Tune in to a new kind of talk! The Primal Blueprint Podcast is relaunching as the Primal Kitchen Podcast, hosted by founders Mark Sisson and Morgan Zanotti. Every week, they're sitting down with the biggest names in the health, wellness, and personal growth space. Listen in on Spotify, Apple, and on PrimalKitchen.com.
30: Kelly Leveque on Weight Loss, Blood Sugar, Cancer and Pediatric Nutrition
1:30:54This week, guest Kelly LeVeque and Morgan dish on her celebrity clientele, how to make "blood sugar sexy" and her Fab4 courses. In this deep-dive conversation, LeVeque explores the links between blood sugar regulation, cancer prevention, and weight loss. She discusses the role fiber plays in her Fab4Under4 course as well as pediatric nutrition and pregnancy glucose tests. Listen in to hear more about Leveque's philosophy and her Fab4 method. Check out Kelly's Fab4 courses here!
29: Childhood Behavior & Preconception Care with Pediatric Naturopathic Doctor, Ari Calhoun
1:07:02This week, Morgan discusses childhood neurodevelopment conditions, autoimmune conditions, and the journey through motherhood from preconception all the way until early toddlerhood with Perinatal and Pediatric Naturopathic Doctor & mama herself, Dr. Ari Calhoun. Inspired by her own personal journey with mental illness & health issues, it led her down the rode to take a deeper dive on childhood neurodevelopment and women's care using a holistic approach. Dr. Calhoun has spent an extensive amount of time studying childhood disorders such as ADHD, autism, autoimmune conditions, and anxiety/depression & helps parents use an integrative approach to manage symptoms and impower them to understand risk factors while not fearing everything and everything. Listen in as they go through everything from reducing your toxin exposure while pregnant, essential nutrients during pregnancy, and important baby first foods to try! For more resources from Dr. Ari, check out her blog: www.kithandkinwellness.com
28: "Child Whisperer" Dr. Siggie Shares Solutions for Screentime, Communication, and Managing Emotions
1:12:10This week, Morgan meets with the "Child Whisperer," Dr. Siggie Cohen. Growing up in Israel, Cohen's love of children and animals led her to be a natural caretaker from an early age. Her sensitivity to and awareness of complex emotions led her to study child development in the United States. Cohen now boasts over 30 years of experience as a counselor, helping countless grateful parents feel "more empowered and less guilty." Cohen deals with children of all ages, struggling with any number of issues, from sibling rivalry to setting boundaries, to struggling with the pressures of school. In this in-depth conversation, Dr Siggie talks on a myriad of tricky parenting subjects, from emotional regulation to parent dynamics, to problem-solving. No matter what the issue, Dr Siggie is here to help parents and children alike find solutions. Use code 0DIPAJT on drsiggie.com for 10% off of her Toddler courses!
27: Farming's Future with Force of Nature Founders Robby & Taylor
57:36Join Morgan this week as she sits down to talk regenerative farming with Robby Sansom & Taylor Collins, the founders of Roam Ranch and Force of Nature. Collins and Sansom met in middle school and reunited as adults to start their first entrepreneurial venture with Epic Provisions. After selling Epic in 2019, the pair dove into regenerative farming, developing Roam Ranch and Force of Nature. Collins and Sansom discuss the important role biodiversity plays in an agricultural setting and the power of working with wildlife instead of against it. They discuss how the soil impacts their products, how meat quality can change with regenerative farming versus conventional farming, and the importance of reintroducing bison to its natural habitat in the Americas and their impact on biodiversity. In this in-depth discussion, these three entrepreneurs talk about how they see the industry evolving, reconnecting to the legacy of ancestors, and the co-evolution with land and nature. Use Code PRIMALKITCHEN on forceofnature.com for $15 off your first order!
26: The Buzz on Nutraceuticals with Beekeeper's Naturals Founder, Carly Stein
1:05:09In this episode, Morgan sits down with game-changing entrepreneur, Beekeeper's Naturals founder Carly Stein. Plagued by tonsillitis growing up, Carly found sanity & healing through an unlikely hero: bee nutraceuticals. She speaks in-depth on how a trip to Europe changed her entire perspective on health, how she found healing for herself and found Beekeeper's Naturals in the process. Carly is also a beekeeper and a tireless advocate for the preservation of the waning global bee population. Listen in as Morgan gets the full scoop on how Carly won over moms at Farmer's Markets to getting on Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Use code PRIMALKITCHEN on beekeepersnaturals.com for 25% off all products!
25: Pasturebird Founder Paul Greive Talks the Future of Farming & Regenerative Practices
57:31This week, Morgan sits down with Paul Greive, a former marine-turned-farmer and the founder of Pasturebird. Pasturebird uses regenerative farming to build a pasture-raised poultry farm. Greive talks about his past life in the military and a battle with Lyme disease that resulted in him adopting the paleo lifestyle and becoming a farmer. Greive took a deep dive into learning about regenerative farming, learning about responsible animal agriculture and its lasting effects on soil, and developed his system to raise true, pasture-raised hens on grass living off fresh grass with access to the sun. He learned the staggering difference in nutrient density for regenerative farming compared to conventional. Greive discusses his humble beginnings as a start-up farm struggling with distribution, and how Primal Kitchen founder Mark Sisson gave his brand the boost it needed in his early days. Listen in as he spills on his favorite PK product (Buffalo!) and the future of farming.
24: Eat to Beat Disease with Dr. William Li
48:33On this week's episode, Moran sits down with Dr. William Li, an internal medicine doctor, vascular biologist, and author of the book "Eat to Beat Disease." Dr Li always had an interest in food and diet lifestyles since he was young, and he studied the links between food, culture and the health of communities around the world for years. Dr Li looked to blood vessels to find common denominators within different diseases and has been involved in 41 FDA-approved medications for disease treatment from his studies. The medical director for the Angiogenesis Foundation, Dr Li explains the way our body grows blood vessels, a central tenant to health. His research has shown that certain foods help our body overgrow blood vessels that could potentially cause diseases like cancer. Dr Li applies the "Food as Medicine Research" method to his work, talking about foods that activate our health defenses, and what to add to our body to build ourselves up. His personal mantra is to "love your food & love your health." In this in-depth conversation, Dr Li discusses fasting & its relation to his research, his "grand slam" foods, what helps treat disease along with prevention, and the power of fiber.
23: From Olympian to Elite Wheelchair Athlete, Amy Van Dyken Rouen Shares Her Story
55:34This week, Morgan chats with former Olympian Amy Van Dyken Rouen, the history-making athlete who was the first American to win 4 gold medals in a single Olympic games. After a devastating accident, Rouen was paralyzed from the waist down. Determined to maintain her athleticism, Rouen eventually earned the title of the fittest sitting woman in the world. In this conversation, Morgan and Rouen chat about Olympic competition, overcoming tremendous adversity, mental health, paleo & keto eating, CrossFit & more!
22: Finessing the Role of the Fitness Coach with James Fitzgerald
59:47Morgan sits down this week with one of the "Fittest Men on Earth" and renowned fitness coach, James Fitzgerald. His fitness journey began while playing competitive soccer as a teenager. During his collegiate years, James spent a great deal of time training, studying, and researching fitness. His investigations led to the publishing of multiple studies in Physiology Canada and The Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology. James applied his knowledge to coaching general population clients and competitive athletes, built a thriving coaching business, and launched Optimum Performance Training (OPT) in 1999. Looking to spread his knowledge and methodologies, James began coaching athletes remotely and spearheading the individual design programming movement. Through the personal application of his own program, he earned the title of "The Fittest Man on Earth", winning the inaugural CrossFit games in 2007. In this conversation, Morgan and James talk about the overwhelming amount of fitness options out there, the increasingly sedentary state of the world, the importance of movement and fitness simplicity, and much more. Feeling inspired? Use code LEARN50 for 50% OFF your first month on James' BRAND NEW fitness coaching education app, LearnRx (https://learnrx.app/)
21: Mark Sisson Q&A - Testosterone Talk
39:39This week, Morgan sits down with Primal Kitchen co-founder, endurance athlete, best-selling author and ancestral eating "godfather" Mark Sisson to talk all things testosterone. Mark dives into testosterone's important role as a hormone in bodies of all genders. They chat about the impact diet, stress, and movement can have on production and the power of hormone receptor sites. Mark gets candid about supplementing testosterone, plus ways to support this hormone naturally. Listen in to learn more!