The Model Health Show

“The world incurable, which is so frightening to so many people, really only means that the particular condition cannot be cured by outer methods and that we must go within to affect the healing.” – Louise Hay

No one is immune from injuries and ailments; they are an inevitable component of life. But when you’re faced with an opportunity to heal, certain strategies, tools, and mindset shifts can help you feel better faster. That’s what you’re going to learn on today’s show. 

On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear the best insights on how to heal faster from some of the top experts in their respective fields. You’re going to learn from the incredible minds of Dr. Ellen Langer, Dr. Adeel Khan, Dr. Tom Walters, and more. This episode features information you need to know on utilizing breath, nervous system regulation, regenerative medicine, and the power of the mind to facilitate healing. 

These science-backed tips can help you recover from all manner of ailments, including illnesses, injuries, and pain. Our bodies have the innate ability to heal if we adequately support it – and this episode is bringing you all the tools and insights you need to repair and recover. So click play and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The power of pain education. 
  • What pain actually is. 
  • How the potential for tissue damage can create the sensation of pain. 
  • The definition of nociception. 
  • Why the nervous system plays an important role in pain. 
  • How immobilizing an injury can backfire in some situations. 
  • Why recovery requires active participation. 
  • What recovery endurance is and why it matters. 
  • Four ways to increase your parasympathetic tolerance. 
  • Why your breath is a built-in reset button. 
  • The role your diaphragm plays in posture, childbirth, healing, and more. 
  • Five P’s of the parasympathetic nervous system. 
  • Which types of exercise are proven to prevent injuries. 
  • Why being fit is a superpower when it comes to healing and recovery. 
  • How your lymphatic system works, and why it requires movement. 
  • Why your perception is a key factor in your recovery rate.  
  • How your beliefs impact the aging process. 
  • Why having a positive, empowered mindset can accelerate your healing. 
  • What regenerative medicine is.
  • How stem cells can repair and regenerate tissues. 

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More and more science is affirming the importance of having healthy muscle on our frames. Not only does muscle make your body appear healthy, but it’s also a key component of aging healthfully. If you want to ensure optimal health as you age, there’s no better insurance plan than building muscle. 

My friend Mark Bell is a record-holding pro powerlifter, entrepreneur, podcast host, and lifting expert. His impressive lifting records include squatting over 1000 pounds. But even if you never aspire to lift weights on a professional scale, Mark has a wealth of knowledge on what it takes to build muscle, create consistency, and stay motivated.  

Today, he’s back on The Model Health Show to share powerful insights you can use to build muscle. You’re going to learn the truth about motivation, why we should all aim to be stronger, and how to intentionally add health and fitness to your daily life. As always, Mark is bringing positivity and a fresh perspective, so listen in and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What the organ of longevity is. 
  • Why you owe it to yourself to be intentionally challenged. 
  • The truth about finding motivation to exercise. 
  • What it means to microdose your fitness. 
  • How to have more energy. 
  • Tips on using novelty and nostalgia to get better. 
  • How to harness the power of your relationships to improve yourself. 
  • The connection between youthfulness and muscle strength. 
  • Why your goal should be to be strong. 
  • The importance of learning skills in your training. 
  • A template for building muscle. 
  • How often a beginner should lift weights. 
  • What a technical limit is, and how to use it. 
  • How to automatically work recovery time into your training. 
  • Tips for keeping your muscles from getting overworked. 
  • A powerful philosophy for training and life. 
  • The difference between moving weight and moving around the weight. 
  • Why your mindset matters, and why you need to give yourself grace. 

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There is a growing epidemic of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, which tend to have dire outcomes. But instead of normalizing rapid cognitive decline, we have to take the power into our hands to protect the health of our brains. The best place to start is by changing what’s on your plate. 

On today’s show, you’re going to learn about the role that nutrition plays in proper brain health. You’ll discover specific foods that have been proven to improve cognitive function, enhance memory, and reduce neuroinflammation. This episode is my interview on the Dhru Purohit Show, where I shared powerful nutrition tips for boosting brain health and function.

You’re going to learn about specific types of fat that are necessary for brain health, the role hydration plays in mental clarity, and which foods hold the power to cross the blood brain barrier. This episode is full of actionable steps you can use to improve your diet, reduce your risk of cognitive decline, and avoid chronic illnesses. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The overlooked link between Alzheimer’s disease, insulin resistance, and food.
  • What percentage of the brain is made up of water.
  • How electrolytes can improve cognitive function. 
  • Which essential nutrient can reverse brain aging. 
  • How even a slight drop in hydration can impact brain function.
  • My #1 tip for staying hydrated throughout the day.
  • How water can increase your metabolic rate. 
  • What the fat content of breastmilk can tell us about human nutrition.
  • The importance of DHA and EPA. 
  • Which foods are the best dietary sources of omega 3 fatty acids.
  • What phospholipids are, and how to include the in your diet. 
  • The fascinating science behind the doctrine of signatures. 
  • How blueberries can reduce inflammation and oxidative stress. 
  • The #1 cause of our rates of chronic disease.
  • How the blood brain barrier works. 
  • Why sugar can promote neuroinflammation. 
  • How extra virgin olive oil can restore the function of the blood-brain barrier. 
  • Why we should all aim to reduce usage of seed oils. 
  • The top 3 foods that are damaging our brain health and gut health.

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For the last several decades, rates of depression have been slowly and steadily rising, both in the US and worldwide. But since the pandemic hit, depression rates have skyrocketed. There is a myriad of reasons for this widespread decline in mental health, but beyond antidepressant medications, there are very few solutions that are offered to folks who are truly suffering. 

On today’s show, you’re going to learn seven science-backed ways to reduce or eliminate symptoms of depression. You’re going to hear how lifestyle factors like your diet, activity level, and sleep habits can influence your mental health. We’ll also talk about how depression can be improved by lowering inflammation, reducing social media habits, and more. 

As always, you’re going to hear the latest studies on depression, as well as actionable steps you can apply today. If you want to mitigate the effects of depression for yourself or someone you love, these powerful strategies can help improve your mental health (and overall health). So listen in and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What the leading cause of disability and absenteeism is in the US.
  • The truth about how conventional treatments for depression perform.
  • How physical activity can improve symptoms of depression.
  • The powerful endocrine properties of muscles. 
  • How exercise can sensitize your brain to pleasure.
  • The minimum number of steps you should walk every day for mental health.
  • How regularly eating fast food can increase your risk for depression. 
  • The connection between body mass and MSG consumption.
  • What it means to anti-depress your gut. 
  • How your gut microbes can influence your mental health.
  • The shocking truth about the serotonin theory of depression. 
  • How to support your gut microbiome for better mental health.
  • The vicious cycle of sleep deprivation and depression. 
  • How antidepressants can affect REM sleep.
  • The importance of regular sunlight exposure. 
  • What psychoneuroimmunology is. 
  • The link between stress, inflammation, and depression.
  • How the increase in social media habits have influenced rates of depression. 
  • Realistic tips for decreasing your screen time. 
  • How meditation can be used to treat insomnia. 
  • Why mindfulness modalities can be helpful in improving mental health. 

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Hormones are always hard at work behind the scenes of a myriad of biological processes. Everything from metabolism to gut health can be affected by what’s happening on a hormonal level. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about some of the most notable ways your hormones might be sabotaging your health efforts and actionable steps you can take to achieve optimal hormone balance.

On this episode of The Model Health Show, our guest is Dr, Tasneem Bhatia, or Dr. Taz. She is a board-certified physician with expertise in women’s health, weight loss, and nutrition. In this interview, she’s sharing the critical link between gut health, menopause, and hormones. 

You’re going to learn how inflammation can trigger weight gain, the role of gut health during perimenopause and menopause, and why stress is a critical factor for regulating hormones. Dr. Taz is sharing real-world advice on how to clean up your diet, reduce your exposure to toxins that might be wrecking your gut health, and how to measure and reduce your inflammation. This episode is packed with valuable insights into hormonal health. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The crucial link between hormone shifts and blood sugar levels.
  • Which ages are affected by perimenopause. 
  • How gut health and menopause are connected. 
  • The process in which hormones are metabolized in the body. 
  • What estrogen dominance is. 
  • How a woman’s cycle can affect her gut and digestion. 
  • Why the gut is ground zero for hormone health.
  • How our environment impacts our gut health.
  • Why dietary fat is a critical building block for hormones. 
  • What digestive enzymes are used for.
  • The importance of thinking about your microbial health proactively. 
  • Three actionable steps to improve gut health. 
  • How probiotics and prebiotics work together. 
  • Why food diversity matters for overall health. 
  • The connection between glyphosate and leaky gut.
  • How to improve your internal environment to optimize your toxic load.
  • The link between PCOS and gut health.
  • What dirty hormones are. 
  • Why estrogen dominance is underdiagnosed.
  • How stress impacts gut health and hormonal health. 
  • Why we need to reframe menopause. 
  • Which specific biomarkers can measure inflammation.

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Modern medicine offers a pill for every ill. But as the sickest, fattest, unhealthiest modern population, it’s clear that our healthcare system isn’t actually making our citizens healthier. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about the root cause of all of our major killers: mitochondrial health. 

Our guests today are Dr. Casey Means and Calley Means. Dr. Casey Means is a Stanford-trained physician and the co-founder of Levels. Her brother, Calley Means, is the co-founder of TrueMed. Together, their mission is to help folks understand the root of all disease, which is how efficiently our cells create and utilize energy. Their new book, Good Energy, unpacks the connection between mitochondrial health, metabolism, and optimal health outcomes. 

In this interview, you’re going to hear powerful insights on what factors influence mitochondrial health, the corruption in our food and pharmaceutical industries, and so much more. You’re going to learn how to take control of your metabolic health, including specific dietary guidelines that can apply to any diet or lifestyle. At its core, this interview is about your ability to affect change, and I hope that message of personal empowerment resonates with you. Enjoy!  

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The family story that inspired Casey & Calley to write Good Energy.
  • How metabolic health influences every chronic illness.
  • What percentage of Americans have prediabetes.
  • Why we need personal empowerment and systemic change to improve our health.
  • How the healthcare industry makes money from chronic disease management.
  • The connection between mitochondria and metabolism.
  • How mitochondrial dysfunction leads to chronic disease. 
  • Two things you can do to improve your metabolic health. 
  • The serious problem with the mantra “trust the science.”
  • How chronic overnutrition impacts mitochondrial health.
  • What percentage of Americans are confused about nutrition.
  • How processed food is confusing our bodies.
  • Five key components of a healthy, balanced meal. 
  • The top three foods you should reduce in your diet.
  • How to give your body the nutrients it needs to create its own GLP-1.
  • The adverse effects excess sugar has on your mitochondria. 
  • Five biomarkers of metabolic syndrome. 
  • Why ultra-processed food consumption is the root of our health problems.
  • The #1 question all physicians and patients should ask about prescription drugs.
  • What your body’s symptoms mean. 
  • The link between Ozempic and gut health. 
  • Why connection is a requisite for health. 

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If you want to live a healthier lifestyle, chances are that you’ll have to get your household on board. And the latest science is affirming that those familial and social connections are actually key indicators of our health outcomes. On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to discover how to protect your health through the power of shared family meals.

Today you’re going to hear my interview on The Dr. Gundry Podcast. This interview includes important conversations on the role our environment plays in influencing our health, how to get your family on board with healthy eating habits, and the science-backed benefits of eating with the people you love. You’ll also hear some insider information on The Eat Smarter Family Cookbook, including my inspiration for writing the book and what you can expect inside the cookbook. 

When you make shifts in your environment, it can automatically influence your behaviors and habits. I hope this episode arms you with the tools and science you need to upgrade your environment and improve the health of your entire family. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why focusing on microculture is a powerful way to create change. 
  • How having healthy social connections can improve your health outcomes.
  • What percentage of families eat together on a regular basis. 
  • The connection between nutrient intake and shared family meals. 
  • How many times per week you should eat with your family. 
  • My best tips for carving out time for family meals with a busy schedule. 
  • What instinctive elaboration is. 
  • How a family dinner can help you bond and connect with your children.
  • Why using gratitude at mealtimes is so impactful. 
  • How eating with others can activate your parasympathetic nervous system. 
  • Why you have to focus on your own energy before you can inspire change in others.
  • My #1 tip for helping your kids disconnect from their screens at mealtimes.
  • How your culture influences your cravings.
  • The rates of ultra-processed food consumption in children. 
  • How your diet influences your mood and mental well-being.
  • Why dialing in your priorities is the key to changing your family culture.
  • What the tube torus is. 
  • How to utilize fasting in a way that aligns with your lifestyle.

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There are thousands of products on the shelves of your drugstore and grocery store shelves that are marketed to consumers as safe. From deodorant and shampoo to makeup and perfume, most Americans are utilizing multiple personal care products every day. Sadly, most conventional personal care products are loaded with chemicals, including fragrances, phthalates, and parabens.  

Exposure to chemicals in personal care products can pose a serious risk to human health in multiple ways –including increased allergies, harm to the reproductive system, and even risk for cancer. Today’s guest, Dr. Yvonne Burkart is a toxicologist who is dedicated to empowering folks with the information they need to make more informed decisions about their products and their health.

On this episode of The Model Health Show, Dr. Burkhart is back to dive into the chemicals that are in your personal care products. We’re going to discuss the major problems with conventional deodorants, and how to choose a better option. You’ll learn about the issues with fragrances in feminine care products, and what to look for in a better toilet paper. No matter where you are in your health journey, even making one healthier swap can have lasting effects on your body. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Dr. Yvonne Burkart! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The risk factors associated with using conventional deodorants.
  • Why using antiperspirant can block your detox pathways.
  • How antiperspirants can actually make you smell worse.
  • What to look for in a safer deodorant & the #1 kind to avoid. 
  • The problem with fragrances in feminine care products. 
  • Why scented products can be traced back to racism and socioeconomic inequity.
  • The importance of using organic cotton in feminine products.
  • What to look for in silicone menstrual devices. 
  • How breast implants can increase the body’s toxic load. 
  • What PFAs are. 
  • The most toxic type of toilet paper & what to look for instead. 
  • Why tweens using makeup is concerning. 
  • The best options for makeup remover. 
  • Why Dr. Burkhart is passionate about helping other make healthier swaps. 

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One of the foundations of nutrition is balanced blood sugar. Understanding how to eat in a way that has minimal impacts on your blood glucose levels can have substantial effects on your hunger hormones, body composition, risk for chronic illnesses, and so much more. 

Today’s guest is holistic nutritionist and bestselling author, Kelly Leveque. Kelly’s approach to nutrition is centered around blood sugar balance and creating a sustainable lifestyle without food drama. On this episode of The Model Health Show, she’s sharing her checklist for building a balanced plate, why nutrition is a critical yet often overlooked component of fertility, and how to help your children build healthy habits. 

In this interview, you’re going to learn about the multitude of benefits that breastfeeding offers, key nutrients for fertility, and why blood sugar balance is vital in so many aspects of our health. This episode covers a ton of ground, and I know you’re going to find Kelly’s balanced, practical approach to nutrition empowering and enlightening. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why we need more education around nutrition. 
  • What body love means.
  • How to use the Fab 4 to balance your blood sugar.
  • The connection between blood sugar spikes and chronic illnesses.
  • How your hunger hormones work.
  • The shocking reality about fertility rates in the US.
  • Which two reproductive disorders are linked to insulin resistance. 
  • The biggest lever you can pull to influence your fertility.
  • Important lifestyle shifts men can make during preconception.
  • How to reduce oxidative stress, one small step at a time.
  • The bidirectional health benefits of breastfeeding. 
  • Key nutrients to avoid postpartum depletion.
  • How blood sugar dysregulation impacts children.
  • The connection between sugar and immunity.
  • Why focusing on metabolic health can improve outcomes in the classroom. 

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Over the last several decades, our food supply has become pumped full of additives, artificial sweeteners, emulsifiers, and other chemicals. And when consumed as a large portion of your diet, these ultra-processed foods can have serious, lasting ramifications on your overall health. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, we’re diving into five shocking ways that ultra-processed foods can negatively impact your health. You’re going to hear the latest science on how ultra-processed foods can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, hormonal dysfunction, mental health conditions, and more. You’ll also learn the sad truth about how food marketing preys on children and other vulnerable populations to increase their sales. 

Because the average American’s diet consists of about 60% ultra-processed foods, there’s never been a more important time to be aware of these negative consequences. Fine tuning your nutrition inputs is one of the most powerful things you can do to positively influence your health, and I hope you find this information empowering. So listen in and enjoy the show!  

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What percentage of the average American’s diet is ultra-processed foods. 
  • The connection between processed foods, minerals, and bone density. 
  • How the consumption of ultra-processed foods has increased in children.
  • The effects of consuming phthalates and bisphenols. 
  • How processed food companies intentionally target children. 
  • The link between ultra-processed foods and heart disease. 
  • What the leading factor in cardiovascular disease is. 
  • The many ways that ultra-processed foods are killing our citizens.
  • How ultra-processed foods increase gut permeability. 
  • What you need to consider about the cocktail effect of chemicals in our food supply.
  • The rates of chronic illness in the United States. 
  • How artificial sweeteners impact gut health and inflammation levels. 
  • The link between mental health and metabolic health. 
  • How your diet creates your hormones and neurotransmitters. 

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Your mindset, attitude, and beliefs are critical factors in determining your success in life. If you want to create change, identifying and addressing your thought patterns is of upmost importance. And if you’re in need of some motivation and inspiration, there’s no better influence than Lisa Nichols. 

Lisa Nichols is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and motivational speaker. On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear the most powerful insights from my past conversations with Lisa. Her personal story of improving her life and her health serves as a powerful testament to her message of taking personal responsibility and how your mindset can help you reach your potential. 

You’re going to learn invaluable tools for making yourself a priority and transforming your life. Lisa is sharing the transformative moments that changed her life, and the critical mindset shifts that accompanied her personal growth. Her message is an empowering reminder of the potential we all hold to create the life, career, and health outcomes we aspire to; I hope you enjoy these messages from the one and only, Lisa Nichols! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The painful moment that inspired Lisa to change her life. 
  • Why we need to recognize that true transformation takes time.
  • The difference between running from your past and taking your past with you.
  • What it means to have gifts wrapped in sandpaper. 
  • How to stop postponing your happiness. 
  • Three buckets you can use to sort your priorities. 
  • How to stop trying to prove yourself to others.
  • The importance of increasing your internal sense of value.
  • What forgiveness really is. 
  • Why you should operate like a laser, not a flood light.
  • An exercise you can use to expose the lies you tell yourself.
  • Why growth requires letting go of familiar discomfort. 
  • How taking a risk on yourself can lead to success.
  • The power of opting out of comparison.
  • Why an energy of certainty is contagious. 
  • The importance of action in The Law of Attraction. 
  • Why you have to allocate time for yourself before you serve others. 
  • The one question you need to ask yourself to improve your health. 

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The standard approach to losing weight, calorie restriction, tends to overlook critical biological elements like hunger hormones and the body’s innate intelligence. Meanwhile newer weight loss methods, like GLP-1 agonist drugs, can produce substantial weight loss, but have lasting effects on long-term health. On today’s show, you’re going to learn about how to implement a proven, sustainable approach to obtaining a better body composition. 

Cardiologist and bestselling author, Dr. William Davis, is back on The Model Health Show to discuss the truth about weight loss drugs, critical nutrients for improving body composition, and the vital influence that microbes have on our overall health. This episode covers topics like the importance of preserving muscle mass as you age, which microbes are critical for a healthy body composition, and why the consequences of weight loss injections outweigh the short-term benefits. 

You’re also going to learn about specific nutrients and foods that can upgrade your gut health, improve your longevity, and lead to a healthier body weight. Dr. William Davis has a wealth of experience and research in this field, and I know you’re going to find his insights both fascinating and applicable. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why cutting calories affects your muscle mass. 
  • The findings of The Biggest Loser Study. 
  • What happens when you stop taking GLP-1 agonist medications for weight loss.
  • Why muscle is critical for aging healthily. 
  • The awful choice that accompanies a weight loss medication prescription. 
  • How to minimize the effects of muscle loss while losing weight.
  • Which key microbe has age-reversing properties. 
  • The importance of restoring natural microbes. 
  • How the low-fat movement reduced our exposure to collagen and hyaluronic acid. 
  • Which nutrient is powerful in its anti-inflammaging effects. 
  • The risks of estrogen supplementation. 
  • Four critical nutrients for body composition. 
  • The benefits of consuming hyaluronic acid orally. 
  • Why microbes impact every aspect of health and disease.
  • What residual risk is. 
  • How conventional wheat destroys gut health. 
  • Which factor changed dental health for humans. 
  • Three foods to avoid for better gut health. 

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Sunlight has been a powerful force throughout human evolution, and today we know that sun exposure can come with significant benefits, as well as substantial risks. On today’s show, you’re going to learn the truth about sun protection, how sunlight impacts the body and the skin, and specific foods and nutrients that can protect your skin against sun damage. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, we’re going to dive into the latest data on skin cancer, and specific medications that can make you more sensitive to sunlight. You’ll hear about potential downfalls of utilizing sunscreen, and how to take a balanced, healthy approach to sunlight exposure. 

You’re also going to learn about nutritional sunscreen—we’ll cover specific foods and nutrients that can help you build healthier skin and resiliency to sun exposure. You’ll learn about key foods to avoid that can damage your skin health, leaving you more susceptible to sun damage. This episode is packed with the latest science, and actionable steps you can take to create stronger, more resilient skin. 

 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How UV light affects the skin.
  • The connection between light and our circadian rhythms.
  • How UV light impacts vitamin D production.
  • Which important processes in the body are influenced by vitamin D. 
  • What melanin is. 
  • Two factors that can predispose you to sun damage. 
  • How the immune system reacts to sun damage. 
  • The prevalence of skin cancer in recent decades. 
  • How rates of malignant melanomas have changed. 
  • Why antibiotic usage can affect your susceptibility to sun damage.
  • Which compounds in coffee have been shown to be protective against sun damage.
  • The importance of sourcing high-quality coffee.
  • How flavanols in cacao can improve skin quality.
  • Why tomatoes can create more resilient interaction with the sun.
  • Which hydrating food can offer a multitude of benefits in the summer months.
  • What ellagic acid is. 
  • Why high-quality nutrients can improve your response to the sun’s rays.
  • How the oxidation of seed oils create inflammation. 
  • Why excessive sugar intake can negatively impact your skin. 
  • Which oils are best for skin health.
  • The connection between oxybenzone in sunscreen and hormone disruption.
  • How to gradually build your tolerance to the sun. 

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One important tenet of living a longer, healthier life is eating a variety of nutrient-dense foods. In the landscape of diet wars, nutritional dogma, and predatory marketing tactics, it can be hard to cut through the noise. So what exactly should you be eating to increase your lifespan and healthspan? 

Today’s guest, Dave Asprey, is a longtime health science entrepreneur, a four-time New York Times bestselling author, and the father of biohacking. He’s back on The Model Health Show to share his top five foods that are correlated with a longer lifespan, including animal-based protein, blueberries, grass-fed butter, and more. 

You’re going to hear the real science behind dietary cholesterol, some of the nuances with consuming olive oil and fish oil, and how to upgrade your cup of coffee. We’re discussing how alcohol impacts longevity, the benefits of dairy fat, and how your nutrition can make your brain and hormones work better. As always, Dave is bringing the science and entertainment. I hope you enjoy this interview with the one and only, Dave Asprey! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why saturated fats are critical for building your hormones. (6:45)
  • What you need to know about fake avocado oil. (7:12)
  • The relationship between testosterone and dopamine. (8:39)
  • Why most people have low testosterone levels. (8:54)
  • The last place in your budget to cut costs. (10:52)
  • How canola oil was infiltrated into our food system. (11:38)
  • Why 80% of vegans quit their diet. (13:24)
  • The environmental implications of a plant-based diet. (20:39)
  • How our regulatory agencies have been lying to us. (24:24)
  • The evidence behind consuming olive oil. (26:03)
  • Two theories behind how olive oil impacts longevity. (27:11)
  • The health benefits of blueberries. (29:06)
  • Which animal proteins have the most minerals and nutrients. (31:07)
  • Why a pescatarian diet can backfire. (31:59)
  • The truth about plant-based omega 3s. (32:38)
  • Which food is the best source of EPA & DHA. (33:10)
  • The drawbacks of consuming too much fish oil. (33:50)
  • How coffee influences your longevity. (38:59)
  • The surprising truth about mold in coffee. (39:20)
  • How to choose between fair-trade and organic coffee. (49:00)
  • What happens in your body when you drink alcohol. (59:39)
  • The connection between longevity and ejaculation. (1:07:01)

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Menopause is widely believed to be a hormonal and reproductive shift, but new science is affirming that the process of menopause also has extensive effects on a woman’s brain. As a women’s brain health expert and neuroscientist, Dr. Lisa Mosconi is on a mission to help women better understand menopause, its symptoms, and how to embrace life’s natural changes in a healthy and empowered way. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, Dr. Lisa Mosconi returns to share the ways that menopause impacts cognitive health and mental well-being. She’s sharing the fascinating science from her new book, The Menopause Brain on how hormone shifts impact the cognitive function, which lifestyle factors can preserve and promote brain health, and the truth about hormone replacement therapy. 

You’re going to learn why women are more susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease and how women’s brains age differently than men’s. We’ll talk about cultural perceptions about menopause, the role mindset can play in regulating symptoms, and so much more. Dr. Lisa Mosconi is a true wealth of knowledge in this subject matter, and I know you’re going to find her insights valuable and empowering. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What percentage of Alzheimer’s disease patients are women. 
  • The truth about when brain changes occur in Alzheimer’s disease.
  • How menopause affects the brain. 
  • What the neuroendocrine system is. 
  • The major differences between a pre-menopause and post-menopause brain.
  • Why Alzheimer’s disease does not cause death but can lead to a shortened lifespan.
  • How Japanese culture perceives menopause. 
  • The interesting way metabolic health influences menopause symptoms.
  • Three major shifts women’s brains undergo. 
  • How pregnancy changes the brain. 
  • The benefits of menopause that are often overlooked. 
  • Why hormone replacement therapy must be individualized. 
  • How a full hysterectomy impacts the brain. 
  • The three different types of estrogen. 
  • How xenoestrogens influence dementia risk. 
  • Why women are more susceptible to pollutants and toxins. 
  • How the coral reef is like the blood brain barrier.
  • Three important nutrition tips for women. 

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Today more than ever, there are a wide range of factors in our society that are diminishing our overall health and disrupting our sleep quality. From our subpar food quality to constant access to the internet, making poor health decisions has become the norm. But if you want to make better choices, what’s the lowest barrier to entry? That’s what you’re going to learn on today’s show.

On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear my interview with Chris Williamson on Modern Wisdom. This interview covers a ton of ground; you’re going to hear about the major factors that impact your sleep quality and how to optimize your night routine for a better night’s sleep. You’ll learn about the influence your relationships and your culture have in influencing your health outcomes. 

We’ll also dive into the topics of circadian medicine, nutrigenomics, longevity, and so much more. If you want to improve your health and sleep better, this episode is full of actionable steps you can implement today. So click play, listen in, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What circadian medicine is and why it matters. 
  • How many Americans are regularly sleep deprived. 
  • The relationship between sleep and metabolic health. 
  • How testosterone levels influence sleep quality. 
  • Why your nutrition impacts your genetic expression. 
  • How artificial light affects your sleep. 
  • One of the fastest ways to improve your sleep quality. 
  • The two precursors for melatonin. 
  • How your culture influences your health decisions. 
  • What percentage of the average American’s diet is ultra-processed foods. 
  • The various forms and roles of vitamin C. 
  • What the #1 determiner of longevity is. 
  • How eating dinner with your family can improve your health.  
  • Which foods are the densest sources of naturally occurring melatonin. 
  • The truth about evening screentime. 
  • How to temper down stress before bedtime. 
  • The best superfoods for optimizing your sleep. 
  • What obesogens are. 
  • How to minimize exposure to microplastics. 
  • How to make health easy and normal. 

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Most people believe that declining cognitive function and loss of memory are a natural side effect of aging. But the truth is, we can train our brains to be both structurally and functionally fitter. The best prescription for sharpening your brain health is simple, free, and effective: exercise. 

Our guest today is Louisa Nicola. She is a neurophysiologist and the founder of Neuro Athletics, a company that is dedicated to helping elite athletes and top CEOs reach peak performance through a neurological approach to training. Louisa is back on this episode of The Model Health Show to share the incredible ways that exercise can impact your brain. 

In this interview, you’re going to learn about powerful and effective strategies you can use to protect your brain from neurodegenerative diseases and the multitude of ways that exercise can enhance your brain function. You’re going to hear which specific exercises you should implement to promote brain function, the best supplements for cognitive function, and a whole lot more. So click play, listen in, and enjoy this conversation with Louisa Nicola! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What Neuro Athletics is. 
  • How exercise can impact your cognitive function. 
  • What it means to build up cognitive reserve.
  • The intimate relationship between metabolic health and brain health. 
  • How to induce mitochondrial biogenesis. 
  • The connection between obesity and Alzheimer’s disease. 
  • What percentage of adults are meeting the recommended guidelines for exercise. 
  • How genes impact your susceptibility to developing neurodegenerative disease.
  • The sad statistics on the incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. 
  • Why pharmaceutical companies are betting on you getting sick. 
  • What the amyloid cascade hypothesis is. 
  • The two things that really matter when you get your blood work done.
  • Why exercise is the elixir for health.
  • The brain benefits of elevating your heart rate. 
  • What creatine is and its role in neuroprotection. 
  • The benefits of omega 3 fatty acids in the brain. 
  • Two specific types of exercise that your brain needs. 
  • Why aerobic exercise improves blood flow to the brain. 
  • How running can boost BDNF levels. 
  • Why your muscles are like a pharmacy. 

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There’s never been a time in human history where access to information is so readily available. And yet when it comes to nutrition, our population has never been so ridden with chronic illnesses and obesity. My guest today is on a mission to bridge the gap between nutrition education and application. 

Jason Phillips is an author, nutrition coach, and the founder of the Nutritional Coaching Institute. He’s joining us on this episode of The Model Health Show to share his journey overcoming an eating disorder, the biggest reasons diets fail, and how to actually create results. 

You’re going to learn about how marketing creates confusion in the health and wellness space, the difference between aesthetics and true health, and why application is the missing link you need to reach success. This episode is full of powerful, applicable information you can use to change your perspective and reach your goals. I hope you enjoy this interview with Jason Phillips! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What percentage of the population is overweight or obese. 
  • How marketing confuses people about health.
  • The truth about diet efficacy. 
  • Why emotional intelligence is required to reach your fitness goals.
  • How absolutes and relativity factor into your success. 
  • Jason’s experience overcoming an eating disorder.
  • The one factor that determines success with dietary interventions.
  • What you can gain from changing your lifestyle.
  • Why you can’t have it all as a beginner. 
  • An important conversation on conflating health with aesthetics.
  • What it truly means to be healthy. 
  • The difference between access and application. 
  • How human connection can help you become healthier. 

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Daily social media use is a common practice in our modern society. And while there are many benefits to utilizing the power of social media, it can also negatively impact our mental health, sleep quality, weight, and productivity levels. The key to healthier technology habits is to practice more awareness and intentionality.  

On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear from two incredibly intelligent experts on the topic of technology, social media, and focus. Adam Alter and Cal Newport are sharing powerful insights into the deceptive ways technology can distract us, and what we can do to create stronger boundaries around our devices and apps.  

You’re going to learn about how technology is intentionally designed to distract you, how things like Facebook likes can destroy your self-esteem, and the major problem with exposing our kids to social media. This episode contains tangible tools and strategies you can use to set limits around screen time, take back control of your focus, and spend your time more purposefully doing the things that you love and value. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The connection between screen time and body weight in adolescents. 
  • How many times per day the average person checks their phone. 
  • The fascinating way tech products are designed to hook us. 
  • How having your phone nearby can weaken your connection with others. 
  • Why your willpower is like a gas tank. 
  • How social media apps are purposely designed to override your willpower. 
  • The smartest feature Facebook designed to hijack our attention.
  • Why humans are designed to latch onto negative feedback. 
  • What behavioral addiction is. 
  • How context affects addiction.
  • What digital amnesia is. 
  • How to intentionally create time during your day without screens.
  • Why concentrating intensely allows you to learn complicated things faster. 
  • What the digital attention economy is, and how it affects our kids. 
  • Why we should demand more focus in our lives.
  • What attention residue is, and why we should be worried about it. 
  • Different scheduling philosophies you can use to get into deep work. 
  • Why you should practice being bored. 
  • How narrowing your attention can make you happier and more successful. 

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There’s a lot of noise out there when it comes to fitness, nutrition, and reaching your body composition goals. But if you want to create results, the best mode of action is to follow those with a proven track record, like my friend Mike Dolce. Mike is a four-time World MMA Trainer of the Year and the founder of The Dolce Diet. 

He has over 20 years of experience training both elite athletes and everyday folks to reach their fitness goals. On this episode of The Model Health Show, Mike is back to dispel some of the biggest myths in the health and fitness space. You’re going to learn the truth about the ‘calories in, calories out’ method, the truth about losing fat and gaining muscle, and simple diet principles that are often overlooked. 

This episode contains conversations on the power of digestion, calorie expenditure, and the importance of living in alignment with your priorities. You’ll learn about the importance of vetting where you’re getting your advice, calculating your protein needs, and the power of being diligent. Click play to hear all of this and more from the incredible Mike Dolce! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The connection between dieting and weight gain. 
  • Why counting calories is inefficient. 
  • The power of adding more muscle to your frame. 
  • Why you probably need more protein.
  • How your digestion factors into your caloric intake. 
  • The importance of food quality.
  • How overeating processed foods contributes to obesity. 
  • The weaponization of science in nutrition. 
  • Why fasted cardio has a myriad of benefits. 
  • The importance of eating until satisfied. 
  • How calorie expenditure factors into your fitness.
  • The easiest way to reach your body composition goals. 
  • Why Mike pivoted his career.
  • The importance of living in alignment with your priorities.

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Regenerative medicine is a fascinating practice that is focused on healing, repairing, and replacing damaged cells. Through using modalities like stem cells and gene therapy, scientists are uncovering ways to tap into the human body’s incredible and innate ability to heal itself. And for our chronically ill society, the future of regenerative medicine offers hope for a brighter future of healthier, longer-living humans. 

Dr. Adeel Khan is a regenerative medicine expert with a proven track record of creating results through innovative therapies like stem cell treatments. On this episode of The Model Health Show, he’s diving into the fascinating science of anti-aging procedures and regenerative medicine. You’re going to learn about platelet-rich plasma, gene therapy, embryonic stem cell treatments, and so much more. 

We’re going to discuss topics like reversing chronic pain, aging healthily, and the future of medicine. Dr. Khan holds a wealth of information in the field of regenerative medicine and tapping into the body’s natural healing abilities. Get ready to take notes because this episode is packed with tons of cutting-edge science. I hope you enjoy this interview with Dr. Adeel Khan! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why muscle mass is a critical factor for aging healthily. 
  • The main driver for aging. 
  • What the Unitary Theory of Aging is. 
  • The connection between muscle, regulatory T cells, and the immune system.
  • How myokines impact inflammation levels. 
  • What regenerative medicine is. 
  • The science behind platelet-rich plasma.  
  • A common misconception about embryonic stem cells. 
  • How to repair and regenerate tissues. 
  • What epigenetic reprogramming is. 
  • The connection between inflammatory cytokines, insulin resistance, and diabetes.
  • How your microbiome can influence your behavior. 
  • The main differences between big pharma and the principles of regenerative medicine. 
  • How luteinizing hormone gene therapy affects testosterone levels. 
  • Interventions for closing the evolutionary mismatch gap. 
  • The differences between Botox treatments and skin cell therapy. 
  • How Botox impacts your skin health and volume long term.
  • What intravenous exosomes are and how they work. 
  • The importance of understanding the mind-body connection. 
  • How peptides work. 
  • The effects of stem cell therapies on your DNA. 

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Trauma and hardships are a natural part of the human experience. None of us are immune from life’s difficulties, but what truly matters is how we navigate those experiences. When we are able to build resilience, we sharpen our skills, reframe our challenges, and become better and happier. 

On today’s show, you’re going to hear from Dr. Neeta Bhushan. She is a world-renowned emotional health advocate and the author of That Sucked. Now What? She’s joining us on this episode of The Model Health Show to share tools and strategies for developing resilience so you can live your best life. 

You’re going to learn what it means to be resilient, and the five steps you need to undergo in order to thrive. We’ll discuss the trap of the victim mindset and the problem with downplaying your negative experiences. This episode contains powerful insights on resiliency and the power you hold to take charge of your life. I hope you enjoy this interview with Dr. Neeta Bhushan! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The root of the world resilience. 
  • What it means to sit in the suck. 
  • The power of embracing your soft side. 
  • How Dr. Neeta developed resiliency and learned to handle grief.
  • The five stages of the Fly Forward framework. 
  • What it truly means to thrive. 
  • Why most people fail to achieve their goals. 
  • The power of radical self-awareness. 
  • How a victim mentality can become your identity and keep you stuck. 
  • What it means to write a failure resume. 
  • How to reframe your story. 
  • The problem with downplaying your hardships.
  • Why resiliency can also mean being soft. 
  • How to change your perspective and rewire your brain.
  • The importance of experiencing good stress. 

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Keeping your body physically active is one of the most powerful things you can do for your overall health. By now, most folks have a basic understanding of how exercise can improve cardiovascular health and aid in weight management. But the benefits of exercise actually span across nearly every system and function in our bodies. 

In fact, research shows that regular exercise can increase everything from our vision to our sexual function. On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear five weird, little-known benefits of exercising. You’ll learn about how being physically active can impact cognitive function, body image, appetite, and so much more.

There’s no better time than today to reap these weird benefits of exercising. I hope this episode encourages you to take advantage of the immediate and long-term advantages of being physically active. So click play, and enjoy the show!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How walking has been proven to slow rates of vision loss.
  • Why our devices are making our eyes sedentary. 
  • The connection between exercise and erectile function. 
  • How exercise can improve sexual satisfaction. 
  • The important role of muscle in the endocrine system.
  • How myokines released from your muscles can promote neurogenesis. 
  • The connection between strength training and long-term memory. 
  • Why walking can enhance creativity. 
  • How to rewire your brain to want to eat more healthfully. 
  • The research behind exercise and better appetite regulation.
  • How a morning workout influences ghrelin levels. 
  • The relationship between exercise and body image. 
  • Why engaging your muscles can sensitize your brain to pleasure.  
  • The #1 form of exercise you should do. 

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Is it possible to harness the power of your mind to improve your health? On today’s show, you’re going to hear some fascinating research that proves that we are in control of our health outcomes. By simply changing our thoughts and beliefs, we hold the potential to become healthier, happier, and even feel younger. 

Today’s guest, Dr. Ellen Langer, is a social psychologist, pioneering researcher, and the mother of mindfulness. Since the 1970s, she’s been researching the remarkable concept of mind-body unity. She’s joining this episode of The Model Health Show to share her powerful findings of how your thoughts can change your health and longevity.

This conversation contains insights on how your beliefs can affect multiple health metrics, including your cognitive function, blood sugar, stress levels, and lifespan. You’re going to hear the fascinating details behind Dr. Langer’s work, and the powerful authority you have to influence your health. I hope you enjoy this episode on the healing power of mindfulness. 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How your perception can affect your body and your health outcomes.
  • What the mindful body is. 
  • A distinction between mindfulness and meditation. 
  • Why taking notice of things around you is good for your health.
  • How thinking in absolutes can make life less interesting. 
  • Why fatigue is a psychological construct. 
  • The interesting connection between cognitive function and perceived sleep.
  • How the mind and the body are interconnected. 
  • Why stress can make you sick. 
  • The #1 question you can ask yourself to reframe your stress. 
  • How being more mindful gives you more choices. 
  • Why a diagnosis can become a self-fulfilling prophecy. 
  • What incurable really means.
  • How beliefs affect the aging process. 
  • The connection between mindfulness and lifespan. 
  • How your assumptions about a food can impact its effects on your body.
  • Strategies for releasing judgement towards others and ourselves. 
  • The relationship between forgiveness and blame. 
  • Why play is good for your health. 
  • How celebrating our differences can make us happier. 

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Creating a workout routine can be very personal since it’s often based on your unique goals, preferences, and lifestyle. But functional fitness, training that prepares and supports your body for daily activities, is something we can all implement. Our bodies and our DNA have evolved to expect certain movement patterns, which is why focusing on functional fitness is critical for overall health and longevity.

On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear from the world’s foremost experts on functional fitness. This episode contains tips and strategies that will deliver results when it comes to building a stronger, more durable, functional body. You’ll hear from some of the brightest minds in the world of fitness, including Katy Bowman, Mark Sisson, and more.

You’re going to learn about the multitude of benefits of having more skeletal muscle on your body, how your movement patterns inform your quality of life, and specific exercises you can practice to improve your foundation of fitness. All bodies can benefit from functional fitness, so I hope this episode brings you a ton of value. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The various roles of skeletal muscle.
  • Why proprioception is important for your health.
  • How your feet impact your movement patterns.
  • A template for a healthy week of exercise.
  • Why common footwear can hinder the health of our feet.
  • How muscle imbalances can be caused by weak feet.
  • Why orthotics can actually cause more problems.
  • What tech neck is, and how to improve it.
  • Why movement is a key factor that impacts your quality of life.
  • What it means to be a chair athlete.
  • An exercise you can use to gauge your longevity.
  • Why we should all aim to be more durable.
  • How marathon sitting affects your lymphatic system.
  • What sedentary biology is.
  • The link between step count and lifespan.
  • Why walking is a powerful form of movement.

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The United States spends trillions of dollars on healthcare every year, yet our citizens are sicker than ever. With absurdly high rates of all manner of diseases, including heart disease, diabetes, and neurodegenerative disorders, it’s clear something is amiss in our approach to health. On today’s show, you’re going to learn how to address the root cause of all diseases from a holistic approach. 

Dr. Darshan Shah is a board-certified surgeon and the founder of Next Health, the world’s first Health Optimization and Longevity Clinic. Dr. Shah’s revolutionary approach is centered around optimizing health through holistic foundations as well as cutting-edge treatments and technologies. He’s joining this episode of The Model Health Show to share fascinating insights on the root causes of all diseases. 

This episode contains important conversations on the US healthcare system and taking responsibility for your own health. You’ll learn the mechanisms behind things like inflammation, mitochondrial dysfunction, and DNA methylation. You’ll also hear about innovative treatments for longevity, as well as the simple, free, and basic habits we can all take advantage of. Dr. Shah is an expert in all things wellness, and I know you’re going to love hearing his perspective on how to create true, lasting health. 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How much the US spends on healthcare every year. 
  • Dr. Shah’s experience transforming his health. 
  • The five root causes of all diseases. 
  • How chronic inflammation can cause disease. 
  • The link between oral health and gut health. 
  • How the three layers of protection in the gut. 
  • What the Pareto principle is & how to apply it to your health. 
  • The critical dietary components your microbiome requires.
  • How ultraprocessed foods destroys your health. 
  • The important role that hormones play in your overall well-being. 
  • Specific ways to combat hormone decline or deficiency. 
  • What hemoglobin A1c measures. 
  • How your muscle impacts your metabolism and longevity. 
  • The connection between muscle and blood glucose levels. 
  • What exercises are critical for longevity. 
  • How mitochondrial dysfunction occurs. 
  • What mitochondrial biogenesis is. 
  • Free things you can do to boost your health and energy.
  • How longevity medicine works. 

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Each year, trillions of dollars are poured into the American healthcare system, yet the rates of chronic illnesses and diseases continue to climb. If we want better health outcomes, we’ve got to stop handing over our power to prescription pads and diagnoses, and instead harness an incredible source of healing we all have access to— our minds. 

The mind-body connection is a key foundation to human health, and on today’s show you’re going to learn the fascinating science behind the healing abilities of the human mind. We’re going to cover the research behind the placebo effect and how it works. You’ll hear about specific factors that influence the effectiveness of a placebo, and how to leverage them for your own healing. 

I’m also sharing some of my personal healing story in this episode, including the important role that changing my mind played in transforming my health. My mission is to remind you of how powerful you are to affect change, and I hope this episode inspires you to tap into the power of your mind. Having an awareness and understanding of the mind-body connection is critical knowledge everyone should know, so please enjoy this episode on the healing power of the human mind! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What the placebo effect is. 
  • Which conditions have been proven to respond positively to placebo treatment. 
  • How the nocebo effect works.
  • Four specific things that are proven to impact the effectiveness of a placebo.
  • The powerful connection between your thoughts and your body’s chemistry. 
  • How your beliefs about food can influence your health outcomes. 
  • The power of the mind-body connection. 
  • A specific personal example of how the nocebo effect can be a catalyst for change.
  • An important distinction between processed food and ultraprocessed food. 
  • Why a disease or a symptom can often be an adaptation. 
  • What percentage of American adults are ridden with chronic diseases. 
  • The one question that changed the entire trajectory of my life. 
  • 5 steps to harness the psychology of the placebo effect.
  • The science behind psychoneurobiology.
  • How to cultivate affirmative thoughts.
  • What classic conditioning is. 
  • How to utilize positive expectancy. 
  • What instinctive elaboration is and how to leverage it. 
  • The importance of community in a healing environment. 

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True health goes so much deeper than the foods you put on your plate. Real, sustainable health comes from a myriad of factors including your mindset, your relationships, your culture, and your environment. And when you understand the powerful influence you have to impact these factors, that’s when real change can occur.  

On today’s show, you’re going to hear my interview from the Fitness CEO Podcast, where I discuss how to transform your health by altering your environment and optimizing your mindset. You’re going to learn the critical role that your culture plays in determining your health outcomes, and realistic steps you can take to cultivate a healthy family culture. 

This interview also contains the latest science on how your microbiome affects your overall health, the role relationships play in dictating your happiness and success, as well as critical mindset shift that can improve your life. Not only is this episode full of a ton of studies and statistics, but also a lot of heart. Enjoy!  

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The top two insights that changed my health and my life. 
  • How taking responsibility allows you to see possibilities. 
  • The power of being resourceful.
  • What percentage of Americans have chronic diseases.
  • Why relationships are integral to success.
  • The sad truth about the health of American children. 
  • Why your environment is a key controller of your health outcomes. 
  • What the tube torus is. 
  • The only way to inspire other people to change.
  • What percentage of American families eat together on a regular basis.
  • The connection between shared family meals and health outcomes. 
  • How the health of your microbiome influences your overall health. 
  • What circadian medicine is. 
  • Which food can reduce inflammation in the brain. 
  • Who my biggest hero is. 
  • How to create real sustainable change in your family. 

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Over two thousand years ago, Ancient Greek physician Hippocrates posited this famous quote: “All disease begins in the gut.” Today, we have the science to back him up. Our gut health influences every single aspect of our overall health, not limited to brain health, heart health, and propensity to major chronic illnesses. 

In his new book, Gut Check, Dr. Steven Gundry uncovers the inextricable connection between gut health and our increasing rates of autoimmunity, mental health conditions, diabetes and more. He also outlines exactly how we can find healing and true health through restoring balance to the microbiome. 

Today, Dr. Gundry is back on The Model Health Show to share the cutting-edge science from Gut Health, including how modern agriculture practices have impacted our microbiomes, specific foods you should eat to improve gut health, and the critical role gut diversity plays in our health and longevity. This episode is jam-packed with the science, tools, and motivation you need to get your gut health right—so listen in and enjoy the show!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The connection between coronary heart disease and leaky gut. 
  • Which common food has one of the biggest inflammatory molecules. 
  • The history of glyphosate. 
  • How glyphosate impacts the microbiome. 
  • The correlation between glyphosate use and mental health conditions. 
  • A major difference between wheat products in the US vs. Europe. 
  • The scary side effects of utilizing statins. 
  • What the blood brain barrier is and how it works. 
  • The source of neurodegenerative diseases.
  • How food can act as a powerful tool to heal leaky gut.
  • The critical role of fermented foods for improving gut health. 
  • What xenobiotics are.
  • The two main ways we’ve damaged our microbiomes. 
  • What the gut-centric theory of hunger is.
  • Specific foods you can eat to support your microbiome. 
  • How to add pre-fermented polyphenols into your diet. 
  • The relationship between Neu5Gc and Neu5Ac. 

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Every January, thousands of folks set health and weight loss goals and ultimately fail. This is because most people rely on tactics like restrictive diets, trying to harness willpower, and shame-based goals. But our brains and bodies are smart, and if we want to cultivate real, sustainable changes, we have to operate in a way that works with our brains’ innate operating system. 

On today’s show, you’re going to hear from Dr. Jud Brewer, an internationally renowned addiction psychiatrist and neuroscientist. His new book, The Hunger Habit, dives into the science behind overeating, food cravings, and how to train our brains to create healthier habits that actually last.

This interview contains insightful conversations on willpower and self-judgment, the powerful role of curiosity and awareness for creating lasting change, and the proven neuroscience behind why diets don’t work. If you’ve ever wanted to change your eating habits on any level, I know you’re going to love Dr. Jud’s outlook. Enjoy! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The truth about willpower. 
  • How the prefrontal cortex operates. 
  • The three elements needed to cement a habit. 
  • How language impacts our experiences. 
  • Why judgement can inhibit the learning process. 
  • How to use curiosity to create healthier habits. 
  • Why diets don’t work, according to science.
  • The only way to change a habit. 
  • Why awareness can aid in smoking cessation.
  • How to leverage your brain’s reward value equations. 
  • Why curiosity is a superpower. 
  • How to map out the habit loop around your eating patterns.
  • The difference between homeostatic hunger and hedonic hunger.
  • What the pleasure plateau is. 
  • The true definition of addiction. 
  • What BBO is. 
  • How to harness awareness and release self-judgment to create change. 

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This episode is brought to you by Organifi. our nutrition does play a huge part in our drive towards what foods we're choosing and our drive towards hunger and cravings, and in particular, our cravings for hyper-palatable ultra processed foods. Now, a specific nutrient has been well documented to help our biology to make changes that make those foods less attractive. Now, this was published in the peer-reviewed journal, Appetite in 2014. And the researchers uncovered that chlorophyll, the green kind of lifeblood of plants, chlorophyll can aid in weight loss and reduce the urge to eat hyper-palatable foods. Now, what is the densest, most bioavailable source of chlorophyll that you're gonna find? Well, that's gonna be found in a food that actually got its name from its chlorophyll content, and this food is called chlorella. Also, in a double blind placebo-controlled study published in clinical and experimental hypertension, these researchers found that chlorella was able to normalize blood pressure of test subjects with diagnosed hypertension. This is serious business. Chlorella has been utilized for thousands of years, and again, it got its name due to its high chlorophyll content. And there are mountains of studies affirming how remarkable it is for human health. And in addition to chlorella, I love chlorella, but when it's combined with spirulina, it's familial algae. I like to think of this in terms of the fast and furious family. I don't get algae, I got a family. If you think about this combination, spirulina is the most protein-dense food ever discovered. It's about 71% protein by weight, and it's one of the most dense sources of chlorophyll as well, but also a rare compound called phycocyanin, which is well-established to stimulate stem cell activity in the human body. That's crazy. All It stimulates something called stem cell genesis, the creation and mobilization of stem cells. What other foods do you know can do things like that? Alright? Ultra-processed foods definitely can't do that. Honey Nut Cheerios, definitely can't do that. Pop-tarts definitely can't do that. Stem cells become effectively any cell that we really need to regenerate our tissues. And this combination, chlorella, spirulina, ashwagandha, and several other organic superfoods is all in the Organifi Green Juice blend. Go to organifi.com/model right now and you're gonna get 20% off their award-winning green juice blend. Get all the benefits of chlorella, spirulina, ashwagandha and more. Go to organifi.com/model. That's O-R-G-A-N-I-F-I.com/model for 20% off store-wide. Take advantage. This is a staple in my family's home. It's been like that for many, many years. Organifi Green Juice is amazing.

 

This episode is brought to you by HVMN. I wanna share something with you that has been fueling my workouts recently. Numerous studies, including a study published by the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, aka the FASEB journal, have found that exogenous ketones can be up to 28% more efficient in generating energy than glucose alone. And because of this, something that, listen, there are so many different supplements that are out there on the market. Very few things do you experience a change on the first day. Now, this isn't true for everybody, but for me, this was the case. I was shocked. I actually took time stepping away from everything else that I was doing as far as supplementation around training, gave myself a break, and then did this with a lot of focus and intention to see, hey, what are the kind of results that I could see by utilizing Ketone IQ? And I was really just blown away. My stamina was significantly increased, but more so, my recovery afterwards. It was really impressive. I just felt like I could do so much more than I normally do. And I'm somebody who really prides myself on being a high performer and being able to really challenge my limits and do exceptional things. And so to do what I was typically doing and didn't have energy left in the tank, I was just like, wow, this is something special. I need to tell more people about this. So right now, you can head over to hvmn.com/model and they're going to give you 30% off of your first subscription order. It'll be taken off automatically at checkout. And I'm telling you, this is the real deal. Go to hvmn.com/model. Checkout Ketone IQ today.


In a quest for healthier skin and a more youthful appearance, many folks turn to expensive products and procedures. But a truly healthy complexion is the result of internal health. On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to learn how to age more healthfully and create clearer, smoother, more vibrant skin from the inside out.  

Today’s guest, Dr. Anthony Youn is a board-certified plastic surgeon known as America’s Holistic Plastic Surgeon. His integrative approach to enhancing his patients’ appearance includes important pillars you may not have expected to learn from a plastic surgeon like nutrition, sleep, and fasting. His approach to aging also incorporates mindset, movement, and self-love. 

On today’s show, Dr. Youn is sharing the principles from his new book, Younger for Life. This interview contains conversations on how your diet influences the health of your skin, which products are necessary for a simple yet effective skincare routine, and the truth about collagen supplements and red light therapy. I hope you enjoy this conversation with Dr. Anthony Youn!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What holistic plastic surgery is.
  • Why Dr. Youn changed his perspective of success. 
  • The five pillars of Autojuvenation. 
  • Why your diet is the most important factor in determining your skin health.
  • The truth about collagen.
  • How menopause impacts collagen production rate. 
  • Five main factors that contribute to skin aging. 
  • What the skin microbiome is. 
  • How to take advantage of autophagy to improve your skin health. 
  • A simple, effective skincare routine for everyone. 
  • Which antioxidant is the most powerful for skin health.
  • The importance of utilizing mobility exercises.
  • Why mindset plays an important role in the aging process. 
  • The benefits of red light therapy for skin health. 
  • How sugar consumption impacts the skin. 
  • Which foods are a source of free radicals. 
  • What to look for in a collagen supplement. 
  • The critical connection between gratitude and aging. 

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This episode is brought to you by PaleoValley. Our skin is the outermost reflection of our nervous system. And so we want to make sure that we're getting abundant amounts of high quality vitamin C. Now, unfortunately, people hear about the power of vitamin C, and they run out and get these synthetic vitamin C supplements. And over 90% of the vitamin C supplements that are on the market are coming from, and again, most people are not aware of this, genetically modified corn syrup and cornstarch. That's where the majority of these synthetic vitamin C supplements are coming from. And they are simply not affirmed in the data to have the same benefits as real food, whole food-based concentrates of vitamin C. In fact, taking these synthetic vitamin C supplements can actually be hazardous to our health. A 2013 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine found that participants taking synthetic vitamin C supplements had twice the risk of developing kidney stones. Another study from researchers at USC found that taking synthetic vitamin C thickened the walls of participants' arteries 2.5 times faster than those who were not taking this synthetic version of this nutrient. This nutrient is incredibly important for reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease, for reducing the risk of abnormal kidney function when it's coming from real food, whole food sources of vitamin C. So yes, we want to make sure that our diet is rich in vitamin C-containing foods. And also, if you're going to utilize a vitamin C supplement, which I definitely recommend, especially when it comes to improving our skin health, we want to make sure that it's from real food, whole food concentrates. And for years, the only vitamin C supplement that I utilize is a combination of Camu Camu berry, Amla berry, and Acerola cherry, the three most vitamin C-dense super fruits in the world. And this is all together in the Essential C Complex from PaleoValley. There's no binders, no fillers, no synthetic ingredients. It is just the most bioavailable form of vitamin C that you're going to find. Head over to paleovalley.com/model. That's paleovalley.com/ model. And they're going to give you 15% off their Essential C Complex. All right. They've got some other incredible whole food-based supplements and foods as well that you could check out. And we always have their different snacks here in the studio. I absolutely love their Essential C Complex. Again, I've been utilizing this for years. If we want to improve our skin health, if we want to support our immune system in a real sustainable science-backed way, this Essential C Complex is head and shoulders above anything else. Go to paleovalley.com/model for 15% off.

This episode is brought to you by Organifi. Did you know that there's a spice in your spice cabinet that can very likely improve your insulin sensitivity and help you to burn more fat? This spice has been utilized for thousands of years, and now today we've got tons of peer-reviewed evidence showing how incredible it is for so many aspects of human health. I'm talking about the renowned spice, turmeric. Now, turmeric is actually in the ginger family, but it has its own claim to fame today. Researchers at the Department of Neurology at USC found that one of the active ingredients in turmeric, curcumin, is able to help eliminate amyloid plaque in the brain, slow down the aging of our brain cells, and also help to remove heavy metals and reduce inflammation in the brain. By the way, I'm talking about its impact on body fat. Turmeric has been found to both improve insulin sensitivity, reduce blood fats, and directly act upon our fat cells. And to take it up one more mental notch, research published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology points to turmeric's potential to reduce both anxiety and depression. Turmeric functions like a Swiss army knife for human health and benefits. And today more than ever, people are going beyond the casual curry and doing one of the most remarkable teas that you're going to find and that is having a turmeric latte. My favorite turmeric latte, my favorite turmeric drink comes from Organifi Gold. And this is because it also has other bio-potentiators that make turmeric work even better in the human body. I'm talking about cinnamon. I'm talking about ginger, and also here's the thing that makes Organifi's Gold so remarkable it also has the medicinal mushroom reishi which according to research published in pharmacology biochemistry and behavior, they found that reishi was able to decrease our sleep latency meaning that we fall asleep faster, was found to improve our overall sleep time and also improve our deep sleep time and light sleep time. So our REM sleep and non-REM sleep are prettyΩ remarkable. So I highly encourage you to check out this incredible Organifi Gold blend go to organifi.com/model. That's organifi.com/model. You get 20% off their incredible gold blend as well as their green juice blend, their red juice blend and actually store wide. So definitely take advantage of this and make yourself your own turmeric latte. I love the turmeric blend the Organifi Gold with some almond milk or milk of your choice. Warm it up if you're feeling spicy and it's one of those things that really helps to add another layer to your health and well-being. Check them out, go to organifi.com/model for 20% off.

 


It’s the time of year when many folks find themselves looking to create healthier routines to improve body composition and overall well-being. Instead of attempting fad diets or funneling your money into the weight loss industry, consider implementing simple, free, and science-backed habits into your day-to-day life. Adding in basic, tried-and-true behaviors can yield life-changing, sustainable results. 

On this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to learn five behaviors you can begin utilizing today for better health this year. These habits are simple and attainable lifestyle changes like spending more time outdoors, building strong connections with others, and eating more meals at home. You’re going to learn about the incredible benefits of adding muscle to your frame, how walking more can increase your longevity, and so much more.

No matter your intention for the year ahead, these five habits can help you improve your immune function, reduce risk for disease, and improve your metabolic health. I hope this episode will support you in your goals and allow you to model health and vibrancy to your loved ones. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • Why spending time in nature can act as a preventative medicine.
  • What biophilia is.
  • The link between environmental exposures and gene regulation.
  • How air quality and sun exposure impact your health.
  • Why spending time in nature can reduce inflammation.
  • How our relationships influence our brain health.
  • Why social engagement is critical for the health of elderly populations.
  • How oxytocin affects immune function.
  • The minimum number of steps you should get in a day.
  • How walking can reduce risk of multiple diseases.
  • The connection between testosterone and steps per day.
  • How to reduce your intake of one of the most toxic substances in our food supply.
  • The details of how vegetable oil is processed.
  • Four main benefits of building muscle.
  • The link between resistance training and brain plasticity.
  • How often you should weight train to improve your long-term memory.
  • Why muscle is the key to improving metabolic health.

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This episode is Brought to you by Four Sigmatic. Give yourself permission this year, proactively spend more time with the people that you care about, and again, this could be a date night, this could be, family get togethers, this could be, getting together with a friend to exercise or go for a walk, this could be scheduling lunch or dinners together, this could be making time for a cup of coffee, whatever the case might be. Whatever the case might be. And a little funny story, and I've never shared this before, I've never gotten a cup of coffee with someone, like out there in the streets, there are all these cool coffee shops. I've never done it. I've never done it. Alright, I just haven't. I didn't even drink coffee most of my adulthood, and this was until a few years ago when my wife, I was utilizing these dual extracted medicinal mushrooms from Four Sigmatic in making teas, but they were sending coffee as well, and my wife was just like... It was... She loved it. It was just her highlight of her morning, and I was just like, what is it? Because the last time I had tasted coffee, I was a kid, and I was with my grandmother and I'm wondering, why is this lady always drinking this? Whatever this is, and I drank it, I took a sip and I was like, I literally... The thought that crossed my mind when I sipped that coffee when I was probably seven years old, is that something is wrong with my grandmother. There's something wrong with her. How in the world can she drink this stuff? And that was that, and I even actually bought her for Christmas a little container of her favorite coffee, which was Folgers, is what she was using. The best part of waking up. And she actually, and this was... Again, I was like seven or eight, and when I was maybe in my late 20s, I went to my grandmother's house. And that Folgers gift that I had bought her that had a bow on top was in her cabinet still, she had kept it all those years. And so there was this beautiful affinity with this, but I was just like, I'm never drinking this stuff again. And so once I tried the coffee and had it the way that I was preparing it for my wife, like blending some high quality fats into it and things like that. It was like, oh, I get it. This is pretty awesome. But for me, I haven't gone and gotten coffee with anyone, I have gotten some tea, I have had some tea, like back in the day if somebody would wanna get coffee, I'd get some tea. But now it's because I'm kind of spoiled. I have the most incredible coffee in the world that I get from these people that I truly trust, because the coffee industry is crazy right now. All these different microplastics and toxic molds and pesticides and all the stuff that people are just consuming every single day. And many of these chemicals are in a category known as obesogens, these are obesity-causing agents that alter our metabolic health and also carcinogens, these are cancer-causing agents, and so Four Sigmatic is all organic, the most incredible coffee, all organic, but also it's blended with dual extracted medicinal mushrooms like lion's mane, and scientists at the University of Malaya discovered that compounds in lion's mane are able to significantly improve the activity of nerve growth factor in the brain. Nerve growth factor is essential in the regulation of growth, maintenance, proliferation and the survival of various brain cells, it's pretty powerful stuff to say the least, and also there's several studies indicating its role in helping to reduce issues related to mental health, things like anxiety and excessive stress, the lion's mane is really remarkable. And that's what I actually had today, the Four Sigmatic ground coffee lion's mane blend with Chaga as well, and Chaga is a powerful, powerful antioxidant and mountains of studies affirming its benefits with the immune system. So this is what I make for myself and my wife every morning, and I highly encourage you to check them out, go to foursigmatic.com/model. That's foursigmatic.com/model, and you're going to get 10% off all of their incredible coffee blends, if you're not into coffee like I used to be, they also have incredible elixirs or tea they're in a tea version basically, with these incredible science-backed long storied medicinal mushrooms as well, and they also have a great hot cocoa, a reishi hot cocoa that my son loves, my youngest son, Braden really loves, that reishi hot cocoa. So many great things, you get 10% off store wide, also you get access to some free shipping opportunities and stuff like that, so they're amazing. Really, really amazing. Been a big part of my family's lives for many years foursigmatic.com/model

This episode is brought to you by Organifi. I'm imploring us to make it a mandate this year. This is the year to have some more home-cooked meals focus on a system for some food prep, making some delicious meals, spending a little bit of time in the kitchen, or having your family find a strategy for that so that you can have healthier ingredients and also ingredients that are not riddled with these toxic oils. And I'm a big fan of helping to create a fun kitchen culture and family culture around food and around the dinner table. And that was really the inspiration behind my latest book, The Eat Smarter Family Cookbook, which I am incredibly honored to say is a USA Today national bestseller. And it was a number one cookbook in the United States, number one new release cookbook in the United States when it came out. That is crazy pants, all right? But a book like that could not do what it did without being focused on deliciousness. Yes, we've got all the science there. As a matter of fact, the science that we just shared on those vegetable oils is in the Eat Smarter Family Cookbook. There's over 250 peer-reviewed scientific references embedded into the book in a fun and beautiful way. But also when it boils down to it, it's really about the delicious recipes. There's a hundred incredible recipes and something for everyone, absolutely. But listen, from what I'm seeing, this book is making its way into people's kitchens and it's just staying there, all right. So we're seeing pictures all over the place of people getting the Eat Smarter Family Cookbook and it just becomes a staple in their kitchen. There's so many delicious things to make from that book. And right now, you can actually get your hands on the Eat Smarter Family Cookbook as a free gift with the New Year, New You Superfood Bundle from Organifi. The Superfood Bundle has three components. One focuses on energy, the other focuses on recovery, and the other focuses on a radiant appearance, which includes healthy skin. For energy, you get the Organic Red Juice Superfood Blend. In addition to this berry blend, which includes blueberries that have been found to directly target fat cells, and this is according to researchers at the University of Michigan, one of their other ingredients used in the Red Juice Blend is beets. And a study published in the journal Applied Physiology showed that beet juice boosts stamina up to 16% during exercise and training. So the Red Juice Blend is all about energy and kids love it as well. It's one of my family favorites for sure, and it's been a huge upgrade to the Kool-Aid paradigm that I grew up in, and I know that you probably grew up in as well. Kool-Aid and their Flavor-Aid. Kool-Aid is already cheap, but if you didn't even have Kool-Aid money, we got Flavor-Aid. And now, in addition to that, so we've got the Red Juice Blend in this incredible bundle for this new year, but we've also got the Gold Blend. And the Gold Blend is centered around the power of turmeric, and it's an incredible turmeric latte. And in particular, a study that was published in the European Journal of Nutrition uncovered that compounds in turmeric can down-regulate inflammatory cytokines and up-regulate the activity of adiponectin and other satiety-related hormones. And turmeric has been well-established to improve insulin sensitivity, reduce blood fats, and directly act upon fat cells. And in addition to this organic turmeric blend, there's also things like Reishi Medicinal Mushroom and cinnamon and other incredible ingredients that have been documented through peer-reviewed studies to improve our sleep quality and improve cognitive function and recovery. And finally, in this amazing bundle, for a radiant appearance, in particular for healthy skin, and it's derived from the very best and most bioavailable sources there really isn't any collagen better in the world than Organifi's Collagen. Now, a study published in the journal Dermatology Practical and Conceptual titled Collagen Supplements for Aging and Wrinkles: A Paradigm Shift in the Fields of Dermatology and Cosmetics. This was just published in 2022, affirming collagen does in fact work at preventing and reducing the signs of aging of our skin. Improving the elasticity, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, and there's this huge component that often isn't given a name, but we talk about the glow of the skin and this kind of radiant appearance of the skin. Collagen is critical in that. And so you get all three of these incredible superfood blends, Organifi's Red Juice blend, their Gold blend, and their Collagen blend, you get all of these together for 15% off, plus they're going to give you a free physical copy they're gonna send to you of the Eat Smarter Family Cookbook, the USA Today National Best-Selling Book for free. It's absolutely amazing. Head over there right now and take advantage of this. While supplies last, go to organifi.com/smarterkit. That's organifi.com/smarterkit, all together as one word, smarterkit. And take advantage of this. Again, this incredible bundle that they put together just for this, for us to kick off this new year right, to provide some incredible resources and incredible nutrition as well. Organifi really does go above and beyond. I love those guys. So again, take advantage of those resources and take advantage of the Eat Smarter Family Cookbook and make more home-cooked meals for yourself and your family this year.

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