EP 78 - The Vitamin D Disgrace & the Great Cholesterol Myth with Dr. Jonny Bowden
As humans, we’re inundated with choices in our everyday lives, but I can say without any reservation, our overall health is our most valuable currency. The question is, what are we buying into? In our quest to ‘armor up’ our immunity, we may well be completely missing the mark if we don’t pay attention to these two things – Vitamin D and Cholesterol. One of my absolute favorite nutrition and functional medicine straight-shooters, Jonny Bowden, shares his invaluable insights to kick off National Nutrition Month and offers a great IMMUNITY REPORT – just for our listeners – to help set the record straight with specific products and information Jonny himself recommends. This is an episode that can save your life, so please tune in and share it with everyone you love.
0:06 I’m knee-deep in this and that’s why I follow Jonny Bowden on social media
1:50 What’s the real truth behind the cholesterol myth?
3:15 The cred behind his back- he really understands the science
3:45 While we’re at the Covid path, what can we expect now?
5:15 You want an immune system that’s active
6:23 Why are we not addressing nutrition?
13:07 Functional medicine vs nutrition
14:04 Should we take a supplement or just eat the right food?
16:17 The problem with Covid is not taking enough supplements
18:59 What can be more relevant than fixing what’s before?
19:43 What’s in your control and what’s not- know the difference
21:01 We didn’t think about enhancing our immune system so much before Covid came
22:09 How do you treat the mental aspect of Covid anxiety?
23:50 Building the flexibility of the mental preparedness
28:09 Creating the new normal for us – practice new tempo
30:02 Jonny’s new book – what’s it really about?
33:33 We have learned so much more about cholesterol
34:11 The tests we do are not really synced with the real need for one
36:31 LDL is the boat, cholesterol is the cargo
37:23 Can we talk about food and cholesterol?
38:57 Cholesterol and sex are connected
41:11 How important is it to spend money on food that will be beneficial for us?
43:00 Get the whole family on the board with you- training from the beginning
45:20 I changed the food in the box- tricks work their magic
46:40 You’re an adult? There’s no excuse- you can do it too.
JONNY BOWDEN, PHD, CNS, is a board-certified nutritionist, the author of 15 books including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, Living Low Carb, and the recently revised and expanded, The Great Cholesterol Myth. He is the creator of the best-selling internet weight loss program, Metabolic Factor and also appeared in the documentary, Fat Fiction, (narrated by Dr. Mark Hyman).
His no-nonsense, myth-busting approach has made him a popular guest on television (Dr. Oz, the Doctors, ABC-TV, MSNBC-TV, CNN, CBS-TV, CBN, Fox News, NBC-TV and virtually every morning show in America), and a sought after speaker all over the world (he’s spoken at venues from Beijing University in China to Paleo f(x) in Texas. Dr. Jonny has written or contributed to articles in The New York Times, Forbes, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair Online, Men’s Heath, Prevention, and dozens of other print and online publications.
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