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Most of the guests we will be interviewing have an AS diagnosis. They were once in a lot of pain and are feeling much better. They are living normal lives. Most of them did this without the use of special diets and are off AS medication. We will be asking briefly about their history and more importently how they did it.
 
A series of free podcasts featuring news and expert interviews focused on treating patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and other rheumatic diseases.
 
T H E E C O C H E F, provides practical tips for achieving total well-being from whole and natural foods chef, Sharon McGrail, and other health experts, as they guide you on a transformative journey of health and healing through food.
 
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Ashley is 25 years old he is from Perth Australia and lives in Perth. He comes from a traditional middle class family, parents together, plenty of friends and relatives, no real family drama, top student primary school a high achiever in highschool and middle of pack university. He graduated with a bachelor of Physiotherapy and is now working i ...…
 
Skyler Denton is 31 years old and grew up in Jackson Wyoming. He has a College degree in outdoor leadership. Was deeply affected by AS for 6 years. Consistently could not walk and couldn't drive a car or do any physical work. He is a Business owner in Hawaii and travels assisting in personal growth and self healing workshops. He is also one the ...…
 
Lindy was sick a lot as a kid with chronic allergies and infections which lead to her taking a lot of antibiotics. She was a chronic worrier. Symptoms started in her gastrointestinal tract and then went into her back. She spent years searching for answers and eventually was diagnosed with AS. She was on Nsaids, Sulfasalazine, Methotrexate, Humi ...…
 
This is me interviewed by Simon Schmid on his podcast “Back Pain Movement” In this episode I tell how AS affected me for 26 years and how I got better. Symptoms started when I was around 10 years old and I was diagnosed at 18. I was on Arthrotec, Celebrex and other NSaids as well as Sulphasalazine on and off for years. I resisted taking medicat ...…
 
BIll was raised in a solid supportive family. He played a lot of hockey into his teen years. In his adult years became a bodybuilder and pursued a career in the IT industry. After 30+ years in the IT industry he decided to retire. For the last 17 years he has focused on studies and real life experience in health and fitness. Bill was diagnosed ...…
 
Nils Menke is 29 years old and born in Berlin he was an elite rower until he was 24. Now living in Copenhagen, Denmark working as rowing coach, studied Sport Science and Psychology. Afterwards he started studying Human Biology and stopped because AS symptoms began to intensify. It was time to focus on healing. He is doing good now and basically ...…
 
She was Nauseous, in pain, stiff, and emotionally lost. She tried diet and all kinds of medication. Ultimately it was Mindfulness, meditation and a greater awareness of her mental/emotional patterns that lead her to more ease. Jodie grew up in Western Pennsylvania in a very outdoorsy, rustic, business oriented family. She was a competitive athl ...…
 
Nikita is 39 years old currently living in Vietnam with his wife, 3 kids and is teaching there. He holds an MBA, Bachelor in Science and a Bachelor in Education. He is from Ottawa, Canada and served as an Ontario Provincial Police officer for 4 years. He has an AS diagnosis and has trained with Peter Winslow to overcome symptoms of AS. In this ...…
 
Ashe is 24 years old from the UK and lives in the UK. She comes from an unstable background. Her mother was a chronic alcoholic, she was both physically and mentally abused by her mother. This set into motion a chain of events leading to a medical diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis and PTSD. She currently works full time in an IT business, but h ...…
 
Lauren is from Dallas Texas and recently moved to Long Beach California. She works in the Technology sector and on the side is a House DJ which has taken her all over the world. Like me she has an AS diagnosis. AS devastated her life for over a decade, she was in extreme pain addicted to pain medication and felt alone, like no one understood he ...…
 
From Georgia and lives in Atlanta Michael has an AS diagnosis and is symptom free. He has chosen to dedicate his life to helping others. He is a Certified Health Coach specializing in Ankylosing Spondylitis as well as other autoimmune disorders like (psoriatic) sore-e-atic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, as well as other medical conditions lik ...…
 
Mason Walton is 30 years old, born and raised in Toronto Canada. He attended Mt Royal College in Calgary and grew up racing Motocross. He is involved with the 100 Smiles project Volunteer program. Currently he is working in a family real estate business & in school to become a certified functional medicine health coach. In this episode Mason di ...…
 
Lauren is 25 years old and resides in Perth, Western Australia. She is an economist and empowerment coach. Her coaching practice is called Shape Your Reality specializing in helping people overcome Ankylosing Spondylitis and other conditions. Lauren was diagnosed with AS and her health rapidly diminished. She had to have help moving around her ...…
 
Chris is 37 years old born in the UK now lives in Queensland Australia. He studied to be a health coach at Functional Diagnostic Nutrition and is a graduate of the University of Sunderland. He is an advocate for environmental stewardship. Just like me has a diagnosis of Ankylosing Spondylitis. Chris went through a serious bout of Crohn's diseas ...…
 
Simon lives in Switzerland and has a Masters in Business and Economics. He works for the biggest health insurance company in Switzerland. Simon has created a podcast called “Back Pain Movement”. He does not have an AS diagnosis however experienced severe back pain and headaches for 10 years. He created this podcast for people who are in pain an ...…
 
Jose was diagnosed with AS. He took NSAIDs and other strong AS medication for 5 years. He could no longer afford the prescriptions because of the cost of his education. He stopped taking them and was alright until he began feeling stress. Out of school now started up the NSAIDs again however they no longer worked for him. He was forced to look ...…
 
Ashutosh and I trained together on a group call series with Peter Winslow. It was a wonderful experience recording this episode with him and learning more about what an amazing man Ashutosh is. In this episode he talks about depression, hopelessness, anxiety and being in so much pain he was unable to put on his own shoes. Now he is healthy, enj ...…
 
It was a pleasure making this episode with Nisse. He has come a long way from the loss of his father to brutal back pain and extreme sciatica. He has learned to be aware of his thoughts and feelings and knows that this was a huge part of getting better. He is now stronger than ever. If you would like to get a hold of me (Michael Eisner the host ...…
 
In this Episode we are listening to Ilkka from Finland. He talks about how AS threatened his career as a musician. He was once on 10 different types of medication including Motifene Dual, Salazopyrin, Prednisolone, Somacand and now he is off them all for well over a year. His career is thriving and he is healthier than ever. I look forward to s ...…
 
Adam Luloff a Chef in Iowa. Diagnosed with AS, currently on Humira (Biologic) and has been for 2 years with some relief from symptoms. 6 months ago began fallowing and reading Ralph Ruiz as well as reading from authors that Ralph recommended. During this time he has noticed a remarkable change in his symptoms and outlook on life. Listen and hea ...…
 
This eposide in an introduction to the podcast. It give's a little history of the host Michael Eisner and the over all mission of the podcast. If you would like to get a hold of me (Michael Eisner the host) feel free to email me at eisner00@gmail.comBy Michael Eisner.
 
Jef Harvey is a technological and healing arts practitioner working with emerging technologies in the healing field. Jef specializes in chronic disease reversal and accelerated, deep tissue wound healing. Jef is a board certified Quorum Nutrition Consultant. He spent six years in the United States Navy Electronics unit assigned to the USS John ...…
 
For over 30 years, Santos Bonacci has been researching the ancient works, compiling and translating them into more accessible terms in his studies of the various sciences such as: AstroTheology, Alchemy, Astrology, Chemistry Mythology, Theology, and Light. Specifically, AstroTheology, or The Holy Science is the basis and origin for all of our M ...…
 
Greg Caton, is an herbalist and inventor who was founder and president of three companies. One, Lumen Foods, made soyfood products. Another, Preservx, made a food preservative Caton invented and patented that can be used in much smaller quantities than other preservatives. The third, Alpha Omega Labs, sold what the FDA and conventional medicine ...…
 
In this second interview segment with Andrea, we talk about The Healing Kitchen and other topics. Well versed in the benefits of nature’s pharmacy, Master Herbalist Andrea Candee brings over 30 years experience in the natural health world to her seminars on medicinal herbs. A motivational speaker, her workshops have been enthusiastically receiv ...…
 
Tara Whitsitt is a social activist, artist, and food preservationist who moved from Brooklyn, NY to Oregon a year and a half ago with hopes of becoming more involved in the local food movement and practicing ferments full time. After farm hopping in Lake Creek Valley, an hour west of Eugene, OR, Tara further developed a fermentation project she ...…
 
Well versed in the benefits of nature’s pharmacy, Master Herbalist Andrea Candee brings over 30 years experience in the natural health world to her seminars on medicinal herbs. A motivational speaker, her workshops have been enthusiastically received throughout the country by those new to healing plants as well as experienced practitioners. And ...…
 
Frank is an artist, sculptor and geometrician who lives in San Francisco. He has taught art for more than thirty years in high schools and colleges. Since encountering the work of Rudolf Steiner, Frank has been exploring the relationship between form and spirit. This has led him to take up research concerning the number seven, and in 2000 he di ...…
 
Ramiel Nagel is a thought leader in the area of holitstic dentistry. In his search to find a solution to a dental problem he and his family were facing, Ramiel discovered indigenous, cultural traditions for optimum tooth care, and the best diet for remineralizing teeth. In this interview, Ramiel talks about: The story of dentistry, toxicity and ...…
 
A wonderful show with Laura Magdalene Eisenhower! Laura is a Cosmic Mythologist, Global Alchemist and Clairvoyant Healing Practitioner and is also the great-grandaughter of Dwight David Eisenhower. She is on a profound mission to reveal our true origins connected with the 'Magdalene' and 'Gaia-Sophia' energies of love and wisdom. She brings att ...…
 
Susie Wang, the founder of 100 Percent Pure discusses her innovative company, which creates outstanding bath, skin, hair, and makeup products based on pure, food-grade ingredients. She discovered a way to stabilize all natural ingredients from oxidizing in skincare and patented this technology. Susie discovered the use of fruit and vegetable pi ...…
 
A great interview with Lori Presti who is a: Licensed Practical Nurse, Massage Therapist, Certi?ed Family Herbalist, Reiki Master Training with Diane Stein. Working on Naturopathic Program through Marijah McCain, Herbal Healer Academy. Personal study of essential oils, homeopathy, Bach Flower Remedies, soap making, candle making, hand made body ...…
 
In this episode, Lexi (Alexi Groumoutis) and I, talk and share about the importance of OMEGA 3 and OMEGA 6 FATTY ACIDS, and why they are so important for our health. We love your feedback and thank you for listening! Follow on Twitter #theecochef
 
I am honored to have as my guests, Matt Presti and Robert Otey. For their BIOS, please click this link to my blog. Both gentlemen have diverse and profoundly interesting backgrounds, which intersect in many areas, the most significant being the illuminated science, philosophy, and teachings of Dr. Walter (an American polymath, born in 1871) and ...…
 
In this episode of our bi-monthly series, Harmonizing With Life's Little Moments, Robin Lee and I talk about the Mind-Body connection, and how to bring harmony and balance into your life through that connection. This is where the magic happens! You can find Robin's site here, and follow her on Twitter at @intuitionheals and #gratitudeheals. We ...…
 
In this episode, Lexi (Alexi Groumoutis) and I, talk about how to eat so that nutrients and minerals are the most bio-available. A fun and interesting show. We love your feedback and thank you for listening! Follow on Twitter @theecochef.
 
In this show, Robin and I discuss vulnerability and what it means to allow oneself to be vulnerable, with love, coming from the heart. There is magic in true, open, loving vulnerability. Discover how that's possible, as Robin and I open up to our listeners about being vulnerable in our own lives. Robin is a medical intuitive healer. You can fin ...…
 
In this episode, Robin Lee and I will expand our conversation from our last show, to talk about what we call, RE-CREATION, and how to harmonize with life's little moments, through the act and art of re-creation. How does one re-create; how do we move into a space of feeling self-empowered? We'll discuss and explore these questions and more as w ...…
 
In this episode, Lexi (Alexi Groumoutis) and I, talk and share about the importance of having minerals in your diet, and how to get them there and keep them there. It is a great topic, near and dear to my heart, as I am working on a teleclass that explores this in greater depth. We love your feedback and thank you for listening! Follow on Twitt ...…
 
Robin Lee is back on the show! Robin and I open up to our listeners about our own "little moments" in life, (places where we get confronted or stopped) and how to conscientiously deal with these moments in an internally harmonious way. It will be like sharing a cup of tea with us, to unwind for an hour. Robin is a Medical Intuitive Mentor and H ...…
 
In Part One we discussed, four, healthful basics: raw apple cider vinegar; raw honey; raw coconut oil; baking soda (without aluminum). In Part Two, we discuss the best and most healthful perishable and non-perishable basics to always have on hand in your pantry and kitchen. My guest and Co-Host, is Alexi Groumoutis. Alexi's Facebook Page, Every ...…
 
On this show we will talk about pantry and kitchen basics. We'll explore these basics, and talk about why they are good to have on hand and all of the ways in which some of these basics can be used not just in the kitchen, but say, with baking soda, also as a toothpaste. We need to get back to the basics and understand not only why they are gre ...…
 
Dr. Carmen Boulter is a Professor at the University of Calgary in Canada. She teaches in the Graduate Division of Educational Research in the Faculty of Education. She is the creative fire behind The Pyramid Code, and is the Director, Producer, and writer of the series. Carmen has had an unshakable passion for Egypt traveling there 25 times. Th ...…
 
Jason Verbelli is an independent thinker, philosopher and visionary, who many consider a wise man. His focus is: the work of Walter Russell: Professor John Searl's technology: and similarities between Science and Spirituality. For the past 6 years Jason has dedicated himself to presenting information not mentioned anywhere in mainstream news or ...…
 
Our next, fabulous guest will be, Robin Lee. Robin and I met via Facebook, where I saw her daily Gratitude Party posts and was intrigued. Robin is a Medical Intuitive Mentor and Health Consultant who has helped empower thousands of people all over the world by teaching them how to honor and listen to their bodies. Robin believes that healing an ...…
 
Join me in this coming Thursday, September 29th, to listen and chat with my very special guest, Eli Lesser- Goldsmith, co-owner of Healthy Living Natural Foods Market in South Burlington, Vermont. I discovered Healthy Living on a recent visit to Vermont and was mesmerized by the beauty and quality of this natural foods store. It is a testament ...…
 
I am honored to have as my next guest, Susan Hess Logeais. Susan, is currently, a filmmaker, film producer, and actor, whose current film, Not Dead Yet, is being shown and distributed, across the country. I had the good fortune of meeting Susan, when she was in New York for the premiere screening of her film. Afterward, several of us went out t ...…
 
Join us on June 2nd. My guest will be, Christian Elwell, of South River Miso. We will be discussing the journey of Christian and Gaella Elwell, from their mentorship under Naburo Muramoto, at his school of oriental Medicine and Traditional Fermented Foods in Glen Ellen, CA, to the founding of South River Miso in Conway, MA, and why miso is so r ...…
 
Join us for this May 25th show, where we will engage in a very interesting discussion regarding food ingredients. My guest will be Jean Marie Schulman of www.foodfacts.com Foodfacts.com uses an algorithm to factor nutritional data and quality of ingredients. The website rates over 50,000 brand name products and lets you in on what manufacturers ...…
 
Listen to this interview with Todd Davis as a continuation of our discussion on how Todd cured himself of Ankylosing Spondylitis through dietary and lifestyle changes. In Part One of Be Well And Thrive, we discussed the dietary changes Todd made. In Part Two, we will discuss the lifestyle changes he made to fully cure himself of AS. This is an ...…
 
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