101: Healing Crohn’s Disease & Overcoming Eating Disorders


Are you one of the millions of people worldwide who suffers with an autoimmune disease? Perhaps you find yourself reaching for comfort foods when you’re stressed or upset—many of us do! Do you want to detox but are unsure where to begin? Jill and Karen’s Official Health Coach Detox might be the perfect tool for you.


Jill got into alternative health after a holistic doctor helped heal her daughter’s Crohn’s disease with an anti-inflammatory diet. Traditional medicine had failed to help, and even made her condition worse! Jill now works as a health coach, helping people learn the secrets to healthy living. Karen developed anorexia and bulimia in her childhood, but becoming a mother made her determined that her daughters would not grow up with disordered eating. She got into personal training and now helps teens overcome their issues around food.


Though they both run separate health businesses, Jill and Karen joined forces and designed the Official Health Coach Detox to empower people to take control of their diet and heal their body. The 10-day program focuses on rebooting the body by giving it whole foods to rebalance health—no shakes, no supplements, no complex recipes. This isn’t about dieting or restricting, it’s about nourishing the body with delicious, healthy foods. Our kind of detox!


What you’ll discover:

  • The difference between Crohn’s disease and other autoimmune digestive disorders.
  • How Jill’s daughter got off the medication in just two months.
  • How you can use your sacred wound to help others.
  • How to move through painful experiences with grace.
  • The four phases of detoxing.
  • The difference between primary and secondary foods and how they relate to your emotions.
  • Easy tips to jumpstart your healthy diet.
  • How to recognize the various types of disordered eating.


Jill and Karen’s Bio

Jill Gordon, CHHC, HHC, CNHP became certified as a Digestive Health Specialist and Certified Holistic Health Coach after discovering the power of food to heal her daughter from an autoimmune disease. Jill’s practice is JilltheHealthCoach.com


Karen Tenenbaum, CHHC, HHC, CNHP, Digestive Health Specialist, Personal Trainer and Group Exercise Professional learned that health and weight loss goals couldn’t be achieved through fitness alone. The power of healing foods helped her overcome her own food disorders such as anorexia and bulimia and also have given her clients life-changing results. Karen is the owner of Guiding Hand Nutrition.


Creators of the Official Health Coach Detox, Jill Gordon and Karen Tenenbaum, are both Certified Holistic Health Coaches and Digestive Health Specialists. They typically work with clients for 3-6 months, the time that is needed to create lasting lifestyle habits. They originally developed this 10-day Detox for quick starting success for their own clients. However, it worked so effectively that it evolved into a complete online program with daily support and live communication throughout. The program emphasizes the need to nourish the body with great tasting REAL food (no shakes or supplements), with no deprivation. This easy-to-follow online program results in the release of toxins leading to quick weight loss and high energy. The Official Health Coach Detox has made its mark in the Health and Wellness arena by word of mouth with scores of successful testimonials.


Jill and Karen’s Links





Our favorite moments:

@8:30 It’s a miracle!!

@9:30 Are you still seeing the voodoo doctor?

@20:47 We’re not done!

@35:00 Suzie reveals a secret!


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Being hailed as “Sex and the City for Food,” The Food Heals Podcast brings together experts in the field of nutrition, health and healing to teach you the best-kept natural secrets to being a hotter, healthier, happier YOU!

The Food Heals Podcast is hosted by Allison Melody and Suzy Hardy – two self-proclaimed natural chicks who will rock your world and change your beliefs about health! This sexy, savvy duo provides eco-friendly advice on a variety of issues including the healing power of nutrition, living authentically, turning your passion into your career, choosing the best natural health and beauty products, the benefits of a plant-based diet and so much more!

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