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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James Maskell on the Importance of Functional Medicine Doctors in Healthcare

James Maskell on the Importance of Functional Medicine Doctors in Healthcare

James Maskell didn’t realize his upbringing was a little unusual until he got to school and was the only kid who not only knew what a chiropractor was, but had his own, and a naturopath. He was also the only student whose mother had to be called before he could be given antibiotics. Though she wasn’t a medical professional, she somehow knew that antibiotic resistance was going to be problem and wanted to protect her son.
Dr. Robert Graham of FRESH Med on Changing the Medical Mindset

Dr. Robert Graham of FRESH Med on Changing the Medical Mindset

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.  
Dr. Gerard Mullin on the Importance of Prebiotics & Probiotics

Dr. Gerard Mullin on the Importance of Prebiotics & Probiotics

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.
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.
What Is Integrative Dentistry and Why Is It Important?

What Is Integrative Dentistry and Why Is It Important?

Going to the dentist doesn’t just have to be focused on your teeth, gums, and oral health. Dr. Reid L. Winick, D.D.S., founder of Dentistry for Health New York in New York City, talks to WellBe about integrative dentistry and how our oral health gives us vital clues into the health of our entire bodies. Winick started as a conventional dentist and changed course after curing his Crohn’s disease. For the past 20 years, he has practiced integrative dentistry, helping his patients with a variety of oral and non-oral health issues.