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Your Nutrition Prescription is a nutrition and health podcast that delivers a daily dose (M-F) of information that will help you to learn more about your body and optimize your health. Dr. Adrian Chavez has a PhD in Nutrition and works with clients to help them improve their health conditions naturally with diet and lifestyle changes along with natural supplements. This podcast is designed to help you learn more about how the body works, the true causes of disease, real super foods that have clinical research data documenting their benefits and how nutrients modify our bodies and influence health and wellness at the cellular level. We hope that you will join us in helping you TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH.

Your Nutrition Prescription Podcast Dr. Adrian Chavez

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Your Nutrition Prescription is a nutrition and health podcast that delivers a daily dose (M-F) of information that will help you to learn more about your body and optimize your health. Dr. Adrian Chavez has a PhD in Nutrition and works with clients to help them improve their health conditions naturally with diet and lifestyle changes along with natural supplements. This podcast is designed to help you learn more about how the body works, the true causes of disease, real super foods that have clinical research data documenting their benefits and how nutrients modify our bodies and influence health and wellness at the cellular level. We hope that you will join us in helping you TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH.

    Butyrate - The Forgotten Fat that Calms Inflammation and Improve Gut Barrier Function

    Butyrate - The Forgotten Fat that Calms Inflammation and Improve Gut Barrier Function

    Welcome back!

    In this episode we dive deep into a group of fats that isn't talked about much but has a wide variety of potential health benefits that are important for human health. 

    We talk about the potential health benefits of this group of fats, specifically butyrate and discuss how our body produces them and evidence based ways to increase butyrate concentration. 

    Tune in to find out more. 

    • 23 min
    Wear a Mask and Social Distance...Then What?

    Wear a Mask and Social Distance...Then What?

    We are currently in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and we are placing an amazing amount of resources into masks and social distancing. 

    I am not one of those quacks who is going to tell you not to wear one...WEAR YOUR MASK AND STAY AWAY FROM PEOPLE 

    But...we can't stop there as a society. The health of our nation is compromised and this virus has revealed that more clearly than ever and we need to do something about it. 

    Tune in to find out more. 

    • 34 min
    Dissecting Propaganda during COVID-19

    Dissecting Propaganda during COVID-19

    When panic strikes humans become more susceptible to propaganda. 

    The current coronavirus pandemic has been a breeding ground for propaganda both from the mainstream media as well as from those who hold opposing radical views. 

    In this episode, we discuss two viral videos that have recently surfaced and briefly cover some ways to recognize propaganda and misinformation. 

    I hope that you enjoy! 

    • 17 min
    Are the US Dietary Guidelines Responsible for the Decline in Health?

    Are the US Dietary Guidelines Responsible for the Decline in Health?

    The US dietary guidelines have historically provided some generic advice that is under strong influence by industry funding. 

    Many people like to blame the US dietary guidelines for increases in cardiovascular and metabolic health problems in the US.

    In this episode, I want to give you my thoughts on this discussion and explain why many people who blame the guidelines are just plain wrong.

    Tune into this episode to find out more. 

    • 16 min
    Five Common Nutritional Myths

    Five Common Nutritional Myths

    In this episode of the show we are going to discuss five common nutritional myths...that you have probably been led to believe at one point or another. 

    Check out these resources for more information: 

    Episode 356 - Organic Foods

    Episode 354: Gluten

    Previous episode on energy balance: 

    Episode 335: Mastering Energy Balance

    Episode 326: Calories in vs Calories Out

    • 21 min
    Exercise - A Double Edge Sword for Supporting Your Immune System

    Exercise - A Double Edge Sword for Supporting Your Immune System

    A few episodes ago we touched on some things that you can do to support your immune system against infection. 

    In this episode we discuss the short and long term effects of exercise on the immune system and some signs to determine when the amount and intensity of exercise is too much. 

    Here are some papers that I covered in the study: 

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27810335
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31193280

    • 22 min

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