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I'm Megan Whitaker and I'm a Health Coach and Holistic Living Expert I left my job as a registered nurse in 2015 to empower and educate woman on their wellness journey. This podcast is all about the REAL Crunchy things I do and know inside and out. I want tell you what works, what doesn't and the science behind it so YOU can go crunchy WITHOUT going crazy. After years of ongoing illnesses and chronic pain, I turned my health around with lifestyle and diet changes. Now as a mom of 2 young chi ...
 
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To help unravel the research and really understand the science of electromagnetic frequency radiation, WiFi signals, and cell phone health effects, I brought on Daniel DeBaun, CEO and co-founder of DefenderShield and author of Radiation Nation: The Fallout of Modern Technology. We dig into everything from the history of radio waves and cell phone s…
 
Is there mold on your Christmas Tree? Are bugs hitching a ride into your house? Is your fake tree off-gassing toxic stuff into your air? Probably. This episode I'm the Crunchy Grinch Who Grosses You Out About Christmas! Learn about what the science says might be in your decorations (including your lights and ornaments) and what to do to lessen your…
 
I was a terrible eater. My kids eat everything Our food preferences are influenced by genes, senses, repeated exposure & modeling. You can avoid and even start to correct picky eating. I had severe food aversions including texture issues. I still struggle with a lot of foods and my diet is probably more limited than your average holistic wellness p…
 
Virus and bacteria are very different things. Viruses aren't even really alive! A virus is basically just a piece of (nasty) DNA wrapped in protein shell. They can't replicate without YOUR cells. They dig into a cell and highjack it, convincing it to make copies of virus with your own cell material. That makes them super hard to kill. This episode …
 
This episode is all about how light from phones, screens and even indicator lights is seriously screwing with melatonin and ruining your sleep Blue wavelengths activate special receptors in the retina, telling your brain what time it is. Specifically, blue says it's midday and you should be staying awake. LED lights in screens, phones and even litt…
 
I've been dying my hair red for a decade. Unfortunately hair dye is a giant toxic chemical soup that I want to avoid. So now I use henna - which looks incredible btw. This episode digs into why you should investigate what's in YOUR products and how to do it with resources like Skin Deep Cosmetics Database from EWG.org. Have you heard of the fragran…
 
We have 30+ TRILLION bacteria in our gut. And probiotics claiming to "fix" our guts and support our digestion are everywhere. But do we need them? Are they really helpful? Let's dive into what we can really do to support our good bacteria. Things I talk about in this episode Research has shown that GBS in pregnant women can be potentially treated o…
 
This episode digs into what the microbiome really is, what it does for us & how it develops. Obesity, asthma, food allergies and behavioral disorders have all been linked to problems with the gut and our bacteria. You have several POUNDS of bacteria living in your gut. And if they disappeared you would die! Your bacteria are essential to your healt…
 
This episode is the 1st in the 3 part Microbiome series Let's talk Gut Health! Part 1 dives into gut testing! I tried 2 companies with very different results. I go into all the details and tell you why getting your gut tested can be so important and useful (assuming you chose a good company). FYI - This episode was not directly sponsored. While loo…
 
The American Academy of Pediatrics just released an official Policy Statement on Food Additives & Child Health. It was a pretty bold & negative review of how the FDA is currently doing in regards to keeping our food safe, especially for children. I break down and explain the statement and attached technical report. And I give you all the tips and t…
 
We got rid of our microwave in 2015. People have a LOT of questions about why we did and how we live without it. This episode deals with the science of microwaves and tips and tricks for going microwave free (or at least microwave safe). The (very) basic science Microwaves are a type of electromagnetic radiation. Microwaves radiation = non-ionizing…
 
Protecting yourself in the summer can be tricky. You want to avoid sunburns and nasty bug bites, but the chemicals in the products that protect you can impact your body in negative ways. Topics I'll cover in this episode include Chemical sunscreen vs mineral sunscreen Why "natural mineral" sunscreens may not be the answer Endocrine disruptors in pr…
 
I swam competitively for over a decade then worked as a lifeguard before becoming a swim instructor for 2 years. I battled the typical green hair and dry skin issues. But during my time teaching swim lessons, I got chlorine poisoning. Chlorine pools can be dangerous if the chemicals are not mixed properly, if ventilation is poor and for small child…
 
Earthing, also known as grounding, is the method of discharging positive energy that is stored in the body back into the Earth. We have surrounded ourselves with electricity and now have rubber shoes, insulated homes and cars and we walk on concrete paths. This has created a positively charged world and positively charged bodies. Earthing discharge…
 
Welcome to the Going Crunchy Not Crazy Podcast! I'm Megan Whitaker a former nurse turned hippie mom, health coach and holistic living expert. On the first ever episode I give you an introduction into my crunchy journey and talk about the importance of taking control of your wellness. I'm a health speaker and blogger at www.GoingCrunchyNotCrazy.com …
 
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