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Tipping Point Nutrition Podcast

Joanne and Krishn Makwana are a husband and wife team, Nutritionists, culinary nutrition experts, Functional fitness enthusiasts.
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Jul 25, 2017

In episode #24, Joanne and Krishn discuss recent books read and some of the latest documentaries they've seen covering a wide range of topics such as misinformation in the health world, placebo/nocebo effect, the power of belief and the role parents play in formulating a child's beliefs and subconscious mind.

Books, articles and other resources mentioned throughout the show:

Jun 2, 2017

In episode #23, we reflect on overcoming challenges and a variety of topics including the importance of teeth, the advent of cooking, detrimental effects of sitting and more. Articles, books and videos referenced on the show include:

Apr 4, 2017

Trish Allan is a Clinical Nutritionist and the founder of Healthy, Vibrant Living (www.trishallan.com). In her practice, Trish works with a wide variety of clients, using personal experiences to help others make empowered changes and optimize their health.

In this episode, Trish shares the story of her personal health crisis, which involved a debilitating back injury that left her bed-ridden and in constant pain. Trish discusses how the injury forced her to slow down and make her health a priority again. She also shares how the road to recovery would forever alter her lifestyle, outlook on life and even her career path. Tune in to hear Trish's remarkable story of perseverance, healing and personal growth.

Apr 4, 2017

Trish Allan is a Clinical Nutritionist and the founder of Healthy, Vibrant Living (www.trishallan.com). In her practice, Trish works with a wide variety of clients, using personal experiences to help others make empowered changes and optimize their health.

In this episode, Trish shares the story of her personal health crisis, which involved a debilitating back injury that left her bed-ridden and in constant pain. Trish discusses how the injury forced her to slow down and make her health a priority again. She also shares how the road to recovery would forever alter her lifestyle, outlook on life and even her career path. Tune in to hear Trish's remarkable story of perseverance, healing and personal growth.

Mar 13, 2017

Biodiversity is defined as the variety of life within an ecosystem. In this interview, we speak with Judy Newman from Seeds of Diversity about the importance of biodiversity and the preservation of heirloom/endangered food crops. Judy speaks extensively on the resources available to help educate people on the importance of maintaining and cultivating genetic crop variety.

(www.seeds.ca)

Feb 13, 2017

In episode #20, we chat about a variety of health topics including movement/ exercise modalities, acetaminophen, mindset and making changes. Books/sites referenced in this episode include:

  • Wim Hoff Method (wimhoffmethod.com)
  • ProBodX: Proper Body Exercise, Marv Marinovich
  • Becoming a Supple Leapord, Dr. Kelly Starrett
  • Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us, Michael Moss
  • Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement, Katy Bowman
Feb 2, 2017

In this episode, Joanne chats with holistic nutritionist, Kristi Acuna. Kristi runs the Holistic Nutrition Center based out of Newport Beach, California (hncnewport.com).

Born with a severe case of psoriasis, Kristi shares her journey of healing and how her own health problems affected her career path. She also discusses the symptoms and solutions for hormone imbalance, one of the most common problems she sees in her clients today.

Jan 8, 2017

In this episode Joanne and Krishn discuss a wide variety of topics, including the complexities of the immune system, the prevalence of autoimmune disease, 2017 goals, plant neurobiology and more!

Dec 12, 2016

Much of our experiences, accomplishments and even our physical health can all be tied back to mindset. In this episode Joanne and Krishn discuss the importance of mastering our thoughts for optimal health and growth.

Books referenced in this show include:

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey
  • The War of Art, Steven Pressfield
  • Meditations, Marcus Aurelius
  • Mastery, Robert Green
  • The Obstacle is the Way, Ryan Holiday
  • Eat that Frog, Brian Tracy
  • A Man's Search for Meaning, Viktor Frankl
  • The Four Hour Work Week, Timothy Ferriss

 

Nov 16, 2016

In this episode Krishn and Joanne have a general discussion about a variety of topics including gut health, intestinal permeability/leaky gut and the affects of grain consumption.

Nov 2, 2016

Alam Suleman is a butcher and owner of Gourmeats located in Toronto, Ontario. In this special episode, Alam chats with Joanne about the many problems within the North American meat industry, why we should be eating grass-fed/pastured meats, how grain/corn affects both the health of animals and humans, in addition to the questions consumers need to ask when sourcing meat. Alam is a wealth of knowledge so be sure to tune in!

Oct 26, 2016

The brain has been described as the most complex object in the universe. What are the factors that impair brain function and lead to cognitive decline though? In this episode, Krishn and Joanne dive into the many environmental, lifestyle and dietary factors that influence how our brain operates.

Sep 21, 2016

Karen Stephenson is an author, writer, editor and founder of the popular website, EdibleWildFood.com. Over 7000 people a day flock to Karen's website for her knowledge and expertise in the areas of foraging and edible wild foods. Join us as we speak to Karen more about the benefits of foraging and living sustainably off the land.

Sep 10, 2016

In this special guest interview, we speak with Salimah Moffett of Amma Midwives about midwifery, the midwife philosophy of care and how midwifery differs in Canada versus other parts of the world. Tune in to learn everything you want to know about midwifery!

Sep 7, 2016

Essential oils are powerful plant extracts distilled from shrubs, trees, seeds, plants, flowers, roots and bushes. They are 100 to 10,000 times more potent than dried herbs and have been used in cultures around the world for more than 5,000 years.

In this episode Joanne and Krishn discuss the many benefits of essential oils and how they've incorporated them into their lives.

Aug 24, 2016

Many people today live a predominantly sedentary lifestyle and hold the belief that simply exercising an hour a day is enough to offset the detrimental side effects of being inactive. In this episode Krishn and Joanne discuss their philosophy on exercise and the importance of adopting a movement-based lifestyle.

Aug 14, 2016

Learn how Krishn and Joanne geared up for pregnancy, the tools they used to prepare for child birth and beyond, in addition to why they chose midwifery and home birth.

Aug 3, 2016

What's the purpose of sweat, how often should we do it and how does it affect our health? In this episode we discuss the many benefits of sweating regularly, how it impacts our lymphatic system and aids in detoxification.

Jul 29, 2016

Chances are you've heard the term 'Functional Medicine' before, but what does it really mean? In this episode we discuss the principles of Functional Medicine, how it differs from the existing model of acute care, in addition to its affects on the future treatment of chronic disease.

Jul 20, 2016

Teas and herbal infusions offer many health benefits and can be a powerful tool in supporting the body through various stages and periods in life.

Join us as we delve into the various types of tea, the difference between teas and herbal infusions and how to leverage these beverages to maximize your health.

*Note: when referencing green tea, it was mentioned glutathione is sourced through foods. What was meant is that green tea is one of the most effective ways of boosting the body's natural glutathione production.

Jul 12, 2016

Krishn and Joanne chat about what they have been up to, LifeStock Festival, Chronic Pain, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mind Set, Cryotherapy, Cold Shower Therapy and much more.

Jul 3, 2016

What are the mechanisms behind chronic stress and how does it impact the body and mind? Krishn and Joanne dive into this complex topic of how chronic stress associated with modern day life affects your health, in addition to effective strategies for managing it. 

Jun 29, 2016

In this episode Krishn and Joanne dive into what they are currently reading.

Jun 21, 2016

Making significant lifestyle choices can be difficult there's no question about it. It can also be very overwhelming when you're not exactly sure where to start. We've compiled some of our top tips that can have the greatest impact on our health.

Jun 8, 2016

Joanne and Krishn Makwana are a husband and wife team, nutritionists  and wellness advocates on a quest to help others take control of their health through living better, eating well and moving more. In this introductory episode, they delve into their personal health stories including Joanne's diagnosis with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Krishn's transition from conventional body building to a more holistic lifestyle and what listeners can expect from the show in future episodes.

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