347 – How to Choose a Quality CBD Product

In this interview with Dr. Jason Mitchell we will discuss the challenge that consumers face when shopping for a CBD product. Fortunately there are numerous quality oriented companies that produce high quality CBD products. Unfortunately there are many more companies that are questionable on any number of criteria. The CBD industry is woefully under-regulated by FDA. This has resulted in an industry that is filled with questionable products.

How can a customer identify good products from reputable companies? The only solution I know is to examine each company carefully. This is not an easy thing to do for the average customer. That’s one of the reason we do that for you here at HealthQuestPodcast.com. In this interview we will take a closer look at Hemp Fusion. Dr. Mitchell discusses in detail the Hemp Fusion process. This is one of the quality companies that we have profiled for you.

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346 – Quality Sleep is Critical for Good Health

In this interview Dr. Erin Stokes discusses the importance of sleep. Most of us know that lack of sleep has profound effects on how we feel and how we perform. When sleep deficits become chronic then we can experience many different complications. Dr. Stokes explains what happens to the body and mind when sleep is short and/or poor quality.

Dr. Stokes explains many of the factors that could be involved. It is critical that one explore the possible contributing factors. The first thing to consider is whether you have a medical concern including side effects from medication. If this is the case then you need to work with your health care professional as you explore your options. Even if you have a medical condition it is very possible that lifestyle and nutritional support would be beneficial.

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345 – Omega Fats and the Endocannabinoid System (ECS)

In this interview Sara Pluta will discuss the importance of the “good” fats for the Endocannabinoid System (ECS). This shouldn’t be a surprise since we now understand a great deal more about the critical importance that fats play in human health. There is a synergy between nutrients that benefit health. Our goals should include being well nourished with a wide variety of foods and nutrients.

Emerald Health Bioceuticals is bringing focus to the fact that there are many ways to nourish the ECS. While the popular emphasis is on CBD and hemp extracts, Sara explains the role that other nutrients play in supporting the ECS. In this interview we are focusing mostly on the importance of beneficial fats for the ECS.

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344 – Nutritional Support for the Keto Diet

In this interview Dr. Audrey Ross discusses the Keto diet. The Keto diet is very popular and many people are losing weight. It is similar to the Atkins diet and both are considered low-carbohydrate diets. When carbohydrates arerestricted from the diet then so are the macro and micro nutrients that are supplied by those foods.

There are some significant nutritional challenges for those following the Keto Diet. A strict Keto Diet is not recommended as a long term strategy because of potential negative health consequences. Of course every long term dietary model should have better health as one of the main goals. So in order to lose weight and maintain a good nutritional balance while on Keto requires that we identify the nutritional challenges. Dr. Ross does that for us in this interview.

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343 – Can Chronic Diseases Be Reversed? Symposium

Retinal health is Dr. Kaushal’s area of expertise and in our interview he explains why nutrients are so important in managing retinal health. Dr. Kaushal has an MD and PhD and has four clinics in Florida called Comprehensive Retina Consultants. So Dr. Kaushal is firmly rooted in the science and the research and also deals with patients in the real world. One of the interesting segments of his interview is him describing how he came to understand the importance of nutrition is health and healing. It has now become his mission to share his knowledge and expertise with his patients and beyond.

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342 – Leptin Sensitivity May Be the Key to Healthy Weight and Energy

In this interview with Kat James, we will discuss the role of the hormone Leptin in maintaining a healthy weight, metabolism and energy. What Kat has learned through her own experience is now being confirmed by the latest science. We will discuss her journey with eating disorders and the challenge of finding her solution.

When she did discover the secret the truth about fats, it came at a time when everyone was phobic about and avoiding fats in the diet. We now know how wrong that thinking is. But at the time that Kat was discovering that fats are our friends, everyone considered her thinking wrong and even dangerous. Kat is a pioneer in the understanding of the role that the hormone Leptin plays in human health. She has transformed her life and now spends her time and energy teaching others.

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341 – Nutrition for Supporting Immune Function

In this interview Neil E. Levin discusses the foundations of healthy immunity. He describes some of the ways the immune system functions. We often portray the immune system simplistically as being one thing. The reality is the immune system is incredibly complex and sophisticated. It is the sublime interaction of many factors that creates healthy immunity.

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340 – CBD for gut health and intestinal balance – Part 2

In this interview Miles Sarill discusses the latest science regarding CBD and gut health. It should come as no surprise that CBD can exert an influence throughout the body. Wherever there are CBD receptors, we should expect to see effect and influence.

We are coming to appreciate the profound influence of the gut microbiome to health throughout the body. We have discussed this many times over the years.

Miles guides us through a discussion of the interconnectedness of the various aspects of human gut health as it pertains to the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and CBD. There is a powerful synergy that exists and Miles articulates that synergy.

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339 – Propolis Has Powerful Benefits for Immune Health

In this interview Mark Kaylor discusses the science of brown propolis. If propolis is new to you, then this will be an excellent introduction to the topic. If you are familiar with propolis you will learn something new. Many people don’t realize that there are a least three types of propolis and each is designated by a color. Brown propolis is the most common, followed by green propolis and then red propolis. In this series with Mark we will discuss each of these types in depth as we go forward.

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338 – It’s Not the “Bad Food” that Kills Us

It has long been a common held belief that eating the Standard American Diet (SAD) contributes to much disability and death. The consumption of sugar, salt, trans fats, red meat and processed meat have all been implicated in health challenges. Most of us have assumed that these foods are not healthy. The shocker is that these foods are at the bottom of the list of classes of foods that do us in. With the exception of sodium consumption, which is the number 1 factor, the other “bad” foods contribute far less to death and disability that we previously assumed.

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