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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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    • 4.5 • 1.7K Ratings

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.

    What we’re getting wrong about weight loss & underrated foods for your metabolism | Gut health expert Megan Rossi, Ph.D., R.D.

    What we’re getting wrong about weight loss & underrated foods for your metabolism | Gut health expert Megan Rossi, Ph.D., R.D.

    Megan Rossi, Ph.D., R.D.: “Nut butter is actually going to provide your body with a lot more energy compared to the whole version of that nut.” 
    Megan, a gut health expert and leading research fellow at King's College London, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the gut-metabolism axis, plus:
    - Why we don’t give apples enough credit (~09:26)
    - The best nut butters for your metabolism (~11:54)
    - How grains can help with weight management (~19:21)
    - How dark chocolate can reduce wrinkles (~26:38)
    - Best sources of plant-based protein (~32:50)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Megan's book, How To Eat More Plants.
    - Follow Megan on Instagram.
    - A study on full-fat yogurt and lower body weight.
    - A study on high-flavanol dark chocolate and wrinkles.
    - A study on plant-based diets and depression scores.

    We hope you enjoy this episode sponsored by Dame Products, and feel free to watch the full video on Youtube! 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.

    • 43 min
    We may need to reconsider the power of antidepressants | Internal medicine doctor Austin Perlmutter, M.D.

    We may need to reconsider the power of antidepressants | Internal medicine doctor Austin Perlmutter, M.D.

    Austin Perlmutter, M.D.: “Is inflammation involved in our poor mental health epidemic today? I believe the answer is yes.” 
    Austin, an integrative medicine doctor and New York Times bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the complicated link between depression and serotonin, plus:
    - How to treat depression beyond medication (~13:01)
    - How to prevent depression before it becomes a problem (~14:32)
    - How social media and the news can contribute to inflammation (~16:57)
    - How to identify inflammatory relationships (~28:27)
    - Top foods for brain health (~30:05)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Austin's book, Brain Wash.
    - Visit Big Bold Health.
    - Study in Molecular Psychiatry on the role of serotonin in depression.
    - mbg article discussing this study.
    - Austin's Instagram video discussing the serotonin study.
    - A study on the Mediterranean diet and depression.
    - Shop Himalayan tartary buckwheat.

    Jason's homemade Perfect bar recipe:
    - 1 ½ cup Santa Cruz Organic Light, Crunchy Peanut Butter
    - ¼ cup Big Bold Health Himalayan tartary buckwheat
    - ¼ cup Sunfood Superfoods Raw Organic Milled Flaxseed
    - 2 tbsp Lakanto Monkfruit
    - 1 tbsp Wholesome Raw & Unfiltered Organic White Honey
    - 1 handful (or whatever feels good) of Hu Chocolate Gems.
    - Mix nut butter, flours, honey, and monkfruit in bowl.
    - Lay out batter in a glass pan over parchment paper, and even out with a roller.
    - Drop in as many gems as you like.
    - Put in freezer for 90 minutes, then put in the fridge and slice up into squares. 

    We hope you enjoy this episode sponsored by Sonos, and feel free to watch the full video on Youtube! 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.

    • 39 min
    Techniques to rewire your brain & reduce inflammation | Eileen Laird

    Techniques to rewire your brain & reduce inflammation | Eileen Laird

    Eileen Laird: “Affirmations can really backfire, because you can feed that inner critic. It depends on your personality."
    Eileen, an autoimmune warrior and author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to use mindset to physically heal, plus:
    - Helpful diets for those struggling with autoimmune conditions (~06:40)
    - Myths about the mind-body connection (~14:48)
    - How to overcome your brain's negativity bias (~35:39)
    - How gratitude can help reduce pain (~36:45)
    - How to question your thoughts & why you should (~37:47)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Laird's book, Healing Mindset.
    - Learn more about the GAPS diet.
    - mbg Podcast episode #192, with Terry Wahls, M.D.
    - You Can Heal Your Life, by Louise Hay.
    - The Body Keeps The Score, by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
    - Learn more about DNRS.
    - Learn more about the Gupta program.
    - mbg Podcast episode #28, with Byron Katie
    - Watch Byron Katie's videos.
    - Read Donna Jackson Nakazawa's work.
    - Check out mbg's invisible illness series.

    We hope you enjoy this episode, and feel free to watch the full video on Youtube! 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.

    • 52 min
    The best herbs for your blood sugar | Herbal medicine expert Bill Rawls, M.D.

    The best herbs for your blood sugar | Herbal medicine expert Bill Rawls, M.D.

    Bill Rawls, M.D.: “A lot of people think of herbs as weak versions of drugs, but it's like comparing apples and oranges. We can gain the benefits of both.” 
    Bill, an herbal medicine expert and bestselling author, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss the must-have herbs for your overall health, plus:
    - How Bill overcame Lyme disease using herbs (~01:01)
    - How to use plant medicine in your everyday life (~10:07)
    - Why deforestation is bad for health care (~18:17)
    - The best herbs for your brain (~31:44)
    - How detoxifying herbs can help balance blood sugar (~35:43)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Bills book, The Cellular Wellness Solution.
    - Follow Bill on Instagram.
    - A study showing around 70% of our pharmaceuticals came from plants.
    - A study on herbs & cancer prevention.

    We hope you enjoy this episode sponsored by Dame Products and Sonos, and feel free to watch the full video on Youtube! 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.

    • 42 min
    How to deal with uncertainty | Bestselling authors Nathan & Susannah Furr

    How to deal with uncertainty | Bestselling authors Nathan & Susannah Furr

    Nathan & Susannah Furr: “Confidence means that you follow the true essence of who you are.” 
    Bestselling authors Nathan and Susannah Furr join mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to embrace uncertainty the best you can, plus:
    - Why too much certainty can be unhealthy (~11:52)
    - How to overcome self-doubt (~25:11)
    - How grow your sense of confidence (~26:23)
    - How to avoid "premature certainty" (~35:47)
    - How to chase your dreams, even when it's scary (~43:37)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Nathan & Susannah's book, The Upside of Uncertainty: A Guide to Finding Possibility in the Unknown.
    - Check out the World Uncertainty Index.
    - Hans Vaihinger's The Philosophy of 'As If'
    - "Wild Geese" by Mary Oliver.

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    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.

    • 47 min
    How to improve your memory & overall brain health | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN & Milene Brownlow, Ph.D.

    How to improve your memory & overall brain health | Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN & Milene Brownlow, Ph.D.

    Ashley Jordan Ferira, Ph.D., RDN & Milene Brownlow, Ph.D.: “If you focus on your gut and your heart, your brain will thank you.”
    Ferira, mbg's vice president of scientific affairs, and Brownlow, a health scientist with a nutritional neuroscience focus, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how to nourish your brain, plus:
    - Signs your brain is not as healthy as it could be (~11:40)
    - Dr. Ashley's brain food pyramid & how to eat to better your mind (~19:52)
    - How to leverage nootropics for more brainpower (~36:21)
    - How to get the benefits of coffee without the crash (~43:50)
    - The ancient berry Brownlow used to eat before exams (~45:00)

    Referenced in the episode:
    - Shop mbg nootropics.
    - Learn more about mbg's entire supplement portfolio.
    - mbg Podcast episode #404, with Maria Shriver & Patrick Schwarzenegger.
    - mbg Podcast episode #378 and #150, with Daniel Amen, M.D.
    - A 2013 study in the New England Journal Of Medicine on glucose levels and cognition.
    - Read mbg's robust sleep content.
    - mbg Podcast episode #279, with Deanna Minich, Ph.D.
    - mbg's nutrition research scientist, Emma Engler, M.S.
    - A study showing postmenopausal women who took resveratrol had increased cerebrovascular responsiveness (CVR) and cognition.*

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    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. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. 

    • 46 min

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the best

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Life Changing and Impactful

We wanted to take a moment and say thank you for creating such an impactful podcast! We believe that we all have a voice that deserves to be heard. Thank you for putting this into the world! BE UNBROKEN! @MichaelUnbroken

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