kids– an online holistic pediatrics resource to help practitioners and parents bridge the gap between conventional and integrative pediatrics. She’s chair of A4M’s pediatrics education and has lectured globally at various functional medicine conferences and parenting events. 

    IN THIS EPISODE

    The state of children’s health in the modern world 

    The gut microbiome’s influence on chronic childhood disease 

    Common ways children’s gut microbiomes become disrupted 

    Educating kids on balancing their gut with healthy foods

    Proactive steps for parents to help their children’s microbiomes 

    Encouraging movement in children for their overall health 

    The gut-brain connection and engaging the vagus nerve 

    More about Dr. Song’s new book, Healthy Kids, Happy Kids



    View the podcast page here: https://drmariza.com/episode585
    
    RESOURCES MENTIONED
    Get Dr. Song’s Book: Healthy Kids, Happy Kids Book
    Dr. Song’s Website: Healthy Kids, Happy Kids
    Dr. Song’s Instagram 
    Dr. Song’s Facebook

    RELATED EPISODES 
    #515: The Connection Between Gut Health And Hormone Balance With Dr. Vincent Pedre
    #267: The Gut Hormone Connection And What You Can Do To Start Healing Your Gut Today With Tina Anderson
    #388: The Top 5 Things I Have Learned From Being A Mom So Far
    #297: Is It Possible To “Have It All” As A Mom Today?
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    • 59 min
    584: The Health Costs of Our Modern Life & How to Start Feeling Better with Dr. Casey Means

    584: The Health Costs of Our Modern Life & How to Start Feeling Better with Dr. Casey Means

    With so much health knowledge at our fingertips, it’s amazing that Americans are getting sicker every year.

    We’re more depressed. 
    Our life expectancy is going down because we’re becoming infertile. 
    So… what are we missing? 

    Dr. Means joins me today to touch on shifting your perspective toward understanding an energy-centric nature of disease. More connection, and prioritizing good energy will help pave the way to a healthier future. 

    Because good energy is the ultimate currency. 

    Creating deep connections– between our body systems, ourselves and nature, and ourselves and other people helps drive the needle toward lasting health and longevity. 

    Don’t miss today’s podcast to dive deep into what’s currently lacking in our country that’s leading to the decline in American health, and what YOU can do today to find good energy, heal your body, and create the healthiest version of yourself! Check it out here. 

    Casey Means, MD 
    Dr. Casey Means is a physician and the co-founder of Levels– a health technology company focused on reversing the world’s metabolic health crisis. She trained in Head & Neck Surgery before leaving traditional medicine to focus on the root cause of American illnesses. Her new book– Good Energy– comes out this May, and it’s a framework for the relationships between health, life, food, technology, mindset, and more.

    View the podcast page here: https://drmariza.com/episode584

    IN THIS EPISODE

    Why NOW is the time to be cultivating “Good Energy” 

    Metabolic health when it comes to Good and Bad energy 

    Actionable tips for implementing good energy into your life

    Core components you should include in your daily diet 

    Trusting yourself in a sea of health information

    Understanding biomarkers and lab tests for metabolic health 

    How to easily maintain good health and longevity 

    Getting back to the fundamentals and grounding in nature 

    How eating habits, physical activity, and sleep are related to your metabolic health 


    RESOURCES MENTIONED
    Order Dr. Mean’s Good Energy Book HERE!
    Dr. Mean’s Website
    Download Your FREE Lab Guide HERE
    Dr. Mean’s Newsletter Sign-up 
    Dr. Mean’s Instagram  

    RELATED EPISODES 
    #551: How To Know If You Have a Sluggish Metabolism and How It Impacts Your Weight, Hormones, And Cellular Energy
    #534: The Secret to Supercharging Your Energy, Connection and Life with Dr. Molly Maloof
    #383: How I Build Metabolically Healthy Meals for My Family to Maintain Steady Blood Sugar and Energy Levels
    #476: How To Pivot in Perimenopause to Increase Energy, Metabolism and Brain Power
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    583: The Truth About Menopause That You Deserve to Know with Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    583: The Truth About Menopause That You Deserve to Know with Dr. Mary Claire Haver

    Through my years in functional medicine, I’ve unfortunately found that thousands of us have been misinformed when it comes to perimenopause and menopause. And menopause expert Dr. Haver agrees.

    That’s why she joins me today to dive into ALL the changes we can expect in our bodies during this midlife transition. 

    Even our own doctors are confused about hormonal changes during menopause, so we often feel left in the dark when dealing with symptoms.

    Today, we shed light on what’s REALLY going on in your body during perimenopause and menopause.

    Because we all deserve to know how our bodies work, and what this transition means for us in the long term. 

    From managing weight gain to fatigue to high cholesterol and more– we cover why these symptoms AREN’T just a “normal” part of aging.

    Listen here to learn how to take control of your hormones, own your menopause transition, and feel empowered through every stage of life! 

    Dr. Mary Claire Haver MD, FACOG, CMP 
    Dr. Mary Claire Haver is a board-certified Obstetrics and Gynecology Specialist, a Certified Menopause Practitioner from the Menopause Society, a Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist, and an entrepreneur and best-selling author focusing on women’s health and menopause. Dr. Haver founded the “Pause Life”- a comprehensive approach to menopause education and support. Her latest book, The New Menopause focuses on lifestyle approaches to help women feel their best. 

    View the podcast page here: https://drmariza.com/episode583

    IN THIS EPISODE

    Dr. Haver’s experience through perimenopause and menopause 

    What Dr. Haver wished she knew about the menopause transition 

    Signs of perimenopause and menopause

    The most common and disruptive symptoms in midlife 

    How to effectively manage menopause symptoms 

    Addressing perimenopause and why it’s often overlooked 

    When do women get the most benefit from HRT? 

    Declining sex hormones and weight gain 

    Nutrition, supplement, and exercise tips for menopause 

    How to find a menopause doctor who listens to your needs 


    RESOURCES MENTIONED
    Dr. Haver’s Book: The New Menopause
    Dr. Haver’s Instagram 
    Take Dr. Haver’s Menopause Quiz and Download the FREE Menopause Empowerment Guide HERE 

    RELATED EPISODES 
    #572: How To Know You Are in Perimenopause Including The 40+ Symptoms Associated with Declining Hormones
    #539: Everything You Need to Know About Navigating Hormone Changes In Perimenopause
    #416: What You Need to Know About Menopause to Easily Reframe and Make the Transition More Fulfilling with Dr. Suzanne Gilberg-Lenz
    #363: The Three Phases of Perimenopause and How to Navigate Each Phase with Grace
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    • 1 hr 7 min
    582: The Root Causes of Sugar Addiction and Emotional Eating with Danielle Daem

    582: The Root Causes of Sugar Addiction and Emotional Eating with Danielle Daem

    Just a few pieces of chocolate won’t kill me, right? 

    Trust me… we’ve all had this thought no matter where we are in our journey to ultimate health. 

    But is it really the sugar you’re craving… or are you actually trying to satisfy a different unmet need? 

    In today’s podcast, Sugar Freedom Expert Danielle Daem and I address the predominant root causes of sugar addiction– that you may have never realized. 

    And trust me… we’re not here to tell you you can never have sugar again. We ARE realistic!

    But Danielle helps you learn how to heal your emotions around sugar and address any addiction from a trauma-informed lens. 

    YOU ultimately are the one to decide what your relationship with sugar looks like– by showing up for yourself, keeping your word, and not only doing the work nutritionally… but emotionally, too. 

    Danielle is here to guide you through all of this– and more! So don’t miss this episode to help you restore a healthy balance with sugar. 

    Danielle Daem
    Danielle Daem is a Sugar Freedom Expert, Breathwork Facilitator & Somatic Embodiment Coach who helps women heal their relationship with sugar to reclaim control over their health and energy. Her root cause approach to addiction addresses how your relationship with food ultimately stems from your relationship with yourself.

    Danielle is the creator of the Break Free From Sugar Program and host of the top-rated “Beyond Sugar Freedom Podcast”. She’s recognized as the go-to expert for helping women heal addictive relationships to discover a deeper sense of freedom with food. 
    
    View the podcast page here: https://drmariza.com/episode582

    IN THIS EPISODE

    Danielle’s history of overcoming sugar addiction and emotional eating– and how she now educates others on doing the same 

    Addressing the common root causes of sugar addiction 

    The link between trauma and our unhealthy eating habits

    How we can learn to trust our bodies and overcome addiction 

    Regulating the nervous system in response to triggers 

    Becoming food investigators and recognizing hidden sugars 

    What is a trauma-informed approach to a sugar detox? 

    Using somatic embodiment to heal our relationship with sugar 


    RESOURCES MENTIONED
    Root Cause Quiz: Uncover your sugar dependency with this quick quiz
    FREE 3-part “Kick Emotional Eating” Workshop Series: 
    Join The Emotional Eating Masterclass HERE 
    Danielle’s Website
    Check out Danielle’s Podcast

    Danielle’s Socials: 
    Facebook 
    Instagram
    YouTube

    RELATED EPISODES 
    #493: The First 3 Steps to Cutting Out Refined Sugar and Banishing Killer Cravings for Good
    #346: Why Are We Struggling to Lose Weight and How Does It Tie to Food Addiction? With Dr. Susan Peirce Thompson
    #477: 5 Easy Ways to Fix Your Blood Sugar
    #156: Could Breaking Up with Sugar Be the Biggest Key to Healthy Eating? With Molly Carmel
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    • 56 min

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Sensible content!!

Brilliant show and chemistry with guests is amazing!!!

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A must listen to!

A podcast that educates and informs listeners to be the CEO of one’s health. It give so much value. The tips are doable and practical. Keeps you motivated to take care of your health now!

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Ritzfit - Relationship does affect our health and hormones

As always, Dr. Snyder with her guest, Razi Berry did an amazing job. Episode 43 of Essentially You podcast was so relatable - relationships are firmly associated with our well being including hormones. My major takeaways: always take care of yourself first and stay happy.

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