Healing Ourselves From The Inside Out
Welcome to the 9 Elements Podcast brought to you by Restore Hyper Wellness. I’m your host, Eric Hinman. Each week, I sit down with trailblazers in the fitness, nutrition, and wellness communities, exploring how they optimize their daily lives for ultimate performance to do more of what they love.
I am a 5x Ironman athlete, brand builder, and someone who’s obsessed with health and wellness - structuring much of my day around fitness and recovery protocols.
My guest today is a good friend, Cait Crowell. After struggling with anxiety, panic attacks and digestive issues, Cait Crowell visited a nutritional therapy practitioner and learned for the first time how the food we eat and how our digestive systems ability to absorb that food sets the tone for our entire health landscape. Working in Bangladesh with women and children in a nutritional rehab unit in acute health settings sealed the deal for Crowell, who earned her masters in blood chemistry in 2020. In the course of learning how diet and nutrition affects healing, Crowell was faced with mold toxicity in her home, and in the process, learned how to detox it from it.
Cait Crowell Timestamps
02:45 Cait’s background as a pole vaulter
05:40 The road to becoming a Nutrition Therapy Practitioner
07:35 Studying in Bangladesh: Helping people learn how to feed themselves
11:40 Nutrition Therapy Programs: First Certification
13:00 Finishing a Master Blood Chemistry Course
13:37 We can heal ourselves from the inside out.
15:08 Mucosal Barriers and Chronic Diseases
16:55 The Immune System Connection
18:20 What is leaky gut?
20:24 Identifying Signs and Symptoms
22:32 Urine Testing: Mycotoxins, Heavy Metals, VOCs
23:23 Healing: What are our detoxification pathways?
25:50 Scrub The Gut Protocol
27:30 Lifestyle Factors to Detoxification: Sweating
30:07 Healthy Routines
31:09 How much sunlight do you need each day?
31:55 Cait’s Mold Issue
37:08 The Wake Up Call: Mold Toxicity
41:59 Using Infrared Sauna to Detox from Mold
45:12 Benefits of Red Light Therapy
47:10 Mitochondrial and Cellular Health
48:13 Playing the Holistic Long Game
49:14 Eating Properly Prepared Nutrient Dense Foods
50:25 Why you should shop the perimeter first while grocery shopping.
54:11 How Food Impacts Your Blood Sugar
1:01:39 Finding Cait Crowell on Social Media and the Web
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