The Model Health Show

Have you ever considered that common household items could be harming your health? If you’re looking to upgrade your environment to optimize your health, one of the best places to start is in your kitchen. Common kitchen staples like cutting boards and food storage containers can actually be a huge source of chemical exposure – and on this episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to learn why.  

Today’s guest is board-certified medical doctor, Dr. Vivian Chen. After a personal experience that led her to root-cause medicine, Dr. Viv became passionate about helping others reduce their toxic load and upgrade the products in their environment. On today’s show, she’s sharing the shocking science behind obesogens, the common kitchen products that might be disrupting your health, and how red light therapy can improve your mitochondrial health. 

This episode contains important conversations on how to replace and upgrade your kitchen staples in order to reduce your exposure to toxic chemicals. Dr. Viv is incredibly knowledgeable in this subject matter, and I know you’re going to love her approachable, common-sense outlook. So click play, apply the tips that resonate with you, and enjoy the show! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • What obesogens are. 
  • The connection between mitochondria and metabolic health.
  • Which common chemicals can disrupt your endocrine system. 
  • How using aluminum foil can damage your DNA. 
  • Why you shouldn’t put plastic items in a dishwasher. 
  • How using a plastic cutting board can expose you to microplastics. 
  • The best tips for upgrading your kitchen products and reducing your exposures.
  • What the numbers on plastic packaging mean. 
  • Major differences between the US and the UK healthcare systems. 
  • What you need to know about drinking out of plastic water bottles. 
  • How red light therapy charges your mitochondria. 
  • The connection between mitochondria and most chronic diseases.
  • Why Dr. Viv created the Lumebox  
  • How red light therapy can improve skin health and increase collagen production. 
  • The science behind red light for increased endurance and reduced muscle soreness. 

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