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The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Robb Wolf

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Robb Wolf

Today’s interview is with the New York Times best-selling author of The Paleo Solution, Robb Wolf. Robb is an interesting guy for sure. He is a former research biochemist and is regarded as one of the world’s leading experts on nutrition. He has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top-ranked iTunes podcast and wildly popular seminar series. He has functioned as a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism and also serves on the Board of Directors of Specialty Health Medical Clinic in Reno, NV.

Robb has delivered seminars in nutrition and strength & conditioning to various entities including NASA, the Canadian Light Infantry, Naval Special Warfare, the United States Marine Corps, Twitter/Square and Microsoft. Continue reading

Tips to Beat Brain Fog

Tips to Beat Brain Fog

More and more, it seems like people are struggling with what we call brain fog, or the ability to think clearly. Your ability to approach your day with a clear head can often make or break the kind of day you’re having!

In today’s video, I’ll share with you three of my key tips for beating brain fog. Follow this advice, and you’ll improve your brain’s ability to function each and every day.

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sarah Hallberg

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sarah Hallberg

On today’s program, you’ll discover that diabetes may be reversible by means of nutritional interventions. My guest is Dr. Sarah Hallberg, a strong proponent of a very low-carbohydrate approach, not just for diabetes, but for weight loss and even for the improvement of cardiometabolic risk markers. With her organization, Virta Health, she just released a landmark study on this very subject.

Dr. Hallberg once gave a terrific TEDx talk that’s worth watching after our interview. She’s the medical director and founder of the Indiana University-Arnett Health Medical Weight Loss Program and will discuss her ongoing research on today’s episode of the Empowering Neurologist.

MLB Pitcher Matt Boyd and Meal Planning

MLB Pitcher Matt Boyd and Meal Planning

Recently, I was contacted by Matt Boyd, a starting pitcher with Major League Baseball’s (MLB) Detroit Tigers. Matt read Brain Maker, and he is using the guidelines there to improve his athletic performance.

Matt posed a very interesting question to me, regarding optimal nutrition planning for his lifestyle. This is of particular concern given that, in-season, Matt will be playing many games late in the evening, making a traditional meal plan difficult to schedule. I thought you all might be able to benefit from my answer, so see his full question, and my response, below.

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The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sara Gottfried

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD and Dr. Sara Gottfried

Dr. Sara Gottfried M.D. is a Harvard-educated physician, speaker, and author of two New York Times bestselling books, The Hormone Cure, and The Hormone Reset Diet. Her new book, which is what we talk about in this interview, is Younger: A Breakthrough Program to Reset Your Genes, Reverse Aging, and Turn Back the Clock 10 Years.

For the past 20 years, Dr. Gottfried has been dedicated to helping women feel at home in their bodies. Continue reading