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We answer the big question: how can YOU optimize your health, energy and mind so that you can perform at your highest levels every day. If you’re the busy professional, mom on-the-go, the entrepreneur, or the avid health conscious individual, then tune in every week for a new episode. Topics include biohacking, detoxification, superfoods, gut health, brain health, nootropics, mobility, exercise, fat burning, ketosis, paleo, intermittent fasting, sleep optimization, stress relief, balanced living, meditation, immune health, inflammation reduction, habit building, productivity hacks and more!
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Show notes: (2:24) The basics of HRV (5:55) HRV and overall health (14:01) Factors that influence HRV (18:36) Exercises that are beneficial to HRV (22:03) Managing stress for better HRV (30:57) HRV and training readiness (35:03) Activities that impact HRV (37:57) Stress response and optimizing HRV (40:46) Where to find Dr. Faero (42:10) Outro   Who is Dr. Torkil Faero? Torkil is the driving force behind the book The Pulse Cure and the social website   He is a general practitioner and emergency doctor, documentary filmmaker, author, photographer and globetrotter. As a medical student, he was the first to go abroad for Norwegian Doctors Without Borders when he worked in war-torn Angola in 1996. Through 25 years as a freelance doctor, he has worked in municipalities all over the country, had tens of thousands of consultations and gained a unique picture of the diseases that plague us. He has learned that the cause is most often found in a lifestyle that stresses our body. He wanted to do something about that.   Torkil is concerned with how we can get the most out of life. In the book The Pulse Cure, he explains step by step how we can use the heart rate monitor or the smartphone to get to know our own body better and gain better control of the stress balance and the autonomic nervous system.   Torkil himself has been given a new life by making several smart lifestyle changes. His hope is that everyone who wants better health and more energy to live life to the fullest will benefit from the measures he himself enjoys so much. He also has a big wish for the healthcare system: That it works preventively to a much greater extent and provides help for self-help than is the case today.   Torkil Færø is also an award-winning photographer who has published photography art books, held exhibitions, and held photography workshops in many countries. He is an enthusiastic long-distance walker and has made the NRK films about pilgrimages to Nidaros and Santiago de Compostela. In his previous book, THE CAMERA CURE, he combined medical and photographic knowledge into a unique book about therapeutic photography, where coping with life is combined with taking good pictures. Faero has traveled by backpack, bicycle, motorbike, kayak, boat, and car in over 80 countries and speaks eight languages. Torkil is married to Tone, who is also part of the team at Pulskuren.   Connect with Dr. Torkil Faero: Website: IG: Grab a copy: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (1:13) How did she get into the line of work she’s in? (2:26) Common issues she sees with her patients (6:17) Good practices, supplements, and exercises (13:44) On blue light-blocking glasses (20:32) UV, sun gazing, and red light (26:24) Finding the right eye health supplement (29:24) Most common eye issue as we age (34:29) Exercises for eye health (36:14) On LASIK eye surgery (38:49) Where to find Dr. Rani Banik (40:26) Outro Who is Dr. Rani Banik?   Dr. Rudrani Banik is a Board-certified Ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained Neuro-Ophthalmologist, and Functional Medicine expert. She is fully trained in ophthalmic surgery and Botox, and she has a special interest in treating Headache and Migraine. Dr. Banik manages a wide spectrum of conditions affecting vision, as well as the complex connections between the eye and brain.   Dr. Banik has specialized training in Functional Medicine. She applies principles of complementary and alternative medicine in conjunction with traditional medical approaches to treat chronic diseases affecting the visual system. She offers a unique approach to managing conditions such as dry eye, macular degeneration, blepharitis, migraine, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, thyroid eye disease, uveitis, and other autoimmune conditions.   Dr. Banik has thirteen years of training at some of the finest medical and eye institutes in the country. She graduated with a B.A with Honors and M.D. from Brown University. She trained in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, followed by Ophthalmology at the University of California, Irvine. She went on to pursue Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins.   ​She has served on full-time faculty at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.   ​Dr. Banik is founder of Envision Health NYC, a private practice based on the Upper East Side in New York City. She is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine. Dr. Banik has won many teaching awards and also serves as principal investigator for 5 multi-centered clinical trials in neuro-ophthalmology. She has authored numerous articles and has presented at national and international meetings. Dr. Banik is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Exam Development Committee and helps to set the standards for board certification in her field.   ​ Connect with Dr. Rani: Website: IG: YT: TikTok: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram    
Show notes: (1:42) The background and how Ryan got into this field (3:25) EMF exposure and how it affects our body (11:31) Managing EMF exposure (20:49) Air quality, filtration systems, and mold growth (28:42) How to avoid mold in the home (32:26) Chemicals in the home (34:47) Water quality and water filtration (40:00) Learn more about Ryan (41:49) Lighting  (45:08) Outro Who is Ryan Blaser?   Ryan Blaser is the accomplished Founder and CEO of Test My Home, an environmental company dedicated to improving people's health and wellbeing. As a functional medicine doctor for your home, Ryan uses his expertise in building biology and healthy home consulting to identify and address toxic sources that could be impacting your health.   Ryan's extensive educational background in electrical engineering, environmental toxicology, and electromagnetic radiation, combined with years of experience in industries such as mold remediation, construction, and nuclear waste cleanup, has given him a deep understanding of the relationship between humans and their built environment.    After a personal wellness journey, Ryan founded Test My Home to help others achieve optimal health. He personally experienced the detrimental effects of mold exposure and lead inhalation, which caused unusual and serious health symptoms like fatigue, weight loss, and brain fog. After unsuccessful attempts with conventional doctors, Ryan took the initiative to investigate his home environment and found the source of his health issues. He cured himself and is now sharing his knowledge and experience with the world. Connect with Ryan: Website: Email: Facebook: Instagram: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (2:07) A brief background (5:28) Athlete tracking innovations (9:54) Enhancing stress resilience with sleep (28:46) Aim7: A personalized wellness app (35:33) Enhancing mental strength with mindfulness (39:30) Improving longevity through health and fitness (50:10) Outro Who is Dr. Erik Korem? Dr. Erik Korem is a sports scientist with a passion for solving the data-to-action gap in wearable tech and mHealth space.    Prior to founding AIM7, he spent over 15 years working as a sports scientist and a High-Performance director in collegiate and professional football.    He holds a doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky in exercise science with a research emphasis on how sleep impacts the brain's ability to adapt to stress. Connect with Dr. Erik Korem: Website: Newsletter:   Tune in to The Blueprint Podcast:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (1:39) Optimizing health for adults over 40 (6:10) The struggle with consistency and sustainability (14:28) The nervous system and overall health (21:06) Rewiring your brain for health (28:58) Proactive vs. reactive (34:09) Identifying food sensitivities  (38:42) The Fit Father and The Fit Mother project (46:23) Outro Who is Dr. Anthony Balduzzi? Dr. Anthony Balduzzi, NMD, is the Founder of The Fit Father Project and The Fit Mother Project — online health and fitness communities designed exclusively for busy moms and dads who want to lose weight, keep it off, and get healthy so they can be better fathers and mothers and enjoy the next 40 years of life.   After watching his own Dad lose his health and pass away at the young age of 42, Dr. Anthony founded both The Fit Father Project and The Fit Mother Project to help other busy moms and dads get and stay permanently healthy for their families.    Dr. Anthony holds dual degrees in Nutrition & Neuroscience from the University Of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine, and is also a national champion bodybuilder.    Dr. Balduzzi is most proud of the fact that he's helped over 10,000 mothers and fathers lose over 100,000 pounds through the Fit Mother and Fit Father Project programs. Connect with Dr. Anthony Balduzzi: The Fit Father Project: The Fit Mother Project: Youtube Channel: FFP Instagram:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (5:11) All about precision medicine for health longevity (7:10) Individualized approach to precision medicine (16:52) Importance of testosterone in men and women (21:28) Hormone optimization and its benefits (31:51) Enhancing longevity through blood therapy (41:42) Knowing the tools needed to prevent strokes and other heart diseases (52:14) Outro Who is Dr. Florence Comite?   Dr. Florence Comite, a renowned physician-scientist, is a global leader in precision medicine, particularly in utilizing N-of-1 data to identify, predict, and reverse aging-related disorders for optimal health. In 2005, she founded the Center for Precision Medicine & Health in NYC, pioneering a clinically proven, personalized approach to health care resembling a clinical trial. The Center integrates genomic, metabolomic, phenotypic, and digital health data to offer predictive analysis and actionable guidance. Dr. Comite's approach attracts a diverse clientele, from physicians and executives to celebrities and self-quantifying millennials. Her startup, GROQ Health™, digitizes and scales her unique precision medicine approach.   Dr. Comite, a Yale School of Medicine graduate and faculty member for 25 years, holds a triple appointment in Endocrinology and Reproductive Endocrinology. She trained at the NIH and founded Women’s Health at Yale in 1992. An accomplished author and speaker, Dr. Comite has published original research, contributed to editorial publications, and is the bestselling author of "Keep It." Connect with Dr. Florence Comite   Website: Instagram: Twitter: LinkedIn:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram  
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (2:03) Weight loss and gut health (11:01) Weight loss resistance (17:11) Understanding blood sugar levels and inflammation (25:18) Proper nutrition to decrease inflammation (32:41) Digestive health and food sensitivities (45:13) Outro Who is  Dr. Jessie Hehmeyer?   Dr. Jessica Hehmeyer’s life work is empowering individuals to create and sustain radical breakthroughs in health and vitality through educating patients, clients, and audiences on the targeted and science-based natural interventions of Functional Medicine. In her one-on-one counseling, she identifies the root cause of symptoms and conditions, employing food, botanicals, and lifestyle as medicine to tap into the body’s tremendous ability to heal. As a speaker, she provides audiences with meaningful information and facilitates conversations that allow individuals to take immediate action to forward their commitment to health.   In addition to her clinical, academic, and research-based knowledge, Dr. Hehmeyer understands the challenges people face when transforming decades-old habits. To this end, she walks individuals and audiences through a process to address the four fundamental aspects of producing and sustaining results: inspiration, information, strategy, and practice.   Individuals and groups often seek her care and expertise for hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes and pre-diabetes, sustained weight optimization, irritable bowel syndrome, general digestive distress, migraines, and autoimmune disorders.   Dr. Hehmeyer received her doctorate in chiropractic medicine from National University of Health Sciences, Master of Science in human nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Western States, and Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Los Angeles. She is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner (IFMCP), a licensed dietitian nutritionist (LDN), and a certified nutrition specialist (CNS), and she has learned from various physicians at the forefront of Functional Medicine, including Dr. Mark Hyman, Dr. Tom O’Bryan, and Dr. Datis Kharrazian. Prior to attending graduate school, she established herself as an expert in the fitness industry as a certified yoga instructor and master level certified SuperSlow high intensity strength trainer. Dr. Hehmeyer was a founder and managing partner of the first high intensity personal strength training facility in Chicago, CityWide SuperSlow (CWSS). She continues to “practice what she preaches.” In her spare time, you will find her doing yoga with her husband, hitting the weights at CWSS, or preparing a beautiful, healthy meal for loved ones. Connect with Dr. Jessie Hehmeyer: Website: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: LinkedIn: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram  
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (4:31) The beauty of being anti-toxic (11:29) Avoiding carcinogens in everyday products (20:59) Choosing healthy products to protect family's health (32:25) Health concerns and conscious shopping (37:29) Outro Who is David Steinman?   David Steinman is the author and coauthor of the groundbreaking bestsellers Diet for a Poisoned Planet and The Safe Shopper’s Bible and director of HLF. He was featured as one of the experts and activists in the HBO Max documentary Not So Pretty, directed by Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick. His investigative reporting and writing have won awards from Best of the West, California Newspaper Publishers’ Association, Sierra Club, and the Green Book Festival. He is the publisher of HealthyLivinG Magazine and serves as director of the nonprofit Healthy Living Foundation, a public-interest environmental and consumer advocacy organization that takes legal action and litigates on behalf of consumers and the environment. Under his leadership, HLF has won major court and legal cases against brands such as Herbal Essences, Pantene, Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee, Alberto VO5, Trader Joe’s, and Mrs. Meyers for selling products with high amounts of toxic chemicals that required their removal or labeling.   Articles featuring or mentioning David’s investigative work have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and USA Today, among other newspapers and magazines. He has appeared on CNN, Fox, and CNBC, and on local television stations throughout the United States and Canada. Connect with David Steinman: Website: Twitter: Facebook: Youtube:     Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (5:28) Chronic disease as a national security issue (10:03) The nutritional impact of different diet types (19:21) Diet and nutrition perspectives (26:38) Understanding different types of sugars (32:45) The Importance of Polysaccharides in Nutrition (42:12) Significant cognitive improvement in Alzheimer's patients (51:58) Daily Brain Care and Brain Vitamins (57:03) Outro Who is Dr. John Lewis?   Dr. John E. Lewis is past full-time associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and now remains as a voluntary associate professor in both Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Psychology. Dr. Lewis has been the principal investigator of multiple nutrition, dietary supplement, exercise training, and medical device studies in the last 2 decades. Much of his research has included investigating the effects of interventions on a wide variety of outcomes, including immune and cognitive functioning, inflammation, physical fitness, nutrient status, quality of life, and mental health, in healthy adults and in those with Alzheimer’s, HIV, MS, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, diabetes, chronic pain, and GI disorders, among others. He has co-authored more than 180 peer-reviewed scientific articles, has mentored many undergraduate, graduate, and medical students in exercise, nutrition, and health promotion, and has been an invited speaker at multiple international and national conferences.   Dr. Lewis earned both his B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Tennessee in business administration and human physiology, respectively. John has a Ph.D. from the University of Miami in educational and psychological studies. His Medical Wellness Training Expert Specialty areas and Speaking topics include: plant-based (vegan/vegetarian) nutrition; optimal nutrition for health, wellness, and performance; exercise programming – from weekend warriors to athletes; dietary supplementation for health and disease prevention; designing and conducting clinical research interventions; technical writing and professional publishing and presentation; and evaluation of research studies and data. In addition to his professional accomplishments, he is a former athlete and competitive body builder, who maintains a very rigorous exercise training regimen and has eaten a whole-food, plant-based diet for over 26 years. Connect with Dr. John Lewis: Website: LinkedIn: Facebook:, Instagram: Youtube:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (1:12) The power of cold water immersion (10:11) Cold water immersion as a stress coping mechanism (12:20) The ideal temperature for cold water immersion (20:58) Cased studies and real-life scenarios on the benefits of cold water immersion (36:21) Outro Who is Dr. Mark Harper?   Dr. Mark Harper, MD, PhD, is a consultant anesthetist at Sussex University Hospitals in the UK and Kristiansand in Norway. He is a leading expert in the prevention of hypothermia in surgical patients and the therapeutic uses of cold-water adaptation and open-water swimming. He has been featured in the BBC documentary The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs, is a cocreator of Chill UK, a nonprofit committed to providing courses in cold-water swimming to improve mental health, and the director of Mental Health Swims. He lives in England and Norway. Connect with Dr. Mark Harper: Website: Instagram: LinkedIn: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: [2:45] What started the journey to becoming a holistic healer [4:23] Resilience and high performance [7:01] Reframing views around difficulties, pain and suffering [11:32] Optimal performance and overcoming negative talk [24:18] Daily habits and mindset for success [29:25] Effects of mold and toxic load [38:36] Optimizing health through clean environment [44:38] Outro Who is Dr. Jill Carnahan?   Dr. Jill Carnahan is Your Functional Medicine Expert® dually board certified in Family Medicine for 10 years and in Integrative Holistic Medicine since 2015. She uses functional medicine to help patients find the root cause of their illness and identify nutritional and biochemical imbalances that may be contributing to their symptoms. Dr. Jill will search for underlying triggers that contribute to your illness through cutting-edge lab testing and tailor the intervention to your specific individual needs. She uses nutrition, supplements, lifestyle changes, or medication to treat your illness, and always seeks the gentlest and least invasive way to help you find hope, restore health and optimize healing.   She is the Medical Director of Flatiron Functional Medicine, a widely sought-after practice with a broad range of clinical services, including functional medical protocols, nutritional consultations, chiropractic therapy, naturopathic medicine, acupuncture, and massage therapy. As a survivor of breast cancer, Crohn’s disease, and toxic mold illness, she brings a unique perspective to treating patients in the midst of complex and chronic illness. Her clinic specializes in searching for the underlying triggers that contribute to illness through cutting-edge lab testing and tailoring the intervention to specific needs. Connect with Dr. Jill Carnahan:   Website: LinkedIn: Facebook: Youtube: Instagram:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: [5:47] The biology of trauma and healing [13:02] Understanding trauma in parenting [19:14] Healing trauma and chronic health issues [28:20] The path to healing past trauma  [36:36] Reframing past outlook to achieve healing [44:06] Outro Who is Dr. Aimie Apigian?   Dr. Aimie Apigian, MD, MS, MPH, is a Board-Certified Preventive Medicine physician with a Masters in Biochemistry and a Masters in Public Health.  She is an author, speaker and founder of Trauma Healing Accelerated, LLC and Family Challenge Camps.   After a few years in a general surgery residency in Portland, OR, Dr. Aimie decided to forge her career path as a Trauma, Attachment and Addiction Medicine Physician.  She believes the healing journey can be accelerated through evidence-based tools and approaches to rewire the nervous system and the effects of chronic stress and trauma on the mind and body.  Having both parented children with effects from attachment and trauma issues and then having her own health challenges from chronic stress and traumas, she is intensely invested on finding what actually works practically and how to restore the body to its highest potential for health optimizing the biology.    In addition to her medical training, she is also a Functional Medicine physician and has training and certifications specifically in neuro-autoimmunity, nutrition and genetics for addictions, mental health, and mood and behavioral disorders.   She has a number of certifications in various trauma therapies including Instinctual Trauma Response Model (an art trauma therapy), Somatic Experiencing (developed by Dr. Peter Levine), and NeuroAffective Touch (Dr. Aline LaPierre). Dr. Aimie enjoys bridging the gap between what she sees happening in these trauma therapies and a person’s biology and nervous system.   She is the Founder and Director for Family Challenge Camps, a non-profit organization founded in 2011 providing an experiential transformative intensive for families with children with trauma and attachment issues. She now has founded Trauma Healing Accelerated to bring information and personal empowerment through online courses.  She hosts summits on how to optimize the biology in those who want the next level to their health and performance. She has an active medical practice in California in Addiction Medicine and Concierge Functional Medicine. Connect with Dr. Aimie Apigian: Website: YouTube: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter: LinkedIn: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram  
Show notes: [0:00] Intro [0:58] All about functional neurology [7:19] Developmental asynchrony and its correlated symptoms  [13:16] Laser therapy for health and wellness [20:25] The importance of light for circadian biology [28:20] Early intervention is key for stroke and other types of injuries [39:50] Understanding pain and finding solutions [45:26] Outro Who is Dr. Brandon Crawford?   Dr. Brandon Crawford, DC FIBFN-CND is a fellow of the International Board of Functional Neurology with a specialty in Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders. He founded and leads care at the Austin Center for Developing Minds in Cedar Park, TX. Brandon is also the founder and CEO of NeuroSolution, whose focus is selling laser therapy devices and educating doctors, therapists, and laypeople on various topics in healthcare. Dr. Crawford is also a managing partner of Legendary DC Consulting where he helps other practitioners achieve more optimal results by utilizing developmental functional neurology within their practice. Brandon is a managing partner for the NeuroSolution Center of Dubai and a similar clinic in the UK. Dr. Crawford serves on the medical advisory board for SNA Technologies and BrainTap.    Dr. Crawford enjoys educating practitioners and has done this in various ways; most recently he has been a part of the Childhood Neurodevelopmental Disorders Courses led by Dr. Robert Melillo and is now involved in launching the NeuroSolution conferences across the nation.    Dr. Brandon Crawford is dedicated to spreading the developmental functional neuroscience profession in order to achieve a larger impact on humanity. Currently, Brandon’s main focus is on severe pediatric brain injuries and neurodevelopmental disorders. He is also an expert in laser and light therapy, specifically how to apply these modalities to the brain and nervous system. Brandon continues to develop new treatment strategies for various conditions to achieve a deeper level of healing for people all over the globe. Connect with Dr. Brandon Crawford: Website: Facebook: Instagram: Twitter:     Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: [0:00] Intro [0:53] Overcoming trauma and chronic illness [6:36] Exploring alternative medicine and healing journey [12:20] Struggling with chronic pain and desperation [14:04] All about the science of pain [19:48] The step-by-step process of bioemotional healing [25:46] Trauma as a factor that alters the nervous system [31:36] Turning pain into empowering healing [41:54] Outro Who is Ashleigh Di Lello?   Ashleigh Di Lello is the founder & creator of Bio Emotional Healing®, a revolutionary method she uses to help clients around the world rewire their subconscious mind to finally break free from negative thoughts, behaviors, and emotions to thrive in their lives!   After over 20 years of battling her chronic pain and illness, she started the journey to heal her body from the inside out. According to her doctors, she wouldn’t live past her teenage years.   Through her study of neuroscience, she was able to conquer her life-threatening illness to become an elite athlete, TV & Broadway star, entrepreneur, and speaker. Connect with Ashleigh Di Lello: Website: Instagram: LinkedIn: Youtube: Podcast: Bioemotional Healing Podcast   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: [0:00] Intro [1:25] Personal health struggles that led Sally to discover the dangers of toxic oxalates [6:13] What are oxalates and how does it affect one’s health [14:09] Oxalate testing and its challenges  [21:10] Common signs and symptoms of oxalate toxicity [30:21] How bad is oxalate poisoning [31:41] Oxalate levels and food swaps [42:46] Outro Who is Sally K. Norton?   Sally K. Norton is a vitality coach, speaker, and health consultant. She received her bachelor's degree in nutritional science from Cornell University and her master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.   She helps people learn to select nutritious, low-oxalate foods and build more energy, achieve faster healing, and experience better overall health. Connect with Sally K. Norton: Website: Youtube: LinkedIn: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (2:39) Healing inflammation through nutrition (5:13) Most common highly inflammatory foods that people consume daily (9:34) Different types of oils and their impact on inflammation (18:58) Most common anti-inflammatory food choices (23:55) The importance of blood sugar monitoring (28:43) Tips for people who love to eat out (34:38) Circadian rhythm fasting (38:58) Understanding food sensitivities, intolerances, and allergies (46:50) Where to find Julie (48:25) Outro Who is Julie Daniluk?   Julie is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and host of Healthy Gourmet, a reality cooking show aired in over 70 countries. A highly sought-after anti-inflammatory health expert and speaker, she is the award-winning author of 4 bestselling books (two #1 National Bestsellers) and a two-time World Gourmand Cookbook Award recipient.   After graduating from both The Canadian School of Natural Nutrition and the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, she studied culinary arts at George Brown College, herbalism at Emerson Herbal College, and life coaching with Tony Robbins. Connect with Julie Daniluk: Website: Facebook: Instagram: LinkedIn: Youtube:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (0:00) Intro (9:06) The connection between Ketogenic diet and chronic diseases (13:46) Impact of Ketogenic diets on overall health (20:16) Ketogenic diet as a balanced diet (22:50) Getting sugar off your diet (28:36) The immune system’s fight against cancer (34:06) Diet and cholesterol levels (41:44) Four things to do to achieve nutritional ketosis (46:09) Diet and alcohol as important factors in chronic disease (55:12) How metabolic and neurologic problems can be resolved by Ketogenic diet (55:53) Where to find Dr. David G. Harper (57:29) Outro Who is Dr. David G. Harper?   Dr. David G. (Dave) Harper is a science educator, researcher, and technology CEO. Educated from kindergarten to Ph.D. in BC, he is an advocate for education, science and technology, diversity and inclusiveness, environmental sustainability, and is passionate about the importance of critical reasoning and reasoned skepticism. He is the President and CEO of the Discovery Foundation, a registered charity that fosters the development and sustainability of the science and technology sector in BC, with a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion.   Dave holds a BSc. and Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in mathematical biofluiddynamics and completed post-doctoral fellowships at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole and the University of Cambridge in comparative physiology. He is an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at the University of the Fraser Valley, where he teaches courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, and Contemporary Health issues. He is also UFV’s Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.   As a Visiting Scientist at the BC Cancer Research Centre, Terry Fox Lab, his current research focusses on the therapeutic benefits of ketogenic diets for women with metastatic breast cancer. He is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition and is the author of BioDiet, an international bestseller about the therapeutic benefits of ketogenic diets and the new science of nutrition. Connect with Dr. David G. Harper: Guest links Website: LinkedIn: Twitter/X: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (1:35) Sharing of Maggie’s cancer diagnosis and survival story (12:22) Ketogenic diet for cancer prevention and education (21:10) Exploring the nuances of different diets (31:44) The idea behind their documentary series (36:33) Where to find the docuseries (39:35) Where to find Brad and Maggie Jones (41:53) Relationship between genetic mutation and cancer risk (48:53) Outro   Who is Maggie Jones?   Maggie Jones is a stage 4 cancer thriver who credits metabolic therapies, along with conventional treatment, with miraculously prolonging her life, which she has now dedicated to raising awareness of metabolic therapies.   She has over 20 years of media experience, most recently as Vice President of Newsroom Systems for South China Morning Post and Vice President of Product for Tribune Publishing and the Los Angeles Times.   Connect with Maggie Jones Website:, FB: IG: YT: LinkedIn:   Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
Show notes: (7:03) Epigenetics and DNA (14:21) Influencing genetics and creating autonomic anchors (22:53) Health benefits of breath holding and foot scraping (30:21) The value of eye convergence (34:34) Achieving acidosis through elevation training  (39:50) Osteogenic loading as a longevity solution (48:09) Outro Who is Tony Molina? Tony stands among the most accomplished thought leaders in the contemporary biotuning movement. His experience across multiple modalities for performance, fitness and healthspan puts him at the forefront of his class.   An Amphibious Reconnaissance Marine Team Leader in the first Gulf War during Operation Desert Storm, he rose as a U.S. Navy Diver and Navy Seal Obstacle Course record holder. Tony raced for 10 years on the elite professional expedition racing circuit producing life altering achievements during nonstop, 24 hours a day, grueling 300-to-500-mile courses in Mark Burnett’s Global Eco Challenge Expedition Competitions and the Infamous Raid Gauloises held in remote locations such as the jungles of  Malaysia, the high Atlas Mountains of Morocco, the steppes of Patagonia Argentina and on the glaciers and rivers of the South Island of New Zealand.    Tony has helped thousands of people navigate the longevity space including Lykke Li, Peter Guber, Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and was a two-time presenter at the Tony Robbins Platinum Partnership.  Tony founded the Arête Lifelab, the future of longevity biohacking and is the Senior Research and Development Specialist at Powerplate currently developing their newest product coined “The Ultimate Exercise Biohack”.    Annually, Tony conducts high altitude research on the Matterhorn, the Everest Region, Volcano Alley in South America and across the slopes of Kilimanjaro, discovering the rate limiting steps in human performance and how humans can address the diseases of our civilization. Connect with Tony Molina: Website: TikTok: LinkedIn: Youtube: Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram  
Show notes: [3:52] Hormesis and natural healing techniques [13:43] The impact of technology on health [16:35] Optimal sun exposure and the use of supplements [23:08] The importance of turning the lights off at bedtime [28:25] Benefits of infrared saunas and cold plunging [33:21] Hydrotherapy and immunity [42:53] Outro Who is Roger Seheult?   Dr. Seheult is currently an Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine, and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the School of Medicine and Allied Health at Loma Linda University.   Dr. Seheult is quadruple board-certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Internal Medicine.   Roger's current practice is in Beaumont, California where he is a critical care physician, pulmonologist, and sleep physician at Optum California.  He lectures routinely across the country at conferences and for medical, PA, and RT societies, is the director of a sleep lab, and is the Medical Director for the Crafton Hills College Respiratory Care Program.   In 2012 he and Kyle Allred founded MedCram L.L.C., a medical education company with CME-accredited videos that are utilized by hospitals, medical schools, and hundreds of thousands of medical professionals from all over the world (and over 1 million YouTube Subscribers). His passion is promoting healthy lifestyles and regularly lectures to schools, hospitals, and media outlets. Dr. Seheult was the recipient of the 2021 San Bernardino County Medical Society's William L. Cover MD Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medicine and the 2022 United Health Group's The Sages of Clinical Service Award. In 2022, both Roger Seheult and Kyle Allred received the HRH Prince Salmon bin Hamad Al Khalifa Medical Merit Medal from the Kingdom of Bahrain for their contribution to health policy in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Connect with Roger Seheult: Website: Youtube: LinkedIn:     Links and Resources: Peak Performance Life Peak Performance on Facebook Peak Performance on Instagram
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