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One cornerstone of the pervasive ketogenic diet is the idea that ketones are a powerful alternative fuel source for the human body. But it turns out, ketones aren’t necessarily the mechanism that makes a keto diet effective. In his newest book, Dr. Steven Gundry explains the science behind how we’ve largely misunderstood the keto diet. 

New science shows that our mitochondria have a protective mechanism called mitochondrial uncoupling. To better understand how mitochondrial uncoupling works, today I’m bringing Dr. Gundry back on The Model Health Show to share the cutting-edge science from his new book, Unlocking the Keto Code. Dr. Gundry is a cardiologist, a heart surgeon, and a best-selling author. His focus is to help folks achieve true health and longevity through sustainable diet changes. 

On this episode, Dr. Gundry is sharing key insights on mitochondrial function, and its link to other mechanisms like metabolism and microbiome. You’ll learn food sources you can incorporate to boost the power of your mitochondria, the power of fasting, plus a whole lot more. I think you’ll find this conversation both fascinating and enlightening. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The truth about using ketones as a fuel source.
  • Why metabolic flexibility is so important. 
  • How our ability to create ketones allowed our species to evolve. 
  • The connection between ketones and mitochondria. 
  • What it means to have efficient mitochondria. 
  • The definition of mitochondrial uncoupling. 
  • Three things that ketones instruct mitochondria to do. 
  • The two mitochondrial antioxidants and how they work.
  • What brown fat is and how it creates heat. 
  • The relationship between mitochondria and the microbiome. 
  • Why coffee and vinegar are powerful players in mitochondrial health.
  • How polyphenols work. 
  • The importance of eating the rainbow for mitochondrial uncoupling.
  • What the flexibility of your blood vessels can predict about your health.
  • The role of prebiotic fiber for overall health. 
  • Why fasting can improve your mitochondrial health. 
  • What you need to know about melatonin, plus some real food sources. 
  • The biggest benefits of the Mediterranean diet. 
  • Why vitamin C is a critical supplement. 

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“You want to make sure that your purpose is something people can benefit from long after you’re gone.” – Bob Proctor

One of the most powerful principles that can change your life is this truth: our perception determines our reality. My first exposure to this idea was through the documentary The Secret, featuring Bob Proctor. Eventually my perception changed, and a true full-circle moment for me was interviewing Bob Proctor not once, but twice, on The Model Health Show. 

On this episode, we’re honoring the incredible Bob Proctor and his legacy through sharing his profound and impactful lessons he imparted in our previous interviews. You’re going to hear Bob’s influential perspective on changing your self image and shifting your mindset. You’ll hear how Bob changed his life, and then went on to impact the lives of millions of people around the world. 

These interviews contain powerful discussions on setting a clear purpose, harnessing your strengths, and how to live an effective life. Bob’s perspective was centered on helping folks find their greatness, and these interviews will live on as a timeless testament to his life’s work. So please click play and join me in celebrating the life and legacy of the one and only, Bob Proctor.

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The profound impact that Bob Proctor had on my life.
  • How Bob’s life and career trajectory transformed.
  • The power of questioning your beliefs.
  • Why changing your habits can change your paradigm.
  • An important distinction between reacting and responding.
  • Why the skill of listening is critical for success.
  • What it means to be an effective person (& why it’s different from being busy).
  • The qualities of a leader.
  • How our self-image is developed. 
  • The difference between losing weight and releasing weight.
  • Why change can be difficult. 
  • The power of harnessing your imagination and creativity.
  • Why your ability to choose is your greatest power.
  • The three things we all really want (& how to get them).
  • Why you should write a clear statement for your life. 
  • The importance of learning from people who have achieved what you want. 
  • What discipline really is.
  • Bob Proctor’s purpose in life. 

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Your genetics determine a lot about who you are—including your eye color, your blood type, and even some interesting traits like whether you can roll your tongue. Many people believe that certain health conditions, like whether you develop obesity or type 2 diabetes, are inherently genetic. However, that’s not entirely true. Our genes do play a role in our susceptibility to certain illnesses and conditions, but they are not the only factor at play. 

The good news is, we have a lot of power over how our genes are expressed, through our environment and our habits. Our guest today, Dr. Ben Lynch, is leading the charge on changing the way our society views genes. He is an epigenetic pioneer, the president of Seeking Health, and the author of Dirty Genes. On today’s show, Dr. Lynch is sharing interesting insights on the topic of methylation, how your genes work, and how you can optimize your health.

This episode covers topics like fertility, critical nutrients your body needs, and why certain pharmaceutical drugs are hindering your body’s natural processes. We’re going to discuss fortifying your immune system in the age of COVID-19, plus some powerful protocols you can implement to heal from prominent symptoms. Dr. Lynch’s information is empowering, sharp, and accessible. I hope you enjoy this episode of The Model Health Show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What methylation is and why it matters. 
  • How common, everyday ailments are often caused by a methylation dysfunction.
  • The role that methylation plays in fertility. 
  • What choline is and why you need to include it in your diet.
  • Real, whole food sources of choline.
  • The two main processes that are affected by methylation.
  • How type 2 diabetes develops as a defense mechanism. 
  • The problem with antidepressants, antacids, and antihistamines.
  • Why you shouldn’t take a fever reducer if you have a viral infection. 
  • The link between your genes, methylation function, and susceptibility to viruses.
  • What a dirty gene is. 
  • The roles that vitamin C and caffeine can play in immune function.
  • Why moderate exercise is optimal.
  • Factors that dictate how much vitamin D you can synthesize from the sun.
  • Supplements you can take to restore sense of smell after a COVID-19 infection.
  • The benefits of increasing your core body temperature. 
  • How to use supplements appropriately. 

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Changing our broken health paradigm begins with us. We have to decide to break down the old paradigm of trading symptoms for side effects and instead start creating a system built on prevention, vibrancy, and personal advocacy. Our healthcare system is amidst a dramatic change, and today we’re going to discuss the role that precision medicine and personalized nutrition can play in transforming the health of our society. 

Our guest today is the one and only, Tony Robbins. Tony Robbins is an entrepreneur, #1 New York Times bestselling author, dynamic business strategist, powerful motivational speaker, and impactful philanthropist. In his new book, Life Force, you’ll learn how innovative breakthroughs in precision medicine can improve our health and overall quality of life. Whether you have a chronic illness or simply want to gain strength and resilience, this book is for you. 

In this interview, Tony is sharing his inspiration for writing Life Force, his personal experience with stem cell therapy, and important and timely insights on taking control of your health. You’ll learn about exciting new developments in the realm of medical advances, and how you can be the ultimate authority over the future of your health and wellness. Enjoy!  

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The problem with treating symptoms instead of uncovering the root cause.
  • What the future of medicine looks like. 
  • The first thing that makes a difference in our quality of life.
  • What inspired Tony to write Life Force.
  • The connection between our quality of life and our quality of relationships.
  • Two major things Tony discovered when he interviewed 50 financial experts.
  • Tony’s experience with stem cell therapy. 
  • How technology is informing the future of medical interventions. 
  • Why it’s important to think of your doctor as a coach, but not a commander.
  • The power of taking control of your mind.
  • How the epigenome works.
  • Why your DNA is not your destiny. 
  • The future of medical advances, and why we’re in a medical renaissance. 
  • What MIB-626 is. 
  • Why right now is a time for transformation. 
  • Different types of stem cells and how they work.
  • Why personalized nutrition and precision medicine are the future. 

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When it comes to building a healthier and stronger body, the simple, consistent basics often yield the highest results. My friend Mike Dolce has over 20 years coaching experience, he is a four-time World MMA Trainer of the Year and the expert behind The Dolce Diet. What I love about Mike is that while he works with both professional athletes and everyday folks, he applies the same principles to all his clients. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, Mike Dolce is sharing key principles to weight loss, body recomposition, and overall health and longevity. Mike is sharing his scientifically proven nutrition tips and exercise templates that you can use to build a stronger and healthier body. Best of all, he’s sharing realistic advice for integrating health-promoting habits into your daily life, whether or not you’re an MMA athlete. 

Mike’s mission is to educate people to look and feel their best. His message is motivational, but more importantly, his insights are effective. I hope Mike’s tips will resonate with you and that you’ll find this episode empowering. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What high net nutrient whole foods are.
  • Why the Dolce Diet is a longevity-based approach.
  • The importance of eating fresh, local, in-season foods. 
  • Why protein is so important, and how to calculate how much you need.
  • The problem with processed sugar.
  • Why humans are omnivores.
  • What it means to eat to satisfaction, and not fullness. 
  • The most important nutrition tip. 
  • How to create digestive efficiency, and why it matters. 
  • The shocking effects dehydration can have on your cognitive function.
  • Simple, real-world tips to help you drink more water.
  • The negative implications obesity can have on other aspects of our health.
  • Exactly how often you should exercise every week.
  • Why humans are built to walk. 
  • What a unilateral deadlift is and its benefits.
  • How to remove your ego from a workout.  

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Have you ever thought about what determines your longevity? You might think it boils down to genetics, but the truth is that our behaviors and attitudes are also major contributing factors to how long we live. However, we shouldn’t only focus on living longer—I believe we should focus on being healthy, vibrant, and active as long as we possibly can.  

On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear from six experts on the topic of human longevity. You’re going to learn the science behind fasting and longevity, the importance of shifting the way we think about aging, and specific eating habits and patterns you can engage in to optimize your metabolism and overall health.  

You’re going to hear everything from simple lifestyle shifts you can implement to the actual biology of aging. This episode contains important information on metabolic health, digestion, the science of longevity genes, and so much more. So listen in, take good notes, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • An important distinction between lifespan and health span. 
  • The role that playing has in our longevity. 
  • How intermittent fasting builds your metabolic machinery. 
  • The importance of eating intuitively and listening to your satiety cues.
  • Two hormones that are increased by exercising while fasted. 
  • What aging in reverse means.
  • How to change your mindset about aging. 
  • The problem with making and validating excuses.
  • Why giving your body a break from producing insulin is so powerful.
  • What modified fasting is. 
  • The importance of eating real food and eating seasonally.
  • Why humans are electrical beings. 
  • How eating around the clock interferes with digestion.
  • What homeostasis is and how it can contribute to weight gain. 
  • The importance of varying your diet and becoming metabolically flexible.
  • How longevity genes are activated by lifestyle habits. 
  • The health benefits of eating food with xenohormetic molecules.
  • How measuring your blood sugar can help you gauge your metabolic health.
  • What the key to metabolic health and energy is. 
  • The two detrimental things that happen when you eat often. 

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“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.” – Michelangelo

If you’ve been neglecting your goals or need inspiration to go toward your dreams, this episode is for you. Today’s guest is record-breaking racecar driver, author, and podcaster Danica Patrick. Danica has been recognized as one of Time’s Most Influential People, and the first woman to win an IndyCar championship, among other impressive achievements. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, Danica is sharing key insights on success, goal setting, visualization, and how to channel your unique gifts and passions. This episode contains conversations on tapping into your unique intelligence, the power of setting an intention, and why setting big goals can result in enormous success. 

You’re going to hear how Danica became a racecar driver, and how her career pivoted over time. Danica is sharing her experience with setting and achieving goals, the power of having clarity, and so much more. So listen in enjoy this episode of The Model Health Show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How Danica got involved in racing. 
  • The types of exercises Danica used to train for racing. 
  • How Danica moved to England for racing opportunities. 
  • The relationship between skepticism and open-mindedness.
  • Why your perception creates your reality. 
  • The importance of recognizing different types of intelligence. 
  • Danica’s experience racing IndyCars. 
  • The importance of setting big goals.  
  • Why clarity is the key to success. 
  • How to learn from difficult experiences.
  • The two hardest parts of setting an intention.
  • How visualization can help you reach your goals. 
  • Why you should expect magic in your life. 

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Today, the average American consumes eighty pounds of added sugar every year. There is no denying that our bodies simply were not designed to process that amount of sugar. The overconsumption of sugar is linked to inflammation, obesity, diabetes, and more chronic illnesses that are destroying our health.  

On today’s show, we’re going to dive into the physiological and metabolic effects of our rampant sugar consumption. You’re going to hear about the history of sugar and how it has become so engrained into our culture. You’ll learn about the impact that excess sugar consumption can have on our brain, liver, pancreas, and other vital organs. 

This episode also contains action steps you can implement today to begin to pare down your sugar consumption and begin to change your palate. I hope today’s show arms you with the information you need to make empowered choices for yourself and your family. So listen in, take good notes, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How many pounds of sugar the average American consumes per year.
  • The rates of diabesity in the US. 
  • How sugar aids the body in fat storage. 
  • The nutritional profile of sugarcane, and how refined sugar was created.
  • A history of sugar, and how it became integrated into our culture. 
  • The connection between sugar and inflammation.
  • How sugar behaves within the microbiome. 
  • The connection between sugar consumption, microbe diversity, and body composition. 
  • What percentage of the American diet is made up of ultra-processed foods. 
  • How breaking up with sugar can heal your pancreas.
  • What insulin resistance is and how it occurs.
  • The relationship between carbohydrate intake and fatty liver disease.
  • What percentage of your caloric intake is used by the brain.
  • How sugar operates within the blood-brain barrier.
  • The connection between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Why our rampant intake of sugar and processed foods is hurting our brains.
  • The sugar-dopamine connection. 
  • How food manufacturers are manipulating our biology and making us addicted to sugar.
  • Why quitting liquid sugar (like soda) can quickly improve your health.
  • How building muscle can help regulate blood sugar levels. 

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