18 episodes

I'm Megan Whitaker and I'm a Health Coach and Holistic Living Expert
I left my job as a registered nurse in 2015 to empower and educate woman on their wellness journey.
This podcast is all about the REAL Crunchy things I do and know inside and out. I want tell you what works, what doesn't and the science behind it so YOU can go crunchy WITHOUT going crazy.

After years of ongoing illnesses and chronic pain, I turned my health around with lifestyle and diet changes. Now as a mom of 2 young children, I am even more passionate about living holistically, organically and being totally non-toxic for the betterment of my family.

Going Crunchy Not Crazy Megan Whitaker

    • Alternative Health

I'm Megan Whitaker and I'm a Health Coach and Holistic Living Expert
I left my job as a registered nurse in 2015 to empower and educate woman on their wellness journey.
This podcast is all about the REAL Crunchy things I do and know inside and out. I want tell you what works, what doesn't and the science behind it so YOU can go crunchy WITHOUT going crazy.

After years of ongoing illnesses and chronic pain, I turned my health around with lifestyle and diet changes. Now as a mom of 2 young children, I am even more passionate about living holistically, organically and being totally non-toxic for the betterment of my family.

    Prepping for an Emergency or Quarantine - Coronavirus Ready

    Prepping for an Emergency or Quarantine - Coronavirus Ready

    I've been a "prepper" for a while. With new concerns over Coronavirus, this seemed like the right time go over how to prep for this or any other emergency, step-by-step. No fear mongering - just preparedness.

    I'll also dive into what scientists currently know (and don't) about Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  How do researchers think it's transmitted and why does it matter? Yes or No to masks? How poop might complicate things?

    Get source links & shopping lists at www.goingcrunchynotcrazy.com/podcast

    • 33 min
    Health Insurance While Crunchy: How to Deal With Medical Costs & Alternative Treatments

    Health Insurance While Crunchy: How to Deal With Medical Costs & Alternative Treatments

    Tips & tricks of medical insurance (from a former nurse who has seen it all). As a mom on a TINY budget learn how we do it.
    Get my insider secrets for everything from traditional insurance, cost-share networks, prescription costs, blood work & alternative / complementary treatments.

    Grab your ticket to PaleoFX & we can grab a juice together in Austin this spring! (Affiliate) www.goingcrunchynotcrazy.com/paleofx

    • 35 min
    EMF Protection - How I Deal with WiFi & Cell Phones

    EMF Protection - How I Deal with WiFi & Cell Phones

    Now that you know the science of EMF radiation & learned the known health effects from the previous episode - let's dive in & talk about how I deal with everyday cell phone, computer & WiFi exposure.
    Did you know you can plug your smart phone in with an ethernet cable & go without WiFi?

    • 19 min
    Science of EMFs, WiFi, & Cell Phone Radiation with Author & CEO Daniel Debaun

    Science of EMFs, WiFi, & Cell Phone Radiation with Author & CEO Daniel Debaun

    Wireless signals are everywhere. 5G is rolling out across the country. Do these signals affect our health?
    To help unravel the research and understand the science of EMFs, WiFi, and cell phones, I brought on author & engineer Daniel DeBaun.

    For 30+ years he worked for major telecom corporations as an executive & lead engineer. He started DefenderShield after failing to find EMF protection products for his sons. His book Radiation Nation breaks down the history, science, & proven health risks of EMFs.

    • 46 min
    Real & Fake Trees Are Actually BOTH Gross. Nasty Christmas Decorations.

    Real & Fake Trees Are Actually BOTH Gross. Nasty Christmas Decorations.

    Is there mold on your Christmas Tree? Are bugs hitching a ride into your house? Is your fake tree off-gassing toxic stuff into your air? 
    Probably. 
    This episode I'm the Crunchy Grinch Who Grosses You Out About Christmas! 
    Learn about what the science says might be in your decorations (including your lights and ornaments) and what to do to lessen your exposure. 

    • 21 min
    My Toddlers Eat Everything & Yours Can Too

    My Toddlers Eat Everything & Yours Can Too

    I was your classic picky eater. I ate less than a dozen foods until my 20's. I've worked hard to change my diet and I have been able to avoid picky eating with my 2 girls. Currently my 3.5 year old's favorite foods are berries, beet chips and seaweed.
    This episode goes over:
    How I started introducing flavor before they were even eating
    Why you should probably skip baby cereal
    Why we don't make separate "kid" meals
    How I get them to try everything
    When to let them assert some food independence

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

lallygagers ,

Great Listen

Love learning something new and gets me really thinking about changes we can make in our family. Love it!

HudsonSydney ,

Love!

I listened to your talk at mommycon and I have since started listening to your podcast. I’ve been trying to reduce my use of chemicals and plastics and enjoy a more waste free life. Thank you for all your information and I enjoy learning little tricks to make my life healthier.

kody111 ,

Skipping years of research...

You can learn so much from these podcasts that it feels like you are skipping years of research. Very factual and straight forward. I feel like I can trust this podcast because it is both scientifically based and family-centered.

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