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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
    • 5.0 • 5 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.

    What Is Functional Nutrition?

    What Is Functional Nutrition?

    In this week’s episode, dispel the myths and the facts around functional nutrition, and clarify what we mean by root cause medicine.

    I discuss the reasons why our bodies become imbalanced and offer real solutions for how and why functional nutrition works.

    We need to shift our mentality away from diet culture, and more importantly a “one size fits all” mentality. When we truly look at our individuality we can achieve long term success and health, wellness and longevity.

    • 19 min
    No One Else Had Survived This

    No One Else Had Survived This

    Anyone who has ever heard the dreaded words, “you have cancer,” knows that life simply turns upside down and the “return to normal” is almost never a straight line.

    On this episode, my client and friend Melanie, shares when she was diagnosed with esophageal cancer little did she know how important mindset and resilience would be for her to survive.

    Melanie decided to adopt a mindset of survival and resilience - she treated this as an everyday battle where she truly prioritized nutrition and he

    • 33 min
    When Your Kid Is The One Who’s Sick

    When Your Kid Is The One Who’s Sick

    It’s one thing if you’re the one who’s suffering, but when your child gets sick, you want to know that you’re able to get them the help they need.
    Often a diagnosis will come with medications, side effects and even stigmas sometime that make it hard for both parent and child to cope.
    That's what happened to one of our health coaches, Michele Baron.
    In this episode, she shares her personal journey, but also how to truly support your child when they’ve been given a diagnosis you need to help them

    • 20 min
    The Unexpected Power of Behaviors

    The Unexpected Power of Behaviors

    When you have behaviors that support your goals, chances are that you’ll be successful over time.
    Eat well, exercise, rest, drink water, socialize with friends & family and you’re likely to get where you want to go.
    The truth is that the only way to get our goals is to stick to solid and supportive behaviors on a daily basis.
    Our interview this week with entrepreneur, speaker and business coach, Steve Nudelberg is chock full of useful takeaways that can be applied to any situation, business or person

    • 26 min
    How Long Until I Feel Better?

    How Long Until I Feel Better?

    If you haven’t been feeling well for a while, it can be hard to imagine that you’ll feel good again.

    Especially if everything you’ve tried isn’t working the way the health professionals promised.

    On this episode, my friend and client Linda discusses her experience with acid reflux and how her daily dose of prescribed medicine only reduced symptoms to a bearable level.

    After a consultation with me, we put her on a path to help minimize her symptoms and restore her body’s natural ability t

    • 24 min
    Why I Really Hate the Diet Mentality

    Why I Really Hate the Diet Mentality

    I truly hate the culture of diet mentality that exists for most of us today. And it can do such damage to our long-term health.

    This episode of the podcast covers why your health shouldn’t fit in a box that says gluten is bad or bans you from pasta for life and why your health should be about what YOUR particular body needs in order to operate at its best and heal itself.

    Go to merylbrandwein.com/meal-plans & use our promo code GIFT7 to receive seven days of meal plans for free from Living Plate.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

KirstenFlorias ,

Fabulous content

Thanks so much for sharing your wealth of knowledge with us. I so looking forward to each episode as I know something informative and interesting is just around the corner.

mish0005 ,

Healthy Mom

Loving this podcast! Meryl’s messages are packed with such useful information and shared in such a fun way! So glad to have found the Rebel Nutrionist and look forward to all of the nutritional and health/wellness tips that Meryl shares!

Living Healthy in CO ,

Meryl’s the Real Deal!

I have been waiting for Meryl to start this podcast because her depth of nutrition knowledge is unparalleled. Meryl cuts to the facts and provides me with real information that helps me feel and be my best. If you’re looking to improve your health and take control - you have to tune in.

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