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Unprocessed Podcast - Season 1

Are you looking for a way to get healthy and take control of your wellbeing?

Take a deep dive into the realm of health and wellness with our hosts Peta Shulman, the founder of Goodness Me, and J-J Yung from I Quit Sugar. As they bring you an eight-episode podcast series that will inspire you to take control of your health and make the most of your life.

On this podcast, we'll explore different aspects of health - Skin, sleep, immunity, libido, focus, hydration, detox, gut health - with inspiring conversations featuring incredible people who have persevered through difficult challenges on their health journeys. From life-threatening illnesses to physical limitations or lifestyle issues, we'll see just how far these guests have progressed, creating new possibilities and discovering creative solutions along the way. Join us on this journey as we learn more about them and gain an understanding of their stories - full of hope, resilience and courage - that promises to leave all of us feeling better informed, empowered and inspired alike.

If you’re looking to make a positive change in your life, then look no further – this uplifting series is sure to provide comfort and motivation to live out your best self. This podcast was made in partnership with No Ugly - Tune in today and unlock the full potential of your health!


We will publish one new episode every Thursday.

Disclaimer: This podcast is general in nature and is not individual health advice. I Quit Sugar, and their hosts may not agree with everything discussed in each episode. If the content has prompted something for you, we really encourage you to make an appointment with your GP or health practitioner to get professional advice that is tailored to your individual needs.

Episode 1: Mould illness with Alexx Stuart

Have you been exposed to mould? This is a must listen! Our guest on Episode 1  is Alexx Stuart. She is an educator and change agent who founded Low Tox Life in 2010, after seeing the lack of transparency in our food system, personal care and cleaning products. She's built a movement that's non-judgmental, positive and says low tox peeps are a force to be reckoned with! She is also a best selling author of 2 books - Low Tox Life and Low Tox Food, and has over 9  online courses. Not only that, but more recently she has been through a journey with mould illness. And boy do we cover a lot of ground! 

Episode 2: Gut Health with Kirsty Wirth

Kirsty is a Teacher, Integrative Health Coach, nature lover, traveller, outdoor enthusiast, a wife and mother of two children. Kirsty is also the founder of Kultured Wellness a company dedicated to providing education, knowledge and products for optimum health and specifically gut health.

Her area of interest lies in making all types of fermented gut loving foods, using food as our number one medicine, understanding the science around gut health and brain neurogenesis and how the correct lifestyle, environment and diet can positively impact gut health.

She is truly passionate about the health of our community and especially the health of our children ensuring our next generation reaches their full potential.

Episode 3: Cold Therapy with Leah Scott

We might feel the most comfortable living in climate of around 22 degrees, but Wim Hof practitioners, believe snapping out of that comfort zone in cooler depths may be the key to improved immunity, digestion and mental health. So, how does cold exposure therapy work?

In today’s episode we interview Leah Scott, Breathwork Coach & certified Wim Hof Method Instructor, about her transformational journey that became the catalyst for her diving into cold exposure training and becoming a Wim Hof Method Instructor.

By exploring our deepest emotions and most difficult challenges, Leah has discovered exactly how powerful all of us can be - not only through cold exposure training but also self-reflection and connection with nature. 

Episode 4: Healing Your Skin From The Inside Out With Asha Evertsz

Our guest today is Asha Evertsz the OG expert,Clear Skin Goddess,nutritional genius.

We think she might have magic powers!

Asha pioneered the inside out outside in approach to skin, after going through her own acne and pigmentation experience. She wanted to create an evidence based demystifying solution for beauties that don't want to rely on band aid fixes like the pill or accutane.

And guess what? She did it and more!

Through her clinic The Clear Skin Experts in Melbourne, Asha and her team are passionate about taking the shame and stigma out of acne and healing for happiness.

We told you she has magic powers!

Episode 5: Postpartum and Baby Nutrition with Luka McCabe

Luka McCabe is the founder of Boob to Food, but more importantly mum of 3 beautiful children - Flynn, Florence and Will. She's a registered midwife nurse, birth and parenting educator, and a certified nutrition consultant specialising in postpartum and baby's nutrition. Also, the proud author to best selling book Milk to Meals. 

Her compassion lies with educating mothers, fathers, and caregivers specifically in the area surrounding starting solids, toddler meals, and nutritional information for the postpartum mother. 

She likes to focus on whole foods that are nutrition nutrient dense, easy to prepare and enjoyable for the whole family - because who has time to make multiple meals!

She hopes to inspire you to think differently about food, to think about what benefits it can have to your body, and to feel the best that you can!

Mid-Season Break

We are on a mid-season break,  but don't worry JJ and Peta will be back in your ears next week!

If you want to immerse yourself in the I Quit Sugar world, come join us in the new 8-Week Program. This program is packed with brand new content, experts and recipes.

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Episode 6: Understanding Your Cycle, PCOS & Hydration with Meghan Donovan

Meghan Donovan has certainly come a long way since she first attended a yoga class back in 2015. Her journey transformed into a life-long passion and eventually her career as she saw Naturopathy as the perfect merging of traditional wisdom blended with modern research to support the body's journey and capabilities. 

In this episode she speaks passionately on the importance of staying hydrated, PCOS and all the stages of the menstrual cycles. Meghan helps women take charge of their health, encouraging them to get to know their body and become active participants in their own wellbeing. 

Episode 7: No More Sleepless Nights with Olivia Arezzolo

If you've been having trouble getting a good night's sleep, or if the stress of your day keeps you tossing and turning long after lights-out, then this episode is absolutely essential listening.

We interview Australia's leading sleep expert Olivia Arezzolo. We deep dive into our sleep cycles, why they get interrupted, and how to get you snoozing in no time. Her top tips for sleeping soundly will leave you feeling more rested, relaxed and refreshed than ever before!

Episode 8: Intimacy, Libido & Relationships with Isiah McKimmie

Do you sometimes find yourself wondering what's going on in your relationship? Or maybe you asked yourself, why don't I have the same libido as my partner? If so, then make sure to tune in to this week's amazing episode with Peta and JJ!

They sit down with Couples Therapist and Sexologist Isiah McKimmie and together they explore the ins and outs of harmonious relationships, loving intimacy, and our ever changing libidos. Not only will it open up conversations with your partner, but it'll also provide valuable insight on how to strengthen your relationship! 

Kirsty Wirth's Gut Loving Slaw

Kirsty, founder of Kultured Wellness has shared with us on our latest podcast episode her favourite summer salad recipe that is quick and simple to create.

Asha Evertsz Skin Lovin Beef Taco Bowl (feat. Beef liver + collagen powder)

Asha, founder of The Clear Skin Experts has shared with us on our latest podcast episode her go-to dinner recipe, that will help make your skin glow!

Leah Scott's Cauliflower Steak

Searching for a delicious vegetarian meal? Leah Scott shares her go-to Cauliflower Steak - packed full of delicious flavour and can be enjoyed all year round!

Luka McCabe's Pulled Pork

Luka McCabe Founder of Boob to Food has shared her mouth-watering recipe that her whole family love! Serve with brothy rice, or sweet potato chips, or yoghurt flatbreads, or mashed root vegetables, or as a burger for the older kids/adults. This recipe is a family favourite!

Meghan Donovan's Best Vegetable Lasagna

If the classic Italian lasagna is what your tastebuds crave, then try Meghan Donovan's vegetarian version. Guaranteed to satisfy any comfort food craving and save you endless time in the kitchen.

About the hosts

We are here out of a deep desire to help you live your healthiest life. We have both been through health journeys which have been transformative in how we live our lives and approach each day. 

J-J Yung

Has been through a very confusing and often times overwhelming health journey, which started with gut dysbiosis and developed into thyroid issues, to now and autoimmune condition that she is still learning about.

We don’t want you to go through what we have! It can be a lonely, overwhelming, often conflicting and confusing world. We hope these conversations inspire you to dig a bit deeper, cut through the noise and help you live a healthier life. Health is wealth at the end of the day!

Peta Shulman

After learning to manage her autoimmune condition through food and lifestyle, Peta realised that we live in a world where we are over fed and under nourished. But it can be as easy as some simple changes, that can have a huge impact on how your body operates and how you feel day-to-day.

Brought to you by No Ugly

The War On Ugly

The world we live in is fierce and ruthlessly competitive and this dog-eat-dog mentality has created a lot of ugly. Global leaders with ugly beliefs, powerful influencers with ugly behaviours, businesses with ugly practices, and some ugly ingredients going into our food. All of which means some ugly results in the way we treat each other, our environment, and our health. But globally we are waking up.

There is no room for ugly in this gorgeous world.

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