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239: How Biological Medicine Is Changing Health (& How to Try It in Switzerland!)

How Biological Medicine Is Changing Health (& How to Try It in Switzerland!)

Robyn Openshaw is an incredible human being and dear friend of mine, as you all probably remember from our previous podcast interview. I met Robyn a few years ago at a biological medicine clinic in Switzerland and we really hit it off. She’s amazing since she is not only a dedicated single mom of four kids (who are all now flying the coop), she’s also managed to travel to a huge number of clinics across the globe, interviewing the world’s top experts and inspecting clinics that deal with biological medicine and alternative therapies.

Because of her intense personal research and firsthand knowledge, Robyn is now considered one of the top experts in the world herself on all kinds of health topics. She’s lectured in over 450 cities in the last six years after launching her popular site, GreenSmoothieGirl.com, and has authored fifteen books including the bestsellers The Green Smoothies Diet and 12 Steps to Whole Food. Her latest book is called Vibe.

Not to mention (but I will) that Robyn is a former psychotherapist and university professor to boot. Her advice is definitely worth taking, so don’t miss this or our previous podcast episode!

Episode Highlights With Robyn Openshaw

  • The personal family crisis that got Robyn started on her quest to find the best health clinics
  • The number of cancer cells the human body makes every day
  • How biological medicine views cancer (that most U.S. docs wouldn’t agree with)
  • Where Robyn found the most impressive health treatments that really made a difference
  • What’s on the menu at a biological health clinic
  • Why I (Katie) did a liver detox there (and how often we should do one)
  • Health benefits of a coffee enema and why you might want to do one!
  • Dr. Petra’s background and training
  • What to expect at the clinic
  • And more!

Resources We Mention

More From Wellness Mama

If you went to a biological health clinic, what would you want help with? Do you have questions I can pass on to Robyn? Please drop a comment below or leave a review on iTunes to let us know. We value knowing what you think and this helps other moms find the podcast as well.

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