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Welcome to The Vitality Secret Podcast. I am Neil Cannon, author of The Vitality Secret, certified fitness nutrition specialist, health coach and creator of an award-winning online program. Listen to inspiring interviews with people who have reversed “incurable diseases.” Each person shares their journey of determination and curiosity, which ultimately prepared them for a far better life beyond survival…one rich in vitality. 

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Jan 8, 2018

Kristin explains her remarkable journey of exploration into a number of different dietary approaches to heal her Lyme Disease which she was first diagnosed with in her teens. After a number of misdiagnoses, she realised that she finally discovered what she was battling with. This led her to a path of discovery and a true passion into the world of holistic health. 


2.30 - What triggered Kristin’s Lyme, a mystery for some time, early teens

3.00 – Symptoms; extreme fatigue, depression, joints, endocrine system, gained lots of weight for apparently no reason when very active

4.oo – Doctors advised anti-depressants. Very strong, almost hallucinogenic

5.00 - Got worse in her thirties. In bed for a weekend every month for 5 years

6.00 – Lots of wrong diagnoses

7.00 – Tipping point was hitting rock bottom late 2000. Stress was “the killer”

8.00 – Toxic mould was a thing

9.00 – We all carry the Lyme Bacteria. “Lyme Rage”

10.00 – Getting over the victim mentality

11.00 - The role of inflammation and diet in Lyme Disease

12.00 – Main food culprits to remove to heal Lyme, and dietary approach

13.00 – Discussing Europe Versus US versions of gluten

15.00 – Requirement for supplementation. Depletion of nutrients in soils.

16.00 – GMO / Hormones / Antibiotics – dangerous foods! “Genetic Roulette.”

17.00 - Difference between fear mongering and needing to know stuff!

18.00 – Hybridized wheat in US. Safer places to eat wheat

19.00 - What’s allowed and what is not, in different countries

20.00 – Not all Western medicine is bad – where it has its place.

21.00 – Why long-term use of medications for illnesses isn’t a great idea

22.00 – The use of Infrared Saunas to sweat and detoxify SAUNA SPACE

23.00 – The requirement to detoxify through movement / sweating / breathing.

24.00 – Hot Yoga / Circuit Training / Grounding

25.00 – Shout out to Bulletproof in Santa Monica – how tips and tricks have helped her heal

26.00 – Near Infrared Sauna therapy to optimise cell health and rebuild the mitochondria of the cell

27.00 – Its traumatizing effects & addressing the mental component.

28.00 - Psilocybin mushrooms to help her heal! Plant medicines, people.

29.00 – The science of Magic Mushrooms / psilocybin in healing neurological Lyme Disease and sacred journeys to get to the root of the trauma – to heal the mind

30.00 – Healing effects of ayahuasca & other plant medicines in healing fibromyalgia. WE ALL CARRY TRAUMA

31.00 – The Resurgence of PLANT MEDICINES, PEOPLE!!! So Cool.

32.00 – We have got so disconnected from our planet / the Earth – now there is a movement to go back into the realms of what nature has provided.

33.00 – The difference between drugs and true medicine. Hint: Medicine heals.

34.00 – A shift in consciousness

35.00 – The lymphatic System (Drainage component) requires movement. Example of cancer patient who exhausted himself with exercise every day and healed his cancer

36.00 – Sugar – the hardest substance to ever quit (or free yourself of)

37.00 - Role of sugar in your body

38.00 – A clean alcohol

39.00 – Best time to free yourself of sugar

40.00 – A nice quitting sugar “hack”

41.00 – Medicinal properties of Stevia

44.00 – EMFs – a BIG thing!! In Norway they did some experiments on EMFs and plants

45.00 - Forms of toxicity in cancer

46.00 - EMFs and cancer

47.00 – Wifi / Bluetooth / phone off in pocket (MEN!!!)

48.00 – The Prius EMF dilemma!!

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