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Join Dr. Chris Motley, Courtney Bursich, and Dr. Josh Axe as they explore nutrition, natural health, fitness and more with renowned special guests in the health and wellness industry on the Ancient Health Podcast. Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes and make sure to subscribe and leave a review!

Episode Date
174: The Dark Side of Non-Stick Cookware with Courtney Bursich
Let’s clear up the confusion around nonstick pans and the chemicals that pose a risk to your health.
Ever wondered what the labeling of PTFE/PFOA means on the pots and pans you are shopping for?
In this episode, we discuss what you should be looking for when it comes to your cookware, what the upsides and drawbacks of various types of cookware are, and the hidden threats that may be lurking in your kitchen.

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Mar 24, 2023
173: Parasympathetic Activation, Dirty Truths about Alcohol, And The Bidirectional Brain/ Gut Connection with Dr. Will Cole
Dr. Will Cole joins us in this episode to chat about the emotional and physical connection to your health. His most recent book “Gut Feelings” goes beyond the emotional connection to food and dives deep into the shame we feel that can cause gut inflammation. Dr. Cole coined the term “Shameflammation.” which represents the dynamic of the signals sent to your brain that communicate you are overwhelmed, overworked, or overtired. Inflammation can be the cause of chronic health conditions such as autoimmune disorders, depression, IBS, and more.

Other topics discussed are:
-Concerns with body positivity culture
-The damaging effects of alcohol
-Chronic stress as the ultimate junk food
-Life edits for your wellness routine
-Loving foods that love you back
-How to initiate parasympathetic activation

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Mar 21, 2023
172. Chinese Medicine Deep Dive: Healing Chronic UTI’s, Yeast infections and Kidney Deficiencies with Dr. Motley
Dr. Motley describes the signs and symptoms of UTIs, Kidney deficiencies, and Bladder infections. In this episode, we learn the solutions to healing chronic infections and the emotions associated with the kidneys and bladder.
Other topics discussed are:

  • What the symptoms of tight hip flexors and knee pain mean
  • What it means when you have frequent urination at night
  • Emotions of the Kidneys and Bladder (fear)
  • The horary cycle of the Kidneys
  • Signs of bladder infections
  • Why you could be experiencing hair loss
  • Prevalence of yeast and fungal overgrowths
  • Why your Kidneys get tired
  • Emotional techniques to support Kidney and Bladder health: EFT, neurofeedback, and tapping
  • How to strengthen the kidneys with herbals (Phyllanthus, Schisandra, dandelion root tea, neem, chrysanthemum)

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Mar 17, 2023
171. Understanding Metabolic Disease and How to Prevent It with Food As Medicine with Maya Feller
Author and registered dietitian Maya Feller, shares her unique approach to healing metabolic conditions using a food as medicine approach to wellness.
Ever wonder how to cook for the varying health needs of your family?
Maya explains how it IS possible to cook for your heritage, individual preferences, and healing requirements.
Other topics discussed in this episode include:
  • Treating the person first, before nutrition
  • Why finding joy in life is critical to well-being
  • Rest vs. sleep
  • Metabolic diseases and the link in nutrition
  • Post dinner walks
  • Strategies for cooking in the home
  • The nervous system's connection to digestion
  • How to establish a culture of wellness in your home
  • The incubation of metabolic conditions

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Mar 14, 2023
170. Symptoms And Solutions For Gallbladder Health with Dr. Motley
The small but mighty gallbladder!
This episode with Dr. Motley dives deep into the design of your gallbladder and the functions it carries out.

Topics covered in this episode:

  • Dehydration and the connection to bile production
  • Bile and hormones
  • Debunking the myth that you don’t need your gallbladder
  • Why you can develop gallstones
  • The influence of emotions on your gallbladder
  • Parasites and viruses in the gallbladder
  • How the gallbladder can impact the brain and lymph nodes
  • How viruses like strep can impact your gallbladder health
  • Herbs for gallbladder health (Phyllanthus, pectin, lemon juice, goldenthread)
Mar 10, 2023
169. Tackling Childhood Conditions: Chiropractic Care for Pediatric Neurological Disorders with Dr. Tony Ebel
Dr. Tony Ebel takes us into his world of pediatric chiropractic care. His approach addresses the “perfect storm”' where early stress impacts the nervous system of children and the sequence of stressors that lead to a sympathetic dominant state (pre-pregnancy). Dr. Ebel describes why maternal distress and birth trauma are two key pieces left out of the assessment of a child's health and development. We discuss the methodology behind Dr. Ebel’s practice to evaluate and treat children and young adults with complex physical and behavioral conditions and some of the miraculous cases he’s witnessed in practice.

Other topics of discussion:
  • Rising rates of autism
  • Delayed motor skills
  • The normalization of symptomatology in children
  • Why most practitioners are missing the signs of imbalance in children
  • How HRV can be used to evaluate children’s health
  • Why supplements and natural alternatives might not be working
  • How to find a good partner in your child’s health journey
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Mar 07, 2023
168. Silicone, Saline, and Sickness: The Truth About Breast Implant Illness
In this episode, Courtney discusses a topic that has been hitting the headlines in recent years, breast implant illness. She talks about the threat that breast implants have to our bodies and the history of breast implants and the FDA’s most recent “black box warning” on these devices.
Other topics on this episode:

  • What are the symptoms of BII
  • Silicone vs. Saline
  • Heavy metals found in implants
  • How to find a good surgeon
  • Finding support

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Mar 03, 2023
167. Psychobiotics, Depression, and What Your Cravings Tell You About Your Microbiome with Dr. Amy Shah
Dr. Amy Shah discusses the role that our microbes play on the health of our brain. She describes that in order to control your mind you have to change your gut. The diversity and health of your gut determines much of your mood, cravings and drives behavior. Other topics discussed in this episode are:
-Rising rates of teen depression
-Role of serotonin and dopamine
-Inflammatory responses and the impact on the brain
-Why you may have food sensitivities
-The link between low diversification of microbes and poor digestion
-Chemical signaling and quorum sensing
-Butyrate and digestion

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Feb 28, 2023
166. Red vs. Near Infrared Light and Why Sunglasses are Blocking Healing Light Rays with Dr. Mike Belkowski
Dr. Mike Belkowski talks to us today about the healing effects of red light therapy and infrared light. We learn about the sun's natural infrared healing capacity and why our indoor lifestyle has contributed to our diminished exposure. We discuss the applications of red light therapy and how red light drives energy in the body. If you’ve been on the fence about trying this type of healing therapy you’ll want to give this one a listen!

More topics covered in this episode:
-Potential of longevity based on genetics

-Difference between red and near infrared light
-Science of red light Dr. Jack Kruz (infrared researcher)
-Are sunglasses harming your health
-Near infrared for gut and brain health
-Red light and oral health
-Frequency of using red light therapy for physical improvements
-Light radiance and therapy dose
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Feb 21, 2023
165. What’s Really Behind Your IBS, Crohns, Colitis, and Bloating with Dr. Motley
Understanding stomach Qi and how it relates to infection, inflammation and diseased states. How food, toxins, viruses and stress create and perpetuate symptoms of gut irritation. Learn the herbs and nutrients that support the gut lining and Fulvic and Humic minerals and their role in gut repair.

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Feb 14, 2023
164. Why You’re Tired, Cell Danger Response, Caffeine and Your Brain, and Building Energy with Ari Whitten
Ari Whitten is an energy researcher and pioneer. In this episode, he describes the mechanisms of energy production and how various factors like sleep, viral load, circadian patterns, and nutrition, all impact the cell’s innate response to produce energy. Ari shares what supplements, vitamins, and herbals are his favorites for supporting healthy and balanced energy, and how to learn more by connecting with his resources.

3:36 Ari’s history with EBV and personal journey
9:55 Cell danger response
15:35 What causes the energy production in your cells to shut down
23:10 Gut-mitochondrial axis
24:45 Caffeine and its impact on energy levels
27:43 Neurotransmitters and caffeine
36:08 Light and nutritional inputs for circadian rhythms 39:20 Melatonin and mitochondrial damage
52:36 Ellagic Acid from phytonutrients 56:10 Rhodiola Rosea for fatigue
57:09 Hormesis
59:24 Athletic performance and Astaxanthin
1:06:40 Supplement review

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Feb 07, 2023
163. The Four Seasons of Your Cycle, Optimizing Metabolism and Eating For Your Hormones
Did you know you have four seasons in your female menstrual cycle?

Each week your hormones transition into a different season that requires an individual approach to your nutrition, movement and lifestyle. Learn how to eat for your metabolism and nourish your body to optimize your metabolism.

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Feb 03, 2023
162. Longevity, Purpose, Inner Healing and Childhood Trauma With Jason Prall
We sit down with Jason Prall to chat about longevity in various cultures around the world, childhood trauma and how it can affect us, using trauma as a catalyst for growth, finding alignment in life with right energy around you, figuring out the deeper truths of you are and what you want to do, the importance of healing yourself from outside sicknesses to live a healthy long life from a purpose perspective, and tapping into your purpose and potential.

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Jan 31, 2023
161. How to Build Energy in the Body to Address Hidden Infections with Dr. Evan Hirsch
Evan H. Hirsch, MD, (also known as the EnergyMD) is a world-renowned Energy expert, best-selling author, and professional speaker.

He is the creator of the EnergyMD Method, the science-backed and clinically proven 4-step process to increase energy naturally. Through his best-selling book, podcast, and international online telehealth programs that can be accessed from everywhere, he has helped thousands of people around the world increase their energy and happiness.
Jan 24, 2023
160. Organ Meats: Why We Should Consume Them and How To Incorporate Them with Chef James Barry
We sit down with professional chef James Barry to discuss the nutrients and vitamins in organ meat and why we should consume them, myths and misconceptions around safety of organ meat, sourcing organ meats, his freeze-dried organ powder company Pluck and how it can turn kids from picky eaters into adventurous eaters, how to ease organ meats into your diet, and organ meats as prenatals.

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Jan 17, 2023
159. One of the Most Underrated Tools for Healing: Infrared Redlight Saunas with Robby Besner

Rob Besner, founder of Therasage, shares the therapeutic benefits of red light and infrared saunas. You will learn what to expect when using a sauna, how infrared changes the way you detox and how everyone can benefit from this technology.

Jan 10, 2023
158. Digging Beneath The Surface on Blood Work With Emily Morrow
Emily Morrow, FNTP, is a blood chemistry expert that breaks down what routine lab work means for your health. She describes the difference between conventional ranges and optimal ranges as well as what markers you should consider running. She demystifies the misconceptions of Vitamin D, Iron, and cholesterol markers and unpacks hidden root causes of liver enzyme imbalances.

Jan 03, 2023
157. Ancient Health Podcast Highlights: A Year in Review with Courtney Bursich and Dr. Chris Motley
Join us for a fun, end-of-year recap on where we’ve been in 2022. We discuss some highs and lows of the year, what we are personally interested in right now in the health space and how life changing experiences can shape your perspective and direct you in living out your purpose.

Dec 27, 2022
156. Your Genetics: How They Affect Your Emotions, Anxiety, Depression & Immune Health with Dr. J Dunn
Dr. Motley and Dr. J Dunn discuss the role that genes play in how you make energy and utilize nutrients. We learn that enzymes hold the key to unlocking how nutrients are used in the body. When you understand your genetic variants through gene testing, you are better able to support the needs of your body and optimize your health outcome.

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Dec 20, 2022
155. Pregnancy, Postpartum and What it Takes to Build a Healthy Home
In this episode, Courtney sits down with Allie Hobson to chat about trusting ourselves in pregnancy, prep-work before getting pregnant and during pregnancy, caring for your body postpartum, and building a healthy home for your family with natural swaps – Mom hacks for healthier options for your kid’s medicine, food/snacks, and home.

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Dec 13, 2022
154. Signs You May Have Leaky Gut and What to Do About it With Dr. Josh Axe and Dr. Motley
Leaky Gut affects around 80% of people today. Instead of keeping the bad stuff out, the delicate lining of your intestine is letting bad stuff in, and your body is breaking down from the inside out—making it the root cause of many ailments such as anxiety, headaches, skin problems, joint pain, weight gain, bloating, or IBS.

Today’s mashup with Dr. Axe and Dr. Motley covers the symptomology and conditions associated with Leaky Gut Syndrome.

You’ll Learn:
9 warning signs of Leaky Gut
The conditions connected with leaky gut such as adrenal health, autoimmune conditions, joint pain, malabsorption, healing foods and the difference in various probiotics
4 steps to begin healing your gut.

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Dec 06, 2022
153. The truth about fibromyalgia and practical ways to heal with Dr. Murphree
In this episode, Dr. Murphree discusses the symptomatology of the complicated diagnosis of fibromyalgia. This syndrome can have a myriad of symptoms associated with nutritional deficiencies, restorative sleep, and inflammatory processes. Other areas of discussion are practical tips like diet, supplements, and lifestyle changes.
Nov 29, 2022
152. Underlying causes of lingering colds + How to support your body during flu season with Dr. Motley
On this episode, Dr. Motley describes the nature of viral infections and why some people suffer more from the common cold virus than others. He describes how nutrient deficiencies play a role in infection recovery and how to best support your body during seasons of higher cold occurrence.
Nov 15, 2022
151. Overcoming anxiety and life behind the scenes of Grammy award winning artist Brandon Lake
In today’s episode we sit down with Grammy award-winning artist Brandon Lake to get a behind-the-scenes perspective of what it looks like to navigate seasons of pressure and opportunity. We discuss mental health, family life, relationships, and preserving your health when life’s demands are overwhelming. Through his latest album Help! Brandon touches on one of the most common health concerns people face today- loneliness and anxiety. Learn the small behaviors that can benefit your mental and emotional health and effective strategies to manage anxiety in moments of stress.
Nov 08, 2022
150. What You Really Need to Know About Oral Hygiene from a Chinese Medicine Perspective with Dr. Chris Motley
Join us today for a mini-episode from our very own Dr. Chris Motley. Learn how using a tooth chart can help you locate organ insufficiency and understand the correlation of symptoms and disease as it relates to oral health. Learn to identify what to look for in your gums and mouth to determine early signs of imbalance or infection. Dr. Motley also discusses the impact of prior dental work like extractions or root canals and infections that can take place after. This is a dense episode filled with tips, applications and teachings around rebuilding a healthy oral biome.
Nov 01, 2022
149. Are poor drainage and lymphatics the root cause of your disease with Dr. Perry Nickleston
Dr. Perry Nickleston breaks down the importance of the lymphatic system and how many organ systems are connected with it. Many chronic diseases can be linked to the congestion of lymph flow and on this episode we learn about the ways we can improve drainage and signs that you may have stagnated lymph.
Oct 25, 2022
148. Chronic Disease, Gluten Misconceptions, and Advocating for your Health with Dr. Peter Osborne
In this episode Dr. Osborne covers common misconceptions about gluten- why gluten is in more than just wheat, barley, and rye, and the appropriate testing to truly discover if you are gluten sensitive or gluten intolerant. Dr. Osborne takes us through the history of gluten, how fortified foods have denatured wheat and why many conditions and symptoms can be linked to poor health as a result of gluten exposures. We also discuss the importance of advocating for your own health and what to look for in a good provider and practitioner as well as the appropriate testing for gluten sensitivity.
Oct 18, 2022
147. Understanding Breast Cancer, Genetics and Ayurvedic Herbs for Hormone Balance with Dr. Chris Motley
On this episode Dr. Motley teaches us how hormones are made and detoxed in the body. You will learn the impact of nutrients and genetics as they relate to hormone production and their relationship to other systems in the body. This mini-teaching is a deep dive into estrogen-driven cancers and will guide you through ayurvedic and traditional chinese medicine remedies that support healthy hormones.
Oct 11, 2022
146. Iridology 101: What Your Eyes Say About Your Health with Nichole Hosein
Nichole Hosein is an iridologist that takes us on a journey to understanding our health from the evaluation of the eye. Nichole teaches us the study of iridology and sclerology and the various characteristics that can be evaluated to understand our health better.

Oct 04, 2022
145. Using Frequency Medicine to Identify Deficiencies & Disease in the Body with Dr. Milton E. Dowty
We are all informational beings giving off light, vibration, and energy. Using frequency medicine allows us to understand the body on the basis of how frequencies of energy move through the body. Join Dr. Motley and Dr. Dowty as they discuss what frequency medicine is, and how environmental exposures and physical traumas can lead to deficiencies and disease in the body.
Sep 27, 2022
144. How to Build Metabolic Health for Optimal Brain Function with Brendan Vermiere
Brendan Vermiere is the founder of Metabolic Solutions LLC and a functional mental health practitioner certification.

In this episode, he takes us through the real drivers of brain imbalances and shares his one non-negotiable health priority. Brendan also shares how medication and data (lab testing) are influencing decision-making in the health field.
Sep 20, 2022
143. How Microbiome Levels Affect Your Overall Health with Kiran Krishman
Kiran Krishnan is a Research Microbiologist and has been involved in the dietary supplement and nutrition market for the past 18 years. He comes from a University research background having spent several years with hands-on R&D in the fields of molecular medicine and microbiology at the University of Iowa. Kiran established a Clinical Research Organization where he designed and conducted dozens of human clinical trials in human nutrition.

Kiran is also a co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Microbiome Labs. He is currently involved in 16 novel human clinical trials on probiotics and the human microbiome. Kiran is also on the Scientific Advisory Board or a Science Advisor for 7 other companies in the industry.

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Kiran to discuss how nutritional health affects your microbiome and how your microbiome levels affect your overall health.
Sep 13, 2022
142. Getting Clear on Who You Want to Be with Mimi Bouchard
Mimi Bouchard is a thought leader in the self-improvement + wellness space. She has helped thousands transform their lives through her actionable and pragmatic approach to personal development. Mimi's guided meditation platform Superhuman has amassed thousands of subscribers that swear by the practice daily. Her top 100 Apple podcast “MIMI” has almost 4 million unique downloads.

On this episode, we sit down with Mimi Bouchard to chat about about envisioning your best self through active meditations. Mimi shares her journey that led to the development of her Superhuman app- a platform developed for people from all walks and seasons of life to step into their higher calling. Learn how she overcame personal struggles, built a 7 figure business, and the why behind her passion to change the experience of meditation.
Sep 06, 2022
141. Mental Health from a TCM Perspective with Dr. Chris Motley
In this episode, Dr. Chris Motley shares about mental health and brain vitality: How infections, environmental exposures, and nutrition are all connected to brain health.
Aug 30, 2022
140. Blending Meditation, Prayer, and Fitness with Todd McCullough
Todd McCullough (TMAC) is the founder of TMAC FITNESS, a home fitness program that has helped more than 20,000 people get in shape and get their MIND RIGHT. After suffering numerous injuries during his college football days, Todd joined a yoga studio and discovered a way to move with his physical restrictions. This led him to merge his new passion for yoga
with athletic training — and TMAC FITNESS was born. His signature program is TMAC 20: 20 Minute Workouts. No Equipment. No Excuses. Each workout ends with a brief meditation, AKA the MIND RIGHT MEDITATION.

In this episode, we sit down with Todd McCullough to discuss meditation/prayer and its connection to working out: using meditation to shock the system, strategies for adding prayer to your workouts, and what the #mindright meditation is.
Aug 23, 2022
139. The Natural Powers of CBD with Mike and Angie Lee
Mike and Angie Lee are a brother and sister duo who cofounded an 8-figure wellness brand — Soul CBD. Mike is a world-ranked professional boxer was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease in 2014 that almost ended his career. In and out of hospitals for over two years, he began searching for all-natural alternatives which lead him to discover CBD and all of its incredible physical and mental benefits! Angie is a highly sought after speaker, wellness influencer, professional podcaster & serial entrepreneur. In 2016, she started her podcast “The Angie Lee Show” in her closet with a $40 mic and has grown it to a top women’s wellness + business podcast with over 15 million downloads. Together, they felt that creating Soul CBD would be the perfect way to share their knowledge while helping others to defeat whatever battles with pain they may be facing.

In this episode, we sit down with Mike and Angie Lee to discuss natural health and wellness remedies from the perspective of Mike’s professional athletic career experiences and Angie’s experiences with anxiety and ADHD: life after being a pro athlete and stepping into an entrepreneurial role, CBD education — what is and what it isn’t, and wellness and energy hacks for living life to the fullest!
Aug 16, 2022
138. Dr. Patrick Porter: How Brain Tapping Restores Energy, Ability, and Balance
Patrick K. Porter, PhD is an award-winning author, educator, consultant, entrepreneur, and speaker. With 20 years of experience operating the largest self-help franchise in the world, he has become a highly sought-after expert within the personal improvement industry, having sold over 3 million of his self-help products worldwide. His newest brain-training platform, BrainTap is distinctively designed to activate the brain’s neuroplasticity. Dr. Porter also is dean of mind-based studies at the International Quantum University of Integrative Medicine (IQUIM).

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Patrick Porter to chat about mindset, sleep patterns/waves healing the body, neuroplasticity in the brain, brain tapping, and the mechanisms that BrainTap uses.
Aug 09, 2022
137. Breaking Free from the Traps of Food Obsession with Mckel Hill
Mckel Hill is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Nutritionist with a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition and Human Ecology from The Ohio State University. She is the founder of the Mindful Nutrition Method, an online group coaching and course for women who want to create balanced eating habits for life and has been featured in, Women's Health, Today's Dietitian, Healthline, Shorty Awards, The Good Life by Dr. Oz, and more.

In this episode, we sit down with Mckel Hill to discuss the behavioral and cognitive components of relationships with food: finding balance in nutrition, habits driven by mindset, misconceptions when it comes to finding your best eating rhythms, and how her Mindful Program helps women break free from the traps of food obsession.
Aug 02, 2022
136. How Parasites, Mold, & Chemical Toxins can lead to Stealth Infections with Dr. Jaban Moore
Dr. Jaban Moore is a DC located in Kansas City, MO who works virtually with clients all around the world. At age 25, he went from being an award-winning top athlete in college to feeling like he couldn’t even get out of bed. He later was diagnosed with Lyme disease, and dedicates his practice to helping clients get to the root cause of their chronic illness. Dr. Moore specializes in Lyme disease and co-infections, PANS/PANDAS, autism, heavy metals, parasites, gut health, mitochondrial support, and other viruses and pathogens.

On this episode, we sit down with Dr. Jaban Moore to discuss what parasites are and where they come from, who is most susceptible to getting them, how chemical toxins play a role in pathogen infections, and how mold can be connected to chronic gut infections!
Jul 26, 2022
135. Boosting Energy Production Through Diet and Mindset with Dr. Chris Motley
On this mini-episode, Dr. Chris Motley shares how to create more energy in your body to help you balance weight and metabolism, fight fatigue and infection, or deal with joint pain and brain fog: what you should cut out of your diet, what you need to look for, and mindset for energy production.
Jul 19, 2022
134. How Life Rhythms Help You Reach Your Best Potential with Rebekah Lyons
Rebekah Lyons is an author, speaker, podcast and retreat host who focuses on helping others take charge of their emotional health through practicing rhythms.

In this episode, we it down with Rebekah Lyons to discuss truths and solutions to help you restore the life giving rhythms that help you fulfill your greatest potential: the distinction between behind consuming and creating, assessing the in-puts of your day to day, and practicing non-negotiobles that truly matter!
Jul 12, 2022
133. Maximizing your Life Through Mindset with Dr. Josh Axe and Jenna Kutcher
Jenna Kutcher guides millions of listeners each week in chasing their dreams on her marketing podcast, The Goal Digger. A born-and-raised Minnesota wife, mother, and entrepreneur, Jenna has helped women all over the world redefine success and wake up to their lives through her decade-long work as a leading online educator. She is the author “How Are You Really?”, a motivational telling of maximizing your life!

On this episode, Dr. Josh Axe sits down with Jenna Kutcher to discuss the power of mindset in finding joy in life: how to be a better leader in business and with your family, overcoming limiting beliefs, and how to recognize what’s important for yourself in order to drive your mental and physical health!
Jul 05, 2022
132. The Link Between Herbs and Cellular Health with Dr. Bill Rawls
Dr. Bill Rawls is a licensed physician of over 30 years, and has dedicated his life to medicine. When a health crisis in his early forties abruptly changed his quality of life, he came face to face with the limitations of modern medicine and began to explore the vast possibilities of alternative treatments. Restoring his health through holistic and herbal therapies inspired him to share his revelations on the importance of cellular wellness. Today, he works to bring health and vitality to others as he helps them establish their own paths to wellness through modern herbology.

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Bill Rawls to chat about cellular health, the link between herbs and cellular health, the difference between herbs and vitamins, the applications of herbs in your daily life, and considerations that people should be aware of when using herbs in conjunction with prescription drugs.
Jun 28, 2022
131. How the Female Body is Impacted by Pelvic Floor Health with Caytlyn Dee
Caytlyn Dee is the founder of Integrative Pelvic Care. This body of work is a portal to integrating every part of our being back into a relationship with our powerful center. She offers online programs and in person retreats for women all over the world to connect and heal in sisterhood: hosted in Denver, CO and Dublin, Ireland.

In this episode, we sit down with Caytlyn Dee to chat about pelvic floor health: how the body and your organs are impacted by that core area, why the pelvis is so important, how the nervous system and fascia is connected to pelvic care, and advice for anyone ready to start their pelvic healing journey!
Jun 21, 2022
130. The Body's Mental Response to Trauma and How To Heal It with Dr. John Delony
Dr. John Delony is a mental health expert who has spent more than two decades in crisis response and senior leadership, while earning two PhDs along the way. He also is the author of two best-selling books and is the host of The Dr. John Delony Show.

In this episode, we sit down with Dr. John Delony to discuss the topic of mental health in relation to anxiety, trauma response, and the notion of healing yourself in order to help heal others.
Jun 14, 2022
129. How the Chinese Element Theory Can Heal and Feed Relationships with Dr. Chris Motley
On this mini-episode, Dr. Chris Motley shares how the 5 Elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine interact with each other from a personality level: How elements feed each other and counterbalance one another, yin and yang types in all elements, healing your community with understanding about how different personalities operate based on their elements, as well as a bit on the main emotions correlated with specific elements!
Jun 07, 2022
128. Seasonal Eating, Fighting Allergies, and the Powers of Local Honey With Dr. Josh Axe
In this episode, Dr. Josh Axe answers your numerous nutrition and health questions. We discuss what to gravitate towards when grocery shopping for meat, naturally healing your allergies with local honey, incorporating local produce when possible for optimal nutrients, all the different kinds of milks and what is best, when the best time to do a liver cleanse is, matching your lifestyle with the changing seasons, and more!
May 31, 2022
127. The Impacts of Regenerative Organic Agriculture with Jeff Tkach
Jeff Tkach is the Chief Impact Officer at the Rodale Institute — the global leader in regenerative organic agriculture for over 70 years. Jeff also served on the Rodale Institute’s Board of Directors in 2016, where he was instrumental in fostering relationships between the organization and business leaders in the organic food industry.

In this episode, we wit down with Jeff Tkach to discuss soil health, regenerative organic agriculture, and its direct impact on our health and the planet.
May 24, 2022
126. Parasites and Mold: The Roots of Your Chronic Illness with Evan Brand
Evan Brand is a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner who has transformed the lives of thousands of clients with his online practice by finding and fixing the root causes of fatigue, depression, anxiety, digestive, and other issues. He's accumulated over 16 million downloads of his podcast and has been featured on hundreds of other health podcasts, webinars, summits, and practitioner training events.

In this episode, we sit down with Evan Brand to discuss a couple root causes of chronic illnesses — parasites and mold. He shares the various ways those can appear and stay in your system through misdiagnoses, as well as what to look for and how to get rid of them.
May 17, 2022
125. Optimizing Metabolism with your Element with Dr. Chris Motley
On this mini-episode, Dr. Chris Motley shares how to help your metabolism by strengthening the organs related to your element: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood.

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May 10, 2022
124. Embracing the Seasons of Motherhood with Dr. Chelsea Axe
Dr. Chelsea Axe is an expert in the field of natural health, fitness, functional movement, and nutrition. She is also a mother dedicated to nurturing her child and maintaining a healthy household!

On this episode, we sit down with Dr. Chelsea Axe to discuss the different seasons of life, learning motherhood through your own experiences, different birthing styles and finding what works best for you, breastfeeding, balancing parenthood with your partner, and filling your needs as a parent.
May 03, 2022
123. The Harmful Effects of EMF Radiation and How To Combat It with Daniel DeBaun
Daniel DeBaun is an internationally recognized expert in EMF radiation, EMF shielding, and EMF-related health issues with special focus on the effect of exposure from mobile devices such as laptops, tablets, and cell phones. He is the co-author of Radiation Nation: The Fallout of Modern Technology, and the CEO of DefenderShield, the world leader in EMF radiation protection solutions.

On this episode, we sit down with Daniel DeBaun to discuss the various effects and dangers of EMF radiation from our growing technology, 5G and how it works, current FCC radiation exposure standards, what sources of EMF are most concerning, and how we can minimize exposure in our daily lives.
Apr 26, 2022
122. The Dirty Reality of the Food Industry with Courtney Swan
Courtney Swan is an integrative nutritionist and "real foodist" on a mission to change the way America eats. She received her masters of Science (MS) in Nutrition and Integrative Health from Maryland University of Integrative Health, and her instagram “@realfoodology” educates people on the realities of the food industry and how to eat healthy with real foods.

On this episode, we sit down with Courtney Swan to discuss  the real food and organic movement: processed foods and the big companies who prioritize selling product over health,
the highly addicting amounts of added sugar in almost all processed foods, the important benefits and reality of regenerative agriculture vs. mass GMO farming, and the
dangerous effects and unsettling history of pesticides.
Apr 19, 2022
121. The Difference Organic Wine Makes for Our Health and the Planet with Todd White
"It’s hard to tell, but most wines sold today are mass produced products. They can include high levels of sugar, alcohol, and 76 FDA-approved additives."

Todd White is the co-founder of Dry Farm Wines: a company that organically grows its grapes on family farms, independently lab tests its wines for purity, and is sugar-free with no additives.

On this episode, we sit down with Todd White to discuss the additives in the mass production of most wines, the problems with traditional grape-vine irrigation versus Dryfarm’s chemical free farming, conscious alcohol consumption, differences between organic and natural wines, and sugar content in wines.

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Apr 12, 2022
120. Metabolism Unlocked with Dr. Jade Teta
Dr. Jade Teta is an is integrative physician, author, and expert in the realm of natural health, fitness, metabolism and self-development. His latest book, “Next Level Metabolism” is everything metabolism from his physician and biochemistry background.

On this episode, we sit down with Dr. Teta to discuss the major differences in metabolism between men and women, how POPS (persistent organic pollutants) affect us, why over-exercise and diets don’t work, and the importance of being in tune with your unique body to develop your most effective training/health plan.
Apr 05, 2022
119. The Genius Kitchen with Max Lugavere
Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health and science journalist and the author of the New York Times best-seller Genius Foods and is also the host of the top iTunes health podcast "The Genius Life." Max's new book "Genius Kitchen" officially launches today, so make sure to pick up a copy!

On this episode, we sit down with Max to discuss which foods provide the optimal brain fuel, why we are seeing neurodegeneration in younger generations, how to incorporate "genius foods," all while addressing health myths that so many have fallen victim to.
Mar 29, 2022
118. Healing Hormone Disruption with The Girlfriend Doctor
Dr. Anna Cabeca, known as The Girlfriend Doctor, is addressing the questions that many women have in their youth and late adulthood about what hormone disruption.

Why are we seeing hormone disruption in young women?
Can hormone issues in youth affect menopause later?
What are some ways to help balance out our hormones?
How can trauma relate to hormone disruption?

Dr. Anna has a new book coming out, called MenuPause, that helps women to overcome the symptoms they face when entering that next stage in life! Pre-order now.

Find her on instagram @thegirlfrienddoctor and follow the @ancienthealthinstitute for tips and tricks on how to optimize your health journey.
Mar 22, 2022
117. Toss the Toxic Cleaning Products with Branch Basics Founder Marilee Nelson
Marilee Nelson is the founder of Branch Basics non-toxic cleaning products, and on this episode she shares her life-changing story of how she ended up down this path, starting when her son was just 10 years old. She talks about the true cost of these toxic cleaning products, and the repercussions that have followed for so many people.

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Mar 15, 2022
116. Uncovering the Root Causes of Skin Inflammation with Sophia Ruiz
Sophia Ruiz is CEO and founder of Sana Skin, a holistic botanical beauty company, published researcher, integrative esthetician, and holistic health advocate.

On this episode Dr. Motley sits down with Sophia to discuss the root cause of acne and why many women are seeing such widespread skin issues as they head into their 20s and 30s. Sophia also talks about how both the MTHFR gene can play a huge role in inflammation + acne flare ups.

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Mar 08, 2022
115. The Power of Lymphatic Drainage for Immunity With Lisa Gainsley
On this episode we welcome lymphatic massage drainage expert, Lisa Levitt Gainsley, who shares with us how maintaining a healthy immune system starts with proper lymph flow. Lisa does a wonderful job at explaining the lymphatic system, how it works, as well as its role when it comes to the immune system and infections. Lisa also educates on how to properly do a lymphatic massage and red flags to look for!

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Mar 01, 2022
114. Take A Deep Dive Into the 5 Chinese Elements with Dr. Motley
On this solo episode, Dr. Chris Motley breaks down the 5 Chinese Elements and explains the different organs associated with each of the elements. He also gives great insights as to the different types of foods, flavors and cravings that pair well with different elements based on the organs associated!
Feb 22, 2022
113. Practical Ways to Reduce Inflammation for Autoimmune Diseases with Dr. Donna Mazzola
On this episode Dr. Donna Mazzola, aka @drautoimmunegirl, provides great wisdom as well as tips that can help empower both men and women who are on their journeys to healing from an autoimmune condition. She explains that it is more important to look at the systemic inflammation being caused rather than just the organ that is being affected by a condition. Follow along for more at the @ancienthealthinstitute & @drautoimmunegirl!
Feb 15, 2022
112. An Alternative Approach to the Cancer Treatment Model with Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy
In this episode, Dr. Leigh Erin Connealy sits down with host Courtney Bursich to discuss the current state of affairs when it comes to the cancer treatment model, and some of the alternative approaches she takes when providing care for patients. She reinforces how important it is to always give empowering choices as opposed to dooming ultimatums when it comes to the holistic approach. Dr. Connealy also discusses how unresolved psychological trauma can lead to disease genesis. Download the episode to learn more!
Feb 08, 2022
111. Oral Health Through the Lens of a Biological Dentist with Dr. Kelly Blodgett
On this episode, Dr. Kelly Blodgett discusses with hosts Courtney & Dr. Motley what it truly means to view the teeth as a living part of the body and how our oral health can give us signs that there are other imbalances in the body that need to be addressed!
Feb 01, 2022
110. Find the Right Healing Superfoods for Your Health Goals
In this episode, Courtney Bursich sits down to talk with Dr. Chris Motley about powers of superfoods and how to use them during different parts of the healing journey. Dr. Motley goes on to explain consuming 'more' superfoods doesn't always equate to 'more' healing and that finding powerful remedies takes just the right herbs and spices that are bioindividual to your needs.
Jan 25, 2022
109. What To Expect Working With a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner
Guest Dr. Anis Khalaf joins host Courtney Bursich as they discuss the alternative view as a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner. In the episode, we shed light on the different silos of medicine, common myths about TCM, and how Chinese element types play into nature!
Jan 18, 2022
108. Welcome to the Ancient Health Podcast
In this episode, Dr. Josh Axe is joined by Dr. Chris Motley and Courtney Bursich as they discuss ancient health models versus the current western approach. New episodes will drop every Tuesday, so download and subscribe!
Jan 11, 2022
107. Dr. Jordan Axe: A Deep Dive on Integrative Testing
Dr. Axe's brother, Dr. Jordan Axe returns in this episode to dive a bit deeper on his own personal health issues and the journey that led him to follow in his brother's footsteps. Dr. Jordan shares his wealth of knowledge in the field of integrative testing, which he utilizes regularly in his functional medicine practice. From food sensitivity tests to GI map gut testing, Dr. Jordan explains it all and how certain tests may help guide you along your own health journey.

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Dec 21, 2021
106. Catharine Arnston: Unpacking Algae as the Next Big Superfood
In this episode, co-host Naomi Whittel is joined by Catharine Arnston to discuss the power or algae and the benefits of an alkaline diet. After her sister's cancer diagnosis, Catharine was sent down the path of researching alkaline foods and ultimately discovered algae. After realizing the tremendous impact algae can have on our health, she ultimately started the company ENERGYbits, where she offers algae products in supplement form.

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Dec 07, 2021
105. Charity Morgan: Could the Vegan Diet Be Right for You?
In this episode, Dr. Chris Motley is joined by Charity Morgan to discuss her journey in embracing plant-based nutrition, as well as the challenges and opportunities presented to her as a trained chef.

They discuss nutrition myths, the distinction between macros and micros, and how to approach diets through the lens of habit formation. Have you considered trying a plant-based diet or are just merely curious? This episode is for you!

Chef Charity Morgan is most certainly more than a chef, as the many professional athletes and celebrities she has cooked for will attest. Charity Morgan provides vegan meal preparation to several NFL players, and celebrities across the board. She has been featured in The Game Changers movie, an award-winning documentary produced by James Cameron, and is the author of the book, "Unbelievably Vegan: 100+ Life-Changing, Plant-Based Recipes", which is now available for pre-order

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Dec 02, 2021
104. Dr. Lara Briden: A Natural Perspective on Hormonal Health
In this episode, co-host Naomi Whittel is joined by Dr. Lara Briden to discuss hormonal health, menopause and more. Dr. Briden's background of evolutionary biology and naturopathic medicine inform her unique perspective on these fascinating topics, which can be found on full display in her latest book, "Hormone Repair Manual: Every Woman's Guide to Healthy Hormones After 40".

Lara Briden is a naturopathic doctor and author of the bestselling books Period Repair Manual and Hormone Repair Manual. She has more than 20 years’ experience in women’s health and currently has consulting rooms in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she treats women with PCOS, PMS, endometriosis, perimenopause, and many other hormone- and period-related health problems.

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Nov 30, 2021
103. Ken Coleman: From Paycheck To Purpose
Dr. Axe is joined by America's career coach, Ken Coleman, to discuss finding purpose through work and all that follows, including mental and physical health. Ken's new book, "From Paycheck to Purpose", dives into the seven stages to discovering and doing work that gives you both a great income AND big impact.

Ken Coleman is the #1 national bestselling author of The Proximity Principle and nationally syndicated host of The Ken Coleman Show. Pulling from his own personal struggles, missed opportunities and career successes, Ken helps people discover what they were born to do and provides practical steps to make their dream job a reality. The Ken Coleman Show is a caller-driven career show that helps listeners who are stuck in a job they hate or searching for something more out of their career.

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Nov 23, 2021
102: Ryland Engelhart: Discovering Gratitude & Hope Through Regenerative Agriculture
In this episode, co-host Naomi Whittel is joined by entrepreneur, film producer and activist Ryland Engelhart. They dive deep into the topic of gratitude and its impact on living life to the fullest.

They also discuss the shared passion of regenerative agriculture, which is a central focus of Ryland's work. He presents a hopeful yet candid outlook on the challenges we face ahead.

Ryland is the Co-Founder & Executive Director of Kiss the Ground. He is also a co-creator of the award- winning, transformational documentary film, “May I Be Frank” and is the host of Kiss the Ground's "We Can Do This Podcast."

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Nov 16, 2021
101. Dr. Amy Shah: Unlock Your Health Potential with Intermittent Fasting, Sleep & More
In this episode, Dr. Axe is joined by Dr. Amy Shah to discuss a plethora of tips and strategies on taking your health and wellness to a new level. From nutrition and intermittent fasting, to sleep and the brain-body connection, Dr. Amy's knowledge shows no bounds in this conversation.

Amy Shah, M.D., is double board-certified medical doctor and wellness expert specializing in food allergies, hormones and gut health. She helps busy people transform their health using cutting edge nutritional and medical science. Her proven techniques to heal inflammation utilize the power of the microbiome to help digestion, obtain natural hormone balance and heal food sensitivities. She is a well known expert on intermittent fasting for women.

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Nov 09, 2021
100. Jesse Golden: Choosing to Thrive with a Chronic Illness
In this episode, co-host Dr. Chris Motley is joined by Jesse Golden to discuss harnessing alternative natural modalities to live the best life possible, even when facing chronic illness. Jesse herself lives with the debilitating disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, yet chooses to thrive by taking ownership of her life & health choices. Jesse utilizes diet, organic skincare, and positive thinking in her daily ritual.

Jesse is the CEO of The Golden Secrets, a skincare brand gravitated toward holistic healing. Jesse herself formulates these products and has hand-poured over 20,000 bottles. Her mission is to inspire and empower people through organic beauty and positive daily rituals.

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Nov 02, 2021
99. Dr. Gerald Lemole: Is Your Lymphatic System a Key Factor in Longevity?
In this episode, Dr. Axe is joined by Dr. Gerald Lemole to discuss his new book, "Lymph & Longevity: The Untapped Secret to Health". The lymphatic system is often misunderstood and is widely ignored despite it being so crucial to your body. Ranging from neurological health, to longevity and cancer prevention, the lymphatic system is wide-reaching in impact. Dr. Lemole shares his wealth of knowledge on the subject and offers invaluable tips and tricks on what you can do to care for your lymphatic health.

Gerald M. Lemole, MD, is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon and integrative physician. Dr. Lemole served as chief of cardiovascular surgery at Christiana Care Health Services from 1986 to 2006 and subsequently served as the Medical Director for the Center of Integrative Health at the Preventive Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute. In 1968, he was a member of the surgical team that performed the first successful heart transplant in the United States. He has since served as professor of surgery and chief of cardiac surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and chief of surgery at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center.

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Oct 28, 2021
98. Celeste Thomas: A Holistic Approach to Skincare
Co-host Naomi Whittel is joined by Celeste Thomas to discuss all things skincare. From routines and habits, to the difference between hydration and moisture, no stone is left unturned in this insightful dialogue. Looking for new ways to enhance your skin health? Don't miss this one!

Celeste Thomas is a holistic skincare expert located in the bustling city of L.A. As a registered nurse with a bachelor’s of science degree in nursing, Celeste strives to be the helpful resource she didn’t have during her past struggles with acne. Her mission is to inspire skin confidence through creative platforms like Instagram, Tik-Tok, and Youtube. When she isn’t testing and reviewing non-toxic products for her 125k+ followers, she’s coaching others one-on-one to help them feel their most skin confident. Whether you’re looking for an “eat-to-glow” recipe, a sweaty skin-detoxing workout, or a non toxic dupe of cult favorite product – Celeste is your girl!

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Oct 26, 2021
97. Dr. Dana Cohen: Myths & Truths About Hydration
In this episode, co-host Naomi Whittel and Dr. Dana Cohen dive deep on the topic of hydration. They discuss tips and tricks on how to hydrate properly, common myths and misconceptions, and the fascinating concept of eating your water.

For over two decades, Dr. Dana Cohen, MD has been on the leading edge of integrative and functional medicine, guiding thousands of patients through protocols that initiate cellular repair and restore balance to the body.

Dr. Cohen is the author of the book, "Quench: Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration".

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Oct 19, 2021
96. Harpreet Rai: Upgrade Your Sleep, Immunity & More with OURA
In this episode, Dr. Axe and Harpreet Rai discuss sleep, its impact on our health, and a fascinating product that could give you the insight you need to improve your sleep health. Harpreet is the CEO of Ōura, the company behind the Ōura ring, a sophisticated sleep tracker that brings personalized health insights straight from the most reliable source: your body.

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Oct 12, 2021
95. Dr. Isaac Eliaz: Exploring a Hidden Cause of Aging and Chronic Disease
In this episode, co-host Dr. Chris Motley is joined by Dr. Isaac Eliaz to discuss his new book, "The Survival Paradox." Can a single "survival molecule" fuel our most deadly and devastating health concerns? Dr. Eliaz's research suggests this could be the case. Tune in to hear him unpack these fascinating insights.

Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, has been a recognized expert in the field of integrative medicine since the 1980s, with a specific focus on cancer, immune health, detoxification and mind-body medicine. He is a respected formulator, clinician, researcher, author and educator. As part of his commitment to the advancement of integrative medicine, Dr. Eliaz partners with leading research institutes and has co-authored numerous peer-reviewed papers on innovative therapies for immune enhancement, heavy metal toxicity and cancer prevention and treatment.
Oct 05, 2021
94. Dr. Casen DeMaria: Breaking Down Breast Thermography and Its Benefits
Co-host Naomi Whittel and Dr. Casen DeMaria discuss breast thermography and why some women should consider it. They also dive into whole body health, liver detoxification, and the benefits of pursuing variety in your diet.

Dr. Casen practices with her father-in-law, Dr. Bob DeMaria at The Drugless Doctors. If you enjoyed Dr. Bob on the podcast, you'll love Dr. Casen.

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Sep 28, 2021
93. Dr. Taz Bhatia: Integrative Medicine and The Power Types of Women
In this episode, Dr. Axe and Dr. Taz Bhatia chat through the integration of Eastern medical wisdom with modern science, and dive into Dr. Taz's five distinct power types of women.

Dr. Taz is a board-certified integrative medicine physician and wellness expert, who gained national recognition as a best-selling author of the books, “What Doctors Eat,” “The 21 Day Belly Fix,” and “Super Woman RX.” Dr. Taz's integrative medical philosophy along with her unique Power Type discovery led to the premiere of her own PBS special "Super Woman RX with Dr. Taz." She is committed to empowering women to radically transform their lives through personalized lifestyle, diet, exercise, self-care and relationship strategies to help them rediscover their own “superpowers.”

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Sep 21, 2021
92. Aimee Raupp: How to Support Your Fertility Naturally
Co-host Dr. Chris Motley and women's fertility expert Aimee Raupp chat how to support your fertility through foods and lifestyle changes. They share what they've learned from Traditional Chinese Medicine about eating to extend your life and extend your ability to have children at an older age. Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc, is a renowned women’s health & fertility expert, celebrity acupuncturist & coach, and the best- selling author of the books Chill Out & Get Healthy (2009), Yes, You Can Get Pregnant (2014), Body Belief (2018), and The Egg Quality Diet (June 2021). Aimee works virtually with clients all over the world and is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in private practice in New York and Connecticut. Aimee holds a Master of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Rutgers University. She is also the founder of the Aimee Raupp Beauty line of hand-crafted, organic skincare products that are optimized for hormone harmony. Learn more about Aimee at
Sep 14, 2021
91. Dr. Eric Zielinski: Using Essential Oils to Heal Physically and Emotionally
Dr. Axe and Dr. Eric Zielinski dive into advanced information on essential oils, how to use herbs to heal, the skin microbiome and how to replace toxic chemicals with natural remedies. Dr. Zielinski is the author of the national bestseller The Healing Power of Essential Oils and The Essential Oils Apothecary. Trained as an aromatherapist, public health researcher, and chiropractor, Dr. Z started in 2014 with his wife to help people learn how to use natural remedies like essential oils safely and effectively.
Sep 07, 2021
90. Dr. Mark Stengler: Exploring Cancer Root Causes and Effective Treatments
Dr. Axe and Dr. Mark Stengler break down what they wish more people knew about cancer, including root causes and effective treatment options. Dr. Mark Stengler, NMD is one of the most respected integrative doctors in America. He has extensive training in both conventional medicine and natural alternatives and is founder of The Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine located in Encinitias, CA. He has authored/co-authored 30 books including several best sellers, The Natural Physician’s Healing Therapies,” “Prescription for Natural Cures,” “Prescription for Drug Alternatives,” “Outside the Box Cancer Therapies”, and “Healing the Prostate”. Learn more at
Aug 31, 2021
89. Ryann Kipping: What To Eat Before, During and After Pregnancy
Co-host Naomi Whittle sat down with prenatal nutritionist, Ryann Kipping to discuss how women can nourish their bodies before pregnancy, through each trimester, and after pregnancy. Ryann is a clinically trained Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Lactation Educator, and Author of The Feel-Good Pregnancy Cookbook. She is the founder of The Prenatal Nutritionist, a virtual nutrition private practice, which focuses on preparing women for pregnancy and conquering nutrition during and pregnancy. She helps women feel confident in their ability to properly nourish a growing baby through a real food approach. Ryann is also the founder of The Prenatal Nutrition Library, an online community, and app for evidence-based nutrition information before and during pregnancy, and creates content daily for her popular Instagram account @prenatalnutritionist.
Aug 24, 2021
88. LeAnn Rimes: Reducing Ego Interference and Embracing Vulnerability
Co-host Dr. Christopher Motley is joined by acclaimed singer, songwriter, and author LeAnn Rimes to discuss her health journey, music career, and dealing with stress and anxiety in 2021. They dive into a range of topics, from getting started on a path to wellness, to reducing ego interference and embracing vulnerability, all of which she discusses on her new podcast, "Wholly Human with LeAnn Rimes".
Aug 17, 2021
87. Dr. Bob Demaria: Drugless Approaches to Hormone Balance and Mental Health
Dr. Axe and Dr. Bob Demaria dive into specific foods and key nutrients the body needs to function optimally so you can balance your hormones and take control of your mental health naturally. Dr. Bob DeMaria is an accomplished healthcare provider with over forty years experience helping individuals from all over the world without ever prescribing a single medication. His educational background includes a degree in Human Biology, specialties in Spinal Engineering and Natural Orthopedic Treatments, valedictorian of his chiropractic class at National University of Health Sciences, and an NHD degree. He is the founder of The Drugless Doctors, a chiropractic and nutrition-based practice, with locations in Cleveland, Ohio and Naples, Florida. His extensive research and clinical observations have been the foundation for his eleven books, including the new, “Dr. Bob’s Drugless Guide to Mental Health.”
Aug 10, 2021
86. Dr. Michael Ruscio: How to Find the Right Diet for YOUR Gut
Dr. Axe is joined by Dr. Michael Ruscio to dive into what you can do to optimize your gut health so you can digest better, absorb nutrients better, and get more out of your foods, vitamins and supplements. Michael Ruscio is a doctor, clinical researcher and best-selling author whose practical ideas on healing chronic illness have made him an influential voice in functional and alternative medicine. His work has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals and he speaks at integrative medical conferences across the globe. Dr. Ruscio also runs an influential website and podcast at, in addition to his clinical practice located in Austin, Texas.
Aug 03, 2021
85. Dr. Robin Berzin: How To Get Personalized, Holistic Medical Care
Co-host Dr. Christopher Motley is joined by Dr. Robin Berzin to talk about how tele-health is changing our approach to holistic medicine. They dive into our current medical systems and how Dr. Berzin is helping transform doctors' visits from a quick, transactional encounter to a combined approach of eastern and western medicine that addresses root causes. Dr. Berzin is a practicing physician and the founder and CEO of Parsley Health on a mission to combine the best of conventional primary care with a functional approach to health.
Jul 27, 2021
84. Doug Evans: The Transformative Power of Plants
Dr. Axe is joined by Doug Evans to talk about the healing power of plants, the world's most nutrient dense foods, and what sprouting a food can do to its nutritional density. If you're not eating broccoli AND broccoli sprouts, you're going to want to after you hear this. Doug is the founder of Juicero and author of The Sprout Book: Tap into the Power of the Planet's Most Nutritious Food. Find his book in your local bookstore or
Jul 20, 2021
83. Dr. Zach Bush: How Soil Health Impacts Human Health
Today I'm joined by Zach Bush MD, a renowned, multi-disciplinary physician of internal medicine, endocrinology, hospice care and internationally recognized educator on the microbiome as it relates to human health, soil health, food systems, and a regenerative future. We dive into how soil impacts our health and the planet, how over-sanitization is changing today's common illnesses, and what most people get wrong about carbon. If you’re interested in learning more from Dr Zach, visit
Jul 13, 2021
82. Dr. Shayna Peter: What Your Skin Is Telling You About Your Internal Health
Co-host Naomi Whittel is joined by Dr. Shayna Peter to discuss how your skin reflects internal health. Dr. Peter dives into the root causes of acne and rosacea and gives her top 3 strategies you can apply to your skin immediately. Dr. Peter is a functional medicine doctor and holistic dermatology specialist who has helped thousands with unresolved skin conditions at her practice, Well Ahead Chicago. Want to learn more? Dr. Peter is giving Dr. Axe Show listeners the first two chapters of her new book, It's Not Just Acne, FREE at
Jul 06, 2021
81. Dr. Caroline Leaf: 5 Steps to Manage Your Mind
Dr. Caroline Leaf is back to discuss how to manage your mind with co-host, Dr. Christopher Motley. Tune in to learn the truth behind what clinical anxiety and depression really are and how you can take steps to heal. Dr. Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist. She is the author of Switch On Your Brain, Think and Eat Yourself Smart, The Perfect You, and Think, Learn, Succeed, among many other books and journal articles. Visit for more.
Jun 29, 2021
80. Dr. Alejandro Junger: Using Functional Medicine and Regenerative Agriculture for Biotransformation
Dr. Alejandro Junger is back on the show this week to talk about how your organs are interconnected and part of the larger detoxification system. Tune in to learn about functional medicine, regenerative agriculture, using herbs vs. drugs and more. Alejandro Junger, M.D. graduated from medical school in Uruguay, where he was born. He completed his postgraduate training in internal medicine at NYU Downtown Hospital and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Lenox Hill Hospital before studying eastern medicine in India.
Jun 22, 2021
79. Dr. Tricia Pingel: How to Heal Your Adrenal Glands, Reduce Stress & Increase Energy
Dr. Tricia Pingel is a naturopathic physician and expert on adrenal fatigue and the physical impact of stress on the body. In this episode, Dr. Pingel and Dr. Axe chat about the different types of stress, how it compounds to impact your physical health, and simple ways to get stress under control so you can heal. Want to learn more about reducing stress, reversing adrenal fatigue, and boosting energy? Check out Dr. Pingel's book, Total Health Turnaround at
Jun 15, 2021
78. From Midwife to Physician: Exploring Women's Health with Dr. Aviva Romm
Co-host Dr. Motley is joined by women's health expert Dr. Aviva Romm to dive into natural approaches to women's health that are backed by science. Dr. Romm's unique personal journey from midwife to physician gives a fresh perspective into correlations between ancient Chinese practices and Western medicine. In this episode, she covers how to look for underlying imbalances specific to women, why addressing root causes is so important, and 3 factors to help address genetic predispositions. Learn more about her new book, Hormone Intelligence, at
Jun 08, 2021
77. Naomi Whittel: Top Tips for Anti-Aging and the Next Big Superfoods
Dr. Axe and co-host Naomi Whittel chat through their top tips for aging slowly and gracefully. Tune in to learn how you can use your mindset, hormones, foods, herbs and supplements to look and feel younger.

Naomi is known as the nation's leading female innovator in the natural products industry and has made it her mission to better the lives of women by empowering them to take control of their health. She is a mother of four, wife, CEO, New York Times best-selling author and a wellness explorer constantly learning more about the healing power of Earth's most precious ingredients.
Jun 01, 2021
76. Dr. Jockers: Who Should and Shouldn't Do Intermittent Fasting
Dr. David Jockers is a doctor of natural medicine, best-selling author, and runs one of the most popular natural health websites, He is a world-renowned expert in ketosis, fasting, inflammation and functional medicine. In this episode, we cover how to get to root causes to heal disease, who should and should not try intermittent fasting, and walk through free, easy ways to identify imbalances in your body. Hear more from Dr. Jockers by visiting or tune in to the Dr. Jockers Functional Nutrition podcast.
May 25, 2021
75. Dr. Motley: Why Do Some People Detoxify Better Than Others?
In this episode, co-host Dr. Motley takes us through a deep dive on detoxification. Tune in to learn why some people detoxify better than others, how your genetic code impacts your ability to detox, and how to detoxify gently and safely. Dr. Motley is a fellow chiropractor and expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine, nutritional therapy, and functional medicine. His practice is located in Nashville, TN where he treats patients of all ages with symptoms that encompass Lyme Disease, chronic fatigue, organ imbalance and more.
May 18, 2021
74. Dr. Michael Murray: How to Live Better, Stronger, and Longer with the Longevity Matrix
Dr. Michael Murray is a widely regarded as one of the world's leading authorities on natural medicine and has dedicated his life to educating physicians, patients and the general public on the tremendous healing power of nature. In this episode, we talk through how the natural health industry has evolved over the last 40 years, the problem with common medications, and how to live longer and stronger with the longevity matrix.
May 11, 2021
73. Dr. Dale Bredesen: Benefits of the Ketogenic Diet for Alzheimer's, Dementia and Other Neurological Disease
Dr. Dale Bredesen is a MD and expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases. He is the best-selling author of The End of Alzheimer’s and has led numerous research programs to determine how to reverse the disease. Tune into learn Dr. Bredesen’s recommendations for diet and lifestyle and how making changes can have a life-changing impact on cognitive health.
May 04, 2021
72. Dr. Isaac Eliaz: The Effects of Toxin Exposure on Our Bodies
Dr. Issac Eliaz is an integrative medical doctor and acupuncture therapist. He is a pioneer in the holistic medicine space and has a wealth of knowledge on the toxins that surround us and have an effect on all aspects of our health. Tune into learn about which toxins cause certain ailments and what he and Dr. Axe recommend for detoxification.
Apr 27, 2021
71. Ethan Suplee: Healthy Goal Setting and Developing a Consistent Process for Body Transformation
Ethan Suplee is a film and television actor known for Remember the Titans, The Wolf of Wall Street, Boy Meets World and more. Ethan experienced a health transformation and lost nearly 300 pounds. His experience with nutrition and fitness has inspired many others to take control of their own body transformation. Tune into learn Ethan’s method for goal setting and how he has achieved and maintained a healthy body weight through diet and lifestyle changes.
Apr 20, 2021
70. Jordan Rubin: Regenerative Agriculture, Nutrition & Climate Health
Dr. Axe is joined by the co-founder of Ancient Nutrition, Jordan Rubin, to discuss the efforts their company is taking in sustainability and regenerative agriculture. The two discuss the mission behind the Ancient Nutrition brand and the steps that they are taking to transform our world with goals to be carbon negative, grow organic crops, support non-profit organizations and more. Tune into learn more about the history of farming and regenerative agriculture and the important connection these practices have between the soil and our bodies.
Apr 13, 2021
69. Gabby Reece: Establishing Family Values, Building Self Esteem and Learning Resilience
Gabby Reece is an ex-professional volleyball player, motivational speaker and mother of two. She joins the show today to share her journey in the fitness world and how she and her family maintain healthy balance in their lives. From family values to building self esteem and lessons in resilience, Gabby has a wealth of knowledge about what it takes to build emotional and physical health. Plus she and Dr. Axe talk about her favorite foods and supplements.
Apr 06, 2021
68. Lindsey Simcik & Krista Williams: Learning to Listen to Your Body & Using Ayurvedic Doshas to Inform Lifestyle Choices
Lindsey Simcik & Krista Williams are back on the show today to dive into their own health journeys and how they learned to find balance in nutrition, exercise and more. They are the hosts of the Almost 30 podcast and have built a community of wellness enthusiasts around the world. Dr. Axe discusses each of their Ayurvedic doshas and how doshas impact the foods we need, type of exercise we should do and more. Plus they discuss the importance of community and spirituality as part of overall health.
Mar 30, 2021
67. Dr. Steven Gundry: Understanding Energy Blockers and Getting to the Root Cause of Fatigue, Exhaustion, Brain Fog and More
Dr. Steven Gundry is a surgeon, medical researcher and New York Times best-selling author. His book, The Plant Paradox, dives into harmful compounds in foods that are considered “healthy” and how plants have defense mechanisms that cause myriad health issues. His latest release, The Energy Paradox, expands upon gut, microbiome and mitochondrial health issues and how fatigue, brain fog, exhaustion and more are telling signs of deeper issues. Dr. Gundry shares his insight into how to increase energy production and he and Dr. Axe share their recommendations on foods and supplements to maintain energy balance.
Mar 23, 2021
66. Dr. Daniel Amen: How Your Body Uses Pain As A Warning Sign for Chronic Illness
Dr. Daniel Amen is back on the show to share his expertise on brain health and the methods to break bad habits and overcome negative self talk in his new book, "Your Brain Is Always Listening." Tune into learn about how to identify hidden influences that impact your mental health and the steps to take to take control of your mindset and heal from past pain, overcome hardships and more. Plus, Dr. Amen and Dr. Axe discuss how nutrition impacts the brain and which foods and supplements are most beneficial for a healthy brain.
Mar 16, 2021
65. Dr. Dan Sullivan: How Your Body Uses Pain as a Warning Sign for Chronic Illness
Dr. Dan Sullivan joins the show today to talk about his expertise in the field of chiropractic and how to get to the root cause of chronic pain. He and Dr. Axe discuss the emotional components of pain and how we can transform the health of our brain and nervous system to alleviate physical aches and pains in the body. Tune into learn more about the root causes of pain and the nutrition and supplement guidance Dr. Sullivan and Dr. Axe recommend for healing.
Mar 09, 2021
64. Dr. Motley: Heal Your Brain, Focus and Memory and Overcome ADHD, Depression, Dementia and More
Listener-favorite Dr. Chris Motley joins Dr. Axe again this week to discuss all things brain health. Tune into hear about how gut health and immune health can impact brain function and be the root cause for things like ADHD, depression, brain fog and more. Dr. Chris and Dr. Axe discuss a variety of neurodegenerative illnesses and which supplements best support brain health for different conditions.
Mar 02, 2021
63. Dr. Mark Hyman: The Pegan Diet and Using Food As Medicine to Boost Immunity
Dr. Mark Hyman is a functional medicine doctor, New York Times best-selling author and creator of the Pegan Diet. In his latest book he shares how to reclaim your health by combining principles from both paleo and vegan diets. Tune into learn about the health transformations he has seen from thousands of patients by using food and medicine. Plus, he and Dr. Axe discuss the supplements they recommend to boost your immune system.
Feb 23, 2021
62. Dr. Will Cole: How Intermittent Fasting Activates Autophagy to Repair the Body From Within
Dr. Will Cole returns to the show today to share his expertise on intermittent and intuitive fasting. Dr. Cole is a functional medicine doctor, best-selling author and expert on fasting. Tune into learn about how autophagy can allow the body to heal itself and why fasting is important for cellular regeneration, stem cell activation, longevity and more. Dr. Cole and Dr. Axe also share their favorite supplements to support healthy fasting.
Feb 16, 2021
61. Jillian Michaels: Establishing a Consistent Fitness Routine to Achieve Results
Jillian Michaels is back on the show this week to share her philosophy on fitness, nutrition and how to achieve weight loss goals through a consistent routine. Tune into hear her tips on how to get started on your fitness journey and the types of exercises she recommends. Plus, Jillian and Dr. Axe discuss the importance of setting achievable goals.
Feb 09, 2021
60. The Healing Power of Ancient Remedies for Autoimmune Disease, Cancer and More
On the release date of his new book, Ancient Remedies, Dr. Axe is giving you some key insights into how time-tested principles rooted in ancient traditions have a variety of healing properties. Tune into learn how watching his family struggle with illness led him to become a Doctor of Natural Medicine and how his new book can serve as a reference guide for more than 70 conditions. Make sure to order your copy at
Feb 02, 2021
59. Jordan Rubin: Ancient Superfoods, Herbs & Mushrooms
Co-founder of Ancient Nutrition and one of Dr. Axe’s closest friends, Jordan Rubin, joins the show today to share his expertise in ancient principles that allowed him to overcome multiple autoimmune conditions. Jordan and Dr. Axe discuss the top ten ancient foods, herbs and mushrooms that have tremendous benefits. Tune into learn how and why you should incorporate these superfoods into your diet for optimal health.
Jan 26, 2021
58. Dr. Chris Motley: Microbiome Transformation Killing Parasites, Viruses, Candida and More
Listener-favorite Dr. Chris Motley is back this week to dive deep into the microbiome. Dr. Motley and Dr. Axe discuss parasites, viruses, candida and other issues that start in the gut and can cause bloating, brain fog, joint issues and various other issues. Dr. Motley shares how he identifies ailments with different organ systems and the methods he has used to heal patients. He and Dr. Axe also discuss the top ayurvedic supplements, herbs, diet changes and other treatment protocols to overcome microbiome issues. Learn even more from Dr. Axe's new book, Ancient Remedies, available for pre-order and and find out more about Dr. Motley's virtual practice at
Jan 19, 2021
57. Dr. Jordan Axe: The Functional Medicine Approach to Healing Thyroid & Autoimmune Conditions
Dr. Axe is joined by his younger brother, Dr. Jordan Axe, on today’s episode. Dr. Jordan Axe has followed in his brother’s footsteps pursuing a career in holistic medicine. The two discuss their upbringing and health issues Jordan battled as a kid that led him to the path of functional medicine. Tune into hear how Jordan healed eczema, acne, thyroid issues, sinus problems and more and is now using his personal experience to heal patients at Axe Holistic Medicine.
Jan 12, 2021
56. Dr. Paul Saladino: Is the Carnivore Diet Healthy?
Dr. Paul Saladino joins the show today to share his personal health journey that led him to the Carnivore diet and how this diet can reverse autoimmunity, chronic inflammation and mental health issues. Dr. Saladino shares the ancestral roots of a nose-to-tail diet and how plant toxins impact health. Tune into learn about the benefits of incorporating meat, organs and more into your diet to optimize health and support regenerative ecosystems. Learn more about Dr. Saladino’s book, The Carnivore Code, and his supplement brand, Heart & Soil, at
Jan 05, 2021
55. How Leaky Gut Causes Autoimmune Disease
On this week’s episode, Dr. Axe dives deep into how leaky gut can cause myriad health issues from headaches to mood disorders to IBS and more. Dr. Axe shares how certain symptoms might not be directly related to the gut but can cause issues that lead to autoimmune disease. Tune into learn about herbs, supplements and lifestyle changes are most important to support health and immunity from the root by healing the gut.
Dec 29, 2020
54. Dr. Motley: Secrets to Heal Lyme Disease
Listener-favorite Dr. Motley is back for another episode. Tune in as he and Dr. Axe dive into Lyme disease and how to support the body in healing. Dr. Motley shares his personal experience with Lyme disease and the steps he took to overcome it. Dr. Motley and Dr. Axe each share their top 5 supplement recommendations and discuss the best nutrition principles to follow in order to heal the body.
Dec 22, 2020
53. Peter Crone: Changing Your Mindset to Experience True Freedom
Peter Crone is known as the “Mind Architect” and specializes in revealing the limiting beliefs and subconscious narratives that dictate and shape behavior, health, and relationships. Peter joins the show today to share how we can dissolve and remove what is in the way of true happiness. Tune into learn Peter’s tips for changing the false narratives we create for ourselves in order to overcome fears and limitations. Check out for more information on Peter's coaching and online course.
Dec 15, 2020
52. Dr. David Minkoff: Root Causes and Treatments for Cancer and Autoimmune Conditions
Dr. David Minkoff is a world-renowned natural health expert and founder of LifeWorks Wellness Center. He has been practicing functional medicine for over 40 years and joins the show today to share how his wife’s health issues led him to natural remedies. Dr. Minkoff and Dr. Axe discuss the root causes of cancer and a variety of other autoimmune conditions and provide suggestions on alternative therapies for healing.
Dec 08, 2020
51. Emily Abbate: Setting Small Steps to Achieve Goals
Emily Abbate joins the show today to share her journey with fitness, nutrition, and setting goals to guide her along the way. Emily was inspired to start running to get in shape and has since run multiple marathons. She has worked as the fitness editor for SELF magazine and is now a freelance content creator. Tune into learn about her steps for staying on track to achieve goals.
Dec 02, 2020
50. Dr. Terry Wahls: Reversing Autoimmune Disease with a Nutrient-Dense Diet & Mindfulness Practices
Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa and the author of The Wahls Protocol. She joins the show today to share her personal experience overcoming an autoimmune disease by changing her diet, incorporating supplements, and adding mindfulness practices into her routine. Tune into learn which foods, supplements, and techniques Dr. Wahls has used to restore her health.
Nov 24, 2020
49. Brendan Brazier: Alcohol, Adaptogens and the Importance of Proper Recovery
Brendan Brazier is an endurance athlete, author, and co-founder of Vega. He has recently partnered with 101 Cider and created Pulp Culture to develop adaptogen-infused alcoholic beverages with a variety of health benefits. Tune into learn about Brendan’s experience introducing adaptogens into his routine and how his plant-based lifestyle has fueled him through Ironman and Ultra Marathon races. He and Dr. Axe also discuss the importance of rest for overall performance and how they implement recovery into their routines.
Nov 17, 2020
48. Jason Tebeau: Infrared Light, Magnetic, and Oxygen Therapies for Advanced Healing
Jason Tebeau sits down with Dr. Axe this week to share his expertise on holistic treatments to reduce inflammation, improve brain and hormonal health, optimize recovery and more. Jason & Dr. Axe discuss a variety of healing modalities and how they improve health at a cellular level. Tune into learn about Jason’s “earth, wind, and fire” approach for superhuman performance.
Nov 10, 2020
47. Alejandro Junger: Detoxification to Repair Inflammation and Disease in the Body
Dr. Alejandro Junger is back on the show this week to talk about the “4 R’s” of detoxification. Tune into learn about how food additives, environmental toxins, compounds in cleaning supplies, and many other processed elements are causing myriad health issues. Dr. Junger shares his approach to remove, restore, reinoculate and repair the system to remedy brain fog, neurological issues, digestive problems, and more. Tune into learn more about resetting your system to achieve ultimate health.
Nov 03, 2020
46. Rebecca Louise: Building a Healthy Body Composition Through Proper Nutrition and Exercise
Rebecca Louise joins the show this week to share how her determination and motivation empowered her to heal from a negative relationship with food and exercise and ultimately heal her body and mind. Rebecca talks about her personal journey with unhealthy weight loss goals and how she was able to learn to properly fuel herself. Her experience has given her a platform to transform thousands of lives with her workout app BTES.
Oct 27, 2020
45. Vani Hari: Common Chemicals the Food Industry Is Hiding In Your Kitchen
Food Babe Vani Hari joins the show this week to uncover mysteries of the food industry and share her expertise on how to identify and remove common chemicals in our kitchens. Vani discusses trans fats, artificial dyes, “natural” flavors and other compounds that are linked to illness and how to eliminate harmful products from your kitchen. Vani and Dr. Axe also discuss parenthood and the measures they are taking to keep their kids healthy. Vani’s new book Food Babe Kitchen launches today! Make sure to get your copy at
Oct 20, 2020
44. Dr. Bonni Goldstein: Medicinal Benefits of Cannabis Compounds
This week Dr. Axe is joined by Dr. Bonni Goldstein, expert in cannabis research and author of Cannabis is Medicine. Dr. Goldstein shares her expertise on the various compounds contained in cannabis, how they work in the body, and the discovery of the endocannabinoid system in the body. Tune into learn how she has used cannabis to heal ailments for thousands of patients and how this plant medicine could replace pharmaceuticals.
Oct 13, 2020
43. David Sinclair: Activating Longevity Pathways to Slow Aging
David Sinclair joins the show today to share his expertise on longevity and the aging process. David is a PhD in and professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, where he is conducting research on activating defense pathways against aging. He shares his knowledge on resveratrol, oleic acid, and other food & lifestyle factors that contribute to aging. Plus, David shares the key elements of his own daily routine that keep him looking and feeling young.
Oct 06, 2020
42. Dallas Hartwig: Slowing Down and Taking a Seasonal Approach to Physical & Emotional Wellness
This week Dr. Axe is joined by physical therapist, sports nutritionist, and best-selling author, Dallas Hartwig. Dallas is the co-founder of the Whole 30 program and has recently released a book titled The 4 Season Solution, in which he shares the keys to living well. Tune into learn about the importance of circadian clocks in optimizing sleep, how to use food as medicine seasonally, and how social isolation can create a chronic stress response. Dallas also shares encouragement on how we can slow down during changing seasons to create more balance throughout our lives.
Sep 29, 2020
41. Dr. Mark Burhenne: Functional Dentistry & Optimizing the Oral Microbiome
Functional Dentist Dr. Mark Burhenne joins the show today to share his expertise on the oral microbiome and its impact on inflammation and immunity. Dr. Burhenne explains how he started his career in functional dentistry and where we’ve gone wrong in the past with oral care. Plus, tune into learn about the diet and top nutrients Dr. Burhenne recommends to ensure a healthy oral microbiome.
Sep 22, 2020
40. Jeff Tkach: Eating Our Way Out of Climate Change
This week Dr. Axe is joined by Jeff Tkach, Chief Impact Officer for the Rodale Institute. Jeff is responsible for expanding Rodale Institute’s global influence in healing people and the planet by unlocking the transformational power of regenerative organic agriculture. Tune in to learn about how regenerative farming can impact climate change and why eating meat is beneficial for the planet. Check out to learn more.
Sep 15, 2020
39. Dr. Motley: How Your Enneagram Type Affects Your Physical Health
Our listener-favorite guest is back! Dr. Motley is an expert in emotional, physical and spiritual health and is returning this week to share his wisdom on Enneagram types and how each type processes emotions. Tune in to learn about the 9 different types of the Enneagram, how they relate to the 5 types of Chinese elements, and actionable ways for each to support their physical and mental well-being.
Sep 08, 2020
38. Dr. James Leiber: Relieving Pain and Increasing Function With Stem Cell Therapy & PRP
This week Dr. Axe is joined by regenerative medicine specialist, Dr. James Leiber. Dr. Leiber is an expert on stem cell therapy and PRP and is the founder and director of Regenexx Tampa Bay. Tune into learn how these healing modalities can relieve pain and increase function, plus how Dr. Axe and his wife Chelsea have personally experienced relief from Dr. Leiber’s treatment.
Sep 01, 2020
37. Robb Wolf: Why Calories Don’t Matter, Circadian Biology, and Regenerative Farming
Paleo expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author, Robb Wolf, joins the show today to share his expertise on the paleo diet and how his research in biochemistry has impacted the way we look at the calories we consume. Robb and Dr. Axe talk about the importance of sleep and mindset for regulating appetite and how circadian biology is becoming increasingly significant.
Aug 25, 2020
36. Dr. Uma Naidoo: Improving Your Mood With Food
Dr. Uma Naidoo joins the show today to share her medical research on depression, anxiety, OCD, and a variety of other mood disorders. She and Dr. Axe discuss how she was driven to use foods, herbs, and spices as medicine and how going to culinary school has benefitted her medical practice. Tune into hear about the herbs and spices she recommends incorporating into your daily routine for improved mental health.
Aug 18, 2020
35. Dr. Jack Wolfson: Saturated Fat for Heart Health and Choosing a Paleo Lifestyle Over Pills & Procedures
The Paleo Cardiologist, Dr. Jack Wolfson, joins the show today to debunk myths about saturated fat and its impact on heart health. He talks about which fats are important to include in your diet for optimal levels of HGL and LGL and how he discovered a paleo lifestyle through recognizing flaws in modern medicine. Plus, he and Dr. Axe recommend their top supplements.
Aug 11, 2020
34. Abel James: Developing a Motivation Mindset to Reclaim Physical & Emotional Health
On this week’s episode Dr. Axe is joined by the “Fat-Burning Man,” Abel James. Abel James is a New York Times Best-Selling Author and Podcaster who has experienced his own health transformation by following a real food diet. Abel shares the ways he has experienced a health breakthrough with his approach to nutrition and lifestyle and how he has helped so many people lose weight and change their lives.
Aug 04, 2020
33. Valerie Agyeman: Encouraging Diversity and Empowering Women in Health & Wellness
This week Dr. Axe is joined by dietitian and women’s health expert, Valerie Agyeman. Valerie shares her experience overcoming struggles with body image and how she learned to love her body and change her relationship with food. She explains the five tips she abides by for physical and emotional wellbeing and she and Dr. Axe discuss the importance of mental health. Plus, she shares how she is empowering fellow black women to change the health and wellness industry.
Jul 28, 2020
32. Dr. Ghannoum: Feeding Your Microbiome to Achieve Gut Balance
Dr. Mahmoud Ghannoum joins the show today to share his wealth of knowledge on our body’s fungal community and how to balance our microbiome through diet and herbs. Dr. Ghannoum discusses the research he’s done on the gut-brain-skin axis and he and Dr. Axe talk about the foods, herbs, and supplements that they encourage incorporating into your diet for a balanced gut.
Jul 21, 2020
31. Chalene Johnson: Overcoming Orthorexia and Creating a Balanced Life Through Food Freedom
Fellow podcast host and NYT best-selling author Chalene Johnson joins the show today to share her learn by doing approach to health and fitness. Chalene talks about her journey in discovering what healthy really means for her and understanding the negative impact of orthorexia. She and Dr. Axe also discuss mindset and tips for staying motivated.
Jul 14, 2020
30. Melissa Urban: The Whole30 Approach to Ease Inflammation, Increase Energy and Improve Sleep
This week Dr. Axe is joined by co-founder of Whole30 and best-selling author, Melissa Urban. Tune into learn about how she developed the Whole30 program and how it has been effective in reversing disease, easing inflammation, improving sleep and increasing energy. Plus, Melissa shares her tips and tricks to achieve success with the program while on the road or in social settings.
Jul 07, 2020
29. Dr. William Li: Eating to Beat Disease
Dr. William Li is the best-selling author of "Eat to Beat Disease." Tune in to learn about the five different health defense systems and how studying food as medicine has led him to discover ways to fight cancer and other diseases. Dr. Li shares his favorite herbs and foods that support our bodies to achieve wellness.
Jun 30, 2020
28. Natalie Jill: Creating a Vision to Achieve Nutrition and Fitness Goals
Fitness, nutrition and anti-aging expert, Natalie Jill, joins the show today to share her simple rules for achieving success in nutrition and fitness. Tune into learn her approach to "change your state, plan your plate and love your weight.” Plus Natalie and Dr. Axe discuss the importance of mindset and how you can empower your thoughts to achieve your vision.
Jun 23, 2020
27. Naomi Whittel: How to Slow Aging by Activating Autophagy
Dr. Axe is joined by best-selling author and anti-aging expert Naomi Whittel on this week’s episode. Tune into learn about how Naomi maintains a youthful glow through autophagy and which compounds in foods are most important to include in your diet. Naomi also shares her experience with the keto diet and the benefits her entire family have experienced.
Jun 16, 2020
26. Joy Bauer: Nutrition Tips and Recipes to Boost Immunity and Suppress Stress
Host of NBC’s “Health & Happiness” and best-selling author Joy Bauer joins Dr. Axe today to talk about her health and nutrition journey through television and books. Tune into learn about Joy’s new book, Superfood!, and what inspired the sweet and savory recipes that boost immunity, ease stress, increase energy and more.
Jun 09, 2020
25. Dr. Anna Cabeca: Balancing Stress Hormones with Superfoods and Mindfulness Practices
This week Dr. Axe is joined by doctor of integrative and regenerative medicine and best-selling author, Dr. Anna Cabeca. Dr. Cabeca shares her expertise on the different stress hormones that could be causing imbalances in our bodies. She also shares her approach to the keto diet with an emphasis on leafy greens, superfood supplements, and factors that go beyond what you are eating.
Jun 02, 2020
24. MoveU: Using Functional Movement to Rehabilitate Injuries and Build Strength
Dr. Mike Wasilisin and Andrew Dettelbach from MoveU join the show today to share their wisdom on functional movement. Tune into learn about how chronic pain can be healed by implementing proper movement patterns and which six checkpoints they use to detect and heal imbalances in the body.
May 26, 2020
23. Dr. Daniel Amen: How Nutrition Impacts Brain Development and Mental Health
Psychiatrist and New York Times Best-Selling Author Dr. Daniel Amen joins the show today to discuss the importance of nutrition and the gut-brain connection. Dr. Amen shares his experience working with patients to determine how brain development and mental well-being can be optimized with proper nutrition and shares his tips on foods, supplements and daily habits.
May 19, 2020
22. Jillian Michaels: Back to Basics for Fitness & Nutrition
Celebrity fitness expert Jillian Michaels joins the show today to share basic principles for weight loss. Tune into learn about the advice Jillian has given to clients to achieve their goals and maintain results long term. Plus she shares her personal diet, supplement routine and quick workouts to incorporate into a busy schedule.
May 12, 2020
21. Dr. Amy Myers: Healing Candida Overgrowth and SIBO
Dr. Josh Axe is joined by Dr. Amy Myers this week to discuss her experience reversing an autoimmune condition and how she’s helped thousands of patients heal from Candida overgrowth, SIBO, leaky gut and other autoimmune conditions. Dr. Amy shares her recommendations for food and supplements and discusses the importance of creating time for yourself to limit physical and emotional stress. Take the SIBO quiz on Dr. Amy’s website at and learn more about candida with a free eBook at
May 05, 2020
20. Can Your Body Kill a Virus?
This week Dr. Axe dives into ancient medicine to discuss how your body heals itself. Tune in to learn about natural remedies, aromatherapy, essential oils, vitamins, herbs and a variety of tips to strengthen your immune system.
Apr 28, 2020
19. Kelly LeVeque: Creating a Healthy Relationship With Food
Celebrity nutritionist and best-selling author Kelly LeVeque joins Dr. Axe today to discuss diet and lifestyle changes to balance blood sugar, regulate hormones, and develop a healthy mindset. Kelly shares the Fab Four nutrients that we should be getting in our diets every day and her secrets for glowing skin. Plus, Kelly and Dr. Axe debunk myths about cooking oils and healthy snacks.
Apr 21, 2020
18. Jordan Rubin: Overcoming Chronic Illness With Soil-Based Organism Probiotics
Dr. Josh Axe is joined by Ancient Nutrition co-founder Jordan Rubin to discuss Jordan’s own personal health story. Tune into hear how Jordan overcame an autoimmune condition by implementing diet and lifestyle changes. Jordan also shares how his family of nine proactively incorporates supplements and mental wellness practices into their daily routine to support overall immune health.
Apr 14, 2020
17. Dr. Caroline Leaf: Healing Your Mind to Heal Your Body
Join Dr. Axe as he sits down with Dr. Caroline Leaf to discuss the mind/body connection and the impact our thoughts can have on our overall health & wellbeing. Dr. Caroline Leaf shares her research on the difference between the mind and the brain and how psychology can change physiology.
Apr 07, 2020
16. Ben Greenfield: Creating Routines for Optimal Health and Happiness
Ben Greenfield joins the show today to talk about his new book, “Boundless”, and share his expertise on biohacking and longevity. Tune into learn about how he establishes balance through routine and the importance of personal relationships in optimizing happiness.
Mar 31, 2020
15. Dr. Alejandro Junger: Healing Your Body Naturally
On this week’s episode, Dr. Axe is joined by founder of the Clean Program and best-selling author Dr. Alejandro Junger. Dr. Junger shares his own health journey and how he implemented natural remedies, including nutrition and meditation, to heal. Tune into learn about the five things Dr. Junger recommends removing from your diet and learn about what he personally eats every day.
Mar 24, 2020
14. Raising a Family, Home Births, and Pregnancy Tips with Genevieve Howland from Mama Natural
Genevieve Howland, aka Mama Natural, joins Dr. Axe on the show to talk all things pregnancy. The mother of three shares her experience with home births, shares the best things for your body during and after pregnancy, and answers questions from Dr. Josh and Chelsea Axe as they prepare to welcome their baby girl.
Mar 17, 2020
13. Max Lugavere: Circadian Biology, Body Temperature, and Other Unexpected Health Hacks
This week Dr. Axe is joined by Max Lugavere to discuss circadian biology, body temperature, the benefits of sweating and the effects of toxins on the endocrine system. Tune into learn about how we are affected by light and how to reduce the burden of toxicity in the body. Plus Max shares his secrets for the most efficient exercise.
Mar 10, 2020
12. Dr. Will Cole: Inflammation and the Gut/Brain Connection
Dr. Will Cole joins the show today to talk all things inflammation. From digestive issues to autoimmune conditions, Dr. Cole covers the various ways that inflammation can have a chronic effect on our bodies and how healing the gut is key for overall wellbeing. Plus, learn about the herbs, spice, mushrooms and superfoods that Dr. Cole recommends incorporating into your lifestyle.
Mar 04, 2020
11. Dr. David Perlmutter: How Lifestyle Impacts Your Decision Making Ability
On this week’s episode, Dr. Axe is joined by NYT Best-Selling author Dr. David Perlmutter. Dr. Perlmutter discusses the impact of inflammation on cognitive function, the downstream effects of technology and the significance of sleep.
Feb 25, 2020
10. Essential Oils Benefits, Uses, and History
Join Dr. Axe as he explores the history and usage of essential oils throughout ancient and modern medicine. Tune in to learn about how essential oils are among the oldest forms of medicine, which essential oils are most beneficial for different health concerns, and the best methods to use certain oils.
Feb 18, 2020
9. Dr. Mercola: EMF Radiation, Time-Restricted Eating, and Supplements
This week Dr. Axe is joined by natural health expert Dr. Mercola. Tune into learn about how cell phone signals are impacting our health, methods to increase exercise recovery and what he believes are the top five most important supplements to include in our diets.
Feb 11, 2020
8. How Your Zodiac Sign Impacts Nutritional Needs with Dr. Motley
This week Dr. Axe is joined by fellow chiropractor and expert in Eastern Medicine, Dr. Chris Motley. Tune into learn about how zodiac signs relate to the five elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine and how these can affect our health and nutrition.
Feb 04, 2020
7. What Really Works: Wellness and Goal Setting with Lauryn & Michael Bosstick from The Skinny Confidential
Join Dr. Axe along with Lauryn and Michael Bosstick from The Skinny Confidential as they discuss building an online brand and business while navigating health trends. Lauryn shares about her health journey through pregnancy and her personal take on vision boards and Michael breaks down what it really looks like to achieve goals.
Jan 28, 2020
6. How to Strengthen Your Immune System for Short and Long Term Health
On this week’s episode, Dr. Axe discusses the top ways to heal your body naturally along with methods to avoid getting sick long-term. From antibiotics to essential oils, tune in to learn about acute and chronic conditions and remedies that can better support your overall health.
Jan 21, 2020
5. Dr. Megan Rossi: Diving Into Gut Health
This week Dr. Axe is joined by Dr. Megan Rossi, aka the Gut Health Doctor. Dr. Rossi is one of the most influential gut health specialists in the world and holds an award-winning PhD in gut health. Dr. Axe and Dr. Rossi discuss the gut-brain connection and how impactful the gut is in a variety of medical conditions.
Jan 14, 2020
2. Traditional Chinese Method for Building Health
On this week’s episode, Dr. Axe dives into the Traditional Chinese Method for transforming health. Dr. Axe discusses ancient wisdom and philosophies that have been practiced for centuries to heal gut, autoimmune, thyroid issues and more. Tune into learn about how this approach can transform lives.
Jan 07, 2020
3. Overcoming Toxic Emotions and The Latest Health Trends with Krista & Lindsey from Almost 30
Dr. Axe is joined by Krista and Lindsey of the Almost 30 podcast to discuss their journeys in health and wellness. Learn how the Almost 30 ladies have incorporated balance in their lifestyles and how to overcome toxic emotions. Krista and Lindsey take us through a day in their lives and the group discusses the latest wellness trends and more approachable ways to make a healthy lifestyle affordable.

And make sure to check out for expert guidance from Lindsey & Krista on creating, launching, marketing, and monetizing the podcast of your dreams!
Jan 07, 2020
4. Dr. Alex Loyd: Using Memories to Heal Your Mental and Physical State
Dr. Alex Loyd joins Dr. Axe on the podcast today to discuss his journey with mental health. Tune into hear about how Dr. Loyd began to recognize mental patterns that were creating issues in his personal life and the steps he took over come them. Plus, Dr. Loyd discusses his books The Love Code, The Healing Code and his latest release, The Memory Code. 
Jan 07, 2020
1. Dr. Oz: Top Healing Foods & Personal Diet
In this episode, Dr. Axe is joined by Emmy Award Winning and New York Times Best Selling Author, Dr. Oz. Dr. Oz shares his top healing foods, which foods he believes are most destructive to our health and the benefits of ancient herbs and spices. Plus, Dr. Oz will share his personal diet and discuss how mental health plays a role in our physical health.
Jan 07, 2020