Today is the Day

Today is the Day Podcast

With humour, honesty and an evidence-based approach, best-selling author and nutritionist Meghan Telpner and her husband Josh Gitalis, a Functional Medicine Practitioner, are simplifying what it takes to achieve optimal health. Become empowered as your own best health expert. Today is the day!

How to Rebuild the Microbiome – and Why This is Essential
Our digestive tract plays a huge role in our health, and impacts our digestion, mood, nervous system and immunity. And today, Meghan and Josh are diving deep into the gut microbiome and how it impacts our health. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today we're talking about the microbiome – the delicately balanced ecosystem in our gut that is the at the root of much of our health, an...

How To Create a Culinary Nutrition Kitchen Without Spending a Fortune
Today is the day we’re tackling a small and mighty game changer: the kitchen. If you love to cook from scratch, or want to learn to cook nutritiously but are intimidated by the new ingredients or equipment, this is the episode for you. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining The key to cooking more is creating a space you want to be in – but you don’t need to spend a fortune to make a c...

Digestion: A critical part of health we tend to ignore
It seems simple: you eat food, and then you digest and break down the nutrients to use in your body. But this simple process isn’t always so simple! Today is the day we’re talking digestion. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Choosing the right foods for you are important, but digesting and assimilating the nutrients from our food is where it really matters. This is a very basic ye...


How Nutrition Deficiencies Happen, Even When You're Doing Everything 'Right'
Today’s topic is a biggie and we don’t believe it’s ever been explained quite like we’re doing in this episode. Josh’s analogies shine bright as we dive into the topic of health and nutrition deficiencies. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining In this episode Meghan and Josh discuss what a nutritional deficiency actually is, and it's connection with disease. What is the body language ...

How Quitting Sugar Can Transform Your Health (and Maybe Your Life)
We are tackling the most addictive substance on the planet in today's conversation. Can you guess what it is? If you guessed sugar, you guessed right. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining In this episode Meghan and Josh are talking all about sugar and the effects it has on our health. Particularly, they discuss the different names for sugar that you might see on food labels and where...

Season 3: Trailer
Meghan and Josh are back with and exciting Season 3! Given the current health climate, this season will serve as a voice of reason amongst the chaotic messaging out there and empower you to take control of your health. Join best-selling author and nutritionist Meghan Telpner and her husband Josh Gitalis, a Functional Medicine Practitioner, as they tackle important and urgent topics using evidence-based information in an in-depth, honest, engaging, fun-filled and inspiring way. Be sure to subscribe to Today ...


How To Solve "What's For Dinner?" Stress and Revive Mealtime
Today is the day we’re exploring creative, delicious and easy ways to reignite the spark when answering that question “What’s for dinner’?”. In this episode, we have you covered with our very favourite culinary nutrition tips, tricks and our go-to meals.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: Why home cooking matters. The important questions to consider w...

Our Top Ten Favourite Healthy Lifestyle Products That Have Stood The Test of Time
Today is the day we’re sharing our top ten favourite products – these are the things that Meghan and Josh use regularly, love and have stood the test of time.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: The game changing purchase that might be one of the most critical health investments. Meghan and Josh's favorite products including: a product that has logged ...

How To Supercharge Immunity
Today is the day we’re taking a look at the power of the immune system in a way that you’ve never heard before – and how you can support it for optimal health.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: What the immune system is and where is it actually located in the body. How our children’s immune systems learn during crucial stages of development. The Key ...


How These Surprising Causes of Weight Gain Could Be Affecting All Of Us
Today is the day we’re uncovering the potential barriers to weight loss, the less obvious reasons weight management is becoming increasingly challenging, and the real secret to weight loss.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: What calories are and how they are metabolized differently, whether eating fat makes us fat and the role genetics play in weigh...

Is Dairy Healthful or Harmful? Exploring Truths and Myths
Today is the day we’re going deep on dairy and whether the messages that have been drilled into us for decades (like “Milk builds Strong bones”) is true, and if we actually  need dairy in the diet for optimal health.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: Is dairy healthy for us – with a surprising twist to the answer. The unexpected reactions you might b...

How We Can Eat For Optimal Energy
Today is the day we’re sharing one of the most important aspects to consider when it comes to the long term health of your diet – no matter which popular diet you follow.    SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: What blood sugar is and how it affects the body, as well as the symptoms you may be experiencing that are associated with blood sugar imbalances. ...


Why Resilience Needs to Be Part Of The Conversation
Today is the day! When we originally recorded this podcast episode in early January, we had no idea about the dramatic impact the coronavirus would have on us worldwide. This episode was slated for later in the Spring but given the importance and relevance of the topic – and the fact that it’s been missing from the virus conversation – we decided to air it now.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrit...

Why Resilience Needs to Be Part Of The Conversation
Today is the day! When we originally recorded this podcast episode in early January, we had no idea about the dramatic impact the coronavirus would have on us worldwide. This episode was slated for later in the Spring but given the importance and relevance of the topic – and the fact that it’s been missing from the virus conversation – we decided to air it now.   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrit...

Can We Reverse Inflammation Permanently? Inflammation is the root cause of many diseases and fortunately there are many ways we can both prevent and address this through diet and lifestyle.
Today is the day we’re uncovering the real causes of inflammation and what you can do to reverse and resolve it, perhaps even forever!   SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast   COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program   FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining   Today's Episode Covers: What the inflammatory process actually is – and the main misconceptions about it. The conventional medical approach to treating inflammation and why it’s not always effective. The rea...


How much of our health can we blame on genetics? Does family genetics mean we are destined for the same fate.
Today is the day we’re exploring genetics. We look at the factors that affect the expression of our genes to understand whether the genetics we’re born with are the cause of our health problems. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's Episode Covers: What we currently know about our genes from a scientific perspective, including the key factors that affect our genetic expr...

What We Do To Make Healthy Living Effortless. An inside look into Meghan and Josh's healthy living and lifestyle.
Today is the day Meghan and Josh welcome you into their personal lives to share their ridiculously simple approach to making their healthy living and lifestyle effortless. SHOW NOTES: https://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: https://culinarynutrition.com/program  FREE TRAINING: https://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's Episode Covers: How Meghan and Josh have stripped down and simplified their lifestyle to maintain health. Meghan and Josh share some of the big decisions they made that ...

Trailer - Season 2
With humour, honesty and an evidence-based approach, best-selling author and nutritionist Meghan Telpner and her husband Josh Gitalis, a Functional Medicine Practitioner, continue to tackle important and urgent topics with season two of the their podcast that may challenge your pre-existing habits and beliefs, or what you read in mainstream media. Today is the day!   SEASON ONE: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast...


Trailer - Season 2
With humour, honesty and an evidence-based approach, best-selling author and nutritionist Meghan Telpner and her husband Josh Gitalis, a Functional Medicine Practitioner, continue to tackle important and urgent topics with season two of the their podcast that may challenge your pre-existing habits and beliefs, or what you read in mainstream media. Today is the day!   SEASON ONE: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast...

Bonus Episode 3: How To Make Culinary Nutrition Part of Everyday Eating
Season 2 of the Today Is The Day Podcast is on its way, but to tide you over until then we have a special bonus episode to share a taste of our new course called Everyday Culinary Nutrition. This bite-sized episode of the Today Is The Day Podcast, “Making Culinary Nutrition Part of Your Everyday Life”, is now available on your favourite podcast platforms. Learn more about Everyday Culinary Nutrition at CulinaryNutrition.com/Culinary   SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://...

Bonus Episode 2: Three Essentials For Your Herbal First Aid Kit
Learn more about Everyday Herbal at CulinaryNutrition.com/Herbal  Today we’re sharing our top 3 herbs everyone should have on hand for herbal first aid. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/herbal   In this episode we cover: - When to use herbal first aid remedies - A powerful herb that might be growing in your backyard (or your neighbour’s) - Meghan’s favourite first aid (and everyday herb) that she’d take to a desert island - The plant that e...


Bonus Episode 2: Three Essentials For Your Herbal First Aid Kit
Learn more about Everyday Herbal at CulinaryNutrition.com/Herbal  Today we’re sharing our top 3 herbs everyone should have on hand for herbal first aid. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast  COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/herbal   In this episode we cover: - When to use herbal first aid remedies - A powerful herb that might be growing in your backyard (or your neighbour’s) - Meghan’s favourite first aid (and everyday herb) that she’d take to a desert island - The plant that e...

Bonus Episode 1: How To Make Herbal Remedies Part of Everyday Cooking
Learn more about Everyday Herbal at CulinaryNutrition.com/Herbal Today is the day we’re sharing a taste of our brand new course with our favourite ways to integrate herbal remedies into everyday cooking and living. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/herbal  In this episode we cover: - How to take your broth to the next level - Meghan’s secret to an extra super powered smoothie and elixir - What is a tincture - How to integrate tinctures int...

Bonus Episode 1: How To Make Herbal Remedies Part of Everyday Cooking
Learn more about Everyday Herbal at CulinaryNutrition.com/Herbal Today is the day we’re sharing a taste of our brand new course with our favourite ways to integrate herbal remedies into everyday cooking and living. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/herbal  In this episode we cover: - How to take your broth to the next level - Meghan’s secret to an extra super powered smoothie and elixir - What is a tincture - How to integrate tinctures int...


Q&A With Our Listeners, Answering Your Questions: Is a vegan diet really better for the environment, the future of health and the hardest part of working in the health field.
In this final episode of Season One of the Today is the Day Podcast we are answering listener questions: Is a vegan diet really better for the environment, the future of health and the hardest part of working in the health field. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's Episode Covers: How producing and eating meat affects your health and the environment What nutrients you’re actuall...

What the Heck Should I Eat? Raw, vegan, whole foods plant based, paleo, keto — so many conflicting diets, how to know the right diet for you right now.
Today is the day we’re conquering the big question: What the heck should we eat?  SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's Episode Covers: Why different bodies have different dietary needs. Diving into popular diets such as raw, vegan, vegetarian, whole food plant based (WFPB), lectin-free, paleo and keto. Why the lack of indigenous diet in Western culture has led to so many dietary ...

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep: Strategies to help you shut down at night and get up feeling refreshed with essential daily habits and practices.
We’re going to help resolve one of the biggest barriers to great health- the essential nutrient of deep sleep. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's Episode Covers: What is the glymphatic system and it’s role in restorative sleep Understanding the root causes of poor sleep How your morning routine could be affecting your sleep The affect certain foods may be having on your sleep W...


How To Raise An Adventurous Eater. Get your kids off the packaged food, get them eating what you're eating and train those tastebuds.
We’re diving in to mysterious and patience testing world of feeding little ones whole and healthy food, with our best strategies for raising adventurous eaters. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers: When to start varying flavors in the diet Best strategies for food introduction for infants, toddlers, kids, and grown ups too! Importance of attitude and environment a...

Is 'Gluten-Free' Just A Fad Diet? Celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, leaky gut - are these real or just trendy?
Today is the day we’re diving in to the strangely contentious topic of gluten - ultimately to answer the question of whether gluten-free eating is just a passing fad, or if there is evidence to support whether this vilified little group of proteins really should be avoided. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers:: What gluten actually is. The different types of respo...

What Are The Real Super Foods and How Can We Enjoy Them?
Today is the day we’re diving in to the topic of superfoods, the real superheroes that are widely accessible and can easily be part of an everyday diet. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers: What qualities really make a food a super food Why we’re not fans of the trendy powdered products How food can truly be our medicine The environmental impact of popular superfo...


Are You Being Fooled By The Label? How nutrition labels create confusion and contribute to our poor health.
We’re having an important and practical conversation about food labels. We’ll be decoding what all those nutrition labels, and health claims really mean so that you will never again be fooled by the label. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers: Why understanding food labels have become so confusing. What the most common labels actually means and why most should be...

Can You Cure An Autoimmune Disease? The factors that influence your diagnosis and the steps for healing
We’re exploring auto-immune diseases and the common misconception, that once diagnosed, there isn’t much we can do. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers: The medical approach to auto-immune disease. Why there has been a 3-400% increase over the last 50 years. The 3-factors associated with all auto-immune diseases. Whether a cure is possible. The multi-prong approac...

How You Can Eat Healthy On A Budget. Tips to make healthy eating affordable and best budget foods
We’re challenging the belief that it is expensive to eat healthfully, looking at some powerhouse foods and answering the question: How can you maintain a healthy diet on a budget? Full show notes at http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast Today's episode covers: Which foods will give you the biggest bang for your buck. Tips for reducing overall food costs. How to make the most of your food purchases. The surprising place that 1/3 of the average food budge goes. And cost effective meal prep and planning strateg...


Do We Really Need To Detox? The detoxing fads, why our body is overwhelmed, how to detox effectively
We're digging in on a somewhat confusing topic in the health and culinary nutrition world-answering the question: What does it really mean to detox? SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining Today's episode covers: - The fundamentals of detoxification. - Why some of us detox more effectively than others. - Why we’re not fans of juice ‘cleanses’. - We’ll also share what foods and practices tha...

Our House Rules for Health and Happiness, guidelines that contribute to a harmonious life
We’re sharing our house rules with you. These are the things that are non-negotiable in our home, and lives that help us live happier, and healthier. SHOW NOTES: http://culinarynutrition.com/podcast COURSE DETAILS: http://culinarynutrition.com/program FREE TRAINING: http://culinarynutrition.com/freetraining This episode covers: A key part of every dinner. Something we will never bring into the bedroom with us at the end of the day. The one question we ask that’s critical in our decision making. How we keep ...

Trailer
With humour, honesty and an evidence-based approach, best-selling author and nutritionist Meghan Telpner and her husband Josh Gitalis, a Functional Medicine Practitioner, are simplifying what it takes to achieve optimal health. Become empowered as your own best health expert. Today is the day!...