Archive for June 2014

with Larry Palevsky, MD

baby footOn today’s show, Dr. Larry will be speaking to two moms in his practice, Maxine and Nicole. Maxine has two daughters, and Nicole has a daughter and a son.

Listeners will hear Dr. Larry interview both moms regarding their experiences navigating the conventional pediatric world for their first children, and then have them explain what made them move towards living a more holistic life, while also gravitating towards more holistic pediatric practices.

Nicole KatzNicole Leahy will discuss her experience with her conventional pediatrician in regards to her eldest daughter’s food reactions and rashes, and then describe her interactions with the conventional world when her son required surgery.

Nicole is a 27 year-old mother of Harper (2) and Gunnar (5 months). Nicole’s husband is a career firefighter and the chief of their local volunteer fire department. Nicole works from home as the CEO of a green pest control company and is also a volunteer EMT and firefighter. Nicole enjoys yoga and teaching her children how to grow their own food through gardening. Harper’s birth was a traumatic experience, which led them to seek other safer options for birthing. Gunnar’s home birth was a healing and uplifting experience.

Maxine WebberMaxine Webber will talk about her interactions with her conventional pediatrician when her eldest daughter received her first set of vaccines, and what transpired for her health going forward. She will also talk about her second daughter’s failure to gain weight, and how she navigated through the holistic pediatric world to help her grow and thrive without medications.

Maxine is a 27 year-old mother of two happy and thriving girls, Emerson (3) and Sierra (2). Her husband is a NYC police officer, volunteer fireman, and a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Maxine is a professional, published photographer specializing in birth, newborn, and family photography. They take great pride in teaching their children about the great outdoors, sustainable living off the land, and independence. Her family’s ultimate goals are happiness, a sense of safety, and robust health.

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Izabella Wentz, PharmD

with Kelly Brogan, MD

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis sounds… exotic. And something that happens to other people. But it’s not. It affects up to 5% of adultsin Western countries. It’s seven times more common in womenthan in men and often emerges in middle age. Join Kelly for a fascinating interview with Izabella Wentz, PharmD. She is the co-author of the new book Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Lifestyle Interventions for Finding and Treating the Root Cause. In addition to hearing about Izabella’s journey and how she went about taking charge of her own health, we also want to know:

  • Do lots of people have this disease, unbeknownst to them? Could I have Hashimoto’s?
  • How is it diagnosed and what does it feel like?
  • Is it also related to acid reflux, food allergies, leaky gut, anemia, and adrenal insufficiency?
  • Why is the thyroid gland so vulnerable?
  • izabella headshotWhat’s the difference between hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s?
  • Can it be reversed? What lifestyle changes can we make to feel better and get our lives back?

Izabella Wentz, PharmD, FASCP is a passionate pharmacist dedicated to empowering patients with knowledge to improve their health. After being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2009, Dr. Wentz was surprised at the lack of conventional medical knowledge about lifestyle interventions for Hashimoto’s, hypothyroidism, and autoimmune conditions. She decided to take on lifestyle interventions as a personal mission in an effort to help herself and others with Hashimoto’s.

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with Mary Coyle, DI Hom

Hey, mom! We know you’re super busy taking care of everyone else.

How are you doing?

Are your eyes puffy? Bad morning breath? Constipated? Acne? Achy joints?

The human body seems like such a mystery sometimes. Until you realize that it’s not. The body gives us little signals to nudge us to pay attention. You just need the secret decoder ring.


Too busy to go to the doctor? No worries! There are simple, inexpensive things you can do right now to identify and address health problems early, long before they become a crisis.

Learn the signs of adrenal stress, overworked kidneys, how to get… um… things moving, and more.

And by the way, if you have a child with allergies, asthma, diabetes, or other chronic immune or autoimmune disorders, chances are that you have something going on, too.

Sandra Stewart, HHP is a board-certified holistic health practitioner, consultant, and professional educator on natural modalities and wellness. She is a registered healer of the International Natural Healers Association, a graduate and former instructor for the International College of BioEnergetic Medicine, and is certified or professionally trained in EAV, homotoxicology, homeopathy, muscle testing, and neurotransmitter support.

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Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD with Sarah, The Healthy Home Economist

Earth Day 2014 has come and gone and once again the focus was on how “veg centric” diets will help save the world and our health.

But is this really true?

Kaayla Daniel says it’s not that simple. Far from contributing to personal and planetary health, the “Meatless Monday” trend and popularity of plant based diets encourage more of a feel good consciousness rather than adoption of genuine, sustainable solutions.

Learn why Kaayla and Sarah are keeping our Mondays meaty:

  • Why the true threat to our environment is not animals.
  • Why plowing pastures and rangeland to plant crops is not sustainable and won’t do much to feed the hungry and save the environment.
  • How America’s topsoil has been devastated by mono cropping and how animals are the key to restoring the health of our soils.
  • Why if people give up meat, the alternatives: grains, beans and tofu are not a good option for seekers of truly vibrant health or those concerned with the environment.

The Naughty Nutritionist™ joins The Healthy Home Economist® for a lively and controversial conversation!

Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is is known as The Naughty Nutritionist™ because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths. She is the co-author with Sally Fallon Morell of the upcoming book Nourishing Broth: An Old-Fashioned Remedy for the Modern World (Grand Central Life and Style (September 2014). Her book The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America’s Favorite Health Food (2005), has been endorsed by leading health experts, including Drs. Russell Blaylock, David Brownstein, Larry Dossey, Nicholas Gonzalez, Joseph Mercola, Kilmer McCully, Doris J. Rapp, JJ Virgin, and Jonathan Wright. As a nutritionist, Kaayla works with privately with clients all over the United States, offering whole solutions for healthy aging, cognitive enhancement, digestive disorders, reproductive health issues, infertility and recovery from soy and vegetarian diets.

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