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94. Using Food as Medicine

Episode Summary

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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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [2:20] Food plays an important role in moderating and reversing diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease 
  • [5:23] Whole food diets will help feed your gut microbiome
  • [5:54] Dietary neurotransmitters and what they do
  • [7:40] This neurotransmitter is crucial for most brain activity and where to find it
  • [9:59] Foods that contain dopamine
  • [13:30] The gut-brain connection
  • [15:48] The connection between highly processed foods and hunger-related hormones
  • [16:58] A whole food diet shifts our metabolism and appetite to a healthy weight

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