#91: Josh & Jeanne Rubin – Metabolism, Thyroid Health, and Self-Diagnosis

Josh & Jeanne Rubin - East West Healing

In episode 91, we interview Josh & Jeanne Rubin of East-West Healing about metabolism, thyroid health, and the trend of self-diagnosis.

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Episode 91 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • 1:35 – Tell us about your online programs.
  • 5:20 – What’s your most popular video or topic?
  • 6:00 – What have you found to be the biggest misconception or controversial?
  • 8:45 – The trend of self-diagnosis and trendy conditions like hypothyroidism and adrenal fatigue.
  • 10:45 – Even if people don’t have real adrenal fatigue or hypthyroidism, a lot of people aren’t feeling well. What’s really going on?
  • 16:30 – How do you help someone that’s been diagnosed (or self-diagnosed) with an alternative diagnosis like systemic Candida or adrenal fatigue?
  • 21:00 – Are there people with real thyroid issues?
  • 23:20 – What are your thoughts on nutrition overall?
  • 34:20 – Are there metabolic differences between glucose and fructose?
  • 36:00 – What are your thoughts on coffee? Is it stimulating or problematic?
  • 40:20 – What’s your take on the controversy about Ray Peat?
  • 48:00 – What types of feedback do you use and why?
  • 53:50 – Where can people follow your work?
  • 55:20 – What new projects are you working on?


  1. Way to stereotype stay at home mom’s Josh. You really should let your wife speak more…