By Andrea Nakayama, functional medicine nutritionist
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The 15-Minute Matrix with functional medicine nutritionist Andrea Nakayama. The podcast that brings you bite-sized insights and lessons on how to use the most important tool in Functional Medicine and Functional Nutrition. Download this week's matrix: 15minutematrix.com
||Clean#47: Mapping Fluoride with Melissa Gallico||Melissa Gallico is the perfect person to join us on the podcast and share research, information and her own personal experience about the hidden dangers of fluoride toxicity. Tune in for a tour of the Matrix and the impact of this neurotoxin on the ful.||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#46: Mapping Wild Orange Essential Oil with Dr. Mariza Snyder||Wild orange essential oil helps to purify, due to its potent antibacterial properties. But that’s not it. Come join me and Dr. Mariza Snyder who helps us to map the many benefits and applications of this particular (and particularly effective) essenti||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#45: Mapping Bee Medicine with Josh Gitalis||Get ready for a fun and engaging conversation with Josh Gitalis on the natural and curative medicines provided by bees! Honeybee products have been used for centuries to heal and cure disease states. Josh walks us through six favorite bee byproducts an.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#44: Mapping Mold Management with Karen Wright||You may see clients or patients that are highly sensitive to mold. Repeat exposure can cause their health to fall into a downward spiral, leaving them unable to function. For people with Mold Sensitivity Syndrome,||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#43 Mapping Chronic Pain with Dr. Joe Tatta||As Dr. Joe Tatta, today’s 15MM podcast guest, says so clearly: “Chronic pain is a disease in and of itself.” And while there are over 4,000 genes that can turn on a chronic pain response, diet, lifestyle and mindset have the power to turn that pai||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#42: Mapping Yoga with Caroline Stahlschmidt||September is National Yoga month! As yoga is one of my favorite practices—for my mind, body and spirit—I wanted to invite Caroline Stahlschmidt, FxNA team member and certified yoga instructor, to the 15MM table to speak into the myriad health benefi||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#41: Mapping Self-Worth and Eating Behaviors with Dana James||The female archetypes, defined by nutritionist Dana James, give insight into patient’s instinctual behaviors regarding diet and lifestyle modification. The archetypes illuminate both a sense of identity and a set of thoughts and behaviors that help us||8/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#40: Mapping Grief and Autoimmunity with Kerry Jeffery||The grief that surrounds an autoimmune diagnosis should not be overlooked as an impactful Trigger and Mediator in the further expression of signs and symptoms related to the condition. In this week’s episode,||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#39: Mapping Cognitive Function with Dr. Steven Masley||Cognitive function is how our brain processes, retrieves and uses information. It’s who we are! Listen to this week’s episode to gain expert recommendations from Dr. Steven Masley about the 5 key areas that most impact cognitive function in our pati||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#38: Mapping Infections and Autoimmunity with Dr. Nikolas Hedberg||Infections are an emerging health issue in chronically ill patients, connected to a variety of conditions such as autoimmune diseases, neurological disorders, CVD and more. Understanding the connection and where we may need to “back it up” are the c||8/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#37: Mapping our Favorites||Now that we’re over 35 episodes into the podcast, we wanted to step back, introduce you to a handful of the Functional Nutrition and Lifestyle Practitioners that are a part of the thriving Functional Nutrition Lab community,||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#36: Mapping Longevity with Jason Prall||“We’re putting meaning in the wrong place if we want health and longevity.” These are the words of Jason Prall, health and longevity expert, and my guest on this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix. Listen in to hear what does matter if we wa||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#35: Mapping Therapeutic Love with Dr. Venu Julapalli||This is the perfect week to spend some time with my good friend Dr. Venu Julapalli, and when you tune-in, you’ll find out why. While Dr. Julapalli is a trained gastroenterologist, he also celebrates and honors the importance of the therapeutic bond be||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#34: Mapping Character Strengths with Dr. Sandra Scheinbaum||Positive psychology is a way of thinking that addresses, “What do we need to thrive? What contributes to a good life?” As Dr. Sheinbaum shares in this week’s episode, character strengths are essential traits that, when used,||7/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#33: Mapping Sulfur Reducing Bacteria (SIBO) with Dr. Nirala Jacobi||Sulfur is a mineral found primarily in proteins and certain vegetables including garlic, onions, broccoli and several others. Sulfur is also produced endogenously. Excesses in sulfur, in the presence of dysbiosis,||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#32: Mapping Oxytocin with Dr. Lindsey Berkson||This week, tune-in to the podcast to learn how oxytocin has a new job description! This peptide love hormone has many health implications beyond bonding, and Dr. Lindsey Berkson takes us, rapid-fire, through the myriad ways this short-lived neuro-hormo.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#31: Mapping Medical Marijuana with Laura Lagano||The endocannabinoid system includes receptors in the brain, the gut, and the immune system, among other places throughout the body. Due to clinical deficiencies and an increasing number of studies related to specific conditions,||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#30: Mapping Functional Lab Testing with Reed Davis||If anyone can talk about using the wide array of Functional Lab tests available to us today to address signs, symptoms and conditions, it’s Reed Davis. Listen carefully to hear Reed speak into targeting therapies and recommendations in a non-specific||6/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#29: Mapping Gluten with Dr. Tom O’Bryan [Part 2]||In today’s podcast we continue the conversation with Dr. Tom O’Bryan to answer the question “Is gluten bad for everyone?” Tune-in to hear the rest of this important conversation and be sure to get your completed Functional Nutrition Matrix on th||6/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#28: Mapping Gluten with Dr. Tom O’Bryan [Part 1]||Many practitioners want to know “Is gluten bad for everyone?” There’s nobody better to answer this question than Dr. Tom O’Bryan. In Part 1 of this two part episode, Dr. Tom takes us around the Matrix and articulates the impacts of gluten on the||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#27: Mapping Toxic Mold with Dr. Jill Carnahan||Toxic mold is getting a lot more attention in health and medical circles these days, and for good reason. Dr. Jill Carnahan takes us through the matrix of challenges — from pain to mental health issues to immune dysfunction — that patients face when||5/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26: Mapping Hormesis with Ari Whitten||Hormesis is like the Goldilocks amount of every insult that we’re exposed to—from exercise to fasting to those phytochemicals that we aim to eat from the foods we consume. Just the right amount and we support mitochondrial health,||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25: Mapping Food Cravings with Dr. Dan Kalish||What are the triggers and mediators for food cravings? Could there be antecedents contributing to those uncontrollable urges as well? Dr. Kalish takes us well beyond willpower in this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24: Mapping PCOS with Mindset with Amy Medling||PCOS is one of the most common hormonal disorders, and the most common cause of female infertility, impacting millions of women. While there is no cure for PCOS, we can support women in managing their symptoms, and a mindset shift is key.||5/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23: Mapping Precision Medicine with Dr. Grace Terrell||According to the principles of Precision Medicine, the physician of the future is a precisionist who sees patients not as an average, but as the unique individuals they are. In Precision Care, myriad tools and technologies are used to determine the pat.||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22: Mapping Cancer Related Fatigue with Dr. Nalini Chilkov||When we support a cancer patient and survivor’s full body systems, we can help to improve their outcomes, not just for a long life, but for a life with less of the debilitating symptoms of the all-too-common impacts of cancer related fatigue. Dr.||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21: Mapping Cortisol & Pelvic Pain with Jessica Drummond||The web of interconnections in human biology can sometimes be a surprise when we’re taught to think through the narrow lens of addressing X (sign, symptom or diagnosis) with Y (pill or protocol). As Jessica Drummond shares in today’s podcast,||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20: Mapping Mind, Spirit and Emotions with Stacey Robbins||The doctor is not the patient’s “god”. Instead the doctor or practitioner is the patient’s “guide”. How do we help patients move toward finding the blessings in their signs and symptoms, and find the opportunity for transformation from victi||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19: Mapping Progesterone with Dr. Carrie Jones||Progesterone is a happy and calming chemical that’s not just for women and our hormone balance. It has myriad functions including regulating inflammation, mitochondrial function, bone, breast, heart, liver health and more.||3/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18: Mapping Breasts with Florence Williams||Today we’re exploring health, breasts, science, history, and your call-to-action in listening in to this week’s episode with science writer Florence Williams is to think about your client’s breast history. It may be more important than you realize||3/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17: Mapping Post-Birth Control Syndrome with Dr. Jolene Brighten||The birth control pill can wreak havoc on the full body systems. Nobody speaks into the myriad impacts of oral contraception use like Dr. Jolene Brighten, who takes us into a rapid fire discussion in this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.||3/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16: Mapping Meds vs. No Meds with Eileen Laird||Sometimes we need to help our patients understand that a ‘yes, and’ approach to managing chronic illness is necessary. (Yes to diet and lifestyle modification And, medical intervention may be necessary.) Eileen speaks to this beautifully.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15: Mapping Complex SIBO cases with Dr. Rahbar||As practitioners in the realm of Functional Medicine and Nutrition, we will all encounter those cases of SIBO that are not so straight-forward — where the treatment does not work or the patient does not respond.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14: Mapping Flaxseed with Magdalena Wszelaki||Flaxseeds are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, and a powerful addition to your client’s and patient’s diets for myriad reasons which we explore in detail in this week’s episode with this hormone-balancing master coach.||2/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13: Mapping Prebiotics with Dr. Liz Lipski||Prebiotics selectively stimulate growth and activity of intestinal bacteria in the gut and promote health & wellbeing. They help keep the microflora balanced and discourage the growth of pathogenic organisms.||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12: Mapping Serotonin with Dr. Kelly Brogan||According to Dr. Brogan’s research, clinical and personal experiences, the old story that depression is caused by a deficiency of serotonin, which led to widespread treatments using SSRIs, must be debunked. In this episode, Dr.||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11: Mapping Glutathione with Dr. Ben Lynch||Glutathione is thought to be “the mother of all antioxidants”. It’s your primary antioxidant according to Dr. Ben Lynch, who takes us into the inside workings of this powerful compound in today’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix.||2/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10: Mapping Sulforaphane with Tom Malterre||Nobody can talk sulforaphane (with fervor and passion) like my friend and fellow nutritionist, Tom Malterre. Sulforaphane is a chemical compound that increases Phase II enzymes and so much more. As you’ll learn,||1/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9: Mapping Community with James Maskell||Community and health... Did you know they’re interconnected? Community is at the center of the practitioner based Functional Forum Meet-Ups around the globe, started by today’s guest, James Maskell. Does community drive patient health outcomes?||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8: Mapping Nutrition & Parkinson’s with Dr. Heather Zwickey||Dr. Heather Zwickey has combed the medical and nutrition literature for foods that have a specific effect on Parkinson’s. She combines this research along with her experience as an immunologist into her work in the Parkinson’s community and shares h||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7: Mapping Forest Bathing with Dr. Maya Shetreat-Klein||What should the doctor order to lower blood pressure, increase NK cell production and manage the body’s cortisol response? It’s the ancient practice of shinrin-yoku, of course. Put on your headphones, get out in the woods and join me and Dr.||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6: (Part 2) Mapping Microbiome Myths & Misconceptions with Leo Galland||In today’s episode I continue my conversation with Dr. Leo Galland regarding microbial myths. Clinical pearls abound as Galland takes us into some key interconnections between inflammation, sleep, food and, you guessed it, the microbiome.||12/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5: (Part 1) Mapping Microbiome Myths & Misconceptions with Leo Galland||Is “leaky gut” a myth or are we working with some misconceptions about what this condition actually is? Tune-in to today’s episode to find out some of the hidden triggers that lead to intestinal permeability as well as additional microbial misconc||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#4: Mapping Obesogens with Lara Adler||Tune in to this week’s episode of the 15-Minute Matrix to hear from environmental toxins expert, Lara Adler, on the foreign chemical compounds that disrupt lipid metabolism and hormone balance, and can often lead to obesity.||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3: Mapping Mindset Mastery with Sachin Patel||Bruce Lipton taught us that the mind is the master controller of the body, that perception and belief can instigate healing. In episode #3 of the 15-Minute Matrix||12/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2: Mapping Offal with Dr. Terry Wahls||Say the word: offal (pronounced almost like the word ‘awful’ but according to Dr. Terry Wahls, it’s not!) Offal consists of the entrails and internal organs of an animal.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1: Mapping Magnesium with Dr. Alan Gaby||Magnesium is involved in over 300 different enzyme functions in the body, including ATP, which is necessary for almost all biological processes.||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
My favorite Podcast!
Seriously, this is the best podcast ever. Andrea, you have hit it out of the park on this one. Combining topics that are mapped on the Matrix in 15 minute soundbites, makes it so easy to find the time to listen and yet they are jammed packed with useful information. The downloadable matrix on the topic makes it that much more useful. Bravo, amazing job! Congratulations on doing something completely different, fun and informative in the Podcast arena. There is nothing like it out there!
So Many Useful Soundbites to Use in My Practice!
Love this podcast, Andrea! Learning several useful ideas in every one. Can’t wait for more.
Love, love love...
So many juicy bits of info in a short 15 minutes. If you are a practitioner or into health, this podcast is for you!