Season 1

June 6, 2023

The Power of Probiotics with Tina Anderson

When we hear “bacteria,” we usually associate it with inflammation and disease, but not all bacteria are created equal. There is such a thing as “good bacteria,” found in probiotics, that can balance the gut and alleviate dig...

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May 30, 2023

Dining Fearlessly with Seed Oil Scout

Going out to eat is a luxury, but dining out means that you have no real knowledge or control over what is put in your food. While you may spend time in your personal life jumping through hoops to avoid …

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May 23, 2023

Sourcing Real Ingredients with David Harrison

Other countries’ regulations against food additives are generally stricter than the United States. Much of the food on the shelves or in restaurants can be processed and filled with GMOs or seed oils. Anyone who has traveled ...

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May 16, 2023

Using Ketosis to Reset Your Metabolic State with Ben Azadi

Our ancestors did not have food available to them at all times, so fasting became a natural part of their routine. As humans became more civilized, we replaced fasting regularly with grazing constantly. Our portion sizes incr...

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May 9, 2023

Healing Your Thyroid with Dr. Izabella Wentz

According to the National Library of Medicine , hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid affects up to 5% of the general population with an additional estimated 5% going undiagnosed. The lack of thyroid hormones can lead to irre...

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May 2, 2023

Preventing Cancer by Taking Control of Your Health with Dr. Jenn Simm…

The CDC defines cancer as “a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control.” Next to skin cancer, breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women in the United States. Breast cancer treatments, such …

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April 25, 2023

Biohacking Your Environment to Optimize Your Health with Rachel Varga

Waking up and reading the labels is not limited to the food we eat. It also applies to the skincare products we use. What we put on our bodies directly relates to our mood, energy, and appearance. Unfortunately, there are …

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April 18, 2023

Taking Charge of Your Health with Dr. Mignonne Mary

Conventional medicine relies on clinical reference ranges to diagnose disease. The problem with waiting until a disease is diagnosed is it already feels too late. Are there ways to detect these issues before they arise and ta...

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April 11, 2023

How Blood Sugar Impacts Your Health with Danielle Hamilton

A recently published study by the Journal of American College of Cardiology found that only 6.8% of American adults had optimal metabolic health. Over 93% of adults have some level of insulin resistance or metabolic dysfuncti...

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April 4, 2023

Activating Calm in the Body With Essential Oils with Jodi Cohen

When we feel stressed, our body’s ability to heal deteriorates. Our body strives to exist in a parasympathetic state 80% of the time to bring balance to the autonomic nervous system (ANS), but most people cannot achieve the c...

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March 28, 2023

Chocolate That Gives You Energy with Adam Kukoff

It’s no secret that chocolate is decadent and delicious. But while the added sugars and artificial sweeteners may give us an initial boost of energy, they leave us feeling lethargic and bloated. For consumers who take extra c...

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March 21, 2023

The Healing Powers of Algae with Catharine Arnston

We tend to associate algae with the ocean, but this superfood deserves recognition for all of its nutritional properties. In fact, this sustainable whole food crop is the most nutritionally dense food in the world. Algae is s...

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March 14, 2023

A Relationship-Driven Approach to Patient Care with Dr. Anna Cabeca

With age, women can experience intensified symptoms such as hot flashes, hair loss, weight gain, mood swings, exhaustion, and fatigue. While bodies continue to change over time, the education about what’s happening behind the...

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March 7, 2023

Subconscious Rewiring with Stephanie Kwong

Relying on sheer willpower to achieve any goal is challenging. We may experience thoughts, emotions, and beliefs that tell us that we are undeserving of achieving those goals or having certain experiences. When those thoughts...

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Feb. 28, 2023

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting with Gin Stephens

Shedding pounds is easier said than done. Marketing companies prey on our physical insecurities, and every product claims to be the next miracle pill for weight loss. It’s impossible to discern facts from fiction when it come...

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Feb. 21, 2023

Vetting Your Vitamins with Lauren Trostorff

The supplement industry is worth billions of dollars, yet 92% of Americans are deficient in one or more vitamins and minerals. At the top of that list are magnesium, vitamin D, and omega-3s. Lauren Trostorff, Founder of Vibra...

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Feb. 14, 2023

Letting the Food Speak for Itself with Tyler Dawley

It is becoming harder to discern which grocery store labels are legitimate and which are fluffy marketing claims. When it comes to chicken, the most consumed meat in the U.S., there is no shortage of labels you will encounter...

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Feb. 7, 2023

How to Reverse Insulin Resistance with Shana Hussin

Many people view bloating, inflammation and energy plunges as an expected part of growing older. While it’s true that health issues without clear causes become more common as we age, that doesn’t mean they should be ignored b...

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Jan. 31, 2023

Balancing Your Brain with Dr. Patrick Porter

As we grow older, many people consider anxiety, low energy, difficulty losing weight, and brain fog to be the body and mind’s normal reaction to aging. The harsh truth is that burnout and stress paralyze us, but our brain is …

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Jan. 24, 2023

Developing a Positive Mindset with Dr. Ana-Maria Temple

It is no longer a question of if you have health issues, it’s a matter of how many you have, how severe they are, and how you’re being treated. Children are not exempt from this category as illness can strike …

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Jan. 17, 2023

The Snacking Solution with Katy Tucker and Lisette Howard

Healthy snacks in the grocery store are hard to come by, especially for kids. Colorful packaging and smiling mascots appeal to young audiences and disguise several toxic ingredients. With such a plethora of sugary, nutritionl...

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Jan. 10, 2023

Physical and Emotional Healing with Steven Wright

When we are struck with illness, we are willing to go to extremes to bring a semblance of normalcy back to our lives. The conventional medical system is ridden with hidden costs, and a person could easily spend thousands of …

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Jan. 3, 2023

How High-Quality Ingredients Transform Your Health with Jason Bronstad

Milk alternatives have become increasingly popular over the years, with 41% of consumers choosing a dairy-free approach to their life. With so many options available - soy, coconut, oat, almond, rice, hemp, cashew - it’s beco...

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Dec. 27, 2022

Avoiding Hidden Toxins in Your Coffee with Dr. Emily Gonzalez

Starting off your morning with a strong cup of coffee (or two, or three) is a daily ritual that brings peace to many of us. With caffeine pulsing through our veins, we feel ready to tackle whatever challenge the day …

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Dec. 20, 2022

Healing Illness with Herbal Therapy with Dr. Bill Rawls

Our bodies are constantly talking to us, but we don’t always choose to listen. It is not until we are struck with a health crisis that we are forced to seek the necessary changes. Even then, there’s no guarantee that …

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Dec. 13, 2022

Minimizing the Effects of Environmental Toxins with David Roberts

Humans are creatures of habit who are not always aware of the world around us. Rarely will we make lifestyle changes without a catalyst that leaves a lasting impression on us and drives us to behave differently. For David Rob...

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Dec. 6, 2022

Intentionality, Mindfulness, and Wellbeing with Dr. Monisha Bhanote

Health complications have become so omnipresent in the United States that we don’t usually think twice about them. We turn to our healthcare providers to prescribe us pills that offer relief, but not long-term solutions. Whil...

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Nov. 29, 2022

Automating Meals Using the Brava Oven with Travis Rea and Annie Garci…

Imagine if you could snap your fingers and have an oven that generates recipes, cooks at the speed of light, and reminds you when your food is done so it never burns. The Brava oven uses pulses of light to …

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Nov. 22, 2022

Revolutionizing the Bread Industry with Jeanne David

Flour-based products like bread, pasta, and crackers make up a major part of the standard American diet, leading to inflammation, blood sugar spikes, and weight gain. This high-carb diet is said to be one of the reasons the c...

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Nov. 15, 2022

Regulating Your GI Health with James and Dahlia Marin

Understanding your GI health requires patience and a holistic health approach that western medicine doesn’t always offer. There’s no quick fix or magic pill that can solve every GI issue, so the question is – where do you sta...

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Nov. 8, 2022

Nutrition in a Pinch with James Barry

When the average American prepares meat for dinner, liver, heart, and pancreas are probably not on their table. Many cultures recognize organ meats, or “offal”, for their incredible flavor and nutrient-rich qualities, so why ...

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Nov. 1, 2022

Upgrading Your Meat Products with Autumn Smith

Being the champion of our health often requires us to go against what’s popular, cut through the noise and misinformation and listen to our bodies. On the outside, Autumn Smith appeared to be a happy, successful celebrity tra...

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Oct. 25, 2022

Teaching Kids to Find Power in Their Food with Haley Scheich

The most formative years of our lives are during childhood. It’s where we develop attitudes towards wellness that will likely follow us throughout our lives. However, most people don’t start learning about healthy eating unti...

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Oct. 18, 2022

Creating Wake Up and Read the Labels with Jen Smiley

Nutrition and entrepreneurship were a right of passage for Jen Smiley. Growing up, she practically lived in her parent's grocery store, stocking shelves, and watching brand reps quarrel over shelf space. After Jen became a st...

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Oct. 11, 2022

Restoring Gut Health Through the Coconut Cult with Noah Simon-Wadell

Reading the labels is an easy way to tell what food is clean and what food isn’t. But what happens when labels are created with the intention to mislead? Noah Simon-Wadell, Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of The Cocon...

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Oct. 4, 2022

Prevailing Through Food with Ashley Kohn

Inflammation is like an unfortunate gift. It doesn’t feel great, but it’s the body’s way of protecting itself and revealing that something in our food or environment needs to change. Often, change is simply going back to food...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Prioritizing Your Internal Ecosystem with James and Dahlia Marin

A healthy balanced gut is an ultimate goal. Keeping it that way can be a challenge when it’s easily thrown out of whack by chemical, physical, and emotional stress. James Marin and Dahlia Marin are Registered Dieticians and C...

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Sept. 20, 2022

Living With Parents Who Read the Labels with Jude and Luke Smiley

Do you remember how you felt about food as a kid? Could you pronounce the words on the ingredient list of a bag of chips? Well, 11-year-old Jude Smiley and 8-year-old Luke Smiley are just your average boys who like …

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Sept. 13, 2022

Keep the Adventure Alive: Healing Osteoarthritis with Dr. Alyssa Kuhn

When the body breaks down, many people turn to surgery searching for what they believe will be a permanent fix. Often, what the body really needs is the chance to heal through diet, lifestyle change, and therapy. Dr. Alyssa K...

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Sept. 6, 2022

Not All Almonds Are Created Equal with Grace Runnels

There is an unmistakable link between what we eat and how we feel. After losing a son to mental health issues, Daily Crunch Snacks' Co-Founder Diane Orley dedicated her business mission to feeding the mind as much as the body...

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Aug. 30, 2022

The Rise of Plant-Based Butter with Lauren Montgomery

When did you notice the connection between your diet and the way you feel? Lauren Montgomery aka Monty, the founder of Monty’s, grew up on the Standard American Diet (SAD). She battled anxiety, depression, and body dysmorphia...

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Aug. 23, 2022

More Than a Hot Sauce Brand with Joey Repice

Like many great products, Joey’s Hot Sauce originated from love. In this case, the love Joey felt for his wife, who couldn’t find a delicious hot sauce free from additives, preservatives, and sugar. So Joey grabbed organic pe...

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Aug. 16, 2022

Leaving Law for Wake Up! with Seth Smiley

Like many of us, Seth Smiley used to pay little attention to his health symptoms. Diagnosed with ADHD at 16 and struggling with heartburn from college onwards, Seth believed he’d need over-the-counter meds his entire life. St...

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Aug. 9, 2022

Cleaning Up Cereal with Parker Brook

Sometimes all we need is a little push to propel us over the edge and chase our destiny. Before the birth of his daughter, Parker Brook was working for the big food industry while battling an autoimmune disease. Parker knew …

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Aug. 2, 2022

Fixing Your Kitchen Before Fixing Your Meds with Sheila Cunningham

Having spent 30 years as a registered nurse, Sheila Cunningham knew what it meant to treat patients afflicted with disease and chronic conditions. What she never experienced, and what they failed to teach in nursing school, w...

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July 26, 2022

Feeling 20 at 40 with Anna Cash

Many people discover they’ve got major health issues through changes in appearance or struggles with daily tasks. It took a dentist appointment for Anna Cash. Anna’s teeth were all but crumbling and her dentist advised she cu...

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July 19, 2022

Cooking Clean, From Desserts To Cajun Classics with Robin Borne

When you discover your child has a food allergy, eliminating foods is no longer a decision. Robin Borne realized her son had a milk allergy and she tossed out the gallon her family chugged weekly. Even going dairy and corn-fr...

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July 12, 2022

Mindy Pelz: The Power of Fasting and Learning to Read the (Keto) Labe…

At 43, Mindy Pelz felt like someone had hijacked her body. Despite avoiding obvious ingredients like sugar and exercising, she couldn’t sleep and felt depressed. Mindy snacked non-stop to combat hypoglycemia, but those snacks...

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July 5, 2022

Anyone Can Eat Clean with Mollie Lodin

In the cycle of dieting, weight loss, and weight gain, results can feel out of reach. When Mollie Lodin stumbled upon the Wake Up program, the simplicity of Jen’s advice got her started on a health (and life) transformation. ...

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June 28, 2022

Change Your Body, Change Your Lifestyle with Dr. Trey Sands

You may think going under the knife to improve your appearance and changing the way you eat are two mutually exclusive paths toward improving your health and confidence. But the foods you’re putting into your body can impact ...

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