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Moms Don't Have Time to Move and Shake

Food As Medicine

Season 1, Ep. 31

Nicki Rachlin, writer and mom to two teenagers, interviews Meryl Brandwein, a leader in the area of functional and integrative nutrition. Meryl has been studying food and healing for over 20 years. Her tenacity and determination to get to the root cause of a client’s chronic illness has earned her the nickname “THE REBEL DIETITIAN.” Just like a car needs gas, your body needs the right fuel to run properly — but nutrition is only one piece of the puzzle. There are a number of signs our bodies give us when they need something, but we’re often not paying attention. Our bodies whisper until they scream. Meryl coaches her clients to take a wholistic approach to wellness, and in this podcast she breaks down some easy ways for us to take steps to improve our health.

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