Ep 23 Andrea Beaman- Holy Happy Health

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Andrea Beaman is a Natural Foods Chef, health educator, thyroid expert, holistic health coach and herbalist, dedicated to alternative healing, and sustainable eating and living.

Andrea was a featured contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef. She is a regularly featured expert on CBS News, and hosted the Award Nominated, Fed UP! A cooking show that educates viewers how to cook for, and cure, their bodily ailments.     

Andrea is recognized as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness, received the Award For Excellence in Health Supportive Food Education from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health, as well the Health Leadership Award from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.

As a keynote speaker and teacher, Andrea inspires audiences to take action on their health. She teaches engaging cooking demos and health programs to students and clients through live conferences, schools, and online programs, reaching vast audiences around the world.  

Andrea is the author of The Whole Truth – How I Naturally Reclaimed My Health, and You Can Too! and The Eating and Recipe Guide – Better Food, Better Health, and Health is Wealth – Make a Delicious Investment in You! And, Happy Healthy ThyroidThe Essential Steps to Healing Naturally! Andrea makes learning about better health, good food, and sustainable living, a fun experience for everyone.

Besides being a wealth of knowledge, Andrea has a dynamic personality that really draws you in. In fact, I could listen to her all day.


What we discussed on this very enlightening interview:

  • Gut health and ridding yourself of candida overgrowth
  • Your gut is the second brain and responsible for a huge amount of your serotonin and neurotransmitter production.
  • Probiotic and Prebiotic use.
  • The importance of detoxing the liver.
  • Eat carrots not crap.
  • Reading labels and staying informed.
  • A simple way to eat despite consumer confusion.
  • Natural healing with alternative medicine.
  • Eat what nature made, not what is man made.
  • Seasonal eating and acclimating too what is available in your environment.
  • Natural remedies to keep yourself free of parasites.
  • Sushi and salad bar and what to look for when eating it.
  • Burping too much could be a sign of liver congestion.
  • Lower cortisol and boost adrenals by slowing down and having more down time.

Linda Mitchell

Linda Mitchell is more than qualified to help women reach a point of empowerment . As an Institute of Integrative Nutrition graduate, an award-winning fitness competitor, and elite obstacle racer. she collaborated on the fitness portion of the book “Fat Flush for Life” with mentor and New York Times Best Selling author Ann Louise Gittleman. This book was listed in Time magazine as one of the top ten diet books for 2009. As a former columnist for 12 years for Ms. Fitness magazine, Linda decided to put everything into a book and it really evolved and became “The Sisterhood of S.W.E.A.T.”.  Her book and the studio are all about helping women build confidence and self-esteem and learning to feel 100% great about themselves.    

Mitchell launched The Chickfit Studio in 2013. She says “At Chickfit, our priority is building women’s self-confidence. Our belief is that their newfound self-love will transfer into giving support and love to one another. Self-improvement equals empowerment.”

Mitchell was inspired to open The Chickfit Studio after she found that deep down in her heart she wanted to do something that was worthwhile and made real, lasting changes in people’s lives. She opened The Chickfit Studio after working as a group fitness director and personal trainer for about 25 years.