089: Interview with Alexa Schirm

Interview Alexa Schirm

Episode 089: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. It's another guest interview episode of Real Health Radio and this week I'm speaking with Alexa Schirm. Alexa Schirm is a busy mom of three girls and the author behind the site Simple Roots Wellness. She received her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition and has taken a holistic approach in teaching people how the body functions and makes recommendations through this understanding. Alexa has a passion for helping people reach their goals of optimal health through teaching them the importance of eating real food and how easy and delicious these … [Read more...]

088: Interview With Matt Stone

088 Matt Stone

Episode 088: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. It's another guest interview episode of Real Health Radio and this week I'm speaking with Matt Stone. Matt Stone is an independent health researcher and author of more than 10 books on various health-related topics. He launched an independent investigation into health in 2005, and has since been exploring a wide range of health fields - from general physiology and nutrition to areas as diverse and specific as psychoneuroendocrinology. His investigation has yielded many great, practical insights and simple tips on how regular people can make … [Read more...]

087: Understanding Energy Flux

Understanding Energy Flux

Episode 087: Welcome back to another installment of Real Health Radio. This week we are looking at energy flux and understanding what that means in the context of your life. I explain what it is, why it's important and what the major factors of your daily life are that have an influence over energy flux. Here’s what I talk about in this podcast episode: 1:56 What energy flux is 3:32 Why it's important 7:48 Different ways to increase energy flux 8:18 Increasing calorie intake 10:01 Getting enough of each macronutrient 12:37 Nutrient dense foods 14:55 Movement … [Read more...]

086: Interview With Andrea LaMarre

Interview With Andrea LaMarre

Episode 086: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. It's another guest interview episode of Real Health Radio and this week I'm speaking with Andrea LaMarre. Andrea LaMarre is a PhD candidate and Vanier Doctoral Scholar at the University of Guelph in Canada. Her dissertation research is focused on the experiences of people in recovery and their supporters. She is a blogger and activist engaged in the eating disorders community on and offline, and is a member of a number of organizations for eating disorder professionals, including the Academy for Eating Disorders and the Eating Disorders … [Read more...]

085: The Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study

The ACE study

Episode 085: Welcome back to another instalment of Real Health Radio. This week we are looking at the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) study. It uncovers how trauma as a child can impact on someone's health and behaviours in later life. And despite the study being nearly 20 years old, too few people know about considering its importance.  Here’s what I talk about in this podcast episode: 3:35 Vincent Felitti and Kaiser Permanente 5:30 The drop out rates at the obesity clinic 6:05 The surprising discovery 10:45 How the CDC got involved and started the ACE … [Read more...]

084: Interview With Rachel W. Cole

Interview with Rachel W. Cole

Episode 084: Welcome back to Real Health Radio. It's another guest interview episode of Real Health Radio and this week I'm speaking with Rachel W. Cole. Rachel Cole is a certified life coach, celebrated teacher, and women’s empowerment expert. She has spent ten years guiding women to identify, understand and feed their truest hungers – at and away from the table. As an eating disorder survivor herself, Rachel speaks with great wisdom, sensitivity, and authority about what it takes to live as a well-fed woman in the modern world. She has traveled across the United States and … [Read more...]

Helping Out The Podcast

Helping Out The Podcast

Last week I released episode 83 of Real Health Radio. I love putting the show together. I use it to help further my own knowledge and research, while (hopefully) providing practical content and explaining complex ideas in an easy to follow way. The feedback I get from it is positive and the audience of loyal listeners has consistently grown since the show started. My goal is for this to increase even more. The reach of the podcast is significantly affected by iTunes and the number of people they suggest it to. When someone searches for certain keywords, it’s iTunes that decides … [Read more...]