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The mindbodygreen Podcast is a continuation of the mindbodygreen journey of mental, physical, spiritual, and environmental well-being. Jason Wachob, founder & CEO of mindbodygreen, shares motivational interviews with the people shaping the wellness w...Show More
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111: The No. 1 Thing To Ask Yourself When You Can’t Figure Out What’s Wrong With Lissa Rankin

1:18:52 | Apr 9th

Lissa Rankin, M.D., is the New York Times bestselling author of Mind Over Medicine, The Fear Cure, and The Anatomy of a Calling. She’s a physician, a mystic, and the founder of the Whole Health Medicine Institute.Growing up as the daughter of a physi...Show More
108: You're Probably Vitamin D Deficient & Why It Matters With Steven Gundry, M.D.

1:08:30 | Mar 26th

Want to live longer? Us too. Steven Gundry, M.D., is here to tell us how to do just that.As a heart surgeon and best-selling author, and author of the new book The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age, Dr. Gundry is doing what it tak...Show More
104: You're Probably Dehydrated & Don't Know It With Kevin Rutherford

33:51 | Mar 1st

How often do you really think about your hydration? Is it just after a hot summer day? According to Kevin Rutherford, triathlete and CEO at Nuun Hydration, that's not nearly enough—and focusing more on it may be the key to optimal health. Kevin joine...Show More
102: What You Can Do About Your Fertility Today With Natalie Kringoudis

1:13:22 | Feb 22nd

Nat Kringoudis is a fertility expert, traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) doctor, acupuncturist, and best-selling author. When she first opened a health clinic 15 years ago, she had no intention of working in women's health but quickly noticed how man...Show More
120: 5 Wellness Trends That Are Here To Stay, From Rohan Oza

27:48 | May 17th

There are so many exciting things happening in wellness from personalized testing to plant-based burgers popping up at fast-food chain burger restaurants. We invited entrepreneur, investor, and shark on ABC's Shark Tank Rohan Oza to join us on the mb...Show More
119: How To Hack Your Hormones With Alisa Vitti

1:02:24 | May 14th

Here at mbg, we’re always talking about hormone health because at the root of many health issues are imbalanced hormones. Stress, hormonal birth control, and trauma are just a few of the triggers that can throw our hormones out of whack, leading to t...Show More
118: Yes, Wellness In The Restaurant Industry Is Possible & Michael Chernow Tells Us How

52:50 | May 7th

When Michael Chernow got his first restaurant job at the ripe age of 13 he felt like he arrived. Now, with many successful restaurants under his belt plus two kids, the founder of the NYC sustainable seafood restaurant Seamore’s, co-owner of The Meat...Show More
117: Want To Live Longer? The Founders Of Onegevity Will Tell You How

59:43 | Apr 30th

We all want to optimize our time on this planet and live the healthiest, longest lives possible. Joel Dudley, Ph.D., and Chris Mason, Ph.D., the founders of Onegevity, an AI-driven healthcare service, are committed to empowering people to better unde...Show More
116: How To Cook Dinner With Local Veggies Tonight With Wen-Jay Ying

51:42 | Apr 28th

We know eating local is better, but it’s not always easy. We’re left wondering if we should head to the farmers market, join a CSA, or just seek out local foods at the grocery store?There are often more questions than answers, which is why we could n...Show More
115: The No. 1 Way To Lessen Anxiety, According To Lori Gottlieb

50:33 | Apr 23rd

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in the U.S.. With estimates of around 40 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with anxiety disorders yearly, it’s quickly becoming a national crisis.Lori Gottlieb, psychotherapist, New York Ti...Show More
114: How To Produce Less Trash With Sophia Roe

54:17 | Apr 21st

Immediately upon entering the office to record the mbgpodcast, Sophia Roe is hugging everyone she meets. She radiates realness and positivity both IRL and on her Instagram, which is chock-full of food, beauty, and wellness tips. Though she started as...Show More
113: Finding Your Soulmate & How To Heal Trauma With Biet Simkin

59:04 | Apr 16th

Biet Simkin is an artist, spiritual guide, and the founder of the Center of the Cyclone, an experience that blends meditation, art, music, and self-reflection. She’s also the author of the new bookDon’t Just Sit There!. Her journey to becoming all of...Show More
112: You’re Wasting More Food & Money Than You Realize With Tom Colicchio

34:50 | Apr 14th

Tom Colicchio entered the NYC food scene in 1993 cooking for restaurants including Gotham Bar & Grill and then opened Gramercy Tavern in 1994. In 2001, Tom left Gramercy Tavern to open his own restaurant, Craft, to focus on serving dishes with high-q...Show More
110: How To Transform Your Community With Majora Carter

1:09:10 | Apr 7th

South Bronx native Majora Carter, is an urban revitalization consultant and real estate developer. Around the age of seven, she saw her neighborhood beginning to change, and her home and its surrounding neighborhoods featured on the news for being cr...Show More
109: Waiting For A Creative Spark? SOFI TUKKER Has You Covered

1:13:01 | Apr 2nd

When we think of musicians on tour we think of late nights, junk food, and a whole lot of partying—in other words, we don’t think wellness. While this may be true for many, SOFI TUKKER, a Grammy-nominated musical duo featuring Sophie Hawley-Weld and ...Show More
107: The Two Easy Practices To Relieve Stress With Kelsey Patel

48:32 | Mar 19th

After watching her family members struggle with addiction and depression, and living an intensely stressful life while working for the United States Senate, Kelsey Patel found herself with debilitating back pain and anxiety. Uprooting her life, she m...Show More
106: Birth Control's Long-Term Side Effects With Jolene Brighten

50:22 | Mar 12th

Jolene Brighten, NMD, is a naturopathic medical doctor, a leading expert in post-birth-control syndrome, the author of the new book Beyond the Pill, and a member of the mbg Collective. After struggling with post-birth-control symptoms like cystic acn...Show More
105: Why Your Imperfections Are Your Greatest Strength With Kimberly Snyder

50:08 | Mar 5th

Do you feel like you always have to be perfect? Well, for years, Kimberly Snyder, New York Times best-selling author, nutritionist, and the author of the new book Recipes for Your Perfectly Imperfect Life, felt that way too.Throughout high school, Ki...Show More
103: How To Calm Racing Thoughts With Lo Bosworth

47:18 | Feb 26th

Some of you may know Lo Bosworth from MTV's Laguna Beach or The Hills, but that's so early aughts. Since her time in the reality television spotlight, Lo has taken the wellness world by storm. Inspired by her own personal struggle with anxiety, she f...Show More
101: Finding What Feels Good For Your Body With Hannah Bronfman

42:49 | Feb 19th

Hannah Bronfman is the founder of HBFIT, a DJ, and the author of the new book Do What Feels Good. Growing up with a mother who was a reiki healer and lover of crystals, Hannah was introduced to wellness at a young age. We talk about the career change...Show More
100: Deepak Chopra, M.D., On Love, Death & Mindful Awareness

37:02 | Feb 12th

A spiritual icon, the author of 25 New York Times bestselling books, and the co-founder of The Chopra Center, Deepak Chopra, M.D., has traveled around the world inspiring people to ask questions and rethink their perceptions of the world.I sat down w...Show More
99: Wim Hof, Guinness World Record Holder, On Biohacking With Extreme Cold & Breath

47:39 | Feb 5th

Wim Hof holds the Guinness World Record for the longest ice bath, he’s run a marathon in the desert without drinking and regulated his own body temperature and has held his breath for six minutes. It sounds crazy, but for the “Iceman” extreme cold an...Show More
98: LaRayia Gaston, Activist & Founder Of Lunch On Me, On Leading With Love

58:53 | Jan 29th

An activist, artist, and founder of the Los Angeles–based organization Lunch on Me (LOM), LaRayia Gaston has made it her life's mission to help those who are less fortunate.It all began when LaRayia started giving food to the homeless anytime she saw...Show More
97: Tia Mowry, Actress & Cookbook Author, On Healing With Food & Parenting With Purpose

46:26 | Jan 25th

You may know Tia Mowry from her role on Sister, Sister in the '90s in whichshe starred opposite her identical twin sister, Tamera Mowry. What you may not know is Tia is a big advocate for food that's not just healthy but that's healthy and delicious,...Show More
96: Sheeva Talebian, M.D., On Fertility & The No.1 Reason Women Are Not Getting Pregnant

51:39 | Jan 22nd

Dr. Sheeva Talebian is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist. After graduating top of her class from Colombia University, she went on to get her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and continued her training at New York Univer...Show More
95: Marco Borges, Author Of The Greenprint, On Plant-Based Eating & Effective Change

32:51 | Jan 18th

Marco Borges is the founder of 22 Days Nutrition, a New York Times bestselling author, and author of his new book The Greenprint.Marco joined us back in 2017 on the mbgpodcast to discuss what led him to create 22 Days Nutrition and why he’s inspired ...Show More
94: Tim Brown, Co-Founder of Allbirds, On Creating A Sustainable Brand & Having A Winning Mindset

46:54 | Jan 15th

Tim Brown is a former pro-soccer player, a New Zealander, and the co-founder of the billion-dollar brand Allbirds. He never imagined the success of a shoe back in 2009 when it was just an idea but looking back understands why people fell in love with...Show More
93: Deborah Hanekamp, aka Mama Medicine, On How To Participate In Your Own Healing

32:19 | Jan 7th

Mama Medicine, also known as Deborah Hanekamp and “fashion’s favorite healer,” discovered she was able to see people’s energy and auras in the form of colors and shapes at the age of 12.At 17 years old, she began facilitating what she now calls Medic...Show More
92: David Perlmutter, M.D., On The No. 1 Thing To Do For Your Brain Health This Year

46:52 | Jan 1st

Dr. David Perlmutter, is a board-certified neurologist and New York Times bestselling author of four books including the No. 1 bestseller, Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain’s Silent Killers. He is also a membe...Show More
91: Elle Macpherson, Co-Founder Of WelleCo, On Living A Purposeful Life & Her Go-To Green Drink

37:01 | Dec 25th, 2018

The co-founder of WelleCo, a former supermodel, and wellness entrepreneur Elle Macpherson is inspiring women all over the world to transform their health through plant-based, nutrient-rich "living" foods.On today's episode, Elle shares her story with...Show More
90: Drew Ramsey, M.D., On The Foods He "Prescribes" & His Hack To Successful Fasting

55:50 | Dec 18th, 2018

In addition to being a farmer and the co-founder of National Kale Day, Dr. Drew Ramsey is a board-certified psychiatrist, an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and a bestselling author ...Show More
89: The Founders Of EPIC On Healthy Soil & How To Be A Conscious Carnivore

1:02:30 | Dec 11th, 2018

It's not often you come across a company that grows out of love for each other, the planet, and high-endurance sports. But for Katie Forrest and Taylor Collins that's exactly what led to the founding of EPIC, the first-ever 100 percent grass-fed meat...Show More
88: The Endocannabinoid System, Plant-Based Fish & Ayurveda: mbg Co-Founders Discuss mbg's 2019 Wellness Trends

14:13 | Dec 7th, 2018

This is the most exciting time of year, and that’s not just because of the holidays. It’s that time in which we roll up our sleeves, consult our experts, and predict the 11 biggest wellness trends for 2019. In this special edition episode of the mbgp...Show More
87: Ben Greenfield, Professional Biohacker, On Daily Hacks Everyone Can Try

51:32 | Dec 4th, 2018

Ben Greenfield, is the CEO of Kion, a bestselling author of Beyond Training, and a nationally-recognized personal trainer and Ironman. He’s the father of twin boys and he and his wife make helping people live their healthiest lives a passion point fo...Show More
86: Michael Roizen, M.D., On How To Eat & Sleep Your Way To Being “AgeProof”

1:02:12 | Nov 27th, 2018

Dr. Michael Roizen, is a New York Times bestselling author and the co-founder of RealAge, a famous concept that centers around the idea that our bodies are a different age than our calendar age depending on our health. He is also a professor and chai...Show More
85: Tata Harper On The Natural Beauty Movement & Eating Your Way To Healthy Skin

42:51 | Nov 20th, 2018

Tata Harper, founder and CEO of Tata Harper Skincare, questioned what was in her beauty products when her stepfather was advised by doctors to stay away from certain chemicals following a cancer diagnosis. She began researching those hard-to-pronounc...Show More
84: Lauren Singer, Founder Of Trash Is For Tossers, On Being Waste Free & Stopping Climate Change

35:15 | Nov 16th, 2018

Lauren Singer lives in New York City, lives a “normal” life, and creates no trash. Six years ago, Lauren was studying environmental studies at NYU and actively protesting fracking, but realized she wasn’t practicing what she preached. She made the de...Show More
83: Michael Taylor, Co-Founder Of Strala, On Moving Well & Living In Alignment

56:20 | Nov 13th, 2018

Michael Taylor is the co-founder of Strala Yoga, a tai chi expert, and all-around movement guru. Mike and his wife Tara (and daughter Daisy!) are also close family friends. He studied mind-body medicine at Harvard and complementary medicine at Oxford...Show More
82: John Mackey, Whole Foods Market CEO, On "Marrying" Amazon & The Future Of Food

45:13 | Nov 6th, 2018

It all started at a local co-op. The place where John Mackey, co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, realized the secret to a long and healthy life—eating real, whole foods. Since then he has revolutionized the way we think about food. An advocate...Show More
81: Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., On Spirituality, Ego & What To Do When Our Kids Are Unkind

35:16 | Oct 30th, 2018

Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and author of the award-winning parenting book The Conscious Parent as well as Out of Control: Why Disciplining Your Child Won't Work and What Willand The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting. ...Show More
80: Ballerina Misty Copeland On Using Food As Fuel & Meditating On The Move

10:39 | Oct 26th, 2018

Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African American female principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre, but her ascent to become one of the most iconic dancers of her time wasn't easy. She first found ballet when she was living...Show More
79: Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD, On Anxiety, Multitasking & Video Games As Medicine

53:07 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Adam Gazzaley is an M.D. and a Ph.D., meaning he's a neurologist and a neuroscientist. If your first thought is "Wow, that must have been a lot of school"—you're not alone. He has studied the brain for decades, specifically researching the connection...Show More
78: EGOT Winner John Legend On How Life's Changed Since Becoming A Dad & How He Wants To Change The World

11:24 | Oct 19th, 2018

John Legend is, well, a legend in his time. The youngest and the first black man to win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award (the coveted EGOT), Legend is also husband to internet sensation and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen and dad to Miles and Lu...Show More
77: Taryn Toomey, Founder Of The Class, On Mindful Movement, Running A Brand With Intention & Giving Pain A Purpose

51:34 | Oct 16th, 2018

If you live in New York, chances are you've heard of The Class by Taryn Toomey. A combination of strength training and meditative movement, it's designed to promote self-study through physical conditioning. While other workout classes might encourage...Show More
76: Gisele Bündchen Opens Up About Her Anxiety, Her Relationship & The Secret To Finding Purpose & Meaning In Life

41:11 | Oct 9th, 2018

Gisele Bündchen is an internationally renowned supermodel, a global ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program, and a freshly minted author—her book, Lessons, hit shelves last week.After meeting Gisele for the first time earlier this year,...Show More
75: Bulletproof Founder Dave Asprey Talks About Why He Thinks Kale Is Bad For You & How He Plans To Live To 180 Years Old

1:18:57 | Oct 2nd, 2018

When Bulletproof founder Dave Asprey stopped by the mbg office in his blue-light blocking glasses, I knew we were in for a special podcast—and I was right. Dave is the founder of the Bulletproof diet, and the Bulletproof line of products. He's also t...Show More
74: Ellen Vora, M.D., On Inflammation & The Connection Between Blood Sugar & Anxiety

1:12:21 | Sep 25th, 2018

Ellen Vora is a psychiatrist, mindbodygreen Collective member, and instructor of the mindbodygreen class Managing Depression. When it comes to approaching mental health from a holistic perspective, she's one of the world's best. Her goal is to help h...Show More
73: Michael Phelps On Water Conservation, Being A Laid-Back Parent, And The Fruit He's Finally Reintroducing To His Diet

21:02 | Sep 18th, 2018

This week's guest needs no introduction. As the most accomplished Olympian of our time—and any time, for that matter—Michael Phelps is a wellness icon for the ages. In addition to pushing what the human body is capable of, we can thank Phelps for usi...Show More
72: Adi Jaffe, Ph.D., On Wellness Addiction, Shame & What It Really Takes To Transform Your Life

56:02 | Sep 11th, 2018

Adi Jaffe, Ph.D., is a world-renowned mental health expert, the CEO of IGNTD, and the host of the IGNTD Podcast. His new book, The Abstinence Myth, is all about overcoming addiction and transforming your life without judgment or shame. Dr. Jaffe is w...Show More
71: Katlin Smith of Simple Mills On Staying Sane Through 15-Hour Workdays, Eating For Your Body, And Building A Brand That Lasts

44:59 | Sep 4th, 2018

By now, you've probably at least heard of Simple Mills: The line of gluten-free and paleo-friendly cookies, crackers, baking mixes, and frostings taking over grocery aisles around the country. But we bet you didn't know the story of the brand's found...Show More
70: Drs. Dean & Ayesha Sherzai, MD, On Technology & Why Multitasking Is Bad News For Brain Health

48:06 | Aug 28th, 2018

This week, I sat down with Dr. Dean and Dr. Ayesha Sherzai—directors of the Alzheimer's Prevention Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center and authors of The Alzheimer's Solution—to talk about all things brain health, a topic that is more imp...Show More
69: Perfect Bar Founders On Overcoming Debt To Run A Thriving Family Business, The Future Of Snacking, And Eating Sugar Healthily

1:07:06 | Aug 21st, 2018

If you've ever had a Perfect Bar, you understand the hype. The protein-packed snack stuffed with superfoods has picked up a serious cult following, thanks to its simple filling ingredients and downright addicting flavor (a box of the dark chocolate p...Show More
68: Dr. Will Cole On The Ketotarian Diet & How To Find Your Carb Sweet Spot

42:47 | Aug 14th, 2018

Functional medicine expert, mbg class instructor and Collective member, and my dear friend Will Cole, D.C., IFMCP, grew up in a wellness-focused household. But after 10 years of struggling with poor digestion and low energy on a carb-heavy, vegan die...Show More
67: The Sweetgreen Founders On Connecting Communities To Healthier Food & What "Passion With A Purpose" Means

1:02:27 | Aug 7th, 2018

Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru know what sweetgreen customers want because they are sweetgreen customers. More than 10 years ago, they were frustrated by the lack of affordable and delicious food that was also healthy and made them ...Show More
66: Four Sigmatic Founder Tero Isokauppila On How To Use Mushrooms For Gut Health, Immunity, And More

1:07:58 | Jul 31st, 2018

Tero Isokauppila has been foraging for mushrooms for pretty much his entire life, from when he grew up on the Finnish farm that's been in his family for 13 (!!) generations to, well, right after this interview, when he was off to Central Park to see ...Show More
65: Jon Sebastiani On The Importance of Grit and Passion, The Future Of Grocery Stores, & Sustainable Entrepreneurship 101

54:20 | Jul 24th, 2018

Jon Sebastiani is no stranger to the world of entrepreneurship. At the age of 8, Jon got his taste of working as an entrepreneur on his family’s vineyard in Sonoma Valley, founded in 1894 as one of the wine region’s first vineyards. He continued to w...Show More
64: Jasmine Hemsley On The Ayurvedic Secrets To Better Digestion, Less Stress, And More Happiness

48:13 | Jul 17th, 2018

Jasmine Hemsley has been a force in the wellness world since she started the world-famous Hemsley + Hemsley brand alongside her sister Melissa in 2014. Their first book, The Art of Eating Well, flipped the script on dieting and proved that eating wel...Show More
63: Tender Greens Founder Erik Oberholtzer On Regenerative Agriculture, Food As Community, & How To Crave Plants

43:12 | Jul 10th, 2018

Erik Oberholtzer is a renowned professional chef who spent 10 years in some of the best fine dining kitchens in California. After getting his start at Chez Panisse, he cooked everywhere from Lark Creek Inn to Left Bank to Shutters on the Beach. Inspi...Show More
62: Dr. Taz Bhatia, M.D., On Low Energy, Unwanted Weight Gain (Or Loss) & Hormonal Imbalance

51:50 | Jul 3rd, 2018

Dr. Tanzeem Bhatia, M.D., is a superwoman in her own right. She's not just an M.D.—she has functional medicine, integrative, and holistic physician training, and she's a certified nutritionist, acupuncturist, yoga teacher, and traditional Chinese med...Show More
61: Weleda's CEO Rob Keen On Greenwashing, Building A Strong Brand & The Future Of Natural Products

41:13 | Jun 26th, 2018

Weleda is a green brand that goes way, way back—it's been around since 1921. Originally a plant-based medicine company, over the years it has evolved into a natural beauty powerhouse that calls on the power of plants for its nourishing products. In t...Show More
60: Max Lugavere On Brain Fog, Gluten, & Food As Medicine For The Mind

40:23 | Jun 19th, 2018

Max Lugavere is a filmmaker, health science journalist, TV personality, brain health expert, and author of the New York Times best-selling book Genius Foods. For Max, brain health isn't just a trend; it's personal. After his mother was diagnosed with...Show More
59: Ripple Co-Founder Adam Lowry On Greenwashing & The Future Of Plant-Based Food

50:17 | Jun 12th, 2018

Climate-scientist-turned-entrepreneur Adam Lowry makes products that are better for people and better for the world, then brings them to the mainstream. The co-founder of nontoxic cleaning brand Method and plant-based dairy company Ripple Foods, Lowr...Show More
58: Nutritionist Dana James On How To Know If You Have A Gluten Sensitivity & Why You Can't Be 'Addicted' To Sugar

57:35 | Jun 5th, 2018

Nutritionist, functional mediation practitioner, cognitive behavioral therapist, mindbodygreen class instructor and collective member, and dear friend Dana James has helped more than 3,000 women clean up their eating habits and move closer to their h...Show More
57: Rich Roll & Julie Piatt On Living A Plant-Based Lifestyle, Working Together & Work-Life Balance

1:28:35 | May 29th, 2018

Never heard of a chicken or lobster mushroom? Then you haven't talked to Julie Piatt. As the co-author of the new book The Plantpower Way: Italia: Delicious Vegan Recipes for the Italian Countryside, Julie can tell you all about them and will reassur...Show More
56: Sarah Wilson On Her Personal Struggle With Anxiety & How She Learned To Cope

1:00:22 | May 22nd, 2018

Sarah Wilson is the journalist, entrepreneur, and author behind the I Quit Sugar empire who has helped people around the world give up the sweet stuff for the sake of their health. She is also a lifelong sufferer of anxiety. Her latest book, First We...Show More
55: Dr. David Perlmutter On Eating For A Healthy Brain, Avoiding Alzheimer's, And More

59:32 | May 15th, 2018

Dr. David Perlmutter made waves years ago with the release of his book Grain Brain: The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar—Your Brain's Silent Killers, which elucidated the connection between gluten, inflammation, and various modern disea...Show More
54: Dr. Robin Berzin On The Best Supplements, Motherhood & The Diet That's Healthy For Everyone

50:33 | May 8th, 2018

Many moons ago, Robin Berzin was wondering how she would ever manage to merge her love of technology, health care, yoga, public health, functional medicine, and entrepreneurship. Fast-forward a few years—after working for Oprah, earning a degree in i...Show More
53: Poet & Artist Cleo Wade On Spirituality, Responsible Citizenship & 'Self-Care'

52:28 | May 1st, 2018

Even though she's written a book, filmed a TED Talk, and built an audience of 371,000 people and counting on Instagram, she still gets nervous before public speaking — it's one tiny but endearing example of what makes artist and poet Cleo Wade so rel...Show More
52: Dr. Vincent Pedre On The Biggest Myths About Gut Health, The Hidden Problem With High-Fat Diets & The Future Of The Microbiome

59:39 | Apr 24th, 2018

As the best-selling author of Happy Gut: The Cleansing Program to Help You Lose Weight, Gain Energy, and Eliminate Pain, mbg Collective member Vincent Pedre, MD, is one of the country's leading experts on gut health. In this episode of the mbg podcas...Show More
51: Daily Harvest Founder Rachel Drori On Food Access, The Label 'Mompreneur' & Why Frozen Is Almost Always Better Than Fresh

33:42 | Apr 17th, 2018

For entrepreneur Rachel Drori, access is at the core of her mission for her company, Daily Harvest. The food delivery service provides convenient fresh and frozen food without compromising on nutritional value—all delivered right to your door.Rachel ...Show More
50: Rich Roll On Competing Over 50, Overcoming Alcoholism & Thriving The Plant-Based Way

1:01:54 | Apr 10th, 2018

As one of mbg’s first contributors, a class instructor, and now mbg collective member, Rich Roll is passionate about using his personal story as a blueprint for how to build a life full of purpose and intuition.An ultra-endurance athlete, enthusiasti...Show More
49: Dr. Frank Lipman On The Mitochondria & Why We're Just As Addicted To Technology As Sugar

40:07 | Apr 3rd, 2018

Ever wondered what the connection between chi and the mitochondria might be? Want to know why relaxation is all about activating the parasympathetic nervous system? The human body is endlessly fascinating, which can also make getting and staying heal...Show More
48: Acupuncturist Paige Bourassa On Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine

53:06 | Mar 27th, 2018

mbg Collective member Paige Bourassa MSTOM, L.Ac., RHN, is a licensed acupuncturist, registered holistic nutritionist, Chinese herbologist, and has her master's of science in traditional Oriental medicine. She's one of the most qualified holistic and...Show More
47: Should We Be Eating Fewer Avocados & More Legumes? Dr. Valter Longo Shares The Secrets Of Longevity

56:34 | Mar 20th, 2018

Valter Longo, PhD, has been studying longevity for years. It wasn't long before he became fascinated by the world of fasting and calorie restriction and how they can help us maintain a healthy body and prolong our lifespan. He is now the director of ...Show More
46: Guru Jagat On The Current Kundalini Craze & How Breathwork May Be Our Best Healing Tool

1:05:01 | Mar 13th, 2018

With the release of mbg collective member Guru Jagat's new book, Invincible Living, some wellness newbies thought she was an "overnight success," but the reality is she's been practicing and teaching Kundalini yoga—check out her Kundalini 101 class o...Show More
45: Dr. Mark Hyman On Food Hysteria, Climate Change & Why The Pegan Diet Is Ideal

45:04 | Mar 6th, 2018

Functional medicine trailblazer Dr. Mark Hyman knows a thing or two about optimal living. A man with many titles—practicing family physician, ten time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Me...Show More
44: Dr. Steven Gundry On Lectins, Grains & Exactly What Type Of Alcohol You Should Be Drinking

1:00:12 | Feb 27th, 2018

It's safe to say that Dr. Steven Gundry knows a thing or two about cardiac health—he has dedicated his entire life to helping patients make their hearts healthier, after all. Before shifting his career to focus on food-based interventions, Dr. Gundry...Show More
43: Light Watkins On Making Meditation Accessible & Cultivating Inner Joy

1:06:05 | Feb 20th, 2018

Teacher and innovator Light Watkins has been revolutionizing the practice of meditation since 1998—and now, he's on a mission to make meditation an everyday practice, for everyone. As first a meditation practitioner and then apprentice to his Vedic M...Show More
42: Algae, Probiotics & Mushrooms: The Founder Of Purely Elizabeth Shares What's Next In Breakfast

59:42 | Feb 13th, 2018

It all started with blueberry muffins. Elizabeth Stein made them to woo clients for her health and nutrition, not to start a business —- but everyone was obsessed with the combination of healthy ingredients and great flavor. Ever the brilliant entrep...Show More
41: Deepak Chopra On The Meaning Of Life, Our Current Insanity Crisis & The Collective Healing We All Need

1:16:26 | Feb 6th, 2018

Deepak Chopra, M.D., is one of the first pioneers of wellness and quite possibly the most widely recognized spirituality figure in the world. He began his career in the 1970s as an internist and went on to specialize in neuroendocrinology, the study ...Show More
40: Seth Kaufman, One Of The Most Powerful People In Food, Shares The Trends That Are Shaping The Way We Eat

1:12:46 | Jan 30th, 2018

Seth Kaufman knows about healthy food. As the head of PepsiCo's North American Nutrition division (whom we partnered with for our Next Great Nutritionist competition!), he's responsible for helping the mega-corporation make healthy options accessible...Show More
39: Acclaimed Environmentalist Paul Hawken On Trump, Greenwashing & The Future Of Our Planet

1:26:42 | Jan 23rd, 2018

Paul Hawken's expansive career as an environmentalist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur began with a case of greenwashing. Get the scoop on that story and so many more in this intimate podcast episode that spans from the civil rights movement in...Show More
38: JJ Virgin On Burning Fat, Healing After Her Son's Accident & Why Weight Loss Isn't About Calories

56:31 | Jan 16th, 2018

JJ Virgin is, without a doubt, one of the biggest names in health and wellness. She's a certified nutrition specialist and health and fitness instructor, has had numerous books hit the best-seller list, and leads a new class at mindbodygreen called B...Show More
37: Shaman Durek On Glimpsing Death, People Who Fear Him & Putting The "We" In Wellness

1:13:01 | Jan 9th, 2018

Within a few moments of being in Shaman Durek's presence, you'll feel that it's obvious he has a gift: His hugs are electric and spiritual. And I'm not the only one who feels like that: as a world-famous third-generation shaman, he has a reputation f...Show More
36: ABC News Anchor Dan Harris On How To Be Your Own Guru & Make Meditation A Habit

1:09:00 | Jan 2nd, 2018

Some of us know what it's like to reach a moment of reckoning—a low point in life when we know that something has to change, and there's nowhere to go but up. For Dan Harris, this moment occurred on live television in front of 5 million people. It to...Show More
35: Norma Kamali - How She Always Stays Ahead Of The Curve & The Superfood That Makes Her Skin Glow

47:21 | Dec 26th, 2017

Norma Kamali is 72 and has been an ageless wellness queen since she was born. Her mother juiced, educated herself on supplements, and introduced Kamali to healthful foods at a very young age. Although she rebelled at first, wellness became a part of ...Show More
34: Dan Buettner—The World's Leading Happiness Expert—On The Recipe For Lifelong Joy

54:10 | Dec 19th, 2017

What makes for a healthy, happy human?Dan Buettner, author, athlete, and National Geographic explorer, has traversed the world searching far and wide for the answer—and he's found it. His book, The Blue Zones, identifies the five areas of the world w...Show More
33: Green Beauty, Big Tech & The Future Of Athleisure: mbg Founders Discuss 2018 Wellness Trends

17:45 | Dec 15th, 2017

This special edition episode is a reflection on mindbodygreen's 2018 wellness trends! Every year in December, we release a report of our biggest trends and predictions for next year, and this time we have a sneak peek into the thought process behind ...Show More
32: GT Dave: The King Of Kombucha On Narcissism, The Healing Powers Of Nature & Why Kombucha Chose Him

55:40 | Dec 12th, 2017

GT Dave is the founder of the world's most successful kombucha company, GT's Kombucha. A native Californian, he was born a vegetarian and raised by two very holistic parents who always looked at life—and more importantly, health—from a holistic persp...Show More
31: Marco Borges On Beyoncé, Jay-Z, A Plant-Based Diet & Why He's Never Had A Drink In His Life

1:31:59 | Dec 5th, 2017

As founder and CEO of 22 Days Nutrition and author of the New York Times best-selling book The 22-Day Revolution, Marco Borges is one of the most sought-after experts in the field of plant-based nutrition and functional foods. Growing up in Miami in ...Show More
30: Deliciously Ella Shares The Diet That Helped Heal Her Chronic Disease

1:02:12 | Nov 28th, 2017

Six years ago, Ella Mills was so ill that she could barely get out of bed. She spent hours watching Keeping Up With the Kardashians and browsing her friends' Facebook feeds, growing increasingly depressed. Doctors had diagnosed her with postural tach...Show More
29: Mark Sisson On Exactly How Long You Need To Be Keto To Ramp Up Your Fat Burning Forever

1:09:29 | Nov 21st, 2017

Mark Sisson is the founder of Mark's Daily Apple and Primal Kitchen (the mega-popular brand of salad dressing, energy bar, protein powder and more), the author of the brand-new The Keto Reset Diet: Reboot Your Metabolism In 21 Days to Burn Fat Foreve...Show More
28: Byron Katie On The Awakening That Led To Her Success & What It Means To Do "The Work"

56:30 | Nov 14th, 2017

Byron Katie is a wellness icon. Unlike a lot of popular theories today, her system of self-inquiry, known as "The Work," helps people to separate their beliefs from what is true. In other words, she cuts through the bullsh*t pretty quickly. "The Work...Show More
27: JC Of Movember On The Men's Health Crisis, Mustaches & How To Save A Life

45:05 | Nov 7th, 2017

If you've seen more men with mustaches growing in lately, you can thank Justin Coghlan ("JC"), one of the founding members of The Movember Foundation. With 20 participating countries, more than 5 million individual participants, and $850 million rais...Show More
26: The Sakara Life Founders Share The Secret To Looking Good, Feeling Great & Building A Mission-Driven Company

1:08:38 | Oct 31st, 2017

Sakara Life co-founders (and mbg class instructors!) Whitney Tingle and Danielle DuBoise weren't always the glowing, vibrant, successful women most people are familiar with today. The friends, who met in Sedona, Arizona, as kids, suffered from variou...Show More
25: Professional Climber Jimmy Chin On Living Out Of His Car, Surviving An Avalanche & Taking Big Risks

1:08:46 | Oct 24th, 2017

Jimmy Chin is an adventurer, artist, and filmmaker whose awe-inspiring photos have graced the pages of National Geographic and Outside magazine, not to mention the feeds of his 1.7 million Instagram followers. He's directed and starred in Meru, a mov...Show More
24: Tara Stiles Opens Up About Overcoming Sexual Assault, Healing From Heartbreak, And Finding Lasting Love

1:24:55 | Oct 17th, 2017

Tara Stiles is the co-founder of Strala Yoga and author of six books, including the new Guiding Strala: The Yoga Training Manual to Ignite Freedom, Get Connected, and Build Radiant Health and Happiness. She's also a new mom and a resident of DUMBO, B...Show More
23: Visionary Entrepreneur Barry Sternlicht On What It Takes To Succeed & How His Eco-Luxe 1 Hotels Aim To Protect Our Planet

1:41:23 | Oct 10th, 2017

Barry Stuart Sternlicht is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, and chairman of Starwood Property Trust, the largest commercial mortgage REIT in the United States. He's the brains behind W Hotels, Bliss Spa, and environmental fla...Show More
22: Mark Hyman On Coconut Oil, IV Therapy & His Personal Health Crisis

47:27 | Oct 3rd, 2017

Dr. Mark Hyman is a pioneer in the field of functional medicine and a nine-time New York Times best-selling author. He's an internationally recognized leader, speaker, and director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine. We discussed ...Show More
21: Kelly LeVeque On Sugar, The Ketogenic Diet & Weighing What You Want

51:49 | Sep 26th, 2017

Kelly LeVeque is a certified holistic nutritionist, wellness expert, health coach, and author of the best-selling book Body Love, which has been taking the wellness community by storm. She serves as the guide for our new advanced functional nutrition...Show More
20: Dr. Frank Lipman On The Best Diet Ever, Two (Big!) Things Wellness Is Missing & The Future Of Well-Being

46:23 | Sep 19th, 2017

Dr. Frank Lipman and mbg go way back—if you dive into the mindbodygreen archives, you'll see his contributions started in 2010, just a year after we launched the site. Aside from being my personal doctor, Dr. Lipman is internationally recognized as o...Show More
19: Barre3 Founder Sadie Lincoln On Starting A Business & The Importance Of Mindful Movement

47:56 | Sep 12th, 2017

Sadie Lincoln is the founder of Barre3, a beloved workout designed to give you a deep muscle burn, a strong endorphin high, and a centered mind. These days, Sadie's life in Portland, Oregon is bursting with success and joy, but she had her fair share...Show More
18: Top Chef Seamus Mullen On His Crippling Autoimmune Disease & How He Used Food To Finally Heal

1:13:10 | Sep 5th, 2017

Seamus Mullen is a world-class chef, a James Beard award semifinalist, the owner of two popular NYC restaurants, and a regular on the Food Network. Today, his life looks happy, healthy, and thriving. But it was just six years ago that he was sufferin...Show More
17: Outdoor Voices Founder Tyler Haney On The Future Of Athleisure And Redefining Recreation

52:06 | Aug 29th, 2017

Tyler Haney is the founder of Outdoor Voices, a brand that has been making waves in the athleisure space in recent years. She launched OV in 2014, when she was still a business student at Parsons. A West Coast native, Haney got burnt out on sports an...Show More
16: NRDC President Rhea Suh On Coral Reefs, Mass Extinction, The Trump Administration, & What We Can Do About It

40:36 | Aug 22nd, 2017

As the president of the National Resources Defense Council, Rhea Suh leads the 500 scientists, attorneys, and policy experts that make the NRDC one of the country's most effective environmental action organizations. As the world enters into an unprec...Show More
15: Flywheel CEO Sarah Robb O'Hagan On Getting Fired, Success In The Wellness Industry & The Importance Of Vulnerability

1:00:17 | Aug 15th, 2017

As the CEO of Flywheel Sports, it's safe to say that Sarah Robb O'Hagan has seen a lot of career success. But it wasn't always that way—Sarah got fired twice before she went on to work for Gatorade, Nike, Equinox, and eventually Flywheel. Now, Sarah ...Show More
14: Positive Psychiatrist Samantha Boardman On Wellness Narcissism, Snowplow Parenting & Keeping Romance Alive

1:02:43 | Aug 8th, 2017

Samantha Boardman, psychiatrist and M.D., spent years treating clients with traditional psychiatric techniques—until a patient fired her. She told Dr. Boardman that every session made her feel worse. And it made sense. After all, therapy, the way mos...Show More
13: REBBL CEO Sheryl O'Loughlin On Overcoming An Eating Disorder, Hiring Smart & Why Balance Is BS

1:12:40 | Aug 1st, 2017

Sheryl O'Loughlin is the boss you always wish you had. The former CEO of Clif Bar and Plum Organics lives and breathes passion and purpose and creates dynamic environments in which her employees can do the same. And she's taking this mentality to the...Show More
12: Dr. Aviva Romm On Midwifery, Thyroid Health & Going To Medical School With 4 Kids

1:12:37 | Jul 25th, 2017

Dr. Aviva Romm is a midwife, herbalist, ecologist, and writer who—after having four kids—went on to become a Yale-trained M.D. As one of mbg's most trusted voices in the areas of thyroid health, hormone balance, and women's health, she's a driving fo...Show More
11: Califia Farms Founder Greg Steltenpohl On Kickstarting Two Major Wellness Trends & The Health Crisis That Almost Killed Him

1:13:38 | Jul 20th, 2017

Greg Stehltenpohl is the man behind not one but two major brands in the health food space—Odwalla juices and Califia Farms non-dairy milk and milk products. As perhaps the first environmental sciences graduate from Stanford (he shares that story in f...Show More
10: Hillary Biscay On What It Takes To Be An Ironman Champion, Overcoming Doubts, And The Truth About Adoption

1:03:04 | Jul 18th, 2017

Hillary Biscay has an impressive resume. In addition to being a graduate of USC (after turning down Harvard) and swimming competitively there, Hillary is an ironman champion, ultraman world champion, and the most prolific iron-distance competitor on ...Show More
9: Lauren Bush Lauren On FEED, Her Inspiration For Giving Back & How She Finds Balance As A Working Mom

28:44 | Jul 13th, 2017

Lauren Bush Lauren always knew she wanted to give back. Raised in a family of people who believe in the power of the individual to make positive change (she's the granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush and niece of former President George...Show More
8: Kathryn Budig On The Ups And Downs Of Being A World Famous Yogi & The Process Of Writing A Best-Seller

51:38 | Jul 11th, 2017

Kathryn Budig is arguably one of the world's most famous yoga teachers. With an Instagram following of 219,000 (and counting), a past in Hollywood, background in acting, and a conventional "yoga bod," she was driven to disprove the stereotype that of...Show More
7: Siggi Hilmarsson, Founder + CEO of Siggi’s Dairy, on Bold Entrepreneurship, Risk-Taking, and the Truth About Clean Eating

57:29 | Jul 6th, 2017

Siggi Hilmarsson is the founder and CEO of Siggi’s Dairy, dubbed the fastest-growing yogurt brand in America by Forbes. Siggi moved from Iceland to the United States to study at Columbia University, but after graduating and heading to Wall Street wit...Show More
6: Ophi Edut, Co-founder of The AstroTwins, on Horoscopes, Astrological Compatibility, and the Reason Hillary Clinton Lost the Election

36:29 | Jun 27th, 2017

Ophira Edut is one half of The Astro Twins, a generation-defining pair of astrologers that have made the complex world of astrology accessible to millions. Ophi has been reading charts with her identical twin sister Tali for more than two decades, re...Show More
5. Lauren Handel Zander, founder of The Handel Group, on Education, Life Coaching, Landmark Forum, Entrepreneurship, and more

44:22 | Jun 20th, 2017

Lauren Handel Zander is determined to help you get exactly what you want out of life. Co-founder of the international corporate consulting and life coaching company, The Handel Group, and author of the new book Maybe It’s You: Cut The Crap. Face Your...Show More
4. John Mackey, Whole Foods CEO, on Food Co-ops, Meditation, and How to Turn Setbacks Into Success

52:51 | Jun 16th, 2017

John Mackey is the co-founder and CEO of Whole Foods Market, a company that has shaped the American diet for the past three decades. After joining a vegetarian co-op as a teenager, Mackey discovered a philosophy that would drive him to create one of ...Show More
3. Hill Harper, Actor, Author, and Philanthropist, on Battling Cancer—and Beating Barack Obama in Basketball

1:06:56 | Jun 15th, 2017

Hill Harper is truly a jack-of-all-trades. You probably recognize him from his roles on CSI, Covert Affairs, or Homeland, but he’s also a Harvard Law grad, author of a litany of self-help books, and a philanthropist. When it comes to inspiration and ...Show More
2. Melissa Hartwig, Founder of Whole30, on Addiction and How Hitting Rock Bottom Inspired an International Health Movement

46:01 | Jun 14th, 2017

Melissa Hartwig is the creator of one of the most successful diets of all time, Whole30. Chances are you or someone you know has tried Whole30, with the goals of increasing energy, losing weight, and improving health but also to cut the damaging emot...Show More
1. Amanda Chantal Bacon, Founder of Moon Juice, on Adaptogens, Embracing the Haters + Surrendering to the Universe

1:11:22 | Jun 13th, 2017

Amanda Chantal Bacon is a world-traveling chef, mother, sustainable lifestyle leader, passionate food educator, and the founder of Moon Juice. Celebrating the power of plant alchemy, Moon Juice burst onto the scene in 2012, and the wellness world has...Show More
The mindbodygreen Podcast: Trailer

02:34 | Jun 12th, 2017

Real stories behind the biggest names in wellness! Settle in as your host, Jason Wachob, provides a quick overview of the upcoming conversations with the best and brightest personalities in the wellness world. You’ll be inspired, you’ll be moved, and...Show More