TPS 17: A Trip to the ‘Dark Side’ with Sean Croxton from Underground Wellness

Sean Croxton “He is a Video Blogger, Radio Show Host, a kick ass Educator, and he isn’t afraid to have a good time out on the town… with a gluten free beer!”

The crew at The Primal Shift have been following this man’s work for quite some time.
He is none other than one of the Godfathers of the ‘Real Food’ Movement – Mr Sean Croxton.
He is better known as the man behind Underground Wellness, and the wickedly well-known catch phrase; “YO! What’s Up Y’all!”

Sean’s dream is to revolutionize the way THE WORLD thinks about health.
He promotes the concept of self-care which means that in order to regain and/or maintain superb health, we must become more responsible for ourselves.

After graduating from San Diego State University in 2001 with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Sean began his journey as a certified personal trainer. However, he was met with much frustration during this time as clients got heavier and sicker, which led him down an alternate pathway; He turned to the dark side…

Since then, Sean has been working with clients globally to uncover the root causes of their health challenges. He takes a holistic, functional approach to rebuilding health from the ground up. As a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist (FDN) and Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor (CMTA), Sean does not merely focus on symptoms.

He instead believes in the 5 Pillars of Health:

  1. Diet
  2.  Hormones
  3. Digestion
  4. Detoxification
  5. Immunity

He firmly believes that “Disease is function, gone wrong.”

Sean on a JERF hunt

Sean on a JERF hunt

We chat with Sean about:

  • What is an FDN or ‘Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist’, and how can one help us?
  • The best gut-health ‘fly-screen’ analogy EVER!
  • The impact of gluten on our health
  • Primal dating – Is it a deal breaker if a potential partner is unhealthy?
  • The importance of chemistry when meeting our match
  • How to trust our ‘primal-instincts’ when it comes dating
  • What does the ‘dark side’ refer to when it comes to nutrition?
  • “You don’t lose fat to get healthy – you get healthy to lose weight”
  •  How the gut and digestion is the core of most health issues
  • Sean Croxton is the ‘King of Poop’
  • So Sean… How about that squatty potty?
  • Is there a role for supplementation in a healthy lifestyle?
  • It all starts with food!
  • What’s the role of nutrition in mental health?
  • Sean has decided to use the term ‘bloke’
  • Men need to start talking about mental health
  • How to have better sexy with your partner
  • What’s the best hangover cure?
  • What is JERF?

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One Response to TPS 17: A Trip to the ‘Dark Side’ with Sean Croxton from Underground Wellness

  1. healthyservesone February 12, 2014 at 6:27 am #

    Thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Sean Croxton – sounded like he was having fun too. Informative and funny. Loved the fly screen leaky gut analogy. Nice one!

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