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High Intensity Health features breakthrough health tips and hacks from respected authorities in the Fitness, Nutrition and Functional Medicine fields. Our expert guests have shared insider information that has helped thousands of Moms, Dads, Executives, Health Care Professionals and High-Performing Athletes optimize their metabolism, belly fat, gut bacteria, immune system,both physical and mental performance and overall health. No matter where you sit on the health and nutrition spectrum, you’ll benefit from our cutting-edge discussions, 2-days per week.

High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel, MS Author Mike Mutzel interviews Jeff Bland, Datis Kharrazian, Ben Greenfield, Abel James, Dave Asprey, Ben Lynch, Jade Teta and Corey chuler

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 90 Ratings

High Intensity Health features breakthrough health tips and hacks from respected authorities in the Fitness, Nutrition and Functional Medicine fields. Our expert guests have shared insider information that has helped thousands of Moms, Dads, Executives, Health Care Professionals and High-Performing Athletes optimize their metabolism, belly fat, gut bacteria, immune system,both physical and mental performance and overall health. No matter where you sit on the health and nutrition spectrum, you’ll benefit from our cutting-edge discussions, 2-days per week.

    Women's Hormonal Balance for Anxiety, Sleep & Fat Loss | Dr. Elana Zinkov

    Women's Hormonal Balance for Anxiety, Sleep & Fat Loss | Dr. Elana Zinkov

    Hormones play a pivotal role in every aspect of a woman's life, from mood to fertility and beyond, understanding how to optimize their function is paramount. Dr. Elena Zinkov shares actionable strategies and insights that empower women to take control of their hormonal health and thrive.
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    Show Notes:
    0:00 Intro
    4:50 Hormonal birth control and xenoestrogens from our environment push women into perimenopause and premature ovarian failure.
    6:30 Women who come off birth control may experience early perimenopause.
    9:30 Bioidentical hormones can help women coming off hormonal birth control to recuperate.
    11:30 Women have more testosterone than estrogen.
    13:40 PCOS is an insulin and low progesterone issue.
    15:40 Women’s estrogen and progesterone are produced in the ovarian follicles. Adrenal glands also produce estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone.
    18:25 AMH levels reflect the ovarian reserve.
    18:50 Egg quality depends upon balanced levels of estrogen and testosterone.
    21:30 DHEA is important for energy, healthy estrogen levels, blood sugar metabolism, immune system,
    muscle mass, and post workout recovery.
    29:05 All hormones are at their peak between 8 and 10 am.
    29:45 Blood/serum testing is the most accurate.
    32:30 Follicle-stimulating hormone FSH helps the egg to mature and stimulates the release of estrogen
    and progesterone.
    34:15 We are starting to see late perimenopause and menopause levels of FSH in young women.
    34:40 Optimal estradiol is between 70 to 150.
    35:00 The follicular phase starts on day one of bleeding and luteal starts with ovulation.
    37:15 Body temperature and cervical fluid are effective ways to determine if you are ovulating.
    42:00 Signs of low progesterone
    46:50 Bioidentical oral progesterone
    50:00 Helps with sleep: valerian root, CBD, magnesium, GABA, and L-theanine (am and pm).
    53:30 Growth hormone peptides can help you sleep through the night.
    58:45 Oxytocin nasal spray is neuroprotective and can help with stress management and resilience,
    anxiety, and depression.
    59:50 Women should consume 30 to 40 grams of protein at least 3 to 4 times per day, with a minimum
    of 120 grams/day.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Saturated Fat Lies Exposed: It Does Not Clog Your Arteries, Cause Heart Disease

    Saturated Fat Lies Exposed: It Does Not Clog Your Arteries, Cause Heart Disease

    A Cochrane review of randomized controlled trials finds saturated fat doesn't clog arteries or impact your risk of heart disease.

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    Research Cited:
    Hooper, L. et al. Reduction in saturated fat intake for cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst. Rev. 5, CD011737 (2020).

    Show Notes:
    00:00 A review of randomized control trials of at least 24-month duration.
    00:45 There are nutrients/vitamins in fat.
    01:30 There was little or no effect on cardiovascular or all-cause mortality by reducing
    saturated fat for 2 years.
    01:38 Reducing saturated fat possibly reduced cardiovascular events.
    04:00 Heart attack risk and saturated fat reduction has no clear correlation.
    05:30 Replacing saturated fat with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fat, carbs, or protein
    effects did not differ.
    06:15 There may be a prevention of second heart attacks with saturated fat reduction.
    07:00 Other cardiovascular events and cancer outcomes effects were very small or unclear.
    08:00 Carbohydrates and processed foods are often used to replace saturated fat in the diet.

    • 10 min
    Push-Ups Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Study Finds

    Push-Ups Cut Risk of Heart Attack, Study Finds

    • 12 min
    Intermittent Fasting Does NOT Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

    Intermittent Fasting Does NOT Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

    'Intermittent fasting may raise risk of heart disease death,' sensational headlines read.
    Not so fast...
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    Time Stamps:
    0:00 Intro 0:03 Sensational headlines
    0:57 Statistical details
    1:30 Nutritional epidemiology
    2:54 Study period was 2003 to 2018
    3:22 Only 414 people in 8 hour feeding arm
    4:30 Smoking
    6:47 20% died, why?
    8:41 AHA Conflicts of interest
     

    • 15 min
    Fructose & Sugar Make Fat Loss Impossible: New Research

    Fructose & Sugar Make Fat Loss Impossible: New Research

    New evidence suggests fructose and sugar are major drivers of obesity and metabolic disease.
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    0:00 Intro
    0:25 The Fructose Survival Hypothesis theory of obesity.
    1:10 Fructose reduces the active energy within your cells.
    2:50 Table sugar contains glucose and fructose.
    2:55 Excessive glucose can be converted into fructose.
    4:10 Fructose kinase enzyme is a key initiator of deleterious fructose/glucose effects.
    4:55 Leptin causes you to seek more food. Excess fructose/glucose drives hyperleptinemia.
    6:45 Fruit sugar increases body fat storage to help you survive the winter.
    7:24 Aging pathways are disrupted with high levels of blood sugar.
    10:00 Uric acid, and liver enzyme elevation may be biomarkers.
    12:10 High carb/high salt diets increase risk of diabetes.
     

    • 13 min
    Hidden Health Dangers of Seed Oils Exposed

    Hidden Health Dangers of Seed Oils Exposed

    Diets high in seed oils are linked with migraines, chronic pain and developmental delay in children. Here’s the truth about seed oils and their impact on your health. 
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    Time Stamps: 
    00:00 Linoleic acid oxidizes easily.
    00:50 Linoleic acid is stored in your fat tissue with a half life of over 680 days.
    01:40 25% of total fatty acids in your fat cells comes from linoleic acid.
    02:30 Soy, cotton seed, canola, and sunflower oil are in most processed foods.
    03:05 Pain can be influenced by chronic seed oil consumption.
    05:30 Adipose tissue linoleic acid has doubled.
    06:00 We are eating less beef, pork, butter, and lard, and more chicken and seed oils.
    07:25 Adipocytes become inflamed.
    08:10 Inflammation from fat worsens metabolic health.
    09:20 Oxidation of lipids in LDL is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease.
    10:20 High intake of omega 6 fats from seed oils is associated with depression and poor mental health.
    12:00 Omega 6 fat is liked to persistent pain, headaches, irritable bowel, low back pain, and rheumatoid arthritis.
    12:45 Omega 3 fats are linked with reduced pain.
     

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
90 Ratings

90 Ratings

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Top choice

One of my go-tos when reaching for podcasts. Great content and well delivered without too much chit chat.

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Extremely informative and supported by studies love it

Love this podcast holistic information

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Misleading info

While plant based diets is the healthiest diets proven for better health.
Stop spreading false information Mike

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