65 episodes

The podcast that breaks with fancy and fad nutrition tips and offers REAL functional nutrition and health advice. Each week, fine stories, tips and real science based information about living healthier. With a focus on nutrition, movement and emotional balance, you'll have all the information you need to meet your own personal goals.

The Rebel Nutritionist Brandwein Institute for Nutrition & Wellness

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

The podcast that breaks with fancy and fad nutrition tips and offers REAL functional nutrition and health advice. Each week, fine stories, tips and real science based information about living healthier. With a focus on nutrition, movement and emotional balance, you'll have all the information you need to meet your own personal goals.

    Ep64: Wired And Tired: A Solution To Slow Down

    Ep64: Wired And Tired: A Solution To Slow Down

    Ever wonder how to change the dialogue in your head so that you aren’t focusing on the negative all of the time? So often we move through life with thoughts that keep us from realizing our true potential.
    We have dreams, desires and goals, and yet the overwhelming fear of failure prevents us from even trying.  If any of this resonates just a little, you are going to want to listen to our insightful podcast with mindset coach Renie Anderson.

    • 47 min
    Ep63: The How And Why Of Teaching Our Children To Eat

    Ep63: The How And Why Of Teaching Our Children To Eat

    Let's face it, raising kids can be challenging. We all want the best for our children, and teaching them how to take care of themselves is an important job for us parents. Speaking from experience, I know what it’s like to get the push back from not only my kids, but from society itself. 
    Take a listen to this enlightening conversation, as I assure you, it will help ease your mind about how to nourish your kids. It’s really not quite as hard as you may think.

    • 32 min
    Ep62: The Journey From Illness To Wellness

    Ep62: The Journey From Illness To Wellness

    There are few things more frustrating than being told you are “normal” or “fine” when you feel anything but that.
    Our very own, Amanda Schuh went through years, many many of them being told she was fine and normal when she knew something was wrong. As a young adult, when she should have been in her prime, she felt as though her body was defeating her.
    Unable to function and having to drop out of college, Amanda went on her own healing journey. In this conversation, you will hear from Amanda herself, her frustration with the ”system” and how she finally was able to get some answers.

    • 32 min
    Ep61: Weightlifting Myths Debunked: The Secret Benefits Of Resistance Training

    Ep61: Weightlifting Myths Debunked: The Secret Benefits Of Resistance Training

    There are so many misconceptions about weightlifting and resistance training out there — and I hear lots of them every day at the Brandwein Institute. The truth is, resistance training doesn’t have to be miserable, it definitely shouldn’t be causing you pain —  and you don’t even need to be doing it in a gym! Listen to part 2 of my interview with our new in-house personal trainer, Jessie Ben Dayan, as we talk about the common myths around weightlifting and working out in general.

    • 21 min
    Ep60: The Truth About Women And Weight Lifting

    Ep60: The Truth About Women And Weight Lifting

    Today I had the pleasure of sitting down with our very own certified personal trainer, Jessie Ben Dayan.  We had an amazing conversation about the myths and facts surrounding weight lifting, cardio workouts and all things in between.   If you are confused about whether or not you should incorporate weights into your routine, or if you are unsure about how to even begin to think about exercise, this is the podcast for you.

    • 27 min
    Ep59: From Traditional ER Doctor To Functional Health Advocate

    Ep59: From Traditional ER Doctor To Functional Health Advocate

    Dr. Russinoff trained as a traditional medicine doctor and practiced ER medicine for most of his career.  In the last year he has opted for a less traditional role as the medical director at Sollis Health, a concierge-based ER practice with a location in West Palm Beach.
    Dr. R shares his experiences as an ER physician and why he chose to make the shift.  He candidly shares his own frustrations with the traditional medical model and why the system is broken. Take a listen to his take on functional medicine and why prevention is the key to longevity.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Jdog15 tebow ,

Each episode leaves me wanting more!

Each week I feel like the topic was chosen just for me. I can relate to each one and ALWAYS learn something new!

Julie Reisler, Life Designer ,

Love the authenticity of this show!!

Meryl is a fantastic interviewer who is all about authenticity, real raw vulnerability, and sharing incredibly powerful information and tools to take back your health, healing, nutrition and nourishment!!

Howiedoinit ,

Extremely Helpful Content

I really enjoyed your conversation with Matt, so much of what you discuss is relatable to my current situation. Having accessibility to experts like yourself who break it down to SIMPLE steps and understanding of what we should be doing is PRICELESS. There is so much info out there it makes it incredibly overwhelming, thanks for all you’re doing!!

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