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HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT, DR. KYRIN DUNSTON, MD, MASTERING HORMONES, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 143: Mastering Hormones to Lose 100 POUNDS w/ Dr. Kyrin Dunston, MD

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Well, hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show with Dr. Kyrin Duston on mastering hormones. I must say I loved this conversation. First of all, I loved her story, but second of all, just the passion that she brings to this. It’s something that I see relatively often in the space. But I love when people just let it flow and come out verbally. Passion is something that I believe cannot […]

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HEADSHOT OF DR. SANDEEP GUPTA, MEDICAL DIRECTOR PROGRAM, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 142: Meet One of Our Medical Directors – Dr. Sandeep Gupta

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: What is going on my friends and welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show in which we have a pretty special guest with us. His name is Dr. Sandeep Gupta. The reason he is such a special guest is because he is our first medical director who has ever been on this podcast. At the FDN course, once you graduate, you are allowed to facilitate lab orders through our doctors. People are always pretty […]

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HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT, DR. PIPER GIBSON, TIC DISORDERS, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 141: Tackling Tic Disorders Using the FDN System w/ Dr. Piper Gibson, ND, FDN-P

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hey, what is going on my friends? Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show on a unique topic – tic disorders. I had the privilege of getting to interview a longtime friend of mine. She is a fellow FDN practitioner herself, Dr. Piper Gibson. She is a doctor in naturopathic medicine just to be clear. Really cool story, she ended up having this thing where her son was the main person with the health […]

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KRISTIN THOMAS, GUT ISSUES, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE, HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT

Episode 140: From Terrible Gut Issues to Having a Wait List FDN Biz w/ Kristin Thomas, FDN-P

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: What is going on my friends? Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show where we are speaking to FDN extraordinaire about her terrible gut issues. Her name’s Kristin Thomas. I say that because she is someone that not only mastered the health side of FDN, she mastered the business side to the point where for the last couple of years, she has been exclusively coaching FDNs and other health professionals with getting their business […]

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HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT, DETECTIVE EV, SOLO PODCAST GUT TESTING, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 139: Intro to Gut Testing and What We Use at FDN w/Detective Ev

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hey, what is going on guys? Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show on gut testing. As you guys know maybe two months ago now, we transitioned this podcast into talking more about the FDN certification program, the FDN course. What’s been really cool is you guys have seemed to love this. I’ve been surprised actually, that some of the topics we’ve put on, maybe I didn’t expect to get nearly as many listens […]

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HEADSHOT FOR MICHAEL VASCONEZ, HEALING OUR RELATIONSHIPS, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 138: How Healing Our Relationships Heals Our Health (Pt. 2) w/ Michael Vasconez

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show. This is the second and final part in a two-part interview with Mr. Michael Vasconez. In this 2nd episode we will be discussing how healing our relationships can help heal our health. We are transitioning now in this second part, what happened to Michael when he started to be open about the many things he was doing that were not so great in his […]

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#63 Investigating Underlying Causes to Identify Solutions with Reed Davis

In this episode we talk about: What inspired Reed to create FDN Why tests are so important for identifying underlying causes What types of “functional labs” does Reed recommend How Reed sees the future of medicine and healing How does conventional medicine fit into the big picture of the healing model Asking “why” we and/or our children have a health issue, and finding solutions based on the “why” Understanding the effect of epigenetics, and harnessing epigenetics to find solutions How having a health coach as part of your health team makes a difference What it is like to be trained as […]

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CHRONIC FATIGUE EPISODE WITH MICHAEL VASCONEZ, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 137: Chronic Fatigue, Leaving the Marines, and an 18-Day Water Fast w/ Michael Vasconez

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show. We are talking to my buddy, Michael Vasconez, who has worked through a serious time with chronic fatigue. He is actually someone who is local to me. We’ve only seen each other a couple of times in person. But this guy has a heck of a story, long enough and interesting enough that we actually ended up doing two parts here. There was another […]

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EP 249: Self-Testing, Becoming A Health Detective & Taking Control Of Your Body + Brain with Reed Davis

Reed Davis, Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) and Certified Nutritional Therapist (CNT), is an expert in functional lab testing and holistic lifestyle medicine. He is the Founder of Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® (FDN) and the FDN Certification Course with over 3,000 graduates in 50 countries. Reed served as the Health Director at a Wellness Center in Southern California for over 10 years and with over 10,000 clients is known as one of the most experienced clinicians in the world. Reed serves on the Advisory Board of the American Natural Wellness Coaches Board and the American Association of Natural Wellness Coaches. He […]

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HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT DEBI ROBINSON, BEATING OSTEOPOROSIS, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 136: Beating Osteoporosis the Natural Way w/ Debi Robinson, FDN-P

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show. We are talking with Debi Robinson who is going to reveal a lot to us about beating osteoporosis the natural way. It’s a cool topic in general, I must admit. As I always tell you guys, if you’ll leave us a review, leave us a comment and tell us what you’d like to hear, I am always going to do my best to make […]

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184: Dress Up Your Health With Functional Diagnostic Nutrition – With Reed Davis

Have you ever been frustrated that a medical diagnosis didn’t do anything to fix the problem? Reed Davis talks about how this frustration led him to learning more about how to see and improve the health of the whole person through holistic lifestyle medicine.  In this episode you will learn: The difference between functional medicine and diagnostic medicine. The constellation markers that functional medicine uses to connect the dots of your health. The most recognizable patterns that are measurable for improvement. The factors within your own control to change and create a healthy lifestyle. How to preserve and maintain your health.

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Episode 135: Why You Can’t Supplement Your Way to Good Hormones w/ Jennifer Woodward, FDN-P

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: What is going on my friends? Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show in which we will discuss why you can’t supplement your way to good hormones. We have special guest and repeat guest, Ms. Jennifer Woodward. She is a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner herself and a board-certified functional wellness coach currently pursuing her master’s degree in Integrative Nutrition. She is also someone wearing a very important hat here at FDN. She’s the Executive […]

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HORIZONTAL HEADSHOT, FDN, FOOD SENSITIVITIES, FDNTRAINING, EVAN TRANSUE, DETECTIVE EV, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 134: Intro to Food Sensitivities and Why We Use the MRT w/ Detective Ev

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show. We are talking all about food sensitivities, why they matter, why they’re important, and why we greatly prioritize one specific type of food sensitivity test in the Functional Diagnostic Nutrition certification program. It is a test that unfortunately at this time is only available in the USA and Canada. I say, unfortunately, because we do have practitioners all over the world. It’s in over […]

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New Horizontal Headshot, HEALTH JOURNEY, JIMMY MOORE, FDN, FDNTRAINING, HEALTH DETECTIVE PODCAST

Episode 133: Jimmy’s Incredible 20-Year Health Journey w/ Jimmy Moore

Introduction [00:00:00] Detective Ev: Hello, my friends. Welcome back to another episode of the Health Detective Podcast by Functional Diagnostic Nutrition. My name is Evan Transue, AKA Detective Ev. I will be your host for today’s show. We had the privilege of getting to talk to none other than, drum roll, please, Mr. Jimmy Moore. We had the privilege of discussing Jimmy’s 20-year health journey and some awesome things he has learned along the way. If you do not know who Jimmy Moore is, one, I don’t know how, but two, Jimmy is a huge name in the space of functional […]

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How To Overcome Sitting for Long Periods of Time as A Health Coach

Finding yourself sitting for long periods of time? Over the past few decades, much of the U.S. population has gone from being physically active to being mostly sedentary. We don’t move very much throughout each day anymore. And that pattern has progressively gotten worse. Many people in the US work jobs that require long hours of sitting in front of a computer screen. Seemingly endless cable channels, streaming services, video games, and smartphones keep us staring at screens, instead of being physically active. And studies show that people are sitting 8 hours a day on average. For many people that number […]

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