The first episode of The Herbal Equivalent Podcast is focused on how you can help meet your 2018 goals using supplementation and functional foods, and how you can properly self-experiment with them. We introduce ourselves and cover some common supplements you can use for the top 2018 goals. Later on we discuss how you can go about using proper self-experimentation in order to assess whether or not a supplement is working for you. This episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion posts here and here.


In our first research review, we evaluate common claims about MCT oil and whether or not it can help you with things like fat loss, appetite reduction, and cognitive enhancement. You'll be surprised at how the evidence stacks up against the claims! We discuss the old and new research behind this popular coffee hack, so be sure to stay tuned to figure out if you should start using it. This episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion post here.


This episode of The Herbal Equivalent podcast is a review of the research on turmeric and curcumin supplementation and how it may potentially benefit human health. This yellow spice is considered to be the powdered gold of herbal medicine, but how much does the research back up the claims? This episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion post here.


This episode tackles the viral (pun intended) post regarding elderberry and oscillococcinum for the flu. We also give you some other tips on keeping your immune system strong this season. If you've heard that this supplement combination is the best flu remedy, then you may be surprised at what we found! This episode can also be accessed through iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion blog post here.


Lion's mane mushroom shows promise for increasing brain functioning, supporting the immune system, and providing unique benefits for the nervous system. We review the available research and talk about the implications for future research. This episode can also be accessed through iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion blog post here.


In this special episode of The Herbal Equivalent, Blake and Lindsay share their personal journeys through the nutrition and supplementation fields and how they approach fitness and lifestyle. This episode can also be accessed through iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion blog posts for Blake, here and Lindsay, here.


In this episode we review the science on two popular medicinal mushrooms: chaga and reishi. Should you get on shrooms? Find out what we think about these interesting fungi. This episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion blog post here.


Have you jumped on the bone broth and collagen bandwagon? Find out if the science really matches up to the claims in this episode of The Herbal Equivalent Podcast. This episode is also available on iTunes and Spotify and you can check out the companion post here.


This special episode of The Herbal Equivalent Podcast is a review of recent DNA and blood tests that Blake conducted on himself and how they may be applied to figuring out individual nutrition needs.