#020: How to Optimize Mental and Physical Performance through Genetic Testing with Alex Swanson

#020: How to Optimize Mental and Physical Performance through Genetic Testing with Alex Swanson

Alex Swanson is the founder of Nutrition Genome and creator of the software Genetrition™. He is a second generation nutritionist and co-owner of Swanson Health Center, a private family clinical nutrition practice that has been in business for over 40 years. He is also the creator of the popular blog The Health Beat. Alex has worked as a personal trainer, private chef, and ran a global clinical nutrition practice for 12 years, with a focus on mental health, athletic performance, cancer, cardiovascular health, hormone optimization, and digestive health. Alex has a post-bacc in Nutrition Sciences from Basytr University in Washington state, an M.S. in Applied Nutrition and Business Entrepreneurship from Northeastern University, a Certificate in Methylation and Clinical Nutrigenomics, and a Certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University.

#019: Food Philosophy, Feeding our Children Well & Tapping into the Magic Within with Jess and Jill of SHINE Restaurant & Potion Bar

#019: Food Philosophy, Feeding our Children Well & Tapping into the Magic Within with Jess and Jill of SHINE Restaurant & Potion Bar

Jessica, Jill & Jennifer are cofounders of SHINE Restaurant and Potion Bar as well as co-authors of the cookbook, EAT DRINK SHINE. Having made food their lives’ passion, The Shine Triple ‘Blissful Sisters’ as they call themselves, share their food philosophy, healthy living tips, family-­friendly recipes, and stories about sisterhood in their cookbook, EAT DRINK SHINE: Inspiration from Our Kitchen, Gluten-­Free and Paleo ­Friendly Recipes. The relationship you have to food is similar to the relationship you have with yourself and how you connect to the world. So what is your relationship to each of these aspects of life?

#017: The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting & A Healthier Way to Enjoy Wine with Todd White

#017: The Ketogenic Diet, Intermittent Fasting & A Healthier Way to Enjoy Wine with Todd White

Todd White is the founder of Dry Farm Wines, the largest natural wine merchant in the world.  Today, after 15+ years in the wine business his life is dedicated to educating and helping people make better choices about food, nutrition, and how they think about consuming alcohol.  Todd’s passion is unlocking the best way to enjoy alcohol, how to enjoy the benefits of moderate consumption while avoiding the negative outcomes. He is also self described Biohacker who practices daily meditation, Wim Hof breathing, cold thermogenesis, a ketogenic diet, intermittent fasting and he is a fitness enthusiast.

#016: Gut Rebuilding, A Healthy Poop Life, Spooning & The Dangers of ‘Going Keto’ with Summer Bock

#016: Gut Rebuilding, A Healthy Poop Life, Spooning & The Dangers of ‘Going Keto’ with Summer Bock

Summer Bock is a leading gut health expert who coined the term “Gut Rebuilding.” She integrates her traditional studies in herbalism with modern research and a background in microbiology. After resolving her own slew of health concerns naturally by focusing on the gut bioterrain, she started teaching others how to do the same. She is certified in Integrative Nutrition through Columbia University and a three-time Good Food Award winner for her sauerkraut recipes. She is the founder of the Better Belly Project and CEO at Guts & Glory, an online business that offers live coaching and natural solutions for digestive problems. She comes on the show today to talk all things gut health!