Dr. Frank Lipman, New York Times best-selling author and integrative and functional medicine pioneer, joins our show in this special episode of the Elite Man Podcast! In today’s episode Dr. Lipman talks about the 6 core areas of optimal health and how you can begin mastering them today. He covers his vast teachings in both Eastern and Western medicine and how he’s been able to incorporate so many different modalities over the years into helping so many individuals become healthier. In this action-packed episode we cover everything from diet, to sleep, to supplements, and so much more. If you’re wondering what the 6 keys to having a happier and healthier life are, and more importantly, how you can improve these areas and take action right away in optimizing your health, check this episode out now!
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In our episode we go over:
- How Dr. Frank Lipman became a functional medicine doctor so many years back
- Why having an integrative approach to medicine is much more effective than the common practices performed by most Western medicine docs
- The influences of Chinese medicine on Dr. Lipman’s work and also that of Dr. Jeffrey Bland, the founder of functional medicine
- What Dr. Lipman’s Good Medicine Mandala means and why he uses it to represent his functional medicine philosophy
- What the 6 keys to optimizing your health are and why getting them down can dramatically improve your health and happiness
- Why the food you eat is so critical to your health and why it’s one of the biggest and most easily manipulative aspects to having good health
- The best types of diets and what foods you should eat to optimize your health
- The fact that most people do better on a low-carbohydrate diet
- The varying degrees of trouble people have digesting grains, even whole grains, and other foods like dairy, but the fact that some people are fine consuming them
- The best way to figure out what foods you should eat and what you should avoid and why the gut microbiome holds the key to answering many of these questions
- Why Dr. Lipman recommends removing gluten from your diet (for almost everyone)
- Why Berberine and Grape Seed Extract are great anti-microbial herbs to consider taking and the fact that they only target the bad bacteria in the gut
- Whether or not you should supplement with probiotics and if there’s any harm that might come from taking the wrong forms of them
- Why cycling probiotics would be a good idea and what to look for in terms of bacterial count and strains
- Why Dr. Lipman uses IV and acetyl glutathione for chronic disease and sickness
- Why all of us are on the spectrum of health, we live somewhere in between sickness and optimal health
- Why sleep is so important to our health and how you can optimize your sleep today
- Dr. Frank Lipman’s recommended amount of sleep and what getting this number does for you
- Why movement is so important for your health and why most people are not moving as much as they should
- The role of exercise in optimizing your health and how this plays into the movement aspect
- The importance of meditation and why Dr. Lipman recommends having a regular meditation practice to improve your health and happiness
- How to mitigate and protect yourself from daily toxins and assaults in foods and cosmetics, and everything else we’re being exposed to regularly
- How to improve your mitochondrial function to help with detoxing and energy support
- The power of becoming part of a tribe or community and why this is critical to your happiness and also your health
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