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The Better Humans Project

The Better Humans Project

By Katie Jasien
The Better Humans Project strives to help people help themselves in natural and holistic methods. I believe it is profitable to make small, progressive changes over the course of a lifetime instead of drastic, short-term changes that last only 8 weeks.
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Health and Wellness from a Biblical Perspective
In this episode, I touch on fasting, eating wheat, dairy and honey and a little bit of herbal medicine from the perspective of the Bible. ***correction: alkaloids are the third group of secondary metabolites and the caffeine/cocaine/morphine compounds belong to this group, not the terpeness.***
28:12
November 26, 2021
Seasons of Health
In this episode, I define health according to the period of life an individual may be in. I categorize life periods into 0-20 years old, 20-50 and 50+ and suggest what aspects of health are most important during those times.
11:20
September 22, 2021
Anti-Nutrients. What, Why, How.
In this episode, I talk about Anti-Nutrients: what they are, why they came to be in our food and how to reduce them in our diet. Spinach causing kidney stones; gluten intolerance; what is "sprouting" and more!!
25:14
September 18, 2021
The Better Man Project. Becoming a Better Man.
In this episode, I try to encourage fathers and men to Become Better Men for the sake of our future generations.
14:32
July 04, 2021
Stop Feeding Kids Fast Food!
In this episode, I get fired up about why you need to stop feeding your kids (or any kid) fast food and how it has been chemically and socially engineered to be as addictive as a debilitating drug.
26:49
May 25, 2021
Being Fat
In this episode, I state that obesity is a disease as serious as cancer and I also compel the listener to understand that obesity has an emotional root.
05:09
May 19, 2021
Booze - A Different Perspective
In this episode, I talk about some possible benefits and detriments of alcohol as well as clear up the good ol' idea that "a glass of wine a day keeps the doctor away".
16:15
May 17, 2021
Salt is good for you!
In this episode, I talk about why salt is good for you and mention that it may be the standard american diet of processed food and sodium deviations that cause CV disease and other chronic disease.
08:49
May 06, 2021
Adaptation for Better or for Worse
In this episode, I divide the idea of adaptation into two perspectives. 1) Regressive which is accumulated damage and 2) Progressive; how to be more successful in our health endeavours with smaller changes over a longer period of time.
14:27
April 08, 2021
Party Hard!
In this episode, I ask you to take some time to use your imagination, intellect and emotion with the anticipation of Easter.
17:03
March 31, 2021
Get Dirty - with bacteria!
In this episode, I talk about good bacteria, how to find it and why we need it on our skin and in our digestive system.
07:37
March 24, 2021
A Better Human Highlight - Mark W.
In this episode, I interview Mark Weigel and ask about his journey on Becoming a Better Human.
12:30
March 13, 2021
My Story - A Brief Self-Interview
In this episode I give myself a short interview about my health journey, the motivation, challenges, victories, surprises and some encouragement to you!
13:55
March 11, 2021
Here's Why to Stretch Daily
In this episode I explain the types of tightness in our bodies as well as a little science as to how to get the most change and flexibility in our joints and "muscles".
14:03
February 27, 2021
Trouble Losing Weight? This Could Be Why.
In this episode I talk about the correlation between obesity/type 2 diabetes and chemical pollutants used in food production. Contrary to popular belief, it may not strictly be the over consumption of sugar.
08:08
February 09, 2021
Most Under Diagnosed Condition - Hypothyroidism
In this episode I talk briefly about the function of the thyroid as well as possible symptoms of dysfunction and how to test for possible indication of hypothyroidism. *Normal reading for armpit 97.8 - 98.2. Normal reading for oral 98.6
08:00
February 05, 2021
Exposing Marketing Labels - Part 2
In this part 2 of Exposing Marketing Labels I briefly mention the disease that plagues communities surrounding corporate owned animal feed lots.
04:12
January 29, 2021
Exposing Marketing Labels - Part 1
In this episode I explain the difference between terms like "Grass fed", "cage free" and "pasture raised" as well as the benefits in eating high quality meat and the dangers of eating low quality meat.
20:00
January 29, 2021
The link between craving sugar and "sinus" infections.
In this episode I talk about the yeast candida albicans and how it can become a very serious problem and cause a multitude of signs and symptoms that you may never have had an answer for.
05:27
January 19, 2021
Think you're healthy? Guess again.
This episode goes over how to see red flags in your health and body systems.
27:23
January 16, 2021
Health and disease starts at your mouth!
In this episode I talk about "Leaky Gut/Gut and Psychology Syndrome". How it comes about, how to assess it, how to heal it and why it's crucial for every human to understand.
35:16
January 07, 2021
The Dark Side of Crossfit
Crossfit Taboo
17:45
January 05, 2021