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We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.

We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.
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We explore the science of nutrition and health, discovering how you can use nutrition to achieve and maintain wellness.

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English


Episodes

310 – Nutrition supports cardiovascular health in profound ways

2/9/2019
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Neil E. Levin discusses some of the most important nutrients for the heart and arteries One of my goals for HealthQuestPodcast.com is to promote a paradigm shift in how we think about nutrition and disease. Current laws and regulations contribute to the confusion that consumers experience. Those same laws and regulations make it difficult and […]

Duration:00:52:09

309 – The Endocannabinoid System – Part 1 – Endo Calm

1/26/2019
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This will be the first interview in a series of 5 that will focus on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the nutrients that have been scientifically and clinically evaluated for their specific benefits to the ECS. The discovery of the ECS and the recent explosion in interest in CBD (cannabidiol) is unprecedented. However what is often overlooked is that there are many other nutrients and herbs that can also affect the ECS.

Duration:00:41:39

308 – Tremella Mushroom – China’s Secret for Healthy and Beautiful Skin

1/10/2019
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Tremella Mushroom hydrates the skin, supports immune health and increases anti-oxidants. Interview with Mark J. Kaylor We have used Mushroom Wisdom products in my family on and off for many years. I remember when Maitake Products D-Fraction was introduced as a potent immune supplement. It was the first mushroom product that I learned about that […]

Duration:00:45:06

307 – Your Probiotic Gut Health Is Essential To Overall Health

12/27/2018
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In this interview Dr. Jason Mitchell will discuss the importance of gut probiotic bacteria and some of the challenges to creating an effective probiotic. Many consumers take probiotic supplements without consideration as if all probiotic supplements are equal. We will consider Probulin® probiotics as one effective solution. Dr. Mitchell makes the point that any probiotic is usually better than nothing. However if you want a probiotic to be the most effective there are numerous things that...

Duration:00:41:43

306 – Radical Metabolism – My Interview with Ann Louise Gittleman

12/19/2018
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More than one-third of Americans are obese, although many have been dieting for decades. Why? No diet in the world will work if your metabolism has turned toxic, and no disease can be healed if your cell membranes are unhealthy. Cell membranes require certain types of fat to perform their metabolic duties, but no amount of “good” dietary fat will be beneficial if your gallbladder is ailing or you have congested bile. This is the reason ketogenic type diets often fail. Ann Louise Gittleman...

Duration:00:37:15

305 – Customizing Your Digestive Enzymes – From Atkins to Zone

12/10/2018
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In 2014, the United States Department of Health and Human Services reported that 70 million adult Americans. Common digestive issues include gas, bloating, belching, diarrhea, constipation, acid reflux, nausea, heartburn, abdominal pain or distension, extreme fullness after eating and sour or metallic tastes in the mouth. These complaints are your body’s way of saying it needs help. The help you need, however, goes beyond feeling more comfortable after meals. Sluggish digestion also robs...

Duration:00:46:48

304 – Full Spectrum Hemp for Endocannabinoid Support

11/29/2018
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There has never been this much excitement over a food and it’s nutrients as there is currently for hemp. There is also a great deal of confusion as to what are the important facts to understand. Valid scientific research surrounding hemp is fueling the rediscovery of its importance to human health. What this research is revealing is causing a shift in thinking as well as application of nature’s assets held inside this amazing plant.

Duration:00:46:18

303 – Simple Nutritional Solutions for Common Digestive Complaints

11/16/2018
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There are a lot of people with digestive challenges that are not medically related. These are common everyday digestive issues that don’t require medical intervention. Problems such as occasional, poor digestion, gas, bloating, heart burn and stomach irritation are examples of digestive complaints that can often be addressed by good nutritional support.

Duration:00:51:22

302 – Emerging Trends in Probiotics

11/12/2018
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The probiotic category is a hotbed of research and as a result new products are emerging at a rapid rate. The science of probiotics is revealing the unique benefits of genetically identifiable strains. This is leading to more specifically targeted products. It also means that consumers must continue to gain more understanding in order to sort out the products and the claims. There are a lot of good companies making good probiotics. There is also way too many products that are inferior in...

Duration:00:49:10

301 – Meshima Mushroom Supports Breast Health for Women

11/5/2018
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“Meshima, (Phellinus linteus) whose name literally means "Women's Island," is a mushroom that grows on mulberry trees on an island of the same name southwest of Japan. Meshima is becoming increasingly known for its remarkable women's health benefits.* In groundbreaking studies, US researchers recently confirmed that an extract of Meshima mushrooms demonstrates potent activity in helping to maintain healthy breast cells.*” source: Mushroom Wisdom

Duration:00:42:27

300 – What You Need to Know in 2018 – My Opinion – Steve Lankford

10/24/2018
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Every 100 shows I take time to distill my thoughts on what I have learned or observed since the previous anniversaries. I have a perspective on the health industry that spans over 4 decades and I have seen the growth and the changes. I suggest that you revisit episodes 100 and 200 and read the blogs that I wrote at those times. It is interesting because much of what I covered then remains relevant today. As always a lot has changed, but much also remains the same. Changes can be...

Duration:00:52:24

299 – The A-List Diet – Look and Feel Younger

10/8/2018
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Prior to opening his own practice, for five years, Dr. Pescatore was the Associate Medical Director of The Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine working directly with Dr. Robert C. Atkins. What we have learned over the decades from Dr. Atkins and Dr. Pescatore is that fats in the diet are not the cause of obesity. We have learned about the importance of the types of fats in the diet and that some fats are better than others. We learned that refined carbs and too many carbs is a major...

Duration:00:42:45

298 – Maintaining Intestinal Probiotic Balance

10/5/2018
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There is no product that has as much traction in the marketplace right now as probiotics. The understanding that probiotic bacteria have a profound beneficial effect on human nutrition has crossed over into the main stream. Probiotics can be found in many different products, even foods and beverages. One might even assume that all probiotics are good for human health and that you can take as much as you want. People assume that one probiotic may be equally good as any other product. Most...

Duration:00:40:20

297 – Nutritional Support for Digestive Challenges

9/21/2018
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Digestive complaints are one of the most common health issues. Common digestive problems include poor digestion, upset stomach, acid stomach, irritable bowel, gas, constipation, diarrhea, allergies, and probiotic imbalances. Those are the common ones. More serious digestive issues include Crohn’s, C-diff infections, leaky-gut, Celiac disease, and so on. The number of people who chronically use acid-blocking drugs is skyrocketing. The long term use of these medications has profound...

Duration:00:42:30

296 – The Power of Fermentation for Foods and Supplements

9/9/2018
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You are likely already consuming fermented foods than you realize. Some common fermented foods include yogurt, beer and wine, vinegar, tempeh, sauerkraut, pickles, olives, kefir, kimchi, kombucha, miso and sourdough bread. There are others. Fermented foods are easy to digest and they are gentle on the stomach. Almost any food can be fermented. In this interview Yolanda Fenten we discuss the value of fermented foods. We also discuss Natural Factors Whole Earth & Sea 100% Organic Fermented...

Duration:00:39:41

295 – Is Your CBD Safe and Effective? What to Look For.

8/25/2018
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I have preached this many times: In order to find the best products, you have to first find the best companies. Companies who pass the tests and produce products you can trust is what you are seeking. This is perhaps the most important thing in this exploding market of CBD. How do you know which products and companies are worthy of your trust and dollars? Consumers assume CBD is CBD, without distinction except perhaps for milligram potency. But there is so much more to the story. In this...

Duration:00:50:05

294 – Nutritional Support for Healthy Blood Pressure

8/17/2018
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This is an important interview on a couple of levels. First because Dr. Jaffe stresses the importance on nutrition, diet and lifestyles for healthy blood pressure and as a first line defense. Secondly he discusses some of the deficiencies in the medical approach of controlling blood pressure with pharmaceutical drugs and the failure of many doctors to consider the lifestyle factors. In this interview we will discuss how to maintain a healthy blood pressure by lifestyle choices before turning...

Duration:00:52:50

293 – The Benefits of Biochem Science by Nature Whey Protein

8/8/2018
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More consumers are seeking to boost protein consumption and whey protein is perhaps the most popular and for good reasons. We use protein powders in our home and we have found that whey protein is our preferred source of supplemental protein. One of the great advantages that we have now as consumers is that nutritional science continues to evolve and wonderful products based on that science are widely available.

Duration:00:40:58

292 – Astaxanthin: Nature’s Most Potent Antioxidant for Skin

7/28/2018
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Skin is our largest organ and our first line of defense against environmental exposures like damaging UV rays, pollutants and microbes that can leave skin feeling dry and showing fine lines. Topical applications, like serums and creams, reach the surface of the skin but can’t get down into the deeper layers that contribute to skin’s elasticity and nourishment. Taking astaxanthin orally promotes healthy skin from the inside out.

Duration:00:39:54

291 – Nutritional Support for Auto Immune Issues – My Interview with Laurel Sterling

7/20/2018
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I have a strong personal interest in this topic. I have reported on this frequently because my wife, Debbie has been challenged with Rheumatoid Arthritis for over 40 years. In her case it was severe. She left her job as a teacher in 1989 and never was able to go back to work. She spent the next 15 years just trying to survive day to day by consuming 8 narcotic Darvocet doses each day. Those were tough days. So we personally know the challenge of auto immune breakdown. I have great empathy...

Duration:00:53:24