Interviews with experts who straddle the promising yet confusing space between healthcare and wellness. Here, find conversations that Adrienne had with health and wellness experts with a wide variety of backgrounds, philosophies, and areas of focus.

Learn why soluble fiber is the “unsung hero of gut health” with Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, or how you can shape your gene expression with Dr. Jay Goodbinder. Find out exactly how to start practicing intermittent fasting (and its benefits) with Dr. Amy Shah, or what types of blood tests you should get with naturopath Dr. Carrie Jones. Learn about the complexities of thyroid health with Dr. Aviva Romm, and balancing your hormones with Alisa Vitti. If there’s a wellness topic you want to learn more about, chances are we’ve talked about it with someone who has dedicated their life to studying it. 

Read these interviews to learn in-depth information about specific topics from the people who understand them best.

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Dr. Gerard Mullin on Prebiotics for Gut Health, Weight Gain from Antibiotics, and More

Dr. Gerard Mullin on Prebiotics for Gut Health, Weight Gain from Antibiotics, and More

The gut microbiome is a dynamic living ecosystem made up of 100 trillion microbes in the intestinal tract. This complex system of viruses, bacteria, and fungi protects against foreign pathogens, helps regulate the immune system and control inflammation, and may even affect your mood— among its many other functions. In this clip from our full interview, we talked to Dr. Gerard Mullin, associate associate professor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and renowned integrative gastroenterology and nutrition expert, about the importance of probiotics and prebiotics for the health of the gut microbiome.
Dr. Robert Graham of FRESH Med on Finding the Root Cause of Health Issues

Dr. Robert Graham of FRESH Med on Finding the Root Cause of Health Issues

Conventional medicine has the attitude of a “pill for an ill,” but Dr. Robert Graham of FRESH Med in Brooklyn, NY, is working to change that in favor of getting to the root cause of disease using a food-first approach. Graham started out as an internal medicine doc and then got his Master’s of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health while also getting a fellowship in Integrative Medical Therapies at Harvard Medical School. When he was at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, he started the first education and edible rooftop garden at a hospital in the city. Patients and employees got to enjoy the fresh produce. In 2016, he started FRESH Med, an integrative health practice located within Physio Logic, a wellness center in Brooklyn.  
What’s A Thermography Scan? Tammy Kohlschmidt Explains Infrared Thermography

What’s A Thermography Scan? Tammy Kohlschmidt Explains Infrared Thermography

Thermography, or digital infrared thermal imaging, is a screening method which catches dysfunctions before they becomes symptoms, Tammy Kohlschmidt, a certified clinical thermographer at Thermography for Health New York in New York City, tells WellBe. By taking images that show body temperature and blood flow and looking for abnormal variations, clinicians can help screen for disease. Though thermography and mammograms are both assessment tools (meaning they’re not diagnostic), thermography is not a replacement for mammograms and shouldn’t be solely used to diagnose breast cancer, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
Gut Health for Kids, Probiotics During Pregnancy, and More with Dr. Michael Ruscio

Gut Health for Kids, Probiotics During Pregnancy, and More with Dr. Michael Ruscio

As we mention a lot at WellBe, gut health is incredibly important. It impacts almost every aspect of well-being, from the immune system to mental health and beyond, and that’s why we focus a lot on improving and protecting gut health naturally. But one area we haven’t touched on is gut health for kids, which is why we were grateful to sit down with pediatric gut health expert Dr. Michael Ruscio. Dr. Ruscio is an influential voice in functional and integrative medicine, as well as a clinical researcher and bestselling author of Healthy Gut, Healthy You. Read on to hear Dr.  Ruscio’s take on probiotics during pregnancy, antibiotics and probiotics for kids, the different types of probiotics and how to choose one, plus much more.
Tony Selimi on How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health (and What to Do About It)

Tony Selimi on How Chronic Loneliness Harms Your Health (and What to Do About It)

The Covid-19 pandemic forced all of us to come face to face with the reality of social isolation and loneliness. But according to human behavior expert Tony Selimi, chronic loneliness has been a growing problem for many years, and the pandemic merely brought it to the forefront. Selimi — who is a speaker, documentarian, and bestselling author of multiple books, including #Loneliness — has a unique take on what loneliness means and how we each experience it differently, as well as what to do about it. Read on to learn the different types of loneliness, the danger of loneliness for your physical and mental health, the causes of loneliness, and how to overcome them so that you can live your fullest life.