Food Matters Podcast

Food Matters Podcast Podcast

The Food Matters Podcast will challenge you to expand your understanding of what it means to be human, how to have more control over your biochemistry, how to have more control over your mind, and how to have an increased capability to transcend pain, depression, anxiety and chronic degenerative disease, so that you can live a long life completely free from the corporations that profit from our health. This podcast will bring you the best, newest interviews with people from the world of health, wellness, mind-body, spirit and transformation and also some full-length unabridged interviews from our films, Food Matters, Hungry For Change and our latest docu-series, TRANSCENDENCE. All interviews are a selection of the epic, deep range of health and wellness content we have on our online streaming channel, FMTV. You can find out more at FMTV.com/podcast

How Overcoming Fear & Stress Can Help You Heal with Chris Wark
The mind-body connection - we know it’s powerful, but did you know that it actually has the ability to create or cure chronic disease - especially when stress and fear are involved? In this week’s podcast episode, join author, speaker, health coach, and founder of ‘Chris Beat Cancer’, Chris Wark. When it comes to battling stress in the face of severe illness, there is no one better. Chris shares his life-changing decisions and mindset he took on when faced with a death sentence - the C word. It was these mi...

How to Eat for Optimal Health with Cyndi O'Meara
"But people have been eating meat for years..."  "Bread has been a staple since the beginning of time and no one had a gluten problem back then..."  We've all heard these remarks before, and in fact, they're not wrong. But thousands of years ago, people ate these things as they came from Mother Nature, not pumped with chemicals and additives our modern food cultured has introduced. So how can we get back to those basics, eating real food the way it was intended? In this week's episode of the Food Matters Po...

The Power of Meditation, Yoga & Self-Love to Transform Your Life with Koya Webb
Could meditation and yoga be the key to overcoming fear and anxiety, reducing stress, sleep better, leading to a better connection with yourself? In this week's podcast episode James and Koya dive deep into how powerful meditation, yoga, and self-love can be!  Koya Webb is an internationally recognized yoga teacher, personal trainer, holistic health and wellness coach, author, and motivational speaker. From a young girl growing up in country town Tennessee to fitness model in California, the lessons that sh...


Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead: How Juicing Was the Remedy with Joe Cross
In this week’s podcast episode, James Colquhoun interviews Joe Cross - entrepreneur, author, filmmaker, and wellness advocate - about his journey to health and how he maintains his newly formed healthy lifestyle.   They discuss the health problems that Joe experienced that made him realize he needed a cleanse and reboot, highlight the signs and symptoms your body may be giving you that it might be calling out for a cleanse, and examine why juicing was his method of choice to change and reinvigorate his life...

Gut Health, Essential Fatty Acids & GMOs with Sayer Ji
The gut - we can't stop talking about it! As such a complex yet vital part of our health, understanding the power and influence of the gut on your body is incredibly important. So, we've brought in another expert... Sayer Ji is a widely recognized author, writer, researcher, and presenter, as well as the founder of GreenMedInfo.com, an evidence-based natural medical resource with over 1 million views each month! GreenMedInfo profoundly believes that education equals empowerment, and with knowledge, people h...

The Honest Yet Hilarious Journey of Finding Inner Peace with Frank Ferrante
We often come across people who have everything yet suffer with depression, anxiety or adrenal fatigue; and those with nothing who are overflowing with happiness and fulfillment. In this week's podcast episode, James chats with Frank Ferrante. If you haven’t heard of Frank, he is the star of his own film called May I Be Frank - which is Frank’s honest, yet hilarious, journey to a healthier version of himself. James asks the questions, gaining a deeper insight into Frank's transformation of body and mind dur...


Why We Need a Food Revolution with Ocean Robbins
Food can either be the foundation of health or the foundation of disease, the choice is ours. Last week I had the pleasure of speaking with the host and co-founder of Food Revolution, Ocean Robbins. In this interview with Ocean Robbins, you will learn:  Two powerful foods that could help reduce cancer by 64% The alarming statistics on the growing disease epidemic  The latest research around food and nutrition How to reduce your risk of Alzheimers and Dementia  Ocean's tips for living for longevity  Click...

The Truth About Toxins in the Beauty Industry with Kevin Gianni
An average woman uses twelve personal care products each day, exposing herself to 168 unique chemicals. These products don’t always remain on the skin’s surface. Many cosmetic ingredients penetrate the skin. This means you could be unwittingly exposing yourself to chemicals like formaldehyde, phthalates, and parabens, which have been linked to cancer, birth defects, and hormonal chaos. That’s why this week we are diving deep into the truth behind the beauty industry with Kevin Gianni, co-founder of Annmarie...

Eating For Better Digestion and Beauty with The Hemsley Sisters
Melissa & Jasmine Hemsley radiate health and beauty - you can't miss it when you see them. Which made me wonder - what's the secret behind their effortless radiance?   In episode 15 of the Food Matters Podcast, Melissa & Jasmine spill their secrets for better digestion and beauty. These women are all about eating wholesome food, ethically sourced, and love returning to their Filipino heritage for recipe inspiration.    This food-loving, power duo are taking the world by storm with their down to earth approa...


Overcoming Insomnia Naturally with Tom Cronin
Imagine how you’d feel if, by making simple changes, you could start to sleep through the night, waking up fresh and energized. If you’re finding it difficult to get a good night’s sleep you’re not alone. In fact, you’re now in the majority. A recent survey in the US found that 52% of the respondents were classified as “not good sleepers”. Like you, there are many people around the globe tossing and turning their way through the night, and stumbling their way through the fog of the following day. This week'...

Learn to Love Yourself, Overcome Fear & Rebuild Your Health with Melissa Ambrosini
Remember when you used to be that person who didn’t know what they wanted? The one who just moved through the motions, attended parties, hung on to the toxic relationships, went to a mundane job - just for a paycheck, ate anything out of a box and participated in the daily grind. But inside were screaming and reaching out in vain to break free from what had become a vicious cycle? Break free from this cycle and learn to liberate your life, strip off the fear, wash away the self-doubt and dress yourself in h...

Using Food as Medicine with Dr. Mark Hyman
In this exclusive interview, join James as he chats with Dr. Mark Hyman about why we are all so confused about food and nutrition. He explores the foods we should and shouldn’t be eating as well as practical advice on how to use plants as medicine. Dr. Mark Hyman is the Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, the Founder of The UltraWellness Center, and a ten-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author. He believes that we all deserve a life of vitality and that we have the pote...


The Truth About Getting Enough Protein and Calcium with Elizabeth Rider
When people choose a more plant-based diet, they often have a panic, thinking, "where will I get my protein from!?" The good news is that meat is not the only source, nor is it the best source! In this exclusive podcast interview, join James as he chats with Elizabeth Rider about where to get protein, calcium, and other major nutrients when going plant-based. Elizabeth is a certified health coach, popular international food blogger, and plant-based expert. She loves making healthy delicious and easy. She ha...

How to Lose Weight, Boost Creativity, and Stress Less While You Sleep with Jon Gabriel
In this week's podcast interview you’ll discover why sleep is crucial for hormone regulation and how you can use visualization for weight loss. In this exclusive interview with Jon Gabriel, you will learn:  How sleep apnea causes weight gain The power of meditation to rewire your brain and inhibit stress hormones Tips & strategies on how to achieve restful, nourishing sleep that can transform your life...

How to Deal with Stress and Adrenal Fatigue with Dr. Alan Christianson
Have you ever had difficulty waking up in the morning, or had a lack focus and mental clarity? Or maybe you feel tired all the time and can't figure out why! Chronic Stress and adrenal fatigue is an invisible epidemic that millions are suffering from around the world. It's the result of mental, physical and emotional stress. In this week's podcast episode, I am joined by Dr. Alan Christianson to discuss how you can learn to deal with stress and adrenal fatigue....


A Tribute to Charlotte Gerson: Using Food to Heal and Natural Cancer Therapies
This week’s Podcast episode is dedicated to Charlotte Gerson. Just last week, Charlotte Gerson passed away, one month shy of her 97th birthday. She was a champion in the natural health and wellness movement, helping to continue the legacy of her late father’s work, Dr. Max Gerson, who discovered and developed the Gerson protocol. The natural healing protocol help to heal himself from XYZ and others who were going through chronic end-stage disease and even Cancer. Dr. Gerson story is an incredible one, captu...

How Gluten Affects Your Mood, Skin & Gut with Dr. Tom O'Bryan
Gluten - can it really be that bad for you or is it just another trend?? It's time for some answers! In today's episode, we'll be getting to the guts of the issue, once and for all! We have a fantastic interview with Dr. Tom O'Bryan, discussing how a lot of people think “gluten free” is just another fad diet and why this couldn’t be further from the truth. Dr. Tom O’Bryan is a clinical practitioner with over 30 years of experience in the field, teaching 1,000s of practitioners himself, he is regarded as the...

Hormones, Stress, Weight Loss and The Art of Managing it All with Dr Libby
Do you feel like, no matter how hard you try, you can't lose that stubborn weight, you can't seem to get the sleep your body's craving, or your moods seem to be all over the map?! We get you! Better yet, Dr. Libby Weaver gets you! In this episode, Dr. Libby Weaver, one of Australasia's leading nutritional biochemists, author, and speaker, explains exactly what stress is doing to your body emotionally and physically AND she tells you how you can break through that burden of stress to start living! The rippl...


The Truth About The Food Industry With Bestselling Author John Robbins
John Robbins is a 3-million copy bestselling author, social activist, and humanitarian. President and co-founder of Food Revolution Network, aimed at helping you make life choices that enhance your health, nourish your spirit and make the most of each stage in your life’s journey. The only son of the founder of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream empire, John Robbins was groomed to follow in his father’s footsteps, but chose to walk away from Baskin-Robbins and the immense wealth it represented to “…pursue the dee...

How 'The Boy With The Broken Brain' Became A World Leader In Learning with Jim Kwik
After an incident in kindergarten, Jim Kwik had countless learning difficulties that led him to being labeled “the boy with the broken brain”. This label left a long-lasting imprint on his self-worth, his identity, and beliefs in himself. Learning became his greatest mountain that he saw as an impossible climb. Having made it into university after years of struggle, Jim found himself at the same place he’d always been - incapable of scholarly success. Ready to succumb to the doubts within himself, Jim plann...

Heal Your Gut Naturally With Dr Josh Axe
James and Dr. Axe discuss the answers to one of the modern day's biggest health ailments, a dysfunctional gut. The pair explore topics relating to leaky gut, irritable bowel syndrome & Crohn's disease and discuss how we can use natural remedies and nutrition to treat and fight against the root of these issues. Along with nutritional treatments, Dr. Axe also touches on the act of grounding, microbiome uptake and the benefits of mindful eating. It’s a must watch to discover more about this foundational aspect...


Overcoming Your Limiting Beliefs With Marie Forleo
Marie Forleo, NY Times best-selling author, life coach, and host of Marie TV, guides us through getting rid of those beliefs that could be holding you back. It is our beliefs that drive our actions, and our actions drive our destiny, so our beliefs are actually of paramount importance....