93 episodes

Welcome to the "More Than Healthy" podcast—a nexus where health meets understanding. As certified functional nutritionist coaches, our purpose extends beyond guidance; we aim to be your trusted health educators. Using the pioneering hair analysis testing technology, we bring unparalleled insights into your body's intricate health story.

This podcast isn't about fleeting trends or surface-level diagnoses. Our commitment is to educate you on the body's interconnected systems, demystifying the silent whispers of its symptoms and uncovering the root causes behind health challenges. Knowledge is power, and we're here to empower you. By understanding the depth and breadth of your health, you're poised to make choices that elevate your well-being.

Join us on this enlightening journey where we simplify the complex, bridge scientific facts with actionable steps, and inspire a proactive approach to holistic wellness. Together, we will pave the way for a future where you're not just living, but thriving!

More Than Healthy‪®‬ Carla and David Meine

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Welcome to the "More Than Healthy" podcast—a nexus where health meets understanding. As certified functional nutritionist coaches, our purpose extends beyond guidance; we aim to be your trusted health educators. Using the pioneering hair analysis testing technology, we bring unparalleled insights into your body's intricate health story.

This podcast isn't about fleeting trends or surface-level diagnoses. Our commitment is to educate you on the body's interconnected systems, demystifying the silent whispers of its symptoms and uncovering the root causes behind health challenges. Knowledge is power, and we're here to empower you. By understanding the depth and breadth of your health, you're poised to make choices that elevate your well-being.

Join us on this enlightening journey where we simplify the complex, bridge scientific facts with actionable steps, and inspire a proactive approach to holistic wellness. Together, we will pave the way for a future where you're not just living, but thriving!

    Valine and Building Muscle as You Age. Week 95 Tip

    Valine and Building Muscle as You Age. Week 95 Tip

    Valine is one of the secrets to anti-aging. Learn more about this essential amino acid in this informative More Than Healthy episode.
    0:00 - :43
    Topic: The health benefits of valine Valine is an essential amino acid Valine is a branched-chain amino acid (BCAA) Valine’s role in muscle growth and energy production :44 - 1:52
    Importance of essential amino acids for muscle retention, especially as people age Muscle retention is a key to longevity and anti-aging Carla’s experience of gaining muscle after age 60 1:53 - 2:24
    The role of valine in tissue repair, muscle coordination, mental strength, and emotional well-being Valine’s impact on muscle recovery and reduced fatigue 2:25 - 3:47
    Food sources high in valine Supplementation with Kion Aminos Whole food supplements from Optimal Health Systems 3:48 - End
    More Than Healthy Hair Analysis helps regulate levels of all vitamins and nutrients Announcement of next week’s episode  

    • 5 min
    Sulfur and Your Health. Week Tip 94

    Sulfur and Your Health. Week Tip 94

    Sulfur is an important mineral for your health. It’s also important to get just the right amount – not too much or too little. Listen to this More Than Healthy episode to learn more.
    0:00 - 1:38
    Topic: The health benefits of the right amount of sulfur What is sulfur’s role in the body? Sulfurs link to amino acids, B vitamins, and others in the body’s precise ecosystem 1:39 - 3:30
    Importance of balancing all vitamins and minerals, including sulfur Potential consequences of sulfur imbalance Importance of dietary variety and getting your vitamins and minerals through food Tips on incorporating a variety of good foods into your diet 3:31 - 4:34
    Sulfur-rich foods Link to recipe repository on More Than Healthy’s website Supplementing sulfur through OHS Optimal Fruit and Veggie Plus 4:35 - End
    Additional resources available in our blog post on the website More Than Healthy Hair Analysis can determine sulfur deficiency and promote overall health Announcement of next week’s episode

    • 6 min
    Lysine and Your Health. Week 93 Tip

    Lysine and Your Health. Week 93 Tip

    Lysine plays an important role in your health as an essential amino acid. In this More Than Healthy episode, learn what lysine does and how to know if you’re getting enough.
    0:00 - :58
    Topic: The health benefits of lysine (Tip 93) Understanding lysine as an essential amino acid Lysine’s role in various bodily functions, including cold sore prevention 0:59 - 1:55
    Lysine’s role in carnitine production and calcium absorption How lysine affects energy conversion Lysine’s connection to osteoporosis and high blood pressure 1:56 - 2:45
    Signs of low lysine levels Common symptoms include fatigue, nausea, and reproductive disorders Studies show lysine can help reduce anxiety 2:46 - 3:29
    Natural sources of lysine in your diet Lysine supplementation 3:30 - End
    Additional resources found in our blog post on our website More Than Healthy Hair Analysis and lysine deficiency Announcement of next week’s episode  

    • 4 min
    Toxic Metals on Your Hair Analysis Report? Week 92 Tip

    Toxic Metals on Your Hair Analysis Report? Week 92 Tip

    Toxic metals are unavoidable – they’re everywhere around us! Learn what happens when they build up in the body and how you can mitigate them through a More Than Healthy Hair Analysis.
    0:00 - 0:40
    Topic: Toxic metals on your hair analysis report (Tip #92) Understanding metal toxicity How metals accumulate in the body Gradual buildup equals an eventual immune system response 0:41 - 1:21
    David’s experience with metal toxicity from dental appliances Possible cause of his bladder cancer 1:22 - 1:33
    What is heavy metal poisoning How heavy metals attach to cells and inhibit regular cell function 1:34 - 3:39
    Sources of metal exposure, including soft drinks, juices, and plant-based milk Various sources containing lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium, and thallium Metals can be ingested, absorbed into the skin, or breathed in as tiny molecules 3:40 - 4:05
    Symptoms of heavy metal toxicity Severe health consequences 4:06 - 5:10
    How to protect yourself from metal exposure Foods that support the body’s detoxification systems Supplements for detoxification, including Opti-metals Detox and Optimal Liver Kidney 5:11 - End
    Hair analysis can identify metal toxicity levels and foods/vitamins your body needs More information in the blog post on our website Consult your doctor before making major dietary changes Announcement of next week’s episode Click this link to read the in-depth Blog Post on this subject.
     

    • 6 min
    Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and Your Health. Week 91 Tip

    Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) and Your Health. Week 91 Tip

    Have you heard of the antioxidant powerhouse Superoxide Dismutase, or SOD? In this episode, we talk about its many health benefits, the best sources of SOD, and how to know if you’re getting enough. 
    0:00 - 0:29
    Carla and David introduce the video The importance of Superoxide Dismutase (SOD), Tip #91 What is SOD?  :30 - 1:15
    SOD’s role in fighting inflammation David’s personal experience with SOD deficiency The health consequences of chronic inflammation 1:16 - 3:46
    SOD is a powerful anti-inflammatory SOD’s impact on oxidative stress SOD’s potential in boosting skin health and fighting cancer 3:47 - 4:30
    Foods rich in Superoxide Dismutase OHS SOD supplements we recommend 4:31 - 5:36
    Reference to additional information in our blog post Use More Than Healthy Hair Analysis to determine SOD deficiency Information on More Than Healthy’s Hair Analysis service and how to order Disclaimer: Consult your doctor before making major dietary changes 5:37 - End
    Engage with us on our website Ask questions on our More Than Healthy social media sites Announcement of next week’s episode Click this link to read the in-depth Blog Post on this subject.

    • 5 min
    Vitamin K and Your Health. Week 90 Tip

    Vitamin K and Your Health. Week 90 Tip

    Vitamin K is essential to your health. In this episode, learn what vitamin K does for the body and what good food and supplement sources are. You can find out if you’re deficient in vitamin K through More Than Healthy Hair Analysis.
    0:00 - 0:19
    Introduction by Carla Health benefits of the right amount of vitamin K (Tip #90) Explanation of vitamin K as a fat-soluble vitamin :20 - :34
    Types of vitamin K Where vitamin K is found (leafy greens and other sources) Mention of bacterial production of vitamin K in the body :35 - :58
    Functions of vitamin K in the body: blood clotting and bone building Where Vitamin K is found in the body Rare occurrence of vitamin K toxicity :59 - :2:01
    Common signs of vitamin K deficiency, including bleeding and osteoporosis Importance of vitamin K in utilizing calcium for bone health Carla’s personal motivation to prevent osteoporosis 2:02 - 3:16
    Study results show a reduction in fractures and cancer incidence with vitamin K supplementation David’s interest in natural solutions for cancer prevention Discussion of improved insulin sensitivity in patients with diabetes and reference to Tip #87 on managing insulin 3:17 - 3:41
    Benefits of vitamin K Good food sources of vitamin K 3:42 - 4:02
    Recommendation for Optimal DAK1 & K2 supplements from Optimal Health Systems Comparison of OHS supplements to eating vitamin-rich foods 4:03 - 4:27
    More details in our blog post on vitamin K on our website Reminder to consult your doctor before making significant dietary changes  4:28 - 5:01
    Introduction to hair analysis testing at More Than Healthy Explanation of the comprehensive report provided by the testing Carla’s offer of a 15-minute consultation to review results and provide recommendations 5:02 - End
    How to schedule your hair analysis (local or online) We’d love to become your health coaches on your journey to optimal health Announcement of next week’s video Click this link to read the in-depth Blog Post on this subject.

    • 5 min

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Teancum54 ,

Great information

Carla and David do a great job educating us on how to achieve optimal health and immunity. Their Hair Analysis Testing really reveals what the deficiencies and environmental stressors are. They have really helped our son with his desire to improve his health so he can play his best in football and basketball.

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