Healthy Discourse Podcast

by Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders



It's hard to sort through ALL the information out there on wellness, faith, parenting and current events. We're here to dive deeper and talk it out with you along with our special guests. Dr. Wiggy is an integrative medicine medical doctor and Emily is an entrepreneur and healthy living advocate for women and families.


The Fatherless Epidemic with Jeff Zenger

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • October 19

NC Representative and friend Jeff Zenger joins the show today to discuss the Fatherless Epidemic in the US including how we got here, how to encourage boys to become responsible men, and how to support men in their roles as fathers. This is an important topic for EVERYONE!

Special Episode: Are The Kids Next? with renowned pediatrician Bose Ravenel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • October 15

Parents we need to be paying close attention. It's time to do your research, ask questions and carefully consider the consequences. Dr. Ravenel bluntly lays out everything parents need to know. A must listen indeed.

How To Find Food Freedom Forever with Jane Daniel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • October 12

After 15 years of working with women working toward healthier lifestyles, Emily and Health Coach Jane Daniel have discovered the root of the problem with lasting results and habits. Today we dive deep into why women are chained to food and how to find freedom forever. Spoiler Alert: It's not another meal plan or program. We hope you'll join us for The Liberation Project that begins on November 1st.

Face Off With Your Feelings with Jessica Hottle

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • October 5

Are you struggling with battling your feelings internally? Jessica Hottle joins the show today to help us learn how to more effectively face off with our feelings. We talk about creating a space to heal the tender places of your soul, five steps to help us manage our emotions, and establishing that our feelings are safe with God. In a time when there are SO MANY emotions, Jessica help us experience God's love through it all.

Greenwashing: Are Your Personal Care Products ACTUALLY Safe? with Roxanne Underwood

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • September 28

Have you heard of greenwashing? Today Emily's guest, Roxanne Underwood, shares what it is, why it matters, how to spot it, and a few brands to watch out for, plus our favorite TRULY toxin-free personal care products. You might be surprised at some of the brands that end up on the "naughty" list.

Good News from the Front Lines and Pharmacy Tips with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • September 21

We are grateful to be able to deliver some good news from the front lines of the pandemic especially when it comes to early treatment! Plus tips on getting prescriptions filled when challenges arise.

The Challenges Of Mandates with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • September 14

Dr. Wiggy joins the show to discuss the new nationwide mandates and the potential changes they pose.

Myth Busters: Ivermectin with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • September 7

Is Ivermectin just for horses? Safe? Effective? Dr. Wiggy joins the show to dive in.

Prevention and Treatment: A Proactive Approach to COVID with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • August 31

We are told that there is "no way" to prevent or treat COVID outside of a vaccine. Research tells us differently. Dr. Wiggy joins the show to discuss the studies and best practices.

Why Anxiety Is Attacking Our Kids and What Can We Do About It with Dr. Nicole Craven

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • August 24

Anxiety is rampant among our children and young people. Dr. Nicole joins Emily to discuss why, the mental and physical root causes and symptoms, and testing and treatment options.

Vaccine Update: Digging In To The Data with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • August 17

Dr. Wiggy joins the show with Michael Phillips to dig deeper into vaccine research and data.

Don't Let Kids Run Your Marriage

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • August 10

We just celebrated 16 years of marriage and today's episode is all about keeping God first, marriage second and kids third in our families. Culture tells us that kids should be the center of our families but is that God's design and is it actually best for kids?

Better Than Antibodies? with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • August 3

Wiggy joins me today to discuss a promising new T cell test that can be very useful in determining natural immunity to COVID. Learn more about the difference in T cells and antibodies and what we know about natural immunity.

Special Episode: What Parents Need To Know about Mask and Vaccine Mandates with Dr. Bose Ravenel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • July 23

Renowned pediatrician Bose Ravenel joins Emily on the show to discuss the very prevalent topic facing our culture. Schools and work places are beginning to mandate masks and vaccines Dr. Ravenel has 46 years of experience as a practicing and researching pediatrician and has spent the past 2 years researching COVID. masks, vaccines and more. Today we dive into the hot topic of masks and vaccines. What parents need to know and how you can fight for medical freedom.

Is The Military Becoming A Social Experiment? with Harold Eustache

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • July 20

Emily welcomes 101st Airborne Elite Veteran and Attorney, Harold Eustache to the show to discuss recent changes in our nation's military and why we should all be paying attention. While this challenge might not be on the forefront of the news, it's something we should definitely be paying attention to as responsible citizens.

Losing Weight Without Counting Calories with Jane Daniel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • July 13

Today Emily's friend and colleague Jane Daniel is back on the show to talk about calories. The truth is they DO matter, but they aren't the MOST important factor in weight loss and by focusing too much on calories we can actually hinder our results. Today we dig into misconceptions and tips that can help you stop beating your head against the wall and achieve the results you desire.

What Parents Need To Know About Food Intolerances In Kids with Nicole Craven, MD

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • July 6

We are so excited to invite Dr. Nicole Craven back to the show! We hear all about food allergies and the many problems they can cause, but most parents don't understand the intricacies. How do food intolerances present (hint: it's not all about stomach problems or big reactions)? How can parents appropriately test kids? What are some steps for getting started with food elimination? Plus Dr. Nicole shares with us a new cutting edge treatment that really helps kids!

9 Lessons I've Learned in my 30s with Emily

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • June 29

Today's episode is a bit different! Emily shares 9 big lessons she's learned during her 30s. From becoming a mom to strengthening marriage and becoming an entrepreneur. So much has happened during the past 9 years so let's dive in to all things parenthood, faith, health and relationships.

Headaches: Why they happen and what to do about them with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • June 22

In today's episode Dr. Wiggy addresses the many causes of headaches, different types, identifying root causes and typical integrative treatments. There is hope!

 

Vitamins for Kids? Why they are Important and What to Look For with Dr. Nicole Craven

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • June 15

Today Emily welcomes Dr. Nicole Craven MD, an integrative pediatrician that works with Dr. Wiggy at Robinhood Integrative Health all about vitamins for kids. How many kids are deficient? Why? What are the most important vitamins and minerals? How do we find quality supplements among the thousands available? And more! A must listen for parents!

 

 

When Conflict and Cancellation Strike

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • June 8

Today Emily shares her thoughts and experience on the prevalent topic of conflict and cancellation. It's inevitable that not everyone will like us, but it can be difficult to go against the grain when we feel attacked or misunderstood. Our response is everything. Keeping our power under control goes a long way to preserve relationships and seeking Truth is the best way to grow in humility and discernment. Are we checking ourselves to make sure we aren't seeking a reaction? So many hot topics in this episode!

 

 

The Important Basics of Female Hormones with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • June 1

Too many women are suffering in silence from unbalanced hormones that negatively affect their quality of life. This episode digs into the primary female hormones, what they are responsible for, how to tell if they are unbalanced, when and what to test, and practical tips for working with your medical provider to address your personal challenges. Oral contraceptives are NOT your only option for addressing your mood swings, cramps, PCOS, heavy or irregular periods and more.

 

 

Water Safety Tips for Parents with Briley Penner

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • May 25

Today Emily interviews Briley Penner from Swim Safe NC to discuss water safety for parents. Briley shares about helping kids to become more comfortable around water, boundaries for parents, backyard pool safety and technolgy, and floatation devices. Lots of great information in this short episode!

 

 

The State of the Service Industry and What The Future Holds with Algenon Cash

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • May 18

Algenon Cash is an investment banker and founder of the Triad Food and Beverage Coalition. He's a mover and shaker in the NC Triad business community and today he shares fresh insight into the service industry's current status, the root of staffing issues, and what the future holds. We also dive into the overall economy and how consumers can help support small businesses in our quickly evolving economy.

 

 

Teaching Responsibility In the Age of Lawnmower Parenting with Carla Ledford

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • May 11

Have you heard of Lawnmower parenting? We live in a culture that tells us to remove obstacles for our kids, but is that helping them become responsible adults? In this episode, Emily sits down with her friend Carla (a mom of 5) to dig into how we got here, common pitfalls, life lessons learned through personal responsibility, and practical ways to prepare the next generation for real life. It's a rich conversation with lots of personal application. A must listen for parents!

 

3 Mindset Switches to Stop the Yo-yo with Jane Daniel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • May 4

Emily sits down with her friend and health coach, Jane Daniel, to discuss the 3 biggest mindset switches that can help stop the yoyo in dieting and in life when it comes to long-term habit change. They share personal examples and practical implementation tips to help your journey become more joyful and rewarding.

 

COVID Vaccines and Mandates - an Update with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Apr 27

Dr. Wiggy joins Emily today to discuss updates to the COVID vaccines, the new problems with the J&J vaccine, what we know and don't know so far about the MRNA vaccines, and the problems with vaccine mandates.

 

Thoughts, Feelings and the TRUTH with Jessica Hottle

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Apr 20

Today Emily interviews author, Podcaster and faith-based fitness coach Jessica Hottle to host a conversation about our thoughts and feelings as we seek Truth. Jessica has a lot of experience and insight to share on the topic around processing thoughts and feelings in a productive and healing manner and so much more!

 

Autoimmune Disease: What, Why and how to treat with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Apr 13

Dr. Wiggy dives into autoimmune Disease and answers about how to recognize, test and effectively treat from an integrative standpoint. We also touch on the COVID vaccine and autoimmune.


5 Tips For Parents with Constipated Kids with The Constipation Gurus

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Apr 6

Does your child struggle with chronic constipation? Are you overwhelmed with using Miralax over and over without long term relief? Are you seeking to find out the root problem leading to your child's constipation? Jessica and Annette from The Constipation Gurus join Emily with 5 great tips for parents.

Is Modern Day Feminism Actually Progressing Women?

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Mar 30

In this episode Wiggy interviews Emily on modern Feminism. Does the cultural push toward female dominance actually help women? How can we ask bigger questions for the long term benefit of women and families?

A Different Perspective on the COVID Response with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Mar 23

Shut downs, treatments, immune support, vaccines and more. Would a different response have produced better outcomes? What can we learn for the next time we experience a public health crisis? Dr. Wiggy shares his thoughts and some points to consider moving forward.

Is Science Settled? with Tricia Sheehan

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Mar 16

The mainstream narrative tells us to "trust the science" and that questions are not acceptable and in fact can result in cancellation and censorship.  In today's episode, Emily discusses Science vs. Scientism and how to become a better researcher with Holistic Health Coach and Certified Essential Oils Coach, Tricia Sheehan. 


How Limiting Beliefs Sabotage Your Health Journey with Jane Daniel

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Mar 9

My friend and colleague Jane Daniel joins me to dig deep and personally into the BIGGEST reasons we can't get and stay healthy. Hint: it's not your meal plan.

Thyroid Basics: Symptoms, Testing and Treatment with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Mar 2

Have you been told that your thyroid is normal because of a TSH test? Do you feel exhausted but no one can figure out why? Is your medication actually helping? Dr. Wiggy shares helpful and concise answers for everyday people.

Pelvic Floor Issues: Pregnancy, Postpartum and Beyond with Katie Taylor

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Feb 24

Katie Taylor, PT, DPT, CLT, OCS joins Emily to discuss women's wellness during and after pregnancy. Let's dive into all the hard topics like incontinence, pain during intercourse and pain and what we can do about them! 

What Really Happens In Pregnancy Care Centers with Guest Dottie Powers

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Feb 16

Dottie Powers, Center Director of Salem Pregnancy Care Center, joins Emily to discuss myths and misconceptions about pregnancy care centers and abortion providers. We dive into statistics, reality and how we can invest in the lives of Moms and Dads facing unplanned pregnancy. 

 

The COVID Vaccine Q&A with Dr. Wiggy

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Feb 12

Today we dive deeper into the questions to consider, the research we have, what we DON'T know and more about the COVID Vaccine.

February 5, 2021

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Feb 5

Introducing Healthy Discourse

Healthy Discourse with Dr. Wiggy and Emily Saunders • Feb 5

Why we started this podcast and what you can expect in the future. It's time for Healthy Discourse!