The Magic of Healing Adaptogens & Functional Mushrooms With Tero Isokauppila & Danielle R. Broida

21st Nov, 2022

Erica Lippy

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Today’s episode I have the honor of bringing on two incredible guests that are leading the way in the profound benefits of functional mushrooms and adaptogens. Which we go deep into in this episode and why we all should be incorporating this into our every day to reap the benefits of enhanced performance, greater clarity, stronger immunity, and restoring and revitalizing our bodies systems.

Welcome my incredible guests: TERO ISOKAUPPILA is the founder and CEO of Four Sigmatic, a functional foods company that wants to make the world’s most studied and nutrient-dense foods more delicious  and  easier  to consume to bring healthy upgrades into America’s daily routine. Tero’s roots are in Finland, where he grew up growing and foraging natural foods on his 13th generation family’s farm. He later earned a degree in Chemistry, Business, and a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition at Cornell University. In 2012, Tero founded Four Sigmatic with the dream of bringing a little Everyday Magic to the lives of all.

DANIELLE RYAN BROIDA, RH (AHG) is a key player in the worldwide mushroom movement. As a Registered Herbalist (RH) of the American Herbalists Guild (AHG), Certified Holistic Nutritionist, Instructor of Mycology, and Head of Education at Four Sigmatic, Danielle is teaching the world about the importance of a life on functional mushrooms. 

In this episode we welcomed their new book, Healing Adaptogens – The Definitive Guide to Using Super Herbs and Mushrooms for Your Body’s Restoration, Defense, and Performance

Now let’s talk about this subject:

“The Magic of Healing Adaptogens & Functional Mushrooms”

Learn today the magic of adaptogens and functional mushrooms. From the science to the performance of how this healing adaptogens can help our immune function, performance, focus, limbo, skin health, and restore our body systems. Tero Isokauppila the founder of Four Sigmatic and lead educator Danielle Brioda go deep with us to give you a masterclass on how adaptogens can support your health and well-being.

“More isn’t better, better is better”

We Talk About:

  • Their background in this work
  • What is adaptogens
  • What are the properties and science of adaptogens
  • Adaptogens being non-specific and what this means
  • What is cacao and how it works differently each the body that consumes it 
  • Gas-break effect
  • Can a adaptogens be a substitute to a medication
  • Turkey tail and cancer
  • Why fungi is important to our lives
  • Does the harsh environment of adaptogens contribute to the benefit for us
  • What happens to these plants when in harsh environments
  • How to know if getting a reputable source
  • Learn why you are consuming something
  • What to look for when buy mushrooms or adaptogens
  • Best for immunity
  • Some Adaptogens should be used long term to gain benefit
  • Best for skin
  • Any skin routine should be used for 30 days minimum
  • Energy and sports performance
  • Best for brain

More insight…

 “If you were to leave with us a piece of wisdom you have learned in your life’s journey, what would that life lesson be that you would love to share with us today?

Resources included in episode

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Find our guest:

Tero Isokauppila |  Instagram 

Danielle Ryan Broida | Instagram

Four Sigmatic | Instagram


Four Sigmatic: Grab my favorite functional mushroom company at a special discount-


Buy the book: Healing Adaptogens


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