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The Shift - A world first audio-documentary podcast series that has been created specifically to help you make your shift.



Hosted by naturopath and author Katherine Maslen and featuring 24 of the world's experts in gut and surrounding health, for the very first time.



The Shift has developed over years of working with real life clients on real journeys, just like you. No gimmicks, no quick fixes, just good quality and proven information.



Your healing journey is up to you, it’s about getting the right information, getting the right insight, so that you can make that shift.



Join Katherine and her guests and let’s start the conversation on better health. Let’s make THE SHIFT.

The Shift with Katherine Maslen Katherine Maslen

    • Health & Fitness

The Shift - A world first audio-documentary podcast series that has been created specifically to help you make your shift.



Hosted by naturopath and author Katherine Maslen and featuring 24 of the world's experts in gut and surrounding health, for the very first time.



The Shift has developed over years of working with real life clients on real journeys, just like you. No gimmicks, no quick fixes, just good quality and proven information.



Your healing journey is up to you, it’s about getting the right information, getting the right insight, so that you can make that shift.



Join Katherine and her guests and let’s start the conversation on better health. Let’s make THE SHIFT.

    The Shift… Listen to this first.

    The Shift… Listen to this first.

    In order for us to change, we need to make shifts. By shifting our health, mindset, habits or direction we can move through discomfort and into the next version of ourselves. The Shift was born out of the desire to help people to make their shift. It is an audio-documentary style seasonal podcast that will take you on a journey of insight, inspiration and aha moments that are curated to help you to shift. Season one of The Shift is focused on gut health and will explore all things around digestion, gut health, the microbiome and its link in disease. Hosted by naturopath and author Katherine Maslen, The Shift is entertaining, engaging and most of all informative. You’ll discover all there is to know about gut health in this easy to digest series.

    • 4 min
    40. Pete Evans on Challenging our Belief Systems and Expressing our Authentic Selves

    40. Pete Evans on Challenging our Belief Systems and Expressing our Authentic Selves

    Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.  In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in season one, the investigative docu-series on the gut. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you. Pete Evans, also known as the paleo guy is an internationally acclaimed celebrity chef and probably the most well known voice for health in Australia.  Pete’s career began as a restaurant owner and he has opened numerous award winning restaurants. Pete has been the co-host and judge of the award winning TV series My Kitchen Rules for 11 seasons, he has hosted and produced 2 seasons of the TV series ‘The Paleo Way’ as well as two wonderful documentaries that are available on Netflix – The Magic Pill, which follows the changes people make on a ketogenic diet, and The Magic Plant which is about the medicinal qualities of cannabis. Pete is well known for his culinary successes, but is also known to create a bit of controversy due to his pushback of the mainstream advice we are often given by dieticians and doctors.  Pete shares his perspective around this during this interview.   In this episode Katherine and Pete explore: Pete’s personal journey to becoming an advocate for good healthy food and lifestyles What it means for someone to express their authentic self Why Pete elicits a strong response from the media and governing health bodies Pete’s film The Magic Pill and why the Australian Medicine Association acted so strongly against the information provided in the documentary Belief systems and the effects of our upbringings on our perspectives What stops us from taking action not only in our health but general lives Pete’s time with the Aboriginal people and experiencing the hunter gatherer way of life What’s driven Pete’s decisions to trial various diets and eating philosophies including the Paleo diet Taking self-responsibility and the future of healthcare Pete shares a story about a significant shift he made in his life Pete’s advice for making the shift Links: Pete Evans – Website Pete Evans – Facebook Pete Evans – Instagram Pete Evans – Twitter Pete Evans – LinkedIn The Shift Season 1

    • 55 min
    39. Steph Lowe on Becoming Fat Adapted for Performance and Discovering the Benefits of Real Food

    39. Steph Lowe on Becoming Fat Adapted for Performance and Discovering the Benefits of Real Food

    Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.  In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in season one, the investigative docu-series on the gut. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you. In this episode we are joined by Australian sports nutritionist Steph Lowe.  Steph is a powerhouse of knowledge and is known for her work with performance and endurance athletes. Also known as the natural nutritionist, Steph is the author of several books including ‘The real food athlete’ and ‘low carb, healthy fat nutrition’. Steph and her team at ‘The Natural Nutritionist’ believe in sharing the benefits of real food for health and performance.  Steph is a regular media commentator and host of the podcast ‘the real food reel’. She is a passionate health advocate and you’ll hear her passion come through in this interview.  In this episode Katherine and Steph explore: The difference between a dietician and a nutritionist  Steph’s journey to becoming a sports nutrition and the personal struggles that helped set her path What it means to be consumed by food and how it shows up for people The performance nutrition culture and misbeliefs causing undue stress in athletes How gut health impacts on performance Becoming fat adapted and the benefits it has on our nutrition Race day nutrition Steph shares her thoughts around what a healthy diet should look like How Steph approached her nutrition and gut health in preparation for pregnancy  Steph’s advice for making the shift Links: Steph Lowe – Website Steph Lowe – Facebook Steph Lowe – Instagram Steph Lowe – Twitter Steph Lowe – LinkedIn The Shift Season 1

    • 42 min
    38. Dan Churchill on Eating the Rainbow and Renewing our Relationships with Food

    38. Dan Churchill on Eating the Rainbow and Renewing our Relationships with Food

    Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.  In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in season one, the investigative docu-series on the gut. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you. Dan Churchill is a celebrity chef originating from Sydney, Australia that now calls New York home. As well as being the author of 3 best selling cookbooks, Dan is a regular TV personality being regularly featured on Good Morning America, on ABC’s The Chew and on The Food Network. He also hosted the docu-series Surfing the Menu, which aired on the Discovery channel.  Dan’s New York restaurant Charley St, is a casual dining restaurant that serves healthy farm-to-table eats and through Charley St, Dan shares his vision for a world that celebrates wholesome nourishing food. In this episode Katherine and Dan explore: What made Dan want to become a chef? Making the move to the US and how he found an audience to share his passion for good healthy food with The vision behind Dan’s New York restaurant Charley St Why Dan doesn’t like using the word fuel when describing food The types of foods Dan eats and serves to his customers and celebrity clients Eating the rainbow to provide the body with the best sources of nutrition Dan reflects on the differences in attitude towards health between Australia and the US Foods to avoid when eating for gut health and overall nutrition Dan shares his pro tips including natural options to replace processed sugars How to get people to reconnect with and become passionate about their food and the eating ritual Dan’s advice for making the shift Links: Dan Churchill – Website Dan Churchill – Facebook Dan Churchill – Instagram Dan Churchill – Twitter Dan Churchill – LinkedIn The Shift Season 1

    • 34 min
    37. Rebecca Coomes on Disordered Eating and the Link to SIBO

    37. Rebecca Coomes on Disordered Eating and the Link to SIBO

    Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.  In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in season one, the investigative docu-series on the gut. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you. Rebecca Coombes is a SIBO health advocate, speaker, author, host of ‘The Healthy Gut’ podcast and founder of The Healthy Gut.  Rebecca has written multiple cookbooks that specialise in recipes for people living with SIBO.   After a lifetime of chronic illness, Rebecca was diagnosed with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in 2015.  Rebecca is passionate about sharing her story to inspire others living with SIBO to lead the life they always imagined. In this episode Katherine and Rebecca explore: How Rebecca began connecting the dots and understanding the link between food and her gut problems Rebecca shares her backstory and the struggles with her health throughout childhood What disordered eating means and the various forms it can show up Rebecca’s challenges with Bulimia  What came first the SIBO or the disordered eating? Rebecca shares her personal story around how she moved through childhood trauma and sexual abuse Finding support networks and health professionals that will take your symptoms seriously and demonstrate a holistic approach Understanding that relapses in health problems are part of the journey Identifying treatment fatigue and how to avoid it Ways to become more in tune with your body Rebecca’s advice for making the shift Links: Rebecca Coomes – Website Rebecca Coomes – Facebook Rebecca Coomes – Instagram Rebecca Coomes – Twitter Rebecca Coomes – LinkedIn The Shift Season 1

    • 54 min
    36. Lee Holmes on Healthy Relationships with Food and Making the Kitchen the Heart of the Home

    36. Lee Holmes on Healthy Relationships with Food and Making the Kitchen the Heart of the Home

    Welcome to The Shift expert series with naturopath, nutritionist and author Katherine Maslen as she explores the state of human health, the dysfunction of the health industry and provides people with the tools, knowledge and understanding to make the shift in their lives.  In the expert series of The Shift, Katherine explores deeper conversations with the world leaders featured in season one, the investigative docu-series on the gut. If you want to make the shift towards more informed decisions regarding better health, then this podcast is for you. Lee Holmes is a nutritionist, yoga and meditation teacher, wholefoods chef, Lifestyle Food Channel’s Healthy Eating Expert, blogger and author of the best-selling books Supercharged Food: Eat Your Way to Health, Supercharged Food: Eat Yourself Beautiful, Eat Clean, Green and Vegetarian, Heal your Gut, Eat Right for Your Shape and Supercharged Food for Kids. Lee’s articles have appeared in leading Australian newspapers and journals, as well as The Times and The Daily Express in the UK and The Huffington Post in the USA.  Lee’s Supercharged Food is a brilliant resource for easy to prepare yummy recipes which are all gluten, wheat, dairy, yeast and sugar free.  Lee’s passion for good food and great health is infectious as you will hear within this interview. In this episode Katherine and Lee explore: Lee’s background and how she found her way into the world of food, cooking and nutrition Lee’s wellness journey and what she has learned along the way Building a connection with food and adopting healthier and sustainable relationships with what we put into our bodies What a healthy gut should look like and how to support that Falling in love with growing your own vegetables, fruits and herbs Mindful eating and how to achieve it The exciting developments in research around mental health and nutrition Lee’s advice for making the shift Links: Lee Holmes – Website Lee Holmes – Facebook Lee Holmes – Instagram Lee Holmes – Twitter The Shift Season 1

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

Kevin Y of Life Plus Up ,

Very informative

I found the conent very informative and helpful. Keep up the great work!

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Great information

I love the in depth information! One of my new favorite podcasts on health! Thank you

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