Rebroadcast: Issues With Your Menstrual Cycle

Episode 025: Problems with a woman’s menstrual cycle is something I’m constantly asked about. So I decided to dedicate a whole show to it for this week’s episode of Real Health Radio. During the show I cover the main reasons why a woman can be having problems with her cycle or problems conceiving. We look at the issue from all different angles and explain how different scenarios can lead to similar complaints. Here’s what I talk about in this podcast episode: 1:00 Do you want to work together? 3:50 The role of stress 11:30 What is the female athlete triad 14:55 … [Read more...]

112: Free Will

Episode 112: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. This week it's a solo episode and I'm talking about something that's been on my mind for a long time: free will. Do we have as much free will as we think? Or does our environment, genetics, history, and health conditions impact our decisions more than we think? Or is the concept of free will a complete illusion all together? I dig into this and cover why I think it's an important issue for how we think as individuals and how we should be functioning as a society. Here’s what I cover in this podcast episode: 0:40: Taking on … [Read more...]

111: Interview With Irene Lyon

Episode 111: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. We have another guest interview and this week I'm sitting down with Irene Lyon. Irene is a nervous system specialist and therapeutic coach who helps everyone — from the mom next door to the next big thought leaders —transform their bodies, businesses, relationships and lives through regulating their nervous systems. She helps people release their deepest traumas from their nervous systems, allowing them to finally heal from chronic mental, physical, and emotional conditions they’ve tried everything to fix. Irene uses these same tools to help … [Read more...]

110: Interview With Pixie Turner

Episode 110: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. We have another guest interview and this week I'm sitting down with Pixie Turner. Pixie is a nutritionist (ANutr), food blogger, and avid Instagrammer. She graduated with a First Class degree in Biochemistry, and went on to complete a Masters in Nutrition with Distinction. She is the brains behind the 'Plantbased Pixie' blog and social media accounts, and is dedicated to promoting a fad-free healthy lifestyle supported by evidence-based science. Her first book, The Wellness Rebel, will be published Spring 2018.  Here’s what we … [Read more...]

109: Favourite Books, Documentaries and Podcasts 2017

Episode 109: With this show, I go through my favourite books, documentaries and podcasts that I've consumed in 2017. It's an eclectic mix of stuff, some things that directly relate to health and nutrition but most have no relation whatsoever. Books I read this year: Robert Sapolsky Behave Evelyn Tirbole and Elyse Resch The Intuitive Eating Workbook Sam Harris Free Will Hollie McNish Nobody Told Me Sue Gerhardt Why Love Matters Milli Hill The Positive Birth Book Brene Brown Braving The Wilderness Sam Harris Lying Sam Harris Waking Up Mother Pukka … [Read more...]

108: Interview With Jennifer Rollin

Episode 108: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. We have another guest interview and this week I'm sitting down with Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LCSW-C. Jennifer is a therapist in private practice in Rockville, Maryland, eating disorder and body image specialist, and expert writer and speaker. She is passionate about helping people to find freedom from eating disorders and body-hatred, and to discover self-compassion. Jennifer has completed certificates in CBT-E for Eating Disorders, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and is a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. She is a member of The Junior Board of … [Read more...]

107: Interview with Dr. Kathryn Clancy

Episode 107: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. We have another guest interview and this week I'm sitting down with Dr. Kathryn Clancy. She is an Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Illinois, but a lot of the research that she does now looks at women’s experiences working in science and academia more broadly. Here’s what we talk about in this podcast episode: 4:30: Kate's training and background 9:40: The problem Kate has with the field of anthropology 12:00: Differences in reproductive health between the US and Poland 19:00: How periods and … [Read more...]