Sometimes it’s nice to speak with smart people. And record it… Please find my recent podcast appearances below:
Matt Blackburn’s Mitolife Podcast, March 2023
Keto, Fasting and the Stress Connection
A longer, stream-of-consciousness recording where we discuss when the ketogenic diet & intermittent fasting can help (and when it is best avoided), the important of physiological insulin resistance, how cortisol is not a ‘bad’ hormone, how to use HRV and a whole lot more.
Chris Lövgren’s Do Explain Podcast, September 2022
Why You Can’t Meditate While Running From a Tiger
My third appearance on Chris Lövgren’s Do Explain podcast. In this episode, we discuss neuromodulation, how physiological obstacles can impair our ability to progress through psychological challenges and ‘how you can’t meditate while running from a tiger’.
Healthpath podcast with Alex Manos, July 2022
Another appearance on the Healthpath podcast, where we discuss ways that we can understand estrogen. We focus on the importance of the alpha and beta receptors and how this reconciles a lot of conflicting ideas, and how detoxification of estrogen can be a red herring.
Healthpath podcast with Alex Manos, May 2022
Here I return to the Healthpath podcast, this time discussing the role of the thyroid system. We touch on signs and symptoms of thyroid issues, and then dive into options to support two main areas (conversion into active hormones, and entry into the cells), while also discussing the impact of blood sugar dysregulation, stress/cortisol, calorie intake, sleep, oxidative stress, inflammation, and gut health.
Thyroid Answers Podcast with Dr Eric Balcavage, April 2022
Dr Eric Balcavage is a US-based, chiropractic physician with an interest in functional physiology. Here we discuss the physiology behind cellular hypothyroidism, a condition often ignored in mainstream medicine, and compare our respective approaches to dealing with it. This one gets technical!
Let’s Talk Thyroid with Annabel Bateman, April 2022
The Thyroid System & the Impact of Stress
Annabel Bateman is an author and has handled long-term challenges with Hashimotos. Here, we focus on on understanding the thyroid as a four-stage system (rather than just a gland) but also the way that the stress response can affect each stage.
Adam Parker’s Ideal Day podcast, April 2022
On the Adrenals and Burnout
Adam Parker is a health enthusiast whose focus extends to a wide range of areas that influence our health. On this show, we speak about how any protocols are destined for failure if we are in a state of burnout, and what we can do about it.
Healthpath podcast with Alex Manos, February 2022
Alex Manos is an experienced functional practitioner and the man behind the Healthpath project. Here, we speak about why we shouldn’t get bogged down in terminology, the connections between adrenal issues and the integrity of the gut lining, and context in assessing adrenal tests.
Ben Atkinson’s Functional Health Podcast, March 2021
Hypothyroidism, Nutrition and Lifestyle to Improve Outcomes
Ben Atkinson is a nutritionist and health educator. On this episode, we discuss the detection of thyroid issues, problems with existing testing and the relationship between diets/supplements and frontline clinical outcomes.
Siim Land Podcast, October 2020
Fixing Problems with Cortisol and Fatigue
Siim Land is an anthropologist by education, but now the Baltic’s number one biohacker and author of several books. Here, we talk about why certain interventions just won’t work in some people, misunderstandings about what cortisol does for us, what stress does to the brain and cover the considerations for diets, carbs and gluten while stressed.
Danny & Maura’s Vega’s Fat Fuelled Family podcast, July 2020
Ketosis Deep Dive
Danny & Maura Vega launched their podcast to document their family going keto and to discuss related topics. Here, we jump into the ins-and-outs of ketosis, covering both practical matters as well as the myths that are continually reported in the lay press.
Liane Laing’s Living Your Life podcast, June 2020
Lianne Laing went from being a national sports anchor to health coach and host of the LYL podcast. Here we talk about ‘adrenal fatigue’ through the lens of its relationship with energy, inflammation and stress signalling, as well the the benefits of using the Organic Acids test.
Roger Snipes Podcast, May 2020
Best Practices for Optimal Health
Roger Snipes is an Author, Fitness, Mindset & Personal Development Coach with a key focus on lifestyle optimisation & life hacks. Here we get into the nuts and bolts of initial steps with new clients, typical causes of metabolic dysfunction, as well as discuss supplements and functional testing.
Angela Foster’s High Performance Podcast, May 2020
Are You Headed for Burnout? What is Your Body Trying to Tell You?
Angela Foster is a functional nutrition practitioner and executive health & performance coach. Here we talk about the journey towards burnout, measurements that can be used to flag problems, and the intricate connections between stress hormones and neurotransmitters. Plus what fatigue really is.
Kris Gethin’s Knowledge and Mileage Podcast, May 2020
Adrenal Fatigue, Stress and Results-Based Integrative Health
Kris Gethin is the man behind the Bodybuilding.com brand and crafts first-rate supplements. Here we cover adrenal health, the importance of not ignoring bad responses, problems with evidence-based medicine and we also touch on mitochondria, cortisol and testosterone.
Luke DePron’s Live Great Lifestyle podcast, May 2020
Adrenal Fatigue, Stress, Metabolic Dysfunction and the Incredible Complexity of Human Health
Luke DePron is a fitness and lifestyle coach for men. In this episode, we talk about adrenal issues and how they may result in a web of dysfunction across the body, then cover the importance of first removing the obstacles.
Christofer Lövgren’s Do Explain podcast, May 2020
Christofer Lövgren is a big fan of epistemiology and is as curious as they come. Here we discuss six principles of health, the three stages of metabolic functioning, evidence-based medicine, the interaction between physiology and psychology, intermittent fasting, the myth of oversleeping, weight loss, exercise frequency, veganism, and other related topics.
Ben Pakulski’s Muscle Intelligence Podcast, April 2019
Focus on results, not ideology with functional nutritional therapist Marek Doyle
Ben Pakulski is Canada’s most successful bodybuilder of all time and has been described as ‘half monster, half scientist’. Here we discuss how the ‘Adrenal-Immune’ Cycle plays out in disease states, its implication in personalizing treatment and a general tour of how I do things.
Tony Wrighton’s Zestology podcast, May 2018
Supplements, Tests and Tips to Help you Nail It
Tony Wrighton is a radio broadcaster, Sky Sports presenter and the author of three books. We sat down to discuss a variety of topics, from Magnesium and high-fat diets to the various uses of the Organic Acids test.