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Now displaying: July, 2023
Jul 31, 2023

Does being a weekend warrior work? Do you get worthwhile health benefits? 

Today I'll break down what the research shows about the weekend warrior method, including its benefits and limitations.  

Join me to learn how to get the most out of being a weekend warrior.  

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:53 The physiology of exercise

07:30 Exercise impacts on longevity 

10:25 Weekend warrior benefits

12:37 Intensity needed

14:03 Calculating max heart rate 

15:45 Health wearable recs

16:33 Strength training 

17:30 Exercise & certain conditions

18:31 Weekend warrior: Injuries

19:25 Recap

 

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#gut health #weekend warrior #exercise

DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment. 

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Jul 26, 2023

Wondering if you need HCl to help rectify stomach acid levels? 

Today I'll walk you through:

-What HCl is

-How it works

-Symptoms that tell you that you need it

-The truth about stomach acid

-And a protocol to get started with

Please join me.

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:48 The physiology of digestion

03:48 Stomach acid & probiotics

06:20 How common is low acid? 

08:56 Symptoms of low acid

10:45 Risk factors

14:49 Why does acid cause symptoms?

17:55 What about testing? 

20:33 Protocol to safely take HCl

 

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#gut health #health and wellness #microbiome

DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Jul 24, 2023

Saccharomyces boulardii is a probiotic category with many proven gut health benefits. 

Until recently, it was thought that those with SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) should not only avoid saccharomyces boulardii, but probiotics altogether. 

Today I'm going to share some exciting updates that show something quite counter to this thought. 

Join me to hear more about SIBO and how you can help improve it with a simple, research-backed protocol. 



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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:53 Defining SIBO

02:38 S. boulardii origin & benefits

04:40 Impact of S. boulardii on SIBO

06:55 An S. boulardii protocol

 

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Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Jul 19, 2023

If you read the recent Washington Post article on the subject, you might wonder "should you avoid probiotics if you're taking antibiotics?"

Today I'm going to explain why that isn't the case, by pitting the data from the Washington Post article against the larger body of data that supports the use of probiotics during a course of antibiotics. 

Tune in and be sure to tell me what you think! 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

01:11 The article’s claim 

02:13 The one small study he cited

03:13 What most of the data says

05:01 Evidence hierarchy 

07:00 A note about prebiotics

07:44 Healthy people & probiotics

09:20 Be cautious with health news

 

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Jul 17, 2023

Today I'm covering the latest healthy lifestyle research that includes a wide range of topics, including: 

-The best frequency and step count for health benefits from walking

-The best type of exercise for gut health

-A simple way to balance blood sugar

-The link between animal exposure and allergies in kids 

-And much, much more. 

Join me to get the latest updates for healthy living. 



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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

00:40 Reducing allergies in children

02:50 The effect of screen time

05:21 Time in nature benefits

08:36 Best step count for benefits

10:16 Does exercise reduce aging?

11:49 Best exercise for gut health

13:45 Blood sugar control 

15:15 Best time for exercise

16:19 Simple exercise protocol

17:14 Best diets for longevity

22:44 Non-nutritive sweeteners



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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Jul 12, 2023

There's been an exciting update to methane dominant SIBO research. A recent study shows that supplementing with two simple, widely-accessible supplements can make a big difference for methane dominant SIBO. 

Tune in to hear what the research shows and how to get started with a simple protocol.

 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

01:03 What is SIBO?

02:20 Methane SIBO

03:21 Probiotic & fiber results

09:38 An evidence-based protocol

11:39 Suggested probiotics 

13:15 Fiber/prebiotic options

 

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

*Full transcript available on YouTube by clicking the “Show transcript” button on the bottom right of the video.

Jul 10, 2023

Finding a meaningful existence seems harder than ever these days. Fortunately, Mark Hawkins knows where we can look—the Paleo era. 

Today Mark and I are discussing:

-What is meaning and purpose?

-Why is it so important? 

-And what can hunter-gatherers teach us about living a more meaningful life?

Please join us.

 

More About Mark Hawkins: 

Mark A. Hawkins, Ph.D., is an author, educator, and clinical counselor. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, and several other news outlets and podcasts for his ideas. His research focuses on interdisciplinary understandings of meaning and purpose as they relate to human well-being. Mark was published in the Journal of Humanistic Psychology and is the author of The Power of Boredom: Why Boredom is Essential for Creating a Meaningful Life, and The Mismatched Human: Our Fight for a Meaningful Existence. He lives, researches, and writes with his wife, Yoona, in Vancouver, British Columbia. 


Website: https://coldnoodlecreative.com/
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Timestamps

00:00 Intro to meaning

05:00 Paleo living & psychology

08:07 The utility of friendships

13:38 The role of sacrifice

14:43 The paradox of choice

20:08 What changed in the Axial Age

24:49 What is post-modernism?

29:59 We want simple, quick pleasure

32:04 What Mark is seeing now

40:25 Finding community 

45:26 Building self-awareness

 

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Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

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Jul 5, 2023

What are the optimal ranges for thyroid labs? Today I'll answer this and other listener-submitted questions about thyroid health. 

Tune in to hear answers to questions like: 

-If my labs are normal could it still be a thyroid issue?

-How do I know if I need thyroid hormone? 

-How can I wean off thyroid medication? 

-And more. 



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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

02:04 What are the optimal ranges?

09:43 Reverse T3 & T3

11:01 What if labs are normal?

13:05 What if TSH and TPO are high?

15:13 How do I know if I need meds?

18:30 What is the weaning process?

21:30 Can GI issues impact thyroid?

 

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

*Full transcript available on YouTube by clicking the “Show transcript” button on the bottom right of the video.

Jul 3, 2023

If you're interested in having healthier relationships, you'll be interested to hear from Alison Armstrong. 

Alison is an expert in building understanding between men and women. One way she does this is by tapping into the hunter-gatherer relationship, which can still tell us a lot about modern mindsets. 

Tune in to hear what she's taught me about having a healthier understanding of how men and women think. 

 

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Timestamps

00:00 Intro 

04:58 Heaven on Earth

09:52 Looking to hunter-gatherers

11:37 The role of testosterone

13:36 Men can also “gather”

18:25 Difference in venting

24:24 The effect of hormones

28:33 Offering solutions or support

31:58 Default listening methods

34:18 Different archetypes

42:16 Marriage prerequisites

44:41 Assessing compatibility

49:30 Business vs family success

55:13 Ambition

59:51 The 6 drivers of life



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DISCLAIMER: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider before starting any new treatment or discontinuing an existing treatment.

Music featured in this video: "Modern Technology" by Andrew G, https://audiojungle.net/user/andrew_g 

*Full transcript available on YouTube by clicking the “Show transcript” button on the bottom right of the video.

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