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The human brain is fascinating. And what's even more exciting is that we can positively influence brain power by what we eat and through our lifestyle. On this episode, nutrition expert Ray Griffiths will provide practical advice on how we all can boost brain power with nutrition and lifestyle. If you are having difficulty concentrating, experiencing mental health issues, or wanting to enhance memory and other brain functions, you won't want to miss this episode!
The bacteria in our gut have tremendous influences on our health, including estrogen levels. In turn, we can influence our gut bacteria with our lifestyle. Dr. Nalini Chilkov joins Five to Thrive Live! to discuss the connection between gut bacteria and our estrogen levels – and why this is important to our health.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with eye health expert Dr. Elise Brisco about natural solutions for many common eye issues. Dr. Brisco is considered a leading expert in the area of integrative optometry and will discuss dry eyes and vision problems, as well as diseases such as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. If protection your eye health is a top priority, you won't want to miss this show!
The female brain is unique. Join us with guest Dr. Sara Gottfried as she discusses unique aspects of the female brain and how to best support brain function to address issues such as weight gain, brain fog and mood disorders.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is an uncomfortable digestive issue that many people are dealing with. On this episode, Karolyn will be joined by integrative health medical expert Mona Morstein, ND, to learn about the effective diagnosis and treatment of IBS. If you or a loved one is suffering with abdominal pain and cramping, gas and bloating, and/or diarrhea or constipation, you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode, Karolyn will interview Jodie Jackson, the author of the new book You Are What you Read. We know the effect food has on our health. A balanced diet of quality, fresh food does us far more good than junk food. The same is true for the news. On a steady diet of bad news, our sense of individual and social well-being suffers. Instead of being passive recipients of this steady diet of negativity, there are six simple ways we can refuse to accept this harmful status quo — and improve the world we live in. If you are frustrated (or even obsessed!) with the news media, you won't want to miss this show!
You may not give much thought to your dreams but perhaps you should. And what if you don't dream, is that a problem? On this episode, Karolyn will talk to world renowned dream/sleep expert Rubin Naiman, PhD, about the importance of dreaming and how dreams can help enhance health and consciousness. This is a fascinating topic with an engaging expert so you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode, integrative health expert Ronald Hoffman, MD, will discuss the health effects of low-carb eating. He'll also provide practical advice for listeners who want to adopt a low-carb diet. Dr. Hoffman also talks about the popular 5-2 diet and overnight fasting.
CBD, or cannabidiol, is definitely the next big thing! The CBD market is expected to hit $22 billion by 2022! CBD is purported to reduce cancer risk, decrease seizures, relieve pain, improve sleep, and alleviate anxiety. Is the hype well-deserved? Is CBD the miracle cure-all it is touted to be? Helping us to separate fact from fiction and learn the ins and outs of successful CBD use is our guest, Dr. Wyler Hecht.
Millions of people worldwide struggle with anxiety and depression. Oftentimes powerful drugs are used with limited or no success. On this episode accomplished author and naturopathic physician and author Dr. Peter Bongiorno will discuss his comprehensive natural approach to healing anxiety and depression. He'll also talk about how to compliment existing pharmaceutical approaches. If you or a loved one suffers from anxiety and/or depression, you won't want to miss this show!
It's that time of year again when we are all spending even more time outside in the sun. On this episode, Karolyn will talk to Dr. Paul Reilly, a veteran naturopathic oncologist, about ways to reduce risk of skin cancer. We will also learn how skin cancers are diagnosed and treated. More people are diagnosed with skin cancer in the United States than all other types of cancer combined so you won't want to miss this show!
The ketogenic diet is of the most popular diets that people diagnosed with cancer consider. Why is the ketogenic potentially helpful in cancer? What does the ketogenic diet consist of? Join us with our guest, Miriam Kalamian, EdM, MS, CNS and author of Keto for Cancer to learn more about the ketogenic diet in cancer care.
Cannabis is now on most people’s short list of things to consider when managing a diagnosis of cancer, and especially if pain is a part of the picture. Does cannabis deserve consideration in people with cancer and cancer-related pain? What do we know at this point? Join us with guest Mara Gordon, a global pioneer in medicinal cannabis as we explore the ins and outs of cannabis in cancer.
How can you safeguard your unique needs in today’s world of medicine? Join us to learn how and why your own story is so important in the creation of personalized treatment. Nutritionist Andrea Nakayama takes us on a tour of how she empowers her clients by incorporating the unique stories and experiences of each person.
They may seem like two very separate parts of the human body but it's actually surprising how intimately connected the gut is to the brain and vice versa. On this episode, pharmacists and nutritionist Ross Pelton will join Karolyn to talk about why this connection is so important to our over all health. The show will focus on how to enhance brain health by influencing gut health.
Bone health is essential to active longevity. Some cancer treatments and even metastatic cancer can threaten bone health. Dr. John Neustadt shares his insights and tips on natural strategies to prevent osteoporosis.
Herbs have been used as medicines for centuries. On this episode, herbal expert Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN, will enhance our understanding of the healing power of herbal extracts. Find out how you can use herbs to reduce your risk of cancer and other illnesses, as well as heal after your diagnosis.
There are several herbs which are known as adaptogens. These important herbs help to restore stamina and energy, optimize sleep, and improve mood and immunity. Dr. Mary Hardy joins Five to Thrive Live to discuss these plant powerhouses!
On this episode, Functional Medicine Nutritionist Andrea Nakayama will share her inspiring story about how she became interested in functional nutrition. She'll then share her expertise about how to do an effective detoxification protocol. She'll discuss her 3 Tiers of Nutrition Mastery and give practical advice on how to thrive!
We will explore recent findings from an important global study on the connection between obesity and cancer. Director of Research for AICR, Dr. Nigel Brockton, will talk about the changing rate of obesity, which cancers are most connected to obesity and what we can do about this.
Most people harbor some amount of fear about getting diagnosed with cancer. For those who are successfully treated for cancer to the point where they no longer have the disease, the fear of recurrence can be tremendous and significantly debilitating to one’s wellness. How can cancer survivors overcome this fear? Can cancer survivors live a fearless life after cancer? Let’s find out…
On this episode, Karolyn talks with Dr. Michael Lerner and Laura Pole about the new online resource they created called Beyond Conventional Cancer Therapies (bcct.ngo). Listeners will learn about integrative healing practices that go beyond conventional cancer care. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer, you won't want to miss this show!
Scientific research has confirmed that lack of sleep or poor sleep quality is linked to many problematic health issues. It can even increase risk of cancer! On this episode, naturopathic expert Dr. John Neustadt will help listeners understand why it's so important to get the quantity and quality of sleep needed. He'll also provide practical information on how to sleep soundly on a consistent basis.
The cold and flu season is here. Do you have what you need to lower your risk of coming down with a cold? Are you curious about natural options for colds and flus? Five to Thrive Live guest, naturopath Christopher Vasey joins us from Switzerland to share his tips for natural cold and flu remedies.
On this episode, Karolyn talks with fitness expert Sean Johnson about how to use movement to manage pain, improve balance and flexibility, and reduce risk of injury. Exercise is such a powerful healing tool to enhance health on many levels. If you're struggling to create a movement plan that works for your specific circumstances, you won't want to miss this show!
Outdoor air is now considered a human carcinogen! Join us with guest, Dr. Marianne Marchese, environmental medicine expert, to learn about air pollution. What causes air pollution? Why is air toxic? And, most importantly, what we can do to keep the air we breathe safe and good for our health.
Homeopathy is a fascinating healing option for many people. On this episode, homeopathic expert Dr. Nancy Gahles will help "demystify" this somewhat mysterious healing modality. Dr. Gahles will describe what homeopathy is and how homeopathic remedies can help, especially when it comes to immune health. If you are looking to naturally boost your immunity and your overall health, you won't want to miss this show!
On this episode Karolyn and Lise will share their favorite health tips in the five key areas of diet, movement, environment, rejuvenation, and spirit. As usual, Karolyn and Lise will describe the science behind their advice. You will be given some great ideas on easy ways to enhance your health. Listen in, take notes, and then get ready to thrive!
On this episode, Karolyn will talk with integrative health expert and immunologist Russell Jaffe, MD, about boosting immune health to help reduce your risk of getting a cold or flu this season. You can even reduce the severity and duration of the cold and flu with Dr. Jaffe's approach. He will provide practical, all-natural options in the area of diet, lifestyle and dietary supplements. If you are looking to enhance your immunity, you won't want to miss this episode!