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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Mar 29, 2020

“We need to cultivate resilience right now. Our microbial diversity is what helps us to do that.” - Andrea Nakayama

Andrea Nakayama is a functional medicine nutritionist and educator, leading thousands of clients, students, and practitioners around the world in a revolution reclaiming ownership over their own health. Andrea helps chronically ill people get better when no one else can. Her clinical skills have won her attention of many world-renowned doctors, who consult with her on their own difficult cases. 

In this episode, Andrea gives up fabulous tips on ways we can best support our health during this current COVID-19 pandemic. Listen to this very informative interview and learn what you CAN do to keep yourself as healthy and vibrant as possible. 





  • 5:08 - A mental model you can use to process the situation we are in and determine what you can do about it 
  • 11:17 - The things you can do to protect yourself from the coronavirus 
  • 15:38 - What is a probiotic food and why is it important? 
  • 17:17 - “Right now we really have to be eating a wide variety of color.” - Andrea Nakayama
  • 23:50 - A reason to feel optimistic right now and how to keep a positive mindset 
  • 27:33 - How can we use the “Circle of Influence” to improve our health
  • 32:48 - How to reduce inflammation and support your immune system 
  • 38:35 - “This is a time to clear. We clear out the most inflammatory foods and we give our immune system the room to do what it is supposed to do.” - Andrea Nakayama
  • 39:19 - Foods we can add to our diet that reduce inflammation 

DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.