Yearly Archives: 2016

Episode 129: Sher Smith

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Description: Host Elle Russ chats with Sher Smith, a Paleo Thyroid Solution success story from Elle’s upcoming release!

By the age of 26, Sher Smith had resolved a decade long eating disorder but was struggling mightily with a laundry list of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. With the help of Mark Sisson’s Primal Blueprint (goodbye gluten, hello fat!), life got a little bit better. But after being told that her thyroid wasn’t “the problem” and that she had to “just workout more” to lose weight, she started to believe her body was just broken and this was the unhealthy hand she had been dealt.

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Episode 128: Cassie Parks

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Description: Host Elle Russ chats with Cassie Parks, a Lifestyle Design Strategist who loves the ocean, dancing for no reason, and celebrating with champagne. What she loves most of all is living a life a she loves. Cassie is a best-selling author, international speaker and coach whose passion is leading others to live the life they have been dreaming about. Her latest book, Manifest $10,000 is available on

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Episode 127: Matt Riemann

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Description: Matt is a social entrepreneur in the fields of personalized health and future medicine. A heart- centered visionary, Matt is focused on changing the health trajectory of the human race. He orchestrates a global collaborative vision to revolutionize the concept of health as we know it and facilitate personalized, predictive and preventive health change around the world.

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Episode 126: Dr. Glenn Livingston

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Description: Host Elle Russ sits down with Dr. Glenn Livingston, a veteran psychologist and long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. You may have seen his (or his company’s)  previous work, theories, and research in major periodicals like The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, The Indiana Star Ledger, The NY Daily News, American Demographics, or any of the other major media outlets you see on this page.  You may also have heard him on ABC, WGN, and/or CBS radio, or UPN TV.

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Episode 125: Cara and Jimmy Haun

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Description: Host Elle Russ sits down with friends Jimmy and Cara Haun, two vastly talented Primal converts, for a lively talk on overcoming symptoms of Hashimoto’s Disease and how they’ve improved their overall health.

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Episode 124: Mark Sisson

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Description: Host Brad Kearns catches up with our favorite guest Mark Sisson at his home in Malibu. This episode is part of our new video podcast series, so you can enjoy this show on YouTube. Mark talks about his keynote address at Paleo(f)x and some insights about where the primal/paleo movement is headed. He talks some recent business ventures and health/fitness endeavors during this wide-ranging, free-form discussion.

Mark is eager to engage with listeners during future shows, so if you have any questions you would like him to answer on the podcast, email

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Episode 123: Taylor Collins

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Description: Host Elle Russ sits down with Epic Provisions Co-Founder, Taylor Collins. Taylor talks about his path from being a full-fledged vegan, to the owner of the first grass-fed meat based protein bar. Not only does Epic produce great products, but they’ve also had a hand in elevating industry standards in the meat production industry, ensuring ethical treatment and slaughtering methods.

Tune in today to learn all about Epic and how this innovative company is shaping the world!

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Episode 122: Richard Veech

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Host Elle Russ sits down with Dr. Richard Veech, who has been a National Institute of Health scientist for over 45 years, and both a research biochemist and a medical doctor. Dr. Veech figured out a way to bottle ketone fuel, in a fat-free, salt-free, FDA approved concentrated food. So we’re going to be talking a bit about that, as well as his vast research on ketosis.

Not sure what ketosis is? Is is safe? Can you treat insulin resistance with ketosis? These questions and more answered today!

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Episode 121: CJ Hunt


Description: Host Elle Russ sits down with CJ Hunt, the writer, producer and host of the break out film hit (and first Paleo documentary), The Perfect Human Diet, and author of the how-to companion guide of the same title. Graduating Summa Cum Laude in Electronic Communication Arts BA Radio /TV from SFSU 2007, CJ has had a career that spanned motocross racing and theme park announcer to over 20 years in broadcasting, with voice-overs, TV host, television and movie actor and author of two previous books on diet and nutrition.

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Episode 120: James Swanwick


Description: James Swanwick is a Los Angeles-based Australian-American entrepreneur who created the 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge to help social drinkers reduce or quit alcohol consumption. Swanwick also co-founded Swanwick Sleep to educate people on the importance of optimal sleep and hosts The James Swanwick Show podcast, where you learn about health, wealth, and relationships.

As seen in Yahoo Health, James has spoken at the Bulletproof Conference, and has written for Thought Catalog, MindBodyGreenElite Daily, and Elephant Journal. Also, as a former ESPN SportsCenter anchor and Hollywood celebrity journalist, Swanwick interviewed world leaders like Al Gore, champion athletes, and movie stars like Bradley Cooper.

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