1 hr 33 min

#256: Use This Form of Prevention & Treatment on Viruses Today! With Chris Kresser Dhru Purohit Podcast

    • Alternative Health

This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.
Our bodies come equipped with some pretty amazing defense mechanisms to protect us against a wide range of potential dangers. But, like so many other aspects of dis-ease, modern insults like stress, nutrient deficits, and toxins can reduce our immune strength.
This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sat down with Chris Kresser to talk about the most critical factors that determine our natural immunity with evidence-based action items you can use to start improving yours right away. 
Chris Kresser is a renowned expert, leading clinician, and top educator in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure. Listed among the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com, he was awarded “Best Inspirational Voice” and “Best Health & Wellness Website” by Paleo magazine in 2019. Chris founded the Kresser Institute to provide the next generation of Functional Health practitioners and coaches with the skills and tools they need to turn the tide of chronic disease—and change the future of medicine.
In this episode, we dive into:  
-The top things that are taxing our immune system (3:22) 
-How inflammation wreaks havoc on our immune system (17:05) 
-The shortcomings and risks of OTC medications for cold & flu (27:58) 
-Vitamin D supplementation and testing (37:58) 
-The best food sources of vitamin A and K2 (42:18) 
-The powerful benefits of zinc (49:21)
-Most people will get Covid-19 and why it’s important to understand this (51:57) 
-Why building your immune system is so crucial (1:00:45) 
-Early intervention for reducing the severity of a Covid infection (1:04:43)
-Three little-known but powerful nutrients that will boost your natural immunity (1:05:43) 
Also mentioned in this episode:
-How to Boost Your Immunity Naturally Workshop - https://kresser.co/dhru 
-Vitamin D Test - https://omegaquant.com/vitamin-d-test/
-Beekeepers Naturals B.Immune Throat Spray - https://beekeepersnaturals.com/products/bimmunethroatspray
For more on Chris Kresser, follow him on Instagram @chriskresser, on YouTube @chriskresser, and through his website https://chriskresser.com.
This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.
Sauna use can reduce inflammation, stress, and improve detoxification and energy production down to the cellular level. So when I was introduced to the portable HigherDose Infrared Sauna blanket, I got super excited because it’s actually an affordable way to get all of the benefits of sauna use including increased blood flow, better sleep, a calmer nervous system, and more. Right now, you can get 15% off your own Infrared Sauna Blanket at HigherDOSE.com with my exclusive promo code DHRU15.

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This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.
Our bodies come equipped with some pretty amazing defense mechanisms to protect us against a wide range of potential dangers. But, like so many other aspects of dis-ease, modern insults like stress, nutrient deficits, and toxins can reduce our immune strength.
This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sat down with Chris Kresser to talk about the most critical factors that determine our natural immunity with evidence-based action items you can use to start improving yours right away. 
Chris Kresser is a renowned expert, leading clinician, and top educator in the fields of Functional Medicine and ancestral health, and the New York Times bestselling author of The Paleo Cure. Listed among the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com, he was awarded “Best Inspirational Voice” and “Best Health & Wellness Website” by Paleo magazine in 2019. Chris founded the Kresser Institute to provide the next generation of Functional Health practitioners and coaches with the skills and tools they need to turn the tide of chronic disease—and change the future of medicine.
In this episode, we dive into:  
-The top things that are taxing our immune system (3:22) 
-How inflammation wreaks havoc on our immune system (17:05) 
-The shortcomings and risks of OTC medications for cold & flu (27:58) 
-Vitamin D supplementation and testing (37:58) 
-The best food sources of vitamin A and K2 (42:18) 
-The powerful benefits of zinc (49:21)
-Most people will get Covid-19 and why it’s important to understand this (51:57) 
-Why building your immune system is so crucial (1:00:45) 
-Early intervention for reducing the severity of a Covid infection (1:04:43)
-Three little-known but powerful nutrients that will boost your natural immunity (1:05:43) 
Also mentioned in this episode:
-How to Boost Your Immunity Naturally Workshop - https://kresser.co/dhru 
-Vitamin D Test - https://omegaquant.com/vitamin-d-test/
-Beekeepers Naturals B.Immune Throat Spray - https://beekeepersnaturals.com/products/bimmunethroatspray
For more on Chris Kresser, follow him on Instagram @chriskresser, on YouTube @chriskresser, and through his website https://chriskresser.com.
This episode is brought to you by HigherDOSE.
Sauna use can reduce inflammation, stress, and improve detoxification and energy production down to the cellular level. So when I was introduced to the portable HigherDose Infrared Sauna blanket, I got super excited because it’s actually an affordable way to get all of the benefits of sauna use including increased blood flow, better sleep, a calmer nervous system, and more. Right now, you can get 15% off your own Infrared Sauna Blanket at HigherDOSE.com with my exclusive promo code DHRU15.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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