Ep. 86 The Five Crucial Elements of Digestion – with Sachin Patel

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In this episode Cynthia and Kelly spoke with Sachin Patel, a father, husband, philanthropist, functional medicine practice success coach, international speaker, and author.

His philosophy is that “The doctor of the future is the patient” and he is actively doing whatever it takes to keep people out of the medical system and empower them through education, self-care, and remapping their mindset.


  • The importance of mindset – sick patient vs. a healthy patient mindset
  • The 5 Crucial Elements of Digestion – Choose, Chew, Chill, Cherish, and Check
  • Heart-rate variability and why it’s so important
  • How to create resilience and happiness
  • 3 tips for natural healing

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Everyday Wellness is not just another health podcast. Your co-hosts, Cynthia Thurlow (nurse practitioner and functional nutritionist) and Dr. Kelly Donahue (clinical health psychologist and nutritional therapy consultant) have over 25 years of combined experience in medicine, psychology, and wellness. Our mission is to bring you the best, science-backed yet practical information to improve your physical and mental wellness every day. We are busy mompreneurs and know how important your time is. We have designed this podcast to be short in time and big on impact. We interview a variety of guests in the field of health and wellness, and we discuss important issues and provide practical strategies that you can use in your real life.