Why You Should Free Your Feet and Give Barefoot a Chance
1 hr 7 min
25% of the bones and joints in our bodies are located in your feet and ankles. We also have over 200,000 nerve endings on the sole of each foot. The athletic shoe industry would have us believe we need to wrap our feet in padding to protect them, but is that true? Science says not so much. On a recent episode of The Darin Olien Show, I sat down with Xero Shoes creator, Steven Sashen. Steven was a sprinter in high school, but went on hiatus for, well, 30 years. After picking up running again at 45, he was discouraged by how often he was injuring himself. Every week would come with a new pulled muscle or ankle strain. Then, a friend recommended going for a barefoot run. That’s when everything changed. “So I take off my shoes, I get out of the big thick motion-controlled padded shoes that everybody told me I had to wear, that most people wear,” Steven explained.  “And I was so fascinated, so enthralled with the experience of feeling the ground under my feet on all these different surfaces.” How Could Running Barefoot Possibly Work? Steven’s mind was blown after his very first barefoot run. 5K felt like a few yards. How was this possible? “If we think about it, human beings have been running, walking, hiking in the most nominal, minimalist footwear you can imagine for the history of human beings,” Steven mused. I mean it’s true, right? Our ancestors managed to create civilizations complete with massive stone temples and shrines wearing only thin sandals, or nothing at all on their feet. So why are we fed these lies that in order to run safely, we need padding? The simple answer? Marketing. Steven explained that what he calls “Big Shoe” is fueled primarily by money and recognition. “They’re all copycats,” Stephen says. Every time a shoe executive pushes a new sneaker idea, every other big shoe company follows suit. There’s a constant fear of falling behind and missing “the next big thing.” The Birth of a Company After the buzz of his first barefoot run wore off, Steven was left with a newfound inspiration to empower others to rediscover their feet. That’s how Xero Shoes was born. “All we’re doing, in a way, at Xero Shoes, is getting back to what people had been doing prior to the invention of the modern athletic shoe in the late 60s early 70s, for which there is zero evidence that it provides any benefit whatsoever”, Steven explains. He bases his shoe designs on proven science. Much of which is based on the work of Dr. Irene Davis and her research on natural movement. Besides science, there’s a lot of common sense involved. I mean, think about it, really think about it. If we have so many bones, joints, ligaments and nerve endings in our feet, how on earth would it be helpful to cover all those up? Steven uses a simple analogy to expand on this. “If you watch kids running, little kids, before they’ve been in regular shoes, in what we now think of as regular shoes, it’s amazing,” he says. “They have perfect running form. They land with their feet underneath their body. They’re not using too much energy, their body lean is just enough to move them forward.” Our bodies know how to run! We don’t need to “teach” them. Or to wrap up our body’s anchors in cushioning in order to protect ourselves. It’s so counterproductive, folks! Not only are athletic shoes inhibiting us physically, but they can also prevent our brains from making connections with the world around us. I’m talking about neural pathways. The Foot to Brain Connection Our brain uses our senses to make connections and learn about the environment we’re surrounded by. These neural pathways can be changed, or even cut off entirely, if we stop using certain parts of our body. By wrapping our feet in layers of heavy cushioning, we’re essentially preventing our brains from learning about the ground under our feet. “You just want to find as much variable stimulation as you possibly can, with whatever you’re doing,” Steven explains.
The Optimal Body
The Optimal Body
Jen Esquer & Dom Fraboni
55 | The LCK Method to Optimal Hormones, Health and Body Image
Have you ever struggled with gut health issues? What about hormone issues? Maybe even body image struggles? You are not alone. Learn from podcast guest, Laurie Christine King, Austin’s #1 personal trainer and nutritionist, as she opens up about her personal journey, what she’s learned and her recommendations to finally take control back of your own health and body. Listen towards the end to even hear from Doc Jen and Dr. Dom’s experience with some of these health struggles. Get 50% OFF the entire first year of The Optimal Body Membership THIS WEEK ONLY!! Check it out here:https://docjenfit.com/theoptimalbody No code necessary! Ends Friday, December 4, 2020 What You Will Learn in This Interview with Laurie Christine King:@lauriechristineking 02:38 – Laurie’s goal for putting out the information that she does 07:30–Why  are hormones important to pay attention to? 10:50 – Why Laurie started creating content and who she started creating content for 13:14–Why weight training? Is it important for women? 20:14 – Authenticity and credibility with coaches on the internet 21:50 –Laurie’s experience with hormonal birth control - How long it took her to get where she’s at today 23:24 – Laurie’s experience with gut health and information about gut testing 27:17 – Laurie’s experience with hormone replacement therapy and what to expect 32:10 – Where Laurie recommends people to start if faced with these types of issues 34:26 – Laurie’s message to those who obsess over fitness 38:26 – What Laurie believes every woman should be educated on 44:09 – The difference between a smart doctor and a good doctor 45:53 – Different types of thyroid tests and when’s the best time to get them as a woman 48:28 – Optimal thyroid ranges to pay attention to 50:41 – Laurie’s recommendation for gut health plan 55:11 – Laurie’s view on birth control for the body 58:54 – Dr. Dom’s experience and story with food and weight training 1:04:23 – Laurie’s current body need: mobility! 1:07:11 – How to find more information about Laurie Items mentioned in this episode include: Paragon Training Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paragontrainingmethods/ Laurie’s Website: http://lauriechristineking.com/ Paragon Training Website: http://paragontrainingmethods.com/ Laurie’s YouTube: http://youtube.com/lauriechristineking Paragon Training YouTube: http://youtube.com/paragontrainingmethods Laurie’s Ebook: The Ultimate Guide to Nutrition, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, & More https://lauriechristineking.com/product/fatloss/ Learn more about Laurie in the full show notes: https://docjenfit.com/podcast/episode55/ --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/TOBpodcast/message
1 hr 9 min
Align Podcast
Align Podcast
Aaron Alexander
Exploring the Most Important Life Lessons with Bobby Klein
Do you know how to love? And more importantly, do you know how to let love in? In this conversation, I sat down with the legendary Bobby Klein at his own awesome home in Tulum, Mexico who shares the most important life lessons he has learned throughout his 89 years of life, including why the bottom line of life is always love. Plus, we explored the ideas of what this human experience is, our inner guidance and intuition, and how necessary it is to be brutally honest with ourselves. As we go deep into what the hell we are doing here, he shared a handful of fascinating and badass experiences in his life. Bobby Klein is a truly special guest: He carries a rare wealth of experience, deep compassion, and an arsenal of healing tools. He's a clinical psychologist, spiritual and psychological educator, writer, and intuitive Life Path Counselor. He was also a driving force in securing the legalization of acupuncture in America and became one of the first practicing acupuncturists in the United States. He is a true elder and a new friend I see as a mentor. What we discuss: 03:53: Why 'fake it till you make it' is horse shit 05:09: What stands out that is different in the world today compared to the 60s? 06:06: How Bobby's relationship with death has transformed over the years 11:12: is fear the root of suffe14:28: Alcohol vs. psychedelics 21:30: How trusting someone can let them show who they really are 22:29: Do guidance systems exist? What are they? 29:40: The blueprint for cultivating a relationship with yourself 34:06: What it means to be wild 41:50: How Bobby got started with acupuncture 46:14: Healing and intuition 52:17: Is the concept of 'survivor' attached to the idea of suffering? Find more from Bobby: Website: bobbyklein.com YouTube Channel: @bobbyklein Be sure to check out the Align Collection, including Align bands, pants, shorts, and more! Shop now here.
1 hr 7 min
FoundMyFitness
FoundMyFitness
Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D.
Q&A with Dr. Jed Fahey on Sulforaphane, Moringa and Chemoprotection
In this special two-hour Q&A episode with Dr. Jed Fahey, a world-leading expert on the science of chemoprotection and, in particular, sulforaphane, we discuss many of the listener-submitted questions from the hundreds of live event participants. Get the full timeline and show notes. Listen to learn Dr. Fahey's thoughts on… * 00:07:19 - The minimum daily dose of sulforaphane that elicits beneficial health effects * 00:12:04 - Why gauging the amount of sulforaphane in foods presents challenges * 00:17:37 - Workarounds to enhance the sulforaphane in cooked foods * 00:23:38 - How often to consume broccoli sprouts and how long their effects last * 00:39:28 - The effects of sulforaphane on glutathione production in the brain * 00:43:12 - The effects of sulforaphane on cancer * 01:17:26 - Alternatives to sprouts, such as supplements (and which ones Dr. Fahey recommends) * 01:33:08 - Safety concerns regarding sulforaphane In this episode, Dr. Fahey mentions the following companies, websites, and supplements: * Brassica Protection Products * Cullman Chemoprotection Center * Crucera SGS® (Thorne) * Oncoplex® (Xymogen) * Avmacol® * Vision Defense® (Swanson) * MaxN-Fuze® * MitoCORE® (Ortho Molecular Products) Extra resources Learn how to sprout at home safely by downloading the 15-page sprouting guide developed with Dr. Fahey. Sign-up to participate in the live every-single-month Q&A series by becoming a FoundMyFitness premium member.
1 hr 56 min
Muscle For Life with Mike Matthews
Muscle For Life with Mike Matthews
Mike Matthews
Q&A: Volume When Cutting, Training by Muscle Fiber Type, and Best Tip for 40+ Lifters
I’ve churned through over 150,000 emails, social media comments and messages, and blog comments in the last 6 years. And that means I’ve fielded a ton of questions. As you can imagine, some questions pop up more often than others, and I thought it might be helpful to take a little time every month to choose a few and record and share my answers. So, in this round, I answer the following three questions: * “Why should we not reduce the amount of weightlifting volume that we’re doing when we cut because you don’t need as much volume to maintain muscle as you do to gain muscle, and when you’re at deficit, you’re not going to gain muscle.” * “Are there different ways to train different types of muscle fibers to gain muscle and strength faster?” * “What one piece of advice would you give for continuing exercise through your 40s and older?” If you have a question you’d like me to answer, leave a comment below or if you want a faster response, send an email to mike@muscleforlife.com. Timestamps: 0:00 - Intro 4:51 - “Why should we not reduce the amount of weightlifting volume that we’re doing when we cut because you don’t need as much volume to maintain muscle as you do to gain muscle, and when you’re at deficit, you’re not going to gain muscle.” 14:42 - “Are there different ways to train different types of muscle fibers to gain muscle and strength faster?” 22:06 - “What one piece of advice would you give for continuing exercise through your 40s and older?” --- Mentioned on The Show: Shop Legion Supplements Here: _https://legionathletics.com/shop/_ Want free workout and meal plans? Download my science-based diet and training templates for men and women: https://legionathletics.com/text-sign-up/
32 min
The Ultimate Health Podcast
The Ultimate Health Podcast
Jesse Chappus
381: Dr. Dan Siegel - The Mind Is Broader Than The Brain
Dr. Dan Siegel (IG: @drdansiegel) is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on the development of mindsight and teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families and communities. Dan has published extensively for both professional and lay audiences. He has five New York Times bestselling books. In this episode, we discuss: * How Dan became fascinated with the mind * What is mindsight? * Applying mindsight to medical training * When you shut off your mindsight circuits, you shut off your empathy * The 5 parts to empathy * Active versus passive compassion * What leads to empathy fatigue? * The connection between the mind and the brain * What is interpersonal neurobiology? * The mind is broader than the brain and bigger than the body * The brain in your head is the third brain * Me + We = MWe * The 9 domains of integration aka The Wheel of Awareness * The best predictor of health, happiness & longevity is your relationships * How to live a more integrative life * Building inner resilience Show sponsors: Sunwarrior <== 20% off all Sunwarrior products (free shipping on orders over $50) Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products Beekeeper's Naturals <== 15% off all Beekeeper's Naturals products (free shipping on orders $60 or more) Paleovalley <== 15% off all Paleovalley products by using the code ultimatehealth at checkout Related links: Dr. Dan Siegel - Aware (book) Dr. Dan Siegel's website Follow Dr. Dan Siegel on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Mindsight Institute Dr. Dan Siegel - Mindsight (book) Dr. Dan Siegel (books) Hippocrates William James (books) David Hubel (books) Edward O. Wilson - Consilience (book) Antonio Damasio (books) Susan Harter - The Construction Of The Self (book) Related episodes: 374: Dr. Jud Brewer – The Craving Mind, Finding Joy In Meditation, Overcoming Addictions 356: Sayer Ji – Unlocking Your Body’s Radical Resilience 321: Neil Pasricha – You Are Awesome, Intentional Living, Becoming Anti-Fragile 296: Dr. Joe Dispenza – Becoming Supernatural, Reprogram Your Mind, Trust Your Intuition 240: Bruce Lipton – The Honeymoon Effect • Conscious Parenting • You Have 2 Minds Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
56 min
The Model Health Show
The Model Health Show
Shawn Stevenson
TMHS 445: What Is Stress And Fear Doing To Our Immune Systems? With Dr. Bruce Lipton
At this time in human history, we’re more stressed than ever. We know that chronic stress leads to a myriad of health problems, including a lowered immune system and increased susceptibility to infections. So how do we break out of this negative cycle and create real change that will lead to longer, healthier lives? It starts with taking control over our minds. When we’re driven by fear and anxiety, the capacity and strength of our immune system becomes undermined. But when we recognize our innate ability to create our reality, we become stronger, healthier, and more empowered. There’s no one better suited to speak on the topic of the mind-body connection than Dr. Bruce Lipton. Dr. Lipton is a stem cell biologist, bestselling author, and an internationally recognized thought leader. On today’s show, he’s sharing the powerful science behind how your beliefs inform the expression of your genetics, how to optimize your immune function, and the pertinent steps you need to take in order to change your health outcomes. Enjoy! In this episode you’ll discover: * The shocking amount of money that is wasted in our healthcare system. * What epigenetics is. * The definition of genetic determinism, and how it works. * How changing your beliefs can actually alter your genetics. * The role that your nervous system plays in genetic expression. * What percentage of disease is controlled by genes. * How stress interferes with the immune system. * Three fundamental things that shift when the body is under stress. * What percentage of Americans have chronic diseases. * How the human body creates immunity. * Four behaviors you need to practice to protect your immune system. * Which two vitamins you should take daily. * The role of the tonsils (and why babies put everything in their mouths). * A link between quantum physics and epigenetics. Items mentioned in this episode include: * Foursigmatic.com/model -- Get an exclusive discount on your daily health elixirs! * Epigenetics and the Biology of Belief with Dr. Bruce Lipton – Episode 235 * The Biology of Belief by Dr. Bruce Lipton * Spontaneous Evolution by Dr. Bruce Lipton * The Honeymoon Effect by Dr. Bruce Lipton * Connect with Dr. Bruce Lipton Website / Facebook / Instagram * Download Transcript Be sure you are subscribed to this podcast to automatically receive your episodes: * Apple Podcasts * Stitcher * Spotify * Soundcloud Join TMHS Facebook community - Model Nation
1 hr 17 min
For The Life Of Me
For The Life Of Me
Julie Piatt
143 You Are The One
What is more beautiful than a being that knows itself? In this uplifting and inspiring episode @SriMati investigates her deeply held belief that you are the one you’ve been waiting for. In this epoch dominated by patriarchal, intellectual societies we are forever trying to reach a consensus on what is right and what is wrong. Yet if we examine creation through the lens of Ayurveda we understand that we are each unique. There is not another one of us in the entire multiverse. Therefore how could we possibly know what is right for anyone else? Julie’s life mission is to help us expand into the understanding that if we don’t receive ourselves as divine, then no one else is going to do it for us. No one! So it’s time to get real with who we are, take responsibility for our own divine blueprint and step joyfully into our fullest life experience. EPISODE LINKS.... Christmas is coming! For delicious, artisanal not-cheese for all the family, head to SriMu… _https://srimu.com/_ (by the way, the SriMu wheels are perfect for freezing, so your altar box can last for weeks!) To connect directly with Julie for personal sessions, go here… _https://www.juliepiatt.com/_ This is the place to join the Water Tiger community…_https://www.juliepiatt.com/water-tiger_ For that tasty, super-affordable Plant Powered Meal Planner it's... _https://meals.richroll.com/_ Need help to bring your podcast idea to life? Email jo@sparewomen.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/forthelifeofmepod/message
18 min
All About Fitness
All About Fitness
Pete McCall
Understanding the Hormones that Produce Results from Exercise
Hormones influence a number of different cellular functions, however, they only interact with specific receptor sites. Hormones control physiological functions including: energy metabolism - how the food we eat gets turned into muscle activity (i.e. burning fat), reproductive processes, mood (and overall mental state) and muscle growth, specifically the process of muscle protein synthesis. This Quick Fit Tip identifies important hormones your body produces in response to exercise; understanding how exercise influences the hormones that control physiological functions can help you identify the best exercises for your goals. To learn how hormones affect the over-40 body specifically, FOLLOW THIS LINK to a recorded education webinar ($20) that provides 0.3 continuing education credits for fitness professionals. Read the full blog - with additional links to more info on how exercise influences your hormones - HERE Join Pete for 30 min. HIIT Workouts from the comfort of your own home! Wednesdays and Fridays at 12pm pacific / 3pm eastern, only $10 FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DETAILS All About Fitness does not take advertiser dollars, nor will it hide valuable content behind a pay wall; purchasing content will support the podcast and help you learn how exercise can enhance your quality of life. Your purchase will make you eligible to receive exclusive content AT NO ADDITIONAL COST! Become a Fan of All About Fitness by purchasing one of the e-books: Exercise for the Fountain of Youth - $7 Functional Core Training - $7 Dynamic Anatomy - $7 Become a Supporter of All About Fitness by purchasing one of the workout programs: 8 week Dumbbell Strength Training - $12 8 week Kettlebell Conditioning - $12 8 week Functional Core Strength Training - $12 Become a SuperFan of All About Fitness by purchasing one of the bundles: Functional Core Training and Dynamic Anatomy - $12 Dynamic Anatomy and Core Training Workout Bundle - $19 Dynamic Anatomy recorded webinar and e-book - $19 If you are a fitness professional, you can earn CECs with one of the following courses, approved for continuing education credits by the American Council on Exercise: Dynamic Anatomy: Learn how the muscles and fascia function as an integrated system and how to use that information to design the workout programs that deliver results for your clients. 0.2 CECs - $29 Glute Reboot: Learn how the most visible muscles in your body work as well as a variety of exercises to help them function (and look) better 0.2 CECs - $29 Total Body Core Training: Learn the science of exercise program design and how to apply it to build a stronger core from the inside out. 0.4 CECs - $67 Want to learn how to design your own programs to slow down the effects of the aging process? Invest in a copy of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple Besides the podcast interviews, the following content is available to you at no cost: www.petemccallfitness.com - sign up for the mailing list to receive a free chapter and workout from Smarter Workouts Need workout ideas? Follow the All About Fitness Podcast channel on YouTube for workout solutions that can enhance your quality of life! Follow @PeteMcCall_fitness on Instagram for great exercise ideas, workout programs and to see my senior picture from my high school yearbook.
27 min
Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
Dhru Purohit
#174: What If It’s Not Depression with Dr. Achina Stein
More than 60 million Americans are affected by mental health issues every year. While the conventional medicine approach focuses on balancing neurotransmitters in the brain through medication, the Functional Medicine approach is to look for the root cause. There’s a saying in Functional Medicine, “fire in the gut, fire in the brain.” If you have inflammation, or dysbiosis in the gut, then it’s going to produce an inflammatory response that in turn affects the brain.  On today’s Broken Brain Podcast, our host Dhru talks to Dr. Achina Stein, an osteopathic physician and board-certified psychiatrist. She is certified by the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine and is a certified practitioner of the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Stein has extensive experience working with children and adults who have chronic and persistent mental health problems in the community at large, in the prison population, and in a geriatric inpatient setting. Dr. Stein is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and received the NAMI-RI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award in 2008. She is presently in private practice in Rhode Island, and is the author of the book, What If It’s Not Depression? In this episode, Dr. Stein shares her story of discovering Functional Medicine while searching for answers to her son’s mental health crisis. He suffered from acute depression and suicidal ideation. He was stabilized on three medications and was “out of the woods” in terms of safety, but he wasn’t the same as before the episode. He was still suffering from some debilitating symptoms and had side effects from the medication. Dhru and Dr. Stein discuss the Functional Medicine approach to addressing depression and other mental health disorders. They also talk about the connection between autoimmune conditions and gut health. In this episode, we dive into:  -Dr. Stein’s son’s health crisis (2:50)  -Celiac disease and brain fog (14:58) -How long it took to notice a shift in her son’s health after taking a Functional Medicine approach (17:50) -What Dr. Stein did to turn around her own health (23:26)  -The connection between gut health and autoimmune conditions (26:19) -The 5 R’s of Gut Restoration (34:55) -The inspiration behind Dr. Stein’s book, What If It’s Not Depression? (36:21)  -Dr. Stein’s assessments for discovering the root cause of symptoms (44:51) -Where listeners can learn more about Dr. Achina Stein (51:26) For more on Dr. Achina Stein visit her website https://fxnmind.com/. You can find her book, What If It’s Not Depression? at https://www.achinasteindo.com/. For more on Dhru Purohit, be sure to follow him on Instagram @dhrupurohit, on Facebook @dhruxpurohit, on Twitter @dhrupurohit, and on YouTube @dhrupurohit. You can also text Dhru at (302) 200-5643 or click here https://my.community.com/dhrupurohit. Interested in joining Dhru’s Broken Brain Podcast Facebook Community? Submit your request to join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2819627591487473/. This episode is brought to you by Thrive Market and Optimize. Thrive Market makes it so easy to stay stocked with healthy ingredients. Right now, Thrive is offering all my listeners an amazing deal. When you sign up for a new membership, you will receive a free gift. And, any time you spend more than $49, you’ll get free carbon-neutral shipping from one of their zero-waste warehouses. Go to thrivemarket.com/brokenbrain to sign-up. I’m sure most of you can relate to trying to pack a lot into your day. I’m always trying to do my absolute best when it comes to balancing my career, my relationships, and finding some time for personal growth, so I really love when I can find a resource that makes any of that easier. That’s why I’m really excited about this company called Optimize, founded by Brian Johnson. His Philosophers Notes series has short summaries of more than 600 of the best books on ancient wisdom and modern science—they pull the most important Big Ideas into a 6-page PDF and 20-minute MP3 you can read or listen to on the go via the Optimize app. It’s the perfect time to check out Optimize because they’re offering Broken Brain listeners 10% off. Just go to Optimize.me/brokenbrain and enter code BROKEN to get 10% off  today. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
58 min
Plant Proof -  Evidence based nutrition
Plant Proof - Evidence based nutrition
Plant Based Nutrition & Inspirational Stories
Upgrade your health by changing the foods you eat with Matthew Nagra, ND
In *Episode 113* I sit down with *Naturopathic Doctor Matthew Nagra* to talk about how he uses evidence based nutrition science to help his patients upgrade their health. If you are looking for an episode that consolidates several things previously spoken about on the show, along with findings from new research then I think you will really enjoy this episode. Particularly if you like the more in-depth science episodes. *In this episode we talk about:* * The latest EPIC-Oxford study on bone health * The health advantages that people have who adopt plant-predominant or exclusive dietary patterns * Naturopathy as a form of health care * How Dr Nagra helps his patients make sustainable changes * Common questions Dr Nagra gets from patients (Including questions about protein, soy, lectins, cooking oils etc) * His personal food philosophy * LDL-Cholesterol being an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease and his thoughts on the carnivore diet * Important nutrients and supplements for people reducing their consumption of animal foods * A new study on iodine status in Norwegian pescatarians, vegetarians and vegans. * and much more *RESOURCES:* *Website to full studies in full for free:* Sci-hub.st *Bone Health:* 1 - New EPIC-Oxford study: https://bmcmedicine.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12916-020-01815-3 2 - How we know this study failed to properly adjust for BMI and calcium intake. Twos studies below show the risk of fracture at varying BMI’s and levels of calcium intake. In the EPIC-Oxford study the researchers adjusted for the wrong part of the risk curve. As this is quite complex, it will be summarised in a blog post and a post on my Instagram profile in the coming week. https://www.bmj.com/content/342/bmj.d1473 (calcium and bone fracture risk is non linear) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00198-005-1863-y (BMI and bone fracture risk is non linear) 4 - For a deep dive into these above studies I recommend watching Dr Avi Bitterman’s summary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RULbeJnfIg&t=3819s *Soy:* 1 - 2020: Umbrella Review: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31584249/ 2 - Case study of male consuming around 12 serves of soy a day. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18558591/ 3 - Second case study on a male subject consuming high amounts of soy https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S089990071000359X *Health advantages of a vegan or plant-based dietary pattern:* 1 - 14% lower risk of premature death in vegetarians and vegans (from two UK cohorts) under 75 years of age who havent changed their diet: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4691673/ 2 - 12% lower risk of premature death in vegetarians (including vegans) compared with non-vegetarians in the AHS-2 American cohort https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4191896/ 3 - Lower risk of diabetes in people adopting plant-based dietary patterns https://www.researchgate.net/publication/51702650_Vegetarian_diets_and_incidence_of_diabetes_in_the_Adventist_Health_Study-2 4 - Lower risk of developing and dying from heart disease in people adopting plant-based dietary patterns https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26853923/ 5 - Lower risk of developing cancer in people adopting plant-based dietary patterns https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/26853923/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144109/ *LDL as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease* 1 - The consensus statement from the European Atherosclerosis Society Consensus Panel https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/article/38/32/2459/3745109 *New iodine study on pescatarians, vegetarians and vegans from Norway* 1- https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33233534/ *CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION:* *We would love to hear from you* Matthew Nagra, ND: Instagram and Twitter. (Matt dedicates a lot of time to posting really informative content breaking down nutrition science - I highly recommend following him) Simon Hill: Instagram and Twitter *My Book:* My book is coming out early 2021 published with Penguin - I cannot wait to share with you. In the lead up the launch I am going to share information about the title, cover, ways to win a copy, live event dates, free e-books etc. *Register your email **here** so I can keep you up to date.* *Want to support the show?* The single best way you can support the show is by leaving a review on Apple podcast app - it only takes a few minutes and would be much appreciated. Thanks in advance. *Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist * Creator of Plantproof.com and host of the Plant Proof Podcast
1 hr 54 min
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