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Why Metabolic Health Matters and How to Improve it with Casey Means

Why Metabolic Health Matters and How to Improve it with Casey Means

Update: 2024-05-15


"What if your body had a greater ability to heal than you were ever led to believe?" - This question not only challenges conventional health beliefs but also underpins the empowering message that infuse today's discussion.

Welcome to this - literally - energy packed new episode of "On Health," where I’m joined by Dr. Casey Means, a Stanford-trained physician and the author of "Good Energy." Once on the path to becoming an ENT surgeon, Dr. Means experienced a personal health revelation that steered her towards a deep dive into metabolic health, ultimately leading to her leaving conventional medicine. Today, she’s a leading voice in proactive health practices and metabolic optimization, sharing her expertise to help others ignite their best health.

About Dr. Casey Means:

Dr. Casey Means is a Stanford-trained physician and a pioneer in the field of metabolic health. After leaving her surgical residency, she co-founded a health technology company focused on personalized nutrition and lifestyle optimization. She's an advocate for a holistic approach to health that emphasizes the role of diet, environmental factors, and lifestyle choices in improving metabolic function and overall well-being. Her upcoming book, "Good Energy," explores these themes in detail. Connect with Dr. Means through her website and on Instagram.

In This Episode We Explore:

  • Life Shift: Discover why Dr. Means transitioned from a surgical career to focusing on metabolic health.
  • Metabolism 2.0: Why metabolism is the mother of root causes - and why it's crucial to your health.
  • The Powerhouses of Your Cells: Learn how environmental exposures and a SAD diet are harming our mitochondrial health - and how you can boost your mitochondrial function. (And learn a fun fact about the matrilineal nature of mitochondria).
  • Lab Tests for Metabolism: Casey and I share the essential lab tests we recommend for monitoring metabolic health.
  • Nutritional Guidance: Get practical tips on what to eat and what to avoid — to optimize your metabolic health every day - and how it’s easier than you might think.
  • Nature and Health: Explore how reconnecting with nature - and our innate feminine bu tuning into your body's natural rhythms— can enhance your metabolic health.
  • The Sickness Industry of Medicine: We discuss the backend healthcare incentives to keep us sick rather than help us be well!
  • Casey’s top meal picks for protein rich, nutrient dense breakfasts, lunches, and dinners - that you can prepare in 5 to 30 minutes!

Don’t miss this episode filled with actionable insights that could redefine what you thought was possible for your health. Tune in to learn how you can harness your "Good Energy" for a life of vitality and optimal health.

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Why Metabolic Health Matters and How to Improve it with Casey Means

Why Metabolic Health Matters and How to Improve it with Casey Means

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