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Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

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Houston, TX

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Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Twitter:

@drharrismD

Language:

English

Contact:

7137142628


Episodes

Episode 76 - Weight Lost

6/16/2021
Dr. Ryan Sherman, a behavioral health expert, joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to discuss his new book, Weight Lost. In this book, Dr. Sherman outlines the tips and tricks he has used to successfully help thousands of people win the battle of the bulge and do so without fads, gimmicks, or rebound weight gain. Often, the very first step in our fat loss journey is the wrong step, and Dr. Sherman delivers what any of us should do first to ensure we achieve our fat loss goals. Are you...

Duration:00:49:56

Episode 75 - June Wellness Review

6/9/2021
In this episode, we discuss: ➡️ Wellness Journey: Don't quit when it's hard ➡️ Article 1: The blueprint to reverse your biological age in 8 weeks ➡️ Article 2: Re-infection rate after previous COVID infection ➡️ Supplement Discussion: Iron Bisglycinate Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris The Ultimate Wellness Course: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle How You Can Benefit From Rootine: https://rootinevitamins.df7rps.net/c/2446411/853842/10924

Duration:00:40:37

Episode 74 - Passion Is Cooking

6/1/2021
I'm sure you've heard of the Mediterranean diet, but what about the Mediterranean lifestyle. What if we take that even further and combine that with life and business coaching while engaging in making delicious, wholesome meals? That is just a tiny piece of what Dario and Anita have done at Passion Is Cooking. This episode of the podcast discusses the Mediterranean lifestyle, how Dario and Anita married their businesses, and the surprising health and relationship benefits that science...

Duration:00:36:25

Episode 73 - Digital Wellness

4/28/2021
46% of people say they cannot live without their cell phones. Wait, that's crazy; almost half of us equate not having a digital device to life and death! Cell phones and social media can be fantastic tools when used correctly, but there is a dark side. Digital health is a fundamental component of health and wellness; however, it's often neglected. In this episode, we dive into the effects that social media and digital technology have on our health and outline strategies for digital...

Duration:00:39:55

Episode 72 - My Vital C: The Secret To Longevity

4/21/2021
What if I told you that you could live a longer, healthier life, improve your sleep and exercise performance, sharpen your focus and cognition, protect your nerves, and reduce inflammation all with a teaspoon a day? Carbon nanomaterial scientist Chris Burres, the co-founder of My Vital C, joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to discuss Carbon 60 (C60) and how this exceptional molecule is revolutionizing health and wellness. MyVital C: https://www.myvitalc.com/greathealth/ Promo Code:...

Duration:00:54:02

Episode 71 - April Wellness Review 2021

4/14/2021
Our monthly wellness review is back with four different topics designed to empower you to take control of your health! ➡️ Wellness Journey: Well, that was unexpected ➡️ Article 1: Tai Chi and exercise for better sleep ➡️ Article 2: Is the food you're eating beneficial or harmful for your microbiome ➡️ Rootine Supplement: Calcium Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris The Ultimate Wellness Course: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle How You Can Benefit From Rootine:...

Duration:00:37:58

Episode 70 - Your Skin Care Routine Is Damaging Your Skin

4/7/2021
Skincare expert Danny Neifert joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to talk about all that she has learned in aesthetics and why she has such a passion for holistic skincare. Many products and procedures that we do every day are harming the skin and prematurely aging the skin. Danny sought a better and more natural way for skincare and founded Skin Harmonics. Now she helps people every day experience truly youthful and healthy skin! In this episode, we dive into why the beauty industry...

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 69 - Metabolism: How We Turn Food Into Energy

3/31/2021
Metabolism, it's a word that we all know, yet like most things, metabolism can be a very complex subject. Researchers get their PH.D.'s in various aspects of metabolism. Metabolism covers numerous processes in the body, but the one we attribute to the word the most is the generation of energy from food. How we effectively generate energy determines much of our overall mental and physical health. There are numerous reasons why our metabolism may be dysregulated, but fear not, there are...

Duration:01:00:15

Episode 68 - Why We Get Sick

3/24/2021
World renown metabolism and physiology researcher Dr. Benjamin Bikman joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to discuss a widespread root cause of chronic diseases. 30% of Americans have impairments in metabolism and sugar processing. In medicine, we call this insulin resistance, and it is at the root of numerous diseases, including Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and more. Dr. Bikman shares how he got into studying insulin resistance, the root causes of insulin...

Duration:00:43:55

Episode 67 - March Wellness Review 2021

3/17/2021
Happy March! This episode is our monthly wellness review, where we cover four different topics. In this episode, we discuss: ➡️Wellness Journey: What is "healthy" ➡️Article 1: It's time to talk about the COVID-19 pandemic as a cardiometabolic phenomena ➡️Article 2: Mindfulness and improvements in migraine headaches ➡️ Supplement Discussion: Copper Lifestyle Medicine with Dr. Harris The Ultimate Wellness Course: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/5pillarsbundle How You Can...

Duration:00:44:07

Episode 66 - Intention Not Perfection

3/10/2021
We are obsessed with perfection, winning, and making things look easy or effortless. This obsession is at the heart of why so many of our goals go unfulfilled. Life is about balance; it's about intentionality, not being perfect. We welcome Amy Connell, host of the Graced Health Podcast, to discuss how we approach everyday health and wellness. In this episode, we discuss: ➡️Why intentional is the goal, not perfection ➡️Why the "on"/"off" mentality is keeping you from your goals ➡️How you...

Duration:00:47:27

Episode 65 - The Thyroid: A Little Gland With A Big Purpose

3/3/2021
Thyroid abnormalities are widespread, and unfortunately, the root cause of the abnormalities are usually not sought after. Many reasons can disrupt the normal functions and processes of this little gland. Don't let the thyroid's size fool you; it plays an immense role in our overall health and well-being. In this episode, we discuss: ➡️What the thyroid is ➡️What are its functions ➡️What nutrients are essential to thyroid function ➡️What things impair its function ➡️What labs to check to...

Duration:00:37:46

Episode 64 - The Weight Is Over

2/24/2021
Sponsor: Premium Jane: https://premiumjane.com Promo Code: GreatHealth for 20% off! The obesity epidemic is raging out of control, and the horizon appears to be very dark. By 2030 it is estimated that nearly 50% of American adults will be obese. Excess body fat is linked to numerous chronic diseases, including cancer, infertility, thyroid abnormalities, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer's, and more. Dr. Harris is joined by Dr. Trent Mozingo, who has made it his mission to fight the battle of the...

Duration:00:30:46

Episode 63 - February Wellness Review

2/17/2021
Sponsor: Premium Jane: https://premiumjane.com Promo Code: GreatHealth for 20% off! We have moved our Podcast back to a once-weekly release every Wednesday. The wellness weekly segments are now monthly wellness reviews. They follow the same formats as the wellness weekly with four distinct parts: Wellness Journeys, two different research articles, and a supplement discussion. This month's review discussed the following: ➡️ Wellness Journeys - Value Creation ➡️ Article 1: The Relationship...

Duration:00:37:16

Episode 62 - Let Food Be Thy Medicine And Medicine Be Thy Food

2/10/2021
The most important decision regarding our health that we make every day is what we decide to use to fuel our bodies. Nutrition is the king of wellness; exercise is the queen. What we use to fuel our bodies; what we use as nourishment can either heal/prevent disease or be the root cause of disease. Culinary medicine is all about using food to nurture and prevent, treat, and reverse disease. Dr. Michaela Ginn joins the podcast to discuss her transition into culinary medicine, how culinary...

Duration:00:42:17

Episode 61 - Infrared Sauna Therapy

2/3/2021
We are always on the lookout for new evidence-based technology, and one of the things taking the wellness world by storm is Infrared Sauna Therapy a form of energy therapy (pun intended). This episode dives into the following: ➡️ What is Infrared Light➡️ How it benefits our health➡️ Side effects/cautions of Infrared Therapy➡️ How to prepare to use the sauna & when not to use it➡️ What to look for when buying a home Infrared Sauna➡️ Is it safe and how long do I use it Therasage:...

Duration:00:38:14

Episode 60 - Encouragement Is Nourishment For Your Mind, Body, & Soul

1/27/2021
This was an enjoyable episode to record as I am joined by my good friend James Brown, The CEO of EncourageX. One of the things that we both agree is crucial but missing from today's society is encouragement. We rarely uplift others and instead default to criticism and negativity. In this episode, we discuss the following topics and more: ➡️The importance of encouragement throughout life ➡️What encouragement has done for us ➡️The ways encouragement impacts your health and mindset ➡️Tips...

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 59 - Wellness Weekly 1/21/2021

1/21/2021
We discuss the following topics in this episode: ➡️Wellness Journey – Letting go ➡️Article 1 – The link between advertising and obesity ➡️Article 2 – Brown fat & cardiometabolic risk ➡️Rootine Supplement – Zinc This Weeks Sponsor: Real Ketones: https://www.realketones.com/#drharrismd Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Insiders gain discounts for our other wellness services, a list of fundamental take-home points to...

Duration:00:33:22

Episode 58 - What's It Like To Be A Hospitalist?

1/18/2021
One of the many questions I get asked is, what is it like to be a doctor? Trained in internal medicine, Dr. Curtis Okpara joins the show for us to discuss what it's like to work in the hospital, how important work-life balance is to us, what has happened to physician autonomy, and how Dr. Okpara is educating the world about what goes on with us physicians behind the white coat. It's a candid conversation about the things we love and the things we wish changed in healthcare. Dr. Okpara also...

Duration:00:27:38

Episode 57 - Wellness Weekly 1/14/2021

1/15/2021
We dive into the following topics in this episode: ➡️Wellness Journey – Self Care➡️Article 1 – What happens if you immobilize one arm and exercise the other➡️Article 2 – Ketosis as a treatment for COVID-19➡️Rootine Supplement – MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) This Weeks Sponsor: Rootine: https://rootinevitamins.df7rps.net/c/2446411/848858/10924 Become A Strive for Great Health Insider Today: https://theghwellness.teachable.com/p/insiders. Are you looking for a deeper experience with the...

Duration:00:56:41