Summary: Hosted by dad, doctor, and career accumulator Dr Andrew Rochford, radio and tele pro and hilarious human Maz Compton, and mybodyandsoul.com.au editor and activewear enthusiast Eliza Cracknell, Healthy-ish is a podcast about balance, moderation, and common sense when it comes to the latest health and wellness news and advice.
What's the strangest thing you've done in the name of health? Buy crystals to help your insomnia? Get a colonoscopy (i.e. having someone stick a long tube up your anus)? Head to a psychic for answers? In the latest episode of Healthy-ish, we delve into the deep weird world of woo woo health trends that will make you squirm and laugh. The team also chat to celebrity psychic Georgina Walker, who shares her most whacky ghost stories.
In episode 46, 'Healthy-ish goes back to the future', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to futurist Anders Sorman Nilsson on how he's charting his DNA to help him eat and exercise better. The team also discuss everything there is to know about the celery juice trend, and give you tips on how to listen more effectively.
In episode 45, 'Should we all be following a plant-based diet?', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to dietitian, nutritionist, and Instagram sensation Rebecca Gawthorne on the health benefits of eating more plants and less meat, and the biggest mistakes people make when going plant-based. The team also discuss the weird new trend of cow-cuddling for mental health, and reveal the upcoming activewear trends of 2019.
In episode 44, 'How to use your brain power to better your health,' co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to former Miss Universe Australia on how she used her mind to outwit, outlast and outplay most of the contestants on TV series, Australia Survivor, to make it into the top five. The team also talk about a woman who has never taken medication in her life, and reveal the healthiest sport to play.
In episode 43, 'Sex, love and dating in 2019', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to Dr Lurve. The 'modern day cupid' reveals why we are so obsessed with reality dating shows. The team also discuss love languages, and whether you should ask your exes for feedback.
In episode 42, 'How the World Wide Web can make you fit and healthy in 2019', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to models and founders of online fitness program Keep It Cleaner, Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw. The Instagram pop stars reveal how they were able to overcome their fad dieting habits and obsession with being 'thin.' The team also discuss the rise of cannabis in healthcare, and answer a listener question on how to get your life organised this year.
In episode 41, 'There is no better medicine than food', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to chef, health coach, cookbook author and keto expert Scott Gooding, who reveals the one secret to reaching any health goal. The team also discuss how you can get back into exercise after a long hiatus, and debate the cutting-edge beauty trend - face shaving for women.
In episode 40 'Should we look to the past to make us healthy today?', co-hosts Dr Andrew Rochford and Maz Compton speak to journalist Nina Young who didn't discover her father was a murdered until her twenties. Nina has recently gone on a journey through her podcast series 'My Father The Murder', exploring how much of your DNA actually makes you who you are. The team also share their advice on how you can start a side hustle, and talk all things hormones after coming off the Pill.
In episode 39 'Why is pregnancy so damn hard?', co-host Dr Andrew Rochford leads the panel and asks all the hard-hitting pregnancy questions to Maz Compton, Eliza Cracknell, and Base Body Babes PT, Sarah Boulazeris. The team also discuss what it's like living with a food allergy, and share their thoughts on why you should live life by the 10 second rule.
In episode 38 'What does natural beauty really mean?', hosts Maz Compton, Dr Andrew Rochford and Eliza Cracknell speak to founder of beauty label Mukti Organics, on how to take a more holistic approach to beauty as well as our wellbeing. The team also look at the scary effects of long-term sitting, and suss out how to boost your confidence in a matter of minutes.
In episode 37 'Why does our social life revolve around food?', hosts Maz Compton, Dr Andrew Rochford and Eliza Cracknell talk to food and travel critic Melissa Leong, on how she stays healthy when she gets paid to eat. The team also discuss the cooking staple that's claimed to be 'better than Viagra', and whether social media is a positive or negative space for body positivity.
In episode 36 'What do you need to kickstart your health?', hosts Maz Compton, Dr Andrew Rochford and Eliza Cracknell talk to James 'Chief' Brabon and Emilie Brabon-Hames, who are the duo behind 8 Weeks to Wow, which is the program responsible for the jaw-dropping transformations of celebs like Jules and Guy Sebastian, and Osher Günsberg. The team also discuss everything there is to know about cricket cupcakes, sex, and dealing with hypothalamic amenorrhea.
In episode 35 'Why alcohol is just too good to resist', hosts Dr Andrew Rochford, Maz Compton and Eliza Cracknell sort fact from fiction when it comes to drinking. Plus this is the shocking amount of calories you'll save by giving up alcohol for just one month. Subscribe at Apple iTunes or visit mybodyandsoul.com.au/podcasts.
In episode 34 'This is how to get out of a rut', hosts Maz Compton, Dr Andrew Rochford and Eliza Cracknell talk to teacher and overnight Instagram sensation Katie Lolas, who's simple changes and meal prepping hacks have inspired the internet. A skincare expert drops by to answer your burning beauty questions and Maz reveals the ridiculously-named diet she is currently following.
In episode 33 'How can we spring clean our lives - inside and out?', hosts Maz Compton, Dr Andrew Rochford and Eliza Cracknell discuss clean living. You read about it, talk about it and Instagram it - but how exactly can we incorporate clean living into our everyday schedules? The gang chat to model and PT Lauren Vickers on how to look and feel good from the inside out, they also investigate eating for your blood type and ways to boost your concentration.