154 episodes

What the func is Functional Medicine? How can it help you eat what your body actually needs, lose weight, and get healthy? Lower your stress level, improve your mental health, and help you thrive, mind, body, and soul? On the What the Func?! Podcast, we’re redefining HEALTHY by questioning the healthcare status quo with all the curiosity, science, and fun we can muster. Our brilliant hosts are Laura Schein, a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and longtime health nut, and Clayton Farris, a former “garbage human” (his words!) who discovered this new way to heal when conventional medicine let him down. Each episode, they dig into new, trending, and sometimes controversial topics in Functional Medicine, and with the help of the doctors and changemakers who stop by to share their expertise, they discover new and better ways to be healthy, from the brain to the gut and beyond. Have a listen and join us in asking “What the Func is Functional Medicine?!”

What the Func?! is created by The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. https://functionalmedicinecoaching.org

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 102 Ratings

What the func is Functional Medicine? How can it help you eat what your body actually needs, lose weight, and get healthy? Lower your stress level, improve your mental health, and help you thrive, mind, body, and soul? On the What the Func?! Podcast, we’re redefining HEALTHY by questioning the healthcare status quo with all the curiosity, science, and fun we can muster. Our brilliant hosts are Laura Schein, a Functional Medicine Certified Health Coach and longtime health nut, and Clayton Farris, a former “garbage human” (his words!) who discovered this new way to heal when conventional medicine let him down. Each episode, they dig into new, trending, and sometimes controversial topics in Functional Medicine, and with the help of the doctors and changemakers who stop by to share their expertise, they discover new and better ways to be healthy, from the brain to the gut and beyond. Have a listen and join us in asking “What the Func is Functional Medicine?!”

What the Func?! is created by The Functional Medicine Coaching Academy. https://functionalmedicinecoaching.org

    EPISODE 153: RED LIGHT THERAPY AND METHYLENE BLUE, WITH DR. MIKE BELKOWSKI

    EPISODE 153: RED LIGHT THERAPY AND METHYLENE BLUE, WITH DR. MIKE BELKOWSKI

    In this episode we chat with Dr. Mike Belkowski, founder of BioLight. We dive into the myriad health benefits of red light therapy and the buzzy new (but actually ancient) supplement methylene blue. And ever heard of Carbon 60? We hadn't, but now we know. From skin health to gut health to brain health to sleep and immunity, we can't say enough about the perks of red and blue. Code FUNC for 10% off at BioLight.
    On What The Health?!: Journaling and gratitation? We're here for it. 
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    EPISODE 152: GUT RESET, WITH BONE BROTH QUEEN LINDSEY ERIN

    EPISODE 152: GUT RESET, WITH BONE BROTH QUEEN LINDSEY ERIN

    In this episode, Laura and Clayton chat with Lindsey Erin, founder of OWL Venice. She shares the story of how she went from making her own bone broth recipe in her apartment to becoming LA's bone broth queen. They discuss the many health benefits of bone broth and how Lindsey used it to heal her own issues, but they also gab about the importance of listening to your body and not being overly rigid.  And after trying the 4-day OWL Reset, an organic cleanse program which combines the wisdom of Ayurveda and Chronobiology, Laura and Clayton share their own experiences. Code FUNC for 10% off at OWL Venice.
    On What The Health?!: Norwegian Spruce Extract. Tastes like... wood?
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    • 45 min
    EPISODE 151: KETAMINE THERAPY, WITH SAM MANDEL

    EPISODE 151: KETAMINE THERAPY, WITH SAM MANDEL

    On the first What The Func?! episode of season 5, Laura and Clayton chat with Sam Mandel, CEO of Ketamine Clinics Los Angeles. They discuss the mental health benefits of Ketamine Infusion Therapy and why it's developed into a treatment option for individuals with treatment-resistant depression, anxiety, PTSD, suicidality, and other mood disorders. 
    On What The Health?!: New Year's Resolutions? Let's see the stats.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    EPISODE 150: ACHIEVING THE LIFE YOU DESERVE, WITH COACH KRISLER BAILEY

    EPISODE 150: ACHIEVING THE LIFE YOU DESERVE, WITH COACH KRISLER BAILEY

    On the 150th episode of What The Func?! Laura and Clayton chat with certified functional medicine health coach and long-time listener Krisler Bailey. They discuss the power of "no," self-care, and how to achieve the life you deserve.
    On What The Health?!: Kanna you feel the love tonight?
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    • 59 min
    EPISODE 149: IMMUNE REBOOT, WITH DR. ROBERT SILVERMAN

    EPISODE 149: IMMUNE REBOOT, WITH DR. ROBERT SILVERMAN

    This week Laura chats with Dr. Robert Silverman again, Founder and CEO of Westchester Integrative Health Center. They chat about his new book, the Amazon bestseller Immune Reboot, and how to boost your immune system to stay healthy when faced with those winter bugs. You'll get great tips on food and supplements to boost immunity, and learn what SMASH stands for. Hint: it involves sardines.
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    • 40 min
    EPISODE 148: LET'S TALK ABOUT BREAST CANCER, WITH IRA GREEN

    EPISODE 148: LET'S TALK ABOUT BREAST CANCER, WITH IRA GREEN

    It's Breast Cancer Awareness month, and this week Laura & Clayton chat with Ira Green, Founder, CEO, and breast cancer survivor. Ira shares her intimate journey with breast cancer and how she found herself creating Freedom Natural Deodorant with ingredients she had in her kitchen. It's an inpsiring story of resilience and ingenuity about a disease that affects 1 in 8 women every year. Use code LiftUUp20 for 20% off your order.
    On What The Health?!: Are millennials prioritizing self-care?
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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

Rachelstaman ,

My favorite podcast

No frills. No ego. I just love them. MY FAVORITE PODCAST. Give them everything. The humor, info, and variety is so balanced. Thank you for the best pod! xx

klc7555 ,

Informative and fun

My favorite ‘health oriented’ podcast. Learn a lot from reputable sources. And they keep the conversation in layman’s terms which I appreciate. The hosts also make it fun and real. Also they don’t go overboard on promoting products.

The Smart Human/AlyCohen MD ,

Great info!

What the Func is a WONDERFUL podcast that informs and entertains in equal measure!

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