Welcome! My guest today is Fran Sussman, a holistic practitioner
since 1993 who has helped thousands of clients reclaim their health
and vitality. She teaches people to heal their gut, balance
hormones, reduce inflammation, heal their brains, combat Lyme
disease, and much more. Her personal journey includes a full
recovery from breast cancer and Lyme disease. Now, at age 62, Fran
is grateful to live a life rich with purpose, joy, health, and
vitality. Fran has a thriving private practice where she teaches
online courses, including her Zen Vitality Detox, which
integrates nutritional guidance, health retreats, and simple
practices with huge payoffs for mind, body, and spirit. Join
Here’s what you’ll learn in this episode:
How Fran’s early interest in nutrition and the health problems
of her two children prompted her journey as a holistic
When traditional medicine didn’t have answers for her children,
Fran did her own research and found natural solutions.
It wasn’t long before others started asking for her help in
treating their own, and their children’s, health issues.
Fran soon became ill, anxious, depressed, and unhappy as she
faced her failed marriage and Lyme disease.
“What things help people change at deeper levels?”
The biggest change for Fran occurred as a result of her work
with the renowned endocrinologist Diana Schwarzbein.
How Fran’s son’s extreme eczema led her to homeopathic
treatments and the discovery of the benefits of a gluten-free
How Fran experimented with going GF, saw a huge difference, and
felt that a “veil was lifted.”
She now uses muscle testing with clients to test for gluten
“Nobody should be eating gluten.”
How Fran also has her clients remove soy and peanuts from their
diets, and why
Why there is such an increase in toxins in today’s
How Fran uses information from basic lab tests and muscle tests
to help her clients
Fran explains the science of what gluten does to gut health,
including leaky gut, hyperactive immunity, and overreacting
The good news is that the gut damage CAN be repaired and some
foods can be added back in after 3 months to 2 years.
Fran explains her “passion topics” of mechanistic vs. dynamic
views of the body and health.
Fran explains why women past childbearing age should NOT do
cardio, but should focus on high-intensity interval training (HIT)
How interval training can make a huge difference for women
Why Fran now uses strength training, intermittent fasting,
ketosis, and yoga to maintain optimal health
Rebuilding bones CAN happen, even after menopause!
Registration for her Zen Vitality Detox program (5-week online
course) is open NOW! Visit www.dranh.com/zendetox for more
information, and enter the coupon code “dranh” for 20% off!
Now it’s your turn!
WHAT changes have you made in your
HOW have those changes affected your
WHAT has been your biggest challenge while
implementing a healthy lifestyle?
WHO do you want to hear from?
Let me know in the comments below and I will try my best to get
them on the show! I want to answer your burning questions and
for YOU to add your thoughts to the
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