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"Doctor Mom" Podcast

Join Stephanie Greunke, registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent! Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers. Follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell and visit us at doctormompodcast.com
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Now displaying: January, 2022

Join Stephanie Greunke, Whole30’s registered dietitian, and Dr. Elana Roumell, a naturopathic doctor, both trained in functional medicine and passionate about pregnancy, postpartum, and pediatrics. They invite experts on the show and share personal stories so you leave each episode with practical tips to be a proactive parent!  

Past guests have included Dr. Ben Lynch, Dr. Aviva Romm, Dr. Elisa Song, Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Lily Nichols, Ali Miller, Melissa Urban, and Chris Kresser, L.Ac. 

Subscribe and join the “Doctor Mom” community so you can feel supported on the journey of motherhood and empowered working with your healthcare providers. 

Find The “Doctor Mom” Podcast at www.doctormompodcast.com and follow the hosts on Instagram @stephgreunke and @drelanaroumell.

Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Elana interviews Cassy Joy Garcia, a New York Times bestselling author, of Cook Once Dinner Fix, Cook Once Eat All Week, and Fed and Fit as well as the creative force behind the popular food blog Fed + Fit. 

Cassy is a holistic nutrition consultant and on a mission to help moms overcome the challenges of getting dinner on the table!

After realizing that her own struggles to get a healthy homemade dinner ready overlapped with the same struggles experienced by her readers, she decided that there must be a better way! So she created the Cook Once method that has revolutionized how people cook. 

In today’s episode, they discuss Cassy’s most recent book, Cook Once Dinner Fix, and what you can learn from her method to make dinner easier on the entire family. 

Topics Discussed:

  • How having 2 kids changed the way she cooked
  • What makes Cook Once Dinner Fix unique
  • How to save time and money using the Dinner Fix method
  • How she creates gluten-free, dairy-free, and other dietary restrictions is easy to follow in her cookbook
  • The difference between Cook Once Dinner Fix and Cook Once Eat All Week
  • Mama strategies to encourage kids to eat the dinners you cook!
  • Top two favorite Dinner Fix meals that are staples in her home
  • Practical tips to help encourage moms to plan ahead and make dinners fun and workable!

Show Notes:

Cassy Joy Garcia, a New York Times bestselling author, of Cook Once Dinner Fix, Cook Once Eat All Week, and Fed and Fit as well as the creative force behind the popular food blog Fed + Fit. Eager to share her healthy living secrets with the world, she started Fed + Fit in 2011. Since then, she became a holistic nutrition consultant and transitioned her personal blog into a tremendously supportive and nimble online wellness editorial, backed by a small but mighty team of writers, researchers, and editors. After realizing that her own struggles to get a healthy homemade dinner on the table overlapped with the same struggles experienced by her readers, she decided that there must be a better way. The Cook Once method was born and it has revolutionized how people cook. She lives in San Antonio, TX with her husband and two children.

This Episode’s Sponsors 

FOND Bone Broth crafts bone broth so good, you'll want to sip it every day. Brewed by hand with a completely plastic-free process, FOND uses organic herb infusions for next-level flavor. You truly have never tasted bone broth like this! To get 20% off visit fondbonebroth.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM.

Active Skin Repair is a must-have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

Jan 18, 2022

Steph interviews Alysa Seeland, mom of five energetic boys, founder and CEO of FOND, and a Lyme disease warrior. Alysa’s passion in life is helping others and her medium is food. She affectionately refers to FOND Bone Broth as “little jars of healing” because she experienced that firsthand and now wants to share that healing with others. In this episode, Alysa shares her personal health journey and simple ways moms can nourish their body during times of personal and physical growth, healing and repair. She openly shares about her past eating disorder, undiagnosed postpartum depression, and Lyme disease to help us understand that sometimes your health journey can be rocky, but it can also be the beginning of a beautiful road to honoring your body, seeking help when you need it and establishing boundaries. 

Topics Discussed:

  • Navigating health issues with resilience
  • How Alysa realized she was navigating undiagnosed PPD
  • Body image struggles during pregnancy
  • How specific nutrients help moms heal and repair
  • Why Alysa decided to create her heart-lead business, FOND
  • What to look for when choosing high-quality bone broth

Show Notes:

Alysa’s passion in life is helping others and her medium is food. She affectionately refers to FOND Bone Broth as “little jars of healing” because she experienced that firsthand. Alysa is a mom of 5 energetic boys, founder and CEO of FOND, and a Lyme disease warrior.

This Episode’s Sponsors 

FOND Bone Broth crafts bone broth so good, you'll want to sip it every day. Brewed by hand with a completely plastic-free process, FOND uses organic herb infusions for next-level flavor. You truly have never tasted bone broth like this! To get 20% off visit fondbonebroth.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM.

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

Jan 11, 2022

Dr. Elana interviews Aida Garcia-Toledo, a low-toxic living and sustainability expert based in Los Angeles, CA. Aida’s work started over a decade ago in order to share her expertise and help her community transition to a healthier, safer, more organic life...without the added stress. As a mom of 2 (almost 3) herself, Aida is passionate about researching, educating, and inspiring others to take on their low-toxic living journey by providing them the research, the know-how and recommending only her approved essentials for all stages in life!

Now that the new year has started, Aida shares 7 realistic resolutions for a low-toxic new year. Low-toxic living is a journey not a destination. There is always a place for improvement and no matter where you are on your journey please know you are doing a GREAT job! 

By the end of this episode, you will have 1, 2, or maybe even 7 realistic resolutions to work on. Here is to your family having a healthier, safer, new year ahead! 

Topics Discussed:

  • Stages of life where toxins are more vulnerable to impact health
  • How to avoid feeling overwhelmed living a low toxic life
  • How to test the body for toxins
  • How even healthy processed foods may be a source of toxins
  • Making the change to cast iron pans
  • One of the most important low toxic things we can do during menstruation 
  • One of the top 3 things we can do to reduce toxin exposure 
  • How the dinnerware that your kids use is important 
  • How to easily reduce EMF exposures at home 

Show Notes:

Aida Garcia-Toledo is a low-toxic living and sustainability expert based in Los Angeles, CA. Aida founded low-toxic Munchkin over a decade ago in order to share her expertise and help her community transition to a healthier, safer, more organic life...without the added stress. As a mom of 2 (almost 3) herself, Aida is passionate about researching, educating,

and inspiring others to take on their low-toxic living journey by providing them the research, the know-how and recommending only her approved essentials for all stages in life!

This Episode’s Sponsors 

FOND Bone Broth crafts bone broth so good, you'll want to sip it every day. Brewed by hand with a completely plastic-free process, FOND uses organic herb infusions for next-level flavor. You truly have never tasted bone broth like this! To get 20% off visit fondbonebroth.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM.

Active Skin Repair is a must-have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

Jan 4, 2022

Steph interviews Danika Brysha to help you lean into self-love and acceptance to start 2022 off on the right foot. If you’d like to develop a more loving relationship with your body, start healing your relationship with food, and prioritize yourself even with a busy schedule, Danika will show you how. Danika is a 3x Wellness Entrepreneur, Body Positive Fashion Model signed with IMG Models, and Self-Care + Lifestyle Design Coach. She’s the founder of Self-Care Society, Model Meals, and Danika Brysha Inc. Danika has worked with thousands of people to spread wellness and cultivate self-care routines and systems that stick. She is passionate about empowering others to come back home to themselves. You’ll walk away from this interview with an understanding that the path to healing isn’t linear, realistic expectation as you embark on your goals for 2022, and a sense of community that we’re all in this together.

Topics Discussed: 

  • Navigating rock bottoms and huge successes as an entrepreneur
  • How she recovered from food addiction and disordered eating
  • Common themes she heard from women during her 66-event Brunch Series tour
  • How systems and structure can give you more freedom
  • Why asking for help is a gift to others
  • Meal prep tips for moms

Show Notes:

  • Myselfcaresociety.com Self-Care Society: Use code doctormomXO for a free 30-day trial
  • Model Meals: Use code DoctorMomMeals to receive $30 off their first order of meals of $60 or more on modelmeals.com
  • Click here to learn more about Dr. Elana Roumell’s Doctor Mom Membership, a membership designed for moms who want to be their child’s number one health advocate!
  • Click here to learn more about Steph Greunke, RD’s online nutrition program and community, Postpartum Reset, an intimate private community and online roadmap for any mama (or mama-to-be) who feels stuck, alone, and depleted and wants to learn how to thrive in motherhood.
  • Listen to today’s episode on our website

Danika Brysha is a 3x Wellness Entrepreneur, Body Positive Fashion Model signed with IMG Models, and Self-Care + Lifestyle Design Coach. While leading her three companies, Self-Care Society, Model Meals, and Danika Brysha Inc, and modeling for brands like Bare Minerals, Old Navy, and Lands End, she guides others to find the wellness routines that are the foundation for the life they dream of. In 2018, she hit the road for a 66-event Brunch Series tour, and in 2019 she toured the country with TJ Maxx's Maxx You Program.  Danika has worked with thousands of people to spread wellness and cultivate self-care routines and systems that stick, and is passionate about empowering others to come back home to themselves. Through her journey of recovery from disordered eating, food addiction, and body issues, excessive alcohol and drug use, deep debt, and an overall lack of confidence and purpose, Danika uses her own experience to help others transform and thrive. You can see Danika in the press working with Food Network, People, InStyle, Shape, PopSugar, Create Cultivate, and more and find her on Instagram at @danikabrysha.

This Episode’s Sponsors 

FOND Bone Broth crafts bone broth so good, you'll want to sip it every day. Brewed by hand with a completely plastic-free process, FOND uses organic herb infusions for next-level flavor. You truly have never tasted bone broth like this! To get 20% off  visit fondbonebroth.com/doctormom and use code DOCTORMOM.

Active Skin Repair is a must have for everyone to keep themselves and their families healthy and clean.  Keep a bottle in the car to spray your face after removing your mask, a bottle in your medicine cabinet to replace your toxic first aid products, and one in your outdoor pack for whatever life throws at you.  Use code DOCTORMOM to receive 20% off your order + free shipping. Visit BLDGActive.com to order.

Discover for yourself why Needed is trusted by women’s health practitioners and mamas alike to support optimal pregnancy outcomes. Try their 4 Part Complete Nutrition plan which includes a Prenatal Multi, Omega-3, Collagen Protein, and Pre/Probiotic. To get started, head to thisisneeded.com, and use code DOCTORMOM50 for $50 off Needed’s Complete Plan!

INTRODUCE YOURSELF to Steph and Dr. Elana on Instagram. They can’t wait to meet you!

@stephgreunke

@drelanaroumell

Please remember that the views and ideas presented on this podcast are for informational purposes only.  All information presented on this podcast is for informational purposes and not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a healthcare provider. Consult with your healthcare provider before starting any diet, supplement regimen, or to determine the appropriateness of the information shared on this podcast, or if you have any questions regarding your treatment plan.

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