In this episode we discuss: Sarah’s new book and bringing scientific validity to the Paleo movement and Feeling empowered to experiment; a diet shouldn’t be a set of rules Learning to listen to your body and how it reacts to certain foods Where is all the research for Functional Medicine and the Paleo diet Fact checking and pseudoscience; not all articles published are fact! Why all diets (including Paleo) have a tendency to fall short… Read More
Did you know that needing braces isn’t “normal”? And that the development of your facial structure can have wide-ranging health effects on your breathing, sleep, posture, back pain, immune system, and more? Today I talk with Dr. Steven Lin about the diet–dental disease connection and what you can do to improve your own dental health.
Exercise is right at the top of the list, along with diet and sleep, when it comes to lifestyle behaviors that can transform your health. It can lower your blood pressure, improve fasting glucose levels, improve sleep, lower stress … the list goes on and on. But what kind of exercise should you be doing to get those benefits? The fitness industry is full of myths, and much of the advice out there is just plain bad. Today, I talk with fitness expert Sal Di Stefano about strength training—why it is critical to include it in your fitness plan and how you can get started safely.
Do you have inflammatory bowel disease? A recent study put the Paleo autoimmune protocol to the test in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and the results are quite remarkable.
When someone changes from a “Standard American Diet” to a whole foods diet that cuts out things like grains, dairy, and sugar, the results can be dramatic. Today I talk with Melissa Hartwig, founder of Whole30, to discuss the best ways to help people make the leap to “real” food.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects 5 to 15 percent of women. Even though it is the most common form of hormone imbalance, conventional medicine has had little success in treating it. Today I’m talking with Dr. Amy Nett about the Functional Medicine approach to PCOS and how it differs from the conventional model.