Have you noticed that you can’t bend over and stand on one leg to put on your socks or shoes as easily as you used to? Feel like your muscles are super tight? Chronic knee pain or low back pain that you keeps blaming on arthritis? Doc J breaks down how your lack of mobility and tight muscles are might be the cause of your chronic pain, lack of flexibility and contributing to your arthritis.
Your digestive system is designed to go without food. Your sympathetic nervous system is able to deal with it. Fasting promotes energy burn of reserves. Fasting allows gut bacteria to work on their neighborhoods vs focus on digesting food all the time. Bacteria get worn out easily so fasting allows them to store nutrients and proliferate, it’s like a vacation for the gut bugs. Our gut lining turns over every 3-4 days so why not fast a few days a month to let it reset. Doc J breaks down how fasting resets your gut and immune system while preventing disease, helps you manage stress and increases longevity.
Do you feel you are aging too fast? Are you tired all the time? Told you are prediabetic, and cholesterol is too high? Too tired to go to the gym, not able to lift the amount of weight you want to at the gym or extremely wiped out after a workout? Gaining weight despite eating healthy? Have a long history of burning the candles at both ends, eating out, eating processed food and perhaps a few too many alcoholic beverages over the years? You might have mitochondrial fatigue, a condition where your mitochondria, the energy making factories in your cells are not working properly. Optimal mitochondrial function is the key to a long vital disease free life, learn about how to assess your mitochondrial function as Doc J talks about how her approach to assessing and treating mitochondrial dysfunction.
Have you tried every diet in the book? Are you sick of getting hooked on a certain super food only to be told that it’s not good for you? If you are struggling to lose weight, frustrated because popular diets haven’t worked for you or you’ve hit a plateau, it might be time to get your genes tested. We now have the ability to determine what type of foods, exercise and habits that suit our genetic make-up. In this episode Doc J breaks down her own Pathway Fit genetic testing results from Pathway Genomics to give you the scoop on whether genetic testing is worth checking out.