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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
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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.

    Beyond LDL-Cholesterol: These Culprits Drive Artery Plaque Build Up

    Beyond LDL-Cholesterol: These Culprits Drive Artery Plaque Build Up

    For the past 60 years the medical community has obsessively focused on lowering LDL-cholesterol levels…
    Research shows these five preventable health conditions make LDL-Cholesterol more likely to cause artery plaque build-up, even if your LDL-Cholesterol levels are low.
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    Research Mentioned:
    Zanoni, P., Velagapudi, S., Yalcinkaya, M., Rohrer, L. & Eckardstein, A. von. Endocytosis of lipoproteins. Atherosclerosis 275, 273–295 (2018).

    Ference, B. A., Braunwald, E. & Catapano, A. L. The LDL cumulative exposure hypothesis: evidence and practical applications. Nat. Rev. Cardiol. 1–16 (2024) doi:10.1038/s41569-024-01039-5.
    Time Stamps:
    00:45 LDL's link with atherosclerosis is nuanced.

     02:30 Initial damage to the arterial wall makes LDL levels problematic.

    03:45 Increases risk of arterial wall damage: elevated blood pressure, insulin resistance/diabetes, smoking/vaping, obesity, elevated blood viscosity, consuming oxidizableoils.

    08:40 High LDL and high triglycerides suggest insulin resistance and increased cardiovascular risk.

    09:50 Start with diet and exercise together.

    11:20 Statins have concerning side effects.

    13:15 Plaque formation begins early in life.

    13:50 High LDL is found in centenarians.

    14:44 Centenarians are metabolically healthy.

    15:40 Your liver makes LDL cholesterol.

    16:10 Every cell in your body requires cholesterol.

    18:00  Diets high in seed oils make your LDL more likely to be oxidized.

    20:55 30-50% of people who have heart attacks have optimal serum cholesterol.

    • 22 min
    Science Behind Vitamin D and A Synergy

    Science Behind Vitamin D and A Synergy

    New research suggests vitamin D and A work better when they're taken together. Here's more food for thought...
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    Link to study: https://medicinskiglasnik.ba/article/36
    ------------Show Notes-------------------------
    0:00 Intro
    0:20 Vitamin D receptor binding requires vitamin A. 
    0:50 Retinol is found in animal-based products. Pre-vitamin A is from vegetables.
    1:40 Pairing vitamin A and vitamin D supports immune system, brain, and blood sugar health.
    2:40 Excessive supplemental vitamin A in pregnant women can affect fetal growth.  
    4:25 There are fewer micronutrients in your food.
    5:45 Paired vitamin D and vitamin A balance the anti-inflammatory mechanisms of the immune system.
    7:25 Mike suggests that you supplement with a retinol, not a beta carotenoid version of pre-vitamin A.

    • 10 min
    Vitamin D, Sun Exposure & Testosterone w/ Mark Bell + Nsima Inyang

    Vitamin D, Sun Exposure & Testosterone w/ Mark Bell + Nsima Inyang

    Mark Bell and Nsima Inyang delve into the transformative benefits of sunlight and outdoor activity for enhancing hormone levels, accelerating fat loss, and improving overall health.
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    Time Stamps

    0:00 Intro
    2:30 Exercise snacks
    4:30 Cardio helps you get shredded 
    5:30 Movement between sets
    7:30 Exercise capacity 
    8:22 Fat loss and diet
    10:40 How Nsima stays shredded 
    12:17 Cycling Carbs
    13:26 Calories VS Carbs
    15:45 Protein for muscle gain 
    18:00 How much protein do you need
    19:41 Red meat VS Fish VS Chicken
    25:00 Cheat meals
    27:00 the power of being outside

    • 48 min
    Micoplastics Stored in the Penis, Linked to Erectile Dysfunction (STUDY)

    Micoplastics Stored in the Penis, Linked to Erectile Dysfunction (STUDY)

    A recent study has revealed the presence of microplastics in the male penis, linking these particles to erectile dysfunction.
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    0:00 Intro
    0:05 microplastic particles make their way to the male penis
    0:49 study detected microplastic particles
    1:46 microplastic particles in the carotid artery plaque
    2:12 microplastics and erectile dysfunction
    3:55 Study Title 
    4:11 Top prevention tips
    4:58 face masks and microplastics 
    6:18 small plastics still absorbed 
    6:37 Key ways to avoid
     

    • 7 min
    Peptides for Growth Hormone + Hormonal Balance w/ Dr. Elan Zinkov

    Peptides for Growth Hormone + Hormonal Balance w/ Dr. Elan Zinkov

    Dr. Zinkov discusses ways to use peptides therapeutically to improve tissue rejuvenation and repair, promote longevity, enhance muscle growth, and boost mood, vitality, and libido. She discusses the benefits and risks, sourcing, dosages, cycling, administration routes, and how they work in combination w/ hormone optimization.
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    Show Notes:
    02:45 Peptides stimulate your endogenous production of growth hormone.
    03:10 Sermorelin does not increase growth hormone beyond super physiologic levels.
    04:35 Peptides can improve hormone health, longevity, reverse aging-related processes of inflammation and injury recovery.
    08:45 Growth hormone improves cell function.
    11:05 Sermorelin stimulates growth hormone secretion for about 12 minutes.
    12:30 Growth hormone peaks are nighttime and post-workout.
    14:30 Symptoms of suboptimal growth hormone.
    15:45 IGF-1 is a biproduct of growth hormone breakdown.
    18:30 Additional strategies.
    22:05 Poor diet and lifestyle choices reduce growth hormone.
    25:10 Women in their teens and 20s may have suboptimal production of hormones.
    30:30 Progesterone receptors can be stimulated with herbal treatments.
    31:30 Xenoestrogens cause more disruptive receptor stimulation.
    33:15 Obesity is one of the biggest risk factors for breast cancer.
    34:30 Growth hormone stimulates collagen production.
    37:15 Low dose Rapamycin slows the aging process.
    40:30 Methylene Blue has been used as a nootropic.
    43:55 Nicotine directly and quickly stimulates the vagal nerve.
    53:00 Growth hormone does not cause cancer.
     
     
     

    • 56 min
    Skipping Breakfast & Weight Gain: The Surprising Link Exposed

    Skipping Breakfast & Weight Gain: The Surprising Link Exposed

    The relationship between breakfast, sleep, and weight is complex. While skipping breakfast has been traditionally linked with weight gain, new evidence emphasizes the critical role of adequate sleep in maintaining a healthy weight. By focusing on good sleep hygiene and balanced nutrition, individuals can better manage their weight and overall health.
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    Research Mentioned:

    Yang, W. et al. Short sleep time may be the main reason for irregular breakfast to cause overweight—a cross-sectional study. Front. Nutr. 11, 1310155 (2024).
     
    Time Stamps:

    00:00 Irregular breakfast eaters have increased body mass indexes.
    01:00 Food influences your circadian clock system like light does.
    02:00 Change of energy balance is one cause of overweight.
    02:15 Irregular meal timing perturbs your circadian rhythm.
    04:10 Time eating and exercise consistently.
    05:45 Regular breakfast eating habits (eating or not eating) are linked to lower body mass index.
    06:45 Exercise outdoors.
    07:20 Regular exercise impacts sleep.
    08:30 Irregular sleep duration and timing influences irregular feeding timing.

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
163 Ratings

163 Ratings

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Great podcast

Especially loved the episode with Tara Garisson.

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Review by getter_done from 🇨🇦

Excellent podcast & YouTube channel too. Appreciate the information you share with us Mike Mutzel. 👍👏👏

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Bro Science

Hard pass. Host contradicts himself with the science he tries to present. No thanks.

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