33: Healing auto-immune conditions naturally & The Vanishing of The Bees


In 2010, Maryam Henein’s 15-year career as an investigative journalist, eco-entrepreneur, and producer hit a milestone with the release of her award-winning documentary Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. It also marked her directorial debut.

Maryam has more than 15 years experience working as an investigative journalist, a documentary and television producer and professional researcher. Her credits include producing documentaries for the BBC, Discovery, Robert Greenwald and Morgan Spurlock. As a journalist she has written for publications such as The Los Angeles Times, Science & Spirit Magazine, and The Cairo Times. Following a near death experience several years ago, Maryam delved into the science of nutrition and alternative ways of healing.

This episode is filled with Maryam’s fascinating journey from fast food worker, to being diagnosed with an auto-immune disorder.  She shares very practical tips about how your food can help you heal.  Maryam also takes a moment to share her experience with some of the more mysterious supplements, like colloidal silver.  It really is amazing what the body can do with a little help!  Maryam also shares the impact of bees on our food supply.  It’s something we all need to be aware of and help drive change in the political arena.  This episode is chock full of great information that you won’t want to miss!


Our Favorite Moments:

@11:30 – The importance of bees

@13:25 – Systemic pesticides and colony collapse disorder

@14:25 – Pollination explained

@17:00 – Flying dust mops

@17:50 – Let’s get political

@22:22 – The Bodie Tree – our happy place!

@24:45 – Mimi’s medical mishaps

@25:30 – The Vine of the Dead

@28:13 – Leaky Gut Syndrome

@34:40 – Eating for auto-immune disorders

@39:55 – Antibiotics and superbugs

@41:15 – Colloidal silver benefits

@43:00 – Promiscuous ‘Ho?


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Vanishing of the Bees Documentary

Wheat Belly  by William Davis

The Thyroid Cure by Michelle Corey

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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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