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206: Josh Gitalis - Support During Pregnancy • Boost Your Immunity • Testing For Heavy Metals

By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts

Josh Gitalis is a Clinical Nutritionist and is a recognized expert in the fields of clinical detoxification & therapeutic supplementation. He runs a Toronto-based private practice, with a worldwide client base. Josh is the first Canadian nutritionist to become an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP). In this episode, we discuss: Taking your healthy lifestyle to the next level well before conception (men & women) The connection between omega-3s/6s and sperm Food aversions/cravings during pregnancy Being supportive during the pregnancy, labour, and delivery Walking is one of the best exercises you can do Josh's morning routine pre and post baby A baby can be a great teacher What is colostrum? Refined sugar is a serious offender to your immune system Sleep is crucial for your immune system Setting yourself up for a quality sleep (and baby) Meditation has been shown to boost the immune system The normal range vs the optimal range for vitamin D Megadosing with vitamin D when you first start feeling sick In health, no news is good news Culinary mushrooms vs medicinal mushrooms Specific nutrients that are really powerful for your immune system When you're sick, you can handle more vitamin C Liver is an excellent source of vitamin A Common autoimmune conditions Josh sees in practice 3 things that need to be in place for autoimmunity to develop Testing for heavy metals We all have some body burden of heavy metals and toxins Detoxification capacity is different from person to person Removing heavy metals from the body A pregnant woman should not do a detox Bundle up and get outside throughout the winter Removing your "slivers" Show sponsors: Raw Elements <== 10% off all Raw Elements products - Apply the code TUHP at checkout (free shipping over $100)* Perfect Keto <== 20% off Perfect Keto products and they ship worldwide (free shipping in the US)* Thrive Market <== As a new customer you get a free 30-day membership, 25% off your order, and free shipping (US only)* Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $100* Related links: Josh Gitalis' website Work with Josh Josh's Functional Nutrition Certification Program* Follow Josh on Instagram and Facebook Josh's Elixir powder Listen to Josh previously on TUHP (episode #146, #80, & #4) 204: Meghan Telpner – A “Natural” Birth Story Solly Baby HeartMath Four Sigmatic* - As a listener of our show, save 10% on all the shrooms you can handle. Free shipping worldwide on orders over $100. Harmonic Arts Cyrex Labs Jeffrey Bland - The Disease Delusion (book)* Clearlight Infrared Saunas* - As a listener of our show, save $450 off of your sauna purchase and get a free backrest. Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Our favourite social media platform is Instagram. Follow our adventures. 5. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app*. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!

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