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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!

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 14, 2019

Virus and bacteria are very different things. Viruses aren't even really alive! A virus is basically just a piece of (nasty) DNA wrapped in protein shell. They can't replicate without YOUR cells. They dig into a cell and highjack it, convincing it to make copies of virus with your own cell material.  

That makes them...

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...

Dec 23, 2018

I've been dying my hair red for a decade. Unfortunately hair dye is a giant toxic chemical soup that I want to avoid. So now I use henna - which looks incredible btw.

This episode digs into why you should investigate what's in YOUR products and how to do it with resources like Skin Deep Cosmetics Database from...

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...