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I'm your host Megan Whitaker 

I'm a holistic living consultant & natural living expert - I left my job as a nurse in 2015 to empower and educate woman on their wellness journey.

This podcast is all about the REAL Crunchy things I do and know inside and out. I want tell you what works, what doesn't and the science behind it so YOU can go crunchy WITHOUT going crazy. 

Questions? Comments? Something you want to hear about on the podcast? let me know!

Feb 29, 2020

Are you prepared for an emergency? Do you have 2 weeks of food and supplies? Where do you even start? Let's talk about it. 

With concerns over Coronavirus around the world, this seemed like a perfect time go over how to prep for this and other emergencies, step-by-step. 

I'll also go over some basics of this specific...

Apr 1, 2019

I was a terrible eater. My kids eat everything

Our food preferences are influenced by genes, senses, repeated exposure & modeling. You can avoid and even start to correct picky eating.

I had severe food aversions including texture issues. I still struggle with a lot of foods and my diet is probably more limited than...

Mar 2, 2019


This episode is all about how light from phones, screens and even indicator lights is seriously screwing with melatonin and ruining your sleep




Blue wavelengths activate special receptors in the retina, telling your brain what time it is. Specifically, blue says it's midday and you should be staying awake. LED...

Sep 16, 2018

We have 30+ TRILLION bacteria in our gut. And probiotics claiming to "fix" our guts and support our digestion are everywhere. But do we need them? Are they really helpful?


Let's dive into what we can really do to support our good bacteria.


Things I talk about in this episode

  • Research has shown that GBS in pregnant...

Sep 5, 2018


This episode digs into what the microbiome really is, what it does for us & how it develops.

Obesity, asthma, food allergies and behavioral disorders have all been linked to problems with the gut and our bacteria.  

You have several POUNDS of bacteria living in your gut. And if they disappeared you would die! Your...