In today's podcast we talk about the recent withdrawal of a major study on the Mediterranean diet.
The mediterranean diet is often viewed as the healthiest diet by mainstream media. But, there are some definite problems with the diet, mainly, nobody really knows what it is.
We talk about why we recommend low carb, especially for those with hormone or metabolic problems.
We also talk about the importance of building a diet around protein.
The number one complaint of women who visit my clinic is low energy. They're exhausted.
They're also frustrated because their blood tests are mostly normal. How can blood tests be normal even though they definitely don't feel normal?
In this episode we talk about the three main causes of fatigue.
We discuss which hormones are to blame, deficiencies, and food.
We also talk about what you can do right now to get your energy back.
In this podcast we talk about sleep. Many people have a hard time falling asleep, staying asleep or both.
There are also many people who may sleep throughout the night, but wake up exhausted.
In fact, it's estimated that almost 70% of the population has some sleep issue.
In this episode we talk about the effect that brain inflammation has on sleep, how poor sleep kills our metabolism, and ages us faster.
In this podcast we talk about brain inflammation and how it causes depression, anxiety, Alzheimer's and dementia.
1 in 6 people take some form of medication for their brain (depression, anxiety, personality disorders etc...)
We also talk about a few key ways to cool or squash brain inflammation. We talk about the effect sugar, vegetable oils and crappy carbs have on inflammation.
We also talk about natural ways to lower brain inflammation.
In this episode we talk about seven foods that seem healthy but aren't.
Big food companies have done an awesome job of marketing certain foods as healthy.
We talk about yogurt, granola, smoothies, gluten free foods, veggie chips, bottles green juices, and agave.
In this podcast we talk about two common causes of joint pain that have nothing to do with an 'old' injury.
In this episode we talk about the effect that Leaky Gut Syndrome and High Circulating Insulin have on inflammation and joint pain.
We also talk about a few natural ways to lower inflammation and help improve joint pain.
In this episode we talk about Five important blood tests that you should ask your doctor to order. These tests aren't typically ordered unless requested even though they can provide a lot of important information about your health.
We talk about Triglycerides, C-Reactive Protein, Vitamin D Level, Omega-3 level, HA1C.
In this episode we talk about the four unique stages that you go through as you go from being healthy and getting a disease.
You don't go to bed healthy tonight and wake up with a disease tomorrow. It can take years for a disease to show up.
Your body also gives you clues as you move from health to disease.
Sometimes the clues are subtle, like low energy, while other times they are more obvious.
Most blood tests aren't designed to help prevent a disease, rather they are simply to detect it.
By understanding the four stages, and by listening to the clues your body is giving you...
You can take the necessary steps to stop heading toward a disease and return to health.
It's also important to know what stage you're in because each stage has a different approach.
In today's episode we talk about how up to a third of the population has a fatty liver. A fatty liver is one of the first steps that takes place as you move towards diabetes.
In this podcast we talk about how you get fatty liver, which foods accelerate the process and what you can do to reverse a fatty liver.
We also talk about the four big drivers of fatty liver.
...High circulating insulin
In this episode we talk about the importance of having muscle, especially as you age.
Research has shown that exercise is more important as we age than when we were younger.
We talk about the studies showing how more muscle means better cancer survival and how strong muscles mean strong brain.
In this episode we talk about a recent study showing how a radical surgical approach was no better than the wait and observe approach...
Except the radical approach caused major side effects.
We also discuss the three hormones that can cause prostate problems and what nutrients you need to keep your prostate healthy.
In this podcast we talk about the study showing how two common essential oils, Lavender and Tea Tree Oil, can cause estrogen dominance issues in young boys.
We discuss the potential problem with essential oils with boys, men and women with estrogen dominance.
In this podcast we talk about a new study looking at the effects common medications have on your gut bacteria.
Statin drugs, anti-depressants, and anti-inflammatories all negatively affect your gut bacteria.
This is important because the health of your gut bacteria is directly related to the health of your joints, skin, and brain.
This study also showed the these common drugs can also lead to an increased risk of developing antibiotic resistance.
Low testosterone is a common problem in both men and women.
In this episode we talk about the symptoms of low testosterone and why it's important to have normal levels.
We talk about the reasons why so many men and women have low testosterone such as high circulating insulin, xenoestrogens and not eating enough saturated fat.
We also talk about ways to naturally raise testosterone levels.
In this episode we talk about two very common digestive problems, SIBO and IBS.
We discuss the symptoms that we see in our clinic of both these conditions and why they cause a lot of frustration for people who have them.
We talk about our exact protocol to help with SIBO and IBS.
In this episode we talk about some overlooked causes of depression and anxiety.
We talk about the connection between brain inflammation to both depression and anxiety.
We breakdown the most common causes of inflammation and what you can do to help lower it.
We also talk about the common deficiencies found in depression and anxiety and what nutrients may help.
In this episode we talk about a recent study showing the importance of getting enough magnesium if you are taking vitamin D.
Both magnesium and vitamin D deficiencies are extremely common and are often overlooked as the cause of many problems.
We talk about the most common symptoms of magnesium deficiency that we see in our clinic and what to look for when supplementing magnesium and vitamin D.
In this episode we talk about four hidden signs of Leaky Gut Syndrome.
A majority of people who have leaky gut have NO digestive symptoms whatsoever. The gut is connected to every system in your body which means that you can get leaky gut symptoms anywhere.
In this podcast we talk about four big hidden signs that most likely indicate you have leaky gut.
We also talk about a BIG cause of leaky gut syndrome and why it is extremely common.
We finish the episode talking about how to reverse and FIX leaky gut syndrome once and for all using our 3 'R' protocol.
In the final part of our anti-aging series we share with you our BEST anti-aging tips and protocols.
We share with you what supplements you should be taking to help prevent the anorexia of aging (part 1 of the series)...
What you can do to stop the two accelerants of aging (part 2 of this series)
What type of exercise you should be doing.
AND what supplements we take daily.
In part two of our anti-aging series we talk about the two accelerants of aging, inflammation and free radical damage.
If you have inflammation or free radical damage, you will age faster.
We also talk about the changes to key hormones that occur while you age. We discuss the impact that has on your aging experience.
We also talk about the effect that insulin resistance and leaky gut syndrome has on your aging.
In this podcast we talk about anti-aging.We talk about what is true anti-aging and what isn't. We discuss the importance of biological age compared to actual age.
We also talk about the anorexia of aging, the natural shrinking of key organs and systems in the body as we age.
Specifically we talk about brain shrinkage and muscle wasting that naturally occurs as we age and how any anti-aging strategy should have a plan in place for this.
This is part one of a three part series.
In this episode we talk about a recent study on the effects that sugar has on your brain, specifically response time, arithmetic and processing.
We also talk about how blood glucose is important but it's also a lagging indicator, meaning if your blood sugars are off then you've had high insulin for years.
We also talk about a hack that people who sit for a living should be doing to cut their blood glucose levels in HALF!
In this podcast we talk about triglycerides, why they are bad and how to actually lower them.
We also talk about leptin-resistance and why it can be the reason why you are hungry ALL the time.
We also talk about the BIG mistake people are making on a low carb diet and the two studies that show over the counter pain meds can lead to infertility in men and delayed cognitive function in kids when pregnant women consume them.
In this episode we answer more of our listeners questions.
Here are some topics we cover...
Is there a natural treatment for vertigo?
What are xenoestrogens and why are they a BIG problem?
How to properly treat anemia and why is it so common?
How many times can you wake up at night and still get a good night's sleep?
Are your symptoms due to Candida? Just because you aren't getting any digestive symptoms doesn't mean that your not being affected by candida.
In this episode we talk all about candida. We discuss why candida is so common today, how you get it. We talk about the most common symptoms associated with candida such as...
...skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis and hives.
We also talk about how to fix the cause of candida.
We begin the podcast by talking about a new study on vegetable oils and inflammation.