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Episode 010: Wellness Speaks with Wellness Coach Laura Wall

Episode 010: Wellness Speaks With Wellness Coach Laura Wall Health and Wellness Coaches are a wonderful aspect of the Functional Medicine community of healthcare practitioners. In this episode, Jade and Shawna interview Laura Wall, a Health, Wellness, and Intuitive Coach. Laura shares what led her to becoming a Wellness Coach, and how she helps her […]

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009: Wellness Speaks About Easy, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast can be such a hard thing for many people to fit in if they do not have it planned out. People often get rushed in the morning trying to get the kids ready for school or themselves ready for work, and they end up just grabbing a Starbucks and some sort of sugary pastry […]

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Wellness Speaks Episode 008: Wellness Speaks About ADHD

Welcome to Episode 008, Wellness Speaks about Nutrition in ADHD. ADHD is a diagnosis we are likely all familiar with, and it’s a disorder that has had a staggering increase in the amount of children diagnosed over the last decade.   In 2013, 1 in 8 males (that’s 12 percent) ages 3-17 had been diagnosed […]

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007: Wellness Speaks About Stress

Research has also shown stress to be as problematic on the gut microbiome as a terrible diet…which is why it is so crucial to try to destress and keep control of your day to day stress.   Stress can also lead to chronically high cortisol levels. Most people know cortisol as the stress hormone, and […]

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Wellness Speaks Episode 006: Wellness Speaks About Mindfulness

MindSet So it is almost a New Year and people are wanting to start fresh with setting new goals, making new changes, and setting resolutions…whether it is losing 10 pounds or getting healthier, changing what you eat, getting more exercise or making another big life change–keeping goals and making big commitments to lifestyle can be […]

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Wellness Speaks Podcast 005: Wellness Speaks About Epstein-Barr Virus And It’s Connection to Autoimmune Conditions

Autoimmune Conditions Affect 1 in 6 Americans!    There are many “triggers” of autoimmune conditions including diet, toxins, leaky gut, stress, infections, and viruses. In this episode we look at the research surrounding Epstein-Barr Virus and autoimmune conditions.  When our immune systems are healthy, it keeps the viruses in check, but when it is suppressed […]

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Wellness Speaks 004: MINISODE: Our Favorite Leaders in Functional Medicine and Nutrition

Welcome to Wellness Speaks’ first Minisode!! In this minisode, Jade and Shawna discuss their favorite leaders in functional medicine and nutrition. These are just a few of the people that Jade and Shawna follow in the functional medicine world. There has been an enormous amount of wealth shared between all of these practitioners/nutritional educators. There […]

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Wellness Speaks Podcast Episode 003: Wellness Speaks About Restoring Gut Health

In this week’s episode, Jade and Shawna discuss the 4R’s protocol to restoring gut health and repairing leaky gut so you can get back to optimal health! This is a follow-up episode to, Wellness Speaks About Leaky Gut. The 4 R’s refer to: Remove Replace Reinoculate Repair You can also refer back to the article, […]

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

My Favorite Ant-inflammatory Foods! Acute inflammation is needed in our body to keep us healthy and our bodies in their infection fighting potential. Think fever during an illness or the body’s response to a cut finger.   Chronic inflammation is at the root of modern chronic health conditions. Diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, […]

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Wellness Speaks Podcast 002: Wellness Speaks About Leaky Gut

In Episode 2 of the Wellness Speaks Podcast, we discuss Leaky Gut, aka Intestinal Hyper-permeability. Jade and Shawna talk about what Leaky Gut is and how this can lead to a multitude of chronic health conditions such as autoimmune conditions, diabetes, thyroid issues and autism spectrum disorders. We also discuss what causes leaky gut. Stay […]