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75. Intermittent Fasting for Metabolic Syndrome with Dr. Chad Larson

Episode Summary

If you’re overweight, have high blood pressure or poor blood sugar control you might have metabolic syndrome. This syndrome is the gateway to deadly chronic diseases. Dr. Larson is here to tell you that your fate isn’t sealed and that there’s lots you can do to turn things around. Dr. Larsen holds two medical degrees as both a chiropractor and naturopathic doctor. Today he’ll empower and inspire you to take your health to the next level.
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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [01:03] How Dr. Larson got into this line of work 
  • [06:55] What is metabolic syndrome
  • [09:45] How metabolic syndrome snuck into Dr. Larson’s life
  • [11:55] 5 criteria of metabolic syndrome 
  • [15:50] Being heavy and overweight isn’t always the first indicator of metabolic syndrome
  • [17:45] is eating better and exercising the key to avoiding metabolic syndrome 
  • [22:00] Fasting and how to do it right 
  • [23:24] How metabolic syndrome is a gateway to different chronic diseases
  • [27:30] How Covid has affected metabolic syndrome patients 
  • [32:00] simple ways to improving your health 
  • [33:00] What is the adapt lab 
  • [40:00] Dr. Larson’s parting words

Resources talked about in this episode

94. Using Food as Medicine

94. Using Food as Medicine

In general, a whole food, unprocessed diet that emphasizes healthy protein and fats, vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes, and lean meats or fish, is consistently linked to better health. But, you may be wondering, how specifically do healthy foods work their magic?

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