Find Your InneR Flavor
We take some time every Friday morning to focus on Functional Medicine. Our Find Your Inner Flavor YouTube channel was borne out of our passion for connecting people and engaging in real conversations with others who see food as a way of healing. We talk about real life, real shit and real business and hope you find it inspiring, educational, and sometimes, maybe a little controversial!
EPISODE 28: Dr Laura Wies Chiropractic Physician
EPISODE 27: Amanda LaPlante: When To Seek a Health Coach VS When To Call In The Doctor
In this episode we welcome back Amanda LaPlante who recently begun an 8 week coaching program out of SymBowl Kirkwood.
You’ll also learn how she decides what to sing at karaoke…
EPISODE 26: Sean Mulroney & The Obesity Revolution
In this special hour-long episode, Becky welcomes Sean Mulroney of The Obesity Revolution, the platform he created to chronicle his journey through obesity as well as providing a forum for others to find support and encouragement, share recipes, and provide education to remove the stigma attached to obesity. Sean’s impressive level of dedication to creating tools and systems that work make it no surprise that his members have a successful track record of permanent weight loss.
EPISODE 26: Dr Anthony Pasek on Dr-Patient Relations
Dr. Anthony Pasek comes back for a Functional Friday Interview on Find Your Inner Flavor talking Doctor/Patient Relations with Becky Schoenig. They get candid about Becky's own health journey and the link between your food and your mental health!
EPISODE 25: Annie O’Donoghue of The Wellness Council
Becky Schoenig is joined by Annie O’Donoghue of The Wellness Council.
EPISODE 24: Dr. Joe Cangas of Child Pediatrics
Becky Schoenig is joined by Dr. Joe Cangas of Child Pediatrics. So what’s his stance on vaccines? (Yeah, she went there.) ‘
Click and watch to find out!
EPISODE 23: LIVE From the SHAPE ReClaimed Symposium
Becky Schoenig and Greg Owens sit down at the 3 Day SHAPE ReClaimed Symposium where we launched our SHAPE certified dressings and sauces. Founder Dr. Frisch joins in to talk shop!
EPISODE 22: Emilia Rizzuto with ElderberrySTL
About Elderberry STL: I’m Emilia Rizzuto, NC., I have been studying holistic nutrition for the last few years and am a certified nutrition consultant. I have been making Elderberry syrup for my family and friends for years! I started making my own products because I could not find what I was looking for in the stores. Everything has preservatives and fillers that can damage the gut lining. I have been on a journey to heal my body from multiple autoimmune disease and believe that healing the gut is the most important part of healing the body.
EPISODE 21: Fertile in St. Louis' Dr. Emily Hecker and Dr. Felicity Keough-Bligh Join Becky Schoenig
Becky interviews Dr. Emily & Dr. Felicity about their new collaboration, Fertile in St. Louis on Functional Friday January 4 2019.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 20: Gut-Brain Health, AIP and Functional Medicine with Jason Wibbenmeyer
Jason Wibbenmeyer shares his expertise on the link between our mental health and gut health.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 19: Eva Stottler & The Importance of Your Tribe to Your Health
Eva Stottler brings us new ways to think about how your overall health and true well being is intimately connected with a group of supporters for your soul!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 18: Everything You Need to Know About CBD Oil with Katie Heitkamp-Thomas
Joining Becky on this episode of Functional Friday is Kathy/ Katie Heitkamp-Thomas the owner of Bluekeycbd, explaining everything you need to know about CBD! (Hint: it won’t get you high, but it will deliver a huge range of healing benefits! You can now purchase CBD at both SymBowl locations in a 2oz Immune Boost juice shot, ‘booch shot, or even add a dose into your favorite smoothie or juice!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 17: My Gut Health Coach: Kimberly Lebbing
Becky interviews Kimberly on the connections between our mood and gut health! You can visit her website at www.myguthealthcoach.com or reach her directly through her private Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/myguthealthcoach/
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 16: The Self Love Component to Weight Loss with Danielle LeBeau
Today’s health is shifting. We are all gaining personal responsibility for our bodies and life satisfaction. Danielle of So Happi Health in St Louis provides comprehensive personal and group forums which enable clients to take action in behaviors that support their greatest health.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 15: Medical Insurance and Functional Medicine With Dr Christine Robins
How does medical insurance pair with functional medicine and what are we doing about it?
Navigate this tricky subject with Dr Christine Robins of RevitaLife and Becky Schoenig of SymBowl.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 14: Is Gluten The Devil? With Dr Anthony Pasek
In the 14th installment of her Friday morning "Functional (Medicine) Fridays", Becky Schoenig of SymBowl interviews Dr. Anthony Pasek from Wellness Connections, who explains the issues we may experience when we consume foods with the gluten protein.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY EPISODE 13: The Lymphatic System with Ryan Sandheinrich 1st Step Family Wellness
Ryan Sandheinrich from 1st Step Family Wellness is joining Becky Schoenig today on Functional Friday to discuss the lymphatic system and how it effects women's health.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 12: Catch Up With Becky & Greg
Behind-the-scenes with Becky Schoenig and Gregory Owens: what's going on at SymBowl this summer? With so many projects in the works, you won't want to miss this sneak peak!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAY 11: KRISTIN BROKAW and SLIIM: The St.Louis Institute of Integrated Medicine
In this episode Becky Schoenig will be talking with Kristen Brokaw, the creator of Sliim, the St.Louis Institute of Integrative Medicine website. Becky's 'Healthy and Lifestyle Eats' cafe called SymBowl partnered with Kristen sharing these resources and will be hosting this year's Physician Dinners. We will be discussing all of the resources available in the St.Louis and surrounding area for doctors. We will also be announcing an event on September 18 2018 you won't want to miss out on so save the date!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 10: ANTHONY PASEK
What's the deal with Diabetes and high blood sugar? How do you test for it? Type 1 or Type 2? Is it permanent or is it reversible? We discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Diabetes with Dr. Anthony Pasek.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 9: KEN SHARLIN
In 2 months we have interviewed 7 doctors. Those videos were seen over 10,000 times, shared over 50 times. With that being said we are bringing you some of the best content from some of the best experts out there. Together we can help bring more awareness on how important it is that you recognize what you eat affects the longevity and the support of your health.
Join Becky Shoenig as she interviews Dr. Ken Sharlin, the only Functional Neurologist in the world!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 8: CHRIS COLLINS
This Functional Friday interview with Chris Collins explores her inspiring story of being told she had only 3months left to live. Nine years later she is sharing her story on how she survived. Find her book, Beyond Terminal by Chris Collins, on Amazon.
A Paleo, Keto, Whole 30 and AIP-Friendly Restaurant
We're on the other side of the camera in an interview with Dr. Seth Gerlach with Core Health.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 7: DR EMILY HECKER
What is this MTHFR thing everyone keeps talking about? It seems like you're part of the club when you know what it means, so join in today on this topic when Becky Schoenig talks with Dr. Emily Hecker for this week's Functional Friday!
FUNCTIOAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 6: SHAPE RECLAIMED
Listen in to Becky Schoenig's interview with Dr. Todd Frisch and his wife Linda discussing the journey of Shape ReClaimed™. SymBowl is proud to be the very first SHAPE ReClaimed™ certified restaurant.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 5: CARYN DUGAN
Caryn Dugan is STLVegGirl, a plant-based nutrition educator with a simple mission: “A Plant on Every Plate™". Caryn adopted a plant-based diet in response to tragedy in 2008, after cancer took her father and 10 weeks later, tried to take her. In response to her diagnosis, she searched for an answer and found one in the growing body of literature supporting a whole food, plant-based diet to bolster our natural immune system. Adopting a plant-based diet herself and beating cancer, she sought to share her knowledge to help others by forming STLVegGirl, LLC, St. Louis’ first fully plant-based entity providing cooking instruction, personal cheffing, and collaborative restaurant events. She regularly appears in cooking and nutrition segments on St. Louis affiliates of NBC, CBS and Fox morning shows. Caryn’s current project, the Plant-based Nutrition Summit, will be held on Saturday, July 14 at Washington University in St. Louis. This one-day event will feature world-renowned experts such as Michael Greger, MD and Caldwell Esselstyn, Jr., MD. Her objective is to help the audience better understand the connection between food and health so that chronic illnesses are diminished.
Healthy Hour: June 19, 2018:
Dr. Olivia Joseph speaks on how to find a functional medicine practitioner and what it means to practice functional medicine.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 4: DR RYAN SANDHEINRICH
Dr. Ryan Sandheinrich with 1st Step Family Wellness discusses women’s health and how the gut and your diet could be playing a major role. Stories like "PMS: why does this have to be a thing?" and Becky's own personal story related to that topic. Interstitial cystitis (in-tur-STISH-ul sis-TIE-tis) — also called painful bladder syndrome — is a chronic condition causing bladder pressure, bladder pain and sometimes pelvic pain. The pain ranges from mild discomfort to severe. What is it and why? And is there really no cure? If so how do you treat it? A packed full 30min interview!
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 3: EMILY HECKER ON THE KETO DIET
Finding the root cause of her patients' illness through diet and lifestyle change is what Emily loves most about her functional medicine practice. Becky Schoenig of SymBowl Healthy & Lifestyle Eats in St. Louis interviews Emily Hecker about Keto and how this recently popularized diet really works.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 2: WHAT IS FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE? LIVE WITH DR. SETH GERLACH
Dr. Gerlach works to find the root of patients' problems, not just treating the symptoms. In order for a doctor to truly correct your health, they need to understand a multitude of factors that contribute to who you are, and how you reached this place with your health.
FUNCTIONAL FRIDAYS EPISODE 1
Impactful stories based around functional medicine and food with Becky Schoenig and Gregory Owens, owners of SymBowl: Healthy & Lifestyle Eats in St. Louis Missouri.
EPISODE 19: ERIC CORNETT WITH DR. OLIVIA JOSEPH
We chat with Eric Cornett, colleague of Dr. Olivia Joseph, about food and preservatives in the packing process.
EPISODE 18: JEFF STEIN WITH E|TAB
After almost twenty years building and driving four different agencies, Jeff Stein now directs multiple channels of technology for a portfolio holdings company focusing on innovation in the hospitality sector. With e|tab, he makes online ordering easy for independent restaurants and multi-location operators.
EPISODE 17: THE STORY OF SYMBOWL
EPISODE 15: CORINNE SCHEITLIN ON THE PALEO DIET
Corinne Scheitlin is a certified Reiki Master with 11 years of hands on healing experience. She has served as a Whole Body Wellness Practitioner with 18 years of clinical experience and research on herbal remedies, holistic nutrition, and life coaching. She professionally designs nutritional programs based on individual needs, culture, blood type, ancestors, health concerns, emotional concerns, habits, ethics and spirituality with the added support of herbs, vitamins, minerals, muscle testing, and various body assessments.
EPISODE 14: DR. OLIVIA JOSEPH OF THE WELLNESS CONNECTION
Join us as we talk about food as medicine with Dr. Olivia of Wellness Connection Chiropractic in O'Fallon, Missouri. She does in-person and virtual consultations with her patients to help them find the answers to ailments conventional medicine's diagnose-and-treat-method just quite figure out. Here she explains Hashimoto's Disease, inflammation in the body, and how you can take control of your diet and your illnesses.
EPISODE 13: STACEY HACKMAN CHECKING IN
If you've followed along with #TeamStacey over the last couple of months, you already know that Stacey has been gracefully sharing her journey of reimagining her diet in ways that heal her guts. Battles within her body led to multiple surgeries and now she is working with a team of doctors and the folks at SymBowl to get on the right track. Today we are checking in with her progress.
EPISODE 12: DR. JASON CIARAMITARO
Dr. Jason Ciaramitaro helps us learn how SymBowl, the Healthy Lifestyle Restaurant, works with local nutritionists, chiropractic doctors, and functional medicine doctors to know how to bring Autoimmune Protocol savvy ingredients to the favorite sauces people with these issues have. If you know anyone with Type 2 Diabetes, Autoimmune issues, or the like, listen up!
EPISODE 11: PRYMAL'S RYAN HANSEN
Ryan Hansen is a New York native with plenty of tattoos. After graduating college with a degree in entrepreneurship, Ryan left corporate America after a brief stint to follow his passion and gift for teaching fitness. He is the head coach and owner of PRYMAL, a movement experience combining yoga, athleticism, strength, and gymnastics. His training is designed to burn fat and build muscle while helping people to move well and often. The goal of every session is for each client to leave feeling better than they did when they walked in.
EPISODE 10: DANNY ZOFNESS WITH REASONWHY PRODUCTIONS!
What's your Reason Why? Danny Zofness of Reason Why Prodictions creates visual stories of the Why behind local businesses. He knows there is always something bigger going on behind the scenes. Using his camera he gets to the heart of all the hard work that goes into creating anything we put out into the world!
EPISODE 9: WES PRENTICE
Wes Prentice is the head chef of SymBowl Chesterfield, and a beloved member of the SymBowl team. Here he shares his story, a heartwarming tale of how he needed a kidney transplant. The process of receiving or giving an organ is an enormous undertaking that most of us will not be able to comprehend in our lifetime. This interview offers a humbling and insightful perspective on life, food and work.
EPISODE 8: MEET NATHALIE OF OVERLOOK FARMS
Meet Nathalie of Overlook Farms! Located on 327 acres in Clarksville, Missouri, this is where SymBowl sources pork and bacon. You won't find anything like this at most eateries! Nathalie talks to Becky and Greg about the farm, their bed and breakfast, and getting local food to our communities.
EPISODE 7: ONE ON ONE WITH GREG & BECKY
Becky and Greg go from being the interviewers to the interviewees, one-on-one. They discuss the more traditional mode of operations in today's restaurant industry, brush on the spiritual side of things, and explain much of the why and the how they do all they do with SymBowl.
EPISODE 6: KOMBLU KOMBUCHA
Can kombucha really heal you? Join us in a conversation with Andria, the founder of Komblu Kombucha, and her daughter Sequoia. Kombucha has become the trend in the past several years, but find out what makes Komblu unique. These women hold a special place in the heart of SymBowl restaurants. We were the first to start retailing bottles of Komblu and since then have created a great friendship. You can also find the first "Booch Bar" to get kombucha on draft at our St. Charles location!
EPISODE 5: Q&A WITH CAREY WILHITE
Cary Wilhite of Think Tank marketing in St. Louis turns the tables in this episode and asks Becky and Greg the questions!
EPISODE 4: SPARK! STUDENTS IN OUR SHARK TANK
Meet three young entrepreneurs from Parkway School District's Spark! program: Valerie Tsukhai with "The Truth Behind Forensics" and a new concept, "DragonPak." Kaloeb Salter with "B Cubed Media" and Hayden Crandall with "Twisted Bowties."
EPISODE 3: BALANCE
What happens when two independent business owners fall in love? Merging their two families, managing several businesses, and creating space for their relationship with one another takes a serious balancing act! From running a nightclub to starting a yoga studio and everything in between, listen in as Bobbi and Rusty share their secrets to success with us.
EPISODE 2: FREEDOM
Sarah is not much different than many of us young moms trying to figure out where we belong and who we are. Wolfy lived his life on the streets for over 7 years while jumping trains and playing music. It's almost a "Cinderella scenario" as to how they meet. It's interesting how so many of us define what freedom is and what community is, but in this interview you will clearly identify a pattern: that it is the simple things in life that mean the most.
EPISODE 1: PASSION
When a chef who knows one way of life, what happens when a motorcycle accident changes everything in the blink of a eye? Sandra and Chef Chris Lee give us a glimpse inside their past year, discovering a new passion and where your priorities in life fall. We laugh, we love and we have faith in something greater and give thanks to all that we have.