The Gutsy Health Podcast

Covid-19 Vaccine — Should You Take It

Feb 23, 2021

Episode 76: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

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Show Summary: "Vaccines are meant to stimulate your immune system."

The pandemic has been testing the mental, physical and emotional well-being of people worldwide since it started. Many felt the fear of losing their lives or their loved ones because of how dangerous it has become. Wearing masks, face shields, and social distancing are now the new norm. Restrictions are everywhere to prevent the virus from spreading and taking the lives of many. The decrease in economic growth has been felt, especially in third-world countries.

 

But the question is, until when do we suffer from this? Now that vaccines are developed, many believe and hope that the pandemic is soon coming to an end. However, it sparks multiple reactions and emotions from different people. Some are afraid to get it, while others can't wait to be vaccinated.

 

"Is it safe for all ages?"

"Will it prevent the...

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Sugars' Many Forms and Triggers — The “Perfect” Root Beer Float

Feb 16, 2021

Episode 75: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

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Show Summary: "We allow people to consume as much sugar as possible without them recognizing it and, it leads to a lifetime of health issues."

Sugary foods are yummy and inviting, but they are also addicting and dangerous. Its availability in the market without any limitations makes it accessible to everyone without recognizing the harm in the long run. Almost all foods contain sugar, but not all are aware of properly looking at the label or nutritional facts.

However, your cells, your body, and your brain use sugar as energy. So the question is, is sugar good or bad?

In this episode, Juanique, shares a story about Tristin's craving for root beer float and how it triggered their Instagram followers' curiosity about its sugar content. Together with Gina Worful,  a registered dietitian and master of human nutrition, they discuss:

  • What the body's threshold for sugar intake is 
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Overcoming Emotional Eating with Tricia Nelson

Jan 12, 2021

Episode 74: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

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Show Summary: "To heal your hunger, you have to feel some hunger because that hunger informs you of what's going on."

Do you feel defeated because of your Yoyo diet?

Do you feel frustrated from preventing yourself from binge eating unhealthy foods, but you still end up feeling guilty after a stressful day?

Have you always been disappointed because of overeating?

Tricia Nelson, the author of Heal Your Hunger book and a transformational speaker, shares her roller coaster experience in being an emotional eater.

She tried many ways like diet, pills, programs, and consulted an eating disorder therapist to find solutions, but unfortunately, nothing worked for her.  She would always go back to her yoyo diet, which broke her hope of finding the real problem.

Being focused on food and weight symptoms is not the key because it is just a symptom.  What you have to dive into and deal with...

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Ayurvedic Living with Claire Ragozzino

Jan 05, 2021

Episode 73: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

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Show Summary: "How we're moving through the course of a day, eventually becomes how we move through the course of a week and a month, which shapes our health."

Ayurveda is a five-thousand-year-old holistic health model with branches in general medicine, pediatrics, geriatrics, diseases of the head & neck, toxicology, and surgery, but it mainly focuses on preventative medicine. It teaches us how to understand our relationship with nature, including seasonal foods and practices.

Like Chinese medicine, it is also an elemental model; Air, Space, Fire, Water, and Earth. DOSHA categorizes the elements that help you better understand how to get the right balance during the change of seasons. Paying attention to every subtle shift enables you to get the best experience and prevents diseases.

Listen as Claire Ragozzino, a holistic nutritionist and the author of the new book the Living...

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Exercise and Brain Health Interview with Jennifer Etnier

Dec 29, 2020

Episode 72: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

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Show Summary: “There's one organ in the body that's designed to benefit off of movement and that's the brain.”

Jennifer Etnier,  a fellow at the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Academy of Kinesiology,  focuses on physical activity's cognitive benefits. Her mom inspired her mission to spark awareness about the ability of exercise to improve brain functions.

It started when she noticed the difference in his mom's ability to problem-solve, mostly around technology, compared to his father's. At the age of 80, her mom still plays pickleball for two to three hours a day, which is not a regular activity for adults. She also hikes a lot, and she stays active with gardening and all sorts of activities.

Right now, they're doing a clinical trial that's supported by the National Institute of aging. They're looking at the potential benefits of a one-year...

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Follow-up to the Truth about Tristin

Dec 22, 2020

Episode 71: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

"We are all storytellers, and the story we tell create our experience."

Show Summary: On December 8, 2020, Tristin and Juanique published an episode entitled “The Truth About Tristin” about his battle with cancer. He was initially diagnosed in 2016 and survived it. They stopped testing for quite some time, but this year, 2020, things got terrible. His cancer got back unknowingly.

It was real devastation for both of them, but the reason why they want to share Tristin’s journey with you is because of the life-lessons they discovered behind the anxiety and panic they went through. It took them years to process it and overcome the trauma it had caused them through the help of EMDR therapy. They believe that it’s not the illness alone that you should deal with but also the psychological effect that comes with it; Otherwise, it can cause more stress that can worsen the disease.

To all the people who are having...

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Heartspace Healing - Learn to Listen to Your Body to Heal

Dec 15, 2020

Episode 70: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

 

Show Summary: Do you cancel appointments with your dietitian because you feel like you're not consistently following the meal plans prepared for you?

Do you feel a bit pressured to visit the clinic because of struggles that prevent you from achieving your health goals?

You are not alone. Many people feel this way when they realize that it's a challenge to keep up with their dietitian's recommendations. That typically happens because of multiple triggers, such as the emotions, body chemistry, and stress that cause cravings. Addressing those gradually increases the chance of your wellness through the help of your health coach.

In this episode with Gina Worful, a registered dietitian and master of human nutrition, you will learn how to determine:

  • What causes your triggers
  • How to know what your body needs
  • How your physiology works

Listen as she breaks down the reason behind your cravings and get tips on how you can...

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The Truth About Tristin

Dec 08, 2020

Episode 69: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

 

Show Summary: We have different battles. Others may look like they are the happiest when behind the laughter and smile is a heart full of sadness and pain. 

No one exactly knows what each person is going through, whether it's financial, family, or health problems. Because sometimes, it's part of being a loving & caring person; we choose to hide what we feel and spread positivity even if we know that it's taking the toll on us

Our mentors, coaches, healers, or consultants are no exemption to this. The amazing people who empower and guide us also experience challenges in life. But to push you to move forward, they sometimes have to cry in silence, keep their problems to themselves just to see you grow and prosper. 

Like Tristin and Juanique, their mission is to save lives by making a holistic lifestyle change. Behind it is a roller coaster ride of different emotions, anxiety, and stress because of Tristin's...

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How To Heal Your Gut- The Gut Restoration Protocol

Nov 24, 2020

Episode 68: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

 

Show Summary: Many people have gut dysfunction because we live in a very harmful and antagonistic society towards our gut biome. What’s worse is some scientists say that it is totally fine when it’s not. Childhood allergies are one of the harmful effects, and it has now tripled, which is why we have to be cautious of what is detrimental to our health.

Other factors contributing to gut dysbiosis are stress, which increases inflammation and makes it a hostile environment for healthy bacteria to populate. Second is antibiotics and birth control. Third are the foods containing glyphosate, mostly found in bread, pasta, or processed food that uses wheat.

Learn some practical steps on how to start restoring your gut biome with Juanique, as she also discusses her top six list of most inflammatory foods on the planet. Find out what superfoods you can eat to feed the good bacteria and help them grow exponentially.

Important...

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Mold Contamination - Recognize and Remediate with Ryan Blaser

Nov 17, 2020

Episode 67: Gutsy Health Podcast 

 

 

Show Summary: Molds are a fungus that feeds off of organic material, and it can make you sick.  Its existence in the household makes it dangerous for human health, especially if people are unaware of what it does to our immune system. Sadly, eighty percent of American families have toxic mold problems that affect the occupants' health.

It doesn't exempt dry areas when there is a leaky pipe, water damage, or drainage issues.  Itchy throat, cough, or runny nose that doesn't go away are toxic molds' symptoms. It also has psychological effects like headaches, brain fog, fatigue, depression, nausea, and in some cases, even hallucinations; if it's bad enough.

To get rid of it, listen to Ryan Blaser, the owner of Test My Home, a company aiming to create healthy, toxic-free work and home environments through mold remediation.  Find out what other recommendations he has to prevent molds from spreading to your house.

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