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The Intricate Role of the Lymphatic System in Health and Wellness with Karen Devine
Episode 314th March 2024 • The Goode Health Podcast • Nicole Goode
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Karen Devine is a registered nutritionist, colonic hydrotherapist, integrating functional medicine and naturopathy. She focuses on detoxification and supporting eliminations, helping people feel more energised and balanced.

In this episode, Nicole invites Karen onto the show to discuss the importance of the lymphatic system, detoxification, and how these impact overall health. They highlight the signs of a poorly functioning lymphatic system, the impact of lifestyle factors on our health, and how we can shift our understanding of health from merely dealing with symptoms to boosting the body's overall vitality.

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  • [01:33] - Karen's journey into nutrition and naturopathy
  • [05:51] - Understanding detoxification and the lymphatic system
  • [14:31] - The role of the lymphatic system in immune health
  • [17:44] - The importance of elimination in detoxification
  • [23:32] - The role of antibiotics and steroids in chronic conditions
  • [25:10] - The connection between diet and chronic symptoms
  • [25:40] - Understanding the link with gut health and lymphatic drainage
  • [29:22] - Sleep and the circadian rhythm
  • [31:46] - The impact of lifestyle habits
  • [40:58] - Simple steps to improve lymphatic health


  • Establishing the signs of a poorly performing lymphatic system
  • Understanding detoxification and the lymphatic system
  • The important link between gut health and lymphatic drainage
  • How we can improve our lymphatic health for the long-term





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