73 episodes

Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

Strive for Great Health Podcast Dr. Richard Harris

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 63 Ratings

Welcome to a weekly podcast powered by the Double Doc, Richard Harris, M.D., Pharm.D., MBA. Dr. Harris is a board-certified pharmacist and holistic internal medicine physician in Houston, Texas. Dr. Harris' passion is to educate; his podcast focuses on research-based health and wellness information backed by the principles of functional medicine and the ancestral lifestyle. Dr. Harris motto is Strive for Great Health which sounds simple. However, there is a lot of conflicting information presented by so many so-called experts that people are confused about what is actually healthy. Pull up a chair, get comfy and listen to the Double Doc drop potent bits of information about what is actually in your best health interests and what you should be doing to achieve your health goals. Wellness to Dr. Harris is a holistic approach and as a partner in an education consulting firm that specializes in curricula for social-emotional learning and mental fortitude, and a consultant for several start-up companies, the nature of the podcast will reflect Dr. Harris' wide variety of interests and expertise. One of the episodes each month will feature Dr. Harris and a special guest as they discuss topics ranging from healthcare to technology to business to interesting perspectives. We aim to be your go-to health and wellness resource as you progress on your wellness journey!

    Episode 73 - Digital Wellness

    Episode 73 - Digital Wellness

    46% of people say they cannot live without their cell phones.  Wait, that's crazy; almost half of us equate not having a digital device to life and death!  Cell phones and social media can be fantastic tools when used correctly, but there is a dark side.  Digital health is a fundamental component of health and wellness; however, it's often neglected.
    In this episode, we dive into the effects that social media and digital technology have on our health and outline strategies for digital wellness.  This topic has never been more critical as we continue to push increasingly forward in the digital age.
     
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    • 39 min
    Strive for Great Health Podcast Episode 72 - My Vital C: The Secret To Longevity

    Strive for Great Health Podcast Episode 72 - My Vital C: The Secret To Longevity

    What if I told you that you could live a longer, healthier life, improve your sleep and exercise performance, sharpen your focus and cognition, protect your nerves, and reduce inflammation all with a teaspoon a day? Carbon nanomaterial scientist Chris Burres, the co-founder of My Vital C, joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to discuss Carbon 60 (C60) and how this exceptional molecule is revolutionizing health and wellness.
     
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    • 54 min
    Strive for Great Health Podcast Episode 71 - April Wellness Review 2021

    Strive for Great Health Podcast Episode 71 - April Wellness Review 2021

    Our monthly wellness review is back with four different topics designed to empower you to take control of your health!
    ➡️ Wellness Journey: Well, that was unexpected
    ➡️ Article 1: Tai Chi and exercise for better sleep
    ➡️ Article 2: Is the food you're eating beneficial or harmful for your microbiome
    ➡️ Rootine Supplement: Calcium
     
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    • 37 min
    Episode 70 - Your Skin Care Routine Is Damaging Your Skin

    Episode 70 - Your Skin Care Routine Is Damaging Your Skin

    Skincare expert Danny Neifert joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to talk about all that she has learned in aesthetics and why she has such a passion for holistic skincare. Many products and procedures that we do every day are harming the skin and prematurely aging the skin. Danny sought a better and more natural way for skincare and founded Skin Harmonics. Now she helps people every day experience truly youthful and healthy skin! In this episode, we dive into why the beauty industry has it all wrong, what products to avoid, and how you can holistically treat your beautiful skin.
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    • 39 min
    Episode 69 - Metabolism: How We Turn Food Into Energy

    Episode 69 - Metabolism: How We Turn Food Into Energy

    Metabolism, it's a word that we all know, yet like most things, metabolism can be a very complex subject.  Researchers get their PH.D.'s in various aspects of metabolism. Metabolism covers numerous processes in the body, but the one we attribute to the word the most is the generation of energy from food.  How we effectively generate energy determines much of our overall mental and physical health.  There are numerous reasons why our metabolism may be dysregulated, but fear not, there are several things we can do to improve our energy generation and overall health.  This episode dives deep into the process of metabolism, what regulates our metabolism, how the system gets out of whack, and what we can do to help improve the machinery that turns food into energy.  This is a transformational episode so grab your favorite single ingredient, the nutrient-dense snack, so you have the energy to listen to it all!
     
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    • 1 hr
    Episode 68 - Why We Get Sick

    Episode 68 - Why We Get Sick

    World renown metabolism and physiology researcher Dr. Benjamin Bikman joins the Strive for Great Health Podcast to discuss a widespread root cause of chronic diseases. 30% of Americans have impairments in metabolism and sugar processing. In medicine, we call this insulin resistance, and it is at the root of numerous diseases, including Alzheimer's, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and more. Dr. Bikman shares how he got into studying insulin resistance, the root causes of insulin resistance, and the complications, and how you can holistically begin to address and reverse insulin resistance. This is a must-listen episode for those who want to take control of their health and live a life of joy and wellness.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

JoshCrist ,

Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re already deep into your journey of optimizing health and wellness, or just getting started - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Dr. Richard does an incredible job leading conversations that cover the entire range of physical, mental, emotional and cultural challenges we all face learning to navigate the complexities of modern healthcare - while striving towards a healthy way of living. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Dr. Manukyan ,

Amazing content!

Thanks so much for creating this platform to educate us! I loved being a guest on your show, you are an incredible host. I am so grateful for connecting with you and finding your Podcast!

AECHouston ,

Evidence based health

It’s hard to find balanced, evidence-based health podcasts. Dr. Harris teaches functional health in an understandable fashion. I’m a personal trainer and nutrition coach and have learned so much! Well worth your time.

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