16 episodes

Empowering You to Trust In Your Gut. Each week hosts Dr. Nick Belden DC and Nutritionist Joe Mike Paul walk you through their experiences in helping people navigate the uncomfortable "gut-check" moments along their health & wellness journeys. That includes unpacking nutrition and supplement trends, offering clinical insights, and exploring the occasional rabbit hole.

Gut Check Radio Dr. Nick Belden & Nutritionist Joe Paul

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Empowering You to Trust In Your Gut. Each week hosts Dr. Nick Belden DC and Nutritionist Joe Mike Paul walk you through their experiences in helping people navigate the uncomfortable "gut-check" moments along their health & wellness journeys. That includes unpacking nutrition and supplement trends, offering clinical insights, and exploring the occasional rabbit hole.

    16. Choosing To Live with Diabetes | Dr. Garrett Panno

    16. Choosing To Live with Diabetes | Dr. Garrett Panno

    Diabetes can be a gift. For Garrett Panno, DC, that’s exactly what it is. Garrett perfectly exemplifies what it means to “go with your gut instincts,” and with type 1 diabetes, he almost has no choice. We dive deep down his journey running marathons, thing’s he noticed about his nutrition due to his diabetes, and how he uses his condition to better the lives of others.

    Timestamps

    Marathon Training (2:18)
    What it feels like to be told “you have diabetes” (7:38)
    The first hour in the day of a diabetic (17:48)
    How Garrett went from anti-cardio to singing up for his first marathon (24:03)
    Learning to “Trust Your Gut” (29:49)
    Nick share’s the daily habits that help him help trust his gut (39:11)
    Living with the realization that diabetes could be fatal at any moment (42:24)
    Getting daily reminders via his Continuous Glucose Monitor (49:05)
    Using mindset to overcome disease (57:49)
    Weekly “Gut Check Moment” (1:11:01)

    Listen to the Diabuddies Podcast on:

    - Apple

    - Spotify

    Dr. Garrett’s Instagram: @garrettpanno

    His Chiropractic & Functional Medicine clinic in Mequon, Wisconsin

    You can Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    15. Two Heavy Metals Affecting Your Hormones

    15. Two Heavy Metals Affecting Your Hormones

    Link to my google doc with cited studies ➡️: GOOGLE DOC

    Cadmium & arsenic can be vicious metals. Specifically, they can do quite a number on your hormones, thyroid, and testosterone specifically.  In the 2nd solosode of GCR, Dr. Nick explores how these metals can impact your body, and more importantly, what strategies and supplements you can employ to get rid of them and get back to your best self!

    Timestamps:

    Cadmium & Testosterone (0:52)
    Arsenic & Thyroid (5:45)
    Copper & Testosterone (10:12)
    Arsenic & Testosterone (12:04)
    Molybdenum & Testosterone (14:28)
    Practical detox tips (16:37)

    You can find Dr. Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

    THANK YOU - we are incredibly grateful for your support


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    • 18 min
    14. Probiotic Chocolate, 10k Steps/Day, Liver King - Legit or a bunch of Marketing?

    14. Probiotic Chocolate, 10k Steps/Day, Liver King - Legit or a bunch of Marketing?

    Sometimes it feels impossible to trust all the marketing you see in a grocery store. Companies are even going to the great length of adding probiotics to soda and calling them “gut healthy.” Is that actually a thing? Or is it a bunch of marketing? In today’s episode, Joe & Nick discuss what health & fitness statements are worth double-clicking, and which should you close your browser on.

    Timestamps:

    Always being marketed to (0:00)
    Joe’s experience teaching children nutrition (1:48)
    Conquering nutrition labels (7:56)
    What percentage of dark chocolate is healthiest? (13:28)
    How much should you pay attention to added sugars? (22:01)
    10k steps/day (28:50)
    How much protein can you digest per meal? (34:28)
    Nick’s thought’s on “probiotics” being added to foods & drinks (42:45)
    Is sugar from fruit harmful? (52:40)
    Should you track salt intake? (58:38)
    Olive oil makes everything better (1:02:58)
    Is the Liver King legit? (1:05:11)
    Raw Milk (1:13:56)

    You find Joe on Instagram at @joemikepaul

    Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

    THANK YOU - we are incredibly grateful for your support


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    • 1 hr 21 min
    13. Best Nutrients for Thyroid Health

    13. Best Nutrients for Thyroid Health

    First solosode of GCR! Dr. Nick has a keen clinical and personal interest in thyroid health, and in this episode, we deep dive into specific nutrients and their roles in thyroid function. All with the goal of providing you with evidence-informed information you can trust. 

    Link to my Google Doc Chart with cited studies ⬇️:

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mQd4qM4WIUBwLB0WkEgDgZvnbqdmVd2-GcChbLsYQFU/edit?usp=sharing

    You find Joe on Instagram at @joemikepaul

    Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

    THANK YOU - we are incredibly grateful for your support


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    • 24 min
    12. Belly Breathing Isn't Helping You | Dr. Victor Elmurr

    12. Belly Breathing Isn't Helping You | Dr. Victor Elmurr

    Debunking common breathing myths. Thanks to Dr. Victor Elmur DC for stopping by Gut Check Radio! We explored what’s been taught in the breathing space, practical breath tips you can use today, and a little bit of fun banter on the side.

    Timestamps

    Why Victor came out of the womb questioning everything (4:42)
    Are deep breaths the best way to relax? (11:16)
    Wim Hof (35:20)
    Belly breathing (46:53)
    The connection between Chakra & breath (1:00:06)
    What you can learn from watching others breathe (1:13:56)
    The connection between walking & breathing (1:17:13)
    Chest vs. neck breathing (1:41:10)
    Where to learn more about breath work (2:00:44)

    PRI
    DNS
    Breath by J. Nestor
    Oxygen Advantage by P. Mckeweon



    Dr. Victor’s Instagram handle: @victor_elmurr

    You find Joe on Instagram at @joemikepaul

    Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

    THANK YOU - we are incredibly grateful for your support


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    • 2 hr 11 min
    11. 5 things to look for in a practitioner/coach

    11. 5 things to look for in a practitioner/coach

    Working on your health or fitness goals is hard enough on your own, which is where having a knowledgeable coach/practitioner comes in. The right one can help provide you with clarity, and cost-effective care, and can empower you along your journey. Find the wrong one, and you’ll be throwing your money at random protocols, impractical diets, and destructive advice. Tune in as Joe & Nick discuss their 5 tips for finding a great coach/practitioner!

    Timestamps

    Why it’s important to have a practitioner/coach (1:57)
    How to discover if someone is ethical or full of shi*t (4:26)
    1. Individualization (7:47)
    2. Open to new evidence/research (17:09)
    3. Speaks without absoluteness (29:46)
    4. Tells you what you need to hear (38:07)
    5. Expectations -understanding your own responsibilities (57:37)
    RAW MILK (1:03:32)

    You find Joe on Instagram at @joemikepaul

    Nick on Instagram @dr.nickbelden, or visit his clinic website www.hivenaturalhealth.com

    If you enjoy the show, we'd love your 5-star review with any comments on what you like about the show and what you want to hear more of!

    THANK YOU - we are incredibly grateful for your support


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    • 1 hr 7 min

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I loved listening to the insights that Dr. Nick and Coach Joe share on this podcast! Their unique experiences and individual quirks keep complex topics interesting and engaging, while also staying fun and entertaining!

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