21 episodes

Healthy AF, the podcast dedicated to helping you live a healthier life after the age of 50, hosted by health and longevity expert Zane Griggs.

This show is your guide to achieving optimal health, both physically and mentally.

Whether you're in your 20s and want to plan for a healthy future or in your 50s and seeking to catch up, this show could help you improve your nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being.

Each week, we'll dive into the latest research and expert advice on topics such as exercise, stress management, and more. We'll discuss practical strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including how to balance your diet and stay active as you age.

Remember, it's never too late to prioritize your health and become Healthy AF! (Hit play to learn more)

Healthy AF | Healthy After 50 Zane Griggs: Health Tips

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Healthy AF, the podcast dedicated to helping you live a healthier life after the age of 50, hosted by health and longevity expert Zane Griggs.

This show is your guide to achieving optimal health, both physically and mentally.

Whether you're in your 20s and want to plan for a healthy future or in your 50s and seeking to catch up, this show could help you improve your nutrition, fitness, and overall well-being.

Each week, we'll dive into the latest research and expert advice on topics such as exercise, stress management, and more. We'll discuss practical strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including how to balance your diet and stay active as you age.

Remember, it's never too late to prioritize your health and become Healthy AF! (Hit play to learn more)

    21. Revolutionizing Healthcare: How Crowd Health Offers a Real Alternative to Traditional Insurance with Andy Schoonover

    21. Revolutionizing Healthcare: How Crowd Health Offers a Real Alternative to Traditional Insurance with Andy Schoonover

    In this episode, Healthy AF, Zane Griggs sits down with Andy Schoonover, the visionary founder of Crowd Health, to discuss a revolutionary health insurance alternative shaking up the traditional healthcare system. Discover how Crowd Health is offering a more accessible, transparent, and community-driven approach to healthcare, making optimal health more attainable for the high achievers and anyone striving for peak wellness.
    Three Main Takeaways: Revolutionizing Healthcare: Learn about the systemic issues plaguing traditional health insurance and how Crowd Health's model offers a promising solution.
    The Genesis of Crowd Health: Andy Schoonover shares his personal journey and the inspiration behind Crowd Health's innovative concept.
    Who's Joining Crowd Health: Insights into the demographics finding value in Crowd Health, highlighting its appeal across various segments.
     
    Try Crowd Health for Almost 50% Off: Explore the benefits of joining the Crowd Health community. With the promo code “HEALTHAF,” new members can experience Crowd Health for just $99/month for the first three months, offering an affordable entry point into a new era of healthcare.
    Link: https://www.joincrowdhealth.com
    Zane's Links: 
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zanegriggsfitness
    www.zanegriggs.com
    Book Link: https://amzn.to/3plfofO
     
    Episode Minute By Minute Recap: 
    3:00 The event that started Andy’s journey on helping people find healthcare solutions 6:24 What makes Crowd Health different and more affordable for legacy healthcare providers  11:45 The primary type of people and families that benefit from Crowd Health  15:35 No one should have to make life decisions based on their health insurance 20:59 How much does the average ER cost with Crowd Health and why the traditional systems is so broken  27:34 A glimpse into what health care looks like with open networks  25:00 Use promo code HealthyAF to try Crowd Health by saving almost 50% on your first 3 months!  

    • 41 min
    20. Biovanta: The Next Generation Cold & Flu Remedy by Dr. Nazlie Latefi

    20. Biovanta: The Next Generation Cold & Flu Remedy by Dr. Nazlie Latefi

    In a this episode, Zane Griggs talks with Dr. Nazlie Latefi, co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer at Applied Biological Laboratories, about groundbreaking approaches to cold and flu relief. Discover the innovative OTC medication, Biovanta, designed with components of our immune system to offer a more effective solution against viruses. Learn how lifestyle choices and understanding inflammation can empower your immune function for optimal health.
    Key Takeaways Innovation in Cold and Flu Treatment: Biovanta, created by Dr. Latefi, offers a novel approach to alleviating symptoms using immune system components like lactoferrin and lysozyme, setting a new standard in OTC medications.
    The Importance of Lifestyle Choices: The discussion highlights how our daily habits significantly impact our immune system's effectiveness, emphasizing the power of proactive health management.
    Understanding Inflammation's Role: An insightful look into how inflammation affects our immune function, providing key strategies to maintain health and prevent illness effectively.
      Links:  Use promo code HEALTHYAF15 to get 15% off your first order at biovanta.com
    IG: @‌biovantaotc
    FB: BiovantaOTC
    Zane's Links: 
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zanegriggsfitness
    www.zanegriggs.com
    Book Link: https://amzn.to/3plfofO
     
     
    Episode Minute By Minute Recap:
    0:07  Meet Dr. Nazlie Latefi from Biovanta! What led her to help defeat the common cold 
    6:02   Dr. Nazlie Latefi findings on what over-the-counter drugs are really doing to our bodies 
    17:00 A better understanding of your immune system and how to strengthen your productive barrier 
    24:21 How food and lifestyle choices can help your immune system 
    28:00 The comment in honey that helps fight the virus and how to get more of it
    32:10 If you want to rebuild your immune system, focus on healing and strengthening your repair pathways. 
    38:01 How to learn more from Dr. Nazlie Latefi and find her natural medication

    • 41 min
    19. The Art of Cooking Without Seed Oils: Tips from Cassidyy Atkins from Cook With Real Food

    19. The Art of Cooking Without Seed Oils: Tips from Cassidyy Atkins from Cook With Real Food

    Want to be Healthy Af? Cook With Real Food! In this inspiring episode of Healthy AF, join Zane as he sits down with Cassidyy Atkins, the creative force behind the NEW Cook With Real Food brand!
    Cassidyy shares her unexpected journey of discovering a passion for exceptional cuisine and healthy cooking. Listen in as they delve into:
    🍴 Cassidyy's Hidden Passion: Uncovering Cassidyy's deep-rooted love for high-quality food and her culinary journey.
    🌿 Health Insights: How Cassidyy knowledge broadened through Zane's podcast and understanding of whole food nutrition.
    📖 Cook With Real Food Cookbook: The creation process behind Cassidyy’s cookbook that's transforming kitchens everywhere.
     
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    🎁 Special Offer: Grab Cassidyy's exclusive list of top seed-oil-free brands and products PDF for FREE! Visit www.cookwithrealfood.com/favorites.
    Connect with Cassidyy:
    Website: www.cookwithrealfood.com
    Social:  @cookwithrealfood  
     
    Hit play to dive into the full conversation, or keep reading!
     
     
    Zane's Links: 
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zanegriggsfitness
    www.zanegriggs.com
    Book Link: https://amzn.to/3plfofO
     
     
     
    Episode Minute By Minute Recap:
    01:43 Cassidyy's Early Passion for Cooking: Cassidyy shares her childhood experiences of cooking, revealing how she found joy in preparing dinner once a week, an activity that sparked her lifelong passion for cooking​​.



    03:40 Simple Ingredients in Cooking: Cassidyy recalls an amazing dining experience where simple ingredients were elevated to extraordinary levels, highlighting the impact of skillful cooking techniques​​.



    04:45 Insights on Nutrient-Dense Foods: Cassidyy discusses the discovery of nutrient-dense foods, influenced by her travels and Zane’s podcast, and the realization of the health benefits of animal-based protein​​.



    06:00 Creation of 'Cook With Real Food': Cassidyy describes the origin of her 'Cook With Real Food' project, including its various formats like videos, podcasts, and a cookbook, inspired by her journey into whole food cooking​​.



    09:41 Healthier Versions of Favorite Dishes: She emphasizes the importance of creating healthier versions of favorite dishes using bioavailable, nutrient-dense foods, ensuring they are both healthy and enjoyable​​.



    14:46 Seed Oil-Free Lifestyle: She talks about the importance of a seed oil-free lifestyle and the research she did to support this dietary choice, along with a special offer for a free PDF guide! 

    • 19 min
    18. Understanding Heart Disease & His Own Heart Attack with Dr. Stephen Hussey

    18. Understanding Heart Disease & His Own Heart Attack with Dr. Stephen Hussey

    Welcome to another episode of Healthy AF! In this episode, Zane sits down with Dr. Stephen Hussey, a renowned author and expert on heart health.
     
    Episode Highlights:
     
    Guest Introduction: Dr. Stephen Hussey, the author of “Understanding The Heart,” joins us for an insightful discussion.
    A Personal Journey: Dr. Hussey shares his experience of suffering a heart attack, which he later included in the second edition of his book.
    Health Paradox: Despite having healthy bloodwork numbers, Dr. Hussey believes stress was the primary cause of his heart attack.
    Debunking Myths: We delve into the concept of 'The Myth of the Vulnerable Plaque,' exploring new perspectives on heart disease (Reference: NCBI Article).
     
    LINKS: The Myth of the Vulnerable Plaque https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4344871/
    IG: @‌dr.stephenhussey https://www.resourceyourhealth.com
    Heart Sense App Connect with Zane: ReLyte Electrolytes by Redmond Real Salthttps://shop.redmond.life?afmc=Zane
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zanegriggsfitness
    www.zanegriggs.com
    Book Link: https://amzn.to/3plfofO
     
    Hit play now to hear the full conversation or keep reading! 
    Dr. Stephen Hussey: A Journey of Discovery Dr. Hussey, known for his book "Understanding The Heart," shared how his personal encounter with a heart attack led to significant additions in the second edition of his work. This experience brought a new dimension to his understanding of heart health, especially considering his healthy bloodwork numbers prior to the incident.
     
    The Stress Factor in Heart Health One of the key takeaways from the interview was Dr. Hussey's belief in the impact of stress on heart health. Despite his healthy lifestyle and optimal bloodwork results, he attributes stress as a crucial factor in his heart attack. This perspective challenges conventional views on heart disease and opens up a discussion about the role of mental and emotional well-being in overall heart health.
     
    Debunking Heart Health Myths Dr. Hussey and Zane also delved into the myth of the vulnerable plaque, discussing how traditional views on heart disease may not always hold true. They referenced the insightful article, "The Myth of the Vulnerable Plaque," which you can read here.
     
    Staying Connected and Informed For those interested in following Dr. Hussey's work, you can find him on Instagram @‌dr.stephenhussey and explore his resources at Resource Your Health. Additionally, Dr. Hussey introduced the Heart Sense App, an innovative tool for monitoring heart health.
     
    Conclusion This episode of Healthy AF offers valuable insights into the complexities of heart health, emphasizing the importance of understanding and managing stress. It's a must-listen for anyone interested in a deeper understanding of heart disease beyond traditional metrics.
     
    Episode Minute By Minute Recap:
     
    2:15 - The Genesis of a Heart Attack: Dr. Stephen's Journey
    Exploring Dr. Stephen Hussey's personal story, uncovering the events and factors that led to his first heart attack, despite his seemingly healthy lifestyle.
     
    7:48 - Debunking Heart Health Myths
    A deep dive into common misconceptions about heart health, challenging traditional views and highlighting lesser-known risk factors.
     
    10:29 - The Hidden Dangers of Seed Oils
    Investigating the problematic nature of seed oils in relation to heart health, and how these commonly used ingredients may negatively impact cardiovascular wellbeing.
     
    15:55 - Electrons: The Unsung Heroes of Heart Health?
    Discussing the intriguing theory that a lack of electrons in the body might contribute to heart disease, and the science behind this concept.
     
    27:55 - Vulnerable Plaque and Stents: A Standard Procedure Questioned
    Examining the concept of unstructured or vulnerable plaque and questioning the standard medical practice of inserting stents following cardiac events.
     
    39:11 - Life with a Stent: Dr. Stephen'

    • 1 hr 21 min
    17. Cooking His Way Healthy On A Carnivore Diet with Chris DeLisle | Chris Cooks Nashville

    17. Cooking His Way Healthy On A Carnivore Diet with Chris DeLisle | Chris Cooks Nashville

    In this episode of Healthy AF, join Zane as he interviews Chris DeLisle, the creator of the Chris Cooks Nashville YouTube channel! Chris has rapidly gained a large following for his engaging meat cooking demonstrations and documenting his health journey. Hit play to discover how he's transforming his health and lifestyle through a carnivore diet!
     
    Key Highlights:
     
    🥩 Chris's YouTube Success: Learn how Chris created a substantial following in just a few months with his meat cooking demos.
    🍖 Carnivore Diet Journey: Chris discusses his commitment to a carnivore diet and how it's been a game changer for his health.
    🌱 Battling Cravings: Hear about Chris's struggle with plant foods and how they trigger his cravings.
    ⚖️ Impressive Weight Loss: Chris shares his inspiring weight loss journey, starting from 385-400 lbs to losing 114 lbs.
    📖 Personal Story: Get an intimate look into Chris's personal journey towards a healthier lifestyle.
     
    Connect with Chris DeLisle:
    https://youtu.be/37a81pksdAE
    https://youtu.be/RXBeTT9mZ6s
    YT: ChrisCookingNashville
    IG: @‌Chriscookingnashville




    Chris's journey is not just about cooking; it's a tale of remarkable weight loss and lifestyle change, all thanks to his dedication to a carnivore diet.
     
    Chris's Rapid Rise on YouTube:
    Chris's YouTube channel, Chris Cooks Nashville, has quickly amassed a large following, and it's easy to see why. His engaging meat cooking demonstrations are not just about recipes; they're about lifestyle change. Chris's passion for cooking and his unique approach to the carnivore diet have made his channel a go-to resource for many. At the time of this recording, he has 30K followers and is just getting started!
     
    The Carnivore Diet: A Game Changer:
    Chris's commitment to a carnivore diet is a central theme of his journey. For him, this diet was more than a choice; it was a necessity. Chris found that consuming any amount of plant foods triggered his cravings, making it difficult to maintain a healthy eating pattern. By switching to an all-meat diet, he found a way to control these cravings and focus on his health.
     
    An Inspiring Weight Loss Story:
    Perhaps the most striking aspect of Chris's story is his incredible weight loss. Starting at a weight of around 385-400 lbs, Chris has successfully shed 114 lbs. This significant change is not just a number; it's a testament to his dedication and the effectiveness of his dietary choices.
     
    Chris's Personal Journey:
    Throughout the interview, Chris shares his personal journey, offering insights into the challenges and triumphs he faced along the way. His story is not just about weight loss; it's about overcoming obstacles, changing habits, and finding a path that works for him.
     
    Connect with Chris:
    To learn more about Chris's journey and get some amazing cooking tips, you can follow him on YouTube at ChrisCookingNashville and on Instagram at @Chriscookingnashville.
     
    Conclusion:
    Chris DeLisle's story is a powerful reminder that with the right approach and determination, transforming your health is possible. His journey on the carnivore diet highlights the importance of finding a diet that works for your body and sticking to it. Whether you're looking for cooking inspiration or a push to start your own health journey, Chris's story is sure to motivate and inspire.




    Episode Minute By Minute Recap:





    0:05 - Meet Chris DeLisle: Dive into the backstory of Chris's journey and the inspiration behind his popular YouTube channel, Chris Cooks Nashville.
    7:00 - 100-Pound Triumph: Discover how Chris achieved a remarkable 100-pound weight loss through his dedicated adherence to the carnivore diet.
    16:28 - Global Impact: Learn about Chris's role in inspiring and assisting people worldwide with their health and dietary choices.
    21:30 - Smart Food Swaps: Explore Chris's tips on making simple yet effective substitutions for your favorite j

    • 40 min
    16. Overcoming Hashimoto's On An Animal Based Diet with Dr. Ashely Saylor

    16. Overcoming Hashimoto's On An Animal Based Diet with Dr. Ashely Saylor

    Join Zane in this insightful episode of Healthy AF as he interviews Dr. Ashley Saylor, a skilled chiropractor based in Arvada, CO. Dive into an engaging discussion about overcoming Hashimoto's through an animal-based diet. Dr. Saylor shares her expertise on the key differences between Hashimoto’s and low thyroid, as well as the common symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders.
     
    In This Episode, You'll Learn:
    How Dr. Ashley Saylor, a chiropractor in Arvada, CO, approaches Hashimoto's.
    The effectiveness of an animal-based diet in combating Hashimoto's.
    Understanding the distinction between Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and general low thyroid function.
    Identifying symptoms that may indicate an autoimmune disorder.
     
    Connect with Dr. Ashley Saylor:
    Follow her on Instagram: @dr.ashleysaylor
    Visit her website: saylorchiropractic.com
     
    Connect With Zane: 
    ReLyte Electrolytes by Redmond Real Salt
    https://shop.redmond.life?afmc=Zane
    Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zanegriggsfitness
    www.zanegriggs.com
    Book Linkhttps://amzn.to/3plfofO


     
    Hit play to hear the full conversation and gain valuable insights into managing Hashimoto's with dietary choices!
     
    What is Hashimoto's Thyroiditis? Hashimoto's is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid, often leading to hypothyroidism. It's characterized by the immune system attacking the thyroid gland, which can lead to a range of symptoms.
     
    The Animal-Based Diet Approach
     
    Dr. Saylor delves into how an animal-based diet can play a crucial role in managing and potentially overcoming the symptoms of Hashimoto's. This diet focuses on consuming animal products and eliminating most plant-based foods, which, according to Dr. Saylor, can help reduce inflammation and support thyroid health.
     
    Symptoms and Diagnosis
     
    One of the key aspects discussed in the interview is recognizing the symptoms of Hashimoto's, which can often be mistaken for general low thyroid function. Dr. Saylor emphasizes the importance of proper diagnosis and understanding the unique aspects of this autoimmune disorder.
     
    Connecting with Dr. Saylor
     
    For those interested in learning more about Dr. Saylor's approach or seeking chiropractic care, she can be reached through her Instagram @dr.ashleysaylor or her website saylorchiropractic.com.
     
    Final Thoughts
     
    The conversation with Dr. Saylor offers valuable insights for anyone struggling with Hashimoto's or interested in exploring alternative dietary approaches for autoimmune disorders. It's a testament to the evolving nature of nutritional science and its impact on our overall health.



    Episode Minute By Minute Recap:
     
    1:13 Misdiagnosis in Healthcare: Unveiling how people often receive incorrect diagnoses and the implications for treatment.
     
    2:22 Dr. Ashley's Personal Battle with Hashimoto's: A deep dive into her journey of discovery and healing.
     
    8:30 Simplicity in Health and Nutrition: Exploring how maintaining health can be both straightforward and sustainable.
     
    17:34 Gluten's Hidden Impact: Investigating the often-overlooked interactions between gluten and thyroid health.
     
    22:24 Hope Through an Animal-Based Diet: Discussing how this diet can be a game-changer for many struggling with health issues.
     
    32:18 Overcoming Common Health Struggles: Insights into the typical challenges Dr. Ashley encounters in her practice and strategies to address them.
    37:12 Small Changes, Big Results: Highlighting how minor lifestyle adjustments can lead to significant health improvements.
     
    43:54 Aging Gracefully with Proper Nutrition: Understanding the role of nutrition in healthy aging.
     
    48:27 The Power of Whole Foods: Emphasizing the benefits of single-ingredient, whole foods in our diet.
     
    56:45 Linking Health to Purpose: Connecting the dots between personal wellness, functional health, and life's greater purpose.

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

xwhambulancex ,

Impressive

Saw him on Sarah’s Youtube channel. The guy really knew his stuff, was a great interview, and the looks about 15-20 years younger than he is. Which is impressive.

xorayy ,

My new go-to podcast!

Informative, straightforward, and comprehensible when it comes to getting/staying healthy!

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