Essentially You: Empowering You On Your Health & Wellness Journey With Safe, Natural & Effective Solutions



Essentially You is all about reinventing your health with safer, more effective natural solutions and powerful lifestyle changes so you can become the CEO of your health. Host Dr. Mariza Snyder provides you with natural remedies, protocols, and effective solutions for women, both from her own knowledge and expertise on the topic, as well as through conversations with many of the leading health practitioners, researchers and experts today. These episodes will leave you feeling empowered to become the CEO of your health and make educated decisions about you and your family's physical and emotional wellbeing.


  • 311: 4 Surprising Signs You Are Not Getting Enough Vitamin D and Optimal Levels We Should Be Striving for to Stay Healthy

    15/10/2021 Duración: 19min

    Vitamin D plays an important role in the body, supporting everything from immunity to thyroid health. But there’s a good chance you have insufficient levels of this sunshine vitamin, and the supplements found at the grocery store may not be enough.  If you are struggling with inflammation, depression, or hypertension… Make an appointment to check your vitamin levels, and take control of your health! Tune in today to hear… How a weak immune system led me to check my vitamin D level What a sufficient vitamin D level is for your body Symptoms of a vitamin D deficiency And more!   Mentioned in this episode: Vitamin D Complete Magnesium Restore   Related Resources: 10 Top Reasons to Increase Your Vitamin D Intake Vitamin D Q&A: What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Supplements Essential Supplements for Supporting Your Immune System Three Must-Have Supplements to Reboot Bone Health

  • 310: Change Your Brain, Change Your Life and Achieve Your Goals Faster and Easier Than Ever Before w/ John Assaraf

    12/10/2021 Duración: 46min

    If You Want to Improve Your Life Through Brain Power You Should: Recognize, Reframe, Release and Retrain Your Mindset Use ‘Innercises’ To Strengthen Your Mindset and Emotional Control Commit to changing your life and doing everything necessary to achieve your desired result Focus on your Mindset, Environment, Skill Set, and Actions to create predictable results   Have you been searching for a way to quiet your mind and reduce the amount of stress you experience? We are all searching for easy and practical techniques to shift our focus and mindset in just a matter of seconds. The good news is there is a way, and it all starts with your brain.   The Power of The Brain with John Assaraf John Assaraf is one of the leading mindset and behavioral experts in the world who has appeared numerous times on Larry King Live, Anderson Cooper, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He has built five multimillion-dollar companies, has been featured in 10 movies, including the blockbuster hit “The Secret” and "Quest For Success" wit

  • 309: How to Grocery Shop for the Best Hormone Balancing Foods

    08/10/2021 Duración: 26min

    Food choices are one of the most powerful tools we have to take control of our health. It's hard to make the best choice when surrounded by temptation. If you struggle to decide what to buy and what to leave on the shelf…   Learning about hormone-balancing superfoods will empower you to take action!   Tune in today to hear... How to set up your kitchen for success What to look at on a label Healthy swaps for your favorite junk food And more!   Mentioned in this episode: The Essential Oils Menopause Solution   14-Hormone Balancing Recipe Guide   Buy the 14-Day Detox today!   Related Resources: Essentially you episode: #100 Why Food is Key to Balancing Your Hormones Plus How to Treat Key Nutrient Deficiencies   Essentially you episode: #215 How Your Diet Can Make or Break Your Hormone Health   Top 5 Rules for How to Shop Healthy   5 Superhero Superfoods You Need Now!   Stop Inflaming Your Thyroid with These 4 Foods

  • 308: What Is Trauma and How Does It Make Us Sick w/ Dr. Elena Villanueva

    05/10/2021 Duración: 46min

    If You Want To Navigate Your Trauma, You Should: Identify and understand what your triggers are Work on your mental health and navigating your emotions Create your own reality through emotional intelligence   Even though you might not know it, unresolved trauma impacts your health, relationships, your self-care, and so much more. Both big and little traumas that are left unresolved can have a huge impact on what is going on in your life today. By doing the emotional work and becoming a master at navigating your emotions, you will see major improvements in your health and your life.   Learning About Trauma With Dr. Elena Villanueva Dr. Elena Villanueva is an expert in evidence-based approaches for finding and treating the underlying causes of chronic illness and brain-related conditions. Using the most advanced approaches in epigenetics and biohacking, Dr. V’s approach incorporates the merging of science and spirituality and the integration of the mind/body/spirit for the healing and optimization of the huma

  • 307: Top 5 Hacks to Block Blood Sugar Spikes

    01/10/2021 Duración: 20min

    Maintaining stable blood sugar and insulin levels is one of the keys to lasting health, energy, and vitality every single day—yet we often overlook it.   If you find your energy crashing midday, or if you struggle to shed some of those extra pounds in your midsection no matter what you try, or if you are just feeling like your health isn’t where it could be…   Focusing on your blood sugar balance is going to be a great first step! Tune in today to hear...   Why blood sugar stability is so critical for overall health 5 quick and easy hacks to blunt blood sugar spikes (or prevent them in the first place) Lifestyle, diet, and supplement tips to help you feel your best And more!   Mentioned in this episode: 15% off at PaleoValley using code DRMARIZA15   Essentially You episode #293: How Stress Contributes to Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Stubborn Weight Gain   Essentially You episode #274 Why Are So Many Women Struggling with Insulin Resistance and Poor Metabolic Function?   Join the LIVE 14-Day Detox group

  • 306: Three Things Everyone Needs to Know About the Link Between Diet and Mental Health w/ Autumn Smith

    28/09/2021 Duración: 51min

    If You Want To Improve Your Mental Health Through Diet, You Should: Identify your own nutritional gaps and create a personalized nutrient replacement plan Increase your Vitamin C intake for better mental health, physical health, and detoxification Incorporate Omega 3’s, B vitamins, green veggies, proteins, and grass-fed red meats into your diet   Have you ever considered that your diet could be connected to your mental health and emotional wellbeing? Using food to heal your mind doesn't have to be complicated; you just need the proper knowledge and tools to empower yourself to start using food as medicine.   The Power of Paleo With Autumn Smith Autumn Fladmo Smith is the co-founder of Paleovalley and Wild Pastures, holds a Masters in Holistic Nutrition, a Certified Eating Psychology Coach, and a Certified FDN Practitioner. Her passion for health began with her own struggles with IBS and anxiety when her health was in shambles. She and her husband Chas stumbled upon the paleo diet in 2011, and it completely

  • 305: Why Pooping Every Day Is Crucial for Women's Hormonal Balance

    24/09/2021 Duración: 16min

    This one simple sign can really give you an insight into how your body is working: If you're not pooping daily, not only is it a sign that your digestion is out of whack, but your hormones are probably struggling too.   Tune in today to hear… Why chronic constipation can lead to hormonal imbalances like estrogen dominance How to know if your poop troubles are an issue What you can do to kickstart your digestive and hormone health Key nutrients your body needs for healthy detoxification and elimination of estrogen metabolites And so much more!   Mentioned in this episode: Join the live 14-Day Detox here! Magnesium Restore Pure Daily Fiber   Related Resources: Powerful Herbs and Supplements to Optimize Gut Health What Is Estrogen Dominance and How Does it Affect Your Body

  • 304: Naturally Recovering from PCOS Through Living a Clean Lifestyle w/ Allison Evans

    21/09/2021 Duración: 48min

    If You Want to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure, You Should: Make the switch to pesticide-free cleaning products Take small steps to remove toxic chemicals from other areas of your home Listen to your bodies signals and embrace the healing nature of real food   Are you struggling with not enough energy? One of the most significant indicators that something is off in your body is how much energy you have throughout the day. When looking at energy as a vital sign or an indicator, it is essential to know the root causes that could be throwing off your energy levels and natural remedies to fix these issues.   The Power of Pure with Allison Evans Allison Evans was diagnosed with PCOS in high school and suffered chronic, mysterious pain through college. After years of seeing medical specialists and a laundry list of drugs, Allison was desperate for relief and turned to her Aunt Marilee in the Texas Hill Country. After two months at Marilee’s, eating only real food, using safe products, and staying in a healthy home, he

  • 303: 5 Surprising Signs That You Have Fatty Liver Disease and How to Prevent It

    17/09/2021 Duración: 24min

    Your liver plays a crucial role in your health, but conditions like fatty liver disease are showing up more and more in people who don’t expect it.   It’s not a disease that only impacts people who are overweight or alcoholics anymore—even lean, healthy people are getting it and there are some scary reasons why.   Tune in to today’s episode to hear:   What fatty liver disease is and why it’s becoming so common Surprising signs that you may have fatty liver disease (these are things your doctor probably won’t tell you) How being in menopause impacts your likelihood of developing fatty liver disease 10 easy ways to love your liver and reverse damage to get yourself back on track   Mentioned in this episode: Top 10 Liver Cleansing Superfoods guide with included recipes   Register for the FREE Detox Masterclass (September 23rd)   Get the 14-Day Detox here!   Related Resources: Does Your Body Need a Detox? Take This Assessment to Find Out...   Why You Need to Detox Your Hormones   Essentially You episode #163: H

  • 302: How to Have Healthy Hormones In Your Forties w/ Dr. Lara Briden

    14/09/2021 Duración: 51min

    If You Want To Take On Your 40’s With Hormone Harmony, You Should: Change your mindset, believe your body works for you, and be willing to make changes as your body changes Stop resisting menopause as a sign of age and instead embrace the biological aspect of this new phase Get tested for insulin resistance if you can, improve your gut function, and decrease your stress   While your hormones may be changing in your 40’s, that does not mean you have to suffer. If you can adopt a great mindset, believe that your body works for you, and are open to making changes as your body changes, you could be entering one of the best times of your life. By creating a mindset of living your best life and adopting practices to help support the changes your hormones are going through, you can set yourself up for hormone harmony for as long as possible.   Thrive in Your 40’s and Beyond With Dr. Lara Briden Lara Briden is a dear friend, fellow hormone expert, naturopathic doctor, and author of the bestselling books Period Repa

  • 301: Top 10 Podcast Episodes of All Time on the Essentially You Podcast

    10/09/2021 Duración: 23min

    When life feels incredibly busy and you’re burning the candle at both ends, it’s important to take moments to remind yourself of the good things you have going on.   I don’t know about you, but that’s what this week has been for me! So today we’re celebrating…   Over 3 million downloads. 300 episodes. Hundreds of world-renowned experts.   All here to give YOU the power over your hormones and health that you’ve been missing!   As I break down the 10 most popular episodes of Essentially You, I hope you are also reminded of how far you’ve come on your healing journey. Whether you’ve just joined me and are beginning to take steps to better energy and vitality, or you’ve been on board since the beginning and have experienced massive wins, let’s all take a moment to celebrate YOU and how far you’ve come!   Tune in today to hear:   My favorite evening ritual that keeps life in perspective How you can win some sexy prizes (valued at over $500) just by subscribing and reviewing What the common thread is among these p

  • 300: Uncovering Common Myths and Lies About Gluten and Autoimmunity w/ Dr. Peter Osborne

    07/09/2021 Duración: 50min

    If You Want to Get to The Bottom of Your Gluten-Based Inflammation, You Should: Use an elimination diet or testing to understand your unique sensitivities  Don't eat the foods that you are sensitive to, no matter what Make sure that you get enough fiber and gut-loving foods in your diet   Learning the truth about gluten and how it impacts our bodies has played a huge role in my autoimmune journey. Understanding the science of gluten, and debunking the common myths and lies we hear about its effect on the body, is key to healing any autoimmunity. When you truly know what it means to be gluten-free, you can start to reverse your autoimmune symptoms and feel like yourself again.   Understanding Gluten with Dr. Peter Osborne Dr. Peter Osborne is the clinical director of Origins Health Care in Sugar Land, Texas. He is a doctor of Chiropractic, a Doctor of Pastoral Science, and a Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist. Often referred to as “The Gluten-Free Warrior,” Dr. Osborne is one of the most sought-after alte

  • 299: How I Significantly Boosted My Metabolism by Working Out Less and Optimizing My Blood Sugar

    03/09/2021 Duración: 27min

    I know how hard it is to feel overweight and burned out, yet nothing you do seems to make any difference to budge the number on the scale. Earlier this year after having Kingston, I hit a weight plateau that was FAR above my goal—and I knew that working out harder and eating less wasn’t going to be an option for this new mama.   So I started to focus on something critical: one of the biggest principles for sustainable weight loss is becoming metabolically flexible, which means being able to switch in and out of sugar-burning and fat-burning mode.    Honing in on metabolic flexibility instead of calorie restriction or intense cardio unlocked easier weight loss for me—and today I’m sharing exactly why it works so well and how you can implement it into your life, too!   Tune in to hear:   Things I did (and didn’t) do when I started approaching losing weight this year What really determines if you’re able to lose weight, or if it just sticks no matter what you do How I’ve lost 25 pounds in 9 months WITHOUT starv

  • 298: Setting the Record Straight on Breastfeeding Myths and Facts w/ Dr. Stephanie Libs

    31/08/2021 Duración: 52min

    If You Want To Have a Successful Breastfeeding Journey, You Should: Surround yourself with supportive and knowledgeable professionals to help you Let your baby control how much they are eating Be mindful and prepared for the barriers you will face Create a journey that works for you and your baby   Breastfeeding has been a taboo subject for decades too long. Normalizing breastfeeding will make it easier for mamas to seek out support while struggling and not shame mamas for doing the best they can. Getting real about the barriers you will face as a new mom and the benefits of this amazing time is key to opening up the conversation and shining a light on your breastfeeding journey.   The Breastfeeding Doc: Dr. Steph Libs Dr. Stephanie Libs is a pediatric and prenatal chiropractor in San Diego. After her own breastfeeding struggles, along with so many families in her office struggling, she quickly has become the “breastfeeding doc.” Dr. Steph is my go-to lactation consultant who personally helped me on my brea

  • 297: Is It Possible to "Have It All" as a Mom Today?

    27/08/2021 Duración: 14min

    Life throws you so many curveballs that it can leave you wondering if THIS, where you are right now, is what it’s all about.   Today I’m sharing a healthy dose of perspective that hopefully will be an encouragement that you ARE enough: you are beautiful, strong, capable, and powerful—even in the moments where you don’t feel like it.   You deserve to feel satisfied and empowered by your life, and I hope that after listening that is what you walk away feeling! Tune in to hear:   How motherhood fit into my “life plans” and what I’ve learned over the past year The importance of finding your “why” and going for it, whatever that means for you When “having it all” doesn’t have to mean “doing it all”—and how to check yourself on this every single day How surrender fits into my daily life and how I’ve made peace with the way things are right now And more!   Related Resources: Daily Self-Care Journal   Essentially Whole® Supplements   My Warrior Mama: The Journey from Hormone Chaos to Thriving in Menopause   Why Sel

  • 296: Managing Menopause with Diet and Addressing Nutrient Deficiencies w/ Maryon Stewart

    24/08/2021 Duración: 40min

    If You Are Ready to Manage Your Menopause Naturally, You Should: Get to the bottom of your nutrient deficiencies and what foods can help fill those gaps Consider if getting lab work done will help you narrow in on which hormones are out of whack Test out natural remedies that help alleviate your symptoms and support the change your body is going through   Women in our society have been taught for decades that being miserable in menopause is unavoidable. The truth is, menopause can be filled with wisdom, grace, and vitality if we are able to listen to our bodies and improve our overall health. By supporting your body with natural remedies like nutrition and supplementation, you can live a high vitality life in your 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, and beyond.   Managing Menopause Naturally with Maryon Stewart Maryon Stewart has been helping women manage their menopause naturally for 28 years. She is the author of Manage Your Menopause Naturally and 27 other books, a world-renowned healthcare expert, was awarded the British

  • 295: The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies Caused By Hormonal Birth Control

    20/08/2021 Duración: 26min

    It’s a sad reality that most doctors realize the risks of nutrient deficiencies that come from being on the pill…   Yet a majority of women are unaware of these effects until they suddenly feel exhausted, are struggling to get pregnant, or are facing other unexplained symptoms.   Today I’m unpacking why hormonal birth control has this effect on your body as well as the top nutrient deficiencies you need to watch for, especially if you have been on the pill for any length of time. Tune in to hear...   How my friend was shocked by the levels of deficiencies she had after coming off the pill (and how I helped her reset these levels so she could conceive) The most prevalent deficiencies we can link to being on the pill Symptoms to watch for that indicate you’re having specific nutrient deficiencies in your body The top brands and products that I take and recommend for correcting your nutrient levels safely and quickly And more!   Mentioned in this episode: Essentially Whole® Free Shipping FLASH SALE (August 19-

  • 294: How to Make The Right Exercise Work for You Post Pandemic w/ Debra Atkinson

    17/08/2021 Duración: 42min

    If You Are Ready to Recommit Yourself to Exercise, You Should: Create healthy metabolic habits by finding a way to hold yourself accountable Establish a base by trying different exercises that allow you to listen to your body Prioritize strength training and reaching muscular fatigue rather than burnout As women, we have been conditioned to believe that the harder and longer we work out, the better results and metabolism we'll get. While regular movement is critical for our heart, bones, brain, metabolism, hormones, and muscle, it is about the type of exercise and the length of time that really make a difference. Flipping 50 With Debra Atkinson Debra Atkinson has helped over 200,000 women “flip” their second half with the vitality and energy they want. A wellness coach, hormone balancing expert, and the founder of Flipping 50, Debra is passionate about helping both women and men get metabolically fit through methods they enjoy and provide powerful lifestyle changes. With her 37-years of full-time fitness ex

  • 293: How Stress Contributes to Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Stubborn Weight Gain

    13/08/2021 Duración: 29min

    At the end of the day, the big takeaway from this episode is that chronic stress is not doing any of us any favors… especially metabolically.    It’s a major player in driving women further into insulin resistance and even pre-diabetes.  Luckily, there are things we can do about it, but it’s important that we are consistently implementing those strategies and tools.   Tune in today to learn why being stressed is like eating a cupcake for your metabolism, plus things like...   How trauma and daily stress deregulate your insulin long-term The exact ways stress causes these blood sugar spikes 10+ of the everyday symptoms your stress could be causing without your knowledge, as well as the long-term dangers Easy, daily steps you can take to lower your stress and stabilize your body And more!   Mentioned in this episode: Calm and Restore supplement   Adrenal Love   Sleep Bundle (Magnesium and Zen Sleep) — 10% off   Vitamin C Boost   Essentially You episode #168: Why Meditation is Non-Negotiable in Today's Fast-Pa

  • How to Relieve Endometriosis-Driven Pain, Digestive Symptoms, Anxiety and Infertility w/ Dr. Jessica Drummond (Re-release Episode 173)

    10/08/2021 Duración: 43min

    Endometriosis contributes to over 80% of chronic pain found in women, yet many doctors are not confident in their ability to diagnosis endometriosis, and the symptoms can be all over the map. Dr. Jessica Drummond is the CEO of the Integrative Women’s Health Institute, author, board-certified health coach, and expert with over 20 years of experience working with women to cure their chronic pelvic pain.  After finding functional medicine by necessity after giving birth herself, Dr. Jessica’s eyes were opened to the power of nutrition and lifestyle as a way to relieve some of the biggest symptoms around endometriosis and pelvic pain. Today Dr. Jessica is here to provide you with a new set of tools to bring together pelvic floor rehab, functional medicine, lifestyle, nutrition, and health coaching to get root cause healing for women with chronic pelvic pain conditions.  Dr. Jessica is determined to educate you and other practitioners on ways that you can address endometriosis and other chronic pelvic pain conditi

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