185 episodes

Weight issues, chronic disease, low energy, and adrenal exhaustion are typically due to hormonal imbalance and circadian dysfunction. Put type 2 diabetes, long-standing obesity, fatty liver, PCOS, and adrenal fatigue naturally into remission with the help of this podcast. Shana answers questions, covers hot topics, and brings in leading experts on optimizing metabolism, mitochondrial function, and circadian rhythm, and addresses related topics to help you lose weight and balance hormones by understanding the basics of sunlight, food energy, water structure, and quantum biology.

Optimal Metabolism Shana Hussin, RDN

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 183 Ratings

Weight issues, chronic disease, low energy, and adrenal exhaustion are typically due to hormonal imbalance and circadian dysfunction. Put type 2 diabetes, long-standing obesity, fatty liver, PCOS, and adrenal fatigue naturally into remission with the help of this podcast. Shana answers questions, covers hot topics, and brings in leading experts on optimizing metabolism, mitochondrial function, and circadian rhythm, and addresses related topics to help you lose weight and balance hormones by understanding the basics of sunlight, food energy, water structure, and quantum biology.

    Episode 187- How Sleep and Light Affect Weight and Blood Sugar with Mollie Eastman

    Episode 187- How Sleep and Light Affect Weight and Blood Sugar with Mollie Eastman

    Mollie Eastman is a sleep expert specializing in creating quality sleep and its direct correlation with one’s quality of life. After struggling with insomnia herself, Mollie dedicated her professional career to educating others about the value of sleep. I loved our conversation about creating an optimal sleep environment, the importance of melatonin and its correlation with our lighting environment, creating a regular sleep-wake schedule, and more! 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED:
    [8:33]- How Mollie became passionate about sleep as a skill. 
    [17:32]- What are the four sleep stages? What are the pros and cons of using a sleep tracking device? 
    [28:40]- What is meant by “A good night's sleep starts at daybreak?” 
    [38:44]- How is melatonin dysregulation associated with sleep disorders, an increase in respiration and HRV, and other health consequences? 
    [48:33]- Can sleep be a supplement to hormone replacement therapy? How can someone create an ideal sleeping environment to have restorative sleep? 
    [1:04:11]- How do alcohol and caffeine affect sleep quality? 
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: 
    If you are new to light therapies, Midwest Red Light Therapy creates affordable and effective blue light blocking glasses for both daytime and nighttime. Use code SHANA10 for 10% off your order from Midwest Red Light Therapy. 
    Red light therapy, blue light blocking glasses, EMF shielding products, PEMF mats, and so much more- Bon Charge offers all the biohacking products! Use code SHANAH for 15% off all Bon Charge products.  
    If you are looking for the PERFECT Father’s Day gift, Redmond Real Salt products will do just the trick! SHANAH will take 15% off your order. 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM MOLLIE EASTMAN: 
    Website: https://www.sleepisaskill.com 
    Podcast: Sleep Is A Skill
    Instagram: mollie.eastman  
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 186- Q&A! Fasting Before Labs, Reversing Insulin Resistance When Thin, How To Fast With Sleep Issues, Meal Plans and Recipes in My Program

    Episode 186- Q&A! Fasting Before Labs, Reversing Insulin Resistance When Thin, How To Fast With Sleep Issues, Meal Plans and Recipes in My Program

    It is always an honor to answer questions asked directly from my podcast listeners! I tackled topics like how long you should fast before lab testing, how to reverse insulin resistance when already at a healthy weight, should you practice intermittent fasting while simultaneously struggling with sleep imbalances, and how I approach nutritional guidelines for my students. I am certain you will walk away with a few key takeaways from this episode! 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED:
    [1:20]- Why I have been quiet on my social media platforms. 
    [8:43]- How long should someone fast before they participate in metabolic lab testing? 
    How skipping breakfast can increase cortisol levels. 
    [16:12]- How to heal insulin resistance when at a healthy body weight. 
    Your lighting environment might be the missing piece to your success! 
    [25:42]- Can someone practice intermittent fasting while also battling sleep irregularities? 
    Establish a consistent and healthy sleep cycle before introducing fasting. 
    The power of watching the sunrise to create a regulated circadian rhythm cycle.
    [35:13]- What my program, Low Insulin Academy, includes in relevance to macro and micronutrient guidelines. 
    My Fast To Heal Recipe Book, which is jam packed with low carb recipes. 
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: 
    I love completing the 5-day mimicking fast with the help of a fasting kit from ProLon! I shared my experience with this 5-day mimicking fast in Episode 178. Use code FASTTOHEAL for 15% off your order from ProLon! 
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 39 min
    Episode 185- Weight Loss and Healing Modalities You're Missing Out On With Kiera Lea

    Episode 185- Weight Loss and Healing Modalities You're Missing Out On With Kiera Lea

    Kiera Lea specializes in quantum health and light biology. She believes in the healing power of nature, through practices like viewing the sunrise, grounding, deuterium depleted water, and other principles of nature to transform one’s health and wellbeing. In this episode we discussed Kiera’s continuing education on light environment including how viewing morning sunlight healed Kiera of health issues, minimizing blue light exposure particularly after sunset, and creating a routine that aligns with the different patterns of the sun. 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED: 
    [8:36]- Kiera’s health story which led her to quantum health. 
    [13:23]- What is quantum and circadian healthcare? 
    [17:07]- What is Kiera’s educational background? 
    [25:38]- What are the different types of sunlight? How can sunlight be a healing modality for the body? 
    [39:03]- How does artificial blue light have the same effects on the body as carbohydrates? 
    [47:28]- What can be done to mitigate blue light exposure, particularly after sunset?  
    [1:00:38]- What is the foundation for good sleep? 
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE: 
    Soursop is an ancient superfruit that supports immunity and is beginning to gain popularity again in the modern day world. Use code SHANAH for 20% off $50 or more on Soursop’s gummies and shakes!  
    Red light therapy, blue light blocking glasses, EMF shielding products, PEMF mats, and so much more- Bon Charge offers all the biohacking products! Use code SHANAH for 15% off all Bon Charge products. 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM KIERA LEA:
    Website: www.kieraleawellness.com 
    Instagram: @kieraleawellness
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 184- A Deep Dive Into Optimizing HRT with Dr. Greg Brannon

    Episode 184- A Deep Dive Into Optimizing HRT with Dr. Greg Brannon

    Dr. Greg Brannon utilizes hormone replacement therapy to help females in perimenopause and menopause experience a smoother transition. We discussed what hormone replacement therapy is, how long therapy is used, hormone testing, and the comparison between cortisol and sex hormones. We heavily focused on testosterone too, which is the hormone responsible for countless roles in the male and female body. 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED:
    [6:10]- Dr. Brannon’s story and what led him to hormone replacement therapy. 
    [10:39]- Comparing synthetic and bioidentical hormone derivatives. 
    [15:30]- How have optimal levels of testosterone shifted to adopt the “normal” but unhealthy levels of testosterone seen in males and females nowadays? 
    [21:27]- What are the best tests for hormone health? 
    [24:32]- What is impairing the body's ability to synthesize and secrete testosterone in healthy amounts? 
    [33:00]- How does Dr. Brannon use bioidentical pellets in his practice, Optimal Bio? 
    [40:45]- Can a female who has had reproductive cancer use hormone replacement therapy? 
    [44:28]- What is the common standard of care for hormone imbalances? 
    [48:18]- Is it cortisol or sex hormones that are contributing to high morning blood sugar? 
    [57:02]- How long does one use hormone replacement therapy for?
    [57:31]- Where does Dr. Brannon practice? 
    [1:00:36]- Final thoughts from Dr. Brannon. 
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Soursop is an ancient superfruit that supports immunity and is beginning to gain popularity again in the modern day world. Use code SHANAH for 20% off $50 or more on Soursop’s gummies and shakes! 
    My favorite company that creates clean protein powders, Equip, is offering a 20% off sale to celebrate Memorial Day weekend! Use code SHANAH for 20% off your whole order from May 24th-May 27th. 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM DR. GREG BRANNON:
    Website: https://optimalbio.com/ 
    Instagram: @gregbrannonmd
    YouTube: Clock Talk with Dr. Greg Brannon
    Book: Restore: Optimal Health through Bioidentical Hormones  
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 183- Opening Up About Recent Struggles and Putting New Protocols in Place

    Episode 183- Opening Up About Recent Struggles and Putting New Protocols in Place

    Everyday I am amazed by the complexity of the human body. As a lifelong learner, I too am learning the body's overall wellbeing is influenced not only by optimal nutrition- or lack thereof- it also thrives in response to appropriate light patterns, circadian rhythm, hormone production, exercise, environmental stimuli, EMFs, and SO much more! In this episode I dissect what a day in my life looks like since focusing on new areas of health and wellbeing. 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED:
    [5:12]- WHY I am releasing this episode that is so transparent about my current state of health and wellbeing. 
    [8:17]- The lab testing I utilized to understand I have severe adrenal burnout. Interpreting my results and symptoms. 
    [20:44]- Explaining the different kinds of sunlight and how they set the circadian rhythm. 
    [28:11]- How have my eating patterns shifted? 
    [35:12]- What I am doing to heal the stomach bloating I was experiencing. 
    [36:04]- Has my exercise regimen changed? Why I strength train later in the morning and implement multiple walks a day. 
    [39:52]- What have I done to limit my exposure to EMFs? 
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Soursop is an ancient superfruit that supports immunity and is beginning to gain popularity again in the modern day world. Use code SHANAH for 20% off $50 or more on Soursop’s gummies and shakes! 
    Maintaining an optimal electrolyte balance is essential for full body hydration! I love the company LMNT for pure electrolyte mixes- use this link for a free starting pack.
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 47 min
    Episode 182- Alternative Cancer Treatments and the New Biology of Water with Dr. Thomas Cowan

    Episode 182- Alternative Cancer Treatments and the New Biology of Water with Dr. Thomas Cowan

    Dr. Thomas Cowan is a practitioner in the field of alternative health and author of six best-selling books. His teachings are navigated by new biology principles such as the biology of water and the relationship of exclusion zone water to cancer. In this episode we delve into holistic cancer treatments, should females screen for cancer, and deuterium depleted water. 
    WHAT WE DISCUSSED:
    [5:05]- What Dr. Tom addressed in his book, Cancer and the New Biology of Water, offering a fresh perspective on cancer.
    [25:30]- How do environmental poisons contribute to an individual's risk for cancer?
    [32:05]- How does water composition influence one's overall health? 
    [45:19]- What are the best modalities for treating cancer after a diagnosis? 
    [56:38]- What is deuterium depleted water? How is this different from filtered H2O? 
    [1:03:22]- Keto diet and manufactured deuterium depleted water… how do these influence an individual's exposure to deuterium? 
    [1:05:14]- Should NADH be used as a supplement to increase mitochondrial functionality?
    [1:09:56]- How are EMF’s dangerous at the cellular level? 
    [1:14:20]- What does Dr. Tom recommend in regard to cancer screening?  
    LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
    Soursop is an ancient superfruit that supports immunity and is beginning to gain popularity again in the modern day world. Use code SHANAH for 20% off $50 or more on Soursop’s gummies and shakes! 
    Special thanks to L'Bri for sponsoring this episode. Their clean-ingredient skin and hair care products have been staples of mine for years! I also trust their mineral-based sunscreen if I need protection from extended periods in the sun. 
    My course, Low Insulin Academy, will be discounted from Friday, May 10- Monday, May 13 in celebration of Mother’s Day! I rarely offer discounts on this course, so be sure to gift yourself or another the blessing of true healing this Mother’s Day! 
    FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM DR. TOM COWAN: 
    Website: https://drtomcowan.com/ 
    Online Clinic: https://newbiologyclinic.com/ 
    Dr. Cowan’s Garden: https://www.drcowansgarden.com/
    LET'S GET IN TOUCH: 
    Instagram: @shana.hussin.rdn
    Facebook: Fast To Heal With Shana Hussin
    Website: https://www.fasttoheal.info/
    MY FREEBIES AND PROGRAMS:
    ENROLL in Low Insulin Academy ON-DEMAND HERE! My specialty course decoding everything about reversing metabolic illness! 
    If you want to work with me directly check out my coaching community!
    Schedule a FREE, 15 minute Q&A session with me to get all your questions answered about Low Insulin Academy! 
    My FREE Starting Guides, a great place to learn more about the strategies I teach! 
    Register for my FREE webinar, You've Got Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar Issues... NOW WHAT?! 
    Grab my metabolic testing guide! 
    Metabolic Makeover Starter Course teaches you how to transition from a sugar burner to a fat burner! 
    BE ON THE PODCAST by emailing support@fasttoheal.info and sharing your story of how Fast to Heal Services have changed your life!

    • 1 hr 20 min

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183 Ratings

183 Ratings

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