nutrition


EMB #639: Debunking Multivitamins: Are They Worth It?

In episode #639 of Exploring Mind and Body, we take a critical look at multivitamins and uncover why they may not be as beneficial as commonly believed. Join us as we explore the potential drawbacks of multivitamin supplements, including their questionable effectiveness, potential health risks, and the importance of obtaining nutrients from whole foods. Discover […]


EMB #633: Addictive Wellness

Sage Dammers, the visionary force behind Addictive Wellness, wears many hats as the co-founder, CEO, product formulator, and master chocolatier. His journey into holistic wellness and nutrition commenced during his formative years, propelling him beyond conventional education. Immersed in the ancient herbal systems and nutritional practices of indigenous cultures, particularly Taoist Tonic Herbalism, Sage’s insatiable curiosity laid […]


EMB #621: 7 Steps to Optimal Wellness

Dr. Mike Van Thielen is a leading figure in the realm of healthcare innovation. As the Medical Director at ClariGenZ Health, he spearheads an exciting venture – a revolutionary pill designed to deliver all the benefits of Adderall without the associated harmful side effects. Simultaneously, Dr. Van Thielen serves as a dedicated treating physician at […]


EMB #614: How to Remember When to Take your Supplements

In this enlightening episode of Exploring Mind and Body, listeners are treated to a valuable discussion on a topic many of us struggle with: “How to Remember When to Take your Supplements.” Drawing from a Facebook Live session held in the engaging “Simplifying Nutrition for Busy Moms” group by True Form Life, Drew shares insightful […]


EMB #613: The Difference Between a Shake and a Smoothie

Join host Drew Taddia on a delightful journey through the world of nutrition in this enlightening episode of Exploring Mind and Body. Drew takes the mic to unravel the mysteries surrounding shakes and smoothies, helping you understand the key distinctions and the incredible health benefits each can offer. In this episode, Drew breaks down the […]


EMB #612: How to Stay on Track while on the Road

In this enlightening episode of Exploring Mind and Body, your host Drew dives deep into the art of maintaining your health and fitness regimen while on the road. Whether you’re a frequent traveler, a road tripper, or someone constantly on the move, Drew’s insights will help you stay on track with your wellness goals, no […]


EMB #611: The Hidden Costs of Fitness Programs

Join Drew on this edition of Exploring Mind and Body, as he talks about the hidden costs of fitness programs. Today he delves into the often overlooked aspects of embarking on a fitness program. In a world where time is a precious commodity and finances play a significant role, this podcast explores how these resources […]


EMB #610: How to Properly Measure Success

In this thought-provoking episode of Exploring Mind and Body, host Drew Taddia delves deep into the fascinating subject of measuring success. While the podcast primarily caters to busy moms seeking insights into nutrition, fitness, and accountability, this episode transcends those boundaries to offer universal wisdom applicable to anyone’s journey. Success is often narrowly defined by […]


EMB #594: Summer Time Weight Gain

In this episode of Exploring Mind & Body, Drew Taddia discusses why summer can be the hardest time of year to stick to a health and fitness program. Contrary to popular belief, Drew argues that summertime, with its endless barbecues, can actually lead to more weight gain than the holiday season. However, fear not! Drew […]


EMB #593: Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine

Ellen Goldsmith is a nationally board certified, licensed acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. Her integrative body centered and intuitive approach is grounded in decades of study and experience which are key to collaborating and working with people to help them reach their goals. Ellen’s expertise and dedication to the advancement of Asian and natural medicine extends to her years […]


EMB #584: The Forgotten About Macro: Antioxidants/Fibre

Most people don’t consider the health benefits when it comes to veggies, which is exactly what this category is. Just before this section I did talk about vegetables but let’s offer a slightly different angle to help you understand the importance here. The reason we call it the forgotten macronutrient is because many people actually […]


EMB #583: Where do you get your protein from?

Protein is probably the most difficult macronutrient to discuss simply because we all grew up a certain way and to try and change the thought process is extremely difficult. I’m not trying to change your thought process here, more so, I’m trying to show you that it doesn’t always have to be a certain way […]


EMB #582: Carbs: Eat This Not That

Carbohydrates often get a bad wrap because of the new diets out there where people try to avoid carbs all together. It’s extremely difficult to avoid carbs all together. Which makes restrictive diets that request few or no carbs at all seemingly impossible to follow. Think about it, we have carbs in the morning for […]


EMB #580: The 4 Macronutrients

When it comes to macronutrients it always interests how most people are obsessed with one of the macronutrients. You’ll often hear someone say, “I need to get protein, I don’t have enough protein, where do you get your protein from?” Then you have the fats people won’t touch because they think fats, regardless of what […]


EMB #574: Holiday Health Tips

You know what the thing is, there’s always a reason it’s a holiday, or a birthday or a long weekend. Holidays never really end with September and the start of a new school year, then there’s Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year celebrations…. It never ends, which means this show’s information is relevant at any time […]


EMB #551: Let’s Talk About Our Energizing Green Detox Smoothie!

Our green smoothie is very different from a conventional green smoothie or fruit smoothie with greens in it. Different purposes, different reasons. Every one of our smoothies have a different purpose. So a lot of people think that a green smoothie is just the smoothie that is green. But a fruit smoothie that is green […]


EMB #502: Hard Gainers and how to gain weight

Hard gainers is a real thing, and it’s a real struggle. Most people don’t know about hard gainers because much of the world is surrounded by people trying to lose weight. So what’s a hard gainer? It’s someone who has trouble keeping weight on, including muscle mass. Particularly important to men, athletes but exclusively. Men […]


EMB #494: The Beauty Advisor

Gregory Landsman is one of the most noted global beauty and wellness experts in the world, a best-selling author of nine books, and a TV host who specializes in using food to take years off the face naturally. Often referred to as ‘The Beauty Advisor’, Gregory’s books and global TV program Face Lifting Food show […]


EMB #492: Be Your Best Daily

Reinvention is at the root of KUTImack.’s Be Your Best Daily® philosophy and of his personal story. After more than 15 years of building a successful career as a music industry executive, he desired to build a new career that aligned more closely with his life’s personal mission: helping others. As KUTI quickly rose to […]


EMB #490: Love Your Body, Love Your Life

Elizabeth Tripp is a New York based Lifestyle Design Coach and Spiritual Teacher. As a featured radio talk show host on Nourish the Soul Radio Show and Podcast, a Thrive Global Contributor, and a national public speaker, Elizabeth is recognized as a thought leader in spirituality, well-being, and prosperity. She is the owner and founder […]


EMB #489: Finding Positive in Chaos

It’s challenging to live positive in chaos. I mean many people feel like the world is upside down, that their lives are. Many people only see chaos so how can we find the positives in a situation like this? Let’s talk about it. We have to understand our environment is either contributing to the chaos […]


EMB #430: The 4 Agreements

The 4 Agreements is one of my favourite books. It offers incredibly life lessons that we could all use to live by that will without question improve our quality of life. In this episode Drew shares his perspective on each agreement and how they’ve changed his life for the better in different ways. Starting with […]

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Finding Results in Fitness & in Life

EMB #429: Finding Results in Fitness & in Life

My love for Surfing, Muay Thai (kickboxing), exercising and back when I was modeling for almost 15 years now, help me developed self-discipline, positive attitude, communication skills and teaching abilities that have been also helping my clients to understand why overall wellness is important and why they need to make their health a priority. “Ricardo is […]


EMB #385: How to Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

I started this whole, wild ride because I was just searching for ways to improve and protect my family’s health (something I’m sure everyone can relate to). Before I knew it I was elbow deep, sifting through media fear mongering, false advertising, fad diets, and a nauseating amount of just plain stupid advice. What I […]


EMB #308: Embrace Your Inner Badass

Rosalyn is a holistic life and business coach, with a background as a former Registered Psychologist, a 2nd Degree Black Belt inKarate, Certified in Eating Psychology and uses this very cool life transforming method called Hakomi. She struggled with food, body image and money issues herself and has learned to heal these relationships. So with […]


EMB #302: Panic Attacks and Anxiety

Joanna Brown talks about her own Panic Attacks and Anxiety in this up close and interview with Drew Taddia on Exploring Mind and Body. Because of her own struggles Joanna is now  a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner, a Certified Corporate Wellness Specialist, and a Raw Food Chef. She is passionate about empowering […]